Report on Toyota/Prius Motor Design and Manufacturing Assessment

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In today's hybrid vehicle market the Toyota Prius drive system is currently considered the leader in electrical, mechanical, and manufacturing innovations. It is significant that in today's marketplace Toyota is able to manufacture and sell the vehicle for a profit. This project's objective is to analyze and study the Prius drive system to understand the design and manufacturing mechanisms Toyota utilized to achieved their performance and cost goals. During the course of this research effort ORNL has dissected both the 2003 and 2004 Toyota/Prius drive motors. This study is focused primarily on motor design considerations and an assessment of manufacturing ... continued below

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Hsu, J.S. July 28, 2004.

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In today's hybrid vehicle market the Toyota Prius drive system is currently considered the leader in electrical, mechanical, and manufacturing innovations. It is significant that in today's marketplace Toyota is able to manufacture and sell the vehicle for a profit. This project's objective is to analyze and study the Prius drive system to understand the design and manufacturing mechanisms Toyota utilized to achieved their performance and cost goals. During the course of this research effort ORNL has dissected both the 2003 and 2004 Toyota/Prius drive motors. This study is focused primarily on motor design considerations and an assessment of manufacturing issues.

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  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-2004/137
  • Grant Number: DE-AC05-00OR22725
  • DOI: 10.2172/885676 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 885676
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc892414

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  • July 28, 2004

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Hsu, J.S. Report on Toyota/Prius Motor Design and Manufacturing Assessment, report, July 28, 2004; [Tennessee]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc892414/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.