US Patent No. 10,245,964

ELECTRIC VEHICLE BATTERIES AND STATIONS FOR CHARGING BATTERIES


Patent No. 10,245,964
Issue Date April 02, 2019
Title Electric Vehicle Batteries And Stations For Charging Batteries
Inventorship Angel A. Penilla, Sacramento, CA (US)
Albert S. Penilla, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Assignee Emerging Automotive, LLC, Los Altos, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,245,964

1. An electric vehicle, comprising,an electric motor;
a main battery;
a receptacle slot integrated in the electric vehicle, the receptacle slot providing an electrical connection for providing power to the electric motor;
a battery having a first end that includes a handle and a second end that includes a connection for interfacing with the electrical connection of the receptacle slot of the vehicle when the battery is placed into the receptacle slot for electrical engagement;
the battery configured to store and supply charge to power the electric motor of the electric vehicle in addition to the main battery;
the battery is replaceable by taking the battery out of the receptacle slot and placing another battery into the receptacle slot to supply replenished charge to power the electric motor of the electric vehicle with said another battery;
wherein the battery and said another battery each have a respective handle that is accessible for enabling hand-removal and hand-placement of said battery and said another battery out of and into the receptacle slot;
a computer on-board the electric vehicle, the computer is interfaced with the electrical connection of the receptacle slot to obtain a level of charge of the battery present in the receptacle slot; and
a battery level indicator of the electric vehicle, the battery level indicator provides information regarding the level of charge of the battery in the receptacle slot.