GE Awarded $1.36M to Improve Electric Vehicle Efficiency

Funds will be used to create fleet of smart-grid vehicles.

Published: 28-Dec-2011

GE Global Research in Niskayuna, New York, has received a $1.36 million federal grant to improve the efficiency of electric cars.

The grant, funded through the Department of Energy, will also be used to create a fleet of smart-grid vehicles for the shipping and municipal maintenance industries.

It could not be immediately determined if the DOE grant would create jobs or help retain existing ones.

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