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Torqeedo introduces 20 hp equivalent electric outboard

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. – Torqeedo has introduced a new flagship model for its low-voltage Cruise line, the Cruise 10.0. The 20 horsepower-equivalent, emission-free outboard can plane light boats at speeds up to 28 mph and moves displacement hulls from 3 to 10 tons at up to 9 mph. "Torqeedo's range of products encompasses systems from 1 hp all the way ...

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Torqeedo welcomes Master Engine Center as new distributor

Crystal Lake, Ill. – Torqeedo has signed on South Florida-based Mastry Engine Center as a distributor. It will carry Torqeedo's full range of outboard, inboard and hybrid motors. "Torqeedo is on the leading edge of technology with their electric propulsion options," said Kevin Carlan, president of Mastry. "We're proud to offer these choices to our customers looking for an alternative ...

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Torqeedo partners with boatbuilder Frauscher

GURNEE, Ill. –Austrian boatbuilder Frauscher Bootswerft GmbH has chosen Torqeedo to power its line of luxury electric boats and yachts. The high-power Deep Blue inboard motor was selected for the new Frauscher 740 Mirage Air that debuted in July 2015 and is also available with Frauscher's 650 Alassio, 680 Lido, 740 Mirage and 750 St. Tropez. Frauscher has cooperated closely ...

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Google Maps launches unmanned vessel powered by Torqeedo

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. – A new unmanned vessel, launched with the help of Google, will map shorelines and raise awareness of the impacts of global sea level rise. Since clean, powerful and efficient propulsion was a high priority, leading electric motor innovator, Torqeedo, was chosen to power the craft. Originally designed to be worn by backpackers, Google's proprietary Street View ...

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Solar electric kayak to make first expedition through Northwest Passage

GURNEE, Ill. – This summer, eco-adventurer Raphaël Domjan intends to travel the Northwest Passage along the northern coast of North America from the Pacific to the Atlantic with an electric kayak, propelled by an Ultralight 403 from Torqeedo. Domjan hit the international headlines back in May 2012. The Swiss engineer circumnavigated the Earth for the first time in a solar-propelled catamaran, ...

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Torqeedo introduces electric Deep Blue inboard

Torqeedo now offers a shaft drive version of its award-winning 40 and 80 horsepower Deep Blue motor. The only electric drive designed for marine use from the ground up, the Deep Blue inboard shares all of the safety, power and performance of the original outboard system. It also features a quiet, low-maintenance, fume-free and environmentally friendly ride. Launched in Europe ...

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Torqeedo launches commercial-grade cruise motor

Torqeedo has updated its electric outboards with a new design to meet the demands of commercial users. The Cruise comes in 5 hp and 8 hp equivalents and provides consumers with an electric solution for pontoon boats, sailboats, small boats, work boats, water taxis and users on lakes that limit the use of combustion motors since its introduction in 2008. ...

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Torqeedo introduces Deep Blue Hybrid

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. -- With the announcement of Deep Blue Hybrid, Torqeedo grows its innovative, high-powered Deep Blue product line into a comprehensive hybrid solution. More than simply propulsion, this is the first fully integrated system that acts as an energy supply for both the hybrid drive and all AC/DC electrical loads on board. This groundbreaking solution can harness solar, ...

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