Volvo Penta gensets power Sweden’s largest electric-hybrid ferry
Volvo Penta gensets are powering the largest electric-hybrid ferry in Sweden. The Tellus ferry operates the 1.8km-wide Gullmarsleden waterway between Uddevalla and Lysekil – one of Sweden’s busy maritime routes. We take a look at the motivations, collaborations, and technology behind this [...]
Amer 94 becomes the largest superyacht with Volvo Penta Easy Connect
Italian boatbuilder Amer Yachts has installed Volvo Penta Easy Connect in their 94-foot superyacht, D’aria, making it the largest yacht to be connected to the app. The boat will be at The Cannes Yachting Festival giving customers the chance to see the technology in use.
Volvo Penta-powered electric terminal tractor to star at TOC Europe
Volvo Penta is taking yet another step in its journey towards offering electrified power solutions by 2021 by presenting an emission-free terminal tractor featuring a Volvo Penta electric driveline at TOC Europe 2019, the leading tradeshow for port and terminal technology and operations.
Volvo Penta’s Inboard Performance System (IPS): a design gamechanger
Volvo Penta’s Inboard Performance System (IPS) stunned the boating world when it was first unveiled in 2005 – and it is still the benchmark for excellence in the industry. The company (literally) turned propulsion around and now this daring design is now on display in New York as part of an [...]