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December 15, 2016
Sandia researcher Isaac Ekoto, left, and former postdoc Will Colban prepare to conduct laser-based velocity measurements at the Combustion Research Facility. The measurements are used to help understand the flow features involved in the creation of in-cylinder carbon monoxide distributions in automotive diesel engines. | Photo Courtesy: Sandia National Laboratory
EERE Success Story—Cleaner, Lower Cost, and More Efficient: How Cummins Created a Global Marketplace for Better Diesel Engines through ...

Cummins approached researchers at three of the national laboratories—Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), and...

July 26, 2016
EERE Success Story—Multi-Material Lightweight Vehicle Helps Bring Technologies to Market
EERE Success Story—Multi-Material Lightweight Vehicle Helps Bring Technologies to Market
June 23, 2016
Plasma oxidation oven. Photo Courtesy: RMX Technologies
EERE Success Story—Plasma Oxidation of Carbon Fiber Precursor
EERE Success Story—Plasma Oxidation of Carbon Fiber Precursor
May 31, 2016
EERE Success Story—Zero-order Reaction Kinetics (Zero-RK) Coding Is Designing the Next-Generation Engines
EERE Success Story—Zero-order Reaction Kinetics (Zero-RK) Coding Is Designing the Next-Generation Engines
March 28, 2016
Tractor belly pan helps to improve under-body flow.
EERE Success Story—Heavy Vehicle Fuel Efficiency is no Drag
EERE Success Story—Heavy Vehicle Fuel Efficiency is no Drag
March 14, 2016
Success Stories
EERE Success Story - Novel Engine Lubrication Anti-Wear Additives Demonstrate Improved Fuel Economy
EERE Success Story - Novel Engine Lubrication Anti-Wear Additives Demonstrate Improved Fuel Economy
March 7, 2016
Success Stories
EERE Success Story—FCA and Partners Achieve 25% Fuel Economy Improvement in Light-Duty Advanced Technology Powertrain
EERE Success Story—FCA and Partners Achieve 25% Fuel Economy Improvement in Light-Duty Advanced Technology Powertrain
January 15, 2016
Success Stories
EERE Success Story—New Tire Technologies Can Improve Fuel Efficiency by More Than 5%
EERE Success Story—New Tire Technologies Can Improve Fuel Efficiency by More Than 5%
December 21, 2015
EERE Success Story—Autonomie Modeling Tool Improves Vehicle Design and Testing, Informs New Fuel Economy Standards
Autonomie, an advanced vehicle modeling and design software package created by Argonne National laboratory with EERE support, is helping U.S. auto ...
August 18, 2015
The Chevy Spark EV at the Washington Auto Show.
EERE Success Story—Lightweight Technology Resolved Challenge Facing the Chevy Spark EV Battery Tray and Enclosure
EERE Success Story—Lightweight Technology Resolved Challenge Facing the Chevy Spark EV Battery Tray and Enclosure
August 13, 2015
The 2011 Chevrolet Volt at a charging station. Its battery is based on a cathode technology developed at Argonne National Laboratory, which will make the battery safer, longer-lived and more powerful. Photo courtesy of General Motors
EERE Success Story—Battery Cathode Developed by Argonne Powers Plug-in Electric Vehicles
EERE Success Story—Battery Cathode Developed by Argonne Powers Plug-in Electric Vehicles
August 6, 2015
Success Stories
EERE Success Story—Battery Manufacturing Processes Improved by Johnson Controls Project
EERE Success Story—Battery Manufacturing Processes Improved by Johnson Controls Project
June 23, 2015
Success Stories
EERE Success Story—SuperTruck Initiative Partner Improves Class 8 Truck Efficiency by 115%
EERE Success Story—SuperTruck Initiative Partner Improves Class 8 Truck Efficiency by 115%
June 11, 2015
These are how the nano-wires appear after the battery has gone through 10 charge-discharge cycles.
EERE Success Story—Battery Company Puts New Nanowire Technology into Production
EERE Success Story—Battery Company Puts New Nanowire Technology into Production
June 9, 2015
Success Stories
EERE Success Story—New Process Will Enable Expanded Use of Lightweight Materials in Cars
EERE Success Story—New Process Will Enable Expanded Use of Lightweight Materials in Cars
May 7, 2015
EERE Success Story—Fundamental Studies in Catalysis Enabled the use of Efficient “Lean-Burn” Engines for Vehicle Transportation
EERE Success Story—Fundamental Studies in Catalysis Enabled the use of Efficient “Lean-Burn” Engines for Vehicle Transportation
April 28, 2015
3-D Printed Inverter
EERE Success Story—Novel 3-D Printed Inverters for Electric Vehicles Can Improve EV Power and Efficiency
EERE Success Story—Novel 3-D Printed Inverters for Electric Vehicles Can Improve EV Power and Efficiency
April 22, 2015
ORNL researcher Jian Chen works with the prototype weld inspection system licensed by Tennessee-based APLAIR Manufacturing Systems.
EERE Success Story—Promising Inspection Technique for Vehicle Welding Offers Efficient Alternative
EERE Success Story—Promising Inspection Technique for Vehicle Welding Offers Efficient Alternative
April 16, 2015
Credit: UQM Technologies
EERE Success Story—UQM Patents Non-Rare Earth Magnet Motor under DOE-Supported Project
EERE Success Story—UQM Patents Non-Rare Earth Magnet Motor under DOE-Supported Project
April 8, 2015
EERE Success Story—Cummins Improving Pick-Up Truck Engine Efficiency with DOE and Nissan
Cummins, the world's largest diesel engine manufacturer, received funds from EERE to research advanced engine technology for heavy-duty and light-d...
April 7, 2015
This graphic shows how Goodyear's new Air Maintenance Technology -- also called the self-regulating tire -- works. | Graphic courtesy of Goodyear.
EERE Success Story—Goodyear Testing Self-Inflating Tire Systems in U.S. Trucking Fleets
EERE Success Story—Goodyear Testing Self-Inflating Tire Systems in U.S. Trucking Fleets
March 10, 2015
EERE Success Story—Concrete Company Moving to Natural Gas with Clean Cities
The trucks are part of a much larger Recovery Act project, which is expected to reduce 3.1 million GGE/year and 8,429 pounds of carbon dioxide per ...
March 10, 2015
EERE Success Story—Plug-in Electric Vehicles Charge Forward in Oregon
Oregon is planning for the large-scale deployment of hybrid and all-electric vehicles to reach the state's goal of 30,000 plug-in vehicles by 2015...
March 5, 2015
EERE Success Story—BASF Catalysts Opens Cathode Production Facility
EERE Success Story—BASF Catalysts Opens Cathode Production Facility
February 26, 2015
EERE Success Story—Multi-Mode RCCI Has Great Potential to Improve Fuel Economy in Light-Duty Diesel Engines
EERE Success Story—Multi-Mode RCCI Has Great Potential to Improve Fuel Economy in Light-Duty Diesel Engines