Acronyms


CIDI

compression-ignition direct-injection

CNG

compressed natural gas

CO

carbon monoxide

CO2

carbon dioxide

CRADA

cooperative research and development agreement


DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DME

dimethyl ether

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy


EGR

exhaust gas recirculation

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EV

electric vehicle


GVW

gross vehicle weight


IDEA

National Research Council's Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis program

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers


LPG

liquefied petroleum gas


mpge

miles per gallon equivalent


NOx

nitrogen oxide

NRC

National Research Council



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