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Title: Impact of eV's to 1990

Abstract

Near term battery improvements will open up the delivery van and school bus markets to electric vehicle competition. These large markets are attractive to electric vehicle production because of their lower HVAC requirements, intermittent driving cycles, and short daily routes. As electric vehicle manufacturers build a market base on these areas and with technical improvements in future vehicles, the electric vehicle market could easily expand into other market areas. A study by the TRW Energy Systems Group to evaluate the cost and performance of future electric vehicles and their projected impact on electric utility systems is described. The lead acid, nickel--iron, and the lithium metal sulfide batteries were assumed for 1978, 1980, and 1990 time frames. Characterization of the top performing commuter car and delivery truck in the NASA test program and the Mitsubishi ME 460 urban bus was made. Performance cost studies were made for Chicago and Phoenix.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5941490
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 5941490
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Electr. Veh. News; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 8:1
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; 25 ENERGY STORAGE; ELECTRIC BATTERIES; COST; ELECTRIC-POWERED VEHICLES; SPECIFICATIONS; AUTOMOBILES; BUSES; COMPETITION; EVALUATION; PRODUCTION; TESTING; TRUCKS; ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS; ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS; TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS; VEHICLES 330300* -- Advanced Propulsion Systems-- Electric-Powered Systems; 250904 -- Energy Storage-- Batteries-- Other Applications

Citation Formats

Molander, A.B., and Heitner, K.L. Impact of eV's to 1990. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Molander, A.B., & Heitner, K.L. Impact of eV's to 1990. United States.
Molander, A.B., and Heitner, K.L. Thu . "Impact of eV's to 1990". United States.
@article{osti_5941490,
title = {Impact of eV's to 1990},
author = {Molander, A.B. and Heitner, K.L.},
abstractNote = {Near term battery improvements will open up the delivery van and school bus markets to electric vehicle competition. These large markets are attractive to electric vehicle production because of their lower HVAC requirements, intermittent driving cycles, and short daily routes. As electric vehicle manufacturers build a market base on these areas and with technical improvements in future vehicles, the electric vehicle market could easily expand into other market areas. A study by the TRW Energy Systems Group to evaluate the cost and performance of future electric vehicles and their projected impact on electric utility systems is described. The lead acid, nickel--iron, and the lithium metal sulfide batteries were assumed for 1978, 1980, and 1990 time frames. Characterization of the top performing commuter car and delivery truck in the NASA test program and the Mitsubishi ME 460 urban bus was made. Performance cost studies were made for Chicago and Phoenix.},
doi = {},
journal = {Electr. Veh. News; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 8:1,
place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {2}
}