Caterpillar Marine Power Systems

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Caterpillar Launch New PMA Pleasure Craft Program

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems broaden pleasure craft marine engine product support services with a new Preventive Maintenance Agreement (PMA) program. The PMA program provides five years of maintenance coverage for new or low annual hour pleasure craft vessels powered by Cat ACERT™  pleasure craft engines, ranging from the Cat® C7 ACERT to the C32 ACERT marine engine platforms. “The Preventive Maintenance Agreement protects a customer’s engine at every stage of its life and helps owners avoid unbudgeted repair costs…

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems Extends Parts Warranty

All Cat brand parts utilized in marine applications are now covered for one year. Caterpillar Marine Power Systems is pleased to announce it has increased the warranty on Cat Brand Parts used in all marine applications from six months to one year. The warranty covers all parts used in Cat  marine engines, Cat marine generator sets, Cat branded marine control systems and Cat marine transmissions. The extended coverage applies to all parts sold or utilized in service work on or after June 1, 2012. Of note, there will be no additional cost to customers for this significant extension of warranty protection.

CAT, FPT Develop Supercharged Diesel Engine

With the specter of increased fuel prices and stringent emissions regulations on the horizon, Caterpillar has joined forces with Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT Industrial, S.p.A.) to deliver a solution for its pleasure craft customers seeking a high performance, fuel efficient marine diesel engine – the Cat C12.9. Expected to be available in 2014, the C12.9 will be available in both 850 mhp @ 2300 rpm and 1000 mhp @ 2300 rpm iterations. The new power plant uses innovative fuel and air management techniques to comply with United States EPA Tier 3…

Caterpillar's New Supercharged Diesel

Caterpillar Broadens Pleasure Craft Product Line with New Supercharged High Performance Diesel Engine; Cat C8.7 Features Impressive Fuel Economy, Rapid Transient Response. Caterpillar Marine Power Systems is pleased to announce that it is broadening its array of pleasure craft marine engine offerings with the introduction of the new Cat C8.7 turbo-supercharged diesel engine. Created in tandem with Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT Industrial, S.p.A.), the new powerplant is expected to be available for delivery in 2014. FPT…