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Float On Joins Taiga: Sustainable Water Exploration with Orca Carbon

Image showcasing Taiga Orca Carbon electric personal watercraft
  • Leading EV manufacturer Taiga Motors teams up with Austin’s Float On to offer sustainable water exploration in Texas.
  • Taiga Orca Carbon, a fully electric watercraft, acclaimed by Time and winner of prestigious awards.
  • Taiga’s hybrid direct-to-consumer model lets customers buy vehicles directly, with Float On providing local support in Texas.


Taiga Motors Corporation introduces the innovative Orca Carbon, a fully electric personal watercraft, featuring a range of incredible features. Its powerful electric motor, lightweight carbon fiber hull, and top deck offer extreme maneuverability and agility on the water. The advantages of this cutting-edge watercraft are evident, as it has received accolades such as being featured in Time magazine’s 200 Best Inventions of 2022, winning a Fast Company 2022 World Changing Ideas Award, and receiving a 2022 Best of What’s New Award from Popular Science. These recognitions translate into tangible benefits for water sports enthusiasts, offering them an electrifying playtime of up to two hours, all while contributing to a cleaner and greener way to explore Texas’ stunning waterways.

Image showcasing Taiga Orca Carbon electric personal watercraft

“We are pleased to welcome Float On as a Taiga Service Provider, not only because they’re a top-rated boat rental company in Austin, but because they’re an established family-owned business offering a premium experience with a local perspective,” explains Sam Bruneau, CEO and Co-Founder of Taiga Motors.

“Texas was a premier choice for Taiga because it has one of the highest levels of EV adoption in the U.S. whilst being a key boating market,” adds Bruneau.


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Taiga’s Hybrid Direct-to-Consumer Model: Elevating EV Adventures with Trusted TSPs

The company operates on a hybrid direct-to-consumer model. Customers buy their vehicles directly from the manufacturer, and TSPs like Float On act as local points of contact for customers, accompanying them on their off-road electric vehicle adventures.

Taiga ensures that every TSP meets certain criteria, including industry experience, a commitment to EV growth, compliance with its standards of excellence, and most importantly, a dedication to the customer.

Image showcasing Taiga Orca Carbon electric personal watercraft charging

Equipped with tools, parts, accessories, and training, Float On will handle delivery, perform pre-delivery inspections (PDIs), and provide after-sales service to assist customers throughout their ownership journey. And the good news is that Taiga’s 100% electric vehicles require low maintenance, with most services deliverable through remote service and Over-the-Air (OTA) updates.


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Float On Joins Taiga as the First-Ever Taiga Service Provider in the Powersports Industry, Pioneering Sustainable Water Exploration in Austin

“When we started Float On, we set out to redefine the boating experience and provide our customers with unforgettable experiences,” says Float On owner David Callejas. “As a Taiga Service Provider, we can do just that. We are excited to help them expand the EV motorsports market by making an electric personal watercraft like Orca Carbon accessible to Austinites that want to prioritize sustainable water exploration.”


Meet Taiga Orca Carbon

Photo of Taiga Orca Carbon PWC charging on a dock.
Taiga Orca Carbon PWC charging on a dock.

Orca Carbon, Taiga’s fully electric personal watercraft, is equipped with a powerful electric motor and a unique lightweight carbon fiber hull and top deck. Thrill seekers and water sports enthusiasts will love its extreme maneuverability and agility on the water. Plus, it offers up to two hours of playtime!


Orca Carbon has received accolades, including topping Time magazine’s 200 Best Inventions of 2022 list, winning a Fast Company 2022 World Changing Ideas Award, and receiving a 2022 Best of What’s New Award from Popular Science.

Taiga is excited to bring Orca Carbon to Texas, offering Austinites a cleaner and greener way to explore the stunning waterways of the state


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AUTHOR: 

RANDI BENTIA

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