Comparing the Mass, Energy, and Cost Effects of Lightweighting in Conventional and Electric Passenger Vehicles

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Johannes Hofer ; Erik Wilhelm ; Warren Schenler (2014)
  • Publisher: SDEWES Centre
  • Journal: Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, volume 2, issue 3 (issn: 1848-9257, eissn: 1848-9257)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.13044/j.sdewes.2014.02.0023
  • Subject: Passenger car | Light weighting | Economic growth, development, planning | Technology | Cost optimisation. | Light weighting;Weight reduction;Passenger car;Electric vehicle;Energy use;Total cost;Cost optimisation | Weight reduction | T | Energy use | Electric vehicle | Total cost | HD72-88
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In this work the effect of weight reduction using advanced lightweight materials on the mass, energy use, and cost of conventional and battery electric passenger vehicles is compared. Analytic vehicle simulation is coupled with cost assessment to find the optimal degree... View more
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