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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...

The questions you need to ask about aftermarket support

The level of aftermarket support available for an industrial diesel engine will have a huge impact on its uptime, so it’s important to do plenty of research. Here are some of the key factors...

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.

Engine rightsizing: finding the best fit for your application

When it comes to diesel engine size and maximising uptime, reliability and fuel efficiency, it’s not about having a big engine or a small engine, but the right engine for your off-road...

From agriculture to construction, why machine operators often know which engine is best

Volvo Penta’s engines are used in a wide range of equipment and applications, often powering machines that are vital for society to keep running. To ensure its products perform as needed,...

Volvo Penta’s IMO III solutions help more vessels reach emissions excellence

As part of Volvo Penta’s drive towards sustainable power solutions, the company designed a unique propulsion range to meet IMO III emissions. Since its reveal in 2018, Volvo Penta’s IMO III...

THE VOLVO PENTA FORWARD DRIVE EXPERIENCE

Without a doubt, surfing is cool. The feeling of riding a wave, propelled solely by its power, is not only exhilarating but just downright fun. Until recently, however, it’s a feeling that...

360 DEGREES OF FUN

From wakesurfing, to cruising to simply beaching the boat, the possibilities for adventure are endless with the Volvo Penta Forward Drive.

Updates to Easy Connect app will enhance your boating experience

Volvo Penta’s Easy Connect app delivers access to engine, boat and route data – directly on your smart device. With the latest updates, it will be easier than ever to navigate, keep track of...

Volvo Penta dealer shares top 15 boating tips

Family owned Swedish Volvo Penta dealer, Ringens Varv, share their 15 top tips for getting the most out of your boating experience. With more than 130 years of experience in boat building...

All new Waketoon Surf Series Pontoon

We sat down with Jim Wolf, president of Avalon & Tahoe Manufacturing, to hear how the market has been responding to the all-new Waketoon Surf Series Pontoon.

Volvo Penta supporting customers in every possible way

Last February, during the height of Covid-19 pandemic in China, Volvo Penta technician Hu Dai undertook a long, demanding journey through multiple checkpoints and security clearances, and...

Volvo Penta delivers support to customers and society during COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Volvo Penta is doing what it can to make a difference by protecting employees, supporting customers and helping society. In these uncertain times, the company...