13 Feb 2020
First Autonomous Vehicle Exemption for Nuro
The US Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration approved a regulatory exemption for R2, Nuro's second-generation vehicle. As the first company to be granted approval for a self-driving vehicle exemption, it's an important moment for Nuro and a milestone for the industry.
21 Aug 2018
TuSimple is a startup founded in 2015. The company has now closed $82 million in financing to develop an autonomous software for a level 4 autonomous truck by 2020.
27 Aug 2015
Hydrogen fuel cell technology for maritime applications
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration has announced that it is providing $500,000 to support a feasibility study for the design, construction, and operation of a high-speed passenger ferry powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology and a hydrogen refueling station.
9 Sep 2013
US DoT awards USD13.6m for fuel cell buses
The US Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $13.6 million in federal funding to advance the commercialization of American-made fuel cell buses for the transit industry.
28 Jun 2011
Quantum/ Ford PHEV pickup success
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide exhibited its Ford F-150 Plug-in Hybrid Electric (PHEV) pick-up at the 2011 Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia, starting on 19 June. The vehicle is powered by Quantum's F-Drive hybrid drive system which is a derivative of the original Quantum Q-Drive with enhanced technologies and subsystems.