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Nissan Leaf EV Battery Reconditioning

We have been looking at reconditioning EV batteries like in the Nissan Leaf for some time now. Recently we have had some success with a Gen 1 Nissan Leaf. The owner brought us a 8 bar 2011 Nissan Leaf, their average total mileage after a full charge was...

I sat down with Michael from stuff motoring to have a chat about The Battery Clinic, Hybrids and EV's. Check out the article here

How long will a hybrid battery last?

We get this question all the time so I will attempt to answer it here. Toyota states that a new Hybrid battery has an eight year lifespan however the reality is that it is not that simple. Lifespan is dependent on a number of factors including age of the vehicle,...

Measuring sustainability

Abstract All business love to measure and simplify complex aspects of business into mere numbers. This allows business to identify leaders in their fields and benchmark their own performance. The approach to sustainability by many organisations has been no different....

Caring for your batteries

Construction of a lead acid battery All lead acid batteries have positive plates coated with lead dioxide and negative plates of soft spongy lead. In the past lead plates were conditioned through up to 50 charge and discharge cycles to build up these dioxide and...

Power Jockey: How it works

The Power Jockey unit is placed in parallel with the HV battery. This makes it another HV battery placed in parallel with the HV battery. It is electro mechanical in nature and delivers a constant 1000 watts. Unlike the HV battery it augments which deteriorates in...