1992-08-01

A Competition Hybrid Electric Vehicle 921544

A series hybrid electric vehicle was constructed using a compact car chassis for the 1992 Solar and Electric 500 competition. A computer model for simulation of the vehicle and event conditions was used to determine design and race strategy. Currently available small engines were compared before selecting a V-twin, four-stroke, OHV engine for the auxiliary power unit. Chassis dynamometer, test track, and race results are compared with expected performance.

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