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Superslick and Superhard Coating

Frictional losses in an engine waste fuel—as much as 10 to 20 percent of the total fuel energy, depending on factors such as engine size, type, driving conditions and weather.

July 15, 2013
Advancing Lubrication Concepts to Improve Fuel Economy

Argonne works with industry and academia to develop advanced lubrication approaches that integrate fuel-efficient lubricants, low-friction materials and coatings and engineered surfaces to improve

July 15, 2013
Energy and Materials Issues That Affect Electric Vehicle Batteries

Fact sheet discussing the life-cycle issues associated with NiMH batteries

May 10, 2013
Fact or Friction: Friction Losses Significantly Impact Fuel Consumption

Fact sheet about Argonne's tribology research

April 15, 2013
Ushering in a New Era of Intelligent Engine Design

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are opening the door to a new era of intelligent engine design with their work to develop more robust predictive engine simulations, providing industry with an improved and accelerated path to more fuel-efficient and clean automotive engines.

March 15, 2013
TransForum Vol. 13, No. 1

TransForum is the newsmagazine published by Argonne National Laboratory's transportation research program. This is the Winter 2013 issue.

February 15, 2013
High-Performance Computing Enables Huge Leap Forward in Engine Development

When we turn the key in our car’s ignition, we usually don’t think about the combustion process that takes place inside the engine that enables the car to go. We just know that it works.

January 15, 2013
How Green is Battery Recycling?

Fact sheet examining the environmental impacts of lithium-ion battery recycling

October 26, 2012
TransForum Vol. 12, No. 2

TransForum is the newsmagazine published by Argonne National Laboratory's transportation research program. This is the Summer 2012 issue.

September 28, 2012
Advanced Battery Materials Synthesis and Manufacturing R&D Program

Argonne’s Materials Engineering Research Facility (MERF) supports the laboratory’s Advanced Battery Materials Synthesis and Manufacturing R&D program by enabling the development of manufacturin

August 17, 2012