Accession Number : ADA118333

Title :   Baseline and Verification Tests of the Unique Mobility, Inc. Electrek 2+2.

Descriptive Note : Final test rept. 8 Aug 80-29 May 81,

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

Personal Author(s) : Dowgiallo,Edward J , Jr ; Chapman,Robert D

PDF Url : ADA118333

Report Date : Mar 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 127

Abstract : The Electrek 2+2 by Unique Mobility, Inc. is a custom-designed vehicle with a molded fiberglass and polycarbonate body. It was tested by the U.S. Army Mobility Equipment Research and Development Command (MERADCOM) at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, as part of the Department of Energy (DOE) project to characterize the state-of-the-art of electric vehicles. The vehicle is powered by 16 6-volt lead-acid batteries through a transistorized controller to a 32-hp modified shunt wound electric motor. It has 4-speed manual transmission and disc brakes in front with drum in the rear and is equipped with regenerative deceleration. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Electric propulsion, *Electric power plants, *Vehicles, Battery chargers, Mobility, Fiberglass, State of the art, Electric motors

Subject Categories : Electric and Ion Propulsion

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE