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Wrightspeed Route: Turbine on Mack LR

June 7, 2016 in Companies, Electric Drive, event, EVs, Fleet Order, Hybrids, litigation, New Products, refuse, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

PHEV Chassis Has a Proprietary ‘Fulcrum’ Turbine
As Litigation with Capstone Ends with ‘a Walkaway’

Mack Trucks and Wrightspeed are showing the chassis for a range-extended electric refuse truck at WasteExpo 2016 in Las Vegas this week. “The Route” branded Wrightspeed drive has a proprietary “Fulcrum” brand turbine: diesel-fueled in this instance, but capable of running on a wide variety of fuels.

Amp for Fleets and Fleets Alone

October 23, 2012 in Companies, Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

EVs ‘At Least $100,000 Cheaper than Climate-Changing Diesels’

Citing the low daily mileage tallies yet high lifetime fuel costs of fleets, Ohio’s Amp Electric Vehicles is dropping its consumer conversions to focus 100% on medium duty trucks. Amp says too that it has found truck fleet operators to be more willing to partner with small firms like itself than are the passenger car OEMs.

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