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technology | Jun 28, 2022

Why combustion engines are outdated

Diesel was jarenlang de standaard in zowel de vrijetijds- als beroepsvaart. Maar de afgelopen jaren hebben verschillende milieuschandalen ons duidelijk gemaakt dat het anders moet. Veel automerken knoeien met emissiecontrolesystemen en het is duidelijk dat de consument daar geen trek meer in heeft. In Nederland en Duitsland, landen met traditioneel een groot marktaandeel voor diesel, is de omzet gekelderd. De registratie van nieuwe dieselauto's daalde van ongeveer 30% tot minder dan 5%.

Amsterdam Canals
stories | Jun 20, 2022

Why Amsterdam is a perfect example of cities going carbon-neutral

More than 50% of the world population lives in cities, and this number is expected to rise to 68% by 2050. Air pollution is responsible for decreasing the world population’s life span by more than two years. With a European initiative, cities will try to drastically reduce their carbon emissions by 2030. Creating cleaner and healthier cities for its citizens. Electrifying boats will play a part in this.

Red Dot Design Award Propel winner
stories | Jun 16, 2022

Our debut electric outboard motor scooped a Red Dot Design Award

When we started developing the Propel S1 electric outboard motor early 2021 we knew that design would play an important role in the success of our young brand. After all, most boat owners spent a fair amount of time to spec their boat and choose the right materials and colours.

technology | May 01, 2022

Seven reasons to choose for electric boating

Aangezien elektrische auto's en e-bikes het straatbeeld in Nederland steeds meer domineren, is het bijna niet te geloven dat onze geliefde rivieren, plassen en grachten nog steeds hierop achterlopen. Toch zijn er verschillende redenen waarom elektrische voortstuwing ook voor pleziervaartuigen toch echt de beste keuze is.

Saietta x Propel
stories | Nov 15, 2021

A new force in electric marine motors

Leading global engineering company, Saietta Group, today announced the launch of Propel, its state-of-the-art marine propulsion division that is dedicated to designing and developing a range of innovative electric motors to advance the electrification of the marine industry while supporting decarbonization and delivering sustainable and clean mobility on waterways. Premiering at the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) in Amsterdam on 16 November, Propel will showcase two highly innovative propulsion technologies – the Propel S1 and Propel D1. 

Propel S1 outboard
stories | Nov 15, 2021

Propel premiers its first electric outboard

Leading global engineering company, Saietta Group, today announced the launch of Propel, its state-of-the-art marine propulsion division that is dedicated to designing and developing a range of innovative electric motors to advance the electrification of the marine industry while supporting decarbonisation and delivering sustainable and clean mobility on waterways.

Propel D1
stories | Nov 15, 2021

Propel introduces inboard crate-solution

Leading global engineering company, Saietta Group, today announced the launch of Propel, its state-of-the-art marine propulsion division that is dedicated to designing and developing a range of innovative electric motors to advance the electrification of the marine industry while supporting decarbonisation and delivering sustainable and clean mobility on waterways.