Posts By: Charged EVs

Learn how Proterra designs, tests, and manufacturers battery systems for rugged heavy-duty EVs (Free Webcast)

In less than 2 years, the engineering team at Proterra designed, tested, and manufactured an industry-leading HD battery system that powered a vehicle that broke the world record for farthest distance traveled by an electric vehicle on a single charge. ‍In a new webcast session announced this week at the Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering, Thomas… Read more »

Recovering usable battery-grade materials from shredded Li-ion cells (Free Webcast)

It’s usually one of the first objections cited by EV naysayers: batteries can’t or won’t be recycled, and they contain hazardous materials that will end up in landfills. In fact, no such sinister scenario is likely—most of the components of Li-ion batteries are valuable, and it’s quite feasible, technically and economically, to recycle them. Several… Read more »

Comparing 10 leading EV motors: watch the free webcast

Ever wonder how today’s EV motors stack up against each other? Going beyond traditional product benchmarking, Munro & Associates has analyzed and compared 10 leading EV motors and developed a comprehensive side-by-side comparison report. In a new webcast session announced this week at the Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering, Munro & Associates’ CEO Sandy… Read more »

New sessions announced for the Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering

Charged is organizing a virtual conference on EV engineering September 1 – 3, 2020 that includes live webinar sessions, interactive Q&As, on-demand webinars, and whitepaper downloads. Just like the content Charged brings you every day, conference topics will span the entire EV engineering supply chain and ecosystem including motor and power electronics design and manufacturing, cell development, battery systems, testing,… Read more »

Webinar: Designing silicon carbide solutions for EV fast charging

EV fast chargers bypass the vehicle’s on-board chargers (OBCs) for rapid direct battery charging. This allows batteries to be charged in just 30 minutes versus 4+ hours from OBCs. But the demands of these systems are significant. Design goals for fast chargers call for highly efficient power electronics and very high power density that’s possible… Read more »

How to improve your property with EV charging stations

Sponsored by EVOCHARGE The demand for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations is growing rapidly. In addition to being convenient and sustainable, adding charging stations to your multi-unit residential, office or public building provides competitive advantages.  EV charging stations:  Attract and retain high-income renters and top employees  Improve employee, customer and visitor satisfaction  Generate income from… Read more »

Webinar today: DC fast charging – vehicle-side thermal challenges

OEMs have made remarkable improvements to the EV powertrain over recent years to extend range, reduce costs, and improve the driving experience. Another key item that will help drive greater consumer acceptance of full-electric vehicles is faster charging times. Progress in achieving 400 A+ and less than 30-minute charging has been slow due to limitations… Read more »