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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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Sterndrive surfability moves forward

Volvo Penta’s Forward Drive (FWD) created a buzz in the industry when it was first introduced in February at the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS). By combining a sterndrive engine, DuoProps and Volvo Penta’s Inboard Performance System (IPS), the company was able to create a forward-facing DuoProp drive that moves the prop more than 27 inches forward under the boat. ...

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Regal Marine joins Water Sports Industry Association

Orlando – R​egal Marine Industries announced it has become one of the first sterndrive manufacturers to announce its membership in the Water Sports Industry Association (WSIA) and exhibitor status with S​urf Expo. Surf Expo is taking place September 10­-12 in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center. This commitment is designed to utilize Regal’s reach in the boating market and dealer ...

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Volvo Penta to partner with Callenberg Technology Group on diesel electric

Volvo Penta has announced an agreement to work on diesel electric projects with Callenberg Technology Group — furthering its commitment to providing sustainable power solutions. Volvo Penta and Callenberg will both be exhibiting at Nor-Shipping, a leading maritime shipping industry exhibition in Lillestrøm, Norway, June 2 to 5. In order to provide fuel-efficient, environmentally conscious products to its customers, Volvo ...

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Regal debuts two new models at Miami boat show

Regal Marine Industries unveiled two new boats last week in Miami, the 2100 Surf featuring Volvo’s new Forward Drive and Regal’s Surf Package, as well as the all-new 22 FasDeck, the newest member of the FasDeck series now spanning 22 to 27 feet. The 2100 Surf combines all the innovative features of this popular model, along with Volvo’s new propulsion ...

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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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Volvo Penta names new director of marketing for Americas

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Volvo Penta of the Americas today announced the appointment of Marcelo Puscar as director of marketing. Puscar will be responsible for managing and implementing a strategic marketing plan that builds, promotes and communicates Volvo Penta’s brand, products and services in the marine and industrial market sectors. He will report directly to Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of ...

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