U-M teams with Argonne, Idaho national labs to study potential energy savings of connected vehicles

November 20, 2015
Connected and autonomous vehicle at M city test facility

Could vehicles that communicate with each other and their surroundings, helping drivers avoid crashes, also save energy?

The University of Michigan is working with two U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories to study whether connected and automated vehicles could help people drive more efficiently. U-M, with Argonne National Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory, won a three-year, $2.7 million grant from DOE to fund the research.

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