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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...

Volvo Penta powers stone crushers manufactured by P.J Jonsson & Söner

Beautifully situated in the middle of Sweden you can find P.J Jonsson & Söner, a family business that has been working with stone crushers since the 1960’s. They focus on producing durable,...

Exhaust aftertreatment system a cleaning process for exhausts

Maybe you have heard about a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst, a Diesel Particulate Filter, Selective Catalyst Reduction and an Ammonia Slip Catalyst? But do you know how they depend on each other...

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...

Boating Dreams: 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...

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...

Volvo Penta gensets reducing fuel for island-hopping ferry

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...

Boating Dreams: 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.

No limits in the forest with harvesting power

“Every time I need power, it’s there in a millisecond. With other machines, I have always had to hold back because of their limitations. With this harvester, it is me who sets the limits.”

Boating Dreams: Sailing that brings the family together

With their Hallberg-Rassy 412 sailing yacht, Åse Lund and Robert Laigar are carrying on the legacy of maritime life brought to them by their father. Driven by the proximity to the wondrous...

Boating Dreams: Boat building with a legacy

For David Higgins, boating and maritime life runs in the bloodline since generations. But while his ancestors lived on and from the sea, David Higgins is one of the key persons behind...

The perfect match for ‘Super Gloria’

The second episode of Volvo Penta’s ’Mighty Jobs’ series focuses on Kalmar ’Super Gloria’, one of the world’s largest industrial reach-stackers. Powered by a Volvo Penta D11 engine, the...

Boating Dreams: Around the world prospect at 13

Many people dream about sailing around the world, what makes Ines Chiu Gonzalez so special is that she already at 13 has her target set; she aims to sail around the World.

Unit injector vs Common rail in the marine vessel industry

Depending on what area you operate in, there are different needs and requirements on the equipment. To achieve maximal output on marine vessels, it is important to use diesel engines...

Welcoming delegates to High Speed Boat Operations Forum

Johan Inden, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Volvo Penta talks about the high-speed boat market and the company’s strategy as a leading proponent of products and...

All pumped up

Waterjet manufacturer Alamarin-Jet Oy selects Volvo Penta’s D6-435WJ engine to power its high-speed test boat.

Mission control

Zodiac Milpro opts for Volvo Penta’s D4 and D6 engines for its world-class range of military RIBs.