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Volvo Penta names Martin Bjuve vice president for customer support and training

Volvo Penta of the Americas announced the appointment of Martin Bjuve as vice president for customer support and training. In this position, he will provide strategic direction and management for support and product training for dealers and customers across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Bjuve has served as vice president and chief financial officer at ...

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The Workforce Crisis: Training existing techs

Developing a workforce doesn’t stop once all the jobs are filled. Ensuring employees stay in the industry long term is as vital a piece to the workforce shortage puzzle as getting employees hired.  Keeping good employees is significantly easier if they have a career path, and training shows that the company is investing in that career path. Engine manufacturers are ...

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Torqeedo names Marcia Kull president

Marcia Kull has been named president of Torqeedo Group, Inc., and will direct global sales and strategy for the electric marine propulsion company, Torqeedo announced Friday. Kull will oversee Torqeedo's growth activities in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. The newly created position is an expansion of the current management team. She will assume her new role on May 1, ...

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Volvo Penta intros new 6.2L V8 engines, inboard joysticks

Volvo Penta showcased two new V8 engines and its new Joystick for Inboard system Thursday at the Miami International Boat Show. The innovations are part of Volvo Penta's continuing "Easy Boating" strategy, designed to make boating more enjoyable and accessible to consumers, said Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas. Volvo Penta's new aluminum 6.2L V8 380 and ...

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Volvo Penta to showcase inboard joystick driving and docking control for inboards at MIBS

Volvo Penta of the Americas will feature the new Joystick Inboard system at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show. The Volvo Penta Joystick for Inboard is a joystick for twin inboard shaft installations that includes both docking and driving modes and integrates all five steering components: thruster, rudders, gear shift, slip and throttle. The joystick’s technology automatically calculates balance between ...

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Volvo Penta expands compact engine range ahead of RCD II emissions regulations

Volvo Penta’s entire marine leisure engine range is now compliant with the new European Union Recreational Craft Directive Stage 2 (RCD II) emissions regulations. The RCD II compact range, 13-75 hp, includes the addition of two new models, D2-50 and D2-60, expanding Volvo Penta’s range of marine leisure diesel engines. Volvo Penta’s new four-cylinder D2-50 and D2-60 engines are available ...

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Volvo Penta 8-liter diesel engine and IPS drive make American debut at FLIBS

For the first time in the U.S., Volvo Penta is presenting its 8-liter diesel engine and new IPS drive. These solutions, along with other innovations recently introduced by the company, will be showcased at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in booth 1203/1204. These products are an extension of Volvo Penta’s Easy Boating initiative, featuring Helm-to-Prop Integration, according to Ron ...

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Women Making Waves: Marcia Kull

Marcia Kull Vice President – Marine Sales, Volvo Penta of the Americas, LLC Education: B.A. in Education – University of Iowa; JD – University of Iowa College of Law. Years in the marine industry: Over 25 Companies you have worked for in the marine industry and titles you held within those companies: Genmar Holdings – Assistant General Counsel, Vice President ...

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Volvo Penta awarded World Yachts 2016 trophy

Volvo Penta has been recognized for its Inboard Performance System at the World of Yachts celebration at the Cannes Yachting Festival in the south of France. The awards were presented in front of more than 500 industry professionals and customers. The trophies reward the leading innovations in the luxury boating industry throughout the past year. Johan Wästeräng, Volvo Penta’s Vice ...

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