LIGHT DUTY VEHICLE DRIVEABILITY INVESTIGATION

This report describes the results of an automobile driveability, emission, fuel economy and performance testing program conducted for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A total of twenty-two 1977 and 1978 model vehicles were subjected to a series of tests when adjusted to the manufacturers' recommended settings and when adjusted to simulate maladjustments found on in-use vehicles in an earlier EPA Restorative Maintenance Evaluation Project. The CRC driveability tests were performed on a weather controlled large roll chassis dynamometer at 16C and the emissions and fuel economy tests were conducted according to the 1975 Federal Test Procedure, except that evaporative emissions tests were not conducted.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Suntech, Incorporated

    P.O. Box 1135
    Marcus Hook, PA  USA  19061

    Environmental Protection Agency

    Emission Control Technology Division, 2565 Plymounth Road
    Ann Arbor, MI  USA  48105
  • Authors:
    • Toulmin, HAJ
  • Publication Date: 1978-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 435 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00192067
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: EPA/460/3-78/012
  • Contract Numbers: EPA-68-03-2607
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 11 1979 12:00AM