Yanmar Co. Ltd. is a Japanese manufacturer of diesel engines for the recreational boating industry.
Taro Kitamura, who has three decades with the company, assumes the new role effective April 1.
Two series of diesels comprise six models for recreational and commercial use.
With recent acquisitions and sponsorships, Shiori Nagata says her company is moving from being “product-focused” to “market-driven.”
The propulsion setup is offered in three horsepower ratings.
Yanmar and the American Boat and Yacht Council are partnering to conduct marine technician training at the engine company’s Yanmar Academy at the new Yanmar Evo Center in Acworth, Ga.
Diesel-engine manufacturer Yanmar unveiled two new motors and announced acquisitions and partnerships at the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show.
Yanmar Marine International has launched the Dtorque 111 twin-cylinder 50-hp diesel outboard.
Yanmar's six-cylinder 6LY3-ETP diesel engine was selected by Silver Arrows Marine to power its new 46-foot Arrow 460 Granturismo motoryacht.