Navistar rolls out electric delivery truck prototype on Capitol Hill
- Washington Plugs Funds Into Electric Trucks. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);10/5/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 39, p8
The article reports that Navistar launched its all-electric delivery truck in Washington, D.C. after disclosing plans to build 400 electric trucks in 2010. It notes that the all-electric truck was completed with a 39 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and will be used...
- Portland plugs in. // Fleet Owner;Jul2010, Vol. 105 Issue 7, p22
The article reports on the launch of the new eStar all-electric truck from the Navistar-Modec EV alliance at Portland, Oregon.
- DOE assigns Navistar a key role in developing aerodynamic trailers. // Bulk Transporter;Jan2009, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p7
The article reports that Navistar was selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to join in an alternative-vehicle technology project. The project aims to promote the development, evaluation, and deployment of aerodynamic trailers to reduce fuel consumption by heavy-duty tractor trailers....
- DOE labs' future remains unclear. Teich, Albert H.; Cassidy, Bonnie Bisol // Issues in Science & Technology;Winter95, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p22
Reports on proposed legislation discussed at a joint hearing of the Energy and Environment and Basic Research Subcommittees of the House Science committee that would reshape the Department of Energy's (DOE) national laboratories. Legislation that would streamline the laboratories; Criticism and...
- Getting the wrong ideas. Ruben, Barbara // Environmental Action;Spring95, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p21
Focuses on the impact of the Republican-lead Congress' advocacy of rabid property rights and pro-industry positions to environmental policies. Republicans' advocacy of privatization; Assigning of the research and development aspects of the Department of Energy (DOE) to the private industry;...
- National Prototype Center receives federal approval. Chamberlain, Gary // Design News;2/2/98, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p17
Reports that the United States Senate designated the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge (TN) Y-12 Plant as the National Prototype Center. Comments from Tennessee Senator Fred Thompson; Details on the center's capabilities; Contact information.
- Hill Okays USEC Money, But Nixes Uranium Transfer. BEATTIE, JEFF // Energy Daily;10/7/2009, p2
The article reports that U.S. congressional appropriators allocated 232.4 million U.S. dollars in 2012 to USEC Inc. to accelerate cleanup at Piketon site in Ohio of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The U.S. Congress nixed plans of DOE to pay USEC with surplus uranium, which needed transport...
- Cold War throwbacks get cash lifeline. // New Scientist;10/03/98, Vol. 160 Issue 2154, p22
Reports that the United States (US) Congress agreed to provide an additional funding for the US Department of Energy's Initiatives for Proliferation Prevention (IPP) program. How the Energy Department uses the IPP to help the Russian scientists; How to make the program succeed.
- No easy route of evolution for weapons labs, says OTA. Macilwain, Colin // Nature;6/17/1993, Vol. 363 Issue 6430, p573
Suggests the undertaking of collaborative research by the atomic weapons laboratories which is mostly controlled by the Department of Energy. Improvement of industries; Suggestions by the Office of Technology Assesment (OTA) of cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs); Resources...