Skip navigation to main content.
NREL - National Renewable Energy Laboratory
About NRELEnergy AnalysisScience and TechnologyTechnology TransferTechnology DeploymentEnergy Systems Integration

Vehicles and Fuels Research News

The following news stories highlight vehicles and fuels research at NREL.

April 3, 2014

Analysis Reveals Impact of Road Grade on Vehicle Energy Use

A new study sheds light on the incremental energy requirements imposed by road grade.

March 24, 2014

NREL Driving Research on Hydrogen Fuel Cells

As fuel cell cars get ready for the road, industry turns to NREL for help improving cost and reliability.

March 5, 2014

Webinar March 11: National Fuel Cell Technology Evaluation Center

The presentation will highlight NFCTEC efforts to accelerate fuel cell commercialization through analysis of technologies operating under real-world conditions.

February 3, 2014

Using Fuel Cells to Increase the Range of Battery Electric Vehicles

A team of NREL analysts identified potential cost-effective scenarios for using small fuel cell power units to increase the range of medium-duty battery electric vehicles.

January 27, 2014

NREL Joins Initiative to Boost Power Electronics Energy Efficiency and Job Market

In an initiative announced on January 15, NREL is joining North Carolina State University (NCSU) in the Energy Department's new Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Next Generation Power Electronics to accelerate development and commercialization of wide bandgap technology, as well as reinvigorate the U.S. manufacturing sector.

January 14, 2014

NREL Model Licensed to Improve Accuracy of Battery Simulations

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has licensed its Equivalent Circuit Battery Model to software developer ThermoAnalytics for use in its recently updated RadTherm software package.


2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008