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First of its kind hybrid-electric vessel enters operation for Svalbard tours

Volvo Penta, Marell Boats, and Arctic tourism operator Hurtigruten Svalbard celebrate the launch of a new ground-breaking Volvo Penta-powered hybrid-electric vessel. Designed for exploration...

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Management Group

Volvo Penta welcomes Lennart Börjesson as a new member of its Executive Management Group. As of 1 September, Lennart Börjesson will take up the position of Senior Vice President Planning,...

Volvo Penta launches Assisted Docking retrofit upgrade

Volvo Penta is launching its Assisted Docking system as a retrofit upgrade for many yacht owners with Volvo Penta IPS (Inboard Performance System), from the year 2012 and onwards.

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Management Group

Volvo Penta welcomes Fredrik Högberg as a new member of its Executive Management Group. As of 15 May, Fredrik Högberg will take up the position of President of Volvo Penta North America,...

Testing an electric solution destined for Arctic conditions

Volvo Penta’s advanced hybrid solution for Hurtigruten Svalbard’s new sightseeing vessel, the Kvitbjørn (Polar Bear), was recently put through its paces during its first test at sea. The...

Latest Stories

How connected engines benefit port operations

Uptime, reliability and smooth maintenance have always been key to successful port operations, but now more so than ever before. So, what role does connectivity play in strengthening the...

How electric vehicle maintenance can contribute to a lower TCO

Compared to a traditional diesel driveline, electric vehicle repairs and maintenance are required far less often. In industrial applications, this can generate significant savings in time...

Transforming to become a zero-emission solution provider

Want to find out how Volvo Penta plans to transform and become a complete zero-emission solution provider? Then read on and watch this webinar where Zeyd Okutan, Product Manager...

Volvo Penta’s work with industrial connectivity

Ensuring the continuous success of our customers’ business operations is our highest priority at Volvo Penta. Connectivity is the natural next step in this process, as connected industrial...

Assisted Docking retrofit – the game changer for all skill levels

We asked an experienced boater to put Volvo Penta’s new Assisted Docking system to the test, increasing the capabilities of her Princess Flybridge 50-foot yacht. The verdict? “My boat’s...