Nissan Leaf teardown (Part 2): main components disassembled

Lithium-ion battery pack, inverter and DC-DC junction box

2012/09/21

Summary

 The Nissan Leaf EV was torn down in a benchmarking session organized by the Next-generation Automobile Support Center of the Saitama Industrial Development Corporation in December 2011 and the event was reported by MarkLines in February 2012.


The earlier report: Nissan Leaf teardown (Part 1) (posted in February 2012)


 A new teardown event was recently conducted with the main units and components of the Nissan Leaf by the members of the automotive parts industries group of the Saitama Industrial Development Corporation. The result was exhibited for the public from July 17 to August 24 at the Saitama Industrial Technology Center located in the city of Kawaguchi. Among the components, the drive unit was disassembled into the motor stator, rotor, and power transmission device (reducer). Lithium-ion battery pack, inverter, DC-DC junction box, and the onboard charger were exhibited uncovered.

 This report "Nissan Leaf teardown (part 2)" contains the main components that were disassembled and exhibited for public, with the addition of the brake system and the systems for cooling high-voltage parts and for air conditioning.


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