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Well-to-Wheel Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Advanced Fuel/Vehicle Systems -
North American Analysis - June 2001

General Motors Corporations
Argonne National Laboratory

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Table of Contents

Preface iii
Notation xi
Part 1: Well-to-Tank Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Transportation Fuels 1
  ES-1.1 Introduction 1
ES-1.2 Methodology 1
ES-1.3 Results 4
ES-1.4 Conclusions 11
Part 2: Tank-to-Wheel Energy Use for a North American Vehicle 13
  ES-2.1 Introduction 13
ES-2.2 Methodology 13
ES-2.3 Results 15
ES-2.4 Conclusions 17
Part 3: Well-to-Wheel Fuel/Vehicle Pathway Integration 19
  ES-3.1 Introduction 19
ES-3.2 Methodology 19
ES-3.3 Results 24
ES-3.4 Conclusions 30
ES-1.1 WTT Total Energy Use 6
ES-1.2 WTT Fossil Energy Use 7
ES-1.3 WTT Petroleum Use 9
ES-1.4 WTT GHG Emissions 10
ES-2.1 Performance Targets 15
ES-3.1 WTW Integration Process 23
ES-3.2 WTW Total System Entery Use: Conventional Hybrid Fuel/Vehicle Pathways 26
ES-3.3 WTW GHG Emissions: Conventional and Hybrid Fuel/Vehicle Pathways 27
ES-3.4 WTW Total System Energy Use: Hybrid Fuel/FCV Pathways 28
ES-3.5 WTW GHG Emissions: Hybrid Fuel/FCV Pathways 29
ES-3.6 WTW Total System Energy Use: Non-Hybrid Fuel/FCV Pathways 29
ES-3.7 WTW GHG Emissions: Non-Hybrid Fuel/FCV Pathways 30
ES-3.8 WTW Total System Energy Use "Selected" Fuel/Vehicle Pathways 31
ES-3.9 Percent Energy Loss WTT vs WTW: "Selected" Fuel/Vehicle Pathways 31
ES-3.10 WTW GHG Emissions: "Selected" Fuel/Vehicle Pathways 32
ES-1.1 Representative Fuel Pathways Identified 4
ES-2.1 Fuel Economy and Performance Predictions 16
ES-2.2 Overview of Vehicle Configurations 17
ES-3.1 Summary of Pathways Selected for WTW Integration Analysis 22
ES-3.2 Fuel/Vehicle Pathways Analyzed 25