Press Releases

Kevin Rahrig, former AM General Executive, joins SuperTurbo Technologies Board of Directors

April 1, 2022

SuperTurbo Technologies announced today the appointment of Kevin Rahrig to its Board of Directors effective immediately.

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Raj Menon, former Cummins Executive, joins SuperTurbo Technologies Board of Directors

March 21, 2022

SuperTurbo Technologies announced today the appointment of Raj Menon to its Board of Directors effective immediately.

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SuperTurbo, Linamar in manufacturing and supply deal

February 8, 2022

SuperTurbo Technologies Inc. and Canada’s Linamar Corp. have entered into an exclusive agreement aimed at bringing SuperTurbo’s turbocharging technology to the market. No financial details were provided.

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Successful Simulation with SuperTurbo Technologies

December 13, 2021

AVL and SuperTurbo™ Technologies Successfully Complete Simulation for Hydrogen Engine Application.

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AVL and SuperTurbo™ Technologies Partner on Hydrogen Engine Application

October 19, 2021

Plymouth, MI, October 19, 2021: Today AVL and SuperTurbo Technologies announced that they will collaborate on a project to investigate the emission reduction possibilities of the hydrogen internal combustion engine (H2ICE). Focusing specifically on commercial vehicle applications, they will explore the benefits of applying an innovative mechanically driven turbocharger drive unit to a 13L engine with H2 combustion.

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SuperTurbo Technologies, Inc. Partners with AVL to Conduct Design Validation Process for The SuperTurbo™–a Mechanically Driven Turbocharger that Enables Optimization of Both Performance and Emissions at all Operating Points

June 9, 2021

SuperTurbo Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the final product Design Validation work for the SuperTurbo.  This important milestone is the result of several years of successful technology and product development and refinement, including significant testing by OEMs as well as by industry-leading third-party testing facilities.

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SuperTurbo Technologies Announces Collaboration with Achates Power

February 7, 2020

SuperTurbo Technologies Inc. has announced a collaboration with Achates Power to evaluate the SuperTurbo on the Achates Power 10.6L Heavy-Duty Opposed-Piston demonstration engine.

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Rudi Von Meister joins SuperTurbo Technologies in Senior Advisory Role

December 2, 2019

Rudi von Meister first became involved in China’s auto industry in 1985, as a member of the General Motors China Project team.

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Steve Caddy, former Director-Advanced Engineering and Technology for Cummins Turbo Technologies Ltd., joins SuperTurbo Technologies as Technical Advisor

March 28, 2019

Who recently retired after 34 years with Cummins Turbo Technologies Ltd. (formerly Holset), has agreed to join SuperTurbo Technologies in a technical advisory role.

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SuperTurbo Technologies, formerly VanDyne SuperTurbo, announces New Board of Directors

March 16, 2017

LOVELAND, Colo., March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — VanDyne SuperTurbo Inc. announced its corporate name change to SuperTurbo Technologies Inc. The Company has also named Dan Hancock, Frans Westenbrink and Andy Savarie to the board of directors.

“This is an exciting time for our company with the change in company name and strengthening of our board of directors,” said Mark Herbst, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our board of directors has never been stronger and we value the experience and insight Dan, Frans and Andy bring to us.”

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VanDyne SuperTurbo™ Selects Fallbrook Technologies’ NuVinci® Technology for Next Generation Variable Speed SuperTurbo Drive

December 14, 2016

LOVELAND, CO and CEDAR PARK, TX – (Marketwired – December 14, 2016) – VanDyne SuperTurbo Inc. (VanDyne) and Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook) announced today that Fallbrook’s NuVinci continuously variable planetary (CVP) transmission has been selected for use in the SuperTurbo™ for commercial vehicle applications. VanDyne will install a drive in two programs: a development program with a major diesel engine OEM and the Company’s vehicle demonstrator, a Class 8 truck tractor, which as announced previously, is being co-developed with Allison Transmission Inc.

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VanDyne SuperTurbo™ and Allison Transmission Inc. Are Collaborating to Co-develop a Vehicle Demonstrator

October 11, 2016

LOVELAND, Colo. and INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – VanDyne SuperTurbo Inc. and Allison Transmission Inc. have announced a collaboration to co-develop a vehicle demonstrator. The companies plan to leverage the unique performance benefits of VanDyne’s mechanically driven turbocharger in combination with Allison’s TC10® transmission in a Class 8 tractor.

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VanDyne SuperTurbo™ Wins the Frost & Sullivan 2012 Automotive Powertrain New Product Innovation Award

November 14, 2012

Ft. Collins, CO – November 14, 2012 – VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc. has announced that they are proud to receive the 2012 North American New Product Innovation Award in the Automotive Powertrain Market, based on the findings of the Best Practices research of Frost & Sullivan.

“The most innovative factor of the VanDyne SuperTurbo is that it mechanically controls the speed ratio between the engine and the turbine or the compressor wheels. VanDyne has developed a proprietary high speed drive system that provides efficient and reliable torque transfer on and off high-speed rotating parts. When combined with the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), the engine management system (EMS) can develop or generate the desired boost pressure at any engine speed.” said the analyst from Frost & Sullivan.

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VanDyne SuperTurbo™ Raises $8 Million in Series C Equity Financing

February 6, 2012

Ft. Collins, CO – February 6, 2012 – VanDyne SuperTurbo™ Inc. has raised $8 million towards a $15 million Series C equity financing round. The round was led by Northwater Capital’s Intellectual Property Fund with participation by existing investors. Proceeds from the financing will help drive the company’s growth initiatives and speed up the commercialization of the SuperTurbo™ technology.

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Colorado State University, Fort Collins Companies Recognized for Innovation in Wired Magazine June Issue

May 27, 2011

FORT COLLINS – May 27, 2011 – Wired magazine’s June issue lists Fort Collins as one of “The Emerging Epicenters” for innovation and high-tech job growth in green technology, singling out Fort Collins-based companies VanDyne SuperTurbo™, Woodward Inc. and the Colorado State University Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory.

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VanDyne SuperTurbo™, Inc. is Awarded Phase II SBIR Contract from the U.S. Army Valued at $727,000

May 19, 2011

Ft. Collins, CO – May 19, 2011 – VanDyne SuperTurbo™ Inc. has successfully completed Phase I of the U.S. Army Small Business Innovative Research Program and has recently signed a contract to commence Phase II of the program; valued at $727,000. Included in this second phase of the program the Company will be delivering the Army a prototype of the large SuperTurbo™ for testing at the Army Tank and Automotive Command Center in Q2 2012. The Company will commence work on Phase II immediately.

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VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™ Increases Presence in Fort Collins

February 14, 2011

Fort Collins, CO – February 14, 2011 – VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™ announced today it has relocated its Corporate Headquarters in downtown Ft. Collins, Colorado to prepare for growth in the coming year. The Company also announced that it has added a new multi-bay Engine Research Facility in the area.

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VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™, Wins Outstanding Venture Award at the U.S Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) 23rd Industry Growth Forum

October 26, 2010

Fort Collins, Colo., Oct 26th, 2010 — VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™, is pleased to announce it has been chosen as the winner of an Outstanding Presentation Award at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) 23rd Industry Growth Forum which attracted nearly 500 investors, entrepreneurs, scientists and policymakers to Denver.

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VanDyne SuperTurbo Inc.™, Named Finalist for Emerging CleanTech Company of the Year Award at the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association’s Inaugural Awards Celebration

October 11, 2010

Fort Collins, CO – October 11, 2010 – The Colorado CleanTech Industry Association has named VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™, as a finalist for the Emerging CleanTech Company of the Year at its inaugural “Colorado CleanTech Awards Celebration” recognition event, honoring leadership in advancing cleantech. “Winners will be announced Tuesday, October 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Denver Marriott City Center, at our now officially sold-out event,” Christine Shapard, Executive Director of the CCIA announces, “We’re extremely pleased to include VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™, among the twenty finalists being honored at our inaugural annual awards event.”

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VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™ Receives National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research Award for Its Innovative Engine Heat Recovery Technology

July 28, 2010

VanDyne SuperTurbo Inc.™ is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $149,000 for a Phase One SBIR project by the National Science Foundation to explore the recovery of wasted exhaust heat from a gasoline engine and its catalytic converter by transferring waste heat energy to the crankshaft via the Company’s SuperTurbo™.

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U.S. Army SuperTurbocharges into the Future – VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™ is Awarded a Small Business Innovative Research Contract from the U.S. Army

April 14, 2010

Fort Collins, Colo., April 14th 2010 — The US Army SBIR Program has competitively selected and awarded a Phase 1 research contract to VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™ This work will be based on the proposal titled: “Diesel Waste Heat Recovery Utilizing a SuperTurbocharger”. Work is scheduled to begin immediately and will be conducted in three phases; each phase award is pending the success of the previous phase.

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VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™ Named a Top Innovator Winner – Award Recognizes Cutting Edge Private Companies Driving the Future of Innovation

December 11, 2009

Fort Collins, Colo., December 11th, 2009 – VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a winner of the annual New England Venture Summit Top Innovator award by youngStartup Ventures. The list of privately held companies recognizes those that play a leading role in innovation for the Technology, Life Sciences and Clean-tech sectors.

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VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™ Spins Out of Woodward – Woodward Governor Inventor Launches New Clean Tech Company with SuperTurbo Technology and 12 Employees

September 22, 2009

Fort Collins, Colorado, September 22, 2009 – VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™ announced today it has spun out of Woodward Governor ( – WGOV). The Company has attracted private investors to help finance the commercialization of its revolutionary fuel efficiency product, which can provide more than 25% fuel savings to car owners in the future. VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™ is now an independent company specializing in the design, development and production of SuperTurbos™ for the global automotive market and for heavy duty engine manufacturers.

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