Testing and Evaluation of JET Electric Vehicle Models, 600, 1000, and 1000P
Final rept. FY 1980-FY 1983
ARMY TANK-AUTOMOTIVE COMMAND WARREN MI
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The major purpose of this program is to test the performance and the economy of contemporary electric vehicle versus conventional internal combustion engine vehicle for delivery type industrial applications. The test data of these three different types of vehicles, compared to similar conventional internal combustions engine vehicles, operated at same locations and conditions, show that conventional vehicles have advantages over the electric vehicles and that as stated below 1 Total electric vehicle maintenance and energy cost is 58 cents mile. 2 Total internal combustion engine vehicle maintenance and energy cost is 24 cents mile. Other advantages and disadvantages are stated in the Conclusions paragraphs of this report.
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