Moar Power? More volts.

From Transport Evolved.

We’re increasingly seeing manufacturers moving to 800 volts (or higher) for their motors and battery packs. Why is that happening, and does it matter? What benefits does it have for you, and is it worth picking a car that’s got an 800v architecture?

Kate digs in to find out.


00:00 – Introduction
00:41 – Support the channel
01:10 – A little bit of history
01:55 – Why has that happened – Charging? Heat?
03:19 – A little bit of basic physics to for the problem
05:01 – What can you do about the problem – other options?
07:19 – Increasing the voltage
08:50 – The TLDR;
09:35 – Thanks and credits!


Script: Kate Walton-Elliott, Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Presenter, Camera, Editing, Coloring : Kate Walton-Elliott
Audio Clean Up, Producer: Kate Walton-Elliott
End Credits, Animations: Erin Carlie
Teeshirt – Transport Evolved Show Your Spark (Trans)

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