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Hyliion Announces the 6X4HE Electric Hybrid Product for Class 8 Trucks



PITTSBURGH, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyliion, the instant Class 8 vehicle hybridizing company announced today the 6X4HE System for long haul trucks.  Easily installed on new or retrofitted on existing trucks, the Hyliion System uses hybrid electrification to deliver fuel savings, lower emissions, instant telematics and a better driver experience. Mesilla Valley Transportation, PAM Transport and Ryder all participated in testing and refining the 6X4HE.

Hyliion 6X4HE Test Partners

This is the second product announcement from Hyliion.  The first which occurred a year ago was a trailer based product.  "After our trailer product announcement last year, fleets came to us and asked to have the technology put on trucks.  We listened and focused our efforts to first deliver the 6X4HE System with an innovative APU," stated Thomas Healy, Hyliion CEO.  "The technology we designed into the trailer product plus a different approach to an APU is now available for Class 8 trucks."

The 6X4HE easily attached to the truck frame and is a self-contained system. Fuel savings of up to 30% are a blend of three technologies:  15% from electric hybrid, 12% from APU, and 3% from aerodynamics. "Innovation in fuel savings is nothing new to Mesilla Valley Trucking, but Hyliion's system is the only thing we've seen that can make such a big impact," said Royal Jones, CEO Mesilla Valley Transportation.

Regenerative braking captures power when slowing down then electric power is applied when necessary to keep diesel engines at their most efficient RPM delivering hybrid fuel savings. The APU leverages Hyliion's proprietary cooling system and battery to deliver 18,000 BTUs for 10 hours on a single charge.  In addition, 2 outlets provide electricity in the cab.  The 6X4HE is also Shore Power enabled. 

"Electrification is the talk of the industry," stated Scott Perry, Chief Technology and Procurement Officer for Ryder Fleet Management Solutions. "Hyliion provides a creative solution for long-haul over the road trucking that we feel will be of interest to current diesel fleets who are looking for an advanced technology that they can pursue in the very near future.  We're excited to be working with their team on this revolutionary product as this relationship expands upon Ryder's ability to provide customers with the most innovative solutions to help them streamline operations, promote safety and reach their efficiency goals."

Delivering cost savings for fleets, lower emissions for the environment and a better overall driving experience is the focus for Hyliion. "We are excited to be a part of the testing process with Hyliion on a product that has the potential to be industry changing.  The Hyliion team is great to work with," stated Paul Pettit, VP Maintenance PAM Transport.

Hyliion is currently taking orders for the 6X4HE with production starting November 2017.

About Hyliion

Pittsburgh-based Hyliion founded in 2015 offers fleets an easy and efficient way to decrease fuel expenses and lower emissions by creating intelligent electric hybrid Class 8 vehicles. Hyliion's patented technology can be used on new or existing vehicles.  Requiring no driver training, Hyliion products provide a positive return to fleets and the environment instantly. For more information, visit http://www.hyliion.com.

SOURCE Hyliion


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