Nissan LEAF Teardown: By-wire technologies for driving, braking, and stopping

Technologies for EVs such as e-Pedal, brake-by-wire, and shift-by-wire

2019/01/10

Summary

Front area of the Nissan Leaf

This report is the third in the series of the Leaf teardown analyses conducted by the Saitama Industrial Promotion Public Corporation. Drive-by-wire technologies are expanding in functionality as they are combined with electric vehicles (BEV) and will further evolve into base technologies for autonomous driving.

This report describes Nissan’s drive-by-wire technology development and a number of by-wire system technologies related to driving, braking, and stopping.

 

Related reports:
Nissan LEAF Teardown: Lithium-ion battery pack structure (Dec. 2018)
Nissan LEAF Teardown: Powertrain with electromechanical structure, and drive system (Nov. 2018)