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You Shouldn't Want To Buy A Kia Soul EV, Says Kia Dealer
By John Voelcker Mar 30, 2015 ht2 Cody Osborne, Matthew Moreno
I believe the problem is that he was sending 75W into a closed box without fan
and the resulting overcharge at high temp (all power is converted to gas and
and high pressure, destroyed his pack.
BTW, I would expect the modules to have a safety vent. Did that not work? Or
Driving Green with Sheryll Alexander
2015 Kia Soul EV: The nearly perfect electric vehicle
by Sheryll Alexander - Mar 26, 2015
Really? I was pretty sure the title of first megawatt all-electric race car
went to the Maniac Mazda over a decade ago...
On Apr 1, 2015, at 9:50 PM, Ben Goren via EV firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Seems reasonably legit. Nothing about it seems unreasonable.
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Ben Goren wrote:
Sorry -- I was referring to them seem to really be building a real race
car, not attempting to verify their claims to bragging rights. The
megawatt bit, honestly, didn't even register
On Apr 2, 2015, at 6:15 PM, Ben Apollonio via EV email@example.com
I think the problem happens when the constant current charger doesn't stop when
the cells are full. The cell can't store the energy, but it has to go
somewhere. They are sealed, so it can't just bubble off water like lead-acid
cells do. The energy breaks down the electrolyte and builds
From: Robert Bruninga via EVev@lists.evdl.org
That's 300 mA at 250 VDC.
Jan Steinman via EV wrote:
The voltage doesn't really matter, does it?
It does indirectly. We're charging Prius packs. Each 6-cell module is
very flat, and sandwiched tightly between its neighbors. It has almost
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