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Two-motor, Two-axle Traction System for Full Electric Vehicle

Dept. of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering “G. Marconi” University of Bologna, Italy
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2016, 8(1), 25-39;
Published: 25 March 2016
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The paper deals with the description of a low voltage, two-battery pack, two-motor, two-axle powertrain configuration for a full performance compact electric car. It gives an analytical method for selecting the two different drives for front and rear axle, a performance and economical evaluation criteria for choosing the low voltage active components and gives details about the power stage layout of the traction inverter.
Keywords: EV; powertrain; inverter; traction control; vehicle performance; powertrain EV; powertrain; inverter; traction control; vehicle performance; powertrain
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Rossi, C.; Pontara, D.; Bertoldi, M.; Casadei, D. Two-motor, Two-axle Traction System for Full Electric Vehicle. World Electr. Veh. J. 2016, 8, 25-39.

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