Hennepin County's Experience with Heavy-Duty Ethanol Vehicles

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


Hennepin County, Minnesota, field-tested two heavy-duty snowplow/road maintenance trucks fueled by ethanol. The objective of this program was to collect data from original equipment manufacturer alternative fuel heavy-duty trucks, along with comparable data from a similarly configured diesel-powered vehicle, to establish economic, emissions, performance, and durability data for the alternativefuel technology. A considerable amount of data was collected, and project participants called the project a success.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages145
StatePublished - 1998

Bibliographical note

Work performed by Trucking Research Instititute, Alexandria, Virginia and Hennepin County Central Mobile Equipment Division, Hopkins, Minnesota

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-540-22726


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