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Re: Range Chart

Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:05 pm

SageBrush wrote:Tony,

What does "controlling" mean, in the sentence

'The Mile/kWh value in red below is controlling, NOT speed'


Controlling means that should you be driving 50 mph with a heater blasting, you could be consuming energy at a rate of 2.5 miles per kilowatt hour.

In the past, people have tried to equate average speed and other methods with range, but the only thing that actually matters is how much energy is stored in the battery and what is the consumption rate.

So, 2.5 miles per kWh * 20kWh stored = 50 miles range, assuming your consumption doesn't change. It doesn't matter what speed you ultimately derived those miles per kilowatt at.

But, given the parameters of a level dry road with no significant wind on a nice warm day, then yes, the speed well very closely align with the published consumption rate.

65mph will only indicate 3.9 miles per kWh in those circumstances.

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Re: Range Chart

Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:18 pm

Any chance of a link to the 30kWh chart in metric ( Km not miles) ? :)
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Re: Range Chart

Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:06 pm

ElectricEddy wrote:Any chance of a link to the 30kWh chart in metric ( Km not miles) ? :)


Yes, I'll do one.


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Re: Range Chart

Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:26 pm

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Re: Range Chart

Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:41 pm

Thank you Tony, the metric / 30 kW•h charts are very much appreciated.
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