|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||290/040C ; 180/065.2|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 74 인용 특허 : 18|
A fuel management control method for a hybrid electric vehicle drive having an internal combustion engine and an electric motor arranged in parallel such that both can propel the vehicle; the system including an electric motor driven fuel pump and a programmable microprocessor; and wherein the method further includes monitoring vehicle speed and sensing braking pressure and directing signals of both vehicle speed and braking to the microprocessor and processing such inputs in accordance with an aggressive fuel management program including shut-off of fue...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.]1. A method for controlling a hybrid vehicle drive comprising an internal combustion engine and an electric motor generator connected to a crankshaft of the internal combustion engine by a direct drive belt and wherein the electric motor is utilized to charge batteries during vehicle deceleration/coasting operation and during regular cruising if battery charge is low comprising the steps of:a) monitoring a vehicle speed;b) providing a brake pedal and a brake switch responsive to a brake pedal pressure and position for producing...