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September 03, 2015 10:21 AM ET

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Company Overview of Wrightspeed, Inc.

Company Overview

Wrightspeed, Inc. manufactures powertrains for vehicle manufacturers and commercial fleet operators. It offers a Wrightspeed Circuit; a plug and play repower kit for medium duty fleet trucks; and a range-extended electric vehicle powertrain. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in San Jose, California.

2540 Junction Avenue

San Jose, CA 95134

United States

Founded in 2005

Phone:

650-787-8729

Fax:

408-944-9493

Key Executives for Wrightspeed, Inc.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 58
Vice President of Operations
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Wrightspeed, Inc. Key Developments

Wrightspeed Launches New Turbine Range Extender for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electric Powertrain

Wrightspeed has launched a turbine generator called the Fulcrum to be used as part of the company's range-extended system for electric vehicles. The Fulcrum will not provide direct propulsion to the drive wheels like parallel hybrid architectures; rather, it will be used to recharge the battery system whenever required. The company claims the 80-kW generator to be 30% more efficient than present-day turbine generators with triple useable power, attributable to its two-stage compression process and unique recuperation design. The generator weighs nearly 250 lb - around one-10th of weight of its piston generator counterparts and is expected to have a 10,000-hour lifetime.

Wrightspeed, Inc. Presents at Milken Institute, Global Conference 2015, Apr-27-2015 02:30 PM

Wrightspeed, Inc. Presents at Milken Institute, Global Conference 2015, Apr-27-2015 02:30 PM. Venue: 2025 Ave Of The Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067, California, United States. Speakers: Ian Wright, Founder and Chief Executive Officer.

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