Special Issue — Feature Papers to the Inaugural Volume of Highlights of Vehicles
Deadline of submission 31 December 2023 (closed).
About this Special Issue
Nowadays, vehicle electrification has garnered significant attention in the automobile industry and research community. Electric vehicles, with their more flexible chassis structure and advanced performance, face significant challenges in terms of stability and safety. As a result, there is a pressing need for more advanced vehicle state estimation, motion control, and diagnosis technologies. Real-time estimation of the vehicle state is foundational to achieve effective vehicle control schemes. The accuracy of state parameter estimation directly influences the control performance and characteristics of the vehicle dynamics control system. Vehicle motion control, such as integrated chassis control, plays a crucial role as a component between planning and action tasks and can greatly improve the yaw and roll stability of the vehicle. Furthermore, diagnosis technologies are a promising tool for diagnosing road safety problems and proposing appropriate countermeasures. With the right tools and technologies, we can create a safer, more efficient, and more sustainable future for automobiles.

The scope of this special issue mainly covers the area of intelligent electric vehicle state estimation and control. We encourage the submissions which tackling the advanced state estimation and vehicle dynamics-based control strategy for electric vehicles. Furthermore, we especially welcome the submissions about the vehicle state estimation, motion control and diagnosis strategy for electric vehicles.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • vehicle state estimation
  • integrated chassis control, such as torque vectoring or active suspension control
  • human-machine shared control
  • fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant control
  • motion control algorithms, including advanced control and decision-making strategies for longitudinal, lateral and vertical vehicle dynamics
  • diagnosis and fault estimation of safety-critical vehicular sub-systems
Special Issue Editors
Boyuan Li
Boyuan Li
Research Centre for Intelligent Transportation, Zhejiang Lab, Hangzhou, China
Research Keywords: vehicle dynamics, integrated chassis control
Chao Huang
Chao Huang
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Research Keywords: human-machine collaboration; shared control; fault tolerant theory
Anh-Tu Nguyen
Anh-Tu Nguyen
Université Polytechnique Hauts-de-France, LAMIH-CNRS UMR 8201, Valenciennes, France
Research Keywords: human-machine shared control; vehicle control and estimation; robust control and estimation
Yang Xing
Yang Xing
Centre for Autonomous and Cyberphysical Systems, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University, Cranfield, MK43 0AL, UK
Research Keywords: human-machine systems; deep learning; cognitive automated driving
Basilio Lenzo
Basilio Lenzo
Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Padova, 35122 Padova, Italy
Research Keywords: vehicle dynamics; vehicle control; vehicle state estimation; robotics
Peng Hang
Peng Hang
College of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai 201804, China
Research Keywords: autonomous vehicle; motion control; decision making; intelligent transportation
Georgios Papaioannou
Georgios Papaioannou
Intelligent Vehicles Section, TU Delft, The Netherlands
Research Keywords: motion comfort; postural stabilization; seat designs; optimization; control
Haiping Du
Haiping Du
School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Research Keywords: robust control theory and applications; vehicle system dynamics and control; smart materials and structures; active and semiactive vibration control; robotics and autonomous system
Submission Information
All the manuscripts submitted to this Special Issue must be within both the scope of this Special Issue and the journal.
Manuscripts should be submitted online (Click here to submit, registration and login required). All the manuscripts will undergo a rigorous single-blind peer-review process.
Please prepare your manuscript following the Instructions for Authors, and make sure it is submitted in grammatically correct English.
Please refer to the Editorial Process and Article Processing Charge for more information about manuscript process and publishing fees.
Published Articles (2)
Article    20 December 2023
Mouna Samaali, El-Hassane Aglzim, Xavier Dessertenne and Patrick Dubreuille
Highlights of Vehicles
Volume 1 (2023), Issue 2, pp. 68–85
568 Views317 Downloads
Article    26 July 2023
Maksym Diachuk and Said M. Easa
Highlights of Vehicles
Volume 1 (2023), Issue 1, pp. 29–53
1124 Views319 Downloads1 Citations
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