Turbine Truck Engines, Inc.
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Turbine Truck Engines, Inc.

November 06, 2007 13:57 ET

Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. Secures an Alliance With Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Alliance will further the development and commercialization of the cutting-edge technical innovation of the Turbine Truck Engine

DELAND, FLORIDA--(Marketwire - Nov. 6, 2007) - Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. (OTCBB:TTEG) announces today an alliance with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Daytona, Florida campus) with the objective of further development of the (US Patented) 'Detonation Cycle Gas Turbine Engine' technology for manufacturing heavy-duty highway trucks.

Founded in 1925, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world's oldest, largest, and most prestigious university specializing in aviation and aerospace. It is the only accredited, aviation-oriented university in the world. The University engages in extensive research, consulting, and related activities that address the unique needs of aviation, aerospace, and related industries.

Leading the project for Embry-Riddle is Dr. Magdy Attia, Ph.D. who will have three full-time graduate students working exclusively on this project along with TTEG executives Michael Rouse, CEO, Jim Teters, President and the inventor of the technology Robert Scragg of Alpha Engines Corporation.

The alliance will take the form of enhanced technology development and testing of the prototype engine built by Mr. Scragg. The research team will be working on all aspects of the engine including primary and secondary mechanical functionality, electrical, hydraulic, fuel and pneumatic systems. This development and extensive testing will be conducted in laboratory settings and in real world field tests. This research and testing is phase one of a multi-phase project.

"Here at the world's largest aviation-based university, the attention given to superior training of aviation and aerospace professionals is unrivaled, and our focus on applied research is unique. Most importantly for companies like Turbine Truck Engines, our hands on approach is different than many institutions in that our objective is to move the technology closer to commercialization using our extensive resources and expertise," states Dr. Attia.

Michael Rouse, CEO of Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. says, "Our mission is to revolutionize the trucking industry and advance environmental stewardship through the manufacture and marketing of the world's most efficient and environmentally friendly turbine truck engine and this partnership with Embry-Riddle is the next step to getting the technology ready for commercialization."

About Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. (www.ttengines.com)

Turbine Truck Engines, Inc., a development stage company, owns an exclusive license for manufacturing and marketing heavy-duty highway truck engines in the United States.

The company has license for utilizing Alpha Engines Corporation's 'Detonation Cycle Gas Turbine Engine' technology for manufacturing heavy-duty highway trucks. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in DeLand, Florida.

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (www.erau.edu)

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world's oldest, largest, and most prestigious university specializing in aviation and aerospace. It is the only accredited, aviation-oriented university in the world. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University partners with private and public entities to assist in developing solutions. Embry-Riddle has residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona, as well as a Worldwide Campus dedicated to providing educational opportunities to working adults worldwide.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Embry-Riddle's aerospace engineering program No. 1 in the nation among schools without doctorate programs. Embry-Riddle's aerospace engineering program is the largest in the nation.

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