Paccar, Daimler, Volvo get bulk of $127M in SuperTruck 3 funding

Truck manufacturers Paccar Inc., Daimler Trucks North America and Volvo Group North America snagged the lion’s share of $127 million in federal SuperTruck 3 money to pursue advanced battery-electric and fuel cell electric truck projects.

Funding also went to automakers General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. to develop Class 4-6 medium-duty projects. In total, the Department of Energy awarded $199 million to fund 25 projects to help put cleaner cars and trucks on the road.

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