Hyliion, Dana join Idealease to demonstrate hybrid system for Class 8 Vehicles

Hyliion, Dana join Idealease to demonstrate hybrid system for Class 8 Vehicles

Hyliion Inc. and Dana Inc. have launched a national program with Idealease to demonstrate Hyliion’s Hybrid Diesel Powertrain to Idealease customers.

Idealease is North America’s premier full-service commercial truck leasing, rental and maintenance company.

Hyliion says its Hybrid Diesel system can reduce fuel usage, decrease greenhouse gas emissions, improve performance and reduce operating costs for commercial fleets and brands. It is designed to be installed on most major Class 8 commercial vehicles.

Idealease’s national tour will continue through the end of 2020, offering short-term rental agreements to Idealease customers interested in evaluating Hyliion’s technology. The hybrid system is installed on an International LT Series chassis and leverages Dana’s latest lightweight, fuel-efficient S23-175 drive axle and reliable SPL driveline, delivering optimal performance and powertrain efficiency. It includes the Hyliion in-cab APU, which the company says provides additional fuel savings by eliminating vehicle idling when picking up and delivering loads.

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