The foreshadowed Market Failures of the mid 's gave way to Corporate Average Fuel Economy, regulation which would call for new standards in automobile fuel efficiency. The market failures hinged on a number of outside variables which could have had a drastic effect on domestic markets. Resource Scarcity drove the American public to call for a more efficient means of managing its resource use due to a oil embargos on nondomestic products and b skyhigh prices at the pump.
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The smallest improvement of 1. The drive cycles also showed improvement, between 2. However, since the eNow system removes load from the alternator, this scenario could be extrapolated to other vehicles that would use an auxiliary battery system to drive accessories and the alternator to charge those batteries.
The fuel economy is based on the horsepower needed to operate a vehicle at a particular point or cycle and the extra load on the engine to charge auxiliary batteries. The larger the load on the alternator, the lower the fuel economy.
While the fuel economy for smaller classes of vehicles can be expected to be higher on averageone would expect to see similar percent improvements in fuel economy for other classes of vehicles as was seen here for the Class 8 vehicle.
The results of the overall system testing show the measurable impact of electrical load on the engine alternator and fuel economy. Although the dynamics of a long haul trip versus a short haul, local delivery trip are different, the resultant fuel economy degradation is measurable and significant over the life of the truck.
Log in to download this paper.WHITE PAPER OVERVIEW This Kenworth White Paper on Powertrain Spec’ing was developed to provide useful information and recommendations on the new generation of heavy duty engines, transmissions, cooling systems, and related technology to ensure maximum performance, fuel economy and minimum vehicle life cycle costs.
Finding Ultimate Limits of Performance for Hybrid Electric Vehicles Edward D. Tate Stephen P.
Boyd ABSTRACT Hybrid electric vehicles are seen as a solution to improving fuel economy and reducing pollution emissions from automobiles. By recovering kinetic For the purposes of this paper, the simple fixed losses model is used.
Models of. Research that aims to find a happy medium between fuel economy and drivability in hybrid electric vehicles was recognized with the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology (TCST) Outstanding Paper Award.
economy levels are achieved based on sustained 4%–6% annual reduction of fuel use per mile with incremental technology additions that do not compromise vehicle size or utility at an incremental cost of $–$1, from to periods of tightening standards and rising fuel economy.
This paper evaluates the welfare consequences of automakers forgoing performance increases to raise fuel economy as standards have tightened since Using a unique data set and a novel.
Fuel Economy Guide. The Fuel Economy Guide is published to help consumers make informed decisions when purchasing a vehicle. The Guide features fuel economy, annual fuel cost, and emissions information for new model year cars, sport utility vehicles, and light trucks.