Advanced Materials for Transportation (AMT TCP)

Activities of the AMT TCP are focused on improving vehicle energy efficiency without compromising safety, durability, performance or comfort. 

Computer image of a strong, solid-state metallurgical bond between different types of materials.*


  • Integrated surface technology to reduce engine friction
  • Model-based design of coating systems
  • Multiple-material joining for lightweight vehicles
  • Thermoelectric materials for waste heat recovery
  • Automotive glazing


Contracting Parties: 10


* Computer image courtesy of Charles David Warren, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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