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Electric Vehicle Performance at McMurdo Station (Antartica) and Comparison with McMurdo Station Conventional Vehicles.


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Publication Date 2014
Personal Author Sears, T.; Lammert, M.; Colby, K.; Walter, R.
Page Count 69
Abstract This report examines the performance of two electric vehicles (EVs) at McMurdo, Antarctica (McMurdo). The study examined the performance of two e-ride Industries EVs initially delivered to McMurdo on February 16, 2011, and compared their performance and fuel use with that of conventional vehicles that have a duty cycle similar to that of the EVs used at McMurdo.
Keywords
  • Vehicle batteries
  • Alternative transportation
  • Electric-powered vehicles
  • Battery charging
  • Iron-nickel batteries
  • Performance testing
  • Service life
  • Vehicle deployment
  • Advanced Propulsion Systems
  • McMurdo Antarctica(McMurdo)
Source Agency
  • Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category
  • 97M - Batteries & Components
  • 85H - Road Transportation
  • 43G - Transportation
  • 81B - Electric & Ion Propulsion
  • 81J - Reciprocation & Rotating Combustion Engines
Corporate Authors Department of Energy, Washington, DC. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 201509
Electric Vehicle Performance at McMurdo Station (Antartica) and Comparison with McMurdo Station Conventional Vehicles.
Electric Vehicle Performance at McMurdo Station (Antartica) and Comparison with McMurdo Station Conventional Vehicles.
DE141159378

  • Vehicle batteries
  • Alternative transportation
  • Electric-powered vehicles
  • Battery charging
  • Iron-nickel batteries
  • Performance testing
  • Service life
  • Vehicle deployment
  • Advanced Propulsion Systems
  • McMurdo Antarctica(McMurdo)
  • Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
  • 97M - Batteries & Components
  • 85H - Road Transportation
  • 43G - Transportation
  • 81B - Electric & Ion Propulsion
  • 81J - Reciprocation & Rotating Combustion Engines
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