Range Extending Trailer for Electric SUV

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What is proposed is a trailer with extra lithium batteries for electric SUV's to allow them to go to remote places where recharging would not be available.

  • Trailer to be equipped with batteries and necessary converter to extend EV range for SUV going off road
  • Alternately, for cross country travel, any EV could pull a trailer. A trailer with low batteries could be swapped out for one with fully charged batteries at a servicing franchise making for fewer stops during long distance travel
  • Trailer towing could be conventional if EV computerized trailer control were available widespread otherwise a steerable axle system could be used to ease backing like the Bruno Chariot wheelchair trailer
  • Trailer roof would utilize solar panels to maximize mileage and recharge or maintain charge while parked

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  • ABOUT THE ENTRANT

  • Name:
    Harry Gough
  • Type of entry:
    individual
  • Profession:
    Engineer/Designer
  • Harry is inspired by:
    Finding a need in the future
  • Patent status:
    none