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New tugboat with Volvo Penta engines in Ukraine

Ukraine is becoming an increasingly important market for Volvo Penta. Yet another tugboat equipped with only Volvo Penta engines onboard, has now been launched at one of Europe’s largest...

Volvo Penta diesels make impressive impact on tugboat performance

Volvo Penta is enjoying continued success with sales of engines for vessels operating in canal and river traffic in the US. When the barge transportation company, Stevens Towing in South...

Volvo Penta delivers engines to new environmental ferry in Sweden

The car ferry Venus, which recently entered traffic, is the Swedish Road Administration’s most modern ferry and the first in a series with a distinct environmental profile. The propulsion...

Volvo Penta and Wärtsilä in Russian Best Partner agreement

Volvo Penta and Wärtsilä have signed a Best Partner agreement with the largest ownership group in the Russian shipyard industry, the OMZ (United Heavy Machinery – Uralmash-lzhora) Group.

Volvo Penta launches new QL products

A new multipropeller with adjustable and exchangeable blades and a new series of engine-room fans are the latest QL products from Volvo Penta. Volvo Penta’s operations for boat accessories...

Volvo Penta delivers engines to Kirby Inland Marine

Volvo Penta is a major supplier of engines and drive systems to Kirby Inland Marine – the largest operator of tank barges in the US. To date, Volvo Penta has delivered about 100 diesel...

Volvo Penta revitalizes workboats in Kuwait

Volvo Penta recently equipped two Kuwaiti workboats, a pilot boat and a buoy layer, with twin 34-liter diesel engines. Both vessels, which have been laid-up since the invasion by Iraq in the...

Volvo Penta and Wärtsilä plan cooperation

Volvo and Wärtsilä are planning future cooperation regarding service and delivery of marine diesel engines for commercial shipping. The cooperation will be initiated in a number of selected...

Volvo Penta launches SEK 600 M engine program

This autumn Volvo Penta is launching a totally new generation of medium-heavy diesel engines for leisure boats. Volvo Penta has invested a total of about SEK 600 M in the new engines, which...

Volvo Penta moves into new segmentwith Volvo Cars´ success diesel engine

When Volvo Cars introduced its first internally developed diesel engine in 2001, it attracted substantial attention due to its good performance features. Volvo Penta is now producing a...

Volvo Penta delivers auxiliary engine and emergency genset to the ‘Ship of the Year’ in Norway

The Norwegian magazine Skipsrevyen recently named the research vessel M/S G.O. Sars the “Ship of the Year.” The new ship, which was named after a famous Norwegian zoologist, is highly...

Innovative new products from Volvo Penta set new standards for leisure craft

With four completely new diesel engines, two new Aquamatic Duoprops, one new Saildrive, new propellers and a completely newly developed electronic platform, 2003 is the most intensive launch...

High performance and minimal emissions with launch of Volvo Cars’ successful diesel engine adapted for sport boats

Volvo Penta is now launching an entirely new alternative for sport boats of up to about eight meters. The new D3 is a technically advanced five-cylinder diesel, completely constructed in...

High-performance diesels – a core business for Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta pioneered the high-performance diesel engine with its introduction of the 40 Series in 1977. This segment is now one of the core businesses at Volvo Penta, which has consistently...

Electronic platform makes boating simpler

EVC – Electronic Vessel Control – is Volvo Penta’s new electronic platform. EVC is an integral system that enables a boat’s engine, control systems and instruments, as well as other...

Reducing exhaust emissions while enhancing performance– a challenge Volvo Penta accepts

Within the next few years, the EU and the US plan to introduce regulations regarding exhaust emissions, and many other countries are expected to follow their lead. For a number of years,...

Drives that do justice to new engines

Volvo Penta controls the entire engine and driveline package. Developing drivelines and propellers specifically for each engine series ensures high efficiency, which in turn provides high...

New levels of performance, comfort and environment for next generation of diesel engines from Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta is now introducing a totally and newly developed generation of diesel engines, D4 and D6, to the leisure boat industry. The latest technology, including electronically...

New D3 instead of outboard: Same boating pleasure, half the cost

The new D3 diesel engine is a financially attractive alternative compared with outboard engines, according to Volvo Penta’s internal tests. The major difference between the engine types is...

Power, comfort and low emissions

With the launch two years ago of D2-55, Volvo Penta further strengthened its position as a supplier of drive systems for sailboats. Volvo Penta is now following its recent success with the...