Electric drive technologies contributing to low-fuel-comsumption vehicles

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

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CO2 reduction is the biggest challenge in the world, and the vehicles play an important role. Regulations governing CO2 emission reduction for vehicles will be tightened in the future. Automotive manufacturers design EVs, PHVs, HEVs, FCVs to meet CO2 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 Sept 1


  • Battery for vehicle
  • CO reduction
  • CO regulation
  • Electric vehicle
  • Inverter for vehicle
  • Motor for vehicle
  • Power source for vehicle

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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