Standards for electric vehicle batteries and associated testing procedures

E. Cabrera Castillo    TUM CREATE Ltd, Singapore


Standards are consensus documents that permit the homologation of a technology or practice. This chapter gives an overview of the standards in use in the electric vehicle (EV) battery industry and mentions which tests are performed to assess the normal operating conditions of the battery, its aging and lifetime, as well as cases of malfunction or abuse. The most used standards are proposed and developed by testing facilities, battery producers, device integrators, car manufacturers, and governmental bodies; the standards are constantly reviewed to make sure they maintain relevance with technology developments ...

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