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EPA Selects AVL for Establishing Automotive Electrification Standards

11 April 2011 | PR Newswire

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PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AVL has announced that it has been chosen by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a critical, industry-changing initiative related to fuel economy and establishing electrification standards for hybrid and electric vehicles. The initiative is part of the EPA's significant investments in new and emerging testing technologies, and will result in the creation of an Integrated Battery Cycling System at the U.S. EPA National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory (NVFEL) in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

"We are proud to have been selected to partner with the EPA as it establishes new standards for the automotive industry in battery testing and automotive electrification," said Don Manvel, AVL North America Chairman and CEO. "This important new technology will lead the way for the industry as it turns to ever-renewable sources of energy."


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