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08 Feb 2016 EVSTF-07-02
EVS Task Force 7 (Fire Resistance): Canada and US Comments on battery external-fire safety
Informal Subgroup Informal Electric Vehicle Environmental Performance Electric Vehicles & the Environment US and Canada position on the draft fire exposure test for electric vehicles. Pursuant to Canadian testing, the US and Canada do not see a need for additional testing of electric vehicles (as opposed to ICE vehicles) because the battery and electric systems do not show any cause for special concern in vehicle fires. Battery pack testing could be considered in a later phase in the development of the safety regulation if warranted.
25 Jul 2016 EVE-20-06
Impacts of Mileage Accumulation and Fast Charging on EV Range and Energy Usage
Informal Group Informal Electric Vehicle Environmental Performance Electric Vehicles & the Environment Summary of initial Transport Canada research into the impact of vehicle use on electric vehicle battery performance and driving range. The research quantified losses in charging energy, useable battery energy, and driving range as travel distance rose.