WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (August 11, 2020) – DEUTZ Power Center Florida (South) in West Palm Beach has taken on the responsibility for parts, sales and service of Torqeedo marine electric drive systems in South Florida. Torqeedo, a subsidiary of DEUTZ since 2017, offers electric and hybrid drives with power outputs of between 0.5 and 100 kW for commercial applications and leisure use.
“We are pleased to offer a sales and service point for our sister company Torqeedo in the important South Florida marine market,” said Bob Mann, president and CEO of DEUTZ Corporation. “Our Power Center philosophy is to take good care of our customers through dedicated service and parts support, along with selling DEUTZ engines to customers with DEUTZ powered equipment. Through periodic maintenance programs, emergency 24-hour service support and plenty of DEUTZ genuine parts on our shelves, we’re able to successfully keep our customers up and running. We look forward to providing the same level of support for Torqeedo customers. Our colleagues at Torqeedo are world leaders in the electrification of marine drive systems, and we look forward to joining them on this exciting journey.”
DEUTZ Power Center Florida (South) will carry the most popular electric outboards and accessories from Torqeedo’s Cruise, Travel and Ultralight model lines. Inboard, saildrive and pod motors will also be available, as well as the powerful Deep Blue and Deep Blue Hybrid systems for commercial vessels and yachts up to 120 feet. Trained service and support staff will be on-site with a complement of spare parts for Torqeedo’s climate-friendly drive systems, ready to serve both commercial and recreational clients.
“We’re thrilled that Torqeedo customers in Florida will have access to a fully stocked sales and service facility with a highly trained and professional staff at the new DEUTZ Power Center in West Palm Beach,” said Steve Trkla, president of Torqeedo, Inc. “We look forward to exploring more opportunities for cooperation in the USA.”
For more than 150 years, DEUTZ engines have supplied customized, cost-effective power to a broad array of machine types and market segments. The nine millionth DEUTZ engine was produced in 2015. From its headquarters in Norcross, GA, DEUTZ Corporation, a subsidiary of DEUTZ AG, supports a broad range of engines with capacities up to 620 kW that are used in construction equipment, agricultural machinery, material handling equipment, stationary equipment, commercial vehicles, rail vehicles and other applications.
The company is committed to providing optimized power solutions from the drawing board to prototype to production release. The organization serves as a sales, service, parts, and application engineering center for the Americas, employing nearly 300 people. DEUTZ Corporation also operates a value-added production facility for some of its key OEM partners, as well as an engine remanufacturing facility in Pendergrass, Georgia. Strategically located DEUTZ Power Centers and Service Centers are designed uniquely support both OEM partners and end users. For more information, visit www.deutzamericas.com.
Torqeedo is the market leader for electric mobility on the water. Founded in 2005 in Starnberg, the company develops and manufactures electric and hybrid drives from 0.5 to 100 kW for commercial applications and recreational use. Torqeedo products are characterized by an uncompromising high-tech focus, maximum efficiency and complete system integration. Torqeedo is part of DEUTZ Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative drive systems. www.torqeedo.com.
Lynette Von Minden
Swanson Russell on behalf of DEUTZ
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