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Cold affect 400V recharge

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Ing_Qc, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. Ing_Qc

    Ing_Qc Member

    Nov 13, 2012
  2. Kalud

    Kalud Active Member

    May 7, 2013
    Montreal, QC
    What I understand from it is that EV without battery pack temperature control (the Leaf as an example) cannot start charging at full pace when the pack is very cold, to avoid damaging it until the charging itself increase the temperature of the pack.

    The Model S in the other hand would most likely arrives at the charging station with a warm pack (heated) or at least being actively heated at the beginning of the charge so it should be a non-issue.

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