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Development of real-world Driving Cycles for Battery Electric Vehicles

Chair of Vehicle Technology, Institute of Vehicle System Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Rintheimer Querallee 2, D-76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2016, 8(1), 14-24; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj8010014
Published: 25 March 2016
Driving cycles are used in various aspects of vehicle development and for the homologation of new vehicles. The character and duration of a cycle have a huge impact on the energy consumption for longitudinal dynamics and comfort functions. Current driving cycles are widely criticised for their insufficient representation of real-world driving, especially for battery electric vehicles (BEV). Therefore we developed three driving cycles for BEV that are based on empiric data from a large-scale field operational test with electric vehicles (project CROME) for future application in research and policy making.
Keywords: BEV (battery electric vehicle); city traffic; commercial; fleet; passenger car BEV (battery electric vehicle); city traffic; commercial; fleet; passenger car
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Pfriem, M.; Gauterin, F. Development of real-world Driving Cycles for Battery Electric Vehicles. World Electr. Veh. J. 2016, 8, 14-24.

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