The City of Ottawa, which is dubbed the “most sustainable city in Canada,” tapped Torqeedo to power its emission-free electric tour boat with two 80-horsepower motors.
Torqeedo, of Germany, is a manufacturer of electric outboard engines for recreational boats.
Argos Nautic said its 305 model will be available with a 20-hp-equivalent Torqeedo Cruise 10.0.
Electric boat motor manufacturer Torqeedo said kayak angling is the second-fastest-growing outdoor sport and is generating competitions on a national level.
After announcing its new 20-hp-equivalent electric motor, the Cruise 10.0, Torqeedo said it launched several new drive systems.
Electric boat motor manufacturer Torqeedo joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas as a premier partner.
Electric boat motor manufacturer Torqeedo named Stefan Gerhard as communications director.
Increasing the availability of its electric propulsion systems in the United States, Torqeedo signed South Florida-based Mastry Engine Center as a distributor.
Austrian boatbuilder Frauscher Bootswerft GmbH has chosen Torqeedo to power its line of electric boats and yachts.
Eco-adventurer Raphaël Domjan is planning a nearly 2,000-mile journey with a solar electric kayak. Domjan plans 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.
Electric engine maker Torqeedo now offers a shaft-drive version of its award-winning 40- and 80-hp Deep Blue motor.