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DOE offers $162.75 million for e-mobility

Funding aims to electrify freight haulage, other US transport Metal Tech News – April 21, 2021

 

Last updated 7/10/2022 at 3:16pm

DOE e-mobility funding SuperTruck 18-wheeler electric freight truck green energy

An artist rendering of the Tesla all-electric semi. Department of Energy's $100 million SuperTruck 3 initiative aims to help ensure more battery-powered 18-wheelers are delivering equipment, supplies, and goods in the U.S.

With transportation accounting for roughly 30% of America's energy consumption and the largest contributor to the country's greenhouse gas emissions, the U.S. Department of Energy is offering more than $162 million in funding to improve efficiency and reduce carbon emissions for cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles.

"Getting to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 means we must aggressively cut do...



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