ORLANDO, FLA. — Volvo Penta’s new 200- and 240-hp sterndrive engines made their first public appearance at this week’s Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, which wrapped up Wednesday. The 200/240, which are 4.3-liter V-6 catalyzed engines, are the first of a fleet of sterndrives that use General Motors Gen V engines.
Volvo Penta, of Sweden, is a global supplier of marine recreational and commercial engines and power systems.
FORT LAUDERDALE — As it prepares to introduce its next generation of gasoline sterndrive engines, Volvo Penta has reaffirmed its commitment to using General Motors engine blocks.
Volvo Penta of the Americas launched a round-the-clock technical support program for dealers, distributors and OEM customers.
The first leg of the world’s toughest bluewater race, the Volvo Ocean Race, begins Saturday morning when the seven-yacht fleet sets off from Alicante, Spain, bound for Cape Town, South Africa.
Volvo Penta said the Fort Ripley, a new offshore emergency response boat that is entering service in Charleston, S.C., is the first commercial vessel in North America to be powered by triple Volvo Penta IPS drives.
Thomas Paine, the new 50-foot aluminum patrol boat that joined the Massachusetts Environmental Police fleet in July, is the first commercial vessel in North America to be powered by Volvo Penta IPS propulsion.
Volvo Penta of the Americas announced a three-year factory warranty for its line of remanufactured marine gasoline engine blocks.
Metal Shark Boats is now offering Volvo Penta diesel sterndrives on its 29 Defiant patrol boats.
Cobalt Boats and Volvo Penta are partnering to enhance a new iPad app that was designed exclusively for Cobalt dealers.
Volvo Penta’s Glass Cockpit concept earned the company a third Asian Marine and Boating Award for most innovative company.