The battery is the most important and most expensive part of an electric vehicle. Battery degradation is the main problem that most of the EV owners are facing today. Battery capacity degrades at a rate of 2 to 5% per year sometimes faster than that. I this article we will discuss how to keep your electric car battery in a good condition for a longer period of time.
Avoid charging in Hot condition
Don’t charge your electric car / Electric rickshaw when weather is very hot or the battery pack is very hot. Not immediately put your EV on charge after a long trip. Let Your EV battery to rest for a while. Always try to charge your EV overnight.
Avoid Fast charging Frequently
Fast charging produces a lot of heat is the battery. Heat makes battery degradation process faster. Try to fast charge your EV once in a month. This practice will keep your EV battery healthy for a longer time.
Charge Your EV Up to 95%
Charging your EV less than full capacity slows down the battery degradation process. Don’t let your vehicle fully charged for a longer period of time.
Avoid full discharge of your EV battery
Deeply discharging Li-ion battery degrades the battery faster. so try to avoid it. although most of the car software doesn’t allow you to fully discharge your EV battery.
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