FINAL REPORT OF A 1995 SOLECTRIA E-10 PICKUP INTO FLAT FRONTAL BARRIER

A 48 kph flat frontal barrier impact test was conducted on a 1995 Solectria E-10 pickup on December 19, 1994. This test was conducted to gather data concerning the application of the following Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSSs) to electric vehicles: FMVSS 208, "Occupant Crash Protection"; FMVSS 212, "Windshield Mounting"; and FMVSS 219 (partial), "Windshield Zone Intrusion". The impact velocity was 47.2 kph. The vehicle's maximum static crush was 746 mm. The ambient temperature was 22 deg C. The driver's Head Injury Criterion (HIC) was 286. The driver's chest maximum resultant acceleration with 3 milliseconds minimum duration was 36.5 g. The driver's chest maximum deflection was 32 mm. The driver's left and right femur maximum axial forces were 3459 N and 5320 N, respectively. The passenger's HIC was 370. The passenger's chest maximum deflection was 34 mm. The passenger's left and right femur maximum axial forces were 1530 N and 1522 N, respectively.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 155 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00723737
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: VRTC 941219, HS-808 313
  • Contract Numbers: DTNH22-88-C-07292
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1996 12:00AM