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ePropulsion Expands Operations Into The United States

Somerset, N.J. – ePropulsion, a global leader and market challenger in marine electric propulsion systems and services, announced today that it will establish ePropulsion USA, its branch office in the United States. This strategic move aims to further strengthen the company’s presence in the United States and capitalize on the unique opportunities presented by the American boating industry. Tom Watson, a seasoned professional with extensive experience in the marine sector, has been appointed as the President of ePropulsion USA.

“The United States is a vital area of business in the marine industry, across all sectors, including those of commercial and recreational,” said Danny Tao, co-founder and CEO of ePropulsion. “We have made excellent strides in North America and in the United States, and now we want to further focus our efforts on this unique and diverse market. We couldn’t be in better hands on that front than with Tom, who is intimately familiar with the American boating industry.”

As ePropulsion expands its footprint in the United States, the establishment of ePropulsion USA represents a significant milestone in the company’s commitment to better serve its North American customers. By leveraging Watson’s expertise and local market knowledge, ePropulsion aims to provide tailored solutions to boaters, boat builders, and marine enthusiasts throughout the United States. ePropulsion USA will work closely with our distribution network and focus on enhancing customer support, and fostering strategic partnerships with boat builders to accelerate the adoption of electric propulsion systems across the region.

Watson has been deeply involved in the marine industry for his entire career. Most recently, he has served as General Manager at Highfield Boats for well over six years, overseeing distribution and promotion of their products. Before that, he worked with Torqeedo, YANMAR, and numerous other companies specializing in marine products. As president of the ePropulsion USA team, Watson will play a pivotal role in promoting ePropulsion products and providing high-level service to our OEM customers in this dynamic market.

“I’m thrilled to work with ePropulsion and expand our presence here in the States,” said Watson. “Electric propulsion has seen explosive growth recently, here and globally, and is poised for more. ePropulsion’s cutting-edge products and unwavering commitment to user experience and environmental stewardship have truly impressed me. With the dedicated support ePropulsion USA will provide and our incredible product quality, I am confident we can significantly grow our market share and make ePropulsion a permanent part of the landscape here in America.”

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About ePropulsion

ePropulsion was set up in 2012 and is led by a team of technology entrepreneurs that are focused on developing uncompromising superior products. Since the company launched its first electric outboard it has fast become a force to be reckoned with in the electric propulsion market with a presence across Europe, the US and Asia. ePropulsion set out with a clear mission to become the global leader in marine electric propulsion systems and services. This pioneering, market challenger brand is at the very forefront of the industry and is recognized across the world for its exceptional product quality, performance, and technological innovations.

ePropulsion was the first company to launch a brushless, direct-drive electric outboard motor in the market and offers a portfolio of 1 – 6kW outboard engines across its Spirit and Navy ranges. These are renowned for being high quality, quiet, eco-friendly and low maintenance. In 2022, ePropulsion announced the expansion of its OEM capabilities with the global debut of its first electric inboard, the H-100. This is an innovative 100kW inboard motor that is engineered for larger sailing boats and motor vessels between 60 to 100’ (18-30m) with a full displacement up to 200 tons. Its new I-Series was launched at METSTRADE 2022. ePropulsion’s I-Series is an environmental-friendly electric inboard motor series packed with innovative technology, smart features and human operation design. Underpinned by the highly integrated and modular ePropulsion Smart System Architecture (eSSA) and the IoT connectivity service, it provides users with an easy-to-use, intelligent, safe and reliable experience unlike any other.

ePropulsion remains focused on providing customized and pioneering services for OEMs across the world, offering fully flexible solutions for a wide range of commercial and leisure marine applications.

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