Ian Wright


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Ian Wright

  1. 1. Wrightspeed Sustainable Mobility Can we? Yes!
  2. 2. Residential & Commercial, 5%
  3. 4. Pure Electric Cars Transportation without Oil <ul><li>This car delivers 85% of the energy to the wheels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>And can use energy from any source </li></ul></ul><ul><li>But this car throws away 85% of the energy as heat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>And must use oil </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. By the way – the electric car is faster too! Wrightspeed Confidential <ul><li>Street legal proof-of-concept car </li></ul><ul><li>~250 hp peak </li></ul><ul><li>2WD, 1536 lbs </li></ul><ul><li>0 – 60 mph 3.06 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>0 -100 mph 6.86 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>1.41g lateral, 0.9g acceleration </li></ul><ul><li>170 mpg equivalent </li></ul><ul><li>Only production car that is faster than X1 prototype is a $1.4M 1000HP Bugatti Veyron </li></ul>“ Impressive!” – Jean Todt, Ferrari CEO “ Driving the X1 was the most fun I ’ ve had since the Pike ’ s Peak car” – Rod Millen Pikes Peak record holder &quot;absolutely amazing… the acceleration is the biggest part that ’ s so amazing it really, really pushes you back in the seat…It’s comparable to NASCAR cars “ – Kenny Shepherd, NASCAR driver
  5. 6. Pure Electric Cars Have Problems <ul><li>They are expensive. Double the cost. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(And no, higher volume won’t solve this) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The range is limited -> niche market. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>So what do we do with the technology to give us sustainable mobility? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. 95% are pickups, 0-14k lbs GVWR
  7. 8. Wrightspeed Solution <ul><li>New Plug-in Series Hybrid Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Solves the range problem </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improves gas guzzlers to 50 - 100mpg </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1,000hp and 50mpg in the same vehicle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology applies from supercars to pickup trucks </li></ul>Only company solving this problem 0.7% annual fuel 10% penetration saves 120x more fuel than 10% penetration here. MPG 84% annual fuel
  8. 9. Our Strategy <ul><li>Displace 10mpg vehicles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Saves enough fuel to pay for the powertrain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Makes a dent in national oil use </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Focus on high performance market </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Supercars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- High performance crossovers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Both use the same powertrain </li></ul></ul><ul><li>License the powertrain into pickups </li></ul><ul><li>Build the Brand on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Technology, cool factor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Durability and low maintenance </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Wrightspeed: Sustainable Mobility <ul><li>We make money (business generates great cashflow) </li></ul><ul><li>Our customers save money </li></ul><ul><ul><li>And get a better vehicle, without compromises </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No government money involved – your tax dollars not needed </li></ul><ul><li>No infrastructure changes needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many billions already flushed on fuel cells, ethanol </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Yet delivers radical reductions on national oil consumption </li></ul><ul><li>What’s not to like? </li></ul>Only company solving this problem