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Volvo Penta receives order from Consafe Offshore

Volvo Penta has received an order from Consafe Offshore for the delivery of diesel powered gensets to the Safe Bristolia accommodation platform.

Volvo Penta IPS wins 2005 “Best of What’s New Award”

Volvo Penta´s Inboard Performance System (IPS) is recognized as one of the Top 100 innovations of the Year by the U S magazine Popular Science.

Customer Satisfaction Award to Volvo Penta

For the second consecutive year, Volvo Penta in the US has received the Excellent Customer Satisfaction award from the NMMA boating association.

Volvo Penta donates gensets to Pakistan

Volvo Penta donates four diesel-powered gensets to earthquake-hit Pakistan.

Volvo Penta to supply engines to Dennis Eagle

Volvo Penta has signed a contract for delivery of diesel engines to the British manufacturer of refuse trucks Dennis Eagle.

The new D3-190: Sport diesel pulling away

Volvo Penta’s compact D3 sport diesel is fast, lightweight, quiet and clean. It has taken the boating industry by storm since it was launched two years ago. Volvo Penta is now launching a...

The new D12 generation: Stronger. Faster. Cleaner

With its new D12-800, Volvo Penta has entered the 800-hp class. D12-800 is the first launch in the new generation of D-12 engines that, in addition to increased output are also cleaner and...

Five new engines in Volvo Penta’s sailboat program

Volvo Penta is introducing five new engines for sailing and displacement boats: D1-13, 20 and 30, D2-40 and D4-180. All of the new engines feature low rpms, powerful torque, freshwater...

Success for QL’s new Trim System

The QL Boat Trim System, which was launched last year, has been highly popular with boaters. Sales to date this year already exceed the annual sales of the traditional trimming tabs.

Volvo Penta on board East Indiaman Götheborg

Volvo Penta is providing the engine power on board the unique newbuilding, the East Indianman ship Götheborg. A total of five diesel engines from Volvo Penta provide the machine plant in the...

Turkish boat builder selects Volvo Penta D9

The newly established Turkish boat builder Numarine Performance Motoryachts is turning to the Volvo Penta D9 to boost its investment in exclusive high-speed leisure boats.

Volvo Penta 9-liter engines for container handling

Volvo Penta is delivering 35 new 9-liter engine for installation in special vehicles used for container handling in one of the world’s largest ports, Rotterdam.

Volvo Penta IPS wins 2005 Volvo Technology Award

Volvo Penta’s Inboard Performance System (IPS), a revolutionary new drive system for boats, has been presented the 2005 Volvo Technology Award. The award is worth a total of SEK 200,000 and...

Increased security with Volvo Penta’s telematics – even on land

Since its unveiling two years ago, Volvo Penta’s telematic services under the SeaKey brand have contributed to increased security at sea in North America. But the system has also been used...

Volvo Penta’s largest diesel engine in new fishing boats

The Denizer is a new ocean fishing vessel with modern equipment, built and launched in Turkey. Propulsion for the ship is provided by Volvo Penta’s most powerful diesel engine – a Volvo...

Volvo Penta secures order from South Korea

Volvo Penta has secured an order from South Korea for more than 300 industrial diesel engines. The order is valued at approximately SEK 100 M.

Record start for Volvo Penta IPS in USA

Volvo Penta IPS is off to an exceptionally strong start in the US. This is particularly attributable to the American boat builder Tiara Yachts, which set new sales records with its new...

Volvo Penta ranks highest in J.D. Power study

Volvo Penta gasoline sterndrives rank highest in customer satisfaction, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2005 Marine Engine Competitive Information Study (SM) released at the Miami...

Volvo Penta IPS receives award in US

Volvo Penta’s new drive system for boats, Volvo Penta IPS, has been recognized with the Best of the Year Award by the American boating magazine Motor Boating.

Volvo Penta IPS highlights boat show in Göteborg

The Göteborg Boat Show on February 5-13 is the first opportunity for the Swedish public to see the Volvo Penta IPS – the new drive system for boats that is a sensation in the boating world.