DOE: $96MM for Projects to Reduce Vehicle Emissions

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is making available $96 million for research projects focused on lowering vehicle emissions: from creating “cleaner” non-road engines and fuel technologies for rail, marine, aviation, and construction and agricultural applications, to developing electric drive components and materials to maximize electric vehicle efficiency.

Pictured: Parallel’s prototype railcar loaded with a shipping container. (Photo courtesy of Parallel Systems)

Parallel Systems Wins $4.4MM DOE Grant

Culver City, Calif.-based Parallel Systems has been awarded a $4.4 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to test its autonomous, battery-electric-powered railcar technology. DOE is distributing a total of $175 million to 68 projects through the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).