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Mack tests Wrightspeed electric powertrain with turbine generator

Mack tests Wrightspeed electric powertrain with turbine generator

06/07/2016

LAS VEGAS. In the first evaluation of this technology for a Class 8 refuse vehicle, Mack Trucks is showcasing a MackLR model retrofitted with Wrightspeed's The Route 1000 powertrain here at WasteExpo 2016. Designed as an alternative driveline to conventional piston engine and transmission systems, The Route is an electric vehicle powertrain that can provide "unlimited range and reduced fuel costs for today's refuse, delivery and mass transit markets," according to Wrightspeed. Read more

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