Below is a list of select news items related to the Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines (Co-Optima) initiative. Additional news items can be found on partner websites.

June 14, 2022
On the Road to a Net-Zero-Carbon Transportation Future

August 30, 2021
Pathways to Production: Comprehensive Software Aids Scientists in Synthetic Biology Analysis

May 10, 2021
Department of Energy Selects Four Projects to Move Co-Optimized Biofuels and Combustion Engines Closer to Market

May 5, 2021
Innovative Department of Energy Fuel-Engine Co-Optimization Research Reveals Potential to Cut Emissions, Boost Efficiency of Cars and Trucks

March 1, 2021
New in March! Co-Optima Webinar Series Spotlights R&D for Cleaner, More Efficient Vehicles

December 1, 2020
Properties vs. Chemistry: Co-Optima Research Determines Predictor of Fuel Performance, Develops Roadmap for Biofuels Design

November 13, 2020
Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines Call for White Papers—Directed Funding Opportunity for Collaboration with National Laboratories

November 9, 2020
Alloy-Forming Duo Unites to Amp Up Possibilities for Ethanol

July 16, 2020
New Catalytic Process Turns Renewable and Waste Carbon into Cleaner, High-Performance Diesel Biofuel Blendstock

July 2, 2020
Department of Energy Selects Seven Projects to Accelerate Adoption of Performance-Advantaged Biofuels

June 3, 2020
Wheels Keep Turning on Innovations for More Efficient and Clean Vehicles

May 21, 2020
Onboard Separation Technology Set to Improve Fuel Economy

May 12, 2020
Co-Optima Tool Quickly Provides Answers for Chemical Reactions

March 25, 2020
Answers to Three Vital Questions on How Fuels Can Improve Efficiency, Emissions, and Performance of Turbocharged Spark-Ignition Engines

March 2, 2020
Co-Optima Directed Funding Opportunity Webinar Slides and Recording 

February 24, 2020
Update to the Feb. 18 Co-Optima Directed Funding Opportunity

February 18, 2020 
Call for White Papers: Directed Funding Opportunity for Collaboration with National Laboratories

December 16, 2019 
Co-Optima Research Yields Potential Bioblendstock for Diesel Fuel

June 24, 2019
Co-Optima Identifies Innovation Needed to Continue Momentum in Fuel Economy Gains

April 3, 2019
DOE Announces $59 Million to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research

September 5, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $80 Million Investment in Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research

May 1, 2018
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $68.5 Million for Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research

April 18, 2018
New Release: Co-Optima 2017 Year in Review 

February 20, 2018
Breakthrough Fuels-Engines R&D Offers Dramatic Boost in Fuel Savings, Economy, and Energy Security 

February 15, 2018
Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines: Breakthrough Research 

March 1, 2017
BETO-VTO Joint Initiative Gathers Feedback and Guidance from Stakeholders in Fuel and Vehicles Industries 

December 29, 2016
Energy Department Announces Up to $7 Million for the Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines

February 24, 2016
Blog: New Vehicle Initiative Aims to Make Fuels and Engines Work Together More Efficiently

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