A battery heating system (BHS) is a system that ensures the battery pack remains at ideal operating temperatures.
Electric power control unit (EPCU): The electric power control unit combines the inverter, low voltage DC-DC converter, and vehicle control unit into a single unit overseeing major responsibilities in an EV’s system management.
Range extender (REx) is a small internal combustion engine used to recharge an EV’s batteries.
A drive unit is The combination of an EV motor and its reducer.
A reducer is the EV equivalent of a transmission that converts the high torque of an electric motor to more rotations per minute.
New European driving cycle (NEDC): A now-retired test that measured the fuel consumption and emissions of vehicles.
Worldwide harmonized light vehicles test procedure (WLTP): A modern test that measures vehicles’ fuel consumption and emissions in real-world driving.
The Lexus ES (Japanese: レクサス・ES, Hepburn: Rekusasu ES) is a series of mid-size executive cars marketed since 1989 by Lexus, … Read more