Mercury Electric Avator™ 20e and 35e Electric Outboard Engines Begin Production
FOND DU LAC, WIsc., July 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has announced that it has begun serial production of its new 20e and 35e Avator electric propulsions systems, with release for sale planned for later in 2023. Mercury launched its first electric propulsion product, the award-winning Avator 7.5e, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January and recently began shipments to dealers worldwide. Mercury announced it has committed to the introduction of five Avator products in 2023.“We are thrilled to take the next step in our electrification journey as we continue to deliver on our commitment to being the industry leader in both internal combustion products and electric propulsion,” said John Buelow, Mercury Marine president. “Consumer feedback from the Avator 7.5e has been very positive and we are confident the same will be true for the 20e and 35e once they enter the marketplace.”Mercury will formally launch its Avator 20e and 35e electric outboards later this summer.Headquartered in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, Mercury Marine® is a leading manufacturer of recreational marine propulsion engines. A division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), Mercury provides engines, boats, services and parts for recreational, commercial and government marine applications.The company’s brand portfolio includes Mercury outboard engines, Mercury MerCruiser® sterndrive and inboard packages, Mercury propellers, Mercury inflatable boats, Mercury SmartCraft® electronics, Land ‘N’ Sea marine parts distribution and Mercury and Quicksilver® parts and oils.