Introduction to Electric Vehicles

Identify the subcomponents of an Electric Vehicle through hands-on learning
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Learn to identify the various sub-components of an EV
Building your career in the EV industry


  • This course has no pre-requisites.


In this course, you'll learn how to identify the sub-components of an Electric Vehicle powertrain using an actual example of a MG ZEV crossover SUV.

You can then take the skills learned in this course to be understand how to deconstruct an EV into its various subcomponents.

It is designed for students looking to get an opportunity in the EV industry
Professionals who want to take their first step in the EV industry
Enthusiasts who are looking to learn hands-on knowledge about an Electric Vehicle

Who this course is for:

  • Students who want to learn about electric vehicles
  • Professionals who want to work in the electric vehicle industry
  • Enthusiasts who want to develop working knowledge of the electric vehicle powertrain


Director at MakerMax Inc.
Akshay Gill
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 2,906 Reviews
  • 24,984 Students
  • 6 Courses

Akshay has always had a practical approach to engineering. His quest for Electric Vehicles began in 2008 when he developed a unique dashboard electric scooters that rewards users when they drive electric. In his Masters at University of Toronto he developed a unique way of measuring impedance characteristics of Lithium-ion batteries on-board vehicles that allow for early prediction of battery failures.

He was a core  member of the Battery Hardware and Firmware team at Tesla, where he worked on the Model S refresh, Model X and Model 3 vehicles. He is now the Director at MakerMax Inc., that is enabling an ecosystem for mass EV adoption by creating products such as battery analyzers, characterizers and battery management platforms that enable the industry to create high performance and safe Electric Vehicles. He also runs popular online workshops on Battery Technology to reskill professionals and students in this field.

Embedded and Electric Vehicle Education
MakerMax Inc.
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 2,771 Reviews
  • 24,181 Students
  • 4 Courses

MakerMax is bringing a paradigm shift in education through its application based courses and workshops in embedded systems, electric vehicles and power electronics.

The next batch for our popular Electric vehicle battery and BMS masterclass is starting on January 30th! Registrations are open now.

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