Tag Archives: off-road vehicles

NFPA Member News
The Department of Energy (DOE) has recently announced funding for fluid power-related research projects covering off-road vehicle applications that reduce energy consumption, increase power density, and improve performance of additives and coatings. The awards include: $1.5 million going to Purdue University to research a new architecture for fluid power systems in off-road vehicles. The new...

Read More >

NFPA member news
By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has just announced up to $3 million of new funding for fluid power systems research for off-road vehicles. The Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) has been posted to the EERE Exchange website and can be accessed at: https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaIdb316f593-12df-4e13-8c28-a4f31d459976 According to the web posting, “The objective of...

Read More >

Capitol Hill
  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Not too long ago I wrote about NFPA’s day on Capitol Hill—when several NFPA members and I met with 20 or so Congressional offices to advocate for a new research program within the Department of Energy focused on fluid power in off-highway vehicles. The Good News Language friendly to this...

Read More >