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Environmental Performance Evaluation of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

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Waseda University, 55S-704, 3-4-1 Ohkubo, Shinjuku Tokyo, JAPAN
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Japan Automobile Research Institute, JAPAN
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2009, 3(2), 238-245; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj3020238
Published: 26 June 2009
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Abstract

This paper describes a dynamic simulation model built to assess Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) performance and lithium-ion battery performance installed in PHEVs. First, we examine vehicle performance. In particular, the effects of engine on/off controls and the effects of drive distance are evaluated, because they have significant impact on PHEVs environmentally friendly performance. A study of cycle life test methods for batteries installed in PHEVs is also examined. Here, we discuss the establishment of a common PHEV battery charge/discharge test profile for Japan, the US, and Europe.
Keywords: battery; environment; PHEV (plug in hybrid electric vehicle); simulation battery; environment; PHEV (plug in hybrid electric vehicle); simulation
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WADA, Y.; SHIMADA, S.; JIBIN, W.; KAMIYA, Y.; DAISHO, Y.; MORITA, K. Environmental Performance Evaluation of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles. World Electr. Veh. J. 2009, 3, 238-245.

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