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National Marine Manufacturers Association endorses Gevo’s biobutanol in marine applications

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) today endorsed Gevo, Inc.’s (Nasdaq:GEVO) use of its renewable biobutanol (also known as isobutanol) by the marine industry as an effective, less damaging, more suitable biofuel alternative than ethanol for powering various types of marine and recreational boat engines. Engine manufacturers from across the recreational boating industry have identified biobutanol as ...

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BRP announces Evinrude E-TEC G2 Time to Repower event

STURTEVANT, Wis., — BRP announced the Time to Repower Sales Event where qualified consumers can take advantage of special incentives that make repowering with the award-winning Evinrude® E-TEC® G2 outboard engines easier than ever. From May 18 through June 28, 2015, U.S. and Canada consumers who purchase and take delivery of eligible loose Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines from a participating Evinrude ...

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Hewescraft to offer Evinrude E-TEC

BRP’s Evinrude E-TEC engines will now be offered by the aluminum-hull boat manufacturer Hewescraft. Owners of a 16- to 26-foot (4.8- to 7.9-metre) Hewescraft heavy-gauge, all-welded aluminum fishing boat can now experience the unrivaled performance and bold, breakthrough design of the Evinrude E-TEC G2 engine. “We strive to align ourselves with brands that have the renowned reputation that BRP has ...

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BRP recognized by Wisconsin for sustainable process

STURTEVANT, Wisc. – BRP’s closed-loop facility water system was awarded a Sustainable Business Award for Sustainable Process. The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council and Cool Choices selected BRP’s process entry from a very highly qualified field of nominees and praised BRP’s commitment to sustainability. “BRP was a clear favorite of the judges for the 2015 Earth Day Sustainable Business Awards,” according to ...

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BRP signs Cobalt Boats

STURTEVANT, Wis. – BRP’s award-winning Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines will now be rigged on Cobalt Boats’ Marker One Platform Series of deck and pontoon boats. This new relationship will provide Marker One owners the ability to experience unrivalled performance and the bold breakthrough design of Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines. “We’re proud to rig the Marker One Platform Series with the all-new ...

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BRP’s Spark deserves some credit for PWC growth

For our upcoming cover story in the April issue on reaching younger buyers, we asked the fine folks at Info-Link to share the latest data on boat buyer age. The good news was that, for the first time in a long time, the buyer age stayed relatively flat for most categories in 2014, and even declined in some. For the ...

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BRP-Evinrude showcases biobutanol during test rides at Miami International Boat Show

STURTEVANT, Wis. – Through its Evinrude brand, BRP will be showcasing the alternative fuel biobutanol, a second-generation biofuel, during test rides at the Miami International Boat Show. BRP’s Evinrude engineers have been collaborating for four years with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and several engine and boat manufacturers in the testing of advanced alternative fuels for use in recreational ...

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Marine Marketers of America announces 2014 Neptune Award winners

MIAMI – Marine Marketers of America (MMA) today announced the winners of its seventh-annual 2014 Neptune Awards for Marketing Excellence during the Miami International Boat Show Industry Breakfast. “There were 122 entries in 14 categories, our largest field ever,” said Wanda Kenton Smith, president of MMA. “There was great diversity – entries came from companies large and small, sail and ...

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Evinrude extends partnership with Cabela’s National Walleye Tour

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), makers of Evinrude E-TEC outboards, has re-joined the Cabela’s National Walleye Tour (NWT) as an official sponsor for the 2015 season. The renewal was finalized as the NWT prepares for the upcoming season, scheduled to kick off May 7 on the Mississippi River at Lake City, Minn. As part of the agreement, Evinrude ...

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BRP adds 78 new Evinrude dealers in 2014

Sturtevant, Wis. – BRP signed 12 new Evinrude dealers during the final quarter and a total of 78 new North American dealers partnered with Evinrude in 2014. During this same time period, BRP added 20 OEM boat builders to its partner portfolio. In the past year, manufacturers such as Campion Boats, Cape Horn, Kingfisher, Tidewater and Scout have signed supply ...

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