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Electric Axle Offers Fuel Savings for Long-Haul Operations
Hyliion Offers Week-Long Tests of its Hybrid Tractors

Hyliion Offers Week-Long Tests of its Hybrid Tractors

Hyliion, which produces a hybrid electric axle system for Class 8 trucks, has created a trial fleet of trucks equipped with its 6x4HE system to allow fleets to test the vehicles in their own operations for free.

March 1, 2018

Hyliion HE Drive Axle Wins Technical Achievement Award
HDT's Top 20 Products of 2018

HDT's Top 20 Products of 2018

The most significant trucking products for 2018 as chosen by Heavy Duty Trucking magazine's editors.

February 16, 2018

Electric Axle for Trucks Saves Up to 15% in Fuel, Hyliion Says
New Tech, New Challenges for Axles & Suspensions

New Tech, New Challenges for Axles & Suspensions

As the trucking industry moves into the future, even the most basic components can be subject to new operational demands. Here’s how heavy-duty axle manufacturers are responding.

November 22, 2017

Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Promises Quick Payback

Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Promises Quick Payback

A hybrid electric-drive trailer tandem being developed by a group of engineers at Hyliion Inc. in Pittsburgh, Pa. The device, which for now has no official name, is undergoing road testing and should be ready for the market in mid-2017,

May 23, 2016

Hyliion's Powered Trailer Axle Goes to Europe

Hyliion's Powered Trailer Axle Goes to Europe

The Intelligent Electric Axle axle replaces a “passive” axle on a standard trailer tandem or tridem, and promises big fuel savings – 10 to 20% from hybrid-powered operation alone, Hyliion claims.

September 18, 2016

Trailers the European Way

Trailers the European Way

European designs are often more elegant (or complex, depending on how you look at it), but these features add functionality to products.

December 22, 2016

Test Drive Shows the Hyliion Trailer Hybrid Works
HDT Announces Top 20 Products for 2018

HDT Announces Top 20 Products for 2018

Heavy Duty Trucking magazine has announced its 2018 Top 20 Products, highlighting the most innovative, significant, and useful new product announcements from last year.

February 16, 2018

Technology & Maintenance Council Meeting Kicks off in Atlanta

Technology & Maintenance Council Meeting Kicks off in Atlanta

As TMC's annual meeting kicks off this week, news on new products, maintenance procedures and emerging technology in the trucking industry will flow out of Atlanta, including sessions on hot topics such as last-mile delivery and autonomous trucks.

March 4, 2018

HDT's Top Green Fleets of 2017

HDT's Top Green Fleets of 2017

This is the fifth year we’ve recognized some of the country’s “greenest” fleets with our Top Green Fleets award – and this year, we’ve narrowed the field and made it more competitive, honoring 25 of the most fuel-efficient, environmentally conscientious, alternative-fuel-forward fleets in the U.S.

November 15, 2017

Powered Trailer Axle Provides an Off-Road Boost

Powered Trailer Axle Provides an Off-Road Boost

“SAF Trak” axle is powered from the tractor’s hydraulic wet kit. On the trailer, two hydraulic motors, one at each axle end, turn the wheels to help get the rig moving in slippery conditions.

November 4, 2016

Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Being Developed

Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Being Developed

The system captures energy as a tractor-trailer brakes and runs downhill, and reapplies energy through a drive axle to help the truck launch and run uphill. Operation on the trailer is completely autonomous.

March 10, 2016