Volkswagen e-up! Battery System

New 1/15/15


Courtesy of Green Car Congress
 

The Volkswagen e-up! is a battery electric vehicle with a lithium-ion battery pack of:

  • 18.87 kWh energy capacity
  • 75 kW (4.0 C) peak power capacity
  • 35 kW (1.8 C) max continuous power capacity
  • 377.4 V voltage
  • 50 Ah charge capacity
  • 230 kg mass (506 lb)
  • 82.0 Wh/kg specific energy
  • 326 W/kg specific power (peak)
  • 152 W/kg specific power (max continuous)

The battery pack is made up of 17 modules, each with:

  • 1.11 kWh energy capacity
  • 4.41 kW (4.0 C) peak power capacity
  • 2.06 kW (1.8 C) max continuous power capacity
  • 22.2 V voltage
  • 50 Ah charge capacity

The modules are air-cooled, making them relatively easy to repurpose for use in electric aircraft.
 

e-up! battery pack

Courtesy of greenmotor.co.uk
 

Volkswagen e-up! Background

PRIVATE CONTENT   Public access to EV Hangar content is dependent on crowdfunding: the more donations, the more public content.   You can also register for private full access now.

Volkswagen e-up! Battery System Close-Up

PRIVATE CONTENT   Public access to EV Hangar content is dependent on crowdfunding: the more donations, the more public content.   You can also register for private full access now.

Volkswagen e-up! Battery System Press, Other Info, and Videos

PRIVATE CONTENT   Public access to EV Hangar content is dependent on crowdfunding: the more donations, the more public content.   You can also register for private full access now.