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The questions you need to ask about aftermarket support

The level of aftermarket support available for an industrial diesel engine will have a huge impact on its uptime, so it’s important to do plenty of research. Here are some of the key factors...

How aftertreatment systems can affect uptime

Here are the key questions you need to ask yourself in order to find the optimal diesel engine and aftertreatment system for your off-road application and unique circumstances.

Engine rightsizing: finding the best fit for your application

When it comes to diesel engine size and maximising uptime, reliability and fuel efficiency, it’s not about having a big engine or a small engine, but the right engine for your off-road...

From agriculture to construction, why machine operators often know which engine is best

Volvo Penta’s engines are used in a wide range of equipment and applications, often powering machines that are vital for society to keep running. To ensure its products perform as needed,...

Volvo Penta’s IMO III solutions help more vessels reach emissions excellence

As part of Volvo Penta’s drive towards sustainable power solutions, the company designed a unique propulsion range to meet IMO III emissions. Since its reveal in 2018, Volvo Penta’s IMO III...

Updates to Easy Connect app will enhance your boating experience

Volvo Penta’s Easy Connect app delivers access to engine, boat and route data – directly on your smart device. With the latest updates, it will be easier than ever to navigate, keep track of...

Volvo Penta dealer shares top 15 boating tips

Family owned Swedish Volvo Penta dealer, Ringens Varv, share their 15 top tips for getting the most out of your boating experience. With more than 130 years of experience in boat building...

Volvo Penta supporting customers in every possible way

Last February, during the height of Covid-19 pandemic in China, Volvo Penta technician Hu Dai undertook a long, demanding journey through multiple checkpoints and security clearances, and...

Volvo Penta delivers support to customers and society during COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Volvo Penta is doing what it can to make a difference by protecting employees, supporting customers and helping society. In these uncertain times, the company...

Piloting in the Arctic seas of Norway

In the far north of Norway, deep inside the Arctic Circle, Buksér og Berging ensures ships can come into harbor safely. It’s a role that requires skill, courage and high-performing...

Saving fuel never looked so cool: Palm Beach Motor Yachts’ flagship with Volvo Penta IPS

Palm Beach Motor Yachts has launched their next flagship, the GT60, at the Miami Yacht Show. Powered by twin Volvo Penta IPS 1350s this new yacht has unrivaled fuel-efficiency in its class.

Volvo Penta helps propel Cranchi into a new yachting segment

Italian boatbuilder, Cranchi, unveils its largest yacht yet at the Düsseldorf International Boat Show – powered by Volvo Penta.

Five Volvo Penta films on Stage V engines

Highlighting the benefits of the improvements in its Stage V engine range for off-road applications, Volvo Penta has launched a new film series. It shows how the company understands the...

Richard Sears’ Boating Dream: Studying Blue Whales

Richard Sears has a passion for researching blue whales – the largest animals on the planet

Volvo Penta D16 engines deliver the power to light Sweden Rock

“We only get one chance when doing a show. We can’t take a risk that equipment will break, fail or become unstable. That’s why we use these generators and engines. They are a great...

Proven Success with Elizabeth River Ferry

The Hampton Roads Transit Elizabeth River Ferry, a 150-passenger ferry operated by Norfolk by Boat in the tidewater area of Virginia (USA), runs daily between Portsmouth and downtown...

Savings of $113,000 in fuel per year with Volvo Penta D16

Running seven days a week, 24 hours per day for nine months of the year, reliability and fuel consumption have been critical factors in the choice of engine for Thompson Recycle Company...

Halit Yukay’s Boating Dream: From school book sketches to his own yacht brand

Already at the age of six he designed his first boat, sketching on his school books. Today, 37-year-old Halit Yukay is the owner and designer of his own yacht brand, Mazu Yachts.

The Mareco brothers’ boating dream: A passion that runs in the family

The passion for boats and boat life made Swedish brothers Conny, Jimmy and Billy choose the same path and become marine technicians. Now they run a successful boatyard together in the...

A family business branches out and grows with Volvo Penta IPS

A family-owned ferry company, based in northeast Italy, is making a splash in the industry by choosing Volvo Penta Inboard Performance System (IPS) to power its Delfino Verde Deluxe ferry –...