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Volvo Penta expands partnership with Terberg

With a four-decade relationship under their belts, Volvo Penta and Terberg are extending their partnership with a deal for the engine supplier to provide Stage IV/Tier 4 Final engines for...

Volvo Penta brings five new industrial dealers aboard in US

Volvo Penta of the Americas has recently signed five new dealers in the United States to expand our comprehensive nationwide service network to better serve our customers.

Volvo Penta delivers Tier 4 Final-compliant 16-liter genset engine

Volvo Penta customers in North America now have access to two powerful 16-liter genset engines compliant with US EPA Tier 4 Final emissions legislation: the TWD1673GE and the TWD1672GE.

New Volvo Penta Next-Generation Marine Gasoline Engines

Volvo Penta today announced the introduction of the first two models of its next-generation sterndrive marine gasoline engines.

Volvo Penta helps power Nibulon’s global grain empire

At the heart of Nibulon’s global grain empire are the hardworking pusher tugs; these robust vessels, which are currently in operation and under construction, are equipped with Volvo Penta...

Papay Adventurers journey to the Arctic Circle with the support of Volvo Penta

In July a trio from Papa Westray in Scotland’s Orkney Islands journeyed to the Arctic Circle in a Volvo Penta-equipped rigid-hulled inflatable boat to benefit Woolverstone Wish.

Off to the races

It’s one of the most glamorous sporting events in the world — and Volvo Penta was in the middle of it, powering the Singapore Grand Prix and making sure the lights stayed on for the entire...

Volvo Penta lifts Super Gloria to world record success

Kalmar, a division of Cargotec, recently achieved a world-record breaking lift with its Super Gloria reachstacker – with the help of a Volvo Penta TAD1172VE.

Volvo Penta turns the tide for Njord Offshore

After initially being designed to accommodate a different propulsion system, Njord Offshore’s four new windfarm crew vessels are all fitted with Volvo Penta IPS900 and will be in the water...

Volvo Penta, the jewel in the Azimut 77S crown

With Italian boat builder Azimut’s sports line aiming to be top of its class, the 77S contains all the features of an ultra-modern super yacht — including Volvo Penta IPS. Azimut and Volvo...

A Golden Opportunity for Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta is powering a hard-working underground loader in an Alaskan mine — and making a striking impression with its exceptional uptime, excellent ventilation rates and low emissions.

Volvo Penta Supplies Diesel Sterndrives for Metal Shark Patrol Boats

Metal Shark now offers Volvo Penta diesel sterndrives in its 29 Defiant patrol boats for customers requiring optimum performance, durability and maneuverability.

Mantsinen selects Volvo Penta for hydraulic material handling

Finnish manufacturer Mantsinen has selected Volvo Penta engines to power its largest hydraulic material handling machines.

Hybrid power sets sail in ‘green’ ferries

Volvo Penta heads to Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam in June with proof that hybrid technology is becoming increasingly mainstream: Scotland’s Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac)...

Volvo Penta IPS sea show sets sail for the Med

After two successful sea tours to promote its inboard propulsion system, the latest Volvo Penta IPS trip will chart a new course through the Mediterranean starting May 5 in Palma, Majorca.

Entreposto announced as Volvo Penta’s newest dealer in Brazil

In a bid to expand its parts and service network across the Americas, Volvo Penta has appointed Entreposto as its newest dealer for Industrial and Marine Commercial engines in Brazil.

Easy-boating Glass Cockpit wins third innovation award

The 2014 China (Shanghai) Boat Show has awarded Volvo Penta — and in particular its Glass Cockpit concept — with the Asian Marine & Boating Award for most innovative company.

Covering the world’s largest country is no problem for Volvo Penta aftermarket

Is it possible for a component supplier to provide a 17 million-square-kilometer country with adequate aftermarket support coverage? Vsevolod Gavrilov, head of Volvo Penta Russia, talks...

New 5 and 8 liter engines from Volvo Penta

Versatility, reliability and greater power density are the hallmarks of Volvo Penta’s new line of Tier 2/Stage II, Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent and Tier 4 Final/Stage IV-compliant 5- and...

Taking ACTION with Volvo Penta

When Dubai’s ACTION International Services went looking for an engine supplier for its pumps, it found everything it wanted — and more — with Volvo Penta.