Globally renown for their technological excellence FPT is now also producing marine engines under license for both Caterpillar and Mercury marine.
FPT INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS WITH MERCURY MARINE ON NEW 6.7-LITRE DIESEL ENGINE
Global powertrain innovator FPT Industrial has entered an agreement with marine propulsion supplier Mercury Marine to make the FPT 6.7-litre mechanical fuel injection NEF engine available for sale in global markets.
This agreement is a testimony to FPT Industrial’s recognised technological leadership. It further underlines our commitment to the very demanding field of marine applications,” said Annalisa Stupenengo, Brand President FPT Industrial.
CATERPILLAR INC. AND FPT INDUSTRIAL SIGN AGREEMENT FOR THE
DEVELOPMENT OF NEW MARINE PLEASURE CRAFT ENGINES
FPT Industrial and Caterpillar Incorporated announced an agreement in the field of marine pleasure craft engines. According to the new agreement, combining the vast marine know-how of Caterpillar and the leading edge technology of FPT Industrial, the new Cat®C8.7 and Cat® C12.9, with a displacement of 8.7 and 12.9 litres respectively, will offer yacht manufacturers a broad array of horsepower ratings ranging from 650 to 1000 MHP.
FPT Industrial’s latest technological developments include implementing second-generation common rail fuel injection and advanced and innovative air handling techniques which together allow an extremely high power density and generous amounts of low end torque. FPT Industrial is a firm that can trace its roots back to the turn of the twentieth century and is globally recognised as a leading innovator in the development of diesel engine technology.