The experimental electric vehicle platform uses an electric converted 1993 Dodge Dakota pickup truck. The vehicle is ... Indeed in 1998, CARB is requiring that 2% of all vehicles offered for sale in California must be ZEV. ... One particularly promising technology was identified to be a serial multiplex communication network which would replace complex and costly wiring harnesses in vehicles. A serial ... A block diagram of the electric vehicle multiplex system is shown in Figure 1.