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Technology development of electric vehicles: A review

Sun, X, Li, Z, Wang, X ORCID: 0000-0003-4293-7523 and Li, C 2019 , 'Technology development of electric vehicles: A review' , Energies, vol. 13, no. 1 , pp. 1-29 , doi:

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To reduce the dependence on oil and environmental pollution, the development of electric vehicles has been accelerated in many countries. The implementation of EVs, especially battery electric vehicles, is considered a solution to the energy crisis and environmental issues. This paper provides a comprehensive review of the technical development of EVs and emerging technologies for their future application. Key technologies regarding batteries, charging technology, electric motors and control, and charging infrastructure of EVs are summarized. This paper also highlights the technical challenges and emerging technologies for the improvement of efficiency, reliability, and safety of EVs in the coming stages as another contribution.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Sun, X and Li, Z and Wang, X and Li, C
Keywords: battery electric vehicles, batteries; charging technology, electrical motor and control, charging infrastructure
Journal or Publication Title: Energies
Publisher: MDPIAG
ISSN: 1996-1073
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Copyright 2019 The Authors. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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