Electric Vehicle Key Technology Research in China

Wen X., Xiao C.

International Aegean Conference on Electrical Machines and Power Electronics / Electromotion Joint Conference, İstanbul, Turkey, 8 - 10 September 2011, pp.308-314 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.308-314


Electrification is regarded as the mainstream for future automobile power-train in order to cope with the impending energy and environmental problems. The technology of electric vehicle (EV), including battery powered vehicle, hybrid vehicle and fuel cell vehicle, has been investigated thoroughly for more than two decades in China. Many remarkable progresses have been achieved. In this paper, the It & D of electric vehicle technology in China are introduced. Both battery and motor development for electric vehicle application are summarized. The technology trend of electric motor drive is discussed accompanying with the introduction of the practice in electric motor drive research in Chinese Academy of Sciences.