VOLVO's trucks news * USA: D 13 engine with turbo
* North Carolina - Volvo Trucks adds D13 engine with turbo compounding
Volvo Trucks North America is adding a turbo compounding option for the Volvo D13 engine. “By converting wasted heat energy, the 13-liter D13 with turbo compounding improves fuel efficiency by up to 6.5 percent, while also delivering up to 100 extra lb.-ft. of torque for improved performance,” the company said... Volvo noted that turbo compounding increases fuel efficiency by converting wasted heat energy from the exhaust into useable mechanical energy that is returned as extra torque to the crankshaft of the engine. This additional torque allows the Volvo D13 with turbo compounding to improve performance and efficiency at the same time, the company added...
(Photo: Volvo Trucks North America is adding a turbo compounding option for the Volvo D13 engine) -- Greensboro, NC, USA - Fleet Owner - Jun 29, 2016
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