Torqeedo names Marcia Kull president

Marcia Kull has been named president of Torqeedo Group, Inc., and will direct global sales and strategy for the electric marine propulsion company, Torqeedo announced Friday. Kull will oversee Torqeedo’s growth activities in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. The newly created position is an expansion of the current management team. She will assume her …
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Torqeedo powers BBC boat on Amazon River for documentary

Torqeedo, an electric marine propulsion provider, worked with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to power its natural history documentary team’s boat on the Amazon River. There, they filmed pink river dolphins in the water and jaguars on shore, for its latest “Planet Earth II” series. It will be presented by Sir David Attenborough on BBC …
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Torqeedo wins eco-friendly product award at China International Boat Show

Torqeedo was awarded the Most Eco-Friendly Marine Business of 2016 at the 21st China International Boat Show in Shanghai. The award was presented by the China Boat Industry & Trade Association. The jury said of Torqeedo, it is “THE name in electric outboards.” Increasing its sales and service network, the German company also recently added …
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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 […]
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Torqeedo announces new vice president of global accounts

Expanding its international team of executives, the leader in electric propulsion, Torqeedo, welcomes Tom Watson as vice president, global accounts. In this newly-created position, Watson will bring his years of marine industry experience to the young, innovative company, managing many aspects of Torqeedo’s business from product launches to major accounts. “Electric boating offers a unique, […]
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Torqeedo sweeps Wye Island Electric Boat Challenge

ST. MICHAELS, Md. – Once again proving its electric motors produce unequaled power and speed, Torqeedo recently won first place in three categories in the 14th annual Wye Island Electric Boat Challenge in St. Michaels, Maryland. For the third year in a row, Torqeedo-powered boats have swept the 24-mile, electric motor-only race. All of the boats […]
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Torqeedo grows global sales team

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. – Continuing to expand its global sales team, the leader in electric propulsion, Torqeedo, welcomes Captain Todd Sims as its new global sales and product manager, hybrid systems. In this position, Sims will lead sales and create opportunities for the company’s newest offering, the Deep Blue Hybrid system.  “Todd is extremely knowledgeable […]
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