PHASE I OF THE NEAR TERM HYBRID PASSENGER VEHICLE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. FINAL REPORT

The results of Phase I of the Near-Term Hybrid Vehicle Program are summarized. This phase of the program ws a study leading to the preliminary design of a 5-passenger hybrid vehicle utilizing two energy sources (electricity and gasoline/diesel fuel) to minimize petroleum usage on a fleet basis. This report presents the following: overall summary of the Phase I activity; summary of the individual tasks; summary of the hybrid vehicle design; summary of the alternative design options; summary of the computer simulations; summary of the economic analysis; summary of the maintenance and reliability considerations; summary of the design for crash safety; and bibliography.

  • Corporate Authors:

    General Electric

    Marine Turbine & Gear Engineer, 1100 Western Ave
    Lynn, MA  United States  01910

    Department of Energy

    1000 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20585
  • Publication Date: 1980-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 132 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00328489
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: NAS-7-100-955190
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 15 1981 12:00AM