A Critical Review of Emerging Technologies for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
Because of the enhancing discussions on environmental protection and energy utilization, development of electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles (EVs/HEVs) has become a hot research topic. In the last few decades, there are numerous technologies developed for EV/HEV applications, while a comprehensive review of these emerging technologies is of high paramount. In this paper, the key research topics in area of EVs/HEVs, namely electrical machines, electrochemical energy sources, wireless charging infrastructure, and latest EV/HEV models, are covered. This paper aims to consolidate the key emerging technologies in this field and provide the readers a blueprint to begin their own journeys.