Why did Evinrude shut down?
The prospects for reopening would require substantial changes to production to allow for social separation and other health-related accommodations. Altogether, it made the most sense to shut down Evinrude and repurpose the plant for new products and consolidation.
Has anyone bought Evinrude?
The boating world was shocked when in May 2020, it was announced that iconic Evinrude Outboard Motors would immediately stop production. Canadian parent company Bombardier Recreational Products had purchased the failing company, then called Outboard Marine Corporation, in a post-bankruptcy sale in 2001.
How do I tell what year my Evinrude outboard is?
Evinrude | Serial Number Label. Evinrude outboard engines have a serial number label that is located on the transom bracket. Serial number labels will reference the date of manufacture for the engine by providing visibility of the month and year the engine was produced.