2013 BMW i3

2013 BMW i3 battery pack

The 2013 BMW i3 had a battery based on the Samsung 60Ah prismatic cell and a simple pack assembly that integrated into the aluminium / carbon fibre body structure. Metrics Charging Structure This post has been built based on the support and sponsorship from: Eatron Technologies, About:Energy, AVANT Future Mobility, Quarto Technical Services, TAE Power Solutions and The Limiting Factor.  Part Quantity … Read more

2021 BMW iX3

BMW iX3 vehicle in CAD

The 2021 BMW iX3 was the first electric vehicle off the BMW Gen5 battery system. We see 10 modules with double stacking under the 2nd row seats. The HV distribution and BMS are all located on top of the rear modules. Cooling pipes run through the centre between the modules and all of the HV … Read more

BMW i3

2013 BMW i3 battery pack

The BMW i3 is an electric vehicle that has evolved through 3 generations from 2013 until 2022. Originally designed as an EV with optional range extender to overcome the lack of range available from the original battery design. The battery capacity and performance has gradually evolved to a battery pack size that doesn’t really need … 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

BMW Gen6 Battery System

BMW 46xx cylindrical cells

Cell Specifications the first outing for the Tesla 4680 is without Silicon in the anode, this might be a move to reduce costs, reduce the cell expansion or to present a strong energy uplift roadmap for the vehicle This lower height cell will have been selected for use in saloon / crossover type vehicles. However, … Read more