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Gear Up for National Safe Boating Week with these Safety Tips

Each year, National Safe Boating Week occurs the week prior to Memorial Day weekend to remind boaters about the many ways they can stay safe as the start of the summer boating season kicks...

Volvo Penta at POWERGEN International 2022

POWERGEN International® will host its annual trade show May 23-25th, 2022, at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The trade show serves as a business and networking...

How connected engines benefit port operations

Uptime, reliability and smooth maintenance have always been key to successful port operations, but now more so than ever before. So, what role does connectivity play in strengthening the...

Volvo Penta at WasteExpo 2022

Volvo Penta is exhibiting live at WasteExpo alongside sister company Volvo Construction Equipment in Las Vegas, NV on May 9th – 12th, 2022. With over 600 exhibitors from around the world,...

Assisted Docking retrofit – the game changer for all skill levels

We asked an experienced boater to put Volvo Penta’s new Assisted Docking system to the test, increasing the capabilities of her Princess Flybridge 50-foot yacht. The verdict? “My boat’s...

Looking beyond the purchase price: How a TCO analysis shows the real cost of an electric vehicle

Despite the upfront cost of an electric vehicle being higher than a diesel one, the total cost of ownership (TCO) can still be significantly lower. Calculating all the potential savings of...

Partnership is the new leadership

At the end of 2021, Volvo Penta signed a new and exciting partnership agreement with Danfoss’ Editron division. Through this agreement, we aim to work together to boost electrification in...

Volvo Penta raises sustainability aims in podcast premiere

With the 2022 Miami International Boat Show around the corner (February 16th–20th), Volvo Penta has taken the opportunity to have a chat with the show organizer in the premiere episode of...

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.