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Volvo Penta D11-510 Drives Window Into the Sea

The Fury Catamaran Glass-Bottom Boat, operated by Fury Water Adventures, relies on Volvo Penta D11-510 power to take vacationers to North America’s only living coral reef.

Debunking Myths About Tier 4 Final Diesel Engines

Volvo Penta teamed with PowerSecure and Miratech last year to present an educational webinar for facility managers and engineers on the latest developments in environmentally friendly diesel...

Palm Beach International Boat Show

The 35th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show will take place March 25 – 28, 2021 in West Palm Beach. The event, produced by Informa Markets, will showcase more than $1.2 billion in...

Live Webcast goes behind the scenes of the newly launched Assisted Docking technology

Docking is probably the most stressful aspect of boating. As part of our continuous effort to make life on the water easier, in January Volvo Penta announced Assisted Docking, a new...

Powerful, Reliable, and Environmentally Friendly Engines for Dolphin Racer

Florida West Coast Cruises Inc., managed by sister-company Starlite Cruises, selects Volvo Penta’s D13-700 engines for its Dolphin Racer, a 120-passenger vessel offering high-powered dolphin...

Volvo Penta IPS the perfect fit for Greek Tourist Transportation companies

The Volvo Penta Inboard Performance System (IPS) delivers a host of benefits to Greek Ferry company Santorini Boatmen & Mooring Services.

Five Reasons to Select Volvo Penta as Your Agriculture Engine Provider Partner

Agricultural work pushes the limits of equipment. But tight planting times and short harvest seasons won’t wait for equipment failures. Farmers need partners who understand their business...

D13 Power Keeps River Tugboats Moving

Recognizing that only a rugged and reliable, environmentally friendly engine would do, Newt Marine Service of Dubuque, Iowa, selects Volvo Penta engines for its fleet repower.

Volvo Penta's Assisted Docking Technology Receives Recognition at CES 2021

Last week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021, Volvo Penta announced the commercial availability of its Assisted Docking technology to acclaim and recognition. Named a finalist by...

The Truth About EPA Tier 4 Final for Diesel Gensets

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established scaled standards to restrict emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), carbon monoxide (CO), particulate matter (PM) and non-methane...

New Megawatt Containerized Generator Makes Debut

The cover story for the November 2000 issue of Diesel Progress featured a new container-based one-megawatt generator from Taylor Power Systems powered by Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final engines.

New Pilot Boats Rely on Volvo Penta Propulsion

Volvo Penta is rapidly becoming the supplier-of-choice for propulsion systems on new pilot launches.

Volvo Penta Powers the Making of Memories

The StarShip II, a 130-foot, 150-passenger dining yacht, operated by Yacht StarShip Cruises & Events in Tampa, Florida, relies on D13 power to provide experiences to remember.

Water Taxi Runs on Reliable Volvo Penta Power

Captain Jack II, a 100-passenger water taxi, operated by Pirate Water Taxi in Tampa, Florida, relies on Volva Penta D4 power to move tourists between 15 stops along the Tampa Riverwalk.

Is your engine being operated with maximum efficiency?

How a diesel industrial engine is used has a significant impact on its longevity and uptime, so it is important that operators are well-trained.

V-Drive vs. Forward Drive

Volvo Penta’s revolutionary Forward Drive opens new vistas for builders to create multi-purpose boats optimized for the popular sport of wakesurfing – but also suitable for cruising,...

Join us for a live reveal of new products

Don’t miss the opportunity to join the live reveal of Volvo Penta’s latest marine commercial products.

Two Milestones Reached in Dealer Technician Trainings

Following the new Online Instructor Led Training (OILT) dealer program that launched in April, Volvo Penta’s training team has reached two milestones this fall. Between the new program and...

Volvo Penta Water Sport Control Offers Complete Integration Of Surf Settings…And More

A lot of variables go into optimizing your boat for the ideal wakesurf session. And Volvo Penta’s Water Sports Control makes it convenient and easy to get the most out of your Forward Drive...

How aftertreatment systems can affect uptime

Here are the key questions you need to ask yourself in order to find the optimal diesel engine and aftertreatment system for your off-road application and unique circumstances.