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World Electric Vehicle Journal is published by MDPI from Volume 9 issue 1 (2018). Articles in this Issue were published by The World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) and its member the European Association for e-Mobility (AVERE), the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), and the Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific (EVAAP). They are hosted by MDPI on mdpi.com as a courtesy and upon agreement with AVERE.
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Energy Storage Activities in the Swedish Hybrid Vehicle Centre

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Patrik Johansson (corresponding author), Department of Applied Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Göteborg, Sweden
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Department of Materials Chemistry, Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, SE-751 21 Uppsala, Sweden
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School of Chemical Science and Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Applied Electrochemistry, KTH Royal institute of Technology, SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2009, 3(4), 858-862; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj3040858
Published: 25 December 2009
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Abstract

Significant efforts are put worldwide on developing new concepts for vehicle propulsion with the hybrid electric vehicle (HEY) being a prominent example. Hybrid technology is clearly a strategic future activity for automotive industries and in response to the rapid development in the area; the Swedish Hybrid Yehicle Centre (SHC) was formed in 2007 to join forces between Swedish industry and academia in the field. The centre emphasizes a holistic view to meet the environmental and societal needs with new technological solutions. The research within SHC is currently divided into three different themes whereof we here describe the Energy Storage theme with emphasis on the activities carried out at the involved universities in the current main project areas: Cell Properties, Electrode Materials and Electrolyte Additives. Examples are given on how these projects attacks the problems at hand separately, but also how we create synergy effects between the projects. As an example cell modelling is performed given a specific chemistry and cycling scheme, the same parameters are used for electrochemical experiments which provide macroscopic data that are connected with molecular level actions in the electrodes, the electrolyte, and the interfaces. All this is done using our base-line chemistry and a subsequent route is to investigate the role of different additives to overcome the limitations that are observed.
Keywords: HEV; energy storage; lithium battery; safety HEV; energy storage; lithium battery; safety
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Ciosek, K.; Killiches, S.; Zavalis, T.; Behm, M.; Johansson, P.; Edström, K.; Jacobsson, P.; Lindbergh, G. Energy Storage Activities in the Swedish Hybrid Vehicle Centre. World Electr. Veh. J. 2009, 3, 858-862.

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