A study of automobile characteristics as a supportive tool for auto energy consumption, fuel economy monitoring, and fleet analysis studies is presented. This report emphasizes the utility of efficient data retrieval methods in fuel economy analysis, statistical data reporting, and fleet mix analysis. The methods of vehicle sample selection, computation methods for statistical reports, illustrative output examples, and instructions for operating the data base are presented in order to fully represent the 1975 automobile fleet characteristics. A statistics section contains information that is useful in econometric modeling and the determination of automobile design characteristics.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142
  • Authors:
    • Rouse, M
    • Basham, W
  • Publication Date: 1976-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 136 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00150473
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-OST-76-27 Final Rpt.
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 15 1977 12:00AM