System for Electrically Connecting Batteries to Electric Vehicles

  • US 20100112843A1
  • Filed: 09/18/2009
  • Published: 05/06/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/19/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An electrical connection system for a battery of an at least partially electric vehicle, the electrical connection system comprising:

  • a first electrical connector configured to permanently attach to an underside of an at least partially electric vehicle;

    a second electrical connector configured to permanently attach to a battery, wherein the first and second electrical connectors are configured to be removably coupled to each other, along an axis substantially perpendicular to the underside of the at least partially electric vehicle;

    wherein each of the first and second electrical connectors further comprise;

    a high voltage interface for transmitting high voltage electricity between the first and second electrical connectors;

    a data interface for transmitting data between the first and second electrical connectors; and

    a shielding mechanism to counteract electromagnetic effects caused by the one or more high voltage connection elements.

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