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Volvo Penta vows to keep it simple for Indian OEMs ahead of new emission regulations

Volvo Penta will use its tried and tested Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology for Indian OEMs when the stringent BS (CEV/Trem) IV emission regulations come into effect in October...

Volvo Penta helps (em)power the all-women Indian Navy crew to historic distances

A naval crew on the expedition ‘Navika Sagar Parikrama’ made history this October as the first ever Indian all-women crew to complete a circumnavigation of the globe. Their boat, INSV...

Embracing cleaner skies with China IV

In preparing for the next step in Chinese legislation for off-road machinery, Volvo Penta has developed an engine range that maximizes productivity while complying with more stringent...

Boosting the road to electromobility

Advances in electric-driven technology and improved battery capacity are powering Volvo Penta’s pledge to offer electrified solutions by 2021.

Prestigious Fishing Resort Tropic Star Lodge Repowers Fleet of Classic Bertrams with Volvo Penta

Tropic Star Lodge, one of the world’s premier sport fishing destinations, is upgrading its fleet of 13 popular 1970s-vintage Bertram 31’s with modern, fuel-efficient and environmentally...

Volvo Penta & Amer Yachts challenge boaters to cruise below 15 knots

To ensure the seas remain a haven for fish and mammals to feed and breed, it is important to cruise below 15 knots in marine sanctuaries and areas rich with wildlife.

Stage V: helping farmers be greener at EIMA

This year’s EIMA agricultural exhibition in Italy sees Volvo Penta taking its latest Stage V-compliant engines and electric driveline technology to market.

ROPA reaps the benefits with Volvo Penta

Through innovative thinking and a continual drive to improve its machines, family-owned harvester manufacturer ROPA has grown into a thriving global business. A collaboration with Volvo...

Volvo Penta Now Offers OceanX High-Tech Corrosion Protection with Forward Drives

Volvo Penta today announced that it is now offering the revolutionary OceanX corrosion protection coatings as an option with its Forward Drive systems.

Superyacht’s 100-mile experiment demonstrates extreme fuel-saving potential

Superyachts are not renowned for their modesty but, in a landmark demonstration of sustainable boating, a Volvo Penta IPS-powered Amer 94 has cruised at a variety of speeds over a 100-mile...

Volvo Penta unveils control and display system for wakesurfing and water sports

New automated system is centerpiece of fully integrated solution for boatbuilders.

Bluegame launches new BG62 yacht with Volvo Penta IPS

At the Cannes Yachting Festival, Bluegame is launching its latest sport utility yacht, powered by the class-leading propulsion package, Volvo Penta IPS.

Sanlorenzo expands its SX crossover yacht line with Volvo Penta IPS

Italian yacht-builder Sanlorenzo is revealing the second model in its SX crossover line, the SX76, building on the success of its initial model powered by Volvo Penta’s Inboard Performance...

Volvo Penta Powers New 55-Foot Boat for Virginia Pilots

Volvo Penta IPS Sets New Standards for Speed, Maneuverability, Fuel Efficiency and Emission Reduction

Volvo Penta and Amer Yachts join forces to create a superyacht that focuses on sustainability at sea

Volvo Penta Inboard Performance System (IPS) propulsion and sustainable design elements by Amer Yachts are combined to produce the new Amer 94.

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Group

Volvo Penta welcomes Peter Granqvist as new member to the Volvo Penta Executive Group. Peter will take up the position as Senior Vice President, Product Development, Planning and Purchasing,...

Fewer engines and reduced emissions, but all the power required

Swedish ferry company Trafikverket Färjerederiet find success in trialing Volvo Penta’s new IMO Tier III engine package.

Success of pilot vessels with Volvo Penta engines

Marine services company Bukser & Berging orders new pilot boats from manufacturer Kewatec AluBoat, following successful use of its initial vessels fitted with Volvo Penta’s premium...

Ferrying on the fjords

Norwegian ferry company Rodne moves forward by using Volvo Penta’s IMO Tier III solution in its passenger vessel.

Volvo Penta unveils hybrid marine propulsion concept

Designed to enable zero emission running for marine vessels, Volvo Penta has unveiled a hybrid concept for its IPS propulsion system. The electric-only mode allows entry into environmentally...