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 Energy efficient vehicle with integrated power beaming patent thumbnailEnergy efficient vehicle with integrated power beaming
A commercially available vehicle is modified by coupling a beamed-power transmission system to the vehicle's frame. The beamed-power transmission system is arranged to deliver beamed power to a remote device such as an unmanned aerial vehicle (i.e., uav or drone).
Lasermotive, Inc.


 Secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus patent thumbnailSecondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus
A secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution. The anode contains a carbon material and silicon oxide, and a weight ratio (%) of the silicon oxide with respect to a total of the carbon material and the silicon oxide is within a range of 0.01% to 20% both inclusive.
Sony Corporation


 Torque modulation in a hybrid vehicle downshift during regenerative braking patent thumbnailTorque modulation in a hybrid vehicle downshift during regenerative braking
A controller and a control strategy minimizes shift shock in a hybrid electric vehicle during a downshift conducted while the vehicle is in a regenerative braking mode by maintaining total powertrain torque at a desired target during the downshift. The controller has three preferable modes including modulating just engine torque, modulating just electric motor torque or simultaneously modulating both motor and engine torque..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


 System and  electric vehicle charging and billing using a wireless vehicle communication service patent thumbnailSystem and electric vehicle charging and billing using a wireless vehicle communication service
A vehicle charging station for use in transmitting charging power to an electric vehicle for use in charging the vehicle is configured to communicatively couple to the electric vehicle via a network connection to a wireless network provider and electrically couple to the electric vehicle via a connector. Vehicle charging station is further configured to receive a unique identifier from the electric vehicle via the network connection, deliver a quantity of electrical charging power to the electric vehicle via the connector, and meter the quantity of electrical charging power delivered to the electric vehicle.
General Electric Company


 Automatically selecting charging routine for an electric vehicle by balancing utility and user considerations patent thumbnailAutomatically selecting charging routine for an electric vehicle by balancing utility and user considerations
An electric vehicle supply equipment (evse) charging system includes an evse charging station that is configured to be coupled to an electric vehicle (ev). The charging system further includes an evse cloud server coupled to the evse charging station optionally via a charge management network.
Siemens Industry, Inc.


 Charging device for eco-friendly vehicle patent thumbnailCharging device for eco-friendly vehicle
A charging device for a vehicle is provided to charge a vehicle battery by power supplied from electric vehicle supply equipment (esve). The device includes a built-in circuit for embodying a scheduled charging function.
Kia Motors Corporation


 Control system for electric vehicle service network patent thumbnailControl system for electric vehicle service network
The present disclosure provides a control system for monitoring an electric vehicle service network which comprises a plurality of service stations providing electric energy reload to a fleet of electric vehicles. The control system is configured and operable for communication with the electric vehicles via a communication network, and comprises: a processing unit configured for aggregating vehicle route planning information associated with at least some of the electric vehicles to build forecast data of the flow of electric vehicles to the service stations over time; and a service time estimation unit configured and operable for utilizing the forecast data and evaluating the service duration for servicing a given electric vehicle at a given service station and at a given service time based on said forecast..
Charge Peak Ltd.


 Electric vehicle patent thumbnailElectric vehicle
A compressor, an intercooler, and a fuel cell stack are housed in a housing compartment. The compressor and the intercooler are connected with each other by upstream side piping, and the intercooler and the fuel cell stack are connected with each other by downstream side piping.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


 Parallel modular converter architecture for efficient ground electric vehicles patent thumbnailParallel modular converter architecture for efficient ground electric vehicles
Method and apparatus for powering electric motors. The electric motors are connected to a dc power supply by a parallel modular converter that includes a plurality of parallel power converters that convert the dc power to ac power.
The Boeing Company


 Apparatus, method and article for electric vehicle sharing patent thumbnailApparatus, method and article for electric vehicle sharing
A network of collection and distribution machines may collect, charge and/or distribute portable electrical energy storage devices (e.g., batteries, supercapacitors or ultracapacitors). Electric vehicles available for sharing, renting or otherwise available for temporary use may be located at such collection and distribution machines or other designated areas.
Gogoro Inc.


Apparatus, method and article for electric vehicle sharing

A network of collection and distribution machines may collect, charge and/or distribute portable electrical energy storage devices (e.g., batteries, supercapacitors or ultracapacitors). Electric vehicles available for sharing, renting or otherwise available for temporary use may be located at such collection and distribution machines or other designated areas.
Gogoro Inc.

Torque transmission arrangement, and drive module comprising same

A torque transmission arrangement, particularly for an arrangement with an electric machine in a drive module of a hybrid vehicle or electric vehicle, for transmitting a torque from an output shaft, particularly a motor output shaft, to a drive shaft, particularly a transmission input shaft. The drive shaft further has at least one fluid guide channel in which a fluid can be guided in direction of the output shaft.
Zf Friedrichshafen Ag

Transmission for electric vehicle

A transmission for an electric vehicle includes an input shaft for receiving power, an output shaft disposed in parallel with the input shaft, a plurality of shift gear units each including external gears connecting the input shaft and the output shaft to each other, a synchromesh system for switching any one of the shift gear units into a power-transmissible state or a non-power-transmissible state between the input shaft and the output shaft, a servo gear unit including a pair of external gears engaged with each other on the input shaft and the output shaft, and a servo clutch adjusting a degree of power transmission between the input shaft and the output shaft by the servo gear unit.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Hybrid vehicle control apparatus, electric vehicle control apparatus, controlling hybrid vehicle, and controlling electric vehicle

An electric vehicle control apparatus includes a first motor generator, a booster, and a controller. The booster boosts an input voltage to the first motor generator.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Hybrid electric vehicle, controlling operation mode of the same

A method and an apparatus for controlling an operation mode of a hybrid electric vehicle and a hybrid electric vehicle are provided in the present disclosure. The method includes: detecting a current state of charge of a power battery and an expected torque at wheels in the hybrid electric vehicle; maintaining a current operation mode of the hybrid electric vehicle, if it is detected that the current state of charge enters a state hysteresis area or the expected torque at wheels enters a torque hysteresis area; obtaining a duration of the current operation mode and determining a next operation mode of the hybrid electric vehicle according to the duration, the current state of charge and the expected torque at wheels, if it is detected that the current state of charge exits the state hysteresis area and the expected torque at wheels exits the torque hysteresis area.
Borgward Trademark Holdings Gmbh

Hybrid electrical vehicle and controlling the same

A control system of a hybrid electrical vehicle and a control method for a hybrid electrical vehicle are provided. The control system of the hybrid electric vehicle includes: a transmission device (10) connected with wheels (2a and 2b) of the hybrid electrical vehicle; an engine power subsystem (20) connected with the transmission device (10); a motor power subsystem (30) connected with the transmission device (10); and a control module (40) configured to control the hybrid electrical vehicle to work in a hybrid electrical-economical mode by controlling the engine power subsystem (20) and the motor power subsystem (30), and to control the hybrid electrical vehicle to work in a first manner if a current slope detected by the hybrid electrical vehicle is less than or equal to a minimum slope and a current electric quantity of a power battery of the motor power subsystem is less than or equal to a first electric quantity threshold, or if the current slope detected by the hybrid electrical vehicle is less than or equal to the minimum slope and a maximum allowable discharge power of the power battery of the motor power subsystem is less than or equal to a first power threshold..
Byd Company Limited

Electrical circuit sharing for electric vehicle charging stations

electric vehicle charging stations are coupled with a circuit sharing controller. Multiple electric vehicle charging stations are wired on the same electrical circuit.
Chargepoint, Inc.

Electric vehicle control device

An electric vehicle control device includes: a main transformer to convert ac voltage input to an input winding thereof from an ac power source, and output converted ac voltage from each of a plurality of output windings; a plurality of converter main circuits, each connected to one of a plurality of secondary windings included in the output windings, to convert ac voltage output from connected secondary windings into dc voltage; and a plurality of converter controllers, each targeting for control one of the converter main circuits, to control by pulse width modulation the control-target converter main circuit, by comparing a signal wave and carrier wave. Each of the converter controllers determines a phase angle correction amount of the signal wave and/or the carrier wave, in response to operating state of a load supplied power through a predetermined output winding among the output windings..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Method and control device for controlling the waste heat generated by an electric vehicle

A method and a system are provided for controlling the waste heat generated by a motor vehicle having an electric drive, the electric drive including a rechargeable battery and an electric machine for driving the motor vehicle. The method includes the following acts: determining the thermal load on at least two components of the electric drive; if a first electric component of the electric drive has a lower thermal load than a second electric component, actuating the electric drive such that the generation of waste heat in the first electric component of the electric drive increases and the generation of waste heat in the second electric component of the electric drive does not increase; and if the second electric component of the electric drive has a lower thermal load than the first electric component, actuating the electric drive such that the generation of waste heat in the second electric component of the electric drive increases and the generation of waste heat in the first electric component of the electric drive does not increase..
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Power transmission hybrid electric vehicle

A transmission for a vehicle may include a first input shaft selectively connected to an engine through a first clutch, a second hollow input shaft disposed in a front side portion of the first input shaft and selectively connected to the engine through a second clutch, a continuously variable transmission mechanism (cv) that continuously shifts and outputs rotation power transferred from the first input shaft, a shift output mechanism that receives rotation power transferred from driving gears on the second input shaft and the cv through driven gears connected to an external gear and selectively shifts and outputs the rotation power, a reverse idle mechanism that transfers the rotation power of the first input shaft to the shift output mechanism in a reverse direction, and a final reduction mechanism that reduces the rotation power output from the shift output mechanism.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Power transmission system of hybrid electric vehicle

A power transmission system of a hybrid electric vehicle may include an input shaft, an output shaft, a first planetary gear set having three rotation elements, a second planetary gear set having three rotation elements, a third planetary gear set, a first rotational shaft, a second rotational shaft, a third rotational shaft, a fourth rotational shaft, a fifth rotational shaft, a sixth rotational shaft, and a seventh rotational shaft such that the power transmission system can suppress conversion to an eng mode by providing sufficient power performance at the time of wide open throttle (wot) launching and maximally use power of an engine at the time of conversion to a first hev mode and a third hev mode.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Rotor, and permanent-magnet-type rotational electric machine, electric drive system, and electric vehicle which are provided with said rotor

A permanent magnet type rotational electric machine for an electric vehicle capable of ensuring an electric power generation torque or a peak torque instantaneously assisting a torque of an engine even by using a rare earth-less magnet and also capable of ensuring characteristics for high speed driving is provided. A rotator includes permanent magnets of which at least one side in an axial direction cross section is formed in an arc shape, and includes a plurality of permanent magnets, wherein where a center axis of a magnetic pole is denoted as d axis, and an axis that is 90 degrees from the d axis in an electrical angle is denoted as q axis, the rotator for the permanent magnet type rotational electric machine includes a first permanent magnet pair in which a line connecting a center point of the arc and the arc does not cross the d axis, and a second permanent magnet pair in which the line crosses the d axis..
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Stator for an electric machine and electric machine

A stator of an electric machine for a hybrid vehicle or electric vehicle includes: a substantially cylinder-jacket-shaped, axially extending stator carrier. The stator carrier is configured to carry a lamination stack having a plurality of stator teeth substantially annularly arranged and has a radially inwardly extending shoulder edge configured so as to axially support the lamination stack.
Zf Friedrichshafen Ag

Portable and modular energy storage with authentication protections for electric vehicles

A power system that authenticates multiple battery packs to allow for power transfer between the battery packs and an external load system may include a plurality of modular battery packs, each of which may include a first housing, a plurality of battery cells enclosed in the first housing, a first interface for authentication communication, and a second interface that transmits power from the plurality of battery cells. The power system may also include a second housing configured to removably receive the plurality of modular battery packs, and a processing system that is configured to exchange authentication information with the plurality of modular battery packs through the respective first interfaces, wherein the respective second interfaces are only enabled to transmit power when the authentication information is validated..

Secondary battery-use electrolytic solution, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus

A secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution. The nonaqueous electrolytic solution includes a compound represented by m+[(z1y1)(z2y2)n]− (where m is a metal element, each of z1 and z2 is one of groups such as as a fluorine group, and each of y1 and y2 is one of groups such as a sulfonyl group), a compound such as a compound represented by r1-cn (where r1 is a monovalent hydrocarbon group), and a compound such as a compound represented by r22-(cn)n (where r22 is an n-valent hydrocarbon group, and n is an integer of 2 or more).
Sony Corporation

Portable and modular energy storage with adjustable waveform characteristics for electric vehicles

A power system using multiple battery packs to generate a defined power output may include a plurality of modular battery packs, each of which may include: a first housing, a plurality of battery cells, a first interface that communicates information, and a second interface that transmits power. The power system may also include a second housing configured to removably receive the plurality of modular battery packs and a waveform generation circuit, and a processing system that is configured to receive the information from the battery packs indicating electrical waveform characteristics for power received from each, to cause the waveform generation circuit to aggregate the power received from the modular battery packs, and to cause the waveform generation circuit to generate an output electrical signal based on stored parameters..

Portable and modular energy storage for multiple applications and electric vehicles

A removable modular battery pack may include a first housing having a volume of at least 0.125 cubic feet, and a plurality of battery cells providing at least 1 kw of power. The modular battery pack may also include a processing system that aggregates power from the plurality of battery cells, and a first interface that communicates a status of the modular battery pack to a second housing.

Devices and methods for converting internal combustion engines into hybrid electric engines

A hybrid electric vehicle retrofit kit provides an aftermarket solution to increase performance, fuel economy and/or reduce emissions. The retrofit kit includes an electric motor mechanically connected in a series configuration to a non-drivetrain side of an internal combustion engine.
Surya Conversions Llc

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes electric motors imparting driving forces to the corresponding driving wheels, a brake device imparting braking forces to the driving wheels, a control unit which calculates final target braking-driving forces (tti) of the driving wheels and controls the electric motors and the brake device so that braking-driving forces of the driving wheels conform to the corresponding final target braking-driving forces. The control unit calculates longitudinal speeds (Δvi) of the wheels relative to a vehicle body; calculates target correction amounts (tt2i) of the target braking-driving forces for reducing in magnitude longitudinal speeds of the driving wheels relative to the vehicle body based on the relative longitudinal speeds; and corrects the target braking-driving forces (tt1i) with the target correction amounts (tt2i) to calculate final target braking-driving forces (tti) of the driving wheels..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electric vehicle opportunistic charging systems and methods

A vehicle includes an engine arranged to output torque and an electric machine arranged to apply a reaction torque against engine output torque to generate power for charging a traction battery. The vehicle also includes a controller programmed to issue a command to adjust the engine output torque and an output speed corresponding to a predetermined optimal brake specific fuel consumption while providing power to charge the fraction battery, satisfy an accessory power demand, and propel the vehicle..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electric vehicle

Provided is an electric vehicle, including: left and right rear wheels, which are suspended from a vehicle body by suspensions that elastically allow displacements in a longitudinal direction of the vehicle with respect to the vehicle body, the rear wheels being capable of being driven by corresponding motors independently of each other; and a control device configured to control driving forces of the rear wheels. Target driving forces ti for the left and right rear wheels are calculated during traveling, a value Δg relevant to a difference between relative displacement amounts of the rear wheels in a longitudinal direction of the vehicle with respect to the vehicle body is calculated, and the target driving forces are corrected based on the value relevant to the difference between the relative displacement amounts so that a magnitude of the value relevant to the difference between the relative displacement amounts becomes smaller..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electric vehicle

Provided is an electric vehicle, including: motors configured to apply braking/driving torques to drive wheels via gear-type speed reducers; a braking apparatus; and a control device configured to calculate, for each drive wheel, a final target torque, which is a sum of a first target torque that is based on a braking/driving operation amount of a driver and a second target torque for controlling a travel behavior of the electric vehicle, and control the motors and the braking apparatus so that an actual braking/driving torque of the drive wheel reaches the final target torque. When the final target torque is a braking torque under a situation in which the first target torque is a driving torque, the final target torque is corrected to a value that is not a braking torque..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electric vehicle display systems

An electric vehicle display system may include a battery, an interface configured to present at least one selectable icon configured to control a battery powered vehicle feature, and a controller programmed to, in response to state-of-charge (soc) data indicating that a trip range exceeds a possible driving range, update the selectable icon to indicate a suggested adjustment to the vehicle feature to decrease power demand of the feature.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Apparatus for controlling charging/discharging of battery

Disclosed embodiments relate to apparatuses and methods for controlling charging/discharging of a battery. In some embodiments, an apparatus includes an electric motor, a battery, an electric vehicle inlet, an integrated power converter including a relay and including a first power converter to convert dc power, emitted from the battery, into ac power, and a second power converter to convert ac power, transferred from the electric vehicle inlet or the electric motor, into dc power, and a controller to determine a state of the electric vehicle so as to control the integrated power converter according to the determined result..
Lsis Co., Ltd.

Power converter for electric vehicle

A vehicle is disclosed having a high voltage power source for operating high voltage devices, such as electric motors for propelling the vehicle. The high voltage devices are controlled by dedicated controllers paired with the devices and requiring low voltage power.
E-traction Europe B.v.

All electric vehicle without plug-in requirement

An electric powered vehicle includes a battery pack capable of storing electric energy, a fuel engine operated with a clean fuel. A generator or alternator 126 having communication with the engine, and supply electric energy to the electric driving motor a starter of the fuel engine activates when a sensed charge of the battery pack falls to or below the dmf value.

Electric vehicle

A vehicle configured to operate independently from fossil fuel power sources. The vehicle includes a battery, a solar cell, and an electric motor operably connected to the internal combustion engine.

Driver selection type rapid heating control method and eco vehicle thereof

A driver selection type rapid heating control method is provided. In an eco-vehicle, when an off signal of a hybrid electric vehicle (hev) input pressed by a driver is received in response to detecting a heating signal while being driven in an electric vehicle mode (ev mode), the rapid heating is performed by an idling of an engine and an operation of a positive temperature coefficient (ptc) heater.
Kia Motors Corporation

Circuit with low dc bias storage capacitors for high density power conversion

A circuit for converting dc to ac power or ac to dc power comprises a storage capacitor, boost and buck inductors and switching elements. The switches are controlled to steer current to and from the storage capacitor to cancel dc input ripple or to provide near unity power factor ac input.

Heater for electric vehicle batteries

A battery pack assembly interleaves pouch cells with thin flexible heater elements to provide for distributed low-power heating with reduced thermal resistance between the heater elements and the cells. The heater elements may include terminals for direct attachment to pouch cell electrodes and to each other to facilitate power distribution among the heater elements..
Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Electric vehicle charging station adapted for the delivery of goods and services

The present application provides a solar canopy station having a processor. The processor receives requests for delivery of goods or services and transmits the delivery request to a provider along with information regarding the processor location.

Ev operator specific parameter(s) communicated between pev and evse

An electric vehicle supply equipment (evse) receives, from an electric vehicle (ev) connected to the evse, one or more electric vehicle (ev) operator-specific parameters that are specific to an ev operator, where the one or more ev operator-specific parameters affect charging service for the ev at the evse, and where the one or more ev operator-specific parameters are received automatically as a result of the ev being connected to the evse. The evse applies the one or more ev operator-specific parameters..
Chargepoint, Inc.

Straddled electric vehicle, and charging system for straddled electric vehicle

In an electric vehicle, two or more batteries are able to be independently mountable on and demountable from the vehicle body. Power received from a first charger via an inlet is supplied to the two batteries via a power line.
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

Charger with active protection function and charging method thereof

A charger with active protection function includes: a power conversion module group, a monitoring unit and an output module group; wherein the power conversion module group is respectively connected with the monitoring unit and the output module group; the monitoring unit is connected with the output module group; the charger with active protection function is connected with an electric vehicle via the output module group to charge the electric vehicle; and when the charger with active protection function is connected with the electric vehicle, the charger with active protection function communicates with bms of a vehicle via the output module group. The output module group obtains real-time charging data of the electric battery of the bms.
Xi'an Tgood Intelligent Charging Technology Co., Ltd.

System and charging a plurality of electric vehicles

A system and method for electrically charging a plurality of electric vehicles is operated continuously to charge the vehicles in repetitive cycles from a same power source. During the time of a charging cycle, tcycle, (i.e.
Envision Solar International, Inc.



Electric Vehicle topics:
  • Electric Vehicle
  • Transmission Path
  • Hybrid Electric Vehicle
  • Storage Device
  • Smart Grid
  • Pressure Sensor
  • Regenerative
  • Stator Core
  • Interrupted
  • Battery Life
  • Electrochemical Cell
  • Renewable Energy
  • Control Function
  • Energy Monitor
  • Remote Control


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