FIRST ANNUAL REPORT TO CONGRESS ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PUBLIC LAW 94-413. THE ELECTRIC AND HYBRID VEHICLE RESEARCH, AND DEVELOPMENT AND DEMONSTRATION ACT OF 1976

The U.S. Congress enacted Public Law 94-413 to foster and support research and development in electric and hybrid vehicle systems and their component technology; to accelerate commercialization of this technology; to encourage small businesses to participate in the development of these vehicles; to identify potential markets, foster innovative marketing approaches, study the long-term demand, and promote consumer acceptance; identify and help remove institutional, legal, and economic barriers; and ascertain long-term changes in the energy and transportation systems required to facilitate electric and hybrid vehicle use. Vehicle technology and energy storage systems technology are briefly reviewed in Chapters 2 and 3. Chapter 4 cites special studies and performance standards. Financial incentives are outlined in Chapter 5. Demonstration procedures, administration and management, projections and estimates of progress, and recommendations complete the presentation. (ERA citation 03:024193)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Energy

    Division of Transportation Energy Conservation
    Washington, DC  United States  20585
  • Publication Date: 1977-12

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  • Pagination: 78 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00181129
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 14 1978 12:00AM