Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's Heavy Vehicle Technologies Program
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As national priorities have been focused both on reducing fuel consumption and improving air quality, attention has increased on reducing emissions from many types of vehicles, including light-duty, medium-duty, and heavy-duty diesel-powered vehicles. Meeting the recently promulgated (and proposed) emission standards and simultaneously increasing fuel economy will pose especially difficult challenges for diesel-powered vehicles and will require the development of new emission-reduction technologies.

In response to a request from the director of OHVT, the National Research Council formed the Committee on Review of DOE's Office of Heavy Vehicle Technologies to conduct a broad, independent review of its research and development (R&D) activities.

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  • Energy and Energy Conservation — Policy, Reviews and Evaluations
  • Energy and Energy Conservation — Energy Use, Supply, Demand

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56 pages | 8 1/2 x 11
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ISBN: 978-0-309-07251-9
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National Research Council. Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's Heavy Vehicle Technologies Program. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2000.

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