Transportation and Mobility Research
NREL's fundamental transportation research, engineering, and analysis catalyze the development of affordable, high-performance, energy-efficient passenger and freight vehicles as well as domestic alternative fuels and related infrastructure.
Cutting-Edge R&D Areas
Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
Our research and development helps advance the science behind emerging hydrogen and fuel cell technologies and develop and validate new cost-effective, high-performance systems for transportation.
Accelerating Technology Innovation
As the nation's premier facility for energy-efficient transportation research, NREL blazes new trails with novel approaches focusing on:
- Delivering state-of-the-art, cost-competitive solutions
- Providing vital scientific building blocks and early-stage research and engineering
- Diversifying transportation energy sources
- Helping the U.S. industry remain at the forefront of sustainable transportation innovation.
Our transportation research bridges technologies via partnerships across NREL and the U.S. Department of Energy. Learn how to work with us.