Hyliion, developers of electric-hybrid trucks, is moving its corporate headquarters from Pennsylvania to the greater Austin, Texas area. Their new office is being built in Cedar Park. The custom designed space will be over 80,000 square feet when completed. According to the company the larger space was needed to support Hyliion's rapid growth.
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The facility will house all departments from research & development, to sales, marketing, IT and administration. The move will help the company progress in its development of the Hyliion 6x4HE intelligent electric hybrid solutionThe Hyliion 6x4HE Truck Solution reduces fuel consumption and emissions by up to 30 percent, saving over 6,000 gallons of diesel fuel annually, according to the company.
Hyliion expects to create over 200 new jobs in the area. The company is actively recruiting for positions in software and algorithm development, electrical and mechanical engineers and technicians as well as many other support positions
"Moving our corporate headquarters to Austin was an important strategic decision. It supports our growth plans in new technologies and products and we believe the greater Austin market has the talented workforce that will contribute to our company and culture," commented Thomas Healy, Hyliion Founder and CEO.
"We are extremely excited to be joining the greater Austin community,” Healey concluded.