Autors: Gechev, T. M., Pavlov, N. L., Punov, P. B.
Title: Short Classification of the Alternative Powertrains for Vehicles
Keywords: classification, powertrain, vehicle, ICE, electric, fuel cel

Abstract: This article deals with the different alternative vehicle powertrain designs. It compares them by addressing their most prominent advantages and disadvantages based on the available literature research, and classifies them. The aim of this classification is to better understand the possible positive and negative sides of the wide adoption of such an alternative propulsion which is dictated by the strict emissions norms. Additionally, other technological means that can be implemented in the alternative powertrains (alternative fuels, ICE combustion strategies, propulsion topologies, and others) to further help in creating the transport sector climate neutral, are briefly discussed.


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