Determination of the deviation of the on-board computer in the vehicle when determining the average fuel consumption
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Faculty of Operation and Economic of Transport and Communications, University of Zilina
Michal Loman   

Faculty of Operation and Economic of Transport and Communications, University of Zilina
Submission date: 2021-02-02
Final revision date: 2021-02-22
Acceptance date: 2021-03-03
Publication date: 2021-03-31
The Archives of Automotive Engineering – Archiwum Motoryzacji 2021;91(1):25–35
Fuel consumption measurement itself is a demanding process and it is difficult to determine the exact consumption of a vehicle. Fuel consumption can be determined in various ways. One way to determine consumption is through driving tests. We know several types of driving tests. Nowadays, most vehicles and all new vehicles can provide a wealth of data to the driver directly during vehicle operation. One of them is the data on the consumption of the vehicle also through the on-board computer located in the vehicle. The information provided to the driver may not reflect reality. In most cases, they are inaccurate and do not correspond to reality. Therefore, the subject of the research will be to verify the accuracy of the provided data on vehicle consumption by the on-board computer. The aim of the research will be to determine the extent to which consumption data are true. Vehicle consumption, as well as measurements are performed on one vehicle in every day traffic. This will ensure that it is possible to compare the measured data with each other.
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