Today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced its support for 42 projects in the advanced vehicle technology space totaling $80 million in funding. These projects are intended to “support DOE’s goal to invest in early-stage research of transportation technologies that can give families and businesses greater choice in how they meet their mobility needs.”

Project categories funded are:

  • Low-Cobalt Active Cathode Materials for Next-generation Li-ion Batteries
  • Plug-in Electric Drive Vehicle Extreme Fast Charging Program
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Cybersecurity
  • Materials
  • Technology Integration
  • Co-Optimization of Engines and Fuels
  • Engines/Fuels Off-road Applications