A review of international abuse testing standards and regulations for lithium ion batteries in electric and hybrid electric vehicles

A. Ruiz, A. Phrang, Noshin Omar, Peter Van Den Bossche, A. Kriston, L. Boon-Brett

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Abstract

Lithium ion batteries are a proven technology for automotive applications and their continued use in the future electric vehicle fleet is undeniable. In addition to battery performance and durability, battery safety is paramount to ensure confidence and widespread adoption of electromobility in our society. This comprehensive review aims at presenting the various international standards and regulations for safety testing of lithium ion batteries in automotive applications under various abusive environments. Safety tests are presented and analysed including mechanical, electrical, environmental and hazards of chemical nature. The intention of this
review is compiling the most relevant standards and regulations to identify shortcomings and areas for future improvement.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1427-1452
Number of pages26
JournalRenewable & sustainable energy reviews
Volume81
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jul 2017

Keywords

  • Battery safety
  • Standards
  • Lithium ion batteries
  • Abuse testing
  • Mechanical testing
  • Electromobility

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