Statistical Characterization of Medium-Duty Electric Vehicle Drive Cycles; NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
With funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) conducts real-world performance evaluations of advanced medium- and heavy-duty fleet vehicles. Evaluation results can help vehicle manufacturers fine-tune their designs and assist fleet managers in selecting fuel-efficient, low-emission vehicles that meet their economic and operational goals. In 2011, NREL launched a large-scale performance evaluation of medium-duty electric vehicles. With support from vehicle manufacturers Smith and Navistar, NREL research focused on characterizing vehicle operation and drive cycles for electric delivery vehicles operating in commercial service across the nation.
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- Conference: 28th International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition, 3-6 May 2015, Kintex, Goyang, Korea
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- National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
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- USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (EE-3V)
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- United States
- 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; ELECTRIC VEHICLE; DRIVE CYCLE; MEDIUM-DUTY; FUEL EFFICIENCY; LOW-EMISSION; DRIVING DURATION; DRIVING DISTANCE; DRIVE ANALYSIS TOOL; FLEET DNA
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