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There is an unprecedented surge of interest in and the desire of producing gaselectric hybrid (HEVs) and all-electric vehicles (EVs) by the governments and public in the industrialized countries. This surge of interest and desire is attributed to several factors relating to the life-threatening air pollution in many parts of the world, the high petroleum price, conflicts in oil producing Middle East regions and the alarming trend of global warming due to rapid increase of greenhouse gas emissions by all sources, including those from transportation. Full electric vehicles use no gasoline; they are powered by a high-voltage electric motor and battery pack. All the elements are now in place to tackle fairly complex static rigid body problems. Battery electric vehicles do not have an internal combustion engine and use no on-board gasoline. Instead, they use a highvoltage electric motor, which gets its power from a high-voltage battery pack. The primary benefit of BEVs is that they completely eliminate carbon dioxide (CO2) and other emissions directly from the vehicle.

Therefore, it is vital to raise global ecological awareness and wider public education regarding ecology. Goal of this book is to bring closer to the readers new drive technologies that are intended to environment and nature protection.

New Generation of Electric Vehicles presents modern technique achievements and technologies applied in the implementation of electric vehicles. Special attention was paid to energy efficiency of electrical vehicles. Also today’s trends, mathematical models and computer design elements of future cars are presented.