Ever since the first Nissan LEAF was built way back in 2010, electric vehicle enthusiasts have debated the merits and trade-offs of active versus passive cooling for its battery pack. The LEAF’s battery pack has so far been passively… Read More ›
Correcting mistakes or clarifying ambiguity in media coverage
Nissan denies reports, rumors that LG is a cell supplier for the LEAF battery
Over the past year or two there has been widespread speculation that when Nissan announced a new 60-something kWh battery upgrade it would rely on cells from LG. Not true. Nissan executives told Electric Revs yesterday that the new LEAF… Read More ›
Can the Ioniq Electric charge at “up to 100 kW”?
The Claim The Hyundai Ioniq Electric can charge “at up to 100 kW” on a DC charger sort of like a Tesla can do at a Supercharger. The Facts There appears to be no evidence that this is true or… Read More ›
Do Honda 2-motor hybrids clutch-in the engine during heavy acceleration?
The Claim In an article about the EPA rating of the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid the following statement was made (emphasis added): “During heavy acceleration or high-speed cruising, a clutch locks the engine and motor together to power the front… Read More ›