HYLIION Wins Jim Winsor Memorial Technical Achievements Award
AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hyliion was announced as the winner of the prestigious Jim Winsor Memorial Technical Achievements Award at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s Annual Meeting & Transportation Exhibition (TMC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
The award, chosen by The North American Truck Writers Awards Committee, represents a product or service showing technical innovation, wide applicability and availability in trucking, and offers significant operating benefits. The 12 committee members included: Paul Abelson – Land line, John Baxter – Freelance technical writer, Tom Berg – Construction Equipment, Jason Cannon – Commercial Carrier Journal, Seth Clevenger – Transport Topics, James Menzies– Truck News & Truck West, Jason Morgan – Fleet Equipment, Jack Roberts – Heavy Duty Trucking, John G. Smith – Today’s Trucking, Suzanne Stempinski – LandLine, Steve Sturgess – Freelance writer, and Chairman Jim Park – HDT & Today’s Trucking.
“With all the great innovations in trucking this year, we are honored to have been awarded the Jim Winsor Memorial Technical Achievements Award. Hyliion is focused on delivering products that are easy to adopt, deliver a significant profit improvement to the trucking industry and improve the environment. The Hyliion 6X4HE is our first.” Said Thomas Healy, Hyliion CEO and founder.
The committee members reviewed 22 new products, the longest in the history of the award, and brought the list down to 5 finalists which included Hyliion, Eaton, Truck-lite, Volvo and XStream.
Hyliion offers fleets an easy, efficient way to decrease fuel expenses and lower emissions by instantly turning semi-tractor trailers into intelligent electric hybrid vehicles. Hyliion’s patented technology can be used on new or existing vehicles. Requiring no driver training, Hyliion products reduce fuel consumption and emissions by up to 30% and provide a positive return to fleets and the environment immediately. For more information, visit hyliion.com (http://www.hyliion.com).