Appendix C Acronyms


ALABC

Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium

ANL

Argonne National Laboratory


CARB

California Air Resources Board

CRADA

cooperative research and development agreement


DOE

U.S. Department of Energy


EPACT

Energy Policy Act of 1992

EPRI

Electric Power Research Institute

EV

electric vehicle

ETR

exploratory technology research


FAR

Federal Acquisition Regulation

FMEA

failure modes and effects analysis

FY

fiscal year


GAO

General Accounting Office

GM

General Motors Corporation

GMO

GM-Ovonic


ICE

internal combustion engine


JPL

Jet Propulsion Laboratory



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