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ABBEMA crushes it with Volvo Penta-equipped Metso LT330D

When Swedish crushing, construction, and contractor ABBEMA acquired its biggest-ever cone crusher to meet growing demand two years ago, equipping it with a Volvo Penta D16 diesel genset...

New milestone in Volvo Penta’s electrification journey

Volvo Penta and TICO complete the build of the first terminal tractor prototypes powered by Volvo Penta’s electric driveline. Several prototypes will be built and tested by the two parties...

American Boat & Yacht Council Foundation Names Volvo Penta’s Magnus Gedda as 2021 Educator of the Year

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – Dec. 15, 2021 – The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) Foundation has announced that Volvo Penta of the Americas’ Magnus Gedda has been named a recipient of the 2021...

Volvo Penta and Danfoss Power Solutions partner to boost electrification in the marine sector

Volvo Penta and Danfoss’ Editron division have signed a partnership agreement that will drive the transformation towards sustainable power solutions within the marine industry. The two...

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Management Group

Volvo Penta welcomes Tony Kelleher as a new member of the Volvo Penta Executive Group. As of December 1st Tony has taken up the position of Acting President of Volvo Penta of the Americas,...

New U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Crew Transfer Vessels for American Offshore Services to Be Powered by Volvo Penta Quad IPS

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – Nov. 30, 2021 – Volvo Penta today announced a contract to provide quad IPS propulsion systems for the four new offshore wind farm crew transfer vessels (CTVs) that will...

Volvo Penta at the 2021 International WorkBoat Show

The International WorkBoat Show and Annual Conference, the largest commercial marine trade show in the U.S., returns in-person December 1st through 3rd, 2021 in New Orleans at the Ernest N....

Volvo Penta Assisted Docking wins DAME Design Awards 2021

Volvo Penta is a leader in technology that makes boating easier, safer, and more accessible than ever before. This commitment has been recognized at the 2021 METSTRADE Show where the...

New hybrid vessels deliver impressive 20% emission savings

Two leaders in marine electrification, Volvo Penta, and Danfoss’ Editron division, have worked together to power two of the UK’s first fully integrated hybrid electric crew transfer vessels...

Volvo Penta Executive Will Be a Featured Expert Speaker in Educational Backup Power Generation Webinars

(Chesapeake. Va.) – Nov. 8, 2021 – Volvo Penta will take a lead role in a pair of educational webinars this month to discuss the current state-of-the-art and future directions for...

SŌLACE Boats and Volvo Penta Partner to Introduce New Center Console Boat with Diesel Aquamatic DPI Inboard System

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) – Oct. 27, 2021 – Today, at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), SŌLACE Boats unveiled its new 415CS center console powered by a fully integrated...

Volvo Penta’s off-road Stage V/Tier 4F D16 wins engine of the year award

Volvo Penta’s most powerful engine in the versatile range – the new Stage V/Tier 4F D16, TWD1683VE – has been awarded Diesel Progress Summit’s Engine of the Year Award (>175 hp). Thanks to...

Volvo Penta at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the "Yachting Capital of the World" will host the 62nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 27 - 31, 2021. FLIBS is the largest in-water boat...

Volvo Penta at the American Rental Association Show

The American Rental Association (ARA) will host its 65th annual trade show on October 17-20th, 2021, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Featuring rental-specific education, networking...

Volvo Penta at Utility Expo 2021

ICUEE is returning to the show floor this fall in Louisville, KY with a fresh new look and a new name: The Utility Expo. The three-day event will take place from September 28th-30th, 2021,...

Next-generation EVC extended to a broader range of vessels

Volvo Penta has improved the functionality and features of its next-generation Electronic Vessel Control (EVC 2) system and expanded the system to its complete marine leisure gasoline range...

Meet Us at Breakbulk

Breakbulk Americas, the largest trade event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry in the region, will be returning to in person on September 28th-30th, 2021 at the George R. Brown...

Volvo Penta at IBEX 2021

The International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition and Conference is returning to Florida for the 30th Anniversary of IBEX, after a year of having to cancel in-person events due to the COVID-19...

Rosenbauer and Volvo Penta Showcase Unconventional Approach to Fire Suppression at Mine Sites During 2021 MINExpo International

Vale will utilize the Rosenbauer PANTHER aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicle, equipped with the Volvo Penta D16 700 hp engine, as its front-line fire truck at their Voisey’s Bay...

Meet us at Minexpo

MINExpo, the world’s largest mining event, will be back in person on September 13th-15th, 2021 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. More than 1,100 exhibitors from 30 countries around the...