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Battery Options for Hybrid Vehicles and Electric Vehicles

By • Apr 30th, 2009 • Category: Battery Technology for Hybrid and Electric Cars

Batteries or battery packs can make or break a hybrid or electric car. Here’s a look at the different battery options and their characteristics together with notes on key manufacturers.



Design Considerations for Keeping Your Battery Pack in Top Performance: Balancing and Equalization vs. Pack Monitoring

By • Mar 28th, 2009 • Category: Battery Technology for Hybrid and Electric Cars

Battery pack balancing and equalization management is the regulation or protection of individual battery cells from hitting the maximum or minimum limits when fully charging or discharging the whole pack, and is an important element to keeping the battery pack at optimum performance.