The U.S. Department of Energy will invest $59 million to advance vehicle technology research, which includes a project that will focus on alt-fuel vehicle proof-of-concept demonstrations for fleets, as well as the development of more efficient powertrains and mobility systems research.
April 8, 2019
Eaton has announced that it is contributing several components to truck manufacturers participating in the U.S. Department of Energy’s SuperTruck II freight-efficiency program.
March 18, 2019
SuperTrucks have been called a waste of taxpayer money or government-funded marketing. Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood might disagree.
July 2, 2018
The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has reached $2.22 per gallon—two cents more than one week ago, AAA reported.
October 3, 2016
The Energy Department is announcing up to $137 million in investments for two programs designed to develop next-generation fuel-efficiency technologies in commercial and passenger vehicles, including more funding for SuperTruck II.
August 17, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is providing $22 million to fund research, development, and demonstration for numerous alternative fuel projects, especially those that would improve the efficiency of medium- and heavy-duty trucks.
June 7, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced they are collaborating to accelerate research, demonstration, and deployment of alternative fuel technologies and innovative transportation systems.
May 19, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will award $12.5 million in grants and form a consortium to improve the operating efficiency of medium and heavy trucks, the agency has announced.
March 16, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy has boosted funding for its SuperTruck II initiative to increase fuel efficiency of Class 7and 8 trucks and will provide funding for several projects that would develop alternative powertrains for medium-duty vehicles, the agency announced at the Work Truck Show.
March 1, 2016
U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) proposed 2017 budget would sharply cut funding to the Clean Cities program and add new funding to an initiative seeking to improve the fuel efficiency of Class 7 and Class 8 trucks.
February 19, 2016
The Department of Energy is providing funding for a $1.25-million collaborative project between Bridgestone Americas and global coatings company PPG that will focus on improving the fuel efficiency of truck and bus radial tires
February 10, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy has offered $58 million in funding for vehicle technology advancements through its Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing loan program, the agency has announced.
January 26, 2016
You must be this tall to ride — it’s a common sign at many of central Florida’s theme parks, but not something visitors will see when hopping into one of the area’s newest rides.
December 1, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $55 million for 24 projects to develop and deploy cutting-edge vehicle technologies for improving fuel efficiency and reducing petroleum consumption, along with making plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) more affordable.
September 21, 2015
The national average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline fell 6.2 cents to $2.375 for the week ending Sept. 14, according to federal data.
September 15, 2015