Blog / News items 2020 season

New Volvo Penta D6 re-engine packages

Here are two brand new Volvo Penta D6 300hp diesel engines being installed into a Rodman cruiser on-site Re engine packages are available from 13hp upwards and we have demo engines on display here in Penryn.

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Industrial applications- Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta don't just make marine engines. Volvo Penta supply Tier 5, high performance, reliability, fuel efficiency, and low emission industrial engines into many industrial applications including mining, forestry, agricultural and material handling industries.This is us, supporting a customer, servicing a mining machine after 1000 hours duty cycle.

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Penta Electric Saildrive Concept

Volvo Penta and Fountaine Cats have unveiled an all new electric Saildrive. The technology behind the electric Saildrive is based on Volvo Group’s proven designs for electromobility – and many components are shared. Li-ion battery packs power an electric motor, which in turn drives the Saildrive propeller. The system offers more power and torque at low speeds compared to a similar diesel engine.

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Coronavirus update, 17-03-20

We believe there is currently no perceived risk in handling post or freight. As part of our commitment to minimizing the spread of COVID-19, we have now adopted the following.

All incoming goods, customer orders and packing will now be done using protective gloves. No third party access to offices, parts storage areas and workshops will be allowed. Common areas' including our customer showroom will be cleaned and sanitized daily.

Currently, Volvo Penta deliveries into the UK are not affected, but this may change soon. If your boat is being launched in the future, it may be worth ordering parts now to avoid any possible future delay.

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Stage V ready

Volvo Penta’s Stage V solution is developed especially for tough off-road applications. The unique design of engine and exhaust after treatment system as one perfectly synced system delivers optimized up time, performance and fuel efficiency. A power package easy to install, operate and maintain.

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Volvo Penta in Mining

Day and night – year after year – Volvo Penta industrial engines boost productivity in container terminals, mines and a wide range of other industrial applications where performance and up time make the difference. Our engines are engineered to perform reliably under difficult conditions, with high performance and durability as a hallmark.

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Volvo Oil Analysis

Volvo Penta Oil Analysis delivers a comprehensive diagnosis of the engine's condition. Oil Analysis provides information such as water and fuel content, viscosity, dirt and the amount of metal particulates in the oil from component wear. With regular use of Volvo Penta Oil Analysis, you get an excellent planning tool to give you better control.

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Volvo Penta Fuel Economy

We are part of The Volvo Group – world leader in diesel engine technology, which means that we benefit from the entire Group’s overall work with developing innovative technology, sustainable and fuel efficient solutions that add to your business credibility and bottom line.

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