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Freshwater focuses on consumer-driven innovation

Products evolve to meet fishing, boating segment needs Freshwater fishing remains a critical market segment within the boating industry. Recent data from Statistical Surveys confirms that the market continues to exhibit solid growth in the single digit range.  According to SSI, sales of new retail registered outboard-powered aluminum fishing boats in the U.S. increased from 61,000 in 2016 to 62,000 ...

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Torqeedo appoints new marketing vice president

Torqeedo has announced the appointment of Oliver Glück as its vice president marketing. Glück will oversee worldwide marketing and communication strategies for Torqeedo, Prior to joining Torqeedo, Glück was head of marketing communication and brand strategy for Hyundai Motor Europe. He was responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of the pan-European strategy and campaigns, with a particular focus on ...

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Torqeedo powers electric boat fleet in China

The city of Suzhou in eastern China has deployed a fleet of electric workboats powered by Torqeedo motors as part of a program to clean up its canals and waterways. The ancient city of Suzhou, located in Jiangsu Province near Shanghai, is home to more than 10 million people. Often called the “Venice of the East” the 2,500 year old ...

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Torqeedo launches new ultralight electric outboard

The Ultralight 403 C is a new, longer-running model of Torqeedo’s smallest electric outboard with integrated lithium battery. The Ultralight 403 C boasts a 915 Wh battery – 2.85 times more battery capacity compared to the standard Ultralight 403 with 320 Wh battery, while adding just 3.7 lbs to the overall weight. The Ultralight is designed for kayaks, canoes and ...

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It’s electric!

Technological advances offer new levels of electric power With a growing spotlight on the environment, and the rapidly changing world of technology, electric power and propulsion are not taken as lightly as they once were in the marine industry.  Through the constant push on technology’s limits, electric motors are no longer simply small motors only capable of reaching unflattering speeds ...

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Interview with Dr. Christoph Ballin, CEO of Torqeedo 

How big is the electric boating business? How fast is it growing?   At Torqeedo we currently have more than 70,000 electric propulsion systems in service worldwide. The industry is growing fast and gaining momentum every year. Our business grew by about 40 percent last year, and we don’t expect to see any slowdown.   What are the factors driving ...

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Torqeedo partners with Sentinel, WhisperPower

Torqeedo has announced strategic agreements to integrate Sentinel Boat Monitors and WhisperPower smart power generation systems into its electric boat propulsion product offerings. The announcements were made in a press conference at the Dusseldorf International Boat Show Jan. 23. The Sentinel Boat Monitors are now fully integrated with Torqeedo’s Cruise, Travel and Ultralight electric propulsion systems. The Sentinel app allows ...

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Torqeedo teams up with WhisperPower, Sentinel Boat Monitors

Torqeedo has announced a new 25 kW range extender for its Deep Blue system, optimized for commercial operations and applications which require extended motoring, developed in cooperation with WhisperPower. The 350V DC converter generator boasts a Mitsubishi S4Q2 four-cylinder diesel engine with crankshaft starting. The range extender’s variable frequency operation eliminates the fixed ratio between power, voltage output, and rotational ...

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Torqeedo powers electric fleet for San Antonio’s River Walk

The new fleet of 43 custom passenger boats, which were deployed in Oct. 2017 on the iconic River Walk in San Antonio, Texas, are powered by electric propulsion systems from Torqeedo. Built by Lake Assault Boats, each of the new environmentally friendly 27-ft. vessels is driven by a complete Torqeedo electric propulsion system, including a Cruise 10.0 electric outboard engine and ...

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Deutz AG signs deal to acquire Torqeedo

German engine manufacturer Deutz AG has signed a deal to acquire 100 percent of the shares in electric marine propulsion provider Torqeedo GmbH. The transaction will take effect Oct. 1, 2017. Deutz AG is financing the acquisition from available cash. Deutz AG intends to extend its operations to include the development and manufacture of hybrid and all-electric system solutions for ...

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