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AES showcases cell-testing models at the US Battery Show

Associated Environmental Systems (AES) showed its All Test Platform (ATP), a fixture designed to support a number of cells within an environmental test chamber of its own manufacture, at the US Battery Show North America in Novi, Michigan (writes Peter Donaldson).

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Chroma ATE unveils integrated HIL test bed for battery EVs

Chroma ATE has launched the 8610 battery pack power HIL test bed for testing battery systems and components of new energy vehicles, including the battery module, BMS and cooling/heating system. Various hardware options are available for integration, such as a DC power supply, battery charge-discharge system, digital meter, hi-pot tester, and short-circuit and overvoltage protection devices.

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Zeiss unveils NDT system for battery and EV builders

Zeiss Industrial Quality Solutions has launched its VoluMax 9 titan system for computed tomography (CT) analysis of battery cells and EVs. CT is a non-destructive means of checking that the various steps in the production processes are working as intended, so that sub-components are handled and assembled without errors or damage.

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Quality control

E-Mobility Engineering talks to quality control technology suppliers about how they are adapting to the transition to EVs. In a recent study of new-car quality, consumer intelligence company JD Power found that owners of battery EVs and hybrids report more problems than those of IC-engined...


Cell simulator for latest monitors

MicroNova has enhanced its Cell Module Controller (CMC) simulator to support the latest high-accuracy battery cell monitors and balancers from Texas Instruments, or TI (writes Nick Flaherty). The NovaCarts CMC simulator has a daisy-chain comms interface to the bridge device on the master board of the BMS or the master control unit to provide precise […]


Modular PXI-based BMS tester

Pickering Interfaces has developed a modular test system for battery management systems. The system is based around the PXI standard, and combines a range of modules for fault...

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Powertrain testing

The growing shift towards electric and other forms of powertrains is being mirrored by changes in the services from test providers. The state of the market for EV powertrain testing could be seen as buoyant at the moment, as the automotive industry transitions from IC...

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ViGem unveils new data logger

Measurement technology company ViGem has extended its CCA 9010 series of data loggers with the launch of its CCA 9010-50BE test bench system. It has been designed to enable the validation of ECUs and...

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Hyundai puts the Ioniq 5 through its sub-zero paces

Hyundai Motor Company has shared details about the winter testing of its Ioniq 5 N at the Hyundai Mobis proving ground in Arjeplog in Sweden.

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Allison now offers fuel cell and CNG testing

Allison Transmission has announced the availability of hydrogen fuel cell and compressed natural gas (CNG) testing at its Vehicle Electrification + Environmental Test Center. The company has completed the installation of two phases of hydrogen capabilities. Phase one provides the ability to safely detect and manage hydrogen gas or flames in a test cell as […]