Purdue University launches a research project aimed at cutting commercial-vehicle fuel consumption in half by perfecting hybrid technologies for bus and truck fleets worldwide. The Hoosier Heavy Hybrid Center of Excellence is funded with a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's Graduate Automotive Technology Education initiative. Purdue is providing the center with more than $500,000 to cover tuition for up to eight fellowships. Gregory Shaver, an associate professor of ...

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