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The Ioniq 5 N is Hyundai’s first performance electric vehicle (EV). As anticipated, this game-changer offers a range of enhancements over the regular model, not least its industry-leading thermal management system, a crucial consideration during development and specifically aimed at combating power degradation caused by excessive heat during demanding track driving conditions. The Ioniq 5 Continue reading Ioniq 5 N: Sophisticated thermal management unlocks performance of hottest Hyundai

Designed to disrupt the disruptors, VW’s forthcoming ID.2 will take on Chinese competitors with a European starting price equivalent to A$40,000 for a Polo-sized hatch with Golf-sized roominess and a GTI-like driving experience. Advantageously positioned to offer ‘more for less’, the ID.2, which is due for release in 2025, is designed to pull customers away Continue reading Volkswagen to bring thermal management in-house for its new electric people’s car?

A high-performance liquid coolant for electric vehicle batteries has been created by automotive chemicals specialist Liqui Moly, which says its Battery Coolant EV 200 product has been specifically designed for use in ‘indirect battery cooling systems’. Liqui Moly says the new fluid provides excellent corrosion protection, long-term stability, and low conductivity throughout its service life. Continue reading Liqui Moly develops thermal management liquid for electric vehicle batteries

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Mahle, a German automotive component supplier that provides engineering and consulting services to automakers, says it is reorienting itself in light of the electrification transition. It has recently equipped its climatic wind tunnel in Stuttgart with a DC fast charging system, as Mahle management believes the company’s sales potential in relation to electric vehicles (EVs) Continue reading Mahle climatic wind tunnel “goes electric”

A sharp increase in sales of electric vehicles has uncovered a foggy phenomenon during the Northern Hemisphere winter that caused enough ‘no smoke without fire’ concern to result in reports of fires to emergency services. However, the clouds emitted by Teslas while rapid charging have been identified as condensation from the thermal management system rather Continue reading Tesla fog mystery solved

If racing improves the breed, controversy over the latest W206-generation Mercedes-AMG C63 S and its four-cylinder hybrid drivetrain may be unfounded as it shares plenty of tech with Lewis Hamilton’s company car. A total system output of 500kW and 1020Nm should also help sway those who think this is some kind of fancy Toyota Prius. Continue reading New Mercedes-AMG C63 S plug-in hybrid is a thermal management masterclass

Nissan breaks from air cooling to boost thermal control, charging capability of electric Ariya SUV Nissan’s new Ariya is an electric SUV that showcases the brand’s “Intelligent Mobility” strategy, which ultimately aims to bring both vehicle emissions and road fatalities to zero.  The Ariya is the brand’s first all-electric SUV and, encouragingly, it isn’t based Continue reading Nissan Ariya adopts liquid-cooled battery