Chinese Patents Issued for DCGT Engine
Paisley, Florida | August 18, 2011

Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. (“TTE”) (OTCBB: TTEG) is pleased to announce today that Robert L. Scragg, the inventor of the Detonation Cycle Gas Turbine (DCGT) engine and founder of Alpha Engines Corporation, has received "Notification of Granting a Patent Right" by the PRC State Intellectual Property Office. Alpha Engines anticipates the issuance of the Patent Certificate and to receive it in the coming days. The translation and filing of the application was undertaken by the Chinese associates of Maryland based patent attorneys Shoemaker and Mattare.

Michael Rouse, the President and CEO of TTE, commented, "The issuance of this patent provides the intellectual property protection needed. It will also allow our strategic alliance partners to have easier access to government capital as we pursue the commercialization of the DCGT in the various provinces of China. We are excited about the potential impact of this green technology and the support we can provide to their country as they make great strides to reduce harmful emissions and greenhouse gasses in the future."

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About Turbine Truck Engines, Inc.

Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. holds the exclusive license from Alpha Engines Corporation to manufacture, market, and distribute the Detonation Cycle Gas Turbine engine worldwide.

Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. is a technology company focused on the development, manufacture, and testing of its new energy efficient and environmentally friendly engine which will be distributed in the United States and abroad. Intended for use in the transportation and power generation sectors, the engine can utilize any fuel that can be gasified (gasoline, diesel, propane, natural gas, hydrogen, methanol, ethanol or LPG) or fuel mixture, yet needs little or no coolant, lube oil, filters, or pumps. Its unique, lightweight turbine design has few moving parts, significantly reducing maintenance costs. The innovative cyclic detonation process produces a near-complete combustion of fuel-oxidizer mixtures, resulting in greater fuel economy and fewer harmful exhaust emissions. Turbine Truck Engines, Inc. is also the exclusive agent for Hydrogen Union Energy Co. Ltd.'s Hydrogen Generator technology for all of North America.

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