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Title:
VEHICLE MOUNTED WITH ENERGY STORAGE DEVICE, AND CHARGING CABLE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2009296793
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a vehicle mounted with an energy storage device which can rapidly detect a trouble relating to charging, and also to provide a charging cable.

A vehicle is equipped with a charging inlet 270 to which a pair of power lines LH and LC for charging an energy storage device from outside the vehicle and an earthing wire LG are connected, a terminal to which an earthing line of the charging inlet 270 is connected, and a GND relay 272 which connects the terminal to a body earth of the vehicle. Preferably, the vehicle is also equipped with an ECU 170 for controlling charging of the energy storage device. After the pair of power lines LH and LC and the earthing wire LG are connected to the charging inlet 270, the ECU 170 releases the GND relay 272 and confirms the disconnection of the earthing wire LG before charging of the energy storage device is started.


Inventors:
FUJITAKE YOSHITOKU
Application Number:
JP2008147964A
Publication Date:
December 17, 2009
Filing Date:
June 05, 2008
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP
International Classes:
B60L11/18; B60L3/00; H02J7/00
Domestic Patent References:
JPH05276674A1993-10-22
JPH1118279A1999-01-22
JPH07123517A1995-05-12
JP2001037068A2001-02-09
JPH1127858A1999-01-29
JP2005024402A2005-01-27
JP2008072875A2008-03-27
JP2009268188A2009-11-12
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Fukami Hisaro
Morita Toshio
Yui Horii
Nobuo Arakawa