Declassifying reliable and safe battery packs at Ather Energy

Declassifying reliable and safe battery packs at Ather Energy

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Declassifying reliable and safe battery packs at Ather Energy


Why do battery packs catch fire? How do you design a battery pack to minimize incidents? We catch up with Shreyas Seethapathy, who leads the powertrain team at Ather, to understand how battery packs work, and what Ather Energy does to ensure safe and reliable battery packs.

In this Episode:

Shreyas Seethapathy: Team Lead, Battery and Powertrain
Abhishek Balaji: Community Manager

00:00 Intro
01:45 The conversations around EV fires
02:21 Working on battery packs
05:14 Why do battery packs catch fire?
06:37 What makes Ather’s battery packs different?
11:53 Choosing types and quality of cells
14:19 Battery enclosure, materials and structural integrity
21:44 Battery Management System
25:24 Inside a battery fire
28:53 Testing, testing, testing
34:39 Using on-road data to make better batteries
40:22 How to evaluate EVs for safety?
42:44 The road ahead

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