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Volvo Penta EU marine Stage V power Kiel electric ferries

When the province of Schleswig-Holstein decided to update its fleet of canal ferries to be electric it opted for the support of the latest emission-controlled gensets - Volvo Penta’s D8-MH –...

To change an industry, you need to change yourself

Volvo Penta’s SVP of Brand, Communication & Marketing, Malin Schwartz talks about the importance of diversity – when it comes to tackling the pressing issues of today – and the bravery of...

Giving new life to old engines - Reman Engines

With the exact same standards and specifications – and with the same warranties – remanufactured diesel engines are literally as good as new. The only real difference is faster deliveries,...

Disaster Preparedness Begins with Reliable Power

A microgrid keeps systems running at AmerisourceBergen’s 300,000-square-foot building in Carrollton, Texas, as winds blew, snow fell, and ice covered the terrain outside.

Blue Star and Volvo Penta Build Successful Partnership Based on Shared Values

Close collaboration plays key role as companies achieve growth milestones and tackle new opportunities.

Calculating Total Cost of Ownership and profitability

The total cost of ownership (TCO) of an industrial diesel engine is vital to your overall profitability so it’s too important to leave to gut-feeling or vague estimates. In some...

Simple measures to get the most out of your diesel engine

Looking after your machine’s diesel engine will help improve uptime, increase its durability, reduce its emissions and lower your total cost of ownership (TCO). Here are some of the small,...

The hidden costs of fuel

On the surface, measuring an industrial diesel engine’s fuel consumption and its effect on your total cost of ownership (TCO) seems straight forward, but too much focus on the fuel gage can...

The path ahead to electrify ferries around the world

Volvo Penta has an impressive global portfolio of contributing power solutions to diesel, hybrid, and electric ferries. We hear from Jan Willem, Director of Marine Commercial Global at Volvo...

Why Total Cost of Ownership is so important

Understanding total cost of ownership (TCO) of an industrial diesel engine will help you make better investments and purchase more reliable engines, but there are multiple factors that need...

Volvo Penta Powers New Henriques Semi-Custom Sportfishing Yacht

No compromises. That’s what owners of Henriques Yachts expect. And it’s what they get.

Five Reasons to Select Volvo Penta as Your Material Handling Engine Partner

When it comes to material handling machinery, uptime is an absolute requirement. Downtime is unacceptable.

#Passthehandle with Volvo Penta!

For the past seven years, water sport enthusiasts from all over the world have come together on the third weekend of July in an effort to get more people out on the water. This movement,...

What Boat Engine Package is Right for You?

When searching for a boat engine, there a many options to choose from. Selections range from propulsion packages like Volvo Penta’s Aquamatic sterndrives and Volvo Penta to IPS, to outboard...

Five Reasons to Select Volvo Penta as Your Power Generation Engine Partner

When it comes to power generation, reliability is an absolute requirement. Downtime is unacceptable. For mission-critical applications, you need a worry-free generator and engine package...

Volvo Penta Genset Engines Keep Power on for HIPOWER Customers

Recognizing that only a high-performing and reliable engine would do, HIPOWER Systems selects Volvo Penta engines for standby and mobile generators.

Volvo Penta at Waste Expo 2021

For the first time in more than fifty years, WasteExpo was forced to cancel their 2020 live event as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. After careful consideration and implementing proper...

Driving marine electrification together with ZEM

Last week, we made an exciting announcement about expanding our electromobility capabilities, experience, and range through the acquisition of the Norwegian company, ZEM AS. Here I share...

Tips and Reminders for National Safe Boating Week

May 22-28 is National Safe Boating Week. It’s a good time to pause and remember some of the basic concepts of boating safety before we gear up for a busy boating season. To that end, we...

Volvo Penta extends its Glass Cockpit offering

Volvo Penta, together with Garmin, has extended its Glass Cockpit offering with a new range of displays that come in 7", 9", and 12" sizes.