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new patent Relay for electronic vehicle including permanent magnet and fabricating thereof
The present invention relates to a relay for an electric vehicle and a method of manufacturing the same, and more particularly, a relay for an electric vehicle where a permanent magnet is integrally formed with a housing formed of a ceramic chamber, and a method of manufacturing the same. The relay, capable of rapidly executing current interruption includes: a fixed contact; a movable contact formed to contact or to be separated from the fixed contact; a shaft connected to the movable contact, and configured to move the movable contact; a housing configured to accommodate therein the fixed contact and the movable contact; an actuator configured to drive the shaft; and a permanent magnet integrally formed with the housing, and configured to extend an arc generated between the fixed contact and the movable contact.
Lsis Co., Ltd.


new patent Vehicle entry keypad with battery charge indicator
A keypad mounted on the exterior of an electric vehicle, for example on the b-pillar, and is used to enter a code to enable unlocking and entry into the vehicle. The keypad is further operative to provide an indication of the state-of-charge of the battery of the vehicle.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


new patent Hybrid vehicle control device
A hybrid vehicle control device is provided with at least one controller that controls the outputs of the engine and of the motor according to the driving state, the engagement and disengagement of the clutch, and the transmission ratio of the continuously variable transmission. The at least one controller is programmed to start the engine and forcibly downshift the continuously variable transmission to a transmission ratio with which it is possible to start on an uphill road upon determining that the vehicle is on an uphill road while in an electric vehicle mode in which it is possible to travel by the drive force of the motor with the clutch released and the engine stopped..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.


new patent Charge prioritization to manage peak loads
An electric vehicle charging system includes multiple electric vehicle charging stations, each suitable for charging at least one electric vehicle, and a computing device. The computing device is for determining that a present load exceeds a predetermined peak load, the present load made up of the combined present loads of the multiple electric vehicle charging stations, identifying at least two of the multiple electric vehicle charging stations for adjustment of an electrical load, and adjusting the electrical load of the at least two of the multiple electric vehicle charging stations to arrive at an adjusted load across the multiple electric vehicle charging stations, such that the adjusted load is less than the predetermined peak load..
Ev Connect, Inc.


new patent Electric vehicle charging station
An electric vehicle charging system includes a computing device having a processor and a memory storage device. The computing device is programmed to initiate electric charging of an electric vehicle and provide access to a different vehicle while the electric vehicle is charging.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


new patent Electric vehicle charging via grid and engine
A vehicle includes an engine, a traction battery, a generator coupled to the engine and battery, and a controller. The controller may be configured to, in response to a current flowing from a battery charge station to the battery being less than a maximum charge current, a selection of a fast charge mode, and a temperature of the engine being less than a predetermined temperature, operate the engine to generate a supplemental current to charge the battery..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


Inductor unit, wireless power transmission device, and electric vehicle
An inductor unit according to one embodiment includes a first inductor comprising a first core and a first winding wound around the first core; and a second inductor comprising a second core and a second winding wound around the second core. The first inductor and the second inductor are disposed so that an angle is larger than 0 degree and smaller than 90 degrees.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Device for providing electric-moving-body information and providing electric-moving-body information
A device for providing electric-moving-body information is provided with a calculation unit for calculating, upon receiving a departure point and state of charge (soc) of an electric vehicle, a plurality of reachable points capable of being reached if an electric vehicle departs from a destination after reaching the destination from the departure point and a display data generation unit for generating display data for displaying a reachable range display screen that makes it possible to visually recognize the plurality of reachable points. Information that is more useful for determining actions that can be taken after arriving at a destination is provided to an electric-moving-body user..
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.


Electric vehicle charging network services
To provide remote services, including dynamic, interactive assistance to electric vehicle (ev) users, a central server is arranged for electronic communications with evs (15) and with client devices (11). The server also communicates with at least one ev charging station network, which in turn communicate with individual charging stations (30).
Airbiquity Inc.


Apparatus and learning touch point of engine clutch of hybrid electric vehicle
An apparatus and a method are provided for learning a touch point of an engine clutch of a hybrid electric vehicle that learns the touch point of the engine clutch based on a change of an engine torque while the hybrid electric vehicle is running the method includes determining whether an engine clutch coupling after shifting is required and whether a learning condition based on a running state of the hybrid electric vehicle is satisfied when the engine clutch coupling after shifting is required. A coupling pressure of the engine clutch is increased when the learning condition is satisfied and a changing amount of an engine torque based on the increased coupling pressure of the engine clutch is compared with a predetermined value.
Hyundai Motor Company


System and controlling torque intervention of hybrid electric vehicle

A system and a method for controlling torque intervention of a hybrid electric vehicle including a motor and an engine as power sources that includes: a driving information detector detecting a running state of the vehicle and demand information of a driver of the vehicle; a transmission control unit (tcu) requesting torque reduction while shifting of the vehicle based on a signal from the driving information detector; a traction control system (tcs) requesting torque reduction by outputting an intervention torque for preventing a wheel slip of the vehicle; and a controller controlling torque intervention by dividing a request amount of torque reduction into the engine and the motor when receiving the torque reduction request from the tcu or the tcs, wherein the controller firstly reduces a motor assist torque when a state of the motor before the torque intervention is an assist state, maintains a motor charging torque when the state of the motor before torque intervention is a charging state, and divides an additional reduction requirement in proportion to an available reduction range of the engine and an available reduction range of the motor.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Battery pack, power storage device, power storage system, electronic appliance, electric vehicle, and power system

A battery module, a power storage device, a power storage system, an electronic appliance, an electric vehicle, and a power system that can detect the voltage of a plurality of battery cells more accurately are provided. The power storage device includes a connection terminal portion which is coupled with terminal planes of a plurality of battery cells constituting battery columns.
Sony Corporation

Energy management controller, energy management system, charge/discharge control method and program

An energy management system includes an energy management controller and a power conditioning system that charges and discharges a storage battery installed in an electric vehicle. The energy management controller includes: a charge/discharge controller that is configured to, in accordance with an operation mode having an operation right among a plurality of operation modes, control charging and discharging of the storage battery through the power conditioning system; and an operation right granter that is configured to determine an operation mode to which the operation right is to be granted next based on a predetermined transition condition, and to grant the operation right to the operation mode determined thereby..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Billing system for electric vehicle charging

Disclosed herein is a billing system for electric vehicle charging, which enables optimal charging and billing, considering details associated with electric vehicle charging, such as charging quality corresponding to charging power supply states, and an estimated rate determined differently according to a charging time and a charging power quantity. The present invention has a maximum electricity quantity sensing function, a charging electricity quantity setting function based on a sensing value, and a charging condition setting function based on a power reserve rate on a basis of a time, a user, an area, and a power company, a regional power situation, and the like.

Grid integration with photovoltaic generation and electric vehicle charging

System and methods for electric vehicle charging are described. A preferred charging rate associated with an electric vehicle is determined.
Powertree Services, Inc.

Battery charging system and electric vehicle

A battery charging system for an electric vehicle includes a movement control module configured to control a robot arm of a charging apparatus to move; a charging control module configured to control a feeding coupler of the battery charging apparatus to output electric current; a camera module configured to obtain an image of a location of a receiving coupler of the electric vehicle; and a comparing module configured to compare the image with a predefined image stored in a memory unit, the predefined image being of an open state of a receiving coupler of a same model as the electric vehicle. The movement control module controls the feeding coupler couple with the receiving coupler, when the image matches with the predefined image.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Battery charging electric vehicle

A battery charging apparatus includes a charging body, a robot arm, and a feeding coupler. The charging body defines a receiving portion.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Preconditioning an electric vehicle

A vehicle includes a cabin, a traction battery configured to receive wall power from a charging station, a coolant circuit, a heat pump and a controller. The coolant circuit includes the battery, a heater core, a heat exchanger, and valving.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Resonant inverter topology, wireless charger, and control method

A wireless charger for an electric vehicle and a resonant inverter comprising a resonant portion that serially connects to a phase shifting portion and serially connects with a load component and a method for controlling a resonant inverter having multiple phase shifts, comprising operating the frequency of the resonant inverter close to the resonant frequency of the inverter through the full operation range of the resonant inverter; and adjusting phase shifts to control the output power of the resonant inverter.. .
New York University

Safety device for a battery contactor in an electric vehicle

The invention relates to a safety device (4) for a contactor (2) connected between a secondary battery and an electrical power network, in particular of a motor vehicle that can be driven electrically, comprising at least one electronic evaluating unit (6), which can be connected to at least one electrical component of the secondary battery by means of a communication connection (5), and at least one safety switch (8), which can be controlled by means of the electronic evaluating unit (6) and which can be arranged in an electrical control circuit (7) of the contactor (2), wherein the electronic evaluating unit (6) is designed to receive at least one component-specific piece of actual information (12) from the electrical component via the communication connection (5), to compare the received piece of actual information (12) with at least one piece of target information stored in the electronic evaluating unit (6), and to control the safety switch (8) in dependence on a result of the comparison in such a way that the electronic evaluating unit closes the safety switch (8) if the piece of actual information (12) corresponds with the piece of target information and opens the safety switch (8) if the piece of actual information (12) does not correspond with the piece of target information.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Control system for and control electric vehicle

To make a fuel cell stack reliably discharge at the time of vehicle collision, a control system for an electric vehicle is provided with a fuel cell stack generating electric power by an electrochemical reaction between fuel gas and oxidizing gas and supplying generated electric power to an electric motor for driving the vehicle, a first electrical resistor for discharge electrically connected to the fuel cell stack through an electrically controlled type discharge switch, a discharge control circuit controlling an on/off state of the discharge switch, and a collision detector detecting a vehicle collision and outputting a collision signal to the discharge control circuit. When a collision signal is input to the discharge control circuit, it turns the discharge switch on and electrically connects the fuel cell stack to the first electrical resistor for discharge, to thereby discharge the fuel cell stack.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Management system for refueling and charging of plug-in hybrid electric vehicle

A system for managing refueling and charging of a plug-in hybrid vehicle is provided to prevent charging from being performed simultaneously with refueling to prevent accidents attributable to the occurrence of gas fumes and static electricity. The system includes a plurality of input units configured to receive instructions for refueling and charging a battery.
Hyundai Motor Company

Preconditioning an electric vehicle

A vehicle includes a traction battery, a cabin, and a controller. The controller is programmed to, in response to a request to heat both the battery and the cabin, and a time to next planned usage of the vehicle exceeding a first threshold time, heat the battery and delay heating the cabin at least until the time to next planned usage is less than the first threshold time..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Hybrid type heating system capable of supplying heat and hot water

There is provided a hybrid type heating system capable of heating air and water together. As an embodiment, the present invention provides a technology of carrying out heating not using a battery in an electric vehicle, a technology of heating a battery so that performance of the battery does not decrease under a low outdoor temperature condition, and a technology of carrying out heating with not decreasing driving distance of the electric vehicle or increasing the driving distance of the electric vehicle..
Korea Institute Of Energy Research

Rider detection system

An electric vehicle may comprise a board including deck portions each configured to receive a foot of a rider, and a wheel assembly disposed between the deck portions. A motor assembly may be mounted to the board and configured to propel the electric vehicle using the wheel assembly.
Future Motion, Inc.

Systems, methods and guidance and alignment between electric vehicles and wireless charging systems

An apparatus for determining a relative position of a wireless power transmitter from a wireless power receiver is provided. The apparatus comprises a driver circuit configured to generate a first signal and a second signal.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Renewable energy integrated storage and generation systems, apparatus, and methods with cloud distributed energy management services

A software platform in communication with networked distributed energy resource energy storage apparatus, configured to deliver various specific applications related to offset demand monitoring, methods of virtual power plant and orchestration, load shaping services, methods of reducing demand at aggregated level, prioritizing computer programs related to virtual energy pool, energy cloud controllers methods, charge discharge orchestration plans of electric vehicles, distributed energy resources, machine learning predictive algorithms, value optimizing algorithms, autonomous sensing event awareness, mode selection methods, capacity reservation monitoring, virtual power plant methods, advanced der-es apparatus features, energy management system for governing resources and methods, aggregated energy cloud methods, load shaping methods, marginal cost cycle-life degradation, load shaping api, forward event schedule, on demand request, and load service state request methods. Various rules, constraints of predictive algorithms for signal inputs to determine incremental storage cycles, cycle life degradation marginal cost, iterative and forward event schedule development, and load control..

Battery pack and electric bike including the same

A battery pack includes a battery, a battery management system (bms), a charge switch, a discharge switch, and a tilt sensor. The bms monitors voltage and current states of the battery and control charge and discharge operations of the battery.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Battery system cooling

An electric vehicle may include a battery system with a plurality of battery packs electrically connected together. Each battery pack of the plurality of battery packs may include a plurality of battery cells.
Proterra Inc.

Vehicle energy-storage systems

Systems and methods for storing energy for use by an electric vehicle are disclosed. Systems can include an electric vehicle battery pack including a rack configured to couple a plurality of independently removable battery strings to the vehicle, the battery strings configured to be selectively coupled in parallel to a vehicle power bus.
Faraday&future Inc.

Regional electric vehicle sharing and management system and method

A regional electric vehicle sharing and management system includes a system backup server connected to a system management server via an intranet wherein both the system management server and the system backup server are configured to access the internet via the intranet; mobile devices, each configured to access the internet via a telecommunications network or a wireless network; computers, each configured to access the internet via a wired network or a wireless network; battery exchange devices, each including batteries, a charging circuit, and a power monitoring system wherein the batteries, the charging circuit, and the power monitoring system are electrically connected together, and the batteries are respectively mounted in the charging circuit; and electric vehicles, each including batteries and vehicle control systems they are electrically connected together. A regional electric vehicle sharing and management method is also provided..

System and obtaining the powerflow in dc grids with constant power loads and devices with algebraic nonlinearities

A system and method for analyzing steady-state powerflow in dc electrical networks in the presence of constant power loads and other nonlinear devices whose i-v characteristics can be modeled using algebraic functions. The networks include high power utility-size grids and microgrids, as well as vehicular, aircraft, and spacecraft power management and distribution systems.
Aplicaciones En Informatica Avanzada, S.a.

Control system and control hybrid electric vehicle

A control system for a hybrid electric vehicle comprises a transmission system configured to drive wheels, an engine power subsystem connected to the transmission system, a motor power subsystem connected to the transmission system and a control module. When vehicle's electrical power is on, the control module is configured to control operating mode of the hybrid electric vehicle through the engine power subsystem and the motor power subsystem.
Byd Company Limited

Battery pack and electric vehicle including the same

A battery pack includes a battery, a battery management system (bms), and an inertia sensor. The battery includes at least one battery cell to supply electricity to a load.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Charging and discharging system for an electric vehicle

A charging and discharging system includes an electric storage device, a connection port configured to supply electric power between the electric storage device and the outside of a vehicle, a charger configured to receive electric power from the outside of the vehicle via the connection port and to supply the electric power to the electric storage device, a power converter configured to receive electric power from the electric storage device and to output the electric power from the connection port to the outside of the vehicle, a voltage detector configured to detect a voltage across output nodes of the power converter, and a control unit configured to control the power converter. The control unit causes the power converter to output electric power after checking that the voltage across the output nodes is in an inactive state when a command for outputting electric power from the power converter is received..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

System and detecting vehicle proximity in an electric vehicle supply equipment

A system and method is provided for detecting vehicle proximity in an electric vehicle supply equipment (evse). A sensor may be configured to detect a presence of a vehicle within a predetermined distance of the evse.
Semaconnect, Inc.

Electrical connecting device and charging cable for an electric vehicle

An electrical connecting device for a charging cable is for charging an electric vehicle. The electrical connecting device includes a network-side first connecting element for electrically connecting the connecting device to an electrical supply network and a charging-cable-side second connecting element for connecting the connecting device to a network-side connector of the charging cable.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Wireless charging of electric vehicles

Arrangements directed to the wireless charging of a battery, particularly a battery for an electric or hybrid electric vehicle, are described. A wireless charging system can includes a charging station and a charge receiver.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Transmission, hybrid drive train, and drive train for an electric vehicle

A transmission includes a main gear set, an auxiliary gear set and an electric motor with a rotor and a stator. A third shaft of the main gear set is connected to a transmission output shaft.
Zf Friedrichshafen Ag

Systems, methods and apparatuses for guidance and alignment in electric vehicles wireless inductive charging systems

An apparatus for determining a relative position of a wireless power transmitter from a wireless power receiver is provided. The apparatus comprises a plurality of sense coils, each configured to generate a respective signal under influence of an alternating magnetic field comprising a plurality of wave pulses, each wave pulse occurring in a respective time slot of a plurality of time slots.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Systems, methods and apparatuses for guidance and alignment in electric vehicles wireless inductive charging systems

An apparatus for determining a relative position of a wireless power transmitter from a wireless power receiver is provided. The apparatus comprises a plurality of sense coils, each configured to generate a respective voltage signal under influence of a first alternating magnetic field oscillating at two frequencies and a second alternating magnetic field oscillating at at least one frequency.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Battery pack and charge-controlling system of electric vehicle including the same

A battery pack and a charge-controlling system of an electric vehicle including the same are provided. The battery pack includes a battery module including at least one rechargeable battery cell, a charge mode determiner configured to analyze characteristics of a charging current to the battery module, and configured to determine whether the battery pack is in a first charge mode or in a second charge mode, and a protector configured to set a protection current level of the battery module corresponding to the first charge mode or corresponding to the second charge mode, and configured to interrupt the charging current when a level of the charging current is higher than or equal to the protection current level corresponding to the respective one of the first charge mode or the second charge mode..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Electric charging power management

Power management systems and methods are used to charge batteries and battery-powered devices over an allotted period of time. A finite amount of source power is allocated and distributed across multiple devices according to a schedule.
Teq Charging, Inc.

Device and controlling running mode of hybrid electric vehicle

A method and device for controlling a running mode of a hybrid vehicle are provided. The method includes monitoring power consumption of a battery when the hybrid vehicle is driven in an electric vehicle (ev) mode and calculating a threshold value for starting an engine.
Kia Motors Corporation

Transport system

A transport system includes a non-rail-bound, electric or hybrid-electric vehicle, an overhead contact line system along a lane for providing electrical energy, and a pantograph on the vehicle feeding electrical energy through a sliding contactor to line system contact wires. A detection device on the vehicle detects a position-dependent contact wire height and has a position determination system for a current detection position of the vehicle and a sensor system above a wheel level determining a contact wire height above a roadway at the detection position.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Electric vehicle driving range optimization system with dynamic feedback

A method is provided that aids the driver of an electric vehicle (ev) in optimizing their car's driving range. In response to the car's current driving range falling below a preset value, the system provides the driver with one or more recommendations as to how to increase range, recommendations such as lowering top speed, altering the temperature settings of the car's hvac system, etc.
Atieva, Inc.

Control device of electric vehicle

A control device of an electric vehicle comprises: an operating state detector that detects the operating state of an accelerator pedal; a motor controller that executes deceleration control over a travel motor, including coasting control which reduces the driving force of the travel motor to zero, when the returning operation of the accelerator pedal is detected by the operating state detector; and a region setter that sets the range of the depression amount of the accelerator pedal for executing the coasting control, based on the depression amount of the accelerator pedal at the start of the returning operation of the accelerator pedal. The control device can switch among the types of control over the travel motor during the returning operation of the accelerator pedal, while suppressing a driver's sense of incongruity..
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Electric vehicle driving range optimization system with dynamic feedback

A method is provided that aids the driver of an electric vehicle (ev) in optimizing their car's driving range. In response to the car's current driving range falling below that required to travel to a destination entered into the ev's control system, for example via the car's navigation system, the system provides the driver with one or more recommendations as to how to increase range, recommendations such as lowering top speed, altering the temperature settings of the car's hvac system, etc.
Atieva, Inc.

Electric vehicle driving range optimization system with dynamic feedback

A method is provided that aids the driver of an electric vehicle (ev) in optimizing their car's driving range by allowing the driver to request range optimization help from the ev's control system. In response to the request, the system provides the driver with one or more recommendations as to how to increase vehicle range, recommendations such as lowering top speed, altering the temperature settings of the car's hvac system, etc.
Atieva, Inc.

Electric vehicle driving range optimization system with dynamic feedback

A method is provided that aids the driver of an electric vehicle (ev) in optimizing their car's driving range by allowing the driver to request range optimization help from the ev's control system. In response to the request, the system provides the driver with one or more recommendations as to how to increase vehicle range, recommendations such as lowering top speed, altering the temperature settings of the car's hvac system, etc.
Atieva, Inc.

Electric vehicle dynamic feedback system

A method is provided that gives real time feedback to the driver of an electric vehicle (ev) regarding the car's driving range, thereby allowing the driver to easily regulate battery usage, and thus driving range, by adjusting their driving style (e.g., top speed, acceleration/deceleration rates, etc.) as well as the settings of the car's various electrically powered auxiliary systems (e.g., hvac, internal and external lights, entertainment system, etc.).. .
Atieva, Inc.

Electric vehicle driving range optimization system with dynamic feedback

A method is provided that aids the driver of an electric vehicle (ev) in optimizing their car's driving range. In response to the charge level of the car's battery pack falling below a preset value, the system provides the driver with one or more recommendations as to how to increase vehicle range, recommendations such as lowering top speed, altering the temperature settings of the car's hvac system, etc.
Atieva, Inc.

Methods and systems for electric vehicle (ev) charging and cloud remote access and user notifications

Systems and methods for charging an electric battery of a vehicle are provided. The vehicle includes a battery for powering an electric motor of the vehicle.

Four wheel drive power transmission system of hybrid electric vehicle

A four wheel drive power transmission system may include: a front wheel drive unit configured to selectively transmit power of an engine and power of a first motor/generator to a front wheel differential apparatus; and a rear wheel drive unit configured to transmit power of a second motor/generator to a rear wheel reduction gear unit.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Transmission, hybrid drivetrain and drivetrain for an electric vehicle

A transmission includes a main gear set, an auxiliary gear set and an electric motor with a rotor and a stator. A third shaft of the main gear set is connected to the transmission output shaft, and a first shaft of the auxiliary gear set is connected to the rotor.
Zf Friedrichshafen Ag



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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