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Pure Watercraft announces West Virginia manufacturing plans

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice recently announced that Pure Watercraft, a direct-to-consumer provider of high-performance electric boats, has executed an agreement with the State of West Virginia to manufacture its electric pontoon boats in Beech Bottom, West Virginia. “This is truly an incredible day for West Virginia,” said Governor Jim Justice, “Pure Watercraft is a company right on the cutting ...

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GM buys stake in electric boat company

Pure Watercraft electric outboard

General Motors has acquired a 25% ownership stake in Pure Watercraft, a Seattle-based company that specializes in creating all-electric boating solutions. According to a GM press release, the collaboration between GM and Pure Watercraft advances a shared vision to promote sustainability through an expansion of zero-emissions mobility for future generations and reflects the holistic approach necessary for widespread EV adoption. ...

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MasterCraft introduces largest XT crossover boat

MasterCraft Boat Company recently introduced the new XT25, its largest multi-purpose crossover boat. Capping the high end of MasterCraft’s XT crossover boat line. Completing the XT series lineup as its fifth and largest addition, the XT25 welcomes a crew of up to 18, with a traditional bow and new interior layout offering more rear-facing seating than previous models. The XT25’s two ...

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“Chevy” is no more

Last year, General Motors got rid of Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Saturn and a few other brands. Now the company wants to get rid of Chevy – not the cars, the nickname. On Tuesday, G.M. sent a memo to employees at Chevrolet’s Detroit headquarters asking that they refer to the brand as “Chevrolet” when talking to dealers, reviewing dealer advertising, or even ...

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