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Volvo Penta D16 marine gensets power the award winning Sendo Liner

Volvo Penta has contributed to a project with shipyard Concordia Damen and operator Sendo Shipping to deliver the first battery-hybrid inland barge – the Sendo Liner. Now the container ship...

Volvo Penta Announces Executive Leadership Appointments for Americas Region

Volvo Penta of the Americas today announced the appointment of Yichen Gu to Vice President of Parts and Accessories, as well as the promotion of Marcelo Puscar to Vice President of...

Silent and smooth shifting now standard across entire range of Volvo Penta Sterndrives

Gasoline and D3 diesel engines are latest product lines to boost comfort with unique silent shift.

Doosan Bobcat India to launch Volvo Penta-powered air compressors

Two new air compressors from Doosan Bobcat India are benefitting from fuel efficiency, productivity, reliability, long service intervals – as well as reduced noise and vibrations – thanks to...

Volvo Penta Delivers 4,000+ Hours of Power and Reliability for Nova Scotia Charter Fishing Vessel

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – Dec. 4, 2019 – John and Chandra Gavin knew just what they wanted when selecting the powertrain for their new custom 45-ft. downeast-style fishing boat Game Changer five...

Volvo Penta powers hybrid ferries in Scandinavia

Norwegian boat yard GS Marine Production AS is in the process of building three hybrid and hybrid-ready ferries – all powered by Volvo Penta.

Volvo Penta Names Atlantic Detroit Diesel Allison as Marine Power Center

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – Nov. 26, 2019 – Volvo Penta of the Americas today announced the appointment of Atlantic Detroit Diesel Allison (ADDA) as a new Authorized Power Center for the marine...

Elizabeth River Ferries Achieve Impressive Fuel Savings with Volvo Penta Engines

“We estimate we have saved nearly 3,500 gallons of fuel per year with the Volvo Penta engines.”

More than 100 customers guide Volvo Penta’s electric driver interface concept development

Volvo Penta is developing a unique electric driver interface within its Glass Cockpit System to aid the shift into electric boating. The interface is designed to make the electric boating...

Volvo Penta’s IMO III solution propels the company on its WWF Climate Savers journey

Volvo Penta is expanding its commitment to the WWF Climate Savers program by including its medium-duty engines. The marine D8 IMO III engine range will now be included in the company’s...

Volvo Penta presents Stage V engines at Agritechnica 2019

In recent years, Volvo Penta has established itself as a leading off-road engine manufacturer in the agricultural industry and has fast become a key OEM partner. At Agritechnica 2019, it...

Volvo Penta Stage V D16 off-road engine providing high-power and reliability to ROPA harvesters

Having been collaborating closely with Volvo Penta to field-test its new Stage V D16 engine, leading agriculture manufacturer ROPA is finding it is providing high-power and reliability to...

Volvo Penta expands its commitment to the WWF Climate Savers program with Stage V engines

Volvo Penta is scaling up its commitment to the WWF Climate Savers program by including its latest medium duty engine range. Boasting up to 5% in fuel consumption reduction with its Stage V...

Volvo Penta extends Stage V mobile genset range with launch of D8 and D13 engines

Volvo Penta launched its first Stage V-compliant engine for mobile gensets, the D16, in March 2019. By adding the D8 and D13 engines into the mix, Volvo Penta has built a range that features...

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Group

After 26 years with Volvo and 7 as President of Volvo Penta Americas, Ron Huibers has decided to retire from his current role and move to another role within Volvo Penta. Succeeding Ron will...

Volvo Penta IPS brings Lexus luxury to sea

Volvo Penta's Inboard Performance System (IPS) is helping high-end automotive brand Lexus, take to the water.

Volvo Penta gensets power Sweden’s largest ferry with hybrid electric propulsion

Volvo Penta gensets are powering the largest electric-hybrid ferry in Sweden. The Tellus ferry operates the 1.8km-wide Gullmarsleden waterway between Uddevalla and Lysekil – one of Sweden’s...

Diesel Progress Presents Employer of the Year Award to Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta was honored with the Employer of the Year Award by Diesel Progress magazine this week.

Volvo Penta wins IBEX Innovation Award for D4 and D6 Marine Propulsion Systems

This week at North America’s leading technical boatbuilding showcase – the 2019 International Boatbuilding Exhibition (IBEX) – Volvo Penta was awarded the IBEX Innovation Award for its...

Volvo Penta’s Ron Huibers Named Mover & Shaker of the Year

Innovative approach to leadership and strong company culture contribute to designation from Boating Industry magazine