Nissan LEAF Teardown: Lithium-ion battery pack structure

Transitions in battery module specifications and improvements



Nissan LEAF lithium-ion battery

In follow-up to the previous teardown report on new Leaf’s motor and drivetrain, this report presents the details of the battery system. Since the initial launch of the Leaf, the battery has been sourced from Automotive Energy Supply Corporation (AESC) which has collaborated in the development of the Leaf battery through all subsequent upgrades. This report also reviews some of the technological transitions in the development of the Leaf’s battery.


Related reports:
Nissan LEAF Teardown: Powertrain with electromechanical structure, and drive system (Nov. 2018)
JSAE Exposition 2018: Nissan's 40kWh battery pack (Jun. 2018)
Nissan aims to sell 1 million electrified vehicles a year by 2022 (Apr. 2018)


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