Mack Trucks to showcase Wrightspeed turbine-based extended range electric powertrain in Class 8 refuse truck
Green Car Congress
JUNE 8, 2016
At this week’s WasteExpo2016, Mack Trucks, one of North America’s largest manufacturers of heavy-duty Class 8 trucks, engines and transmissions, will showcase Wrightspeed’s The Route turbine-based extended range electric powertrain ( earlier post ) applied in a refuse truck. Outfitted with 730kW regenerative braking power, as well as an 80kW, fuel agnostic Fulcrum Turbine Generator that charges on-board batteries, the powertrain kit gives the vehicles unlimited range with refueling.