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Advanced Vehicle Testing and Evaluation

Funding: $4.5 million

Open Date: 09/09/2004

Close Date: 11/10/2004

Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding Number: DE-PS26-05NT42296-03


This area of interest is for conducting field evaluations of advanced vehicles and the developing new test procedures or modifications of existing test procedures to accomplish performance evaluations. The scope shall include baseline performance, accelerated reliability, and fleet testing of state-of-the-art light-, medium-, and heavy-duty advanced technology vehicles and the required vehicle-to-infrastructure interface required for fueling vehicles with one or more advanced technologies, including: 

  • Internal combustion engines burning advanced fuels, such as 100% hydrogen and hydrogen/compressed natural gas blended fuels
  • Hybrid electric, pure electric, and hydraulic drive systems
  • Advanced batteries and engines
  • Advanced climate control, power electronic, and other ancillary systems.

For more information, see the full solicitation.

Last updated: 07/03/2006

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.