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Volvo Penta engine a great match for tough harvesting conditions in India

“It’s hot and dusty out here, and we carry seriously heavy loads. This is seasonal work, so we need an engine that delivers fast, intense output in extreme conditions.” Machine operator...

Volvo Penta: The heart that never stops

Volvo Penta engines power agriculture all over the world. In Australia, they are helping farmers optimize irrigation through reliable performance and fuel efficiency.

Tested to perfection

Volvo Penta has been field-testing engines at an aggregates site in Uppsala, Sweden since 2010. Its latest Stage V D13 engine has saved crushing company Dalby Maskin 15 litres of fuel per...

D13-400S provide fuel savings and reliability

Powerful. Dependable. Safe. These are the words used by Dillon Entrekin, port engineer at Louisiana’s Belle Chasse Marine Transport, to describe the Volvo Penta D13 400 engine.

Power to crush

“It’s a seriously impressive machine – that needs an equally impressive engine. It has just the right power to cope with the tough, repetitive work we put it through. As you would expect.”

Step by step: How to build your own boat from scratch

Where do you start when building your own 30-foot boat from scratch? One answer could be: with a little bit of craziness, a good foundation and a lot of determination.

The Osse family’s Boating Dream: “Building your own boat – why not?”

Can you imagine building your own 30-foot boat from scratch? The Osse family in Barueri outside São Paulo in Brazil is living their boating dream in the midst of sweat and hard work:...

Volvo Penta IPS provides pilot-like precision

Qualified helicopter pilot Gérard Herisson is used to having complete control at his fingertips. Now, as a yacht captain for a Sanlorenzo SX88, he is experiencing the same level of precision...

Simplifying boating for customers with unique corrosion protection

Six engineers at Volvo Penta with different backgrounds and skills. Several years of advanced and meticulous measurements, a lot of tests and a whole lot of fun on the way.

Bente Aust’s Boating Dream: A remote paradise above the Arctic Circle

Even the smallest and most remote place can hold the biggest dreams. In Norwegian Langfjordnes, 300 miles above the Arctic Circle, Bente Aust is living her dream – relying on her boat Targa...

Yacht captain tests Volvo Penta IPS1350

Volvo Penta IPS is a world-renowned system, but don’t take it from us. We invited Matthew Conner to test the yacht he formerly captained, which has been repowered with our D13-IPS1350...

Volvo Penta’s Marine Gensets turn 20 years old

As 2018 draws to a close it marks the 20th anniversary of Volvo Penta’s marine gensets. We look back at this amazing journey and see where some of these gensets have ended up.

VOLVO PENTA POWER FIRES ‘PANTHER’ TO NEW HEIGHTS

The Rosenbauer Panther 6x6 is the main firefighting truck at the world’s busiest airport. A powerful engine capable of quick acceleration and high speed is critical to the truck’s...

Driving forward with electromobility

In its journey for electrification, Volvo Penta has engaged young professionals from the Volvo Group, to present the business case for electrifying terminal tractors in ports. Using the...

The Christ family's boating dream: ”On the boat, we all live in the moment”

Engaging in a new hobby together has meant more for the Christ family than they could ever imagine. Their boat has become a place where everybody drops what they are doing and engages in...

Wood you believe it? World’s first timber boat with triple IPS propulsion

The oldest of boat materials meets the most modern of technologies. The Delfino Verde Deluxe pleasure cruiser offers onboard comfort, ease of handling and fuel efficiency on the Trieste to...

Island-hopping ferry sees reduced fuel costs thanks to Volvo Penta gensets

The Faroe Islands transport authority reports excellent operational efficiency in challenging weather conditions and more than a 20 per cent reduction in fuel since repowering its...

Ready for the electric transformation

Advances in electromobility technology and improved battery capacity will see both the industrial and marine segments make the transition into electrification soon. By working closely with...

Jack and Tammy Faintuch’s Boating Dream: A second home on the water

The fact that they live just a few steps from the water has made Jack and Tammy Faintuch’s boating dream come true. Their Azimut yacht has become a second home where they spend time with...

Volvo Penta powers marine operations for north German state

Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein state government selects Volvo Penta to power its latest vessel for coastal operations.