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.
Table of Contents
|2 Development of Vehicle Subsystems||16-53|
|3 Systems Analysis||54-58|
|4 Major Crosscutting Issues||59-77|
|5 PNGV's Response to the Phase 4 Report||78-81|
|Appendix A: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members||85-92|
|Appendix B: Letter from PNGV||93-99|
|Appendix C: Statement of Task||100-101|
|Appendix D: Committee Meetings and Other Activities||102-104|
|Appendix E: List of Recommendations||105-108|
|Appendix F: United States Council for Automotive Research Consortia||109-109|
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