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Whale watchers choose Volvo Penta

Watching whales is a unique natural experience in sensitive marine environments. When a new whale-watching boat was recently launched in New Zealand, it was preceded by meticulous tests to...

Formula 1 with Volvo Penta diesel power

When the Formula 1 race in Abu Dhabi took place this weekend, 44 Volvo Penta diesel engines provided the electrical power for the lighting around the track.

Volvo Penta contributes to cleaner world exhibition

As a result of the best environmental features, Volvo Penta has been appointed official supplier of diesel engines to 22 passenger ferries being built for the World Expo in Shanghai, China...

New larger Volvo Penta IPS already a success

The Volvo Penta IPS concept is expanding this year with the addition of a further two power classes – the IPS900 and the IPS800 – with a new and more powerful drive unit and 70% larger...

The new D13-900 - Volvo Penta’s most powerful ever

For almost a decade, the Volvo Penta D12 has been the leading engine for motor yachts in the 50-foot class. Volvo Penta is now introducing its new, more powerful, more fuel-efficient and...

EVC – more onboard functionality

Smart accessories that make boating simpler and more environmentally friendly. Plug-in installation of instruments, active monitoring and troubleshooting, engine data in the chart plotter...

Volvo Penta 7” multi-function color display

Volvo Penta’s new 7” color display is a true information center for the boat. The display can show engine data from up to three engines, trip computer information and information from...

Tow mode for more enjoyable water sports

Tow mode for Volvo Penta’s gasoline engines with sterndrive makes wakeboarding, waterskiing and other water sports simpler, safer and more fun – for both driver and e.g. skier. In tow mode,...

Joystick also for Volvo Penta’s sterndrives

Three years ago, Volvo Penta introduced the pleasure boat industry’s first joystick, which, coupled to Volvo Penta’s IPS system, made docking simpler and safer. This year, Volvo Penta is...

Take a break with Dynamic Positioning System

The range of unique functions for Volvo Penta IPS is growing steadily. The new Dynamic Positioning System is yet another important aid for simple maneuvering and stress-free docking.

Volvo Penta delivers 10,000th IPS unit

It was designed to be a revolution in boating. And it became one. This spring, Volvo Penta has delivered the 10,000th IPS system since the start in 2005.

Calypso going green with Volvo Penta

The legendary ocean researcher and diver Jacques-Yves Cousteau’s research ship “Calypso” is currently being restored in France. Fully overhauled, the vessel will sail as the flagship for the...

Aquamatic sterndrive celebrating 50 years

Volvo Penta’s Aquamatic sterndrive is regarded by many people as the single most important innovation in the boating industry during the 20th century. It can currently be found in leisure...