A hybrid powertrain and unique trailer powers Internationals’ SuperTruck fuel efficiency.
Hyliion’s Investor day featured a facility tour, ride and drive and an in-depth look into its emerging and current product offerings.
The headline can seem like a silly question, but consider the Hyliion Hypertruck ERX–it’s an electric powertrain truck where batteries are being charged and they power the Meritor 14Xe e-axle. But it has a range of 1,000 miles. The catch? The batteries are charged by an on-board natural gas generator and the truck is fueled
With electric trucks available for order and fleets that fit the application profile talking with utility companies about electric charging infrastructure, there’s a conversation percolating under the surface of early electrification adopters that revolves around the question: Where does the energy come from? That’s the fun part about electric powertrains: You can generate the energy
There are two indications of the growing use of the hybrid electric powertrain for new and existing Class 2 to 6 commercial vehicles offered by XL Hybrids Inc. One is the recent announcement that the company raised $10.5 million in venture funding. The other is the Boston-based company’s impressive customer list, which now includes FedEx
At the 2015 Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC), an annual educational conference for fleet representatives from investor-owned electric utilities, electric cooperatives and electrical contractors, fleet electrification was the subject of a presentation by Kellen Shefter, manager of sustainable technology at the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), an association representing investor-owned electric companies. Providing highlights of a
I’ve been trying to determine why we’ve taken so many wrong turns incorporating alternate fuels. I looked at Wikipedia the other day, and I think I found the answer. Only 1% of Wikipedia’s content is about logic and mathematics. Another 1% is about thought and philosophy. But fully 30% deals with art and culture, and
It would be an understatement to say that UPS has been fielding alternative fuel powered package delivery vehicles for a considerable amount of time. After all, the company’s first all-electric truck went into service in New York City—in 1934. Today, UPS remains an aggressive user of alternative fuel vehicles. It currently operates more than 3,150