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Improving the Fuel Economy of HDVs Using V2V Communication

Status: Complete

Lead Researcher(s)

Gabor Orosz
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering

Project Team

Project Abstract

A mathematical framework allows optimization of the speed profile and selection of the optimal gears for heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) traveling on highways while varying parameters.

Project Outcome

Improved the fuel economy of HDVs by exploiting vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) connectivity.

BUDGET YEAR: 2014-05-01