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NREL research, development, and deployment (RD&D) accelerates widespread adoption of high-performance, low-emission, energy-saving strategies for passenger and freight transportation. Dedicated to renewable energy and energy efficiency, NREL and its industry, government, and academic partners use a whole-systems approach to create innovative components, fuels, and infrastructure for electric, hybrid, fuel cell, and conventional vehicles.

Learn more about NREL transportation successes: batteries and energy storage | climate control | deployment | fleet operations | fuels and combustion | power electronics and drivetrains | sustainable mobility | system analysis and integration | vehicle-grid integration

Also learn about sustainable transportation basics and compare vehicle technologies.

 

NREL's sustainable transportation research, development, and deployment activities support these U.S. Department of Energy offices:
Vehicle Technologies | Fuel Cell Technologies | Bioenergy Technologies.