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Idaho National Laboratory

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles/Extended Range Electric Vehicles

INL and testing partner Intertek conduct Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) and Extended Range Electric Vehicle (EREV) testing as part of their conduct of DOE's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity. PHEVs and EREVs are similar to hybrid electric vehicles with a few exceptions - PHEVs and EREVs have much larger battery packs, allowing for increased all-electric and/or electric-assist range, and PHEVs and EREVs must be connected to the electric grid to fully recharge the onboard traction energy storage devices (normally batteries). The AVTA's activities include:

Vehicle Testing Reports

Several types of testing have been done to date on PHEVs, including PHEVAmerica Baseline Performance testing and Accelerated testing.

Ford C-Max Energi

2013 FORD C-MAX ENERGI FLEET


Ford C-Max Energi

2013 FORD C-MAX ENERGI


Toyota Prius PHEV

2013 TOYOTA PRIUS PHEV


Volt

2013 CHEVROLET VOLT


Volt

2011 CHEVROLET VOLT


Chrysler Town & Country

2011 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY


Quantum Escape PHEV

2010 QUANTUM ESCAPE PHEV

  • 2012 Monthly Reports

  • Escape

    2010 FORD ESCAPE ADVANCED RESEARCH VEHICLE

  • Baseline Performance (PHEVAmerica) Testing
  • Summary Results to date (12/12)
  • 2012 Summary Results
  • 2012 Monthly Summary Results
  • Additional Monthly and Yearly Summary Results for 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 (See Library)

  • Ford PHEV Report Notes

  • Escape

    2007 HYMOTION PHEV ESCAPE CONVERSION

  • Baseline Performance (PHEVAmerica) Testing
  • Accelerated Testing Methods and Results for the Hymotion Escape
  • Fleet Demonstration Test Results

  • Prius

    2007 HYMOTION PHEV PRIUS CONVERSION

  • Summary Report
  • Gen I Battery Report
  • Gen II Battery Report
  • Accelerated Testing Methods and Results with Version I battery
  • Gen I Battery Baseline Performance (PHEVAmerica) Testing
  • Gen II Battery Baseline Performance (PHEVAmerica) Testing
  • Hymotion Prius PHEV Fleet Testing (Kvaser data logger) Summary Results to date (12/10)
  • Hymotion Prius PHEV Fleet Testing (V2Green data logger) Summary Results to date (9/11)
  • Hymotion PHEV Prius Conversion 2011 Monthly Summary Results
  • Additional Monthly and Yearly Summary Results for 2009, 2010, and 2011 (See Library)

  • Month-by-month summary Hymotion PHEV Performance with V2Green data loggers
  • PHEV Report Notes
  • Hymotion Prius Charging and Driving Behavior. Personal-use Vehicles Fall 08 - Spring 10
  • Hymotion Prius Charging and Driving Behavior. Comercial-use Vehicles 2009

  • Escape

    2007 HYMOTION PHEV PRIUS CONVERSION

  • Baseline Performance (PHEVAmerica) Testing
  • Accelerated Testing Methods and Results

  • Escape

    HYBRIDS PLUS ESCAPE PHEV CONVERSION

  • K2 Energy Solutions Battery - Fleet Testing Summary Results
  • Hybrids Plus Battery - Fleet Testing Summary Results

  • Prius

    2006 ENERGYCS PHEV PRIUS CONVERSION

  • Baseline Performance (PHEVAmerica) Testing
  • Accelerated Testing Methods and Results
  • EnergyCS Prius with Valance PHEV Battery Pack

    EnergyCS Prius with Altairnano PHEV Battery Pack


    Kangoo

    2003 RENAULT KANGOO PHEV

  • Baseline Performance (PHEVAmerica) Testing
  • Accelerated Testing Methods and Results

  • Other Information or Reports

    Some of the above documents are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs (Download Acrobat Reader).