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1. (WO2015118252) DUAL-USE CONNECTION DEVICE FOR ELECTRICALLY CONNECTING A VEHICLE TO A CHARGING CABLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/118252    International Application No.:    PCT/FR2015/050234
Publication Date: Fri Aug 14 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Tue Feb 03 00:59:59 CET 2015
IPC: H01R 13/62
B60L 11/18
Applicants: PEUGEOT CITROEN AUTOMOBILES SA
Inventors: NGUYEN, Tan Nghia
LEROUX, Jean Luc
Title: DUAL-USE CONNECTION DEVICE FOR ELECTRICALLY CONNECTING A VEHICLE TO A CHARGING CABLE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a connection device (DC) which enables a vehicle to be electrically connected to a charging cable and which comprises a first housing (BC1) comprising i) three first power contacts (CP1) of a first type which are connected to electric power supply cables (CEA1) which supply power to the vehicle and are suitable for at least two of them to be coupled to second power contacts of a second type of a second housing of the charging cable, ii) three first signalling contacts (CS1) of the first type which are connected to electric signalling cables (CES1) connected to the vehicle and are suitable for at least two of them to be coupled to second signalling contacts of the second type of the second housing, and iii) first magnetic means (MM1) suitable for engaging with second magnetic means which are complementary to the second housing.