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Scania introduces new recreational engines in North America

Scania, a manufacturer of engines for boats, trucks, buses and industrial applications, announced the availability of its new range of engines – fully emissions certified for the U.S. pleasure craft market. The manufacturers North American line-up features a 900 HP, six-cylinder, 13-liter in-line and a 1,150 HP 16-liter V8. Built on a Compacted Graphite Iron (CGI) engine block and employing a simple ...

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Onboard for outboards

By David Gee The boat buying public is fully on board for outboards. Retail sales increased for the eighth consecutive year in 2019, nearly reaching pre-recession levels with a 13-year high. “We’re seeing the trend in consumer demand for higher performance engines continue with outboard engine sales growth in 2019 led by engines 200hp-plus, accounting for 27% of sales, and ...

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Yamaha launches new T25 outboard engine

Based on the award-winning F25, Yamaha developed the new T25 in response to requests for lightweight, electronic fuel injected performance in a small, high-thrust configuration. “The new T25 has the best power-to-weight ratio of all high-thrust 25 horsepower outboards,” said Ben Speciale, Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit President. “If you have a small but heavy vessel to power, this outboard ...

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YANMAR launches 4LV sterndrive models at FLIBS 2018

YANMAR Marine International is launching a full line-up of 4LV sterndrive marine diesel engine models to complete its 4LV series of common rail (CR) engines. The new 150 to 250 mhp five-engine range combines with the YANMAR ZT370 sterndrive to offer exceptional acceleration, fuel efficiency, remarkably quiet operation, and low vibration to suit a wide variety of vessels. Complementing the ...

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Volvo Penta unveils hybrid marine propulsion concept

Designed to enable zero emission running for marine vessels, Volvo Penta has unveiled a hybrid concept for its IPS propulsion system. The electric-only mode allows entry into environmentally sensitive zones, as well as offering enhanced onboard comfort and boat handling characteristics. Hot on the heels of Volvo Penta’s announcement that it will provide electrified power solutions for both land and ...

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Engine companies maintain high profiles at MIBS 

As more powerful marine engines are introduced, manufacturers don’t miss an opportunity to showcase their muscular propulsion product offerings. Here’s a quick recap of company announcements from this year’s Miami International Boat Show. Mercury Mercury Marine officially introduced its new V-6 FourStroke outboard family and the expansion of its SeaPro commercial line the evening prior to the show’s opening. The ...

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Volvo Penta unveils new Forward Drive engine

Looking to take advantage of the growing water sports market, Volvo Penta introduced its new Forward Drive technology Wednesday in Miami. "This is a transformative technology that will be as innovative as IPS was 10 years ago," said Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas, referring to Volvo Penta's Inboard Performance System, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. ...

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