Mercury Marine is a division of Illinois-based Brunswick Corp. that makes outboard, sterndrive, inboard and jet-drive engines for boats.
The new engine has the best power-to-weight ratio among outboards.
The winning margin was less than a pound.
The court ruled that Brunswick Corp. had not infringed on Cobalt’s patented retractable swim step.
The company is making strides toward sustainability efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Tom Schuessler (left), most recently president of Land ‘N’ Sea, will take over Power Products. Mike Conners (right), vice president of national sales at Land ‘N’ Sea, will take over as president of that Mercury division.
The former president of Mercury Marine is the new executive vice president and chief operating officer at Oshkosh Corp.
The engine manufacturer has a reported annual impact of more than $4 billion on the Fond du Lac economy.
The non-Mercury Racing engine is aimed at a wider variety of production boats.
The system will be demonstrated at the Miami International Boat Show later this month.
The group is pushing to open an exemption process for the last round of tariffs announced in late summer.