Development and Demonstration of Medium-Heavy Duty PHEV Work Trucks

John Petras, Kenneth Kelly, David Smith

Research output: NRELManagement


The project goal is to design, develop, and demonstrate a new generation of medium/heavy-duty plug-in hybrid electric work truck that achieves a 50% reduction in fuel consumption versus a conventional vehicle baseline when evaluated across a full day work cycle representative of the vocational work truck.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages6
StatePublished - 2020

Bibliographical note

See the Vehicle Technologies Office Electrification 2019 Annual Progress Report at

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/MP-5400-78509


  • electric work truck
  • PHEV batteries
  • powertrain development and optimization
  • vehicle


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