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Title: Progress on Fuel Efficiency and Market Adoption - SuperTruck Factsheet

The Department of Energy (DOE) launched the SuperTruck initiative in 2009 with the goal of developing and demonstrating a 50 percent improvement in overall freight efficiency (expressed in a ton-mile per gallon metric) for a heavy-duty Class 8 tractor-trailer. To date, the industry teams participating in the initiative have successfully met or are on track to exceed this goal, leveraging suites of technologies that hold significant potential for market success.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1263776
Report Number(s):
DOE/EE-1419
7424
Research Org:
EERE Publication and Product Library
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (EE-3V) (Vehicle Technologies Office Corporate)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
SuperTruck