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A review on electric two wheelers

Syazwana, Sapee and Daing Mohamad Nafiz, Daing Idris and Ahmad Fitri, Yusop and F., Basrawi and Azri Hizami, Rasid and Muhammad Hadi, Hassan and Jiang, X. X. (2018) A review on electric two wheelers. In: MATEC Web of Conferences: UTP-UMP-VIT Symposium on Energy Systems 2018 (SES 2018), 18-19 September 2018 , Universiti Malaysia Pahang. pp. 1-6., 225 (03014). ISSN 2261-236X

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Abstract

South East Asian cities such as Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Bangkok rely heavily on motorcycles. A huge number of urban residents depend on motorcycles for all types of activities such as working, ridehailing and delivery services, going to school or leisure. According to Malaysia Automotive Association (MMA) statistics, there are about 13 million registered motorcycles in Malaysia as of August 2017. The pollutants that a four-stroke-engine 50 cc motorcycle emits per kilometre are usually much higher than a 2-litre passenger car; 2.7 times higher for CO and 6.7 times higher for HC and NOX. Controlling excessive air pollution and emissions levels generated by the use of a motorcycle is one of the keys to improving air quality. Electric two-wheelers have been well adopted in Asia Pacific countries like China and Taiwan. This paper provides extensive review and analysis on development history, environmental and mobility impacts, challenge and limitation of electric two-wheelers from around the world and the potential of its emergence in Malaysia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords: motorcycles; Electric two-wheelers
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Noorul Farina Arifin
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2018 02:59
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2018 02:59
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/21911
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