|Policy status:||In Force|
|Policy Type:||Voluntary Approaches>Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Demonstration project, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme , Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology deployment and diffusion, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology development, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Voluntary Approaches|
|Policy Target:||Transport>Freight, Transport|
|Agency:||U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)|
The U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) 21st Century Truck Partnership is a R&D partnership which aims to develop the technologies for trucks and buses that can safely and cost-effectively move larger volumes of freight and greater numbers of passengers while emitting little or no pollution, resulting in a reduction in dependence on imported oil. The Program is an industry-government collaboration among heavy-duty engine manufacturers, heavy-duty truck and bus manufacturers, heavy hybrid powertrain manufacturers, four federal government agencies (DOE, DOD, DOT, EPA), and a variety of national labs. Partnership activities include promoting the development and deployment of technologies that substantially reduce energy consumption and exhaust emissions during idling, and promoting the validation, demonstration, and deployment of advanced truck and bus technologies, and grow their reliability sufficient for adoption in the commercial marketplace.
Last modified: Fri, 27 Jan 2017 13:39:50 CET