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About Christopher Arcus

Christopher Arcus has studied wind, electric vehicles, and environmental issues. An electrical engineer familiar with power and electronics, he has participated in the Automotive X Prize contest. He is an avid writer, specializing in electric vehicles, batteries, and wind energy.



Author Archives: Christopher Arcus

Can Electric Truck Battery Swap Really Work?

October 28th, 2017 | by Christopher Arcus

Tesla is about to reveal its truck, so it's a good time to consider the range and other requirements. Pack swapping has been considered a possible scenario, but how would that work and how many packs are needed


EIA Growth Projections Confound

July 5th, 2016 | by Christopher Arcus

EIA continues to project conservative renewable growth. The authoritatively viewed administration just can’t seem to get it right. It continues the confusion of [&hellip


The Chevy Bolt — A Deeper Look

February 14th, 2016 | by Christopher Arcus

The Bolt announcement has revealed significant details of the new Chevy Bolt electric vehicle. The pleasing combination of range, performance, [&hellip


A Tale of 3 Battery Packs

January 6th, 2016 | by Christopher Arcus

The Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, and Tesla Model S use different batteries, and different battery packs. But how are they [&hellip


What Will The Chevy Bolt Be Like?

December 8th, 2015 | by Christopher Arcus

The new Chevy Bolt electric vehicle has been announced well in advance of its arrival, with hints and photos well [&hellip



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