I was driving from Sarasota to Tampa airport. The car gave me a msg "propulsion reduced". The engine light was on. The Closest Chev dealer was about 30 miles away. Airport same distance so to avoid missing my plane I went to the airport and plugged the car in (upon the advice of Chevy...
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.
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.
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...
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...