The Electra-Van 1000P is a Chrysler Corp. pickup truck which has been converted to an electric vehicle. It was tested as part of a Department of Energy demonstration program. The Electra-Van 1000P performance test results are presented. The 1000P is powered by 24 6-volt lead acid batteries through an SCR Controller to a 37-hp electric motor. It has a manual 4-speed transmission and front disc and rear drum brakes. It does not have regenerative braking.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Army Mobility Equipment R&D Center

    Fort Belvoir, VA  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Dowgiallo, EJJ
    • Snellings, I R
    • Blake, W H
  • Publication Date: 1980-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 31 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00337093
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MERADCOM-2311
  • Contract Numbers: EC-77-A-31-1042
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1981 12:00AM