Automoción

Automoción

Challenges and recent developments in supply and value chains of electric vehicle batteries: A sustainability perspective
01/05/2022 - Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) play a key role in advancing electromobility. With an increasing trend in the demand for LIBs, the sustainability prospect of LIBs lifecycle faces many challenges that...
Online battery-protective vehicle to grid behavior management
15/03/2022 - With the popularization of electric vehicles, vehicle-to-grid (V2G) has become an indispensable technology to improve grid economy and reliability. However, battery aging should be mitigated while...
Prospects on end of life electric vehicle batteries through 2050 in Catalonia
01/05/2022 - As electric mobility gains prominence, the demand for electric vehicle batteries is rapidly rising. Although the amount of these batteries reaching their end of life is presently negligible,...
Global copper cycles and greenhouse gas emissions in a 1.5 °C world
01/04/2022 - Moving towards a 1.5 °C world could fundamentally alter the future copper cycle through two key drivers: the implementation of decarbonization technologies and the imposition of an emissions...
A novel electro-hydraulic compound braking system coordinated control strategy for a four-wheel-drive pure electric vehicle driven by dual motors
15/02/2022 - The electro-hydraulic compound braking system of a pure electric vehicle can recover the energy released during braking and store it in the battery through the motor, thereby improving the...
Boron Nitride Nanotube-Based Separator for High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Batteries
21/12/2021 - To prevent global warming, ESS development is in progress along with the development of electric vehicles and renewable energy. However, the state-of-the-art technology, i.e., lithium-ion batteries,...
Saving global platinum demand while achieving carbon neutrality in the passenger transport sector: linking material flow analysis with integrated assessment model
01/04/2022 - Securing the supply of platinum-group metals (PGMs) is crucial for the development of fuel cell vehicles (FCV), which are among the most promising low-carbon vehicle technologies in the future....
Large-scale preparation of flexible phase change composites with synergistically enhanced thermally conductive network for efficient low-grade thermal energy recovery and utilization
- In this study, the ethylene-propylene-diene monomer (EPDM) encapsulated paraffin wax (PW)-based shape-stabilized phase change composites (SSPCCs) with excellent thermal conductivity were prepared...
Modeling and optimization of pavement scale-model for magnetically coupled resonant in wireless power transmission systems
14/02/2022 - Electric vehicles (EVs) can achieve energy conservation and sustainable development. However, the development has been limited by mileage and battery size. The application of magnetically coupling...
Light Electric Vehicles for Muscle–Battery Electric Mobility in Circular Economy: A Comprehensive Study
14/12/2021 - Light electric vehicles (LEVs) facilitate a significant reduction in global warming potential (GWP) and other environmental impacts related to specific transport performance due to their lightweight...
Material flow analysis for end-of-life lithium-ion batteries from battery electric vehicles in the USA and China
01/03/2022 - In the fight for reducing GHG emissions from road transport, electromobility has gained huge attention in recent years. However, the higher adoption of battery electric vehicles in the...
Multi-regional land disturbances induced by mineral use in a product-based approach: A case study of gasoline, hybrid, battery electric and fuel cell vehicle production in Japan
01/03/2022 - Resource use in the country of final demand has severe environmental impacts in other distant countries and regions through resource exploitation. In the narrative of telecoupling, the land...
Experimental investigation of supercapacitor based regenerative energy storage for a fuel cell vehicle equipped with an alternator
- Recently, researchers have devoted more attention to supercapacitors (SCs) to integrate with batteries in energy storage systems (ESSs) for vehicle applications. In this study, we attempted to...
Reliability evaluation and analysis for NEV charging station considering the impact of charging experience
- Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (HFCVs) will predominate in near future, and the new energy vehicle (NEV) charging station which provides charging services for...
Recent Development in Vanadium Pentoxide and Carbon Hybrid Active Materials for Energy Storage Devices
26/11/2021 - With the increasing energy demand for portable electronics, electric vehicles, and green energy storage solutions, the development of high-performance supercapacitors has been at the forefront of...
Dynamic Mechanical Fatigue Behavior of Polymer Electrolyte Membranes for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Using a Gas Pressure-Loaded Blister
29/11/2021 - This study reports on an innovative press-loaded blister hybrid system equipped with gas-chromatography (PBS-GC) that is designed to evaluate the mechanical fatigue of two representative types of...
Effects of drivetrain hybridization on fuel economy, performance and costs of a fuel cell hybrid electric vehicle
- Fuel cell hybrid electric vehicles (FCHEVs) are considered to be the most attractive long-term option for passenger cars. Several barriers, such as cost, durability and hydrogen refueling...
Will there be enough platinum for a large deployment of fuel cell electric vehicles?
- This study focuses on the critical materials that make up hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. It addresses the issue of platinum, a catalyst for the electricity production reaction. All types of...
Drivers and barriers of electric vehicle usage in Malaysia: A DEMATEL approach
01/02/2022 - Today's societies consider the transportation sector as a key component of the economy that contributes significantly to sustainability and global economic development. However, the...
Development of emergency response strategies for typical accidents of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles
- First responders are facing new challenges in handling hydrogen vehicle accidents. Hazard analyses, physical effects evaluations, and accident progression studies are performed to develop...