The Route Powertrain

The Route is Wrightspeed’s high-power medium-duty powertrain that uses electric drive with an onboard power station for efficiency + range.

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Efficiency+Range+Power

Wrightspeed’s powertrains are designed from the ground up to save fuel while delivering unparalleled performance.

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Wrightspeed Tech

Let’s get technical. Learn more about how Wrightspeed is advancing automotive propulsion.

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Wrightspeed In The News

Why Is This Tesla Motors Co-Founder Putting Jet Turbines on Trash Trucks? – Motley Fool

  Tesla Motors co-founder Ian Wright isn’t very typical of a lot of the people at ACT Expo, the alternative fuels for transportation conference, where I spoke with him in early May. With a Silicon Valley background in networking equipment, he’s…

May 18, 2015

Tesla Co-Founder Shifts Focus From Sports Cars to Garbage Trucks – The Street

Speaking at the Milken Global Conference in Los Angeles, Wright noted that a typical vehicle, ranging from a small city car to pickup trucks, may burn through 250 to 1,400 gallons of gas per year. However, garbage trucks consume an…

May 15, 2015

Wrightspeed Unveils Turbine Range Extender For Medium + Heavy-Duty Electric Powertrains

  A new turbine generator/range extender for medium-duty + heavy-duty electric powertrains that’s been dubbed the “Fulcrum” was recently unveiled by developer Wrightspeed. The new 80 kW proprietary turbine generator is for use with the company’s “Route” family of electric…

May 14, 2015