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Volvo Penta helps power the World’s first fleet of commercial autonomous exploration vessels

2020-09-22 The maritime and scientific community have set themselves the ambitious target to map the entire ocean floor by 2030.

Volvo Penta electric driveline is a game-changer for the fire truck of the future

2020-07-01 Volvo Penta has developed an electric driveline for leading fire service vehicle manufacturer Rosenbauer’s pioneering fire truck, enabling an innovative new solution with zero exhaust emissions and significantly reduced noise levels. The truck – named “Revolutionary Technology” (RT) – is currently undergoing intensive testing and will soon begin real-world customer testing with fire departments in Berlin, Amsterdam and Dubai.

Stockholm Police’s high-speed patrol boat finds perfect partner in Volvo Penta power

2020-06-24 With almost a quarter of Sweden’s population and thousands of islands to protect, Stockholm’s Maritime Police Section has its work cut out. Helping it keep watch day and night is a high-speed Marell M15 patrol boat, equipped with a fully integrated propulsion system – Volvo Penta’s latest D6 engine and DPI drive.

Behind the scenes of Volvo Penta’s D8 genset engine development project where engineers took power generation to the next level!

2020-06-22 Volvo Penta engineers spent three years developing, testing and optimizing the new D8 Stage II and Stage IIIA/Tier 3 genset engine to ensure it delivered industry-leading power density, low fuel consumption and low noise levels. But what exactly goes into building a new engine? And how do you ensure it meets customer requirements? Anders Wernersson, Engineering Project Manager for Medium Duty Engines at Volvo Penta, explains …

Heléne Mellquist appointed President of Volvo Penta

2020-06-10 Heléne Mellquist has been appointed President of Volvo Penta and member of the Volvo Group Management Team.

Essential vessel repowered with Volvo Penta IPS amid lockdown

2020-05-20 Northern Offshore Services (NOS) vessel - The M/V Traveller – underwent a major upgrade that lengthened, repowered and modernized the crew transfer vessel. Now powered by Volvo Penta’s Inboard Propulsion System (IPS) the vessel is already back to work.

Volvo Penta Debuts Digital Product Showcase at Virtual Palm Beach International Boat Show

2020-05-14 Volvo Penta will feature its latest engines, drive systems and integrated propulsion solutions at the Virtual Palm Beach International Boat Show, which opens Thursday, May 14.

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.