Types of Battery thermal management Systems

Battery thermal management (BTMS) systems are of several types. BTMS with evolution of EV battery technology becomes a critical system. Earlier battery systems were just reliant on passive cooling. Now with increased size (kWh capacity), Voltage (V), Ampere (amps) in proportion to increased range requirements make the battery thermal management system a key part of … Read more

2024 Porsche Taycan Turbo S

The 2024 Porsche Taycan Turbo S will be getting a lot of attention as the 2019 Porsche Taycan broke a lot of the ground with 800V and huge performance. This facelift has introduced some significant increases in power and efficiency overall. Specifications The total energy has increased from 93.4kWh to 105kWh and the usable window … Read more

Porsche Macan PPE

Porsche Macan EV PPE Platform

An early look at the Porsche Macan PPE based EV. Porsche released a number of images and a video of the platform [1]. The PPE platform is being developed by Audi and shared across a number of vehicle lines, PPE standing for Premium Platform Electric. Metrics Packaging & Structure We immediately see the power cables … Read more

PowerCo Unified Cell

The PowerCo Unified Cell is a vision from VW to simplify it’s battery packs with one cell design that works across more than 80% of it’s products. When they say design, they actually mean cell format as it appears they are intending on having 3 different chemistries to support the cost / performance trade. Remember … Read more