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Title: U.S. Department of Energy: FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program
Url: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/vehiclesandfuels/
Publisher: FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership (U.S.)
United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Description: The FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program, under direction of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, works "to strengthen America's energy security, environmental quality, and economic vitality." The Program is a collaborative effort with industry leaders to develop transportation technologies that reduce the nation's dependence on imported oil and improve air quality. This website describes their current partnerships, including the FreedomCAR, which "represents a new approach to powering the vehicles of the future" and 21st Century Truck, which works to address "the challenges facing today's heavy-duty transportation sector." The scope of their research program includes vehicle system technologies, advanced materials, fuels, and engine and emission controls. In their outlines of their research programs, they provide some basic information about these areas and offer some links with more in-depth discussions about research in these areas. The Deployment section of the website describes their "initiatives to bring energy-saving innovation and education to consumers."
LC Classification: Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Devices for production of electricity by direct energy conversion -- Electric energy storage
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Materials of engineering and construction -- Study and teaching
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Special types of environment -- Air pollution and its control -- Particular air pollutants and their control -- Other pollutants, A-Z -- Fossil fuels
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Combustion engineering
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Machinery exclusive of prime movers -- Tribology. Lubrication and friction -- Lubricants
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Renewable energy sources -- Research
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Motor vehicles -- Motor vehicle operation. Automobile operation -- Cost of operation -- Fuel consumption
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Motor vehicles -- Special automobile, by power -- Electric automobiles and their batteries, etc. -- Hybrid vehicles. Hybrid cars
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Resource Type: Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-09-20 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-03-10 16:05:54 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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