Innovative Diesel Technology Makes Its International WorkBoat Show Debut As A Cox Distributor

Cox Powertrain, the British company behind the development of the game-changing diesel outboard engine, CXO300, has announced Innovative Diesel Technology as its US distributor for Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida Panhandle, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas.

International WorkBoat Show 2017, New Orleans, November 29th to December 1st, Booth #3551

The Louisiana based marine diesel specialist will make its International WorkBoat Show debut as a distributor of Cox’s high power, low weight diesel outboard engines and will be available throughout the show to talk to commercial maritime customers about the ground-breaking technology that makes the CXO300 so special.

Based out of Houma, Louisiana, Innovative Diesel Technology is highly experienced in the marine diesel applications across the commercial, military and charter boat industry and well regarded for its exceptional service and reliability.

“We are thrilled to be involved with Cox Powertrain, the designer of the first true outboard diesel engine,” said Innovative Diesel Technology’s co-owner Chuck Chiquet. “This partnership will bring a reliable outboard diesel engine to the commercial Gulf Coast customer base. A diesel-powered outboard engine that is competitively priced and sized is long overdue. The CXO300 brings new levels of reliability, total cost of ownership, and efficiency to the customer base.

The interest from the commercial maritime community has been very strong for some time so we are very excited to be involved in such a rare opportunity and look forward to a long-term partnership with Cox.”

Innovative Design Technology joins a strong line up of Cox Powertrain distributors strategically located throughout the USA. Comprising some of the most prominent diesel engine sales and service specialists in the country, the comprehensive dealer network is well placed to offer a high-quality service and reliable support to US maritime professionals.

Visit the Cox Powertrain Booth #3551 at The International WorkBoat Show, New Orleans from November 29 to December 1.

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About Cox Powertrain

Cox Powertrain is a world-leading British designer and builder of marine diesel outboard engines developed for worldwide and multi-market applications.

Based on the South Coast of England, Cox Powertrain is backed by the Ministry of Defence and a solid shareholder base of private and institutional investors. As a result, the company has been able to implement a long-term development programme of ground-breaking new products.

Led by ex-Cosworth CEO, Tim Routsis, whose background lies in engine development in global automotive, aerospace and marine markets, the company’s mission is to deliver a completely new concept in diesel engines that has the potential to revolutionise the marine market.

With a strong pedigree in Formula 1 racing and premium automotive design, Cox’s highly skilled team of engineers has decades of experience in combustion engines and understand the many difficulties customers are challenged with.

Cox’s first ground-breaking diesel outboard engine, the CXO300, is the highest power density diesel outboard engine ever developed. As a low weight, high power, single fuel engine, the CXO300 delivers the same performance and efficiency of an inboard but with the convenience and flexibility of an outboard.

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