A look under the hood of your typical electric vehicle
So what exactly is an all electric vehicle? If you are in the electro mechanical industry will see some familiar faces:
Motor type: Electric cars can run on either AC or DC motors.
Electric traction Motor: These motors drive the vehicle's wheels using power provided by a traction battery.
Traction Battery Pack: This battery stores electricity primarily for use of traction motor.
Auxiliary battery: This battery provides power to areas other than the electric motor.
DC converter: Converts higher voltage dc power to lower.
Power electronics controller: Manages the flow of electrical energy.