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2011-03-07 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies (Fallbrook) today announced the acquisition of the business of Hodyon LP, a manufacturer and distributor of energy-efficient products and systems. Hodyon's primary product focus is its diesel-electric Dynasys(TM) Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) system. Operating as a wholly-owned subsidiary, Hodyon will incorporate Fallbrook's patented NuVinci continuously variable planetary (CVP) transmission to create a more efficient, next...

2011-02-23 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies (Fallbrook) along with global automotive consulting and technology development firm Advanced Strategic Leadership (ASL) Partners announced today that China's Shanghai (Yangpu District) government approved a proposal for an Electric Vehicle Design Center to develop prototype transmissions utilizing a new technology for electric vehicles. The initiative will leverage Fallbrook's NuVinci® DeltaSeries(TM)...

2011-02-15 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc., (Fallbrook), developer and manufacturer of NuVinci® DeltaSeries(TM) continuously variable accessory drives and primary transmissions designed to increase fuel economy and vehicle performance, today announced that Pascal Henault, recently retired PSA Peugeot Citroen executive committee member and former PSA executive VP for R&D and Innovation will serve on Fallbrook's Technology Industry Advisory...

2011-01-31 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), a technology company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmissions for vehicles and equipment, announced today that it entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with TRW Automotive U.S. LLC, a subsidiary of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (TRW), a worldwide leader in advanced automotive systems with significant market penetration in steering and driveline components. Under terms of...

2011-01-24 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc., (Fallbrook) a company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmissions for engine and human-powered devices, today announced that it has established an Automotive Business & Technology Advisory Board (ABTAB) to assist the Company in evaluating product requirements and market opportunities for its NuVinci® DeltaSeries(TM) products. David Cole, Chairman Emeritus, Center for...

2011-01-19 07:00:00

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TEAM Industries along with technology development company, Fallbrook Technologies (Fallbrook) announced today their partnership to develop electric vehicle transmission prototypes. The first initiative under the agreement is for the Tomberlin Anvil(TM), a street-legal Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV) offering a range of more than 40 miles. "We are equally committed to improve both the performance and battery life of...

2010-12-07 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc., a company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmissions for engine and human-powered devices, today announced that it has raised approximately US $39 million in a Series E Preferred Stock private placement financing. This brings Fallbrook's cumulative financing to approximately US $95 million since 2000. The majority portion of the investment in the private placement financing was made by a new...

2010-10-05 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), a company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmissions for engine and human-powered devices, today announced that recent field testing simulating drive conditions produced results that project an annual fuel savings of up to $1,500 for bus air conditioning systems. The test results showed Fallbrook's NuVinci® Delta Series continuously variable planetary (CVP)...

2010-09-22 09:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), a company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmissions for engine and human-powered devices, officially enters the transportation market with its NuVinci Delta Series(TM) offering. Its line of accessory drives and primary transmissions are the industry's first products of their kind to increase fuel efficiency and vehicle performance with the same system. "All too often automotive...

2010-09-15 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc.'s (Fallbrook) infinitely variable NuVinci® N360 transmission will be featured on the new Breezer Uptown Infinity, Breezer's top of the line town bike for 2011. The N360 is the next generation of Fallbrook's award-winning Continuously Variable Planetary (CVP) transmission for bicycles. The Uptown has been awarded Bicycling Magazine's "Editor's Choice" for the best commuter bike for the past three years. With...


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