The DOE has announced up to $100 million in funding for new projects as part of ARPA‑E’s latest OPEN funding opportunity (DE-FOA-0001858).
Areas of research covered by this FOA include all aspects of transportation, including electrification and energy efficiency.
Under the Transportation Technical Category, subcategories include: electric motors; fuel cells; alternative vehicle designs such as ultra-lightweight vehicles; technologies for traffic management, transportation behavior and self-driving cars; power electronics; batteries; and non-battery storage for transportation, such as supercapacitors.
The deadline to submit a concept paper is February 12, 2018.
Source: DOE via Green Car Congress