Transportation in the News
- ORNL scientists using magnets to recharge electric cars
- Oak Ridge carbon fiber plant gains ground
- Wireless charging technology in development
- Dual-fuel lab engines achieve high efficiencies, low emissions
- State's electric vehicle corridor to connect Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga
Say yes to tested E-15
- New reports reinforce need to expand biofuel production
- Indirect land use change: real world results vs. economic theory
- Exploring diesel technology from the Big Three and the Depart. of Energy
- Advanced commercial vehicle safety technologies showcased
- Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood names ORNL's Diane Davidson as a member of the new Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety
- ORNL researchers find thermochemical exhaust heat recuperation in internal combustion engines could provide substantial boosts in second-law efficiency
- Mass spectrometer leverages R&D 100 Award-winning tech for gas analysis
- Lithium-air batteries to be further researched
- Centrifuge tubes used for the separation of nanoparticles from a liquid phase
- ORNL Researchers Modify Plug-in Hybrid Electric Traction Drive Power Electronics to Function as On-Board Charger
- ORNL to get Carbon Fiber Technology Center
- ORNL scientists developing more fuel efficient, cleaner cars
- Race for clean cars is increasing demand for motorsport engineering skills says Xtrac
ORNL Transportation News
ORNL strengthens DOE-funded clean vehicles team
As a member of the clean vehicles consortium, part of the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center, ORNL researchers are focusing on a suite of technologies to put more electric and hybrid vehicles on the road.
ORNL and Industry to Collaborate in Advanced Battery Research
A $6.2 million collaboration will tackle some of the most critical challenges facing lithium ion battery production.
ORNL system provides hybrid electric autos with power to spare
Researchers at the ORNL have designed, fabricated and demonstrated a PHEV traction drive power electronics system that provides significant mobile power generation and vehicle-to-grid support capabilities.
ORNL receives Recovery Act funding for Carbon Fiber Technology Center
A new, stimulus-funded research center at ORNL could help strengthen the very "fiber" of America's automotive and energy industries.
Transportation - Gone hybrid
Fuel economy ratings for the new 2010 model year automobiles are now posted at the www.fueleconomy.gov web site, which Oak Ridge National Laboratory developed and maintains for the U.S.
ORNL, Da Vinci sign licensing agreement
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Oct. 20, 2009 — An Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology for analyzing automotive engine oil has been licensed to a Texas firm that specializes in a broad suite of combustion engine lubrication and emissions testing services and equipment.
Transportation - Intelligent Freight hits highway
Information sharing technologies at the heart of Web 2.0 are being integrated into an Oak Ridge National Laboratory freight tracking system that could revolutionize the industry.
Highways - Better barriers
Advanced computer simulations could be a big hit for truckers and the people who design guardrails, protective barriers and roadway signs.
Transportation - Maximum capacity . . .
Oak Ridge National Laboratory is partnering with SBE Inc. to help test and improve electric vehicle capacitors.
ORNL to assist Nissan with electric car power recharge needs
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Aug. 6, 2009 — Nissan's plan to build 5,000 short-haul electric cars with a range of 100 miles will get a boost from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Vehicles - Cool ride . . .
Researchers at ORNL's Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Center have developed an innovative cooling concept that could improve vehicle performance, life expectancy and overall efficiency without increasing costs.