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Best Article on a Leaf I Have Seen

Discussion in 'EV (Electric Vehicle) Discussion' started by DaveinOlyWA, Feb 1, 2011.

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  1. DaveinOlyWA

    DaveinOlyWA 3rd Time was Solariffic!!

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    That's a great article. Very in depth and detailed.

    Can you confirm that the entire capacity of the battery is 24kWh, but it only uses something like 60% of the capacity (so something like 14.4 kWh available)? What is the min/max SOC that the Leaf employs?
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    Actually no. I think u r confusing the volts 16kwh pack. The leaf runs as low as 10% from 100%. The actual lower end of the SOC is not known but that is what we have dtermined from carwings data. I also am charging at 110 volt and monitori.g charge from the wall with a kill a watt.
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