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Chapter 3. Vehicle-Miles Traveled  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

3. Vehicle-Miles Traveled 3. Vehicle-Miles Traveled Chapter 3. Vehicle-Miles Traveled Vehicle-miles traveled--the number of miles that residential vehicles are driven--is probably the most important information collected by the Residential Transportation Energy Consumption Survey. Using the data on vehicle-miles traveled allows analysts to answer such questions as: "Are minivans driven more than passenger cars?" "Do people in the West drive more than people elsewhere?" "Do people conserve their new cars by driving them less?" "Who drives more--people in households with children, or other people?" "At what ages do people drive the most?" "How does growing income affect the amount of driving?" In addition to answering those kinds of questions, analysts also use the number of vehicle-miles traveled to compute estimated, on-road vehicle fuel consumption, economy, and expenditures, all of which have important implications for U.S. energy policy and national security (see Chapter 4).

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax Feasibility  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Vehicle Miles Traveled Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax Feasibility Evaluation to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax Feasibility Evaluation on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax Feasibility Evaluation on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax Feasibility Evaluation on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax Feasibility Evaluation on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax Feasibility Evaluation on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax Feasibility Evaluation on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type

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Petroleum Reduction Strategies to Reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled |  

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Reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled Reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled Petroleum Reduction Strategies to Reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled October 7, 2013 - 11:52am Addthis YOU ARE HERE: Step 3 For reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the table below describes petroleum reduction strategies to reduce vehicle miles traveled, as well as guidance and best practices for each strategy. Table 1. Determining When and How to Promote the Use of Strategies to Reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled Strategy When Applicable Best Practices Consolidate trips Applicable to all vehicles, regardless of ownership or vehicle and fuel type Target vehicle operators who take longer trips Seek vehicle operator input and collaboration to identify regular or occasional trips that involve similar routes. Determine whether trips on multiple days or times can be consolidated into a single trip.

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Odometer Versus Self-Reported Estimates of Vehicle Miles Traveled  

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The findings described here compare odometer readings with self-reported estimates of Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) to investigate to what extent self-reported VMT is a reliable surrogate for odometer-based VMT.

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2000-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Figure 72. Vehicle miles traveled per licensed driver, 1970-2040 ...  

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Sheet3 Sheet2 Sheet1 Figure 72. Vehicle miles traveled per licensed driver, 1970-2040 (thousand miles) History Reference case 1970.00 $8.69 1971.00 $9.01

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An Econometric Analysis of the Elasticity of Vehicle Travel with Respect to Fuel Cost per Mile Using RTEC Survey Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents the results of econometric estimation of the ''rebound effect'' for household vehicle travel in the United States based on a comprehensive analysis of survey data collected by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) at approximately three-year intervals over a 15-year period. The rebound effect is defined as the percent change in vehicle travel for a percent change in fuel economy. It summarizes the tendency to ''take back'' potential energy savings due to fuel economy improvements in the form of increased vehicle travel. Separate vehicles use models were estimated for one-, two-, three-, four-, and five-vehicle households. The results are consistent with the consensus of recently published estimates based on national or state-level data, which show a long-run rebound effect of about +0.2 (a ten percent increase in fuel economy, all else equal, would produce roughly a two percent increase in vehicle travel and an eight percent reduction in fuel use). The hypothesis that vehicle travel responds equally to changes in fuel cost-per-mile whether caused by changes in fuel economy or fuel price per gallon could not be rejected. Recognizing the interdependency in survey data among miles of travel, fuel economy and price paid for fuel for a particular vehicle turns out to be crucial to obtaining meaningful results.

Greene, D.L.; Kahn, J.; Gibson, R.

1999-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Does telecommuting reduce vehicle-miles traveled? An aggregate time series analysis for the US  

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of Telecommuting. US DOE Office of Policy, Planning, andProgram Evaluation, Report No. DOE/PO-0026, Washington, DC.Holtzclaw, John (undated): “Does a mile in a car equal a

Choo, Sangho; Mokhtarian, Patricia L; Salomon, Ilan

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Equity Evaluation of Vehicle Miles Traveled Fees in Texas Lisa Larsen, EIT  

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advanced technology vehicles (plug-in hybrids, extended range electric vehicles or hydrogen ICEVs+ vehicles are plug-in hybrid or hydrogen internal combustion engine vehicles Under the CARB zero to station owners Government could offer incentives such as investment tax credits to offset a significant

Burris, Mark W.

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #227: July 29, 2002 Vehicle Miles of  

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7: July 29, 2002 7: July 29, 2002 Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) and Age by Vehicle Type to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #227: July 29, 2002 Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) and Age by Vehicle Type on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #227: July 29, 2002 Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) and Age by Vehicle Type on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #227: July 29, 2002 Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) and Age by Vehicle Type on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #227: July 29, 2002 Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) and Age by Vehicle Type on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #227: July 29, 2002 Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) and Age by Vehicle Type on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #227:

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #552: January 5, 2009 Vehicle Miles of  

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2: January 5, 2: January 5, 2009 Vehicle Miles of Travel by Region to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #552: January 5, 2009 Vehicle Miles of Travel by Region on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #552: January 5, 2009 Vehicle Miles of Travel by Region on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #552: January 5, 2009 Vehicle Miles of Travel by Region on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #552: January 5, 2009 Vehicle Miles of Travel by Region on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #552: January 5, 2009 Vehicle Miles of Travel by Region on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #552: January 5, 2009 Vehicle Miles of Travel by Region on AddThis.com... Fact #552: January 5, 2009

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Table A1. U.S. Number of Vehicles, Vehicle-Miles, Motor Fuel ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Number of Vehicles Vehicle-Miles Traveled Motor Fuel Consumption Motor Fuel 2001 Household and Vehicle Expenditures ... Age of Primary Driver 16 to 17 Years ...

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #535: September 8, 2008 Vehicle Miles of  

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5: September 8, 5: September 8, 2008 Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) Declines in 2008 to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #535: September 8, 2008 Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) Declines in 2008 on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #535: September 8, 2008 Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) Declines in 2008 on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #535: September 8, 2008 Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) Declines in 2008 on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #535: September 8, 2008 Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) Declines in 2008 on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #535: September 8, 2008 Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) Declines in 2008 on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #535:

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Miles Electric Vehicles | Open Energy Information  

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Miles Electric Vehicles Jump to: navigation, search Name Miles Electric Vehicles Place Santa Monica, California Zip 90405 Sector Vehicles Product California-based developer of...

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The Effect of Improved Fuel Economy on Vehicle Miles Traveled: Estimates Using U.S. State Panel Data  

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respect to new-car price are: 12 S M , PV ? mv ? 1 v 1 ? ?new vehicle prices (1987=100) (logarithm: pv ). We includevalue -0.021, and pv with value -0.221. The price of fuel is

Van Dender, Kurt

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effect of Improved Fuel Economy on Vehicle Miles Traveled: Estimating the Rebound Effect Using U.S. State Data, 1966-2001  

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respect to new-car price are: S ? M , PV = ? mv ? 1 v 1 ? ?new vehicle prices (1987=100) (logarithm: pv). P F : Priceof ( fint ) t-1 , D7479 , and pv . The price of fuel is not

Small, Kenneth A; Van Dender, Kurt

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #473: June 11, 2007 Vehicle-Miles per  

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3: June 11, 2007 3: June 11, 2007 Vehicle-Miles per Licensed Driver to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #473: June 11, 2007 Vehicle-Miles per Licensed Driver on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #473: June 11, 2007 Vehicle-Miles per Licensed Driver on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #473: June 11, 2007 Vehicle-Miles per Licensed Driver on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #473: June 11, 2007 Vehicle-Miles per Licensed Driver on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #473: June 11, 2007 Vehicle-Miles per Licensed Driver on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #473: June 11, 2007 Vehicle-Miles per Licensed Driver on AddThis.com... Fact #473: June 11, 2007 Vehicle-Miles per Licensed Driver

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Table 5.1. U.S. Number of Vehicles, Vehicle-Miles, Motor Fuel Consumption  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

. U.S. Number of Vehicles, Vehicle-Miles, Motor Fuel Consumption . U.S. Number of Vehicles, Vehicle-Miles, Motor Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 1994 1993 Household and 1994 Vehicle Characteristics RSE Column Factor: Number of Vehicles Vehicle-Miles Traveled Motor Fuel Consumption Motor Fuel Expenditures RSE Row Factor: (million) (percent) (billion) (percent) (billion gallons) (gallon percent) (quadril- lion Btu) (billion dollars) (percent) 0.9 0.8 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.0 Household Characteristics Total .................................................... 156.8 100.0 1,793 100.0 90.6 100.0 11.2 104.7 100.0 2.8 Census Region and Division Northeast ........................................... 26.6 17.0 299 16.7 14.5 16.0 1.8 17.2 16.4 5.7 New England ................................... 7.6 4.8 84 4.7 4.1 4.5 0.5 4.8 4.6 13.8 Middle Atlantic

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Methodology for Calculating Cost-per-Mile for Current and Future Vehicle Powertrain Technologies, with Projections to 2024: Preprint  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Currently, several cost-per-mile calculators exist that can provide estimates of acquisition and operating costs for consumers and fleets. However, these calculators are limited in their ability to determine the difference in cost per mile for consumer versus fleet ownership, to calculate the costs beyond one ownership period, to show the sensitivity of the cost per mile to the annual vehicle miles traveled (VMT), and to estimate future increases in operating and ownership costs. Oftentimes, these tools apply a constant percentage increase over the time period of vehicle operation, or in some cases, no increase in direct costs at all over time. A more accurate cost-per-mile calculator has been developed that allows the user to analyze these costs for both consumers and fleets. The calculator was developed to allow simultaneous comparisons of conventional light-duty internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, mild and full hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). This paper is a summary of the development by the authors of a more accurate cost-per-mile calculator that allows the user to analyze vehicle acquisition and operating costs for both consumer and fleets. Cost-per-mile results are reported for consumer-operated vehicles travelling 15,000 miles per year and for fleets travelling 25,000 miles per year.

Ruth, M.; Timbario, T. A.; Timbario, T. J.; Laffen, M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle-Miles Traveled - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Return to: Transportation Channel . NOTE: To view and/or print files in PDF format, Adobe Acrobat Reader is required.

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Household Vehicles Energy Consumption 1994 - PDF Tables  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Table 1 U.S. Number of Vehicles, Vehicle Miles, Motor Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 1994 Table 2 U.S. per Household Vehicle Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel ...

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #369: April 25, 2005 Medium-Truck Miles  

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9: April 25, 9: April 25, 2005 Medium-Truck Miles by Age to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #369: April 25, 2005 Medium-Truck Miles by Age on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #369: April 25, 2005 Medium-Truck Miles by Age on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #369: April 25, 2005 Medium-Truck Miles by Age on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #369: April 25, 2005 Medium-Truck Miles by Age on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #369: April 25, 2005 Medium-Truck Miles by Age on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #369: April 25, 2005 Medium-Truck Miles by Age on AddThis.com... Fact #369: April 25, 2005 Medium-Truck Miles by Age Medium trucks (class 3-6) were driven an average of 14,439 miles in 2002.

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #306: February 9, 2004 Vehicle Type  

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6: February 9, 6: February 9, 2004 Vehicle Type Differences on Vehicle Miles Traveled to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #306: February 9, 2004 Vehicle Type Differences on Vehicle Miles Traveled on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #306: February 9, 2004 Vehicle Type Differences on Vehicle Miles Traveled on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #306: February 9, 2004 Vehicle Type Differences on Vehicle Miles Traveled on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #306: February 9, 2004 Vehicle Type Differences on Vehicle Miles Traveled on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #306: February 9, 2004 Vehicle Type Differences on Vehicle Miles Traveled on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #306:

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National Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Learning Demonstration Final...  

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national daily average miles traveled. An effective 40-mile electric range would allow electrification of more than two-thirds of the Learning Demonstration vehicle miles and...

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Figure 1.8 Motor Vehicle Fuel Economy, 1973-2011 (Miles per Gallon)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Figure 1.8 Motor Vehicle Fuel Economy, 1973-2011 (Miles per Gallon) U.S. Energy Information Administration / Monthly Energy Review August 2013 17

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Autonomous personal vehicle for the first- and last-mile transportation services  

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This paper describes an autonomous vehicle testbed that aims at providing the first- and last- mile transportation services. The vehicle mainly operates in a crowded urban environment whose features can be extracted a ...

Chong, Z. J.

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #640: September 13, 2010 Monthly Trends  

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0: September 13, 0: September 13, 2010 Monthly Trends in Vehicle Miles of Travel to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #640: September 13, 2010 Monthly Trends in Vehicle Miles of Travel on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #640: September 13, 2010 Monthly Trends in Vehicle Miles of Travel on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #640: September 13, 2010 Monthly Trends in Vehicle Miles of Travel on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #640: September 13, 2010 Monthly Trends in Vehicle Miles of Travel on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #640: September 13, 2010 Monthly Trends in Vehicle Miles of Travel on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #640: September 13, 2010 Monthly Trends in Vehicle Miles of Travel on

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Modal shifts in short-haul passenger travel and the consequent energy impacts. [Intercity travel under 500 miles  

SciTech Connect

A study was performed to evaluate the impacts of strategies to effect modal shifts in short-haul passenger travel (defined herein as intercity travel under 500 miles) from energy-intensive modes to those modes that are less energy-intensive. A series of individual strategies, ranging from incentives to the less energy-intensive modes (bus, rail) to penalties to the more energy-intensive modes (auto, air) was examined to determine energy saved and policy implications relative to strategy implementation. The most effective of the individual strategies were then combined in all permutations, and the analysis was repeated. As part of the analytical process, effects of factors other than energy (user cost and time, emissions, government subsidy, and travel fatailities) were examined in a benefit/cost analysis. Finally, energy savings, benefit/cost impacts, implementation considerations, and policy implications were evaluated to arrive at conclusions as to the effectiveness of the more-influential strategies and to the overall effectiveness of induced modal shifts. The principal conclusion of the study is that the maximum 1980 energy saving that might be realized by modal shifts, discounting the concurrent effects of demand suppression and improvement of mode efficiency, is approximately 83 x 10/sup 12/ Btu (46,500 bbl gasoline per day), 3.8% of the total projected 1980 energy consumption in the short-haul transportation sector and 0.23% of the total US petroleum use. It was also concluded that strategies to achieve these small savings by modal shifts would result in significant economic, social, and business disruptions.

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1980-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #455: February 5, 2007 Household Vehicle  

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5: February 5, 5: February 5, 2007 Household Vehicle Miles to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #455: February 5, 2007 Household Vehicle Miles on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #455: February 5, 2007 Household Vehicle Miles on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #455: February 5, 2007 Household Vehicle Miles on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #455: February 5, 2007 Household Vehicle Miles on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #455: February 5, 2007 Household Vehicle Miles on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #455: February 5, 2007 Household Vehicle Miles on AddThis.com... Fact #455: February 5, 2007 Household Vehicle Miles The graphs below show the average vehicle miles of travel (VMT) - daily

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Vehicle routing for the last mile of power system restoration  

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This paper studied a novel problem in power system restoration: the Power Restoration Vehicle Routing Problem (PRVRP). The goal of PRVRPs is to decide how coordinate repair crews effectively in order to recover from blackouts as fast as possible after a disaster has occurred. PRVRPs are complex problems that combine vehicle routing and power restoration scheduling problems. The paper proposed a multi-stage optimization algorithm based on the idea of constraint injection that meets the aggressive runtime constraints necessary for disaster recovery. The algorithms were validated on benchmarks produced by the Los Alamos National Laboratory, using the infrastructure of the United States. The disaster scenarios were generated by state-of-the-art hurricane simulation tools similar to those used by the National Hurricane Center. Experimental results show that the constraint-injection algorithms can reduce the blackouts by 50% or more over field practices. Moreover, the results show that the constraint-injection algorithm using large neighborhood search over a blackbox simulator provide competitive quality and scales better than using a MIP solver on the subproblems.

Bent, Russell W [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Coffrin, Carleton [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Van Hentenryck, Pascal [BROWN UNIV.

2010-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #370: May 2, 2005 How the Price of  

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0: May 2, 2005 0: May 2, 2005 How the Price of Gasoline Relates to Vehicle Miles Traveled to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #370: May 2, 2005 How the Price of Gasoline Relates to Vehicle Miles Traveled on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #370: May 2, 2005 How the Price of Gasoline Relates to Vehicle Miles Traveled on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #370: May 2, 2005 How the Price of Gasoline Relates to Vehicle Miles Traveled on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #370: May 2, 2005 How the Price of Gasoline Relates to Vehicle Miles Traveled on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #370: May 2, 2005 How the Price of Gasoline Relates to Vehicle Miles Traveled on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #370:

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #390: September 19, 2005 Stretch...  

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7% 125-199 miles 6% 200+ miles 6% Mode Personal vehicle 96% Air travel 1% Other 3% Gender Male 84% Female 16% Household income Less than 25,000 13% 25,000 - 49,000 29% More...

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Rebound 2007: Analysis of U.S. Light-Duty Vehicle Travel Statistics  

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U.S. national time series data on vehicle travel by passenger cars and light trucks covering the period 1966 2007 are used to test for the existence, size and stability of the rebound effect for motor vehicle fuel efficiency on vehicle travel. The data show a statistically significant effect of gasoline price on vehicle travel but do not support the existence of a direct impact of fuel efficiency on vehicle travel. Additional tests indicate that fuel price effects have not been constant over time, although the hypothesis of symmetry with respect to price increases and decreases is not rejected. Small and Van Dender (2007) model of a declining rebound effect with income is tested and similar results are obtained.

Greene, David L [ORNL

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Household Vehicles Energy Use: Latest Data and Trends - Table A01  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

U.S. Per Household Vehicle-Miles Traveled ... and Alternate Fuels, Form EIA-826, "Monthly Electric Utility Sales and Revenue Report with State Distributions."

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Incorporating uncertainty in vehicle miles traveled projections of the National Energy Modeling System.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) is a computational model that forecasts the production, consumption, and prices of energy in the United States. Although NEMS… (more)

Poetting, David Michael

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New EPA Fuel Economy and Environment Label - Electric Vehicles  

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you compare to gasoline vehicles Kilowatt-hours per 100 miles to help you estimate fuel costs Driving Range Driving range is an estimate of the distance the vehicle can travel on...

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Using GPS Travel Data to Assess the Real World Driving Energy Use of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Highlights opportunities using GPS travel survey techniques and systems simulation tools for plug-in hybrid vehicle design improvements, which maximize the benefits of energy efficiency technologies.

Gonder, J.; Markel, T.; Simpson, A.; Thornton, M.

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Household Vehicles Energy Consumption 1991  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Aggregate Aggregate Ratio: See Mean and Ratio Estimate. AMPD: Average miles driven per day. See Appendix B, "Estimation Methodologies." Annual Vehicle Miles Traveled: See Vehicle Miles Traveled. Automobile: Includes standard passenger car, 2-seater car and station wagons; excludes passenger vans, cargo vans, motor homes, pickup trucks, and jeeps or similar vehicles. See Vehicle. Average Household Energy Expenditures: A ratio estimate defined as the total household energy expenditures for all RTECS households divided by the total number of households. See Ratio Estimate, and Combined Household Energy Expenditures. Average Number of Vehicles per Household: The average number of vehicles used by a household for personal transportation during 1991. For this report, the average number of vehicles per household is computed as the ratio of the total number of vehicles to the

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Incident detection using the Standard Normal Deviate model and travel time information from probe vehicles  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

One application of travel time information explored in this thesis is freeway incident detection. It is vital to develop reliable methods for automatically detecting incidents to facilitate the quick response and removal of incidents before they cause breakdowns in traffic flow. The use of real-time travel time data to monitor freeway conditions has the advantages over conventional loop detectors of taking into account the dynamic, longitudinal nature of traffic flow and requiring data from only a portion of the traffic stream. This study employed the Standard Normal Deviate (SND) Model to test the feasibility of using travel time data to detect lane blocking incidents. The fundamental concept of the SND Model was based on the comparison of real-time travel time data to historical travel time data for given freeway segments during specified times. The travel time and incident reports used were collected through the Real-Time Traffic Information System (RTTIS) in the north freeway corridor of Houston, Texas using probe vehicles equipped with cellular telephones. The data were compiled on 39 freeway links from October 1991 through August 1992 on weekdays during morning and afternoon data collection periods. The results of incident detection tests, applying the SND Model to incident and travel time me data from the North Freeway, indicated high successful incident detection rates. However, high false alarm rates also resulted from the SND Model test applications. An optimum SND value of 2.0 was observed for the North Freeway test data. At this value the SND tests produced successful incident detection rates of 70 percent and higher during both the morning and afternoon periods. False alarm rates were also 70 percent. The best results were achieved on those freeway sections where the most incident and travel time data had been collected. The overall results of the incident detection tests on the North Freeway demonstrated that the SND Model was a feasible incident detection algorithm, but required an extensive historical travel time data base.

Mountain, Christopher Eugene

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Activity-Based Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy and Emissions Using One-Day Travel Data  

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times depend on their battery capacity (20/60 miles) andbattery sizes—higher AER vehicles generally require larger batteries with correspondingly greater electricity capacity,

Recker, W. W.; Kang, J. E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Figure ES2. Annual Indices of Real Disposable Income, Vehicle...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

ES2 Figure ES2. Annual Indices of Real Disposable Income, Vehicle-Miles Traveled, Consumer Price Index (CPI-U), and Real Average Retail Gasoline Price, 1978-2004, 1985100...

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EMC 2008: Travel  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Amtrak Train Terminals are located in Santa Barbara (15 miles from campus) and Goleta (five miles from campus). Vehicle The university is easily accessible ...

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Miles Hand Grenade  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A simulated grenade for MILES-type simulations generates a unique RF signal and a unique audio signal. A detector utilizes the time between receipt of the RF signal and the slower-traveling audio signal to determine the distance between the detector and the simulated grenade.

Harrington, John J. (Albuquerque, NM); Buttz, James H. (Albuquerque, NM); Maish, Alex B. (Corrales, NM); Page, Ray R. (Albuquerque, NM); Metcalf, Herbert E. (Albuquerque, NM)

2005-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #451: January 8, 2007 Household Vehicle  

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1: January 8, 1: January 8, 2007 Household Vehicle Trips to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #451: January 8, 2007 Household Vehicle Trips on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #451: January 8, 2007 Household Vehicle Trips on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #451: January 8, 2007 Household Vehicle Trips on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #451: January 8, 2007 Household Vehicle Trips on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #451: January 8, 2007 Household Vehicle Trips on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #451: January 8, 2007 Household Vehicle Trips on AddThis.com... Fact #451: January 8, 2007 Household Vehicle Trips In a day, the average household traveled 32.7 miles in 2001 (the latest

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The Effect of Improved Fuel Economy on Vehicle Miles Traveled: Estimates Using U.S. State Panel Data  

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Office of Policy and International Affairs, Washington,the Office of Policy Analysis and International Affairs, US

Van Dender, Kurt

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Household Vehicles Energy Consumption 1991  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

3. 3. Vehicle Miles Traveled This chapter presents information on household vehicle usage, as measured by the number of vehicle miles traveled (VMT). VMT is one of the two most important components used in estimating household vehicle fuel consumption. (The other, fuel efficiency, is discussed in Chapter 4). In addition, this chapter examines differences in driving behavior based on the characteristics of the household and the type of vehicle driven. Trends in household driving patterns are also examined using additional information from the Department of Transportation's Nationwide Personal Transportation Survey (NPTS). Household VMT is a measure of the demand for personal transportation. Demand for transportation may be viewed from either an economic or a social perspective. From the economic point-of-view, the use of a household vehicle represents the consumption of one

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Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Urban Electric Vehicles  

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Urban Electric Vehicles Toyota Urban Electric Vehicle Urban electric vehicles (UEVs) are regular passenger vehicles with top speeds of about 60 miles per hour (mph) and a...

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Simulated Fuel Economy and Performance of Advanced Hybrid Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Using In-Use Travel Profiles  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

As vehicle powertrain efficiency increases through electrification, consumer travel and driving behavior have significantly more influence on the potential fuel consumption of these vehicles. Therefore, it is critical to have a good understanding of in-use or 'real world' driving behavior if accurate fuel consumption estimates of electric drive vehicles are to be achieved. Regional travel surveys using Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment have been found to provide an excellent source of in-use driving profiles. In this study, a variety of vehicle powertrain options were developed and their performance was simulated over GPS-derived driving profiles for 783 vehicles operating in Texas. The results include statistical comparisons of the driving profiles versus national data sets, driving performance characteristics compared with standard drive cycles, and expected petroleum displacement benefits from the electrified vehicles given various vehicle charging scenarios.

Earleywine, M.; Gonder, J.; Markel, T.; Thornton, M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulated Fuel Economy and Performance of Advanced Hybrid Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Using In-Use Travel Profiles  

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As vehicle powertrain efficiency increases through electrification, consumer travel and driving behavior have significantly more influence on the potential fuel consumption of these vehicles. Therefore, it is critical to have a good understanding of in-use or 'real world' driving behavior if accurate fuel consumption estimates of electric drive vehicles are to be achieved. Regional travel surveys using Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment have been found to provide an excellent source of in-use driving profiles. In this study, a variety of vehicle powertrain options were developed and their performance was simulated over GPS-derived driving profiles for 783 vehicles operating in Texas. The results include statistical comparisons of the driving profiles versus national data sets, driving performance characteristics compared with standard drive cycles, and expected petroleum displacement benefits from the electrified vehicles given various vehicle charging scenarios.

Earleywine, M.; Gonder, J.; Markel, T.; Thornton, M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Testing  

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- 1.5 million miles of HEV fleet testing (160k miles per vehicle in 36 months) - End-of-life HEV testing (rerun fuel economy & conduct battery testing @ 160k miles per vehicle) -...

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Household vehicles energy consumption 1991  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this report is to provide information on the use of energy in residential vehicles in the 50 States and the District of Columbia. Included are data about: the number and type of vehicles in the residential sector, the characteristics of those vehicles, the total annual Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT), the per household and per vehicle VMT, the vehicle fuel consumption and expenditures, and vehicle fuel efficiencies. The data for this report are based on the household telephone interviews from the 1991 RTECS, conducted during 1991 and early 1992. The 1991 RTECS represents 94.6 million households, of which 84.6 million own or have access to 151.2 million household motor vehicles in the 50 States and the District of Columbia.

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1993-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle-Grid Interface Key to Smart Charging Plug-in Vehicles  

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electrification is an important electrification is an important element in the nation's plan to transition from petroleum to electricity as the main energy source for urban/ suburban transportation - to enhance energy security, reduce environmental impact and maintain mobility in a carbon- constrained future. Well over half of America's passenger cars travel between 20 and 40 miles daily - a range that electric vehicles (EVs)

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Household Vehicles Energy Consumption 1991  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

1. 1. Introduction The purpose of this report is to provide information on the use of energy in residential vehicles in the 50 States and the District of Columbia. Included are data about: the number and type of vehicles in the residential sector, the characteristics of those vehicles, the total annual Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT), the per household and per vehicle VMT, the vehicle fuel consumption and expenditures, and vehicle fuel efficiencies. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) is mandated by Congress to collect, analyze, and disseminate impartial, comprehensive data about energy--how much is produced, who uses it, and the purposes for which it is used. To comply with this mandate, EIA collects energy data from a variety of sources covering a range of topics 1 . Background The data for this report are based on the household telephone interviews from the 1991 RTECS, conducted

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Household Vehicles Energy Consumption 1991  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

. . Vehicle Fuel Efficiency and Consumption Fuel consumption is estimated from RTECS data on the vehicle stock (Chapter 2) and miles traveled (Chapter 3), in combination with vehicle fuel efficiency ratings, adjusted to account for individual driving circumstances. The first two sections of this chapter present estimates of household vehicle fuel efficiency and household fuel consumption calculated from these fuel efficiency estimates. These sections also discuss variations in fuel efficiency and consumption based on differences in household and vehicle characteristics. The third section presents EIA estimates of the potential savings from replacing the oldest (and least fuel-efficient) household vehicles with new (and more fuel-efficient) vehicles. The final section of this chapter focuses on households receiving (or eligible to receive) supplemental income under

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In-State Contract Vehicle Rental Rates (State Motor Pool Rental Contract for Business Travel)  

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# · Rates require that the vehicle be returned with a full tank of gas. · Unlimited mileage on all rentals Insurance. Large Truck 51 281 1,020 · Weekly rates are calculated at 5.5 times the Daily rate. Cargo Van/Truck 51 281 1,020 · Monthly rates will be calculated at 20 times the Daily rate. Van - 15 Passenger 90 495

Harms, Kyle E.

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THE ALLOCATION OF THE SOCIAL COSTS OF MOTOR-VEHICLE USE TO SIX CLASSES OF MOTOR VEHICLES  

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-3), on the assumption that consumption of oil and lubricating greases is proportional to fuel consumption. SIC 3011 diameter PMT = person-miles of travel RECS = Residential Energy Consumption Survey SIC = standard Lubricating oils and grease Tires and inner tubes Primary metals Automotive stampings ** Motor vehicles

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Predicting the Market Potential of Plug-In Electric Vehicles Using Multiday GPS Data  

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GPS data for a year’s worth of travel by 255 Seattle households illuminate how plug-in electric vehicles can match household needs. The results suggest that a battery-electric vehicle (BEV) with 100 miles of range should meet the needs of 50 % of one-vehicle households and 80 % of multiple-vehicle households, when charging once a day and relying on another vehicle or mode just 4 days a year. Moreover, the average one-vehicle Seattle household uses each vehicle 23 miles per day and should be able to electrify close to 80 % of its miles using a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) with 40-mile all-electric-range. Households owning two or more vehicles can electrify 50 to 70 % of their miles using a PHEV40, depending on how they assign the vehicle across drivers each day. Cost comparisons between the average single-vehicle household owning a Chevrolet Cruze versus a Volt PHEV suggest that when gas prices are $3.50 per gallon and electricity rates at 11.2 ct per kWh, the Volt will save the household $535 per year in operating costs. Similarly, the Toyota Prius PHEV will provide an annual savings of $538 per year over the Corolla.

Mobashwir Khan; Kara M. Kockelman; William J. Murray Jr. Fellow

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle emissions and energy consumption impacts of modal shifts  

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Growing concern over air quality has prompted the development of strategies to reduce vehicle emissions in these areas. Concern has also been expressed regarding the current dependency of the U,S, on foreign oil. An option for addressing these concerns is to reduce vehicle-miles travelled (VMT), High- occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes have been cited as one alternative for achieving this goal. However, latent travel demand frequently negates some or all of the VMT savings brought about by HOV lanes, The net effects of modal shifts to HOV lanes and the subsequent latent travel demand were studied in the thesis, A methodology was developed for estimating vehicle emissions and energy consumption impacts of modal shifts from private vehicles in the freeway mainlanes to buses in an HOV lane when latent travel demand is considered. The methodology was evaluated and determined to yield reasonable results, Finally, the methodology was applied to a freeway corridor in Houston, Texas. The results of the application indicate that reductions in VMT do not necessarily cause reductions in vehicle emissions of interest even when considered, all three of the pollutants of latent travel demand is not consumption was decreased at considered. Energy consumption was decreased a virtually all levels of latent travel demand except where latent travel demand was equivalent to the mode shift.

Mallett, Vickie Lynn

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Household Vehicles Energy Consumption 1991  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Detailed Detailed Tables The following tables present detailed characteristics of vehicles in the residential sector. Data are from the 1991 Residential Transportation Energy Consumption Survey. The "Glossary" contains the definitions of terms used in the tables. Table Organization The "Detailed Tables" section consists of three types of tables: (1) Tables of totals such as number of vehicle miles traveled (VMT) or gallons consumed; (2) Tables of per household statistics such as VMT per household; and (3) Tables of per vehicle statistics such as vehicle fuel consumption per vehicle. The tables have been grouped together by specific topics such as model year data, or family income data to facilitate finding related information. The Quick-Reference Guide to the detailed tables indicates major topics of each table. Row and Column Factors These tables present estimates

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Fee  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Fee to someone by E-mail Fee to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Fee on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Fee on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Fee on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Fee on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Fee on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Electric Vehicle (EV) Fee on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Electric Vehicle (EV) Fee EV operators must pay an annual vehicle registration renewal fee of $100. This fee expires if the legislature imposes a vehicle miles traveled fee or

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Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Neighborhood Electric Vehicles  

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Neighborhood Electric Vehicles Ford Think Neighbor A neighborhood electric vehicle (NEV) is a four-wheeled vehicle that has a top speed of 20-25 miles per hour (mph). It is larger...

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Household vehicles energy consumption 1994  

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Household Vehicles Energy Consumption 1994 reports on the results of the 1994 Residential Transportation Energy Consumption Survey (RTECS). The RTECS is a national sample survey that has been conducted every 3 years since 1985. For the 1994 survey, more than 3,000 households that own or use some 6,000 vehicles provided information to describe vehicle stock, vehicle-miles traveled, energy end-use consumption, and energy expenditures for personal vehicles. The survey results represent the characteristics of the 84.9 million households that used or had access to vehicles in 1994 nationwide. (An additional 12 million households neither owned or had access to vehicles during the survey year.) To be included in then RTECS survey, vehicles must be either owned or used by household members on a regular basis for personal transportation, or owned by a company rather than a household, but kept at home, regularly available for the use of household members. Most vehicles included in the RTECS are classified as {open_quotes}light-duty vehicles{close_quotes} (weighing less than 8,500 pounds). However, the RTECS also includes a very small number of {open_quotes}other{close_quotes} vehicles, such as motor homes and larger trucks that are available for personal use.

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1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nissan Hypermini Urban Electric Vehicle Testing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA), which is part of DOE’s FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program, in partnership with the California cities of Vacaville and Palm Springs, collected mileage and maintenance and repairs data for a fleet of eleven Nissan Hypermini urban electric vehicles (UEVs). The eleven Hyperminis were deployed for various periods between January 2001 and June 2005. During the combined total of 439 months of use, the eleven Hyperminis were driven a total of 41,220 miles by staff from both cities. This equates to an average use of about 22 miles per week per vehicle. There were some early problems with the vehicles, including a charging problem and a need to upgrade the electrical system. In addition, six vehicles required drive system repairs. However, the repairs were all made under warranty. The Hyperminis were generally well-liked and provided drivers with the ability to travel any of the local roads. Full charging of the Hypermini’s lithiumion battery pack required up to 4 hours, with about 8–10 miles of range available for each hour of battery charging. With its right-side steering wheel, some accommodation of the drivers’ customary driving methods was required to adapt for different blind spots and vehicle manipulation. For that reason, the drivers received orientation and training before using the vehicle. The Hypermini is instrumented in kilometers rather than in miles, which required an adjustment for the drivers to calculate speed and range. As the drivers gained familiarity with the vehicles, there was increased acceptance and a preference for using it over traditional city vehicles. In all cases, the Hyperminis attracted a great amount of attention and interest from the general public.

James Francfort; Robert Brayer

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Testing  

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Transportation Association Conference Transportation Association Conference Vancouver, Canada December 2005 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Testing Jim Francfort U.S. Department of Energy - FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Program, Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity INL/CON-05-00964 Presentation Outline * Background & goals * Testing partners * Hybrid electric vehicle testing - Baseline performance testing (new HEV models) - 1.5 million miles of HEV fleet testing (160k miles per vehicle in 36 months) - End-of-life HEV testing (rerun fuel economy & conduct battery testing @ 160k miles per vehicle) - Benchmark data: vehicle & battery performance, fuel economy, maintenance & repairs, & life-cycle costs * WWW information location Background * Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) - part of the

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Electric Vehicle Field Operations Program  

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vehicle performance information. The final product is a report describing energy use, miles driven, maintenance requirements, and overall vehicle performance. Fleet Testing....

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Vehicles  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) supports the development and deployment of advanced vehicle technologies, including advances in electric vehicles, engine efficiency, and lightweight materials....

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EIA - Appendix B: Estimation Methodologies of Household Vehicles Energy  

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If you have trouble viewing this page, contact the National Energy Informaiton Center at (202) 586-8800. Return to Energy Information Administration Home Page If you have trouble viewing this page, contact the National Energy Informaiton Center at (202) 586-8800. Return to Energy Information Administration Home Page EIA Home > Transportation Home Page > Appendix B Estimation MethodologiesIntroduction Appendix B Estimation Methodologies Introduction Statistics concerning vehicle miles traveled (VMT), vehicle fuel efficiency (given in terms of miles per gallon (MPG)), vehicle fuel consumption, and vehicle fuel expenditures are presented in this report. The methodology used to estimate these statistics relied on data from the 1993 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), the 1994 Residential Transportation Energy Consumption Survey (RTECS), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel efficiency test results, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) retail pump price series, and the Lundberg Survey, Inc., price series for 1994.

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Who owns leaded fuel vehicles: impact of the phasedown  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The US Environmental Protection Agency has promulgated regulations lowering the allowable level of lead in gasoline from 1.1 g/gal to 0.1 g/gal on January 1, 1986. Impacts of this action on minority groups were assessed in this study, focusing on household ownership of leaded-fuel vehicles, and on the number of small children residing in the households. The number of vehicles requiring leaded gasoline is declining rapidly, from 67.4 million in 1981 to 28.1 million in 1986, and 18.6 million in 1988. The share of vehicle-miles traveled by these vehicles will fall from 40% in 1981 to less than 10% in 1988. Leaded-gasoline vehicles are held by all types of households; the ownership pattern for these older vehicles is very similar to the pattern for all vehicles owned by households grouped by race of householder or region.

LaBelle, S.

1985-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Testing Electric Vehicle Demand in "Hybrid Households" Using a Reflexive Survey  

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In contrast to a hybrid vehicle whichcombines multiple1994) "Demand Electric Vehicles in Hybrid for Households:or 180 mile hybrid electric vehicle. Natural gas vehicles (

Kurani, Kenneth S.; Turrentine, Thomas; Sperling, Daniel

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Activity-Based Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy and Emissions Using One-Day Travel Data  

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electric vehicle options for compact sedan and sport utility vehicles (EPRI, 2002) An 80% required safety

Recker, W. W.; Kang, J. E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #87: May 4, 1999 Average Annual...  

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7: May 4, 1999 Average Annual Miles per Vehicle by Vehicle Type and Age to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact 87: May 4, 1999 Average Annual Miles per...

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #278: July 28, 2003 Annual VMT Growth  

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8: July 28, 2003 8: July 28, 2003 Annual VMT Growth Rates to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #278: July 28, 2003 Annual VMT Growth Rates on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #278: July 28, 2003 Annual VMT Growth Rates on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #278: July 28, 2003 Annual VMT Growth Rates on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #278: July 28, 2003 Annual VMT Growth Rates on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #278: July 28, 2003 Annual VMT Growth Rates on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #278: July 28, 2003 Annual VMT Growth Rates on AddThis.com... Fact #278: July 28, 2003 Annual VMT Growth Rates Vehicle miles of travel (VMT) of highway vehicles in 2001 was 2.5 times

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Interviewee Travel Regulations Scope  

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3/2012 3/2012 Interviewee Travel Regulations Scope These regulations apply to the reimbursement of round-trip travel expenses incurred by interviewees. These regulations do not apply to applicants who live within a 50-mile radius of Los Alamos based on the Rand McNally Standard Highway Mileage Guide. Reimbursement With the exception of airfare, interviewees will be reimbursed for travel expenses according to Federal travel regulations. For interviewees, airfare reimbursement is limited to the lesser of the standard coach airfare or the actual amount paid. The lowest available airfare should be obtained based on the official business dates and locations. The reimbursement amount will be based on the most direct route available between the interviewee's residence and the laboratory. Costs incurred over the lowest available fare will be the

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DOE Announces $30 Million for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Projects |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 Million for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle 0 Million for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Projects DOE Announces $30 Million for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Projects June 12, 2008 - 1:30pm Addthis Adds Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle to Department's Fleet WASHINGTON - U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Andy Karsner today announced up to $30 million in funding over three years for three cost-shared Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) demonstration and development projects. The selected projects will accelerate the development of PHEVs capable of traveling up to 40 miles without recharging, which includes most daily roundtrip commutes and satisfies 70 percent of the average daily travel in the U. S. The projects will also address critical barriers to achieving

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Three Mile Island  

SciTech Connect

The Three Mile Island accident was the worst accident ever experienced by the nuclear power industry. Although the radiation exposures were extremely low, the potential for greater public exposure did exist. Fortunately, the health and safety of the public were not affected by radiation, nor was anyone killed or injured; however, thousand of lives were disrupted by fear and anxiety and by a limited evacuation. The events and actions contributing to the accident are described.

Buhl, A.R.

1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Maglev vehicles and superconductor technology: Integration of high-speed ground transportation into the air travel system  

SciTech Connect

This study was undertaken to (1) evaluate the potential contribution of high-temperature superconductors (HTSCs) to the technical and economic feasibility of magnetically levitated (maglev) vehicles, (2) determine the status of maglev transportation research in the United States and abroad, (3) identify the likelihood of a significant transportation market for high-speed maglev vehicles, and (4) provide a preliminary assessment of the potential energy and economic benefits of maglev systems. HTSCs should be considered as an enhancing, rather than an enabling, development for maglev transportation because they should improve reliability and reduce energy and maintenance costs. Superconducting maglev transportation technologies were developed in the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Federal support was withdrawn in 1975, but major maglev transportation programs were continued in Japan and West Germany, where full-scale prototypes now carry passengers at speeds of 250 mi/h in demonstration runs. Maglev systems are generally viewed as very-high-speed train systems, but this study shows that the potential market for maglev technology as a train system, e.g., from one downtown to another, is limited. Rather, aircraft and maglev vehicles should be seen as complementing rather than competing transportation systems. If maglev systems were integrated into major hub airport operations, they could become economical in many relatively high-density US corridors. Air traffic congestion and associated noise and pollutant emissions around airports would also be reduced. 68 refs., 26 figs., 16 tabs.

Johnson, L.R.; Rote, D.M.; Hull, J.R.; Coffey, H.T.; Daley, J.G.; Giese, R.F.

1989-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Activity-Based Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy and Emissions Using One-Day Travel Data  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

market, plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) are now consideredof Current Knowledge of Hybrid Vehicle Characteristics andalso called PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle) because they are

Recker, W. W.; Kang, J. E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Activity-Based Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy and Emissions Using One-Day Travel Data  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Hybrid Electric Vehicle Options for Compact Sedan and Sport Utility Vehicles, Report Electric Power Research Institute (2004) Advanced Batteries for Electric-Drive Vehicles,

Recker, W. W.; Kang, J. E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Household Vehicles Energy Use: Latest Data & Trends  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

This page left blank. This page left blank. E N E R G Y O V E RV I E W ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION/HOUSEHOLD VEHICLES ENERGY USE: LATEST DATA & TRENDS ENERGY OVERVIEW E N E R G Y O V E RV I E W INTRODUCTION Author's Note Estimates of gallons of fuel consumed, type of fuel used, price paid for fuel, and fuel economy are based on data imputed by EIA, using vehicle characteristics and vehicle-miles traveled data collected during the interview process for the 2001 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS). Rather than obtaining that information directly from fuel purchase diaries, EIA exploited its experience and expertise with modeling techniques for transportation studies, filling missing and uncollected data with information reported to other federal agencies, as described in Appendices

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Household Vehicles Energy Use: Latest Data & Trends  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

E E N E R G Y O V E RV I E W ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION/HOUSEHOLD VEHICLES ENERGY USE: LATEST DATA & TRENDS ENERGY OVERVIEW E N E R G Y O V E RV I E W INTRODUCTION Author's Note Estimates of gallons of fuel consumed, type of fuel used, price paid for fuel, and fuel economy are based on data imputed by EIA, using vehicle characteristics and vehicle-miles traveled data collected during the interview process for the 2001 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS). Rather than obtaining that information directly from fuel purchase diaries, EIA exploited its experience and expertise with modeling techniques for transportation studies, filling missing and uncollected data with information reported to other federal agencies, as described in Appendices B and C of this report.

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Brownstone and Fang 1 A VEHICLE OWNERSHIP AND UTILIZATION CHOICE MODEL WITH ENDOGENOUS RESIDENTIAL DENSITY  

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This paper explores the impact of residential density on households ’ vehicle type and usage choices using the 2001 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS). Attempts to quantify the effect of urban form on households ’ vehicle choice and utilization often encounter the problem of sample selectivity. Household characteristics that are unobservable to the researchers might determine simultaneously where to live, what vehicles to choose, and how much to drive them. Unless this simultaneity is modeled, any relationship between residential density and vehicle choice may be biased. This paper extends the Bayesian multivariate ordered probit and tobit model developed in Fang (2008) to treat local residential density as endogenous. The model includes equations for vehicle ownership and usage in terms of number of cars, number of trucks (vans, sports utility vehicles, and pickup trucks), miles traveled by cars, and miles traveled by trucks. We carry out policy simulations which show that an increase in residential density has a negligible effect on car choice and utilization, but slightly reduces truck choice and utilization. We also perform an out-of-sample forecast using a holdout sample to test the robustness of the model. * Corresponding author.

David Brownstone; Hao (audrey Fang

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identify Petroleum Reduction Strategies for Vehicles and Mobile Equipment |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Petroleum Reduction Strategies for Vehicles and Mobile Petroleum Reduction Strategies for Vehicles and Mobile Equipment Identify Petroleum Reduction Strategies for Vehicles and Mobile Equipment October 7, 2013 - 11:50am Addthis YOU ARE HERE: Step 3 As defined by the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction strategies for Federal vehicles and equipment are based on the three driving principles of petroleum reduction: Reduce vehicle miles traveled Improve fuel efficiency Use alternative fuels. These strategies provide a framework for an agency to use when developing a strategic plan that can be specifically tailored to match the agency's fleet profile and meet its mission. Agency fleet managers should evaluate petroleum reduction strategies and tactics for each fleet location, based on an evaluation of site-specific

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EIA - Gasoline and Diesel Fuel report: Household Vehicles Energy  

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1 1 Transportation logo printer-friendly version logo for Portable Document Format file Household Vehicles Energy Consumption 1991 December 1993 Release Next Update: August 1997. Based on the 1991 Residential Transportation Energy Consumption Survey conducted by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) - survey series has been discontinued after EIA's 1994 survey. Only light-duty vehicles and recreational vehicles are included in this report. EIA has excluded motorcycles, mopeds, large trucks, and buses. This report, Household Vehicles Energy Consumption 1991, is based on data from the 1991 Residential Transportation Energy Consumption Survey (RTECS). Focusing on vehicle miles traveled (VMT) and energy enduse consumption and expenditures by households for personal transportation, the 1991 RTECS is

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An Activity-Based Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy and Emissions Using One-Day Travel Data  

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of light-duty vehicles in Xcel Energy service territory inVehicle Charging in the Xcel Energy Colorado Service

Recker, W. W.; Kang, J. E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Battery Electric Vehicles: Range Optimization and Diversification for the U.S. Drivers  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Properly selecting the driving range is critical for accurately predicting the market acceptance and the resulting social benefits of BEVs. Analysis of transportation technology transition could be biased against battery electric vehicles (BEV) and mislead policy making, if BEVs are not represented with optimal ranges. This study proposes a coherent method to optimize the BEV driving range by minimizing the range-related cost, which is formulated as a function of range, battery cost, energy prices, charging frequency, access to backup vehicles, and the cost and refueling hassle of operating the backup vehicle. This method is implemented with a sample of 36,664 drivers, representing U.S. new car drivers, based on the 2009 National Household Travel Survey data. Key findings are: 1) Assuming the near term (2015) battery cost at $405/kWh, about 98% of the sampled drivers are predicted to prefer a range below 200 miles, and about 70% below 100 miles. The most popular 20-mile band of range is 57 to77 miles, unsurprisingly encompassing the Leaf s EPA-certified 73-mile range. With range limited to 4 or 7 discrete options, the majority are predicted to choose a range below 100 miles. 2) Found as a statistically robust rule of thumb, the BEV optimal range is approximately 0.6% of one s annual driving distance. 3) Reducing battery costs could motivate demand for larger range, but improving public charging may cause the opposite. 4) Using a single range to represent BEVs in analysis could significantly underestimate their competitiveness e.g. by $3226/vehicle if BEVs are represented with 73-mile range only or by $7404/BEV if with 150-mile range only. Range optimization and diversification into 4 or 7 range options reduce such analytical bias by 78% or 90%, respectively.

Lin, Zhenhong [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding the differences in the development and use of advanced traveler information systems for vehicles (ATIS/V) in the U.S., Germany, and Japan  

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Traffic congestion is becoming a serious problem. As a solution, advanced traveler information systems (ATIS) mitigate traffic congestion by providing real-time traffic information to travelers. ATIS includes various ...

Sugawara, Yoshihiko

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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miles-99.PDF  

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Vertical Velocity Statistics as Derived from 94-GHz Vertical Velocity Statistics as Derived from 94-GHz Radar Measurements N. L. Miles, D. M. Babb, and J. Verlinde The Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania Introduction Profiles of millimeter-wavelength radar Doppler spectra contain information about both the mean vertical velocities and cloud microphysics. In order to obtain this information, it is necessary to remove the effects of turbulence. Stratocumulus clouds often contain various species of ice and liquid, including graupel, crystals, columns, plates, liquid droplets, and drizzle drops. Most of the previous work to remotely determine microphysics of stratus clouds has largely ignored the presence of drizzle and ice, restricting applicability to only liquid clouds with no drizzle, a relatively rare event. Since mixed phase

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #469: May 14, 2007 Growth in Per Capita  

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2001 New York State NHTS: Travel Patterns of Special Populations  

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Policymakers rely on transportation statistics, including data on personal travel behavior, to formulate strategic transportation policies, and to improve the safety and efficiency of the U.S. transportation system. Data on personal travel trends are needed to examine the reliability, efficiency, capacity, and flexibility of the Nation's transportation system to meet current demands and accommodate future demands; to assess the feasibility and efficiency of alternative congestion-alleviating technologies (e.g., high-speed rail, magnetically levitated trains, intelligent vehicle and highway systems); to evaluate the merits of alternative transportation investment programs; and to assess the energy-use and air-quality impacts of various policies. To address these data needs, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) initiated an effort in 1969 to collect detailed data on personal travel. The 1969 survey was the first Nationwide Personal Transportation Survey (NPTS). The survey was conducted again in 1977, 1983, 1990, 1995, and 2001. Data on daily travel were collected in 1969, 1977, 1983, 1990 and 1995. Longer-distance travel was collected in 1977 and 1995. The 2001 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) collected both daily and longer-distance trips in one survey. The 2001 survey was sponsored by three USDOT agencies: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The primary objective of the survey was to collect trip-based data on the nature and characteristics of personal travel so that the relationships between the characteristics of personal travel and the demographics of the traveler can be established. Commercial and institutional travel was not part of the survey. New York State participated in the 2001 NHTS by procuring additional 12,000 sample households. These additional sample households allowed New York State to address transportation planning issues pertinent to geographic areas that are significantly smaller than what the national NHTS data allowed. The final sample size for New York State was 13,423 usable households. In this report, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) identifies and analyzes differences, if any, in travel patterns that are attributable to demographic characteristics (e.g., gender, age, race and ethnicity), household characteristics (e.g., low income households, zero and one car households), modal characteristics and geographic location. Travel patterns of those who work at home are examined and compared to those of conventional workers, as well as those who do not work. Focus is given to trip frequency, travel by time of day, trip purpose, and mode choice. For example, included in this analysis is the mobility of the elderly population in New York State. The American society is undergoing a major demographic transformation that is resulting in a greater percentage of older individuals in the population. In addition to demographic changes, recent travel surveys show that an increasing number of older individuals are licensed to drive and that they drive more than their same age cohort did a decade ago. Cohort differences in driving are particularly apparent - not only are more of today's elderly population licensed to drive than their age cohort two decades ago, they also drive more. Equally important are the increase in immigration and in racial and cultural diversity. This report also discusses vehicle availability, socioeconomic characteristics, travel trends (e.g., miles travelled, distance driven, commute patterns), and the transportation accessibility of these populations. Specifically, this report addresses in detail the travel behavior of the following special populations: (1) the elderly, defined as those who were 65 years old or older, (2) low-income households, (3) ethnic groups and immigrants, and (4) those who worked at home.

Hu, Patricia S [ORNL; Reuscher, Tim [ORNL

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Activity-Based Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy and Emissions Using One-Day Travel Data  

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of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology, Nationalof Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy and Emissionsof Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy and Emissions

Recker, W. W.; Kang, J. E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Activity-Based Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy and Emissions Using One-Day Travel Data  

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Analysis of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology,Impacts of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy andImpacts of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy and

Recker, W. W.; Kang, J. E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #454: January 29, 2007 Relationship  

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National Household Travel Survey (2009) | OpenEI  

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education level, etc.); and vehicle attributes (make, model, model year, amount of miles driven in a year). These data are collected for: all trips, all modes, all purposes,...

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Racial and demographic differences in household travel and fuel purchase behavior  

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Monthly fuel purchase logs from the Residential Energy Consumption Survey's Household Transportation Panel (TP) were analyzed to determine the relationship between various household characteristics and purchase frequency, tank inventories, vehicle-miles traveled, and fuel expenditures. Multiple classification analysis (MCA) was used to relate observed differences in dependent variables to such index-type household characteristics as income and residence location, and sex, race and age of household head. Because it isolates the net effect of each parameter, after accounting for the effects of all other parameters, MCA is particularly appropriate for this type of analysis. Results reveal clear differences in travel and fuel purchase behavior for four distinct groups of vehicle-owning households. Black households tend to own far fewer vehicles with lower fuel economy, to use them more intensively, to purchase fuel more frequently, and to maintain lower fuel inventories than white households. Similarly, poor households own fewer vehicles with lower fuel economy, but they drive them less intensively, purchase fuel more frequently, and maintain lower fuel inventories than nonpoor households. Elderly households also own fewer vehicles with lower fuel economy. But since they drive them much less intensively, their fuel purchases are much less frequent and their fuel inventories are higher than nonelderly households. Female-headed households also own fewer vehicles but with somewhat higher fuel economy. They drive them less intensively, maintain higher fuel inventories, and purchase fuel less frequently than male-headed households. 13 refs., 8 tabs.

Gur, Y.; Millar, M.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Travel Medicine  

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SCOPE OF PROBLEM SCOPE OF PROBLEM * 21% of U.S. Adult Population Travel for Business * 1.4 million International Travelers Daily * Numbers will Increase * Include Workers in Planning TRAVEL AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE * Endemic Exotic Diseases * Antimicrobial Resistance *Non-Specific Presentation of Disease * Emergence/ Re-emergence of Infectious Agents * Importation/ Exportation of Infection Mary L. Doyle, MPH, RN, COHN-S/CM DOE Headquarters January 17,2002 INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL * Economic Expansion * Globalization of Companies * Extended * Extended & Short-tenn Assignments * Multi-National Travel * Circle Globe in Three Days * Incubation Period for Infectious Diseases * Employee Needs Advice from OHN HEALTH ASSESSMENT * Potential Travel Illnesses * Employee Health Risks

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Household Vehicles Energy Use: Latest Data and Trends - Table A01  

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Table A1. U.S. Number of Vehicles, Vehicles-Miles, Motor Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001: 2001 Household and Vehicle Characteristics

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Fleet vehicles in the Unites States: composition, operating characteristics, and fueling practices  

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As fleets become a larger proportion of the new vehicle population on the road, they have more influence on the characteristics of the total US motor vehicle population. One of the characteristics which fleets are expected to have the most influence on is the overall vehicle fuel economy. In addition, because of the relatively large market share and the high turnover rate of fleet vehicles, fleets have been considered as a useful initial market for alternative fuel vehicles. In order to analyze fleet market potential and likely market penetration of alternative fuel vehicles and to infrastructure requirements for successful operations of these vehicles in the future, information on fleet sizes and composition, fleet vehicle operating characteristics (such as daily/annual miles of travel), fuel efficiency, and refueling practices, is essential. The purpose of this report is to gather and summarize information from the latest data sources available pertaining to fleet vehicles in the US This report presents fleet vehicle data on composition, operating characteristics, and fueling practices. The questions these data are intended to address include: (1) How are fleet vehicles operated? (2) Where are they located? and (3) What are their usual fueling practices? Since a limited number of alternative fuel fleet vehicles are already in use, data on these vehicles are also included in this report. 17 refs.

Miaou, S.P.; Hu, P.S. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Young, J.R. [Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN (United States)

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fleet vehicles in the Unites States: composition, operating characteristics, and fueling practices  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

As fleets become a larger proportion of the new vehicle population on the road, they have more influence on the characteristics of the total US motor vehicle population. One of the characteristics which fleets are expected to have the most influence on is the overall vehicle fuel economy. In addition, because of the relatively large market share and the high turnover rate of fleet vehicles, fleets have been considered as a useful initial market for alternative fuel vehicles. In order to analyze fleet market potential and likely market penetration of alternative fuel vehicles and to infrastructure requirements for successful operations of these vehicles in the future, information on fleet sizes and composition, fleet vehicle operating characteristics (such as daily/annual miles of travel), fuel efficiency, and refueling practices, is essential. The purpose of this report is to gather and summarize information from the latest data sources available pertaining to fleet vehicles in the US This report presents fleet vehicle data on composition, operating characteristics, and fueling practices. The questions these data are intended to address include: (1) How are fleet vehicles operated (2) Where are they located and (3) What are their usual fueling practices Since a limited number of alternative fuel fleet vehicles are already in use, data on these vehicles are also included in this report. 17 refs.

Miaou, S.P.; Hu, P.S. (Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)); Young, J.R. (Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN (United States))

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Activity-Based Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy and Emissions Using One-Day Travel Data  

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Cost-benefit Analysis of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology, National Renewable EnergyCost and Emissions Associated with Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Charging in the Xcel Energy Colorado Service Territory, National Renewable

Recker, W. W.; Kang, J. E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: 2004 Archive  

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4 Archive 4 Archive #352 Automotive Industry Material Usage December 27, 2004 #351 Gasohol Use Is Up December 20, 2004 #350 U.S. Oil Imports: Top Ten Countries of Origin December 13, 2004 #349 Crude Oil Production: OPEC, the Persian Gulf, and the United States December 6, 2004 #348 U.S. Trade Deficit, 2001-2003 November 29, 2004 #347 The Relationship of VMT and GDP November 22, 2004 #346 What Is Made from a Barrel of Crude Oil? November 15, 2004 #345 Vehicle Miles Traveled and the Price of Gasoline November 8, 2004 #344 Refueling Stations November 1, 2004 #343 Reasons for Rejecting a Particular New Car Model October 25, 2004 #342 Passenger Car Sales in China October 18, 2004 #341 Tire Recycling October 11, 2004 #340 Hydrogen Fuel as a Replacement for Gasoline October 4, 2004

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Semiotics and Advanced Vehicles: What Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) Mean and Why it Matters to Consumers  

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Would You Buy a Hybrid Vehicle? Study #715238, conducted forGolf 12,000 miles/year Hybrid Vehicle 5a. Did you have toYellow Flag on 'Green' Hybrid Vehicles. Los Angeles Times. 7

Heffner, Reid R.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Travel Visa  

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Please note that the Department of Homeland Security is implementing the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, which is expected to be mandatory for

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Travel Reimbursement  

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Fund. TRAVEL RESOURCES Albuquerque Sunport Albuquerque Sunport Car Rental Center Atomic City Transit FastPark and Relax Albuquerque Airport Parking GSA Domestic Per Diem...

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #328: July 12, 2004 Expected Average  

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8: July 12, 2004 8: July 12, 2004 Expected Average Annual Miles to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #328: July 12, 2004 Expected Average Annual Miles on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #328: July 12, 2004 Expected Average Annual Miles on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #328: July 12, 2004 Expected Average Annual Miles on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #328: July 12, 2004 Expected Average Annual Miles on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #328: July 12, 2004 Expected Average Annual Miles on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #328: July 12, 2004 Expected Average Annual Miles on AddThis.com... Fact #328: July 12, 2004 Expected Average Annual Miles Twenty-five percent of the respondents to a nationwide survey said that

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Microsoft Word - 20050821_Appendix_A.doc  

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3. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Vehicle Fuel Economy Category, 2001 (Thousand Miles per Vehicle) ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION HOUSEHOLD VEHICLES ENERGY USE: LATEST...

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Feasibility of Thermoelectrics for Waste Heat Recovery in Conventional Vehicles  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Thermoelectric (TE) generators convert heat directly into electricity when a temperature gradient is applied across junctions of two dissimilar metals. The devices could increase the fuel economy of conventional vehicles by recapturing part of the waste heat from engine exhaust and generating electricity to power accessory loads. A simple vehicle and engine waste heat model showed that a Class 8 truck presents the least challenging requirements for TE system efficiency, mass, and cost; these trucks have a fairly high amount of exhaust waste heat, have low mass sensitivity, and travel many miles per year. These factors help maximize fuel savings and economic benefits. A driving/duty cycle analysis shows strong sensitivity of waste heat, and thus TE system electrical output, to vehicle speed and driving cycle. With a typical alternator, a TE system could allow electrification of 8%-15% of a Class 8 truck's accessories for 2%-3% fuel savings. More research should reduce system cost and improve economics.

Smith, K.; Thornton, M.

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sensitivity of Battery Electric Vehicle Economics to Drive Patterns, Vehicle Range, and Charge Strategies  

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Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) offer the potential to reduce both oil imports and greenhouse gas emissions, but high upfront costs discourage many potential purchasers. Making an economic comparison with conventional alternatives is complicated in part by strong sensitivity to drive patterns, vehicle range, and charge strategies that affect vehicle utilization and battery wear. Identifying justifiable battery replacement schedules and sufficiently accounting for the limited range of a BEV add further complexity to the issue. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory developed the Battery Ownership Model to address these and related questions. The Battery Ownership Model is applied here to examine the sensitivity of BEV economics to drive patterns, vehicle range, and charge strategies when a high-fidelity battery degradation model, financially justified battery replacement schedules, and two different means of accounting for a BEV's unachievable vehicle miles traveled (VMT) are employed. We find that the value of unachievable VMT with a BEV has a strong impact on the cost-optimal range, charge strategy, and battery replacement schedule; that the overall cost competitiveness of a BEV is highly sensitive to vehicle-specific drive patterns; and that common cross-sectional drive patterns do not provide consistent representation of the relative cost of a BEV.

Neubauer, J.; Brooker, A.; Wood, E.

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Activity-Based Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Energy and Emissions Using One-Day Travel Data  

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2005). Considering the energy market’s shift in demand toPHEV impact on wind energy market (Short et al. , 2006) andVehicles in California Energy Markets, Transportation

Recker, W. W.; Kang, J. E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Testing Electric Vehicle Demand in `Hybrid Households' Using a Reflexive Survey  

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or 180 mile hybrid electric vehicle. Natural gas vehicles (1994) Demand for Electric Vehicles in Hybrid Households: A nof Electric, Hybrid and Other Alternative Vehicles. A r t h

Kurani, Kenneth; Turrentine, Thomas; Sperling, Daniel

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #284: September 8, 2003 U.S...  

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4: September 8, 2003 U.S. Vehicle Travel and Gasoline Prices 2001-2003 to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact 284: September 8, 2003 U.S. Vehicle Travel and...

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Commercial viability of hybrid vehicles : best household use and cross national considerations.  

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Japanese automakers have introduced hybrid passenger cars in Japan and will soon do so in the US. In this paper, we report how we used early computer simulation model results to compare the commercial viability of a hypothetical near-term (next decade) hybrid mid-size passenger car configuration under varying fuel price and driving patterns. The fuel prices and driving patterns evaluated are designed to span likely values for major OECD nations. Two types of models are used. One allows the ''design'' of a hybrid to a specified set of performance requirements and the prediction of fuel economy under a number of possible driving patterns (called driving cycles). Another provides an estimate of the incremental cost of the hybrid in comparison to a comparably performing conventional vehicle. In this paper, the models are applied to predict the NPV cost of conventional gasoline-fueled vehicles vs. parallel hybrid vehicles. The parallel hybrids are assumed to (1) be produced at high volume, (2) use nickel metal hydride battery packs, and (3) have high-strength steel bodies. The conventional vehicle also is assumed to have a high-strength steel body. The simulated vehicles are held constant in many respects, including 0-60 time, engine type, aerodynamic drag coefficient, tire rolling resistance, and frontal area. The hybrids analyzed use the minimum size battery pack and motor to meet specified 0-60 times. A key characteristic affecting commercial viability is noted and quantified: that hybrids achieve the most pronounced fuel economy increase (best use) in slow, average-speed, stop-and-go driving, but when households consistently drive these vehicles under these conditions, they tend to travel fewer miles than average vehicles. We find that hours driven is a more valuable measure than miles. Estimates are developed concerning hours of use of household vehicles versus driving cycle, and the pattern of minimum NPV incremental cost (or benefit) of selecting the hybrid over the conventional vehicle at various fuel prices is illustrated. These results are based on data from various OECD motions on fuel price, annual miles of travel per vehicle, and driving cycles assumed to be applicable in those nations. Scatter in results plotted as a function of average speed, related to details of driving cycles and the vehicles selected for analysis, is discussed.

Santini, D. J.; Vyas, A. D.

1999-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #419: April 10, 2006 Freight...  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #363: March 14, 2005 Heavy...  

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Household Markets for Neighborhood Electric Vehicles in California  

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electric vehicles designed for local, neighborhood travel How we are funded — Calstart: a consortium of private industry,

Kurani, Kenneth S; Sperling, Daniel; Lipman, Timothy; Stanger, Deborah; Turrentine, Thomas; Stein, Aram

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Household Travel Survey (2009)

The 2009 National...  

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level, etc.); and

  • vehicle attributes (make, model, model year, amount of miles driven in a year).
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        ...

  • 115

    Travel | Department of Energy  

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    Travel Travel Travel The Travel Services Team serves as the Headquarters POC for the following services: Headquarters Travel Management Center (TMC) Official Travel, Domestic and Foriegn Foreign Travel Management System (FTMS) Official Travel Regulations and Guidelines U.S. Passports and Visa Services (Official and Diplomatic) Non-Refundable Airfare Guidance International Insurance for DOE Officials (MEDEX) RezProfiler Instructions Car Rental Hotel Reservations Travel FAQs For questions about Travel Services or the Travel Management Center, see the Contact Us, Travel Services Section Travel Management Center (TMC) The Travel Services Team oversees the Travel Management Center (TMC), which is operated by ADTRAV Travel Management. Office Hours - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Office Location - Forrestal, Room GE-180

    116

    Robotic vehicle  

    DOE Patents (OSTI)

    A robotic vehicle is described for travel through a conduit. The robotic vehicle includes forward and rear housings each having a hub portion, and each being provided with surface engaging mechanisms for selectively engaging the walls of the conduit such that the housings can be selectively held in stationary positions within the conduit. The surface engaging mechanisms of each housing includes a plurality of extendable appendages, each of which is radially extendable relative to the operatively associated hub portion between a retracted position and a radially extended position. The robotic vehicle also includes at least three selectively extendable members extending between the forward and rear housings, for selectively changing the distance between the forward and rear housings to effect movement of the robotic vehicle. 20 figs.

    Box, W.D.

    1997-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

    117

    Travel Award Program  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    Travel Award Program. What is the travel award? The CNST has a Cooperative Agreement with the University of Maryland Nanocenter. ...

    2010-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

    118

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: 2002/2003 Toyota Prius Fleet...  

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    Fact sheets and maintenance logs for these vehicles give detailed information such as miles driven, fuel economy, operations and maintenance requirements, operating costs,...

    119

    DOE News Release - DOE Studies Neighborhood Electric Vehicle...  

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    their NEVs. The report includes: * * * * * * * Fleet sizes and missions Average annual miles driven Petroleum displacement Air emissions avoided The type of vehicles replaced by...

    120

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Honda Civic Fleet and Accelerated...  

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    Fact sheets and maintenance logs for these vehicles give detailed information such as miles driven, fuel economy, operations and maintenance requirements, operating costs,...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Honda Insight Fleet and Accelerated...  

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    Fact sheets and maintenance logs for these vehicles give detailed information such as miles driven, fuel economy, operations and maintenance requirements, operating costs,...

    122

    Pennsylvania Nuclear Profile - Three Mile Island  

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    Three Mile Island" "Unit","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Summer capacity factor (percent)","Type","Commercial operation date","License expiration date"...

    123

    Determining the Effectiveness of Incorporating Geographic Information Into Vehicle Performance Algorithms  

    SciTech Connect

    This thesis presents a research study using one year of driving data obtained from plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) located in Sacramento and San Francisco, California to determine the effectiveness of incorporating geographic information into vehicle performance algorithms. Sacramento and San Francisco were chosen because of the availability of high resolution (1/9 arc second) digital elevation data. First, I present a method for obtaining instantaneous road slope, given a latitude and longitude, and introduce its use into common driving intensity algorithms. I show that for trips characterized by >40m of net elevation change (from key on to key off), the use of instantaneous road slope significantly changes the results of driving intensity calculations. For trips exhibiting elevation loss, algorithms ignoring road slope overestimated driving intensity by as much as 211 Wh/mile, while for trips exhibiting elevation gain these algorithms underestimated driving intensity by as much as 333 Wh/mile. Second, I describe and test an algorithm that incorporates vehicle route type into computations of city and highway fuel economy. Route type was determined by intersecting trip GPS points with ESRI StreetMap road types and assigning each trip as either city or highway route type according to whichever road type comprised the largest distance traveled. The fuel economy results produced by the geographic classification were compared to the fuel economy results produced by algorithms that assign route type based on average speed or driving style. Most results were within 1 mile per gallon ({approx}3%) of one another; the largest difference was 1.4 miles per gallon for charge depleting highway trips. The methods for acquiring and using geographic data introduced in this thesis will enable other vehicle technology researchers to incorporate geographic data into their research problems.

    Sera White

    2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    124

    EIA - Household Transportation report: Household Vehicles ...  

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

    This report, Household Vehicles Energy Use: Latest Data & Trends, provides details on the nation's energy use for household passenger travel. A primary purpose of ...

    125

    Chapter 2. Vehicle Characteristics  

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    2. Vehicle Characteristics 2. Vehicle Characteristics Chapter 2. Vehicle Characteristics U.S. households used a fleet of nearly 157 million vehicles in 1994. Despite remarkable growth in the number of minivans and sport-utility vehicles, passenger cars continued to predominate in the residential vehicle fleet. This chapter looks at changes in the composition of the residential fleet in 1994 compared with earlier years and reviews the effect of technological changes on fuel efficiency (how efficiently a vehicle engine processes motor fuel) and fuel economy (how far a vehicle travels on a given amount of fuel). Using data unique to the Residential Transportation Energy Consumption Survey, it also explores the relationship between residential vehicle use and family income.

    126

    Robotic vehicle  

    DOE Patents (OSTI)

    A robotic vehicle is described for travel through an enclosed or partially enclosed conduit or pipe including vertical and/or horizontal conduit or pipe. The robotic vehicle comprises forward and rear housings each provided with a surface engaging mechanism for selectively engaging the walls of the conduit through which the vehicle is travelling, whereby the housings are selectively held in a stationary position within the conduit. The vehicle also includes at least three selectively extendable members, each of which defines a cavity therein. The forward end portion of each extendable member is secured to the forward housing and the rear end portion of each housing is secured to the rear housing. Each of the extendable members is independently extendable from a retracted position to an extended position upon the injection of a gas under pressure into the cavity of the extendable member such that the distance between the forward housing and the rear housing can be selectively increased. Further, each of the extendable members is independently retractable from the extended position to the retracted position upon the application of a vacuum to the cavity of the extendable member such that the distance between the forward housing and the rear housing can be selectively decreased. 11 figures.

    Box, W.D.

    1994-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

    127

    Robotic vehicle  

    DOE Patents (OSTI)

    A robotic vehicle is described for travel through an enclosed or partially enclosed conduit or pipe including vertical and/or horizontal conduit or pipe. The robotic vehicle comprises forward and rear housings each provided with a surface engaging mechanism for selectively engaging the walls of the conduit through which the vehicle is travelling, whereby the housings are selectively held in a stationary position within the conduit. The vehicle also includes at least three selectively extendable members, each of which defines a cavity therein. The forward end portion of each extendable member is secured to the forward housing and the rear end portion of each housing is secured to the rear housing. Each of the extendable members is independently extendable from a retracted position to an extended position upon the injection of a gas under pressure into the cavity of the extendable member such that the distance between the forward housing and the rear housing can be selectively increased. Further, each of the extendable members is independently retractable from the extended position to the retracted position upon the application of a vacuum to the cavity of the extendable member such that the distance between the forward housing and the rear housing can be selectively decreased. 14 figs.

    Box, W.D.

    1996-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

    128

    The potential of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles to reduce petroleum use issues involved in developing reliable estimates.  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    This paper delineates the various issues involved in developing reliable estimates of the petroleum use reduction that would result from the wide-spread introduction of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). Travel day data from the 2001 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) were analyzed to identify the share of vehicle miles of travel (VMT) that could be transferred to grid electricity. Various PHEV charge-depleting (CD) ranges were evaluated, and 100% CD mode and potential blended modes were analyzed. The NHTS data were also examined to evaluate the potential for PHEV battery charging multiple times a day. Data from the 2005 American Housing Survey (AHS) were analyzed to evaluate the availability of garages and carports for at-home charging of the PHEV battery. The AHS data were also reviewed by census region and household location within or outside metropolitan statistical areas. To illustrate the lag times involved, the historical new vehicle market share increases for the diesel power train in France (a highly successful case) and the emerging hybrid electric vehicles in the United States were examined. A new vehicle technology substitution model is applied to illustrate a historically plausible successful new PHEV market share expansion. The trends in U.S. light-duty vehicle sales and light-duty vehicle stock were evaluated to estimate the time required for hypothetical successful new PHEVs to achieve the ultimately attainable share of the existing vehicle stock. Only when such steps have been accomplished will the full oil savings potential for the nation be achieved.

    Vyas, A. D.; Santini, D. J.; Johnson, L. R.; Energy Systems

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    129

    Advanced Technology Vehicle Testing  

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    The light-duty vehicle transportation sector in the United States depends heavily on imported petroleum as a transportation fuel. The Department of Energy’s Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) is testing advanced technology vehicles to help reduce this dependency, which would contribute to the economic stability and homeland security of the United States. These advanced technology test vehicles include internal combustion engine vehicles operating on 100% hydrogen (H2) and H2CNG (compressed natural gas) blended fuels, hybrid electric vehicles, neighborhood electric vehicles, urban electric vehicles, and electric ground support vehicles. The AVTA tests and evaluates these vehicles with closed track and dynamometer testing methods (baseline performance testing) and accelerated reliability testing methods (accumulating lifecycle vehicle miles and operational knowledge within 1 to 1.5 years), and in normal fleet environments. The Arizona Public Service Alternative Fuel Pilot Plant and H2-fueled vehicles are demonstrating the feasibility of using H2 as a transportation fuel. Hybrid, neighborhood, and urban electric test vehicles are demonstrating successful applications of electric drive vehicles in various fleet missions. The AVTA is also developing electric ground support equipment (GSE) test procedures, and GSE testing will start during the fall of 2003. All of these activities are intended to support U.S. energy independence. The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory manages these activities for the AVTA.

    James Francfort

    2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    130

    DOE Honors WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse Gas  

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    DOE Honors WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse DOE Honors WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse Gas Emissions DOE Honors WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse Gas Emissions June 29, 2012 - 12:19pm Addthis Judy McLemore from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant led efforts to reduce the DOE’s vehicle fleet by 20 percent, improving sustainability and saving money. Under her leadership, greenhouse gas emissions associated with business travel were reduced by 63 percent and travel costs were reduced by greater than 60 percent. Judy McLemore from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant led efforts to reduce the DOE's vehicle fleet by 20 percent, improving sustainability and saving money. Under her leadership, greenhouse gas emissions associated with business travel were reduced by 63 percent and travel costs were

    131

    DOE Honors WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse Gas  

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    DOE Honors WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse DOE Honors WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse Gas Emissions DOE Honors WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse Gas Emissions June 29, 2012 - 12:19pm Addthis Judy McLemore from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant led efforts to reduce the DOE’s vehicle fleet by 20 percent, improving sustainability and saving money. Under her leadership, greenhouse gas emissions associated with business travel were reduced by 63 percent and travel costs were reduced by greater than 60 percent. Judy McLemore from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant led efforts to reduce the DOE's vehicle fleet by 20 percent, improving sustainability and saving money. Under her leadership, greenhouse gas emissions associated with business travel were reduced by 63 percent and travel costs were

    132

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #728: May 21, 2012 Average Trip Length is  

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    8: May 21, 2012 8: May 21, 2012 Average Trip Length is Less Than Ten Miles to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #728: May 21, 2012 Average Trip Length is Less Than Ten Miles on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #728: May 21, 2012 Average Trip Length is Less Than Ten Miles on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #728: May 21, 2012 Average Trip Length is Less Than Ten Miles on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #728: May 21, 2012 Average Trip Length is Less Than Ten Miles on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #728: May 21, 2012 Average Trip Length is Less Than Ten Miles on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #728: May 21, 2012 Average Trip Length is Less Than Ten Miles on AddThis.com...

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #280: August 11, 2003 Fines...  

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    the fuel economy of new light vehicles sold in the United States. The CAFE program fines vehicle manufacturers whose corporate average is less than 27.5 miles per gallon (mpg) for...

    134

    Non-Motorized Travel Study.pub  

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    Motorized Travel Study: Motorized Travel Study: Identifying Factors that Influence Communities to Walk and Bike and to Examine Why, or Why Not, Travelers Walk and Bike in Their Communities Oak Ridge National Laboratory managed by UT-Battelle, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract number DE-AC05-00OR22725 Research Areas Freight Flows Passenger Flows Supply Chain Efficiency Transportation: Energy Environment Safety Security Vehicle Technologies Research Brief T he idea of livable communities suggests that people should have the option to utilize non-motorized travel (NMT), specifically walking and bicycling, to conduct their daily tasks. Forecasting personal travel by walk and bike is necessary as part of regional transportation planning, and requires fine

    135

    Three Mile Canyon | Open Energy Information  

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    Mile Canyon Mile Canyon Jump to: navigation, search Name Three Mile Canyon Facility Three Mile Canyon Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner John Deere Wind Developer Momentum RE Energy Purchaser PacifiCorp Location Morrow County OR Coordinates 45.717419°, -119.502258° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":45.717419,"lon":-119.502258,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

    136

    Pennsylvania Nuclear Profile - Three Mile Island  

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    snpt3pa8011 805 6,634 94.1 PWR Three Mile Island Unit Type Data for 2010 PWR = Pressurized Light Water Reactor. Note: Totals may not equal sum of ...

    137

    Residential energy consumption survey. Consumption patterns of household vehicles, supplement: January 1981-September 1981  

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    Information on the fuel consumption characteristics on household vehicles in the 48 contiguous States and the District of Columbia is presented by monthly statistics of fuel consumption, expenditures, miles per gallon, and miles driven.

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    1983-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    138

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #425: May 22, 2006 The Price of Gasoline  

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    5: May 22, 2006 5: May 22, 2006 The Price of Gasoline and Vehicle Travel: How Do They Relate? to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #425: May 22, 2006 The Price of Gasoline and Vehicle Travel: How Do They Relate? on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #425: May 22, 2006 The Price of Gasoline and Vehicle Travel: How Do They Relate? on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #425: May 22, 2006 The Price of Gasoline and Vehicle Travel: How Do They Relate? on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #425: May 22, 2006 The Price of Gasoline and Vehicle Travel: How Do They Relate? on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #425: May 22, 2006 The Price of Gasoline and Vehicle Travel: How Do They Relate? on Digg

    139

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #584: August 17, 2009 The Price of  

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    4: August 17, 4: August 17, 2009 The Price of Gasoline and Vehicle Travel: How Do They Relate? to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #584: August 17, 2009 The Price of Gasoline and Vehicle Travel: How Do They Relate? on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #584: August 17, 2009 The Price of Gasoline and Vehicle Travel: How Do They Relate? on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #584: August 17, 2009 The Price of Gasoline and Vehicle Travel: How Do They Relate? on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #584: August 17, 2009 The Price of Gasoline and Vehicle Travel: How Do They Relate? on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #584: August 17, 2009 The Price of Gasoline and Vehicle Travel: How Do They Relate? on Digg

    140

    Variability of Battery Wear in Light Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicles Subject to Ambient Temperature, Battery Size, and Consumer Usage: Preprint  

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    Battery wear in plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) is a complex function of ambient temperature, battery size, and disparate usage. Simulations capturing varying ambient temperature profiles, battery sizes, and driving patterns are of great value to battery and vehicle manufacturers. A predictive battery wear model developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory captures the effects of multiple cycling and storage conditions in a representative lithium chemistry. The sensitivity of battery wear rates to ambient conditions, maximum allowable depth-of-discharge, and vehicle miles travelled is explored for two midsize vehicles: a battery electric vehicle (BEV) with a nominal range of 75 mi (121 km) and a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) with a nominal charge-depleting range of 40 mi (64 km). Driving distance distributions represent the variability of vehicle use, both vehicle-to-vehicle and day-to-day. Battery wear over an 8-year period was dominated by ambient conditions for the BEV with capacity fade ranging from 19% to 32% while the PHEV was most sensitive to maximum allowable depth-of-discharge with capacity fade ranging from 16% to 24%. The BEV and PHEV were comparable in terms of petroleum displacement potential after 8 years of service, due to the BEV?s limited utility for accomplishing long trips.

    Wood, E.; Neubauer, J.; Brooker, A. D.; Gonder, J.; Smith, K. A.

    2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    141

    Information for Travelers  

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    Information for Travelers. Background Notes of Countries and International Organizations; Centers for Disease Control Health Information; ...

    2012-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

    142

    Demand for special-performance vehicles, 1975--2025  

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    In the research for alternatives to the internal combustion engine (ICE), UCLLL developed several concepts for alternative energy storage and propulsion systems for passenger cars and light trucks. These conceptual designs include technologies such as battery electric systems, hydrogen-powered systems, and the quasi-electric-drive hybrid (a battery/flywheel hybrid) with a small ICE for range extension). These alternative technologies, referred to as special-performance vehicles (SPVs), may be inferior to the ICE either in acceleration or range (or both). Capital and operating costs for the vehicles span a wide range. UCLLL determined from an engineering standpoint the difference between the cost and performance of the SPVs and ICEs. However, they required a long-range forecast of the marketability of SPVs, i.e., the number and type of each of the alternative technologies that would be sold in a given year, and the annual vehicle miles that each type would travel (VMT). UCLLL needed to know how these estimates of market penetration would respond to alternative assumptions regarding fuel prices, capital and operating cost, total auto ownership forecasts, and demographic characteristics of the American people. Cambridge Systematics (CS) prepared long-range forecasts of the VMT operated by each SP vehicle type in each of four years: 1975, 1985, 2000, and 2025. CS also made market forecasts of SPV use in light-truck applications (under 10,000 lbs.) and made regional ton-mile forecasts for heavy trucks for use in UCLLL energy consumption and flow models. UCLLL provided national aggregate forecasts of variables such as population, auto ownership, per capita income, VMT, TM, and other variables needed in the study.

    1978-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    143

    California's Zero-Emission Vehicle Mandate: Linking Clean-Fuel Cars, Carsharing and Station Car Strategies  

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    battery electric vehicles, ostensibly used to reduce travel, encourage transit, and reduce pollution that inspired California Carsharing History

    Shaheen, Susan; Sperling, Dan; Wright, John

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    144

    Travel Notes - World Market Update  

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    Travel notes, air travel, rail travel. Travel Notes - World Market Update Biofuels and Bioproducts and Biodiesel Processing Elearning Olive oil Industry Events Industrial Oil Products Abstracts Program Travel Hotel Short Courses Exhibits Regi

    145

    HEALTH EFFECTS OF THE NUCLEAR ACCIDENT AT THREE MILE ISLAND  

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    In) Symposium on Nuclear Reactor Safety: Perspective. Ahealth effects of the nuclear reactor accident at Three Mile50-mile radius of the nuclear reactor site, approximately

    Fabrikant, J.I.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    146

    A Study of Adaptive and Optimizing Behavior for Electric Vehicles Based on Interactive Simulation Games and Revealed Behavior of Electric Vehicle Owners  

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    compressednatural gas vehicles (CNG) having ranges of 50 to200 miles. A few hundred CNG ownersare experienced with slowctric, hydrogen,methanol,CNG, ethanol. Theprimary reason for

    Turrentine, Thomas; Lee-Gosselin, Martin; Kurani, Kenneth; Sperling, Daniel

    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    147

    Microsoft Word - 20050821_Appendix_A.doc  

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    56 Average per Household with Vehicles 2001 Household Characteristics Number of Households with Vehicles (million) Number of Vehicles Vehicle-Miles Traveled (thousands)...

    148

    Assessment of heavy-duty gasoline and diesel vehicles in California: population and use patterns. Final report, June 1983-March 1985  

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    The report presents an inventory of Vehicle Miles Travelled (VMT) in California by heavy-duty vehicles (HDV) in each of the 58 counties and 14 air basins. To compile the inventory, PES used data generated by two California Department of Transportation (CAL TRANS) annual studies. These data were supplemented by several types of auxiliary data compiled by a literature search, a special truck traffic survey on 21 different routes selected from city and county roads, and an owner/operator telephone questionnaire on vehicle usage of 622 randomly selected HDV's. Out-of-state truck activities in California were estimated by analyzing data from the 1976 Interstate Transportation and Traffic Engineering Survey and the 1971 Institute of Transportation and Traffic Engineering Survey.

    Horie, Y.; Rapoport, R.; Pantalone, J.

    1985-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    149

    1st Mile | Open Energy Information  

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    Mile Mile Jump to: navigation, search Name 1st Mile Place Lyngby, Denmark Zip 2800 Product Denmark-based company that provides research and screening for venture capitalists. Website http://www.1stmile.dk/ Coordinates 56.866669°, 8.31667° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":56.866669,"lon":8.31667,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

    150

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #259: March 17, 2003 Household...  

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    9: March 17, 2003 Household Travel by Gender to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact 259: March 17, 2003 Household Travel by Gender on Facebook Tweet about...

    151

    Modeling and vehicle performance analysis of Earth and lunar hoppers  

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    Planetary hoppers-vehicles which travel over the surface as opposed to on it-offer significant advantages over existing rovers. Above all, they are able to travel quickly and can overcome terrain obstacles such as boulders ...

    Middleton, Akil J

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    152

    3 MICROSIMULATING AUTOMOBILE MARKETS: 4 EVOLUTION OF VEHICLE HOLDINGS AND VEHICLE-PRICING DYNAMICS  

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    . This work combines an auction-style 33 microsimulation of vehicle prices and random-utility vehicles and the infrastructure they use, directly and peripherally. To understand and anticipate 46 travel to vehicle aging. This paper60 makes explicit the role of user preferences in vehicle price fluctuations

    Kockelman, Kara M.

    153

    Reduce growth rate of light-duty vehicle travel to meet 2050 global climate goals This article has been downloaded from IOPscience. Please scroll down to see the full text article.  

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    .iop.org/ERL/6/024018 Abstract Strong policies to constrain increasing global use of light-duty vehicles (cars reductions may be sought in sectors such as electricity generation and light-duty vehicle (LDV

    Kammen, Daniel M.

    154

    50,000 mile methanol/gasoline blend fleet study: a progress report  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    Seven current production automobiles are being used in a fleet study to obtain operational experience in using 10% methanol/90% gasoline blends as an automotive fuel. Data from chassis dynamometer tests (run according to the 1975--1978 Federal test procedure) have been obtained, showing fuel economy and exhaust emissions of carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, unburned fuel, methanol, and aldehydes. These data are shown for each of the vehicles when operated on the 10% methanol blend, and on unleaded low octane Indolene. Chassis dynamometer tests were run at 5,000-mile intervals during the 35,000 miles accumulated on each of the four 1977 model-year vehicles and at 5,000 and 10,000 mile accumulation levels for each of the three 1978 model-year vehicles. These data show an average decrease in volumetric fuel economy (approx. = 5%) and a reduction in carbon monoxide emissions associated with the use of the 10% methanol blend. Exhaust emission deterioration factors are projected from the Federal test procedure urban cycle data. The most severe driveability problems that have been encountered thus far into the program are related to operating on a phase separated fuel and materials compatibility problems with an elastomer in the air-fuel control hardware of one vehicle.

    Stamper, K R

    1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    155

    U.S. Department of Energy Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery and...  

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    and varies significantly with environmental conditions, the fuel economy and, therefore, battery performance, has remained stable over vehicle life (160,000 miles). Key Words...

    156

    Feasibility of Thermoelectrics for Waste Heat Recovery in Conventional Vehicles  

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    Thermoelectric (TE) generators convert heat directly into electricity when a temperature gradient is applied across junctions of two dissimilar metals. The devices could increase the fuel economy of conventional vehicles by recapturing part of the waste heat from engine exhaust and generating electricity to power accessory loads. A simple vehicle and engine waste heat model showed that a Class 8 truck presents the least challenging requirements for TE system efficiency, mass, and cost; these trucks have a fairly high amount of exhaust waste heat, have low mass sensitivity, and travel many miles per year. These factors help maximize fuel savings and economic benefits. A driving/duty cycle analysis shows strong sensitivity of waste heat, and thus TE system electrical output, to vehicle speed and driving cycle. With a typical alternator, a TE system could allow electrification of 8%-15% of a Class 8 truck's accessories for 2%-3% fuel savings. More research should reduce system cost and improve economics.

    Smith, K.; Thornton, M.

    2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    157

    A Distributed Framework for Coordinated Heavy-duty Vehicle ...  

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    Dec 28, 2013 ... Abstract: Heavy-duty vehicles traveling in a single file with small intervehicle distances experience a reduced aerodynamic drag and therefore ...

    158

    Per-Mile Premiums for Auto Insurance  

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    Social Cost of Motor-vehicle Use In the United States, Based on 1990-1991,” June 1997, Institute of Transportation

    Edlin, Aaron S.

    2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    159

    Testing Electric Vehicle Demand in `Hybrid Households' Using a Reflexive Survey  

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    travel by electric and hybrid vehicles. SAE Technical PapersIn contrast to a hybrid vehicle which combines multipleElectric, Hybrid and Other Alternative Vehicles. A r t h u r

    Kurani, Kenneth; Turrentine, Thomas; Sperling, Daniel

    1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    160

    Microsoft Word - Seven Mile CX.doc  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    October 7, 2010 October 7, 2010 REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEC-4 SUBJECT: Environmental Clearence Memorandum - Seven Mile Project Erich Orth Project Manager - TEP-TPP-3 Proposed Action: Seven Mile Project Budget Information: Work Order 00211600 Task 03 Categorical Exclusions Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021: B1.11 "Installation of fencing... that will not adversely affect wildlife of surface water flow." B4.6 "Additions or modifications to electric power transmission facilities that would not affect the environment beyond the previously developed facility area..." B4.11 "Construction or electric power substations (including switching stations and support facilities) with power delivery at 230-kV or below, or modification (other than voltage increases) of existing

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    square miles | OpenEI Community  

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    0 0 Varnish cache server Home Groups Community Central Green Button Applications Developer Utility Rate FRED: FRee Energy Database More Public Groups Private Groups Features Groups Blog posts Content Stream Documents Discussions Polls Q & A Events Notices My stuff Energy blogs 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation: XID: 2142235190 Varnish cache server square miles Home Sfomail's picture Submitted by Sfomail(48) Member 25 June, 2013 - 12:10 Solar Land Use Data on OpenEI acres csp land use how much land land requirements pv land use solar land use square miles I'm happy to announce that a new report on Solar+Land+Use was just released by the National+Renewable+Energy+Laboratory. You can find a brief summary of the results at the Solar+Land+Use page on OpenEI.

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #615: March 22, 2010 Average Vehicle Trip  

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    5: March 22, 5: March 22, 2010 Average Vehicle Trip Length to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #615: March 22, 2010 Average Vehicle Trip Length on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #615: March 22, 2010 Average Vehicle Trip Length on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #615: March 22, 2010 Average Vehicle Trip Length on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #615: March 22, 2010 Average Vehicle Trip Length on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #615: March 22, 2010 Average Vehicle Trip Length on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #615: March 22, 2010 Average Vehicle Trip Length on AddThis.com... Fact #615: March 22, 2010 Average Vehicle Trip Length According to the latest National Household Travel Survey, the average trip

    163

    Plug-in Electric Vehicle Real-World Data from DOE's AVTA (SAE...  

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    Experience 32 illi il l d 5 500 l i d i * 32 million test miles accumulated on 5,500 electric drive vehicles representing 111 models * Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles: 14 models,...

    164

    Plug-in Electric Vehicle Real-World Data from DOE's AVTA (Project...  

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    Experience 24 illi il l d 5 500 l i d i * 24 million test miles accumulated on 5,500 electric drive vehicles representing 111 models * Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles: 14 models,...

    165

    Foreign Travel Health & Wellness Information | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    Wellness Programs » Foreign Travel Health Wellness Programs » Foreign Travel Health & Wellness Information Foreign Travel Health & Wellness Information All travelers should take the following precautions, no matter the destination: Wash hands often with soap and water. Because motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of injury among travelers, walk and drive defensively; avoid travel at night if possible and always use seat belts. Don't eat or drink dairy products unless you know they have been pasteurized. Never eat undercooked ground beef and poultry, raw eggs, and unpasteurized dairy products; raw shellfish is particularly dangerous to persons who have liver disease or compromised immune systems. Don't eat food purchased from street vendors; do not drink beverages with ice. Don't handle animals, including dogs and cats, to avoid bites and

    166

    Near Term Hybrid Passenger Vehicle Development Program. Phase I, Final report. Appendix A: mission analysis and performance specification studies. Volume II. Appendices  

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    These appendices to the mission analysis report for the Near Term Hybrid Vehicle program contain data on passenger vehicle usage by purpose, trip length, travel speed, vehicle age, vehicle ownership and fuel economy, and US demographics. (LCL)

    Traversi, M.; Barbarek, L.A.C.

    1979-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

    167

    Graduate, Undergraduate Student Travel  

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    regulations do not apply to employees who live within a 50-mile radius of the primary work location as indicated in the offer letter or employment agreement. Eligible expenses...

    168

    March 28, 1979: Three Mile Island | Department of Energy  

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    1979: Three Mile Island March 28, 1979 A partial meltdown of the core occurs at one of the two reactors at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania...

    169

    Alternative Fuels Data Center: Oregon Celebrates 200 Miles of Electric  

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    Oregon Celebrates 200 Oregon Celebrates 200 Miles of Electric Highways to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Oregon Celebrates 200 Miles of Electric Highways on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Oregon Celebrates 200 Miles of Electric Highways on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Oregon Celebrates 200 Miles of Electric Highways on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Oregon Celebrates 200 Miles of Electric Highways on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Oregon Celebrates 200 Miles of Electric Highways on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Oregon Celebrates 200 Miles of Electric Highways on AddThis.com... April 18, 2012 Oregon Celebrates 200 Miles of Electric Highways " These [electric charging] stations will help create a corridor that, by the

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    IMPACTT5A model : enhancements and modifications since December 1994 - with special reference to the effect of tripled-fuel-economy vehicles on fuel-cycle energy and emissions.  

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    Version 5A of the Integrated Market Penetration and Anticipated Cost of Transportation Technologies (IMPACTT5A) model is a spreadsheet-based set of algorithms that calculates the effects of advanced-technology vehicles on baseline fuel use and emissions. Outputs of this Argonne National Laboratory-developed model include estimates of (1) energy use and emissions attributable to conventional-technology vehicles under a baseline scenario and (2) energy use and emissions attributable to advanced- and conventional-technology vehicles under an alternative market-penetration scenario. Enhancements to IMPACIT made after its initial documentation in December 1994 have enabled it to deal with a wide range of fuel and propulsion system technologies included in Argonne's GREET model in a somewhat modified three-phased approach. Vehicle stocks are still projected in the largely unchanged STOCK module. Vehicle-miles traveled, fuel use, and oil displacement by advanced-technology vehicles are projected in an updated USAGE module. Now, both modules can incorporate vehicle efficiency and fuel share profiles consistent with those of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles. Finally, fuel-cycle emissions of carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds, nitrogen oxides, toxics, and greenhouse gases are computed in the EMISSIONS module via an interface with the GREET model that was developed specifically to perform such calculations. Because of this interface, results are now more broadly informative than were results from earlier versions of IMPACTT.

    Mintz, M. M.; Saricks, C. L.

    1999-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

    171

    TMS Intl Travel Visa  

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    Please note that the Department of Homeland Security is implementing the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, which is expected to be mandatory for

    172

    Travel Time Estimation Using Floating Car Data  

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    This report explores the use of machine learning techniques to accurately predict travel times in city streets and highways using floating car data (location information of user vehicles on a road network). The aim of this report is twofold, first we present a general architecture of solving this problem, then present and evaluate few techniques on real floating car data gathered over a month on a 5 Km highway in New Delhi.

    Sevlian, Raffi

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA  

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    5- Avg VMT by Veh Type","Table A15. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Vehicle Type, 2001 5- Avg VMT by Veh Type","Table A15. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Vehicle Type, 2001 (Thousand Miles per Vehicle) " "Std Errors for A15","Relative Standard Errors for Table A15. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Vehicle Type, 2001 (Percent) " "N Cells for A15","Number of Sample Cases Contributing to Estimates in Table A15. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Vehicle Type, 2001 "

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    U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA  

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    3 - Avg VMT by Efficiency","Table A13. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Vehicle Fuel Economy Category, 2001 3 - Avg VMT by Efficiency","Table A13. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Vehicle Fuel Economy Category, 2001 (Thousand Miles per Vehicle) " "Std Errors for A13","Relative Standard Errors for Table A13. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Vehicle Fuel Economy Category, 2001 (Percent) " "N Cells for A13","Number of Sample Cases Contributing to Estimates in Table A13. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Vehicle Fuel Economy Category, 2001 "

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #222: June 24, 2002 Speed versus...  

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    4, 2002 Speed versus Fuel Economy: Slow down to get more miles to the gallon to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact 222: June 24, 2002 Speed versus Fuel...

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #797: September 16, 2013 Driving...  

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    driving ranges for electric vehicles (EVs) offered for the 2013 model year (MY). The Tesla Model S has the longest range of any EV offered, ranging from 139 miles for the 40...

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    Smart fortwo Micro Hybrid Vehicle Accelerated Testing - September...  

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    all maintenance and repairs performed on the vehicles. The Smart fortwo MHVs have been driven a total of 151,288 miles and the cumulative average fuel economy is 36.3 mpg. Note...

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    Volkswagen Golf Micro Hybrid Vehicle Accelerated Testing - September...  

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    for all maintenance and repairs performed on the vehicles. The Golf MHVs have been driven a total of 202,643 miles and the cumulative average fuel economy is 42.9 mpg. Note...

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    Federal Fleet Use of Electric Vehicles, November 2003  

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    minivans were operated in 14 states and the District of Columbia. The 220 vehicles were driven an estimated average of 700,000 miles annually. The annual estimated use of the 220...

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    Mazda 3 Micro Hybrid Vehicle Accelerated Testing - September...  

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    for all maintenance and repairs performed on the vehicles. The Mazda 3 MHVs have been driven a total of 225,505 miles and the cumulative average fuel economy is 28.3 mpg. Note...

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #631: July 12, 2010 Top 10...  

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    2000 Honda Insight with a combined rating of 53 miles per gallon while the 2010 Toyota Prius, a midsized vehicle, takes second place. Fueleconomy.gov's Top Ten EPA-Rated Fuel...

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    NREL: Learning - Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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    Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles Photo of a parked blue compact car with large decals on the doors stating that it is a plug-in hybrid achieving more than 120 miles per gallon....

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    Segmenting the mature travel market by motivation  

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    The purpose of this study was to segment mature travellers based on their motivations and to profile the similarities and differences between mature travel market segments according to their sociodemographic and travel-related characteristics. A ... Keywords: USA, United States, cluster analysis, data analysis, educational travellers, factor analysis, mature markets, mature travellers, personal travellers, segmentation, social travellers, sociodemographics, travel market segments, travel motivation

    Yawei Wang; Yanli Zhang; John Xia; Zhongxian Wang

    2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Alternative Vehicles  

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    There are a number of alternative and advanced vehicles—or vehicles that run on alternative fuels. Learn more about the following types of vehicles:

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    square-mile Black Warrior Basin  

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    will inject CO will inject CO 2 into a coalbed methane (CBM) well in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, to assess the capability of mature CBM reservoirs to receive and adsorb large volumes of CO 2 . Injection began at the test site on June 15; the site was selected because it is representative of the 23,000- square-mile Black Warrior Basin located in northwestern Alabama and northeastern Mississippi. It is estimated that this area has the potential to store in the range of 1.1 to 2.3 Gigatons of CO 2 , which is approximately the amount that Alabama's coal-fired power plants emit in two decades. The targeted coal seams range from 940 to 1,800 feet deep and are one to six feet thick. Approximately 240 tons of CO 2 will be injected over a 45- to 60-day period. More information

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    Ozark 260-mile gas line system completed  

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    Gathering gas in the Arkoma basin of Oklahoma and Arkansas for transport to market, the 260-mile Ozark gas line system runs from southwest of McAlester, Okla., to Natural Gas Pipeline Co. of America's station at Searcy, Ark. The recently completed mainline has an initial capacity of 170 million CF/day with a maximum operating pressure of 1200 psig and a delivery pressure of 700 psig at the NGPL station. The 20-in. pipeline is API 5LX-Grade X60, 0.281-in. wall thickness for Class 1 areas, 0.344 for Class 2 areas, 0.406 for Class 3 areas, and API 5LX-Grade X52, 0.500-in. wall thickness for river crossings.

    Dixon, R.R.

    1982-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    A GEM Award (Going the Extra Mile)  

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    GEM Award GEM Award Going the Extra Mile A Gift Card Recognition Program Who may receive? All Headquarters Department of Energy Employees except Political Appointees (including Schedule C and non-career members of the SES). Any Employee may nominate. What is it? $25 or $50 Gift Cards from 100s Department Stores, Book Stores, Hotels and more. of nationally well known Movie Tickets, Restaurants, How do I do it? * Nominator fills out form. * Routes form through their organizational protocols. * Faxes or scans/emails to HQ Gift Card. * HQ Gift Card receives form, places order * Gift Certificate is sent to Recipient's Supervisor * Supervisor presents certificate to employee * Employee can redeem On-line or by phone for card their choice of When can I do this? HQ Gift Card is open for business now

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    Experiments on hydrogen for Three Mile Island  

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    Starting on April 1, 1979, Billings Energy Corporation under the direction of EG and G Idaho, Inc., undertook a series of tests for Nuclear Regulatory Commission to provide information regarding (1) potential amount of hydrogen in the primary coolant water in the Three Mile Island 2 Reactor; (2) methods of scavenging gaseous hydrogen from the reactor system; and (3) the determination of the most efficient and also the safest means of depressurization. Although only small amounts of hydrogen were later found in the system, this study produced information of interest for similar accidents in which hydrogen remains in the system. No investigations of radiochemical effects were made; the study focused on non-radiation solubility and chemical effects.

    Wooley, R.L.; Ruckman, J.H.; Kimball, G.L.; Ayers, A.L. Jr.; Liebenthal, J.L.

    1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    All-Terrain Vehicle: Non-Road Electric Vehicle Demonstration  

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    An all-terrain vehicle (ATV) is defined by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as one that travels on low-pressure tires, with a seat that is straddled by the operator or the operator and one passenger, along with handlebars for steering control. Most ATVs are gas powered, but replacement of gas-powered ATVs with an electric equivalent could reduce emissions output, fuel consumption, and other petrochemical byproducts resulting from operation of these vehicles. An electric ATV offers all of ...

    2010-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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    Travel Request Form  

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    Lodging Lodging Transportation SNAP COLLABORATION MEETING JUNE 1 - 3, 2006 TRAVEL FUNDING REQUEST FORM If you require Travel funding support from LBNL to attend the SNAP Collaboration Meeting, please fill out the travel request form below and click on the "SEND" button. As an alternative, you can simply email the requested information on the form to snap@lbl.gov Deadline: Please submit your request NLT Wednesday, May 10, 2006. Disclaimer: Please note that the submission of this request does not automatically constitute funding approval. 1. First Name Last Name 2. Has this travel funding support been pre-approved by the SNAP management? Yes No 3. If answer to #2 is "Yes": a) Approval by whom? b) What was the maximum reimbursement amount from SNAP?

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    Traveling-wave photodetector  

    DOE Patents (OSTI)

    The traveling-wave photodetector of the present invention combines an absorptive optical waveguide and an electrical transmission line, in which optical absorption in the waveguide results in a photocurrent at the electrodes of the electrical transmission line. The optical waveguide and electrical transmission line of the electrically distributed traveling-wave photodetector are designed to achieve matched velocities between the light in the optical waveguide and electrical signal generated on the transmission line. This velocity synchronization provides the traveling-wave photodetector with a large electrical bandwidth and a high quantum efficiency, because of the effective extended volume for optical absorption. The traveling-wave photodetector also provides large power dissipation, because of its large physical size. 4 figures.

    Hietala, V.M.; Vawter, G.A.

    1993-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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    Traveling-wave photodetector  

    DOE Patents (OSTI)

    The traveling-wave photodetector of the present invention combines an absorptive optical waveguide and an electrical transmission line, in which optical absorption in the waveguide results in a photocurrent at the electrodes of the electrical transmission line. The optical waveguide and electrical transmission line of the electrically distributed traveling-wave photodetector are designed to achieve matched velocities between the light in the optical waveguide and electrical signal generated on the transmission line. This velocity synchronization provides the traveling-wave photodetector with a large electrical bandwidth and a high quantum efficiency, because of the effective extended volume for optical absorption. The traveling-wave photodetector also provides large power dissipation, because of its large physical size.

    Hietala, V.M.; Vawter, G.A.

    1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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    Traveling-wave photodetector  

    DOE Patents (OSTI)

    The traveling-wave photodetector of the present invention combines an absorptive optical waveguide and an electrical transmission line, in which optical absorption in the waveguide results in a photocurrent at the electrodes of the electrical transmission line. The optical waveguide and electrical transmission line of the electrically distributed traveling-wave photodetector are designed to achieve matched velocities between the light in the optical waveguide and electrical signal generated on the transmission line. This velocity synchronization provides the traveling-wave photodetector with a large electrical bandwidth and a high quantum efficiency, because of the effective extended volume for optical absorption. The traveling-wave photodetector also provides large power dissipation, because of its large physical size.

    Hietala, Vincent M. (Placitas, NM); Vawter, Gregory A. (Albuquerque, NM)

    1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Hydrogen ICE Vehicle Testing Activities  

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    The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity teamed with Electric Transportation Applications and Arizona Public Service to develop and monitor the operations of the APS Alternative Fuel (Hydrogen) Pilot Plant. The Pilot Plant provides 100% hydrogen, and hydrogen and compressed natural gas (H/CNG)-blended fuels for the evaluation of hydrogen and H/CNG internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles in controlled and fleet testing environments. Since June 2002, twenty hydrogen and H/CNG vehicles have accumulated 300,000 test miles and 5,700 fueling events. The AVTA is part of the Department of Energy’s FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program. These testing activities are managed by the Idaho National Laboratory. This paper discusses the Pilot Plant design and monitoring, and hydrogen ICE vehicle testing methods and results.

    J. Francfort; D. Karner

    2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Salt Wells, Eight Mile Flat | Open Energy Information  

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    Salt Wells, Eight Mile Flat Salt Wells, Eight Mile Flat Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Web Site: Salt Wells, Eight Mile Flat Abstract Abstract unavailable. Author Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Published Online Nevada Encyclopedia, 2009 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability: http://crossref.org Online Internet link for Salt Wells, Eight Mile Flat Citation Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology. Salt Wells, Eight Mile Flat [Internet]. 2009. Online Nevada Encyclopedia. [updated 2009/03/24;cited 2013/08/07]. Available from: http://www.onlinenevada.org/articles/salt-wells-eight-mile-flat Related Geothermal Exploration Activities Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Development Wells At Salt Wells Area (Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 2009) Salt Wells Geothermal Area

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    New York Nuclear Profile - Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station  

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    Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station" "Unit","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Summer capacity factor (percent)","Type","Commercial operation date","License...

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    University of Kansas Travel Handbook  

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    ...................................................................................................................5 Future Employees Traveling Before Start Date .....................................................................................................................................6 Transportation Expenses.................................................................................................................................6 Reimbursable Transportation

    Peterson, Blake R.

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    Entiat 4Mile WELLs Completion Report, 2006.  

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    The Entiat 4-mile Wells (Entiat 4-mile) project is located in the Entiat subbasin and will benefit Upper Columbia steelhead, spring Chinook and bull trout. The goal of this project is to prevent juvenile fish from being diverted into an out-of-stream irrigation system and to eliminate impacts due to the annual maintenance of an instream pushup dam. The objectives include eliminating a surface irrigation diversion and replacing it with two wells, which will provide Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) with a Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) BiOp metric credit of one. Wells were chosen over a new fish screen based on biological benefits and costs. Long-term biological benefits are provided by completely eliminating the surface diversion and the potential for fish entrainment in a fish screen. Construction costs for a new fish screen were estimated at $150,000, which does not include other costs associated with implementing and maintaining a fish screening project. Construction costs for a well were estimated at $20,000 each. The diversion consisted of a pushup dam that diverted water into an off-channel pond. Water was then pumped into a pressurized system for irrigation. There are 3 different irrigators who used water from this surface diversion, and each has multiple water right claims totaling approximately 5 cfs. Current use was estimated at 300 gallons per minute (approximately 0.641 cfs). Some irrigated acreage was taken out of orchard production less than 5 years ago. Therefore, approximately 6.8 acre-feet will be put into the State of Washington Trust Water Right program. No water will be set aside for conservation savings. The construction of the two irrigation wells for three landowners was completed in September 2006. The Lower Well (Tippen/Wick) will produce up to 175 gpm while the Upper Well (Griffith) will produce up to 275 gpm during the irrigation season. The eight inch diameter wells were developed to a depth of 75 feet and 85 feet, respectively, and will be pumped with Submersible Turbine pumps. The irrigation wells have been fitted with new electric boxes and Siemens flowmeters (MAG8000).

    Malinowksi, Richard

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA  

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    A2 - Average per Households","Table A2. U.S. Per Household Vehicle-Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" A2 - Average per Households","Table A2. U.S. Per Household Vehicle-Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" "Std Errors for A2","Relative Standard Errors for Table A2. U.S. Per Household Vehicle-Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001 (Percent)" "N Cells for A2","Number of Sample Cases Contributing to Estimates in Table A2. U.S. Per Household Vehicle-Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" "A3 - Average per Vehicles","Table A3. U.S. Per Vehicle Average Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" "Std Errors for A3","Relative Standard Errors for Table A3. U.S. Per Vehicle Average Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: 2011 Archive  

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    1 Archive 1 Archive #707 Illustration of Truck Classes December 26, 2011 #706 Vocational Vehicle Fuel Consumption Standards December 19, 2011 #705 Fuel Consumption Standards for Combination Tractors December 12, 2011 #704 Fuel Consumption Standards for New Heavy Pickups and Vans December 5, 2011 #703 Hybrid Vehicles Lose Market Share in 2010 November 28, 2011 #702 Consumer Preferences on Electric Vehicle Charging November 21, 2011 #701 How Much More Would You Pay for an Electric Vehicle? November 14, 2011 #700 Biodiesel Consumption is on the Rise for 2011 November 7, 2011 #699 Transportation Energy Use by Mode and Fuel Type, 2009 October 31, 2011 #698 Changes in the Federal Highway Administration Vehicle Travel Data October 24, 2011 #697 Comparison of Vehicles per Thousand People in Selected Countries/Regions October 17, 2011

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    U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA  

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    A3 - Average per Vehicles","Table A3. U.S. Per Vehicle Average Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" A3 - Average per Vehicles","Table A3. U.S. Per Vehicle Average Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" "Std Errors for A3","Relative Standard Errors for Table A3. U.S. Per Vehicle Average Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001 (Percent)" "N Cells for A3","Number of Sample Cases Contributing to Estimates in Table A3. U.S. Per Vehicle Average Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" " Page A-1 of A-N" "Table A3. U.S. Per Vehicle Average Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" "2001 Household and Vehicle Characteristics","Number of Vehicles (million)","Average per Vehicle",,,"Miles per Gallon"

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    Zero Energy Travel  

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    It is fundamentally possible to travel with zero energy based on Newton Laws of Motion. According to the first law of motion, a body will continue to travel for infinite distance unless it is acted upon by another force. For a body in motion, the force which stops perpetual motion is friction. However, there are many circumstances that friction is zero, for example in space, where there is vacuum. On earth, gravity makes objects to be in constant contact with each other generating friction but technology exists to separate them in the air using powerful magnetic forces. At low speeds, the friction caused by air is minimal but we can create vacuum even on land for high speed travel. Another condition for travelling is for it to stop at its destination. On land, we can recover the kinetic energy back into electrical energy using brushless permanent magnet generators. These generators can also convert electric energy into kinetic energy in order to provide motion. This article reviews technologies that will allow us to travel with zero energy. It is easier to do it on land but in the air, it is not obvious.

    Othman Ahmad; Aroland Kiring; Ali Chekima

    2011-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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    Assessing Energy Impact of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Significance of Daily Distance Variation over Time and Among Drivers  

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    Accurate assessment of the impact of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) on petroleum and electricity consumption is a necessary step toward effective policies. Variations in daily vehicle miles traveled (VMT) over time and among drivers affect PHEV energy impact, but the significance is not well understood. This paper uses a graphical illustration, a mathematical derivation, and an empirical study to examine the cause and significance of such an effect. The first two methods reveal that ignoring daily variation in VMT always causes underestimation of petroleum consumption and overestimation of electricity consumption by PHEVs; both biases increase as the assumed PHEV charge-depleting (CD) range moves closer to the average daily VMT. The empirical analysis based on national travel survey data shows that the assumption of uniform daily VMT over time and among drivers causes nearly 68% underestimation of expected petroleum use and nearly 48% overestimation of expected electricity use by PHEVs with a 40-mi CD range (PHEV40s). Also for PHEV40s, consideration of daily variation in VMT over time but not among drivers similar to the way the utility factor curve is derived in SAE Standard SAE J2841 causes underestimation of expected petroleum use by more than 24% and overestimation of expected electricity use by about 17%. Underestimation of petroleum use and overestimation of electricity use increase with larger-battery PHEVs.

    Lin, Zhenhong [ORNL; Greene, David L [ORNL

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Transferring 2001 National Household Travel Survey  

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    Policy makers rely on transportation statistics, including data on personal travel behavior, to formulate strategic transportation policies, and to improve the safety and efficiency of the U.S. transportation system. Data on personal travel trends are needed to examine the reliability, efficiency, capacity, and flexibility of the Nation's transportation system to meet current demands and to accommodate future demand. These data are also needed to assess the feasibility and efficiency of alternative congestion-mitigating technologies (e.g., high-speed rail, magnetically levitated trains, and intelligent vehicle and highway systems); to evaluate the merits of alternative transportation investment programs; and to assess the energy-use and air-quality impacts of various policies. To address these data needs, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) initiated an effort in 1969 to collect detailed data on personal travel. The 1969 survey was the first Nationwide Personal Transportation Survey (NPTS). The survey was conducted again in 1977, 1983, 1990, 1995, and 2001. Data on daily travel were collected in 1969, 1977, 1983, 1990 and 1995. In 2001, the survey was renamed the National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) and it collected both daily and long-distance trips. The 2001 survey was sponsored by three USDOT agencies: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The primary objective of the survey was to collect trip-based data on the nature and characteristics of personal travel so that the relationships between the characteristics of personal travel and the demographics of the traveler can be established. Commercial and institutional travel were not part of the survey. Due to the survey's design, data in the NHTS survey series were not recommended for estimating travel statistics for categories smaller than the combination of Census division (e.g., New England, Middle Atlantic, and Pacific), MSA size, and the availability of rail. Extrapolating NHTS data within small geographic areas could risk developing and subsequently using unreliable estimates. For example, if a planning agency in City X of State Y estimates travel rates and other travel characteristics based on survey data collected from NHTS sample households that were located in City X of State Y, then the agency could risk developing and using unreliable estimates for their planning process. Typically, this limitation significantly increases as the size of an area decreases. That said, the NHTS contains a wealth of information that could allow statistical inferences about small geographic areas, with a pre-determined level of statistical certainty. The question then becomes whether a method can be developed that integrates the NHTS data and other data to estimate key travel characteristics for small geographic areas such as Census tract and transportation analysis zone, and whether this method can outperform other, competing methods.

    Hu, Patricia S [ORNL; Reuscher, Tim [ORNL; Schmoyer, Richard L [ORNL; Chin, Shih-Miao [ORNL

    2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Compare Fuel Cell Vehicles Side-by-Side  

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    Recently Tested Vehicles Recently Tested Vehicles Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) are not yet for sale in the United States. However, manufacturers are producing small fleets of FCVs for evaluation and have estimated the fuel economy of some vehicles using EPA test procedures. Fuel economy estimates and other information for recently tested vehicles are provided below. 2012 Honda FCX Clarity Honda FCX Clarity 2012 Mercedes-Benz F-Cell Mercedes F-Cell Fuel Economy and Driving Range Fuel Economy (miles/kg) Note: One kg of hydrogen is roughly equivalent to one gallon of gasoline. Hydrogen 60 Combined 60 City 60 Hwy Hydrogen 52 Combined 52 City 53 Hwy Range (miles) 240 190 Vehicle Characteristics Vehicle Class Midsize Car Small Station Wagon Motor DC Brushless 100kW DC Permanent Magnet (brushless) Type of Fuel Cell Proton Exchange Membrane Proton Exchange Membrane

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    VIA Motors electric vehicle platform  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    Extended-Range Electric Trucks Extended-Range Electric Trucks The fuel economy of a Prius with the payload of a pickup VIA's E-REV powertrain is ideal for America's fleets, cutting fuel costs by up to 75%, while dramatically reducing petroleum consumption and emissions- electricity costs an average of 60 cents per equivalent gallon. Recharging daily, the average driver could expect to refill the gas tank less than 10 times a year rather than once a week. It offers all the advantages of an electric vehicle, without range limitations. Working with vehicle manufacturers, VIA plans to begin delivering E-REV trucks to government and utility fleets in 2011. The onboard generator provides a work site with 15 kW of exportable power Up to 40 miles in all-electric mode and up to 300 miles using the range extender

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    EVADER: Electric Vehicle Alert for Detection and Emergency Response  

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    EVADER: Electric Vehicle Alert for Detection and Emergency Response F. Duboisa , G. Baudeta and J effect of vehicle exterior noise for vulnerable users has recently emerged. Quieter cars could reduce pedestrians' ability to travel safely. One of the objectives of the EVADER (Electric Vehicle Alert

    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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    A MOOS MODULE FOR MONITORING ENERGY USAGE OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES  

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    A MOOS MODULE FOR MONITORING ENERGY USAGE OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES Anthony Kanago, Kevin Roos, James--Tracking the energy usage of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) and making accurate data available provides especially effectively in energy-aware systems, allowing inspection vehicles (which typically travel farther

    Idaho, University of

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    Hybrid Vehicles: a Temporary Step J.J. CHANARON1  

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    to the fuel tax. 3. Incentives for fuel efficiency maintained, but electric vehicles still pay -- Drivers: there are relatively few electric vehicles on the road, and hybrids can be expensive, meaning that not that many people. The current fuel tax system essentially subsidizes travel by highly fuel-efficient vehicles and electric

    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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    Energy 101: Electric Vehicles | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    Electric Vehicles Electric Vehicles Energy 101: Electric Vehicles Addthis Below is the text version for the Energy 101: Electric Vehicles video. The video opens with "Energy 101: Electric Vehicles." This is followed by various shots of different electric vehicles on the road. Wouldn't it be pretty cool to do all of your daily driving without ever having to fill up at a gas station? Well, that's quickly becoming a reality for people who drive electric vehicles-sometimes called EVs. EVs are gaining popularity. And with good reason-they're convenient; they're sleek and quiet; they keep our air clean. And for most of the short-distance driving we do, they're the perfect way to get from point A to point B safely, reliably, and comfortably. Text appears onscreen: "80% of Americans drive less than 40 miles round

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: News  

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    December 18, 2013 December 18, 2013 USDA Offers $118 Million for Renewable Energy, Smart Grid Projects The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $73 million in funding for renewable energy projects and $45 million for smart grid technology as part of more than $1.8 billion in funding for electric utility infrastructure projects in 25 states and one territory. More December 18, 2013 2012 Fuel Economy of New Vehicles Sets Record High: EPA The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported that model year 2012 vehicles achieved an all-time high fuel economy average of 23.6 miles per gallon. More December 18, 2013 Energy Department Releases Grid Energy Storage Report The Energy Department released its Grid Energy Storage report to the members of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, identifying the benefits and challenges of grid energy storage that must be addressed to enable broader use. More

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    REWAS 2008: Hotel and Travel  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    The 40-mile coastline offers warm waters, calm surf and white sandy beaches. Average temperature is 25.5 degrees Celsius (78 degrees Fahrenheit).

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    Energy efficient navigation management for hybrid electric vehicles on highways  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) are gaining popularity due to their economical efficiency as well as their contribution to environmental preservation. PHEVs allow the driver to use exclusively electric power for 30-50 miles of driving, and switch ... Keywords: formal model, navigation plan, plug-in hybrid vehicle

    Mohammad Ashiqur Rahman, Qi Duan, Ehab Al-Shaer

    2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    DOE Honors WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse Gas  

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    WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse Gas Emissions DOE Honors WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse Gas Emissions June 1, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Secretary Chu presents the Secretary of Energy's Appreciation Award to Judy A. McLemore. Secretary Chu presents the Secretary of Energy's Appreciation Award to Judy A. McLemore. WASHINGTON, D.C. - A representative of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, N.M., on Tuesday received the Secretary of Energy's Appreciation Award for her efforts to improve sustainability and reduce travel costs and the number of fleet vehicles. Judy A. McLemore, who works for URS Regulatory and Environmental Services, based in Carlsbad, was honored for helping advance DOE's management and

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    Energy Basics: Electric Vehicles  

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    & Fuels Printable Version Share this resource Fuels Vehicles Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane...

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    Energy Basics: Propane Vehicles  

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    & Fuels Printable Version Share this resource Fuels Vehicles Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane...

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    Energy Basics: Alternative Vehicles  

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    & Fuels Printable Version Share this resource Fuels Vehicles Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane...

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    Energy Basics: Alternative Vehicles  

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    fuels. Learn more about the following types of vehicles: Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane...

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    Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Definition  

    Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

    Low-Speed Vehicle Low-Speed Vehicle Definition to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Definition on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Definition on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Definition on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Definition on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Definition on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Definition on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Low-Speed Vehicle Definition A low-speed vehicle is defined as a limited use automobile or truck that has a maximum speed greater than 20 miles per hour (mph) but not more than

    220

    EERE: Vehicles  

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    Technologies Office and initiatives, using efficient vehicles, and access vehicle and fuel information. Photo of a ethanol and biodiesel fueling station Photo of three big-rig...

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    2005 PTM Travel Information - TMS  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    TRAVEL INFORMATION · SOCIAL EVENTS & TOURS · VISA INFORMATION ... Wind: SSW at 7 mph. Airport Delays · Beach Conditions · Pollen Reports ...

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    Travel plans: opportunities for ICT  

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    Site-based mobility management or 'travel plans' address the transport problem by engaging with those organisations such as employers that are directly responsible for generating the demand for travel, and hence have the potential to have a major impact ... Keywords: ict, market niche, sustainable transport, travel plans

    Marcus P. Enoch

    2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Which Is Greener: Idle, or Stop and Restart? Comparing Fuel Use...  

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    annually, costing drivers 10 billion or more, with no vehicle miles traveled. Major vehicle manufacturers and suppliers hold the view that idling modern engines is not only...

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    Electric and hybrid vehicle project. Quarterly report of private-sector operations, first quarter 1982  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    As of January 1, 1982 sixteen private-sector site operators at 30 sites in the US were involved in electric and hybrid electric-powered vehicle demonstration programs. Data for 1981 and the first quarter of 1982 are presented on vehicle selection, miles accumulated, energy usage, maintenance requirements, reliability and operating performance for demonstration vehicles at each site. (LCL)

    None

    1982-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    HEALTH EFFECTS OF THE NUCLEAR ACCIDENT AT THREE MILE ISLAND  

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    within 50 miles of the nuclear power plant was estimated tothe radiation from the nuclear power plant accident. From anand the Peach Bottom nuclear power plants, like the general

    Fabrikant, J.I.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    A hybrid GA-TS algorithm for open vehicle routing optimization of coal mines material  

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    In the open vehicle routing problem (OVRP), the objective is to minimize the number of vehicles and the total distance (or time) traveled. This study primarily focuses on solving an open vehicle routing problem (OVRP) by applying a novel hybrid genetic ... Keywords: Coal mine material, Genetic algorithms, Hybrid, Open vehicle routing problem, Optimize, Tabu search

    Shiwei Yu; Chang Ding; Kejun Zhu

    2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Health effects of the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island  

    SciTech Connect

    Between March 28 and April 15, 1979 the collective dose resulting from the radioactivity released to the population living within a 50-mile radius of the Three Mile Island nuclear plant was about 2000 person-rems, less than 1% of the annual natural background level. The average dose to a person living within 5 miles of the nuclear plant was less than 10% of annual background radiation. The maximum estimated radiation dose received by any one individual in the general population (excluding the nuclear plant workers) during the accident was 70 mrem. The doses received by the general population as a result of the accident were so small that there will be no detectable additional cases of cancer, developmental abnormalities, or genetic ill-health. Three Three Mile Island nuclear workers received radiation doses of about 3 to 4 rem, exceeding maximum permissible quarterly dose of 3 rem. The major health effect of the accident at Three Mile Island was that of a pronounced demoralizing effect on the general population in the Three Mile Island area, including teenagers and mothers of preschool children and the nuclear plant workers. However, this effect proved transient in all groups studied except the nuclear workers.

    Fabrikant, J.I.

    1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #509: March 10, 2008 With Rising...  

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    9: March 10, 2008 With Rising Gas Prices, Consumers Indicate only a Limited Willingness to Change Travel Behavior to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact 509:...

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    Assessment of the Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Potential of Ultra-Clean Hybrid-Electric Vehicles  

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    ENERGY USAGE, AND GREENHOUSE EMISSIONS GAS 4. ASSESSMENT ANDgas consumption (miles per gallon or Wh mile) of a vehicle, calculation of the fuel usageGas from Biomass from Solar Carbon Dioxide Table 2: [gin ~mlsslons~-~iJf°r Usage

    Burke, A.F.; Miller, M.

    1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Figure 71. Average fuel economy of new light-duty vehicles, 1980 ...  

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    Sheet3 Sheet2 Sheet1 Figure 71. Average fuel economy of new light-duty vehicles, 1980-2040 (miles per gallon, CAFE compliance values) History Reference case

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    Travel Demand Modeling  

    SciTech Connect

    This chapter describes the principal types of both passenger and freight demand models in use today, providing a brief history of model development supported by references to a number of popular texts on the subject, and directing the reader to papers covering some of the more recent technical developments in the area. Over the past half century a variety of methods have been used to estimate and forecast travel demands, drawing concepts from economic/utility maximization theory, transportation system optimization and spatial interaction theory, using and often combining solution techniques as varied as Box-Jenkins methods, non-linear multivariate regression, non-linear mathematical programming, and agent-based microsimulation.

    Southworth, Frank [ORNL; Garrow, Dr. Laurie [Georgia Institute of Technology

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Southern Company Electric Vehicle Survey: Consumer Expectations for Electric Vehicles  

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    Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEV) are becoming increasingly available in the U.S. Two manufacturers (GM and Nissan) offer vehicles that are being advertised and promoted, heavily in some areas. The PEV is advancing rapidly from a concept or hypothetical travel mode to a viable option for new car buyers. The result is that consumers will take over the driver’s seat when it comes to adoption of PEVs and how they are used. For that reason, EPRI has initiated research into how consumers perceive PEVs as an alt...

    2011-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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    TVA Electric Vehicle Survey: Consumer Expectations for Electric Vehicles  

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    Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEV) are becoming increasingly available in the U.S. Two manufacturers (GM and Nissan) offer vehicles that are being advertised and promoted, heavily in some areas. The PEV is advancing rapidly from a concept or hypothetical travel mode to a viable option for new car buyers. The result is that consumers will take over the driver’s seat when it comes to adoption of PEVs and how they are used. For that reason, EPRI has initiated research into how consumers perceive PEVs as an alt...

    2011-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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    All-Terrain Vehicle: Non-Road Electric Vehicle Demonstration  

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    An all-terrain vehicle (ATV) is defined by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as one that travels on low-pressure tires, with a seat that is straddled by the operator or the operator and one passenger, along with handlebars for steering control. As the name implies, it is designed to handle a wider variety of terrain than most other vehicles. The gasoline-fueled four-wheel drive option is now the most popular type of ATV, with expanding uses in industries such as farming, ranching, and cons...

    2009-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

    235

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Hybrid and Vehicle Systems  

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    Hybrid and Vehicle Hybrid and Vehicle Systems to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Hybrid and Vehicle Systems on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Hybrid and Vehicle Systems on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Hybrid and Vehicle Systems on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Hybrid and Vehicle Systems on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Hybrid and Vehicle Systems on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Hybrid and Vehicle Systems on AddThis.com... Just the Basics Hybrid & Vehicle Systems Modeling & Simulation Integration & Validation Benchmarking Parasitic Loss Reduction Propulsion Systems Advanced Vehicle Evaluations Energy Storage Advanced Power Electronics & Electrical Machines

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Urban Electric Vehicles  

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    Urban Electric Vehicles to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Urban Electric Vehicles on Facebook Tweet about Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Urban...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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    Hybrid Electric Vehicles to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Facebook Tweet about Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Hybrid...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Neighborhood Electric Vehicles  

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    Neighborhood Electric Vehicles to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Neighborhood Electric Vehicles on Facebook Tweet about Advanced Vehicle Testing...

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    Electric car: is it still the vehicle of the future  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    An analysis of electric and internal combustion engine (ICE) cars of equivalent performance shows that, even with advanced batteries, the electic vehicle would be much more costly to run (23 cents/mile vs 16 cents/mile) than the ICE car. The electric vehicle, of course, would not use gasoline, thus reducing the nation's dependence on imported oil; however, the cost of oil saved in this way would be about $190/bbl, and the same result could be achieved at about one-quarter the cost by manufacturing synfuels from domestic coal or oil shale. A similar analysis of some proposed hybrid electric vehicles indicates that they are also more costly to operate than an equivalent conventional vehicle, although by a smaller margin (25 cents/mile vs 21 cents/mile). The cost of oil saved by the use of hybrid vehicles is also lower ($95/bbl), although it is still much more than the projected cost of synthetic fuels. The key to improving the economics of the electric vehicle is to increase battery life or lower battery costs.

    Graves, R.L.; West, C.D.; Fox, E.C.

    1981-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Electric car: is it still the vehicle of the future  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    An analysis of electric and internal combustion engine (ICE) cars of equivalent performance shows that, even with advanced batteries, the electric vehicle would be much more costly to run (23 cents/mile vs 16 cents/mile) than the ICE car. The electric vehicle, of course, would not use gasoline, thus reducing the nation's dependence on imported oil; however, the cost of oil saved in this way would be about $190/bbl, and the same result could be achieved at about one-quarter the cost by manufacturing synfuels from domestic coal or oil shale. A similar analysis of some proposed hybrid electric vehicles indicates that they are also more costly to operate than an equivalent conventional vehicle, although by a smaller margin (25 cents/mile vs 21 cents/mile). The cost of oil saved by the use of hybrid vehicles is also lower ($95/bbl), although it is still much more than the projected cost of synthetic fuels. The key to improving the economics of the electric vehicle is to increase battery life or lower battery costs.

    Graves, R.L.; West, C.D.; Fox, E.C.

    1981-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Record 5038: Hydrogen Cost Competitive on a Cents per Mile Basis - 2006  

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    8 Date: May 22, 2006 8 Date: May 22, 2006 Title: Hydrogen Cost Competitive on a Cents per Mile Basis - 2006 Originator: Patrick Davis & Steve Chalk Approved by: JoAnn Milliken Approval Date: May 22, 2006 Item : Lower the cost of hydrogen from natural gas to be competitive on a cents per mile basis with conventional gasoline vehicles. Supporting Information: The results of a 2003 economic analysis were used to estimate the cost of hydrogen produced from distributed natural gas reforming at $5 per gallon of gasoline equivalent (gge) (See U.S. DOE Record 5030: Hydrogen Baseline Cost of $5 per gge in 2003; available at http://www.hydrogen.energy.gov/program_records). Since the original analysis, DOE-sponsored R&D has resulted in significant cost reductions,

    242

    Hybrid Electric Vehicle Fleet and Baseline Performance Testing  

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    Vehicle Fleet and Vehicle Fleet and Baseline Performance Testing James Francfort Idaho National Laboratory 2 Paper #2006-01-1267 Presentation Outline Background & goals Testing partners Baseline performance testing new HEVs Fleet testing (160k miles in 36 months) End-of-life testing (fuel economy & battery testing at 160k miles) WWW information location 3 Paper #2006-01-1267 Background Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) - part of DOE's FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program Goal - provide benchmark data for technology modeling, and research and development programs Idaho National Laboratory manages these activities, and performs data analysis and reporting activities 4 Paper #2006-01-1267 Testing Partners Qualified Vehicle Testers hElectric Transportation Applications (lead)

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    Hybrid vehicle potential assessment. Volume 2. Mission analysis  

    SciTech Connect

    Seven vehicle missions were selected and defined for use in assessing hybrid vehicle concepts and are summarized. These missions were selected to provide general coverage of current and future vehicle uses and classes. Their travel pattern definitions are based primarily on analysis of the 1969 National Personal Transportation Study travel data. Performance requirements are based on current highway designs and speed limits and the results of studies of performance requirements for safe and non-interfering operation in today's traffic environment. The mission definitions are independent of vehicle technology so even though they were selected and defined for use in assessing hybrid vehicles, they could also be used in assessing the potential of other vehicle technologies such as electric vehicles, turbo-charging, Stirling engines, etc.

    Surber, F.T.; Deshpande, G.K.

    1979-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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    Travel and Electricity Demand Analysis of Potential U.S. High-Speed Rail and Maglev Corridors  

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    Highway and air travel continue to increase steadily every year, with the number of air flights growing almost three times faster than automobile trips. High-speed rail trains and magnetically levitated vehicles can potentially provide viable intercity travel alternatives to airplanes and automobiles. This report assesses the possible ridership and the potential electrical loads created by these high-speed ground transportation systems.

    1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Potential single-occupancy vehicle demand for the Katy Freeway and Northwest Freeway high-occupancy vehicle lanes  

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    Since the 1960�s, high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes have been successfully used as a travel demand management technique. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the use of high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes as an alternative to HOV lanes to help manage the increasing demand for travel. HOT lanes combine pricing and vehicle occupancy restrictions to optimize the demand for HOV lanes. As two of the four HOT lanes in the world, the HOT lane facilities in Houston, Texas received relatively low patronage after operating for over 6 years on the Katy Freeway and over 4 years on the Northwest Freeway. There existed an opportunity to increase the usage of these HOT lanes by allowing single-occupancy vehicle (SOV) travelers to use the lanes, for an appropriate toll. The potential SOV demand for HOV lane use during the off-peak periods from the Katy Freeway and Northwest Freeway general-purpose lane (GPL) travelers was estimated in this study by using the data collected from a 2003 survey of travelers on the Katy and Northwest Freeway GPLs who were not enrolled in QuickRide. Based on survey results, more travelers would choose to drive on the HOT lanes as SOV travelers during the off-peak periods when the facilities provided higher travel time savings and charged lower tolls. Two important factors influencing travelers� use of the HOV lanes were their value of travel time savings (VTTS) and penalty for changing travel schedule (VPCS). It was found that respondents had VTTS approximately 43 percent of their hourly wage rate and VPCS approximately 3 percent of their hourly wage rate. Combining this information with current travel time savings and available capacity on the HOV lanes, it was found that approximately 2000 SOV travelers per day would pay an average toll of $2.25 to use the HOV lanes during the off-peak periods.

    Xu, Lei

    2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    246

    d. volunteer leader travel policy  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    the name of the event, who is attending, and a projected cost for budgetary purposes. The proposed volunteer leader travel budget will be approved by the ...

    247

    PRICM 8: Housing and Travel  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    Please note that the Department of Homeland Security is implementing the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, which is expected to be mandatory for

    248

    1999 EMC: Travel Information - TMS  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    Jul 2, 1999 ... Travel by Train: Amtrak provides daily service from San Francisco and Los Angeles. The station is located in downtown Santa Barbara.

    249

    Travel and Entertainment All Airlines  

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    , Flying Fields Travel Agencies and Tour Operators Bridge and Road Fees, Tolls Services (Utilities) Wire Institutions Securities Brokers /Dealers Insurance Sales, Underwriting and Premiums Lodging Hotels, Motels

    Castillo, Steven P.

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    Seven Mile Hole Geothermal Area | Open Energy Information  

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    form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Seven Mile Hole Geothermal Area (Redirected from Seven Mile Hole Area) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Resource Area: Seven Mile Hole Geothermal Area Contents 1 Area Overview 2 History and Infrastructure 3 Regulatory and Environmental Issues 4 Exploration History 5 Well Field Description 6 Geology of the Area 7 Geofluid Geochemistry 8 NEPA-Related Analyses (0) 9 Exploration Activities (4) 10 References Area Overview Geothermal Area Profile Location: Wyoming Exploration Region: Yellowstone Caldera Geothermal Region GEA Development Phase:

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    Seven Mile Hole Geothermal Area | Open Energy Information  

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    Seven Mile Hole Geothermal Area Seven Mile Hole Geothermal Area Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Resource Area: Seven Mile Hole Geothermal Area Contents 1 Area Overview 2 History and Infrastructure 3 Regulatory and Environmental Issues 4 Exploration History 5 Well Field Description 6 Geology of the Area 7 Geofluid Geochemistry 8 NEPA-Related Analyses (0) 9 Exploration Activities (4) 10 References Area Overview Geothermal Area Profile Location: Wyoming Exploration Region: Yellowstone Caldera Geothermal Region GEA Development Phase: 2008 USGS Resource Estimate Mean Reservoir Temp: Estimated Reservoir Volume: Mean Capacity: Click "Edit With Form" above to add content History and Infrastructure Operating Power Plants: 0 No geothermal plants listed. Add a new Operating Power Plant

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    Secretary Chu Travels to Memphis | Department of Energy  

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    Travels to Memphis Travels to Memphis Secretary Chu Travels to Memphis January 31, 2011 - 2:33pm Addthis Ginny Simmons Ginny Simmons Former Managing Editor for Energy.gov, Office of Public Affairs What does this project do? The Sharp solar manufacturing plant has produced more than 2 million solar panels since 2002, increased its staff from 300 to 480 employees over the last year, and produces enough solar paneling to power more than 140,000 homes. Worldwide, FedEx Express is operating 329 hybrid and 19 all-electric vehicles, reducing fuel use by almost 300,000 gallons and carbon dioxide emissions by approximately 3,000 metric tons. Hero_CHU_Sharp Secretary Steven Chu with Sharp executive T.C. Jones, standing in front of some of Sharp's solar panels. Following the State of the Union on Tuesday and his online town hall on

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    Field Operations Program Neighborhood Electric Vehicles - Fleet Survey  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    This report summarizes a study of 15 automotive fleets that operate neighborhood electric vehicles(NEVs) in the United States. The information was obtained to help Field Operations Program personnel understand how NEVs are being used, how many miles they are being driven, and if they are being used to replace other types of fleet vehicles or as additions to fleets. (The Field Operations Program is a U.S. Department of Energy Program within the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Transportation Technologies). The NEVs contribution to petroleum avoidance and cleaner air can be estimated based on the miles driven and by assuming gasoline use and air emissions values for the vehicles being replaced. Gasoline and emissions data for a Honda Civic are used as the Civic has the best fuel use for a gasoline-powered vehicle and very clean emissions. Based on these conservation assumptions, the 348 NEVs are being driven a total of about 1.2 million miles per year. This equates to an average of 3,409 miles per NEV annually or 9 miles per day. It is estimated that 29,195 gallons of petroleum use is avoided annually by the 348 NEVs. This equates to 87 gallons of petroleum use avoided per NEV, per year. Using the 348 NEVs avoids the generation of at least 775 pounds of smog- forming emissions annually.

    Francfort, James Edward; Carroll, M.

    2001-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    254

    Field Operations Program - Neighborhood Electric Vehicle Fleet Use  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    This report summarizes a study of 15 automotive fleets that operate neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) in the United States. The information was obtained to help Field Operations Program personnel understand how NEVs are being used, how many miles they are being driven, and if they are being used to replace other types of fleet vehicles or as additions to fleets. (The Field Operations Program is a U.S. Department of Energy Program within the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Transportation Technologies). The NEVs contribution to petroleum avoidance and cleaner air can be estimated based on the miles driven and by assuming gasoline use and air emissions values for the vehicles being replaced. Gasoline and emissions data for a Honda Civic are used as the Civic has the best fuel use for a gasoline-powered vehicle and very clean emissions. Based on these conservation assumptions, the 348 NEVs are being driven a total of about 1.2 million miles per year. This equates to an average of 3,409 miles per NEV annually or 9 miles per day. It is estimated that 29,195 gallons of petroleum use is avoided annually by the 348 NEVs. This equates to 87 gallons of petroleum use avoided per NEV, per year. Using the 348 NEVs avoids the generation of at least 775 pounds of smog-forming emissions annually.

    Francfort, J. E.; Carroll, M. R.

    2001-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

    255

    U.S. Department of Energy -- Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Testing and Demonstration Activities  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) tests plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) in closed track, dynamometer and onroad testing environments. The onroad testing includes the use of dedicated drivers on repeated urban and highway driving cycles that range from 10 to 200 miles, with recharging between each loop. Fleet demonstrations with onboard data collectors are also ongoing with PHEVs operating in several dozen states and Canadian Provinces, during which trips- and miles-per-charge, charging demand and energy profiles, and miles-per-gallon and miles-per-kilowatt-hour fuel use results are all documented, allowing an understanding of fuel use when vehicles are operated in charge depleting, charge sustaining, and mixed charge modes. The intent of the PHEV testing includes documenting the petroleum reduction potential of the PHEV concept, the infrastructure requirements, and operator recharging influences and profiles. As of May 2008, the AVTA has conducted track and dynamometer testing on six PHEV conversion models and fleet testing on 70 PHEVs representing nine PHEV conversion models. A total of 150 PHEVs will be in fleet testing by the end of 2008, all with onboard data loggers. The onroad testing to date has demonstrated 100+ miles per gallon results in mostly urban applications for approximately the first 40 miles of PHEV operations. The primary goal of the AVTA is to provide advanced technology vehicle performance benchmark data for technology modelers, research and development programs, and technology goal setters. The AVTA testing results also assist fleet managers in making informed vehicle purchase, deployment and operating decisions. The AVTA is part of DOE’s Vehicle Technologies Program. These AVTA testing activities are conducted by the Idaho National Laboratory and Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation, with Argonne National Laboratory providing dynamometer testing support. The proposed paper and presentation will discuss PHEV testing activities and results. INL/CON-08-14333

    James E. Francfort; Donald Karner; John G. Smart

    2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    256

    2007 Nissan Altima-7982 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Nissan Altima hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number 1N4CL21E27C177982). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Grey; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    257

    2007 Toyota Camry-7129 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Toyota Camry hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number JTNBB46K773007129). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    258

    2006 Toyota Highlander-6395 Hyrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Toyota Highlander hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number JTEDW21A160006395). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    259

    2006 Toyota Highlander-5681 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Toyota Highlander hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number JTEDW21A860005681). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    260

    2006 Toyota Highlander-5681 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Toyota Highlander hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number JTEDW21A860005681). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "vehicle miles traveled" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
    While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
    they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
    We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
    to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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    2006 Toyota Highlander-6395 Hyrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Toyota Highlander hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number JTEDW21A160006395). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    262

    2007 Nissan Altima-7982 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Nissan Altima hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number 1N4CL21E27C177982). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Grey; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    263

    2007 Toyota Camry-7129 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Toyota Camry hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number JTNBB46K773007129). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    264

    U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA  

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    A2 - Average per Households","Table A2. U.S. Per Household Vehicle-Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" A2 - Average per Households","Table A2. U.S. Per Household Vehicle-Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" "Std Errors for A2","Relative Standard Errors for Table A2. U.S. Per Household Vehicle-Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001 (Percent)" "N Cells for A2","Number of Sample Cases Contributing to Estimates in Table A2. U.S. Per Household Vehicle-Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" " Page A-1 of A-N" "Table A2. U.S. Per Household Vehicle-Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" "2001 Household Characteristics","Number of Households with Vehicles (million)","Average per Household with Vehicles"

    265

    Projection of Chinese motor vehicle growth, oil demand, and CO{sub 2}emissions through 2050.  

    SciTech Connect

    As the vehicle population in China increases, oil consumption and carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) emissions associated with on-road transportation are rising dramatically. During this study, we developed a methodology to project trends in the growth of the vehicle population, oil demand, and CO{sub 2} emissions associated with on-road transportation in China. By using this methodology, we projected--separately--the number of highway vehicles, motorcycles, and rural vehicles in China through 2050. We used three scenarios of highway vehicle growth (high-, mid-, and low-growth) to reflect patterns of motor vehicle growth that have occurred in different parts of the world (i.e., Europe and Asia). All are essentially business-as-usual scenarios in that almost none of the countries we examined has made concerted efforts to manage vehicle growth or to offer serious alternative transportation means to satisfy people's mobility needs. With this caveat, our projections showed that by 2030, China could have more highway vehicles than the United States has today, and by 2035, it could have the largest number of highway vehicles in the world. By 2050, China could have 486-662 million highway vehicles, 44 million motorcycles, and 28 million rural vehicles. These numbers, which assume essentially unmanaged vehicle growth, would result in potentially disastrous effects on the urban infrastructure, resources, and other social and ecological aspects of life in China. We designed three fuel economy scenarios, from conservative to aggressive, on the basis of current policy efforts and expectations of near-future policies in China and in developed countries. It should be noted that these current and near-future policies have not taken into consideration the significant potential for further fuel economy improvements offered by advanced technologies such as electric drive technologies (e.g., hybrid electric vehicles and fuel-cell vehicles). By using vehicle growth projections and potential vehicle fuel economy, we projected that China's on-road vehicles could consume approximately 614-1016 million metric tons of oil per year (12.4-20.6 million barrels per day) and could emit 1.9-3.2 billion metric tons of CO{sub 2} per year in 2050, which will put tremendous pressure on the balance of the Chinese and world oil supply and demand and could have significant implications on climate change. Our analysis shows that, while improvements in vehicle fuel economy are crucial for reducing transportation energy use, containing the growth of the vehicle population could have an even more profound effect on oil use and CO{sub 2} emissions. This benefit is in addition to other societal and environmental benefits--such as reduced congestion, land use, and urban air pollution--that will result from containing vehicle population growth. Developing public transportation systems for personal travel and rail and other modes for freight transportation will be important for containing the growth of motor vehicles in China. Although the population of passenger cars will far exceed that of all truck types in China in the future, our analysis shows that oil use by and CO{sub 2} emissions from the Chinese truck fleet will be far larger than those related to Chinese passenger cars because trucks are very use intensive (more vehicle miles traveled per year) and energy intensive (lower fuel economy). Unfortunately, the potential for improving fuel economy and reducing air pollutant emissions for trucks has not been fully explored; such efforts are needed. Considering the rapid depletion of the world's oil reserve, the heightened global interest in addressing greenhouse gas emissions, and the geopolitical complications of global oil supply and demand, the study results suggest that unmanaged vehicle growth and limited improvements in vehicle fuel efficiency will lead to an unsustainable and unstable transportation system in China. In other words, while our projections do not definitively indicate what will happen in the Chinese transportation sector by 2050, they do demonstrate

    Wang, M.; Huo, H.; Johnson, L.; He, D.

    2006-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

    266

    Projection of Chinese motor vehicle growth, oil demand, and CO{sub 2}emissions through 2050.  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    As the vehicle population in China increases, oil consumption and carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) emissions associated with on-road transportation are rising dramatically. During this study, we developed a methodology to project trends in the growth of the vehicle population, oil demand, and CO{sub 2} emissions associated with on-road transportation in China. By using this methodology, we projected--separately--the number of highway vehicles, motorcycles, and rural vehicles in China through 2050. We used three scenarios of highway vehicle growth (high-, mid-, and low-growth) to reflect patterns of motor vehicle growth that have occurred in different parts of the world (i.e., Europe and Asia). All are essentially business-as-usual scenarios in that almost none of the countries we examined has made concerted efforts to manage vehicle growth or to offer serious alternative transportation means to satisfy people's mobility needs. With this caveat, our projections showed that by 2030, China could have more highway vehicles than the United States has today, and by 2035, it could have the largest number of highway vehicles in the world. By 2050, China could have 486-662 million highway vehicles, 44 million motorcycles, and 28 million rural vehicles. These numbers, which assume essentially unmanaged vehicle growth, would result in potentially disastrous effects on the urban infrastructure, resources, and other social and ecological aspects of life in China. We designed three fuel economy scenarios, from conservative to aggressive, on the basis of current policy efforts and expectations of near-future policies in China and in developed countries. It should be noted that these current and near-future policies have not taken into consideration the significant potential for further fuel economy improvements offered by advanced technologies such as electric drive technologies (e.g., hybrid electric vehicles and fuel-cell vehicles). By using vehicle growth projections and potential vehicle fuel economy, we projected that China's on-road vehicles could consume approximately 614-1016 million metric tons of oil per year (12.4-20.6 million barrels per day) and could emit 1.9-3.2 billion metric tons of CO{sub 2} per year in 2050, which will put tremendous pressure on the balance of the Chinese and world oil supply and demand and could have significant implications on climate change. Our analysis shows that, while improvements in vehicle fuel economy are crucial for reducing transportation energy use, containing the growth of the vehicle population could have an even more profound effect on oil use and CO{sub 2} emissions. This benefit is in addition to other societal and environmental benefits--such as reduced congestion, land use, and urban air pollution--that will result from containing vehicle population growth. Developing public transportation systems for personal travel and rail and other modes for freight transportation will be important for containing the growth of motor vehicles in China. Although the population of passenger cars will far exceed that of all truck types in China in the future, our analysis shows that oil use by and CO{sub 2} emissions from the Chinese truck fleet will be far larger than those related to Chinese passenger cars because trucks are very use intensive (more vehicle miles traveled per year) and energy intensive (lower fuel economy). Unfortunately, the potential for improving fuel economy and reducing air pollutant emissions for trucks has not been fully explored; such efforts are needed. Considering the rapid depletion of the world's oil reserve, the heightened global interest in addressing greenhouse gas emissions, and the geopolitical complications of global oil supply and demand, the study results suggest that unmanaged vehicle growth and limited improvements in vehicle fuel efficiency will lead to an unsustainable and unstable transportation system in China. In other words, while our projections do not definitively indicate what will happen in the Chinese transportation sector by 2050, they do demonstrate

    Wang, M.; Huo, H.; Johnson, L.; He, D.

    2006-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

    267

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Vehicle Technologies Office Recognizes  

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    Vehicle Technologies Vehicle Technologies Office Recognizes Outstanding Researchers to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Vehicle Technologies Office Recognizes Outstanding Researchers on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Vehicle Technologies Office Recognizes Outstanding Researchers on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Vehicle Technologies Office Recognizes Outstanding Researchers on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Vehicle Technologies Office Recognizes Outstanding Researchers on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Vehicle Technologies Office Recognizes Outstanding Researchers on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Vehicle Technologies Office Recognizes Outstanding Researchers on AddThis.com...

    268

    Performance testing of the AC propulsion ELX electric vehicle  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    Performance testing of the AC Propulsion ELX electric vehicle is described. Test data are presented and analyzed. The ELX vehicle is the first of a series of electric vehicles of interest to the California Air Resources Board. The test series is being conducted under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between the US Department of energy and the California Air Resources Board. The tests which were conducted showed that the AC Propulsion ELX electric vehicle has exceptional acceleration and range performance. when the vehicle`s battery was fully charged, the vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 96 km/h in about 10 seconds. Energy consumption and range tests using consecutive FUDS and HWFET Driving cycles (the all-electric cycle) indicate that the energy economy of the AC Propulsion ELX electric vehicle with regenerative braking is 97 W{center_dot}h/km, with a range of 153 km (95 miles). Computer simulations performed using the SIMPLEV Program indicate that the vehicle would have a range of 327 km (203 miles) on the all-electric cycle if the lead acid batteries were replaced with NiMH batteries having an energy density of 67 W{center_dot}h/kg. Comparisons of FUDS test data with and without regenerative braking indicated that regenerative braking reduced the energy consumption of the ELX vehicle by approximately 25%.

    Kramer, W.E.; MacDowall, R.D.; Burke, A.F.

    1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

    269

    Electric vehicles  

    SciTech Connect

    Quiet, clean, and efficient, electric vehicles (EVs) may someday become a practical mode of transportation for the general public. Electric vehicles can provide many advantages for the nation's environment and energy supply because they run on electricity, which can be produced from many sources of energy such as coal, natural gas, uranium, and hydropower. These vehicles offer fuel versatility to the transportation sector, which depends almost solely on oil for its energy needs. Electric vehicles are any mode of transportation operated by a motor that receives electricity from a battery or fuel cell. EVs come in all shapes and sizes and may be used for different tasks. Some EVs are small and simple, such as golf carts and electric wheel chairs. Others are larger and more complex, such as automobile and vans. Some EVs, such as fork lifts, are used in industries. In this fact sheet, we will discuss mostly automobiles and vans. There are also variations on electric vehicles, such as hybrid vehicles and solar-powered vehicles. Hybrid vehicles use electricity as their primary source of energy, however, they also use a backup source of energy, such as gasoline, methanol or ethanol. Solar-powered vehicles are electric vehicles that use photovoltaic cells (cells that convert solar energy to electricity) rather than utility-supplied electricity to recharge the batteries. This paper discusses these concepts.

    Not Available

    1990-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    270

    U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA  

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    A7 - VMT by Income","Table A7. U.S. Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Family Income and Poverty Status, 2001 A7 - VMT by Income","Table A7. U.S. Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Family Income and Poverty Status, 2001 (Billion Miles) " "Std Errors for A7","Relative Standard Errors for Table A7. U.S. Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Family Income and Poverty Status, 2001 (Percent) " "N Cells for A7","Number of Sample Cases Contributing to Estimates in Table A7. U.S. Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Family Income and Poverty Status, 2001 "

    271

    The Vehicle Platooning Problem: Computational Complexity and  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    Aug 22, 2013 ... In this paper we attempt to maximize the amount of fuel saved by vehicles on a road ..... and each node rn represents an element in A. The white node ...... in the real world, HDVs travelling on the same path will likely take ad-.

    272

    PMP-III 2008: Travel - TMS  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    PMP-III: Travel. For Thailand and Bangkok travel information, visit the Tourism Authority of Thailand. AIRORT TRANSPORTATION. Public metered taxi is the ...

    273

    TAKING A TRIP? Travel Management Contracts  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    to airline/rail reservations, hotel lodging, airport transportation, and car rentals. #12;TRAVEL MGMT, car rentals, incidentals. Improper usage examples include movies, utility bills, alcohol. Non travel

    Zobin, Nahum

    274

    Electric Vehicles  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

    Electricity can be used as a transportation fuel to power battery electric vehicles (EVs). EVs store electricity in an energy storage device, such as a battery.

    275

    New EPA Fuel Economy and Environment Label - Gasoline Vehicles  

    NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

    Gasoline Vehicles Gasoline Vehicles Gasoline Vehicles Fuel Economy In addition to the MPG estimates displayed on previous labels, combined city/highway fuel use is also given in terms of gallons per 100 miles. New! Fuel Economy & Greenhouse Gas Rating Use this scale to compare vehicles based on tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions, which contribute to climate change. New! Smog Rating You can now compare vehicles based on tailpipe emissions of smog-forming air pollutants. New! Five-Year Fuel Savings This compares the five-year fuel cost of the vehicle to that of an average gasoline vehicle. The assumptions used to calculate these costs are listed at the bottom of the label. Annual Fuel Cost This cost is based on the combined city/highway MPG estimate and assumptions about driving and fuel prices listed at the bottom of the

    276

    Petroleum Reduction Strategies to Use Alternative Fuels in Vehicles |  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    Use Alternative Fuels in Vehicles Use Alternative Fuels in Vehicles Petroleum Reduction Strategies to Use Alternative Fuels in Vehicles October 7, 2013 - 11:55am Addthis YOU ARE HERE: Step 3 For reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the table below describes strategies to reduce petroleum through the use of alternative fuels in vehicles, as well as guidance and best practices for each strategy. Table 1. Determining When and How to Promote the Use of Strategies to Use Alternative Fuels Strategy When Applicable Best Practices Use E85, CNG, LNG, LPG and other alternative fuels that require dedicated infrastructure Vehicles are dedicated or dual-fuel vehicles capable of using E85, CNG, LNG, or LPG. Vehicles are garaged within 5 miles of existing dedicated alternative fuel infrastructure. High use locations (i.e., annual gasoline turnover rate of 100,000 gallons or greater) where alternative fuel stations are planned in the near-term

    277

    Neighborhood Electric Vehicles  

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    Neighborhood Electric Vehicles A neighborhood electric vehicle (NEV) is 4-wheeled vehicle, larger than a golf cart but smaller than most light-duty passenger vehicles. NEVs are...

    278

    Energy Basics: Propane Vehicles  

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    gasoline vehicles. Dedicated propane vehicles are designed to run only on propane; bi-fuel propane vehicles have two separate fueling systems that enable the vehicle to use...

    279

    Flex-fuel Vehicles  

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    Vehicles Stations that Sell E85 (Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center AFDC) Flexible Fuel Vehicle (FFV) Cost Calculator (compare costs for operating your vehicle...

    280

    MHK Projects/Fortyeight Mile Point Project | Open Energy Information  

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    Fortyeight Mile Point Project Fortyeight Mile Point Project < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"File:Aquamarine-marker.png","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":30.0447,"lon":-90.6659,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"http:\/\/prod-http-80-800498448.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com\/w\/images\/7\/74\/Aquamarine-marker.png","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

    Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "vehicle miles traveled" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
    While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
    they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
    We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
    to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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    one mile underground into a deep saline formation. The injection  

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    mile underground into a deep saline formation. The injection, mile underground into a deep saline formation. The injection, which will occur over a three-year period and is slated to start in early 2010, will compress up to 1 million metric tonnes of CO 2 from the ADM ethanol facility into a liquid-like, dense phase. The targeted rock formation, the Mt. Simon Sandstone, is the thickest and most widespread saline reservoir in the Illinois Basin, with an estimated CO 2 storage capacity of 27 to 109 billion metric tonnes. A comprehensive monitoring program, which will be evaluated yearly, will be implemented after the injection to ensure the injected CO 2 is stored safely and permanently. The RCSP Program was launched by the Office of Fossil Energy (FE)

    282

    MHK Projects/Twelve Mile Point Project | Open Energy Information  

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    Twelve Mile Point Project Twelve Mile Point Project < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"File:Aquamarine-marker.png","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":29.9177,"lon":-89.9307,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"http:\/\/prod-http-80-800498448.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com\/w\/images\/7\/74\/Aquamarine-marker.png","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

    283

    Seven Mile, Ohio: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    Mile, Ohio: Energy Resources Mile, Ohio: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 39.480056°, -84.5518916° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":39.480056,"lon":-84.5518916,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

    284

    Data Processing Procedures and Methodology for Estimating Trip Distances for the 1995 American Travel Survey (ATS)  

    SciTech Connect

    The 1995 American Travel Survey (ATS) collected information from approximately 80,000 U.S. households about their long distance travel (one-way trips of 100 miles or more) during the year of 1995. It is the most comprehensive survey of where, why, and how U.S. residents travel since 1977. ATS is a joint effort by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) and the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Census (Census); BTS provided the funding and supervision of the project, and Census selected the samples, conducted interviews, and processed the data. This report documents the technical support for the ATS provided by the Center for Transportation Analysis (CTA) in Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which included the estimation of trip distances as well as data quality editing and checking of variables required for the distance calculations.

    Hwang, H.-L.; Rollow, J.

    2000-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    285

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Neighborhood Electric Vehicle...  

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    Procedures to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Neighborhood Electric Vehicle Specifications and Test Procedures on Facebook Tweet about Advanced Vehicle...

    286

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity - Neighborhood Electric Vehicles  

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    Neighborhood Electric Vehicles What's New 2013 BRP Commander Electric (PDF 195KB) A Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV) is technically defined as a Low Speed Vehicle (LSV)...

    287

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Alternative Fuel Vehicles  

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    Alternative Fuel Vehicles SuperShuttle CNG Van Alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) are vehicles designed to operate on alternative fuels such as compressed and liquefied natural gas,...

    288

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Neighborhood Electric Vehicle...  

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    Projects to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Neighborhood Electric Vehicle Special Projects on Facebook Tweet about Advanced Vehicle Testing...

    289

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity - Neighborhood Electric Vehicles  

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    NEVAmerica Baseline Performance Testing 2010 Electric Vehicles International Neighborhood Electric Vehicle 2010 Electric Vehicles International E-Mega 2009 NEVAmerica Baseline...

    290

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Hybrid and Vehicle Systems  

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    Hybrid and Vehicle Systems Hybrid and vehicle systems research provides an overarching vehicle systems perspective to the technology research and development (R&D) activities of...

    291

    A Quantum Mechanical Travelling Salesman  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    A quantum simulation of a travelling salesman is described. A vector space for a graph is defined together with a sequence of operators which transform a special initial state into a superposition states representing Hamiltonian tours. The quantum amplitude for any tour is a function of the classical cost of travelling along the edges in that tour. Tours with the largest quantum amplitude may be different than those with the smallest classically-computed cost.

    Ravindra N. Rao

    2011-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

    292

    Diesel Vehicles  

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    Vehicles Vehicles Audi A3 Diesel vehicles may be making a comeback. Diesel engines are more powerful and fuel-efficient than similar-sized gasoline engines (about 30-35% more fuel efficient). Plus, today's diesel vehicles are much improved over diesels of the past. Better Performance Improved fuel injection and electronic engine control technologies have Increased power Improved acceleration Increased efficiency New engine designs, along with noise- and vibration-damping technologies, have made them quieter and smoother. Cold-weather starting has been improved also. Cleaner Mercedes ML320 BlueTEC Today's diesels must meet the same emissions standards as gasoline vehicles. Advances in engine technologies, ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel, and improved exhaust treatment have made this possible.

    293

    Energy Basics: Fuel Cell Vehicles  

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    & Fuels Printable Version Share this resource Fuels Vehicles Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane...

    294

    Energy Basics: Flexible Fuel Vehicles  

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    & Fuels Printable Version Share this resource Fuels Vehicles Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane...

    295

    Energy Basics: Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    & Fuels Printable Version Share this resource Fuels Vehicles Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane...

    296

    Energy Basics: Natural Gas Vehicles  

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    & Fuels Printable Version Share this resource Fuels Vehicles Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane...

    297

    894 AP880212-0103 -1 ville is 60 miles east of Aspen , 40 ...  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    894 AP880212-0103 -1 ville is 60 miles east of Aspen , 40 miles south o 894 AP880328-0088 -1 all overnight , while 6 inches was reported at Asp ...

    2002-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

    298

    Efficiency Improvement Opportunities for Light-Duty Natural-Gas-Fueled Vehicles  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    The purpose of this report is to evaluate and make recommendations concerning technologies that promise to improve the efilciency of compressed natural gas (CNG) light-duty vehicles. Technical targets for CNG automotive technology given in the March 1998 OffIce of Advanced Automotive Technologies research and development plan were used as guidance for this effort. The technical target that necessitates this current study is to validate technologies that enable CNG light vehicles to have at least 10% greater - fuel economy (on a miles per gallon equivalent basis) than equivalent gasoline vehicles by 2006. Other tar- gets important to natural gas (NG) automotive technology and this study are to: (1) increase CNG vehicle range to 380 miles, (2) reduce the incremental vehicle cost (CNG vs gasoline) to $1500, and (3) meet the California ultra low-emission vehicle (ULEV) and Federal Tier 2 emission standards expected to be in effect in 2004.

    Staunton, R.H.; Thomas, J.F.

    1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    299

    The Consistent Vehicle Routing Problem  

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    In the small package shipping industry (as in other industries), companies try to differentiate themselves by providing high levels of customer service. This can be accomplished in several ways, including online tracking of packages, ensuring on-time delivery, and offering residential pickups. Some companies want their drivers to develop relationships with customers on a route and have the same drivers visit the same customers at roughly the same time on each day that the customers need service. These service requirements, together with traditional constraints on vehicle capacity and route length, define a variant of the classical capacitated vehicle routing problem, which we call the consistent VRP (ConVRP). In this paper, we formulate the problem as a mixed-integer program and develop an algorithm to solve the ConVRP that is based on the record-to-record travel algorithm. We compare the performance of our algorithm to the optimal mixed-integer program solutions for a set of small problems and then apply our algorithm to five simulated data sets with 1,000 customers and a real-world data set with more than 3,700 customers. We provide a technique for generating ConVRP benchmark problems from vehicle routing problem instances given in the literature and provide our solutions to these instances. The solutions produced by our algorithm on all problems do a very good job of meeting customer service objectives with routes that have a low total travel time.

    Groer, Christopher S [ORNL; Golden, Bruce [University of Maryland; Edward, Wasil [American University

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Novolyte Charging Up Electric Vehicle Sector | Department of Energy  

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    Novolyte Charging Up Electric Vehicle Sector Novolyte Charging Up Electric Vehicle Sector Novolyte Charging Up Electric Vehicle Sector August 11, 2010 - 10:15am Addthis Electric vehicles are powered by electricity that comes in the form of electrically charged molecules known as ions. Those ions need a substance to transport them throughout the system as they travel from the anode to the cathode and back again. That substance is an electrolyte. | Staff Photo Illustration Electric vehicles are powered by electricity that comes in the form of electrically charged molecules known as ions. Those ions need a substance to transport them throughout the system as they travel from the anode to the cathode and back again. That substance is an electrolyte. | Staff Photo Illustration Joshua DeLung What does this mean for me?

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Key Activities in Vehicles  

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    Key Activities in Key Activities in Vehicles to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Key Activities in Vehicles on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Key Activities in Vehicles on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Key Activities in Vehicles on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Key Activities in Vehicles on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Key Activities in Vehicles on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Key Activities in Vehicles on AddThis.com... Key Activities Mission, Vision, & Goals Plans, Implementation, & Results Organization & Contacts National Laboratories Budget Partnerships Key Activities in Vehicles We conduct work in four key areas to develop and deploy vehicle technologies that reduce the use of petroleum while maintaining or

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    Cost-effectiveness of freeway median high occupancy vehicle (HOV) facility conversion to rail guideway transit  

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    Many freeways in the United States contain median high occupancy vehicle (HOV) facilities. These facilities have been envisioned by some as reserved space for future rail guideway transit. This thesis examines the cost-effectiveness of converting a freeway median HOV lane into a guideway transit line. A full-cost model was developed to determine the cost effectiveness of converting an HOV lane into a rail transit line. The measure of cost-effectiveness used was the benefit-to-cost ratio. The full-cost model contained two cost categories (capital and operating costs) and two benefit categories (travel time and externality benefits). This fullcost model was adopted to conditions on the Katy Freeway in Houston Texas which served as a case study for this thesis. It was found that 29 percent of the person-miles of travel on the Katy Freeway under given conditions must utilize guideway transit for conversion to be cost-effective. It was also found that the model is sensitive to assumptions of the value of time, project soft costs (administrative, planning, and design costs) and the operating cost of the rail transit system. The model is also sensitive to assumptions regarding latent demand. It was concluded that conversion to rail guideway transit in the case study example is not cost-effective. It was reconunended that further investigation be taken into full-cost model components to allow more certain estimates of cost components. Also recommended was further consideration of the effects of latent demand on HOV to rail guideway transit conversions.

    Best, Matthew Evans

    1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS  

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    Page 1 of 5 Page 1 of 5 VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS 1 Vehicle Features Base Vehicle: 2011 Nissan Leaf VIN: JN1AZ0CP5BT000356 Class: Mid-size Seatbelt Positions: 5 Type: EV Motor Type: Three-Phase, Four-Pole Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous Max. Power/Torque: 80 kW/280 Nm Max. Motor Speed: 10,390 rpm Cooling: Active - Liquid cooled Battery Manufacturer: Automotive Energy Supply Corporation Type: Lithium-ion - Laminate type Cathode/Anode Material: LiMn 2 O 4 with LiNiO 2 /Graphite Pack Location: Under center of vehicle Number of Cells: 192 Cell Configuration: 2 parallel, 96 series Nominal Cell Voltage: 3.8 V Nominal System Voltage: 364.8 V Rated Pack Capacity: 66.2 Ah Rated Pack Energy: 24 kWh Max. Cell Charge Voltage 2 : 4.2 V Min. Cell Discharge Voltage 2 : 2.5 V

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    Vehicle Specifications  

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    E27C177982 Vehicle Specifications Engine: 2.5 L 4-cylinder Electric Motor: 105 kW Battery: NiMH Seatbelt Positions: Five Payload: 981 lbs Features: Regenerative braking Traction...

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    Vehicle Specifications  

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    E87C172351 Vehicle Specifications Engine: 2.5 L 4-cylinder Electric Motor: 105 kW Battery: NiMH Seatbelt Positions: Five Payload: 981 lbs Features: Regenerative braking Traction...

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    Vehicle Specifications  

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    Z07S838122 Vehicle Specifications Engine: 2.4 L 4 cylinder Electric Motor: 14.5 kW Battery: NiMH Seatbelt Positions: Five Payload: 1,244 lbs Features: Regenerative braking wABS 4...

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    Vehicle Specifications  

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    2AR194699 Vehicle Specifications Engine: 2.5 L 4-cylinder Electric Motor: 60 kW Battery: NiMH Seatbelt Positions: Five Payload: 850 lbs Features: Regenerative braking Traction...

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    Vehicle Specifications  

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    2WD VIN 1FMYU95H75KC45881 Vehicle Specifications Engine: 2.3 L 4-cylinder Electric Motor: 70 kW Battery: NiMH Seatbelt Positions: Five Features: Four wheel drive Regenerative...

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    Vehicle Specifications  

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    4AR144757 Vehicle Specifications Engine: 2.5 L 4-cylinder Electric Motor: 60 kW Battery: NiMH Seatbelt Positions: Five Payload: 850 lbs Features: Regenerative braking Traction...

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    Vehicle Specifications  

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    Z37S813344 Vehicle Specifications Engine: 2.4 L 4 cylinder Electric Motor: 14.5 kW Battery: NiMH Seatbelt Positions: Five Payload: 1,244 lbs Features: Regenerative braking wABS 4...

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    Vehicle Specifications  

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    4WD VIN 1FMCU96H15KE18237 Vehicle Specifications Engine: 2.4 L 4-cylinder Electric Motor: 70 kW Battery: NiMH Seatbelt Positions: Five Features: Four wheel drive Regenerative...

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    VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS  

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    SPECIFICATIONS 1 Vehicle VIN:19XFB5F57CE002590 Class: Compact Seatbelt Positions: 5 Type: Sedan CARB 2 : AT-PZEV EPA CityHwyCombined 3 : 273832 MPGe Tires Manufacturer:...

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #452: January 15, 2007 Driving  

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    2: January 15, 2: January 15, 2007 Driving Differences to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #452: January 15, 2007 Driving Differences on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #452: January 15, 2007 Driving Differences on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #452: January 15, 2007 Driving Differences on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #452: January 15, 2007 Driving Differences on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #452: January 15, 2007 Driving Differences on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #452: January 15, 2007 Driving Differences on AddThis.com... Fact #452: January 15, 2007 Driving Differences Those living in the center city drive fewer miles in a day than those in

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    2007 Toyota Camry-6330 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

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    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Toyota Camry hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number JTNBB46K673006330). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The AVTA is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct AVTA for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    2007 Toyota Camry-6330 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

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    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Toyota Camry hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number JTNBB46K673006330). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The AVTA is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct AVTA for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Analysis of the AirTouch automatic vehicle location system's ability to locate moving vehicles  

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    Automatic vehicle location systems are becoming more prevalent in diverse transportation applications. Their ability to locate vehicles can assist in locating emergency and public transit vehicles for better real-time dispatching as well as recovering stolen vehicles. Because many applications require traveling vehicles, this thesis focused on the AirTouch system's ability to accurately locate a moving vehicle. Recent AirTouch vehicle location system reports were compiled and analyzed to distinguish what factors tend to affect the accuracy of the readings. Based on the results of the reports, two sites were selected to minimize the external effects that could create inaccurate readings. Six speeds were selected ranging from 0 to 80 kmph (O to 50 mph) in 16 kmph (10 mph) increments. Each velocity was tested 20 times at each site. The location readings were compared to differential Global Positioning System (dGPS) readings which currently provide the most accurate location readings available for civilian use. The dGPS readings were also collected at each test site. It was discovered that one site produced more accurate readings compared to the other site. In addition, the longitude differences accounted for most of the error in the readings. Finally, more error was prevalent in the readings associated with the vehicle's direction of travel as opposed to readings perpendicular to the direction of travel. Based on the data analysis, it was impossible to conclude if velocity affected the accuracy of the AirTouch system. The results of this thesis have suggested that the AirTouch system does decrease in accuracy as the velocity increases among traveling vehicles. However, in one case, the accuracy of the stationary readings were less accurate compared to the non-stationary readings. At 80 kmph (50 mph), AirTouch had an approximate inaccuracy of 50 meters (164 feet). When the data was adjusted for human error, this approximate inaccuracy decreased to 33 meters (107 feet). For transit services, these averages are appropriate. When dispatching a transit vehicle, two-way communication between dispatcher and driver can verify the vehicle's exact location. Furthermore, when a customer needs to know where a vehicle is and when it should arrive, 33 to 50 meters (107 to 164 feet) is sufficient for the customers' needs.

    Henry, Tracy Lynn

    1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    TAX EXPENDITURES RELATED TO THE PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF MOTOR FUELS AND MOTOR VEHICLES  

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    -miles of travel RECS = Residential Energy Consumption Survey SIC = standard industrial classification SOx = sulfur industries, or oil over other energy industries: virtually all major energy sources require large investments.......................24 18.5.1 Corporate income-tax expenditures for the oil industry

    Delucchi, Mark

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    NREL Reveals Links Among Climate Control, Battery Life, and Electric Vehicle Range (Fact Sheet)  

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    Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are providing new insights into the relationships between the climate-control systems of plug-in electric vehicles and the distances these vehicles can travel on a single charge. In particular, NREL research has determined that 'preconditioning' a vehicle-achieving a comfortable cabin temperature and preheating or precooling the battery while the vehicle is still plugged in-can extend its driving range and improve battery life over the long term.

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    2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    ON-ROAD REMOTE SENSING OF VEHICLE EMISSIONS IN MONTERREY, N.L. MEXICO  

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    ON-ROAD REMOTE SENSING OF VEHICLE EMISSIONS IN MONTERREY, N.L. MEXICO Final Report Prepared for the University of Denver traveled to Monterrey, N.L. Mexico to monitor remotely the carbon monoxide (CO

    Denver, University of

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    he electrification of passenger vehicles has the potential to address three of the most critical  

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    exist for helping to achieve these goals. Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), such as the Toyota Prius. Larger PHEV batteries enable longer electric travel between charges. The PHEV version of the Prius has

    McGaughey, Alan

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    Vegetation survey of Pen Branch and Four Mile Creek wetlands  

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    One hundred-fifty plots were recently sampled (vegetational sampling study) at the Savannah River Site (SRS). An extensive characterization of the vascular flora, in four predetermined strata (overstory, Understory, shrub layer, and ground cover), was undertaken to determine dominance, co-dominance, and the importance value (I.V.) of each species. These results will be used by the Savannah River Laboratory (SRL) to evaluate the environmental status of Four Mile Creek, Pen Branch, and two upland pine stands. Objectives of this study were to: Describe in detail the plant communities previously mapped with reference to the topography and drainage, including species of plants present: Examine the successional trends within each sampling area and describe the extent to which current vegetation communities have resulted from specific earlier vegetation disturbances (e.g., logging and grazing); describe in detail the botanical field techniques used to sample the flora; describe the habitat and location of protected and/or rare species of plants; and collect and prepare plant species as herbarium quality specimens. Sampling was conducted at Four Mile Creek and Pen Branch, and in two upland pine plantations of different age growth.

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    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Vegetation survey of Pen Branch and Four Mile Creek wetlands  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    One hundred-fifty plots were recently sampled (vegetational sampling study) at the Savannah River Site (SRS). An extensive characterization of the vascular flora, in four predetermined strata (overstory, Understory, shrub layer, and ground cover), was undertaken to determine dominance, co-dominance, and the importance value (I.V.) of each species. These results will be used by the Savannah River Laboratory (SRL) to evaluate the environmental status of Four Mile Creek, Pen Branch, and two upland pine stands. Objectives of this study were to: Describe in detail the plant communities previously mapped with reference to the topography and drainage, including species of plants present: Examine the successional trends within each sampling area and describe the extent to which current vegetation communities have resulted from specific earlier vegetation disturbances (e.g., logging and grazing); describe in detail the botanical field techniques used to sample the flora; describe the habitat and location of protected and/or rare species of plants; and collect and prepare plant species as herbarium quality specimens. Sampling was conducted at Four Mile Creek and Pen Branch, and in two upland pine plantations of different age growth.

    Not Available

    1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA  

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    A9 - Average VMT by Income","Table A9. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Family Income and Poverty Status, 2001 A9 - Average VMT by Income","Table A9. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Family Income and Poverty Status, 2001 (Thousand Miles per Household)" "Std Errors for A9","Relative Standard Errors for Table A9. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Family Income and Poverty Status, 2001 (Percent)" "N Cells for A9","Number of Sample Cases Contributing to Estimates in Table A9. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Family Income and Poverty Status, 2001" " Page A-1 of A-N" "Table A9. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Family Income and Poverty Status, 2001 (Thousand Miles per Household)" "2001 Household Characteristics","Total","2001 Family Income",,,,,,,,,,"Income Relative to Poverty Line"

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    U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA  

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    9 - Avg VMT by HH Comp EIA","Table A19. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Household Composition1 (EIA), 2001 9 - Avg VMT by HH Comp EIA","Table A19. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Household Composition1 (EIA), 2001 (Thousand Miles per Household)" "Std Errors for A19","Relative Standard Errors for Table A19. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Household Composition1 (EIA), 2001 (Percent)" "N Cells for A19","Number of Sample Cases Contributing to Estimates in Table A19. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Household Composition1 (EIA), 2001" " Page A-1 of A-N" "Table A19. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Household Composition1 (EIA), 2001 (Thousand Miles per Household)" "2001 Household Characteristics","Households With Children",,,,"Households Without Children"

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    U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA  

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    2 - Avg VMT by HH Comp ","Table A12. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Household Composition (NHTS)2, 2001 2 - Avg VMT by HH Comp ","Table A12. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Household Composition (NHTS)2, 2001 (Thousand Miles per Household)" "Std Errors for A12","Relative Standard Errors for Table A12. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Household Composition (NHTS)2, 2001 (Percent)" "N Cells for A12","Number of Sample Cases Contributing to Estimates in Table A12. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Household Composition (NHTS)2, 2001" " Page A-1 of A-N" "Table A12. U.S. Average Vehicle-Miles Traveled by Household Composition (NHTS)2, 2001 (Thousand Miles per Household)" "2001 Household Characteristics","No Children",,"Youngest Child 0-5",,"Youngest Child

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    Hybrid Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Testing Activities  

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    The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) conducts hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) testing in order to provide benchmark data for technology modeling and research and development programs, and to be an independent source of test data for fleet managers and other early adaptors of advanced-technology vehicles. To date, the AVTA has completed baseline performance testing on 12 HEV models and accumulated 2.7 million fleet testing miles on 35 HEVs. The HEV baseline performance testing includes dynamometer and closed-track testing to document HEV performance in a controlled environment. During fleet testing, two of each HEV model accumulate 160,000 test miles within 36 months, during which maintenance and repair events and fuel use were recorded. Three models of PHEVs, from vehicle converters Energy CS and Hymotion and the original equipment manufacturer Renault, are currently in testing. The PHEV baseline performance testing includes 5 days of dynamometer testing with a minimum of 26 test drive cycles, including the Urban Dynamometer Driving Schedule, the Highway Fuel Economy Driving Schedule, and the US06 test cycle, in charge-depleting and charge-sustaining modes. The PHEV accelerated testing is conducted with dedicated drivers for 4,240 miles, over a series of 132 driving loops that range from 10 to 200 miles over various combinations of defined 10-mile urban and 10-mile highway loops, with 984 hours of vehicle charging. The AVTA is part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program. These AVTA testing activities were conducted by the Idaho National Laboratory and Electric Transportation Applications, with dynamometer testing conducted at Argonne National Laboratory. This paper discusses the testing methods and results.

    Donald Karner

    2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    2004 TMS Annual Meeting: Travel Information  

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    Charlotte Douglas International Airport is only 15 minutes from the convention center and Amtrak rail station is only 2 miles from the center. Public transportation  ...

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    A-Z Index - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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    SPP: small power producer; SPR: ... VAWT: vertical-axis wind turbine; VLCC: very large crude carrier; VMT: vehicle miles traveled; VOC: volatile ...

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    www.eia.gov  

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    Transportation Fleet Car and Truck Vehicle Miles Traveled by Type and Technology 2011- ... Plug-in 40 Gasoline Hybrid Electric-Diesel Hybrid Electric-Gasoline Hybrid

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    www.eia.gov  

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    60. Light-Duty Vehicle Miles Traveled by Technology Type 2011- ... Plug-in 40 Gasoline Hybrid Electric-Diesel Hybrid Electric-Gasoline Hybrid Natural Gas ICE

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    Blog Feed: Vehicles | Department of Energy  

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    February 17, 2010 February 17, 2010 Energy Savers in the Community: Fuel Cell Vehicle Pioneer As the communications coordinator for EERE's Clean Cities program, I'm always on the lookout for interesting stories about alternative fuel vehicles. February 4, 2010 How Has Saving Energy Affected Your Health? We don't often speak of it in these terms, but saving energy can sometimes have a positive influence on your health. February 2, 2010 Sites I Thought About Last Wednesday While President Obama was talking about his plans and goals for the future, it made me think of a lot of the work that EERE is already doing. January 26, 2010 Electric Cars Coming to Former Delaware GM Plant If a company's cars are luxurious enough for the Crown Prince of Denmark, then just imagine how the vehicles - which have a 50-mile, emission-free

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    A hybrid vehicle evaluation code and its application to vehicle design. Revision 2  

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    This paper describes a hybrid vehicle simulation model which can be applied to many of the vehicles currently being considered for low pollution and high fuel economy. The code operates in batch mode with all the vehicle information stored in data files. The code calculates power train dimensions, fuel economy for three driving schedules, time for 0-96 km/h at maximum acceleration, hill climbing performance, and pollution generation rates. This paper also documents the application of the code to a hybrid vehicle that utilizes a hydrogen internal combustion engine. The simulation model is used for parametric studies of the vehicle. The results show the fuel economy of the vehicle as a function of vehicle mass, aerodynamic drag, engine efficiency, accessory load, and flywheel efficiency. The code also calculates the minimum flywheel energy and power to obtain a desired performance. The hydrogen hybrid vehicle analyzed in the paper has a range of 480 km (300 miles), with a predicted gasoline equivalent fuel efficiency of 33.7 km/liter (79.3 mpg).

    Aceves, S.M.; Smith, J.R.

    1994-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

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    A hybrid vehicle evaluation code and its application to vehicle design. Revision 1  

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    This paper describes a hybrid vehicle simulation model which can be applied to many of the vehicles currently being considered for low pollution and high fuel economy. The code operates in batch mode with all the vehicle information stored in data files. The code calculates fuel economy for three driving schedules, time for 0--96 km/h at maximum acceleration, hill climbing performance, power train dimensions, and pollution generation rates. This paper also documents the application of the code to a hybrid vehicle that utilizes a hydrogen internal combustion engine. The simulation model is used for parametric studies of the vehicle. The results show the fuel economy of the vehicle as a function of vehicle mass, aerodynamic drag, engine efficiency, accessory load, and flywheel efficiency. The code also calculates the minimum flywheel energy and power to obtain a desired performance. The hydrogen hybrid vehicle analyzed in the paper has a predicted range of 480 km (300 miles), with a gasoline equivalent fuel efficiency of 34.2 km/liter (80.9 mpg).

    Aceves, S.M.; Smith, J.R.

    1994-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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    VISION Model : description of model used to estimate the impact of highway vehicle technologies and fuels on energy use and carbon emissions to 2050.  

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    The VISION model has been developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to provide estimates of the potential energy use, oil use, and carbon emission impacts to 2050 of advanced light- and heavy-duty highway vehicle technologies and alternative fuels. DOE supports research of advanced transportation technologies (including fuels) and is frequently asked to provide estimates of the potential impacts of successful market penetration of these technologies, sometimes on a relatively quick-turnaround basis. VISION is a spreadsheet model in Microsoft Excel that can be used to respond rapidly to quick-turnaround requests, as well as for longer-term analyses. It uses vehicle survival and age-dependent usage characteristics to project total light and heavy vehicle stock, total vehicle miles of travel (VMT), and total energy use by technology and fuel type by year, given market penetration and vehicle energy efficiency assumptions developed exogenously. Total carbon emissions for on-highway vehicles by year are also estimated because life-cycle carbon coefficients for various fuels are included in VISION. VISION is not a substitute for the transportation component of the Energy Information Administration's (EIA's) National Energy Modeling System (NEMS). NEMS incorporates a consumer choice model to project market penetration of advanced vehicles and alternative fuels. The projections are made within the context of the entire U.S. economy. However, the NEMS model is difficult to use on a quick-turnaround basis and only makes projections to 2025. VISION complements NEMS with its relative ''user-friendliness'' and by extending the time frame of potential analysis. VISION has been used for a wide variety of purposes. For illustration, we have listed some of its most recent and current uses in Table 1.1. Figures 1.1-1.3 illustrate the results of some of those runs. These graphs are not actual model output, but they are based on model results. The main body of this report describes VISION's methodology and data sources. The methodology and data sources used in the light- and heavy-vehicle portions of the model are discussed separately. Some suggestions for future improvements to the model are made. Appendix A provides instructions on how to run the VISION model. Appendix B describes the procedure for updating the model with the latest EIA Annual Energy Outlook (AEO).

    Singh, M.; Vyas, A.; Steiner, E.

    2004-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

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    VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS  

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    VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS 1 Vehicle Features Base Vehicle: 2011 Chevrolet Volt VIN: 1G1RD6E48BUI00815 Class: Compact Seatbelt Positions: 4 Type 2 : Multi-Mode PHEV (EV, Series, and Power-split) Motor Type: 12-pole permanent magnet AC synchronous Max. Power/Torque: 111 kW/370 Nm Max. Motor Speed: 9500 rpm Cooling: Active - Liquid cooled Generator Type: 16-pole permanent magnet AC synchronous Max. Power/Torque: 55 kW/200 Nm Max. Generator Speed: 6000 rpm Cooling: Active - Liquid cooled Battery Manufacturer: LG Chem Type: Lithium-ion Cathode/Anode Material: LiMn 2 O 4 /Hard Carbon Number of Cells: 288 Cell Config.: 3 parallel, 96 series Nominal Cell Voltage: 3.7 V Nominal System Voltage: 355.2 V Rated Pack Capacity: 45 Ah Rated Pack Energy: 16 kWh Weight of Pack: 435 lb

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    Evaluation of an Urban Travel Training for Older Adults  

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    of life. Travel training programs designed to increaseevaluation of a travel training program that educated olderservices. Travel training programs that instruct older

    Babka, Rhianna JoIris; Cooper, Jill F.; Ragland, David R.

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    DOE Tribal Leader Solar Energy Forum - Travel Fact Sheet | Department...  

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    Tribal Leader Solar Energy Forum - Travel Fact Sheet DOE Tribal Leader Solar Energy Forum - Travel Fact Sheet Travel Fact Sheet Palm Springs Dec 2011.pdf More Documents &...

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    About the 2003 Electronic Materials Conference: Travel Information  

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    CAR. From the Salt Lake International Airport: Take I-80 East approximately 1.5 miles to the North Temple exit. Follow North Temple approximately 3 miles to ...

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    Alternative Vehicle Basics  

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    There are a number of alternative and advanced vehicles—or vehicles that run on alternative fuels. Learn more about the following types of vehicles:

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing  

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    combustion engine vehicles operating on 100% hydrogen (H2) and H2CNG (compressed natural gas) blended fuels, hybrid electric vehicles, neighborhood electric vehicles, urban...

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    Vehicles | Open Energy Information  

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    Vehicles Jump to: navigation, search TODO: Add description Related Links List of Companies in Vehicles Sector List of Vehicles Incentives Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgw...

    342

    Traveling Between Iranian and American Identities  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    D aily life in Shiraz, Iran Traveling Between Iranian andpudding (samanu) symbolic of Iran’s 2000-year-old culturalwriters and my travels to Iran during the past summer. As an

    Pazargadi, Leila

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Vehicles News  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    news Office of Energy Efficiency & news Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en Energy Department Announces $45 Million to Advance Next-Generation Vehicle Technologies http://energy.gov/eere/articles/energy-department-announces-45-million-advance-next-generation Energy Department Announces $45 Million to Advance Next-Generation Vehicle Technologies

    344

    Well-to-Wheels Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    Analyzed distribution of vehicles by last trip ending time for each region Generated PHEVs load profiles PSAT were adjusted to on-road values for this analysis PHEV miles driven by grid electricity and onWell-to-Wheels Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles Amgad

    345

    VEHICLE DETAILS, BATTERY DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICATIONS Vehicle...  

    NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

    Page 1 VEHICLE DETAILS, BATTERY DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICATIONS Vehicle Details Base Vehicle: 2011 Nissan Leaf VIN: JN1AZ0CP5BT000356 Propulsion System: BEV Electric Machine: 80 kW...

    346

    Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways  

    Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

    Low-Speed Vehicle Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways Low-speed vehicles may only travel on roadways with a posted speed limit of

    347

    Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways  

    Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

    Low-Speed Vehicle Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Low-Speed Vehicle Access to Roadways Low-speed vehicles may only travel on roadways with a posted speed limit of

    348

    US Department of Energy Hybrid Vehicle Battery and Fuel Economy Testing  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA), part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program, has conducted testing of advanced technology vehicles since August, 1995 in support of the AVTA goal to provide benchmark data for technology modeling, and research and development programs. The AVTA has tested over 200 advanced technology vehicles including full size electric vehicles, urban electric vehicles, neighborhood electric vehicles, and hydrogen internal combustion engine powered vehicles. Currently, the AVTA is conducting significant tests of hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). This testing has included all HEVs produced by major automotive manufacturers and spans over 1.3 million miles. The results of all testing are posted on the AVTA web page maintained by the Idaho National Laboratory. Through the course of this testing, the fuel economy of HEV fleets has been monitored and analyzed to determine the "real world" performance of their hybrid energy systems, particularly the battery. While the initial "real world" fuel economy of these vehicles has typically been less than that evaluated by the manufacturer and varies significantly with environmental conditions, the fuel economy and, therefore, battery performance, has remained stable over vehicle life (160,000 miles).

    Donald Karner; J.E. Francfort

    2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    EIA - Household Transportation report: Household Vehicles Energy Use:  

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    Transportation logo printer-friendly version logo for Portable Document Format file Household Vehicles Energy Use: Latest Data & Trends November 2005 Release (Next Update: Discontinued) Based on the 2001 National Household Travel Survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Transportation and augmented by EIA Only light-duty vehicles and recreational vehicles are included in this report. EIA has excluded motorcycles, mopeds, large trucks, and buses in an effort to maintain consistency with its past residential transportation series, which was discontinued after 1994. This report, Household Vehicles Energy Use: Latest Data & Trends, provides details on the nation's energy use for household passenger travel. A primary purpose of this report is to release the latest consumer-based data

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    Vehicle Smart  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    Abstract: This article explores criteria necessary for reliable communication between electric vehicles (EVs) and electric vehicle service equipment (EVSE). Data will demonstrate that a G3-PLC system has already met the criteria established by the automotive and utility industries. Multiple international tests prove that a G3-PLC implementation is the optimal low-frequency solution. A similar version of this article appeared in the August 2011 issue of Power Systems Design magazine. For the first time, electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are building a viable market of mobile electrical energy consumers. Not surprisingly, new relationships between electricity providers (the utility companies) and automobile owners are emerging. Many utilities already offer, or are planning to offer, special tariffs, including fixed monthly rates, to EV owners. EVs impose new dynamics and demands on the electrical supply itself. There is, in fact, a symbiotic relationship developing between the EV and energy provider. Because of their large storage capacity, often 10kVH, EVs draw currents of 80A or greater over a period of hours. This strains electrical grid components, especially low-voltage transformers which can overheat and fail while serving consumers ' homes. Meanwhile, the EVs ' electrical storage capacity can also reverse the current flow. It can then supply power back to the grid, thereby helping the utilities to meet demand peaks without starting up high-carbon-output diesel generators. To enable this new dynamic relationship, the EV and the energy provider must communicate. The utility must be able to authenticate the individual vehicle, and bidirectional communications is needed to support negotiation of power flow rates and direction. To

    Jim Leclare; Principal Member; Technical Staff

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    351

    Plasma Colloquium Travel Grant Program  

    SciTech Connect

    OAK B188 Plasma Colloquium Travel Grant Program. The purpose of the Travel Grant Program is to increase the awareness of plasma research. The new results and techniques of plasma research in fusion plasmas, plasma processing space plasmas, basic plasma science, etc, have broad applicability throughout science. The benefits of these results are limited by the relatively low awareness and appreciation of plasma research in the larger scientific community. Whereas spontaneous interactions between plasma scientists and other scientists are useful, a focused effort in education and outreach to other scientists is efficient and is needed. The academic scientific community is the initial focus of this effort, since that permits access to a broad cross-section of scientists and future scientists including undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and research staff.

    Hazeltine, R.D.

    1998-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

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    2011 Hyundai Sonata 4932 - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on-road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid HEV (VIN KMHEC4A43BA004932). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the AVTA for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the DOE.

    Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk; Jeffrey Wishart

    2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    353

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity - Urban Electric Vehicles  

    NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

    are designed to carry two or four passengers. Click here for more information About Urban Electric Vehicles (PDF 128KB) Vehicle Testing Reports Ford THINK City Ford Thnk...

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity  

    NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

    that feature one or more advanced technologies, including: Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle technologies Extended range electric vehicle technologies Hybrid electric, pure...

    355

    2006 Lexus RX400h-4807 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Lexus RX900h hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number JTJHW31U660004807). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    356

    2006 Lexus RX400h-2575 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Lexus RX900h hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number JTJHW31U660002575). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    357

    2006 Lexus RX400h-2575 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Lexus RX900h hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number JTJHW31U660002575). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    358

    2006 Lexus RX400h-4807 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing hybrid electric vehicles batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and battery testing results for the 2007 Lexus RX900h hybrid electric vehicle (Vin Number JTJHW31U660004807). Testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation. The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. The Idaho National Laboratory and the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation conduct Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Alternative Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    following types of vehicles: Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane Vehicles Addthis Related Articles...

    360

    Three Mile Island accident and post-accident recovery: what did we learn  

    SciTech Connect

    A description of the accident at Three Mile Island-2 reactor is presented. Activities related to the cleanup and decontamination of the reactor are described.

    Collins, E.D.

    1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Travel  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    ... Train - Amtrak runs to the Rockville and Union Station stops, from which you can get on the Metro and take the Red line to Shady Grove, from which ...

    2013-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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    U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA  

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    A1 - Number of Vehicles","Table A1. U.S. Number of Vehicles, Vehicles-Miles, Motor Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" A1 - Number of Vehicles","Table A1. U.S. Number of Vehicles, Vehicles-Miles, Motor Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" "Std Errors for A1","Relative Standard Errors for Table A1. U.S. Number of Vehicles, Vehicles-Miles, Motor Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001 (Percent)" "N Cells for A1","Number of Sample Cases Contributing to Estimates in Table A1. U.S. Number of Vehicles, Vehicles-Miles, Motor Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" " Page A-1 of A-N" "Table A1. U.S. Number of Vehicles, Vehicles-Miles, Motor Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001" "2001 Household and Vehicle Characteristics","Number of Vehicles",,"Vehicle-Miles Traveled",,"Motor Fuel Consumption",,,"Motor Fuel Expenditures"

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    Measurement and inspection of engines operated 50,000 miles on methanol/gasoline blends. Final report No. MED 120, December 1979-December 1980  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    The inspection of 6 commercial designed engines which were operated 50,000 miles on 10% methanol/90% unleaded gasoline blend were covered. The program was conducted at the Bartlesville Energy Technology Center, Department of Energy, Bartlesville, Oklahoma with the Mobile Energy Division, Southwest Research Institute providing the technical expertise for the technical inspection of the engines following program completion. These vehicles operated throughout this program with minimal or no operational problems, this report will only indicate engine wear and deposits as determined by standard CRC rating techniques.

    Brown, J.G.; Tosh, J.D.

    1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    364

    TMI-2 (Three Mile Island Unit 2) core region defueling  

    SciTech Connect

    In July of 1982, a video camera was inserted into the Three Mile Island Unit 2 reactor vessel providing the first visual evidence of core damage. This inspection, and numerous subsequent data acquisition tasks, revealed a central void /approx/1.5 m (5 ft) deep. This void region was surrounded by partial length fuel assemblies and ringed on the periphery by /approx/40 full-length, but partial cross-section, fuel assemblies. All of the original 177 fuel assemblies exhibited signs of damage. The bottom of the void cavity was covered with a bed of granular rubble, fuel assembly upper end fittings, control rod spiders, fuel rod fragments, and fuel pellets. It was obvious that the normal plant refueling system not suitable for removing the damaged core. A new system of defueling tools and equipment was necessary to perform this task. Design of the new system was started immediately, followed by >1 yr of fabrication. Delivery and checkout of the defueling system occurred in mid-1985. Actual defueling was initiated in late 1985 with removal of the debris bed at the bottom of the core void. Obstructions to the debris, such as end fittings and fuel rod fragments ere removed first; then /approx/23,000 kg (50,000lb) of granular debris was quickly loaded into canisters. Core region defueling was completed in late 1987, /approx/2 yr after it was initiated.

    Rodabaugh, J.M.; Cowser, D.K.

    1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Fuel Economy of the Light-Duty Vehicle Fleet (released in AEO2005)  

    Reports and Publications (EIA)

    The U.S. fleet of light-duty vehicles consists of cars and light trucks, including minivans, sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and trucks with gross vehicle weight less than 8,500 pounds. The fuel economy of light-duty vehicles is regulated by the CAFE standards set by NHTSA. Currently, the CAFE standard is 27.5 miles per gallon (mpg) for cars and 20.7 mpg for light trucks. The most recent increase in the CAFE standard for cars was in 1990, and the most recent increase in the CAFE standard for light trucks was in 1996.

    Information Center

    2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    366

    Fuel-Based On-Road Motor Vehicle Emissions Inventory  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    Fuel-Based On-Road Motor Vehicle Emissions Inventory for the Denver Metropolitan Area Sajal S sales from tax department -quite precise Inventory -uncertainty can be estimated Travel Based Model FuelGasohol (LTK, PAS) Tons/day3748369Gasoline (LTK, PAS) g per kg of fuel7859Gasohol (LTK, PAS) g per kg

    Denver, University of

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    MOBILE6 Vehicle Emission Modeling Software | Open Energy Information  

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    MOBILE6 Vehicle Emission Modeling Software MOBILE6 Vehicle Emission Modeling Software Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: MOBILE6 Agency/Company /Organization: United States Environmental Protection Agency Sector: Energy Focus Area: Transportation Topics: GHG inventory Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application Website: www.epa.gov/oms/m6.htm Cost: Free References: http://www.epa.gov/oms/m6.htm MOBILE6 is an emission factor model for predicting gram per mile emissions of Hydrocarbons (HC), Carbon Monoxide (CO), Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Particulate Matter (PM), and toxics from cars, trucks, and motorcycles under various conditions. MOBILE6 is an emission factor model for predicting gram per mile emissions of Hydrocarbons (HC), Carbon Monoxide (CO), Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), Carbon

    368

    An investigation of the information needs of air passengers traveling to the airport  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, nearly 200 million person-trips over 100 miles one-way were taken by airplane in 1995, a 186 percent increase since 1977 (Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 1998). As the popularity of air travel continues to increase, the number of trips to and from the airport will inevitably rise also. Passengers will need accurate information about all modes on a total trip basis. This includes the modes of access to and from the airport in addition to the long distance segment of the trip (Sverdrup & Parcel Consultants, Inc., et al., 1996). The purpose of this study was to determine the specific information needs of departing air travelers with regard to the pre-trip and en-route phases of their trip to the airport. Based on the results of this research, effective plans for providing supplementary information in support of ground-side travel can be developed by local, state, and national agencies. To gain an understanding of air passenger information needs, personal interviews were conducted with 216 passengers at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas. One major finding from this research was that in general, passengers are content with the existing types of real-time travel information that are available. Specifically, the survey results showed that passengers currently use and would prefer to have access to flight information including, confirmed schedules, flight delays, and gate assignments. It was also found that most passengers would prefer to receive travel information earlier in their trip (i.e., before beginning their trip). This could possibly be so that they have the information earlier in their decision-making process and thus would have adequate time to evaluate their options. Finally, based on the survey results, air passengers indicated they would prefer to use e-mail, pagers, telephones, and the Internet when making future travel information inquiries. In particular, business travelers were found to have a higher affinity toward e-mail and pagers, while younger travelers simply preferred newer technologies to receive travel information. As a result, these population categories are prime targets for marketing of information services. Overall, each of these findings was similar to and backed up the results from previous studies.

    Burdette, Debra Arlene

    2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Apps for Vehicles Challenge Spurs Innovation  

    NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

    Apps for Vehicles Apps for Vehicles Challenge Spurs Innovation in Vehicle Data to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Apps for Vehicles Challenge Spurs Innovation in Vehicle Data on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Apps for Vehicles Challenge Spurs Innovation in Vehicle Data on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Apps for Vehicles Challenge Spurs Innovation in Vehicle Data on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Apps for Vehicles Challenge Spurs Innovation in Vehicle Data on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Apps for Vehicles Challenge Spurs Innovation in Vehicle Data on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Apps for Vehicles Challenge Spurs Innovation in Vehicle Data on AddThis.com... Apps for Vehicles Challenge Spurs Innovation in Vehicle Data

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    Vehicle barrier  

    DOE Patents (OSTI)

    A vehicle security barrier which can be conveniently placed across a gate opening as well as readily removed from the gate opening to allow for easy passage. The security barrier includes a barrier gate in the form of a cable/gate member in combination with laterally attached pipe sections fixed by way of the cable to the gate member and lateral, security fixed vertical pipe posts. The security barrier of the present invention provides for the use of cable restraints across gate openings to provide necessary security while at the same time allowing for quick opening and closing of the gate areas without compromising security.

    Hirsh, Robert A. (Bethel Park, PA)

    1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    371

    Greenhouse Earth: A Traveling Exhibition  

    SciTech Connect

    The Franklin Institute Science Museum provided an exhibit entitled the Greenhouse Earth: A Traveling Exhibition. This 3500 square-foot exhibit on global climate change was developed in collaboration with the Association of Science-Technology Centers. The exhibit opened at The Franklin Institute on February 14, 1992, welcoming 291,000 visitors over its three-month stay. During its three-year tour, Greenhouse Earth will travel to ten US cities, reaching two million visitors. Greenhouse Earth aims to deepen public understanding of the scientific issues of global warming and the conservation measures that can be taken to slow its effects. The exhibit features hands-on exhibitry, interactive computer programs and videos, a theater production, a demonstration cart,'' guided tours, and lectures. supplemental educational programs at the Institute included a teachers preview, a symposium on climate change, and a satellite field trip.'' The development of Greenhouse Earth included front-end and formative evaluation procedures. Evaluation includes interviews with visitors, prototypes, and summative surveys for participating museums. During its stay in Philadelphia, Greenhouse Earth was covered by the local and national press, with reviews in print and broadcast media. Greenhouse Earth is the first large-scale museum exhibit to address global climate change.

    Booth, W.H.; Caesar, S.

    1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    372

    Is Interstellar Space Travel Possible?  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    It is shown that space travel, even in the most distant future, will remain confined to our own planetary system, and a similar conclusion will hold forth for any other civilization, no matter how advanced it might be, unless those extra-terrestrial species have life spans order of magnitude longer than ours. Even in such a case it is unlikely that they will travel much farther than their immediate stellar neighbourhood, as each such excursion will exhaust the resources of their home planet so much that those will dwindle rather fast and there might not be much left for the further scientific and technological advancements. So the science-fiction fancy of a "Galactic Empire" may ever remain in our fantasies only. And as for the mythical UFOs, whose quiet appearances do get reported in the press once in a while, recent explorations have shown no evidence that any such thing could have an origination within our own solar system itself. And a "quiet trip" back and forth from a distant star is almost impossible a...

    Singal, Tanmay

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Blog Feed: Vehicles | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    August 11, 2010 August 11, 2010 Cody Friesen and his team at Arizona State University | Photo Credit Arizona State University The Future of Electric Vehicles and Arizona State University's MAIL Battery Building cost-effective EVs just got a little easier. August 11, 2010 Electric vehicles are powered by electricity that comes in the form of electrically charged molecules known as ions. Those ions need a substance to transport them throughout the system as they travel from the anode to the cathode and back again. That substance is an electrolyte. | Staff Photo Illustration Novolyte Charging Up Electric Vehicle Sector Just outside Baton Rouge in Zachary, Louisiana, sits Novolyte Technologies, a battery component manufacturer in business since the early 1970s, making components for batteries used in everything from calculators to hearing

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    Structural Equation Modeling For Travel Behavior Research  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    variables. However, car usage was found to be complementaryconcerning reductions in car usage, and feelings related toPre-commitment and usage: Season tickets, cars and travel.

    Golob, Thomas F.

    2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Structural Equation Modeling for Travel Behavior Research  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    variables. However, car usage was found to be complementaryconcerning reductions in car usage, and feelings related toPre-commitment and usage: Season tickets, cars and travel.

    Golob, Thomas F.

    2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    376

    Structural Equation Modeling For Travel Behavior Research  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    variables. However, car usage was found to be complementaryconcerning reductions in car usage, and feelings related toPre-commitment and usage: Season tickets, cars and travel.

    Golob, Thomas F.

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Travel Resources | National Nuclear Security Administration  

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    Travel Resources Home > About Us > Our Programs > Defense Programs > Future Science & Technology Programs > Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing Institutional Research...

    378

    2003 TMS Annual Meeting: Travel Information  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    This service accesses all major airlines and Amtrak. Public buses, trolleys, and coasters provide transportation throughout the city and county with travel to and ...

    379

    Voltage Vehicles | Open Energy Information  

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    Sector Vehicles Product Voltage Vehicles is a nascent, full-service alternative fuel vehicle distributor specializing in the full spectrum of electric vehicles (EV) and...

    380

    A Set of Comparable Carbon Footprints for Auto, Truck and Transit Travel in Metropolitan America  

    NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

    Set of Comparable Carbon Footprints for Highway Travel in Set of Comparable Carbon Footprints for Highway Travel in Metropolitan America by Frank Southworth* and Anthon Sonnenberg** August 31, 2009 *Corresponding author: Senior R&D Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Principal Research Scientist Georgia Institute of Technology 790 Atlantic Drive SEB Building, Room 324 Atlanta, GA 30332-0355 E-mail: frank.southworth@ce.gatech.edu ** PhD Student, Georgia Institute of Technology School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology 1 Abstract The authors describe the development of a set of carbon dioxide emissions estimates for highway travel by automobile, truck, bus and other public transit vehicle movements within the nation's 100 largest metropolitan areas, in calendar year 2005. Considerable variability is found to exist

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    Household Vehicles Energy Use: Latest Data & Trends  

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    B B : E S T I M AT I O N M E T H O D O L O G I E S APPENDIX B A P P E N D I X B ESTIMATION METHODOLOGIES INTRODUCTION The National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) is the nation's inventory of local and long distance travel, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Between April 2001 and May 2002, roughly 26 thousand households 41 were interviewed about their travel, based on the use of over 53 thousand vehicles. Using confidential data collected during those interviews, coupled with EIA's retail fuel prices, external data sources of test 42 fuel economy, and internal procedures for modifying test fuel economy to on-road, in-use fuel economy, EIA has extended this inventory to include the energy used for travel, thereby continuing a data series that was discontinued by EIA in 1994. This appendix presents the methods used for each eligible sampled

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    Hybrid Electric Vehicle Fleet and Baseline Performance Testing  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) conducts baseline performance and fleet testing of hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). To date, the AVTA has completed baseline performance testing on seven HEV models and accumulated 1.4 million fleet testing miles on 26 HEVs. The HEV models tested or in testing include: Toyota Gen I and Gen II Prius, and Highlander; Honda Insight, Civic and Accord; Chevrolet Silverado; Ford Escape; and Lexus RX 400h. The baseline performance testing includes dynamometer and closed track testing to document the HEV’s fuel economy (SAE J1634) and performance in a controlled environment. During fleet testing, two of each HEV model are driven to 160,000 miles per vehicle within 36 months, during which maintenance and repair events, and fuel use is recorded and used to compile life-cycle costs. At the conclusion of the 160,000 miles of fleet testing, the SAE J1634 tests are rerun and each HEV battery pack is tested. These AVTA testing activities are conducted by the Idaho National Laboratory, Electric Transportation Applications, and Exponent Failure Analysis Associates. This paper discusses the testing methods and results.

    J. Francfort; D. Karner

    2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    383

    2007 Nissan Altima-2351 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on-road accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and the battery testing results for the 2007 Nissan Altima HEV, number 2351 (VIN 1N4CL21E87C172351). The battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation (eTec). The Idaho National Laboratory and eTec conduct the AVTA for DOE’s Vehicle Technologies Program.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    2007 Nissan Altima-2351 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) conducts several different types of tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new, and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on-road accelerated testing. This report documents the battery testing performed and the battery testing results for the 2007 Nissan Altima HEV, number 2351 (VIN 1N4CL21E87C172351). The battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation (eTec). The Idaho National Laboratory and eTec conduct the AVTA for DOE’s Vehicle Technologies Program.

    Tyler Gray; Chester Motloch; James Francfort

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    385

    Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    Traction Battery for the ETX-II Vehicle, EGG-EP-9688, IdahoElectric Vehicle Powertrain (ETX-II) Performance: VehicleDevelopment Program - ETX-II, Phase II Technical Report, DOE

    Delucchi, Mark

    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    386

    Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles  

    E-Print Network (OSTI)

    1-5): Electric/Hybrid Vehicles: An Emerging Global Industry,1-5): Electric/Hybrid Vehicles: An Emerging Global Industry,1-5): Electric/Hybrid Vehicles: An Emerging Global Industry,

    Delucchi, Mark

    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    387

    Electric and Hybrid Vehicle System Research and Development Project: Hybrid Vehicle Potential Assessment. Volume VIII. Scenario generation  

    SciTech Connect

    Scenarios are described which have been generated in support of the Hybrid Vehicle Potential Assessment Task under the JPL Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Systems Research and Development Project. The primary function of the scenario generation is to develop a set of consistent and credible forecasts required to estimate the potential impact of hybrid vehicles on future petroleum consumption in the USA, given a set of specific electric, hybrid and conventional vehicle designs. The forecasts are limited to the next 32 years (1978 to 2010. The four major areas of concern are: population and vehicle fleet size; travel patterns and vehicle fleet mix; conventional vehicle technology (Otto baseline); battery technology; and prices. The forecasts have been generated to reflect two baseline scenarios, a Petroleum Conservation Scenario (Scenario A) and an Energy Conservation Scenario (Scenario B). The primary assumption in Scenario A is higher gasoline prices than in Scenario B. This should result in less travel per car and an increased demand for smaller and more fuel efficient cars (compared to Scenario B). In Scenario B the primary assumption is higher prices on cars (new as well as used) than in Scenario A. This should lead to less cars (compared to Scenario A) and a shift to other modes of transportation.

    Leschly, K.O.

    1979-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

    388

    Proceedings of the Neighborhood Electric Vehicle Workshop  

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    Electric Vehicle Workshop Proceedings Vehicle Safety DesignElectric Vehicle Workshop Proceedings Federal Motor Vehicle SafetyElectric Vehicle Workshop Proceedings FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY

    Lipman, Timothy

    1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    389

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Vehicle Technologies Office Organization...  

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    Organization and Contacts Organization Chart for the Vehicle Technologies Program Fuel Technologies and Deployment, Technology Managers Advanced Combustion Engines, Technology...

    390

    Vehicle Technologies Office: 2007 Archive  

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    7 Archive 7 Archive #499 Alternative Fuel Models: Gains and Losses December 10, 2007 #498 New Light Vehicle Fuel Economy December 3, 2007 #497 Fuel Drops to Third Place in the Trucking Industry Top Ten Concerns November 26, 2007 #496 Diesel Prices in the U.S. and Selected Countries: Cost and Taxes November 19, 2007 #495 Oil Price and Economic Growth, 1971-2006 November 12, 2007 #494 European Priorities When Buying a New Car November 5, 2007 #493 Market Share - Cars vs. Light Trucks October 29, 2007 #492 Gasoline Taxes in the U.S. and Selected Countries October 22, 2007 #491 Gasoline Prices: U.S. and Selected European Countries October 15, 2007 #490 Traffic Congestion Wastes Fuel October 8, 2007 #489 Share of Travel in Congested Conditions October 1, 2007

    391

    Vehicles | Department of Energy  

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    NREL. National Clean Fleets partners are investing in hybrid vehicles to reduce their oil use, vehicle emissions and fuel costs. What's Your PEV Readiness Score? PEV readiness...

    392

    Vehicles and Fuels  

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    Learn more about exciting technologies and ongoing research in alternative and advanced vehicles—or vehicles that run on fuels other than traditional petroleum.

    393

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Features  

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    Event June 2013 The eGallon Tool Advances Deployment of Electric Vehicles May 2013 Vehicle Technologies Office Recognizes Outstanding Researchers December 2012 Apps for...

    394

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity  

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    Volt Vehicle Summary Report: April - June 2013 (PDF 1.3MB) EV Project Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Summary Report: April - June 2013 (PDF 11MB) Residential...

    395

    Vehicles | Department of Energy  

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    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) supports the development and deployment of advanced vehicle technologies, including advances in electric vehicles, engine efficiency, and...

    396

    Blog Feed: Vehicles | Department of Energy  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    July 18, 2012 July 18, 2012 Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman tours Proinlosa Energy Corp. in Houston, Texas. Proinlosa is a company in the wind turbine manufacturing supply chain that develops tower parts and has benefitted from the Production Tax Credit (PTC). | Photo courtesy of Keri Fulton. Technology Key to Harnessing Natural Gas Potential New projects, funded by the Energy Department, will research ways to increase production of natural gas by reducing our dependency on foreign oil and creating American jobs. June 22, 2012 The Big Green Bus visited the Energy Department and Secretary Chu this Tuesday. Ten Dartmouth students are touring the nation on the Big Green Bus to build enthusiasm for community involvement through environmental action. This is the 8th year this completely student run initiative has hit the road to travel 12,000 miles across 24 states on a reused, veggie-powered Greyhound bus. | Image: Justin Vandenbroeck, Energy Department

    397

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Maximizing Alternative Fuel Vehicle Efficiency  

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    Maximizing Alternative Maximizing Alternative Fuel Vehicle Efficiency to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Maximizing Alternative Fuel Vehicle Efficiency on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Maximizing Alternative Fuel Vehicle Efficiency on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Maximizing Alternative Fuel Vehicle Efficiency on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Maximizing Alternative Fuel Vehicle Efficiency on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Maximizing Alternative Fuel Vehicle Efficiency on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Maximizing Alternative Fuel Vehicle Efficiency on AddThis.com... Just the Basics Hybrid & Vehicle Systems Energy Storage Advanced Power Electronics & Electrical Machines

    398

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Light-Duty Vehicles  

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    Light-Duty Light-Duty Vehicles to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Light-Duty Vehicles on Facebook Tweet about Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Light-Duty Vehicles on Twitter Bookmark Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Light-Duty Vehicles on Google Bookmark Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Light-Duty Vehicles on Delicious Rank Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Light-Duty Vehicles on Digg Find More places to share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Light-Duty Vehicles on AddThis.com... Home Overview Light-Duty Vehicles Alternative Fuel Vehicles Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Micro Hybrid Vehicles ARRA Vehicle and Infrastructure Projects EVSE Testing Energy Storage Testing Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles Other ICE

    399

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #257: March 3, 2003 Vehicle...  

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    7: March 3, 2003 Vehicle Occupancy by Type of Vehicle to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact 257: March 3, 2003 Vehicle Occupancy by Type of Vehicle on...

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #253: February 3, 2003 Vehicle...  

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    3: February 3, 2003 Vehicle Age by Type of Vehicle to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact 253: February 3, 2003 Vehicle Age by Type of Vehicle on Facebook...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Low-Percentage Hydrogen/CNG Blend, Ford F-150 -- Operating Summary  

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    Over the past two years, Arizona Public Service, a subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity, tested four gaseous fuel vehicles as part of its alternative fueled vehicle fleet. One vehicle operated initially using compressed natural gas (CNG) and later a blend of CNG and hydrogen. Of the other three vehicles, one was fueled with pure hydrogen and two were fueled with a blend of CNG and hydrogen. The three blended-fuel vehicles were originally equipped with either factory CNG engines or factory gasoline engines that were converted to run CNG fuel. The vehicles were variously modified to operate on blended fuel and were tested using 15 to 50% blends of hydrogen (by volume). The pure-hydrogen-fueled vehicle was converted from gasoline fuel to operate on 100% hydrogen. All vehicles were fueled from the Arizona Public Service’s Alternative Fuel Pilot Plant, which was developed to dispense gaseous fuels, including CNG, blends of CNG and hydrogen, and pure hydrogen with up to 99.9999% purity The primary objective of the test was to evaluate the safety and reliability of operating vehicles on hydrogen and blended hydrogen fuel, and the interface between the vehicles and the hydrogen fueling infrastructure. A secondary objective was to quantify vehicle emissions, cost, and performance. Over a total of 40,000 fleet test miles, no safety issues were found. Also, significant reductions in emissions were achieved by adding hydrogen to the fuel. This report presents results of 16,942 miles of testing for one of the blended fuel vehicles, a Ford F-150 pickup truck, operating on up to 30% hydrogen/70% CNG fuel.

    Karner, D.; Francfort, James Edward

    2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    402

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: High-Percentage Hydrogen/CNG Blend, Ford F-150 -- Operating Summary  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    Over the past two years, Arizona Public Service, a subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity, tested four gaseous fuel vehicles as part of its alternative fueled vehicle fleet. One vehicle operated initially using compressed natural gas (CNG) and later a blend of CNG and hydrogen. Of the other three vehicles, one was fueled with pure hydrogen and two were fueled with a blend of CNG and hydrogen. The three blended-fuel vehicles were originally equipped with either factory CNG engines or factory gasoline engines that were converted to run CNG fuel. The vehicles were variously modified to operate on blended fuel and were tested using 15 to 50% blends of hydrogen (by volume). The pure-hydrogen-fueled vehicle was converted from gasoline fuel to operate on 100% hydrogen. All vehicles were fueled from the Arizona Public Service’s Alternative Fuel Pilot Plant, which was developed to dispense gaseous fuels, including CNG, blends of CNG and hydrogen, and pure hydrogen with up to 99.9999% purity. The primary objective of the test was to evaluate the safety and reliability of operating vehicles on hydrogen and blended hydrogen fuel, and the interface between the vehicles and the hydrogen fueling infrastructure. A secondary objective was to quantify vehicle emissions, cost, and performance. Over a total of 40,000 fleet test miles, no safety issues were found. Also, significant reductions in emissions were achieved by adding hydrogen to the fuel. This report presents the results of 4,695 miles of testing for one of the blended fuel vehicles, a Ford F-150 pickup truck, operating on up to 50% hydrogen–50% CNG fuel.

    Don Karner; Francfort, James Edward

    2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    403

    Gas Mileage of 2013 Vehicles by Ford  

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    3 Ford Vehicles 3 Ford Vehicles EPA MPG MODEL City Comb Hwy 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid FWD 4 cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic (variable gear ratios), Regular Gasoline Compare 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid FWD View MPG Estimates Shared By Vehicle Owners 45 City 43 Combined 40 Highway 2013 Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in Hybrid 4 cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic (variable gear ratios), Regular Gas and Electricity Compare 2013 Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in Hybrid View MPG Estimates Shared By Vehicle Owners Reg. Gas MPG 44 City 43 Combined 41 Highway Elec+Gas kWhrs/100 miles - 34 Combined - MPGe - 100 Combined - 2013 Ford E150 Van FFV 8 cyl, 4.6 L, Automatic 4-spd, Regular Gas or E85 Compare 2013 Ford E150 Van FFV Gas 13 City 15 Combined 17 Highway E85 9 City 10 Combined 12 Highway 2013 Ford E150 Van FFV 8 cyl, 5.4 L, Automatic 4-spd, Regular Gas or E85

    404

    Highway travel and fuel comsumption from 1970 to 1980  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    The change in fuel price and availability (1970-80) has had a profound impact on the way and the extent of travel. Within the decade there were two precipitous increases in fuel price among a posture of steadily rising energy costs. In response to these price increases, a number of public policies were enacted. For instance, the 55-mph speed limit was imposed in 1974. At the end of that same year, the Federal Energy Administration and the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) were formulated to prescribe certain conservation guidelines for states to follow in formulating their own programs. Specifically, EPCA established a program for the development of plans designed for the promotion of energy conservation and a reduction of the energy demand growth rate. Parallel to the conservation measures are technological improvements in vehicle fuel consumption. EPCA mandated that automobile manufacturers achieve fuel efficiency incrementally through 1985 to reach an average fuel economy of 27.5 mpg. This article reviews the historical impact of these factors from 1970 through 1980. Its objective is to observe the relative significance of each of these energy-saving alternatives on the growth rate of travel and fuel use. This historical perspective is particularly interesting since it presents the before-and-after effects of two ''crises'' occurring during this 10-year period. 1 figure, 10 tables.

    Chan, Y.

    1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    405

    TRAVEL POLICY AND UMBC #VIII-11.00.01  

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    be utilized whenever possible for airline, train or bus tickets as well as hotel accommodations and car Reimbursements Ticketing Hotel Reservations Meals Travel by Car Travel by Private Airplane Travel Advances

    Maryland, Baltimore County, University of

    406

    Miles Below the Earth: The Next-Generation of Geothermal Energy |  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    Miles Below the Earth: The Next-Generation of Geothermal Energy Miles Below the Earth: The Next-Generation of Geothermal Energy Miles Below the Earth: The Next-Generation of Geothermal Energy February 7, 2011 - 12:34pm Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What will the project do? Enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) essentially create man-made reservoirs that mimic naturally occurring pockets of steam- with the potential for use as a reliable, 24/7 source of renewable energy. For more than a century, traditional geothermal power plants have been generating electricity by extracting pockets of steam found miles below the Earth's surface. Until recently though, those plants could only be constructed in locations where pockets of steam had formed naturally. Enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) have been crafted to solve that problem

    407

    Rock Sampling At Seven Mile Hole Area (Larson, Et Al., 2009) | Open Energy  

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    Seven Mile Hole Area (Larson, Et Al., 2009) Seven Mile Hole Area (Larson, Et Al., 2009) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Rock Sampling At Seven Mile Hole Area (Larson, Et Al., 2009) Exploration Activity Details Location Seven Mile Hole Area Exploration Technique Rock Sampling Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes The distribution of hydrothermally altered rocks was mapped over about 1 km2 in the Sevenmile Hole area. Two to four kilogram hand samples located by a handheld GPS were collected from many outcrops for laboratory analyses References Peter B. Larson, Allison Phillips, David John, Michael Cosca, Chad Pritchard, Allen Andersen, Jennifer Manion (2009) A Preliminary Study Of Older Hot Spring Alteration In Sevenmile Hole, Grand Canyon Of The

    408

    Regulations for Gas Transmission Lines Less than Ten Miles Long (New York)  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

    Any person who wishes to construct a gas transmission line that is less than ten miles long must file documents describing the construction plans and potential land use and environmental impacts of...

    409

    Field Mapping At Seven Mile Hole Area (Larson, Et Al., 2009) | Open Energy  

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    Seven Mile Hole Area (Larson, Et Al., 2009) Seven Mile Hole Area (Larson, Et Al., 2009) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Field Mapping At Seven Mile Hole Area (Larson, Et Al., 2009) Exploration Activity Details Location Seven Mile Hole Area Exploration Technique Field Mapping Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes The distribution of hydrothermally altered rocks was mapped over about 1 km2 in the Sevenmile Hole area. Two to four kilogram hand samples located by a handheld GPS were collected from many outcrops K735for laboratory analyses References Peter B. Larson, Allison Phillips, David John, Michael Cosca, Chad Pritchard, Allen Andersen, Jennifer Manion (2009) A Preliminary Study Of Older Hot Spring Alteration In Sevenmile Hole, Grand Canyon Of The

    410

    Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Fuel Use Reporting Methods and Results  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    The Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Fuel Use Reporting Methods and Results report provides real world test results from PHEV operations and testing in 20 United States and Canada. Examples are given that demonstrate the significant variations operational parameters can have on PHEV petroleum use. In addition to other influences, PHEV mpg results are significantly impacted by driver aggressiveness, cold temperatures, and whether or not the vehicle operator has charged the PHEV battery pack. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) has been testing plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) for several years. The AVTA http://avt.inl.gov/), which is part of DOE’s Vehicle Technology Program, also tests other advanced technology vehicles, with 12 million miles of total test vehicle and data collection experience. The Idaho National Laboratory is responsible for conducting the light-duty vehicle testing of PHEVs. Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation also supports the AVTA by conducting PHEV and other types of testing. To date, 12 different PHEV models have been tested, with more than 600,000 miles of PHEV operations data collected.

    James E. Francfort

    2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    411

    Vehicle Technologies Office: About the Vehicle Technologies Office: Moving  

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    About the Vehicle About the Vehicle Technologies Office: Moving America Forward with Clean Vehicles to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: About the Vehicle Technologies Office: Moving America Forward with Clean Vehicles on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: About the Vehicle Technologies Office: Moving America Forward with Clean Vehicles on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: About the Vehicle Technologies Office: Moving America Forward with Clean Vehicles on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: About the Vehicle Technologies Office: Moving America Forward with Clean Vehicles on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: About the Vehicle Technologies Office: Moving America Forward with Clean Vehicles on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: About the

    412

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #739: August 6, 2012 Light Vehicle  

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    9: August 6, 9: August 6, 2012 Light Vehicle Dealership Sales Trends - New Vehicles, Used Vehicles, and Service/Parts to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #739: August 6, 2012 Light Vehicle Dealership Sales Trends - New Vehicles, Used Vehicles, and Service/Parts on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #739: August 6, 2012 Light Vehicle Dealership Sales Trends - New Vehicles, Used Vehicles, and Service/Parts on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #739: August 6, 2012 Light Vehicle Dealership Sales Trends - New Vehicles, Used Vehicles, and Service/Parts on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #739: August 6, 2012 Light Vehicle Dealership Sales Trends - New Vehicles, Used Vehicles, and Service/Parts on Delicious

    413

    Fuel and emission impacts of heavy hybrid vehicles.  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    Hybrid powertrains for certain heavy vehicles may improve fuel economy and reduce emissions. Of particular interest are commercial vehicles, typically in Classes 3-6, that travel in urban areas. Hybrid strategies and associated energy/emissions benefits for these classes of vehicles could be significantly different from those for passenger cars. A preliminary analysis has been conducted to investigate the energy and emissions performance of Class 3 and 6 medium-duty trucks and Class 6 school buses under eight different test cycles. Three elements are associated with this analysis: (1) establish baseline fuel consumption and emission scenario's from selected, representative baseline vehicles and driving schedules; (2) identify sources of energy inefficiency from baseline technology vehicles; and (3) assess maximum and practical potentials for energy savings and emissions reductions associated with heavy vehicle hybridization under real-world driving conditions. Our analysis excludes efficiency gains associated with such other measures as vehicle weight reduction and air resistance reduction, because such measures would also benefit conventional technology vehicles. Our research indicates that fuel economy and emission benefits of hybridization can be very sensitive to different test cycles. We conclude that, on the basis of present-day technology, the potential fuel economy gains average about 60-75% for Class 3 medium-duty trucks and 35% for Class 6 school buses. The fuel economy gains can be higher in the future, as hybrid technology continues to improve. The practical emissions reduction potentials associated with vehicle hybridization are significant as well.

    An, F.; Eberhardt, J. J.; Stodolsky, F.

    1999-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

    414

    Kansas State University electric vehicle site operator program  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    K-State is presently working with Grumman Allied and Unique Mobility to establish a working agreement for the research and development of a pure electric postal vehicle. K-State has worked on the design of this vehicle for the past year and is working to establish the appropriate consortium to bring this vehicle to commercial realization. K-State is working to establish infrastructure support for electric vehicles. Presently, a Kansas company is working with K-State to bring its patented low-cost vehicle metering product to market. An anticipated second year DOE project would provide 100 electric metering stations to Southern California for a large scale electric vehicle infrastructure demonstration project. This project would allow a parking lot(s) to be made EV ready. K-State's Site Operator Program continues to get the word-out'' about electric vehicles. From a personal visit by Senator Bob Dole, to Corporate Board of Director Meetings, to school classrooms, to shopping mall demonstrations; K-State Employees are increasing public access and awareness about the electric vehicle industry. As has been shown in this report, K-State's G-Van has logged an average eighteen miles per day while maintaining a full schedule of public relations tours within the state of Kansas and Missouri. K-State has now been contacted by companies in Nebraska and Iowa requesting information and involvement in this program. Kansas and Kansas State will continue its work to contribute to the Site Operator Program effort. With the purchase of two additional electric vehicles and the pending request to purchase two more electric vehicles during the next contractual year, K-states's program will grow. When vehicle development plans and infrastructure requirements are solidified, K-State's program will be ready to participate and be a major contributor to the development and introduction of this technology.

    Hague, J.R.; Steinert, R.A.; Nissen-Pfrang, T.

    1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    415

    Kansas State University electric vehicle site operator program  

    SciTech Connect

    K-State is presently working with Grumman Allied and Unique Mobility to establish a working agreement for the research and development of a pure electric postal vehicle. K-State has worked on the design of this vehicle for the past year and is working to establish the appropriate consortium to bring this vehicle to commercial realization. K-State is working to establish infrastructure support for electric vehicles. Presently, a Kansas company is working with K-State to bring its patented low-cost vehicle metering product to market. An anticipated second year DOE project would provide 100 electric metering stations to Southern California for a large scale electric vehicle infrastructure demonstration project. This project would allow a parking lot(s) to be made EV ready. K-State's Site Operator Program continues to get the word-out'' about electric vehicles. From a personal visit by Senator Bob Dole, to Corporate Board of Director Meetings, to school classrooms, to shopping mall demonstrations; K-State Employees are increasing public access and awareness about the electric vehicle industry. As has been shown in this report, K-State's G-Van has logged an average eighteen miles per day while maintaining a full schedule of public relations tours within the state of Kansas and Missouri. K-State has now been contacted by companies in Nebraska and Iowa requesting information and involvement in this program. Kansas and Kansas State will continue its work to contribute to the Site Operator Program effort. With the purchase of two additional electric vehicles and the pending request to purchase two more electric vehicles during the next contractual year, K-states's program will grow. When vehicle development plans and infrastructure requirements are solidified, K-State's program will be ready to participate and be a major contributor to the development and introduction of this technology.

    Hague, J.R.; Steinert, R.A.; Nissen-Pfrang, T.

    1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    416

    2010 Ford Fusion VIN 4757 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on-road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2010 Ford Fusion HEV (VIN: 3FADP0L34AR144757). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    417

    2010 Honda Insight VIN 0141 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2010 Honda Insight HEV (VIN: JHMZE2H78AS010141). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    418

    2010 Toyota Prius VIN 0462 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2010 Toyota Prius HEV (VIN: JTDKN3DU2A5010462). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    419

    2010 Toyota Prius VIN 6063 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2010 Toyota Prius HEV (VIN JTDKN3DU5A0006063). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    420

    2010 Honda Insight VIN 1748 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results  

    SciTech Connect

    The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2010 Honda Insight HEV (VIN: JHMZE2H59AS011748). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
    they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
    We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
    to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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    Alternative Fuel Vehicle Data  

    Reports and Publications (EIA)

    This report contains data on the number of onroad alternative fuel vehicles and hybrid vehicles made available by both the original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket vehicle conversion facilities and data on the use of alternative fueled vehicles and the amount of fuel they consume.

    Information Center

    2013-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

    422

    Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #805: November 25, 2013 Vehicle  

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    5: November 25, 5: November 25, 2013 Vehicle Technology Penetration to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #805: November 25, 2013 Vehicle Technology Penetration on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #805: November 25, 2013 Vehicle Technology Penetration on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #805: November 25, 2013 Vehicle Technology Penetration on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #805: November 25, 2013 Vehicle Technology Penetration on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #805: November 25, 2013 Vehicle Technology Penetration on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #805: November 25, 2013 Vehicle Technology Penetration on AddThis.com... Fact #805: November 25, 2013

    423

    Professional Preface, 8 (2): Traveling to Seattle! - TMS  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    Traveling to Seattle! TMS and its technical divisions are proud to again offer the Student Travel Scholarship Program. Three technical divisions, Electronic, ...

    424

    Secretary Chu and Energy Department Officials to Travel Across...  

    Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

    Travel Across America to Discuss the Obama Administration's Commitment to Energy Innovation and Manufacturing Secretary Chu and Energy Department Officials to Travel Across America...

    425

    Short-Term Energy Outlook Model Documentation: Motor Gasoline Consumption Model  

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    The motor gasoline consumption module of the Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) model is designed to provide forecasts of total U.S. consumption of motor gasolien based on estimates of vehicle miles traveled and average vehicle fuel economy.

    Tancred Lidderdale

    2011-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Ambassadors  

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    Ambassadors to someone Ambassadors to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Ambassadors on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Ambassadors on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Ambassadors on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Ambassadors on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Ambassadors on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Ambassadors on AddThis.com... Goals Research & Development Testing and Analysis Workplace Charging Partners Ambassadors Resources Community and Fleet Readiness Workforce Development Plug-in Electric Vehicle Basics Ambassadors Workplace Charging Challenge Clean Cities Coalitions Clean Cities logo. Clean Cities National: A network of nearly 100 Clean Cities coalitions, supported by the

    427

    Accelerating Electric Vehicle Deployment | Department of Energy  

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    Accelerating Electric Vehicle Deployment Accelerating Electric Vehicle Deployment Accelerating Electric Vehicle Deployment Accelerating Electric Vehicle Deployment More Documents &...

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    DOE Hydrogen Analysis Repository: Advanced Vehicle Introduction...  

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    Keywords: Vehicle characteristics; market penetration; advanced technology vehicles; hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) Purpose Vehicle Choice Model - Estimate market penetration...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Dodge Ram Wagon Van -- Hydrogen/CNG Operations Summary  

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    Over the past two years, Arizona Public Service, a subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity, tested four gaseous fuel vehicles as part of its alternative fueled vehicle fleet. One vehicle, a Dodge Ram Wagon Van, operated initially using compressed natural gas (CNG) and later a blend of CNG and hydrogen. Of the other three vehicles, one was fueled with pure hydrogen and two were fueled with a blend of CNG and hydrogen. The three blended-fuel vehicles were originally equipped with either factory CNG engines or factory gasoline engines that were converted to run CNG fuel. The vehicles were variously modified to operate on blended fuel and were tested using 15 to 50% blends of hydrogen (by volume). The pure-hydrogen-fueled vehicle was converted from gasoline fuel to operate on 100% hydrogen. All vehicles were fueled from the Arizona Public Service’s Alternative Fuel Pilot Plant, which was developed to dispense gaseous fuels, including CNG, blends of CNG and hydrogen, and pure hydrogen with up to 99.9999% purity. The primary objective of the test was to evaluate the safety and reliability of operating vehicles on hydrogen and blended hydrogen fuel, and the interface between the vehicles and the hydrogen fueling infrastructure. A secondary objective was to quantify vehicle emissions, cost, and performance. Over a total of 40,000 fleet test miles, no safety issues were found. Also, significant reductions in emissions were achieved by adding hydrogen to the fuel. This report presents results of 22,816 miles of testing for the Dodge Ram Wagon Van, operating on CNG fuel, and a blended fuel of 15% hydrogen–85% CNG.

    Don Karner; Francfort, James Edward

    2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Dodge Ram Wagon Van - Hydrogen/CNG Operations Summary - January 2003  

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    Over the past two years, Arizona Public Service, a subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity, tested four gaseous fuel vehicles as part of its alternative fueled vehicle fleet. One vehicle, a Dodge Ram Wagon Van, operated initially using compressed natural gas (CNG) and later a blend of CNG and hydrogen. Of the other three vehicles, one was fueled with pure hydrogen and two were fueled with a blend of CNG and hydrogen. The three blended-fuel vehicles were originally equipped with either factory CNG engines or factory gasoline engines that were converted to run CNG fuel. The vehicles were variously modified to operate on blended fuel and were tested using 15 to 50% blends of hydrogen (by volume). The pure-hydrogen-fueled vehicle was converted from gasoline fuel to operate on 100% hydrogen. All vehicles were fueled from the Arizona Public Service's Fuel Pilot Plant, which was developed to dispense gaseous fuels, including CNG, blends of CNG and hydrogen, and pure hydrogen with up to 99.9999% purity. The primary objective of the test was to evaluate the safety and reliability of operating vehicles on hydrogen and blended hydrogen fuel, and the interface between the vehicles and the hydrogen fueling infrastructure. A secondary objective was to quantify vehicle emissions, cost, and performance. Over a total of 40,000 fleet test miles, no safety issues were found. Also, significant reductions in emissions were achieved by adding hydrogen to the fuel. This report presents results of 22,816 miles of testing for the Dodge Ram Wagon Van, operating on CNG fuel, and a blended fuel of 15% hydrogen-85% CNG.

    Karner, D.; Francfort, J.E.

    2003-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

    431

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Hydrogen-Fueled Mercedes Sprinter Van -- Operating Summary  

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    Over the past two years, Arizona Public Service, a subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity, tested four gaseous fuel vehicles as part of its alternative fueled vehicle fleet. One vehicle operated initially using compressed natural gas (CNG) and later a blend of CNG and hydrogen. Of the other three vehicles, one was fueled with pure hydrogen and two were fueled with a blend of CNG and hydrogen. The three blended-fuel vehicles were originally equipped with either factory CNG engines or factory gasoline engines that were converted to run CNG fuel. The vehicles were variously modified to operate on blended fuel and were tested using 15 to 50% blends of hydrogen (by volume). The pure- hydrogen-fueled vehicle was converted from gasoline fuel to operate on 100% hydrogen. All vehicles were fueled from the Arizona Public Service's Alternative Fuel Pilot Plant, which was developed to dispense gaseous fuels, including CNG, blends of CNG and hydrogen, and pure hydrogen with up to 99.9999% purity. The primary objective of the test was to evaluate the safety and reliability of operating vehicles on hydrogen and blended hydrogen fuel, and the interface between the vehicles and the hydrogen fueling infrastructure. A secondary objective was to quantify vehicle emissions, cost, and performance. Over a total of 40,000 fleet test miles, no safety issues were found. Also, significant reductions in emissions were achieved by adding hydrogen to the fuel. This report presents results of testing conducted over 6,864 kilometers (4,265 miles) of operation using the pure-hydrogen-fueled Mercedes Sprinter van.

    Karner, D.; Francfort, James Edward

    2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Hydrogen-Fueled Mercedes Sprinter Van Operating Summary - January 2003  

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    Over the past two years, Arizona Public Service, a subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity, tested four gaseous fuel vehicles as part of its alternative fueled vehicle fleet. One vehicle operated initially using compressed natural gas (CNG) and later a blend of CNG and hydrogen. Of the other three vehicles, one was fueled with pure hydrogen and two were fueled with a blend of CNG and hydrogen. The three blended-fuel vehicles were originally equipped with either factory CNG engines or factory gasoline engines that were converted to run CNG fuel. The vehicles were variously modified to operate on blended fuel and were tested using 15 to 50% blends of hydrogen (by volume). The pure-hydrogen-fueled vehicle was converted from gasoline fuel to operate on 100% hydrogen. All vehicles were fueled from the Arizona Public Service's Alternative Fuel Pilot Plant, which was developed to dispense gaseous fuels, including CNG, blends of CNG and hydrogen, and pure hydrogen with up to 99.9999% purity. The primary objective of the test was to evaluate the safety and reliability of operating vehicles on hydrogen and blended hydrogen fuel, and the interface between the vehicles and the hydrogen fueling infrastructure. A secondary objective was to quantify vehicle emissions, cost, and performance. Over a total of 40,000 fleet test miles, no safety issues were found. Also, significant reductions in emissions were achieved by adding hydrogen to the fuel. This report presents results of testing conducted over 6,864 kilometers (4,265 miles) of operation using the pure-hydrogen-fueled Mercedes Sprinter van.

    Karner, D.; Francfort, J.E.

    2003-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

    433

    Final report on electric vehicle activities, September 1991--October 1994  

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    The data and information collected for the Public Service Electric and Gas Company`s (PSE&G) electric vehicle demonstration program were intended to support and enhance DOE`s Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Site Operator Program. The DOE Site Operator Program is focused on the life cycle and reliability of Electric Vehicles (EVs). Of particular interest are vehicles currently available with features that are likely to be put into production or demonstrate new technology. PSE&G acquired eight GMC Electric G-Vans in 1991, and three TEVans in 1993, and conducted a program plan to test and assess the overall performance of these electric vehicles. To accomplish the objectives of DOE`s Site Operator`s test program, a manual data collection system was implemented. The manual data collection system has provided energy use and mileage data. From September 1991 to October 1994 PSE&G logged 69,368 miles on eleven test vehicles. PSE&G also demonstrated the EVs to diverse groups and associations at fifty seven various events. Included in the report are lessons learned concerning maintenance, operation, public reactions, and driver`s acceptance of the electric vehicles.

    Del Monaco, J.L.; Pandya, D.A.

    1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Electric vehicle test report, Cutler-Hammer Corvette  

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    The work described was part of the effort to characterize vehicles for the state-of-the-art assessment of electric vehicles. The vehicle evaluated was a Chevrolet Corvette converted to electric operation. The vehicle was based on a standard production 1967 chassis and body. The original internal combustion engine was replaced by an electric traction motor. Eighteen batteries supplied the electrical energy. A controller, an onboard battery charger, and several dashboard instruments completed the conversion. The remainder of the vehicle, and in particular the remainder of the drive-train (clutch, driveshaft, and differential), was stock, except for the transmission. The overall objective of the tests was to develop performance data at the system and subsystem level. The emphasis was on the electrical portion of the drive train, although some analysis and discussion of the mechanical elements are included. There was no evaluation of other aspects of the vehicle such as braking, ride, handling, passenger accomodations, etc. Included are a description of the vehicle, the tests performed and a discussion of the results. Tests were conducted both on the road (actually a mile long runway) and in a chassis dynamometer equipped laboratory. The majority of the tests performed were according to SAE Procedure J227a and included maximum effort accelerations, constant-speed range, and cyclic range. Some tests that are not a part of the SAE Procedure J227a are described and the analysis of the data from all tests is discussed. (LCL)

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    435

    Fountain Valley Electric Carrier Route Vehicle Testing  

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    13 miles per test. The distance of the 36 route tests ranged from 4 to 34 miles. Both miles driven and State-of- Charge (SOC) data was collected for only 28 of the route tests....

    436

    Near-term electric vehicle program. Phase II. Operation and maintenance manual  

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    A detailed description of the design, operation, and maintenance of the Integrated Test Vehicle (ITV) including instruments and controls, economy, safety and security, troubleshooting, and specifications is given. The ITV employs a dc traction motor and 18 lead-acid batteries which provide a nominal voltage of 108 Vdc. A microcomputer controls many vehicle electrical functions. The ITV is a four-passenger subcompact weighing 3320 lb curb weight with the capacity of carrying a 600 lb payload. The driving range is 75 miles on urban cycle, and the vehicle is equipped with a regenerative braking system. (WHK)

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    437

    Performance of electric and hybrid vehicles at the 1995 American Tour de Sol  

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    Energy consumption and performance data were collected on more than 40 electric and hybrid vehicles during the 1995 American Tour de Sol. At this competition, one electric vehicle drove 229 miles on one charge using nickel metalhydride batteries. The results obtained from the data show that electric vehicle efficiencies reached 9.07 mi./kWh or 70 equivalent mpg of gasoline when compared to the total energy cycle efficiency of electricity and gasoline. A gasoline-fueled 1995 Geo Metro that drove the same route attained 36.4 mpg.

    Quong, S.; LeBlanc, N.; Buitrago, C.; Duoba, M.; Larsen, R.

    1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    438

    NETL: News Release - Vehicle-Mounted Natural Gas Leak Detector Passes Key  

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    October 2, 2003 October 2, 2003 Vehicle-Mounted Natural Gas Leak Detector Passes Key "Road Test" Spots Natural Gas Leaks from 30 Feet Away At Speeds Approaching 20 Miles Per Hour Handheld Prototype Gas Detector Now Being Outfitted as a Van-Mounted Unit PSI has modified this early prototype of a handheld remote natural gas detector to operate from a moving vehicle. ANDOVER, MA - Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) recently conducted a successful test of its mobile natural gas detector at the company's research facilities in Andover, Mass. PSI's prototype leak detector demonstrated its ability to spot natural gas leaks from a distance of up to 30 feet from a vehicle moving at speeds approaching 20 miles per hour. In the United States, significant resources are devoted annually to leak

    439

    Near-term batteries for electric vehicles  

    SciTech Connect

    Major progress has been achieved in the lead-acid , nickel/iron and nickel/zinc battery technology development since the initiation of the Near-Term eV Battery Project in 1978. Against the specific energy goal of 56 wh/kg the demonstrated specific energies are 41 wh/kg for the improved lead-acid batteries, 48 wh/kg for the improved nickel/iron batteries, and 68 wh/kg for the improved nickel/zinc batteries. These specific energy values would allow an ETV-1 vehicle to have an urban range of 80 miles in the case of the improved lead-acid batteries, 96 miles for the improved nickel/zinc batteries, and 138 miles for the improved lead-acid batteries. All represent a significant improvement over the state-of-the-art lead-acid battery capability of about 30 wh/kg with approximately a 51 mile urban range for the ETV-1 vehicle. The project goal for specific power of 104 w/kg for 30 seconds at a 50% depth of discharge has been achieved for all of the technologies with the improved lead-acid demonstrating 111 w/kg, the improved nickel/iron demonstrating 103 w/kg, and the improved nickel/zinc demonstrating 131 w/kg. Again this is a significant improvement over the state-of-the-art lead-acid battery capability of 70 w/kg. Substantial progress has been made against the life cycle goal of 800 cycles as evidenced by the demonstrated lead-acid battery achievement of > 295 cycles in ongoing tests, the nickel/iron demonstrated capability of > 515 cycles in ongoing tests, and the nickel/zinc demonstrated capability of 179 cycles. Except for the nickel/zinc batteries, the demonstrated cycle life is better than the state-of-the-art lead-acid battery cycle life of about 250 cycles. Future program emphases will be on improving cycle life and further reductions in cost.

    Christianson, C.C.; Yao, N.P.; Hornstra, F.

    1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    'Fun with Science' travels north to Alaska  

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    312science 12132012 'Fun with Science' travels north to Alaska Linda A Lucchetti, LLNL, (925) 422-5815, lucchetti1@llnl.gov Printer-friendly Students in Noorvik, Alaska...

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    Travel Resources | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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    Travel Resources | National Nuclear Security Administration Travel Resources | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog The National Nuclear Security Administration Travel Resources Home > About Us > Our Programs > Defense Programs > Future Science & Technology Programs > Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing and Institutional R&D Programs > Russia Tri-Lab S&T Collaborations > Travel

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    TrojanTravel2014 Mystical Bhutan  

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    SCierge Service .....24 Attention Crystal Cruisers ..............24 University Travel Disclaimer ............ 25 in russia's Far east and the Aleutian Islands. our other trips include an Amazon river cruise, a month

    Zhou, Chongwu

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    The domestic travel sector in China  

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    China is already the largest domestic tourism market in the world. Chinese citizens made as many as 800 million overnight domestic trips in 2005. While travel is not a new concept in China, the disposable income they wield, ...

    Anders, Jeff, M.B.A. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    2002 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Travel Information  

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    It is one of five stops along the electric bus tunnel that serves downtown Seattle. ... Washington State Convention & Trade Center (~1.11 Mb); Sheraton Seattle ... These special rates are applicable for travel from the continental United States.

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Urban Electric Vehicle Specificatio...  

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    Test Procedures to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Urban Electric Vehicle Specifications and Test Procedures on Facebook Tweet about Advanced Vehicle...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Full-Size Electric Vehicle...  

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    Projects to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Full-Size Electric Vehicle Special Projects on Facebook Tweet about Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity:...

    447

    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Hybrid Electric Vehicle Testing...  

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    Testing Reports to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Hybrid Electric Vehicle Testing Reports on Facebook Tweet about Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity:...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Hybrid Electric Vehicle Specificati...  

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    Test Procedures to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Hybrid Electric Vehicle Specifications and Test Procedures on Facebook Tweet about Advanced Vehicle...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Full-Size Electric Vehicle...  

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment...  

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    Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Testing to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Testing on Facebook Tweet...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Urban Electric Vehicle Special...  

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Full-Size Electric Vehicle...  

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment...  

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    Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Testing The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity is tasked by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) to...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Urban Electric Vehicle Testing...  

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    VEHICLE USAGE LOG Department ________________________________________ Vehicle Homebase ____________________________ Week Ended (Sunday) _________________  

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    VEHICLE USAGE LOG Department ________________________________________ Vehicle Homebase of the owning Unit. Vehicle Homebase: Enter the City, Zip Code, Building, or other location designation. Week

    Johnston, Daniel

    456

    Effects of Vehicle Image in Gasoline-Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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    The Images of Hybrid Vehicles Each of the householdsbetween hybrid and non-hybrid vehicles was observed in smallowned Honda Civic Hybrids, vehicles that are virtually

    Heffner, Reid R.; Kurani, Ken; Turrentine, Tom

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Search for Model Year 2000 Vehicles by Fuel or Vehicle Type  

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    Vehicles Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles Diesel Vehicles Electric Vehicles Flex-Fuel (E85) Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Search by Make Search by Model Search by EPA Size Class...

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    Search for Model Year 2014 Vehicles by Fuel or Vehicle Type  

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    Vehicle Type Model Year: 2014 Select Class... Diesel Vehicles Electric Vehicles Flex-Fuel (E85) Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles...

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    Vehicle Technologies Office: Lubricants  

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    Lubricants to someone by Lubricants to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Lubricants on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Lubricants on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Lubricants on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Lubricants on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Lubricants on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Lubricants on AddThis.com... Just the Basics Hybrid & Vehicle Systems Energy Storage Advanced Power Electronics & Electrical Machines Advanced Combustion Engines Fuels & Lubricants Fuel Effects on Combustion Lubricants Natural Gas Research Biofuels End-Use Research Materials Technologies Lubricants As most vehicles are on the road for more than 15 years before they are retired, investigating technologies that will improve today's vehicles is

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Alternative Fuel Vehicles  

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    are vehicles designed to operate on alternative fuels such as compressed and liquefied natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas (propane), ethanol, biodiesel, electricity, and...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity - Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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    Hyundai Sonata (4932) Battery Report 2010 Ultra-Battery Honda Civic Battery Report Some hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) combine a conventional internal combustion engine (using...

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    VEHICLE TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity  

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    Testing Activity North American PHEV Demonstration Monthly Summary Report - Hymotion Prius (V2Green data logger) Total Number Vehicles - 169 (May 2010) Total Cumulative Test...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Hybrid Electric Vehicles  

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    motor of an electric vehicle. Other hybrids combine a fuel cell with batteries to power electric propulsion motors. Fuel Cell Concept: Fuel passes through an anode, electrolyte,...

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    Hydrogen Fuel Pilot Plant and Hydrogen ICE Vehicle Testing  

    DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

    The U.S. Department Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) teamed with Electric Transportation Applications (ETA) and Arizona Public Service (APS) to develop the APS Alternative Fuel (Hydrogen) Pilot Plant that produces and compresses hydrogen on site through an electrolysis process by operating a PEM fuel cell in reverse; natural gas is also compressed onsite. The Pilot Plant dispenses 100% hydrogen, 15 to 50% blends of hydrogen and compressed natural gas (H/CNG), and 100% CNG via a credit card billing system at pressures up to 5,000 psi. Thirty internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles (including Daimler Chrysler, Ford and General Motors vehicles) are operating on 100% hydrogen and 15 to 50% H/CNG blends. Since the Pilot Plant started operating in June 2002, they hydrogen and H/CNG ICE vehicels have accumulated 250,000 test miles.

    J. Francfort (INEEL)

    2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    VIN# WME4513341K406476 Vehicle Specifications Engine...  

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    mile Operating Cost: 0.23mile** Total Ownership Cost: *** Operating Performance: Total miles driven: 54,201 Cumulative MPG: 37 Major Operations & Maintenance Events: *Purchase...

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    VIN# JMZBLA4G601112736 Vehicle Specifications Engine...  

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    mile Operating Cost: .17mile** Total Ownership Cost: *** Operating Performance: Total miles driven: 103,460 Cumulative MPG: 28.2 Major Operations & Maintenance Events: None...

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    VIN# WVWZZZ1KZAP125777 Vehicle Specifications Engine...  

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    mile Operating Cost: .14mile** Total Ownership Cost: *** Operating Performance: Total miles driven: 120,177 Cumulative MPG: 43.5 Major Operations & Maintenance Events: 92012:...

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    VIN# WME4513341K406644 Vehicle Specifications Engine...  

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    mile Operating Cost: .16mile** Total Ownership Cost: *** Operating Performance: Total miles driven: 58,973 Cumulative MPG: 36.3 Major Operations & Maintenance Events: None...

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    VIN# WVWZZZ1KZAW388111 Vehicle Specifications Engine...  

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    mile Operating Cost: .13mile** Total Ownership Cost: *** Operating Performance: Total miles driven: 99,036 Cumulative MPG: 42.9 Major Operations & Maintenance Events: None...

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    VIN# WME4513341K406659 Vehicle Specifications Engine...  

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    mile Operating Cost: 0.17mile** Total Ownership Cost: *** Operating Performance: Total miles driven: 49,578 Cumulative MPG: 36.8 Major Operations & Maintenance Events: 711...

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    Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles  

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    Medium- and Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles to someone by E-mail Share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles on Facebook Tweet about Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles on Twitter Bookmark Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles on Google Bookmark Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles on Delicious Rank Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles on Digg Find More places to share Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity: Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles on AddThis.com... Home Overview Light-Duty Vehicles Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles Transit Vehicles Trucks Idle Reduction Oil Bypass Filter Airport Ground Support Equipment Medium and Heavy Duty Hybrid Electric Vehicles

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    U.S. Department of Energy FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Federal Fleet Use of Electric Vehicles  

    Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

    Per Executive Order 13031, “Federal Alternative Fueled Vehicle Leadership,” the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity provided $998,300 in incremental funding to support the deployment of 220 electric vehicles in 36 Federal fleets. The 145 electric Ford Ranger pickups and 75 electric Chrysler EPIC (Electric Powered Interurban Commuter) minivans were operated in 14 states and the District of Columbia. The 220 vehicles were driven an estimated average of 700,000 miles annually. The annual estimated use of the 220 electric vehicles contributed to 39,000 fewer gallons of petroleum being used by Federal fleets and the reduction in emissions of 1,450 pounds of smog-forming pollution. Numerous attempts were made to obtain information from all 36 fleets. Information responses were received from 25 fleets (69% response rate), as some Federal fleet personnel that were originally involved with the Incremental Funding Project were transferred, retired, or simply could not be found. In addition, many of the Department of Defense fleets indicated that they were supporting operations in Iraq and unable to provide information for the foreseeable future. It should be noted that the opinions of the 25 fleets is based on operating 179 of the 220 electric vehicles (81% response rate). The data from the 25 fleets is summarized in this report. Twenty-two of the 25 fleets reported numerous problems with the vehicles, including mechanical, traction battery, and charging problems. Some of these problems, however, may have resulted from attempting to operate the vehicles beyond their capabilities. The majority of fleets reported that most of the vehicles were driven by numerous drivers each week, with most vehicles used for numerous trips per day. The vehicles were driven on average from 4 to 50 miles per day on a single charge. However, the majority of the fleets reported needing gasoline vehicles for missions beyond the capabilities of the electric vehicles, usually because of range limitations. Twelve fleets reported experiencing at least one charge depletion while driving, whereas nine fleets reported not having this problem. Twenty-four of the 25 fleets responded that the electric vehicles were easy to use and 22 fleets indicated that the payload was adequate. Thirteen fleets reported charging problems; eleven fleets reported no charging problems. Nine fleets reported the vehicles broke down while driving; 14 fleets reported no onroad breakdowns. Some of the breakdowns while driving, however, appear to include normal flat tires and idiot lights coming on. In spite of operation and charging problems, 59% of the fleets responded that they were satisfied, very satisfied, or extremely satisfied with the performance of the electric vehicles. As of September 2003, 74 of the electric vehicles were still being used and 107 had been returned to the manufacturers because the leases had concluded.

    Mindy Kirpatrick; J. E. Francfort

    2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    The Future of Electric Vehicles and Arizona State University's MAIL  

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    The Future of Electric Vehicles and Arizona State University's The Future of Electric Vehicles and Arizona State University's MAIL Battery The Future of Electric Vehicles and Arizona State University's MAIL Battery August 11, 2010 - 4:26pm Addthis Cody Friesen and his team at Arizona State University | Photo Credit Arizona State University Cody Friesen and his team at Arizona State University | Photo Credit Arizona State University Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? EV batteries will have the ability to recharge at least 1000 times at a low cost due to its composition of only domestically-sourced, earth abundant material Electric Vehicles are becoming a reality. Last month, the President got behind the wheel of a Chevy Volt in Michigan, and traveled to Smith

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    Vehicle Research Laboratory - FEERC  

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    Vehicle Research Laboratory Vehicle Research Laboratory Expertise The overall FEERC team has been developed to encompass the many disciplines necessary for world-class fuels, engines, and emissions-related research, with experimental, analytical, and modeling capabilities. Staff members specialize in areas including combustion and thermodynamics, emissions measurements, analytical chemistry, catalysis, sensors and diagnostics, dynamometer cell operations, engine controls and control theory. FEERC engineers have many years of experience in vehicle research, chassis laboratory development and operation, and have developed specialized systems and methods for vehicle R&D. Selected Vehicle Research Topics In-use investigation of Lean NOx Traps (LNTs). Vehicle fuel economy features such as lean operation GDI engines,

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    Emission Impacts of Electric Vehicles  

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    greenhouse effect, and electric vehicles," Proceedingso/9thInternational Electric Vehicles Symposium, 1988. 14. R. M.of 9th International Electric Vehicles Sympo- sium, 1988.

    Wang, Quanlu; DeLuchi, Mark A.; Sperling, Daniel

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    The Case for Electric Vehicles  

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    land Press, 1995 TESTING ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND IN " HYBRIDThe Case for Electric Vehicles DanieI Sperlmg Reprint UCTCor The Case for Electric Vehicles Darnel Sperling Institute

    Sperling, Daniel

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    DOE O 551.1D, Official Foreign Travel  

    Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

    The order establishes requirements and responsibilities governing official foreign travel by Federal and contractor employees.

    2012-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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    Alternative Fuels Data Center: Flexible Fuel Vehicles  

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    | Diesel Vehicles Electricity | Hybrid & Plug-In Electric Vehicles Ethanol | Flex Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen | Fuel Cell Vehicles Natural Gas | Natural Gas Vehicles Propane |...

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    Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Conversions  

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    | Diesel Vehicles Electricity | Hybrid & Plug-In Electric Vehicles Ethanol | Flex Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen | Fuel Cell Vehicles Natural Gas | Natural Gas Vehicles Propane |...

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    Vehicle Detection by Sensor Network Nodes  

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    frequency. Table 4.2: ? and ? Ground truth (# of vehicles)truth (# of vehicles) Detection result (# of vehicles) Tabletruth ( of vehicles) Detection result ( of vehicles) Table

    Ding, Jiagen; Cheung, Sing-Yiu; Tan, Chin-woo; Varaiya, Pravin

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    Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "vehicle miles traveled" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
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    Microsoft Word - 20050821_Appendix_A.doc  

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    . U.S. Per Vehicle Average Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001 . U.S. Per Vehicle Average Miles Traveled, Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Expenditures, 2001 ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION / HOUSEHOLD VEHICLES ENERGY USE: LATEST A N D TRENDS 59 Average per Vehicle 2001 Household and Vehicle Characteristics Number of Vehicles (million) Vehicle-Miles Traveled (thousands) Consumption (gallons) Expenditures (dollars) Miles per Gallon Household Characteristics Total.............................. 191.0 12.0 592 787 20.2 Census Region and Division Northeast......................... 31.7 11.9 571 766 20.9 New England...................... 10.0 12.3 586 810 21.0 Middle Atlantic ................. 21.8 11.7 564 746 20.8 Midwest .......................... 47.1 11.9 588 793 20.2

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    Identify Strategies to Reduce Business Travel for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation  

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    Strategies to Reduce Business Travel for Greenhouse Gas Strategies to Reduce Business Travel for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Identify Strategies to Reduce Business Travel for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation October 7, 2013 - 1:34pm Addthis YOU ARE HERE The tables below illustrate some of the more common strategies that can enable employees to travel less and travel more efficiently for business. The "Purpose of Travel" analysis in the previous step can be used with the guidance below to help determine what type of trips ma