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MARINE POWER: PUT TO THE TEST
From self-docking yachts to all-electric ferries to new engines, drives and controls, Volvo Penta opened the doors at its global R&D and testing center in Gothenburg, Sweden, to Maritime Reporter & Engineering News earlier this year to learn about and to test drive the organization’s latest marine propulsion tech. While the main focus was on the products, the big picture push is Volvo Penta’s drive toward hybrid and electric drives to feed the increasing demand for carbon neutral solutions.
By Greg Trauthwein
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