Wrightspeed makes electric powertrains for supercars and medium-duty truck fleets, based on the technology used in the X1 the fastest street legal electric car in the world.
Wrightspeed: is based in Silicon Valley and is in a business which is transforming the transportation industry using electric powertrains for both the medium duty truck fleet market and for ultra-performance supercars.
The Wrightspeed Drivesystem is geared to optimize low-end torque, for hauling up hills, while preserving top highway cruising speeds. Wrightspeed’s Route Drive for trucks also has a range-extending power unit to power the generator that recharges the battery. Wrightspeed powertrains can offer impressive improvements in fuel economy: depending on drive cycles, fuel use can drop to 50% or less than using current technologies.
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