Chevy Volt Teardown

Volt teardown at Design Automation Conference

SAN FRANCISCO–The teardown of the Chevy Volt has been so popular that the organizers of the 49th Design Automation Conference here asked us to reprise it for their audience. Al Steier and I did so this week, but before that, I invited Steier to join our EE Times live-streaming interview program to talk about our project so far:  

Volt teardown: Charge system slide presentation

Here's a presentation compiled by Al Steier of Munro & Associates and John Scott-Thomas of TechInsights that walks you through what they found during their analysis of the Chevy Volt's charge/powertrain system:

Volt Teardown: Powertrain presentation at Design West (32:14)

In the second of a three-part series of video excerpts from Design West, Munro & Associates’ Al Steier and TechInsights’ John Scott-Thomas analyze the Chevy Volt’s powertrain and charge electronics (the session runs 32:14):  

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Volt Teardown: Video excerpts from Design West

In the first of a three-part series of video excerpts from Design West, Munro & Associates' Al Steier and TechInsights' John Scott-Thomas analyze the Chevy Volt's battery pack. Here is their presentation, edited to 15:05:

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Volt Teardown: Battery pack parts list

Here are select components used in the design of the Chevrolet Volt 360V battery pack: LG Chem Battery Management ASSP, by STMicro in proprietary BCD Technology. The L9763 is a full ASIC with intellectual property shared by LG. Freescale microcontroller: MPC5516 Freescale microcontroller: S9S08DZ32 (Click here for related parts) Spansion, MirrorBit Flash: GL512N11FFA02. Spansion engineering innovations include the company’s award-winning

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Volt teardown: Battery pack slide presentation

Here's a presentation compiled by Al Steier of Munro & Associates and John Scott-Thomas of TechInsights that walks you through what they found during their analysis of the Chevy Volt's battery pack:  

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