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Assessment of heavy-duty vehicle activities, fuel consumption and exhaust emissions in port areas


  • Zamboni, Giorgio
  • Malfettani, Stefano
  • André, Michel
  • Carraro, Chiara
  • Marelli, Silvia
  • Capobianco, Massimo


An experimental and theoretical investigation is being performed to evaluate exhaust emissions and fuel consumption of Heavy Duty Vehicles (HDVs) circulating in urban areas and involved in commercial shipping activities.

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  • Zamboni, Giorgio & Malfettani, Stefano & André, Michel & Carraro, Chiara & Marelli, Silvia & Capobianco, Massimo, 2013. "Assessment of heavy-duty vehicle activities, fuel consumption and exhaust emissions in port areas," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 111(C), pages 921-929.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:appene:v:111:y:2013:i:c:p:921-929
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.06.037

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