Powertrain research

Vehicle and Component Benchmarking

Conducting vehicle benchmarking and testing activities that provide data critical to the development and commercialization of next-generation vehicles

Turning up the heat: Argonne’s thermal cell facility puts vehicles to the testAugust 30, 2012

Argonne’s world-class Advanced Powertrain Research Facility now includes a thermal chamber that can deliver temperatures ranging from frigid cold to sweltering heat.

Driving the Future

At Argonne National Laboratory’s Center for Transportation Research, our goal is to accelerate the development and deployment of vehicle technologies that help reduce our nation’s petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.