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Volvo Penta IPS power in Russian pilot boats

Russian state owned company Rosmorport has ordered six pilot boats powered by Volvo Penta´s high-efficient drive system, Inboard Performace System (IPS). With the IPS system, the 14 meter...

“Engines and sails” Volvo Penta blogs from the Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race is an extreme sailing race. The demands put on boats and equipment are enormous. So the maintenance after every leg and the preparation before each start have to be...

Volvo Penta launches world’s most powerful diesel sterndrive

Volvo Penta invented the high-performance diesel sterndrive in 1977 and has been the undisputed market leader in this constantly expanding segment ever since. The latest addition confirms...

Volvo Penta IPS slows down

Volvo Penta IPS, by far the most successful pod system for planing hulls, will now also be available for trawler yachts and other semi-planing boats. Volvo Penta has further developed six...

Volvo Penta news summary

There is a new addition in Volvo Penta’s range of electronic controls: side-mounted control for single inboard installations. The control is symmetrical in design, so that it can be...

Cast off for the Baltic trip

This summer Volvo Penta takes one of its test boats around five countries in the Baltic to show the benefits of the ingenious IPS high-performance pod system with forward facing propellers....

Volvo Penta’s plant in Vara is carbon neutral

Since May, Volvo Penta’s engine plant in Vara in Sweden has been powered without using any fossil fuel whatsoever. As a result, the plant is now operated completely carbon neutral.

Volvo Penta D13 MG marine genset engine

The new Volvo Penta D13 MG marine genset offers more power and high load acceptance, with emission levels in compliance with EPA Tier 3 and low fuel consumption. The secret is the advanced...

Volvo Penta launches ultra-modern heavy-duty marine diesel engine

The new Volvo Penta D13 MH for medium- and heavy-duty marine commercial applications is a powerful and fuel-efficient EPA Tier 3 engine.

New Volvo 685 kW engine for power generation with SCR technology

Volvo introduces a very powerful 16-litre diesel engine for power generation applications. The new TWD1663GE is rated at 685 kWm and features Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) to comply...

Volvo Penta focusing on the leisure boat market in China

Volvo Penta is sponsoring the 16th China International Boat Show and, at the same time, announcing growth ambitions on the expanding Chinese market for leisure boats.

Volvo Penta signs agreement with Garmin

AB Volvo Penta and Garmin Ltd have entered into a joint development and marketing strategic alliance to provide instrumentation, navigation and communication equipment for marine use.

Volvo Penta and Yamaha Motor evaluating further collaboration

AB Volvo Penta and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd have decided to set up joint working groups to evaluate the potential for deeper collaboration between the companies.