Volvo Penta News

Volvo withdraws from Conexpo over virus concerns

2020-03-05 All business areas within the Volvo Group have jointly decided to not attend Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020 due to the outbreak and continuing concerns relating to the Coronavirus Covid-19.

Richard Sears lives his dream studying Blue Whales

2020-03-04 Richard Sears – President of Mingan Island Cetacean Study (MICS) has been studying Blue Whales off of Canada’s St Lawrence coast for more than 40 years. But how do you go about collecting data on these shy giants?

Volvo Penta powers a fleet of boats in South America’s demanding Beagle Channel

2020-03-04 The company, Los Yámanas S.A. – who offers sea excursions in the Beagle Channel – is using Volvo Penta Inboard Performance System (IPS) to power two of their tour boats. Operating in one of the most remote parts of the world, the sightseeing boats enable thousands of tourists to experience the beauty of this unique region.

Volvo Penta presents new D8 genset engine at Middle East Energy

2020-03-03 Volvo Penta is strengthening its product portfolio with the launch of the new D8 Stage II and Stage IIIA/Tier 3 power generation engine. The 8-litre engine is making its trade show debut at Middle East Energy in Dubai.

Volvo Penta expands genset range with D8 Stage II and Stage IIIA/Tier 3 engine

2020-02-24 Volvo Penta is launching a new addition to its genset product portfolio, the D8 Stage II and Stage IIIA/Tier 3 engine. The 8-litre power generation engine offers industry-leading power density and a compact size, combined with low fuel consumption and noise levels.

Volvo Penta Begins Production of Seven Marine Outboards in Tennessee

2020-02-11 Today Volvo Penta announced the start of production and assembly of Seven Marine outboards at the organization’s wholly-owned facility in Lexington, Tennessee. As of January 2020, the entire lineup of Seven Marine engines has been incorporated into the Volvo Penta production process.

Volvo Penta recieves innovation award for its DPI drive

2020-01-20 Volvo Penta has won a prestigious innovation award for its DPI driveline at the Dusseldorf International Boat Show.

Volvo Penta’s new edition D13 IPS1350 now powering larger semi-displacement yachts

2020-01-15 The new edition Volvo Penta D13 propulsion system delivers the benefits of the Volvo Penta Inboard Performance System (IPS) to semi-displacement large yachts.

Volvo Penta D16 marine gensets power the award winning Sendo Liner

2019-12-16 Volvo Penta has contributed to a project with shipyard Concordia Damen and operator Sendo Shipping to deliver the first battery-hybrid inland barge – the Sendo Liner. Now the container ship has won the prestigious KNVTS Ship of the Year 2019 Maritime Award.

Silent and smooth shifting now standard across entire range of Volvo Penta Sterndrives

2019-12-11 Gasoline and D3 diesel engines are latest product lines to boost comfort with unique silent shift.Gasoline and D3 diesel engines are latest product lines to boost comfort with unique silent shift.