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Transportation Research Analysis

NREL offers online resources for information, data, and publications related to advanced transportation technologies and fuels. These easy-to-use resources help industry, fleet managers, and the public understand alternative fuel and advanced vehicle issues, technologies, regulations, incentives, and more.

Fleet DNA: Commercial Fleet Vehicle Operating Data

Online tool providing data summaries and visualizations similar to real-world "genetics" for medium- and heavy-duty commercial fleet vehicles operating in a variety of vocations.

Fleet Test and Evaluation

Tests and deploys medium- and heavy-duty alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles in service.

ReFUEL Laboratory

Tests advanced fuels in heavy-duty engines and vehicles and advanced heavy hybrid vehicles.

Transportation Secure Data Center

Repository of detailed travel data—including demographic information and second-by-second speed profiles—from various surveys and studies. Robust data sets are readily available to support research projects while protecting individual participant privacy.

Transportation Energy Futures Project

The Transportation Energy Futures (TEF) project examines underexplored greenhouse gas-abatement and oil-savings opportunities by consolidating transportation energy knowledge, conducting advanced analysis, and exploring additional opportunities for sound strategic action.

Vehicle Systems Analysis and Integration

Evaluates advanced vehicle technologies to determine their impact on fuel economy, vehicle performance, exhaust emissions, and more.

Transportation Data and Statistics Tools

Alternative Fuels Data Center

EERE Energy Analysis Publications

Fuel Economy Guide

Future U.S. Highway Energy Use: A Fifty Year Perspective

Transportation Databases

Transportation Energy Data Book (2004)

Transportation Energy Futures Data Browser

Transportation Links

Transportation Fact-of-the-Week

Learn more about our Transportation Research capabilities and current projects in this area.

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Key staff analysts
Jørn Aabakken
Keith Wipke, 303-275-4451

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