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FOTW #1145, August 3, 2020: Plug-In Electric Vehicles Are Available in Many Passenger Vehicle Size Classes
August 3, 2020
Half of all plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) on the road in 2019 were mid-size cars.
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FOTW #1144, July 27, 2020: U.S. Energy Savings Due to Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicle Use Estimated at 44.8 Trillion Btu in 2019
July 27, 2020
Due to their efficiency, PEVs reduce the amount of energy used by light-duty vehicles compared to their internal combustion engine counterparts.
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Energy Department Announces Approximately $64M in Funding for 18 Projects to Advance H2@Scale
July 20, 2020
The Department of Energy announces approximately $64 million in Fiscal Year 2020 funding for 18 projects that will support the H2@Scale vision.
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FOTW #1143, July 20, 2020: On Average, Combination Trucks Travel More Than Five Times Farther in a Year Than Single-Unit Trucks
July 20, 2020
Combination trucks averaged 63,374 miles in 2018, which is more than five times farther than the 11,687 average miles traveled by single-unit trucks.
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DOE Announces $139 Million in Funding for 55 Projects to Advance Innovative Vehicle Technologies
July 16, 2020
Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette announced $139 million in federal funding for 55 projects that will support advanced vehicle technologies.
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FOTW #1142, July 13, 2020: Refineries in the Americas Produce a Greater Share of Gasoline per Barrel of Crude Oil than Refineries in othe...
July 13, 2020
When processing petroleum, refineries can produce products in varying amounts to meet regional demands.
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FOTW #1141, July 6, 2020: Five Different Test Cycles Are Used to Determine Fuel Economy Estimates on New Light-Duty Vehicles
July 6, 2020
The fuel economy estimates of all new light-duty vehicles are a result of calculations and data from five different fuel economy test cycles.
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FOTW #1140, June 29, 2020: Mexico and Canada are the Biggest Recipients of U.S. Petroleum Exports
June 29, 2020
Total U.S. petroleum exports have been increasing over the last 10 years, reaching an all-time high of 8.5 million barrels per day in 2019.
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FOTW #1139, June 22, 2020: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations and Outlets: CCS or CHAdeMO
June 22, 2020
DC fast charging is important for reducing the charging times of electric vehicles (EV) and is critical to making long-distance EV travel practical.
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FOTW #1138, June 15, 2020: New Light-Duty Vehicle Fuel Economy in the United States Has Nearly Doubled Since 1975
June 15, 2020
From 1975 to 2019, fuel economy for all new light-duty vehicles produced for sale in the U.S. has increased from an average of 13.1 mpg to 25.5 mpg.
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DOE Announces $59 Million and 43 projects to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes announced $59 million for 43 projects for new...
August 16, 2019
Department of Energy Announces 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund Projects
Projects will strengthen partnerships between National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy promising technologies to the marketplace.
June 25, 2019
DOE Announces $59 Million to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
Funding opportunity seeks projects to address priorities in advanced batteries and electric drive systems, energy efficient mobility systems and more.
April 3, 2019
Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Commercial Truck, Off-road Vehicle, and Gaseous Fuels Research
Funding opportunity addresses priorities in gaseous fuels research, including natural gas, biopower, and hydrogen; and more.
March 1, 2019