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Volvo Penta Test Center Recognized with “Clean Marina” Certification

Volvo Penta’s Marine Engine Test Center located in Suffolk, Virginia is one of only 30 marinas to achieve recognition under the state’s “Clean Marina Program.”

Volvo Penta launches its most powerful engine for power generation

Compact, fuel-efficient and with excellent load step performance are characteristics of the new Volvo Penta TWD1643GE diesel engine.

Volvo Penta invests in Vara

Volvo Penta is to invest approximately SEK 100 M in the engine plant in Vara and thereby increase the plant’s current capacity to approximately 18,000 diesel engines per year.

New speed record with Volvo Penta

Another speed record at sea has been set with Volvo Penta’s new diesel engines – this time from south to north along the coast of Sweden.

Two new engines for Volvo Penta IPS

Two new engines – the Volvo Penta IPS350 and IPS600 models – have been added to Volvo Penta’s highly acclaimed range of drive systems for boats. This means that the Volvo Penta IPS range now...

New Aquamatic drives from Volvo Penta

SX and DPS are two new Aquamatic drives from Volvo Penta, replacing the current SX and DP-S drives. Both of the new drives are designed for Volvo Penta’s gasoline engines and D3 diesel...

New Volvo Penta D6-435 for inboard installations

The D6-435 is a newly developed diesel engine for inboard installations. It complements Volvo Penta’s new D series range of diesel engines, filling the gap between the D6-370 (370 hp) and...

Automatic power trim, low-speed function and trip computer

Volvo Penta is introducing electronic products on a broad front in the marine industry. A series of new products incorporating the latest technology are now being launched to make life...

Volvo Penta IPS Joystick – success from the start

Volvo Penta IPS Joystick was introduced at the London Boat Show in January 2006. The product attracted considerable attention and is now in demand among increasing numbers of consumers who...

Volvo Penta IPS in first multi-hull boat

The Australian boat builder Noosa Cat is the first builder to install Volvo Penta IPS in a catamaran. The 12-meter boat was recently named “Australian Boat of the Year 2006” awarded by the...

Volvo Penta IPS wins new award

The new drive system for boats, Volvo Penta IPS, won the IPC Marine Award at the opening of this year’s London Boat Show.

Docking revolution with Volvo Penta IPS Joystick

Even the most experienced boat-owners can sometimes feel uncomfortable about the prospect of docking a large boat in a congested harbour, especially if the dockside is filled with...