A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

More Efficient Electric-Car Motor? Startup KLD Claims It Has One

Mass-market plug-in cars have only appeared in showrooms for three years, but startup KLD Energy Technologies thinks it’s already time for a revolution.

KLD says its updated electric motor and battery pack, called OneDrive, can get the same range from a 3-kilowatt-hour battery pack as normal motors get from a 5-kWh pack.

How does the new motor do it? OneDrive uses the same 18650-sized lithium-ion cells (they’re essentially laptop batteries) as a Tesla Model S, but its cells are a different type.

KLD says it uses power cells more similar to those used in hybrid cars, not the energy cells used in other plug-in car powertrains.



Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.