Policy Submissions

S848 - Consultation on electric vehicles

Description

Consultation on electric vehicles: IET comments to the Royal Academy of Engineering.


Abstract The IET’s comments focus on battery types and technology; motors and materials; infrastructure considerations; and safety requirements. The electric vehicle will be only one technology in a mix of sustainable transport systems in the future. All of these different drive systems have their own characteristics, potentially affecting the range of vehicles, the dynamic performance and the support system requirements.

Submission Details Submitted on 10 November 2009 to Royal Academy of Engineering


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Keywords and Search Terms Electric vehicles, Batteries, Electric cells, Energy storage, Electric motors, Safety Infrastructure, Road transport, Standards, Magnetic materials, Environment