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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

BRP (TSX:DOO) announced that its Evinrude brand, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences, has launched the BRP/Evinrude Water Research Excellence Fellowships. The two $5,000 annual fellowships support tuition for graduate students at the School of Freshwater Sciences. The

tags: Engines, Environmental Impact

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

BRP (TSX:DOO) announced today that its Evinrude brand will dedicate a memorial to the legacy of Ole Evinrude at a ceremony on June 23, 2016. The event will include the unveiling of a plaque to be placed on a bridge over Okauchee Lake in the town of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin at 10:30 a.m. “Ole Evinrude not only invented the outboard

tags: Engines

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Fast, fun and 100% electric, the Cruise 10.0 R outboard motor delivers commanding performance with the simplicity of a low-voltage system. Newly designed and engineered, it delivers the equivalent to a 20 hp combustion engine with 12 kW peak and 10 kW continuous input power. The new flagship of Torqeedo's full line of Cruise motors

tags: Engines

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Pacific Power Group is powering a new custom-built vessel for whale watching with Volvo Penta engines, engine monitoring and throttle controls that will improve the experience for Prince of Whales passengers. PPG’s marine team is powering the Salish Sea Dream with four Volvo Penta D13-700 Inboard turbo diesel engines that will

tags: Engines

Thursday, February 4, 2016

LEHR PROPANE POWERED OUTBOARD MOTORS use Propane also known as LPG , a less expensive fuel which does not go bad over time therefore avoiding fuel-related / carbureted maintenance and repairs, particularly with today's ethanol added fuels. Ethanol problems are plaguing small HP outboards as well as all engines. These fuel problems

tags: Engines

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Yamaha Marine Group announced today the return of one of its most valuable incentive programs, “Why Wait? Buy Now.” The new promotion gives customers a great way to add value to their Yamaha four-stroke outboard purchases this fall. “The ‘Why Wait? Buy Now’ promotion gives customers an opportunity to get

tags: Engines

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Powerful, technologically innovative 4-stroke model joins company’s mid-range lineup Honda exclusives set industry standards of quality, reliability and performance Honda Marine introduces the new BF100 horsepower (hp) 4-stroke engine, the most powerful outboard to join the Honda Marine mid-range engine lineup. Incorporating a

tags: Engines

Monday, September 14, 2015

Yamaha Marine Group today announced the introduction of an all-new Propeller Selector to help customers narrow down propeller options, based on their input. The new tool can be found easily at yamahaoutboards.com>propellers>prop selector (www.yamahapropselector.com). Stepping through the selection process is easy and intuitive

tags: Engines

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Matching one's passion with one's vocation usually leads to wonderful results. That is exactly what happened when Captain Bernardo Herzer mixed his love for boating with his life's work of developing propane­fueled small engines. Herzer, a licensed ship's captain, spent his youth at sea. He developed a passion for the water

tags: Engines

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Volvo Penta is the official engine supplier for the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race, which is having its North American stopover in Newport, R.I., this week. “The Volvo Ocean Race serves as a crucible for developing and testing new technologies that will benefit the entire marine industry,” said Ron Huibers, president of Volvo

tags: Engines