Research concerning evaluation of environmental-friendliness of Waseda Advanced Electric Micro Bus

Kimihiko Sato, Kimiyoshi Kobayashi, Naoki Yoshida, Yushi Kamiya, Yasuhiro Daisho, Takeshi Sato

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Abstract

The Waseda Advanced Electric Micro Bus (WEB) has been developed and tested for convenient regional public transportation. By adopting an advanced hybrid electric power supply system (Nickel Sodium Chloride Battery & Super capacitor for WEB-1, Nickel Sodium Chloride Battery & Li-ion Battery for WEB-2) and related key components, significant improvements in energy consumption and CO2 emissions have been achieved, compared to that of an equivalent diesel micro bus.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event25th World Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition: Sustainable Mobility Revolution, EVS 2010 - Shenzhen, China
Duration: 2010 Nov 52010 Nov 9

Conference

Conference25th World Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition: Sustainable Mobility Revolution, EVS 2010
CountryChina
CityShenzhen
Period10/11/510/11/9

Keywords

  • Bus
  • Electric vehicle
  • Energy consumption rate
  • Environmental-friendliness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications

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