Gallery: DOE Launches U.S. Drive To Plan Route To Vehicle Efficiency, S...


The U.S. Department of Energy has just launched a new initiative, called U.S. Drive, to promote vehicle efficiency and energy sustainability in the U.S. Formerly called the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership, U.S. DRIVE (Driving Research and Innovation for Vehicle efficiency and Energy sustainability) will bring together technical experts from the DOE, the national laboratories, and industry partners to identify areas where R&D is needed to move these priorities forward in the U.S. The group will also develop a road map for vehicle technology and energy infrastructure to help push the country into a renewable future.

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  1. Darrence June 1, 2011 at 11:22 am

    You’re the one with the brains here. I’m watchnig for your posts.

  2. Milly June 1, 2011 at 10:42 am

    That’s more than senislbe! That’s a great post!

  3. Krystalyn June 1, 2011 at 1:23 am

    Walking in the presence of gantis here. Cool thinking all around!

  4. Janaya May 31, 2011 at 11:29 pm

    Never seen a betetr post! ICOCBW

  5. Godsouza May 25, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    What a continued dangerous waste fo money. Industry is going to want to “share” it own crap which will conitnue the wars, cancer, and asthma. As if DOE can’t find out by just asking us how to use paint to reuse existing space on the roads for all users

  6. lazyreader May 24, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    Since when does government ever make decisions that are wise. Politicians talk a lot about how much of your money they’re gonna invest in _______________. It’s the robust competition of free markets that provide us with better………….everything. Private entrepreneurs would earn massive profits far in excess of the government prizes. Why has the DOE started a new program, did the old ones fail? Yes, yes they do.

    Jimmy Carter, had announced that energy independence was a nationwide priority. He called for a massive government spending program, and after billions of dollars wasted on the failed “Synth fuel program”.

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