Daikin refrigerant gives 50% EV-range boost +

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Nikkei: Daikin has developed new refrigerant for EVs that can boost range up to 50%
09 July 2021 ... Daikin Industries, Japan’s top air conditioner maker, has developed a refrigerant for electric vehicles that can extend their range by up to 50%. The company plans to commercialize the product by 2025 ... Daikin’s new refrigerant ... has a boiling point of about minus 40 °C, 10 to 15 degrees lower than the conventional product. That reduces the power required for compression. Daikin believes that in an EV with the air conditioner running and operating in an urban area of Japan, a car with a range of 200 km on a full charge could travel an additional 100 km with the new refrigerant ...

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