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A Universal State-of-Charge Algorithm for Batteries

State-of-charge (SOC) measures energy left in a battery, and it is critical for modeling and managing batteries. Developing efficient yet accurate SOC algorithms remains a challenging task.

Monday, 4 May, 2015 - 00:50

Energy Management and Control of Electric Vehicles, Using Hybrid Power Source in Regenerative Braking Operation

Today’s battery powered electric vehicles still face many issues: (1) Ways of improving the regenerative braking energy; (2) how to maximally extend the driving-range of electric vehicles (EVs) and prolong the service life of batteries; (3) how to satisfy the energy requirements of the EVs both in s

Sunday, 3 May, 2015 - 00:33

European Technology and Production Concept for Electric Vehicles

The objective of the roadmap on a “European Technology and Production Concept for Electric Vehicles“ (ETPC-4-EVs) is to support the development and implementation of all those global processes, methods and technologies that allow to produce hybrid and fully electric vehicles affordable for and th

Saturday, 2 May, 2015 - 16:59

Overview of Battery Technologies used for Automotive Applications

Batteries of several technologies are employed in different automotive applications, helping vehicle manufacturers meet EU targets for reduced CO2 emissions from transport. Advanced lead-based batteries now provide start-stop functionality and other micro-hybrid features in a significant proporti

Saturday, 2 May, 2015 - 12:04

Battery Thermal Management in Electric Vehicles

Advanced numerical simulation helps accelerate the development of safe, long-lasting and cost-effective batteries for electric vehicles.

Saturday, 2 May, 2015 - 09:33

Lithium-ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles: THE U.S. VALUE CHAIN

The global motor vehicle industry is rapidly steering away from the internal combustion engine. Electric vehicles are increasingly attractive for their potential to reduce greenhouse gases and decrease dependence on oil.

Saturday, 2 May, 2015 - 03:27

Design of Axial Flux Permanent Magnet Brushless DC Motor for Direct Drive of Electric Vehicle

Major car manufacturers such as Toyota, Honda, Ford and Hyundai are engaged in serious research, development and manufacture of hybrid electric vehicles in order to promote fuel efficient and environmentally friendly cars.

Saturday, 2 May, 2015 - 02:09

Optimal Energy Management Strategy including Battery Health through Thermal Management for Hybrid Vehicles

The paper proposes an energy management strategy (EMS) for hybrid electric
vehicles (HEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) taking into account battery health
through an additional soft constraint on battery internal temperature, considered as one of the

Thursday, 22 January, 2015 - 01:51

Integrated Vehicle Thermal Management for Advanced Vehicle Propulsion Technologies

A critical element to the success of new propulsion technologies that enable reductions in fuel use is the integration of component thermal management technologies within a viable vehicle package.

Sunday, 4 January, 2015 - 03:38

Evaluation of Electric Vehicle Production and Operating Costs

This report presents an analysis of the initial cost of electric vehicles (EVs). The manufacturing and retail cost structure of mature conventional vehicles produced at high volume is analyzed first, and the contributions by various cost categories to vehicle price are estimated.

Sunday, 4 January, 2015 - 01:46