FPT will build two types of diesel marine engines for Yanmar based on its existing N67 EVO and C90 engine families
Italian engine specialist FPT Industrial has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yanmar to develop and supply marine engines.
FPT, the global powertrain business of CNH Industrial, will manufacture and provide two types of diesel marine engines based on its existing N67 EVO and C90 engine families to be customised by Yanmar and marketed under its brand.
“The collaboration with Yanmar is proof of the quality of our products and the high level of our engineering,” says Annalisa Stupenengo, President Powertrain of CNH Industrial and CEO of FPT Industrial. “We begin 2020 with a solid partnership, supporting Yanmar in its portfolio expansion.”
Based in the Netherlands, Yanmar Marine focuses on the recreational marine sector globally, supplying engines for both sailboats and powerboats, and light-duty commercial applications.
FPT Industrial is a brand of CNH Industrial, dedicated to the design, production and sale of powertrains for on and off-road vehicles, marine and power generation applications.
According to a statement, conclusion of negotiations for the definitive agreements is expected within Q1 2020.