|Policy status:||In Force|
2011 (change of name from FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership to U.S. DRIVE - Driving Research and Innovation for Vehicle Efficiency and Energy Sustainability)
|Policy Type:||Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme , Information and Education, Policy Support>Institutional creation, Policy Support>Strategic planning|
|Policy Target:||Transport>Fuel, Transport>Vehicle type>Passenger vehicles|
|Agency:||Department of Transportation (DOT)|
|Funding:||Ongoing, 2004 budget USD147 million|
U.S. DRIVE (formerly known as FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership), which stands for Driving Research and Innovation for Vehicle efficiency and Energy sustainability, facilitates pre-competitive technical information exchange among experts who interact as equal partners to discuss R&D needs, develop joint goals and technology-specific roadmaps, and evaluate R&D progress for a broad range of technical areas. U.S. DRIVE partners include the automobile industry, electric utilities, fuels industry, and federal government.
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