Electrification of off-road vehicles: Examining the feasibility for the Italian market

Francesco Vellucci, Giovanni Pede, Massimo Ceraolo, Tarun Huria

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Abstract

The study, made by ENEA in cooperation with the University of Pisa as part of the activities supported by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development in the framework of the Program Agreement for the Research on the Electric System, is related to the situation of Italian market and demonstrates the feasibility of the electrification for off-road vehicles and the possibility to realize it by the means of standard modules. The preliminary dimensioning of the standard modules is also reported, defining the main electric characteristics (voltage and capacity) and the type of chemistry: LiFePO4 is proved to be a very effective solution for this kind of application. The activity goes on towards the final design and the realization of demonstrator units.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101 - 117
Number of pages17
JournalWorld Electric Vehicle Journal
Volume5
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Automotive Engineering

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