Interesting Hybrid Charging concept

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Rifleman
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Interesting Hybrid Charging concept

Post by Rifleman » Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:07 pm

Spotted this video on YouTube, quite an innovative charging concept for when the hybrid/electric XC40 arrives...

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hdasmith
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Re: Interesting Hybrid Charging concept

Post by hdasmith » Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:55 pm

Interesting take on things. I currently drive a plug-in, and with a standard 13A socket, it will only charge at 10A to prevent it getting too hot. This takes a long time - fine for overnight - would be better if it could use a 16A or even 32A to work around a more typical day. I would also be interested to know how they’re managing the connection to prevent a short circuit, or connect the live to neutral. I’ve got a few ideas, but I’m not sure that a magnet could be relied upon to make sure this was correct every time while keeping the correct insulation levels.
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Harrydog
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Re: Interesting Hybrid Charging concept

Post by Harrydog » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:11 pm

I would just get the butler to do it.


morrishey
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Re: Interesting Hybrid Charging concept

Post by morrishey » Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:19 am

She won’t like you calling her that... 😉
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