Emissions regulations are coming, especially in California where the emissions goals are the most aggressive. While fully electric trucks begin to roll out, increased interest in other powertrain options such as natural gas and hybrid technologies have gained fleet interest. Hyliion, one of the industry’s hybrid...

Special purpose acquisition company Tortoise Acquisition Corp. and electric truck company Hyliion will vote on their merger on Sept. 28, meaning there will likely soon be another EV player on the market, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The companies announced their intention...

Hyliion Inc. and Dana Incorporated recently launched a national program with truck leasing, rental and maintenance company Idealease to demonstrate Hyliion’s Hybrid Diesel Powertrain. According to the manufacturer, the system can reduce fuel usage, decrease greenhouse gas emissions, improve performance, and reduce operating costs for fleets,...

As a former transportation secretary and later White House chief of staff for President George W. Bush, Andy Card could have his pick of corporate directorships. So why choose  hybrid-electric powertrain startup Hyliion Inc.? The answer is 28-year-old CEO Thomas Healy. Card encountered Healy in 2016 at...

The all-electric trucking space is getting crowded. More market entrants are vying for a piece of this lucrative segment of the U.S. vehicle market. Thursday, privately held Lordstown Motors entered the fray, unveiling its all-electric pickup truck, called Endurance, at its Lordstown, Ohio, headquarters. Lordstown Motors was...

Launched in 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Cleantech University Prize (Cleantech UP) aimed to inspire and equip the next generation of clean energy entrepreneurs and innovators by providing them with competitive funding for business development and commercialization training and other educational opportunities. To read the...

NW Natural, U.S. public utility servicing communities in Oregon and Southwest Washington, is expanding its free truck loan program by adding a powerful, high-mileage and low-emission Class 8 truck for long and heavy hauls. The company is adding this new generation of CNG and hybrid...