Ford Moves Battery Technology Forward

ford-focus-electricAt the heart of every electric car is the battery … the Achilles heel of electric propulsion because variations in temperature can have a major impact on performance, reliability and durability.

While battery and electric motor technology up until now has relied on airconditioning to maintain optimum operating temperatures for today’s electric vehicles Ford has looked at a different way of keeping a battery happy.

Ford has developed a liquid heating and cooling system for the batteries that will provide power for the all-new Ford Focus Electric that will make it’s showroom appearance in the US next year and in Europe in 2012.

Follow the link to to read more about Ford’s new battery cooling system for the Ford Focus Electric

Ford Moves Battery Technology Forward
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