Analysis Reveals Impact of Road Grade on Vehicle Energy Use (Fact Sheet)
Findings of study indicate that, on average, road grade could be responsible for 1%-3% of fuel use in light-duty automobiles, with many individual trips impacted by as much as 40%.
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- Technical Report
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- Related Information: NREL Highlights in Research & Development, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
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- National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
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- USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Communications and Outreach
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- United States
- 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS ROAD GRADE; VEHICLES; FUEL USE; EFFICIENCY
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