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Electric Vehicle Research Group

Electric Vehicle

As the world battles to keep a lid on carbon emissions and slow the tempo of climate change, electric vehicles (EVs) are once more looking like the alternative to the petrol vehicles the world has come to rely on.

Swinburne University of Technology’s Electric Vehicle Research Group is one of the leading groups in the world in electric vehicle (EV) research, development, policy and education; with the vision to transform society by significantly greening the personal transport.

EVs offer emission-free urban transportation with the utilization of various forms of renewable energy. EVs positively impact energy resources, the environment and transportation; as well as promote new industry and economic development.

Electric vehicle research is multidisciplinary in nature and covers broad and complex issues. The Electric Vehicle Research Group current research is in the following aspects of EV technology:

  • Lightweighting
  • Battery Technology and Management
  • Drivetrain and Electric Motor Technologies
  • Clean21 Manufacturing
  • Electric Grids
  • Vehicle Architecture and Design
  • Vehicle to Vehicle and Vehicle to Infrastructure Communication

The Electric Vehicle Research Group also draws upon expertise across the University to review:

  • Consumer Behaviour and Public Policy
  • New Business Models and Entrepreneurship
  • Electric Vehicle Promotion, Training and Education
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The Electric Vehicle Research Group were thrilled to have international guests join us to celebrate the launch of the fast charging station at Hawthorn Campus.

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