Advanced Motor Fuels October newsletter
Hybrid and electric vehicles - the electric drive chauffeurs
The recently published HEV TCP Annual Report provides a detailed overview on the status of the 13 working groups along with an update on the state of the technology in the 17 member countries. Download here.
Assessing the economic impact of e-mobility
Worldwide, policy makers are implementing supportive measures to facilitate the introduction or implementation of electric mobility in their region for many different reasons. This report, from the HEV TCP, focuses on the economic impact of electric mobility and includes detailed data from eight countries. The final report and individual country reports are available for download here.
Fuel and technology alternatives for commercial vehicles
Commercial goods vehicles represent around 25% of the total energy used in transport and are the second largest segment after passenger cars. In the "COMVEC" project from the AMF TCP, eight countries from four continents teamed up to generate performance data (energy efficiency, exhaust emissions) for commercial vehicles. The conclusions and key messages can be found in the final report Fuel and Technology Alternatives for Commercial Vehicles. A 2-page summary of key messages is also available here.
National strategies and plans for fuel cells and infrastucture
This recent report from the AFC TCP summarises the strategies and programs of its eight member countries and aims to provide as comprehensive an overview as possible of the technology in each of the countries. Download from the publications page here.
Alcohol applications in compression ignition engines
The recently finalised two-year project by the AMF TCP on the application of neat alcohols in compression ignition engines has shown that neat alcohols can be applied at very high compression ratios in diesel engines with the same performance as conventional diesel fuel. More information on the project plus the full project report are available here.
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