Nov 14, 2022 - 04:07 pm
Torqeedo moves into new headquarters in Bavaria
Torqeedo, the company specialising in marine electric drives, has opened a new 8,300 m2 building near Munich. The new headquarters now houses all business activities, including research, development, and production, under one roof.
Oct 5, 2022 - 12:36 pm
Torqeedo appoints Fabian Bez as new CEO
Deutz has completed the reorganization of the management team at Torqeedo. On October 1, Fabian Bez took the helm for the maritime electric drive specialist, and will be supported by Heiko Vietmeier as commercial director as of November.
Feb 24, 2022 - 05:42 pm
Torqeedo to power autonomous ship in Kiel
The marine electric drive supplier Torqeedo has won an order to supply a complete electric propulsion system for an autonomous boat in the German city of Kiel. The electric vessel named Wavelab will be built by Gebrüder Friedrich Schiffswerft in Kiel, and is scheduled for delivery by the end of 2022.
Jan 12, 2022 - 02:28 pm
Proton & Torqeedo to develop hybrid hydrogen system
Proton Motor Fuel Cell and Torqeedo are working together on an innovative hydrogen hybrid propulsion system kit for maritime mobility that can deliver fuel cell outputs between 30 and 120 kW and variable hydrogen storage capacity.
Nov 18, 2021 - 04:30 pm
Torqeedo upgrades Cruise motor range
Torqeedo has presented an extensive upgrade to its Cruise motor range at the Metstrade marine trade fair. This consists of outboard and pod motors with 3 kW, 6 kW and 12 kW output powered by lithium-ion batteries.
Sep 23, 2021 - 02:51 pm
Fassmer & Torqeedo present electric ferry concept
Fassmer Shipyard and Torqeedo have announced an all-electric ferry concept for public transport. The Fassmer CIT-E Ferry can accommodate up to 100 passengers and is to be powered by an integrated propulsion system from Torqeedo.
Jul 20, 2021 - 05:24 pm
Bangkok gets 12 electric commuter ferries
The Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) has commissioned twelve new all-electric commuter ferries. The fibreglass boats measure 14.5 metres and are powered by an integrated battery-electric system supplied by Torqeedo.
Jul 1, 2021 - 11:44 am
Torqeedo lays foundation for new HQ
Torqeedo, a company specialising in electric boat drives, has celebrated the laying of the foundation stone for its new headquarters and production facilities. Like the previous buildings, the new building is being constructed in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.
Mar 19, 2021 - 02:40 pm
Torqeedo announces new electric outboard motor
The electric boat drive specialist Torqeedo has expanded its range to include a lighter and more cost-effective electric outboard motor called Travel 603. The drive is said to be suitable, among other things, as an auxiliary drive for smaller sailboats or fishing boats.
Mar 8, 2021 - 06:29 pm
Deep Blue: Torqeedo electrifies inland waterway ferries
Torqeedo and Poseidon announce a commercial-grade electric drive system for ferries with typically up to 200 passengers. Both specialist companies will combine existing components to form the novel zero-emission propulsion powered by BMW batteries.
Feb 26, 2021 - 02:46 pm
Torqeedo expands direct sales approach
Torqeedo has opened a direct sales office in Norway to serve the growing demand for electric marine propulsion systems. This is Torqeedo’s eighth direct sales office worldwide.
Feb 11, 2021 - 04:16 pm
Electric charter boat fleet along Telemark Canal
In spring 2021, the first all-electric charter fleet will start operating on the Norwegian Telemark Canal. The fleet will be comprised of six charter boats equipped with Torqeedo e-drives from the Slovenian shipyard Greenline Yachts.
Sep 3, 2020 - 03:12 pm
Kenyan startup rents electric motors to fishermen
In the Kenyan fishing village of Mbita, the start-up Asobo lends Torqeedo electric motors to local fishermen for a monthly fee. Included are financial advice, training, maintenance and a battery charging service with solar energy.
Jun 19, 2020 - 01:23 pm
Water Witch switches workboats to Torqeedo drives
The Liverpool-based boat builder Water Witch has announced that it will replace its existing outboard motors with electric drives from Torqeedo. The company has been building specialized cleaning boats for over 50 years and uses around 200 workboats to remove waste and refuse in harbours and waterways around the world.
Jun 16, 2020 - 03:20 pm
Torqeedo restructures management team
Deutz has announced the restructuring of the management of its subsidiary Torqeedo. In future, Ralf Plieninger and Michael Rummel will take over management of the German company specialising in electric boat engines. Torqeedo founder Christoph Ballin will only engage in an advisory capacity.
Mar 7, 2020 - 01:25 pm
Hybrid survey ship hits the waters in France
Alumarine Shipyard has built a diesel-electric survey ship for the port of La Rochelle in south-west France. The electric drive package comes from Torqeedo and consists of two electric outboards with four batteries each.
Feb 16, 2020 - 04:52 pm
Torqeedo shows new electric drives and boats in Miami
Torqeedo presents its product range at the Miami International Boat Show, as the company debuts its two new drives in the US. Also on show at the main docks are two new electric sports boats and a solar-electric motor yacht powered by Torqeedo’s Deep Blue Hybrid system.
Jan 30, 2020 - 06:27 pm
Swedish Sea Rescue hybrid ship uses Torqeedo drive
Torqeedo has supplied an e-propulsion system for a new hybrid rescue vessel that was recently launched by the Swedish Sea Rescue Society. Thanks to the Torqeedo drive, the diesel-electric ship can operate electrically for up to 1.5 hours.
Jan 20, 2020 - 04:28 pm
Torqeedo and ZF to cooperate on marine vessels
Torqeedo and ZF have agreed to cooperate on electric systems for sailing yachts and passenger ships. ZF’s steerable sail drives will be integrated into Torqeedo’s Deep Blue electric drive system.
Jan 16, 2020 - 04:12 pm
Torqeedo powers SeaRobotics’ new hybrid research boat
Maritime electric drive specialist Torqeedo is powering a new hybrid research boat by US company SeaRobotics. The autonomous surface vessels (ASV) is designed for long-range hydrography and subsea mapping missions. Also, Torqeedo appointed a new VP for sales in the EMEA region.
Dec 5, 2019 - 02:25 pm
Torqeedo outfits electric waste ship
Torqeedo is supplying the electric drive for the Waste Cleaner 66 – allegedly the world’s most potent all-electric boat for cleaning inland waterways and harbours of pollution. A 25 kW Deep Blue engine and a 40 kWh battery power the vessel.
Oct 16, 2019 - 02:46 pm
Spirit 111: A sailing yacht with electric drive
Spirit Yachts has presented its new flagship with a Torqeedo drive, the Spirit 111. In the development of the world’s largest sailing yacht with electric propulsion, sustainability was also consistently taken into account outside the drive system.
Oct 9, 2019 - 04:05 pm
Deutz acquires Futavis battery know-how
Deutz has acquired fellow-German company Futavis, a development service provider of battery management hardware and software. Now Deutz subsidiary Torqeedo can include battery technology in the high-voltage range.
Oct 7, 2019 - 05:39 pm
Torqeedo develops e-drive for Templar Marine
Torqeedo has developed a fully electric propulsion system for the Canadian boatbuilder Templar Marine. The Torqeedo drive for the new Templar C26 Cruiser consists of a Cruise 10.0 motor driven by six lithium-ion batteries.
Aug 15, 2019 - 04:23 pm
Torqeedo supports Greta Thunberg on sea voyage
Torqeedo is supporting climate activist Greta Thunberg on her zero-carbon travels to the upcoming UN climate summits in New York and Chile. The 16-year-old Swedish activist is on board the Malizia II, a racing yacht. Torqueedo adds its electric port and harbour vessels.