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Latest Press Releases

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.

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Management Group

Volvo Penta welcomes Fredrik Högberg as a new member of its Executive Management Group. As of 15 May, Fredrik Högberg will take up the position of President of Volvo Penta North America,...

Latest Stories

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...

Looking beyond the purchase price: How a TCO analysis shows the real cost of an electric vehicle

Despite the upfront cost of an electric vehicle being higher than a diesel one, the total cost of ownership (TCO) can still be significantly lower. Calculating all the potential savings of...

Partnership is the new leadership

At the end of 2021, Volvo Penta signed a new and exciting partnership agreement with Danfoss’ Editron division. Through this agreement, we aim to work together to boost electrification in...

Volvo Penta raises sustainability aims in podcast premiere

With the 2022 Miami International Boat Show around the corner (February 16th–20th), Volvo Penta has taken the opportunity to have a chat with the show organizer in the premiere episode of...