Accession Number : ADA093746


Title :   Verification Tests of the US Electricar Corp. Lectric Leopard.


Descriptive Note : Rept. for 15 Oct-30 Nov 79,


Corporate Author : ARMY MOBILITY EQUIPMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND FORT BELVOIR VA


Personal Author(s) : Dowgiallo,Edward J , Jr ; Snellings,Ivan R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a093746.pdf


Report Date : Oct 1980


Pagination or Media Count : 31


Abstract : The 'Lectric Leopard' is a Renault Le Car that has been converted to an electric vehicle. It was tested as part of a Department of Energy demonstration program. The performance test results are presented in this report. The vehicle is powered by 16 6-volt lead acid batteries through a contactor to the 48-volt 12-horsepower traction motor. It is equipped with front disc brakes, drum rear, and torsion bar suspension. It does not have regenerative braking.


Descriptors :   *ELECTRIC AUTOMOBILES , PERFORMANCE TESTS , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , STANDARDS , ELECTRIC PROPULSION , PROPULSION SYSTEM COMPONENTS


Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE