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Key Technologies of Hybrid Solar Electric Midibus Development

Advanced Design Technology Center, Engineer school of Sun Yat-Sen University Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2010, 4(1), 151-155;
Published: 26 March 2010
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The solar and lithium-ion hybrid electric midibus is a new energy vehicles.According to the 21 low-speed integrated Li-ion power midibus’s design and development requirements,this paper introduces some key Technologies need to be resolved,such as vehicle dynamic parameter matching technology, Lightweight design, high efficiency motor and controler technology, solar panels and charger technology, Battery management technology and advanced vehicle control technology. Based on the analysis of the key technologies, this paper put forward the corresponding solutions and implementation plan, and the midibus prototype is also developed. Through the vehicle and some components testing and experiments, which verify the correctness of such Key Techniques.
Keywords: Solar energy; Lithium-ion battery; Lightweight; electric midibus Solar energy; Lithium-ion battery; Lightweight; electric midibus
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Xiong, H.-Y.; Zong, Z.-J.; Chen, C.-H. Key Technologies of Hybrid Solar Electric Midibus Development. World Electr. Veh. J. 2010, 4, 151-155.

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