Study of eco-driving possibilities in passenger car used in urban traffic
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Department of Automation, Lublin University of Technology, Polska
Jacek Caban   

Department of Automation, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka 36, 20-618, Lublin, Polska
Submission date: 2021-02-21
Final revision date: 2021-03-18
Acceptance date: 2021-03-24
Publication date: 2021-03-31
The Archives of Automotive Engineering – Archiwum Motoryzacji 2021;91(1):37–48
During the operation of motor vehicles, their operational parameters change. It is related to the influence of working and external factors on the combustion engine while driving. For many years, there has been a discussion on the improvement of the ecological properties of vehicles related to technical and legal issues as well as the technique of vehicle operation and use. The article presents selected research results of a vehicle used in urban traffic using the eco-driving technique in relation to a normal driving style. The results of the influence of selected parameters, such as: average speed, driving time, mileage, road type, number of stops, number of brakes are presented. The object of the research was a passenger car powered by a spark-ignition engine, running in the so-called routine route, in a selected area of the city of Lublin in south-eastern Poland. The analysis shows that the use of eco-driving techniques has some benefits in urban traffic.
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