HEV

hybrid electric vehicle

HVAC

heating, ventilation, and air conditioning


kWh

kilowatt hour


LANL

Los Alamos National Laboratory

LEV

low-emission vehicle

LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


NOx

nitrogen oxides

NRC

National Research Council

NVH

noise, vibration, and harshness


ONR

Office of Naval Research

ORNL

Oak Ridge National Laboratory


PEBB

power electronic building block

PEM

proton exchange membrane

PEMFC

proton exchange membrane fuel cell

PNGV

Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles

PNL

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

ppm

parts per million

PrOx

preferential oxidation


R&D

research and development


SNL

Sandia National Laboratory

SWRI

Southwest Research Institute


ULEV

ultra-low emission vehicle

USABC

United States Advanced Battery Consortium

USCAR

United States Council for Automotive Research

4SDI

four-stroke direct injection



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