Do You Know How to Appraise Lithium Batteries for Vehicles?

Do You Know How to Appraise Lithium Batteries for Vehicles?

Though many countries have successively announced the timeframe to stop selling fuel vehicles, the electric vehicles of today still have some technical indicators remaining for improvement. The indicators such as accurate estimation of mileage, improved power performance, shortened charging time, and extended battery life to reduce maintenance costs, etc. are all closely tied to the […]

Let Chroma Test the Temperature Control Mechanism of Your EV!

Let Chroma Test the Temperature Control Mechanism of Your EV!

Car manufacturers are continuing to improve endurance in an effort to overcome EV range anxiety. As a result, the energy density of onboard batteries has gradually advanced. The next question is how to perfect the temperature monitoring mechanism of the battery system. In order to ensure the battery’s service life and avoid thermal runaway, the […]

Fuel Cell Simulation Improves Test Efficiency to Meet Hot Demand for Hydrogen Energy

Fuel Cell Simulation Improves Test Efficiency to Meet Hot Demand for Hydrogen Energy

The hydrogen energy industry has earned its place in the spotlight of renewable energy transition besides lithium batteries, solar power, and wind power. For example, Japan has announced its Basic Hydrogen Strategy, pledging to realize a hydrogen-based society, while the EU established the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance. This goes to show how the global market […]

Chroma’s 17010 Battery Cell Reliability Test System [VIDEO]

As a key component of EV, the battery cell must pass many rigorous charge/discharge tests to ensure its characteristics and life. The tests directly affect the EV’s performance, cost, and reliability. Driving an EV on the road requires continuous battery charging and discharging and rapid load charging. Chroma 17010 Battery Cell Reliability Test System is […]

Major Taiwanese EV Power Supply Manufacturer Adopts Chroma’s HIL Testbed

Major Taiwanese EV Power Supply Manufacturer Adopts Chroma's HIL Testbed

With the maturity of advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) technology, the proportion of electronic and electrical systems applied to the automotive field is gradually increasing, as is their impact on its safety. Once the electronic system has a functional failure, it could cause an accident and endanger the vehicle or passengers. In 2011, the ISO 26262 […]

Chroma’s Multi-Coupler EVSE Test Solutions Accelerate EV DC Fast Charging

Chroma's Multi-Coupler EVSE Test Solutions Accelerate EV DC Fast Charging

Market surveys indicate that, by 2025, there will be over 3 million public charging stations for electric vehicles (EV) globally. New EVs also carry larger capacity batteries in order to reduce the mileage anxiety amongst drivers. Although enabling a larger cruising range, this also necessitates a shortened charging time, thus prompting the rapid development of […]

50% Fewer System Commands for Easier EV CAN Communication Testing

50% Fewer System Commands for Easier EV CAN Communication Testing

As the demand for energy-saving, safe, and intelligent vehicles increases, so does the need for integrating ever more electronic components into the vehicle. CAN (Controller Area Network) and its upgrade CAN FD (CAN with Flexible Data-Rate) are widely used communication protocols for in-vehicle network systems. These set up the main framework to communicate with the […]

Chroma CCS EV Charging Test System Adopted by Major U.S. EV Manufacturer

Chroma CCS EV Charging Test System Adopted by Major U.S. EV Manufacturer

As the automobile industry moves towards the non-gasoline era, both the global electric vehicle market and the number of charging stations are growing rapidly. This presses the need for centrally developed EV charging standards. The currently most used charging interfaces in the market include CHAdeMO in Japan, GB/T in China, and CCS in Europe and […]

Chroma Presents E-Scooter Fast Charging Test Ahead of Schedule to Help CHAdeMO Association

The various restrictions on the sale of gasoline-powered scooters by governments all around have promoted the rapid development of the electric scooter industry. The current popularization of charging stations will likewise boost the sales of e-scooters. Driven by market demand, the safety and standardization of electric scooters have also received much attention, and the formulation […]