The Clean Cities Blog helps Clean Cities coordinators and stakeholders access information about alternative transportation topics that affect their coalitions around the United States.
New Initiatives Will Use Supercomputers to Improve Transportation Energy Efficiency
Jan. 11, 2018
Did you know, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Laboratories are home to 32 of the fastest supercomputers on Earth? Scientists and researchers at the national labs use these supercomputers to accelerate research by creating models from complex data sets. Now, two new Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) initiatives - High Performance Computing for Mobility (HPC4Mobility) and Big Data Solutions for Mobility–will utilize the computing capabilities of the national labs to find solutions to real-world transportation energy challenges
Webinar and Handbook Offer Guidance for CNG Vehicle Maintenance Facilities
Jan. 10, 2018
The new resources cover primary considerations and safety standards for compressed natural gas vehicle maintenance facilities.
4 Tips to Improve Electric Vehicle Battery Range this Winter
Dec. 13, 2017
Follow these tips to stay warm and get the most out of your EV battery this winter.
2018 Fuel Economy Guide Helps Consumers Save Money
Dec. 11, 2017
Just in time for the New Year, the 2018 Fuel Economy Guide is now available at FuelEconomy.gov.
Study Captures Consumers’ Pulse on Plug-In Electric Vehicle Preferences
Dec. 4, 2017
A new report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory aims to provide current insights into the American public's sentiments on plug-in electric vehicles.
New Resources Offer Insights for Tackling Transportation Project Challenges
Nov. 8, 2017
Two new technical reports from the Vehicle Technologies Office’s Technology Integration program aim to increase project success by providing stakeholders with insights into anticipating, mitigating, and avoiding common problems.
Winter Driving Tips to Stay Warm and Save Fuel
Nov. 2, 2017
Early season snowfalls mean it’s time to brush off our cars and brush up on tips to save fuel economy in winter.
National Drive Electric Week 2017: Charged Up About Electric Vehicles
Oct. 16, 2017
Across the country, people are charged up about electric vehicles, if this year’s National Drive Electric Week is any indication.
5 Fast Facts about Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
Oct. 5, 2017
If you haven’t heard about hydrogen and fuel cells before, then listen up. These technologies are bursting on to the scene and have the potential to solve some of the biggest problems in energy ranging from commercial buildings to transportation.
Technologies That Will Transform the Transportation System
Sept. 8, 2017
The transportation system is in the midst of a dramatic worldwide transformation that has the potential to impact our daily lives.