Country:United States
Year:2009
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2009
Policy Type:Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Demonstration project
Policy Target:Transport
Agency:Department of Energy (DOE)
URL:http://www1.eere.energy.gov/vehiclesandfuels/pdfs/merit_review_2010/high-eff_engine_tech/ace00c_gravel_2010_o.pdf
Description:

The SuperTruck Initiative is a government-industry collaboration focused on increasing the fuel efficiency of long haul trucks, or 18-wheelers, by 50 percent by 2015. To achieve its goal, companies are developing and improving vehicle technologies in engine efficiency, aerodynamics, waste heat recovery, and hybridization, among other approaches.

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