UNCERTAINTIES IN ESTIMATES OF FLEET AVERAGE FUEL ECONOMY: A STATISTICAL EVALUATION

Research was performed to assess the current Federal procedure for estimating the average fuel economy of each automobile manufacturer's new car fleet. Test vehicle selection and fuel economy estimation methods were characterized statistically and sources of uncertainty identified.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Environmental Impact Center, Incorporated

    67 Chapel
    Newton, MA  USA  02158

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142
  • Authors:
    • Rabe, F T
  • Publication Date: 1977-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 63 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00166456
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-OST-77-32 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-1311
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 28 1978 12:00AM