U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Vehicle Technologies Office – Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity

Full-Size Electric Vehicle Specifications and Test Procedures

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EV America Specifications

EVAmerica Test Procedures

  • ETA-TP001 Implementation of SAE Standard J1263, February 1996 - Road Load Measurement and Dynamometer Simulation Using Coastdown Techniques (PDF 52 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP002 Implementation of SAE Standard J1666, May 1993 - Electric Vehicle Acceleration, Gradeability, and Deceleration Test Procedure (PDF 79 KB PDF)
  • ETA-HP003 Implementation of SAE J1634, May 1993 - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Energy Consumption and Range Test Procedure (PDF 66 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP004 Electric Vehicle Constant Speed Range Tests (PDF 87 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP005 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Rough Road Course Test (PDF 48 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP006 Braking Test (PDF 52 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP007 Road Course Handling Test (PDF 51 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP008 Battery Charging (PDF 31 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP009 Measurement and Evaluation of Magnetic Fields and Electromagnetic Radiation Generated by Electric Vehicles (PDF 64 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP010 Measurement and Evaluation of Electric Vehicle Battery Charger Performance (PDF 51 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP011 Receipt Inspection (PDF 64 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP012 Evaluation of Electric Vehicle Onboard Battery Energy Management System(s) (PDF 110 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP013 Level III Charging of Electric Vehicles (PDF 38 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP013 Appendix A - Vehicle Battery Charging Checklist/Log (PDF 8 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP014 Electric Vehicle Range Testing Using Level III Charging (PDF 77 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP014 Appendix A - Day 1 Range and Charge Data Sheet (PDF 12 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP014 Appendix B - Day 2 Range and Charge Data Sheet (PDF 12 KB PDF)
  • ETA-TP014 Appendix C - Day 3 Range and Charge Data Sheet (PDF 12 KB PDF)
  • ETA-AC001 Control, Close-out and Storage of Documentation (PDF 25 KB PDF)
  • ETA-AC002 Control of Test Conduct (PDF 24 KB PDF)
  • ETA-AC003 Preparation of Issuance of Test Reports (PDF 21 KB PDF)
  • ETA-AC004 Review of Test Results (PDF 32 KB PDF)
  • ETA-AC005 Training and Certification Requirements for Personnel Utilizing ETA Procedures (PDF 22 KB PDF)
  • ETA-AC006 Vehicle Verification (PDF 60 KB PDF)
  • ETA-AC007 Control of Measuring and Test Equipment (PDF 36 KB PDF)
  • ETA-QA001 Audit of the Quality Assurance Program for the Control and Use of Measuring and Test Equipment (PDF 64 KB PDF)
  • ETA-QP001 Quality Program (PDF 54 KB PDF)