AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hyliion Holdings Corp. (NYSE: HYLN) (“Hyliion”), a leader in electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, recently met with U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and U.S. Representative Haley Stevens to showcase the Hypertruck ERX™ at development collaborator FEV North America’s Auburn Hills, Michigan facility. The visit was part of a tour to promote the Biden administration’s $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure proposal.
Secretary Granholm and Representative Stevens were given an in-depth overview of the innovative, American-made technology that powers the Hypertruck ERX™, and also took a ride in a proof-of-concept unit, experiencing firsthand the quiet power of an electrified Class 8 truck.
“We were so pleased to showcase the Hypertruck ERX™ to Secretary Granholm, whose commitment to helping America achieve its goal of net-zero carbon emissions through innovative clean energy technology aligns with our vision of an electrified trucking industry,” said Bobby Cherian, Senior Vice President of Sales and Supply Chain.
“Hyliion’s powertrain technology provides fleets with a next-generation solution that empowers them to efficiently address sustainability goals by reducing their carbon footprint while bolstering performance,” Cherian added.
The Hypertruck ERX™ is an electric powertrain that is recharged by an onboard natural gas generator for Class 8 commercial trucks and will provide lower operating costs, emissions reductions, and superior performance to fleets nationwide. Utilizing the 700+ commercial natural gas vehicle filling stations across North America, it enables long range and quick refueling, and when fueled with renewable natural gas, can provide net-negative carbon emissions to commercial fleets.
In April, Hyliion announced a first of its kind Hypertruck Innovation Council with leading fleet and technology companies that will test and provide feedback on the Hypertruck ERX™. Just last week, the company noted that one of its current customers, Detmar Logistics LLC, has executed a reservation agreement covering 300 Hypertruck ERX™, with Hyliion showcasing demonstration units to the Detmar team in late 2021 and trials running in 2022.
Hyliion’s mission is to reduce the carbon intensity and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of Class 8 commercial trucks by being a leading provider of electrified powertrain solutions. Leveraging advanced software algorithms and data analytics capabilities, Hyliion offers fleets an easy, efficient system to decrease fuel and operating expenses while seamlessly integrating with their existing fleet operations. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Hyliion designs, develops, and sells electrified powertrain solutions that are designed to be installed on most major Class 8 commercial trucks, with the goal of transforming the commercial transportation industry’s environmental impact at scale. For more information, visit www.hyliion.com.
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