08 Dec '17, 3pm

New approach to electric-car battery cooling: immerse cells in coolant

XING Miss R Lithium-Ion Battery Pack Enlarge Photo Regardless of how your vehicle is powered—whether it be an internal-combustion engine or a battery pack powering an electric motor—most powertrains have a common enemy: heat. For Taipei-based XING Mobility, heat is a major concern for its high-performance Miss R model as its battery cells need to rapidly discharge to generate its maximum quoted output of 1,000 kilowatts (1,341-horsepower). The more rapidly you discharge a battery, the more heat it generates—and XING believes it has a solution to keep its fast-discharging battery pack cool. DON'T MISS: Video explains how electric cars work, battery and motor technology included Instead of snaking coolant through lines and chambers within the battery pack's case, XING is taking a wholly different approach by immersing its cells in a non-conductive fluid with a high boiling p...

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