You’ve Heard of Hybrid Cars — How About Hybrid 18-Wheelers?

The key to the Hyliion system is an intelligent electric drive axle that can be added to Class 8 trucks in order to reduce fuel use and its associated emissions. It can be retrofitted onto existing vehicles or installed into new ones. The original prototype of the system was built at an off-campus workshop near Carnegie Mellon University where Healy was studying for an engineering degree.