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Review of the research program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles [electronic resource] : fifth report / Standing Committee to Review the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, [and the] Transportation Research Board, National Research Council.

By: National Research Council (U.S.). Standing Committee to Review the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (xi, 111 p.) : ill., charts.ISBN: 0585067988 (electronic bk.); 9780585067988 (electronic bk.).Other title: Partnership for a new generation of vehicles [Spine title].Subject(s): Automobiles -- Energy consumption -- Research -- United States | Automobile industry and trade -- Government policy -- United States | Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (U.S.) | Electronic books | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Power Resources -- General | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Energy | SCIENCE -- Energy | Electronic books | Samfundsvidenskab �konomiGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Review of the research program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles.DDC classification: 333.79/68 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Development of vehicle subsystems -- Systems analysis -- Major crosscutting issues -- PNGV's response to the Phase 4 report.
Summary: This fifth review of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles assesses progress made in the program towards the development of high fuel economy vehicles. One of the goals of the program is to develop midsize sedans with up to three times the fuel economy of today's vehicles. Concept vehicles are slated for 2000 and production prototypes for 2004. The book addresses engine technologies, batteries for energy storage, fuel cells, lightweight materials, fuels, emissions control systems, power electronics, and vehicle systems engineering.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 82-84).

Development of vehicle subsystems -- Systems analysis -- Major crosscutting issues -- PNGV's response to the Phase 4 report.

This fifth review of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles assesses progress made in the program towards the development of high fuel economy vehicles. One of the goals of the program is to develop midsize sedans with up to three times the fuel economy of today's vehicles. Concept vehicles are slated for 2000 and production prototypes for 2004. The book addresses engine technologies, batteries for energy storage, fuel cells, lightweight materials, fuels, emissions control systems, power electronics, and vehicle systems engineering.

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