A More Detailed Look at a Prismatic Li-ion Cell and Pack Manufacturing Process

Green Car Congress

EnerDel is scheduled to ship its first cells and packs for the Think City EV on 1 March 2010. The lithium-ion version of the THINK vehicle will have 384 cells in its 25 kWh battery pack and a range of more than 100 miles. Each chemistry has its characteristics for power density, energy density, safety, cost and long-term reliability. kWh is used to power the car. by Bill Cooke.

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Greenlings: Benefits of charging stations vs. battery swaps vs. home charging

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Of course, everything has its drawbacks and one problem with charging at home is that it is not an option available for some city dwellers. Although charging infrastructure is beginning to find its way into cities, it may be awhile until they are available in residential neighborhoods en masse. Most charge points available today take much longer to re-energize batteries than it does to fill a gas-powered cars tank. Think of it this way: a house tends to pull about 10KW.

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