High voltage batteries in electric cars have an impact on their repairs. Safe handling of the vehicle when repairing body and paint is fundamental. It is always important to follow standardized procedures, in order to guarantee safety and efficiency when fixing a vehicle. In the case of an electric car, from the point of view of workplace security, it is even more critical to do so.
This was exposed during a recent presentation by the Centro Zaragoza (car repairing studies institute, formed by 80% of Spanish insurance companies), and attended by a group of bodywork garages. At this meeting, a series of guidelines regarding the work on this type of vehicles were explained.
The presentation by Centro Zaragoza, carried out by the engineer Miguel Ángel Castillo, regarding best practices to repair an electric car, focused mainly on the precautions bodywork and paint technicians must take when working with this type of vehicle: