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Mercury releases new Avator 7.5e outboard

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Mercury Marine has introduced the Mercury Avator 7.5e electric outboard at the Consumer Electronics Show 2023 in Las Vegas, Nev. Avator is the first in a series of electric outboard products to be released in 2023. Mercury also plans to display concepts for its Avator 20e and 35e outboards, which will be in market later in 2023. “We are excited ...

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Mercury announces V10 outboard

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has introduced the industry’s first V10 outboard with the launch of its 5.7L 350 and 400hp Verado outboard engines. The Verado’s are compatible with the latest Mercury SmartCraft technologies and will be offered with an optional dual-mode 48V/12V alternator to pair with Navico Group’s Fathom e-power system. “The all-new Mercury V10 ...

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Mercury Marine opens global distribution center

Mercury Marine recently opened its new, purpose-built distribution center to support its parts and accessories business. The new 512,000-square-foot facility is strategically located near Indianapolis, Indiana, a major thoroughfare connecting Mercury’s global customers that will improve delivery and service and will add much needed capacity for scale, stability, and reduced logistics costs.  Mercury’s current distribution facility at its global headquarters ...

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A new era of power

By Adam Quandt Peanut butter and jelly, Mike & Ike, yin and yang, all things we’ve known to go together. But water and electricity? Not so much. However, with the help of new technologies, new partnerships and much more, marine manufacturers are changing that mindset. With an emphasis on creating more environmentally-friendly products to meet an evolving consumer expectation, boat ...

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Mercury Marine partners with Alliant Energy to build solar array

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Mercury Marine announced a partnership with Alliant Energy to build a 5-megawatt, 32-acre solar array in eastern Fond du Lac County to advance the company’s sustainability initiatives and the region’s growing commitment to renewable energy. The Ledgeview Solar Project, pending review and approval by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin in the coming months, is the first to be developed under ...

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Mercury Marine names new VP, GM of eSolutions

Mercury Marine achieves Green Masters designation

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has named Perissa Millender Bailey vice president and general manager, eSolutions. This new position on Mercury’s leadership team will be responsible for leading the company’s electrification business and product development strategy. Millender Bailey joins Mercury following an 18-year career with Ford Motor Company, most recently serving as the company’s global technology strategy and ...

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Mercury releases 2021 sustainability reports

Mercury Marine achieves Green Masters designation

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, released its 2021 sustainability report. The report details the company’s progress through the end of 2021 in advancing its sustainability mission around four key pillars: Energy, Environment, Product and People. The report’s 2021 sustainability highlights and accomplishments include: Earning the Corporate Energy Management award from the International Association of Energy EngineersDeveloping a zero-direct-emissions ...

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Mercury to open purpose-built distribution center

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation announced that it will open a centralized, purpose-built, distribution center to support its industry leading parts and accessories business. The new 512,000 square foot facility will be located near Indianapolis, Indiana, a strategic location that will improve delivery and service to Mercury’s global customers while adding much needed capacity for scale, stability, and ...

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Mercury Marine wins CES Innovation Award

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today was named a 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Innovation Award honoree in the Vehicle & Transportation category for the V12 600hp Verado outboard engine. This is the second consecutive CES Innovation Award for Mercury. In 2021, Mercury’s 1st Mate Marine System technology won in two categories, earning the Best of Innovation designation in the In-Vehicle ...

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Mercury receives international energy management award

Mercury Marine achieves Green Masters designation

At the annual Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) International Awards Banquet, the association named Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), as the recipient of its Corporate Energy Management Award. In conferring the honor, AEE asserted that “Mercury Marine is an environmental steward, driven by environmentally conscious production and sustainable energy management.” Chris Drees, Mercury president, attended the ...

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