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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...

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.

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.”

Åse and Robert's Boating Dream: 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...

David Higgins' Boating Dream: 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...

Ines Chiu Gonzalez Boating Dream: 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.

Volvo Penta welcomes delegates to the 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.

High-stakes operations

International shipyard, Damen, has found the ideal solution in Volvo Penta’s D6-370 DPR for its high-speed patrol vessels.

Bernard Deguy's boating dream: Traveling the same routes as the vikings

For years, the French sea legend Bernard Deguy has nourished a dream of a journey, following the trails of the Vikings. Finally, the dream comes true. During the spring of 2018, 79-year-old...

Profiting from powerful partnership

Volvo Penta industrial engines and machinery are making a difference to the lives of customers and to society as a whole. Sandvik Load and Haul has been using Volvo Penta engines to power...