Video: Munro Primer on EV Battery Cooling Methods

Munro Live's expert breaks down the fundamentals of EV battery cooling.

Dan Carney, Senior Editor

June 21, 2024

At a Glance

  • Cylindrical, pouch, and prismatic cells
  • Tesla's modules vs. Ford, Lucid, Hyundai, and Rivian
  • Whole pack cooling concepts

Munro Live’s director of electrification Tom Prucha breaks down different cooling methods for various types of electric vehicle batteries, including different form factors, OEMs, modules, and packs.

He looks at the differences between cooling cylindrical, pouch, and prismatic cells with an examination of Tesla's module methodology and how it compares to the approaches used by Lucid, Hyundai, Ford, and Rivian. He also explains the challenges of cooling at the pack level.

About the Author(s)

Dan Carney

Senior Editor, Design News

Dan’s coverage of the auto industry over three decades has taken him to the racetracks, automotive engineering centers, vehicle simulators, wind tunnels, and crash-test labs of the world.

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