SiC—Emerging Power Device Technology for Next-Generation Electrically Powered Environmentally Friendly Vehicles

@article{Hamada2015SiCEmergingPD,
  title={SiC—Emerging Power Device Technology for Next-Generation Electrically Powered Environmentally Friendly Vehicles},
  author={Kimimori Hamada and Masaru Nagao and Masaki Ajioka and Fumiaki Kawai},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices},
  year={2015},
  volume={62},
  pages={278-285}
}
The automotive industry is developing a range of electrically powered environmentally friendly vehicles such as hybrid vehicles (HVs), plug-in hybrid vehicles, full electric vehicles, and fuel cell vehicles to help reduce tailpipe CO2 emissions and achieve energy diversification. HVs are regarded as one of the most practical types of environmentally friendly vehicle and have already been widely accepted in the market. Toyota Motor Corporation has positioned HV systems as a core technology that… CONTINUE READING
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