View Single Post
Old 09-04-2017, 05:25 PM   #10 (permalink)
Piotrsko
Master EcoModder
 
Piotrsko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: 1826 miles WSW of Normal
Posts: 371
Thanks: 16
Thanked 85 Times in 66 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by JockoT View Post
Batteries have to be babied to get the most range out of them. Too warm or too cool and the don't give their best. Cooling is therefore necessary depending on duty.
Not so much. Somebody calculated that I am putting only 500 watts into my cooling battery system during the 10 kwh daily commute.

They do prefer being warmer than 80 * f.
__________________
2000 F250 7.3 CC 20+ MPG @ 10000 #
2013 Golf tdi 50+ mpg
1988 Ranger EV Volt batts>> 15,500 MPG and climbing.
  Reply With Quote