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Powering two-hybrid CTVs in the ultimate sea trial

MHO-Co’s two new crew transfer vessels (CTVs) – MHO Asgard and MHO Apollo – have been put through their paces, having traveled from China to Denmark. The 12,000 nautical mile journey was a...

Amer Yachts reveals new flagship powered by Volvo Penta IPS

A new charter yacht joins Amer’s impressive portfolio. The Amer 120 is the largest of its kind in the world to be powered by Volvo Penta IPS. But what makes Volvo Penta IPS so desirable for...

Enhancing Assisted Docking with Garmin camera technology

Volvo Penta & Garmin continue their long history of collaboration by making it possible to combine two independent systems – Volvo Penta Assisted Docking and Garmin Surround View Camera...

Revealing new IMO III solution at Cannes Yachting Festival

New IMO III emissions regulations, introduced for yachts, are a step forward towards increased sustainability. Volvo Penta reacts to this legislation by creating the reliable,...

Volvo Penta and Qamcom Group form the new start up: Cetasol

Volvo Penta and Qamcom Group form a start-up under the company name Cetasol. The new company is based on a spinoff from Volvo Penta and will be targeted to help commercial marine vessels...

E-driveline for the world's first serial electric fire truck

Volvo Penta has commenced production of bespoke electric drivelines for leading fire service vehicle manufacturer Rosenbauer’s pioneering fire truck, named “Revolutionary Technology” (RT).

Volvo Penta acquires majority stake in ZEM AS

Volvo Penta is expanding its capabilities, experience, and range by becoming the majority shareholder of Norwegian marine battery and electric driveline solutions supplier ZEM AS.

Assisted Docking in Top Boating Products of the year

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – May 10, 2021 – Volvo Penta’s Assisted Docking technology has been honored among the top products of the year by Boating Industry magazine

Volvo Penta smooth the way for OEM electrification journeys

Emobility will play a key role in Volvo Penta’s mission to become a world leader in sustainable power solutions. The company aims to transform the off-road industry together with its...

Now taking orders on the full Stage V marine engine range

Volvo Penta has received Stage V certifications for Marine use for its D8 and D13 packages. The MBS “Zuiderdiep” becomes the first vessel to be equipped with Volvo Penta’s D13 Stage V marine...

New Partnership with Bravada Yachts Marks Milestones for Volvo Penta

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – April 19, 2021 – Luxury houseboat manufacturer Bravada Yachts selected Volvo Penta as the propulsion provider of choice for the builder’s new Atlas V Series 80 x 22...

Volvo Penta partnering up with TICO in electromobility

Volvo Penta and TICO are taking the first step in their ambitions to introduce an emission-free, electric terminal tractor. This partnership and project represent another milestone in Volvo...

A behind the scenes look at the new Assisted Docking system

On March 18th, Volvo Penta hosted a live webcast as a digital showcase of its new Assisted Docking technology for the marine industry. The virtual event gave the industry a chance to learn...

Assisted Docking set to confirm Azimut Yachts rule the waves

The Assisted Docking system gives the captain better control when docking a boat by automating his or her intentions, compensating for some dynamic variables, such as wind and current, and...

Tiara Yachts confident in the new Assisted Docking system

Early this year, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Volvo Penta launched the industry’s first fully-integrated Assisted Docking system, a game-changing next step in the Inboard...

Five ways Volvo Penta’s D8 genset engine leads the way

Volvo Penta’s D8 Stage II and Stage IIIA/Tier 3 genset engine delivers industry-leading power density, low fuel consumption, and low noise levels. Read on to discover how this powerful and...

New Sanlorenzo SX112 yacht powered by Volvo Penta IPS

Sanlorenzo’s new flagship, the SX112, becomes one of the first large yachts – in the 100-130 foot range – to be powered by Volvo Penta’s Inboard Performance System (IPS). A big win for yacht...

Saving €100,000 a year by changing to Volvo Penta engines

Volvo Penta engines have been helping to power Dalby Maskin, a quarry and recycling site in Sweden, for more than a decade. The company has saved up to 20 liters of fuel an hour per crusher...

Lowering fuel use by up to 10% with the D16 Stage V engine

Volvo Penta is starting production of its most powerful versatile engine yet, the new Stage V/Tier 4F D16. The new 16-liter engine delivers a range of industry leading benefits including a...

Volvo Penta IPS powering Sunseeker’s new 65 Sport Yacht

When Sunseeker International revealed its radically new 65 Sport Yacht design in late 2020, it was almost certainly the sculptured exterior styling, innovative helm concept, and stylish...