DoE said SuperTruck II projects will research, develop, and demonstrate technologies to improve heavy-truck freight efficiency by more than 100 percent when compared with a manufacturer's best-in-class 2009 truck, with an emphasis on technology cost-effectiveness and performance.
Chinese electric vehicle sales during 2015 more than tripled year to 331,100, according to the Xinhua News Agency report, which cites data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.
These technologies will decrease carbon emissions and support DOE's EV Everywhere Grand Challenge to make plug-in electric vehicles as affordable to own and operate as gasoline-powered vehicles by 2022.
Proterra celebrates major milestone with event honoring transit agency partners as EV pioneers.
Earlier this week, Louisville began ZeroBus service, an all-electric, zero emissions fleet of buses that will be providing free rides downtown. The new buses have replaced diesel-powered trolleys.
BYD Motors introduced "The Lancaster" this month at the 2014 American Public Transportation Association Expo in Houston. It's the world's largest battery-electric vehicle, according to the manufacturer.