BASELINE TESTS OF THE AM GENERAL DJ-5E ELECTRUCK ELECTRIC DELIVERY VAN

An electric quarter ton truck designed for use as a postal delivery vehicle was tested to characterize the state of the art of electric vehicles. Vehicle performance test results are presented. It is powered by a single-module, 54 volt industrial battery through a silicon controlled rectifier continuously adjustable controller with regenerative braking applied to a direct current compound wound motor.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of the Navy

    The Pentagon
    Washington, DC  USA  20350
  • Authors:
    • Dustin, M O
    • Tryon, H B
    • Sargent, N B
  • Publication Date: 1977-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 45 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00175769
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NASA-TM-73758
  • Contract Numbers: EC-77-A-31-1011
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1978 12:00AM