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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.

Wrightspeed Adds ‘Fulcrum’ Turbine

May 4, 2015 in Electric Drive, Hybrids, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Rede Addition Makes ‘Route’ Extended-Range Driveline 100% Proprietary,
Will Speed the Transition of Road Vehicles to Turbine Power, Firm Says

“Powerful like a jet, and clean like a windmill,” says California’s Wrightspeed, describing the new, fuel-versatile Fulcrum turbine engine it’s making an intrinsic part of its Route brand plug-in hybrid electric driveline for trucks.

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