Evinrude, of Sturtevant, Wis., is a maker of outboard engines and one of the brands of Valcourt, Quebec-based Bombardier Recreational Products.
Laurent Beaudoin will step down and become Chairman Emeritus.
The engines will help with training as the industry deals with the technician shortage.
NMMA reports the shipments in high-horsepower categories jumped in year-to-date tracking through November.
BRP Evinrude Technology Institute will train technicians in marine engines, motorcycles, boats, PWC and ATVs.
E-TEC G2 engine information is displayed on plotter screens.
Terms of the sale were not disclosed, and the transaction is expected to be completed in the third quarter of BRP’s fiscal year 2019.
The Rotax ACE 300 displaces 1.6 liters and has a redesigned supercharger with a faster-spinning, 32-blade wheel.
BRP said it is making a long term strategic play in forming its Marine Group with the Alumacraft acquisition, rather than making purchases simply for economic benefit.
Evinrude employees took part in the 23rd Annual Milwaukee Riverkeeper Spring Cleanup as part of the company’s Earth Day celebration on Saturday.
Outboard motor manufacturer Evinrude is reporting that its E-TEC engines are compliant with Australia’s new exhaust emissions standards that were finalized in December 2017.
Evinrude will be inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame during the Space Foundation’s 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo., on April 19th.
Evinrude plans to tell its story more aggressively in 2018 though its regional marketing promotions and by providing boaters hands-on experiences with its engines during events in different markets.
Eastward Boats and Evinrude teamed up for an expedition around the bottom half of Florida.
BRP said Tracy Crocker has been named senior vice president and general manager at Evinrude after the retirement of his predecessor last month.
BRP, the owner of Evinrude outboards, is staging test-drive events for the public around the United States and in Canada, starting this month and ending at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in November.