Helping accelerate the development of electric drive vehicles.


DOE: Interactive eGallon Compares Local Gas Averages to Electric eGallon

WASHINGTON – The Energy Department today launched the eGallon – a quick and simple way for consumers to compare the costs of fueling electric vehicles vs. driving on gasoline. Today’s national average eGallon price is about $1.14, meaning that a typical electric vehicle could tr
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President Obama delivering a speech at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois

Obama’s Blueprint for a Clean and Secure Energy Future

ILLINOIS — President Obama spoke at the Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois on Friday about his proposal to invest in research that will focus on developing cost-effective transportation alternatives. This proposal, known as The Energy Security Trust, sets aside $2 billion
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ANSYS Making Electric Vehicle Batteries More Practical And Efficient

One year into a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded project, ANSYS, General Motors, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and ESim are leveraging engineering simulation technology to optimize electric and hybrid vehicle battery performance. The team achieved significant m
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President Obama Launches EV-Everywhere Challenge as Part of Energy Department’s Clean Energy Grand Challenges

At an event March 7 at the Daimler Truck factory in Mt. Holly, N.C., President Obama launched EV-Everywhere, the second in a series of Energy Department “Clean Energy Grand Challenges” aimed at addressing the most pressing energy challenges of our time. The EV-Everywhere Challenge wil
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AED First Responder Safety Training Classes Occur Across U.S.

First responders across the country have been busy learning about advanced electric drive vehicles thanks to a National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) training that teaches them how to respond to an accident scene involving these vehicles. During January and February, f
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