Auxiliary systems power consumption in electric vehicles

Auxiliary systems power consumption in a vehicle especially an electric vehicle have a big effect on the vehicle range. The Range is decided by the battery capacity in kWh. Battery capacity is primarily used to provide traction power through AC or DC motor. Efficiency of motor, drivetrain and battery can tell you how much power … Read more

2022 Nissan Ariya

The 2022 Nissan Ariya has two battery pack sizes, 63kWh (66kWh total) and 87kWh (91kWh total). The vehicle is also available in 2WD and 4WD variants. The details around the battery specifications are very scarce and hence lots of gaps we need to gradually fill. However, I think this is worth sharing for the thermal … Read more

2010 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf 2010 battery

The iconic electric vehicle the 2010 Nissan Leaf was launched in December 2010. The world’s first mass-produced full sized electric family car. Specifications: total energy = 24kWh usable energy = 22kWh Usable SoC = 94% peak discharge power = 90kW10s (based on 80kW motor peak power) peak charging power = 46kW discharge pack resistance = 0.138 … Read more

Nissan Leaf

2015 Nissan Leaf Battery

The Nissan Leaf is perhaps the iconic original OEM BEV. Therefore, interesting to see how it performs against the competition over the years. The pack gravimetric density versus year of introduction is an interesting plot. Arguably the energy density should be outstanding as these packs are passively cooled. However, they are also conservative with respect … Read more