Accession Number : ADA119541

Title :   Verification Tests of the South Coast Technology Electric VW Rabbit Pickup Truck.

Descriptive Note : Verification test rept. 20 Sep-16 Oct 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 : ADA119541

Report Date : Apr 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : The South Coast Technology Electric is a standard VW Rabbit pickup truck that has been converted to an electric vehicle. It is powered by 18 6-V batteries connected in series through a transistorized field chopper controller to a 24-hp shunt-wound d.c. motor. It has a 4-speed manual transmission, disc brakes in front, drum brakes in the rear, and regenerative decelleration. It comes with an off-board 230-V a.c. charger with a 30-A maximum current rating. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Electric automobiles, *Trucks, Lightweight, Performance(Engineering), Road tests

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE