DOE to invest US$133 million in vehicle research

The US Department of Energy (DOE) plans to invest US$133 million in new advanced vehicle technologies research, including the development of lightweight carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) automotive parts.

The research topic areas also include batteries and electrification, advanced combustion engines and fuels, the reduction of platinum group metal content, materials technology and transportation and energy analysis.

Concept papers for this funding opportunity are due 21 February 2020 with full applications are due 14 April 2020, the DOE said. For more information and application requirements, go here.

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