The 1995 HEV challenge: Results and technology summary

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The objective of this paper is to analyze and summarize the performance results and the technology used in the 1995 Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Challenge. Government and industry are exploring hybrid electric vehicle technology to significantly improve fuel economy and reduce emissions of the vehicles without sacrificing performance. This last in a three-year series of HEV competitions provided the testing grounds to evaluate the different approaches of 29 universities and colleges constructing HEVS. These HEVs competed in an affay of events, including: acceleration, emissions testing, consumer acceptance, range, vehicle handling, HVAC testing, fuel economy, and engineering design. The teams also ... continued below

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LeBlanc, N.; Larsen, R. & Duoba, M. March 1, 1996.

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The objective of this paper is to analyze and summarize the performance results and the technology used in the 1995 Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Challenge. Government and industry are exploring hybrid electric vehicle technology to significantly improve fuel economy and reduce emissions of the vehicles without sacrificing performance. This last in a three-year series of HEV competitions provided the testing grounds to evaluate the different approaches of 29 universities and colleges constructing HEVS. These HEVs competed in an affay of events, including: acceleration, emissions testing, consumer acceptance, range, vehicle handling, HVAC testing, fuel economy, and engineering design. The teams also documented the attributes of their vehicles in the technical reports. The strategies and approaches to HEV design are analyzed on the basis of the data from each of the events. The overall performance for promising HEV approaches is also examined. Additional significant design approaches employed by the teams are presented, and the results from the events are discussed.

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  • International congress and exposition of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Detroit, MI (United States), 26-29 Feb 1996

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  • Report No.: ANL/ES/CP--88628
  • Report No.: CONF-960204--6
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 211612
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc666543

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LeBlanc, N.; Larsen, R. & Duoba, M. The 1995 HEV challenge: Results and technology summary, article, March 1, 1996; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666543/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.