28 Jul 2022
Market leader based in Germany.
19 Jul 2022
New Passenger Ferry is Powered by Sun and Torqueedo
This summer, there's a new way to get to a vacationers' paradise in the Baltic Sea: a solar-electric ferry. A 14.65-meter-long emission-free vessel is operating several times a day between the village of Kamp on the mainland and the sunny island of Usedom, part of the popular 350-kilometer Berlin - Usedom cycle route.
21 Jun 2022
Sightseeing Vessel is the First in Berlin to be Electrified
Oranje Nassau, a 20-meter, 55-passenger sightseeing boat and water taxi operating on Berlin's urban waterways was recently put back into service after replacing its diesel engine with a fully integrated all-electric propulsion system by Torqeedo.
13 May 2022
Electric Vehicles Land, Sea, Air - Record Growth as Challenges Mount
Elon Musk once made a prediction that every form of transport, with the exception of space-faring rockets, will become electric. This prediction is starting to materialize as markets for electric cars, trucks, buses, boats, two-wheelers and air taxis reached new heights in 2021.
29 Apr 2022
Torqueedo Takes on Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Emission-Free Boating
Torqeedo today announced a collaboration with Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH to integrate hydrogen fuel cell charging into Torqeedo's industry-leading propulsion systems for electric boats. The two companies will work together on an innovative marine hydrogen hybrid building kit integrating Torqeedo's existing Deep Blue battery-electric drive systems and Proton Motor's advanced fuel cell technology.
8 Apr 2022
Atlantic Ocean Crossing by a Solar-Electric Autonomous Vessel
Mahi Two, an uncrewed surface vessel, has become what is believed to be the first to cross the Atlantic Ocean using only solar power. The autonomous robotic boat left the coast of Spain in September 2021 and made landfall in Martinique, in the French Lesser Antilles, six months later, after more than 4,300 nautical miles at sea.
20 Mar 2022
Torqeedo: Electric Leisure Boats (2022)
Torqeedo is a German manufacturer of electric outboard and inboard propulsion systems for leisure boats and small commercial boats such as fishing boats, water buses and small ferries. It supplies a complete system, including the Li-ion battery, controllers and throttle, and the propulsion system (motors, gearing, propeller). Luke Gear, Principal Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, caught up with the company to learn of the latest technology and market developments.
9 Sep 2021
Electric Vehicles Taking Over the Roads, Seas and Skies
World Electric Vehicle Day is here, and, as an industry analyst, it presents a great occasion to take a retrospective look at the past decade of innovation and disruption.
5 May 2020
Torqeedo: Reaching 100,000 Leisure Boats & The Challenges Ahead
Torqeedo, the market-leading supplier of electric outboard and inboard drives for leisure boats, recently surpassed their 100,000th electric drive sold. This article details their progress to this milestone.
5 May 2020
The Challenges Ahead for Electric Leisure Boating
This article highlights some of the key challenges remaining to bring electric leisure boats into the mainstream which are covered in more detail in the popular report "Electric Leisure & Sea-going Boats and Ships 2021-2040" recently updated by IDTechEx.
13 Aug 2019
Torqeedo is the market leader for electric propulsion in leisure boating and is now diversifying to small commercial vessels.
15 Jul 2019
Highlights from Electric and Hybrid Marine Conference and Expo (2019)!
Technology Analyst Luke Gear presents his findings from the Electric and Hybrid Marine conference held in Amsterdam.
16 Apr 2019
World's first electric freefall lifeboat
Torqeedo provided the integrated propulsion system for the world's first electric-powered freefall lifeboat, which is being built by the Dutch builder Verhoef. The vessel recently passed its final drop tests, making it the first fully functional electric lifeboat in the world.
6 Jul 2018
Electric and Hybrid Marine 2018
In this premium article IDTechEx highlights some of the presentations analysts found interesting, with commentary, as well as shared insight on interviews undertaken with the market leaders and new entrants on the exhibition floor.