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An Experimental Battery Powered Ford Cortina Estate Car
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1970 by SAE International in United States
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The design of the Ford Cortina Estate Car converted to propulsion by currently available batteries is described, and results for power train component performance test and vehicle driving characteristics are given. Concept and purpose of this test vehicle are discussed, and chassis and body modifications are described. Design of the electric power train, employing a dc commutator motor and dc solid state chopper controller, is developed. The car instrumentation is described and operating experience in several driving modes is reported. A discussion of battery characteristics concludes the paper.
CitationFoote, L. and Hough, J., "An Experimental Battery Powered Ford Cortina Estate Car," SAE Technical Paper 700024, 1970, https://doi.org/10.4271/700024.
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