Case study of the real world integration of fuel cell plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and their effect on hydrogen refueling locations in the Puget Sound region
The personal vehicle transportation fleet relies heavily on non-renewable and pollutive sources of fuel, such as petroleum. However, with harsher restrictions from the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and California Air Resource Board's (CARB) Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) standards coupled with growing sales for alternative fueled vehicles, the automotive industry has begun to shift toward more renewable and clean sources of energy to power vehicles. The fuel cell plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (FCPHEV) architecture provides a unique and promising ...
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