Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Field Evaluations

Kenneth Kelly, Robert Prohaska

Research output: NRELPresentation


This presentation provides information about NREL's real-world evaluations of commercial vehicle technologies, which compare the performance of advanced medium- and heavy-duty fleet vehicles to conventional vehicles. NREL conducts these customized evaluations in partnership with commercial and government fleets across the nation. Current fleet and industry partners include UPS, Workhorse, Parker Hannifin, Proterra, Foothill Transit, Long Beach Transit, BYD, Odyne, Duke Energy, Miami-Dade, TransPower, Eaton, Cummins, Bosch, and Clean Cities/National Clean Fleet Partnership. The presentation focuses on two particular vehicle evaluation projects -- hydraulic hybrid refuse haulers operated by Miami-Dade and electric transit buses operated by Foothill Transit.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages28
StatePublished - 2017

Publication series

NamePresented at the Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation, 5-9 June 2017, Washington, D.C.

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PR-5400-68297


  • advanced vehicles
  • commercial vehicle technologies
  • electric transit bus
  • fleet evaluation
  • fleet test and evaluation
  • Foothill Transit
  • hydraulic hybrid refuse hauler
  • Miami-Dade


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