Programme of Work
Task 4 concluded by 2000. When Task 4 began, governments, electric utilities, and the auto industry needed information about the compatibility, cost, and technical issues related to charging infrastructure. Standards for electric vehicles have far-reaching impacts for ease of vehicle charging, safety, and design.
The Task 4 members worked on international aspects of EV infrastructure development. It produced reports on the following topics:
International collaboration among technical standard setting organizations.
Barriers to infrastructure development.
Costs of infrastructure.
Participating countries were Canada, the Netherlands, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
EA Technology of the United Kingdom served as the Operating Agent.