Benefits - Uptime



Whether you are running engines constantly or for emergency operations, reliability and uptime are a necessity. A trouble-free operation relies on functional and durable engines, but also a well-functioning aftermarket support. Volvo Penta power generation engines are engineered to perform reliably and have been extensively tested in genset applications in some of the world’s harshest environments. To further ensure a trouble-free operation, our engines are supported by the extensive global Volvo Penta Dealer network.

Proven Functionality


Volvo Group technology has enabled us to develop an engine range for a variety of power generation needs – reliable and durable engines with excellent load acceptance and efficient cooling, based on proven technology. When we introduced our first D13, more than 150,000 D13 engines had already proven themselves in different Volvo Group applications. This is just one example of our tried and tested technology. 

One of the world's most tested engines

One of the world's most tested engines

Today, 530,000 Volvo D13 engines are in operation worldwide. To support this huge population of engines, the Volvo Group has built up a global presence including logistics, competence and all the resources it takes to maintain and service all these engines – ensuring superior uptime and functionality – all over the world. Reliable operation is proven in all climates – freezing and scorching, dry and wet – and in extreme working environments.

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With Volvo Penta engines, you have access to the full power output the second you start up the machine. For emergency/stand-by operations, usually intended as a backup in hospitals, nuclear plants or airports the rigorously tried and tested Volvo Penta engines are characterized by their unmatched load acceptance and ability to immediately start and instantly deliver the sufficient load acceptance. It fulfills G3 demands on all power nodes according to ISO8528-5. You can rely on their performance.



To maximize uptime most Volvo Penta Industrial engines can operate for 1,000 hours between service intervals. By using the corresponding service protocol, an approved Volvo Penta Oil Analysis and genuine Volvo Penta oil filters with the appropriate oil and fuel quality, productivity is increased and uptime is maximized.

Oil analysis


The network of qualified and skilled Volvo Penta service dealers covers around 130 countries and is constantly growing. As an operator or OEM, you are offered tailor-made service and support offerings comprising everything needed to secure optimal uptime and superior cost of ownership over the life cycle.

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