Volvo Penta offers complete drive systems for leisure boats and professional boats, and for industrial applications such as power generation, cranes, pumps and container trucks.
In the commercial shipping area, Volvo Penta delivers diesel engines for the toughest-possible operating conditions. Coast guards, ferry companies, port authorities and shipyards all over the world use Volvo Penta’s reliable engines for towing, passenger transports, patrolling and sea rescue.
In the leisure boat industry, Volvo Penta develops and delivers complete drive systems to world-leading boat builders such as Fairline, Sunseeker and Princess in the UK, Jeanneau/Beneteau in France, Chaparral in the US and Schaefer Yachts in Brazil.
Volvo Penta’s innovative technological solutions for boats create competitiveness and customer benefits in the form of lower fuel consumption, easier maneuvering and shorter installation times. Through partnerships in the communication and navigation area, and by fully integrated drive systems, Volvo Penta offers boat driving environments with a strong focus on comfort and user-friendliness.
Volvo Penta’s customers have access to the marine industry’s most global service and dealer network with about 4,000 dealers worldwide.
In the industrial engine area, Volvo Penta delivers diesel engines to world-leading customers such as Cargotech in Finland, Sany in China, Kohler in the US and Sandvik in Sweden. With their unique performance, operational and environmental features, Volvo Penta’s industrial engines create strong competitiveness for this type of global customers, and by utilizing the breadth and strength of the Volvo Group’s combined service offering, Volvo Penta can also offer efficient support in the form of global service and aftermarket services.
Volvo Penta contributes substantial synergies and economies of scale to the Group’s total diesel engine manufacturing. About one-fifth of volumes in the diesel engine plant in Skövde comprise engines delivered by Volvo Penta. More than half of the Group’s total volumes of 16-liter engines are delivered to Volvo Penta’s customers.