Eco-optimisation of goods supply by road transport : from logistic requirements via freight transport cycles to efficiency-maximised vehicle powertrains

  • Dörr Heinz, Prenninger Peter, +7 authors Bukold Steffen
  • Published 2016
Currently, only a small minority of commercial vehicles on the market are fitted with alternative powertrain systems, and they are mostly of the heavy-duty type. The “alternative” components required (in particular batteries) make these utility vehicles rather expensive for fleet operators. The return on investment seems to be still out of reach. Hence, it… CONTINUE READING