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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...

Volvo Penta expertise and new genset engines, at Middle East Energy

With a growing global demand for power generation, Volvo Penta is continuously updating its engine range to deliver higher performance with reduced emissions. At this year’s Middle East...

Talking Power: Volvo Penta’s in-depth genset engine webinar

In this three-part power generation webinar Volvo Penta experts discuss the total cost of ownership, reliability, and response. Here’s what you need to know.

Volvo Penta’s D13 genset engine gets a power upgrade

Volvo Penta strengthens its generation engine portfolio with the introduction of a new D13 power node, the TAD1346GE 500 kVA. Reliable compact and fuel-efficient this is a great addition to...

ABBEMA crushes it with Volvo Penta-equipped Metso LT330D

When Swedish crushing, construction, and contractor ABBEMA acquired its biggest-ever cone crusher to meet growing demand two years ago, equipping it with a Volvo Penta D16 diesel genset...

New milestone in Volvo Penta’s electrification journey

Volvo Penta and TICO complete the build of the first terminal tractor prototypes powered by Volvo Penta’s electric driveline. Several prototypes will be built and tested by the two parties...

Volvo Penta and Danfoss Power Solutions partner to boost electrification in the marine sector

Volvo Penta and Danfoss’ Editron division have signed a partnership agreement that will drive the transformation towards sustainable power solutions within the marine industry. The two...

Becoming world leader in sustainable power solutions

Reducing the climate footprint alone is no longer enough. Today, sustainability must be an integral part of everything we do. Meet Heléne Mellquist, President of Volvo Penta, to find out...

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Management Group

Volvo Penta welcomes Tony Kelleher as a new member of the Volvo Penta Executive Group. As of December 1st Tony has taken up the position of Acting President of Volvo Penta of the Americas,...

The silent future of tourism: Volvo Penta to power Hurtigruten Svalbard’s new hybrid vessel

Volvo Penta announces an advanced, hybrid solution for Hurtigruten Svalbard’s new sightseeing vessel, which will begin a pilot test in Svalbard in May 2022. The near-silent vessel has the...

Volvo Penta Assisted Docking wins DAME Design Awards 2021

Volvo Penta is a leader in technology that makes boating easier, safer, and more accessible than ever before. This commitment has been recognized at the 2021 METSTRADE Show where the...

New hybrid vessels deliver impressive 20% emission savings

Two leaders in marine electrification, Volvo Penta, and Danfoss’ Editron division, have worked together to power two of the UK’s first fully integrated hybrid electric crew transfer vessels...

Volvo Penta’s off-road Stage V/Tier 4F D16 wins engine of the year award

Volvo Penta’s most powerful engine in the versatile range – the new Stage V/Tier 4F D16, TWD1683VE – has been awarded Diesel Progress Summit’s Engine of the Year Award (>175 hp). Thanks to...

Assisted Docking receives the IBEX Innovation Award

Volvo Penta’s commitment to easy boating innovation was on full display at the 2021 International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX), where the company’s revolutionary Assisted...

Next-generation EVC extended to a broader range of vessels

Volvo Penta has improved the functionality and features of its next-generation Electronic Vessel Control (EVC 2) system and expanded the system to its complete marine leisure gasoline range...

Powering two-hybrid CTVs in the ultimate sea trial

MHO-Co’s two new crew transfer vessels (CTVs) – MHO Asgard and MHO Apollo – have been put through their paces, having traveled from China to Denmark. The 12,000 nautical mile journey was a...