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Title: 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%.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1129250
Report Number(s):
NREL/FS-5400-61678
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: NREL Highlights in Research & Development, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Communications and Outreach
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS ROAD GRADE; VEHICLES; FUEL USE; EFFICIENCY