Improved Stability and Manoeuvrability using Electric Propulsion (ImprStabMan)

Electrified drivetrains offer new opportunities. Improvements in safety to come from active safety, since energy saving drives weight reduction, which limits use of passive safety. The objective of this study is to investigate, create and evaluate novel safety functions, using the electric propulsion system. This project focuses on events where the driver is in control, as opposed to autonomous driving. The scope of the project is to study performance enhancements regarding vehicle stability, manoeuvrability, braking and traction at different road conditions.

Partner organizations

  • E-AAM Driveline Systems (Private, Sweden)
  • Autoliv AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Innovatum (Private, Sweden)
  • LeanNova Engineering (Private, Sweden)
Start date 01/01/2012
End date The project is closed: 30/08/2015

​Research Motivating Problem:
Electrified drivetrains offer new opportunities. Improvements in safety to come
from active safety, since energy saving drives weight reduction, which limits use
of passive safety.

Envisioned product/solution:

  • New and enhanced safety functions

Research questions:

  • How shall the performance and safety requirements of future vehicles be met, i.e. which new active safety functions will be needed?
  • How will the functional architecture look in future vehicles?

Deliverables:

  • Quantified vehicle dynamic requirements and safety improvements.
  • 1 VehDyn PhD graduated

Funded by

  • VINNOVA (Public, Sweden)
​e‐AAM, Autoliv

Published: Tue 04 Nov 2014. Modified: Thu 31 May 2018