Hybrid-Electric Drivetrain: Automakers' Answer to Climate Change

Kanav Khanna, Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science
2020 International Journal of Engineering Research and  
The climate of the globe has been changing for the worst since the first industrial revolution in Europe. One of the major contributors to this global threat has been the automotive industry. Therefore, there is a dire need for the hybrid-electric drivetrain technology to be adopted by the automakers. This paper gives a general overview of hybridelectric drivetrain technology, market trends, some suggestions for making it affordable and increasing the driving range in electric mode. The case
more » ... dy reviews the development of BMW's hybrid technology over the years. In the end, conclusions are drawn as to why hybrid-electric drivetrain technology is a more viable option across the globe.
doi:10.17577/ijertv9is070177 fatcat:5k4hvbbk2jgwlbhafbbmab7pim