CHARGE PORT ILLUMINATION SYSTEM FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE

  • US 20130077328A1
  • Filed: 11/26/2012
  • Published: 03/28/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/27/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A charge port illumination system for an electric vehicle, said charge port illumination system comprising:

  • a charge port disposed at an electric vehicle and configured for electrically connecting to a charging source to charge a power source of the electric vehicle;

    a self-contained sealed module disposed at or proximate to said charge port, wherein said self-contained sealed module comprises at least one illumination source; and

    wherein said at least one illumination source, responsive to an activating event associated with an electric charging event of the electric vehicle, is activated to provide illumination at said charge port.

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