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Yoav Heichal, Tal Agassi: Electric vehicle battery system. Better Place, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, August 30, 2011: US08006793 (83 worldwide citation)

The electric vehicle includes a battery pack that can be exchanged at a battery exchange station. At the battery exchange station, an at least partially spent battery pack is exchanged for an at least partially charged battery pack. A battery bay is configured to be disposed at an underside of the e ...


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Shai Agassi, Yoav Heichal: Battery exchange station. Better Place, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, April 24, 2012: US08164300 (52 worldwide citation)

At a battery exchange station a discharged battery is removed and a charged battery is inserted into an electric vehicle. The battery exchange station has various mechanisms to make this exchange. In some embodiments, the batteries are stored in a warehouse, where they are given an appropriate amoun ...


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Yoav Heichal, Tal Agassi, Shai Agassi: System for electrically connecting batteries to electric vehicles. Better Place, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, August 9, 2011: US07993155 (42 worldwide citation)

The connection system is designed to facilitate electrical and data connections between the battery and the electric vehicle. The connectors are designed with alignment mechanisms to account for initial misalignment of the battery and vehicle while still ensuring positive contact between them. The a ...


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Shai Agassi, Yoav Heichal: Battery exchange station. Better Place, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, September 6, 2011: US08013571 (39 worldwide citation)

At the battery exchange station a discharged battery is removed and a charged battery is inserted into an electric vehicle. The battery is inserted and removed along a vertical axis, i.e., into and out of the bottom of the vehicle. The battery exchange system is located in a service bay under the ve ...


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AGASSI SHAI: System and method for operating an electric vehicle. BETTER PLACE, Bregman Dion M, March 25, 2010: WO/2010/033517 (35 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing energy usage in an electric vehicle. A charge level of at least one battery of the electric vehicle is received. A current location of the electric vehicle is received. A theoretical maximum range of the electric vehicle is determined based on the current location of ...


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Eran Genzel, Avner Sadot, Shaul Hanuna, Dalit Bahar: Staged deployment for electrical charge spots. Better Place, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, October 11, 2011: US08035341 (33 worldwide citation)

A method and system is provided to deploy electrical charge spots in stages according to demand. During a first stage a plurality of infrastructure adapters are installed. This may involve demolishing and rebuilding portions of the infrastructure and laying down power cables from the electrical powe ...


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HERSHKOVITZ Barak, COHEN Motty, SADOT Emek, STRASCHNOV Yaron: [fr] ESTIMATION ET GESTION DE CHARGES DANS DES RÉSEAUX DE VÉHICULE ÉLECTRIQUE, [en] ESTIMATION AND MANAGEMENT OF LOADS IN ELECTRIC VEHICLE NETWORKS. HERSHKOVITZ Barak, COHEN Motty, SADOT Emek, STRASCHNOV Yaron, BETTER PLACE, REINHOLD COHN AND PARTNERS, February 21, 2013: WO/2013/024484 (29 worldwide citation)

[en] Methods and systems are presented for predicting demand for battery services in an electric vehicle network. The predicted demand may be used for managing the electric vehicle network, for example, by adjusting battery policies in order to provide improved battery services to users of electric ...


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HEICHAL Yoav: ENSEMBLE DE VERROUILLAGE MULTI-MOTEURS, MULTI-MOTOR LATCH ASSEMBLY. BETTER PLACE, HEICHAL Yoav, REINHOLD COHN & PARTNERS, November 29, 2012: WO/2012/160407 (28 worldwide citation)

A method for securing and releasing a battery pack (104) from a battery bay (108) of an at least partially electric vehicle (102) is disclosed. The battery bay (108) includes multiple latching units each separately controllable and have a latch configured to couple to the battery pack (104). The met ...


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HEICHAL Yoav, HERSHKOVITZ Barak: MÉCANISME DE VERROUILLAGE POUR UN BLOC-BATTERIE DUN VÉHICULE, LATCHING MECHANISM FOR A VEHICLES BATTERY PACK. BETTER PLACE, HEICHAL Yoav, HERSHKOVITZ Barak, Svetlana SHTADLER, November 29, 2012: WO/2012/160557 (28 worldwide citation)

An attachment arrangement for attaching a battery pack to a battery bay of a vehicle. The arrangement comprises an array of latch units associated with either of the battery pack and battery bay. The latch units are configured for engagement with a corresponding array of grip portions associated wit ...


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COHEN Motty: [fr] IDENTIFICATION DUN VÉHICULE ÉLECTRIQUE ADJACENT À UNE STATION DE RÉAPPROVISIONNEMENT EN ÉNERGIE, [en] IDENTIFICATION OF AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE ADJACENT TO A POWER REPLENISHMENT STATION. COHEN Motty, BETTER PLACE, REINHOLD COHN AND PARTNERS, February 21, 2013: WO/2013/024483 (28 worldwide citation)

[en] The present invention concerns a technique (method and a system) for use in servicing of electric vehicles at power replenishment service stations. The technique of the invention enables identification of a respective vehicle located at the power replenishment service station by carrying out th ...



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