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Recent Advances in Electric Vehicle Technology

  • Special Publication
  • SP-0793
  • ISBN 0-89883-784-7
Published August 01, 1989 by SAE International in United States
Recent Advances in Electric Vehicle Technology
  • English
  • 136 pages
Due to increasing air pollution concerns and rising petroluem prices, interest has heightened in electric vehicles. SP-793 provides a thorough look at current developments in advancing the electric vehicle's role for meeting the transportation challenges of the 21st century. This information-packed publication contains 15 papers including: fuel cell power plants for public transport vehicles; electric vehicle design considerations for cold weather operation; demonstration of aluminum-air fuel cells in a road vehicle; safety considerations for sodium-sulfur batteries for electric vehicles; a new compact drive system with a microcomputer controlled dual DC- chopper; application of solar cells to the automobile and more