Advanced Driver Aid System for Energy Efficient Electric Bus Operation

Teemu Halmeaho, Marko Antila, Jari Kataja, Paula Silvonen, Mikko Pihlatie

Abstract

Electric bus energy consumption is mainly due to the vehicle traction. Additionally, auxiliary systems such as cabin heating-cooling, air compressor, and power steering consume energy. One way to optimize the consumption is a Driver’s Aid System (DAS). Based on the route information, DAS provides the driver the optimal driving suggestions, and simultaneously may optimise the energy use of auxiliary systems. These approaches are discussed in the paper. When the optimal air compressor operation was introduced, vehicle energy consumption was decreased 1.6 %. In addition to guiding the auxiliary devices and the driver, prospects of using DAS as a communication hub for managing buses, their charging and to share information for a bus operator are discussed.

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in Harvard Style

Halmeaho T., Antila M., Kataja J., Silvonen P. and Pihlatie M. (2015). Advanced Driver Aid System for Energy Efficient Electric Bus Operation . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems - Volume 1: VEHITS, ISBN 978-989-758-109-0, pages 59-64. DOI: 10.5220/0005494600590064


in Bibtex Style

@conference{vehits15,
author={Teemu Halmeaho and Marko Antila and Jari Kataja and Paula Silvonen and Mikko Pihlatie},
title={Advanced Driver Aid System for Energy Efficient Electric Bus Operation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems - Volume 1: VEHITS,},
year={2015},
pages={59-64},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005494600590064},
isbn={978-989-758-109-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems - Volume 1: VEHITS,
TI - Advanced Driver Aid System for Energy Efficient Electric Bus Operation
SN - 978-989-758-109-0
AU - Halmeaho T.
AU - Antila M.
AU - Kataja J.
AU - Silvonen P.
AU - Pihlatie M.
PY - 2015
SP - 59
EP - 64
DO - 10.5220/0005494600590064