News & Press

Leading electric boating manufacturer Torqeedo presents new products for 2018 at METS Amsterdam.

11/13/17
S. Gerhard
News

Leading electric boating manufacturer Torqeedo presents new products for 2018 at METS Amsterdam.

Torqeedo acquired by engine manufacturer DEUTZ

9/26/17
S. Gerhard
News

DEUTZ announced today it has acquired Torqeedo. The acquisition brings together one of the world’s leading independent engine manufacturers with the market leader in electric mobility on the water.

Zodiac Nautic Group and Torqeedo introduce the Avon eJET Concept for yacht tenders

9/14/17
S. Gerhard
News, Technology

Torqeedo opens Asia-Pacific office in Bangkok

9/5/17
S. Gerhard
News

Torqeedo Names Greg Jung Vice President of Marketing

8/2/17
S. Gerhard
Common

Torqeedo today announced Greg Jung has been appointed vice president of marketing.

Torqeedo brings the latest BMW i battery technology to the water

7/4/17
S. Gerhard
News, Technology

Torqeedo boosts range with new Travel 1003 C

6/21/17
S. Gerhard
Technology

Catamaran manufacturer Privilege chooses Torqeedo’s Deep Blue Hybrid

5/28/17
S. Gerhard
Common

Luxury catamaran manufacturer Privilege Marine announced that it now offers hybrid electric propulsion and integrated energy management by Torqeedo

Fourth award for Torqeedo’s Cruise FP system

5/3/17
S. Gerhard
News

Torqeedo, the global leader in electric marine propulsion, caps a successful marine industry awards season with a Boating Industry 2017 Top Product Award for its Cruise Fixed Pod motor system.

Torqeedo names Marcia Kull President of Torqeedo Group

3/23/17
S. Gerhard
News

U.S. Executive Assumes Responsibility for Global Sales and Strategy

Torqeedo provides new propulsion system for Gloriana, The Queen’s Rowbarge

3/16/17
S. Gerhard
News

Torqeedo, the market leader in the fast-growing marine electric propulsion industry, has been selected to provide the auxiliary propulsion system for The Queen’s Rowbarge, Gloriana.

Torqeedo’s Pod motor system wins Innovation Award in Miami

3/15/17
S. Gerhard
News

Torqeedo’s Cruise FP models win the Innovation Award of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in the USA.

Torqeedo zeigt Neuheiten 2017 erstmals in Österreich

3/1/17
S. Gerhard
News

Auf der Boot Tulln 2017, der größten Wassersportmesse in Österreich, präsentiert Torqeedo vom 2. bis 5. März wegweisende Neuheiten und Österreich-Premieren. Präsentiert werden der neue Travel 1003 C und die gesamte Travel Range, der Ultralight, die komplette Cruise Range inklusive dem neuen, mit zahlreichen Awards ausgezeichneten Cruise Pod im Wassertank, außerdem der Hochleistungs-Hochvoltmotor Deep Blue i mit der neuen BMW i Hochvoltbatterie.

Pittman Award for Torqeedo Cruise Pod and Rudder Drive

1/29/17
S. Gerhard
News

Torqeedo, the global leader in electric marine propulsion, has been honored with a fourth Pittman Innovation Award by SAIL Magazine for its Cruise Fixed Pod motor series and the groundbreaking Rudder Drive.

Nimbus Presents First BMW i High-Voltage Battery Powered Boat

1/18/17
S. Gerhard
Technology

Torqeedo Nimbus BMW i

Torqeedo Nimbus BMW i

Torqeedo Nimbus BMW i

World premiere in Düsseldorf: the Swedish shipyard Nimbus shows the 305 Drophead ePower with Deep Blue motor, BMW i high-voltage battery and new Torqeedo user interface with throttle and display.

Torqeedo Introduces Pioneering New Products

1/18/17
S. Gerhard
Technology

Torqeedo 2017

Torqeedo 2017

Torqeedo 2017

Torqeedo presents new products that redefine electric mobility on the water at the Düsseldorf Boat Show (21 to 29 January).

Hanse Yachts and Torqeedo present Rudder Drive at world’s biggest boat show in Düsseldorf

1/18/17
S. Gerhard
Technology

Hanse Yachts Torqeedo Rudder Drive

Hanse Yachts Torqeedo Rudder Drive

Hanse Yachts Torqeedo Rudder Drive

Outstanding maneuverability, minimal weight with a powerful emission-free motor: Together with sailboat builder Hanse and rudder manufacturer Jefa, Torqeedo developed the Rudder Drive.

Torqeedo introduces pioneering new products for 2017

12/13/16
S. Gerhard
News

Leading electric boating manufacturer Torqeedo presents new products that redefine electric mobility on the water at the world's largest water sports trade fair, boot Düsseldorf 2017.

Torqeedo Cruise Pod is overall winner of DAME Awards 2016

11/14/16
S. Gerhard
News

Cruise Pod motor system receives major industry price | Jury recognizes practical electric alternative to inboard diesels | Second overall victory for Torqeedo at the DAME Award

Torqeedo and Hanse Yachts launch Rudder Drive

10/17/16
S. Gerhard
News

Rudder-integrated electric drive replaces combustion inboard or saildrive, no need for thrusters | Superior maneuverability, power generation while sailing and minimal weight | Hanse 315 is the first sailing yacht by a major manufacturer with an industrially produced electric drive

Torqeedo powers public transportation on the water

8/4/16
S. Gerhard
News

Deep Blue Hybrid goes commercial | Europe’s first electric water taxi christened in Rotterdam | 100 passenger vessel with Deep Blue launched in Ottawa

How big is the influence of Pod motors on flow resistance while sailing?

7/11/16
S. Gerhard
Technology

Minimal impact of Pod motors on flow resistance

Minimal impact of Pod motors on flow resistance

Minimal impact of Pod motors on flow resistance

If there is no wind, as return assistance and for rapid transfers to the regatta spot also sailors love boat motors, which are available in different variants: either as tiltable outboard motor, liftable pit engines or traditional shaft drives. Hassle free while sailing are engines that remain in the water, such as Saildrives and hull-mounted pod motors, the lightest and most compact design.

Electric Days with Torqeedo, Nimbus, Frauscher and 13 top journalists

6/20/16
S. Gerhard
Outboards, Technology

Torqeedo erhält Asian Marine & Boating Award für Umweltbewusstsein

Torqeedo erhält Asian Marine & Boating Award für Umweltbewusstsein

Torqeedo erhält Asian Marine & Boating Award für Umweltbewusstsein

13 top journalists from german mass media plus the chief editors of leading european boat magazines gathered for the first Electric Days at lake Starnberg near Munich.

Silent power for tenders, workboats and boats for green lakes: Torqeedo introduces Cruise 10.0 R

5/29/16
S. Gerhard
News

Exceptional range and top speed with 48 V only | US magazine Boating Industry awards Cruise 10.0 R “Top Product 2016” | Introductory video goes viral with 300,000+ views in first 5 days

Torqeedo receives Asian Marine & Boating Award for eco awareness

5/1/16
S. Gerhard
Outboards, Technology

Torqeedo erhält Asian Marine & Boating Award für Umweltbewusstsein

Torqeedo erhält Asian Marine & Boating Award für Umweltbewusstsein

Torqeedo erhält Asian Marine & Boating Award für Umweltbewusstsein

Torqeedo was awarded the most Eco-Friendly Marine Business 2016 at the 21st China International Boat Show in Shanghai.

New distributor in the Gulf region

4/24/16
S. Gerhard
News

New distributor in the Gulf region

New distributor in the Gulf region

New distributor in the Gulf region

Exalto Emirates LLC is Torqeedo’s new sales partner in the United Arab Emirates.

Power Equipment promotes Torqeedo in Australia

4/17/16
S. Gerhard
Outboards, Technology

Power Equipment promotes Torqeedo in Australia

Power Equipment promotes Torqeedo in Australia

Power Equipment promotes Torqeedo in Australia

With new partnerships, Torqeedo opens up new markets in Asia and Australia.

Torqeedo kicks off 2016 with five world premières

1/24/16
S. Gerhard
News

To start the new season, the world leader in electric boating launches several new drive systems, expanding the range of possible applications offered by the Starnberg-based company.

Pittman Innovation Award for Torqeedo’s Deep Blue Hybrid system

1/21/16
S. Gerhard
News

„A reliable turnkey system with the backing of a single, established manufacturer“

Torqeedo appoints Stefan Gerhard as Communications Director

1/17/16
M. Berger
News

The leading manufacturer of electric boat motors has created a new key management position: As Director Communications, Stefan Gerhard is responsible for Torqeedo’s brand and corporate communications across all media and channels.

Deep Blue 80 Pushes 60 Metric Tons

8/4/15
J. Wagner
Outboards, Technology

Deep Blue 80 Pushes 60 Metric Tons

Deep Blue 80 Pushes 60 Metric Tons

Deep Blue 80 Pushes 60 Metric Tons

Torqeedo’s high-voltage motor in the commercial environment

Google Maps Goes Coastal

8/3/15
J. Wagner
Outboards, Technology

Google Maps Goes Coastal

Google Maps Goes Coastal

Google Maps Goes Coastal

A new unmanned vessel, launched with the help of Google, will map shorelines and raise awareness of the impacts of global sea level rise. The high-tech boat boasts innovative technologies from the boatbuilding, propulsion and mapping fields.

Hybrid system premieres on Coupé Cruiser - Torqeedo and Nimbus Boats to cooperate

8/2/15
J. Wagner
Hybrids, Technology

Torqeedo und Nimbus Boats kooperieren

Torqeedo und Nimbus Boats kooperieren

Torqeedo und Nimbus Boats kooperieren

Torqeedo GmbH and Nimbus Boats Sweden AB develop the world's first Coupé Cruiser with serial hybrid propulsion.

3,000 kilometres – in a solar electric-powered kayak through the Northwest Passage

6/8/15
J. Wagner
News

in a solar electric-powered kayak through the Northwest Passage

in a solar electric-powered kayak through the Northwest Passage

in a solar electric-powered kayak through the Northwest Passage

Raphaël Domjan has an ambitious plan. This summer, the eco-adventurer intends to travel the Northwest Passage from the Pacific to the Atlantic with an electric kayak – propelled by an Ultralight 403 from Torqeedo.

Best of Boats Award 2014

12/1/14
M. Berger
Outboards, Technology

Torqeedo Best of Boats

Torqeedo Best of Boats

Torqeedo Best of Boats

The "Tender 06e from designboats.ch powered by Deep Blue 80 from Torqeedo" is winner of the "Best for Nature" category at the BOOT & FUN in Berlin.

For the third time in succession – Torqeedo takes first place in all categories of the Electric Boat Challenge held in the USA

11/16/14
M. Berger
Outboards

The race around Wye Island was again dominated by Torqeedo outboards. For the third time in succession, all the winners in this competition held in Chesapeake Bay on the US East Coast were powered by motors from the leader in electric propulsion.

Electric yachts with Torqeedo DEEP BLUE drive systems enjoy an exclusive group rate from PANTAENIUS

9/24/14
M. Berger
Inboards, Outboards

The group rate includes comprehensive cover and is at the same time very favourable – thus recognising DEEP BLUE's outstanding safety standards

SOLARIS

2/27/14
M. Berger
Technology, Common

Torqeedo Best of Boats

Torqeedo Best of Boats

Torqeedo Best of Boats

Solaris sets new standards for environmentally sustainable boating in one of the world's most ecologically senstive regions – the Galapagos Islands.

A great start to the season – Torqeedo launches a new inboard motor together with a host of other innovative products

1/15/14
M. Berger
Technology, Hybrids

Torqeedo Best of Boats

Torqeedo Best of Boats

Torqeedo Best of Boats

Torqeedo will be extending its range of products for the coming season, adding new motors – including the global market leader's first inboard, a cool app for even more fun and information on the water, new charging options and practical accessories.

Miami Innovation Award Winner 2013

2/14/13
M. Berger
Outboards, Technology

Torqeedo wins the most prestigious innovation prize in the USA with DEEP BLUE as well

Torqeedo presents the world's most powerful electric outboard

11/13/12
M. Berger
Outboards, Technology

Torqeedo Best of Boats

Torqeedo Best of Boats

Torqeedo Best of Boats

Torqeedo presents the world's most powerful electric outboard in serial production at the METS in Amsterdam – and sweeps the board!

Torqeedo propels the new J/70 sportboat from J/Boats

6/18/12
M. Berger
Outboards

Two speed specialists join forces on the water – a Travel 1003 from Torqeedo has won the race to become the favoured drive for the new J/70 sportboat from J/Boats.

Robert Bosch Venture Capital invests in Torqeedo

3/17/12
M. Berger
Technology, Outboards

The venture capital company of the Bosch Group, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH, is taking a stake in Torqeedo, the world's leading supplier of electric boat drives based in Starnberg.

Maximum power, no fuel

11/10/11
M. Berger
News

Torqeedo hits the ground running with the new Cruise T, introducing the latest generation leading edge e-outboards.

Torqeedo is expanding – with a new office in Spain

11/10/11
M. Berger
Outboards, Technology

Torqeedo, the supplier of high-tech outboard motors, is pressing ahead with its international expansion. With the establishment of a branch office in Spain, dealers and boatbuilders will now be supported by the company's own sales network in ten countries. The vendor collaborates with distributors in a further 30 countries.

"Green Product of the Year", West Marine Award 2011

8/16/11
M. Berger
Outboards, Technology

... again, the winner is: Torqeedo

The Torqeedo Travel 1003 has again been chosen "Green Product of the Year" – by West Marine,world's largest boating industry retailer.