AUSTIN, Texas — Hyliion Holdings Corp. (NYSE: HYLN) (“Hyliion”), a leader in electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, today announced the September 26th closing of its previously announced deal to acquire a new hydrogen and fuel agnostic capable generator, KARNO™, from GE Additive, part of GE (NYSE: GE) and a world leader in metal additive technologies and manufacturing. Under the terms of the deal, GE received $15 million in cash and approximately $22 million in Hyliion stock.
The KARNO generator will be deployed in Hyliion’s Hypertruck powertrain platform to offer a next-generation, fuel-agnostic semi-truck solution. Hyliion will integrate the Cincinnati-based engineering team that created the KARNO system into the Company’s operations.
Hyliion’s mission is to reduce the carbon intensity and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of Class 8 commercial trucks by being a leading provider of electrified powertrain solutions. Leveraging advanced software algorithms and data analytics capabilities, Hyliion offers fleets an easy, efficient system to decrease fuel and operating expenses while seamlessly integrating with their existing fleet operations. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Hyliion designs, develops, and sells electrified powertrain solutions that are designed to be installed on most major Class 8 commercial trucks, with the goal of transforming the commercial transportation industry’s environmental impact at scale. For more information, visit www.hyliion.com.