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January

DOE Awards $7 Million to Reduce Electric Vehicle Charger Costs
Alternative Fuel Vehicles Roll in Detroit Auto Show
Visit to Colorado-Based Electric Motor Plant by Acting Under Secretary of Energy Arun Majumdar Highlights Recovery Act Investment
Saving Money and Fuel with a Click of a Mouse
Revving Electric-Motor Plant Highlights Recovery Act Investment
As Electric Vehicles Take Charge, Costs Power Down

February

DOE, Volvo Partner to Build Trucks that are more Efficient
DOE to Launch New Advanced Battery Energy Innovation Hub
Oregon Manufacturer EnerG2 Opens New Plant with Support from Recovery Act
One-Stop Reference for Clean Cities' Helpful Tools
'America's Next Top Energy Innovators' Named
Clean Cities Highlights Coalition Success at Work Truck Show
DOE-Backed EV Battery Maker Opens New Plant
President Obama Announces Funding for Breakthroughs in Natural Gas and Biofuels as Alternative Fuels for Vehicles
Army Unveils First Military Fuel Cell Fleet
DOE Offers Support for Breakthroughs in Alternative Fuels

March

Secretary Chu Announces Best Buy, Johnson Controls, Pacific Gas and Electric, and Veolia to Join National Clean Fleets Partnership
New National Clean Fleets Partners Join with Clean Cities to Reduce Petroleum Use
President Obama Launches EV-Everywhere Challenge as Part of Energy Department's Clean Energy Grand Challenges
DOE Offers $6 Million for Fuel Cell EV Data Collection
Ford Focus Electric Vehicle Earns Top EPA Mileage Rating
ARPA-E Issues Call for Transformational Energy Technologies
Four Major Firms Join National Clean Fleets Partnership
President Launches DOE's 'EV-Everywhere Challenge'
Coalition Offers Plan to Accelerate Adoption of Plug-In Electric Vehicles
DOE Offers Up to $2 Million for Hydrogen Fueling Stations Data Collection
Obama Administration Announces $14.2 Million in New Funding to Develop Lightweight Materials for Advanced Vehicles
Obama Administration Offers $35 Million for Biomass Research
White House Offers $14 Million for Advanced Vehicle Materials

April

Clean Cities Publishes 2012 Vehicle Buyer's Guide
DOE Offers $10 Million to Promote Zero-Emission Cargo Transport Vehicles
Ohio Unveils Its First Liquefied Natural Gas Station Deployed Through the Recovery Act
Announcing $4 Million for Wireless EV Charging
California Commits $100 Million to Build EV-Charging Stations
Transportation Department Awards $13.1 Million for Green Transit
Michigan Company Unveils Electric Vehicle Systems Manufacturing Facility Funded by Recovery Act
Clean Cities Publishes Electric Vehicle Handbook for Fleet Managers
Energy Department to Back $30 Million Storage Competition
Michigan Company Unveils EV Systems Manufacturing Facility

May

Energy Department Announces up to $5 Million to Spur Adoption of Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Communities Nationwide
Clean Cities Publishes Electric Vehicle Handbooks for Charging Station Hosts and Electrical Contractors
Global Automakers Demo Fast Charging EV Technology
Energy Department Webinar May 22: DOE Highlights Tool to Estimate the Economic Benefits of Fuel Cell Adoption
EcoCAR 2 Announces Year One Winner: Mississippi State University
Energy Department Awards $11 Million for Clean Energy Small Businesses
'Year One' Leader in EcoCAR2 Contest Named

June

Energy Department and National Park Service Announce Clean Cities Partnership to Drive Sustainable National Parks
U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 36 R&D 100 Awards for 2012
U.S. and Canada Set Next Phase of Clean Energy Dialogue
Energy Department, Park Service Announce Clean Cities Partnership
Expanded North Carolina Lithium Facility Opens, Boosting U.S. Production of a Key Manufacturing Material

July

Obama Administration Announces Investments in Biofuels
New ARPA-E Projects to Boost Natural Gas Vehicle Technologies

August

Energy Department to Award $43 Million for Energy Storage Technologies
New Web Tool Helps Fleets Reduce Petroleum Use and Emissions
Energy Department Investments to Develop Lighter, Stronger Materials for Greater Vehicle Fuel Economy
Energy Department Invests in Materials for Vehicle Fuel Economy
Supercomputing Our Way to a Clean Energy Future

September

Administration Finalizes Higher Fuel Efficiency Standards
EPA Sets Biobased Diesel Volumes for 2013

October

NREL Study: Hybrid Vans Get 20% Higher Fuel Economy
Energy Department Offers $1 Million for Hydrogen Fuel Technology
New Fast-Charging Standard Released for Electric Vehicles
United States' Clean Energy Patents Soar, Report Indicates

November

Tesla EV Named 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year
Alternative Fueling Stations Surpass 10,000-Mark
Energy Department Announces New Clean Cities Projects to Diversify U.S. Fuel Economy, Prepare for Advanced Vehicles
Energy Department Announces New Clean Cities Projects
Gobble Up Fuel Savings on Your Next Road Trip with My Trip Calculator
EV Charging Stations Take Off Across America
54.5 MPG and Beyond: Fueling Energy-Efficient Vehicles
Energy Department, NREL Launch Alternative Transportation Web Tools

December

Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Electric Vehicles
Energy Department Announces New Batteries and Energy Storage Hub
New Chevy, Fiat EVs Unveiled at the LA Auto Show
ARPA-E Awards $130 Million for 66 Energy Technology Projects
EIA Report: U.S. Renewables Rise by 2040
Energy Department, EPA Release 2013 Annual Fuel Economy Guide
Announcing the Apps for Vehicles Challenge
Clean Cities YouTube Channel Offers Videos on Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles
New Energy Department Funding to Reduce Cost of Drop-in Biofuels