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

December 03, 2007 08:01 ET

Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Bob Lombard as Program Manager of Engine Development

Mr. Lombard to oversee the continued development of the Detonation Cycle Gas Turbine Engine and expedite the commercialization of the technology

DELAND, FLORIDA--(Marketwire - Dec. 3, 2007) - Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. (OTCBB:TTEG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Lombard as Program Manager of Engine Development. Mr. Lombard will oversee the continued development and testing of the Detonation Cycle Gas Turbine Engine.

"I am delighted that Bob will be working with us on our industry transforming technology," states Michael Rouse, CEO of Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. "Bob is a key addition to the TTE leadership team as he brings 37 years of aerospace engineering and program management experience."

Mr. Lombard brings important engineering credentials and significant program management experience across a wide range of technologies. He has a BS in Engineering Management (Magna Cum Laude) and post graduate training from Georgia Tech and Lowell Institute of Technology. His credentials cover the following disciplines: Program Management, Reliability and Maintainability Engineering, Production Support Engineering, Systems Testing, Logistics Engineering and Systems Integration.

Mr. Lombard's technical experience began in the late 1960's, maintaining weapons systems with the US Navy. He then began a very successful engineering career, accepting increasingly responsible roles with such organizations as Raytheon Company and Martin Marietta. Subsequently, he transitioned to program management, and has spent most of the last twenty years at Lockheed Martin specializing in the development and integration of prototype hardware.

Mr. Lombard will be working closely with the team at Embry-Riddle University on the continued development and testing of the Detonation Cycle Gas Turbine Engine with the goal of expediting the commercialization of the technology.

Jim Teters, President of Turbine Truck Engines, Inc states, "I cannot be more pleased to have Bob leading the continued development of the engine. His incredible experience, knowledge and leadership skills will provide the research team with the guidance to move the technology to the next stage".

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.

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