Accession Number:

ADA063661

Title:

Baseline Tests of the Daihatsu EH-S40 Electric Delivery Van.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical memo.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MOBILITY EQUIPMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND FORT BELVOIR VA

Report Date:

1978-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

62.0

Abstract:

The Daihatsu EH-S40 Van, an electric quarter-ton delivery truck, was tested at the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Ground test facilities in Aberdeen, Maryland, as part of a Department of Energy DOE project to characterize the state-of-the-art of electric vehicles. The EH-S40 Van performance test results are presented in this report. The EH-S40 Van is manufactured in Osaka, Japan, by Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. The van is powered by eight 12-volt batteries that are connected to the motor through an arrangement of contactors operated from a foot pedal. The motor is a compound type with a transistor shunt field control. The motor is connected via a clutch to a four-speed manual transmission. No regenerative braking was provided. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrochemical Energy Storage
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE