Cabin Conditioning for Electric Vehicles
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In electric mobility, there is often a conflict of objectives between thermal comfort and range. With an innovative thermal management concept, AVL qpunkt aims to counteract this. This can be achieved by a combination of using surface heating elements, alternative refrigerants for heat pump systems and utilization of advanced control systems to achieve a reasonable driving range extension, while assuring a comfortable cabin climate.
Success of Electric Mobility
According to statistics and market surveys, a significant increase in market penetration of Electric Vehicles (EVs) has been identified. In Austria, 353.320 new vehicles were registered in 2017. Out of this 7154 were electric, marking a 74-% increase of new registered EVs in comparison to 2016 . Similar trends within the automotive market can be observed not only in Europe, but also worldwide.