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Latest Press Releases

Volvo Penta Powers New Stewart & Stevenson Rail King RK460 Mobile Rail Car Mover

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – June 29, 2022 – Volvo Penta has been selected to power the new Rail King RK460 mobile railcar mover being introduced to the North American market this year by Stewart &...

Volvo Penta of the Americas Achieves National Certification as a Great Place to Work

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – May 10, 2022 – Volvo Penta of the Americas has won recognition as a Great Place to Work by a national institute that promotes and measures workplace excellence.

Volvo Penta Coastal Series Corrosion Protection Package Named One of the Top Boating Products of the Year

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – May 4, 2022 – Boating Industry magazine editors have named Volvo Penta’s Coastal Series corrosion protection package a top product of 2022.

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Management Group

Volvo Penta welcomes Lennart Börjesson as a new member of its Executive Management Group. As of 1 September, Lennart Börjesson will take up the position of Senior Vice President Planning,...

Volvo Penta launches Assisted Docking retrofit upgrade

Volvo Penta is launching its Assisted Docking system as a retrofit upgrade for many yacht owners with Volvo Penta IPS (Inboard Performance System), from the year 2012 and onwards.

Latest Stories

Gear Up for National Safe Boating Week with these Safety Tips

Each year, National Safe Boating Week occurs the week prior to Memorial Day weekend to remind boaters about the many ways they can stay safe as the start of the summer boating season kicks...

Volvo Penta at POWERGEN International 2022

POWERGEN International® will host its annual trade show May 23-25th, 2022, at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The trade show serves as a business and networking...

How connected engines benefit port operations

Uptime, reliability and smooth maintenance have always been key to successful port operations, but now more so than ever before. So, what role does connectivity play in strengthening the...

Volvo Penta at WasteExpo 2022

Volvo Penta is exhibiting live at WasteExpo alongside sister company Volvo Construction Equipment in Las Vegas, NV on May 9th – 12th, 2022. With over 600 exhibitors from around the world,...

Assisted Docking retrofit – the game changer for all skill levels

We asked an experienced boater to put Volvo Penta’s new Assisted Docking system to the test, increasing the capabilities of her Princess Flybridge 50-foot yacht. The verdict? “My boat’s...