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Mercury unveils new 150 Hp Four Stroke outboard marine engine

Friday, October 28th, 2011

“This is the lightest 150-hp 4-stroke in the world,” said Steve Miller, Mercury Marine brand manager for large outboards. “We have the highest displacement, but the lowest weight. There is a saying, ‘There’s no replacement for displacement.’ This is a very low-stressed engine.”

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Department of Energy: E15 causes “severe damage” to marine engines

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

WASHINGTON – The results from two studies conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on the effects of E15 on marine engines were released on Friday, showing that the gasoline and ethanol blend can cause issues including drivability, materials compatibility, increased emissions, and long-term durability in outboard, stern drive and inboard engines, according to the release.

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BRP (Evinrude) signs outboard marine motor deal with Tohatsu

Friday, October 14th, 2011

BRP signed an agreement with Tohatsu Corp. to supply a range of Evinrude outboard engines from 3.5 hp to 15 hp, the company said.

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Yamaha Marine puts Canadian financials under U.S. umbrella

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

The board of Yamaha Motor Co. voted to transfer all shares of Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd. to its American subsidiary, Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A., the company said in a statement on its website.

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Yamaha Marine announces fall incentive promotion

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

KENNESAW, Ga. – Yamaha Marine Group is launching a new customer incentive plan called “Why Wait? Buy Now!” The plan provides three-year Yamaha Extended Service on eligible purchases of Yamaha outboards.

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