MN 100: Volvo Penta of the Americas

Posted by Nicole Ventimiglia

1300 Volvo Penta Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Tel: 757.382.4010
Email: [email protected]
CEO/President: Ron Huibers
Number of Employees: 1,400

The Company:
Volvo Penta, with approximately 4,000 dealers in more than 130 countries, is a global manufacturer of engines for commercial vessels, leisure boats and industrial markets. Its engines are type approved by major classification societies and comply with all applicable national and international emission regulations.   
The Case:
Volvo Penta is recognized for introducing innovative technologies into the commercial engine market, including duoprop sterndrives, IPS pod drives, dynamic positioning, joystick steering and electronic engine controls. Volvo Penta builds long-term partnerships with boat builders, designers and operators, leveraging products that reduce fuel consumption and emissions, extend service life and minimize downtime. The product line includes 3-16 liter diesel engines, gensets, sterndrives and IPS pod drives, with new marine diesel engines that provide higher torque out of the hole, better performance at all rpms and low ownership costs.

(As published in the August 2014 edition of Marine News -

Marine News Magazine, page 71,  Aug 2014

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