Geert De Lombaerde

A native of Belgium, Geert De Lombaerde has more than two decades of business journalism experience. With a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, he began his reporting career at the Business Courier in Cincinnati and later was managing editor and editor of the Nashville Business Journal. Most recently, he oversaw the online and print products of the Nashville Post and reported primarily on Middle Tennessee’s finance sector as well as many of its publicly traded companies.

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The Hyliion Hypertruck ERX is set for production in Q4 2023.

Hyliion on track for Hypertruck production in 2023; plans fuel-cell truck with Hyzon

March 7, 2023
On a quarterly results conference call, Hyliion leadership gave a financial update, confirmed production on the Hypertruck ERX will begin by year’s end, and revealed they are ...
Daimler Truck Holding AG
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Daimler Truck CFO: Supply chain still ‘broken’

Nov. 14, 2022
A better product mix and pricing power more than doubled the manufacturer’s North American EBIT in Q3, but there’s still lots of 2023 uncertainty as customers decide between higher...
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The Karno was developed by a skunk works team inside GE's aviation division.

Hyliion to buy fuel-agnostic GE generator project

Aug. 29, 2022
The $37 million deal is expected to close in the next five weeks. CEO Thomas Healy expects the company will spend more than $75 million to commercialize the technology.
Paccar Inc.
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Paccar pricing power drives Q2 results to new levels

Aug. 1, 2022
The truck maker’s executives say they’ll continue to focus on maximizing production and see margins growing further. North American revenues surged 22% to over $4 billion thanks...
Hyliion Hypertruck ERX

Hyliion adds to Hypertruck ERX order book

March 3, 2022
The maker of electric powertrains last week reported Q4 results and said it expects up to $3 million in 2022 revenues from its hybrid product.
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Cummins to acquire Meritor to accelerate fleet electrification

Feb. 23, 2022
The $3.7 billion acquisition is expected to close at the end of 2022, positioning Cummins 'as one of the few companies' to provide integrated powertrain solutions across combustion...