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 Electric storage apparatus, electronic device, electric vehicle, and electric power system patent thumbnailElectric storage apparatus, electronic device, electric vehicle, and electric power system
A battery system includes a plurality of electronic storage modules serially connected together wherein the electronic storage modules include a battery block group including a plurality of battery cells, and a different magnetic core connected to each battery block group.. .
Sony Corporation


 Estimating a departure time for a plug-in electric vehicle patent thumbnailEstimating a departure time for a plug-in electric vehicle
The disclosure includes a system and method for determining a departure time for a plug-in electric vehicle (“pev”). The method may include analyzing power meter data to determine that a connector of a control device is coupled to an inlet of the pev.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


 Foldable electric vehicle patent thumbnailFoldable electric vehicle
Foldable electrical vehicles and related charging infrastructure are described. The foldable electrical vehicle generally includes three structural armatures (front and rear wheel-bearing armatures and a seat-bearing armature) that are pivotally interconnected along their lengths such that they may be pivoted between a closed position wherein the three armatures are disposed roughly parallel to each other in a compact folded configuration, and an open riding configuration wherein an angular relation is formed between the armatures..
Urban626, Llc


 Locking assembly and method with authenticated unlocking of electric vehicle supply equipment patent thumbnailLocking assembly and method with authenticated unlocking of electric vehicle supply equipment
An exemplary locking assembly includes, among other things, a lock that transitions between a first state that prevents disengaging electric vehicle supply equipment from a charge port and a second state that permits the disengaging. A control module is configured to command the lock to transition from the first to the second state in response to a user interaction with a selector device and an authentication of the user interaction.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


 Dynamic control for light electric vehicles patent thumbnailDynamic control for light electric vehicles
A method for dynamic control of an electric vehicle operable based on a throttle value received from a throttle and a default throttle map correlating default output values with throttle values, the method including: determining a user parameter; detecting a condition indicative of perturbation; in response to detecting the condition indicative of perturbation, determining a replacement output value for a first throttle value based on the user parameter; and controlling vehicle operation to meet the replacement output value in response to receipt of the first throttle value.. .
Boosted, Inc.


 Detachable battery pack and electric vehicle patent thumbnailDetachable battery pack and electric vehicle
A battery pack includes non-parallel longer and shorter axes. A virtual first plane includes the shorter axis and an end surface of the battery pack, a virtual second plane includes the longer axis and another end surface of the battery pack, and a virtual third plane is perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to the longer axis and includes the center of gravity of the battery pack.
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha


 Optimized charging and discharging of a plug-in electric vehicle patent thumbnailOptimized charging and discharging of a plug-in electric vehicle
The disclosure includes a system and method for charging and discharging a plug-in electric vehicle (“pev”). The method may include determining that first event data describes a renewable energy output control event (“reoc event”) including instructions directing a renewable energy power generation facility (“repg facility”) to not output power to a power grid during a time period specified by the reoc event.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


 Method and system for protecting a contactless charging/discharging process of a battery-operated object, in particular an electric vehicle patent thumbnailMethod and system for protecting a contactless charging/discharging process of a battery-operated object, in particular an electric vehicle
The invention relates to a method for protecting a contactless charging/discharging process of a battery-operated object (4), in particular an electric vehicle, wherein the object (4) is charged or discharged by means of inductive energy transmission between a first coil (8) of a charging/discharging station (6) and a second coil (10) of the object (4), wherein a protection area (18, 20) in the surroundings of the charging/discharging station (6) is defined, a detection range (22, 24) of monitoring sensors (16) or an evaluation range of the detection range (22, 24) of monitoring sensors (16) is adjusted to the protection area (18, 20), and the presence of metal and/or persons in the detection range (22, 24) or evaluation range of the monitoring sensors (16) is monitored during a charging/discharging process of the object (4). A computer program and a system (2) which are set up to carry out the method are also stated..
Robert Bosch Gmbh


 Recharging of battery electric vehicles on a smart electrical grid system patent thumbnailRecharging of battery electric vehicles on a smart electrical grid system
Some example embodiments include a method for recharging a number of battery electric vehicles. The method include receiving (by a control module configured to control an electrical grid system that include a number of recharging stations that are configured to recharge the number of battery electric vehicles and from the number of battery electric vehicles) usage data that comprises a current charge level, a current location, and a planned itinerary that includes a destination.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Alignment  wireless power transfer coil and  the same patent thumbnailAlignment wireless power transfer coil and the same
Disclosed are alignment methods and apparatuses for power transmission/reception coils in an electric vehicle wireless power transfer system. An alignment method may comprise moving a primary coil such that a reference center point of the primary coil sequentially passes through a plurality of measurement points located on the primary coil or located outside the primary coil; measuring physical quantities induced in the primary coil by a power or a magnetic field of a secondary coil magnetically coupled with the primary coil at the reference center point and the plurality of measurement points; and calculating a relative position of the primary coil with respect to the secondary coil based on the measured physical quantities..
Konkuk University Industrial Cooperation Corp.


Electric vehicle charge port

Disclosed herein are movable charge port systems for electric vehicles. An electric vehicle may include a charge port capable of coupling with and receiving electrical power from a charging station.
Faraday&future Inc.

Battery swapping system and techniques

A system for exchanging an electrical energy storage system (eess) of an electric vehicle includes. An eess station is configured to position an electric vehicle in x and y directions.
Tesla, Inc.

Supplemental charging control device for electric vehicle

After system stop of an electric vehicle, a vehicle control ecu of a supplemental charging control device refers to a table, which indicates a relationship between an auxiliary equipment battery voltage, a supplemental charging start time, and a voltage reduction prospective value, determines the voltage reduction prospective value, calculates a correction coefficient using the determined voltage reduction prospective value, etc., and then adjusts the next supplemental charging start time based on the calculated correction coefficient.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Method of controlling regenerative braking cooperation for electric vehicle

A method of controlling a regenerative braking cooperation for an electric vehicle may include a entering a correction mode when a braking quantity of a driver is detected by a pedal stroke sensor, a first braking pattern analyzing operation, of comparing an accumulated correction hydraulic pressure braking quantity with a predetermined first hydraulic pressure braking quantity, a regenerative braking restriction requesting operation of, when the accumulated correction hydraulic pressure braking quantity is smaller than the first hydraulic pressure braking quantity, determining, that the driver has a gradual braking-centered braking pattern and transferring a signal for requesting a regenerative braking restriction of a motor to a controller, and a hydraulic pressure braking operation, of determining a correction hydraulic pressure braking quantity based on a braking quantity of the driver input into the stroke sensor in a state where regenerative braking of the motor is restricted, and performing a hydraulic pressure braking.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Portable electric vehicle supply equipment (evse) system

An electrified vehicle includes a surface, an electric vehicle supply equipment (evse) system attachable to the surface, and a retention assembly configured to removably secure the evse system to the surface. The retention assembly includes a first segment affixed to the surface and a second segment affixed to the evse system..
Ford Global Technologies, Inc.

Method to charge lithium-ion batteries with user, cell and temperature awareness

Lithium-ion cells are widely used in various platforms, such as electric vehicles (evs) and mobile devices. Complete and fast charging of cells has always been the goal for sustainable system operation.
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan

Thermal management system of battery pack

The present invention provides a thermal management system of a power battery pack, including a heating branch, a cooling branch and a battery pack pipeline, the heating branch and the cooling branch are connected with the battery pack pipeline and are arranged in parallel and configured to enable switching, a first heat exchanger for absorbing heat from a cooling liquid pipe of an outer high-temperature device is arranged on the heating branch. The thermal management system of the battery pack provided by the present invention uses waste heat of the cooling liquid of other high-temperature devices on the electric vehicle to heat the battery pack, so as to avoid the problem of electric power consuming and cruising distance reduction.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Bus bar and pcb for vehicle battery

Disclosed herein are battery systems for electric vehicles. An electric vehicle may include a first battery.
Faraday&future Inc.

Secondary battery negative electrode material

A secondary battery negative electrode material comprises a framework, a chelating/adsorption group and an active substance. The framework does not participate in electrochemical reaction, and only provides a carrier for the chelating/adsorption group (represented by iminodiacetic acid chelating groups in figure), which contains n, s, p, o atoms having lone pair electrons in outer electrons and has chelating/chemical adsorption bonds formed between it and bivalent/polyvalent metals.
Nanjing Jingyan New Energy Technology Co., Ltd.

Flexible circuit for vehicle battery

Disclosed herein are battery systems for electric vehicles. An electric vehicle may include a first battery.
Faraday&future Inc.

Thin-film capacitor for electric vehicle

The present disclosure discloses a thin-film capacitor for an electric vehicle, including: a casing, a plurality of capacitor cores, an anode busbar, a cathode busbar, a first electrode terminal, a second electrode terminal, a first connection sheet, a second connection sheet, a first battery connection sheet, a second battery connection sheet, a first battery connection terminal and a second battery connection terminal, in which the first battery connection sheet is connected to the anode busbar and adjacent to an end of the anode busbar, the second battery connection sheet is connected to the cathode busbar and adjacent to the first battery connection sheet, an axis of one of the plurality of the capacitor cores is arranged to be perpendicular to the anode busbar and the cathode busbar and two ends of the one capacitor core are connected to the first battery connection sheet and the second battery connection sheet respectively.. .
Byd Company Limited

Electric vehicle battery monitoring system

Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling a battery are disclosed. Systems can include a battery having an output voltage and an output current when delivering power, a load driven by power delivered from the battery, battery output voltage and current sensing circuits, and processing circuitry coupled to the battery output voltage and current sensing circuits.
Faraday&future Inc.

Charge port illumination system for electric vehicle

A charge port illumination system for an electric vehicle includes a charge port disposed at the electric vehicle and configured for electrically connecting to a charging source to charge a power source of the electric vehicle. The charge port includes an outer portion that is exposed and viewable at the electric vehicle when a person is connecting the charge port to the charging source.
Magna Mirrors Of America, Inc.

Control system for an all-wheel drive electric vehicle

Electric vehicles and, more particularly, a control system for an all-wheel drive electric vehicle.. .
Tesla Motors, Inc.

Vehicle battery heating system

Disclosed herein are battery systems for electric vehicles. An electric vehicle may include a first battery.
Faraday&future Inc.

Managing electric vehicle loads on a home network

Systems and methods for managing a home electrical network or system, such as managing loads applied to the network by one or more associated electric vehicles, are described. For example, the systems and methods predict or estimate use of a home electrical network (e.g., via a charging station connected to the network) by one or more electric vehicles, and manage use or operation of other devices on the home network accordingly..
Recargo, Inc.

Electric vehicle, power supply station, and power maintaining electric vehicle

A power maintaining method of electric vehicle includes the following step. In step 01, an energy power is provided by a main battery pack to drive a first electric vehicle (ev) moving to a first power supply station.

Electric vehicle charging interface device

An electric vehicle charging interface device is provided. The device includes a chassis having a top, a bottom, a front side, and a back side opposite the front side, the chassis configured to move between an uncompressed position and a compressed position relative to a longitudinal axis.
Clearpath Robotics Inc.

Device for charging a vehicle

The present disclosure relates to electric vehicles and the teachings thereof may be embodied in devices and methods for inductively charging an electric vehicle. A device for inductively charging a vehicle may include: a primary coil for transmitting electrical power via a transmission region to a secondary coil during a charging process; the secondary coil associated with a vehicle disposed above the primary coil; and a dome disposed above the primary coil for removing foreign bodies entering the transmission region..
Continental Automotive Gmbh

Standalone adapter for load control of energy storage devices

A system, method, and apparatus for a standalone, mobile adapter for load control of energy consuming/storage devices. Adapter includes a power management module (“pmm”) that generates a simulated power control signal (“pcs”) with a reduced allowable power consumption, compared to an authentic pcs from electric vehicle service equipment (“evse”) power supply.

Identification of a pantograph represented in an image

Pantograph identification methods and devices including computer-implemented methods, software, computer systems for identifying a pantograph of an electric vehicle represented in an image captured by a camera. The method includes, for each pair of adjacent edges represented in the image, determining distances between the adjacent edges, wherein the distances are in a same direction for each of the distances.
Dti Group Limited

Adaptive charging network using adaptive charging stations for electric vehicles

Adaptive charging networks in accordance with embodiments of the invention enable the optimization of electric design of charging networks for electric vehicles. One embodiment includes an electrical supply; a plurality of adaptive charging stations; wherein at least one adaptive charging station distributes power to at least one other adaptive charging station; wherein at least one adaptive charging station is configured to communicate capacity information to a controller; and wherein the controller is configured to control the distribution of power to the plurality of adaptive charging stations based upon the capacity information received from at least one adaptive charging station..
California Institute Of Technology

Axle assembly for hybrid electric vehicle

A hybrid rear axle provides a variety of functionality in addition to the functionality of a non-hybrid axle. The axle transmits power from an electric motor to the drive wheels at two selectable speed ratios to propel the vehicle.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method for detecting an electrically conductive foreign body

A method for detecting an electrically conductive foreign body on a primary coil of an inductive charging station for an electric vehicle using a plurality of measuring inductances, which are arranged, on the primary coil side, in distributed fashion, in the area of the primary coil, facing, during operation, a secondary coil of the electric vehicle, over the cross section of the field region of the primary coil. A plurality of consecutive measurements of different groups of measurement inductances is carried out.
Ipt Technology Gmbh

Method and finding and accessing a vehicle fueling station, including an electric vehicle charging station

A control system and method are provided for a station to dispense fuel to a vehicle, including an electric vehicle, without requiring dedicated access to a communications network, with the advantage that authorization for fleet vehicles or individuals can be obtained from an access management system, using a portable, wireless device, such as a smart phone or a dashboard appliance. The authorization is wirelessly relayed to the station by the wireless device, to enable the dispensing of fuel.
Liberty Plugins, Inc.

Electric vehicle supply equipment diagnostic method and assembly

An exemplary reporting method includes the steps of receiving diagnostic data from electric vehicle supply equipment, and then reporting the diagnostic data through an interface of an electrified vehicle. An exemplary electrified vehicle assembly includes a controller of an electrified vehicle.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Identification of a contact point between a pantograph and a power supply line in an image

Computer-implemented methods, software, and computer systems for identifying a contact point between a pantograph of an electric vehicle and a power supply line represented in an image. The method includes, based on edges represented in the image, determining a first intersection point p1 and a second intersection point p2 that are sufficiently separated.
Dti Group Limited

Control method and apparatus of hybrid electric vehicle

A control method and apparatus of a hybrid vehicle are provided. The control method includes determining whether the speed of a motor exceeds a first threshold value, when supply of power to a battery is cut off and thus the hybrid vehicle is driven by an engine.
Kia Motors Corporation

Integrated trailer hitch and jump start system

The present disclosure relates to devices, systems, and methods for jump starting an electric vehicle. In some embodiments, an electric vehicle includes battery charging circuitry electrically connected to a high voltage storage system and a low voltage storage system mounted in the vehicle.
Faraday&future Inc.

Electric vehicle charging station with integrated camera

An electric vehicle charging station such as a smart electric vehicle supply equipment (evse) with an integrated camera is provided. A networked on-charging station camera unit disposed either internally to the smart evse or connected externally on the smart evse.
Siemens Industry, Inc.

Motor driving circuit, motor device, and electric vehicle

A motor driving circuit has a supply line connected to a dc power source, an inverter whose input side is connected to the supply line and whose output side is connected to a motor, a power switch inserted in the supply line for switching the supply line between conducting and cut-off states, a voltage detector for detecting a voltage between the direct-current power source and the power switch, and an insulation resistance detector for first detecting, based on a result of detection by the voltage detector with the power switch in the cut-off state, an insulation resistance on the preceding-stage side of the power switch and subsequently detecting, based on a result of detection by the voltage detector with the power switch in the conducting state, an insulation resistance on the succeeding-stage side of the power switch.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus

Where r5 and r6 are one of a hydrogen group, a halogen group, a monovalent hydrocarbon group, a monovalent halogenated hydrocarbon group, a monovalent oxygen-containing hydrocarbon group, and a monovalent halogenated oxygen-containing hydrocarbon group; and where r5 and r6 may be bonded to each other.. .

Use of active noise system

Aspects of the present invention relate to an active noise system, a controller for an active noise system, a method and a hybrid electric vehicle. The invention relates to use of an active noise system for providing noise when an ice is not active..
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Hybrid electric vehicle and control thereof

A hybrid electric vehicle (hev) comprises an engine and at least one electric machine. The vehicle is operable in an electric vehicle (ev) mode in which the electric machine develops torque to drive the vehicle whilst the engine is switched off.
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Thermal management system for fast charge battery electric vehicle

An electric vehicle thermal management system may include a traction battery assembly, a coolant circuit, an exchanger, a charge port assembly, and a control system. The traction battery assembly may include a thermal plate.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electric drive operating an electric machine for an electric vehicle

The invention relates to an electric drive system and to a method for operating an electric machine, in which the electric machine is controlled in a first operating mode using a first voltage. In order to temporarily increase the power, the electric machine can also be controlled in a second operating mode, in which the voltage used for the control is increased by an additional energy source..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle (10) includes a power battery module (20) detachably installed at a predetermined installation position of the electric vehicle (10); the power battery module (20) includes a housing (21), a plurality of battery cells installed in the housing (21), rolling wheels (22) and a handle (23) installed on the housing, and an electric power output port. A lifting device capable of releasably holding the power battery module (20) and lifting the power battery module (20) from a ground proximity position on or near the ground to the predetermined installation position is installed at the electric vehicle.
Zhejiang Geely Automobile Research Institute Co., Ltd

Method and system for communication between a vehicle and a charging station for unlocking mechanical charging cable coupling

A method for communicating between an electric vehicle and a charging station for electrically charging at least one energy storage device of the electric vehicle. The electric vehicle is connected to the charging station during the charging process by a lockable mechanical coupling between a terminal of charging cable connected to the vehicle and a terminal of the charging station.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Method and system for communication between a vehicle and a charging station for locking mechanical charging cable coupling

A method for communicating between an electric vehicle and a charging station for electrically charging at least one energy storage device of the electric vehicle. The electric vehicle is connected to the charging station during the charging process by a lockable mechanical coupling between a terminal of charging cable connected to the vehicle and a terminal of the charging station.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Electric vehicle powered by capacitive energy storage modules

A capacitive energy storage module (cesm) is provided under a floor panel of an electric vehicle. The cesm is a pack of capacitive energy storage cells (cescs) which are themselves one or more capacitive energy storage devices (cesds) comprising one or more metacapacitors.
Capacitor Sciences Incorporated

Electric vehicle, active safety control system for electric vehicle, and control active safety control system of electric vehicle

The present disclosure discloses an electric vehicle, an active safety control system of an electric vehicle, and a control method of the active safety control system of an electric vehicle. The electric vehicle includes: multiple wheels, multiple motors, a wheel speed detection module, a steering wheel rotation angle sensor, a yaw rate sensor, and a battery pack.
Byd Company Limited

Electric vehicle controller

An electric vehicle controller includes an inverter that drives a motor by receiving power supplied from an overhead line, a brake chopper circuit that includes a switching device and a braking resistor and is connected in parallel with the inverter, a voltage detector that detects a bus voltage applied to dc buses, and a control unit that performs power consumption control of causing the braking resistor to consume regenerative power supplied from the motor and overvoltage suppression control of suppressing the bus voltage from being excessive. The control unit controls the switching device such that a second duty ratio used at the time of performing the overvoltage suppression control is lower than a first duty ratio used at the time of performing the power consumption control..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Cooling arrangement for a motor of a vehicle

Various methods and systems are provided for an electric motor arrangement in a chassis of a battery electric vehicle. In one embodiment, a front chassis for a battery electric vehicle comprises a structural frame including two parallel sidewalls and a first portion of a vehicle articulation joint and an electric motor coupled between and in face-sharing contact with each of the two parallel sidewalls..
General Electric Company

Ev battery pack cooling system

A battery pack thermal management assembly is provided for use with an electric vehicle in which the battery pack is sealed and mounted under the car. The batteries contained within the battery pack are thermally coupled via a layer of thermally conductive material to the interior surface of the pack's upper enclosure panel.
Atieva, Inc.

Ev battery pack cooling system

A battery pack thermal management assembly is provided for use with an electric vehicle in which the battery pack is sealed and mounted under the car. The batteries contained within the battery pack are thermally coupled via a layer of thermally conductive material to the interior surface of the pack's upper enclosure panel.
Atieva, Inc.

Ev battery pack cooling system

A battery pack thermal management assembly is provided for use with an electric vehicle in which the battery pack is sealed and mounted under the car. The batteries contained within the battery pack are thermally coupled via a layer of thermally conductive material to the interior surface of the pack's upper enclosure panel.
Atieva, Inc.

Management of the recharging of the battery of an electric vehicle

A method implemented by computer for managing the recharging of a battery of an electric vehicle, comprises the steps of carrying out a recharging cycle of the battery of the electric vehicle; measuring the total energy stored by the battery; calculating the variance associated with the total energy; and determining a coefficient associated with the variance. In one development, the step of determining the coefficient associated with the variance is recursive.
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Al Alternatives

Energy-efficient navigation route for electric transportation device

A navigation system for an electric vehicle includes an electrical energy storing device having a currently-available energy and a controller. The electric vehicle is at least partially operated by a driver.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Step-ratio transmission control for a hybrid vehicle

A shift strategy is provided for a hybrid electric vehicle to cause a speed of a motor to approach a target motor speed to increase fuel economy for an engine operating in a hybrid drive mode. A controller shifts the transmission according to a magnitude of a driver torque demand, the current rotor or impeller speed, and whether the motor is consuming or producing current.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Systems and methods for replacing a vehicle battery

A management system of a vehicle battery replacement system has a plurality of battery replacement stations for replacing a depleted battery pack of an electric vehicle with a charged battery pack. Each battery replacement station includes a coordinating device.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Autonomous vehicle charging station connection

A charging station can be autonomously coupled to an electric vehicle. Sensors on the vehicle determine a location of the vehicle, and the vehicle is positioned within a connection envelope.
Faraday&future Inc.

Autonomous vehicle charging station connection

A charging station can be autonomously coupled to an electric vehicle. Sensors on the vehicle determine a location of the vehicle, and the vehicle is positioned within a connection envelope.
Faraday&future Inc.

Self charging all electric vehicle

A self-charging all electric vehicle comprising three or four banks of batteries, fig. 1 and fig.

Autonomous vehicle charging station connection

A charging station can be autonomously coupled to an electric vehicle. Sensors on the vehicle determine a location of the vehicle, and the vehicle is positioned within a connection envelope.
Faraday&future Inc.

Integrated electronic drive unit

An integrated electronic drive unit constructed in accordance to one example of the present disclosure includes a differential, a first axle, a second axle and a secondary power system. The differential includes a ring gear fixed for concurrent rotation with a differential case.
Eaton Corporation

Two-speed transmission for electric vehicle

A two-speed transmission for a vehicle is provided including a planetary gear set selectively coupling an input shaft and an output shaft. The planetary gear set is configured to provide two forward gear ratios and neutral.
Avl Powertrain Engineering, Inc.

Electric vehicle

The present invention refers to an electric vehicle. As compared with the solution in prior art which is that assembling the finished product of wheel hub motor with the casing, the inventor of present invention creatively dismantles the structure of the original finished product of wheel hub motor with discarding at least one hub cover.

Moving mechanism and electric vehicles and toys equipping the same

The present invention discloses a moving mechanism including a support; a driving device mounted on the support; a controller arranged on the support; two sets of moving assemblies respectively mounted at two ends of the support; wherein each of the moving assemblies includes a track and two synchronous wheels of different diameters arranged inside the track, such that the moving mechanism could be functioned and run freely over stairs, rugged road surface and all-terrain ground under the action of the driving device and the controller. The present invention also discloses electric vehicles and toys equipping the moving mechanism.

Electric vehicle charging connector anti-theft method and apparatus

A method for controlling a charging connector anti-theft apparatus includes: verifying a connection between a socket of a vehicle and a charging plug included in a charging connector outside of the vehicle; locking the socket and the charging plug upon initiation of charging the vehicle; determining unlock conditions of the charging plug through communication with a smart-key; and outputting a warning sound or warning light upon reception of a separation signal indicating that the socket and the charging plug have been separated when the determined unlock conditions are not satisfied.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Charging systems for electric vehicles

This disclosure provides systems and methods for charging a vehicle. A vehicle and charging station can be designed such that an electric or hybrid vehicle can operate in a fashion similar to a conventional vehicle by being opportunity charged throughout a known route..
Proterra Inc.

Method and operating a vehicle employing non-combustion torque machine

A vehicle including a powertrain system that includes an electric machine electrically connected to a power inverter is described, wherein the powertrain system is operative in an electric vehicle mode to generate propulsion torque. A method for controlling the powertrain system includes determining a vehicle speed, and determining a preferred audible sound to be generated by the powertrain system when operating in the electric vehicle mode at the vehicle speed.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Dynamic battery loading for electric vehicles

A system for dynamic battery loading for electric vehicles includes an electric motor to displace a vehicle. A first battery stores a first electric power charge and a second battery stores a second electric power charge.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Range-extending, charging, and driving an electric vehicle

A range-extending, charging, and driving apparatus for an electric vehicle includes a wheel motor and a damping component. The wheel motor is connected to a wheel set of the electric vehicle for driving the wheel set.

Electric vehicle and equipment therefor

Disclosed herein is an electric vehicle including a power source, an electric motor adapted to be supplied with electric power from the power source for vehicle driving, a sheet-shaped solar battery for electric power generation, a storing portion for storing the sheet-shaped solar battery in its nonoperating condition, and a connecting unit for allowing the supply of electric power from the sheet-shaped solar battery to at least one of the electric motor and the power source, wherein when the sheet-shaped solar battery is used to perform electric power generation, the sheet-shaped solar battery is taken out of the storing portion and then spread to effect photovoltaic power generation.. .
Disco Corporation

Electric vehicle

The invention provides a powertrain for an electric vehicle, and an electric vehicle as such. The powertrain has an electric motor and a drivetrain for transmitting rotary power from the electric motor to at least one of the vehicle wheels.
Shenzhen Deep Space Intelligence Technology Co., Ltd

Method of and control system for operating a circuit arrangement

Disclosed is a method of and control system for operating a circuit arrangement, in particular a circuit arrangement of an electric vehicle for inductive power transfer to the vehicle. The circuit arrangement includes at least one phase line with at least one field receiving arrangement and at least one compensating arrangement with a variable reactance, wherein at least one current-dependent cost function is evaluated, wherein the reactance is varied such that the cost function is optimized..
Bombardier Primove Gmbh

Wheel stability control based on the moment of an electrical motor

A wheel stability control system for an electric vehicle including an electric motor, a drive inverter, and an electronic control unit (ecu) including a computer readable, non-transitory memory (memory) and an electronic processing unit (epu). The memory stores information including an optimal acceleration and deceleration curve and the electrical characteristics of the electric motor.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Electric or hybrid electric vehicle having multiple drive units arranged in separate parts of the vehicle

An articulated vehicle having at least two vehicle parts which are connected to and articulated relative to each other is provided. The vehicle includes a front vehicle part and at least one rear vehicle part arranged behind the front vehicle part with respect to a longitudinal direction of the vehicle.
Volvo Truck Corporation

Silicone secondary battery unit and battery module for electric vehicle using same

A solid silicon secondary battery, by substitutions of silicon for lithium, enables decreasing of preparations cost and minimizing of environmental pollutions. By laminate pressing multiple times a positive or negative electrode material, the present invention enables increasing of the density of a positive or negative electrode active material to increase current density and capacity.
Rekrix Co., Ltd.

Lithium-ion battery and electric vehicle utilizing the same

The present invention relates to a lithium-ion battery and an electric vehicle utilizing the lithium-ion battery. The lithium-ion battery comprises a housing, and battery cell group disposed in the housing, wherein, a fire-extinguishing material layer is provided between the battery cell group and the housing, and the housing is provided with drain hole.
Zhejiang Chilwee Chuangyuan Industry Company Ltd.

Redundant circuit disconnection for electric vehicles

Systems and methods for redundant circuit disconnection in electric vehicles are disclosed. Systems can include a resistive metallic fuse connected within an electrical circuit for a battery or otherwise, an inductor comprising a coil of at least one turn of wire about a longitudinal axis, and an ac power source configured to provide an alternating current across the inductor.
Faraday&future Inc.

Standing electric vehicle for golf course travel

The present disclosure features standing electric vehicles for golf course travel that include a skateboard-like deck. The vehicles disclosed herein, referred to as “golf boards,” include features that enhance the safety and ease of use of the vehicle, including power-off electromagnetic braking systems..
Sol Boards, Inc.

Battery electric vehicle

A battery electric vehicle provided in the present invention comprises a vehicle body having wheels, an electric motor, an electric generator, and an electricity management device. The electric motor and the electric generator are connected to different wheels of the vehicle body respectively.
Lineng-tech Corporation

Electrical charging control device, charging method and charging system thereof

An electrical charging or recharging control device applied in moving vehicles includes at least one processor and a storage device that stores one or more programs, when executed by the at least one processor, cause the at least one processor to. A data as to working status transmitted by an electric vehicle is received, the data including information of a position of the electric vehicle, a destination, and a remaining charge level of the electric vehicle.
Foxnum Technology Co., Ltd.

Load control of a charging station for an electric vehicle

Furthermore, the invention relates to a charging station for an electric vehicle that implements the aforementioned method for controlling the provided electric power.. .

Redundant circuit disconnection for electric vehicles

Systems and methods for redundant circuit disconnection in electric vehicles are disclosed. Systems can include a resistive metallic fuse connected within an electrical circuit for a battery or otherwise, an inductor comprising a coil of at least one turn of wire about a longitudinal axis, and an ac power source configured to provide an alternating current across the inductor.
Faraday&future Inc.

Stand-alone energy supply facility equipped with vehicle hydrogen fuel supply unit and electric vehicle charger harnessing sunlight

A self-contained energy supply facility can supply an automotive hydrogen fuel that has been produced by utilizing solar energy, and can also supply electrical energy for an electric vehicle that has been produced by utilizing solar energy. The self-contained energy supply facility is characterized in that a concentrator panel for solar energy that includes a solar tracker is installed on a roof or the like within the energy supply facility, the concentrator panel separately concentrates infrared light whereby the solar energy can be easily converted into heat, and visible light whereby the solar energy can be easily converted into electricity, the infrared light is removed in the form of heat, introduced into a medium-temperature steam electrolyzer to produce hydrogen, the hydrogen is supplied to a hydrogen-fueled vehicle that uses hydrogen as a fuel through an automotive hydrogen fuel supply unit, and the visible light is converted into electricity using a concentrator cell of the concentrator panel, and supplied to an electric vehicle..
Tokushu Giken Kinzoku Co., Ltd.

Inductive power system suitable for electric vehicles

A circuit for energizing a magnetic flux coupling apparatus has a pick-up coil for receiving power inductively, a storage capacitor for storing energy from the received power, and an inverter for supplying electrical energy from the storage capacitor to the magnetic flux coupling apparatus. The circuit allows power transfer to a load to be supplied by the flux coupling apparatus to exceed the power received from the pick-up..
Auckland Uniservices Limited

Positive electrode active material, positive electrode, battery, battery pack, electronic device, electric vehicle, power storage device, and power system

A positive electrode active material includes: a particle including a lithium composite oxide; a first layer that is provided on a surface of the particle and includes a lithium composite oxide; and a second layer that is provided on a surface of the first layer. The lithium composite oxide included in the particle and the lithium composite oxide included in the first layer have the same composition or almost the same composition, the second layer includes an oxide or a fluoride, and the lithium composite oxide included in the first layer has lower crystallinity than the lithium composite oxide included in the particle..
Sony Corporation

Two-speed transmission having two clutches for electric vehicle

A two-speed transmission having two clutches for an electric vehicle includes an electric motor, a middle shaft, a first clutch, a second clutch, a first gear assembly and a second gear assembly. The electric motor includes a spindle.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Modular electric vehicle

A modular electric vehicle includes a first body module having a lateral connecting side, a second body module having a lateral connecting side, two first wheels mounted to the first body module, two second wheels mounted to the second body module, and a connection unit. The connection unit includes a first electrical connector disposed at the lateral connecting side of the first body module, and a second electrical connector disposed at the lateral connecting side of the second body module.
National Taiwan Normal University

Network-controlled charging system for electric vehicles

A network-controlled charge transfer device for electric vehicles includes a control device to turn electric supply on and off to enable and disable charge transfer for electric vehicles, a transceiver to communicate requests for charge transfer with a remote server and receive communications from the remote server, and a controller, coupled with the control device and the transceiver, to cause the control device to turn the electric supply on based on communication from the remote server.. .
Chargepoint, Inc.

Fuel cell system for charging an electric vehicle

A method for charging electric vehicles includes receiving information regarding an electric vehicle. At least a portion of the information is received through a vehicle interface configured to place a battery of the electric vehicle into electrical communication with a fuel cell system.
Bloom Enegy Corporation

Charging control system for electric vehicle

A charging control system for an electric vehicle includes a main battery supplying power for driving the electric vehicle, an auxiliary battery supplying power to electric loads of the electric vehicle, a multi-converter connecting an external power supply, the main battery and the auxiliary battery and outputting voltage for charging the main battery and the auxiliary battery when a switch therein is turned on, and a controller controlling turning on/off the switch in the multi-converter in accordance with charged states of the main battery and the auxiliary battery so that the main battery or the auxiliary battery is charged.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

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 an electrolytic solution including a cyano compound, the cyano compound including a compound represented by r1-o—c(═o)—o—r2 (r1, r2, or both include a cyano-group-containing group), a compound represented by r3-c(═o)—o—r4 (r4 includes the cyano-group-containing group), or both.. .
Sony Corporation

Carrier assembly for carrying and holding components for battery cells of a battery module, in particular for an electric vehicle

The invention relates to a carrier assembly (1) for carrying and holding components for battery cells of a battery module, in particular for an electric vehicle, said carrier assembly comprising a non-conductive main body (2) and a plurality of electrical connection elements (3) for electrically connecting the battery cells to one another, said electrical connection elements (3) being arranged on the main body (2). According to the invention, the carrier assembly (1) comprises a venting channel (4) for the discharge of gas being emitted from the battery cells, and at least one cell-monitoring unit (5) for monitoring at least one battery cell.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Systems and methods for modular components for electric vehicles

A modular system for an automotive vehicle configured to permit removal of a removable structural module from and reattachment to an automotive vehicle is described. The system includes a removable structural module comprising a body, a support structure configured to receive and support the removable structural module and to permit the removable structural module to be releasably attached to an automotive vehicle, a sensing arrangement configured to permit confirmation of secure attachment of the removable structural module to the automotive vehicle and configured to permit identification of a predetermined type of the removable structural module, and a computer configured to identify the predetermined type of the removable structural module from among multiple possible predetermined types of removable structural modules.
Rivian Ip Holdings, Llc

Systems and methods for reconfigurable electric vehicles

Utilization of shared vehicles that are structurally and reversibly reconfigurable to suit requests for particular vehicle configurations is described. Vehicle use is monitored for plural vehicles shared among multiple users/uses.
Rivian Ip Holdings, Llc

Electric parking brake device

When a parking brake mechanism is in a braking state and an operation switch is switched to a braking-released state, a control unit of an electric vehicle brings a parking brake mechanism into a braking-released state on the condition that the control unit detects using a stop lamp switch that the brake pedal is not depressed and detects that the shift range of the shift lever is a p range.. .
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Autonomous application of electromechanical brake booster in an electric vehicle

A method of autonomously applying an electromechanical brake booster in an electric vehicle having the electromechanical brake booster includes determining with an electronic brake control unit whether the vehicle is at a standstill in forward or reverse. It includes then sending a message from the electronic brake control unit to an electronic powertrain control unit of the vehicle that the vehicle is at standstill.

Apparatus and charging electric vehicle

A method is provided for controlling engagement between a vehicle and a charging device includes: attempting to discover a charging device; when the charging device is discovered, identifying the discovered charging device on a list of charging equipment stored in the vehicle; determining a charging history count of the discovered charging device according to the stored list of charging equipment; when the charging history count of the discovered charging device is greater than or equal to a predetermined number, performing a charging operation with the discovered charging device; and when the charging history count of the discovered charging device is less than the predetermined number, performing a signal level attenuation characterization (slac) procedure against the discovered charging device.. .
Yura Corporation Co., Ltd.

Multi-mode charging system

Currently the most common method on the market to charge electric vehicles is to plug in the electric vehicle to a power source. Wireless charging technologies are also being developed and infrastructure has begun to be rolled out into the marketplace.
Elix Wireless Charging Systems Inc.

Charging and discharging current quantity display device for electric vehicle

In order to provide a charging and discharging current quantity display device for an electric vehicle, with which it is possible for a current quantity during charging or discharging of a battery to be easily ascertained in the vicinity of a power-feed unit, an electric vehicle (1) provided with a power-feed unit (14) having charging ports (141 and 142) and a battery (11) which is charged by means of electric power supplied from an external power supply, by way of the power-feed unit (14), is provided with: a current sensor (15) which detects a charging current quantity or a discharging current quantity flowing to or from the battery (11); a current quantity display unit (143) which comprises a plurality of display bodies (143a to 143d) arranged on the power-feed unit (14), and which displays the magnitude of a current quantity (i) by varying the lighting state of each indicator (143a to 143d); and a current quantity display control unit (16) which controls the lighting state of each of the display bodies (143a to 143d) in accordance with the current quantity detected by the current sensor (15).. .
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle chargeport closure

A two part closure for a combo chargeport for use on an electric vehicle is provided. The closure comprises: an inner part including a dust cover for a dc chargeport; and an outer part configured to cover the ac chargeport.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Charging station and connector therefor, and charging an electric vehicle with a charging station

A connector is for a charging station. The charging station has a charging box having a signaling mechanism.
Eaton Corporation

Inoperable battery charger detection and notification for electric vehicles

A battery charger detection system is provided. The battery charger detection system includes a battery charger, an indicator, and a controller.
Ingersoll-rand Company

Battery coolant loop pad for electric vehicles

A battery pack for an electric vehicle may include a plurality of battery cells arranged into at least a first row and a second row. The first row may be parallel to the second row.
Thunder Power Hong Kong Ltd.

Battery packaging and insert molding for electric vehicles

A battery pack for an electric vehicle may include a plurality of battery cells arranged in on or more rows, a coolant loop, and a molded insert that encompasses the plurality of cells and the coolant loop such that the plurality of cells and the coolant loop are fixed relative to each other. The molded insert may cover a large portion of the coolant loop and/or the individual battery cells of the battery pack.
Thunder Power Hong Kong Ltd.

Battery electrode and method

A silicon based micro-structured material and methods are shown. In one example, the silicon based micro-structured material is used as an electrode in a battery, such as a lithium ion battery, we have successfully demonstrated the first synthesis of a scalable carbon-coated silicon nanofiber paper for next generation binderless free-standing electrodes for li-ion batteries that will significantly increase total capacity at the cell level.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Integrated busbar and battery connection for electric vehicle battery packs

A battery pack for an electric vehicle may include a plurality of battery cells arranged into one or more rows. Each of the plurality of battery cells may include a first terminal and a second terminal, and the plurality of battery cells may include a subset of battery cells with the first terminal oriented in a same direction in the battery pack.
Thunder Power Hong Kong Ltd.

Battery integrated isolated power converter and systems for electric vehicle propulsion

An electric propulsion system includes at least one generator. The electric propulsion system also includes at least one drive engine coupled to the at least one generator.
General Electric Company

Direction control self-balancing electric vehicle and self-balancing electric vehicle using the same

A direction control method for the self-balancing electric vehicle and electric vehicle using the same are disclosed in the present invention. The direction control method for the self-balancing electric vehicle includes the following steps: disposing a plurality of direction control units under the foot treadles of the self-balancing electric vehicle, wherein each direction control unit comprises a first conductive plate, a second conductive plate and a flexible material, wherein the aforementioned flexible material is disposed between the first conductive plate and the second conductive plate; respectively measuring the capacitance values between the first conductive plates and the second conductive plates of the plurality of direction control units; and determining the tilt direction of the center of gravity of a riding object based on the capacitance values of the direction control units and the positions of the direction control units, such that the moving direction of the self-balancing electric vehicle can be determined..
Generalplus Technology Inc.

Battery module, manufacturing the same, and electric vehicle using the same

A battery module includes a cell assembly including a lamination of battery cells and expansible members interspersed within the battery cells, the battery cells and the expansible members being laminated in layers along a first direction. The battery module also includes a cell housing enclosing the cell assembly and forming an external appearance of the battery module.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Cloud access to exchangeable batteries for use by electric vehicles

Battery carriers that provide replaceable and exchangeable batteries and systems are provided. One example battery carrier is for batteries used in electric vehicles.

Battery system for electric vehicle

A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is a battery system for an electric vehicle which prevents high rate deterioration. An integrated evaluation value which is a deterioration index value of high rate deterioration is subjected to correction processing reflecting a recovery behavior of the high rate deterioration during charging/discharging deactivation in a battery deactivation period.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Smart charging system for electric vehicle battery packs

A method of selectively charging a battery packs in a battery system of an electric vehicle may include selecting a first battery pack from a plurality of battery packs in the battery system. The method may also include receiving one or more messages from the first battery pack.
Thunder Power Hong Kong Ltd.

Electric vehicle charging to reduce utility cost

A method for controlling the charging of one or more electric vehicles at one or more charging stations in a geographic locality includes determining if the charging event of an electric vehicle of the one or more electric vehicles increases a demand billing rate. The demand billing rate may be a cost per unit of energy in the locality.
Proterra Inc.

Installation structure for lithium battery box of electric vehicle

The installation structure for the lithium battery box of the electric vehicle includes a battery box body and a vehicle frame oblique beam, where an insertion hole is produced in a front end of the battery box body; an installation groove is produced in the vehicle frame oblique beam; a front battery box base is installed in a front installation groove; an insertion bolt driven through a key is arranged on the front battery box base; where an upwards-bulged arc-shaped limit groove is produced in the middle of the lower cover in the axis of the box body; the installation groove of the vehicle frame oblique beam is an installation groove with a front opening and a rear opening; a limit bulge adaptive to the arc-shaped limit groove is produced on a groove bottom of the installation groove.. .
Aima Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Battery system of an electric vehicle

A battery system for an electric vehicle includes a container having a lid and a plurality of battery cells housed in the container. Each battery cell of the plurality of battery cells may include a pair of tabs to electrically connect to the battery cell, a printed circuit board housed in the container, and a pair of contact elements.
Proterra Inc.

Positive electrode active material, positive electrode, battery, battery pack, electronic device, electric vehicle, power storage device, and power system

A positive electrode active material includes: secondary particles obtained by aggregation of a plurality of primary particles. The primary particles include, core particles including a lithium composite oxide, and a layer that is provided on surfaces of the core particles and includes a lithium composite oxide.
Sony Corporation

Hybrid electric vehicle

A hybrid electric vehicle including a gradient acquiring portion which acquires a gradient of a road surface on which the vehicle is running, and a control portion which determines whether the vehicle runs on a first driving by means of power from the motor by releasing the engagement and disengagement portion, or on a second driving by means of power from at least the internal combustion engine by applying the engagement and disengagement portion. The control portion restricts a switch from the second driving to the first driving when the gradient of the downward slope is equal to or greater than a threshold value.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Method of docking an electric vehicle for charging

A method of docking an electric vehicle at a charging station may include identifying the vehicle as it approaches the charging station and transmitting a distance parameter from the charging station to the vehicle. The distance parameter may be a measure of distance.
Proterra Inc.

Network-controlled charging system for electric vehicles

A server of a network-controlled charging system for electric vehicles receives a request for charge transfer for an electric vehicle at a network-controlled charge transfer device, determines whether to enable charge transfer, and responsive to determining to enable charge transfer, transmits a communication to the network-controlled charge transfer device that indicates to the network-controlled charge transfer device to enable charge transfer.. .
Chargepoint, Inc.

Technologies for wireless charging of electric vehicles

Technologies for wireless charging of an electric vehicle include moving a first coil toward a second coil based on a sensed distance between the first coil and the second coil. In an embodiment, the first coil is embodied as a power transmission coil that is moved toward the second coil, which is embodied as a power receiving coil located in the electric vehicle.
Intel Corporation

Charging system and charging connector thereof

Provided is a charging system and a charging connector thereof. The charging system includes a charging stand, a positioning module mounted in front of the front surface of the charging stand for securing the tire of an electric vehicle, and a moving module mounted within and connected to the charging stand.

Charge head landing switch

A charging station for charging an electric vehicle may include a charge head movably attached to a charge head assembly and at least one head landing switch including a lever and a contact element. A first end of the lever may be rotatably coupled to the charge head and an opposite second end of the lever may be rotatably coupled to the contact element.
Proterra Inc.

Parallel charging and power supply system for pure electric vehicle

A parallel charging and power supply system for a battery electric vehicle comprises a battery unit, a battery management system, a vehicle control unit, a motor controller and a motor, wherein a corresponding signal output end and a signal input end of the battery management system are respectively connected with a corresponding signal input end and a signal output end of the battery unit; the motor controller is respectively connected with a power output end of the battery unit, a power input end of the motor and a signal output end of the motor; a signal input end of the vehicle control unit is respectively connected with the corresponding signal output ends of the battery management system and the motor controller.. .
Advanced High Power Multi(act/xe) Source Energy Sc Ience-tech Co.,ltd

On board charger for electric vehicles

On board charger for electric vehicles, having an ac input and a dc power output and comprising a housing that contains a power electronic circuit, a control electronic circuit, capacitors, inverters, at least one transformer, input inductor and output inductor inside to allow the conversion of input ac power into output dc power, the base of the housing incorporating a cooling circuit (12), such that the at least one transformer, the at least one input inductor and the at least one output inductor are arranged in a compartment delimited by several side walls and the base of the housing of the on board charger and at least one internal wall, the compartment being at least partially filled with potting which at least partially covers the at least one transformer, the at least one input inductor and the at least one output inductor, these three elements constituting one magnetic block.. .
Fico Triad, S.a.

Liquid-cooled electric drive component, powertrain, vehicle and method

A liquid-cooled electric drive component for a powertrain of a vehicle includes a first housing part and a second housing part. The first and second housing parts are joined to one another by a fluid-tight welded joint and configured such as to form at least a segment of a cooling duct.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

System and improving acceleration performance of an electric vehicle

Systems and methods are disclosed for improving acceleration performance of an electric vehicle that includes an electric motor for propulsion. An exemplary system may include an inverter configured to drive the electric motor.
Faraday&future Inc.

Method for measuring electrical isolation of a vehicle chassis

A method for measuring the isolation resistance between a chassis and a battery terminal in an electric vehicle. The method can include measuring an open voltage (vp(open)) of the positive terminal; measuring an open voltage (vn(open)) of the negative terminal; measuring a voltage (vn(s1 closed)) between the negative terminal and the chassis with switch s1 closed; measuring a voltage (vp(s1 closed)) between the positive terminal and the chassis with switch s1 closed; calculating the ratio (vp(open)/vn(closed)) of the voltages vp(open) and vn(closed); calculating the open ratio of the open voltages (vp(open)/vn(open)); calculating the difference between the ratio (vp(s1 closed)/vn(s1 closed)) and the open ratio (vp(open)/vn(open)); and multiplying the value of the test resistor (r0) by the difference between the ratio (vp(s1 closed)/(vn(s1 closed)) and the open ratio (vp(s2 open)/vn(s1 open)) to obtain the isolation resistance..
Faraday&future Inc.

Vehicle power management utilizing operator schedule data

An electric-vehicle power management system including a processing hardware unit and multiple modules executable by the processing hardware unit. The modules include a calendar module configured to, by way of the processing hardware unit, obtain a user itinerary indicating multiple appointment locations to be visited by a user of an electric vehicle and associated times to visit the appointment locations.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Sealing structure of pressure regulator for hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle

Provided is a sealing structure used in a high-pressure regulator for decompressing fuel supply pressure of the vehicle into low pressure, which includes: a body for providing the low pressure at a lower end of a spool through a balance groove communicating with an outlet port; and a sealing member accommodated on the body to maintain the low pressure of the spool, and including an auxiliary part for enhancing airtightness at a spring-energized seal. Accordingly, operation reliability is increased by minimizing the pressure change at the outlet according to the pressure change at the inlet, based on the energized seal during the process of decompressing the high-pressure hydrogen fuel in the hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle..
Motonic Corporation

Hybrid electric vehicle controller and controlling a hybrid electric vehicle

Embodiments of the invention provide a controller for a hybrid electric vehicle (hev) having an engine and an electric machine, the controller being configured upon start-up to control an electric machine to provide torque to drive a vehicle with an engine off if a state of charge (soc) of an energy storage device is above an ev-start soc threshold and to start an engine if a soc of an energy storage device is below the ev-start soc threshold, wherein the ev-start soc threshold is determined to be one selected from amongst a value sufficient to allow a vehicle to travel a prescribed distance before a soc falls below a soc minimum level at which an engine is started and a value sufficient to allow a vehicle to operate for a prescribed time period before a soc falls below the soc minimum level.. .
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Conditional progressive degradation of electric vehicle power supply system

Systems of an electric vehicle and the operations thereof are provided. Methods are provided that determine whether a vehicle power source is authorized to power a vehicle at a specific level, and if the power source is not authorized to power the vehicle, alter an ability of the power source..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Control device for controlling electric vehicle

A control device for controlling an electric vehicle includes a driving source that rotates wheels, a braking device that applies braking force to the wheels, a creep torque control portion that controls magnitude of creep torque to be applied to the wheels, wherein the creep torque control portion includes a braking force detecting unit that detects the braking force applied by the braking device, a fundamental creep torque calculating unit that calculates fundamental creep torque corresponding to vehicle speed, a creep suppression torque calculating unit that calculates creep suppression torque smaller than the fundamental creep torque based on a result of the detection of the braking force detecting unit and a creep torque calculating unit that calculate the creep torque by subtracting the creep suppression torque from the fundamental creep torque.. .
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Electric vehicle control device

An electric vehicle control device includes a power conversion device, an auxiliary power source device, a charging device, an electricity storage device, and a controller. The power conversion device receives power supplied from an overhead line in an electrified section to perform power conversion, and supplies driving power to a vehicle driving motor.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

System and controlling multiple electric drives

An electric vehicle includes a plurality of electric drive units coupled to one or more axles of the electric vehicle. The drive units have an associated power loss map that is approximated by a plurality of second-order polynomials.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, energy storage system, electric power tool, and electronic unit

Where r1 and r2 each are a hydrogen group, a halogen group, a monovalent hydrocarbon group, a monovalent halogenated hydrocarbon group, an oxygen-containing monovalent hydrocarbon group, or an oxygen-containing monovalent halogenated hydrocarbon group, and r1 and r2 may be bonded to each other.. .

Positive electrode active material, positive electrode, battery, battery pack, electronic device, electric vehicle, power storage device, and power system

A positive electrode active material includes: a composite particle that includes a particle containing a lithium transition metal composite oxide of li and co and a layer that is provided on a surface of the particle and includes an oxide of li, ni and mn. Ni and mn have a concentration distribution centered on the center from a surface of the composite particle, in a depth range in which a ratio d (%) satisfies 0.04%≦d≦0.20%, a mole fraction rn of ni and a mole fraction rm of mn are within ranges of 0.05≦rn and 0.05≦rm, respectively, and a ratio rn2/rn1 and a ratio rm2/rm1 are within ranges of 0.85≦rn2/rn1≦1.0 and 0.85≦rm2/rm1≦1.0, respectively..
Sony Corporation

Electric vehicle (ev) charge location notifications and parking spot use after charging is complete

A computer implemented method is provided. The method includes detecting, by a computer of a charging unit (cu), a connection of a charging connector of the cu to a vehicle charge port of an electric vehicle (ev).

Fuel tank pressure sensor rationality testing for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles

A method for a hybrid-electric vehicle is presented, wherein a fuel tank is sealed closed during a first condition that includes an inductive charging event, and wherein degradation of a fuel tank pressure transducer is indicated responsive to a fuel tank pressure transducer output failing to increase above a threshold following an active testing duration. The outer walls of the fuel tank may include ferrous components which are energized by a magnetic field generated during the inductive charging event, thus heating the fuel tank and the fuel stored within.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electric vehicle propulsion systems and methods of assembling the same

An electrical propulsion system for a vehicle. The electrical propulsion system includes at least one generator.
General Electric Company

Apparatus and active vibration control of hybrid electric vehicle

A method for active vibration control of a hybrid electric vehicle may include: selecting a reference angle signal based on position information of a motor or an engine; generating a reference angle based on information of the reference angle signal; setting up a period of fast fourier transform (fft) and analyzing the fft signal; setting up a reference spectrum according to an engine speed and an engine load; extracting a vibration component from each frequency based on information of the reference spectrum; selecting and adding a removal object frequency from the vibration of each frequency and performing inverse fft; determining a basic amplitude ratio according to the engine speed and the engine load and an adjustable rate according to the engine load; and performing active vibration control of each frequency based on the information of the basic amplitude ratio, the adjustable rate, and the engine torque.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Method for actuating electric motors in serial hybrid vehicles or fully electric vehicles having at least two separately driven axles

A method includes ascertaining a first drive force and a second drive force for a first drive axle and a second drive axle of a vehicle, ascertaining a first slip value and a second slip value for the first drive axle and the second drive axle of the vehicle, determining a first slip measured value for the first drive axle from the first drive force and the first slip value and determining a second slip measured value for the second drive axle from the second drive force and the second slip value, determining a total torque that is to act altogether on the first drive axle and the second drive axle, and dividing the total torque into a first desired torque and a second desired torque in dependence upon the first slip measured value and the second slip measured value.. .
Wabco Gmbh

Method of controlling electric vehicle transmission

A method of controlling an electric vehicle transmission includes: a torque-securing step of securing a predetermined spare torque to be generated by a motor in accordance with a current motor torque when a controller determines that there is a need for downshift from an upper gear step to a lower gear step; a slip-controlling step of generating a friction force through a servo clutch applying a friction force between an input shaft and a servo driving gear of a pair of servo gears; a shifting-to-neutral step of shifting to a neutral gear by disengaging a synchronizer for the upper gear step; a motor-synchronizing step of synchronizing a rotational speed of the motor with a desired speed of a lower gear step using the spare torque of the motor secured in the torque-securing step; a gear-engaging step of engaging a synchronizer for the lower gear step; and a clutch-disengaging step of finishing shifting by disengaging the servo clutch.. .
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

Drive control system for hybrid vehicle

A drive control system for a hybrid vehicle is provided to shift an operating mode smoothly to an electric vehicle mode in which an engine is stopped. A controller is configured to select the electric vehicle mode to be established from the first electric vehicle mode and the second electric vehicle mode upon satisfaction of the determination to shift the operating mode to the electric vehicle mode, to select the clutch to be engaged from the first clutch and the second clutch to establish the selected electric vehicle mode, and to stop the engine while engaging the selected clutch..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Apparatus and controlling hybrid electric vehicle including dual clutch transmission

A method and an apparatus for controlling a hybrid electric vehicle are provided. The method includes: determining whether a coasting condition is satisfied and whether a current gear stage is greater than or equal to a predetermined gear stage; determining whether a brake pedal is pushed when the coasting condition is satisfied and the current gear stage is greater than or equal to the predetermined gear stage; determining whether deceleration of the hybrid electric vehicle is less than a predetermined deceleration when the brake pedal is pushed; connecting a speed gear to an output shaft when the deceleration of the hybrid electric vehicle is less than the predetermined deceleration; determining whether a shift condition before stopping from a current gear stage to a target gear stage is satisfied; and locking up a shift clutch when the shift condition before stopping is satisfied..
Kia Motors Corporation

Apparatus and controlling hybrid electric vehicle including dual clutch transmission

A method and an apparatus for controlling a hybrid electric vehicle including a dual clutch transmission are provided. The method for controlling a hybrid electric vehicle including a dual clutch transmission may include: determining whether an engine start condition is satisfied in a state in which an engine is stopped; determining whether a kick-down shift condition is satisfied when the engine start condition is satisfied; connecting a speed gear corresponding to a target gear stage to an output shaft corresponding to the target gear stage when the kick-down shift condition is satisfied; determining whether a lock-up condition of an engine clutch is satisfied when the engine start condition is satisfied; locking up the engine clutch when the lock-up condition of the engine clutch is satisfied; and locking up a shift clutch corresponding to the target gear stage when the engine clutch is locked up..
Kia Motors Corporation

Apparatus and active vibration control of a hybrid electric vehicle

The present disclosure relates to an apparatus and a method for active vibration control of a hybrid electric vehicle. Forms of the present disclosure may provide a method for active vibration control of a hybrid electric vehicle that may include detecting an engine speed or a motor speed; selecting a reference angle signal based on position information of a motor or an engine; setting up a period of fast fourier transform (fft) and performing fft of the engine speed or the motor speed corresponding to the period of the fft from the reference angle signal; setting up a reference spectrum according to an engine speed and an engine load; extracting a vibration components to be removed based on information of the reference spectrum; summing vibration components to be removed according to the frequencies and performing inverse fft; determining an amplitude ratio according to the engine speed and the engine load; and performing active vibration control of each frequency based on the information of the amplitude ratio and the engine torque..
Hyundai Motor Company

Apparatus and active vibration control of hybrid vehicle

A method for active vibration control of a hybrid electric vehicle may include: determining by a controller whether a driving mode enters an idle region based on a motor speed or an engine speed; selecting a reference angle signal based on position information of a motor or an engine when the driving mode enters the idle region; setting up a period of fast fourier transform (fft) and performing fft of the engine speed or the motor speed corresponding to the period of the fft from the reference angle signal; setting up a reference spectrum according to the engine speed and an engine load; extracting vibration components based on the reference spectrum; summing vibration components according to frequencies and performing inverse fft; determining an amplitude ratio according to the engine speed and the engine load; and performing active vibration control of each frequency based on the amplitude ratio and motor torque.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Apparatus and active vibration control of hybrid electric vehicle

The present disclosure relates to active vibration control of a hybrid electric vehicle. One form provides a method that may include setting up a period of fast fourier transform (fft) and performing fft of an engine speed or a motor speed corresponding to the period of the fft from a reference angle signal; setting up a reference spectrum; extracting vibration components to be removed based on information of the reference spectrum; selecting and adding a removal object frequency from the vibration of each frequency and performing inverse fft; determining a basic amplitude ratio according to the engine speed and the engine load; determining an adjustable rate which decreases an anti-phase torque as a change amount of the engine speed is decreased; and performing active vibration control of each frequency based on the information of the basic amplitude ratio, the adjustable rate, and the engine torque..
Hyundai Motor Company

Apparatus and active vibration control of hybrid vehicle

The present disclosure provides an apparatus and a method for active vibration control of a hybrid electric vehicle. In particular, the method may include: detecting an engine speed or a motor speed; selecting a reference angle signal based on the detected; setting up a period of a fast fourier transform (fft) and performing fft of the engine speed or the motor speed for the period of the fft from the reference angle signal; setting up a reference spectrum; extracting vibration components based on the reference spectrum; summing vibration components to be removed based on the frequencies and performing inverse fft; determining a basic amplitude ratio based on the engine speed and an engine load and an adjustable ratio based on a soc; and performing active vibration control of each frequency based on the the basic amplitude ratio, the adjustable ratio and the engine torque..
Hyundai Motor Company

Apparatus and active vibration control of hybrid vehicle

The present disclosure relates to an apparatus and a method for active vibration control of a hybrid electric vehicle. Exemplary forms provide a method for active vibration control of a hybrid electric vehicle that may include detecting an engine speed or a motor speed; selecting a reference angle signal based on position information of a motor or an engine; establishing a period of fast fourier transform (fft) and performing fft of the engine speed or the motor speed corresponding to the period of the fft from the reference angle signal; establishing a reference spectrum according to an engine speed and an engine load; extracting a vibration components to be removed based on information of the reference spectrum; summing vibration components to be removed according to the frequencies and performing inverse fft; determining an amplitude ratio according to the engine speed and the engine load; determining an adjustable rate such that a speed change amount of the engine is increased as an anti-phase torque is increased; and performing active vibration control of each frequency based on the information of the basic amplitude ratio, the adjustable rate, and the engine torque..
Hyundai Motor Company

Apparatus for controlling transmission system of hybrid electric vehicle and method thereof

An apparatus for controlling a transmission system of a hybrid electric vehicle may include: a planetary gear set disposed on an input shaft; two input gears connected to rotation elements of a sun gear, a ring gear and a planet carrier of the planetary gear set; first and second motor/generators disposed on an intermediate shaft and a connecting shaft disposed in parallel with the input shaft; two intermediate gears connected respectively to a rotor of the first and second motor/generators; a brake selectively braking the rotor of the first motor/generator; two output gears; a hydraulic pump; and a controller. The controller performs a hydraulic pressure control for the brake through the hydraulic pump to lock up the brake when a conversion condition is satisfied, and a reaction force control for the sun gear when a driving mode is converted from a power split mode to an engine coupling mode..
Hyundai Motor Compan

Cooling fan control vehicle

A method of controlling cooling fans for a vehicle is configured to control operation speeds of first and second cooling fans depending on a running state and operation of an air conditioner of the vehicle in a cooling module including a stack radiator, an electrical equipment radiator disposed in front of the stack radiator, a condenser disposed in parallel with reference to a width direction of the electrical equipment radiator and the vehicle, and the first and second cooling fans being provided at positions respectively corresponding to the electrical equipment radiator and the condenser in the rear of the stack radiator, including: independently controlling operation of each cooling fan by comparing required speeds of the cooling fans of constituent elements when operating the cooling fans provided as a pair in the cooling module depending on the running state and the operation of the air conditioner in the electric vehicle.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Method for managing power in a charging station for electric vehicles

A method for managing power in a station for charging electric vehicles, the station including several charging points, the method helping to predict accurately the consumption of the charging station, with satisfaction of clients. The method includes determining a statistic model of occupation of the station, determining some scenarios of occupation of the station, taking in account the statistic model, determining, for each power profile among many power profiles, the scenarios which are valid and the scenarios which are non-valid, taking in account client satisfaction rate, selecting an optimum power profile among the power profiles for which the number of non-valid scenarios does not exceed a predefined threshold..
Schneider Electric Industries Sas

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle charges an electricity storage device by allowing the power receiving portions of a charging arm to make contact with an aerial wire. In the electric vehicle, the charging arm is equipped with an arm portion that is expanded from a side portion of the electric vehicle toward the outside of the vehicle width by rotationally moving about a rotationally moving shaft.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Coupling assembly for transferring electrical energy

A self-aligning motor assisted electrical connector with exterior shape of a solid geometric form and accompanying complementary receptacle (which when placed together form a unit) that reduces the conventionally necessary exertion of force and dexterity requirements placed upon individuals and automated equipment, for use in transferring energy between a primary charging source and an electric vehicle or an energy storage device, such as a battery or battery bank; provided, however, that a transfer of energy may also occur by engaging such unit so that the electric vehicle, battery or battery bank becomes the primary source of energy which transfers electric power through the unit to an ultimate load.. .

Braking system of a heavy-duty vehicle

A heavy-duty electric vehicle having a pneumatic brake may include at least one electric motor configured to propel the vehicle, and a battery system configured to provide power to the at least one electric motor. The battery system may be configured to be recharged by regenerative braking of the vehicle.
Proterra Inc.

Thermal dissipation system of an electric vehicle

The present disclosure relates to a thermal dissipation system of an electric vehicle that includes: a heat exchanger arranged at the front part of the electric vehicle for providing heating or cooling to an air conditioning system of the electric vehicle; a first heat sink and a second heat sink, which are respectively arranged at the two sides of the front part of the heat exchanger; a number of rotatable and adjustable air deflectors for changing the flow direction of the air flowing through the heat dissipation system. Temperature sensors are included within the thermal dissipation system for sensing the working temperatures and the environmental temperatures of a battery pack and a motor of the electric vehicle.
Thunder Power Hong Kong Ltd.

Thermal management and automatic fire-extinguishing system of vehicle battery

The present invention provides a thermal management and automatic fire-extinguishing system of a vehicle battery, used for managing the vehicle battery in a hybrid vehicle or an electric vehicle, including: fire-extinguishing packages which are adjacent to or in contact with the vehicle battery, wherein the fire-extinguishing package is filled with a fire-extinguishing agent; and the fire-extinguishing package is configured to be opened when the temperature of the vehicle battery is higher than a preset temperature, so that the fire-extinguishing agent can be released and then filled into a space where the vehicle battery is located, thereby achieving the effects of automatic combustion prevention and fire extinguishing of the vehicle battery, effectively protecting the vehicle battery and the whole vehicle, reserving more escape time for passengers and improving the safety of the vehicle. On the whole, the thermal management and automatic fire-extinguishing system of the vehicle battery of the present invention is simple and reliable in structure, low in cost and strong in universality, and can be directly mounted on the vehicle without reforming the existing vehicle battery cooling system..
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd

Method and discovering a primary device of electric vehicle supply equipment and operating supply equipment communication controller

A method performed by a discovery apparatus of ev includes: receiving a first transmit signal including a first network identifier from a supply equipment communication controller (secc) of a charging station into which the ev enters and a plurality of pds which are managed by the secc and respectively located in positions corresponding to a plurality of charging spots of the charging station; transmitting a first connection request signal based on the first network identifier to the secc; configuring a first wireless network with the secc; receiving information relating to second network identifiers for the plurality of pds from the secc through the first wireless network; receiving second transmit signals including the second network identifiers from the plurality of pds; selecting a specific pd among the plurality of pds based on received signal strengths of the second transmit signals; and configuring a second wireless network with the specific pd.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Charge wake-up circuit for a battery management system (bms)

A charge wake-up circuit for a battery management system (“bms”) for an electric vehicle, the circuit including a charging plug connection circuit, a comparator circuit, and a dc wake-up circuit. The charge wake-up circuit monitors the state of the charger after the bms turns off.
Hefei University Of Technology

Control device, electric storage system, electronic device, electric vehicle, and electric power system

A battery system including a battery unit including a plurality of battery cells, and a control device including a power supply boot-up unit. The power supply boot-up unit is configured to receive a voltage from the plurality of battery cells, and supply a control signal in response to the voltage supplied by the plurality of battery cells..
Sony Corporation

Cathode for lithium batteries

The present invention relates to electrode composite, comprising: 0.1 wt % to 20 wt % graphene; 0.1 wt % to 20 wt % carbon black and 2 wt % to 20 wt % binder, the rest being an active material of lithium transition metal oxide having a spinel structure, such as lini0.5mn1.5o4 or limn2o4, or of a lithium transition metal compound having an olivine structure, such as lifepo4, and presenting the electrode a thickness equal or greater than 40 μm. The invention also relates to a cathode comprising a current collector and disposed on the current collector said electrode composite, to a lithium ion cell and to a battery module comprising said cathode, and to a battery pack comprising at least one battery module for use in devices such as electric vehicles, portable electric devices and stationary energy storage devices for renewable sources.
Repsol, S.a.

Intelligent power module, electric vehicle, and hybrid car

An intelligent power module includes at least one power semiconductor module including a semiconductor device, and a sealing body sealing an outer periphery of the semiconductor device, a driving circuit part mounted on the sealing body and configured to drive the power semiconductor module, and a cooling part on which the sealing body is mounted, and configured to cool the power semiconductor module.. .
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Electric vehicle door lock with increased operating reliability

A vehicle door lock comprising: a locking mechanism; an opening actuator for unlocking the locking mechanism; an actuating member for unlocking the locking mechanism; a switching actuator that can be in a normal position or an emergency position, such that in the normal position the switching actuator renders the actuating member inoperable and in the emergency position renders the actuating member operable; and a control unit for controlling the switching actuator; characterised in that the control unit is configured to set the switching actuator from the emergency position into the emergency position and back following a specified cycle.. .
Kiekert Aktiengesellschaft

Integrated battery unit with cooling and protection expedients for electric vehicles

Methods of and apparatus for removing heat generated by cells of a battery pack. The methods and apparatus may employ one or more fan modules disposed between or next to cells of the battery pack, or one or more fans directly mounted to the battery pack or battery pack case housing the cells.
Aerovironment, Inc.

Foldable cycle and foldable cycle frame

The present invention provides a foldable electric vehicle and a foldable vehicle frame thereof, wherein the foldable electric vehicle comprises a front frame adapted for being pivotally arranged on a vehicle body of a cycle, a back frame adapted for being pivotally arranged on a vehicle body of a cycle and an actuating arm arranged between the front frame and the back frame, wherein the actuating arm forms a front end and a rear end, wherein the front frame is pivotally arranged on the front end of the actuating arm, and the back frame is pivotally arranged on the rear end of the actuating arm.. .
Beijing Onemile Technology Co., Ltd.

Method and controlling starting of liquefied petroleum injection engine of mild hybrid electric vehicle

A method for controlling starting of a liquefied petroleum injection (lpi) engine of a mild hybrid electric vehicle includes driving a fuel pump when a first node of an ignition switch is selected, performing an engine cranking operation by driving a mild hybrid starter & generator (mhsg) when a second node of the ignition switch is selected, determining whether a cranking completion condition is satisfied while performing the engine cranking operation, comparing a pressure of a liquefied petroleum gas (lpg) fuel with a target pressure, and controlling the mhsg to generate a torque corresponding to an idle torque of the lpi engine when the pressure of the lpg fuel is less than the target pressure.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Electric vehicle quick charge control apparatus

An electric vehicle quick charge control apparatus includes: a voltage detection unit for detecting the amplitude of a direct current voltage inputted from a charging station; a quick charging unit receiving a power applied from the charging station so as to quickly charge an electric vehicle battery and monitor the status of charge (soc) information of the battery; and an integrated power control unit for dually controlling the quick charge of the battery on the basis of first discriminant information discriminated by determining the status of charge of the battery from the soc information of the battery transmitted from the quick charging unit and second discriminant information discriminated by determining the status of charge of the battery from a detected voltage transmitted from the voltage detection unit.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Electric vehicle charging method

A method of charging one or more electric vehicles (evs) includes receiving a voltage over a dedicated circuit from an electric power supply. A charging current is generated using the voltage and directed to a first output connection if a first ev is connected to a head that is connected to the first output connection.
Cyber Switching Solutions, Inc.

Ceiling mounted charging station and parking structure for charging electric vehicles

The present invention relates to a ceiling mounted charging station for charging the battery of an electric vehicle (210) parking on a parking space (200). The charging station comprises a charging arm (120) for connection with the electric vehicle (210).
Easycharge.me Gmbh

Electric vehicle charging system interface

An electric vehicle (ev) charging system includes a number of output connections (e.g., cables). Each of the output connections is connected to at least one head, and each head can be connected concurrently to an ev.
Cyber Switching Solutions, Inc.

Electric vehicle charging system

An electric vehicle (ev) charging system includes a number of output connections (e.g., cables). Each of the output connections is connected to at least one head, and each head can be connected concurrently to an ev.
Cyber Switching Solutions, Inc.

Variable resistance serial hybrid electric bicycle

A drivable exercise machine may include an electric vehicle with human power input provided by a high output, variable-resistance pedal-driven generator. The vehicle may include a computing device with a user interface that mimics an electric exercise bicycle.
Rahtmobile, Llc

Power management in electric vehicles

Various techniques described herein relate to electric vehicle power management system for managing a plurality of battery modules in a battery pack. Such electric vehicle power management system may include a plurality of battery management systems corresponding to a plurality of battery modules, and an energy management system for managing the plurality of battery management systems.
Thunder Power Hong Kong Ltd.

Self-stabilizing skateboard

An electric vehicle may comprise a board including first and second deck portions each configured to receive a left or right foot of a ride, a wheel assembly disposed between the deck portions and including a ground-contacting element, a motor assembly mounted to the board and configured to rotate the ground-contacting element around an axle to propel the electric vehicle, at least one sensor configured to measure orientation information of the board, and a motor controller configured to receive orientation information measured by the sensor and to cause the motor assembly to propel the electric vehicle based on the orientation information. The electric vehicle may include exactly one ground-contacting element, and the motor may be a hub motor..
Future Motion, Inc.

Method of controlling transmission of electric vehicle

A method of controlling a transmission of an electric vehicle of the present disclosure includes: applying a driving force to an actuator of a synchronizer by means of a controller such that the synchronizer is disengaged from a current gear stage, when a power-on shifting instruction to shift from the current gear stage to a desired gear stage is given; engaging a servo-clutch by means of the controller such that torque is transmitted from an input shaft to an output shaft through a servo-gear unit, after the applying of a driving force; and disengaging the synchronizer from the current gear stage using a driving force of the actuator, when torque of the current gear stage is switched to the servo-gear unit, after the engaging of the servo-clutch.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

System and stabilizing combustion of hybrid electric vehicle

A system and method of stabilizing combustion in the engine of a hybrid electric vehicle. The system includes a controller controlling a starter and an injector, wherein the controller causes the starter to rotate the engine without fuel injection before starting the engine after an engine starting condition is satisfied or after an engine stop condition is satisfied and the engine is stopped..
Hyundai Motor Company

Self-propelled battery module and electric vehicle

A self-propelled battery module configured to detachably mounted on an electric vehicle includes a rechargeable battery and a travelling controller assembled together with the rechargeable battery. The rechargeable battery is configured to supply electric power to the electric vehicle.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Battery replacement system for electric vehicle and using the battery replacement system

A battery replacement system configured to replace battery for an electric vehicle includes a control system, a first self-propelled battery module and a second self-propelled battery module in communication with the control system. The first self-propelled battery module is configured to detach from the electric vehicle upon receiving an appropriate command from the control system, and second self-propelled battery module is configured to be mounted to the electric vehicle upon receiving an appropriate command from the control system.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Electric vehicle chassis and electric vehicle using same

Disclosed are an electric vehicle chassis and an electric vehicle using the electric vehicle chassis. The electric vehicle chassis comprises a frame system (2), a steering motor damping system (13), a wheel system (12), a steering system (3) and a braking system (14), wherein the wheel system (12) comprises a left front wheel (121) using a hub motor, a left rear wheel (123) using a hub motor, a right front wheel (122) using a hub motor, and a right rear wheel (124) using a hub motor; and the steering motor damping system (13) comprises a left front steering damping motor (131), a right front steering damping motor (133), a left rear steering damping motor (135) and a right rear steering damping motor (137).
Shenzhen Zhilun Driving Technology For Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd.

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.

Electrolytic solution, non-aqueous secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus

Where r2 is one of a hydrocarbon group, a halogenated hydrocarbon group, an oxygen-containing hydrocarbon group, a halogenated oxygen-containing hydrocarbon group, and a group obtained by bonding two or more thereof to one another; and x2 is a halogen group.. .

Secondary battery-use anode active material, secondary battery-use anode, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus

The secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an electrolytic solution. The anode includes an anode current collector and an anode active material layer that includes an anode active material, and is provided on the anode current collector, a surface of the anode active material being covered with one or more coatings containing one or both of polyvinylidene fluoride and a copolymer of polyvinylidene fluoride..

Positive electrode, battery, battery pack, electronic device, electric vehicle, electricity storage device, and electric power system

A positive electrode contains a first active material and a second active material. The first active material and the second active material each contain a lithium composite oxide containing at least manganese (mn), nickel (ni), and cobalt (co) as transition metals.

Battery pack of electric vehicle, electric vehicle chassis and replacing battery modules

Provided are systems and methods for configuring battery packs in electric vehicles. A battery pack may include a plurality of battery modules, a support part, and at least one opening provided on the support part.

Electric switching device for an energy accumulator in an electric vehicle

The invention relates to an electric switching device (10) for an energy accumulator in an electric vehicle, comprising a housing (20) inside which at least one switching section (30) that includes two input contacts (32a, 32b) and at least one output contact (34) is arranged, and a rotary component (40) which is mounted in such a way as to be rotatable relative to the housing (20) about a switching axis (42) between at least one off position (i), a series-connecting position (ii), and an on position (iii); said rotary component (40) includes at least one conductor (44) which has at least two conductor contacts (44a, 44b) and which connects the first input contact (32a) in an electrically conducting manner to the output contact (34) in the series-connecting position (ii) and connects the second input contact (32b) in an electrically conducting manner to the output contact (34) of the at least one switching section (30) in the on position (iii).. .

Electric vehicle exchange management

Managing an electric vehicle exchange is provided. An available electric vehicle having a highest exchange score is selected to perform an exchange at a selected charging station with another electric vehicle that has an insufficient battery charge level to reach a travel destination of the another electric vehicle.

Carry-on electric vehicle with adjustable wheel base and height

The teachings provided herein are generally directed to compact vehicle drive mechanisms that can be used in the design of a foldable, carry-on vehicle. The compact drive mechanisms presented herein, for example, have contributed to the advent of the compact, carry-on bicycles set-forth in the teachings which include drive-and-steering units and drive-and-chassis units..

Power reserve apparatus, power system, and electric vehicle

A power reserve apparatus is disclosed. In one embodiment, the power reserve apparatus comprises a first module including a first set of battery cells and a first inter-cell balance adjustment unit configured to use passive balancing to reduce voltage variance among the first set of battery cells.

Battery pack and electric vehicle including the same

A battery pack and an electric vehicle including the battery pack, the battery pack including a battery, the battery including at least one battery cell that is rechargeable and dischargeable, wherein the battery supplies power to a load; a controller configured to control an amount of power to be used by the load; and a battery manager configured to measure a remaining capacity of the battery and to provide information about the measured remaining capacity to the controller.. .

Method and system for charging an electric vehicle

A method of positioning an electric vehicle, such as a battery electric vehicle, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, or similar vehicle relative to a charging point includes receiving at the vehicle a global positioning system (gps) signal, receiving at the vehicle a global positioning system correction signal, correcting the global positioning system signal using the global positioning system correction signal, and positioning the vehicle relative to the charging point using the corrected global positioning system signal such that the vehicle can be charged by the charging point.. .

Range extending charging system for an electric vehicle

In an electric vehicle having a primary battery powered source of energy with a primary electric motor driven and connected to one or more ground engagement wheels of the electric vehicle, has a device utilizing a sprocket and chain for collecting energy from the inner rim edge of the rear wheel of the electric vehicle. This sprocket mechanism device collects this energy then transfers that energy to a plurality of alternators on mounted framework such as in the trunk compartment by way of a chain.

Safety shield for charging

Methods, devices, and systems are provided to shield a passenger compartment of an electric vehicle from electromagnetic fields present during a wireless charging process. A charging system may include a power source and a charging plate wirelessly coupled to the power source, where the power source wirelessly transfers power to the charging plate.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Method and optimizing efficiency of induction motor in electric vehicle

The present invention is to adjust the relevant parameters at the variable load factor of the motor of the electric vehicle and the arbitrary rotational speed through the optimization algorithm and to operate with high efficiency over the whole range. In order to optimize the efficiency of the motor for the electric vehicle, the optimization control device 20 obtains the operating load factor in real time with the algorithm 9 for calculating the load factor, the rotation speed ω is obtained by ω detection 6, the power factor pf is acquired by the pf calculation 4, and the torque current component iq and the magnetic field current component id are acquired by the id and iq conversion algorithm 5, respectively.
Shino Ikoku

High current battery pack fusing system

A high current fuse with a short time constant is provided for use in an electric vehicle. The fuse is designed to exhibit thermal characteristics that are similar if not substantially identical to those of the wire bond interconnects used in the vehicle's battery pack.
Atieva, Inc.

High current battery pack fusing system

A high current fuse with a short time constant is provided for use in an electric vehicle. The fuse is designed to exhibit thermal characteristics that are similar if not substantially identical to those of the wire bond interconnects used in the vehicle's battery pack.
Atieva, Inc.

Tracking power consumption and payment

Methods, devices, and systems are provided that track details of power transfers made between power sources and electric vehicles. The power tracking system monitors the source of charges received, how much charge was provided, rates billed for the charging service and other information related to a charging transaction.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Transmission housing for a transmission, transmission for an electric vehicle and producing a transmission

The present invention relates to a transmission housing (38) for a transmission (2) with a flexible drive (20) having a housing section (40) with at least one curved wall surface (70; 74; 80) facing an accommodation space (48) for a wheel (24) of the flexible drive (20), wherein the wall surface (70; 74; 80) can be changed in a radial direction (56), thereby offsetting and/or enlarging the accommodation space (48). The present invention furthermore relates to a transmission (2) and to a method for producing transmissions (2)..
Borgwarner Inc.

System and controlling torque intervention of hybrid electric vehicle

A method of controlling torque intervention of a hybrid electric vehicle includes: receiving at least one torque intervention request; determining, by a control unit, a gear shift intervention requested quantity requested for limiting a driving torque of the vehicle during a gear shift and a brake intervention requested quantity requested for limiting the driving torque of the vehicle during a braking operation in response to receiving the at least one torque intervention request; generating, by the control unit, a combined intervention requested quantity based on the gear shift intervention requested quantity and the brake intervention requested quantity; and determining, by the control unit, a type of current intervention based on the combined intervention requested quantity real-time.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Smart grid management

A control system for a power grid includes a grid load availability evaluator that determines, for a selected time interval, an amount of electrical energy from a power grid that can be used to charge rechargeable electric vehicles by a plurality of charging segments positioned along transportation routes in a transportation network and a switching fabric to regulate, over the selected time interval, the electrical energy provided by the charging segments in accordance with the determined amount of electrical energy from the power grid that can be used to charge rechargeable vehicles.. .
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Electric vehicle roadway charging system and use

Techniques for electric vehicle systems, and in particular to electric vehicle charging systems and associated methods of use are provided. In one embodiment, a system for charging an electric vehicle comprises an electrical storage unit, an external power source, a charging panel, and a vehicle controller configured to determine if the electrical storage unit requires charging and configured to determine if conditions allow for deployment of a charging panel..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Charging transmission line under roadway for moving electric vehicle

A system includes charging segments positioned throughout a transportation network, the charging segments charging rechargeable electric vehicles. Each charging segment includes a primary coil to charge a selected rechargeable electric vehicle; a power inverter to convert alternating electrical current from a power grid to direct electrical current to pass through the primary coil; a switch to activate and deactivate the ability of the primary coil to charge the selected rechargeable electric vehicle; a transceiver to transmit signals to and receive signals from the selected rechargeable electric vehicle in spatial proximity to the charging segment; and a controller to control the switch in response to signals received from the transceiver.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Electric vehicle charging device alignment and use

Techniques for electric vehicle systems, and in particular to electric vehicle charging systems and associated methods of use are provided. In one embodiment, a system for aligning a charging panel of an electrical vehicle to receive a charge from an external source is provided, the system comprising a charging panel interconnected to the electrical vehicle; an actuator interconnected to the charging panel; a sensor configured to sense an alignment measurement between the charging panel and an external power source; and an alignment controller that receives the alignment measurement and determines a required alignment adjustment, wherein the charging panel may be adjusted to receive the charge from the external power source..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Electric vehicle charging device positioning and use

Techniques for electric vehicle systems, and in particular for positioning a charging panel of an electrical vehicle to receive a charge, are provided. In one embodiment, a system for positioning a charging panel of an electrical vehicle to receive a charge comprises an armature disposed on an electrical vehicle; a charging panel interconnected to the armature; and an actuator configured to maneuver the armature and position the charging panel relative to an external surface, the external surface in communication with a power source configured to provide a charge to the charging panel, wherein the charging panel is configured to receive the charge from the power source..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Electric vehicle overhead charging system and use

Techniques for electric vehicle systems, and in particular to an electric vehicle emergency charging system and method of use. In one embodiment, a system for charging a moving electric vehicle is provided, the system comprising: an electrical storage unit disposed on the electric vehicle; a charging panel in electrical communication with the electrical storage unit; a vehicle controller that determines if the electrical storage unit requires charging and configured to determine if an overhead power source is available to charge the electrical storage unit; wherein the charging panel receives the charge from the overhead power source and charges the electrical storage unit..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Electric vehicle emergency charging system and use

Techniques for electric vehicle systems, and in particular to an electric vehicle emergency charging system and method of use. In one embodiment, a system for charging a moving electric vehicle is disclosed, the system comprising: an electrical storage unit disposed on the electric vehicle; a charging panel in electrical communication with the electrical storage unit; a vehicle controller that determines if the electrical storage unit requires charging and configured to determine if an emergency external power source is available to charge the electrical storage unit; wherein the charging panel receives the charge from the emergency external power source and charges the electrical storage unit..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Electric vehicle charging station system and use

Techniques for electric vehicle systems, and in particular to an electric vehicle charging system and method of use. In one embodiment, a system for charging an electric vehicle is provided, the system comprising: an electrical storage unit disposed on the electric vehicle; a charging panel in electrical communication with the electrical storage unit; a robotic unit comprising an external power source, a charging plate and a robotic arm, the charging plate interconnected to the robotic arm and configured to provide a charge to the charging panel; and a vehicle controller configured to communicate with the robotic unit and position the charging plate with respect to the charging panel; wherein the charging panel receives the charge from the external power source and charges the electrical storage unit..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Self-charging electric vehicles and aircraft, and wireless energy distribution system

A method and system for efficient distribution of power using wireless means, and a system and method for wireless power distribution to provide electric devices, such as vehicles with a way to continuously and wirelessly collect, use and charge their power systems and thereby use the transmitted power for operation. The system and method allows a hybrid, simplified and less costly way to charge devices, such as vehicles so that the devices continuously operate while charging/recharging..
Governing Dynamics Investment, Llc

Floating armature

Devices and systems are provided to isolate and/or reduce vibration from a charging panel. A system for reducing vibration between a charging panel of an electric vehicle and the electric vehicle may include a charging panel, an armature coupled to the charging panel, and a floating section, wherein the armature is between the floating section and the charging panel..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Deployable safety shield for charging

Methods, devices, and systems are provided to shield a passenger compartment of an electric vehicle from electromagnetic fields present during a wireless charging process. A charging system may include a shield portion between the charging plate and a passenger compartment of the electric vehicle.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Charging devices within wheel portions

Systems, methods, and devices are described with respect to storing energy in an electric vehicle. At least one coil winding located in a wheel assembly is provided, where the wheel assembly includes a tire and a rim.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Electric vehicle optical charging system and use

Techniques for electric vehicle systems, and in particular to a vehicle optical charging system and method of use. In one embodiment, a system for vehicle optical charging comprises: an optical charging station configured to transmit an optical signal, the optical charging station comprising a directive element configured to direct the transmitted optical signal; a receiving vehicle comprising an electrical storage unit and a receiver configured to receive the transmitted optical signal, the receiver in electrical communication with the electrical storage unit; wherein the received optical signal enables charging of the electrical storage unit..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Distributed processing network for rechargeable electric vehicle tracking and routing

A control system for a rechargeable vehicle control system, comprises: a processor and a computer readable medium, in communication with the processor, that comprises processor executable instructions. The processor executable instructions comprise: a vehicle tracker that identifies rechargeable electric vehicles currently using a transportation network and tracks a last known position in the transportation network of each rechargeable electric vehicle and a vehicle router that directs the rechargeable electric vehicles to one of plural charging segments located along the transportation routes in the transportation network to receive a charge, thereby load balancing the rechargeable electric vehicles over the plurality of charging segments..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Multi-mode rechargeable electric vehicle

A rechargeable electric vehicle comprises a power rectifier to convert alternating current electrical energy to direct current electrical energy; a power inverter to convert direct current electrical energy to alternating current electrical energy; a rechargeable energy storage for storing direct current electrical energy; and a coil. In a first mode, alternating current electrical energy is received by the coil and passed through the power rectifier to form direct current electrical energy for storage in the rechargeable energy storage.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Electric vehicle aerial vehicle charging system and use

A vehicle controller that determines if the electrical storage unit requires charging and configured to determine if an aerial external power source is available to charge the electrical storage unit; wherein the charging panel receives the charge from the aerial external power source and charges the electrical storage unit.. .

Regenerative braking system

Systems, methods, and devices are described with respect to storing energy in an electric vehicle. At least one coil winding located in a wheel assembly is provided, where the wheel assembly includes a tire and a rim.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Electric contact device for electric vehicles and use

A system for charging an electrical storage unit of an electrical vehicle through a contact device, the system comprising: a contact device interconnected to the electrical storage unit of an electrical vehicle and configured to receive an electrical charge from an external power source; a contact arm interconnected to the contact device, the contact arm configured to position the contact device at a first position relative to the external power source; and a contact device controller interconnected to the contact arm and configured to control the contact arm wherein the first position is maintained; wherein the contact device receives the electrical charge from the external power source; wherein the electrical storage unit of the electrical vehicle is charged.. .
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Vehicle to vehicle charging system and use

Techniques for electric vehicle systems, and in particular to a vehicle to vehicle charging system and method of use. In one embodiment, a system for vehicle to vehicle charging comprises: an electrical storage unit disposed on a charging vehicle; a charging plate in electrical communication with the electrical storage unit, the charging plate configured to provide a charge to a receiving vehicle; a charging vehicle arm interconnected to the charging plate and to the charging vehicle, the charging vehicle arm extendable; a charging vehicle controller that determines if the receiving vehicle requires charging and configured to position the charging plate proximate a charging panel of the receiving vehicle; wherein the charging panel receives a charge from the charging plate and charges the receiving vehicle..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Electric vehicle charging device obstacle avoidance and warning system and use

Techniques for electric vehicle systems, and in particular to an electric vehicle charging device obstacle avoidance system and method of use. In one embodiment, a system for obstacle avoidance of a charging panel of an electrical vehicle is disclosed, the system comprising: a charging panel interconnected to the electric vehicle; an actuator interconnected to the charging panel, the actuator configured to position the charging panel; at least one sensor configured to sense an obstacle location measurement in a predicted travel path of the electric vehicle; and an obstacle avoidance controller that receives the obstacle location measurement and determines if an obstacle avoidance action is recommended..
Nextev Usa, 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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