In the name of a sustainable environment, electric marine vehicles draw attention as well as electric cars. Sea transportation, which still does not receive as much attention as land in individual transportation in the world, is important for sustainability, especially with sailing boats. Now, sea transportation with electric boats is becoming more attractive.
US-based electric boat and engine manufacturer in the industry halvai started to make a name for himself. The first prototypes will begin preparation in the USA this summer. The sea vehicles will be delivered one year later. The price of HALEVAI 2050 will start at $ 95,000.
The boat will be approximately 8 meters long and have a capacity of 10 seats. The boat with two battery options has a range of 50 miles. At the same time, it is said that the boat will save 60 percent in fuel and maintenance costs.
“We live in the era of electrification,” said Frank Heidinger, HALEVAI Co-Founder and CEO. We see the production of electric boats as a step towards the use of cleaner energy sources,” explains why they entered this business. Electric boats, which are a part of the recreational boat market, are among the most preferred marine vehicles by consumers.
Last year, electric boat manufacturer Arc received a new investment in its Series A investment round. had announced. The $30 million Series A investment round was led by Greg Reichow, a former Tesla executive.