Development Strategy for 4th Generation PCU 2019-01-2309
Toyota Motor Corporation has developed new Hybrid Vehicle (HV) and Plug in Hybrid Vehicles (PHV) from Compact class to Medium class. These vehicles incorporate newly developed hybrid systems for the improvement of fuel efficiency. The feature of these new generation power control unit is smaller, lighter, and higher efficiency than the previous generation. To adapt to various output systems, a development strategy of new generation Power Control Unit (PCU) was established.
Based on the strategy, the development efficiency was improved. In this Paper, the strategy is described.