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Implementation of a connected eco-driving traffic signal system can lead to fuel savings of up to nine percent for heavy-duty diesel trucks.(07/31/2019)

Greater adoption of CAV may result in long-term benefits but mid-term fluctuations for costs and congestion, according to predictive model.(01/11/2019)

CAVs are expected to decrease congestion up to 50 percent, increasing the effective capacity of urban networks leading to a new equilibrium with more users but with negligibly less congestion than the current system.(01/11/2019)

CV-based adaptive signal control has potential to increase mainline arterial speeds by an average of 5 percent and reduce maximum intersection queue lengths by 66.7 percent even with low market penetration (5 percent CV).

The benefits of eco-guidance extend to other cars on the road, offering comparable emissions reductions to following vehicles.(11/01/2018)

Connected eco-driving for drayage operations on signalized networks can reduce diesel truck energy consumption by 4.4 to 8.1 percent.(1/13/2018)

Simulated use of dynamic eco-driving speed guidance strategy in vehicles shows an emissions reduction of 25 percent.(12/21/2017)

GlidePath Prototype application reduces fuel consumption by an average of 17 percent by improving compliance with suggested speed profiles.(11/03/2017)

Eco-Approach and Departure (EAD) techniques for connected vehicles can save six percent energy for trip segments within range of DSRC enabled signal controllers.(01/11/2017)

Eco-Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control field test yielded fuel consumption reduction of 37.4 percent and travel time reduction of 8.6 percent.(January 2017)

Transit eco-driving strategies can reduce fleet bus fuel consumption by five to seven percent.(April 2016)

Simulations show that an eco-speed control algorithm can reduce fuel consumption up to 18 percent in the vicinity of signalized intersections.(02/12/2016)

Eco-driving applications for automated vehicles can reduce CO2 emissions by 20 percent, and decrease CO, NOx, and HC emissions by over 60 percent at intersections.(January 2016)

Eco-driving strategies can reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 10 percent, and decrease CO, NOx, and HC emissions by approximately 30 percent at intersections.(January 2016)

A simulation analysis demonstrated that connected vehicles using intersection SPaT data and Eco-Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control algorithms to regulate speed profiles can reduce fuel consumption up to 40 percent on signalized arterials. (January 2016)

The GlidePath Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC) system installed on a partially automated vehicle improved its fuel economy by 22 percent at a test track in Virginia.(January 2016)

Low Emissions Zones concept can potentially reduce emissions by 15-18 percent.(January 2015)

Eco-Speed Harmonization and Eco-Connected Adaptive Cruise Control applications show results of up to a 22 percent reduction in energy and a 33 percent reduction in travel time.

Fuel optimization framework has ability to reduce fuel use in the vicinity of signalized intersections by up to 32 percent.(10/01/2014)

Eco-driving can reduce emissions by more than 50 percent at signalized intersections.(01/12/2014)

Eco-speed control applications for connected vehicles can reduce fuel consumption 30 percent at urban intersections.(12-16 January 2014)

Applications that recommend optimal speeds for specific road segments can yield emissions and fuel consumption savings of 5.3 percent and 11.6 percent, respectively, for cars.(2014)

Eco-cruise control application reduced fuel consumption by 27 percent on a section of I-81 in Virginia.(January 2014)

Eco-cruise control reduced travel time by 8.5 percent and delay by 23 percent on a segment of I-81 in Virginia.(January 2014)

On-board eco-driving applications that encourage optimal shifting and acceleration rates can improve fuel economy up to 12 percent.(06/01/2013)

Eco-cruise control (ECC) systems that use topography information to maximize engine performance can reduce fuel consumption 5 to 15 percent.(02/19/2013)

Automated vehicles can save more than 1000 lives annually with 10 percent market penetration.(12-16 January 2013)

Automated vehicles (AVs) can reduce congestion and save $1,400 per year per AV with 10 percent market penetration.(12-16 January 2013)

2012 European trial study confirms eco-driving feedback tool results in up to 6 percent reduction in vehicle CO2 emissions.(01/07/2013)

Cooperative vehicle intersection signal control systems can reduce fuel consumption and emissions by 36 and 37 percent, respectively.(09/06/2012)

Autonomous vehicles with full market penetration can use intelligent intersections to manage approach speeds and reduce fuel consumption and emissions up to 50 percent.(9/1/2012)

Connected eco-driving applications can improve fuel economy 10 to 15 percent.(05/01/2012)

Connected vehicles that receive future state intersection signal control data to support predictive cruise control functions can reduce fuel consumption 24 to 47 percent.(05/01/2011)

Eco-driving can improve truck fuel economy by up to 22 percent(2011)

Traffic-light-to-vehicle communication systems can help drivers avoid braking and accelerating maneuvers and reduce fuel consumption 8 to 22 percent.(November 2010)

In-vehicle driver speed advisory systems that use broadcast signal timing information can reduce fuel consumption and emissions by 12 and 14 percent, respectively.(3-7 October 2009)