Holcim to put electric powertrains to the test in South Central fleet

Sources: CP staff; Holcim US, Chicago; Hyliion Holdings Corp., Austin, Texas Holcim US has spec’ed Hyliion Hypertruck ERX electric powertrains for 10 trucks serving Texas and Oklahoma cement and concrete operations, plus sister roofing product businesses. Batteries powering the Hypertruck ERX draw from an onboard generator running on compressed natural gas (CNG) or renewable natural gas (RNG), consumption of which…

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Holcim probes electric vehicle-charging potential of magnetizable slabs

Holcim AG is partnering with Magment GmbH to improve the German startup’s magnetizable concrete technology for road surfaces enabling electric vehicles to recharge wirelessly while in motion. Holcim and Magment Research & Development teams have formulated a unique concrete with high magnetic permeability, testing the technology at Purdue University in Indiana. The breakthrough “inductive charging” solution could reduce the need…

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Holcim tests magnetizable slabs’ electric vehicle charging potential

Sources: Holcim AG, Zug, Switzerland; CP staff Holcim is partnering with Magment GmbH to improve the German startup’s magnetizable concrete technology for road surfaces enabling electric vehicles to recharge wirelessly while in motion. The breakthrough “inductive charging” solution could reduce the need for EV charging stations while saving drivers’ time. Holcim and Magment’s Research & Development teams have formulated a…

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