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Title: Leveraging Intelligent Vehicle Technologies to Maximize Fuel Economy (Presentation). National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Author: Gonder, J.
Pages/Volumes: 35 pp.
Publication Year: 2011
Notes: Presented at the SAE Electronic Systems for Vehicle Propulsion (ESVP) Symposium, 8-9 November 2011, Troy, Michigan
Document Type: Presentation Material
NTIS/GPO Number: 1030860
Subject Code Description: Transportation
Abstract: Advancements in vehicle electronics, along with communication and sensing technologies, have led to a growing number of intelligent vehicle applications. Example systems include those for advanced driver information, route planning and prediction, driver assistance, and crash avoidance. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is exploring ways to leverage intelligent vehicle systems to achieve fuel savings. This presentation discusses several potential applications, such as providing intelligent feedback to drivers on specific ways to improve their driving efficiency, and using information about upcoming driving to optimize electrified vehicle control strategies for maximum energy efficiency and battery life. The talk also covers the potential of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and related technologies to deliver significant fuel savings in addition to providing safety and convenience benefits.
Accession Number: 53435
Library Notes: NPL-1112 REV
Report Numbers: PR-5400-53435

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