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First electric fiberglass pontoon unveiled at Minneapolis Boat Show

ELUX’s Chief Design Officer Bart Jones asked himself a simple question when he began pondering initial concepts for an electric pontoon five years ago. What if a pontoon didn’t look like a pontoon? The Minnesota-based boat building company started by medical device entrepreneur Howard Root and boat craftsman Jones turned plenty of heads at the Minneapolis Boat Show, Jan. 24-27 ...

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ELUX Marine announces fiberglass electric pontoon

ELUX Marine Inc., a Minnesota-based boat manufacturer, will launch its revolutionary new ELUX electric luxury fiberglass pontoon at the Minneapolis Boat Show, Jan. 24-27, 2019, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. ELUX Marine was started by medical device entrepreneur Howard Root and boat craftsman Bart Jones to bring a new concept to boating – one that’s fresh, quiet, trouble-free, electric. The ...

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PropEle Electric Boat Motors announces EP Carry

PropEle Electric Boat Motors recently announced the EP Carry. Now in full production, the new motor system is designed to provide lightweight, efficient, simple-to-use propulsion. The EP Carry is designed specifically for dinghies, tenders, small rowing and other craft under 13 feet and 600 pounds.   Weighing in at a mere 14 pounds, the EP Carry motor is sold complete with ...

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Volvo Penta sets 2021 as electric power deadline

Volvo Penta has issued a statement of intent that by 2021, the company will provide electrified power solutions for both its land and sea-based business segments. Underpinned by the success of hybrid and all-electric technology introduced by the Volvo Group, Volvo Penta’s electrified solutions will demonstrate the company’s long-term commitment to offering customers the latest and most appropriate power source ...

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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 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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