How much are Chevrolet Volts in The EV Project Driven in EV Mode?

This report presents conclusions from a study to determine how much Chevrolet Volts in The EV Project are driven in the electric vehicle (EV) mode. Among these conclusions are the following: (1) 1,154 Chevrolet Volt drivers participating in The EV Project drove 73% of their total miles in EV mode over an 8-month period; (2) 70% of vehicles were driven more than 70% of their total miles in EV mode, while 11% were driven more than 95% of their miles in EV mode; (3) Volt drivers who drove farther per day also tended to consume more charging energy; (4) The average amount of energy delivered per charging event varied widely from vehicle to vehicle; and (5) Drivers with a high percentage of miles in EV mode averaged fewer trips of shorter length between charging events and also tended to charge more frequently for shorter durations.

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    Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation (eTec)

    430 S 2nd Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ  United States  85003-2418

    Idaho National Laboratory

    2525 North Fremont Avenue, P.O. Box 1625
    Idaho Falls, ID  United States  83415
  • Publication Date: 2013-8


  • English

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 4p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01527896
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: INL/EXT-13-30052
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 2 2014 11:05AM