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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...

Volvo Penta considers 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...

A powerful partnership: Volvo Penta and ZEM come together to drive marine electrification

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 with three new displays

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.

Forward Thinking

It’s arguably the perfect marketing phrase for various Volvo Penta projects in recent years, but it also quite accurately describes the company’s approach to the marine innovation. It was...

Boating Industry Recognizes Volvo Penta Assisted Docking in Top Boating Products of the Year

Volvo Penta’s Assisted Docking technology has been honored among the top products of the year by Boating Industry magazine. The top 50 boating products appeared in the May issue of the...

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...