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by ggtronic
Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Request Battery Heating/conditioning To accelerate fast charge in cold climate
Replies: 7
Views: 985

Re: Request Battery Heating/conditioning To accelerate fast charge in cold climate

i'v made this graph to show best fast charge requirement : feel free to submit numbers !

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by ggtronic
Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Request Battery Heating/conditioning To accelerate fast charge in cold climate
Replies: 7
Views: 985

Re: Request Battery Heating/conditioning To accelerate fast charge in cold climate

I wrote an article about these issues that includes a graph showing the Bolt’s DC charging rate at different pack temperatures. https://electricrevs.com/2018/10/23/frigidity-and-the-challenge-of-high-power-coupling/ JeffN you pinpointed the exact problem + perfect solution ! thank you and congragul...
by ggtronic
Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Request Battery Heating/conditioning To accelerate fast charge in cold climate
Replies: 7
Views: 985

Re: Request Battery Heating/conditioning To accelerate fast charge in cold climate

I'm not sure this is going to save you any money. Won't the increase in charge rate will be offset by the need to add more energy since heating the battery will drain it? I'v edited initial post : the real issue is the additionnal 30 minutes needed : when doint long travel , a simple 20 minutes fas...
by ggtronic
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Request Battery Heating/conditioning To accelerate fast charge in cold climate
Replies: 7
Views: 985

Request Battery Heating/conditioning To accelerate fast charge in cold climate

Hello Bolt member up north , USA & Canada , we cant get fast charge to reach 50kw without 30+minutes battery heating thus take more time and cost $ more : THE BIG ISSUE IS 30 MINUTES WAIT TIME BEFORE REACHING 50KW Any member here willing to suggest a software modification to GM so we can get a c...

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