U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Vehicle Technologies Office – Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity
New Vehicle Evaluation
This project involved conducting performance tests of new alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) being released into the market and their conventional gasoline counterparts [project background (PDF 99 KB)]. The primary purpose was to provide consumers with information about vehicle performance, handling, and emissions. Data were collected and analyzed to generate fact sheets to assist fleet managers and general consumers in making educated decisions about purchasing AFVs.
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Testing focused on:
1998 Models Tested
1999 Models Tested
Ford F250 Propane Bi-Fuel Pickup
May 2000 (PDF 852 KB)
Dodge Dedicated CNG Ram Van
May 2000 (PDF 144 KB)
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