Volvo Penta of the Americas has announced two key appointments to its management team. The company named Ed Monacchio vice president of distribution development in the Americas and Gabriel Barsalini general manager in South America. Volvo Penta said Monacchio will focus on improving the density and competency of the distribution network for marine and industrial…more
Volvo Penta of the Americas is offering customers an oil analysis program designed to make it easy to obtain expert diagnostics on engine oil. The program is available for all Volvo Penta diesel and gas engines.
A large fire broke out late Friday night in the facilities of Volvo Penta on the island of Hisingen in Sweden and investigators were classifying it as arson during the early stages of the investigation.
FORT LAUDERDALE Volvo Penta had plenty to crow about at its press event Thursday at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show innovative new projects, awards for innovation and customer satisfaction and expanded warranty service. What an exciting year, Volvo Penta of the Americas president Ron Huibers said. This is what Volvo Penta is…more
Volvo Penta of the Americas announced a new extended coverage program for its leisure marine diesel engines and transmissions. The new program supplements the expanded and strengthened limited warranty for diesel engines, which now includes three extra years of major component coverage for diesel engines and IPS drives. Boaters now have the option of buying…more
Volvo Penta of the Americas is offering a fuel additive to protect marine engines from the harmful effects of fuels containing ethanol. Volvo Penta Ethanol Fuel Treatment is suitable for all outboard or sterndrive systems, the company said, and it is recommending that boaters use the additive every time they fill up with ethanol-blended gas.…more
Volvo Penta announced its new D11 inline 6-cylinder diesel will now power two new IPS pod drive systems: the IPS800 and IPS950. The IPS800 and 950 are matched with the new 625- and 725-hp D11 diesel engines. The result is two new and reliable drive packages both with classic Volvo Penta quality: a unique…more