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Design and Manufacture of an Affordable Advanced-Composite Automotive Body Structure

Reducing vehicle weight is critical to improving fuel economy and addressing range, performance, size, and cost challenges associated with fuel-cell and hybrid propulsion systems. This paper describes the design, fabrication, and assembly approach used for the carbon-fiber composite body structure in Hypercar, Inc.'s Revolution concept vehicle. Reprinted with permission from the Proceedings of The 19th International Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (November 2002).

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Date Of Record Release 2008-08-22 18:56:11
Description Reducing vehicle weight is critical to improving fuel economy and addressing range, performance, size, and cost challenges associated with fuel-cell and hybrid propulsion systems. This paper describes the design, fabrication, and assembly approach used for the carbon-fiber composite body structure in Hypercar, Inc.'s Revolution concept vehicle. Reprinted with permission from the Proceedings of The 19th International Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (November 2002).
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Source Rocky Mountain Institute
Selector Offley
Date Of Record Creation 2008-08-22 18:53:36
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Date Last Modified 2009-12-21 14:08:18
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2008-08-22 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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