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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.

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,...

Volvo Penta expertise and new genset engines, at Middle East Energy

With a growing global demand for power generation, Volvo Penta is continuously updating its engine range to deliver higher performance with reduced emissions. At this year’s Middle East...

Volvo Penta Announces New Expanded Corrosion Protection for Sterndrive and FWD Boats

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – Feb. 10, 2022 – Volvo Penta today announced its new Coastal Series corrosion protection package with a seven-year coverage plan, giving extra protection for Volvo Penta...

Talking Power: Volvo Penta’s in-depth genset engine webinar

In this three-part power generation webinar Volvo Penta experts discuss the total cost of ownership, reliability, and response. Here’s what you need to know.

Volvo Penta’s D13 genset engine gets a power upgrade

Volvo Penta strengthens its generation engine portfolio with the introduction of a new D13 power node, the TAD1346GE 500 kVA. Reliable compact and fuel-efficient this is a great addition to...

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...