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  • EAA = Electric Auto Association.
  • PHEV = Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle.
  • SIG = Special Interest Group.
  • BMS = Battery Management System.
  • SOC = State Of Charge, is a percentage of the charge remaining. 20% SOC is 20% full.
    • DOD = Depth Of Discharge, the opposite of SOC, 20% DOD is 20% empty or 80% full.
  • CAN = Controller Area Network, used for vehicle communication between computer systems.
  • MFD = Multi-Function Display, or the Touch Screen which is standard on all Prius
  • IMA = Integrated Motor Assist, Honda Insight, Honda Civic Hybrid, Honda Accord Hybrid.
  • HSD = Hybrid Synergy Drive, Toyota Prius, Toyota Highlander, Lexus RX 400h.
  • AHS2 = Advanced Hybrid System 2, General Motors and DaimlerChrysler
  • FHS = Full or Ford Hybrid System, Ford Escape Hybrid, Mercury Mariner Hybrid.
  • V2G = Vehicle-to-grid, bi-directional charging and grid load balancing.
  • AER = All-Electric Range, the distance a vehicle can travel on its battery alone.
  • MPGe = Miles Per Gallon of Gasoline equivalent.