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ePropulsion expands operations in the US

Electric motor manufacturer ePropulsion, is expanding its operations in the United States with the opening of ePropulsion USA.

This move aims to further strengthen the company’s presence in the country and capitalise on opportunities in the American boating industry.

“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.”

Tom Watson, ePropulsion USA
Tom Watson, ePropulsion USA

The US base will be headed by Tom Watson who will take on the role of president.

He will work with ePropulsion’s distribution network and focus on enhancing customer support and fostering partnerships with boat builders to accelerate the adoption of electric propulsion systems across the region.


Tom joins ePropulsion having been involved in the marine industry throughout his career. Most recently, he has served as general manager at Highfield Boats overseeing distribution and promotion of their products.

Before that, he worked with Torqeedo and YANMAR.

“I’m thrilled to work with ePropulsion and expand our presence here in the States,” said Tom. “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.”


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