Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-Electrified Vehicle and Energy Storage Evaluation, 65423 [2020-22856]

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[FR Doc. 2020–22852 Filed 10–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Electrified Vehicle and Energy Storage Evaluation Notice is hereby given that, on September 24, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Electrified Vehicle and Energy Storage Evaluation (‘‘EVESE’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the nature and objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65423 Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties to the venture are: Allison Transmission, Inc.ßClient®, Indianapolis, IN; BAE Systems Controls Inc., Endicott, NY; Castrol Limited, Pangbourne, England; Infineum USA L.P., Linden, NJ; Komatsu America Corp, Chicago, IL; Shell Global Systems (US) Inc., Wilmington, DE; and Underwriters Laboratories, Northbrook, IL. The general area of EVESE’s planned activities are to test and analyze cuttingedge technology for electrified vehicles (plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles) to understand the performance of the battery cells and pack, the electric motor and operating strategies that maximize fuel economy, efficiency and range. Additionally, EVESE will conduct research focused on improving the performance and durability of lithium-ion batteries, electric motors and the electrified vehicle’s powertrain as a whole. Suzanne Morris, Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2020–22856 Filed 10–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to The National Cooperative Research and Production Act Of 1993—Cooperative Research Group On ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas Notice is hereby given that, on October 1, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Southwest Research Institute— Cooperative Research Group on ROSIndustrial Consortium-Americas (‘‘RICAmericas’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Aerobotix, Inc., Madison, AL, has been added as a party to this venture. Also, Siemens Energy, Inc., Orlando, FL, has withdrawn as a party to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Electrified Vehicle and Energy Storage 
Evaluation

    Notice is hereby given that, on September 24, 2020, pursuant to 
Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 
1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), Electrified Vehicle and 
Energy Storage Evaluation (``EVESE'') has filed written notifications 
simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade 
Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties to the venture 
and (2) the nature and objectives of the venture. The notifications 
were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act's provisions limiting 
the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified 
circumstances.
    Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties 
to the venture are: Allison Transmission, Inc.[Lt]Client[Gt], 
Indianapolis, IN; BAE Systems Controls Inc., Endicott, NY; Castrol 
Limited, Pangbourne, England; Infineum USA L.P., Linden, NJ; Komatsu 
America Corp, Chicago, IL; Shell Global Systems (US) Inc., Wilmington, 
DE; and Underwriters Laboratories, Northbrook, IL.
    The general area of EVESE's planned activities are to test and 
analyze cutting-edge technology for electrified vehicles (plug-in 
hybrids and battery electric vehicles) to understand the performance of 
the battery cells and pack, the electric motor and operating strategies 
that maximize fuel economy, efficiency and range. Additionally, EVESE 
will conduct research focused on improving the performance and 
durability of lithium-ion batteries, electric motors and the 
electrified vehicle's powertrain as a whole.

Suzanne Morris,
Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2020-22856 Filed 10-14-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4410-11-P