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Ignore Your Diesel Particulate Filter at Your Own Peril

A key component of your diesel engine and its performance is the Diesel Particulate Filter. By trapping ash, soot and other particulates from your engine’s exhaust, the filter allows operators to meet Tier 4 emission standards. This critical […]

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Marine Team Hits Milestone With 100th Engine Overhaul For U.S. Coast Guard

The Pacific Power Group (PPG) engine overhaul facility in Kent, Washington, reached a  milestone recently with the group’s completion of the 100th MTU 8v396 engine overhaul  for the U.S. Coast Guard as part of a long-term service contract […]

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Newest Research Boat at University of Alaska Powered by Volvo Penta Engines

The College of Fisheries and Marine Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks has added to its fleet a new research vessel, which was constructed by Armstrong Marine. The research vessel Nanuq arrived in Seward, Alaska, this summer. […]

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Our Dyno Test Erases Worries About Your On-Highway Engine’s Performance

If a car’s engine fails to put out the manufacturer cited horsepower, that’s likely to get a shoulder shrug from the owner. A commercial truck, however, needs to hit those performance standards, otherwise the owner loses money. The […]

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Volvo Penta Unveils Hybrid Marine Propulsion System

The revolutionary Inboard Performance System (IPS) Volvo Penta introduced in 2005 made shockwaves in the marine industry by facing the twin counter-rotating propellers forward rather than backwards. The impact of this new design was recently recognized for its […]

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