Policy Details

Systems Level Technology Development, Integration,and Demonstration for Efficient Class 8 Trucks (SuperTruck Initiative)

United States

Jurisdiction: 
National
Year started: 
2009
Status: 
In Force
Sector: 

The SuperTruck Initiative is a government-industry collaboration focused on increasing the fuel efficiency of long haul trucks, or 18-wheelers, by 50 percent by 2015. To achieve its goal, companies are developing and improving vehicle technologies in engine efficiency, aerodynamics, waste heat recovery, and hybridization, among other approaches.

Learn more: 
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/vehiclesandfuels/pdfs/merit_review_2010/high-eff_engine_tech/ace00c_gravel_2010_o.pdf
 

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