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Title: Characteristics of automotive fleets in the United States, 1966--1977

Several major areas pertaining to automobile fleet operations in the U.S. are covered. First, all known available sources that contain statistics on fleet vehicles are described. Second, fleet operations in the U.S. are characterized according to stock composition and operational characteristics. Third, properties of fleet cars are compared with those of the total car population, and a comparison is made among fleets used by different sectors. Finally, the significance of fleet operations for transportation energy conservation is discussed.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6584407
Report Number(s):
ORNL/TM-6449
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-26
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (USA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; AUTOMOBILES; ENERGY CONSERVATION; OPERATION; USA; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; ECONOMICS; LAND TRANSPORT; ROADS; STATISTICS; TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS; TRUCKS; VEHICLES; MATHEMATICS; NORTH AMERICA; TRANSPORT 298000* -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Consumption & Utilization; 320203 -- Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization-- Transportation-- Land & Roadway; 291000 -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Conservation