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FOTW #1051, October 15, 2018: All-Electric Vehicles Make Up 53% of Plug-In Vehicle Sales to Date
Cumulative sales of plug-in vehicles through July 2018 show that more than half (53%) are all-electric vehicles (EV).
October 15, 2018
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FOTW #1050, October 8, 2018: Vehicles per Thousand People in China in 2016 was Similar to the United States in 1923
Vehicles per thousand people in 2006 in China was similar to the United States in 1915, but ten years later, the number has grown.
October 8, 2018
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FOTW #1049, October 1, 2018: The United States Consumed 20% of World Petroleum in 2017
The United States consumes more petroleum than any other country, accounting for 20% of world consumption in 2017.
October 1, 2018
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High Performance Computing for Materials Selections
DOE announces $1.2 million in funding for four projects under the High Performance Computing for Materials (HPC4Mtls) Program.
September 26, 2018
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FOTW #1048, September 24, 2018: The United States Supplies 16% of World Petroleum
The United States has increased the production of petroleum in recent years, accounting for 16% of the World’s production in 2017.
September 24, 2018
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Up to $11 million available for natural gas vehicle research.
Natural gas is poised to play a key role as a versatile, low-emission fuel and is an increasingly attractive alternative to conventional diesel fuel
September 21, 2018
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FOTW #1047, September 17, 2018: Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled Varies with the Number of Household Vehicles
In a one-vehicle household the average daily mileage is about 30 miles, according to the 2017 National Household Travel Survey.
September 17, 2018
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FOTW #1046, September 10, 2018: The Average Household Vehicle Was Driven 10,200 Miles in 2017
The average of all household vehicles driven in 2017 was 10,200 miles.
September 10, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $80 Million Investment in Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
Projects support DOE's goal to invest in early-stage research of transportation technologies that can give families and businesses greater choice.
September 5, 2018
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FOTW #1045, September 3, 2018: 77%-82% of Energy Put into an Electric Car is Used to Move the Car Down the Road
Electric vehicles experience a loss of energy during "refueling," with an energy loss of about 16% from the wall power to the battery during charging.
September 3, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $80 Million Investment in Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
Projects support DOE's goal to invest in early-stage research of transportation technologies that can give families and businesses greater choice.
September 5, 2018
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $68.5 Million for Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
The Energy Department announced $68.5 million for advanced vehicle technologies supporting affordable mobility, energy security, and economic growth.
May 1, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $19 Million for Advanced Battery and Electrification Research to Enable Extreme Fast Charging
Selected research projects are focused on developing electric vehicle systems that can recharge rapidly at high power levels.
April 30, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $12 Million in Early-Stage Research for Natural Gas Engines and Off-Road Fluid Power Systems
Funding would support cost-shared research projects focused on medium- and heavy-duty, on-road natural gas engines, and advancing fluid power systems.
March 6, 2018