The project developed a demonstration of an Electric Vehicle (EV) drivetrain and storage integration that can be applied to existing vehicles for hybrid EV and full EV conversion and used for new EV and hybrid vehicles.
The goal of the project was to evaluate and improve the client’s simulation capability for use in their surface and heat treatment manufacturing process.
The goal of the project was to benchmark an open source CFD toolkit, OpenFOAM, against a commercial CFD package used in industry.
GM Holden wished to optimise the design of a vehicle architecture by removing mass from the vehicle frame without affecting crash safety.
VPAC worked with Fiomarine in a design engineering project to optimise the manufacturing and in-use performance of the Fiobuoy.
The SAFE Vehicles project was designed to resolve reliability and performance issues in relation to vehicle power consumption, human-machine interfaces and ergonomics, and in-vehicle component and system integration of emergency response vehicles.