The Mercury Marine FAQs You Need to KnowMercury Marine has worked hard to innovate to make world-class outboards for over 75 years. Starting in a small shop in Wisconsin with faulty Thor Outboards in 1939, E. “Carl” Kiekhaefer, earned the legacy that is now the largest builder of marine propulsion systems in the world.
New Outboard Boat Motor Technology Delivers Great Fuel AlternativeBoat lovers are jumping on board to do their part for the environment—and to better enjoy the beauty of nature. They’re looking to propane powered outboard motors for a quieter, more pleasant-smelling ride, with considerably less adverse environmental impact than gasoline.
Why Consider a Propane Outboard?
Propane outboards burn fuel 50 times – yes, you read that right, 50 times! – cleaner than even eco-friendly gasoline-powered outboards. They release very little in the way of greenhouse gases or toxic fumes. In fact, some propane-powered outboards have zero emissions!