Accession Number : ADA118741

Title :   Verification Test of the Battronic Truck Volta Electric Pickup.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for Jul 80-Jan 81,

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

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

PDF Url : ADA118741

Report Date : Apr 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : The Volta Pickup is an electric 1/2-ton truck manufactured by the Battronic Truck Co. It was tested by MERADCOM at Fort Belvoir, Virginia as part of a Department of Energy project to verify conformity to performance standards of electric vehicles. The verification test results are presented in this report. The Volta Pickup is powered by 24 6-V lead-acid batteries, has a 38 hp series wound d.c. motor, SCR chopper controller, regenerative braking, and a 2-speed Helical gear transmission. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Electric propulsion, *Utility vehicles, Performance(Engineering), Lead acid batteries, Battery chargers, Battery compartments, Validation, Acceleration, Velocity, Attitude(Inclination), Specifications, Structural properties, Trucks

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Electric and Ion Propulsion

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE