Lightweight Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Design, covers the particular automotive design approach required for hybrid/electrical drive vehicles. There is currently huge investment world-wide in electric vehicle propulsion, driven by concern for pollution control and depleting oil resources. The radically different design demands of these new vehicles requires a completely new approach that is covered comprehensively in this book. The book explores the rather dramatic departures in structural configuration necessary for purpose-designed electric vehicle including weight removal in the mechanical syst.The control system schematic for the vehicle is at (b), the THS (Toyota Hybrid System) calculates desired and existing operating ... 6.4.2 RECENT ADDITION TO PRODUCTION HYBRID VEHICLES Hondaa#39;s Insight hybrid-drive car, Fig. ... ( IMA) hybrid system, comprising high efficiency petrol engine, electric motor and lightweight 5-speed manual transmission, ... power windows and mirrors, power door locks with keyless entry, automatic air conditioning and an anti-theft immobilizer.
|Title||:||Lightweight Electric/ Hybrid Vehicle Design|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier - 2001|