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Game changer gets strength and reliability from D11

When Captain John and Chandra Gavin decided to build Game Changer, a custom 45-foot, down-east-style Hustler fishing boat in 2014, they chose a Volvo Penta D11 625-horsepower marine...

Tier 4 Final – Why you Need it for Power Generation

Let’s begin with background on the current emission regulations in the United States. Then, we can dive into the reasons why organizations should consider Volvo Penta’s trusted Tier 4 Final...

Volvo Penta D16 engines deliver the power to light Sweden Rock

“We only get one chance when doing a show. We can’t take a risk that equipment will break, fail or become unstable. That’s why we use these generators and engines. They are a great...

Uptime in focus when developing the Volvo Penta Stage V off-road engines

Andreas Viktorsson, chief project manager for Stage V, explains how Volvo Penta has managed to increase uptime in its latest D5 to D13 off-road engines by minimizing active regeneration.

Cruise to Captivating Catalina Island by Boat

Catalina Island was once an exclusive hideaway for some of the most iconic names of Hollywood’s heyday. It still remains a tantalizing travel destination for visitors across the globe to...

Best of Boating In Newport Beach California

Situated at the coastal center of Orange County, California, Newport Beach is the epitome of a boaters’ paradise. With 10 miles of shoreline primed for cruising, swimming and surfing, there...

Proven Success: Tropic Star Lodge

Only accessible by boat or small plane, the Tropic Star Lodge is a world-renowned fishing resort. It is located in Piñas Bay, Panama, and has a fleet of 14 Bertram fishing boats ready to...

Powering Life’s Most Important Moments

Volvo Penta is found at the core of pivotal moments that create memories to last a lifetime. We founded this on our strong history within the marine and industrial industries, establishing a...

Proven Success with Elizabeth River Ferry

The Hampton Roads Transit Elizabeth River Ferry, a 150-passenger ferry operated by Norfolk by Boat in the tidewater area of Virginia (USA), runs daily between Portsmouth and downtown...

Savings of $113,000 in fuel per year with Volvo Penta D16

Running seven days a week, 24 hours per day for nine months of the year, reliability and fuel consumption have been critical factors in the choice of engine for Thompson Recycle Company...

Halit Yukay’s Boating Dream: From school book sketches to his own yacht brand

Already at the age of six he designed his first boat, sketching on his school books. Today, 37-year-old Halit Yukay is the owner and designer of his own yacht brand, Mazu Yachts.

The Mareco brothers’ boating dream: A passion that runs in the family

The passion for boats and boat life made Swedish brothers Conny, Jimmy and Billy choose the same path and become marine technicians. Now they run a successful boatyard together in the...

Powering Life’s Most Important Moments: Industrial Made to Move You

Providing power for when and where it’s most needed, Volvo Penta rests at the heart of pivotal moments that create memories to last a lifetime. We build upon the foundation of our strong...

A family business branches out and grows with Volvo Penta IPS

A family-owned ferry company, based in northeast Italy, is making a splash in the industry by choosing Volvo Penta Inboard Performance System (IPS) to power its Delfino Verde Deluxe ferry –...

FOLLOWING A FATHER’S LOBSTER FISHING LEGACY

There was a permanent shadow trailing Tom Farrell on the docks where his lobster boat was harbored, nestled alongside the Southern New Jersey coast. Behind him was a young boy, yearning to...

Volvo Penta engine a great match for tough harvesting conditions in India

“It’s hot and dusty out here, and we carry seriously heavy loads. This is seasonal work, so we need an engine that delivers fast, intense output in extreme conditions.” Machine operator...

Volvo Penta: The heart that never stops

Volvo Penta engines power agriculture all over the world. In Australia, they are helping farmers optimize irrigation through reliable performance and fuel efficiency.

The best safe boating practices

Boating provides the ability to make lifetime memories and share them with family and friends, but with boating also comes great responsibility. The safety of those onboard your vessel...

Tested to perfection

Volvo Penta has been field-testing engines at an aggregates site in Uppsala, Sweden since 2010. Its latest Stage V D13 engine has saved crushing company Dalby Maskin 15 litres of fuel per...

D13-400S provide fuel savings and reliability

Powerful. Dependable. Safe. These are the words used by Dillon Entrekin, port engineer at Louisiana’s Belle Chasse Marine Transport, to describe the Volvo Penta D13 400 engine.