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2010-09-01 23:00:00

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook) announced today that the NuVinci N360, the next generation of its NuVinci continuously variable planetary (CVP) drivetrain, has won a EUROBIKE 2010 Award at the EUROBIKE show in Friedrichshafen, Germany. This is the second EUROBIKE Award for the NuVinci CVP as the prior version won a EUROBIKE Gold Award in 2008. EUROBIKE is one of the largest international trade shows for the bike industry. "It is...

2010-08-31 14:00:00

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- EUROBIKE 2010 -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), announced today the availability of its N360 bicycle drivetrain utilizing NuVinci® Technology. The N360 is the next generation of Fallbrook's award-winning Continuously Variable Planetary (CVP) transmission for bicycles. The NuVinci CVP is a significant "shift" in drivetrain technology, transmitting mechanical power with spheres instead of gears. With an unlimited...

2010-06-21 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 21 /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 has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Chengdu Bus Company Ltd. (Chengdu), a Chinese bus manufacturer. Under terms of the MOU, the companies will enter into a development agreement to implement Fallbrook's NuVinci continuously variable accessory drive (CVAD)...

2010-04-13 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), a technology company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmissions for engine and human-powered devices, announced today that it will work with ASL Management Consulting Company (ASL) to spearhead Fallbrook's automotive and electric vehicle business development efforts in China. ASL, based in Shanghai, provides management and consulting services for both Chinese companies and foreign...

2010-03-15 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), a pioneering technology company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmissions for engine- and human-powered devices, announced today that it is partnering with Tri-Star Group (Tri-Star) to manufacture Fallbrook's NuVinci continuously variable planetary (CVP) transmission. Tri-Star will manufacture NuVinci CVPs for light vehicles at its state-of-the-art production facility outside...

2010-03-08 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), a technology company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmissions for engine- and human-powered devices, announced today that it has signed a joint development agreement with Hodyon, a manufacturer and distributor of climate control systems, to develop an air conditioner compressor for mobile applications. Under the terms of the joint development agreement, Fallbrook's NuVinci...

2009-01-14 14:21:00

- Helping commercialize revolutionary NuVinci(R) transmission; major transportation and cleantech applications - PHOENIX, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Windstone Capital Partners, (Windstone) announced today the first close of a $25.4 million financing round for Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), a pioneering technology company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmission-based devices. Windstone provided advisory support for the investment. NGEN III, LP (NGEN)...

2009-01-12 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), a pioneering technology company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmissions for engine and human powered devices, announced today that it has completed the first close of a $25.4 million financing round. NGEN III, LP provided $10 million as the lead investor. Robeco, the investment arm of Rabobank of The Netherlands, provided an additional $10 million from its Clean Tech Private Equity...


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