The distinction becomes unclear, however, and it is really inadvisable to use the classification at all when evaluating the concept. ... the FPEP SES system exceeds the efficiency requirements by showing that it even has better efficiency than the conventional 20 hp/ton vehicle with manual tranmission. ... Now, the conventional case has a further loss, since the energy must go thru the manual transmission.
|Title||:||Electric and hybrid vehicle progress|
|Author||:||Society of Automotive Engineers|