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Friday, August 17, 2012

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory landed a $1 million investment from the U.S. Department of Energy.

The money will further PNNL's work making lighter and stronger material for fuel-efficient cars.

A computer model developed by scientists at PNNL can optimize the performance of carbon fiber and other composites used to make auto parts for body, chassis and interior uses.

“With strong, lightweight materials we have an opportunity to dramatically increase vehicle fuel economy, while helping America maintain its competitive edge in automotive design and manufacturing,” said U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, in a press release.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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