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- Sep 28, 2016
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has an initiative called “SuperTruck”. Under the program, the DOE gives significant grants to truck manufacturers to increase the fuel economy of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles by developing new technologies.
Daimler is one of the truck manufacturers taking the most advantage of the program. Under the first version, it developed the 12-MPGe Freightliner SuperTruck, and it recently announced that it won $20 million out of the DOE’s $80 million in grants for the second round of the program – appropriately named ‘SuperTruck II’. more…
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