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new patent 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


new patent 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


new patent 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


new patent 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


new patent 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

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

A battery includes: a positive electrode; a negative electrode; and an electrolyte. At least one of the electrolyte and the negative electrode contains an aluminum hydroxide, at least a part of a surface of the aluminum hydroxide being modified..
Sony Corporation

Systems and methods for wireless charging stations

Block chain based, decentralized transaction settlement systems and methods for wireless electric vehicle charging stations which enables real-time monitoring of electric vehicle charging demand for distribution system managers. The system is operable to enable easy implementation of rebate programs for electric vehicle owners, as well as charging station owners, and provides a secure, cost efficient, and transparent transaction settlement system using block chain software technology..
Sichuan Energy Internet Research Institute, Tsinghua University

Response amplitude modification for hybrid electric vehicle misfire detections

Misfire detection techniques for a hybrid electric vehicle (hev) including an internal combustion engine and an electric motor involve utilizing a crankshaft speed sensor configured to generate a crankshaft speed signal indicative of a rotational speed of a crankshaft of the engine that is coupled to the electric motor via a flywheel. The techniques also utilize a controller configured to control the electric motor to provide a vibrational response to dampen disturbances to the crankshaft, receive the crankshaft speed signal, selectively modify the crankshaft speed signal to obtain a modified crankshaft speed signal, and detect a misfire of the engine based on the modified crankshaft speed signal and a set of thresholds including at least one of a negative misfire threshold and a positive vibrational response threshold..

Robot assisted modular battery interchanging system

Systems and apparatus for a robotic charging station for charging a battery of an electric vehicle. A semi-autonomous portable robot is programmed to interchange depleted rechargeable batteries disposed in an electric or hybrid vehicle.
Ample Inc.

Control swappable battery pack set applied to electric vehicle

A control method for a swappable battery pack set of electric vehicles (evs), wherein each of the evs has a main battery pack set and at least a swappable battery pack set simultaneously. The control method comprises the following process of uninstalling the swappable battery pack set from a first ev, before charging the swappable battery pack set; executing a charge unlocking procedure, before charging the swappable battery pack set; executing a charge locking procedure, after charging the swappable battery pack set; and installing the swappable battery pack set to a second ev after executing the charge locking procedure..

Variable wakeup of a high-voltage charger based on low-voltage system parameters

A method of operating a vehicular system includes charging, by a controller and via an electric vehicle charge station, a low-voltage battery when a module powered by the low-voltage battery is awake and an soc of the low-voltage battery is less than a threshold; and in response to the soc exceeding the threshold, commanding by the controller the module to enter a sleep mode for a sleep duration defined by a power usage of the module such that as the power usage changes, the sleep duration changes.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Self-limiting active discharge circuit for electric vehicle inverter

A dc link capacitor coupled to positive and negative dc busses between a high voltage dc source and an electric vehicle inverter is quickly discharged during a shutdown. An active discharge circuit connected across the link capacitor has a discharge resistor in series with a discharge switch.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Methods and systems for aging a fuel tank in a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle

Methods and systems are provided for aging a new plastic fuel tank in a vehicle. In one example, during a plug-in event to recharge a battery of the vehicle, the fuel tank is isolated and the fuel pump is actuated to agitate fuel within the tank and increase fuel vapors until the plastic fuel tank becomes aged to a predetermined degree by fuel vapors generated therein.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Discrete power switching devices with reduced common source inductance

Routing of a gate signal for controlling a discrete power switching device (such as in an inverter for an electric vehicle drive) is configured to compensate for the common source inductance inherent in the switching device as a result of its integrated circuit packaging. The power device has a gate signal path via a gate pin and a power signal path via first and second power pins, wherein the gate signal path and the power signal path have a first mutual inductance.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

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

A power storage module includes: a battery block group including a plurality of battery cells; a connecting terminal portion joined to terminal surfaces of the plurality of battery cells; and a heat conductive material arranged in a manner contacting the connecting terminal portion. The heat conductive material includes at least any member of a plurality of interspersed members or a member having a clearance.
Sony Corporation

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

A secondary battery, includes: a cathode; an anode; and an electrolytic solution including a sulfuric acid compound represented by xn+[m(rf)a(cn)b(so4)c]m−, where xn+ is one of ions such as a metal ion, m is one of elements such as transition metal elements, rf is one of groups such as a fluorine group (—f), 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, where one or more of rf's are a monovalent fluorinated hydrocarbon group in a case where x=lithium (li), m=boron (b), a=2, b=0, and c=1 are satisfied.. .
Sony Corporation

Dielectric film, film capacitor and combination type capacitor using same, inverter, and electric vehicle

There are provided a dielectric film which is excellent in heat resistance and is capable of improvement in breakdown field, a film capacitor and a combination type capacitor using the dielectric film, an inverter, and an electric vehicle. A film capacitor having excellent heat resistance and high breakdown field is obtained by producing a film capacitor that uses a dielectric film comprising an organic resin and a plurality of fine particles containing a metal element, an average of diameters of the fine particles falling in a range of 0.5 nm to 50 nm.
Kyocera Corporation

Method and device for controlling an electric or a hybrid electric vehicle

A method is provided for controlling electrical components in a vehicle including multiple traction voltage systems, wherein each traction voltage system includes at least one electrical component, and which electrical component has the same function in each traction voltage system, the method involving the steps of monitoring and registering the state of health of each electrical component over time; predicting a predetermined parameter for each electrical component, which parameter is related to a future operating state inhibiting the use of the components; determining a control strategy for each electrical component based on the state of health of the electrical components to balance the parameters towards a common value; and controlling the electrical components based on the determined control strategy.. .
Volvo Truck Corporation

Systems, methods, and apparatus related to wireless charging management

Various systems, methods, and apparatuses for operating a wireless charging device in an electric vehicle are disclosed. One method includes detecting a system fault indicative of one or more faults in the wireless charging device in the electric vehicle or in the transmitter.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Control method and control unit for adapting a velocity of the pushing aid of an electric bicycle

A control method comprises at least one detection of activation of the pushing aid. When activation is detected, in the subsequent step a velocity of the electric vehicle and/or a constant starting torque are/is generated by actuation of the electric motor.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Self-balancing electric vehicle with strain-based controls

A self-balancing electric vehicle may include an elongate platform having a first foot placement section and a second foot placement section rigidly coupled to each other, a first and second wheel being respectively coupled to opposite ends of the platform. Rider presence and turning intentions may be determined based on strain induced in the platform by the rider.
Focus Designs Inc.

Vehicle rider detection using strain gauges

An electric vehicle may include a board having two deck portions each configured to receive a foot of a rider, and a wheel assembly disposed between the deck portions. A motor assembly may drive the wheel assembly in response to board orientation and rider presence information.
Future Motion, Inc.

Wheel beam type axleless vehicle frame

The present application discloses a wheel beam type axleless vehicle frame that comprises five sections in sequence from front to back, including a front hanging rack, a front wheel carrier, an intermediate coupling rack, a rear wheel carrier, and a rear hanging rack. Every two adjacent sections amongst the five sections are manufactured and connected in a unified and standardized integrated mode; a modular combination structure is used; and the five sections, which are independent respectively, may be assembled and adjusted according to requirements, and have sufficient strength and stiffness as well as completely independent interchangeability.
Shanghai Lunliang Mechanical And Electrical Science-technology Co., Ltd

Apparatus and controlling ldc in electric vehicle

An apparatus and a method are provided for controlling a low dc-dc converter (ldc) in an electric vehicle by prioritizing respective controllers, connecting the controllers in series in ascending order according to priority, and determining a command voltage of the ldc on the basis of output voltages of the respective controllers. Accordingly, even when a controller with a highest priority is operating, controllers of lower priority continue operating.
Kia Motors Corporation

An apparatus and system for providing a secondary power source for an electric vehicle

An apparatus for providing a secondary power source for an electric vehicle, the apparatus attachable to the electric vehicle and having at least one secondary electrical power storage unit for storing electrical energy for delivery to the electric vehicle as required to replace the primary power source, a power connection assembly to connect the at least one secondary power source to the electric vehicle and a control system to control supply to the electric vehicle.. .

Wind turbine energy tube battery charging system for a vehicle

The present application discloses wind-powered charging systems and methods for an electric vehicle. The present system can be located within tube structure on the interior of a vehicle and can comprises one or more intake ports such that, when the car is in motion, air flows into the intake ports.

Intelligent power module, electric vehicle or hybrid vehicle, and assembling intelligent power module

An intelligent power module includes: a heat radiation device; an attachment frame disposed on a mounting surface of the heat radiation device; a power semiconductor module mounted on the attachment frame and configured to seal a semiconductor device; and a drive circuit part mounted on the power semiconductor module via a heat insulating sheet and configured to drive the power semiconductor module.. .
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Method of pairing a transmitter and receiver of a wireless charging system and performing same

A wireless charging system, such as one used to charge electric vehicles, includes a number of charging stations. As a vehicle approaches the charging stations it transmits a signal commanding all of the charging station to transmit a magnetic station identification signal, each having a unique pulse pattern, through its source coil.
Delphi Technologies, Inc.

Thermal malfunction detector for electric vehicle

Systems, devices, and methods for thermal malfunction detection in a liquid cooled vehicle battery are disclosed herein. Systems can include a housing enclosing at least a portion of one or more electrochemical cells, a flow path at least partially disposed within the housing and at least partially in thermal contact with at least a portion of the one or more electrochemical cells, and a thermal malfunction detector disposed at least partially within the flow path.
Faraday&future Inc.

Secondary cell, manufacturing secondary cell, positive electrode for secondary cells, manufacturing positive electrode for secondary cells, battery pack, electronic device, and electric vehicle

A secondary cell with a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte, the positive electrode containing insoluble sulfur.. .
Sony Corporation

Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode including a positive electrode mix layer, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode mix layer contains a lithium transition metal oxide containing zirconium (zr) and also contains a phosphate compound.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Wireless charging pad having coolant assembly

A charging pad for an electric vehicle includes a coolant assembly, a magnetics assembly, and an electronics assembly. The coolant assembly has a top wall and a bottom wall which form a coolant channel for circulating coolant through the coolant assembly.
Lear Corporation

Charging and discharging scheduling electric vehicles in microgrid under time-of-use price

A charging and discharging scheduling method for electric vehicles in microgrid under time-of-use price includes: determining the system structure of the microgrid and the characters of each unit; establishing the optimal scheduling objective function of the microgrid considering the depreciation cost of the electric vehicle (ev) battery under time-of-use price; determining the constraints of each distributed generator and ev battery, and forming an optimal scheduling model of the microgrid together with the optimal scheduling objective function of the microgrid; determining the amount, starting and ending time, starting and ending charge state, and other basic calculating data of the ev accessing the microgrid under time-of-use price; determining the charge and discharge power of the ev when accessing the grid, by solving the optimal scheduling model of the microgrid with a particle swarm optimization algorithm.. .
Hefei University Of Technology

Automatic electric ground service equipment parking bay monitoring system

A parking bay monitoring system for electric vehicles includes a main unit for each parking bay, a router being housed in the main unit and connects to a network, at least one digital camera mounted in a position to take digital images of a parking bay, wherein the digital images are transmitted via the router to a central server for analysis by a visual recognition framework to generate a detection result. The system further includes a charging unit, wherein real time data relating to charging is logged and transmitted to the central server, wherein an occupancy status for each parking bay is generated based on the detection result and said data.
Hong Kong Productivity Council

Switched high-voltage sampling circuit for electric vehicles

A sampling circuit monitors a high voltage level in an electric vehicle drive. A resistor ladder receives a drive voltage to be sampled and provides sufficient isolation to allow use of low cost switching devices.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Air-conditioner working fluid for electric vehicle and air-conditioner working fluid composition for electric vehicle

There are provided an air-conditioner working fluid for electric vehicle providing sufficient cycle performance in practical use in an electric vehicle, in particular, sufficient cycle performance also in the heating time, while suppressing influence on global warming, and usable without greatly changing an air-conditioner device for a conventional working fluid, for example, hfc-134a or hfo-1234yf, and an air-conditioner working fluid composition for electric vehicle containing the same. The air-conditioner working fluid for electric vehicle contains trifluoroethylene, difluoromethane and 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene, wherein a percentage of a total amount of trifluoroethylene, difluoromethane and 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene with respect to a total amount of the working fluid is more than 90 mass % and 100 mass % or less..
Denso Corporation

Circuit for protecting battery for electric vehicle and driving method thereof

A circuit for protecting a battery for an electric vehicle includes a high voltage battery configured to output a dc voltage, an inverter configured to selectively receive the dc voltage from the high voltage battery and invert the dc voltage into an ac voltage when the inverter receives the dc voltage, a relay disposed between the high voltage battery and the inverter and configured to selectively block the dc voltage from the high voltage battery to the inverter, and a battery management system including a microchip configured to output a main relay control signal for controlling the relay. The battery management system is configured to receive the dc voltage from the high voltage battery, and output a voltage relay control signal controlling the relay separately from the control by the microchip..
Kia Motors Corporation

Charge gun, electric vehicle supply equipment, and electric vehicle charging method thereof

A charge gun and an electric vehicle supply equipment (evse) are provided. The charge gun includes at least one charging terminal, a ground terminal, a control pilot terminal and an over temperature detecting circuit.
Delta Electronics, Inc.

Air conditioning system for an electric transport vehicle

An air conditioning system for an electric transport vehicle supplied by an electrical supply network includes at least one actuator for the production of heat or cold, and a regulator configured in order to generate at least one operating command applied to the at least one actuator as a function of values for parameters representing the climatic conditions, the actuator delivering an average power over a predetermined time period. The regulator are configured in order to generate at least one operating command applied to at least one actuator as a function moreover of the value for a parameter relating to at least one electric transport vehicle supplied by the electrical supply network, the value for the parameter indicating that electrical energy is consumed by the at least one electric transport vehicle or that electrical energy is produced by the at least one electric vehicle..
Faiveley Transport Tours

System and charging of electric vehicle

Disclosed is a system and method for controlling charging of an electric vehicle. The system captures metadata and at least one input value from a user device present in a charging location.

Hybrid electric vehicle engine cranking

A system for a vehicle includes an electric machine configured to transfer power between an engine and traction battery, an auxiliary battery electrically connected with and isolated from the traction battery, and a controller programmed to, after receiving an engine start request, initiate an engine start using the batteries in response to available traction battery power being below a threshold, and initiate the engine start using the traction battery but not the auxiliary battery otherwise.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle is provided with a highly simple and convenient structure for detachably retaining a battery, and enabling the vehicle to be lifted by hand. A battery case of the electric vehicle includes an upper extension (80f, 80g) including an upper member (80g) configured to be gripped by a hand for lifting the vehicle, and defining a gripping space (112) for receiving the hand between an upper surface of the battery received in the battery case and the upper member, and a latching structure (102, 106, 120) is provided between an upper part of the battery and an opposing part of the battery case, the latching structure including an operating member (104) positioned inside the gripping space..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Control system for a hybrid-electric vehicle

A hybrid-electric vehicle includes a power system, a controller, a driver seat, a passenger seat, a back seat, and sensors. The controller is in communication with the sensors and the power system.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Hybrid electric vehicle creep control

A vehicle includes an engine, and a transmission including a torque converter having an impeller. The vehicle further includes an electric machine configured to provide drive torque to the impeller.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes front and rear wheels, a battery, an electric motor that drives at least one of the front and rear wheels, an accelerator, and a mode shift operator that is operated by a user in order to switch drive modes. The electric vehicle includes a driving force characteristics setter that sets, for each of the plurality of drive modes, driving force characteristics which are characteristics of an accelerator opening degree and a target motor driving force for the rotational speed of the electric motor.
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

Pulse modulation for driving an electric vehicle drive and for harvesting energy

A vehicle with electric drive can employ a pulse width modulation technique to govern the amount of drive power provided to the vehicles wheels while also governing the charging power supplied to the storage device. For example, an electric motor, generator, and a drive shaft can all be linked such that when one spins, they all spin.

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle (1) includes, a chassis (10), a pair of front (21, 31) and rear wheels (22, 32) provided on a right side of the chassis (10) and a pair of front (21, 31) and rear wheels (22, 32) provided on a left side of the chassis (10), two motors (41r, 41l) that drive any of the right and left front wheels (21, 31) or the right and left rear wheels (22, 32), a sprocket (21b, 22b, 31b, 32b) and a belt (23, 33) serving as a power transmission member transmitting power between the front and rear wheels of each pair, and a battery (40) that supplies power to the electric motors (41r, 41l). Changing of a direction or turning of the electric vehicle (1) is performed by changing the rotational speed or a rotation direction by gearboxes (43r, 43l) for the power from the electric motors (41r, 41l)..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Ground charging system module

A charging module for an electric vehicle includes an enclosure having a plurality of sides and an at least partially open top, the enclosure defining a hollow interior; a conductor rail disposed in the at least partially open top of the enclosure, the conductor rail being configured to be placed in electric communication with an electrical power source; and at least one external insulator disposed in the at least partially open top of the enclosure adjacent to the conductor rail. The at least one external insulator is disposed between the conductor rail and at least one of the sides of the enclosure.
Transtech Of South Carolina, Inc.

Power transmitter, power receiver, and wireless charging system

A power transmitter provided according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes a high-frequency power source device, a power transmitting unit, and a transmitter-side controller. The high-frequency power source device generates high-frequency power.
Daihen Corporation

Method and system for diagnosing an active grill shutter system fault in a hybrid electric vehicle

A method is provided for diagnosing an ags system fault in a hybrid electric vehicle. That method includes validating shutter movement and inferring shutter position based upon stall current of a shutter drive motor and current drawn by an hev traction motor.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Solar panel mounting apparatus and system

An aspect of the present disclosure provides solar panel mounting and charging system comprising a hub and a girder assembly. The hub may comprise a plurality of attachment points on its exterior.

Soft-switching bidirectional phase-shift converter with extended load range

The present invention discloses a soft-switching bidirectional phase-shift converter with an extended load range, which is in particularly applicable to system for the fast charging of electric vehicles in various occasions, comprising an inverter bridge, a rectifier bridge, a transformer connected between the output side of the inverter bridge and the input side of the rectifier bridge, and an equivalent inductor representing the leakage inductance of a primary side of the transformer, wherein a dc input voltage is applied to the input side of the inverter bridge, and an output load is connected to the output side of the rectifier bridge. The phase-shift converter provided by the present invention is applicable to light-load cases, without influencing the operation in heavy-load cases, so the available load range of the present charger is extended compared to conventional phase shift converters..
Hong Kong Productivity Council

Rotor for an electric motor, electric motor, drive for a vehicle, and hybrid or electric vehicle

A rotor for an electric motor which includes permanent magnets is formed so that the possibility of demagnetization of the permanent magnets is reduced. The rotor has at least one permanent magnet embedded in a magnetically conductive rotor core, and at least one flux path in the rotor core, for a magnetic flux caused by a magnetic stator field generated by a stator of the electric motor.
Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

Sleeve for socket contact, connector using the sleeve, and manufacturing method

Disclosed is a sleeve for a female contact, its method of manufacture, and also a connector using the sleeve. The sleeve is provided with a first end and a second end presenting, respectively, a rotary symmetry around a common axis, the ends being inter-connected by a plurality of contact blades.
Eaxtron (sarl)

Fuel composition

Use of a liquid fuel composition comprising (a) a gasoline base fuel and (b) from 0.5 to 50% v/v of naphtha as a fuel for a spark ignition internal combustion engine, wherein the spark ignition internal combustion engine is comprised within the powertrain of a hybrid electric vehicle.. .
Shell Oil Company

Electric vehicle central shaft torque sensing system

An electric bicycle central shaft torque sensing system, comprising a central shaft, a strain sleeve, a pedalling force output portion, a torque sensor and a five-way piece, one end of the strain sleeve being fixed on the five-way piece via a bearing and connected to the pedalling force output portion, another end being sleeved on the central shaft and fixedly connected thereto, an inner surface of the strain sleeve fitting with an outer surface of the central shaft, an outer surface of the strain sleeve being adhered to the torque sensor, the torque sensor transmitting a signal to a controller via a signal transmitter, the controller controlling motor output. The present invention prevents the current widespread phenomenon of unbalanced left/right foot detection during measurement by a torque sensing system.
Taicang Rongchi Motor Co., Ltd

Method and parking lot management

Systems and methods for associating a parking lot parking entry event and a parking lot electric vehicle charging event allow a single payment to be calculated for parking and electric vehicle charging. An admittance identification associated with a parking lot entry event is read using an electric vehicle charging control device of a parking lot.

System and contacting vehicle via electric vehicle supply equipment

A method and system of notifications for an electric vehicle are provided. A method of notification includes receiving, from an electric vehicle supply equipment (evse), a charge for a first vehicle.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

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

Onboard battery charging system

Unique systems, methods, techniques and apparatuses of onboard battery charger systems are disclosed. One exemplary embodiment is a battery charging system comprising an isolation device and an electric vehicle charger.

Controlling batteries for electric bus

An onboard charging system for an electric vehicle is configured to communicate with a power supply through exchange of control signals on a power supply line by modulating a charging current being supplied to the charging system. The charging system is capable of communicating fault and battery parameter data to the power supply, as well as a requested charging current used to regulate the power supply output.

Secondary battery, electric vehicle, power storage system, and manufacturing method

In the present invention, a secondary battery comprises: a battery element (20) in which a positive pole plate and a negative pole plate are layered; a housing (10) for housing the battery element (20) and an electrolyte; electrode tabs (21, 25) of the positive electrode and the negative electrode that are led out from the housing (10); a fusing part (25b) that is formed in a part of the electrode tab and preferentially fuses if a predetermined current has flowed; and a reinforcing member (33) which is attached to an electrode tab at least at the section having the fusing part (25b), and which is attached so as to be separated from the housing.. .

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

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

Battery charging method and system of battery electric vehicle

A charging method of a battery electric vehicle is provided. In the method of the present invention, a user of a battery electric vehicle sends a pairing request to a charging station by using a mobile phone.

Drive systems including transmissions for electric and hybrid electric vehicles

Drive systems or powertrains including transmissions for electric and hybrid electric vehicles are provided. In some embodiments, dynamic, 2-position linear motor, one-way clutches are provided.

Secondary battery-use active material, secondary battery-use electrode, secondary battery, electric vehicle, and electronic apparatus

A secondary battery includes a cathode; an anode (1) including a plurality of carbon particles and a plurality of non-carbon particles, (2) the carbon particles containing graphite, (3) the non-carbon particles containing a material including, as a constituent element, one or more of silicon (si), tin (sn), and germanium (ge), and (4) a distribution of a first-order differential value of an integrated value q of a relative particle amount with respect to a particle diameter d of the plurality of carbon particles having one or more discontinuities, where a horizontal axis and a vertical axis of the distribution indicate the particle diameter d (μm) and a first-order differential value dq/dd, respectively; and an electrolyte.. .
Sony Corporation

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

The present invention provides a secondary battery-use active material that allows for an improvement in thermal stability after charge and discharge are repeated. The secondary battery-use active material of the present invention includes a cathode active material that includes (a) a main phase and a sub-phase, (b) the main phase containing a first lithium compound represented by lianibmcaldoe (where m is an element such as cobalt, and 0.8<a<1.2, 0.45≦b≦1, 0≦c≦1, 0≦d≦0.2, 0<e≦1.98, (c+d)>0, and (b+c+d)≦1), and (c) the sub-phase containing a second lithium compound that contains lithium, aluminum, and oxygen as constituent elements..
Sony Corporation

Device for providing electric-moving-body information and providing electric-moving-body information

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

Coverage based demand response signals

According to one or more aspects, demand response (dr) management for an electric vehicle (ev) may be provided as follows. A current location and a destination location for the ev may be received.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Fuel composition having low vapour pressure

A liquid fuel composition is provided that is suitable use in a spark ignition engine; the composition comprises a mixture of hydrocarbons and exhibits a vapour pressure of greater than around 25 kpa and below around 50 kpa. The composition provides improvements in fuel 5 economy particularly in hybrid electric vehicles that comprise a gasoline-powered internal combustion engine as part of the powertrain.
Shell Oil Company

Speed limiting of altitude compensation for target engine speed in hybrid electric vehicles

A system and method for controlling a hybrid vehicle having an engine, first and second electric machines coupled to a traction battery and configured to operate primarily as a motor and a generator, respectively, and a controller in communication with the engine and the first and second electric machines include increasing target engine speed from a sea level speed to deliver a demanded engine power at altitude up to an nvh engine speed limit. The system and method may reduce the demanded engine power based on an attainable engine power associated with the nvh engine speed limit.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method and controlling mild hybrid electric vehicle

A method for controlling a mild hybrid electric vehicle includes steps of: detecting data regarding the mild hybrid electric vehicle; determining a target torque of an engine according to the detected data; determining whether knocking of the engine occurs according to the detected data; determining a retardation amount of an ignition timing when it is determined that the knocking occurs; comparing the retardation amount of the ignition timing with a value; determining a loss amount of a combustion torque of the engine according to the retardation amount of the ignition timing when the retardation amount of the ignition timing is equal to or greater than the value; determining a target torque of a mild hybrid starter & generator (mhsg) according to the target torque of the engine and the loss amount of the combustion torque of the engine; and operating the mhsg to generate the target torque of the mhsg.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Vehicle and control thereof

In an aspect of the invention there is provided a speed control system for a hybrid electric vehicle, the vehicle having at least one engine and at least, one electric machine, the system being operable to allow a driver to set a target vehicle speed, the system being operable in first and, second speed control modes to control the vehicle to maintain the target vehicle speed, in the first speed control mode the system being configured to limit operation of the vehicle to an electric vehicle (ev) mode, in the second speed control mode the system being configured not to limit operation of the vehicle to the ev mode, wherein when the control system is in the first mode and at least one of a prescribed one or more conditions is met, e.g. A rate of acceleration demanded by the driver or a difference between a target vehicle speed and a current vehicle speed exceeds a respective prescribed threshold value, the system is operable to not limit operation of the vehicle to the ev mode..
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Station-building power-supply device and calculating regeneration determining voltage value

A station-building power-supply device includes: a detector that detects a ripple in an overhead line voltage and outputs information on the detected ripple and an overhead line voltage value; a determiner that compares the information with a threshold for determining whether a ripple is in the overhead line voltage, and outputs the overhead line voltage value obtained when a ripple is determined to be not in the overhead line voltage based on the comparison result; an estimator that estimates, based on the overhead line voltage value, a no-load voltage value of an overhead line in a no-load state; a controller that sets an additional value; and a calculator that adds the additional value to the no-load voltage value to calculate a regeneration determining voltage value for determining whether an electric vehicle performs regeneration, and outputs the regeneration determining voltage value to a circuit that utilizes energy generated by the regeneration.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Power supply device for electric vehicle

An ecu of an electric vehicle supplies a target rotation speed rt having a value corresponding to the temperature tb of a main battery to a cooler, controls a main dc/dc converter such that the soc of an auxiliary battery is in a predetermined range socl to soch less than 100% when a cooling fan in the cooler is driven at the target rotation speed (rt), and controls the main dc/dc converter such that the soc of the auxiliary battery is 100% when the cooling fan is not driven at the target rotation speed (rt).. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Apparatus for controlling electric vehicle charging system

Disclosed herein is an apparatus for controlling an electric vehicle charging system. The apparatus charges each of a plurality of batteries up to a first preset voltage lower than a full charge voltage by voltage control, charges the plurality of batteries up to a predetermined percentage of a second preset voltage that is the full charge voltage by current control, and charges the plurality of batteries up to the second preset voltage by the voltage control..
Lsis Co., Ltd.

System and providing power to a mining operation

A system for employing gravity to provide electrical power for mining operations in a mine includes a battery configured to power an electric vehicle. The vehicle includes a kinetic energy capture system that can charge the battery as the vehicle conveys a loaded vehicle down a ramp from an ore face to a chamber.
Artisan Vehicle Systems Inc.

Assistance the positioning of an electric vehicle relative to a charging station, charging station and electric vehicle implementing said method

A method for assisting the positioning of an electric vehicle, provided with energy storage structure, with respect to a recharging station the electric vehicle and the recharging station being arranged in order to form between them a temporary electromechanical coupling allowing a transfer of electrical energy from the recharging station to the storage structure. This method includes, at the level of the recharging station, a phase of detecting a positioning of the electric vehicle that is suitable for a temporary coupling, and at the level of the vehicle, a phase of transmitting a charging command to the station, processing the charging command by the station being conditional on the detection of the positioning and controlling the forming of a temporary coupling, then a transfer of energy..
Bluetram

Charge system for electric vehicle and charging electric vehicle

Disclosed herein is a charging system for an electric vehicle. The charge system includes: a power conversion system configured to convert ac power into dc power or convert dc power into ac power; a main switch unit having an end connected to the power conversion system; and a plurality of sub-switches, each of the sub-switches having an end connected to the respective batteries and the other end connected to the other end of the main switch unit in parallel.
Lsis Co., Ltd.

On-board unit and electric vehicle management system

An electric vehicle management system which controls a charging amount for an electric vehicle by way of peak shift, and an on-board unit used for the electric vehicle management system are provided. Thereby, the on-board unit mounted on the electric vehicle detects a current location, and an electric vehicle management center provided on a network manages a charging schedule created in advance.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Power transmission system of hybrid electric vehicle

The present disclosure provides a power transmission apparatus for a hybrid vehicle including a one-directional rotation limiting device disposed on an engine torque delivery path so as to prevent a torque from reversely transmitting from the final drive gear to the planetary gear set.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes: a first inverter circuit; a second inverter circuit; an inverter control device that outputs first switching signals to the first inverter circuit and second switching signals to the second inverter circuit; first signal lines that transfer the first switching signals to the first inverter circuit; second signal lines that transfer the second switching signals to the second inverter circuit; and a signal blocking circuit inserted in the first signal lines and the second signal lines, the signal blocking circuit being configured to output to the first inverter circuit first off signals in place of the first switching signals, and outputting to the second inverter circuit second off signals in place of the second switching signals, when receiving at least one of the first abnormality signal and the second abnormality signal.. .

Electric vehicle charging station with cable retaining enclosure

In various embodiments, an enclosure for a charging station is provided having a peripheral casing configured to retain a charging cable on an upward facing surface of the peripheral casing between a front user interface side and a charging station mounting surface.. .

Electric actuator with pre-heating

The invention relates to a method for operating an electrical network, in particular an onboard network of a vehicle, in particular of a hybrid vehicle (hev), of a plug-in hybrid vehicle (phev) or of an electric vehicle (ev). Said network comprises a battery system, which contains a battery separation unit (10), with which a high-voltage battery (12) can be separated from a battery positive pole (18) and/or a battery negative pole (32) or from both battery poles (18, 32) of the on-board network.

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

Provided is a battery in which a positive electrode and a negative electrode, to which electrode composite materials are seamlessly applied, are wound and accommodated in an exterior member, the battery having a part where foil exposed surfaces of the positive electrode and the negative electrode face each other with an insulator therebetween, the foil exposed surfaces being formed at one-side application parts on an outer side of the winding of the respective electrodes.. .

Electric vehicle battery

A battery for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery may be a low voltage battery for powering low voltage systems.

Transmission system for hybrid electric vehicle

A transmission system for a hybrid electric vehicle includes a planetary gear mechanism, a gear, a parking lock mechanism, and a resistance imposing device. A parking meshing member of the parking lock mechanism acts so as to switch between a first state where a claw is in mesh with a parking gear and a second state where the claw is out of mesh with the parking gear.

Apparatus and controlling charge of hybrid electric vehicle

A charge control apparatus of a hybrid vehicle is provided. The apparatus adjusts charge of a hybrid vehicle based on a vehicle running state when entering a charge mode.

System and rapid battery exchange in electric vehicles

A system and method for the rapid exchange of batteries in an electric vehicle. The electric vehicle contains a removable battery housed in the vehicle's undercarriage.

Vehicle power management

A battery level management system for an electric vehicle during a powered down and uncharged period is disclosed. A current output from a low voltage battery of the electric vehicle being above a threshold can be sensed to wake up a control unit associated with the low voltage battery without waking up or fully powering other control units.

Electrode-attached communication terminal, communication terminal, communication system, electric vehicle, and charging apparatus

A communication unit of a communication terminal is provided in a first device and communicates with a destination terminal provided in a second device that exchanges a resource with the first device through a supply line. The communication unit includes a connection terminal electrically connected to an electrode.

Charging connection for an electric vehicle

Disclosed herein is a plugless and socketless charging connection for an electric vehicle. In some aspects, a conductive path is disposed in an exterior vehicle component.

Electric vehicle battery thermal management system and method

A method of providing coolant to an electric battery for powering a drive train of an electric vehicle is provided. The method includes providing coolant from a coolant source off-board the electric vehicle at a first rate to cool the electric battery during recharging of the electric battery; and circulating coolant through a coolant loop on-board the electric vehicle at a second rate less than the first rate to cool the electric battery after the recharging of the electric battery..

Electric vehicle and powertrain system thereof

A powertrain system includes an electric generator, a compressor, a water cooling module including a water pump, an electronic fan, a steering pump, a pneumatic module including an air pump, a transmission device, and an electric motor. The electric motor is configured to drive the electric generator, the compressor, the water pump, the electronic fan, the steering pump, and the air pump to work through the transmission device.

Near field, full duplex data link for use in static and dynamic resonant induction wireless charging

A full duplex, low latency, near field data link controls a static and/or dynamic resonant induction, wireless power transfer system used for recharging electric vehicles and other electrically powered devices. A coherent transponder configuration enables low complexity synchronous detection and positive rejection of signals originating from nearby and adjacent vehicles.
Momentum Dynamics Corporation

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle that has: a dc power supply; an inverter; an inverter control circuit; a smoothing capacitor that is connected between input terminals of the inverter; a discharge circuit that discharges the smoothing capacitor; a control power supply that supplies electric power to the inverter control circuit; a holding capacitor that stores the electric power supplied from the control power supply and supplies the electric power to the inverter control circuit; and a collision detector that detects a collision of the vehicle. The collision detector transmits a first signal and a second signal that follows the first signal when detecting the collision.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

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 (1) a first polymer compound layer disposed between the cathode and the anode and being adjacent to the cathode, (2) a second polymer compound layer disposed between the cathode and the anode and being adjacent to the anode, or (3) the first polymer compound layer and the second polymer compound layer. One or both of the first polymer compound layer and the second polymer compound layer contain a polymer compound containing fluorine (f) as a constituent element and a conductive material dispersed in the polymer compound..
Sony Corporation

Mechanism and actuating a charging flap

An electric vehicle (1) has a charging flap (10) articulated on a support structure by way of a four-bar linkage arrangement (14) so that the charging flap (10) can be moved between a closed position (fig. 3a) and an open position (fig.
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

Driving mode control method and apparatus of hybrid electric vehicle

A driving mode control method and apparatus of a hybrid electric vehicle are provided. The driving mode control method includes decreasing a torque of an engine when a first driving mode in which both the engine and a first motor are driven is switched to a second driving mode driven by the first motor and applying a torque of a second motor.
Hyundai Motor Company

Method and controlling mild hybrid electric vehicle

A method and an apparatus for controlling a mild hybrid electric vehicle are provided. The method includes detecting data for operating the vehicle and determining a target torque of an engine based on the detected data.
Hyundai Motor Company

System and controlling torque of electric vehicle

A system and a method for controlling a torque of an electric vehicle are provided. The system includes a driving information detecting unit that detects a speed of the electric vehicle and a position of an accelerator pedal and a controller that applies an offset torque input from a driver to a basic creep torque line set for creep driving of the electric vehicle to set an offset torque line varied from the basic creep torque line in a negative (−) torque direction.
Hyundai Motor Company

Battery holder, battery receiving case, battery pack, electricity accumulation system, electronic instrument, electric vehicle, and electric power system

There is provided a battery holder including: a plurality of battery cell receiving sections for receiving a battery cell. A deformation section elastically deformed depending on transmission of external impact, and a space section for allowing the deformation section to be elastically deformed are formed between a peripheral surface of one battery cell receiving section and a peripheral surface of another battery cell receiving section..
Sony Corporation

Method of estimating battery life, battery life estimation device, electric vehicle, and electric power supply apparatus

A method of estimating a battery life includes: for a secondary battery having a degradation rate r when x days have elapsed after initial charge of the secondary battery, calculating a degradation estimation value (x+y) days after the initial charge from degradation master data, the degradation master data being identified with use of conditions of temperature t provided for the calculation and a battery state s provided for the calculation; and deriving number of elapsed days xcorr giving the degradation rate r based on the identified degradation master data, and calculating the degradation estimation value (xcorr+y) days after the initial charge from the identified degradation master data.. .
Sony Corporation

Electric vehicle charger connections made by vehicle motion only

Many other different systems are also described for touch protection of contacts and guidance and of the vehicle into the charge station.. .

Extendable electric coupling device for an electric vehicle charging station

The present invention concerns an electric coupling device for an electric vehicle charging station comprising a ram/coupler (310) provided with an extendable arm (320) suitable for being moved between a retracted position and an extended position in which the arm (320) is adapted to provide an electric link and support means (200, 100) for supporting the ram/coupler (310) allowing two degrees of rotational freedom of the ram relative to a support base, about two axes (202, 302) generally transverse to each other and generally orthogonal to the direction of extension (322) of the arm (320), the ram/coupler (310) being placed in a protective housing capable of angular displacement about a vertical axis and about a horizontal axis (302) perpendicular to the direction of extension (322) of the arm (320) relative to a support base, the extendable arm (320) being mounted on a means linked to a strand of a belt driven by a geared motor (340), a counterweight (350) being linked to an opposing strand of the belt.. .
Bluetram

Integrated electric motor assembly

An electric vehicle includes an energy storage system, an integrated drive system assembly having a gearbox, a power inverter, and an electric motor, wherein the gearbox, the electric motor and the power inverter are assembled into a single unit with a multi-piece housing. The electric vehicle may also include two half shafts for respective wheels of the electric vehicle.
Tesla, Inc.

Electric vehicle thermal management system

An electric vehicle thermal management system and an electric vehicle using the thermal management system, wherein a passenger cabin is heated by the heat dissipated from a battery and/or a motor, and the battery and the electric motor are connected in different cooling paths. Heat is supplied to the passenger cabin by using the heat absorbed by cooling liquid from the battery and/or the motor, so that the electric power of the electric vehicle can be effectively utilized to increase the endurance mileage of the electric vehicle..
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Liquid temperature regulated battery pack for electric vehicles

Systems and methods for liquid temperature regulated energy storage for electric vehicles are disclosed. Systems can include a tray configured to receive a plurality of battery housings and having a bottom surface for supporting the plurality of battery housings from below.
Faraday&future Inc.

Liquid temperature regulated battery pack for electric vehicles

Systems and methods for liquid temperature regulated energy storage in electric vehicles are disclosed. Systems can include an enclosure and a channel passing through the enclosure.
Faraday&future Inc.

Solar canopy with integral storage compartment to receive high capacity batteries

The technology of the present application provides a solar canopy having a cavity. The cavity defines at least one space that is sized and shaped to receive a high capacity battery, of which electric vehicle batteries are one example.
Lt350, Llc

Gel electrolyte membrane and forming the same, electrode assembly, gel polymer lithium-ion battery and electric vehicle

The present disclosure provides a gel electrolyte membrane and a method for forming the same, an electrode assembly, a gel polymer lithium-ion battery and an electric vehicle. The gel electrolyte membrane is located between the cathode and the anode, and has adhesion of solid electrolyte and electrical conductivity of ion of liquid electrolyte.
Interstellar Solid-state Li-ion Batteries Technology (chengdu) Co., Ltd

Lithium-ion secondary battery, negative electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, power storage system, electric tool, and electronic device

A lithium-ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode containing an active material, and an electrolytic solution, in which the active material contains, as constituent elements, si, o, and at least one element m1 selected from li, c, mg, al, ca, ti, cr, mn, fe, co, ni, cu, ge, zr, mo, ag, sn, ba, w, ta, na, and k, and the atomic ratio x (o/si) of o to si is 0.5≦x≦1.8.. .
Sony Corporation

Battery connection sheet and preparing the same, battery connection assembly, battery module, battery package and electric vehicle

The present disclosure discloses a battery connection sheet, including: a first part, including a first metal sheet, a first buffer portion and a first connection portion, and a second part, including a second metal sheet connected with the first connection portion via electromagnetic pulse welding.. .
Byd Company Limited

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

Provided are systems and methods for configuring battery packs in electric vehicles. A battery pack may include a plurality of battery modules, a support part, and at least one opening provided on the support part.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Energy management of an electrified vehicle

A system and method for controlling the electrical power consumption of selected consumers of an electric vehicle limits power to consumers in dependence upon the prevailing charge state of a battery that is provided for driving the vehicle. The electric power consumption of high current consumers is adjusted to use an available residual amount of energy in an efficient manner.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Server for providing battery display status of an electric vehicle, and a device and a computer-readable recording medium for setting battery display status of an electric vehicle

The present disclosure relates to a server for providing the battery display status of an electric vehicle based on the results of analysis on an electric vehicle driver's driving data and battery charging data, and a device and computer-readable recording medium for setting the battery display status of an electric vehicle. The battery display status provision server includes: a vehicle information receiver that receives vehicle identification information from a vehicle terminal; a driving data analyzer that retrieves driving data based on the received vehicle identification information and rates the driving pattern by extracting the vehicle driver's driving habits from the retrieved driving data; and a display status setting part that sets the battery display status based on the rated charging pattern and transmits the same to the vehicle terminal..
Hyundai Motor Company

Systems and methods to determine electric vehicle range based on environmental factors

Example systems and methods to determine electric vehicle range based on environmental factors are disclosed. An example disclosed vehicle includes a battery pack, a hvac control module, and an electronic control unit that includes a range calculator.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Portable charger device, contactless charger system for electric work vehicle and electric grass mower machine

A portable charger device 200 includes a charger device side battery 3, a first charging control section 31 for non-quick charging of the charger device side battery 3 by power supply from an external power source 8, and a second charging control section 32 for quick charging of a vehicle side battery 4 mounted on an electric vehicle 100 by power supply from the charger device side battery 3.. .
Kubota Corporation

Wall mountable dc electric vehicle charger

A solution to solve the problem of embodying a wall mountable electric vehicle dc fast charger is disclosed: a wall mountable electric vehicle dc charger (201), comprising a modular ac to dc converter unit comprising at least one high frequency ac to dc power converter module placed in the interior back of the charger, a cooling system with input and output channels placed on the back of the charger, between said charger and a wall (202), a wireless network interface and a central processing unit. In one embodiment, the unit does not incorporate a display for messages and commands and, instead, has the possibility of turning a mobile computational device (301) into a command console of the charger sending commands using wireless communication (302),it is useful for quick charging with dc electric power in different situations: private users, fleets, companies, condominiums, garages, car dealers and also in public places..
Efacec Electric Mobility, S.a.

Method and optimizing the use of solar power in coordination with battery array buffered household solar energy collection systems

An adjustable timer useful to isolate a household solar array together with its power storage elements from the utility grid power connected to the household in order to fully accumulate the power stored in the storage elements that are then available for use at a time when the household occupants return to the household. One such use of the power thus stored may be to recharge an electric vehicle and other uses may include energy storage mechanisms utilizing compressed refrigerant..

Flexible circuit for vehicle battery

Disclosed herein are battery systems for electric vehicles. A battery may include a plurality of electrochemical cells and an flexible circuit disposed above the electrochemical cells.
Faraday&future Inc.

System and recommending charging station for electric vehicle

The present disclosure relates to a big data-based method or system for recommending electric vehicle (ev) charging stations with the shortest charge waiting time, which comprises a driving information receiving unit for receiving a charging station search request, and information about estimated discharge time and a current location from an electric vehicle; a charging station information receiving unit for receiving power consumption data from charging stations in real time; a charge waiting time calculation unit for receiving the power consumption data from the charging station information receiving unit, and, in response to a charging station search request, calculating charge waiting time of the charging stations on the basis of their power consumption; and an optimal charging station providing unit for receiving the information about the estimated discharge time and current location from the driving information receiving unit, and receiving the charge waiting time from the charge waiting time calculation unit, and providing information about at least one optimal charging station that can reached within the estimated discharge time based on the current location and can recharge the vehicle in the shortest time.. .
I-on Communications Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for control of transmission and/or prime mover

Disclosed here are inventive systems and methods for a powertrain of an electric vehicle (ev). In some embodiments, said powertrain includes a continuously variable transmission (cvt) coupled to an electric drive motor, wherein a control system is configured to control the cvt and/or the drive motor to optimize various efficiencies associated with the ev and/or its subsystems.
Fallbrook Intellectual Property Company Llc

Dynamic allocation of power modules for charging electric vehicles

Dynamic allocation of power modules for charging electric vehicles is described herein. A power cabinet includes multiple power modules that each are capable of supplying an amount of power to a dispenser.
Chargepoint, Inc.

Apparatus and charging electric vehicle via plural chargers

A method for controlling plural chargers equipped in a vehicle includes: recognizing a plurality of chargers, each configured to charge at least one battery supplying the vehicle with electric power, via an in-vehicle network; receiving an identification and at least one parameter from each recognized charger, which are delivered via the in-vehicle network; generating plural instructions, each instruction for each recognized charger in response to receiving the identification and the at least one parameter; and delivering the plural instructions to the plurality of recognized chargers via the in-vehicle network.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Charging pile control system, multi-functional charging pile and electric vehicle

The present disclosure relates to a charging pile control system which comprises at least one video monitoring device configured to collect images or video data in a monitoring scope, parse the collected images or video data, and transmit the parsed images or video data to a multi-functional charging pile, the monitoring scope covering at least one parking space and its surrounding area; and a multi-functional charging pile configured to receive the images or video data transmitted by the at least one video monitoring device, analyze according to the images or video data to obtain a position of an electric vehicle entering the monitoring scope relative to an idle parking space among the at least one parking space, and controls the electric vehicle to implement automatic parking. The present disclosure further relates to relevant multi-functional charging pile and electric vehicle..
Lemobile Information Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Charger plug for electric vehicles

And wherein the first end also includes a latching member positioned generally above the terminal interface, and is hingedly coupled to a part of the body to allow the latching member to move along a vertical access for coupling or decoupling the ev connector to the ev charging receptacle, and wherein the latching member is controlled by an electro mechanical manipulator provided inside the body, and arranged to control and allow the latching member to move along the vertical access.. .

Power storage apparatus, electronic apparatus, electric vehicle, and electric power system

Provided is a power storage apparatus, including: series circuits, the series circuits being formed of first coils and first switching elements, the first coils and the first switching elements being connected to a plurality of battery units in parallel; second coils electromagnetically coupled to the first coils; second switching elements connected to the second coils in series; a capacitor inserted between two common power source lines for commonly supplying voltage to both ends of the series circuits of the second coils and the second switching element related to the plurality of battery units; and a control unit that supplies a control pulse signal to the first switching element and the second switching element for equalizing voltage of each of the plurality of battery units, in which an amount of charge obtained by dividing an amount of transferred charge necessary for eliminating a voltage difference between the first battery unit and the second battery unit into 10 or more is transferred by switching operations of the first and second switching elements.. .
Sony Corporation

Methods and mobile devices with electric vehicle transportation detection

Methods and mobile devices with electric vehicle transportation detection are provided. A representative method includes: determining whether gps locations, based on gps signals from the gps receiver, are indicative of the mobile device moving; determining, based on a set of the magnetism signals from the magnetic sensor, whether the sensed magnetism corresponds to a predetermined magnetism threshold, if the gps locations are not indicative of moving; and if the sensed magnetism corresponds to the predetermined magnetism threshold, setting a status of the mobile device to an in-moving-electric-vehicle status, and turning off the gps receiver and the magnetic sensor..
Cm Hk Limited

Hybrid/electric vehicle charge port door

A battery charge display system includes a display assembly attached to a cover of a charge port, and a controller. The display assembly having a first indicator coupled to a first surface of the cover and a second indicator coupled to a second surface of the cover.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Wireless power transmission in electric vehicles

Exemplary embodiments are directed to bidirectional wireless power transfer using magnetic resonance in a coupling mode region between a charging base (cb) and a battery electric vehicle (bev). For different configurations, the wireless power transfer can occur from the cb to the bev and from the bev to the cb..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Auxiliary system of power supply and energy harvesting for an electric vehicle, and operating the auxiliary system of power supply and energy harvesting

An auxiliary power supply system for an electric motor of an electric vehicle, comprising supercapacitors to generate a first auxiliary power supply, batteries to generate a second auxiliary power supply, one single common bidirectional converter and a control logic, which is configured for: (i) supplying power to the electric motor by means of network power supply voltage and through the energy stored in the supercapacitors during the acceleration of the electric vehicle; (ii) charging the supercapacitors during the braking of the electric vehicle, harvesting kinetic energy; (iii) supplying power to the electric motor through the sole energy of the batteries in the absence of the network power supply voltage; and (iv) charging the batteries during the running at constant speed and the parking of the electric vehicle.. .
Hitachi Rail Italy S.p.a.

Electric storage apparatus, electronic device, electric vehicle, and electric power system

A battery system includes a plurality of electronic storage modules serially connected together wherein the electronic storage modules include a battery block group including a plurality of battery cells, and a different magnetic core connected to each battery block group.. .
Sony Corporation

Estimating a departure time for a plug-in electric vehicle

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

Foldable electric vehicle

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

Locking assembly and method with authenticated unlocking of electric vehicle supply equipment

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

Dynamic control for light electric vehicles

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

Detachable battery pack and electric vehicle

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

Optimized charging and discharging of a plug-in electric vehicle

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

Method and system for protecting a contactless charging/discharging process of a battery-operated object, in particular an electric vehicle

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

Recharging of battery electric vehicles on a smart electrical grid system

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

Alignment wireless power transfer coil and the same

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

Electric vehicle charge port

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

Battery swapping system and techniques

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

Supplemental charging control device for electric vehicle

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

Method of controlling regenerative braking cooperation for electric vehicle

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

Portable electric vehicle supply equipment (evse) system

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

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

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

Thermal management system of battery pack

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

Bus bar and pcb for vehicle battery

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

Secondary battery negative electrode material

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

Flexible circuit for vehicle battery

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

Thin-film capacitor for electric vehicle

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

Electric vehicle battery monitoring system

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

Charge port illumination system for electric vehicle

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

Control system for an all-wheel drive electric vehicle

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

Vehicle battery heating system

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

Managing electric vehicle loads on a home network

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

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

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

Electric vehicle charging interface device

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

Device for charging a vehicle

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

Standalone adapter for load control of energy storage devices

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

Identification of a pantograph represented in an image

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

Adaptive charging network using adaptive charging stations for electric vehicles

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

Axle assembly for hybrid electric vehicle

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

Method for detecting an electrically conductive foreign body

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

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

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

Electric vehicle supply equipment diagnostic method and assembly

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

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

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

Control method and apparatus of hybrid electric vehicle

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

Integrated trailer hitch and jump start system

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

Electric vehicle charging station with integrated camera

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

Motor driving circuit, motor device, and electric vehicle

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

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

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

Use of active noise system

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

Hybrid electric vehicle and control thereof

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

Thermal management system for fast charge battery electric vehicle

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

Electric drive operating an electric machine for an electric vehicle

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

Electric vehicle

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

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

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

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

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

Electric vehicle powered by capacitive energy storage modules

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

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

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

Electric vehicle controller

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

Cooling arrangement for a motor of a vehicle

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



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