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Rating the Environmental Impacts of Motor Vehicles: ACEEE's Green Book® Methodology, 2004 Edition

January 1, 2004
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This report describes the rating system behind ACEEE’s Green Book® Online: The Environmental Guide to Cars and Trucks, and the model year 2004 vehicle scorings available online at GreenerCars.com. It discusses the background, life-cycle analysis considerations, and data sources, and explains the methodology used to arrive at a vehicle’s overall "Green Score." Detailed tables document the data, assumptions, and parameters applied in the rating system, including evaluations of new "Tier 2" and "LEV II" emission standards.

Research Report

Rating the Environmental Impacts of Motor Vehicles: ACEEE's Green Book® Methodology, 2004 Edition

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James Kilesch
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