Science Inventory

VEHICLE MASS REDUCTION STUDY

Citation:

VEHICLE MASS REDUCTION STUDY. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.

Impact/Purpose:

Find a holistic vehicle design approach that establishes a potential path for future feasible vehicle mass reduction in light-duty vehicles to meet more stringent GHG and Fuel Economy Standards.

Description:

Analysis of the potential to reduce light-duty vehicle mass through the application of low density or high strength materials, component consolidation, and changes to vehicle architecture.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/REPORT)
Product Published Date: 08/31/2012
Record Last Revised: 01/21/2014
OMB Category: Influential
Record ID: 230748