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Batteries for Electric Vehicles
November 12, 2017

Batteries for Electric Vehicles

The global market for electric vehicles is expected to more than double in the next two years, when more than 25 million electric cars are expected to be on the road. These electric cars will account for one-quarter of all new cars purchased. But one of the key hurdles to the adoption of electric cars is the performance of the lithium-ion batteries used to power…

Electric Bicycle Batteries Lithium
October 17, 2017

Electric Bicycle Batteries Lithium

When it comes to electric bicycle batteries, you’ve got two main options: lithium batteries and lead acid batteries. Sure, there are a few other types of ebike batteries out there, but the main two types you’ll see all over the place remain lithium and lead acid. Of course lithium batteries and lead acid batteries each come with their own distinct advantages…

Electric Go Kart Battery
September 7, 2017

Electric Go Kart Battery

Entering a standard indoor go-kart racetrack, your senses are usually accosted by the high-pitched scream of the engines and the petrol fumes as the karts race past, which is partly what gives go-karting its exhilarating atmosphere. However, these are aspects that are not so good for the wider environment or for the health of those working at the track all day…

Electric Bicycle Batteries
August 30, 2017

Electric Bicycle Batteries

In this installment of the 3 Minute Electric Bike Video Series, Bill is talking about how to care for an electric bike battery. We are focusing primarily on Lithium Chemistry batteries. To start, when you first get your bike, charge your battery for 12 full hours. What this does is make sure the current is flowing through all the cells and you’re really conditioning…

Electric Vehicle Battery Specifications
August 21, 2017

Electric Vehicle Battery Specifications

IIn addition to the Lithium-ion Battery Coverage for defects in materials or workmanship (96 months/100, miles, whichever comes first), the Nissan LEAF® Lithium-ion battery is also warranted against capacity loss below nine bars of capacity as shown on the vehicle’s battery capacity level gauge for a period of 96 months or 100, miles (whichever occurs first)…

Electric Go Kart Batteries
October 21, 2016

Electric Go Kart Batteries

Electric golf cart batteries operate purely on the power of deep cycle batteries. Here are the primary features of a deep cycle golf cart battery to understand. Designed with thicker plates, higher density active paste material and thicker separators to withstand the rigors of deep discharging and recharging cycles. Twin terminal design for simplified connection…

Electric Vehicles Batteries
June 5, 2016

Electric Vehicles Batteries

Toyota plans to spend $35 million on partnerships with several universities, including Stanford, to study ways to make better batteries for electric vehicles. The Japanese automaker said the universities will use artificial intelligence to test different battery chemistry combinations and to explore whether other materials, such as magnesium, could be used to…

Electric Vehicle Batteries
June 17, 2016

Electric Vehicle Batteries

What would it take for you to buy an electric vehicle? Lower average prices can’t hurt — and as this chart from Statista shows, those have come a long way. As noted in a recent report from McKinsey & Company, advances in battery tech have helped the average battery pack price go down from about $1, /kWh to roughly $227/kWh since 2010. McKinsey says that…

Electric Vehicle Battery Manufacturing
July 23, 2016

Electric Vehicle Battery Manufacturing

Originally published on . Those interested in tracking the state of the electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing market will likely be interested in taking a look at the chart and table below — which provide a fair amount of data on the market as pertaining to consumer electric car batteries (not pertaining to “heavy duty” vehicles such as buses, or to energy…

Electric Bicycle conversion Kit with Battery
April 25, 2017

Electric Bicycle conversion Kit with Battery

There are many types of batteries that can power electric bikes. LEED Bicycle Solutions only uses high-grade li-ion battery cells in our electric bike battery systems. The 250 Series (24 volt) battery systems contain Samsung and Panasonic li-ion cells. The kit titles without a + are Samsung and the kits with the + are Pansonic. For example the 10k vs. the…

Razor Electric Go Kart Battery
September 15, 2016

Razor Electric Go Kart Battery

Firm s Hotline: (866) 664-1409 Firm s Media Contact: (562) 345-6064 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product…

Schwinn Electric Bicycle Battery
May 10, 2017

Schwinn Electric Bicycle Battery

Photo by Jaymi Heimbuch Schwinn has put out a very cool electric assist bike using battery technology created exclusively for this bike by Toshiba. Read on to watch a video demonstration. *Note: You can click through to YouTube to view the video in high quality format* Schwinn Tailwind: The downside about this is that the battery relies on 100% plug-in powerno…