Authors: Kenichiroh Koshika, Hiromu Nakano, Haruki Ishida, Jin Kusaka and Tetsuya Niikuni
Electric vehicle has been paid much attention as one of eco-friendly vehicles due to their no exhausted gases. Energy consumptions for 100,000 km driving were estimated based on the various data obtained by the actual vehicle experiments. A sensitivity analysis of energy consumption in electric vehicle was conducted with focusing on powertrain control system, air conditioning system and energy storage system.
Keywords: Electric vehicles, AC energy consumption rate, sustainability assesment