uzuki Marine’s new DF25A/30A four-stroke outboard motors won the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) 2014 IBEX Innovation Award for outboard motors at the International Boat Builder’s Exhibi-tion & Conference (IBEX) held in Tampa, Florida 30th September to 2nd October.IBEX Innovation Awards are among the top prizes in the marine industry, given to new products that demonstrate distinctive technological advancements and deliver practi-cal, cost-effective customer benefits.Several distinctive features of the DF25A/30A were evaluated to earn the award, especially technologies to reduce mechanical losses:- The DF25A/30A roller rocker arm, adopted for the first time in its class, and the offset crankshaft.- The battery-less electronic fuel injec-n November 2014, Lake Geneva - on the border of France and Switzerland – was the attractive venue for several Suzuki events centered on the DF200A, including the European, Middle Eastern and African distributor conferences, a press conference launching the DF200A and a popular DF200A test-ride event.The European dealership conference featured participation by 20 distributors from 19 countries, while 21 distributors from 20 countries attended the Middle Eastern and African distributors’ conference. The conferences provided distributors with important information and networking opportunities to Innovation Award for Suzuki Outboards at 2014 IBEX ShowKeen Interest in DF200A Events from Press and Distributors tion system that offers several important benefits, including reliable starting, especially in colder temperatures, crisp acceleration and smooth running.- The Lean Burn Control System for improved fuel economy.- Weight reduction, part by part, to achieve the lightest weight in its class.- Adoption of direct intake system and engine cover ventilation, to reduce intake temperature and increase combustion efficiency.This is the eighth Innovation Award won by Suzuki outboards - seven by four-stroke outboards, demonstrating their advanced technologies.learn from each other and from experts. At the DF200A launched press conference, 30 media representatives from all across Europe participated, showing keen interest in the DF200A. Following the conferences and press event, participants enjoyed new DF200A test rides that created great excitement among the guests, who were impressed by the high power and quiet running of the DF200A.Suzuki Marine— Recognizing Excellence21SI