Taiga begins deliveries of Orca electric watercraft

Taiga begins deliveries of Orca electric watercraft

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After the snowmobiles, the Quebec manufacturer of off-road vehicles Taiga Motors announced Monday that it has begun the first deliveries of Orca electric watercraft. 

Taiga, which put developed the first powertrain for snowmobiles, then adapted and perfected it for its Orca watercraft, the company said in a press release.

These first watercraft deliveries are a new milestone in the electrification of the off-road segment, which is the most demanding vehicle category, says the company.

“This completes the loop of several years of engineering work and testing of our electric powertrain platform. revolutionary in snow and water, which will fundamentally change the way people explore the great outdoors,” said Samuel Bruneau, CEO of Taiga.

“We will continue to support Canadian companies that are leaders in f island in green innovation – it's an asset for our economy, for the environment and for Canadians,” said François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry.

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“With these new electric personal watercraft, Taiga is banking on innovation by allowing users to practice their favorite activity without polluting,” reacted the provincial Minister of Economy and Innovation, Pierre Fitzgibbon.