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Sunday, Jan 10, 2021

the challenges are numerous...

Electrification helps reduce emissions, significantly reduces noise and vibration levels, improve energy efficiency, reduces energy costs and increase uptime through fewer moving parts than their conventional counterparts. As part of the Volvo Group, Volvo Penta is taking a full system approach as it strives to become the world leader in sustainable power solutions. Although the economic and social benefits of switching diesel-powered machines to hybrid or fully electric are numerous, so too are the challenges. 

If we look at the passenger car industry, people have been predicting the transition to electric powered vehicles for years. Things really took off when investments in infrastructure and government tax incentives paved the way for change. Of course, consumers were also concerned about the performance, reliability and cost of battery technologies, and these have improved, but it was the reduction in price that really made electric powered cars a realistic option. In off-road machinery we expect to see a similar thing, where incentives and infrastructure readiness play a significant role in demand.

The transition in the passenger car industry is being and will be followed by commercial vehicles like city buses, city distribution trucks and haulage trucks. These will come before off-road machinery because, when it comes to non-road machinery, there is a huge increase in the variety of applications the machines work in. For example, today Volvo Penta diesel engines are providing power to hundreds of different applications in different environments and conditions. Each machine and application has its own requirements based on how it’s used and the legislation for that industry, so there will be no one-size-fits-all solution.

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