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  1. Another Excellent Video from WeberAuto

    Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
    Another excellent video from WeberAuto. He completely disassembles/reassembles the HV traction battery from a 2018 Volt. It is over 2 hours long, but very well done. He is planning more videos on the rest of the drive train.
  2. Boeing 787 and Chevy Volt: Picture of 2 white lithium-ion brothers

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I found this Boeing 787 Dreamliner dozing in the early morning sun at San Jose airport. This is the ANA 787 service between San Jose and Narita that started this January (but was cancelled a few days later when battery fires grounded all 787s). In May the service resumed.
  3. Excellent New Li battery with solid electrolyte! Resists fire.

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Boeing should have used this instead! Battery Material Prevents Fires, Stores Five Times the Energy Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a solid electrolyte to replace flammable ones used in lithium-ion batteries. "An electrolyte developed by researchers at Oak Ridge...
  4. To Charge or Not To Charge...

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    The question is whether or not I should charge every time I get home. Here is the situation. This week I have been shuttling the kids to and from school total round trip of about 1.5 miles. So when I get home I just plug in to "top off". But I recall that for the cell phones or laptops that...