ROADMAP OF VEHICLE ELECTRIFICATION AND HYBRIDIZATION


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ROADMAP OF VEHICLE ELECTRIFICATION AND HYBRIDIZATION
ROADMAP OF VEHICLE ELECTRIFICATION AND HYBRIDIZATIONby Gene LiaoThe automotive industries, in response to economic, political, and environmental pressures, are expanding their development and production of more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly automobiles through vehicle electrification or hybridization. The hybrid vehicles are vehicles powered by two or more sources of energy. The potential benefits of hybrid vehicles include fuel economy improvement, exhaust emissions reduction, power performance enhancement, and combination of all. "Hybrid" can mean Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), mechanical hybrid vehicles, or Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle (HHV). The first HEV reached the mass market in 1999 in…
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Ali M. Sadegh, Ph.D.; William M. Worek, Ph.D.: Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, 12th Edition. ROADMAP OF VEHICLE ELECTRIFICATION AND HYBRIDIZATION, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2018), AccessEngineering Export