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Secondary battery, manufacturing secondary battery, electric vehicle and electricity storage system
The secondary battery comprises: a battery element 20 having a positive electrode 30 wherein positive active material 31 are applied on both surfaces of a positive current collector 32, a negative electrode 40 wherein negative active material 41 are applied on both surfaces of a negative current collector 42, and a separator; a packaging film 10, made of a film that includes a heat-seal resin layer 13, for accommodating the battery element; wherein a melting point or a decomposition temperature of the separator is higher than a melting point of the heat-seal resin layer by 50° c. Or more; and wherein, at least a part of the active material layer 31, 41 of the positive electrode or the negative electrode and the heat-seal resin layer are heat-sealed to each other at at least one surface of the upper surface and the lower surface of the battery element..
Nec Corporation


Offset vehicle crash elements
A crash elements structure in an electric vehicle for reducing the damage to a vehicle battery caused by a vehicle collision. The crash elements structure may be situated near a corner of the vehicle battery, and may channel energy received by the vehicle away from the vehicle battery.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited


Display device for electric vehicle
An object of the present invention is to provide a display device for an electric vehicle capable of performing displaying with which an association between a possible travel range and a power consumption rate can be recognized. The display device includes a calculation unit which calculates a power consumption rate of the electric vehicle, and a display unit which displays the power consumption rate calculated by the calculation unit, and a possible travel range achievable at the power consumption rate.
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


Electric vehicle rescue system
An electrical vehicle (ev) rescue vehicle includes a mobile platform, which further includes a winch and a ramp. The mobile platform of the ev rescue vehicle is deployable for retrieving a disabled ev (“rescued vehicle”) thereon with the winch and the ramp and for transportation of the disabled ev.
Mesa Digital, Llc


Method for preventing or minimizing electrostatic discharge and dielectric breakdown in electric vehicle powertrains
This disclosure relates to a method for preventing or minimizing electrostatic discharge and dielectric breakdown in an electric vehicle powertrain by controlling electrical conductivity over a lifetime of a lubricating oil in an electric vehicle powertrain lubricated with the lubricating oil. The lubricating oil has a composition including a lubricating oil base stock as a major component, and an additive package as a minor component comprising one or more lubricating oil additives, and an effective amount of one or more conductivity agents, as a minor component.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company


Method for controlling electrical conductivity of lubricating oils in electric vehicle powertrains
This disclosure relates to a method for minimizing the electrical drainage of charged electrical powertrain components, a method for controlling electrical conductivity over a lifetime of a lubricating oil in an electric vehicle powertrain lubricated with the lubricating oil, and a method for obtaining a desired electrical conductivity-to-dielectric constant ratio of a lubricating oil for an electric vehicle powertrain and powertrain components. The methods relate to controlling at least one of oxidation, deposit formation and corrosion over the service lifetime of the oil.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company


Lubricating oil compositions for electric vehicle powertrains
This disclosure relates to a lubricating oil for an electric vehicle powertrain and powertrain components. The lubricating oil has a composition including a lubricating base oil as a major component, an additive package, as a minor component, and an effective amount of one or more conductivity agents, as a minor component.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company


Foldable electric vehicle
Foldable electrical vehicles and related charging infrastructure are described. The foldable electrical vehicle generally includes three structural members (front and rear wheel-bearing structural members and a seat-bearing structural member) that are pivotally interconnected along their lengths such that they may be pivoted between a closed position wherein the three structural members 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 structural members.
Urban626, Llc


Integrated control method and system of motor for electric vehicle
An integrated control method of a motor for a vehicle includes detecting an output torque value of a drive motor and an output torque value of a ventilation system compressor motor by a controller when a vehicle start and a ventilation system are turned on, determining whether an error is occurred in the drive motor and the compressor motor as an output torque value of the drive motor and an output torque value of the ventilation system compressor motor are respectively compared with a drive motor torque reference value and a compressor motor torque reference value which are predetermined by the controller, and adjusting output torque values of the drive motor or the compressor motor depending on a result of determining whether an error is occurred in the drive motor and the compressor motor by the controller.. .
Hyundai Motor Company


Method for controlling hydraulic pressure refilling operation for engine clutch of hybrid electric vehicle
A method for controlling a hydraulic pressure refilling operation for an engine clutch of a vehicle includes determining whether the vehicle travels using power of a driving motor with an engine clutch maintained in a disengaged state, and upon determining that the vehicle travels using power of the driving motor with the engine clutch maintained in the disengaged state, determining whether loss of hydraulic pressure has occurred, and upon determining that loss of hydraulic pressure has occurred, controlling a hydraulic pressure refilling operation such that working fluid in a reservoir is supplied to the actuator with the engine clutch in an engaged state, and controlling the driving motor so that the driving motor outputs a compensated torque by compensating for an effect of a load torque, generated by a non-operating engine, on a torque of the driving motor.. .
Kia Motors Corporation


Method of controlling hybrid electric vehicle

Provided is a method of controlling a hybrid electric vehicle capable of improving acceleration response upon kick-down. The method includes calculating a rising gradient of a motor speed increasing during kick-down shift based on a present speed of a motor for driving the vehicle which is detected at a control unit in real time, upon detection of demand of kick-down shift due to acceleration operation of a driver, calculating a falling gradient of intervention torque based on the rising gradient of the motor speed at the control unit, determining an entry point of intervention control based on the present speed of the motor detected at the control unit in real time, and performing torque intervention control for controlling driving of the motor in order to output intervention torque, namely, motor torque decreased based on the falling gradient of intervention torque calculated from the determined entry point at the control unit..
Kia Motors Corporation

Vehicle control apparatus

A control apparatus for an electric vehicle provided with an electric motor serving as a drive power source, and a step-variable transmission disposed in a power transmitting path between the electric motor and drive wheels, the control apparatus having a first control mode in which acceleration and deceleration of the vehicle are controlled on the basis of operations by an operator of the vehicle to accelerate and decelerate the vehicle, and a second control mode in which the acceleration and deceleration of the vehicle are automatically adjusted according to a target running state of the vehicle, irrespective of the operations of the operator, the control apparatus including a shift-down action initiating condition setting portion configured to set a shift-down action initiating condition for initiating a shift-down action of the step-variable transmission during a regenerative decelerating run of the vehicle, according to a torque-related value related to a regenerative torque generated by the electric motor, and a running speed of the vehicle. The shift-down action initiating condition setting portion sets the shift-down action initiating condition such that the shift-down action is initiated at a higher value of the running speed of the vehicle during the regenerative decelerating run in the second control mode, than in the first control mode..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Dispatching vehicle-to-grid ancillary services with discrete switching

Techniques for controlling dispatch of electric vehicles (evs) to perform vehicle-to-grid regulation of power of an electric grid are presented. An aggregator component can individually control transitioning respective evs of a set of evs between a charging state and a not-charging state.
General Electric Technology Gmbh

Charging system for electrically driven vehicles

A control apparatus of a charging system for electrically driven vehicles sets a first usage condition for a hybrid vehicle when an electrically driven vehicle fusing electricity supply equipment is the hybrid vehicle provided with an internal combustion engine, and set a second usage condition for an electric vehicle different from the first usage condition when an electrically driven vehicle using the electricity supply equipment is the electric vehicle provided with no internal combustion engine.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Power coupling system for electric vehicle, electric vehicle having the same and control method thereof

A power coupling system for electric vehicle, an electric vehicle having the same and a control method thereof are provided. Said power coupling system comprises a planet gear transmission mechanism comprising a sun gear, planet gears, a planet carrier and a ring gear, wherein the planet carrier is connected with the planet gears, and the planet gears mesh with the sun gear and the ring gear respectively; a clutch engaged with or disengaged from the ring gear in a controlled way; a main reduction gear set connected to an output shaft of the planet carrier; a differential connected to an output shaft of the main reduction gear set; a first motor for driving an input shaft of the sun gear of the planet gear transmission mechanism; and a second motor which drives the output shaft of the ring gear or the planet carrier in a controlled way..
Nio Nextev Limited

Rear-drive electric vehicle

A holding mechanism includes: a holding plate capable of holding an electronic device for an electric vehicle; a leg portion supporting two long sides of the holding plate; first and second fixing portions provided in the leg portion and separated from each other in a short direction of the holding plate; and a third fixing portion located at or near one of two sides of the holding plate along the short direction and located higher than the first and second fixing portions, wherein the first and second fixing portions can be respectively fixed to first and second mount parts provided in a vehicle body structural member at a front side of the electric vehicle and separated from each other in a width direction or front-rear direction of the electric vehicle, and the third fixing portion can be fixed to a third mount part provided in the vehicle body structural member.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Ipm machine with specialized winding for automotive electric vehicles

Certain aspects relate to designs for an interior permanent magnet (ipm) electrical machine stator having a plurality of continuous windings wound through the stator. Compared to existing designs, the disclosed stator design has an increased number of parallel conductors, an increased number of conductors per slot, increased tooth and slot width and number, and more compacted conductors, resulting in reduction in core losses, reduction in conductor losses, reduced harmonics in flux density, and improved winding reliability..
Faraday&future Inc.

Electric vehicle battery cooling using excess cabin air conditioning capacity

A battery thermal management system includes a passenger cabin air-conditioning refrigerant loop including at least one evaporator in fluid communication with a chiller and a battery pack coolant loop in fluid communication with the chiller. A controller is configured to determine whether a temperature of the at least one evaporator falls within a predetermined temperature range, and if so to cause a valve to bypass a refrigerant from the air-conditioning refrigerant loop to the chiller.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Sealed battery compartment in electric vehicle

Systems and methods for improving an electric vehicle are disclosed. Systems and methods may include an housing enclosure for an electric vehicle battery module that is configured to include a coolant inlet and a coolant outlet.
Faraday&future Inc.

Autonomous electric vehicle for transportation of goods and/or people

The autonomous electric vehicle includes an exteroceptive sensor set configured to obtain information about an environment in which the autonomous electric vehicle is located, the exteroceptive sensor set including a lower active exteroceptive sensor arranged at a lower front part of the autonomous electric vehicle, an intermediary active exteroceptive sensor arranged at an intermediary front part of the autonomous electric vehicle, an intermediary passive exteroceptive sensor arranged at the intermediary front part of the autonomous electric vehicle, an upper active exteroceptive sensor arranged at an upper front part of the autonomous electric vehicle, and an upper passive exteroceptive sensor arranged at the upper front part of the autonomous electric vehicle.. .
Navya

Vehicle energy management system and related methods

A through the road (ttr) hybridization strategy is proposed to facilitate introduction of hybrid electric vehicle technology in a significant portion of current and expected trucking fleets. In some cases, the technologies can be retrofitted onto an existing vehicle (e.g., a truck, a tractor unit, a trailer, a tractor-trailer configuration, at a tandem, etc.).
Hyliion Inc.

Electric vehicle charging systems and methods

Example electric vehicle charging systems and methods are described. In one implementation, an electric vehicle charging system includes multiple solar cells and a power manager coupled to the multiple solar cells.
Paired Power, Inc.

Brake energy recovery module

A brake energy recovery module for an electric vehicle. The electric vehicle includes a motor module and a battery module.
Niko Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Modular battery cover for electric vehicle

A modular cover for a battery system and a method for assembling the modular cover are disclosed. The apparatus can include a first modular segment and a second modular segment that are interconnected.
Artisan Vehicle Systems Inc.

Film capacitor, combination type capacitor, inverter, and electric vehicle

A film capacitor includes a wound body in which a dielectric film and an electrode film are wound; and a pair of external electrodes provided respectively on a pair of end faces positioned in an axial direction of the wound body. The dielectric film includes an electrode-free portion provided on one end side in a width direction, continuously in a longitudinal direction of the dielectric film.
Kyocera Corporation

Simulation of driving sound of electric vehicle

In an aspect of the disclosure, a method, a computer-readable medium, and an apparatus are provided. The apparatus may be a sound experience system in an electric vehicle.

Saddle-riding-type electric vehicle fuel cell stack fixation structure

In a saddle-riding-type electric vehicle fuel cell stack fixation structure, a vehicle body frame includes: a pair of right and left main frames that extend rearward from a head pipe and that are arranged on an outer side in a vehicle width direction of a fuel cell stack; a pair of right and left downward frames that extend rearward from the head pipe and that are arranged below the pair of right and left main frames; and a cross member that bridges a space in a vehicle width direction between at least the right and left downward frames and that fixes the fuel cell stack.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Trailer-based energy capture and management

A through the road (ttr) hybridization strategy is proposed to facilitate introduction of hybrid electric vehicle technology in a significant portion of current and expected trucking fleets. In some cases, the technologies can be retrofitted onto an existing vehicle (e.g., a trailer, a tractor-trailer configuration, etc.).
Hyliion Inc.

Electric vehicle thermal management system with battery heat storage

Systems and methods are described herein for controlling heat flow between systems of an electric automotive vehicle. An automotive electric vehicle system includes a high voltage battery system including an enclosure, an electric powertrain system, a radiator, coolant lines that permit coolant flow between the high voltage battery system, the power train system and the radiator, one or more valves for routing coolant along the coolant lines, and a controller.
Rivian Automotive, Llc

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 and discharge device for electric vehicle

A charge and discharge device for an electric vehicle includes a cable, a holder, and a cable suspending portion. The cable has a distal end at which a charge connector is provided.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Evse energy management system retrofit coupling

An adapter which can be retrofit onto the downstream end of a standard electric vehicle supply equipment connector is used to control power consumption of an electric vehicle charging facility by intercepting the control pilot signal going to the electric vehicle and issuing a new control pilot signal to the electric vehicle which is particularly tailored for the present use, requirements and limitations of the delivery system capability. The adapter has wireless communication capability, requires no wiring to and from the electric vehicle supply equipment, is independent of any proprietary designs of the electric vehicle supply equipment and adds no constraints or requirements to the electric vehicle supply equipment..
Schneider Electric Usa, Inc.

Traction control method and apparatus

An electric motor controller adapted to provide anti-lock braking of an electric traction motor for an electric vehicle is disclosed herein. The electric motor controller comprises a torque demand input for receiving a torque demand input signal based on a request from an operator of the electric vehicle and a torque demand adjuster adapted to adjust the torque demand input signal and to provide an adjusted torque demand signal.
Sevcon Limited

Battery swap connector and electric vehicle comprising the same

The invention relates to a battery swap connector and an electric vehicle comprising the same. The battery swap connector comprises: a plug at power battery end, on which a plug terminal is disposed; a socket at vehicle body end of electric vehicle, on which a socket terminal is disposed, with which the plug terminal is adapted to be insertedly connected; and an electronic lock device which comprises a mechanical lock-up mechanism which fixes a relative position of the plug and the socket after the inserted connection, and a lock-up state feeding mechanism which feeds a lock-up state of the mechanical lock-up mechanism to an entire vehicle controller of the electric vehicle..
Nio Nextev Limited

Zinc electrode for use in rechargeable batteries

The present invention relates to zinc electrode and to methods of producing zinc electrode and particularly to a method of producing zinc electrode providing dimensional/geometrical stability during a battery charge/discharge operation. The invention provides methods of use of batteries comprising the zinc electrode of this invention.
Phinergy Ltd.

Connector for liquid cooling battery pack of electric vehicle

A connector for liquid cooling battery pack of electric vehicle is provided. The connector comprises mounting plates and electrical terminals and cooling device interfaces disposed on the mounting plates.
Nio Nextev Limited

Power management in an electric vehicle

A vehicle comprising a power train, a drive train, a sensor interface, a storage device and a processing device. The sensor interface may be configured to receive sensor data samples during operation of a vehicle.
Invently Automotive Inc.

Steam micro turbine engine

A steam micro turbine engine is improved from a conventional micro turbine engine by evaporating water into steam in the exhaust heat exchanger, then injecting steam into combustion steam chamber after the fuel is completely burned. A steam micro turbine engine controller monitors the temperatures of the engine, adjusts fuel and water injection amount to maintain the optimal turbine exit temperature.

Electric vehicle or hybrid vehicle lubricating oil composition

Provided is a lubricating oil composition for electric vehicle or hybrid vehicle having excellent gear properties, clutch properties, cooling properties, and electric insulating properties. The lubricating oil composition for electric vehicle or hybrid vehicle preparing by blending (a) a base of and (b-1) a polyamide and/or (b-2) a polyol ester, the base oil (a) including (a-1) a synthetic oil having a kinematic viscosity at 100° c.
Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.

Portable and convertible rechargeable battery power supply

Portable convertible rechargeable battery power supplies are described. The battery power supplies generally comprise a casing enclosing one or more battery power cells and associated electronics and electrical interconnections.
Urban626, Llc

Active discharge circuit for link capacitor using phase leg switches

A dc link capacitor in a drive system for an electric vehicle is quickly discharged using only local action within an inverter module and without any extra components to dissipate the charge. The inverter has a phase leg comprising an upper switching device and a lower switching device coupled across the capacitor.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Selective response control of dc-dc converters in mild hybrid electric vehicles

A control system for a mild hybrid vehicle is configured to detect whether a main contactor is open, the main contactor being connected between a primary battery system and a bi-directional direct current to direct current (dc-dc) converter and in response to detecting that the main contactor is open: command the dc-dc converter to operate in a boost mode to excite a motor-generator unit (mgu), after the excitation of the mgu has completed, command the dc-dc converter to operate in a buck mode, determine a previous voltage regulation feedback setpoint for the dc-dc converter, and control the dc-dc converter to maintain a voltage of the secondary battery system within a desired range by inserting a delay to a voltage control loop of the dc-dc converter such that the voltage control loop mimics a bandwidth of the mgu.. .

Accessory plate for electric vehicle and methods of converting an internal combustion engine vehicle into an electric vehicle

A system for converting an internal combustion engine vehicle having an arrangement of vehicle accessories into an electric vehicle. The system includes an accessory plate having a series of openings for coupling the vehicle accessories to the accessory plate.
Adomani, Inc.

Electric vehicle drive system

A drive system for powering the wheels of an electric vehicle is disclosed. The drive system includes an electric motor having a stator and a rotor, and one or more planetary gear sets operably connected to the electric motor and the wheels.
Borgwarner Inc.

Dynamic mutual sensing foreign object detection loops

Techniques for detecting a presence of a foreign object within a region for wirelessly transferring power to charge an electric vehicle are discloses. An example apparatus according to the disclosure includes a foreign object detection (fod) structure including a transmitting loop structure, a receiving loop structure galvanically isolated from the transmitting loop structure and positioned relative to the transmitting loop structure such that a magnetic field generated by the transmitting loop structure induces a first voltage in the receiving loop structure, wherein the first voltage is below a threshold value, and a control circuit configured to drive the transmitting loop structure and detect a change in a magnitude of the first voltage in the receiving loop structure in response to the presence of the foreign object within the magnetic field..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Electric vehicle service disconnect position indicator

An exemplary method of verifying that a service disconnect is seated includes indicating that the service disconnect is seated using a position indicator that selectively engages a handle of the service disconnect. The position indicator is separate and distinct from all portions of the service disconnect..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Route guidance apparatus, route guidance method and computer program

There is provided a route guidance apparatus including a route search unit which searches for at least one route, to a predetermined destination, which is to be traveled by an electric vehicle propelled by electric power stored in a secondary battery provided within the vehicle, and a power consumption calculation unit which calculates power consumption of the electric vehicle when a route to a destination, which was searched for by the route search unit, is traveled by the electric vehicle, based on information on electric power to be consumed when the electric vehicle travels and geographical information relating to the route.. .
Sony Corporation

Presenting routing information for electric vehicles

Systems and methods for identifying available charging stations (e.g., charging stations available to be used by an electric vehicle) and/or determining travel routes for electric vehicles are described. In some embodiments, the systems and methods receive a request to find an available charging station, determine a state of charge for an electric vehicle associated with the request, identifies one or more available charging stations located within a suitable distance to the electric vehicle, the suitable distance based on the determined state of the charge for the electric vehicle, and present information to the electric vehicle, or an associated mobile device, that indicates the identified charging stations..
Recargo, Inc.

Posture vehicle

The present invention relates to the technical field of electric vehicles, and provides an posture vehicle, which comprises a vehicle body, two wheelers pivoted to the vehicle body, pedals installed on the vehicle body, and two driving components installed in the vehicle body and driving the two wheelers to rotate driven by the pedals. The driving components and the wheelers are in the same operating plane.
Shenzhen Dynamic Balance Technology Co., Ltd.

Method and preventing dieseling of engine for mild hybrid electric vehicle

A method of preventing dieseling of an engine for a mild hybrid electric vehicle includes steps of: determining whether an ignition switch is set to an off position; determining whether an engine stop condition is satisfied when the ignition switch is set to the off position; determining a target time point that completes a rotation of a mild hybrid starter and generator (mhsg) according to an engine speed when the engine stop condition is satisfied; and controlling a speed of the mhsg from a time point when the engine stop condition is satisfied to the target time point to reduce a speed of the engine.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Apparatus and controlling start of engine for mild hybrid electric vehicle

An apparatus for controlling a start of an engine for a mild hybrid electric vehicle includes: a mild hybrid starter & generator (mhsg) starting an engine; a first battery connected to the mhsg through a first power cable and supplying electric power to the mhsg; a low voltage dc-dc converter (ldc) converting voltage supplied from the first battery into low voltage; a second battery supplying the low voltage to an electric load that uses the low voltage; an ignition switch including a first contact point and a second contact point; a data detector detecting data for controlling the engine start for a mild hybrid electric vehicle; and a controller determining whether a charging condition of the second battery is satisfied based on the data, and charging the second battery with electric power of the first battery when the charging condition of the second battery is satisfied.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Location-based electric vehicle preemptive cooling for dc fast charge

Methods and systems for electric vehicles, such as battery electric vehicles (bev) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (phev), include preemptively cooling a traction battery of the vehicle when a dc fast charge (dcfc) event is expected. The expected dcfc event is predicted during a drive cycle and prior to arrival at a dcfc station, based on drive history data of the vehicle or battery state of charge.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Methods and systems for charging electric vehicles

A charging service for electric vehicles is provided. The charging service may allow electric vehicles to be charged when certain conditions are met (e.g., at certain times, when certain battery charge levels are reached, when located at certain sites, etc.), without users of these electric vehicles having to charge the vehicles themselves.

Systems and methods for charging an electric vehicle at a charging station

Systems and methods for charging an electric bus having a charging interface on its roof may include determining that an approaching bus is supposed to be charged at the charging station, lowering the charging head of the charging station to land on the roof of the bus, and moving the bus with the charge head on its roof to engage the charging head with the charging interface.. .
Proterra Inc.

Drive-over protection for cables for an inductive charging coil for electric vehicles

A primary coil unit for an inductive charging system is provided. The primary coil unit includes a primary coil, a control unit, a housing and an electric supply cable.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Method and wireless power transfer to electric vehicle using a plurality of transmission coils

A wpt method using a plurality of transmission coils may comprise checking an alignment state between a reception coil mounted on an electric vehicle (ev) and each of the plurality of transmission coils, may include selecting a transmission coil satisfying a predetermined alignment constraint among the plurality of transmission coils; and performing wpt to the reception coil using the selected transmission coil.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and charging electric vehicle using alternating current (ac) charger

A vehicle charging control method is provided. The method includes recognizing scheduled charging information predetermined for vehicle charging and detecting charging equipment connected to the vehicle.
Hyundai Motor Company

Charging electric vehicle

A charging method and an apparatus of an electric vehicle are provided. The charging is executed via connection even between an electric vehicle and a charger that employ different charging methods, irrespective of a charging method of a charger.
Hyundai Motor Company

Fast charging system for electric vehicles

The present application solves the problem of limiting the input power of a fast charging system for electric vehicles to a value that is lower than the output power during the fast charging of electric vehicles. A fast charging system for electric vehicles (100) is disclosed, which comprises a battery (103), a stage of input power electronics (101), and a stage of output power electronics (102).
Efacec Electric Mobility, S.a.

Hybrid foreign object detection (fod) loop array board

Techniques for detecting a presence of a metallic and/or a ferromagnetic object over a region for wirelessly transferring power to charge an electric vehicle are presented. An example apparatus includes one or more foreign object detection (fod) loops arranged in an array over a charging area, at least a portion of the fod loops being in a first configuration and at least a portion of the fod loops being second configuration different than the first configuration based on a value indicative of an amount of magnetic coupling between the charging area and a respective one the fod loops within a corresponding area of the array..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Methods and systems for updating operating system of electric vehicle

A method, a user terminal, and an electric vehicle are provided for updating a system for the electric vehicle. According to an example of the method, it is determined whether an electric vehicle is in use when receiving a system update operation instruction.
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.

Method and controlling wireless power transfer to electric vehicle using object detection sensor

A wireless power transfer (wpt) control method using an object detection sensor, performed at a wpt apparatus, may include detecting whether or not an object exists between a transmission pad and a reception pad mounted on an electric vehicle (ev) using an object detection sensor; in response to detecting that an object does not exist between the transmission pad and the reception pad, controlling the transmission pad to perform wpt to the reception pad; and in response to detecting that an object exists between the transmission pad and the reception pad, generating ultrasonic waves using an ultrasonic wave generator.. .
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

Method and estimating a temperature contribution of an inverter for an electrical machine

The invention relates to a method for estimating a temperature contribution of an inverter used to energize an electrical machine, in particular a synchronous machine. The method comprises the steps for calculating oscillating temperature swings of components of the inverter; and determining, as the estimated temperature contribution (Δt(ω), Δti(ω), (Δtd(ω)) of the inverter, an upper envelope of an amplitude of a sum of the calculated oscillating temperature swings.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Electric vehicle system

A battery system that includes a battery housing. The battery housing includes a first battery housing member, and a second battery housing member.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Electric bicycle rental outlet for use in off-grid locations

Personal mobility scooters and other such personal electric modes of transportation for rental in any remote, off-grid location served by the tourist industry, such as islands and beach resorts, and in other locations that typically do not have access to the electrical infrastructure to offer such a rental service. This lev rental outlet is equipped with enough battery storage so as to allow for the multiple use of each personal electric vehicle on an hourly basis over the course of a day.

Authorization in a networked electric vehicle charging system

Networked electric vehicle charging stations for charging electric vehicles are coupled with an electric vehicle charging station network server that performs authorization for charging session requests while the communication connection between the charging stations and the server are operating correctly. When the communication connection is not operating correctly, the networked electric vehicle charging stations enter into a local authorization mode to perform a local authorization process for incoming charging session requests..
Chargepoint, Inc.

Ground fault circuit interrupter with combined tripping curve for electric vehicle charging

A ground fault circuit interrupter with a residual current device is suggested which comprises a tripping characteristic having a combined time-current curve that implements a minimum tripping time value of a first time-current curve and a second time-current curve for each current value.. .
Bender Gmbh & Co. Kg

Battery system housing with integrated cooling pipe

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, and a second busbar attached to the lower tray.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery system assembly process and battery system assembly

A method of manufacturing a battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The method includes placing a cooling duct between first and second pluralities of battery cells, and applying a first force to the first plurality of battery cells and a second force to the second plurality of batteries.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Methods and systems for busbar cooling

A rechargeable battery system, a battery pack, and methods of manufacturing the same are disclosed herein. The rechargeable battery system and/or battery pack can be for an electric vehicle.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery system housing with internal busbar

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, a second busbar attached to the lower tray, and a plurality of battery cells arranged in the upper and lower trays between the first and second busbars.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery system housing with internal busbar

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, and a second busbar attached to the lower tray.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery system housing with underside armor

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, and a second busbar attached to the lower tray.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery system housing with bonded rib fixation

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, and a second busbar attached to the lower tray.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery system housing with busbar grid fixation

A rechargeable battery system, a battery pack, methods of manufacturing the same, and an electric vehicle are disclosed herein. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, a second busbar attached to the lower tray, and a plurality of battery cells arranged in the upper and lower trays.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Compa Ny Limited

Offset vehicle crash elements

A crash elements structure in an electric vehicle for reducing the damage to a vehicle battery caused by a vehicle collision. The crash elements structure may be situated near a corner of the vehicle battery, and may channel energy received by the vehicle away from the vehicle battery.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

System and estimating available driving distance of electic vehicle

A system and method of estimating an available driving distance of an electric vehicle are provided. The method includes dividing a road into sections and receiving driving information from a vehicle traveling through each of the sections.
Iucf-hyu (industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University)

Method for guaranteeing driving performance of engine and hybrid electric vehicle thereof

A method for guaranteeing starting performance of an engine for maintaining driving performance is provided. The method includes executing a quasi-failure mode in which the engine is changed to a driving state when an engine cranking apparatus state is maintained equal to or less than a threshold for a predetermined period of time.
Kia Motors Corporation

Novel rapidly foldable electric vehicle

The invention discloses a novel rapidly foldable electric vehicle comprising a main beam, a rear wheel, a cross beam, a bracket and a forward/backward movable saddle, wherein a pin is arranged at a junction between a lower end of the bracket and the main beam, a supporting post is arranged at the lower end of the bracket, the bracket and the supporting post are rotatably arranged about the pin, an included angle of less than 180° is formed between the supporting post and the bracket, and a towing wheel is arranged at a lower end of the supporting post. When the vehicle is folded, the saddle slides forward from a rear part of the cross beam and drives the bracket and the supporting post to rotate counterclockwise about the pin, the towing wheel moves downward and backward and gradually touches the ground, and after the towing wheel touches the ground, the rear wheel leaves the ground and the saddle moves to a front part of the cross beam to complete the folding action, thus the vehicle is in a towed or flat state.
Shenzhen City Bowmi Intellectual Driving Technology Co., Ltd

Connection for the cross member and sill (pontoon)

A beam connection system for an electric vehicle includes a longitudinal support beam coupled with a chassis of the electric vehicle and a rear cross beam extending from a right side of a passenger compartment of the electric vehicle to a left side of the passenger compartment. The rear cross beam is generally orthogonal to the longitudinal support beam.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Compa Ny Limited

Vehicle tunnel floor structure

A tunnel structure in an electric vehicle for providing a protected battery storage location and for increasing the stiffness of a vehicle's body structure. The tunnel structure may include a floor portion coupled to the floor of the vehicle, a front portion coupled to the vehicle firewall, and a paneled portion extending between the front portion and the floor portion.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Compa Ny Limited

Front wall

A firewall for an electric vehicle includes a front cross beam having a left portion, a medial portion, and a right portion. The left portion and the right portion are bent rearward relative to the medial portion.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Rear shock tower

A rear shock tower for an electric vehicle includes a front tower support positioned over a front portion of a rear wheel well of the electric vehicle. The front tower support is angled toward a rear of the electric vehicle from a lower portion to an upper portion of the front tower support.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Vehicle a-pillar rib configuration

An a-pillar structure in an electric vehicle for increasing vehicle rigidity and decreasing potential damage to the vehicle battery and to passengers. The a-pillar structure may include a surface and various ribs and bosses that protrude outward from the surface.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Rear crash safety profile

A rear impact system for an electric vehicle includes a left crash beam coupled with a rear portion of a rear wheel arch of the electric vehicle and extending to a rear bumper of the electric vehicle and a right crash beam coupled with the rear portion of the rear wheel arch and extending to the rear bumper. Each of the left crash beam and the right crash beam defines a generally octagonal shape.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Placement of battery elements in tunnel

A power system for an electric vehicle including a firewall positioned between an engine compartment and a passenger compartment of the vehicle. A floor structure of the vehicle is coupled with the firewall and defines an aperture between the firewall and a central support beam of the floor structure.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Angle and geometry of the front cross member

A passenger compartment support for an electric vehicle includes a front cross beam forming a portion of a firewall configured to separate a passenger compartment of the vehicle from a motor compartment of the vehicle. The cross beam has a left portion, a medial portion, and a right portion.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Trunk as stiffening element

A stiffening element to protect against a side or frontal impact for an electric vehicle includes a first longitudinal support beam and a second longitudinal support beam. A trunk of the electric vehicle is positioned between the first longitudinal support beam and the second longitudinal support beam.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Compa Ny Limited

Specific ribs in longitudinal crash beam

A longitudinal crash beam in an electric vehicle for reducing the effects of a vehicle collision. The crash beam initiates a self-collapsing process in the event of a vehicle collision which may be triggered by the application of a longitudinal force to a set of impressions positioned along the outside surface of the crash beam.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Auto cruise control and system for hybrid electric vehicles

An auto cruise control method and system for hybrid electric vehicles are provided. Particularly, a png driving pattern in consideration of characteristics of hybrid electric vehicles is applied to maximize improvement in fuel efficiency and to satisfy both drivability and improvement in fuel efficiency.
Hyundai Motor Company

Profile of the front cross member

A front impact system for an electric vehicle includes a front cross beam extending across a front end of the electric vehicle. The front cross beam defines an interior comprising at least one rib extending along a length of the front cross beam.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Storage box

A storage area for an electric vehicle includes a rigid tunnel positioned within a passenger compartment of the electric vehicle. The tunnel covers a portion of a battery assembly that extends above a floor structure of the vehicle such that the passenger compartment is sealed from the battery assembly.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Seat rail

A seat mounting system for an electric vehicle including a longitudinal support beam coupled with a chassis of the vehicle, a front cross beam extending from a right side of a passenger compartment of the vehicle to a left side of the passenger compartment, and a rear cross beam extending from the right side to the left side. A connector is disposed between the longitudinal support beam and both cross beams.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery system housing with fastener

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, and a second busbar attached to the lower tray.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Cooling system directly in housing

A rechargeable battery system, a battery pack, and methods of manufacturing the same are disclosed herein. The rechargeable battery system and/or battery pack can be for an electric vehicle.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Electric vehicle and control electric vehicle

An hv-ecu specifies a control target section satisfying a predetermined condition in a scheduled traveling route and performs soc control of changing an soc of a power storage device in advance before entering the control target section. An hmi device displays that the soc control is being performed.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Relating to range prediction in electric vehicles

A first method of predicting the range of an electric vehicle comprises, determining a range value during a current vehicle operating cycle using a first range model, wherein the first range model is dependent on an energy consumption rate value recorded during a previous vehicle operating cycle. A second method of predicting the range of an electric vehicle comprises, monitoring a trailer detecting means of the vehicle; and determining a first range value if the trailer detecting means detects that a trailer is attached to the vehicle..
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Emergency driving mode for an electric vehicle

A method is provided for increasing the range of an electric vehicle, in particular an electric scooter, having an electric motor, at least one storage cell, and a controller for the electric motor. The method includes the following steps: a) initiation of the activation of a residual capacity of the storage cell by the operator, wherein the use of the residual capacity is blocked by the controller during normal driving operation, and b) unlocking the residual capacity.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Electric vehicle charging system with priority charging

A first controller can be coupled to a main power supply and deliver a first charging current to an electric vehicle (ev) at a first charging station. The first controller can also deliver power to a second controller that can provide a second charging current to an ev at a second charging station.
Cyberswitchingpatents, Llc

Intelligent vehicle charging

Embodiments can provide a system to facilitate a network of electric vehicle (ev) charging stations. Information regarding individual ev stations can be gathered and stored in one or more databases.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Electric vehicle system

A battery system that includes a battery housing. The battery housing includes a first battery housing member and a second battery housing member.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Vehicle

An electrically powered vehicle includes: a floor panel forming a lower surface of the electrically powered vehicle; a battery disposed on a lower surface of the floor panel; and a power reception device disposed below the floor panel and configured to contactlessly receive electric power from a power transmission device provided externally. The power reception device has a lower surface that is located below a lower surface of the battery.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Power transmission apparatus of hybrid electric vehicle

A power transmitting apparatus of a hybrid electric vehicle includes an input device including four input shafts disposed with several input gears, torque converting device including a planetary gear set having rotation elements connected with the input shafts, and a shifting output device for shifting torques received from the input shafts and outputting the shifted torque.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Rear crash management system (cms)

A rear impact system for an electric vehicle, the rear impact system includes a rear crash element extending laterally along a rear of the electric vehicle. The rear crash element defines an interior having a number of ribs extending between a front surface and a rear surface of the rear crash element.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Cross member in the floor with special geometry for mounting the battery pack

A mounting system for an electric vehicle includes a floor structure of the electric vehicle and a rear cross beam mounted to the floor structure and extending from a right side of a passenger compartment of the electric vehicle to a left side of the passenger compartment. An underside of the rear cross beam defines a plurality of mounting features configured for mounting a battery assembly to an underside of the electric vehicle.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Profiles in the floor section

A mounting system for an electric vehicle includes a front cross beam extending from a right side of a passenger compartment of the electric vehicle to a left side of the passenger compartment. The mounting system includes a rear cross beam extending from the right side to the left side.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Air duct in tunnel

A rear passenger seat air ventilation system for an electric vehicle includes a rigid tunnel positioned within a passenger compartment of the electric vehicle. The rigid tunnel covers a portion of a battery assembly that extends above a floor structure of the electric vehicle such that the passenger compartment is sealed from the battery assembly.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

System for cooling hybrid vehicle electronics, cooling hybrid vehicle electronics

The invention provides a single radiator cooling system for use in hybrid electric vehicles, the system comprising a surface in thermal communication with electronics, and subcooled boiling fluid contacting the surface. The invention also provides a single radiator method for simultaneously cooling electronics and an internal combustion engine in a hybrid electric vehicle, the method comprising separating a coolant fluid into a first portion and a second portion; directing the first portion to the electronics and the second portion to the internal combustion engine for a time sufficient to maintain the temperature of the electronics at or below 175° c.; combining the first and second portion to reestablish the coolant fluid; and treating the reestablished coolant fluid to the single radiator for a time sufficient to decrease the temperature of the reestablished coolant fluid to the temperature it had before separation..
Uchicago Argonne, Llc

Charging ports with integrated contactless communication units

Embodiments discussed herein refer to electric vehicle charging ports having integrated contactless communication units (ccus). The electric vehicle charging ports include male and female connector assemblies that can be coupled together in a manner that enables consistent and reliable operation of contactless communications and power transfer.
Keyssa Systems, Inc.

Battery holder with cooling system

A battery holder for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery holder is mounted in a subfloor region of the electric vehicle and includes a pan and a cover.
Benteler Automobiltechnik Gmbh

Battery pack lock mechanism and battery pack with the mechanism

The present application relates to installation and swap of electric vehicle battery, particularly to a battery pack lock mechanism. The lock mechanism aims at solving the problems that the battery pack is unable to be reliably installed and quickly swapped and to be well protected from loosing during long period of driving.
Nio Co., Ltd

Optimizing selection of battery electric vehicles to perform delivery tasks

The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for optimizing selection of battery electric vehicles to perform delivery tasks. Within a group of battery electric vehicles (“bevs”), a bev is selected to perform a delivery task based on battery charge status.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method of guiding wireless charging of electric vehicle

Disclosed is a method of guiding wireless charging of an electric vehicle. The method includes recognizing, by a controller, an entrance of the electric vehicle into a parking slot for charging, displaying, by the controller, an around view monitor (avm) image, the avm image including a position of an inductive power reception module mounted in the electric vehicle and a position of an inductive power transmission module drawn on the parking slot for charging and, when the position of the inductive power reception module is aligned with the position of the inductive power transmission module, informing, by the controller, a driver about alignment of the positions of the inductive power reception module and the inductive power transmission module..
Hyundai Motor Company

Control system for hybrid vehicle

A control system for hybrid vehicles to properly select an operating mode during autonomous operation is provided. An operating mode of the hybrid vehicle is selected from a hybrid mode and an electric vehicle mode.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method for controlling hybrid vehicle

A method for controlling a hybrid vehicle includes the steps of: (a) determining whether or not a subject vehicle is running or stopped, when the subject vehicle is in an electric vehicle (ev) mode and is driven by power of a driving motor, and (b) adjusting a target state of charge (soc) of a battery depending on whether or not the subject vehicle is running or stopped, wherein, when it is determined that the subject vehicle is running in step (a), the target soc is adjusted to a predetermined running soc in step (b), and when it is determined that the subject vehicle is stopped in step (a), the target soc is adjusted to a predetermined stop soc that is less than the running soc in step (b).. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Magnetic field communication ground power system of an electric vehicle

The present disclosure provides a magnetic field communication ground power system of an electric vehicle, the system includes a reflux rail and multi-segment conductive rail mounted on a ground. The electric vehicle runs through the reflux rail, and receives electric power from the conductive rail through conductive boots so as to drive the electric vehicle to move.
Shenzhen Home Health Technology Co., Ltd

Drive power control device for electric vehicle

A drive power control device includes: a modeling error reduction unit configured to calculate a correction torque by performing high-pass filter processing on a correction amount calculated by a correction amount calculation unit; a control motor torque command value calculation unit configured to calculate a control motor torque command value by adding the correction torque to a motor torque command value; and a slip reduction control unit configured to perform, when the vehicle starts traveling or slip is detected, control to reduce slip by switching the cutoff frequency of a high-pass filter hpf to be low as compared with normal traveling.. .
Calsonic Kansei Corporation

Energy management system

A battery management system including sheets, a buffer circuit, and a master management system. The sheets each include energy storage devices and an active balancing circuit configured to use power received from a portion of the devices to charge a lowest voltage one of the devices.
Ten-d Energies, Inc.

Method of energizing electric vehicle power train with multiple and independently controlled battery packs

This invention provides a method of energizing electric vehicle (ev) power train with multiple and independently controlled battery packs. In this method, an ev can have one or more battery packs installed, only limited by the ev's physical spaces of the battery pack connector.

Charge control electric vehicle

The present disclosure provides a charge, control apparatus for an electric vehicle, the electric vehicle including: a traction motor; a traction battery to which charging current is supplied from an external power source and that supplies current to the traction motor; and an electric device actuated by part of the charging current during charging of the traction battery. The charge control apparatus includes: an instruction unit to instruct decrease of load of the electric device in case that the electric device is actuated during charging of the traction battery; a restriction unit to restrict the charging current after instruction of the decrease of load; and a load decreasing unit for decreasing load of the electric device after restricting the charging current..
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and device for checking a connection between an electric vehicle and a charging station

Embodiments of a method for monitoring a charging process at a charging station are provided herein. In the method, the end of a charging process with an electric vehicle at the charging station is determined.
Innogy Se

Hands-free conductive battery charger for an electric vehicle

A conductive charging system for use with an offboard ac or dc power supply and a plug-in vehicle includes a conductive armature, an electromagnetic relay, and a switch. The armature is connected directly to the power supply and deploys into electrical contact with the vehicle in response to the vehicle weight.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Compact power substation for use with electric vehicle charging stations

Systems and methods relating to a compact electric substation for use with charging stations for electric vehicles. A compact substation is equipped with a suitable transformer that steps down the voltage from a mains line from a power utility company to a voltage usable for electric vehicle (ev) charging.
Power Systems Technology (eegenco) 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.

Power supply stage of an electric appliance, in particular a battery charger for charging batteries of electric vehicles

A control circuit (vd1) of the input voltage of the power supply stage (a) operatively connected to the switch (sw1).. .

System and electric oil pump control of hybrid electric vehicle

A system and method for electric oil pump control of hybrid electric vehicle are provided. The system includes a driving information detector that is configured to detect driving information according to driving of the hybrid vehicle and an operation type transmission of an electric oil pump (eop) that receives and supplies transmission oil for operating a clutch.
Kia Motors Corporation

Water-injection anti-freezing system

Methods and systems are provided for transferring heat from a coolant to a water injection system reservoir coupled to an engine of a vehicle. The water injection system reservoir may include a first reservoir fluidically coupled to a second reservoir, where the first reservoir is vertically higher than the second reservoir.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Speed controlling an electric machine of a hybrid electric vehicle

A hybrid powertrain includes an engine having a crankshaft, and an electric motor having a rotor selectively coupled to the crankshaft via a disconnect clutch. The powertrain further includes a transmission having a torque converter that has an impeller fixed to the rotor.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Park lock system for a hybrid electric vehicle

Methods and systems are provided for a park lock system for an automatic transmission. In one example, a park lock system may include a slideable element coupled to a park rod, a lock slot formed by the slideable element, a cam coupled to an end of a shaft, the shaft positioned within a solenoid and moveable by energization of the solenoid, and a pivotable pawl adapted to couple with the lock slot.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Speed controlling an electric machine of a hybrid electric vehicle

A hybrid powertrain includes an engine having a crankshaft, and an electric motor having a rotor selectively coupled to the crankshaft via a disconnect clutch and configured to operate in torque control and in speed control. The powertrain further includes a transmission having a torque converter with an impeller fixed to the rotor, a turbine disposed on an input shaft of the transmission, and a bypass clutch configured to selectively transmit torque from the impeller to the turbine.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

System for controlling powertrain of an electric vehicle

A system for controlling powertrain of an electric vehicle, comprising: a driver recognition module, configured for determining the identity information of the controlled vehicle's driver, and uploading the identity information to a backend computing unit; the backend computing unit, located at a remote end of the controlled vehicle, configured for generating a first control information based on the driver's identity information; an assist control module, configured for generating a second control information based on the information related to current driving of the controlled vehicle which is acquired from the backend computing unit; and a control information application module, integrated in the controlled vehicle, configured for applying the first and second control information to the powertrain of the controlled vehicle. Optimized control for powertrain is achieved and an excellent user experience is provided.
Nextev Limited

Electric vehicles with adaptive fast-charging, utilizing supercapacitor-emulating batteries

Electric vehicles (evs), power trains and control units and methods are provided. Power trains comprise a main fast-charging lithium ion battery (fc), configured to deliver power to the electric vehicle, a supercapacitor-emulating fast-charging lithium ion battery (scefc), configured to receive power and deliver power to the fc and/or to the ev, and a control unit.
Storedot Ltd.

Transmission and an electric vehicle provided with the transmission

A transmission comprises an input end connected to a driving device, an output end connected to a rear wheel, a gear transmission mechanism and a pulley transmission mechanism. The gear transmission mechanism comprises a primary gear connected to the driving mechanism.
Zhejiang Easy Vehicle Co., Ltd.

Crowd-sourced electric vehicle charging station identification

A vehicle computer system includes a processor configured to receive a destination, to output a charging station location for display in response to an estimated soc being less than a threshold and the location being within a pre-defined distance from a vehicle, and to not automatically output the location otherwise such that as a difference between the soc and threshold increases, the pre-defined distance increases.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

System and controlling hybrid electric vehicle using driving tendency of driver

A system and method for controlling a hybrid electric vehicle using a driving tendency are provided. The method includes determining a driving tendency level based on data to determine a driving tendency of a driver and determining a target engine torque using an engine torque map based on a vehicle speed and a required torque.
Kia Motors Corporation

Apparatus and an electric power supply

A traction power source for electric vehicles in a single unit. Specifically, traction power source integrates several functions, such as the battery and inverter.
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

Method of docking an electric vehicle for charging

A method of docking an electric vehicle with a charging station includes periodically transmitting data from the vehicle to the charging station. The transmitted data may include a distance travelled by the vehicle location towards the charging station and its speed.
Proterra Inc.

Charge demand controller device

A charge demand controller device for electric vehicles or the like, preferably for installation with an existing residential electrical control panel, connects between a main switch and the electrical control panel made to operate at a maximum amperage value. The device includes a controller unit that constantly monitors an actual total load current at the input line connector from the main switch, and selectively operates a load switch controlling an electric vehicle supply equipment (evse) upon the actual total load current being above or below a trip value being a predetermined safety ratio of the maximum amperage value..
Thermolec Ltee

Electric vehicle thermal management system with series and parallel structure

electric vehicle thermal management systems and electric vehicles using the thermal management system, are disclosed. A passenger cabin is heated by the heat dissipated from a battery and /or a motor.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Electrolyte solution, battery pack, electronic apparatus, electric vehicle, power storage apparatus, and power system

A battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution, in which the electrolyte solution contains a predetermined compound.. .
Sony Corporation

Swing arm structure for saddle riding electric vehicle

A swing arm structure for a saddle riding electric vehicle includes a swing arm pivotably supported by a vehicle body frame at a pivot section and extending rearward from the pivot section to rotatably support a rear wheel, an electric motor that drives the rear wheel, and a speed reduction mechanism that reduces an output of the electric motor and transmit the output to the rear wheel, and a housing installed separately from the swing arm and attached to the swing arm, wherein the speed reduction mechanism and the housing are configured as a speed reduction mechanism unit in which the speed reduction mechanism is attached to the housing and integrated with the housing.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Method of controlling speed of electric vehicle in keeping with controller temperature

A method is provided to control speed of an electric vehicle. On operating the electric vehicle, temperature of a controller of the electric vehicle is monitored.
Delta Electronics Inc.

Battery module communication link connection with improved sealing

Battery module communication system with improved enclosure sealing is disclosed. When applied to an electric vehicle, a battery data communication system disclosed herein includes module enclosures having partial transformers, such as coils, contained inside the enclosures having inter-module interfaces.
Faraday&future Inc.

Control device for controlling home energy management system and gateway

Provided is a control device for controlling a home energy management system (hems). The control device for controlling the hems includes a communication unit configured to receive energy management information comprising a photovoltaic (pv) power generation amount, a power consumption amount of a home appliance, a remaining power amount of a battery of an electric vehicle (ev), and a minimum charging amount of the ev from a gateway of the hems, and a control unit configured to control power of the battery provided in the ev so that the ev operates in one of a charging mode and a discharging mode on the basis of the energy management information..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Location-based electric power mediation module, electric vehicle, mediation server, and user certification socket or connector

The present invention relates to a location-based charging/discharging power mediation system of an electric vehicle, and more particularly to a module, an electric vehicle, and an intermediate server for location-based charging/discharging power mediation. The present invention also relates to a user authentication socket or connector used in the power mediation system.
Geo-line Co., Ltd.

Multi-protocol charge port for an electric bus

A method of charging an electric vehicle at a charging station includes electrically connecting the charging station to the vehicle. The charging station may be configured to charge the vehicle using a charging station charge protocol and the vehicle may be configured to receive the charge using a vehicle charge protocol.
Proterra Inc.

Wireless charging control electric vehicle, and wireless charging electric vehicle

A wireless charging control apparatus may include at least one horizontal detector configured for detecting an inclination of an electric vehicle (ev); a suspension control device controlling a plurality of suspensions disposed near wheels of the ev to adjust a height or inclination of the ev; and a controller measuring the inclination of the ev based on data collected from the at least one horizontal sensor, estimating an inclination of a reception pad based on the measured inclination of the ev, and controlling the suspension control device to adjust the inclination of the ev when the inclination of the reception pad is equal to or greater than a predetermined threshold value.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

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

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

Electric vehicle parallel charging method and apparatus

An electric vehicle (ev) parallel charging method may comprise determining whether a parallel charging input is detected or not, the parallel charging input being an input that both a conductive charging input and an inductive charging input are sensed; in response to determining that the parallel charging input is detected, comparing a power of the conductive charging input with a power of the inductive charging input; selecting an input applied to a high-voltage battery and an input applied to at least one of an auxiliary battery and a load based on a result of the comparison; and performing a parallel charging operation for the high-voltage battery and at least one of the auxiliary battery and the load by using powers supplied from the selected inputs.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

System for charging electrical energy storage elements of a vehicle

The field of the present invention is that of so-called “green” vehicles and more particularly that of electric vehicles. It relates in particular although not exclusively to the field of self-powered electrical transport means and to the systems for powering same.
Centum Adetel Transportation

Energy generation and storage system with electric vehicle charging capability

An inverter includes a battery pack connection for supplying energy to or receiving energy from a photovoltaic string, a battery pack, an ac grid connection for supplying power to or receiving power from an ac grid, a connection for supplying power to a home back-up load, an electric vehicle connection for supplying to and receiving power from an electric vehicle (ev) battery, and a control input configured to receive one or more control signals for controlling the flow of power within the inverter. The inverter, under the control of the one or more control signals, converts power received from one of different power sources and provides the converted power to charge a battery of the ev..
Solarcity Corporation

Demand response implemented in an infrastructure having a dc link

A system for regulating electrical energy transfer over a pathway including a dc link (16, 18, 20) is provided. The system is configured for computing a rate of electrical energy flow through the dc link at least in part on a basis of a state of balance between power generation and a load determined from frequency measurement (32, 34) and for adjusting the rate of electrical energy flow through the dc link.
Bipco-soft R3 Inc.

Battery pack for electric vehicle

Disclosed is a battery pack for an electric vehicle including a battery cell module, a battery receiving region in which a cell module support unit configured to support the battery cell module is provided, a cooling plate provided between the battery cell module and the cell module support unit, the cooling plate having a shape corresponding to a shape of the battery cell module, and a gap prevention pad configured to prevent a gap from being formed between the cooling plate and the battery cell module when the battery cell module is fixed in the battery receiving region, thereby preventing deterioration in cooling performance and durability.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Electrolyte, battery, battery pack, electronic apparatus, electric vehicle, power storage apparatus, and power system

[solving means] a battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte. The electrolyte includes an electrolyte solution containing a solvent, an electrolyte salt, and a compound having a predetermined structure..
Sony Corporation

Collapsible electric vehicle

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..
Mdm Productivity, Inc.

Control strategy for plug-in hybrid electric vehicle

A method of controlling a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle including an electric propulsion system, an engine, and a catalytic converter associated with the engine, the method comprising: monitoring a state of charge of a battery of the vehicle when in a charge depletion mode; determining a rate of depletion of the state of charge; estimating from the rate of depletion a duration of a depletion period representing the time remaining until a minimum state of charge of the battery will be reached; determining a duration of a warming period of the catalytic converter; comparing the duration of the depletion period and the duration of the warming period; and activating the engine if the duration of the depletion period is less than or equal to the duration of the warming period.. .
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Hybrid electric vehicle control system and method

Embodiments of the invention provide a control system for a hybrid electric vehicle, the vehicle having a powertrain comprising at least one electric propulsion motor and at least one engine, the control system being operable to control the vehicle to operate in an electric vehicle (ev) mode in which the at least one engine remains switched off and the at least one electric propulsion motor is configured to deliver drive torque and a boost mode in which the at least one engine is switched on to provide additional power to drive the vehicle. When the vehicle is operating in ev mode the system is further operable to determine whether a boost location exists ahead of the vehicle being a location at which a gradient of a driving surface is sufficiently high to require selection of the boost mode, the control system being operable automatically to command starting of the at least one engine before the boost location is reached..
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Four motor direct driving system

A driving system for electric vehicles. The driving system may have two or more electric motors, each with voltage inputs, which are connected to the axles and tires of the vehicle.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Exchangeable electric vehicle battery receptacle, kiosk, and infrastructure

An exchangeable electric vehicle battery receptacle, kiosk is disclosed herein. The kiosk includes a receptacle, a bell crank and solenoid that lock a battery in the receptacle, and circuitry that dispenses the battery.

Battery pack for electric vehicle

A battery pack for an electric motor comprises a base plate, a plurality of rectangular battery modules positioned laterally one next to another, a securing strap provided for each battery module and including an upper portion extending along an upper surface of the corresponding battery module in a fore and aft direction, a front portion extending downward from a front end of the upper portion along a front surface of the corresponding battery module, a rear portion extending downward from a rear end of the upper portion along a rear surface of the corresponding battery module, a front mounting portion formed in a lower end of the front portion and secured to the base plate, a rear mounting portion formed in a lower end of the rear portion and secured to the base plate. A connecting plate extends laterally and is fixedly connected to the securing straps..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Charging station and electric vehicle

A method for operating a charging station, including establishing a communication link between the charging station and an electric vehicle; checking, via the communication link, whether a software stored on a processing unit of the electric vehicle has to be updated; and transmitting, as a function of the check, update data for updating the software via the communication link to the electric vehicle with the aid of the charging station so that the software may be updated based on the update data. A charging station, an electric vehicle, a method for operating an electric vehicle, and a computer program, are also described..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Adaptive thermal management of an electric energy storage method and system apparatus

A system, method, and computer-readable storage medium to dynamically manage heat in an electric energy storage system, such as a battery pack or ultra-capacitor pack system in a system or device having a variable electrical loads that may impact performance or life, such as in an electric vehicle.. .

Self-charging electric vehicle and aircraft and wireless energy distribution system

A system and method to provide fast charge and discharge of electrical power without wires between two elements configured to have resonant tuned coils and circuits. The coils are energized by a power source that includes super capacitors, fast charging batteries and oscillating power management system..

Power transmission system of hybrid electric vehicle

A power transmission system of a hybrid electric vehicle uses an engine and a motor/generator as power sources, and includes: a torque converter including a planetary gear set having first, second, and third rotating elements, the first rotating element being selectively connected to a transmission housing, the second rotating element being connected to an engine output shaft of the engine, and the third rotating element being connected to a motor output shaft of the motor/generator; an input device including a first input shaft selectively connected to the motor output shaft through one clutch and a second input shaft that is disposed on a same shaft line as the first input shaft to be selectively connected to the motor output shaft through another clutch; and a shift output device shifting and outputting rotation power of the input device.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Power transmission system of hybrid electric vehicle

A power transmission system of hybrid electric vehicle may include an engine, a motor/generator, an input unit including a first input shaft, a second input shaft separately disposed on a same shaft as the first input shaft and an end portion of the second input shaft selectively connectable with the first input shaft in a state of being directly connected with the output side of the motor/generator, a first middle shaft disposed surrounding the first input shaft without rotational interference with the first input shaft to be selectively connectable with the first input shaft, and a second middle shaft including a hollow shaft and disposed surrounding the second input shaft without rotational interference with the second input shaft to be selectively connectable with the second input shaft, and an output shifter shifting torque of the input unit and outputting the shifted torque.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

System and control of electric vehicle heater

A method for heating a vehicle is disclosed. The method comprises heating coolant with an electric heater and selectively heating the coolant with an engine.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electric vehicle thermal management system with series and parallel structure

electric vehicle thermal management systems and electric vehicles using the thermal management system, are disclosed. A passenger cabin is heated by the heat dissipated from a battery and/or a motor.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Compa Ny Limited

Heating control plug-in hybrid electric vehicle

A heating control apparatus for a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle utilizing an engine and a drive-motor as power sources includes a temperature detecting device for detecting temperature data used to control indoor heating of the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, where an indoor temperature of the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle may be increased by generating a ratio of required heat based on the temperature data, generating an engine-on reference value and an engine-off reference value based on the ratio of required heat, and driving the engine based on the engine-on reference value and the engine-off reference value.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Electric vehicle, server apparatus, and communication information terminal

An electric vehicle includes a power supply part provided with a temperature raising unit, a vehicle compartment environment adjustment part configured to adjust the temperature inside the vehicle, a wireless communication part to communicate with the outside of the vehicle, and a control part. Upon receiving a vehicle compartment environment adjustment command for activating the vehicle compartment environment adjustment part via the wireless communication part, the control part judges whether or not the temperature of the power supply unit exceeds a predefined temperature needed to secure enough electricity to drive the electric vehicle and, if the judgement result is negative, the control part instructs the temperature raising unit to heat up the power supply unit, and sends temperature-raising-unit activation information indicative of the activation of the temperature raising unit, to a communication information terminal, having output the vehicle compartment environment adjustment command, via the wireless communication part..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Method and apparatus of determining performance for battery for mild hybrid electric vehicle

A method for determining performance of a battery for a mild hybrid electric vehicle may include detecting a speed of the mild hybrid electric vehicle, a position value of an accelerator pedal, a position value of a brake pedal, and a state of charge (soc) of the battery, determining whether a regenerative braking condition is satisfied, determining a demand braking amount of a driver, determining a regenerative braking allowance, operating a mild hybrid starter and generator (mhsg) to generate regenerative braking torque corresponding to the regenerative braking allowance, determining a target soc increment amount, determining an actual soc increment amount, and determining that the performance of the battery is deteriorated when a difference in value between the target soc increment amount and the actual soc increment amount is equal to or greater than a reference value.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Battery charging systems and associated methods of use

Various embodiments of a battery charging system are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, an electric vehicle includes a battery charging system, a power source, and a motor.
Faa, Llc

Method and charging multiple energy storage devices

An electric vehicle includes a controller configured to receive sensor feedback from a high voltage storage device and from a low voltage storage device, compare the sensor feedback to operating limits of the respective high and low voltage storage device, determine, based on the comparison a total charging current to the high voltage storage device and to the low voltage storage device and a power split factor of the total charging current to the high voltage device and to the low voltage device, and regulate the total power to the low voltage storage device and the high voltage storage device based on the determination.. .
General Electric Company

Method and charging multiple energy storage devices

An electric vehicle includes a controller configured to receive sensor feedback from a high voltage storage device and from a low voltage storage device, compare the sensor feedback to operating limits of the respective high and low voltage storage device, determine, based on the comparison a total charging current to the high voltage storage device and to the low voltage storage device and a power split factor of the total charging current to the high voltage device and to the low voltage device, and regulate the total power to the low voltage storage device and the high voltage storage device based on the determination.. .
General Electric Company

Power transmission system for hybrid electric vehicle

A power transmission system for a hybrid electric vehicle may include an engine, a planetary gear set, and first and second motor/generators, and transmit rotational power of the engine and rotational power of the second motor/generator to a final reduction gear including a differential through independent paths, respectively, in which a sun gear is directly connected with the first motor/generator through a first motor shaft and selectively connectable with a transmission housing, a planet carrier is directly connected with an input shaft and connected with the transmission housing with a one-way clutch and a torque limiter positioned therebetween, a ring gear is directly connected with a first output gear and connected with a final reduction gear through a first intermediate shaft, and the second motor/generator is directly connected with a second output gear through a second motor shaft and connected with the final reduction gear through a second intermediate shaft.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

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

A battery is provided. The battery includes a cathode; an anode; an interlayer provided between the cathode and the anode; wherein the interlayer includes an electrolytic solution, a polymer compound, and one or more of a polyphosphate salt, a melamine salt, a metal hydroxide, and a metal hydrate..
Sony Corporation

Battery, electronic device, electric vehicle, electrical storage device, electrical storage system and wearable terminal

A battery is provided including a battery cell having main top and bottom surfaces, and a plurality of side surfaces; and at least one resin section including a cured resin that covers at least three of the plurality of side surfaces of the battery cell, but that does not cover substantially all of the top and bottom surfaces of the battery cell.. .
Sony Corporation

Electric vehicle distributed intelligence

The present disclosure provides system and methods for electric vehicle distributed intelligence. A system may determine scheduled charging times and scheduled charging locations to charge electric vehicles.
Accenture Global Services Limited

Exchangeable batteries for use by electric vehicles

An electric vehicle including an electric motor is provided. The electric vehicle having a receptacle slot integrated in the electric vehicle, and the receptacle slot providing a connection for providing power to the electric motor.
Emerging Automotive, Llc

Fast charging home system for an electric vehicle

A system for fast charging an electric vehicle includes a power plug, a charger, a stationary battery, a dc/dc converter, at least one dc fast charge connector and a control unit. The power plug may be a plug which is operatively configured to engage with a standard 120v power source or a 240v power source.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Rapid charging electric vehicle and rapid charging

An electric vehicle is provided. The electric vehicle includes an electric battery powering a drive system of the vehicle.
Lightening Energy

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

There is provided a secondary battery including a cathode, an anode including an anode active material layer and a coating film, and an electrolytic solution. The anode active material layer includes a titanium-containing compound, and a surface of the anode active material layer is coated with the coating film.
Hydro-quebec

Vehicle maintenance manager

A method and system are provided for managing maintenance services performed on a vehicle. A service provider system receives a request from an on-board vehicle diagnostic system for charging or replacement of a battery of a rechargeable electric vehicle.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

System and tracking and storing battery data, and utilizing the data to appropriately match batteries upon swapping

A system and method for monitoring the health of smart battery packs in an electric vehicle and determining when one or more of the smart battery packs needs to be replaced. In addition, the system and method locate optimal smart battery packs to exchange with the one or more battery packs that need to be replaced..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Active vibration reduction control hybrid electric vehicle and method thereof

An active vibration reduction control apparatus for a hybrid electric vehicle includes: a reference signal generator generating a reference signal and a first phase based on a first rotational angle of a first motor; a vibration extractor extracting a vibration signal from a second motor; a coefficient determiner determining a filter coefficient which minimizes a phase difference between the reference signal and the vibration signal; a phase determiner detecting a second phase which corresponds to the phase difference using a first speed signal of the first motor and the filter coefficient; a phase deviation amount detector detecting a third phase for compensating for a phase delay; and a synchronization signal generator generating an antiphase signal of a shape of an actual vibration in order to determine a compensating force of the first motor.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Personal electric vehicle mount

An apparatus for an amusement park includes a mounting device for use in a transportation vehicle in the amusement park, wherein the mounting device is configured to retain a personal electric vehicle (pev). The apparatus for the amusement park also includes a base assembly of the mounting device configured to secure the mounting device to a floor of the transportation vehicle.
Universal City Studios Llc

Split electric vehicle (ev) battery including both a replaceable and fixed portion

A battery for a vehicle having a fixed battery pack and a replaceable battery pack. The replaceable battery pack has electronic or mechanical locks to semi-temporarily hold the replaceable battery pack in place.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Charging control electric vehicle and billing system using the same

An ev charging control apparatus may include a controller receiving a charging approval message for an ev from a charging management server, starting a charging to the ev in response to the charging approval message, measuring and accumulating an amount of energy charged to the ev, recognizing a charging termination operation from a user of the ev or the ev, and deriving charging information based on the amount of energy charged in response to the charging termination operation, and a short-range wireless communication module establishing a connection with a short-range wireless communication module mounted on the ev, and transmitting the charging information to the ev. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Fast charging system for electric vehicles

The embodiments described and claimed herein are apparatus, systems, and methods for charging an electric vehicle at a stationary service station. In one embodiment, the service station includes a power generation component including at least one fuel cell, a fuel supply component for supplying fuel to the power generation component, a charging component including at least one customer charging station, and a control component for controlling and monitoring the other components and for providing accounting and billing functions..

Electric vehicle

In an electric vehicle, a power supplier includes a software type condenser charging circuit and a hardware type condenser charging circuit. The software capacitor charging circuit operates when a controller controls the software type condenser charging circuit while monitoring a voltage between opposite ends at an initial charging stage.
Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.

Universal weather-proofed multi-port device charger for use with various power sources

A universal charging device is disclosed. The device is configured to enable a user to charge a wide variety of mobile, battery-powered devices directly from any motor vehicle or electric vehicle battery.

Electrolyte, battery, battery pack, electronic apparatus, electric vehicle, power storage apparatus, and power system

[solving means] a battery includes: a positive electrode; a negative electrode; and an electrolyte. The electrolyte contains an electrolyte solution, and a polymer compound holding the electrolyte solution.
Sony Corporation

Low-floor electric vehicle

The invention provides for a high occupancy or heavy-duty vehicle with a battery propulsion power source, which may include lithium titanate batteries. The vehicle may be all-battery or may be a hybrid, and may have a composite body.
Proterra Inc.

Electric vehicle sound enhancement systems and methods

An audio system of a vehicle includes: an acceleration state module that sets an acceleration state signal to a first state when a longitudinal acceleration of the vehicle is greater than a first predetermined acceleration, where the first predetermined acceleration is positive; a sound control module that selectively sets audio characteristics for an acceleration event in response to determinations that all of: (i) the acceleration state signal is in the first state; (ii) an electric motor is outputting positive torque to a powertrain of the vehicle; and (iii) a driver is applying pressure to an accelerator pedal; and an audio driver module that, based on the audio characteristics, applies power to speakers to output sound within a passenger cabin of the vehicle.. .
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Dynamic allocation of power modules for charging electric vehicles

Dynamic allocation of power modules for charging electric vehicles is described herein. The charging system includes multiple dispensers that each include one or more power modules that can supply power to any one of the dispensers at a time.
Chargepoint, Inc.

Matrix-type flexible charging pile and a charging method capable of dynamically allocating power

A matrix-type flexible charging pile and a charging method capable of dynamically allocating power are disclosed in the present invention, and the method comprises the steps of: s1, connecting each charging terminal to a corresponding electric vehicle; s2, receiving a charging power demand of the electric vehicle and comparing the charging power demand; s3, calculating the number of charging modules required to be additionally allocated to the present dc-bus and delivering it to a matrix controller; and s4, allocating the required number of charging modules in a dynamic power region to the corresponding dc bus and switching the module communication line to a corresponding communication bus synchronously. The implementation of the charging method capable of dynamically allocating power can satisfy the electric vehicle charging demands for different energy storage capacities and different charging rates, as well as improve the conversion efficiency and the utilization rate of the charging device further..
Shenzhen Auto Electric Power Plant Co., Ltd

Electric vehicle charging station dynamically responding to power limit messages based on a recent history of power provided

An electric vehicle charging station charging electric vehicles dynamically responds to power limit messages. The charging station includes a charging port that is configured to electrically connect to an electric vehicle to provide power to charge that electric vehicle.
Chargepoint, Inc.

In-cable control box mounted on electric vehicle charging cable and charging electric vehicle using the same

An in-cable control box (iccb) mounted on an electric vehicle (ev) charging cable, which performs conductive charging for an ev as connected to a power outlet and an inlet of the ev, includes at least one processor, a first communication module, a second communication module, and a memory storing instructions executed by the at least one processor. Also, the instructions are configured to cause the first communication module to collect information on an ev by communicating with an electric vehicle communication controller (evcc) of the ev; and cause the second communication module to transmit the information on the ev to a supply equipment communication controller (secc).
Kia Motors Corporation

Wireless power transfer electric vehicle based on auxiliary battery status and electric vehicle for the same

A wireless power transfer (wpt) method based on a state of an auxiliary battery and an electric vehicle (ev) for the same includes receiving, by an ev charging apparatus, a wireless jump start request message from a user terminal; transmitting, by the ev charging apparatus, a primary jump start power according to the wireless jump start request message to the ev; driving an auxiliary power supply device provided in the ev by a secondary jump start power induced by the primary jump start power; driving a controller of the ev based on a preset power outputted from the auxiliary power supply device; and charging, by the controller of the ev, an auxiliary battery of the ev.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Battery pack, battery charging station, and charging method

Various techniques described herein relate to battery packs of electric vehicles, batteries, and battery charging systems. Batteries may comprise a plurality of battery modules, wherein each battery module may be provided with one or more battery cells, and the plurality of battery modules may be connected in series when providing electric power output.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Power conversion device for electric vehicle

A power conversion device includes a main battery, an auxiliary battery, an inverter circuit, a high-voltage wiring, a smoothing capacitor, a main wiring, a subsidiary wiring, a dc-dc converter and a controller. The dc-dc converter is connected to a high-potential wire of the main wiring, a low-potential wire of the main wiring, a high-potential wire of the subsidiary wiring, a low-potential wire of the subsidiary wiring, the high-potential wire of the high-voltage wiring and the low-potential wire of the high-voltage wiring.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Power storage module, power storage apparatus, power storage system, control method, electronic apparatus, electric vehicle, and electric power system

A power storage apparatus includes a plurality of power storage modules connected in series and a control apparatus that controls each power storage module. The power storage module includes a battery section, a controller, a communication unit, a first insulator that insulates the controller from the communication unit, and a second insulator having a withstand voltage higher than a withstand voltage of the first insulator.
Sony Corporation

Integrated coolant bottle assembly

An integrated coolant bottle assembly includes a reservoir configured for use in a thermal system. Examples of such thermal systems include a cooling/heating system of a battery powered electric vehicle, electric power generators (e.g., motor-based systems), other physical plant installations, etc.
Tesla, Inc.

System and guiding route of electric vehicle

An electric vehicle route guide system includes: a location sensor that measures a current location of an electric vehicle; a roadmap storage having link information and node information for providing a running route; a route calculator that searches for a route having a smallest total value of a compensation link cost that is generated by adding a time link cost in consideration of a running time to an energy-based link cost on each link basis from a departure point to a destination as an optimal energy route; a display that displays information for route guide of the optimal energy route; and a controller that controls operations of the location sensor, the roadmap storage, the route calculator, and the display for the search and route guide through a navigation program.. .
Hyundai Mnsoft, Inc.

Electric charging of electric vehicles by adapter for signal conversion

An adapter having a chademo socket on its input side for receiving a charging station connector of a chademo charging station, a ccs connector on its output side for connection to an electric vehicle, and an electronic circuit logic which embeds signal states entering via the chademo socket into a can message and to provide them as an output signal.. .
Volkswagen Ag

Charging control electric vehicle

A charging control method for an electric vehicle is provided. The method uses a vehicle charging device that includes a power factor correction circuit (pfc) and a dc/dc converter.
Kia Motors Corporation

Under body for electric vehicle

An under body may include a side sill inside front panel bent similar to the side sill inside panel to connect a front end portion of the side sill inside panel with a dash panel to be bonded to each other; a front side member connecting member connected with a bottom surface of the dash panel and a rear end portion of a front side member while being bonded to an inside surface of the side sill inside front panel; a side sill inside rear panel configured to connect a rear end portion of the side sill inside panel with a rear side member to be bonded to each other; and a rear side member connecting member configured to connect a bottom end portion of the side sill inside rear panel with a front inside surface of a rear side member to be bonded to each other.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Device and detecting an object within a wireless charging region

An assembly and method are provided for detecting an object within a wireless charging region of an electric vehicle. The method includes applying by a controller, a voltage to the wireless charging region to generate a capacitance value and measuring by the controller, the capacitance value of an electromagnetic shield disposed on the underside of the vehicle.
Kia Motors Corporation

Electric vehicle fast charging station with solar energy system and it's method

A high power ev fast charging station with solar energy system (evfcs-ses) having a hv dc bus, several evfcs-ses cells connecting in parallel and with their universal battery interfaces, and a storage battery system provides the following functions: solar energy generation; solar energy generation plus a direct storage battery charging; high power ev fast charging with either solar energy or storage battery or ac grid power. These functions enable evfcs-ses system to charge any ev battery with solar energy in minutes, convert solar energy to ac grid power, and supply electricity to building loads at same time.

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 sulfuric acid compound represented by xn+[m(rf)a(cn)b(so4)c]m−, where xn+ is an ion such as a metal ion, m is an element such as a transition metal element, rf is a group such as a fluorine group, a is an integer of 0 to 4, b is an integer of 0 to 5, c is an integer of 1 to 4, m is an integer of 1 to 3, and n is an integer of 1 or 2. The cathode, the anode, and the electrolytic solution are provided inside a film-like outer package member..
Sony Corporation

Lithium sulfur batteries and electrolytes and sulfur cathodes thereof

Lithium sulfur battery cells that use water as an electrolyte solvent provide significant cost reductions. Electrolytes for the battery cells may include water solvent for maintaining electroactive sulfur species in solution during cell discharge and a sufficient amount of a cycle life-enhancing compound that facilitates charging at the cathode.
Polyplus Battery Company

Two-wheel electric vehicle

The present invention relates to a two-wheel electric vehicle, comprising: a frame (1); a housing (3) connected to the frame (1); one front wheel (2) and one rear wheel (6); and a gyroscope device (5), the gyroscope device (5) comprises a flywheel (13); and a control system (10), the control system (10) controlling a precession angular speed of the flywheel (13) within a period during which the two-wheel electric vehicle is started but does not run, a period during which the two-wheel electric vehicle runs normally or a period during which the two-wheel electric vehicle steers, to keep balance of a vehicle body. The two-wheel electric vehicles solves the technical problem existing in the prior art of poor stability of the two-wheel electric vehicle..
Beijing Lingyun Technology Co. Ltd.

Multiple evse installation with power sharing system for evse pairs sharing a circuit breaker

A multiple evse installation employs a power sharing system for evse pairs which share a common circuit breaker. When only one evse is connected to an electric vehicle for charging, the connected evse is allowed to charge at full capacity.
Control Module, Inc.

Systems and methods for integration of electric vehicle charging stations with photovoltaic, wind, hydro, thermal and other alternative energy generation equipment

In accordance with one aspect of the embodiments described herein, there are provided systems and methods for integration of electric vehicle charging stations with photovoltaic, wind, hydro, thermal and other alternative energy generation equipment. In various embodiments, the aforesaid integration is used to perform balancing of the electrical power generated by the aforesaid photovoltaic, wind, hydro, thermal and other alternative energy generation equipment and the electrical power consumed by the aforesaid evse equipment.
Electric Motor Werks, Inc.

Coil alignment method and electric vehicle wireless power transfer apparatus using the same

A coil alignment method performed in a coil alignment apparatus coupled to a va controller includes: sensing magnetic field intensities induced from a ground assembly (ga) coil through a first auxiliary coil and a second auxiliary coil which are fixedly coupled to a va coil; comparing a first magnetic field intensity sensed through the first auxiliary coil with a second magnetic field intensity sensed through the second auxiliary coil; moving the va coil or the ga coil to a position where there is a predetermined difference or less between the first magnetic field intensity and the second magnetic field intensity; and moving at least one of the va coil and the ga coil in a direction facing each other, so that a center point of the va coil and a center point of the ga coil are located within a shortest distance of each other or within a certain error range of the shortest distance, while maintaining the predetermined difference or less between the first magnetic field intensity and the second magnetic field intensity.. .
Konkuk University Industrial Cooperation Corp.

Charging device for an energy store of an electric vehicle

A charging device for an energy store of an electrically driven vehicle, which includes a charging plug for transmitting an electrical charge to the energy store of the motor vehicle, a charging line for connecting the charging plug to a power grid, and a charging pillar with a docking station for receiving the charging plug when it is not in use and for connecting the charging line to the power grid. A cooling device for cooling the charging plug is arranged in the docking station..
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

Charging apparatus with status indication

A charging apparatus with status indication for charging an electric vehicle. The charging apparatus includes a power supply device and a coupler.
Greatlink Electronics Taiwan Ltd.

Securized and portable electric vehicle charger

An electric vehicle supply equipment (evse) having ability to charge electric vehicle from indoor located 208-240v outlets. The evse comprises a flattened armored cable to securely transmit electrical power to outdoor location from indoor located electrical source.

Solar energy based mobile electric vehicle fast charger system

A solar energy based mobile ev fast charger (se-mevfc) system comprising a mobile ev fast charger system installed in the service track for providing ev charging service and a stationary solar energy generation system located in the charging station as power source for recharging mobile on-board storage battery, offers ev charging servicers for evs where they stranded on the road or in remote area. The se-mevfc system has following unique features: (1) since it has universal battery interface, it can charge any ev battery; (2) since its energy source comes from solar energy based ev charging station, it provides 100% pollution free ev charging service; (3) since it is high power battery charger system, ev battery can be fully charged in minutes rather than hours, unlike those of prior art that use gasoline based generators to generate ac power and relies on low power ev on-board charger (obc) to charge ev battery, namely, for over 2 hours charging time getting about 10 miles driving range.

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes: a motor configured to drive a wheel; a smoothing capacitor provided within a power supply circuit that supplies electric power to the motor; a processor configured to perform a discharge process when the electric vehicle crashes, the discharge process discharging the smoothing capacitor by controlling the power supply circuit; a power source connected to each of a plurality of electric loads including the processor via a corresponding fuse; a relay circuit electrically connected between the power source and the processor and configured to be driven to electrically connect between the power source and the processor in response to a relay drive signal outputted from the processor; and a holding circuit configured to temporarily hold the relay circuit in a driven state when the processor quits outputting the relay drive signal.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Power conversion system

A power conversion system includes an ac to dc conversion circuit, a voltage detector, a step-down chopper circuit, a power conversion device for auxiliary power sources, and a control unit. The ac to dc conversion circuit converts ac power supplied from overhead wires via a transformer into dc power.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba



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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