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 Electrolytic solution, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus patent thumbnailElectrolytic solution, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus
A secondary battery includes: a cathode; an anode; and an electrolytic solution including a cyano compound, the cyano compound including a compound represented by r1-o—c(═o)—o—r2 (r1, r2, or both include a cyano-group-containing group), a compound represented by r3-c(═o)—o—r4 (r4 includes the cyano-group-containing group), or both.. .
Sony Corporation


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


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


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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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

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

Inoperable battery charger detection and notification for electric vehicles

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

Battery coolant loop pad for electric vehicles

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

Battery packaging and insert molding for electric vehicles

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

Battery electrode and method

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

Integrated busbar and battery connection for electric vehicle battery packs

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

Battery integrated isolated power converter and systems for electric vehicle propulsion

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

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

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

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

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

Cloud access to exchangeable batteries for use by electric vehicles

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

Battery system for electric vehicle

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

Smart charging system for electric vehicle battery packs

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

Electric vehicle charging to reduce utility cost

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

Installation structure for lithium battery box of electric vehicle

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

Battery system of an electric vehicle

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

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

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

Hybrid electric vehicle

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

Method of docking an electric vehicle for charging

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

Network-controlled charging system for electric vehicles

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

Technologies for wireless charging of electric vehicles

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

Charging system and charging connector thereof

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

Charge head landing switch

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

Parallel charging and power supply system for pure electric vehicle

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

On board charger for electric vehicles

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

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

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

System and improving acceleration performance of an electric vehicle

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

Method for measuring electrical isolation of a vehicle chassis

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

Vehicle power management utilizing operator schedule data

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

Sealing structure of pressure regulator for hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle

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

Hybrid electric vehicle controller and controlling a hybrid electric vehicle

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

Conditional progressive degradation of electric vehicle power supply system

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

Control device for controlling electric vehicle

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

Electric vehicle control device

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

System and controlling multiple electric drives

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Electric vehicle propulsion systems and methods of assembling the same

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

Apparatus and active vibration control of hybrid electric vehicle

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

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

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

Method of controlling electric vehicle transmission

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

Drive control system for hybrid vehicle

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

Apparatus and controlling hybrid electric vehicle including dual clutch transmission

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

Apparatus and controlling hybrid electric vehicle including dual clutch transmission

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

Apparatus and active vibration control of a hybrid electric vehicle

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

Apparatus and active vibration control of hybrid vehicle

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

Apparatus and active vibration control of hybrid electric vehicle

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

Apparatus and active vibration control of hybrid vehicle

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

Apparatus and active vibration control of hybrid vehicle

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

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

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

Cooling fan control vehicle

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

Method for managing power in a charging station for electric vehicles

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

Electric vehicle

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

Coupling assembly for transferring electrical energy

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

Braking system of a heavy-duty vehicle

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

Thermal dissipation system of an electric vehicle

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

Thermal management and automatic fire-extinguishing system of vehicle battery

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cathode for lithium batteries

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

Intelligent power module, electric vehicle, and hybrid car

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

Electric vehicle door lock with increased operating reliability

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

Integrated battery unit with cooling and protection expedients for electric vehicles

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

Foldable cycle and foldable cycle frame

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

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

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

Electric vehicle quick charge control apparatus

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

Electric vehicle charging method

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

Ceiling mounted charging station and parking structure for charging electric vehicles

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

Electric vehicle charging system interface

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

Electric vehicle charging system

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

Variable resistance serial hybrid electric bicycle

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

Power management in electric vehicles

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

Self-stabilizing skateboard

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

Method of controlling transmission of electric vehicle

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

System and stabilizing combustion of hybrid electric vehicle

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

Self-propelled battery module and electric vehicle

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

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

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

Electric vehicle chassis and electric vehicle using same

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

Rider detection system

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Electric switching device for an energy accumulator in an electric vehicle

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

Electric vehicle exchange management

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

Carry-on electric vehicle with adjustable wheel base and height

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

Power reserve apparatus, power system, and electric vehicle

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

Battery pack and electric vehicle including the same

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

Method and system for charging an electric vehicle

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

Range extending charging system for an electric vehicle

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

Safety shield for charging

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

Method and optimizing efficiency of induction motor in electric vehicle

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

High current battery pack fusing system

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

High current battery pack fusing system

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

Tracking power consumption and payment

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

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

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

System and controlling torque intervention of hybrid electric vehicle

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

Smart grid management

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

Electric vehicle roadway charging system and use

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

Charging transmission line under roadway for moving electric vehicle

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

Electric vehicle charging device alignment and use

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

Electric vehicle charging device positioning and use

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

Electric vehicle overhead charging system and use

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

Electric vehicle emergency charging system and use

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

Electric vehicle charging station system and use

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

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

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

Floating armature

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

Deployable safety shield for charging

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

Charging devices within wheel portions

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

Electric vehicle optical charging system and use

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

Distributed processing network for rechargeable electric vehicle tracking and routing

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

Multi-mode rechargeable electric vehicle

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

Electric vehicle aerial vehicle charging system and use

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

Regenerative braking system

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

Electric contact device for electric vehicles and use

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

Vehicle to vehicle charging system and use

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

Electric vehicle charging device obstacle avoidance and warning system and use

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

Battery system with selective thermal management

The present invention is directed to battery systems. In various embodiments, the present invention provides a battery system having a first battery group and a second battery group.
Quantumscape Corporation

Electric vehicle battery thermocouple

An example electric vehicle battery thermocouple includes a temperature sense lead of a first material, and an electric vehicle battery component of a second material different than the first material.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electric vehicle frame system

An electric vehicle frame system, including two multi-cavity box type longitudinal beams which are arranged symmetrically and are made of an aluminium alloy material, and a multi-cavity transverse beam assembly which is connected between the two multi-cavity box type longitudinal beams and is made of aluminium alloy material, wherein the multi-cavity box type longitudinal beam is provided internally with multiple independent cavities, and the multi-cavity transverse beam assembly includes multiple transverse beams which are provided internally with multiple independent cavities; and further having a front bumper system and a rear bumper system which are respectively provided at both ends of the multi-cavity box type longitudinal beams, and a b pillar holder provided in the middle of the multi-cavity box type longitudinal beams. The multi-cavity box type longitudinal beams and the multi-cavity transverse beam assembly are made of an aluminium alloy profile, such that not only a support structure is formed to support the body of the electric vehicle, but also the overall weight of the frame can be reduced; and the frame has a simple structure, is easy to process and mold, can greatly simplify the production process and reduce production costs, and the independent cavities inside the frame can also be used as cable channels, oil pipelines and other pipelines..
Shenzhen Zhilun Driving Technology For Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd.

Hybrid electric vehicle and efficiently controlling transmission thereof

A transmission control method that improves fuel economy when gear shift and engine clutch release are to be simultaneously performed is provided. A parallel type hybrid electric vehicle having an engine clutch mounted between an electric motor and an engine includes a first controller that executes transmission gear shift during a first control period and a second controller that operates the engine clutch and generates an engine clutch release request.
Hyundai Motor Company

Systems and methods for monitoring and enhancing utilization of batteries for electric vehicles

Methods and systems for monitoring and optimizing utilization of batteries for electric vehicles are described. Data of battery usage of electric vehicles are monitored using battery monitoring sensors at the electric vehicles for a plurality of users who share use of electric vehicles.
Rivian Ip Holdings, Llc

Electric vehicle opportunistic charging systems and methods

A vehicle includes an electric machine arranged to exchange power with a traction battery. The vehicle also includes a thermal conditioning system for influencing a battery temperature and a controller programmed to schedule battery charging.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Automatic charging system for electric vehicles

The disclosed subject matter presents an automatic charging system for electric vehicles. The automatic charging system includes a vehicle-mounted control unit, a charging control unit, a vehicle-mounted receiving terminal, a charging terminal and a power supply device.

Structural bollard assembly for electric vehicle infrastructure

The invention disclosed herein is directed to electric vehicle (“ev”) infrastructure, which includes a customizable charging station that comprises a modular bollard assembly having a structural tubular form that is secured to electrical vehicle supply equipment to provide fuel to an ev. The modular bollard assembly is optionally fashioned with expansion elements, such as a solar canopy, which accommodate ev infrastructure requirements.
Brightfield Transportation Solutions, Inc.

Electric vehicle charging system

A cable management system for an electric vehicle (ev) charging station comprises an upstanding enclosure having a cable opening though which an ev charging cable can be pulled for extension. The ev charging cable is provided at a free end thereof with an ev charging connector for connection with an ev charging socket of an ev.

Overhead cable management for electric vehicle charging

An overhead cable management for charging an electric vehicle employs a reel which receives a cable with an ev connector. A drive assembly employs a bi-positionable clutch and a gear assembly which sequentially engages a drive gear for the reel to unwind the cable from an overhead position to an ada height, allow the cable and connector to be extended to connect with the ev and to wind the cable until a locked home position is obtained.
Control Module, Inc.

Granting electric vehicle object use to a third party organization

An electric vehicle operator group that includes multiple access identifiers associated with multiple ev operators of a first organization is created. Use of that group is granted to a second organization.
Chargepoint, Inc.

Electric vehicle

Provided is an electric vehicle in which the state of contact between an electric connection arm and an external power line can be stabilized during traveling of the electric vehicle. In the electric vehicle, when the free end of an electric connection arm contacts an external power line during traveling of the electric vehicle, a posture control device controls the posture of the vehicle body so that the rotation angle of the electric connection arm approaches a target rotation angle or a target rotation angle range..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Gear system for electric vehicle

A power transmission device for a vehicle is comprised of a motor including a rotor shaft and a stator having an electromagnetic coil; an inverter configured to generate an alternating current, the inverter being connected with the coil to controllably rotate the rotor shaft relative to the stator; a gear set including an input shaft coupled with and rotated by the rotor shaft, an output shaft and gears so meshed as to transmit torque of the input shaft to the output shaft; and a grounding path electrically connecting a part of the gear set with a body of the vehicle, the part being so disposed as to have the input shaft electrically interposed between the part and the rotor shaft.. .
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Cathode supply for a fuel cell

A cathode supply (30) for a fuel cell (10) of a fuel cell unit (1) for a fuel cell system is provided, the cathode supply (30) including a cathode supply path (31) and a cathode exhaust gas path (32) and at least two fluid pumping devices (33, 133) for pumping a cathode operating medium (5) for the fuel cell (10) are fluido-mechanically coupled into the cathode supply path (31), at least one first fluid pumping device (133) of the at least two fluid pumping devices (33, 133) being drivable only on the basis of an enthalpy in a cathode exhaust gas (6) of the fuel cell (10). A fuel cell unit for a vehicle, in particular, an electric vehicle, a fuel cell system for a vehicle, in particular, an electric vehicle, or a vehicle in particular an electric vehicle, the fuel cell unit, the fuel cell system, or the vehicle including a cathode supply (30) is provided..
Volkswagen Ag

Two-speed transmission for electric vehicle

A two-speed transmission for an electric vehicle including an electric motor, a first transmission mechanism and a second transmission mechanism is provided. The electric motor includes a rotor and a spindle.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Air supply system for whole vehicle

An air supply system for a whole vehicle, which is intended to solve the technical problem that it is hard to provide a multi-position and controllable air supply solution for an electric vehicle. A first air source device, a control valve and a pipeline constitute a first-type air supply system, the first-type air supply system has multiple air passages, each air passage is respectively provided with an air supply port, and a controller can switch operating states of the control valve, control the opening or closing of the multiple air passages, and achieve controllable air supply effects in multiple positions.
Shenzhen Zhilun Driveing Technology For Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd.

Automobile steering system

An automobile steering system for controlling the steering of left and right front wheels of an automobile, a left support shaft being provided on the left front wheel, and a right support shaft being provided on the right front wheel, the automobile steering system having a steering wheel, a steering transmission device, a left rotary table, a right rotary table and a steering device, wherein the steering wheel is connected to one end of the steering transmission device, and the other end of the steering transmission device is jointed with the steering device; the left and right rotary tables are respectively located at two ends of the steering device, the left rotary table being connected to the left support shaft, and the right rotary table being connected to the right support shaft; and the steering device has a left steel wire rope, a right steel wire rope and a synchronous belt, two ends of the left steel wire rope are respectively wound around the left rotary table and the synchronous belt, and two ends of the right steel wire rope are respectively wound around the right rotary table and the synchronous belt. The steering system cleverly adopts the steel wire ropes for the steering control of the wheels, has a simple structure, low manufacturing difficulty, low manufacturing costs and high accuracy, and is especially suitable for use in an electric vehicle..
Shenzhen Zhilun Driving Technology For Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd.

Hybrid electric vehicle drive apparatus

A hybrid electric vehicle drive apparatus has a setting portion for setting a limit value of a driving torque that a motor outputs when driving a hybrid electric vehicle by the power of the motor only, based on a maximum torque that the motor enables to output and a starting torque used to start an internal combustion engine by the motor. The setting portion sets the limit value to a first value and sets the limit value to a second value which is greater than the first value when a vehicle speed of the vehicle does not increase even though an accelerator pedal position degree increases while the vehicle is being driven only by the motor..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and learning touch point of engine clutch of hybrid electric vehicle

A method for learning a touch point of an engine clutch of a hybrid electric vehicle including a motor connected to a transmission and an engine selectively connected to the motor through the engine clutch includes determining whether a learning condition of the touch point of the engine clutch is satisfied, releasing a transmission clutch and controlling a motor speed when the learning condition is satisfied, increasing a coupling pressure of the engine clutch when a change amount of the motor speed is less than a first predetermined value, comparing a change amount of a motor torque according to the increased coupling pressure of the engine clutch with a second predetermined value, and learning the touch point of the engine clutch when the change amount of the motor torque is greater than or equal to the second predetermined value.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Electric vehicle battery charge and discharge management

An adaptive multi-string battery for an electric vehicle is disclosed herein. The battery strings can adaptively be connected to the power bus bars based on the output voltage to be discharged with load.
Faraday&future Inc.

Electric vehicle battery test

An adaptive and adjustable isolation fault testing of a multi-string battery of an electric vehicle is disclosed. The isolation fault testing can be performed in an adjustable or predetermined loop having dedicated time windows for respective battery strings in compliance with the system requirements, specification, and regulatory regime..
Faraday&future Inc.

Electric quantity monitoring device, navigation system and vehicle

The disclosure describes embodiments of an electric quantity monitoring device and vehicle. In some embodiments, the electric quantity monitoring device comprises a switching circuit, processor, memory, and communication circuit, wherein the switching circuit awakens the processor when arriving at a cycle, and then the processor in the awakened state acquires the remaining electric quantity of a vehicle-mounted power supply of a vehicle through a can bus; on the one hand, if the remaining electric quantity is lower than a threshold electric quantity, the communication circuit sends the remaining electric quantity to a pre-stored mobile phone number, and the processor restores a dormant state after the communication circuit sends the remaining electric quantity; on the other hand, if the remaining electric quantity is not lower than the threshold electric quantity, the processor restores the dormant state, thus achieving monitoring of the electric quantity of the vehicle-mounted battery of the electric vehicle..
Leauto Intelligent Technology (beijing) Co. Ltd.

Driving force controller for electric vehicle

A driving force controller for an electric vehicle includes a feed-forward compensator for computing a second target driving force so as to suppress overshooting of an actual driving force that is actually outputted, with respect to a first target driving force requested by a driver, the feed-forward compensator includes a first transfer function expressing a characteristic that the actual driving force becomes a predetermined response with respect to the first target driving force; and an inverse of a second transfer function approximately expressing a transmission characteristic between a input target driving force and the actual driving force in a control system except the feed-forward compensator.. .
Calsonic Kansei Corporation

Rain awning system and electric vehicle having same

A rain awning system and an electric vehicle using the system, wherein the rain awning system having an awning stretching and storing device mounted on a frame front crossbeam, the awning stretching and storing device having a roller, awning fabric rolled around the roller and a drive assembly for driving the rotation of the roller, and the roller and the drive assembly are both fixed to the frame front crossbeam which is connected to a support plate; and the rain awning system further having an awning fabric drive device which is provided on the support plate and is used for driving the awning fabric rolled around the roller to stretch outwardly, and a guide assembly for guiding the movement of the awning fabric is provided between the awning fabric and a door. The electric vehicle having the rain awning system.
Shenzhen Zhilun Driving Technology For Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd.

Electric vehicle for routing inspection of power transmission lines

An electric vehicle for routing inspection of power transmission lines, includes a body; a running mechanism mounted to the body, comprising a front wheel and a rear wheel connected by a cross beam and rolling on the cable; an obstacle sensor and a cam rotatably mounted to the cross beam, the cam rotating to roll onto the cable after an obstacle is detected on the cable such that the front wheel is raised to a position above the cable, and the cam continuing rolling on the cable after the front wheel passes the obstacle such that the front portion of the cross beam falls back downwards and the front wheel then falls back onto the cable, a hanging seat rotatably hanging to the body and a control device at least partially disposed in the hanging seat and comprising a braking device.. .
Wuxi Electric Power Company Of Jiangsu Electric Power Corporation

Battery assembly and battery unit for electric vehicles

A battery unit comprising a shell made of an electrically insulating shell material, with a plurality of electrically conductive outer pads on the external surface of the shell, the conductive outer pads being electrically insulated from each other; a battery cell within the shell for storing and providing electrical energy, the battery cell comprising an anode and a cathode; wherein at least some outer pads are in electrical contact either with the anode or with the cathode, the polarity of each outer pad depending on its position relative to the geometric center of the battery unit in a referential determined by the direction of an external force, independently from the orientation of the battery unit within said referential. A battery assembly for an electric device, the battery assembly comprising a plurality of such battery units; an enclosure for containing the battery units; an assembly cathode located on a first side of the enclosure, the assembly cathode being in electrical contact with outer pads of battery units that are in contact with the first side; an assembly anode located on a second side of the enclosure opposite the first side, the assembly anode being in electrical contact with outer pads of battery units that are in contact with the second side.

Power storage device, control method, control device, power storage system, maintenance system, electric vehicle, and electronic equipment

A storage device includes a storage unit, and an evaluation value acquisition unit wherein the evaluation value acquisition unit is configured to acquire an evaluation value including at least a first evaluation value corresponding to the storage unit in a low-temperature region and a second evaluation value corresponding to the storage unit in a high-temperature region.. .
Sony Corporation

Modular vehicle system, electric vehicle, and module for connection to an electric vehicle

A connecting element, separably connectable to the interface, for connection of the electric arrangement with the on-board power supply system; and second locking means arranged at the connecting element, formed for engagement with the first locking means, wherein at least one of the locking means is movable between a free position and a locking position. To increase the safety of operating the system, the module control is configured to send an identification signal to the control device upon connection of the connecting element to the interface; and the control device is configured to receive the identification signal, to compare the identification signal with at least one compatibility parameter, and in case that the identification signal corresponds to the compatibility parameter, to send an activation signal to at least one switch unit to connect the electric arrangement with the on-board power supply system..

Electric vehicle

Disclosed is an electric vehicle, comprising a chassis (1), a vehicle body and a power battery (71), wherein the chassis (1) comprises a frame system (2), a steering motor damping system (13) mounted on the frame system (2), a wheel system (12) connected to the steering motor damping system (13), a steering system (3) mounted on the frame system (2), and a braking system (4) mounted on the frame system (2); and the wheel system (12) comprises a left front wheel (121) using a hub motor, a left rear wheel (123) using a hub motor, a right front wheel (122) using a hub motor, and a right rear wheel (124) using a hub motor. Driving the wheels (121, 122, 123, 124) with the hub motors can omit a traditional mechanical transmission system, so as to simplify the structure of the chassis (1) and reduce the weight of the chassis (1).
Shenzhen Zhilun Driving Technology For Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd.

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes a wire harness that flexibly follows the swinging of the swing arm, surely avoids any contact with other components, and has excellent durability. The electric vehicle includes a battery mounted to a frame, an inverter and an electric motor accommodated in a swing arm, and a wire harness wired between the frame and the swing arm.
Suzuki Motor Corporation

Four motor direct driving system

A driving system for electric vehicles. The driving system may have two or more electric motors, each with voltage inputs, which are connected to the axles and tires of the vehicle.
Thunder Power Hong Kong Ltd.

Four motor direct driving system

A driving system for electric vehicles. The driving system may have two or more electric motors, each with voltage inputs, which are connected to the axles and tires of the vehicle.
Thunder Power Hong Kong Ltd.

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle capable of efficiently and reliably cooling a power converter disposed inside an exterior. An electric vehicle includes a frame extending in a longitudinal direction, a power converter being long in the longitudinal direction along the frame, and an exterior extending in the longitudinal direction to cover the frame and the power converter, the exterior defining a cooling air path between the power converter to allow cooling air to flow through the cooling air path along the longitudinal direction.
Suzuki Motor Corporation

Method and recharging system for automatically selecting recharging mode

A method for automatically selecting a recharging mode of an electric vehicle includes: identifying a first recharging mode corresponding to a duty cycle of a received pulse width modulation signal, performing a first recharge process corresponding to the identified first recharging mode, identifying a second recharging mode according to the duty cycle of the received pulse width modulation signal when the first recharge process fails; and performing a second recharge process corresponding to the second recharging mode when the second recharging mode is identified.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Connector attachment structure for electric vehicle

A vehicle connector that is connected through a cable to a vehicle-mounted power switchboard is attached to an attachment bracket secured to a vehicle body. The attachment bracket includes a first bracket having an attachment portion to which the vehicle connector is attached and a second bracket secured to the vehicle body so as to be positioned further to an inside of the vehicle body than the first bracket.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Energy charging system related to the stop of an electric vehicle

An energy charging system (1) is described, comprising at least one operator vehicle (10) equipped with at least one electrically supplied traction engine and moving along at least one operating path (r10), and at least one backup vehicle (20) equipped with at least one device (30) adapted to produce, accumulate and transfer electric energy to such operator vehicle (10) through a connection directly and automatically performed next to at least one stop (s1, s2, . .
Sequoia Automation S.r.i.

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle enables cooling performance for a dc/dc converter to be improved and includes a steering mechanism supporting a front wheel, a head pipe supporting the steering mechanism, a frame member extending from the head pipe backward and downward, a front cowl covering the head pipe, the front cowl hanging and extending to a lower-half of the front wheel, an electric motor rotating and drive the rear wheel, a dc/dc converter disposed in the frame member behind the front wheel in a posture facing a travelling direction to convert voltage, and a heat radiation fin extending in a vehicle vertical direction, the heat radiation fin being provided in a front face of the dc/dc converter, the front face facing the front wheel. The front cowl expands to left and right sides of the dc/dc converter in the vehicle width direction to collect travelling wind to the heat radiation fin..
Suzuki Motor Corporation

Bus leakage resistance estimation for electric vehicle

Electrical bus isolation is detected for an electrified vehicle having a dc power source connected to positive and negative buses. The positive bus is connected to chassis ground, and a resulting first current is sensed that flows through a negative bus leakage resistance and a balanced leakage resistance.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Driving apparatus of electric vehicle and assembling driving apparatus of electric vehicle

A driving apparatus of an electric vehicle that enables secure positioning and easy assembling, and a method for assembling the driving apparatus of the electric vehicle. A driving apparatus of an electric vehicle includes an electric motor provided in an electric motor case, the electric motor having an output shaft protruding outside the electric motor case, a planetary gear mechanism provided in a speed reducer case, the planetary gear mechanism transferring the driving force at a reduced speed from the output shaft to the driving wheel.
Suzuki Motor Corporation

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle that is able to effectively cool the inverter while incorporating the inverter in the swing arm, and enhance the strength of the swing arm. The electric vehicle includes a driving wheel, a hollow swing arm main body for supporting the driving wheel, and an inverter accommodated in the swing arm main body.
Suzuki Motor Corporation

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle capable of efficiently and reliably cooling a power converter disposed inside an exterior. The electric vehicle includes a frame extending in a longitudinal direction of the electric vehicle, a power converter being long in the longitudinal direction of the electric vehicle along the frame, and an exterior extending in the longitudinal direction to cover the frame and the power converter, the exterior defining a cooling air path between the power converter to allow cooling air to flow the cooling air path.
Suzuki Motor Corporation

Thermal dissipation system of an electric vehicle

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

Security electric vehicle power transfer

A security method and apparatus for an electric vehicle (ev) power transfer system can prevent abuse of privacy information or financial information which is stored in an in-vehicle controller, and block fee charging and authentication. A security method for the ev power transfer system, performed by a charging controller installed in an ev, includes steps of: receiving an authentication request from a communication controller installed in the ev; authenticating second key information included in the authentication request based on first key information which is learned or stored beforehand; and when the authentication succeeds, starting a charging process..
Hyundai Motor Company

Method and magnetic field alignment in wireless power charging system and primary pad used therein

A magnetic field alignment method includes: transmitting a first signal through a first antenna and a second signal through a second antenna, wherein each of the first signal and the second signal includes an antenna identifier, and the first antenna and the second antenna are antennas used for a smart key (smk) system installed in an electric vehicle (ev); receiving a response signal in response to the first signal and the second signal from a transponder in a location corresponding to a primary coil of the wireless charging system; and estimating a position of the primary coil based on a received signal strength of the first signal and a received signal strength of the second signal, which are included in the received response signal.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Adaptive charging algorithms for a network of electric vehicles

electric vehicle node controllers in accordance with embodiments of the invention enable adaptive charging. One embodiment includes one or more centralized computing systems; a communications network; a plurality of electric vehicle node controllers, where each electric vehicle node controller in the plurality of node controllers contains: a network interface; a processor; a memory containing: an adaptive charging application; a plurality of electric vehicle node parameters describing charging parameters of an electric vehicle node in the electric vehicle charging network; where the processor is configured by the adaptive charging application to: send electric vehicle node parameters to the one or more centralized computing systems; and charge the electric vehicle node using a charging rate received from the one or more centralized computing systems; where the one or more centralized computing systems is configured to: receive the electric vehicle node parameters from the plurality of electric vehicle node controllers; calculate a plurality of charging rates for the plurality of electric vehicle node controllers using the electric vehicle node parameters, a plurality of adaptive charging parameters, and a cost function; and send the charging rates to the plurality of electric vehicle node controllers..
California Institute Of Technology

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

A battery includes a positive electrode formed with a positive electrode active material layer containing a positive electrode active material at least on one side of a positive electrode current collector, a negative electrode formed with a negative electrode active material layer containing a negative electrode active material at least on one side of a negative electrode current collector, a separator, and an electrolyte containing solid particles. The capacity area density (mah/cm2) of the negative electrode active material layer is equal to or higher than 2.2 mah/cm2 and equal to or lower than 10 mah/cm2, and the capacity area density (mah/cm2) of a gap in the negative electrode active material layer is equal to or higher than 5.9 mah/cm2 and equal to or lower than 67 mah/cm2..
Sony Corporation

Capacitors having engineered electrodes with very high energy density

An apparatus and associated method for an energy-storage device (e.g., a capacitor) having a plurality of electrically conducting electrodes including a first electrode and a second electrode separated by a non-electrically conducting region, and wherein the non-electrically conducting region further includes a non-uniform permittivity (k) value. In some embodiments, the method includes providing a substrate; fabricating a first electrode on the substrate; and fabricating a second electrode such that the second electrode is separated from the first electrode by a non-electrically conducting region, wherein the non-electrically conducting region has a non-uniform permittivity (k) value.
Granbluetech, L.l.c.

Fuel vapor recovery

Fuel vapor emissions from a fuel tank directed to a canister containing adsorbent are minimized by an intermediate condenser and conduit configuration. Condensing and cooling fuel vapor emissions allows a reduction in canister capacity, where the canister can still meet and accommodate refueling and/or diurnal emissions control requirements.
The Itb Group

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.

Steering power system for electric vehicle and method controlling same

A steering power system for an electric vehicle and a method for controlling same are provided. The steering power system includes: a steering motor; a steering motor controller, configured to control the steering motor; a high voltage power battery, configured to output a first voltage; a low voltage storage battery, configured to output a second voltage; a buck dc-dc converter, configured to convert the first voltage into the second voltage for being supplied to the low voltage storage battery when a high voltage system works; and a boost dc-dc converter, configured to convert the second voltage into the first voltage.
Byd Company Limited

External power supply apparatus and vehicle power supply method

Provided are an external power supply apparatus and a vehicle power supply method, whereby a power reception circuit of an electric vehicle can be projected or a configuration of the electric vehicle can be simplified. An external power supply apparatus is provided with a power supply unit, which is provided along a traveling path, and which supplies power to a power reception unit of an electric vehicle while the vehicle is traveling; and a voltage applying unit that applies a voltage to the power supply unit.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Battery-assisted electric vehicle charging system and method

The disclosed systems and methods are directed to a battery assisted charging station. A battery system comprising plurality of batteries and a battery management system software controlling the operations of the battery system, function together with a vehicle charging system that charges electric vehicles using one or both of stored power provided by a battery system, and power provided by a utility power grid.
Powin Energy Corporation

Electric vehicle automatic charging station

A structure is provided. The structure may include an alignment mechanism used to align an electric vehicle in a parking lane of an electric vehicle charging station, and a coupler assembly including an arm and a charging coupler located in the parking lane and positioned beneath the electric vehicle, the charging coupler is positioned at one end of the arm, and is moveable in a vertical direction relative to the parking lane, and another end of the arm is pivotally mounted in the parking lane, where the charging coupler includes one or more electrical contacts in a shape of a right conical frustum extending from the charging coupler in the vertical direction..
International Business Machines Corporation

Electric vehicle automatic charging station

A structure is provided. The structure may include an alignment mechanism used to align an electric vehicle in a parking lane of an electric vehicle charging station, and a coupler assembly including an arm and a charging coupler located in the parking lane and positioned beneath the electric vehicle, the charging coupler is positioned at one end of the arm, and is moveable in a vertical direction relative to the parking lane, and another end of the arm is pivotally mounted in the parking lane, where the charging coupler includes one or more electrical contacts in a shape of a right conical frustum extending from the charging coupler in the vertical direction..
International Business Machines Corporation

Electric vehicle and vehicle power feeding method

Provided are an electric vehicle and a vehicle power feeding method capable of charging, at an ultra-high speed, an electricity storage device of the electric vehicle that travels on a trackless road. A control device of the electric vehicle executes a first charging control for controlling a voltage converter to limit the input current from a power feeding portion to an electricity storage device or the variation of the input current per unit time and allowing the voltage converter to charge the electricity storage device; and a second charging control for, for example, slopping the transforming operation of the voltage converter and allowing the voltage converter to charge the electricity storage device.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Estimating battery capacity in an electric vehicle

Vehicles that use electric power as a motive force may use accurate measurements of battery power for numerous purposes, e.g., battery characteristics, state of charge of the battery, travel distance remaining for the vehicle and the like. A traction battery measurement should be taken when the battery is fully relaxed, i.e., the battery is neither being charged nor providing power and a time period thereafter when the battery chemistry reaches a steady state.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Rear structure for electric vehicle, and electric vehicle including same

In a rear structure for an electric vehicle including, at the rear of the vehicle body, an article storage unit supported on a rear frame, and a first lid configured to cover the article storage unit from above, the electric vehicle includes sub batteries serving as a drive source thereof, the sub batteries are stored in a battery storage unit disposed below the article storage unit, the article storage unit and the battery storage unit include an upper opening and a lower opening, respectively, which are open to the rear side of the vehicle, and a second lid configured to cover the upper opening and the lower opening is formed as a member different from the first lid. Such a rear structure for a vehicle is easy to use, and allows many articles be loaded on the article storage unit and be stored therein..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Front-and-rear split doors and electric vehicle having the same

Disclosed is a front-and-rear split door (9) and an electric vehicle having the split door (9), the front-and-rear split door (9) comprises a front compartment door (901) and a rear compartment door (902) configured to open or close a passenger compartment (101), wherein the front compartment door (901) and the rear compartment door (902) are provided above the passenger compartment (101); a front end of the front compartment door (901) is connected to a vehicle body (1) via a first hinge assembly (903), a rear end of the rear compartment door (902) is connected to the vehicle body (1) via a second hinge assembly (904); and the electric vehicle further comprises a first turning mechanism (905) configured to control the front compartment door (901) to turn outwardly about the first hinge assembly (903) and a second turning mechanism (906) configured to control the rear compartment door (902) to turn outwardly about the second hinge assembly (904). For the vehicle door with front part and rear part opening in opposite directions and the electric vehicle having the vehicle door, there is no need to design an a pillar and a c pillar on the vehicle body, such that the driver can have a broader view, thereby improving the driving comfort, and the weight of the vehicle body will also be reduced, so that the vehicle performance is improved..
Shenzhen Zhilun Driving Technology For Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd.

Control dual clutch transmission for hybrid electric vehicle and control system for the same

The present disclosure relates to a control method of a dual clutch transmission for a hybrid electric vehicle, and a control system for the dual clutch transmission. The control method includes: a handover step of performing a handover process of a transmission while controlling clutch torque of an engaging-side input shaft to maintain a rotational speed change rate of the engaging-side input shaft at a reference change rate; and an actual shifting step of synchronizing a rotational speed of a motor with a rotational speed of the engaging-side input shaft when the first finish determining step determines that the handover process has finished, and of increasing a rotational speed change rate of the motor by increasing motor torque when a synchronization rate is a reference synchronization rate or less..
Hyundai Motor Company

Systems and methods for battery usage regulation for battery life protection

Methods, systems, and apparatus of managing the lifespan of a battery are disclosed herein. A method comprises interpreting age data indicative of a current age of a battery, interpreting usage data indicative of a current usage of the battery, comparing the age data to the usage data, and allocating a propelling power from the battery in a hybrid electric vehicle (hev) responsive to the comparison..
Cummins, Inc.

Methods and systems for electric vehicle (ev) charge units and systems for processing connections to charge units after charging is complete

Methods, systems, charge units, computer readable media, and combinations thereof are provided. One example method includes receiving data, at a server, indicative that a user account has accessed a charging unit for charging an electric vehicle.

Systems, methods, and apparatus related to mutual detection and identification of electric vehicle and charging station

Systems, methods, and apparatus are disclosed for communicating with a charging system comprising a plurality of charging stations configured to charge an electric vehicle. At least one first signal is transmitted to the charging system via a first communication link while the electric vehicle is a first distance from at least one charging station of the plurality of charging stations.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Apparatus and dual automobile electric charger

A multi-port charging unit is capable of charging at least two electric vehicles (evs) utilizing a power supply configured to provide charging power to one ev. The multi-port charging unit includes a power cable configured to couple to a first ev.
Revitalize Charging Solutions, Inc.

Power distributing apparatus of vehicle

A power distributing apparatus of a vehicle includes an on-board charger (obc) for charging a battery of an electric vehicle, an electric power control unit (epcu) stacked on the on-board charger for controlling power of the electric vehicle, and a junction block including a first bus bar block and a second bus bar block supplying a current, wherein in the junction block, the first bus bar block is coupled to the on-board charger and the second bus bar block is coupled to the epcu.. .
Yura Corporation Co., Ltd.

Inductive charging device for an electric vehicle

A charging device for electric vehicles includes two power sources interacting with a primary inductive device. The charging device also includes an input circuit having a first input connectable to a first power source, a second input and at least one output connectable to a charger, a secondary inductive device capable of being coupled to the primary inductive device for energy transfer between the primary inductive device and the secondary inductive device, thereby generating an induced electric signal at the output of the secondary inductive device, and a converter from the induced electric signal to an electric signal towards the second power supply input of the input circuit, the converter being configured such that the electric signal is similar to the electric signal of the first power source..
Winslim

Powerex

One of the major problems with the modern electric vehicle is the limited driving range. Part of that problem is due to the fact they utilize heavy batteries that require stationary charging.

Vehicle cluster gauge calibrating the same

A method of calibrating and controlling a gauge, to which a stepper motor is applied in a cluster of hybrid electric vehicle (hev), includes: receiving information corresponding to an operation state of an electric motor from a certain controller; and controlling a gauge angle indicated by a needle of the gauge to correspond to a target gauge angle indicated by the received information. The step of controlling includes: setting a dropping flag when the target gauge angle is lower than a previous gauge angle; and calibrating the target gauge angle to drop by a reference angle when the target gauge angle corresponds to an angle value that is different from a lowest point of the gauge while setting the dropping flag..
Kia Motors Corporation

Battery heating system, battery assembly and electric vehicle

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a battery heating system, a battery assembly and an electric vehicle. The battery heating system includes: a battery group having a positive terminal and a negative terminal; a switch having a first end connected with the positive terminal; a large-current discharge module, and a controller connected to the switch and configured to control the switch according to a temperature of the battery group.
Byd Company Limited

Sodium metal batteries with intercalating cathode

Cell and batteries containing them employing a cathode having a intercalating metal oxide in combination with a sodium metal haloaluminate. At operating temperatures, the positive electrode (cathode) of the invention comprises electroactive cathode material permeated with and in physical and electrical contact with the sodium metal haloaluminate catholyte.
Dynantis Corp.

Method of estimating the parameters and state of power system of electric vehicle

A method for estimating parameters and the state of a power system of an electric vehicle is disclosed. A multi-time scale model of the power system is set up; a parameter observer aekfθ based on a macroscopic time scale and a state observer aekf, based on a microcosmic time scale in the power system of the electric vehicle are initialized; time update is performed on the parameter observer aekfθ, the updating time span is one macroscopic time scale, and a priori estimation value {circumflex over (θ)}−l at the moment t1,0, of the parameter θ is obtained; time update and measurement update are performed on the state observer aekfx and circulated for l times, so that the time of the state observer aekfx is updated to the moment t0,1; and measurement update is performed on the parameter observer aekfθ, and the operation is circulated until the estimation is finished.
Beijing Institute Of Technology

Method and controlling hybrid electric vehicle

A method and an apparatus for controlling a hybrid electric vehicle are provided. The apparatus includes a navigation device that provides information regarding a gradient, a speed limit, and a traffic speed of a road.
Hyundai Motor Company

Estimation and compensation of battery measurement and asynchronization biases

A hybrid or electric vehicle includes a traction battery to store and provide energy for the vehicle. The traction battery includes a number of battery cells.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Charging station providing thermal conditioning of electric vehicle during charging session

A vehicle includes an energy storage configured to store electric energy for at least propulsion of the vehicle, an energy storage thermal system configured to provide thermal conditioning of the energy storage, and a coupling configured to receive thermal conditioning of the energy storage from a thermal system external to the vehicle. The coupling provides thermal conditioning of the energy storage while charging when available from the thermal system external to the vehicle.
Tesla Motors, Inc.

Control dual clutch transmission for hybrid electric vehicle and control system for the same

A control method of a dual clutch transmission for a hybrid electric vehicle includes: determining, by a transmission controller, whether a vehicle has entered a power-off down-shift state; determining, by the transmission controller, whether a transmission including a first input shaft, a second input shaft, and an output shaft has entered a torque phase, when the first determining step determines that the vehicle has entered the power-off down-shift state; calculating a compensatory torque for compensating for a change in a regenerative braking force according to a change of a gear ratio in accordance with a completion percentage of the torque phase, when it is determined that a transmission has entered the torque phase; and compensating for regenerative torque of a motor by applying the compensatory torque.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Electric vehicle

In order to limit entry of a fuel cell stack into a passenger compartment by a simple structure, the fuel cell stack is accommodated in an accommodating compartment formed at a rear of a passenger compartment. A force receiving member is arranged forward with respect to the fuel cell stack and below the fuel cell stack so that rearward force acts on the force receiving member at the time of vehicle collision.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Converter for hybrid electric vehicle system

Provided is a converter for an hev system. The converter includes a pcb, a pwm (ic) mounted on the pcb to output a plurality of pwm signals including a first pwm signal and a second pwm signal, a plurality of mosfets mounted on the pcb, the plurality of mosfets including a first mosfet, which performs a switching operation according to the first pwm signal, and a second mosfet which performs a switching operation according to the second pwm signal, and a plurality of inductors including a first inductor, which is magnetized according to the switching operation of the first mosfet to operate in one phase, and a second inductor which is magnetized according to the switching operation of the second mosfet to operate in other one phase..
Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.

Interior permanent magnet machine for automotive electric vehicles

Certain aspects relate to topologies for an interior permanent magnet (ipm) electrical machine having increased saliency torque, increased flux-linkage, reduced magnet leakage flux, and reduced detrimental slotting effects compared to existing ipm electrical machines. The ipm electrical machine includes a rotor having a number of poles and a flux barrier formed along the edge of the rotor between poles.
Faraday&future Inc.

Interior permanent magnet machine for automotive electric vehicles

Certain aspects relate to topologies for an interior permanent magnet (ipm) electrical machine having increased saliency torque, increased flux-linkage, reduced magnet leakage flux, and reduced detrimental slotting effects compared to existing ipm electrical machines. The ipm electrical machine includes a rotor having a number of poles and a flux barrier formed along the edge of the rotor between poles.
Faraday&future Inc.

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 in which a polymer compound is dissolved.. .
Sony Corporation

Two-wheeled balancing electric vehicle

A two-wheeled balancing electric vehicle; a connecting body partially overlaps with a left support assembly and a right support assembly respectively; a plurality of elastic devices are arranged in the vertical direction, with at least one elastic device disposed at the front end position between the connecting body and the right support assembly, with at least one elastic device disposed at the rear end position between the connecting body and the right support assembly, with at least one elastic device disposed at the front end position between the connecting body and the left support assembly, with at least one elastic device disposed at the rear end position between the connecting body and the left support assembly. Under the function of the elastic device at the front end, the force of the malfunction of leaning backwards will be absorbed, in order to prevent the balancing vehicle from opening self-sensing of leaning backwards, so that the danger is avoided..
Jiangxi Di An New Energy Vehicle Co., Limited

Straddle-type electric vehicle

An electric motorcycle includes a vehicle controller that outputs an instruction value based on an operation amount of at least an accelerator grip, and a motor driving unit that supplies a driving electric power in accordance with the instruction value to an electric motor. The vehicle controller is disposed outside a case that includes the motor driving unit disposed therein.
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

External auxiliary thermal management system for an electric vehicle

An auxiliary thermal management system is provided that can be used to supplement an electric vehicle's on-board thermal management system during charging, thereby allowing a fast charging system to be used without adding weight or taking up packaging volume in the ev. The auxiliary system is configured to allow it to force cooled, or heated, air through the radiator of the on-board thermal management system.
Atieva, Inc.

External auxiliary thermal management system for an electric vehicle

An auxiliary thermal management system is provided that can be used to supplement an electric vehicle's on-board thermal management system during charging, thereby allowing a fast charging system to be used without adding weight or taking up packaging volume in the ev. The auxiliary system is configured to allow it to be coupled, for example using quick-disconnect couplings, to thermal conduits within the vehicle's battery pack..
Atieva, Inc.

Managing and optimizing energy supply from grid and renewable source with electric vehicle supply equipment

An electric vehicle supply equipment (evse) charging system includes an evse charging station that is configured to switch a power source between a first power source and a second power source based on a time of use or real-time energy pricing data from a utility. Switching additionally and/or optionally may be based on at least one of charging information and metering information.
Siemens Industry, Inc.

Systems and methods for reducing the cost of vehicle charging based on route prediction

A system for cost-effective charge planning for a battery of a vehicle includes a battery having a soc corresponding to an amount of energy stored by the battery. The system also includes an internal electric vehicle charger capable of receiving energy from a charging station and transferring the energy to the battery to increase the soc.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Straddle-type electric vehicle

A vehicle includes an electric motor and a clutch disposed on a drive shaft. The electric motor is disposed on one side from a middle of the vehicle in the vehicle width direction, while the clutch and a sprocket are disposed on a second side from the middle of the vehicle in the vehicle width direction.
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

Control device of electric vehicle

A control device of an electric vehicle includes: an information acquiring portion acquiring information in a switching control of traveling modes of the electric vehicle and information on a gradient of an uphill road; a balanced driving force calculating portion determining that the electric vehicle is stopped on the uphill road in a motor traveling mode and calculating a balanced driving force against a sliding-down force causing the electric vehicle to be slid down; a temperature change estimating portion estimating changes of temperatures of the motor and the inverter; a time calculating portion calculating a drivable time until the temperature of the motor reaches a motor-side upper limit allowable temperature and an energizable time until the temperature of the inverter reaches an inverter-side upper limit allowable temperature; and a mode switching portion switching the motor traveling mode to another traveling mode.. .
Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

System and method to provide lubrication for a plug-in hybrid

In hybrid electric vehicles having increased battery storage capacity and plug-in capability, electric-only operation of significant duration is available. To supplement lubrication for the electric and mechanical components provided in a fluid circuit by an engine-driven mechanical pump, an electric pump is provided in parallel to the mechanical pump.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method for improving distance to empty (dte) of hybrid electric vehicle

Disclosed herein is a method for improving a distance to empty (dte) of a hybrid electric vehicle. The method includes: a hybrid control unit of the hybrid electric vehicle performing a warning against gasoline fuel exhaustion at a gasoline fuel exhaustion point in time depending on the dte; deciding whether or not a mode of the hybrid electric vehicle is changed from an hev mode into an ev mode depending on the warning against the gasoline fuel exhaustion; and driving the hybrid electric vehicle in the changed ev mode, and again changing the mode of the hybrid electric vehicle into the hev mode when all of the electricity amount is exhausted at the time of driving the hybrid electric vehicle, thereby exhausting a remaining gasoline fuel..
Kia Motors Corporation

Cooling system for vehicle device

A cooling system for cooling a device (150), e.g. A battery, within a vehicle (100), especially a hybrid electric vehicle, the cooling system comprising: a first cooling subsystem (180) for cooling the device (150) and having a relatively low rate of energy consumption, e.g.
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Charging control electric vehicle

A charging control method and system for an electric vehicle are provided. The charging control method includes monitoring, by a controller, a state of an auxiliary battery including a state of charge (soc), temperature, and charging current of the auxiliary battery.
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and displaying fuel efficiency increasing rate during eco-coasting for electric vehicle

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for displaying a fuel efficiency increasing rate during eco-coasting for an electric vehicle. According to embodiments of the present disclosure, a driver may confirm the fuel efficiency increasing rate depending on the eco-coasting performance after driving ends to lead a driver to use an eco-coasting guide function and perform fuel efficiency driving..
Hyundai Motor Company

Electric vehicle thermal management system with series and parallel structure

electric vehicle thermal management systems and electric vehicles using the thermal management system, are disclosed. A passenger cabin is heated by the heat dissipated from a battery and/or a motor.
Thunder Power Hong Kong Ltd.

Electric vehicle thermal management system with series and parallel structure

electric vehicle thermal management systems and electric vehicles using the thermal management system, are disclosed. A passenger cabin is heated by the heat dissipated from a battery and/or a motor.
Thunder Power Hong Kong Ltd.

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 Hong Kong Ltd.

Vehicle axle assemblies for changing wheel tracks for moving small electric vehicles

A coaxial multi-member mechanism for using as the front axle and the rear axle in an electric vehicle is presented to allow the wheels of the vehicle changing the track widths from a wide track to a narrow track or vice versa in vehicle moving condition. The wide track mode is for safer high speed driving and more collision protection from the four wheels.



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


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