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Coolant Helps Keep Electric Vehicle Batteries Cooler
2012-07-15 06:45:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The service life of electric car batteries is cut in half when operating between 110 and 120 degrees Fahrenheit, the temperature they reach on a typical a summer day. To solve this problem, a team of German researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology developed a new coolant called CryoSolplus, which is capable of absorbing between two and three times as much heat as water. CryoSolplus is a...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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