Subscribe to our newsletterFill out the form to subscribe to our mailing list and be on the lookout for events and news concerning electric mobility. Informing consumers and making known the artisans of this industry is at the heart of our concerns. Subscribe and stay informed on a range of topics that interest you!
Send us your newsWe invite you to send us your press releases, free of charge. You offer a new product or service, you organize an event, you make new acquisitions, you get new contracts, you have new staff nominations or others, do not hesitate, your news interests us! Suggest a news.
For industry professionals, join your market by giving you visibility on our platforms. Click to download the rate card.
High-voltage EV battery packs: benefits and challenges. More voltage, more better?
In 2020, Porsche delivered just over 20,000 units of its luxury Taycan EV—the first vehicle from a major automaker to sport an 800 V (nominal) battery, which is more than double the voltage of its competitors (and firmly into light-rail and switchyard locomotive territory, actually).
It appears that many other EVs will soon follow in the Taycan’s tracks.
Delphi Technologies recently said it will supply 800 V inverters to three out of the top four global premium automakers in the next few years. Kia and Hyundai have both released details of upcoming 800 V architectures, and GM said that its 2022 Hummer EV will have the “unique ability to switch its battery pack from its native 400 V to 800 V for charging.”
Read the whole news on chargedevs.com