The U.S. Dept. of Energy has selected Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) as part of a multidisciplinary consortium that will explore improving on-road freight efficiency for medium and heavy-duty trucks.
Led by Argonne National Laboratory, the consortium will work under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) Truck Research Utilizing Collaborative Knowledge (TRUCK) program. The consortium’s goal is to improve on-road freight efficiency of medium- and heavy-duty trucks by more than 50 percent compared with today’s trucks. Additional U.S. consortium participants include Cummins Inc., Ohio State University, Purdue University and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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