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Vehicle Dynamics Performance of CLARITY FUEL CELL

Article of Honda R&D Technical Review Vol.29 No.1

Summary

The dynamic performance targeted with the CLARITY FUEL CELL has the unique new appeal of a fuel cell vehicle with a full complement of universal values of a passenger car, such as ease of driving. The Accord PHEV, which is a vehicle in the same class as the CLARITY FUEL CELL and has a high level of performance, was chosen as the benchmark for performance objectives. Specifically, this means that the CLARITY FUEL CELL provides a solid driving experience, making full use of one of the distinctive advantages of electric vehicles, that they allow drivers to freely control the car's speed using only the accelerator pedal. It provides handling performance that demonstrates how easily course-holding can be managed when driving, a smooth, comfortable ride from the moment the car starts moving, and a positive brake feel that makes the car easy to control in all the various driving scenarios encountered from day to day. It is also extremely quiet. The developed vehicle satisfied the objectives and successfully realized the image that was desired.

Reference

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Author (organization or company)

Yoshihiro ATSUMI(Automobile R&D Center)、Hiroyoshi SUZUKI(Automobile R&D Center)、Takeshi MIYAZAKI(Automobile R&D Center)、Shugo KAMEMOTO(Automobile R&D Center)、Kaoru KUSAKA(Automobile R&D Center)

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