Appendix E
Acronyms and Abbreviations

AEF America’s Energy Future (study)

AEO Annual Energy Outlook (annual report of EIA)

AER all-electric range, the distance a plug-in hybrid can travel on battery power alone

BAU business as usual

BEV battery electric vehicle

CAFE Corporate Average Fuel Economy (regulations)

CD charge-depleting mode of plug-in hybrid operation

CS charge-sustaining mode of plug-in hybrid operation

DOE Department of Energy

eff efficiency

EIA Energy Information Administration (DOE)

EPRI Electric Power Research Institute

FCV fuel cell vehicle

FTD Federal Test Procedure

gge gallons gasoline equivalent, used as a measure of energy content

GHG greenhouse gas

HEV hybrid electric vehicle

HFCV hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

HWFET Highway Fuel Economy Test Driving Schedule

ICEV internal combustion engine vehicle

kg kilogram

km kilometer

kWh kilowatt-hour (1,000 watt-hours, measure of energy)

MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology

NRC National Research Council

NRDC Natural Resources Defense Council

OEM original equipment manufacturer (automobile manufacturer)

PHEV plug-in hybrid electric vehicle

PHEV-10 plug-in hybrid vehicle with a 10-mile all-electric range

PHEV-40 plug-in hybrid vehicle with a 40-mile all-electric range

Wh watt-hour (measure of energy)



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Appendix E Acronyms and Abbreviations AEF America’s Energy Future (study) HEV hybrid electric vehicle AEO Annual Energy Outlook (annual report of EIA) HFCV hydrogen fuel cell vehicle AER all-electric range, the distance a plug-in hybrid HWFET Highway Fuel Economy Test Driving Schedule can travel on battery power alone ICEV internal combustion engine vehicle BAU business as usual BEV battery electric vehicle kg kilogram km kilometer CAFE Corporate Average Fuel Economy (regulations) kWh kilowatt-hour (1,000 watt-hours, measure of CD charge-depleting mode of plug-in hybrid energy) operation CS charge-sustaining mode of plug-in hybrid MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology operation NRC National Research Council DOE Department of Energy NRDC Natural Resources Defense Council eff efficiency OEM original equipment manufacturer (automobile EIA Energy Information Administration (DOE) manufacturer) EPRI Electric Power Research Institute PHEV plug-in hybrid electric vehicle FCV fuel cell vehicle PHEV-10 plug-in hybrid vehicle with a 10-mile all- FTD Federal Test Procedure electric range PHEV-40 plug-in hybrid vehicle with a 40-mile all- gge gallons gasoline equivalent, used as a measure electric range of energy content GHG greenhouse gas Wh watt-hour (measure of energy)