Country:United States
Year:2002
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2002
Date Amended:

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)
URL:http://energy.gov/eere/vehicles/vehicle-technologies-office-us-drive
Funding:Ongoing, 2004 budget USD147 million
Description:

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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