US 11,052,776 B2
Charging station for electrified vehicles
Erik J. Christen, Royal Oak, MI (US); Matthew Fleming, Dearborn, MI (US); and Ray C. Siciak, Ann Arbor, MI (US)
Assigned to FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, Dearborn, MI (US)
Filed by FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, Dearborn, MI (US)
Filed on Sep. 24, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/863,482.
Prior Publication US 2017/0088005 A1, Mar. 30, 2017
Int. Cl. B60L 11/18 (2006.01); B60L 53/14 (2019.01); B60L 53/10 (2019.01); B60L 58/26 (2019.01); B60L 53/302 (2019.01)
CPC B60L 53/14 (2019.02) [B60L 11/1874 (2013.01); B60L 53/11 (2019.02); B60L 53/302 (2019.02); B60L 58/26 (2019.02); Y02T 10/70 (2013.01); Y02T 10/7072 (2013.01); Y02T 90/12 (2013.01); Y02T 90/14 (2013.01); Y02T 90/16 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A vehicle charging station, comprising:
a cooling system including a chiller assembly and a fan arranged to blow an airflow across said chiller assembly to generate a cooling airflow and then direct said cooling airflow toward a portion of a thermal management system located onboard an electrified vehicle,
wherein said cooling system is housed inside a housing of said vehicle charging station,
wherein said housing includes a vent and said cooling airflow is communicated through said vent to a location external to said housing.