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Volvo Penta IMO III marine generator sets help power five electric ferries in Norway

Prestigious high-profile contract sees Turkish boat builder Sefine adopt Volvo Penta’s low emission IMO III certified marine engine generator sets for propulsion.

Volvo Penta uses pilot technology in one of the UK's first hybrid crew transfer vessels

In close collaboration with electrification experts, Danfoss Editron, Volvo Penta is powering two hybrid vessels using pilot technology. Set to be launched in summer 2021 these vessels are...

A win for customers and the environment as Volvo Penta hits 30,000 IPS installations

Volvo Penta Inboard Performance System (IPS) units deliver a unique user experience with up to 30% reduced fuel consumption and 30% less CO2 emissions compared to traditional inboard shafts....

Volvo Penta helps Chinese heavy-duty equipment manufacturer enter new market

Volvo Penta has helped its longstanding customer Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) enter a new market in the port machinery industry by partnering with the company to...

Revolutionary Volvo Penta-powered electric fire trucks are on their way to customers

Three pioneering fire trucks featuring Volvo Penta electric drivelines are on their way to fire departments in Berlin, Amsterdam and Dubai to begin real-world customer testing.

Five benefits of Volvo Penta’s Stage V off-road engines

Stage V emission legislation is the most stringent regulation to date. As well as reducing emissions, Volvo Penta’s powerful Stage V engine range for off-road applications delivers improved...

Volvo Penta helps power the Worlds first fleet of commercial autonomous exploration vessels

The maritime and scientific community have set themselves the ambitious target to map the entire ocean floor by 2030. Volvo Penta is doing its part to meet this goal – by helping to power a...

The new Mangusta GranSport 33 powered by Volvo Penta’s latest edition D13 IPS1350

The new Mangusta GranSport 33 is one of the first large yachts to benefit from the new semi-planing edition of Volvo Penta IPS1350.

Electromobility in the off-road industry

Electrification brings many benefits to off-road machines such as zero exhaust emissions, improved efficiency and significantly reduced noise levels, so why aren’t we seeing more of them...

Copenhagen’s new high-speed firefighting vessel powered by Volvo Penta IPS

Volvo Penta and Danish boatbuilder, Tuco Marine Group have partnered up to create a unique high-speed firefighting vessel that will join the Greater Copenhagen Fire Department.

New Invictus TT460 powered by Volvo Penta: High performance has never been so comfortable

Italian boatbuilder Invictus Yacht launches the new Invictus TT460 powered by Volvo Penta’s latest D6 IPS package – offering a new level of speed and maneuverability without compromising on...

Volvo Penta electric driveline is a game-changer for the fire truck of the future

Volvo Penta has developed an electric driveline for leading fire service vehicle manufacturer Rosenbauer’s pioneering fire truck, enabling an innovative new solution with zero exhaust...

Stockholm Police’s high-speed patrol boat finds perfect partner in Volvo Penta power

With almost a quarter of Sweden’s population and thousands of islands to protect, Stockholm’s Maritime Police Section has its work cut out. Helping it keep watch day and night is a...

Behind the scenes of Volvo Penta’s D8 genset engine development project where engineers took power generation to the next level!

Volvo Penta engineers spent three years developing, testing and optimizing the new D8 Stage II and Stage IIIA/Tier 3 genset engine to ensure it delivered industry-leading power density, low...

Heléne Mellquist appointed President of Volvo Penta

Heléne Mellquist has been appointed President of Volvo Penta and member of the Volvo Group Management Team.

Essential vessel repowered with Volvo Penta IPS amid lockdown

Northern Offshore Services (NOS) vessel - The M/V Traveller – underwent a major upgrade that lengthened, repowered and modernized the crew transfer vessel. Now powered by Volvo Penta’s...

Volvo Penta Debuts Digital Product Showcase at Virtual Palm Beach International Boat Show

Volvo Penta will feature its latest engines, drive systems and integrated propulsion solutions at the Virtual Palm Beach International Boat Show, which opens Thursday, May 14.

Volvo withdraws from Conexpo over virus concerns

All business areas within the Volvo Group have jointly decided to not attend Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020 due to the outbreak and continuing concerns relating to the Coronavirus Covid-19.

Richard Sears lives his dream studying Blue Whales

Richard Sears – President of Mingan Island Cetacean Study (MICS) has been studying Blue Whales off of Canada’s St Lawrence coast for more than 40 years. But how do you go about collecting...

Volvo Penta powers a fleet of boats in South America’s demanding Beagle Channel

The company, Los Yámanas S.A. – who offers sea excursions in the Beagle Channel – is using Volvo Penta Inboard Performance System (IPS) to power two of their tour boats. Operating in one of...