Review of the Research Program of the Freedomcar and Fuel Partnership: First Report (Paperback)

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Review of the Research Program of the Freedomcar and Fuel Partnership: First Report (Paperback)

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The FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership is a collaborative effort among the Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Council for Automotive Research (USCAR), and five major energy companies to manage research that will enable the vision of "a clean and sustainable transportation energy future." It envisions a transition from more efficient internal combustion engines (ICEs), to advanced ICE hybrid electric vehicles, to enabling a private-sector decision by 2015 on hydrogen-fueled vehicle development. This report, which builds on an earlier NRC report, The Hydrogen Economy: Opportunities, Costs, Barriers, and R&D Needs, presents an evaluation of the Partnership's research efforts on hydrogen-fueled transportation systems, and provides findings and recommendations about technical directions, strategies, funding, and management.

Product Details ISBN: 9780309097307
ISBN-10: 0309097304
Publisher: National Academies Press
Publication Date: November 26th, 2005
Pages: 146
Language: English