Assessment of fuel economy technologies for light-duty vehicles /

Various combinations of commercially available technologies could greatly reduce fuel consumption in passenger cars, sport-utility vehicles, minivans, and other light-duty vehicles without compromising vehicle performance or safety. Assessment of Technologies for Improving Light Duty Vehicle Fuel Ec...

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Corporate Authors: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Assessment of Technologies for Improving Light-Duty Vehicle Fuel Economy., National Research Council (U.S.)
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, DC : National Academies Press, Ã2011.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals of Fuel Consumption
  • Cost Estimation
  • Spark-Ignition Gasoline Engines
  • Compression-Ignition Diesel Engines
  • Hybrid Power Trains
  • Non-Engine Technologies
  • Modeling Improvements in Vehicle Fuel Consumption
  • Application of Vehicle Technologies to Vehicle Classes
  • Appx.
  • A Committee Biographies
  • Appx. B
  • Statement of Task
  • Appx. C
  • List of Presentations at Public Committee Meetings
  • Appx. D
  • Select Acronyms
  • Appx. E
  • Comparison of Fuel Consumption and Fuel Economy
  • Appx. F
  • Review of Estimate of Retail Price Equivalent Markup Factors
  • Appx. G
  • Compression-Ignition Engine Replacement for Full-Size Pickup/SUV
  • Appx. H:Other NRC Assessments of Benefits, Costs, and Readiness of Fuel Economy Technologies
  • Appx. I
  • Results of Other Major Studies
  • Appx. J
  • Probabilities in Estimation of Fuel Consumption Benefits and Costs
  • Appx. K
  • Model Description and Results for the EEA-ICF Model.