Category Archives: Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta collaborates with Fountaine-Pajot on electromobility venture

By | May 21, 2019

With the intention of creating greater onboard convenience and a more natural sailing environment, Fountaine-Pajot will assist in the installation, trials and demonstration of Volvo Penta’s pioneering electromobility technology. Volvo Penta has announced that it is to collaborate with leading French boat builder Fountaine-Pajot as it prepares to demonstrate its latest prototype electromobility technology. The… Read More »

Volvo Penta garners multiple awards at Miami International Boat Show

By | February 18, 2019

Volvo Penta was honoured with five prestigious industry awards at the Miami International Boat Show last week, recognising achievements in innovation, customer satisfaction and marketing. The honours included an Innovation Award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI), an NMMA Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award and three Neptune Awards from… Read More »

ElectriCity takes to the water with Volvo Penta

By | February 4, 2019

In the next phase of Gothenburg’s drive to connect its residents with a seamless citywide low emission commuting network, a Volvo Penta-powered electric ferry service is being introduced into the ElectriCity transport ecosystem. Building on the growing success of Gothenburg’s ElectriCity project, an all-electric ferry service is to be added to the City’s existing electric… Read More »

How many Challengers will toss their hats in the ring for the 36th America’s Cup?

By | December 5, 2018

© Emirates Team New Zealand While the international sailing media has rightly been focusing on offshore sailing for the past few weeks, given the action-packed, once-per-quadrennial Route du Rhum, the RORC’s Transatlantic Race and the Golden Globe Race 2018, movement has also been afoot in sailing’s grandest event, the America’s Cup. Last year, Emirates Team… Read More »

Volvo Penta unveils control and display system for wakesurfing and water sports

By | October 2, 2018

New automated system is centrepiece of fully integrated solution for boatbuilders. Volvo Penta has unveiled a new water sport control system designed to create a unique user experience for wakesurfing, wakeboarding and waterskiing enthusiasts. The innovative control and display system gives boatbuilders a turnkey Volvo Penta water sport package that’s fully integrated with the Forward… Read More »

Volvo Penta and Amer Yachts join forces to create a superyacht that focuses on sustainability at sea

By | September 4, 2018

Volvo Penta Inboard Performance System (IPS) propulsion and sustainable design elements by Amer Yachts are combined to produce the new Amer 94. The Amer 94 twin is fuel efficient, considerably lighter than contemporary yachts and promotes the use of environmentally-friendly materials. Nicknamed ‘innovation lab’, the new Amer 94 is a testament to the Italian yacht-builder’s… Read More »

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Group

By | August 15, 2018

Volvo Penta welcomes Peter Granqvist as a new member of the Volvo Penta Executive Group. Peter Granqvist will take up the position of Senior Vice President for Product Development, Planning and Purchasing, replacing Johan Inden (formerly Carlsson). Granqvist is joining Volvo Penta from DENSO Corporation where he currently is the President and Managing Director for… Read More »

Volvo Penta introduces Active Corrosion Protection for sterndrives

By | August 3, 2018

Volvo Penta is now offering its Active Corrosion Protection system for sterndrives, providing easier ownership and constant corrosion protection of the drive in the water.  Volvo Penta has taken yet another vital step towards easier boat ownership with Active Corrosion Protection (ACP). The system is designed to protect the boat owner’s drive from corrosion in… Read More »

Greater onboard comfort with Active Ride Control

By | August 2, 2018

Volvo Penta’s new Active Ride Control function reduces a boat’s pitch and roll by up to 60 per cent, for enhanced stabilization and better onboard comfort.  Active Ride Control (ARC) is the result of years of development of improving safety and onboard comfort. By using the Volvo Penta interceptor system, ARC effectively diminishes pitch and… Read More »