Fallbrook Technologies Ties With Chinese Management Consulting Firm

San Diego-based Fallbrook Technologies, a developer of transmissions for the electrical vehicle, bicycle, and other markets, reported today that it has linked with Chinese consulting firm ASL Management Consulting Company. Fallbrook said that ASL will spearhead its automotive and electric vehicle business development efforts in China. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. ASL is based in Shanghai, and provides management and consulting in the area of new technology in the energy, environment, and electronics sectors; the firm is headed by Rudolph Schlais, former CEO of GM Asia Pacific.