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Series-parallel electric vehicle drive system
A system of one or more computers can be configured to perform particular operations or actions by virtue of having software, firmware, hardware, or a combination of them installed on the system that in operation causes or cause the system to perform the actions. One or more computer programs can be configured to perform particular operations or actions by virtue of including instructions that, when executed by data processing apparatus, cause the apparatus to perform the actions.

Arrangement for a cathode recirculation in a fuel cell and cathode recirculation
The invention also relates to a method for cathode recirculation of a fuel cell (10) of a fuel cell system (1) if a vehicle, in particular of an electric vehicle, wherein a recirculation fluid (7) is conveyed through a cathode supply path (31), through the cathode chambers of the fuel cell (10), and through a cathode waste gas path (32), and the recirculation fluid (7) is also conveyed through a flushing loop (50) for a stack housing (16) of the fuel cell (10) as well as the stack housing (16).. .

Electric vehicle and active safety control system and method thereof
The present disclosure discloses an electric vehicle and an active safety control system and method thereof. The system includes: a wheel speed detection module configured to detect a wheel speed to generate a wheel speed signal; a steering wheel rotation angle sensor and a yaw rate sensor module, configured to detect state information of the electric vehicle; a motor controller; and an active safety controller configured to receive the wheel speed signal and state information, obtain state information of a battery pack and state information of four motors, obtain a first side slip signal or a second side slip signal according to the wheel speed signal, the state information, the battery pack and the four motors, and according to the first side slip signal or the second side slip signal, control four hydraulic brakes of the electric vehicle and control the four motors by using the motor controller..

Control electric vehicle, control system for electric vehicle, and controlling electric vehicle
An object of the present invention is to provide a control apparatus for an electric vehicle that can achieve an effect of eliminating or reducing a vibration regardless of a rotational direction of a wheel. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a first vibration damping control torque calculated by a first calculation method based on a signal of a wheel speed sensor when an electric vehicle moves forward, or a second vibration damping control torque calculated by a second calculation method different from the first calculation method when the electric vehicle moves backward is selectively output..

Systems and methods to improve performance of an electric vehicle
A method of controlling an electric vehicle operating on a route includes receiving at a first time, at a control unit of the electric vehicle, data indicative of a condition of a stretch of the route that the electric vehicle will traverse at a second time later than the first time. The method further includes varying a cooling of a battery system of the electric vehicle, using the control unit, based on the received data..

Electric vehicle
An electric control system for an electric vehicle operable in a plurality of modes. The control system includes an electric motor having a plurality of motor coils, an energy storage device providing energy to the electric control system, transistor modules selectively coupling the electric motor to the energy storage device, a connector selectively coupling to an ac power source, a controllable switching device configured to selectively couple the connector to the electric motor; and a microcontroller controlling the switching device to couple the connector to at least one of the motor coils during a detected charging mode, and control one or more of the plurality of transistor modules to couple the motor coil to the energy storage device during the detected charging mode..

Electric vehicle (ev) fast recharge station and system
An electric vehicle (ev) charging station for fast charging (e.g. 5 to 15 minutes) an electric vehicle (ev).

Safety module and charging station provided with a safety module
Safety module for a charging station for electric vehicles having at least one processor, a sensor input, and a switching output. In order to be able to ensure the safety of a charging station independently of a charging process, the processor monitors at least one measured sensor value at the at least one sensor input independently of a charging process, and when the measured sensor value at the sensor input exceeds a triggering criterion, the processor outputs a switch-off signal at the switching output..

Method and system for heating a passenger compartment of an electric vehicle, and electric vehicle implementing such a method or system
Also provided is a system implementing such a method and an electric vehicle, in particular of the electric bus type, utilizing such a method or such a system.. .

Device and splicing shielded wire cables

A wire cable assembly, such as those used in electric or hybrid electric vehicles, having a plurality of shielded wire cables that are spliced together is presented. The assembly incudes a splicing device having a generally planar bus bar formed of a conductive material enclosed within an insulative inner housing.

Tray, power battery pack and electric vehicle

The present invention provides a tray, a power battery pack, and an electric vehicle. The power battery pack includes a tray, a single cell, and a seal cover.

Virtual machine (vm) approach to embedded system hot update

Systems of an electrical vehicle and the operations thereof are provided. Embodiments include an electric vehicle, rechargeable electric vehicle, and/or hybrid-electric vehicle and associated systems.

Control electric vehicle, control system for electric vehicle, and controlling electric vehicle

An object of the present invention is to provide a control apparatus for an electric vehicle that can prevent or reduce a shock when the vehicle starts running from a stopped state. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a first vibration damping control torque calculated by a first calculation method based on a signal of a wheel speed sensor, or a second vibration damping control torque calculated by a second calculation method based on a signal other than the signal of the wheel speed sensor is selectively output..

Control apparatus of electric vehicle

A control apparatus of an electric vehicle including a motor capable of outputting a vehicle driving force that is a driving force acting on the electric vehicle, and a brake device configured to generate a vehicle braking force that is a braking force acting on the electric vehicle in accordance with a brake operation performed by a driver, includes: a controller. The controller is configured to start a first hill-hold control for maintaining the electric vehicle in a stopped state by using the vehicle driving force generated by the motor as a stopping force for stopping the electric vehicle when the brake operation is interrupted..

Operation schemes for a hybrid or electric vehicle

The present disclosure is related to hybrid vehicles. The teachings thereof may be embodied in vehicles as well as operation schemes meant to increase energy efficiency, such as a method comprising: detecting multiple consumption parameters of the hybrid vehicle; determining a future state of charge of a traction battery of the vehicle by mapping the consumption parameters onto a state-of-charge value, wherein the mapping includes classifying the multiple consumption parameters according to trainable class boundaries; training the class boundaries based at least in part on the detected consumption parameters and an associated measured state of charge; and adjusting an operating parameter of a traction power component of the hybrid vehicle according to the determined future state of charge..

Autonomous vehicle constant speed control system

A hybrid electric vehicle includes an engine, an electric machine, and a battery, coupled to a controller(s) configured to, in response to a virtual-driver signal, predict and maintain a constant-speed from a plurality of candidate speeds, to have a lowest fuel consumption and a minimum number of battery-charge-cycles, for a predicted distance and wheel-torque-power. A predicted engine-power is established from the wheel-torque-power required to maintain the constant-speed, and to power vehicle accessories and battery charging, such that fuel consumption and battery-charge-cycles are minimized over the predicted distance at the constant-speed.

Use of an autonomous range extender vehicle and autonomous range extender vehicle

Use of a range extender vehicle includes a range extender energy store and means for transmitting energy to a main vehicle for supplying a main vehicle, including a main vehicle electric motor for driving the main vehicle, a main vehicle energy store for supplying the main vehicle electric motor with power and means for obtaining energy from the range extender vehicle, with energy from the range extender energy store via the coupled-together energy transmission means and means for obtaining energy. The range extender vehicle also includes: a range extender electric motor for driving the range extender vehicle; means for autonomously driving the range extender vehicle on a road network; and receiving means for receiving information for detecting the main vehicle.

System and creating a charging schedule for an electric vehicle

A system and method for creating a charging schedule for an electric vehicle that include determining a current state of charge of the electric vehicle. The system and method also include determining an average price per kilowatt-hour of energy to charge the electric vehicle to reach at least one of: a target state of charge of the electric vehicle and a maximum state of charge of the electric vehicle.

Charging of an electric vehicle fleet

A method for controlling the charging of multiple electric vehicles operating in a geographic area may include inputting a tariff schedule into a control system. The tariff schedule may identify the cost of energy at different times in the geographic area.

Electric vehicle power distribution system

One or more converters are selected from a plurality of converters to enable where there is a plurality of energy storage modules electrically connected together in series. Each converter is electrically connected to a corresponding energy storage module.

On-board unit and electric vehicle management system

A charge management method includes generating and storing a charge schedule related to an electric energy for charging a vehicle within an amount of suppliable electric power for charging said vehicle located in a region, wherein said vehicle includes a rechargeable battery. The method further includes storing an identification number of said vehicle in said region by an ev controlling center.

System for closed loop direct cooling of a sealed high voltage traction battery pack

One general aspect includes an electric vehicle (ev) high voltage (hv) battery pack cooling system, including: at least one battery cell positioned in a first compartment of a hv battery pack, where the first compartment is communicatively coupled to a cooling fluid inlet and a cooling fluid outlet positioned on the hv battery pack. The electric vehicle also includes a cooling fluid.

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

A battery is provided. The battery includes an electrode having a flat shape.

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

A secondary battery is provided. The secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte layer, and the electrolyte layer includes an electrolytic solution and a copolymer containing vinylidene fluoride, hexafluoropropylene, and a hetero-unsaturated compound..

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

A positive electrode includes first active material particles, second active material particles, and third active material particles, and the second active material particles include an aggregation of second primary particles. The average particle size d1 of the first active material particles, the average particle size d2 of the second active material particles, and the average particle size d3 of the third active material particles satisfy a relationship of d1>d2>d3.

Power module apparatus, cooling structure, and electric vehicle or hybrid electric vehicle

A power module apparatus (10) comprises: a power module (100a) comprising a package (110) configured to seal a perimeter of a semiconductor device, and a heat radiator (42) bonded to one surface of the package; a cooling device (30) comprising a coolant passage (33) through which coolant water flows, in which the heat radiator is attached to an opening (35) provided on a way of the coolant passage, wherein the heat radiator (42) of the power module (100a) is attached to the opening (35) of the cooling device (30) so that a height (ha) and a height (hb) are substantially identical to each other. The power module in which the heat radiator is attached to the opening formed at the upper surface portion of the cooling device can also be efficiently cooled, and thereby it becomes possible to reduce degradation due to overheating..

Pancake coils for wireless energy transmission to electric vehicles

An apparatus and system for wireless energy transmission to an electric vehicle are provided. A charging station and/or an electric vehicle that is configured with a pancake coil are also provided..

Electric vehicle charging

A vehicle charge system includes a computer programmed to navigate a vehicle to a charge location based on a determination, upon determining that light received by the vehicle is below a light threshold, that one of a current vehicle charge level and a predicted charge level is below a charge threshold.. .

Climate control for hybrid electric vehicle with engine stop-start

A hybrid electric vehicle (hev) that includes an internal combustion engine and a climate control system (ccs) coupled to controllers configured to auto start-stop the engine when the hev decelerates to an engine-stop threshold speed. The controllers are also configured to adjust a climate-fan-speed by a predetermined initial-factor, and at subsequent timed-intervals with a speed-factor that is adjusted from the initial-factor at each timed-interval, such that engine restart is inhibited by perceptually small speed adjustments and perceptually slow timed-interval cabin cooling adjustments.

Powertrain system for electric and hybrid electric vehicles

A powertrain system for a vehicle includes an electric power source having a first motor configured to provide a first amount of torque to the vehicle and a second motor configured to provide a second amount of torque to the vehicle different from the first amount of torque. The system further includes one or more attachable electric power gear assemblies configured to couple the two or more motors to a propeller shaft for providing the torque to the vehicle.

Hev battery management for generating off-board power

A hybrid electric vehicle includes an internal-combustion engine (ice) and an electric machine coupled to a battery, an off-board power (obp) system, and a controller, which are configured to power internal vehicle and battery charge electrical loads, and external electrical loads. The controller monitors the electrical loads, and responds to an obp signal identifying an external electrical load, and commands the ice and electric machine to generate a combined-power greater than or equal to the loads.

Charging rescue all-electric vehicles

A charging rescue system and method for all-electric vehicles comprises: a rescue vehicle app, a charging rescue vehicle, a rescued vehicle app, and a rescue platform. The rescue vehicle app comprises a user module, an order module, a monitoring module, and a communication module.

Method for coordinating charging processes of electric vehicles as well as electrically operated motor vehicle and supply vehicle

A method for coordinating charging processes of electric vehicles. A respective supply signal (s1), with at least data on an available quantity of energy and a current geographic position, is transmitted by mobile supplier units, and a respective demand signal (s2), with at least data on a demanded quantity of energy and a current geographic position, is transmitted by mobile procuring units to a central computer (p2).

Electric vehicle safety concept using distributed vehicle control units

Systems of an electrical vehicle and the operations thereof are provided. Embodiments include an electric vehicle, rechargeable electric vehicle, and/or hybrid-electric vehicle and associated systems.

Hvac system of electric vehicle

A heating, ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system for an electric vehicle, may include a heating line on which an electric heater and a heating pump are provided; a first heating line connected to the heating line through a main valve, provided with a heater core for indoor heating, and having cooling water flow therethrough to form a first heating channel along with the heating line; a second heating line having one end portion connected to one end portion of the heating line through the main valve and the other end portion connected to the other end portion of the heating line, and having the cooling water flow therethrough to form a second heating channel along with the heating line; and a controller configured for controlling an opening degree of the main valve to control the flow of cooling water of the first heating channel or the second heating channel.. .

Meta System S. P. A.

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Apparatus to realize fast battery charging and motor driving for electric vehicles using one ac/dc converter

An apparatus includes a controller, a switching block, and a three-phase bidirectional ac/dc converter. The switching block has a first interface connected to a power grid, a second interface connected to an electric motor, and a third interface connected to the three-phase bidirectional ac/dc converter that includes first, second, and third single-phase ac/dc conversion modules, and which have inputs and outputs joined at an output node, and a respective transformer configured to provide electrical isolation.
Hella Gmbh & Co. Kgaa

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

A secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte layer. The electrolyte layer includes an electrolytic solution, a polymer compound, and a plurality of inorganic particles.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

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

A secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an electrolytic solution including a cyano compound.. .
Sony Corporation

Secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, power storage system, electric tool, electronic device

A secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte layer. The electrolyte layer includes an electrolytic solution, two or more copolymers each containing hexafluoropropylene as a component and each having a different copolymerization amount (wt %) of hexafluoropropylene, and a plurality of inorganic particles..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Connection assembly for a traction battery in particular for electric vehicles

A connection assembly for a traction battery comprises a busbar extending in an extension direction and a flexible electrical connection element extending along the busbar in the extension direction. The busbar has a compensation section in which the busbar extends perpendicular with respect to the extension direction..
Te Connectivity Germany Gmbh

Power management for a vehicle smart mirror system

In one embodiment, a vehicle mirror includes an on-board diagnostics (obd) transceiver and one or more processors. The processors access obd data received by the obd transceiver from an obd port of a vehicle.
Solera Holdings, Inc.

System, architecture, and minimizing power consumption and increasing performance in electric vehicles

An electric vehicle accomplishes speed changes through the use of electronically controlled, multiple electric motor configurations that are coupled to an output drive shaft instead of a speed change transmission. A parallel-coupled motor configuration includes at least two motors that are each coupled to the output drive shaft through respective gear arrangements, each gear arrangement having a respective gear ratio.
Superior Electron, Llc

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

System and inductive charging with improved efficiency

A charging system for charging an electric vehicle comprises an inductor-inductor-capacitor (llc) battery charger that includes an isolation transformer having a transformer primary and a transformer secondary, the transformer primary included in an inductive charger station of the charging system and the transformer secondary included in an inductive power receiver of the charging system, with the inductive power receiver positioned on the electric vehicle. The llc battery charger also includes a magnetizing inductor circuit element and a leakage inductor circuit element integrated into the isolation transformer on the transformer primary.
General Electric Company

Appliance for recharging batteries of electric vehicles or the like

The first and second converter (cnv1, cnv2) being activatable for the simultaneous recharging of the high-voltage electric battery (hvb) and of the low-voltage electric battery (lvb).. .

Electric vehicle and battery charging the same

A method of charging the battery of the vehicle includes starting charging of the battery; starting operation of an air conditioner using power supplied from the battery; and reducing an operation amount of the air conditioner while charging the battery and operating the air conditioner, thereby shortening the time required for charging the battery.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Electric vehicle with thermal management system

An electric vehicle includes a thermal management system, an electric drive, a traction battery electrically coupled to the electric drive and a thermal energy source thermally coupled to the traction battery. Thermally coupling the thermal energy source and traction battery makes it possible to keep the area surrounding the traction battery and the traction battery itself at a temperature level where the traction battery can be efficiently operated.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Energy efficient hands-free electric vehicle charger for autonomous vehicles in uncontrolled environments

A method for charging an electric vehicle includes steps of providing a charger station and providing an electric vehicle operable to navigate to a desired destination autonomously, the vehicle comprising a power receiver configured to mate with the charger station to provide charging to the electric vehicle. The method further includes steps of aligning, via autonomous operation of the electric vehicle, the charger station and the power receiver of the electric vehicle, so as mate the charger station and the power receiver, and initiating charging of the electric vehicle upon mating of the charger station and the power receiver..
General Electric Company

Pi source inverter-converter for hybrid electric vehicles

A system for reducing a resonant oscillation on a direct current bus of a power inverter/converter for an electric machine having a variable frequency drive is disclosed. The system includes a battery, a first capacitor connected in parallel with the battery; an inductor connected in series with the first capacitor; a first diode connected in series with the inductor; a second diode connected in parallel with the inductor and the first diode; a second capacitor connected in series with the first diode; and a starter-generator connected to the second capacitor.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

Car charging plug-in connector

The disclosure relates to a car charging plug-in connector for an electric vehicle, comprising at least one signal contact element and at least two power contact elements. The car charging plug-in connector has a plug-in connector body and a contact carrier.
Harting Automotive Gmbh

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

A film capacitor includes a body including a core body formed of an insulating material and metalized films which are wound around the core body; and first and second terminal electrodes disposed on both end surfaces in an axial direction of the body, respectively, a cross section perpendicular to an axial direction, i.e., z direction, of the core body having an oval outer periphery having a major axis and a minor axis, and an inner periphery defining a slit extending along the major axis. The provision of the core body makes it possible to suppress loosening of the metalized films or occurrence of a gap between the metalized films, thus making the film capacitor having a high insulation property..
Kyocera Corporation

Apparatus and active vibration control of hybrid electric vehicle

An apparatus for active vibration control of a hybrid electric vehicle including an engine and a motor is disclosed. The apparatus includes: a position sensor to detect position information of the engine or the motor; and a controller to select a reference angle signal based on a signal from the position sensor.
Kia Motors Corporation

Electric-vehicle control device and control method

In a specific state where an electric vehicle is in a stop state and a creep torque is generate in an electric motor (2), when a shift range is switched from a traveling range to a non-traveling range, a motor control section (10b) performs a torque decrease control to stepwisely decrease the creep torque of the electric motor (2), and an automatic transmission control device (30) performs a disengagement control to gradually disengage the frictional engagement element of the automatic transmission (3).. .
Jatco Ltd

Vehicle controlled by remote controller and posture

Embodiments of the disclosure provide an electric vehicle and a method for controlling the electric vehicle. The electric vehicle includes at least one electric motorized wheel to drive the electric vehicle; a pressure sensor module configured to detect pressure on the electric vehicle; a communication interface configured to receive remote instructions from a remote controller; and a central controller configured to operate the at least one electric motorized wheel in a control mode based on at least one of the received remote instructions and the pressure..
Walnut Technology Limited.

Power supply system and operating the same

A power supply system includes a power distribution branch, a charging branch, and a control unit. The power distribution branch receives a first current.
Delta Electronics, Inc.

Battery fleet management system for mining operations in a mine

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

Charging station system for electric vehicles

A charging station system, in particular for electric vehicles is described, wherein the charging station system has at least one housing. The charging station system also has a plurality of main components.
Dr. Ing.h.c.f.porsche Aktiengesellschaft

System, apparatus and methods of electricity generation to end-use for fast charging of electric vehicle

A system for charging electric vehicles (evs) includes at least one transportable battery-energy-storage dc systems (besdcs), at least one renewable direct-current (dc) power supply station at a first location. The system also includes at least one dc charging station for charging of the at least one ev at a second location different from the first location.

Autonomous electric agricultural vehicles

A fleet of one or more autonomous electric vehicles is provided for storing electricity and supplying electricity to an electrical grid, and performing agricultural operations, each vehicle of the multiple autonomous electric vehicles comprising: an energy system configured to store and supply electricity and configured for electrical connection with the electrical grid; a navigation system for autonomously navigating the vehicle; and an operating system configured to wirelessly receive vehicle instructions from a central system and to provide vehicle sub-system instructions to the energy system and the navigation system based on the vehicle instructions, the vehicle instructions based on at least one of electric utility grid parameters and agricultural parameters. In at least one embodiment, a single autonomous electric vehicle for storing electricity and supplying electricity to an electrical grid, and performing agricultural operations is provided..
Optoev, Inc.

Control electric vehicle

The present invention provides a control apparatus capable of acquiring a sufficient effect of eliminating or reducing a torsional vibration generated on a drive shaft in an electric vehicle including a drive wheel configured to be driven by an electric motor via the drive shaft. The control apparatus calculates a first damping control torque for canceling out a vibration component based on a difference between a motor rotational speed and a vehicle body speed, and calculates a drive torque instruction value for driving the electric motor by adding a driver request drive torque and the first damping control torque..
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Electric vehicle charging via rf loops to avoid need for precise alignment with wireless charging equipment

A loop antenna in an electric vehicle receives energy wirelessly from a source external to the vehicle, such as from a radio frequency (rf) emitter. The use of rf loop antennas to both transmit and receive power greatly reduces the need to align the vehicle with charging station equipment..

Self power-generating device

A self power-generating device for electric vehicles includes a positive charge generating converter, a negative charge generating converter, a transformer and batteries. One end of the positive charge generating converter is provided with a first electrode, the other end of the positive charge generating converter is provided with a second electrode.

Rechargeable electrochemical device for producing electric energy

An innovative device that integrates, internally to one individual electrochemical cell, the functions of an electrolyzer, a hydrogen accumulator, and a fuel cell. The device can be recharged both electrically, by connecting it to a usual battery charger, and by way of a direct injection of gaseous hydrogen.

Load management to extend electric vehicle range

A vehicle includes a controller that prompts a user to confirm a willingness to accept a reduced maximum acceleration or speed responsive to user confirmation of a desire to increase an electric drive range by a user selected amount. The controller further operates a propulsion system with the reduced maximum acceleration or speed to increase the electric drive range responsive to user confirmation of the willingness..

Hybrid vehicle control apparatus, electric vehicle control apparatus, controlling hybrid vehicle, and controlling electric vehicle

An electric vehicle control apparatus includes a first motor generator, a second motor generator, a booster, and a controller. The booster boosts an input voltage to the first motor generator and an output voltage from the second motor generator to expand an operable range of the first motor generator and an operable range of the second motor generator into a first expanded operable range and a second expanded operable range, respectively.

Wireless power quality alert for delayed charging with electric vehicles

A delayed charging system for a vehicle implements an energy transfer efficiency check prior to the scheduled charge time to confirm sufficient grid power quality and wireless power quality. In addition to this, a foreign object check is performed prior to the scheduled charge.

Mechanism for locking and fault detection in the electrical vehicle supply equipment cord reel

An electric vehicle charging assembly includes a cord reel, a cord reel locking mechanism, and a master control unit for selectively unlocking the cord reel in response to an authorization signal. The electric vehicle charging assembly monitors the rotational position of the cord reel to prevent unauthorized use, and to record or relay information related to the improper use or malfunction of the electric vehicle charging assembly..

On board charger input current limit setting based on ac input circuit voltage response

This disclosure relates to the field of electric vehicles (ev) that run, at least in part, on an electric motor. Included on the ev is an on board charger (obc) responsible for charging a battery supply based on electronic power received from a source.

Electric vehicle and fuel cell vehicle with rankine cycle

The electric vehicle including one or more in-wheel motors, a battery electrically coupled to one or more in-wheel motors, a power electronics including a dc-ac inverter, a ac-dc inverter, and a boost converter that receives dc power from the battery and supplies ac power to the one or more in-wheel motors, and a generator electrically coupled to the battery via the power electronics. Further, it includes a rankine cycle system including a pump, a first valve having an input, a first output, and a second output connected to the pump, the generator, and the one or more in-wheel motors, respectively.

Electric vehicle high power multi-port priority-based charger

A system for recharging electric vehicles that optimizes the distribution of power to the users. The system meets the requirements of all the users for charging within their available time window while minimizing the cost of charging for the charging station..
Princeton Satellite Systems, Inc.

Management device and control method

A photovoltaic power conditioning system (pv-pcs) outputs power generated by a photovoltaic panel. An electric vehicle power conditioning system charges an electric vehicle with power supplied from a commercial power system or the power outputted from the pv-pcs.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Crushable cooling column for battery assembly in electric vehicle

A battery packaging arrangement. The battery packaging arrangement includes a first base configured to be fixedly coupled to a frame of a vehicle, a second base moveable with respect to the first base, and a plurality of cooling columns inter-disposed between the first base and the second base.
Purdue Research Foundation

Chargeability presenting method and chargeability presenting system

A chargeability presenting method that uses an information terminal having a display device and connected to vehicle parking places having charging spaces in which vehicles including an electric vehicle are parkable and chargers for wirelessly charging the vehicles are installed. The method includes a display outputting an image indicating chargeability in each vehicle parking place in a predetermined form, the image being generated based on vehicle presence information indicating whether or not a vehicle is present in each charging space and foreign-object information indicating a result of an attempt to detect a foreign object on each charger..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Display and/operating unit for a vehicle, in particular a bicycle or lightweight electric vehicle

A display and operating unit (1) for a vehicle, in particular a conventional bicycle or a light electric vehicle such as an e-bike or an electric scooter, comprises a display device (2) that is configured to display information about an operating state of an electronic component of the vehicle, a first operating element (3) for manipulating the operating state of the electronic component in response to operation of the first operating element (3), and a second operating element (4) for manipulating a display of a display device (21) of a display and operating device (20) that is separate from the display and operating unit (1) in response to operation of the second operating element (4).. .
Bloks. Ag

Active series hybrid integrated electric vehicle

In some embodiments, a system can include an integrated wheel module coupled to a rim of a tire and to a structure of a vehicle. The integrated wheel module can include control electronics and a power supply.

Cooling system directly in housing

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

Method for controlling charging operations

The present disclosure relates to charging energy stores, for example for charging electrical vehicle batteries. Various embodiments may include methods for controlling charging operations.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Methods and charge controllers for charging of battery in electric vehicle

An on-board charge controller (100) of an electric vehicle, a central charge controller (104), and methods therein, for handling battery charge. The central charge controller (104) receives reports from two electric vehicles (100, 102) comprising intended routes to destinations to be travelled by the electric vehicles and an indication of their current battery charge level (100c, 102c).
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Methods, apparatuses and computer-readable instructions for activating charging of an electric vehicle

This specification describes a method comprising:receiving, by a charging activation apparatus associated with an electric vehicle, a first instance of a charging session id from first server apparatus associated with a first electricity provider which is the electricity provider of a driver or owner of the electric vehicle; receiving, by the charging activation apparatus, a second instance of the charging session id from second server apparatus associated with a second electricity provider which is the electricity provider for a power outlet with which the electric vehicle is currently electrically connected; comparing, by the charging activation apparatus, the first and second instances of the charging session id; and determining, by the charging activation apparatus, if the first and second instances of the charging session id correspond and, if the first and second instances of the charging session id are determined to correspond, causing activation of charging of the electric vehicle via the electrical connection to the power outlet.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Fuel cell end plate unit and stack

An end plate unit for use in a fuel cell stack in an electric vehicle is provided wherein the end plate includes an outer surface, an inner surface disposed opposite the outer surface and a current collector. The inner surface defines at least a first region and a second region which is spaced apart from and substantially parallel to the first region.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

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

A battery is provided. The battery includes a power generation element having a through hole; and a cylindrical can housing the power generation element and having at least one thin wall part on a circumferential surface of the cylindrical can.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Relay diagnostic circuit

The present invention discloses a relay diagnostic circuit for a number of relays connected in series between an electric vehicle power supply end and a load or a charging end. The relay diagnostic circuit includes a number of voltage divider branches connected to a same reference ground, an isolation unit and a judgment unit.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Planning electric vehicle fast charging stations on the expressway

A planning method of ev fast charging stations on the expressway, comprising the following steps: step 1: forecasting the spatial and temporal distribution of ev charging load, that is to determine the time and location of each ev needing charging on the expressway; step 2: based on the forecast result achieved by step 1, determining the locations of the fast charging stations on the expressway by the nearest neighbor clustering algorithm; step 3: according to the spatial and temporal forecast result of the ev charging load and the locations of the fast charging stations, determining the number c of the chargers in each fast charging station by queuing theory. Due to battery characteristics, traditional gas stations do not completely match the fast charging stations.
Tianjin University

Battery pack for electric vehicles and detecting cooling water leakage in battery pack for electric vehicles

A battery pack for electric vehicles and a method of detecting cooling water leakage in the battery pack for electric vehicles are provided. The battery pack includes a moisture collection unit that is disposed in the battery pack and a moisture discharge unit that is disposed in a bottom of the moisture collection unit.
Kia Motors Corporation

Travel route guide device, travel route guide system, travel route guide method and program

A travel route guide device includes a travel route calculation unit configured to calculate a travel route based on current position information, destination information, a remaining amount of power of an electric vehicle, and information on a remaining power amount recovery facility. The travel route guide device further includes a region division unit configured to divide a region including the travel route into a plurality of local regions.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Systems and methods using artificial intelligence for routing electric vehicles

The present invention provides specific systems, methods and algorithms based on artificial intelligence expert system technology for determination of preferred routes of travel for electric vehicles (evs). The systems, methods and algorithms provide such route guidance for battery-operated evs in-route to a desired destination, but lacking sufficient battery energy to reach the destination from the current location of the ev.

Living cationic ring-opening polymerization (c-rop) self healing coating for battery module packaging in electric vehicles (ev)

The present disclosure provides a battery pack component including a self-healing coating. The self-healing coating is disposed on at least a portion of a surface of the battery pack component.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Adapter device for connecting a vehicle control unit to a vehicle component

An adapter device (1) for establishing a connection between an electronic control unit (20) for a vehicle, in particular for a conventional bicycle or a light electric vehicle such as an electric bicycle or an electric scooter, and an electronic vehicle component (30) comprises a first cable (5a, 5b) configured to be connected to the electronic control unit (20), an adapter electronics (4a, 4b), and a second cable (6a, 6b) configured to be connected to the electronic vehicle component (30a, 30b). In this case, the adapter electronics (4a, 4b) is connected between the first cable (5a, 5b) and the second cable (6a, 6b) and is configured to receive first messages, which are sent from the electronic control unit (20) via the first cable (5a, 5b) in accordance with a first data protocol, to translate the received first messages into second messages in accordance with a second data protocol, and to send the second messages to the electronic vehicle component (30a, 30b) via the second cable (6a, 6b)..
Bloks. Ag

Auxiliary steering system and auxiliary steering electric vehicle and electric vehicle

An auxiliary steering system (100) and method for an electric vehicle and the electric vehicle are disclosed. The system includes a detection component (6a) including a first electric motor (4) and a detection controller (6) configured to determine whether a steering assist device (2) is normal, to continue to determine whether the steering assist device (2) is normal if yes, and to control a drive rack (5a) of the first electric motor (4) to drive wheels (17) of the electric vehicle to return and to output a steering failure signal, a steering wheel torque signal and a direction signal if no; an electric motor controller (8); a second electric motor (14); and a vehicle controller (7).
Byd Company Limited

Damping control device for electric vehicle

A damping control device for an electric vehicle is having a continuously variable transmission between a motor and left and right front wheels. The damping control device drive system includes a feedback control unit, which suppresses a vibration accompanying a disturbance in the rotational speed of the motor, and an operation determination unit, which determines whether or not an absolute value of a second-order differential of the transmission ratio is equal to, or greater than, a predetermined value, wherein when the absolute value of the second-order differential of the transmission ratio is equal to, or greater than, the predetermined value.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Tractor unit with on-board regenerative braking energy storage for stopover hvac operation without engine idle

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

Stability control four-wheel drive electric vehicle, and electric vehicle

The embodiments of the present application disclose a stability control system and a stability control method for a four-wheel drive electric vehicle and the four-wheel drive electric vehicle. In the stability control system, when the lateral acceleration is equal to or greater than an acceleration threshold, at least one of a first braking force signal, a second braking force signal, a first logic signal and a second logic signal is obtained.
Byd Company Limited

Station building auxiliary power unit

A station building auxiliary power unit includes a start-of-operation determination unit that determines, based on a first signal that represents information on a power flow direction indicating a direction of flow of electrical power between an ac distribution line electrically connecting to an electric vehicle and a substation for supplying ac power to the ac distribution line, whether first ac power on an ac distribution line side is to be transformed into second ac power usable by a load, and if it is determined that transformation is to be performed, generates and outputs a second signal, a voltage instruction value calculator that calculates and outputs a voltage instruction value corresponding to the second signal, and a pwm signal generator that generates a control signal for a power converter circuit operated upon transformation of the first ac power into the second ac power, and outputs the control signal.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Electric vehicle and control method thereof

An electric vehicle and a control method of the electric vehicle are provided. The electric vehicle includes a battery, a charger configured to supply power of the battery to a user terminal, an input configured to receive a destination from a user, and a controller configured to calculate an estimated amount of power consumed for traveling of the electric vehicle and an estimated amount of power consumed for supplying power to the user terminal in a case that the electric vehicle travels to the destination.
Kia Motors Corporation

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

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

Method for determining an arrangement of an electric vehicle and arrangement determination unit

A method for determining an arrangement of an electric vehicle relative to a charging point is provided. An alternating magnetic field is transmitted by a transmitting device arranged on the electric vehicle.

Method for manufacturing electric vehicle battery cells with polymer frame support

A method for manufacturing a battery component includes unrolling a polymer foil from a roll; forming windows into the unrolled polymer foil; and placing a battery cell component over each window. The battery cell component advantageously can be a solid-state electrolyte functioning as a separator, which is thereby well protected for handling and in later use..
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Ag

Electric vehicle battery cell with internal series connection stacking

A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells connected in series, each battery cell having a cathode, an anode, and a separator separating the cathode and the anode, and a bipolar current collector; a plurality of polymer frames, each having a window to receive part of the one of the plurality of battery cells; two of the plurality of polymer frames defining a compartment; and electrolyte filling the compartment for one of the plurality of battery cells. A method is also provided..
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Ag

Electric vehicle battery cell with solid state electrolyte

A battery component includes a polymer frame having at least one window, the polymer frame having a first planar side and an opposite second planar side, and a window edge between the first and second planar sides. The battery component also has a battery cell component having a separator and bipolar current collector, the battery cell component being attached to the frame, the separator or bipolar current collector being attached to the first planar side or the window edge.
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Ag

Electric vehicle battery cell with polymer frame for battery cell components

A battery component includes a polymer frame having at least one window, the polymer frame having a first planar side and an opposite second planar side, and a window edge between the first and second planar sides. The battery component also has a battery cell component having a separator and bipolar current collector, the battery cell component being attached to the frame, the separator or bipolar current collector being attached to the first planar side or the window edge.
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Ag

Systems and methods for providing targeted advertisements to a charging station for electric vehicles

Systems and methods are described which provide targeted advertisements to a charging station for electric vehicles. A data collector records data associated with individuals near a charging station.
Volta Industries, Llc

Systems and methods for providing targeted advertisements to a charging station for electric vehicles

Systems and methods are described which provide targeted advertisements to a charging station for electric vehicles. A data collector records data associated with individuals near a charging station.
Volta Industries, Llc

Drive system including a transmission and magnetic coupling device for an electric vehicle

A drive system or powertrain including an automatic transmission (at) for an electric vehicle is provided. At least one 3-position linear motor, 2-way clutch (i.e.
Means Industries, Inc.

Method for controlling the parking process of a hybrid electric vehicle

The invention relates to a method for controlling the parking process of a hybrid electric vehicle, in particular a mild hybrid electric vehicle, in which an electric motor and an internal combustion engine can act on the drive train at the same time and in which, furthermore, a starter motor is connected to the drive train. The principle of electric parking is to be solved by the invention.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Range extender for industrial electric vehicle

A series-hybrid powertrain includes a range extender, a battery, an electric motor and a controller. The range extender may include an internal combustion engine and a generator.
Motrec International Inc.

Control systems for hydraulically actuated transmissions of electric vehicles

A system (18) for a transmission (16) of an electric vehicle, including: a pump (34), accumulator (36), control valve (38), sensor (40), check valve (42), and sequence valve (44). The accumulator (36) stores fluid from the pump (34).
Borgwarner Inc.

Electric vehicle power system with shared converter

Methods, systems, and apparatus for an electric vehicle. The system includes a battery control unit configured to be in a grid-connected mode or a stand-alone mode.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Electric vehicle fleet charging system

An electric vehicle charging system comprises one or more system power and control modules (spcm) and vehicle charging stations (vcs); wherein the spcm distributes power from a power source to the vcs, and the vcs distributes power to one or more electric vehicles. Another electric vehicle charging system comprises an spcm, vcs, a fleet management system (fms) for monitoring and controlling the charging system, and a communications network for sharing information.
Sierra Smart Systems, Llc

Thermal management of electric vehicle coupler contacts

In a number of embodiments, an electric vehicle supply equipment (evse) connector (120), includes a plurality of charging lines (150, 151) configured to provide electrical charge to an electric vehicle (ev) (140) at least one control line (153, 154) configured to carry signals to control charging of the ev via the charging lines (150, 151) and a detector (170) that detects a thermal event, wherein in response to detecting a thermal event the detector (170) manipulates the at least one control line (153, 154) to alter charging of the ev via the charging lines (150, 151).. .
Aerovironment, Inc.

Electric vehicle charging interface

Systems and methods for enabling fast charging of an electric vehicle at a charging station. An electric vehicle in positioned in a given location for charging and/or discharging.
Proterra Inc.

Brake four-wheel drive electric vehicle and electric vehicle

A brake system (100) and a brake method for a four-wheel drive electric vehicle and a four-wheel drive electric vehicle, in the system, according to a brake mode of the electric vehicle, a state of charge of a battery pack (4) and a vehicle speed, a first brake control unit controls a motor (6) to brake a wheel (9) through a motor controller (2) and a second brake control unit controls a brake actuator (12) to brake the wheels (9). The first brake control unit further determines whether a brake torque of the brake actuator (12) on the wheels (9) fails.
Byd Company Limited

Vehicle management method and vehicle management device

A vehicle management method is provided for managing an electric vehicle by using a management server based on vehicle-specific id information that defines a condition of use transmitted from an onboard controller. The vehicle management method includes acquiring vehicle id information from the electric vehicle by using the management server; determining the vehicle id information to be valid if the vehicle id information acquired falls within a use period set in advance and determining the vehicle id information to be invalid if the vehicle id information acquired falls outside a use period set in advance; and applying a prescribed limitation to charging of a battery of the electric vehicle having the vehicle id information upon determining that the vehicle id information is invalid..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Adaptive regeneration systems for electric vehicles

Systems and methods are disclosed for adaptive regeneration systems for electric vehicles. In one embodiment, an example method may include determining, by an adaptive regeneration system, that an electric vehicle is decelerating, determining an output voltage of a power source at the electric vehicle, determining that a voltage potential of a battery system at the electric vehicle is greater than the output voltage, and causing the voltage potential of the battery system to be modified to a value equal to or less than the output voltage..
Premergy, Inc.

Charging method, battery device, charging device, degradation diagnosis method, battery pack, electric vehicle, and electricity storage device

A charging method includes: in a case of charging a lithium ion secondary battery having a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte housed in an exterior body, calculating a value obtained by second-order differentiation of a charging current in constant-voltage charging with respect to a charging electric quantity or time during charging; and, during charging with an environmental temperature of t1 immediately before start of charging, in a case where a change in a sign of the value calculated by second-order differentiation from positive to negative or from negative to positive is observed, if an ambient temperature immediately before start of next and subsequent charging is t2 or lower, making the whole or a part of a current in a constant-current charging current section lower than an initial setting.. .
Sony Corporation

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

A battery is provided. The battery includes an electrode group including a positive electrode and a negative electrode, and an electrolyte including an electrolytic solution.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

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

An anode includes an anode current collector and an anode active material layer provided on the anode current collector, and the anode active material layer includes a first anode active material, a second anode active material, and an anode binder. The first anode active material includes a first central portion and a first coating portion provided on a surface of the first central portion.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Semi-solid flow li/o2 battery

The present disclosure relates to a lithium oxygen battery with a non-aqueous flowable semi-solid catholyte comprising an electrolyte, dissolved oxygen and carbonaceous particles which are not soluble in the catholyte. The battery also comprises a lithium anode, electrical contacts, an oxygen inlet, a porous cathode current collector and a pump.
Alma Mater Studiorum - Universita' Di Bologna

Secondary battery pack with improved thermal management

The present invention relates to a novel secondary battery pack with improved thermal management useful for an all-electric vehicle (ev), a plug-in hybrid vehicle (phev), a hybrid vehicle (hev), or battery packs used for other vehicles batteries, and more particularly, to the use of a specific material for thermally insulating a secondary battery pack and further minimizing the propagation of thermal runaway within a battery pack.. .
Elkem Silicones Usa Corp.

Torque disturbance management system and method

A hybrid electric vehicle has a powertrain including an internal combustion engine, an electric machine, and a transmission coupled to controller(s) that control torque disturbances arising from changing output torques of the engine, electric machine, and transmission. A torque disturbance threshold is adjusted for driver comfort, and is used to respond to torque demand signals from the vehicle systems, including a battery charging subsystem, and a driver.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Smart-charging use with electric-vehicle-sharing stations

A remote smart-power server receives reservation data indicating parameters for a planned vehicle use, such as pick-up time, pick-up location, and drop-off time. Systems of the present technology are in various embodiments used in connection with electric vehicles.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Method and electric vehicle charging

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method of charging an electric vehicle. The method comprises receiving at an electric vehicle, a wireless signal associated with an electric vehicle charging apparatus.
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Integrated dual-output grid-to-vehicle (g2v) and vehicle-to-grid (v2g) onboard charger for plug-in electric vehicles

An integrated and isolated onboard charger for plug-in electric vehicles, includes an ac-dc converter and a dual-output dc-dc resonant converter, for both hv traction batteries and lv loads. In addition, the integrated and isolated onboard charger may be configured as unidirectional or bidirectional, and is capable of delivering power from hv traction batteries to the grid for vehicle-to-grid (v2g) applications.
University Of Maryland

Optimizing charge/discharge plans for electric vehicles

A method for determining a charge plan for an electrical energy store of a vehicle includes subdividing a charging time interval, which is available for charging the energy store, into a sequence of time segments, such that constant charging power conditions are respectively present in the time segments in the sequence of time segments. For each time segment in the sequence of time segments, a limited number of possible charging powers with which the energy store can be charged and/or discharged in the respective time segment are determined.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Electric vehicle battery pack

A battery pack has an enclosure that contains a plurality of batteries and conductors and that resists the flow of fluid between an interior of the enclosure and an exterior of the enclosure. An exit vent formed in the enclosure at a first location allows exhaust gas to flow from the interior of the enclosure to the exterior of the enclosure.
Tesla, Inc.

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

A battery, including: a positive electrode; a negative electrode; and an electrolyte layer containing a negative electrode active material.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Battery for an electric vehicle

A battery for an electric vehicle includes first and second pairs of modules in electrical communication with each other. The first pair of modules includes a first module and a second module.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Two-speed transmission for electric vehicle

The present invention relates to a two-speed transmission and includes a first sun gear; a second sun gear; a plurality of first planetary gears which are engaged with the first sun gear to rotate or revolve along a circumferential direction of the first sun gear; a ring gear which includes an inner circumferential gear and an outer circumferential gear, the outer gear rotating by being engaged with an input gear which rotates by a driving device; a plurality of second planetary gears which are engaged with the inner circumferential gear and the second sun gear to rotate or revolve along a circumferential direction of the second sun gear; a carrier to which the first planetary gears and the second planetary gears are rotatably connected; and a brake part which selectively fixes the first sun gear and the second sun gear.. .
Neooto Co., Ltd.

Electric vehicle charging station and controlling an electric vehicle charging station

An electric vehicle charging station is provided. The electric vehicle charging station includes an interface, by way of which the charging station receives energy from an electrical energy supply grid, an energy intermediate storage device for intermediate storage of energy received or transmitted by way of the interface from the electrical energy supply grid, a plurality of output connections for charging electric vehicles and a control unit for controlling the energy intermediate storage in the energy intermediate storage device and for controlling the delivery of energy by way of the plurality of output connections.
Wobben Properties Gmbh

Method and electric vehicle charging station load management in a residence

An electric vehicle charging station that is installed in a residence is coupled with a main circuit breaker in an electrical service panel. The charging station includes a charging point connection that couples an electric vehicle to a set of service drop power lines that provide electricity from a power grid to the residence; a current control device coupled to control the amount of electric current that can be drawn from the set of service drop power lines by an the electric vehicle through the charging point connection; a receiver to receive energy readings from one or more current monitors that indicate an amount of current is being drawn from the set of service drop power lines; and a set of control modules to cause the current control device to control the amount of current that can be drawn by the electric vehicle through the charging point connection based on the received energy readings to avoid tripping the main circuit breaker..
Chargepoint, Inc.

Regenerative braking system and method

A hybrid electric vehicle (hev) and methods for operation having a powertrain that includes an engine, an electric machine and storage battery, and a transmission coupled via a drive shaft to wheels having regenerative-friction brakes. The hev and transmission incorporate regenerative and adaptive braking and a capability to detect nearby obstacles and other vehicles.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Structural enhancements of an electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes a chassis frame, a battery pack, and a brace. The battery pack includes a support structure vertically spaced at least in-part from the chassis frame.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Electronic device charger

The present invention discloses an electronic device charger, mainly comprising: a voltage converting module, a microprocessor, a low voltage detecting unit, and an over voltage sensing unit. When a rated output voltage of a vehicle battery of an electric vehicle is detected to be lower than a first threshold voltage by the low voltage detecting unit or found to be higher than a second threshold voltage by the over voltage sensing unit, the microprocessor immediately stops the vehicle battery providing electrical power to at least one portable electronic device owned by the driver of the electric vehicle.
Solteam Electronics Co., Ltd.

Reconfigurable capacitive energy storage device, power supply system and electric vehicle incorporating said device

Positive and negative electrical connection terminals to which are capable of being connected, in each combination, the ends of the branches connected in parallel.. .

Charging system for electric vehicles

A charging system for electric vehicles is disclosed, which includes at least one charging port with an interface for power exchange with at least one electric vehicle, and at least one power converter for converting power from a power source such as a power grid to a suitable format for charging the vehicle. The power converter can be at a remote location from the charging port, such as a separate room, and/or a separate building..
Abb B.v.

Electric vehicle charging handle, light pipe therefor, and associated light visibility enhancing method

A light pipe is for an ev charging handle. The ev charging handle includes a housing having a thru hole, and a light source coupled to the housing.
Eaton Corporation

Thermal event detection and management system for an electric vehicle

A method of controlling the battery system of an electric vehicle includes detecting a thermal event in a first battery pack of a plurality of battery packs of the battery system, and at least partially powering down the electric vehicle automatically in response to the detected thermal event. The method may also include initiating a thermal rejection scheme in response to the detected thermal event..
Proterra Inc.

Battery module for an electric vehicle

A polymer composition that can be employed in a battery module for a vehicle is disclosed. The polymer composition comprises a polyarylene sulfide, a thermally conductive particulate material, an inorganic particulate material, and a fibrous filler.
Ticona Llc

Vehicle powertrain controller and method

A hybrid electric vehicle having a powertrain including an engine and an electric machine, and controllers configured to derate powertrain output torque below a nominal maximum to a fault-torque limit, in response to a vehicle fault or issue. The vehicle and controllers are also configured to transiently increase powertrain torque output above the fault-torque limit in response to a torque demand that exceeds the limit, and which is needed to enable a predicted vehicle maneuver.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

System and controlling driving of hybrid vehicle

A system and method for controlling driving of a hybrid vehicle are provided. The method includes determining whether acceleration of the hybrid vehicle is predicted and increasing a conversion reference value converting a driving mode of the hybrid vehicle from an electric vehicle (ev) mode to a hybrid electric vehicle (hev) mode when acceleration of the hybrid vehicle is predicted..
Kia Motors Corporation

Control device for electric vehicle and electric vehicle

A control device for an electric vehicle equipped with a drive motor and a fuel cell includes a control output setter, a motor controller, and a fuel cell controller. The control output setter is configured to set a target value of an output of the drive motor based on a request command value.
Subaru Corporation

Charging device, charging system and charging electric vehicle

The invention provides a charging device, a charging system and a charging method for electric vehicle, and pertains to the technical field of electric vehicle charging control. The charging device of the invention is provided with a temperature sensor and a temperature signal feedback component.
Nio Co., Ltd.

Waste heat utilization system for an electric vehicle

A waste heat utilization system may include an air conditioning circuit for air conditioning a vehicle interior of the electric vehicle, wherein a working medium may circulate in the air conditioning circuit, which may have arranged therein a compressor for compressing the working medium, a condenser for condensing the working medium, and an evaporator for evaporating the working medium. The system may also include a cooling circuit for cooling at least one of the electric motor and the battery, wherein a coolant may circulate in the cooling circuit, which may have arranged therein the electric motor in a first branch and the battery in a second branch fluidically connected in parallel with the first branch, a first heat exchanger for discharging heat from the coolant into surroundings of the waste heat utilization system, a first delivery device for driving the coolant in the cooling circuit, a first chiller via which heat may be transferrable from the first branch into the air conditioning circuit, and a second chiller via which heat may be transferrable from the second branch into the air conditioning circuit.
Mahle International Gmbh

Waste heat utilization system for an electric vehicle

A waste heat utilization system for an electric vehicle having an electric motor and a battery may include a first cooling circuit in which a first coolant circulates and having arranged therein the electric motor, a first direct heat exchanger for discharging heat from the first coolant into surroundings of the system, and a first delivery device for driving the first coolant. The system may also include a second cooling circuit in which a second coolant circulates and having arranged therein the battery and a second delivery device for driving the second coolant.
Mahle International Gmbh

Electric vehicle electric drive system

A vehicle may include an inverter, a motor coupled to the inverter, and a traction battery coupled to the inverter and having a terminal voltage equal to a rail voltage between rails of the inverter such that the rail voltage is unregulated. The vehicle may also include a voltage converter configured to reduce the terminal voltage below an intermediate bus voltage threshold on an intermediate bus, and an auxiliary converter configured to draw power from the intermediate bus to supply auxiliary loads..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery system cooling

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

Hydrogen gas dispensing systems and methods

According to at least one aspect, a hydrogen gas dispensing system is provided. The hydrogen gas dispensing system includes a source configured to provide a hydrogen gas, a storage device configured to store the hydrogen gas up to a first pressure level, a dispenser configured to dispense the hydrogen gas up to a second pressure level that is higher than the first pressure level, and a compressor configured to compress the hydrogen gas from the source up to the first pressure level for storage in the storage device and configured to compress the hydrogen gas from the storage device up to the second pressure level for dispensing via the dispenser.
Ivys Inc.

Residual quantity measuring device, battery pack, electric power tool, electric aircraft, electric vehicle, and power supply device

A residual quantity measuring device is provided. The residual quantity measuring device includes a hall element that is inserted into a path of a current flowing in a battery unit and outputs an output voltage associated with the current; and a coulomb counter configured to be supplied with the output voltage of the hall element via a voltage conversion circuit and to detect a total quantity of a current flowing into the battery unit and a current flowing out of the battery unit..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Connector-integrated endplate for battery electric vehicles

An integrated endplate for a battery pack includes an inner wall and an outer wall. The outer wall has a first side adjacent to the inner wall and a second side opposite the first side.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes: a rotating electric machine; a photovoltaic cell; a first electricity storage device that is charged with electricity output from the photovoltaic cell; a second electricity storage device that is chargeable with electricity generated by the rotating electric machine, and serves as a power source for generating driving force of the vehicle; and a control device. The control device either prohibits charging the first electricity storage device or lowers an upper limit value of an soc of the first electricity storage device while the control device is executing second charge control of charging the second electricity storage device with generated electricity generated by the rotating electric machine..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Device and charging electric vehicle

A device for charging an electric vehicle according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a charging inlet for receiving charging information and power from electric vehicle supply equipment (evse); a control module for determining a charging mode on the basis of the charging information, and outputting a control signal according to the determined charging mode; and a charging unit for charging a battery of the electric vehicle according to the control signal from the control module.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Quick locking-unlocking assembly

The present application relates to the field of swapping batteries of electric vehicles, particularly to a quick locking-unlocking assembly. The present application aims at solving the problem in the prior art that each locking mechanism of current electric vehicle power battery has too many parts and sophisticated structure, occupying larger space and thus increasing cost in manufacturing the electric vehicles.
Nio Co., Ltd.

Electric vehicle with high voltage module having high and low voltage sections having a common ground

In accordance with an aspect of the present disclosure, a vehicle has an electric traction motor and a high voltage module having a low voltage section and a high voltage section. The low voltage section includes a power over fiber receive module and a first optical data module.

Power module for inverter switching devices having gate coils shielded from eddy currents

An inverter for an electric vehicle drive has a bridge configuration using power transistors packaged in actively cooled power modules. Control electrodes in the power modules carrying gate signals to drive the transistors contain inductive coils to increase a common source inductance in order to reduce power losses.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Apparatus and intelligent battery optimization and equalization management system

An intelligent battery optimization management and equalization system that also monitors all cells within a battery, the system will ensure all cells are charged to maximum capacity, discharges the full capacity of each cell, perform equalization of charges between all the cells, manages and monitors each cell within a battery pack, the system further includes a multi-pulse rectifier transformer to efficiently and reliably convert high voltage ac input from power grids to dc voltage to effectively charge electric vehicles, industrial electrical vehicles, electric buses, portable battery packs, and/or battery-operated vehicles,. .

Charging device, charging control method, electricity storage device, power storage device, power system, and electric vehicle

There is provided a charging device including a charging voltage providing unit configured to provide a maximum charging voltage for an electricity storage unit, wherein the electricity storage unit includes a plurality of battery cells, and wherein the maximum charging voltage satisfies an equation (1) below: maximum charging voltage=total battery voltage+(fully charged voltage−maximum cell voltage)*n (1) wherein n represents a total number of the battery cells connected in series.. .
Sony Corporation

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes a battery that stores electric power for traveling, a sensor that detects the temperature of the battery, a communication circuitry configured to communicate with a server configured to collect information as to a plurality of vehicles, a temperature adjusting circuitry configured to adjust the temperature of the battery, and a control circuitry configured to control the temperature adjusting circuitry. The information as to the vehicles includes at least an ambient temperature in a surrounding area of each vehicle.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Capacitors having engineered electrodes with very high energy density and associated method

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.

Vehicle rider detection using strain gauges

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

Hybrid electric vehicle controller and method

Some embodiments of the present invention provide a controller for a hybrid electric vehicle comprising: charging command means for causing an engine-driven electrical generator to generate charge to charge a propulsion charge storage device; means for determining when a vehicle is stationary; means for determining when a user has commanded application of a brake to hold a vehicle stationary; and means for determining when a transmission is in a predetermined one or more operating conditions in which the transmission is configured to deliver drive torque to a driveline, wherein the controller is configured to command an enhanced charging operation to be performed in which the charging command means is configured to cause the electrical generator to generate charge when a first set of conditions are met, the first set of conditions comprising the conditions that the vehicle is stationary, the user has commanded application of a brake to hold the vehicle stationary and a transmission is in one said one or more predetermined operating conditions.. .
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

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

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

System for charging an electric vehicle (ev)

A method of charging an electric vehicle (ev) includes receiving a user's authentication code in an electric vehicle service equipment (evse) from a user's mobile device, comparing in the evse the user's authentication code to a whitelist having a plurality of authorized user authentication codes, and enabling an electric vehicle (ev) charging transaction serviced by the evse in response to the comparing of the user's authentication code to the whitelist so that a user's authentication code is authenticated to enable the ev charging transaction without concurrent access to an evse-related remote server.. .
Aerovironment, Inc.

Charging authorization approach for objects to be recharged and automatic authorization approach and system for charging apparatuses

The present application relates to the field of charging electrical apparatuses, and more particularly, to a charging authorization approach for objects to be recharged, an automatic authorization approach and system for charging apparatuses. The present application intends to solve the problem of complicate authentication procedure and poor user experience when a charging apparatus authenticates an electric vehicle in the prior art.
Nio Co., Ltd.

Electrical circuit sharing for electric vehicle charging stations

Electric vehicle charging stations are coupled with a circuit sharing controller. Multiple electric vehicle charging stations are wired on the same electrical circuit.
Chargepoint, Inc.

Wireless power electronics and controls

Magnetic-coupling-based wireless power transfer systems and schemes are provided that ensure fast wireless power transfer to charge batteries of electric vehicles (evs) with high power transfer efficiencies and safety to humans and other animals in or near the evs. A wireless power transfer system can include a direct 3-phase ac/ac converter with a circuit topology that enables bidirectional power flow.
The Florida International University Board Of Trustees

Structural enhancements of an electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes a chassis frame and a battery pack disposed below and engaged to the chassis frame. The chassis frame includes a first cross member, and the battery pack includes a support structure having a first cross component.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Structural enhancements of an electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes a bushing mount and a battery pack having a support structure engaged to the bushing mount.. .
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Apparatus for detecting foreign object using mobile laser in wireless power transfer system of electric vehicle

A foreign object detection apparatus using a mobile laser in a wireless power transfer (wpt) system may comprise a laser transmitting part installed on one side of an upper portion of a transmission pad to generate a laser; a laser receiving part installed on an opposite side to the one side, and receiving the laser generated by the laser transmitting part; and a laser moving part for moving the laser transmitting part and the laser receiving part along the one side or the opposite side of the transmission pad.. .
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

Apparatus and detecting foreign object using reflected or refracted laser in wireless power transfer system of electric vehicle

A foreign object detection apparatus using reflected or refracted laser in a wireless power transfer (wpt) system may comprise a laser transmitter disposed on one side of an upper portion of a transmission pad to generate a laser; at least one laser guiding block disposed on one side or the other side of the upper portion of the transmission pad for receiving the laser generated by the laser transmitter and reflecting or refracting the received laser; and a laser receiver for sensing the laser through the at least one laser guiding block.. .
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

Water-cooled battery module of electric vehicle

A water-cooled battery module of an electric vehicle is provided. According to the water-cooled battery module, cooling efficiency between a heat exchange pad and battery cells is enhanced since the heat exchange pad through which a cooling medium flows is made of a material having high heat transfer efficiency.
Kia Motors Corporation

Battery system housing with integrated cooling pipe

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

Systems and methods for battery structure, interconnects, sensing, and balancing

Exemplary systems and methods enable efficient and reliable positioning, assembly, retention, interconnection, and management of battery cells in battery packs, for example battery packs utilized in electric vehicles.. .
Romeo Systems, Inc.

Vehicle or moving object detection

The present application relates to the detection of moving vehicles and other objects, in particular though not exclusively for the application of switching stationary charging pads for moving electric vehicle charging. There is provided an electric vehicle detecting apparatus for switching a charging pad for charging a vehicle transmitting a locating signal, the apparatus comprising two sensors separated in the direction of travel of the vehicle, and a detector arranged to detect the vehicle by comparing the locating signals received by each of the two sensors..
Auckland Uniservices Limited

Vehicle charging points infrastructure management and its system

System for managing a charging points network comprising a management server, a database for storing information related to the charging points, of said network, providing energy to electric vehicles, a hardware and software architecture comprising set of modules for the management of users and the configuration of charging points or charging points park, a memory for storing data and a processor for executing a program stored in the memory to implement the functionalities of each module, said management system providing an interface for a charging point operator in order to manage and configure its own charging points network and a user interface, said user interface comprising communication tools allowing the user to choose a type of connector and a type of charging point protocol, corresponding to a given vehicle, from the charging point operator infrastructure.. .
Atos Worldgrid Sl

Electric vehicle charging points mobile application

A mobile application that can run on smartphone or other connected object providing similar functionalities to display information related to charging point of at least a network, said mobile application cooperating with mobile or connected object to establish a communication with at least a remote system for exchanging information with a database related to the charging points, of each network constituted to provide energy to electric vehicles, said application comprising at least a module «reservation» for handling the reservation process of a charging point by providing access to list of charging points equipped with a plurality of connectors each connector being adapted to a vehicle type and making said reservation.. .
Atos Worldgrid Sl

Systems and methods for verifying sub metering accuracy for electric vehicle charging stations

Some embodiments disclosed herein include systems and method for verifying meter accuracy. The system may include an electric vehicle charging station that includes a submeter that measures an amount of energy discharged from the electric vehicle charging station and to a connected electric vehicle.
San Diego Gas & Electric Company

Graphene oxide/metal nanocrystal multilaminates the atomic limit for safe, selective hydrogen storage

Various embodiments of the invention describe an environmentally stable, and exceptionally dense hydrogen storage (6.5 wt % and 0.105 kg h2/l in the total composite, 7.56 wt % in mg) using atomically thin and gas-selective reduced graphene oxide sheets as encapsulants. Other approaches to protecting reactive materials involve energy intensive introduction of considerable amounts of inactive, protective matrix which compromises energy density.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Apparatus and controlling gear shift of hybrid vehicle

An apparatus and method for controlling gear shift of a hybrid vehicle are provided. The apparatus and method prevent frequent gear shift by adjusting output of a driving motor or a gear shift time point of a transmission according to road condition or vehicle state while the hybrid vehicle is driven in a specific road condition or a specific vehicle state in a hev mode.
Kia Motors Corporation

Cable clamp for a charging cable of an electric vehicle charging station

A cable clamp for a charging cable of an electric vehicle charging station. The cable clamp includes a first clamping piece and a second clamping piece that is complementary to the first clamping piece.
Chargepoint, Inc.

Charging system

The present invention relates to a system for charging the battery of an electric vehicle parking on a parking space (501). The system comprises a charging unit (500) having an interface (503) for connection with a corresponding charging socket of the electric vehicle.
Easycharge.me Gmbh

Vehicle charging points infrastructure management and its system

System for managing a charging points network comprising a management server, a database for storing information related to the charging points, of said network, providing energy to electric vehicles, a hardware and software architecture comprising set of modules for the management of users and the configuration of charging points or charging points park, a memory for storing data and a processor for executing a program stored in the memory to implement the functionalities of each module, said management system providing an interface for a charging point operator in order to manage and configure its own charging points network and a user interface, said user interface comprising communication tools allowing the user to choose a type of connector and a type of charging point protocol, corresponding to a given vehicle, from the charging point operator infrastructure.. .
Atos Worldgrid Sl

Fully-automatic dust proof system for quick change connector of electric vehicle

A fully-automatic dust proof system for quick change connector of electric vehicle is provided. The fully-automatic dust proof system of the application comprises: a base provided at the quick change connector of the battery pack; a dust proof covering plate slidably installed onto the base; an electric motor fixed on the base; a power supply electrically connected with the electric motor; a control system for controlling the motor to drive the dust proof covering plate to slide; a distance sensor for monitoring relative distance between the battery pack and the electric vehicle; and a pressure sensor for monitoring whether the dust proof covering plate is in place or not..
Nio Co., Ltd.

Orc & s-co2 brayton cycle fuel cell(s) utility patent with process claims

Particular order, sequence and arrangement coupling orc and s—co2 brayton cycle fuel cells to infinity turbine's “rot” mini turbine to electric generator producing electricity. Sequence, order and arrangement referred to as the “package.” orc and s—co2 brayton cycle fuel cells size reduction from plant size chp to less than 3.5 cubic feet of the “package” and installing “package” into existing evs—electric vehicles, transform former evs into ppp evs—portable power plant electric vehicles thus “dispersed autonomous energy..

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

There is provided a secondary battery including: a cathode; an anode including a titanium-containing compound; and an electrolytic solution including a dicarbonyl compound. A content of the dicarbonyl compound is from 0.01 wt % to 5 wt % both inclusive..
Hydro-quebec

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

A secondary battery includes: a cathode including a cathode current collector and a first cathode active material layer provided on the cathode current collector; an anode including an anode current collector and a first anode active material layer provided on the anode current collector to face the first cathode active material layer and including a titanium-containing compound; an intermediate electrode provided between the cathode and the anode and including an intermediate current collector, a second anode active material layer provided on the intermediate current collector to face the first cathode active material layer and including the titanium-containing compound, and a second cathode active material layer provided on the intermediate current collector to face the first anode active material layer; and an electrolytic solution including a solvent and an electrolyte salt and having number of molecules of the electrolyte salt equal to or larger than number of molecules of the solvent.. .
Hydro-quebec

Lifting and automatic positioning system of electric vehicles for battery swap

A lifting and automatic positioning system of an electric vehicle for a battery swap from the bottom including three or more piston type lifting devices, wherein the system has three or more identical elements fixed to the bottom of the chassis, cylindrical but with a surface pointed towards the ground suitably shaped with a little hemispherical housing at the highest midpoint. The three or more piston type lifting devices are placed in resting position below the ground level with a top view positioning that is the same as that of the identical elements secured to the vehicle and have load bearing balls on the upper extremities, with a diameter just less than the hemispherical housings..
Picchio S.p.a.

Information inquiry system and information inquiry method

An information inquiry system including an electric vehicle, an instant messaging (im) background server, and a mobile communication device. The electric vehicle includes a battery management system (bms) and a beacon device.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

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.

Wireless charging system for electric vehicle with adjustable flux angle

A method includes: detecting a position of a moving, wireless charging-capable vehicle which travels over a primary coil of a wireless charging system operable to wirelessly charge the vehicle via a secondary coil installed in the vehicle; controlling the plurality of cross-coil junction units such that electric current flows through one or both of the top coil and the bottom coil in a manner which produces a first angle of magnetic flux for optimally wirelessly charging the vehicle given a position of the primary coil in relation to the detected position of the vehicle; and when a switching time occurs, controlling the plurality of cross-coil junction units to change the flow of electric current through one or both of the top coil and the bottom coil in a manner which produces a second angle of magnetic flux for optimally wirelessly charging the vehicle given the position of the primary coil in relation to an updated position of the vehicle as the vehicle traverses the primary coil.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Method for prolonging endurance of electric vehicle and associated module

A method for prolonging endurance of an electric vehicle and an associated module are provided. Power is continually provided to an electric vehicle by a fixed battery to power driving of the electric vehicle, and power of a replacement battery is charged to the fixed battery through a charging unit.
Kentfa Advanced Technology Corp.

Intelligent multi-loop thermal management system for an electric vehicle

An intelligent multi-loop thermal management system for and electric vehicle has components including a battery pack, an electric-drive module, an on-board charger a dc/dc converter, a battery radiator, a battery refrigerator, a motor radiator, an electric water pump, an electric oil pump, an expansion tank, a ptc heater, a heat exchanger, an electric compressor, a condenser, an evaporator, a receiver drier, and a heater core. The system also includes an electric-drive module having a drive motor and a motor control unit.
Bordrin Motor Corporation

Power supply system for electric vehicle

A power supply system for an electric vehicle includes a battery, an inverter configured to supply alternating-current electric power to a motor for traveling, a first voltage converter connected between the battery and the inverter, a second voltage converter connected in parallel with the first voltage converter, a temperature acquisition unit configured to acquire a temperature of the first voltage converter, a current acquisition unit configured to acquire magnitude of a current flowing in the second voltage converter, and a controller. Each of the first voltage converter and the second voltage converter includes two switching elements, two diodes, and a reactor..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electrical plug adapter having socket key safety system

An electric vehicle (“ev”) charger plug adapter apparatus includes an adapter housing, a socket extending into a first side of the adapter housing, the socket configuration defined by a first technical standard for use with at least one of a first current or voltage rating, a plug extending from a second side of the adapter housing, the plug configuration defined by a second technical standard for use with at least one of a second current or voltage rating, and a key extending from the first side of the adapter housing, wherein the key prevents seating of a second plug into the socket if the second plug does not have a complementary key socket to fit the key.. .
Aerovironment, Inc.

Lithium-bromine rechargeable electrochemical system and applications thereof

The present invention is directed to the design and fabrication of a lithium-bromine rechargeable electrochemical system. The lithium-bromine fuel cell as described herein uses highly concentrated bromine catholytes of various different compositions of libr and bra, representing different states of charge (soc) associated with 11m libr solution by conservation of elemental bromine.

Spherical or spherical-like cathode material for a lithium battery, a battery and preparation method and application thereof

The present invention discloses a spherical or spherical-like lithium battery cathode material, a battery and preparation methods and applications thereof. The chemical formula of the cathode material is: lianixcoymnzmbo2, wherein 1.0≤a≤1.2; 0.0<b≤0.05; 0.30≤x≤0.90; 0.05≤y≤0.40; 0.05≤z≤0.50; x+y+z+b=1; m is one or two or more of mg, ti, al, zr, y, co, mn, ni, ba and a rare earth element.
Guizhou Zhenhua E-chem Co., Ltd., Shenzhen Branch

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

A power storage device includes an outer casing and two battery units housed in the outer casing. Each battery unit includes a battery casing formed with a top casing and a bottom casing.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

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

A battery includes: an electrode body; and a battery can configured to accommodate the electrode body and include a bottom part. At least one surface of the bottom part has two or more grooves on a same circumference, a proportion of an inner diameter of the groove to an outer diameter of the bottom part is 44% or more, and a proportion of a total value of intervals of the grooves to a perimeter of the circumference is 2% or more and 24% or less..
Sony Corporation

Control engine variable valve timing of hybrid electric vehicle

A method for controlling an engine variable valve timing of a hybrid electric vehicle, may include providing a cam position setting table of a fuel efficiency prioritized intake/exhaust cam control mode, and a cam position setting table of a normal intake/exhaust cam control mode, the cam position setting table of the fuel efficiency prioritized intake/exhaust cam control mode being differentiated from the cam position setting table of the normal intake/exhaust cam control mode; selecting one of the fuel efficiency prioritized intake/exhaust cam control mode and the normal intake/exhaust cam control mode by a canister loading amount and whether or not diagnosis of an intake cam and diagnosis of an exhaust cam are completed; and determining position control values of the intake and exhaust cams by using the cam position setting table and then controlling positions of the intake cam and the exhaust cam by the determined position control values.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Method for controlling motor torque in electric vehicle

A method for controlling a motor torque in an electric vehicle, includes the steps of: (a) determining a driving condition of the vehicle; (b) determining whether or not a predetermined limiting condition for a creep torque increase rate is satisfied when it is determined that the vehicle is decelerating in step (a); and (c) limiting the creep torque increase rate when the limiting condition for a creep torque increase rate is satisfied, and applying a creep torque of which the increase rate has been limited.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Predictive powertrain limits strategy for autonomous/automated driving vehicle

An expanded powertrain interface and strategy for an autonomous driving controller to control powertrain torque (or vehicle acceleration/deceleration) capability at the current operating point, in addition to capability for subsequent operating points at a future time based on predictive assessment of powertrain energy management, subsystem contraints/limits, and capability in the future. The powertrain interface and strategy applies to a vehicle with electrified powertrain control (hybrid electric vehicle (hev) or pure battery electric vehicle (bev)) with an autonomous driving (ad) capability (either full or semi-automated driving).
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

Charging station for electric vehicles as well as interface device in such a charging station and operating a charging station

Provided is a charging station for electric vehicles. The charging station includes a charge control circuit designed to control a charging process of an electric vehicle at the charging station, a communication module having a charge control interface designed for communication with the charge control circuit, and an operator interface designed for communication with a control centre external to the charging station.
Innogy Se

Electric vehicle for charging a battery, a system including the same, and a charging a battery of an electric vehicle

An electric vehicle, a system, and a method for charging a battery of the electric vehicle are disclosed. The system and electric vehicle sufficiently charge a battery even under an unexpected situation, and when a reserved charging time of the electric vehicle is fixed.
Kia Motors Corporation

Isolated high precision pilot voltage generating circuit and electric vehicle supply equipment including the same

An electrical circuit for electric vehicle supply equipment including a pilot control signal unit structured to generate a pilot control signal having a state including one of a high state and a low state, a pilot control signal isolation unit structured to generate an isolated pilot control signal that is isolated from the power lines of the electric vehicle supply equipment and is based on the state of the pilot control signal, and an amplification unit structured to generate a pilot signal based on the state of the pilot control signal. The amplification unit is structured to receive the isolated pilot control signal and the isolated voltage and to use the isolated pilot control signal and the isolated voltage to generate the pilot signal, and the pilot signal is isolated from the power lines of the electric vehicle supply equipment..
Eaton Corporation

Pilot signal detection and indication unit and electric vehicle charging system including the same

A pilot signal detection and indication unit includes a pilot signal scaling unit structured to generate a scaled pilot signal by shifting a pilot signal using a bias voltage and scaling down the pilot signal, a pilot signal duty cycle comparator unit structured to generate a limited pilot signal that has a fixed peak voltage and a duty cycle that is equivalent to the duty cycle of the pilot signal, a processing unit structured to determine a voltage value and the duty cycle value of the pilot signal from the scaled pilot signal and the limited pilot signal, and to generate an indication signal based on the determined voltage value and duty cycle value, and an indication unit having a number of indicators and being structured to activate selected ones of the number of indicators based on the indication signal.. .
Eaton Corporation

Electrical vehicle charger and integrated cord management system

An electrical vehicle charger and cord management system includes a cord-reel and a charging cord. The cord-reel includes a spool and a reel housing extending from the spool.
Hubbell Incorporated

Evse output port multiplier retrofit

A multiple output port adapter retrofit is used to extend the number of output ports for a single port electric vehicle supply equipment (evse) in a cost efficient manner without affecting the single evse supply power infrastructure. Each branch of the adapter has a self-contained controller and communicates with other branches via a central communication bus.
Schneider Electric Usa, Inc.

Multi-functional on-vehicle power converter and electric vehicle comprising the same

The invention relates to automotive electronic and electrical technology, and in particular, to a multi-functional on-vehicle power converter for electric vehicle as well as an electric vehicle comprising the multi-functional on-vehicle power converter. In the invention, by introducing two independent switches, a rectifying circuit, a filtering circuit, an output emc circuit and a corresponding control unit (e.g., a can communication circuit and a signal collecting circuit, etc.) can be shared among a conductive charging converter, an on-vehicle part of a wireless charging converter and a dc-dc converter, and a convenient and swift switch can be realized among the three operational modes.
Nio Nextev Limited

Electric vehicle

A power storage unit of an electric vehicle includes a first computer that controls a first traction motor, a second computer that controls a second traction motor, and a support member. The power storage unit is disposed behind a seat of the electric vehicle.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Temperature control system and electric vehicle using same

The present disclosure relates to a temperature control system of an electric vehicle. A circulation flow path includes 1st-4th and a high-temperature flow paths.
Aleees Eco Ark (cayman) Co. Ltd.

Thermal control system of electric vehicle

A thermal control system of an electric vehicle is provided. The thermal control system is automatically operated in one of three operation modes to adjust a circulation path of a cooling liquid according to the ambient temperature, the power system temperature and the cabinet air temperature.
Aleees Eco Ark (cayman) Co. Ltd.

Thermal control system of electric vehicle

A thermal control system of an electric vehicle is provided. The thermal control system has a composite cooling architecture.
Aleees Eco Ark (cayman) Co. Ltd.

Electromagnetic shielding system of eectric vehicle's driving motor

To form the electromagnetic shielding system of electric vehicle's drive motor, the drive motor's power surge protection devices, signal lines and control line protection devices are installed between the outer shield and the drive motor to absorb the induced current which is caused by the motor's electromagnetic field around the power lines and signal lines. In this way, the induced current may not penetrate the shield and form another strong magnetic field, and the drive motor's electromagnetic radiation intensity might meet the exposure level of the medical standard 04 μt in 0.6 meters.

Wireless power transfer

A capacitive wireless power transfer (wpt) architecture that provides for dynamic (i.e., in motion) and/or stationary power transfer is provided. In various implementations, for example, the capacitive wpt architecture can achieve high power transfer levels at high efficiencies while maintaining fringing field strengths within acceptable safety limits.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

Apparatus for controlling the charging of electric vehicle

An apparatus for controlling charging of an electric vehicle includes a switch unit including a first relay and second relays, wherein the first relay is arranged on an electric line through which a first battery is connected in series to a second battery. The first and second batteries supply driving power of the electric vehicle.
Kia Motors Corporation

Method of diagnosing oil leak of engine clutch in hybrid electric vehicle

The present disclosure provides a method of diagnosing an oil leak of an engine clutch in a hybrid electric vehicle including: when the engine starts up in the hybrid electric vehicle, operating a hydraulic actuator provided in the engine clutch, wherein the hydraulic actuator is configured to perform engagement or disengagement between an engine and a motor; determining displacement of a piston provided in the hydraulic actuator and pressure for any displacement of a plurality of the displacements of the piston; calculating a pressure gradient based on the displacement of the piston and the pressure for any displacement of the plurality of the displacements of the piston; and determining the oil leak of the engine clutch based on the pressure gradient.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

System and leakage current and fault location detection in electric vehicle dc power circuits

A system and method for leakage current detection and fault location identification in a dc power circuit is disclosed. The system includes a plurality of dc leakage current detectors positioned throughout the dc power circuit, the dc leakage current detectors configured to sense and locate a leakage current fault in the dc power circuit.
General Electric Company

Double clutch hybrid electric vehicle

A double clutch apparatus for a hybrid electric vehicle for transmitting torques of an engine and a motor to first and second input shafts includes two clutches formed in a volume between the rotor and the two coaxial input shafts, two slave cylinders operating the two clutches, an engine clutch shaft coaxially disposed between the two input shafts and an engine output shaft and connected to the rotor, an engine clutch disposed between the engine output shaft and the engine clutch shaft, and a third slave cylinder operating the engine clutch.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Apparatus and starting engine of mild hybrid electric vehicle

An apparatus for starting an engine of a mild hybrid electric vehicle may include: an ignition switch including a plurality of contact points; an external temperature detector configured for detecting an external temperature of the mild hybrid electric vehicle; an soc detector configured for detecting a state of charge (soc) of a battery; a mild starter & generator (mhsg) including a stator and a rotor disposed inside the stator, and starting the engine or generating electricity according to an output of the engine; a starter starting the engine; an mhsg wheel rotating integrally with the rotor, and having at least three teeth on a circumference thereof; an mhsg position detector configured for detecting positions of the teeth; and a controller determining a top dead center (tdc) of a predetermined cylinder based on a signal of the mhsg position sensor.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and heating lambda sensor of mild hybrid electric vehicle

A method and an apparatus for heating a lambda detector of mild hybrid electric vehicle may include determining whether a measured value of the lambda detector is equal to or greater than a first reference value or is equal to or less than a second reference value when an overrun condition is satisfied; determining a first difference value between the measured value of the lambda detector and the first reference value and a second difference value between the measured value and the second reference value when the measured value of the lambda detector is equal to or greater than the first reference value or is equal to or less than the second reference value; determining a heating temperature and time according to the first difference value and the second difference value; and heating the lambda detector according to the determined heating temperature and time when a coasting condition is satisfied.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Motor guidance component configured to direct movement of a dislodged electric motor of an electric vehicle in response to crash forces

In an embodiment, a motor guidance component is configured to guide a dislodged electric motor away from one or more protected areas of the electric vehicle in response to crash forces. In a further embodiment, the motor guidance component may be configured to guide the one dislodged electric motor in an upwards direction (e.g., above the one or more protected areas) or in a downwards direction (e.g., below the one or more protected areas)..
Inevit, Inc.

Method and controlling vibration for hybrid electric vehicle

Disclosed are a method of and an apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle. An apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle may include: an engine position detector detecting a position of an engine; an air amount detector detecting an air amount flowing into the engine; an accelerator pedal position detector detecting a position of an accelerator pedal; a vehicle speed detector detecting a speed of the hybrid electric vehicle; and a controller.
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and apparatus of controlling vibration of hybrid electric vehicle

Disclosed are a method of and an apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle. An apparatus of controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle disclosure may include: an engine position detector detecting a position of an engine; an air amount detector detecting an air amount flowing into the engine; an accelerator pedal position detector detecting a position of an accelerator pedal; a vehicle speed detector detecting a speed of the hybrid electric vehicle; an soc detector detecting a state of charge (soc) of a battery; and a controller.
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and apparatus of controlling vibration of hybrid electric vehicle

Disclosed are a method of and an apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle. An apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle may include: an engine position detector detecting a position of an engine; an air amount detector detecting an air amount flowing into the engine; an accelerator pedal position detector detecting a position of an accelerator pedal; a vehicle speed detector detecting a speed of the hybrid electric vehicle; an soc detector detecting a state of charge (soc) of a battery; and a controller controlling operation of a motor based on the position of the engine, the air amount, the position of the accelerator pedal, the speed of the hybrid electric vehicle, and the soc of the battery..
Kia Motors Corporation

Method for controlling hybrid electric vehicle

A method for controlling a hybrid electric vehicle includes: detecting, with a controller, a downshift request during a regenerative braking; determining, with the controller, a target gear stage and a motor torque command, wherein the motor torque command is determined at a pre-shift stage before entering into a torque intervention; determining, with the controller, a motor torque command of the target gear stage; determining, with the controller, an intervention torque based on the motor torque command and the motor torque command of the target gear stage during a downshift control process; and controlling a torque intervention to control a regenerative operation of the motor based on the intervention torque, wherein the intervention torque is determined that the intervention torque changes from the motor torque command to a target value, which is set as the motor torque command of the target gear stage, during a shift control process.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Auto cruise control hybrid electric vehicle

An auto cruise control method for a hybrid electric vehicle is provided. The auto cruise control method maximizes an effect of enhancing fuel efficiency and simultaneously satisfies enhancement in driveability and fuel efficiency due to the application of a pulse and glide (png) pattern obtained by considering the characteristics of the hybrid electric vehicle (hev).
Kia Motors Corporation

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications in which a motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit therebetween are arranged and positioned in the constrained environment at the front of an engine in applications such as commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and stationary engine installations. The motor-generator is preferably positioned laterally offset from the switchable coupling, which is co-axially-arranged with the front end of the engine crankshaft.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications in which a motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit therebetween are arranged and positioned in the constrained environment at the front of an engine in applications such as commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and stationary engine installations. The motor-generator is preferably positioned laterally offset from the switchable coupling, which is co-axially-arranged with the front end of the engine crankshaft.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications in which a motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit therebetween are arranged and positioned in the constrained environment at the front of an engine in applications such as commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and stationary engine installations. The motor-generator is preferably positioned laterally offset from the switchable coupling, which is co-axially-arranged with the front end of the engine crankshaft.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications in which a motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit therebetween are arranged and positioned in the constrained environment at the front of an engine in applications such as commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and stationary engine installations. The motor-generator is preferably positioned laterally offset from the switchable coupling, which is co-axially-arranged with the front end of the engine crankshaft.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications in which a motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit therebetween are arranged and positioned in the constrained environment at the front of an engine in applications such as commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and stationary engine installations. The motor-generator is preferably positioned laterally offset from the switchable coupling, which is co-axially-arranged with the front end of the engine crankshaft.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications in which a motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit therebetween are arranged and positioned in the constrained environment at the front of an engine in applications such as commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and stationary engine installations. The motor-generator is preferably positioned laterally offset from the switchable coupling, which is co-axially-arranged with the front end of the engine crankshaft.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications in which a motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit therebetween are arranged and positioned in the constrained environment at the front of an engine in applications such as commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and stationary engine installations. The motor-generator is preferably positioned laterally offset from the switchable coupling, which is co-axially-arranged with the front end of the engine crankshaft.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications in which a motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit therebetween are arranged and positioned in the constrained environment at the front of an engine in applications such as commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and stationary engine installations. The motor-generator is preferably positioned laterally offset from the switchable coupling, which is co-axially-arranged with the front end of the engine crankshaft.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications in which a motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit therebetween are arranged and positioned in the constrained environment at the front of an engine in applications such as commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and stationary engine installations. The motor-generator is preferably positioned laterally offset from the switchable coupling, which is co-axially-arranged with the front end of the engine crankshaft.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications in which a motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit therebetween are arranged and positioned in the constrained environment at the front of an engine in applications such as commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and stationary engine installations. The motor-generator is preferably positioned laterally offset from the switchable coupling, which is co-axially-arranged with the front end of the engine crankshaft.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications. A motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit are arranged in the constrained environment at the front of an engine.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Method and controlling mhsg of mild hybrid electric vehicle

A method of and an apparatus for controlling mhsg of a mild hybrid electric vehicle may include: detecting data for controlling the mhsg; determining whether an entry condition of coasting is satisfied based on the data; releasing a shift clutch of a transmission when the entry condition of coasting is satisfied; determining whether a release condition of coasting is satisfied in a state in which the mild hybrid electric vehicle is coasting; determining a target speed of an engine when the release condition of coasting is satisfied; and controlling the mhsg such that a speed of the engine increases to the target speed.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

System and controlling shift for hybrid electric vehicle

A system and a method of controlling a hybrid electric vehicle shift are disclosed. The system includes an engine and a drive motor operating as power sources and a transmission receiving driving torque from one of the engine and the drive motor.
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and apparatus of controlling vibration for hybrid electric vehicle

Disclosed are a method of and an apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle. An apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle may include: an engine position detector detecting a position of an engine; an air amount detector detecting an air amount flowing into the engine; an accelerator pedal position detector detecting a position of an accelerator pedal; a vehicle speed detector detecting a speed of the hybrid electric vehicle; and a controller.
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and controlling vibration for hybrid electric vehicle

Disclosed are a method of and an apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle. An apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle may include: an engine position detector detecting a position of an engine; an air amount detector detecting an air amount flowing into the engine; an accelerator pedal position detector detecting a position of an accelerator pedal; a vehicle speed detector detecting a speed of the hybrid electric vehicle; and a controller.
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and apparatus of controlling vibration for hybrid electric vehicle

Disclosed are a method of and an apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle. An apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle may include: an engine position detector detecting a position of an engine; an air amount detector detecting an air amount flowing into the engine; an accelerator pedal position detector detecting a position of an accelerator pedal; a vehicle speed detector detecting a speed of the hybrid electric vehicle; and a controller.
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and apparatus of controlling vibration of hybrid electric vehicle

Disclosed are a method of and an apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle. An apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle disclosure may include: an engine position detector detecting a position of an engine; an air amount detector detecting an air amount flowing into the engine; an accelerator pedal position detector detecting a position of an accelerator pedal; a vehicle speed detector detecting a speed of the hybrid electric vehicle; and a controller controlling operation of a motor based on the engine position, the air amount, the position of the accelerator pedal, and the speed of the hybrid electric vehicle..
Kia Motors Corporation

Driver break preparation system for a hybrid vehicle

A hybrid electric vehicle control system and process initiates active charging and power rationing control strategies in accordance with determining that a predicted state of charge of an electrical energy storage unit during an anticipated period of non-driving will be below an anticipated energy consumption during the anticipated period of non-driving. The determination is made, and the active charging and rationing are initiated, in advance of the period of non-driving in order to ensure that a state of charge of the electrical energy storage unit is sufficient to supply the anticipated energy consumption during the period of non-driving..
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications in which a motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit therebetween are arranged and positioned in the constrained environment at the front of an engine in applications such as commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and stationary engine installations. The motor-generator is preferably positioned laterally offset from the switchable coupling, which is co-axially-arranged with the front end of the engine crankshaft.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Method and controlling mhsg of mild hybrid electric vehicle

A method of controlling a mild hybrid starter & generator (mhsg) of a mild hybrid electric vehicle may include: detecting data for controlling the mhsg; determining a target boost pressure based on the data; comparing a difference value between the target boost pressure and an intake pressure with a predetermined value; determining a target torque of the mhsg when the difference value between the target boost pressure and the intake pressure is equal to or greater than the predetermined value; and controlling the mhsg to generate the target torque of the mhsg.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Power transmission apparatus of hybrid electric vehicle

A power transmission apparatus for a hybrid vehicle may include a planetary gear set as a torque branching device disposed on the same axis with the engine; and a final reduction device having a final reduction gear receiving a torque of the engine and a torque of the second motor/generator, wherein, the torque of the engine is delivered to the final reduction gear through the planetary gear set, an intermediate shaft, and an output gear formed on an output shaft, and the torque of the second motor/generator is delivered to the final reduction gear through a shifting device facilitating multi-stages of torque transmission.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Power source control device and power source control method

A power source control device includes a charging state detector configured to detect a charging state of a drive battery mounted on an electric vehicle and a power source mode switch configured to switch a power source mode of the electric vehicle, wherein the power source mode switch configured to switch the power source mode to an off mode in a case that charging of the drive battery is stopped while the power source mode is set at an on mode.. .
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Apparatus and cooling mhsg of mild hybrid electric vehicle

An apparatus and a method for cooling an mhsg of a mild hybrid electric vehicle may include: a current detector detecting a current applied to the mhsg; a timer detecting an elapsed time after a determined time; and a controller configured to determine whether a high temperature condition is satisfied according to signals of the current detector and the timer, and controlling an operation of an active air flap.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Front end motor-generator system and hybrid electric vehicle operating method

A system and method are provided for hybrid electric internal combustion engine applications in which a motor-generator, a narrow switchable coupling and a torque transfer unit therebetween are arranged and positioned in the constrained environment at the front of an engine in applications such as commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and stationary engine installations. The motor-generator is preferably positioned laterally offset from the switchable coupling, which is co-axially-arranged with the front end of the engine crankshaft.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Air conditioning system for vehicle and vehicle having same

An air conditioning system (100) for a vehicle and a vehicle having the same are provided. The air conditioning system (100) includes: a compressor (1), having a compressor inlet (11) and a compressor outlet (12); a first plate heat exchanger (2), including a pair of first inlet (21) and first outlet (22), and a pair of second inlet (23) and second outlet (24); a heat radiator (3), connected between the second inlet (23) and the second outlet (24); an external air heat exchanger (72), disposed downstream of the first plate heat exchanger (2); a second plate heat exchanger (71), including a pair of third inlet (711) and third outlet (712), and a pair of fourth inlet (713) and fourth outlet (714); a motor radiator (74), connected between the fourth inlet (713) and the fourth outlet (714); a first throttle control assembly, disposed between the first outlet (22) and an inlet (721) of the external air heat exchanger (72); and an internal refrigeration assembly disposed between the compressor inlet (11) and an outlet (722) of the external air heat exchanger (72).
Byd Company Limited

Lease observation and event recording

A system and method for observing and reporting key vehicle events based upon information collected by a wide array of sensors already included in modern motor vehicles is provided. The system and method may be particularly valuable for electric vehicle applications..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Mobile variable power system and method

A mobile energy storage apparatus comprised of: a. At least one variable energy control device which converts dc to dc, ac to dc and dc to ac and b.

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

(x is one of a divalent chain saturated hydrocarbon group, a halide group thereof, and nothing. R is one of a monovalent chain saturated hydrocarbon group, etc.

Electric vehicle battery safety

An electrical energy supply system for use in an electric vehicle. The electrical energy supply system comprises a tank configured to contain a multiplicity of batteries which are not fastened to each other, and configured to deliver electrical energy from the batteries to other systems of the vehicle, the tank comprising a release system configured to release or otherwise disperse some or all of the batteries from the tank.
Tanktwo Oy

Heavy-current cable and power supply system with a heavy-current cable

A heavy-current cable, in particular a charging cable, has an outer jacket, a number of heavy-current cores which extend in the longitudinal direction, and at least one cooling jacket with at least one hollow chamber extending in the longitudinal direction for conducting a coolant. A power supply system, in particular a charging system for a hybrid or electric vehicle, has such a corresponding heavy-current cable..
Leoni Kabel Gmbh

Method, system, and device for estimating a cost of electricity provided to an electric vehicle at an electric vehicle charger

A method, system, and server for estimating a cost of electricity provided to an electric vehicle. At a server, obtaining a host geographical location and at least one charging time indicator associated with charging an electric vehicle at an electric vehicle charger.
Swtch E-car Inc.

Plate heat exchanger integrated with pipeline

Provided is a technology for a battery module used in an electric vehicle, and, more particularly, a plate heat exchanger integrated with pipelines, the heat exchanger which has a structure as simple as possible and thus is able to streamline a manufacturing process, reduce manufacturing price, and maximize heat exchange effects due to pipelines formed on a pipeline plate which is formed on an inner surface of the plate heat exchanger.. .
S&g Co.,ltd

Drive systems including transmissions and magnetic coupling devices for electric and hybrid electric vehicles

Drive systems or powertrains including transmissions for electric and hybrid electric vehicles are provided. 3-position linear motor, 2-way clutches (i.e.
Means Industries, Inc.

Passive lubrication system for concentric gear drive for an electric vehicle

A passive lubrication system, for a gear drive system of a drive system, for powering an electric vehicle, includes an oil network, an oil sump region, an oil paddle, and an oil diverter. The oil network is defined by and disposed within, at least, a fixed annular region of the gear drive system and a planetary gear system.
Borgwarner Inc.

Rotary locking mechanism, lock having the same, and locking control the lock

A rotary locking mechanism and a lock applying the rotary locking mechanism and a locking control method are provided. A rotary output member is locked by a stable triangular supporting structure between the first locking member and the second locking member, the effective constraint of the second locking member on the first locking member applied by the first locking member in both a locked state and an unlocked state achieves locking and unlocking reliability of the product.

Reinforced poly(phenylene ether) compositions, and articles prepared therefrom

A composition includes specific amounts of a poly(phenylene ether), a poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer, a homopolystyrene, a flame retardant, and a reinforcing filler. The composition exhibits a desirable balance of flame retardancy, heat resistance, stiffness, and melt flow.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Apparatus and calculating maximum output torque of engine of hybrid electric vehicle

An apparatus for calculating a maximum output torque of an engine of a hybrid electric vehicle includes a torque deviation calculating unit configured to calculate a torque deviation by using a currently output engine torque and an engine command torque, an engine output change learning unit configured to learn the torque deviation when a torque deviation learning start condition of the hybrid electric vehicle is satisfied, and an engine part load maximum torque calculating unit configured to calculate an engine part load maximum output torque based on the learned torque deviation so as to control an output of the engine.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Control device for electric vehicle and control electric vehicle

The control device for the electric vehicle determines whether or not the starting operation of the vehicle has been performed by the driver, calculates the disturbance torque estimated value td necessary for maintaining the vehicle stop state corresponding to the disturbance acting on the vehicle, and performs a control such that the driving torque of the motor converges to the disturbance torque estimated value td when the vehicle is determined to be just before stop of the vehicle during running or determined to have undergone the starting operation. Then, the control device for the electric vehicle controls the responsiveness of the driving torque to the disturbance acting on the vehicle, and increases the responsiveness of the driving torque of the motor compared with the responsiveness of the driving torque just before stop of the vehicle when the starting operation is determined to have been performed..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Range extending electric vehicle and control method thereof

Electric vehicle range extending apparatus includes a step-down voltage provision unit, cell voltage sensing unit, cell switching unit, and control unit. The step-down voltage provision unit has an input port to be coupled to the main battery pack or an auxiliary battery pack, and an output port to output a power balancing signal.
National Chung Shan Institute Of Science And Technology

Battery exchange system

A battery exchange system for a battery powered electric vehicle, comprising an interchangeable battery block, a battery dock defined at the underside of the electric vehicle to receive the battery block, and a battery lift for lifting the battery block underneath the electric vehicle. The battery block and the battery dock have guides adapted to mutually cooperate for guiding the battery block horizontally, and the battery lift is adapted to let the battery block move freely horizontally relative to the electric vehicle when the battery block is lifted for fitting with the battery dock..
Battswap Inc.

Emergency startup device of electric vehicle

An emergency startup device of an electric vehicle has a high-voltage power battery, a motor driver, a high-voltage control box, a vehicle controller, a low-voltage dc battery, and an emergency starter. The vehicle controller turns on or off the high-voltage control box.

Straddled electric vehicle and electric power unit

A straddled electric vehicle includes an electric motor including an output shaft oriented in a direction perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to a vehicle width direction, a drive bevel gear that rotates around a rotation axis oriented in a direction perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to the vehicle width direction, a driven bevel gear that rotates around a rotation axis oriented in the vehicle width direction, and a drive pulley that rotates around a rotation axis which is oriented in the vehicle width direction. The drive bevel gear and the driven bevel gear convert rotation generated by the electric motor around a rotation axis oriented in a direction perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to the vehicle width direction into rotation around a rotation axis oriented in the vehicle width direction, which is transmitted to the drive pulley..
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

Power transmission apparatus of hybrid electric vehicle

A power transmission apparatus of a hybrid electric vehicle includes an input unit including four input shafts disposed with several input gears, torque converting unit including a planetary gear set having rotational elements connected with the input shafts, and a shifting output unit for shifting torques received from the input shafts and outputting the shifted torque.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Cooled busbars and plate

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

Composite resin material, dielectric film, and film capacitor and combination type capacitor employing same, inverter, and electric vehicle

A composite resin material including: a first organic resin having a phenylene ether structure; and a second organic resin having a main skeleton composed of a polyester structure, one of the first organic resin and the second organic resin forming a continuous phase, the other one thereof being present within the continuous phase, as organic resin particles having an average particle diameter of 1 μm or less.. .
Kyocera Corporation

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

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

Fuel and reagent degradation reduction in hybrid electrical vehicle systems

A hybrid electric vehicle system comprises an internal combustion (ic) engine and an electric engine providing power to a drive shaft of the vehicle. The ic engine receives a fuel from a fuel tank.
Cummins Inc.

Apparatus and extracting vibration of hybrid electric vehicle

The present disclosure relates to an apparatus for extracting vibration of a hybrid vehicle, and more particularly, to an apparatus and a method of extracting vibration of a hybrid vehicle by varying a target vibration frequency. An apparatus for extracting vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle includes: an engine and a driving motor, which are power sources; a starter motor/generator connected to the engine; and a control unit configured to measure a motor speed of the starter motor/generator, to generate a speed variation quantity based on the motor speed of the starter motor/generator, to calculate a vibration frequency of the engine when the speed variation quantity exceeds a reference value, to set a filter band based on the vibration frequency of the engine, and to extract, with the filter band, a vibration of the engine..
Hyundai Motor Company

Electric vehicle charging pile control system and method considering grid frequency safety

The invention discloses an electric vehicle charging pile control system and method considering grid frequency safety. The electric vehicle charging pile control system comprises a grid single-phase power input port, a voltage transformer, an ad conversion chip, a first data processor and a second data processor connected successively; the first data processor is further connected with a data real-time display device and a gps/beidou signal receiver respectively; the second data processor communicates with an electric vehicle charging pile and an electric vehicle battery pack respectively; and the second data processor is further connected with a man-machine interaction device.
Shandong University

Charging control unit and charging control method

A charging control unit determines whether the electric vehicles are coupled to the respective charging ports and calculates the estimate value tc and the estimate value tr for every charging port coupled. The estimate value tc is the period from start of charging to completion of charging.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Means and methods for making an associative connection

A method is provided in which a pair of transmitters having omnidirectional and directional transmission characteristics is provided when an associative connection is established between an electric vehicle and a charging station. Once the associative connection has been established in such a way that a directional radio link is formed, the associative connection is tested using an omnidirectional transmitter.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Electric vehicle

An electric control system for an electric vehicle operable in a plurality of modes. The control system includes an electric motor having a plurality of motor coils, an energy storage device providing energy to the electric control system, transistor modules selectively coupling the electric motor to the energy storage device, a connector selectively coupling to an ac power source, a controllable switching device configured to selectively couple the connector to the electric motor; and a microcontroller controlling the switching device to couple the connector to at least one of the motor coils during a detected charging mode, and control one or more of the plurality of transistor modules to couple the motor coil to the energy storage device during the detected charging mode..
Voltu Motors, Inc.

Electric vehicle thermal management system

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

Connector structure and electric vehicle

A connector structure installed in the electric vehicle includes a plurality of connectors, an inter-connector conductive member configured to electrically connect the plurality of connectors, and a connector casing configured to house the inter-connector conductive member. A cover is attached to the unused connector of the plurality of connectors..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Secondary battery-use anode and manufacturing the same, secondary battery and manufacturing the same, 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. The anode includes a first anode active material, a second anode active material, and an anode binder.
Sony Corporation

Autonomy first route optimization for autonomous vehicles

Embodiments herein can determine an optimal route for an autonomous electric vehicle. The system may score viable routes between the start and end locations of a trip using a numeric or other scale that denotes how viable the route is for autonomy.
Nio Usa, Inc.

Smart refill assistant for electric vehicles

Systems of an electrical vehicle and the operations thereof are provided.. .
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Mount having structure wherein coupling means is covered, and locking device for means of transportation using same

The present invention relates to a locking device, which is capable of directly locking the body of a means of transportation, such as a bicycle or a light electric vehicle (lev), regardless of the shape or size thereof, and to a locking device for a means of transportation, which is provided with a mount simply and securely mounted on a tubular frame of the means of transportation, wherein a rack is provided with brackets coupled to the mount and provided at one end of articulated cables, which are fixed to a fixture, so that not only is the locking device securely locked simply by coupling the brackets provided on the rack to the mount mounted on a user's means of transportation, even if the user does not carry a separate lock, but a coupling means, which is capable of disassembling the mount, is covered by the coupling with the brackets when the locking device is locked, thereby significantly reducing the risk of theft during parking.. .

Shift control hybrid electric vehicle

The present disclosure provides a shift control method for a hybrid electric vehicle including: controlling a speed of a vehicle driving source; simultaneously controlling a release element and a connection element in a transmission based on a rotation acceleration of a transmission output shaft when shifting by a power-on down shift.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

System and controlling braking of electric vehicle

The present disclosure provides a method of controlling braking of an electric vehicle in which friction braking force generated by a friction braking unit is applied to front wheels and regenerative braking force generated by a motor is applied to rear wheels includes: determining driver's request braking force by a controller based on a driver's braking-input value; detecting driving information and state information of the vehicle by a detection unit; and determining a braking mode of the vehicle that satisfies the driver's request braking force by the controller based on the detected information and information of running state of the vehicle obtained from the detected information. In addition, the present disclosure provides a system of controlling braking of an electric vehicle..
Kia Motors Corporation

Apparatus and controlling charging battery

A battery charging control apparatus of an electric vehicle includes an air conditioning control device that controls an operation of an air conditioning device, a control device that receives global positioning system (gps) information of a user terminal, which approaches a vehicle, and to generate charging control information based on a distance that is determined based on the gps information of the user terminal and location information of the vehicle, and a battery charging device that controls an amount of current to be supplied to a battery and the air conditioning control device, based on the charging control information.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Assembly consisting of an electric vehicle and a system for stationary charging by conduction; associated system, facility, vehicle and method

An assembly made up of a recharging system including a power supply contact on the ground, and a switching device, to bring the power supply contact to a supply voltage delivered by a source to which the recharging system is connected, and a vehicle including a contact shoe electrically connected to onboard energy storage means, the contact shoe being placed below the vehicle and movable between a high position and a low position, the vehicle including a control device able to command the movement of the contact shoe from the high position to the low position so that it is placed in contact with the power supply contact, only when the vehicle is stopped in said predetermined position allowing the capture of energy from the recharging system, in which the footprint of the vehicle covers the power supply contact.. .
Alstom Transport Technologies

Charger for electric vehicles with distributed power converter arbitration

The present application relates to a charger for electric vehicles, comprising at least two power exchange ports for vehicles, each port comprising a data communication connection for at least receiving a power request from a vehicle, and a power exchange connection for delivering power to a vehicle; at least one grid connection for receiving electric power; a data communication bus, for communicating the power request from the vehicles to a plurality of autonomously controllable power converters, each for converting power from the grid connection to a suitable level for charging a vehicle; and each of the power converters comprises a data communication device, connected to the data bus, and configured for receiving power requests from vehicles; and configured for indicating its available power via the data bus.. .
Abb Schweiz Ag

Mid-engine extended range electric vehicle

A mid-engine extended range electric vehicle includes a vehicle body, a turbo shaft engine, a battery pack, an electric generator, a vehicle control unit, drive motors, a gas controller, a battery controller, a gas storage tank and an intake box. Wherein the vehicle body includes a main body, bottom structure thereof forms frames of the vehicle; the engine is arranged on the frames between front and rear axles and near to the rear axle; an output shaft axis of the engine is located on a symmetry plane of the vehicle body, and an air inlet thereof faces tail of the vehicle; the intake box is communicated with the air inlet and is communicated with intake grilles on a covering piece of the vehicle body via pipelines.
Technologies' Xanadu Of Resonatory-solar-systemed Co., Ltd.

Power control system

A power control system supplies electric power to a plurality of power consumption devices which are provided to an electric vehicle. This system includes: a high voltage battery which is an electric power supply source; a plurality of device controllers which are provided to the respective power consumption devices and which control operations of the respective power consumption devices; and an overall controller which overall controls the plurality of device controllers.
Denso Corporation

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.

Sensorless temperature compensation for power switching devices

An inverter for an electric vehicle drive has a bridge including a plurality of power switching devices having respective insulated gate terminals and emitter terminals. A pwm circuit determines switching commands for controlling the bridge.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electric vehicle charging circuit breaker

An electric vehicle charging circuit breaker for charging an electric vehicle with power from a power source. The electric vehicle charging circuit breaker includes a circuit protection unit structured to provide circuit protection between the power source and the electric vehicle, an electric vehicle charging unit structured to control charging of the electric vehicle, a metering unit structured to meter power flowing between the power source and the electric vehicle, and a display unit structured to display information including at least one of metering information and a status of electric vehicle charging..
Eaton Corporation

Electric vehicle supply equipment and charging method

An electric vehicle supply equipment includes a plurality of first power modules and a control circuit. The first power modules are electrically coupled in series at output and configured to provide a charging current and a charging voltage to charge an electric vehicle.
Delta Electronics, Inc.

Reinforcement unit of side sill for electric vehicles

A reinforcement unit of a side sill for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The side sill includes side sill inner panels and side sill outer panels that are respectively provided under opposite ends of a center floor panel.
Kia Motors Corporation

Auto cruise control hybrid electric vehicles

The present disclosure provides an auto cruise control method for hybrid electric vehicles including: turning on an auto cruise mode by setting, by a driver, a target vehicle speed in a hybrid electric vehicle using an engine and a driving motor as vehicle driving sources, and turning on a pulse and glide (png) mode, selecting any one of a png swing mode and a compromised png mode, according to vehicle state information, and executing vehicle control to drive the hybrid electric vehicle in the selected mode.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Method for determining optimal operating point for hybrid electric vehicle

The present disclosure provides a method of determining an optimal operating point of a hybrid electric vehicle. The method includes: determining demand torque, comparing the demand torque and an engine torque reference value obtained from an optimal operating line to determine a determined mode where the determined mode is a charging mode or a discharging mode, determining a plurality of candidate points comprising a combination of an engine operating point satisfying the demand torque and a motor operating point corresponding to the engine operating point in the determined mode, calculating system efficiency during charging using charging efficiency of each candidate point of the plurality of candidate points and discharging efficiency during previous driving when the determined mode is a charging mode, and determining a candidate point with highest system efficiency during charging as an optimal operating point..
Kia Motors Corporation

Battery enclosure surrounded by internally reinforced cylindrical impact absorbing elements

A battery enclosure for the battery of an electric vehicle is disclosed that is provided with cylindrical impact absorbing tubular members. The tubular members are arrayed about the battery enclosure between an inner wall and an outer wall in a spaced relationship.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method and charging low voltage battery of mild hybrid electric vehicle

The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for charging a low voltage battery of a mild hybrid electric vehicle. The method of charging a low voltage battery may includes: detecting data for charging a low voltage battery; determining whether a predetermined travelling condition is satisfied based on the data; comparing a current state of charge (soc) of a high voltage battery with a first reference soc when the predetermined travelling condition is satisfied; comparing a current soc of the low voltage battery with a second reference soc when the current soc of the high voltage battery is equal to or greater than the first reference soc; determining a target soc based on the current soc of the low voltage battery; and determining a charging speed and a charging amount of the low voltage battery..
Kia Motors Corporation

System and predictive control of an energy storage system for a vehicle

A system and method for management of an energy storage system for a vehicle is disclosed. The energy storage system may comprise a battery system for a vehicle such as an electric vehicle or hybrid-electric vehicle.
Elwha Llc

Vehicle, in particular an electric vehicle or a hybrid vehicle, and charging an energy storage cell of a vehicle

A vehicle, in particular an electric vehicle or a hybrid vehicle, having a charging apparatus for charging a vehicle-integrated energy storage cell by means of an external voltage source, wherein the charging apparatus has a charge pump for setting a voltage ratio between an input voltage and an output voltage, wherein the charge pump provides at east two discrete voltage ratios.. .
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

Apparatus and starting engine of mild hybrid electric vehicle

An apparatus for starting an engine of a mild hybrid electric vehicle may include: an ignition switch including a plurality of contact points; a mild hybrid starter & generator (mhsg) including a stator and a rotor internally disposed within the stator, and starting the engine or generating electricity according to an output of the engine; an mhsg wheel rotating integrally with the rotor, and having at least three teeth on a circumference thereof; an mhsg position detector configured for detecting positions of the teeth; and a controller configured for determining a top dead center (tdc) of a predetermined cylinder according to a signal of the mhsg position detector, and rotating the mhsg to start the engine.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Equipment for controlling the temperature of a passenger compartment of a vehicle, in particular an electric vehicle

The invention relates to temperature control equipment (3) for a vehicle, in particular an electric vehicle, enabling an aerothermic adjustment of an airflow to be distributed in a passenger compartment (h) of the vehicle, including at least one heat treatment module (8), capable of heat-treating the airflow, and a distribution module (9), capable of distributing the airflow to the passenger compartment (h). The heat treatment module (8) comprises a single means (21) for heating the airflow to be distributed in the passenger compartment (h), which consists of an electric radiator (21)..
Valeo Systemes Thermiques

Systems and methods for charging electric vehicles utilizing a touch-sensitive interface

Systems and methods for charging electric vehicles and for quantitative and qualitative load balancing of electrical demand are provided.. .
Charge Fusion Technologies, Llc

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 New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery connector, battery module and electric vehicle

A battery connector for an electric vehicle is provided. The battery connector includes: a connecting sheet having a fusing portion, and a protective component in which the fusing portion is encased.
Byd Company Limited

Turboelectric aircraft with aft propulsion

A turboelectric vehicle may include a fuselage and a wing coupled to the fuselage. A wing propulsor may be coupled to the wing.
U.s.a. As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Space Administration

Power management in electric vehicles

Various techniques described herein relate to electric vehicle power management system for managing a plurality of component modules in a component pack. Such electric vehicle power management system may include a plurality of component management systems corresponding to a plurality of component modules, and an energy management system for managing the plurality of component management systems.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Modular vehicle system with an increased level of operational reliability

The invention relates to a modular vehicle system comprising an electric vehicle (2) and a module (16) which can be connected to the electric vehicle (2) by means of a plug connection, wherein the electric vehicle (2) at least has an on-board power supply system (3) for supplying power to an electric drive unit (6) of the electric vehicle (2), a control device (9) for communicating with the module (16), and an interface (15), which is connected to the on-board power supply system (3) and the control device (9), for connection to the module (16), which interface (15) forms a first element of the plug connection, wherein the module (16) at least has an electrical arrangement, a module controller (23) for communicating with the control device (9) of the electric vehicle (2), and a connection element (17) which is connected to the electrical arrangement and the module controller (23) and which forms a second element of the plug connection, wherein the interface (15) of the electric vehicle (2) is connected in a detachable manner to the connection element (17) of the module (16) in order to connect the electrical arrangement of the module (16) to the on-board power supply system (3) of the electric vehicle (2), and wherein the interface (15) has a first nfc device (43) and the connection element (17) has a second nfc device (104), which nfc devices are designed for near-field communication with one another, in order to connect the control device (9) of the electric vehicle (2) to the module controller (23). The invention further relates to an electric vehicle and to a module for a modular system of this kind, and also to a method for connecting said electric vehicle and module..
Energybus E.v.

Adaptive charging station for an electric vehicle

Systems and methods for adaptive charging of electric vehicles are disclosed. Systems can include a charging station configured to draw current from an electrical supply circuit, a current detector in communication with the charging station and configured to measure a current through the electrical supply circuit, and processing circuitry configured to determine a charging current available to an electric vehicle based at least in part on the current measured by the current detector.
Faraday&future Inc.

Electric vehicle powered by capacitive energy storage modules

The invention relates to a capacitor based energy storage module and an electric vehicle using the same. For providing an electric vehicle which can meet the requirements of long distance running and rapid acceleration at the same time, the electric vehicle of present invention comprising: an electric control unit controlling all operations of the electric vehicle; an energy storage unit having one or more energy devices based on meta-capacitor which provides needed electric energy of the electric vehicle; a dc-dc converter receiving control signal from said electric control unit to convert the energy from said energy storage unit then provide to motor; a motor converting the electric energy into mechanical energy to drive the wheels; wheels are driven by the motor to make the electric vehicle run..
Capacitor Sciences Incorporated

Self charger for electric vehicles

Provided is a wind powered system which provides electrical energy to a vehicle using wind flow through wind tunnels. The system includes a plurality of ducts or wind tunnels each of which accommodates a plurality of rotary fans which are connected to a corresponding one of a plurality of alternators.

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 New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Power conversion apparatus and electric vehicle

The metallic case of a power conversion apparatus includes a casing having a side wall, as well as an upper case and a lower case, a first area being formed between a cooling jacket provided at the inner periphery of the side wall and the lower case, the metal base plate dividing the first area between the cooling jacket and the upper case into a lower side second area and an upper side third area, first and second power modules being fastened to a top surface and a capacitor module being provided in the first area, driving circuits that drive inverter circuits of the power modules respectively being provided in the second area, and a control circuit that controls the driver circuits being provided in the third area.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Modular extra low voltage electric vehicle power system

In some aspects, an electric vehicle power system may comprise two or more electrically connected power modules connected to a system communication bus. Each power module may comprise a rechargeable battery electrically connected to a dc bus, an inverter circuit electrically connected to the dc bus, and at least one of a single-phase rectifier circuit electrically connected to the dc bus or a multi-phase rectifier circuit electrically connected to the dc bus.
Empower Micro Systems Inc

Enhanced flyback converter

A dc/dc flyback converter that exhibits reduced switch and transformer voltage stresses in comparison to known flyback converters. The flyback converter also employs soft switching.
Ohio State Innovation Foundation

New connector applied to usf card and micro sd card

The present application relates to the field of electric vehicle connector, particularly to a new connector applied to usf cards and micro sd cards. The connector comprises an end component, a frame and an outer shell.
Amphenol Shouh Min Industry (shen Zhen) Co., Ltd.

Liquid coolant leak protection for battery modules of an energy storage system

In an embodiment, a cooling manifold for cooling battery modules in a battery housing of an electric vehicle is configured with a predetermined leak component arranged at a defined section of the cooling manifold that is outside of the battery housing. In response to crash forces, the predetermined leak component is configured to cause the liquid coolant to leak out of the defined section of the cooling manifold (e.g., to avoid flooding of the battery housing).
Inevit, Llc

Methods and systems for engaging and disengaging a vehicle park state

Methods and systems are provided for entering into a parked state in a hybrid electric vehicle that includes a dual clutch transmission. In one example, a driveline operating method comprises in response to a first condition, engaging a first gear and engaging a second gear of a dual clutch transmission in response to a request to enter a vehicle park state where an output of a transmission is held from rotating, and in response to a second condition, engaging a third gear and engaging a fourth gear of a dual clutch transmission in response to a request to enter a vehicle park state.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Powertrain of two speed transmission for electric-only vehicle

The present application relates to the field of vehicle transmission system, particularly to a powertrain of two speed transmission for electric-only vehicle. The present application aims at solving the problem existed in the prior art dual-clutch transmission, that is, occupying too much space and being unsuitable for other types of electric vehicles.
Nio Nextev Limited

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes a driving device including an electric motor and a mechanism transmitting a driving force from the electric motor to a rear wheel axle, which are accommodated in a case, a first oil cooler configured to cool oil in the case, the first oil cooler being disposed behind the rear wheel axle, and a second oil cooler configured to cool the oil in the case, the second oil cooler being disposed behind the rear wheel axle. The driving device is disposed in a rear portion of the vehicle such that the driving device crosses the rear wheel axle.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Methods and systems for adapting clutches of a vehicle transmission

Methods and systems are provided for controlling clutch capacity in a hybrid electric vehicle. In one example, a method includes adjusting values of a transfer function of a clutch of a dual clutch transmission in response to an operating condition of an engine and/or operating condition of an integrated starter/generator coupled to the engine while a vehicle is propelled via an electric machine coupled to the dual clutch transmission, and maintaining a driver demand wheel torque at vehicle wheels via adjusting torque of the electric machine in response to the operating condition of the engine and/or operating condition of the integrated starter generator.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Systems and methods for implementing dynamic operating modes and control policies for hybrid electric vehicles

Systems and/or methods for controlling dual motor-dual clutch powertrains for hev and phev vehicles are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method is disclosed comprising: determining the state of charge (soc) of said batteries; determining the speed of the vehicle; if the soc is greater than a given first threshold, selecting a charge-depleting operational mode of said vehicle; during operation of said vehicle, if the soc is less than a given second threshold, selecting a charge-sustaining operating mode of said vehicle.
Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.

System and reducing speed ripple of drive motor of electric vehicle

A system and method for reducing drive motor speed ripple of an electric vehicle are provided. The system includes an inverter that converts dc power supplied from a battery to ac power and supplies the ac power to the drive motor by inverter switching.
Kia Motors Corporation

Apparatus and remotely controlling fuel cell electric vehicle

A method for remote start control of a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle includes receiving a remote start command via a wireless communication network, transmitting a start signal corresponding to the remote start command through an in-vehicle network, transmitting a start mode in response to the start signal, determining a response waiting time corresponding to the start mode, receiving an operation result of the start signal through the in-vehicle network during the response waiting time, and transmitting the operation result over the wireless communication network.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

System and electric vehicle charging analysis and feedback

A computer-implemented method for electric vehicle charging analysis and feedback includes transmitting charge parameters from an electric vehicle to a remote server, wherein the charge parameters include at least an ignition status, position information, temporal charging information, and a charging energy source type. The method includes receiving feedback from the remote server after the remote server analyzes the charge parameters and generates the feedback based on time of use rates and the charging energy source type, wherein the time of use rates are determined based on the position information and the temporal charging information..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Automated mechanical parking structure with electric vehicle charging device

A mechanized parking structure includes a plurality of vehicle carrying pallets, a plurality of parking stalls in which the vehicle carrying pallets are stored and a plurality of electric charging devices. The electric charging device includes a pallet-side electric contact device and a stall-side electric contact device, which engages with the pallet-side electric contact device when the vehicle carrying pallet is stored in the parking stall whereby electric circuit is established.

Electric vehicle supply equipment and a determining a state of a contactor in electric vehicle supply equipment

Electric vehicle supply equipment includes a contactor having a first set of contacts and a second set of contacts, an amplifier circuit electrically connected to the load side output of the first set of contacts via a first connection and to the load side output of the second set of contacts via a second connection, the amplifier circuit being structured to amplify a voltage difference between a first voltage at the first connection and a second voltage at the second connection, and control electronics structured to compare the amplified voltage difference to a threshold voltage and to determine whether the first and second sets of contacts are closed based on the comparison between the amplified voltage difference and the threshold voltage.. .
Eaton Corporation

Wireless power transfer method using field winding and vehicle assembly and electric vehicle using the same

A wireless power transfer (wpt) method for an electric vehicle (ev) may include a vehicle controller or a vehicle assembly (va) controller connected to the vehicle controller performing communications, for charging of a battery of the ev, with a ground assembly (ga) controller of a charger connected to a primary coil or a primary pad located outside the ev; and connecting the battery to a field winding of a driving motor of the ev before starting the wpt. The battery is charged by a power magnetically induced at the field winding from the primary coil..
Kia Motors Corporation

Power supply arrangement with an interface for operation of a multi-voltage system

A power supply arrangement having an interface for operation of a multi-voltage system of an agricultural vehicle includes a first network segment with a motor generator connected thereto and a second network segment with a lead battery connected thereto. The first network segment has a first voltage level corresponding to a nominal voltage of the lead battery for operation of an electric vehicle components, and the second network segment includes a higher second voltage level for charging the lead battery and providing electric power to an electric load comprising an agricultural implement.
Deere & Company

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.

Method and device for on-line prediction of remaining driving mileage of electric vehicle

The present invention relates to a method and device for on-line prediction of remaining driving mileage of an electric vehicle. The method comprises: acquiring in-transit data and driving environment data of the electric vehicle which is driving; calculating the power consumption per mileage of the electric vehicle in the current case by using the in-transit data and the driving environment data in combination with a power consumption rate data model; predicting the remaining driving mileage of the electric vehicle based on the power consumption per mileage.
Hefei University Of Technology

Battery system of an electric vehicle

A method of operating an electric vehicle having a battery system with a first battery module and a second battery module includes sending a triggering signal. And, in response to the triggering signal, selectively dissipating energy from the first battery module without dissipating energy from the second battery module..
Proterra Inc.

Passive air bleed for improved cooling systems

An electric vehicle drive unit includes an inverter, a gear box, an electric motor coupled to the inverter and to the gear box, a cooling jacket, and coupled to the gear box, a main coolant inlet, a coolant outlet, and an external passive air bleed device. The cooling jacket has a cooling chamber and surrounds at least a portion of the electric motor.
Tesla, Inc.

Circuit with low dc bias storage capacitors for high density power conversion

A circuit for converting dc to ac power or ac to dc power comprises a storage capacitor, boost and buck inductors and switching elements. The switches are controlled to steer current to and from the storage capacitor to cancel dc input ripple or to provide near unity power factor ac input.

Electric vehicle, battery storage power system, and alarm system and alarm method thereof

The present invention provides an alarm system including a receiving module, a control module, a judgment module, a translation module, and an interaction module. The control module generates an alarm definition and an alarm comment code, according to an alarm message received from a battery management system, when the alarm message is the serious alarm message.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

Battery junction box housing configured to direct crash forces in an electric vehicle

In an embodiment, a battery housing arrangement integrated into a vehicle floor of an electric vehicle includes a bjb housing including a bjb configured to be electrically coupled to each of a plurality of battery modules in a battery housing upon installation of the plurality of battery modules into the battery housing. The bjb housing is positioned between at least one center structural support bar and one or more vehicle chassis bars, and is configured to protect the plurality of battery modules in the battery housing from crash forces by directing crash forces from the one or more vehicle chassis bars to the at least one center structural support bar..
Inevit, Inc.

Apparatus and reducing vibrations of hybrid electric vehicle

An apparatus for reducing vibrations of a two-cylinder engine for a hybrid electric vehicle includes a reference signal generator for generating a first reference signal and a first reference phase, a speed calculator for calculating a speed of the motor based on the position of the motor, a vibration extractor for extracting a first vibration signal based on the speed of the motor, a variable filter, a filter coefficient updater, a phase calculator, a phase shift compensator, a synchronization signal generator for generating a first synchronization signal synchronized with the first vibration signal based on a first reference phase transferred from the reference signal generator, the second phase difference transferred from the phase calculator and the first compensation value transferred from the phase shift compensator, an inverse phase signal generator, and a torque generator for generating a final command torque based on the first inverse phase signal.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Hybrid electric vehicle and controlling the same

Disclosed are a hybrid electric vehicle, which may be effectively launched when an engine clutch to connect an engine and an electric motor for driving is fixed in a lock-up state, and a method of controlling the same. A method of controlling launch of a the hybrid electric vehicle provided with an engine clutch disposed between a first motor and an engine includes determining whether or not the engine clutch is in a lock-up state, securing running of the engine, upon determining that the engine clutch is in the lock-up state, executing slip launch of the hybrid electric vehicle using power of the engine, and launching the hybrid electric vehicle using power of the first motor, if first conditions by stall of the engine are satisfied.
Hyundai Motor Company

Electric vehicle and voltage acquisition circuit thereof

The present invention provides a voltage acquisition circuit. The voltage acquisition circuit includes a voltage division and sampling module, a voltage to frequency conversion module, and an isolation module.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

Charging control and charging system for electric vehicle

The present disclosure discloses a charging control method and device and an charging system for an electric vehicle. A method applied to a gun-shaped charging coupler comprises: detecting a press state of a latch button of the gun-shaped charging coupler; and sending a control signal to a charging pile connected with the gun-shaped charging coupler according to a detection result, the control signal being used for allowing the charging pile to obtain a charging control strategy, and controlling the charging pile to execute an operation corresponding to the charging control strategy.
Borgward Trademark Holdings Gmbh

Electric vehicle charging device and charging electric vehicle

An electric vehicle charging device includes a processing unit having a memory with a routine stored therein which, when executed by the processing unit causes the processing unit to control circuitry to prevent the electric vehicle charging device from charging an electric vehicle for a random delay period and to allow the electric vehicle charging device to charge the electric vehicle starting when the random delay period ends, wherein the random delay period starts at a predetermined start time and lasts a random delay length of time. The random delay reduces the peak load on a transformer that the electric vehicle charging device and other electric vehicle charging devices receive power from..
Eaton Corporation

Method and system for managing charging stations

Methods and systems for managing charging stations for electric vehicles are described. According to one aspect of the present invention, an identity of a user driving a vehicle and contact information are obtained when the vehicle is detected to occupy a charging station or charger for charging the vehicle.

Secondary battery, manufacturing secondary battery, electric vehicle and electricity storage system

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

Offset vehicle crash elements

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

Display device for electric vehicle

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

Electric vehicle rescue system

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

Method for preventing or minimizing electrostatic discharge and dielectric breakdown in electric vehicle powertrains

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

Method for controlling electrical conductivity of lubricating oils in electric vehicle powertrains

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

Lubricating oil compositions for electric vehicle powertrains

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

Foldable electric vehicle

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

Integrated control method and system of motor for electric vehicle

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

Method for controlling hydraulic pressure refilling operation for engine clutch of hybrid electric vehicle

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

Method of controlling hybrid electric vehicle

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

Vehicle control apparatus

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

Dispatching vehicle-to-grid ancillary services with discrete switching

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

Charging system for electrically driven vehicles

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

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

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

Rear-drive electric vehicle

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

Ipm machine with specialized winding for automotive electric vehicles

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

Electric vehicle battery cooling using excess cabin air conditioning capacity

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

Sealed battery compartment in electric vehicle

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

Autonomous electric vehicle for transportation of goods and/or people

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

Vehicle energy management system and related methods

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

Electric vehicle charging systems and methods

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

Brake energy recovery module

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

Modular battery cover for electric vehicle

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

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

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

Simulation of driving sound of electric vehicle

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

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

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

Trailer-based energy capture and management

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

Electric vehicle thermal management system with battery heat storage

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

Electric vehicle battery monitoring system

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

Charge and discharge device for electric vehicle

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

Evse energy management system retrofit coupling

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

Traction control method and apparatus

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

Battery swap connector and electric vehicle comprising the same

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

Zinc electrode for use in rechargeable batteries

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

Connector for liquid cooling battery pack of electric vehicle

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

Power management in an electric vehicle

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

Steam micro turbine engine

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

Electric vehicle or hybrid vehicle lubricating oil composition

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

Portable and convertible rechargeable battery power supply

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

Active discharge circuit for link capacitor using phase leg switches

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

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

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

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

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

Electric vehicle drive system

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

Dynamic mutual sensing foreign object detection loops

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

Electric vehicle service disconnect position indicator

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

Route guidance apparatus, route guidance method and computer program

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

Presenting routing information for electric vehicles

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

Posture vehicle

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

Method and preventing dieseling of engine for mild hybrid electric vehicle

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

Apparatus and controlling start of engine for mild hybrid electric vehicle

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

Location-based electric vehicle preemptive cooling for dc fast charge

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

Methods and systems for charging electric vehicles

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Charging electric vehicle

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

Fast charging system for electric vehicles

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

Hybrid foreign object detection (fod) loop array board

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

Methods and systems for updating operating system of electric vehicle

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

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

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

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

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

Electric vehicle system

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

Electric bicycle rental outlet for use in off-grid locations

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

Authorization in a networked electric vehicle charging system

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

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

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

Battery system housing with integrated cooling pipe

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

Battery system assembly process and battery system assembly

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

Methods and systems for busbar cooling

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

Battery system housing with internal busbar

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

Battery system housing with internal busbar

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

Battery system housing with underside armor

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

Battery system housing with bonded rib fixation

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

Battery system housing with busbar grid fixation

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

Offset vehicle crash elements

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

System and estimating available driving distance of electic vehicle

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

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

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

Novel rapidly foldable electric vehicle

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

Connection for the cross member and sill (pontoon)

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

Vehicle tunnel floor structure

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

Front wall

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

Rear shock tower

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

Vehicle a-pillar rib configuration

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

Rear crash safety profile

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

Placement of battery elements in tunnel

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

Angle and geometry of the front cross member

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

Trunk as stiffening element

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

Specific ribs in longitudinal crash beam

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

Auto cruise control and system for hybrid electric vehicles

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

Profile of the front cross member

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

Storage box

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

Seat rail

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

Battery system housing with fastener

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

Cooling system directly in housing

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

Electric vehicle and control electric vehicle

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

Relating to range prediction in electric vehicles

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

Emergency driving mode for an electric vehicle

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

Electric vehicle charging system with priority charging

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

Intelligent vehicle charging

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

Electric vehicle system

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

Vehicle

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

Power transmission apparatus of hybrid electric vehicle

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

Rear crash management system (cms)

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

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

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

Profiles in the floor section

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

Air duct in tunnel

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

Solar canopy with integral storage compartment to receive high capacity batteries

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

System for cooling hybrid vehicle electronics, cooling hybrid vehicle electronics

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

Charging ports with integrated contactless communication units

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

Battery holder with cooling system

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

Battery pack lock mechanism and battery pack with the mechanism

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

Optimizing selection of battery electric vehicles to perform delivery tasks

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

Method of guiding wireless charging of electric vehicle

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

Control system for hybrid vehicle

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

Method for controlling hybrid vehicle

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

Magnetic field communication ground power system of an electric vehicle

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

Drive power control device for electric vehicle

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

Energy management system

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

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

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

Charge control electric vehicle

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

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

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

Hands-free conductive battery charger for an electric vehicle

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

Compact power substation for use with electric vehicle charging stations

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

Self-stabilizing skateboard

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

Meta System S.p.a.

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

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

System and electric oil pump control of hybrid electric vehicle

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

Water-injection anti-freezing system

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

Speed controlling an electric machine of a hybrid electric vehicle

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

Park lock system for a hybrid electric vehicle

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

Speed controlling an electric machine of a hybrid electric vehicle

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

System for controlling powertrain of an electric vehicle

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

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

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

Transmission and an electric vehicle provided with the transmission

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

Crowd-sourced electric vehicle charging station identification

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

System and controlling hybrid electric vehicle using driving tendency of driver

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

Apparatus and an electric power supply

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

Method of docking an electric vehicle for charging

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

Charge demand controller device

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

Electric vehicle thermal management system with series and parallel structure

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

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

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

Swing arm structure for saddle riding electric vehicle

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

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

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

Battery module communication link connection with improved sealing

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

Control device for controlling home energy management system and gateway

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

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

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

Multi-protocol charge port for an electric bus

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

Wireless charging control electric vehicle, and wireless charging electric vehicle

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

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

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

Electric vehicle parallel charging method and apparatus

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

System for charging electrical energy storage elements of a vehicle

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

Energy generation and storage system with electric vehicle charging capability

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

Demand response implemented in an infrastructure having a dc link

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

Battery pack for electric vehicle

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

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

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

Collapsible electric vehicle

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

Control strategy for plug-in hybrid electric vehicle

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

Hybrid electric vehicle control system and method

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

Four motor direct driving system

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

Exchangeable electric vehicle battery receptacle, kiosk, and infrastructure

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

Battery pack for electric vehicle

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

Charging station and electric vehicle

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

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

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

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

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

Power transmission system of hybrid electric vehicle

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

Power transmission system of hybrid electric vehicle

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

System and control of electric vehicle heater

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

Electric vehicle thermal management system with series and parallel structure

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

Heating control plug-in hybrid electric vehicle

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

Bluecarsharing

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Electric vehicle, server apparatus, and communication information terminal

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

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

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

Battery charging systems and associated methods of use

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

Method and charging multiple energy storage devices

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

Method and charging multiple energy storage devices

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

Power transmission system for hybrid electric vehicle

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

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

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

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

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

Electric vehicle distributed intelligence

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

Exchangeable batteries for use by electric vehicles

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

Fast charging home system for an electric vehicle

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

Rapid charging electric vehicle and rapid charging

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

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

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

Vehicle maintenance manager

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

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

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

Active vibration reduction control hybrid electric vehicle and method thereof

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

Personal electric vehicle mount

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

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

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

Charging control electric vehicle and billing system using the same

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

Fast charging system for electric vehicles

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

Electric vehicle

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

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

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

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

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

Low-floor electric vehicle

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

Electric vehicle sound enhancement systems and methods

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

Dynamic allocation of power modules for charging electric vehicles

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Battery pack, battery charging station, and charging method

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