Technical Objectives

  • Improve vehicle acceleration and braking performance to meet Year 2 VTS.
  • Refine noise, vibration, and harshness characteristics to a 99% buyoff level.
  • Implement full vehicle infotainment system.
  • Expand vehicle all-electric range through lightweighting and controls refinements.
  • Improve charge-sustaining fuel economy and emissions through advanced engine control strategies.
  • Further test vehicle failure modes to ensure robust, reliable, and safe operation.