ELECTRIC/CONVENTIONAL VEHICLE COMPARISON CRASH TEST

The report documents results of two tests conducted for NHTSA to compare the safety capabilities of an electric vehicle with those of a conventional internal combustion engine powered vehicle. Each vehicle was impacted into a flat fixed barrier at a nominal speed of 30 mph. Performance relative to Federal Motor Vehicle Standards 208, 212, and 310-75 were determined and the overall crashworthiness of the two vehicles was compared.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Dynamic Science

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    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Pozzi, M
  • Publication Date: 1980-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 124 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00318944
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 3057-80-095 Final Rpt., HS-805 438
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-8-01942
  • Files: HSL, NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 19 1982 12:00AM