About us

Your reliable partner for emergency power generators, diesel engines, marine engines and tractor engines

ABATO Motoren started offering diesel engines in 2006. In the beginning, marine engines were supplied, later emergency power generators were also supplied. Initially the focus was on engines for pleasure yachts, classic ships of the brown fleet and tractors. From 2007, emergency power generators have also been included in the range on the advice of Weichai. In the first two years almost exclusively for the agricultural market. From 2009 onwards, utilities and industry have been approached with aggregates. From 2010 ABATO Motoren has also become active in Germany.

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Our mission

“Innovation in Power Generation”.

Our vision

To empower customers by challenging the standards in order to create durable, economic power and energy solutions.


ABATO Motoren produces and sells generator sets and related equipment and also supplies separate diesel engines for aggregates, pumps and tractors and supplies separate generators and generator controls. You can go for all types of industrial engines, emergency power generators or marine engines from 20 to 9000 kW.
The employees of our breakdown service are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The ABATO service technicians are VCA-VOL qualified and Stipel certified Skilled Person low voltage in accordance with NEN-3140. In addition, they have completed multi-day product training courses regarding engine and diesel technology, controls and electrical switchgear. An extensive parts warehouse helps to ensure that work can be carried out quickly and efficiently on location.

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Official dealer of Baudouin & Weichai

ABATO Motoren is official dealer of the Moteurs Baudouin & Weichai brands. In addition to aggregates and engines based on Weichai and Moteurs Baudouin engines, ABATO Motoren also supplies engines and generator sets from other manufacturers. ABATO can perform maintenance on all brands of engines and all types of control systems. We are also happy to assist you for product development and customized solutions.


Founded in 1946, Weichai has more than 100.000 employees worldwide. With an annual turnover of more than RMB 300 billion in 2023, Weichai ranks 86th among the 500 best enterprises in China, 31rd among the 500 best manufacturing enterprises in China and the 1st among the 100 best enterprises in China's machinery industry .

Weichai is an international multi-field, multi-industry group that owns powertrains, vehicles, construction machinery, intelligent logistics, agricultural machinery, marine equipment and other business segments. Weichai Group's subsidiaries are spread over Europe, North America, Asia and other regions, its products are exported to more than 110 countries and regions. Weichai Group has 9 shares of 7 listed companies: Weichai Power.

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The innovative power of Weichai

Weichai pays much attention to scientific and technological innovation, it owns State Key Laboratory of Engine Reliability, National Fuel Cell Technology Innovation Center, National Engineering Technology Research Center for Commercial Vehicle's Powertrain, National Innovation Strategic Alliance for New Energy Power System Industry of Commercial Vehicles and Construction Machinery, National Professional Makers' Space and other state-level R&D platforms. It has established “Academician Workstation”, “Postdoctoral Workstation” and other research bases, as well as a State Intelligent Manufacturing Demonstration Base. It has also built R&D centers in Weifang, Shanghai, Xi'an, Chongqing, Yangzhou, established advanced technology innovation centers in many places around the world, and established a global joint R&D platform to ensure the technology persists. at a global leadership level.

Motors Baudouin

Based in the South of France since 1918, Moteurs Baudouin is built on relationships, dedication and determination. 100 years later, the company is still working with the same spirit to amplify the success of its customers. The French Moteurs Baudouin has been designing and producing diesel engines for both marine and power generation purposes for over 100 years. Baudouin's motors are produced in a modern and efficient manner and also meet the worldwide requirements regarding environmental legislation.

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Weichai . takeover

In January 2009 Baudouin was bought by Weichai Power. The two shared many different qualities, including a history and a wealth of experience making both marine engines and power generation engines. Baudouin was an attractive prospect for Weichai for many reasons. With his French heritage and years of expertise, Baudouin would open trade with the lucrative western market. In addition, Baudouin the opportunity to acquire knowledge about the technical design and manufacture of European products. Both would prove invaluable to Weichai. With the deal signed by Weichai Chairman Mr. Tan Xuguang, the new Baudouin-Weichai partnership began. After the acquisition, Weichai began a program of steady investments. In the first year of the new owner, a research and development center was opened at the Baudouin headquarters in Cassis. This is where the next generation of engines began to take shape. Weichai has also made other positive changes, such as increasing the scale of production and boosting the workforce in France. The network of agents used to distribute Baudouin's engines has also been revised, allowing for greater efficiency in the sale of finished products, spare parts and after-sales services.


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