The National Renewable Energy Laboratory pioneers world-class research accelerating the development of sustainable mobility technologies and strategies for passenger and freight transportation, with a focus on decarbonizing the transportation sector and combating climate change.

The only national laboratory solely dedicated to energy efficiency and renewable energy, NREL helps its industry partners create innovative components, fuels, infrastructure, and integrated systems for battery electric, fuel cell, and other alternative fuel on-road, off-road, and non-road vehicles, including emerging technologies for aviation, rail, and marine applications.

Photo of heavy-duty freight truck charging at charging station.

Industry-Research Team Charts Course to Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicles

NREL collaborates with Volvo Group to map the opportunity space for various technologies