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Technology development of electric vehicles: A review


Sun, X and Li, Z and Wang, X and Li, C, Technology development of electric vehicles: A review, Energies, 13, (1) Article 90. ISSN 1996-1073 (2020) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.3390/en13010090


To reduce the dependence on oil and environmental pollution, the development of electric vehicles has been accelerated in many countries. The implementation of EVs, especially battery electric vehicles, is considered a solution to the energy crisis and environmental issues. This paper provides a comprehensive review of the technical development of EVs and emerging technologies for their future application. Key technologies regarding batteries, charging technology, electric motors and control, and charging infrastructure of EVs are summarized. This paper also highlights the technical challenges and emerging technologies for the improvement of efficiency, reliability, and safety of EVs in the coming stages as another contribution.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:battery electric vehicles, batteries; charging technology, electrical motor and control, charging infrastructure
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Control engineering, mechatronics and robotics
Research Field:Autonomous vehicle systems
Objective Division:Energy
Objective Group:Energy storage, distribution and supply
Objective Field:Energy storage, distribution and supply not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Wang, X (Professor Xiaolin Wang)
UTAS Author:Li, C (Mr Chengjiang Li)
ID Code:136710
Year Published:2020 (online first 2019)
Web of Science® Times Cited:14
Deposited By:Engineering
Deposited On:2020-01-15
Last Modified:2020-03-30
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