Electric drive technologies contributing to low-fuel-comsumption vehicles

Ryoji Mizutani, Takeshi Tachibana, Masayuki Morimoto, Kan Akatsu, Nobukazu Hoshi

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CO<inf>2</inf> reduction is the biggest challenge in the world, and the vehicles play an important role. Regulations governing CO<inf>2</inf> emission reduction for vehicles will be tightened in the future. Automotive manufacturers design EVs, PHVs, HEVs, FCVs to meet CO<inf>2</inf> regulation. However, vehicles with the internal combustion engine will continue to retain a large market share in the near future. This report presents recent technology trends in fuel economy for electrical and conventional vehicles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)884-891
Number of pages8
JournalIEEJ Transactions on Industry Applications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Sep 1


  • Battery for vehicle
  • CO<inf>2</inf> reduction
  • CO<inf>2</inf> regulation
  • Electric vehicle
  • Inverter for vehicle
  • Motor for vehicle
  • Power source for vehicle

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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