Electric Vehicle Range Calculator

Small and fun calculator to calculate your electric vehicle range. Input your battery capacity, State of charge(SOC) and vehicle efficiency Wh/km. For vehicle efficiency see the article below. The formula for EV range calculation below is SOC*Battery Usable Energy in kWh divide by Vehicle efficiency. Electric Vehicle Animation Scenery Range: 0 km Battery Information Battery … Read more

Hot Swap versus Fast Charge

fast charging versus battery swap

Hot Swap vs Fast Charge: Swapping battery packs has come and gone, only to return in force with NIO having swapped 20 million packs (up to May 2023). However, how does this compare to fast charging? Battery Swap For this comparison we are using the 100kWh NIO ES6 as the default. Fast Charging For fast … Read more

Electric Vehicle On Board Charger

Current from the Grid (AC) goes through EVSE (Charging Station Either Level 1 or 2) through a connector to the On Board Charger. The Onboard Charger rectifies or converts the current into DC and sends it via the Battery Management System (BMS) to the Battery Pack

Designing Swappable Batteries

Designing swappable batteries

This article reviews and looks at designing swappable batteries. When plug-in charging is replaced with swapping, it leads to some non-obvious differences. Through the prism of practical situations, the readers can understand what is important in designing swappable batteries including the development of its concept, choosing the optimal form factor, and working out external parts … Read more