Status and evaluation of hybrid electric vehicle batteries for short term applications. Final report

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The objective of this task is to compile information regarding batteries which could be use for electric cars or hybrid vehicles in the short term. More specifically, this study applies lead-acid batteries and nickel-cadmium battery technologies which are more developed than the advanced batteries which are presently being investigated under USABC contracts and therefore more accessible in production efficiency and economies of scale. Moreover, the development of these batteries has advanced the state-of-the-art not only in terms of performance and energy density but also in cost reduction. The survey of lead-acid battery development took the biggest part of the effort, ... continued below

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Himy, A. July 1, 1995.

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  • Himy, A. Westinghouse Electric Co., Pittsburgh, PA (United States). Machinery Technology Div.

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The objective of this task is to compile information regarding batteries which could be use for electric cars or hybrid vehicles in the short term. More specifically, this study applies lead-acid batteries and nickel-cadmium battery technologies which are more developed than the advanced batteries which are presently being investigated under USABC contracts and therefore more accessible in production efficiency and economies of scale. Moreover, the development of these batteries has advanced the state-of-the-art not only in terms of performance and energy density but also in cost reduction. The survey of lead-acid battery development took the biggest part of the effort, since they are considered more apt to be used in the short-term. Companies pursuing the advancement of lead-acid batteries were not necessarily the major automobile battery manufacturers. Innovation is found more in small or new companies. Other battery systems for short-term are discussed in the last part of this report. We will review the various technologies investigated, their status and prognosis for success in the short term.

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40 p.

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OSTI as DE96004218

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  • Other Information: PBD: Jul 1995

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  • Other: DE96004218
  • Report No.: LBL--37663
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00098
  • DOI: 10.2172/197810 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 197810
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc672829

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Himy, A. Status and evaluation of hybrid electric vehicle batteries for short term applications. Final report, report, July 1, 1995; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc672829/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.