Volkswagen Motorsport details its charging strategies for the ID R ahead of its pursuit of the lap record for electric vehicles on the 20.8km Nürburgring-Nordschleife. The aim is to charge the battery cells efficiently without overheating the system. Using glycerin, the generator operates in an environmentally sound way and is neutral in terms of pollutants.
Sam joined the UKi Media & Events automotive team in 2017, having recently graduated from the University of Brighton with a degree in journalism. For the newest addition to the editorial team, stepping into the assistant editor position signalled the start of a career in the subject he studied. Now deputy editor for Professional MotorSport World and Engine + Powertrain Technology International, Sam writes content for both of the magazines and websites.