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Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicle R&D; Strategic Plan

April 2000


Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. Background
  2.1 Previous Strategic Planning
  2.2 Emissions and Energy Trends
  2.3 Research Needs
  2.4 Technical Goals
  2.5 Recent R&D Activities
3. R&D Supporting Progress Toward Technical Goals
  3.1 Fuels
  3.2 Energy Storage
  3.3 Powertrain
  3.4 Materials
  3.5 Vehicle Design
  3.6 Accessories
  3.7 Information and Communications Systems
  3.8 Vehicle/Fuel Systems and Infrastructure Analysis
4. Milestones and Prioritization of Tasks
5. Management Plan
6. Resources and Funding
References
Appendix A. – Advanced Vehicle Technologies Program FY 2001 Program Announcement
Appendix B. – Advanced Vehicle Technologies Program FY 1999 Project Summaries
List of Figures

1. U.S. Emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHG), Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), and Fine Particulate Matter (PM) from Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

2. U.S. Energy Consumption by Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

3. Energy Intensity of Automobiles and Transit Buses

List of Tables

1. Goals for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicle R&D

2. Funding Plan for DOT Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicle R&D


Prepared by:

United States Department of Transportation
Research and Special Programs Administration
John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
Transportation Strategic Planning and Analysis Office
55 Broadway
Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02142-1093


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