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Published in: ATZ worldwide 11/2021

01-11-2021 | Special

Lightweight Design Assessment of Lithium-based Starter Batteries

Authors: Florian Wätzold, Hans-Peter Dahm, Julian Binder, Jerome Standfest

Published in: ATZ worldwide | Issue 11/2021

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Traditional lead-acid batteries are a fundamental component of the drive system and continue to be used in electrified vehicles. However, they are associated with excessive requirements in weight and installation space. A leap in performance only seems possible with a change in technology. TGM and Litewerks therefore present a holistic and modular approach based on lithium iron phosphate cells as an economical lightweight alternative, which can lead to a mass saving of around 40 kg on the BMW X5 PHEV reference car. …
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Title
Lightweight Design Assessment of Lithium-based Starter Batteries
Authors
Florian Wätzold
Hans-Peter Dahm
Julian Binder
Jerome Standfest
Publication date
01-11-2021
Publisher
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
Published in
ATZ worldwide / Issue 11/2021
Electronic ISSN: 2192-9076
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s38311-021-0722-6

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