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US20110114402 COOLING CONDUIT ARRANGEMENT FOR HYBRID VEHICLE WITH TWO RADIATORS  
An inflow conduit through which coolant flows into a hybrid radiator that is arranged in front of an engine radiator is arranged on an upper portion of a bumper reinforcement and attached to the...
US20110320080 METHOD FOR OPERATING A VEHICLE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM HAVING AT LEAST TWO ONBOARD SUBSYSTEMS  
A method for operating a vehicle electrical system of a motor vehicle, the vehicle electrical system having at least two onboard subsystems having different electrical voltages, and a coupling is...
US20100000807 Integrated electric motor differential for hybrid electric vehicles  
An electro-mechanical drive train for a hybrid electric vehicle. The electro-mechanical drive train includes a housing and a pinion shaft having a first end disposed within the housing and a second...
US20080017425 Process For Operating A Brake Actuation Unit Of A Motor Vehicle Brake System  
Disclosed is a process for operating a brake actuation unit of a motor vehicle brake system of the ‘brake-by-wire’ type. The brake system has a brake booster, a master brake cylinder, and a ped...
US20080300762 REGENERATIVE BRAKING WITH HILL DESCENT CONTROL  
An automotive hill descent control includes a friction-braking subsystem and a non-friction braking subsystem with engine-based braking and regenerative braking. The regenerative and engine-based...
US20090205891 VEHICLE LOAD FLOOR SUPPORT WITH INTEGRAL AIR DUCT  
A porous, sound absorbing structural foam load floor support is provided that defines an integral duct. The duct is configured as a ventilation air passage from the air outlet of a heat-emitting...
US20100280704 Awarding standings to a vehicle based upon one or more fuel utilization characteristics  
A method may include, but is not limited to, receiving a status indicative of combustible fuel utilization in comparison to electricity utilization for a vehicle and conveying a standing, the...
US20090170649 POWER SPLIT DUAL INPUT SHAFT TRANSMISSION FOR VEHICLE  
A vehicle transmission includes at least two driving shafts to which power is transmitted from a power source, a driven shaft to which power is transmitted from the driving shafts, drive...
US20130338867 VEHICLE AND DETERIORATION DIAGNOSIS METHOD FOR POWER STORAGE DEVICE  
An ECU executes a program including the steps of: prohibiting startup of an engine when there is a request for execution of a deterioration diagnosis process and when the deterioration diagnosis...
US20100013434 Charging station  
The present application relates to a charging station operable in a charging cycle for charging an electric vehicle. The charging station has a key-activated controller for controlling the charging...
US20130059187 APPARATUS FOR PREVENTING DEFORMATION OF PLASTIC BATTERY PACK CASE FOR A VEHICLE  
Disclosed is an apparatus and method for preventing deformation of a plastic battery pack case for a vehicle, in which the side of the battery pack case is subjected to reverse deformation to...
US20150051821 METHOD OF CONTROLLING A TANDEM SOLENOID STARTER  
A method of controlling a tandem solenoid starter for an automotive system is disclosed. The automotive system includes an internal combustion engine and a controller. The controller is configured...
US20100256856 TRAVEL TRACE GENERATION METHOD AND TRAVEL TRACE GENERATION DEVICE  
It is an object of the present invention to provide a travel locus generating method and a travel locus generating device for generating a travel locus in consideration of a fuel consumption...
US20120041624 Electric Vehicle Extended Range Hybrid Battery Pack System  
A power source comprised of a first battery pack (e.g., a non-metal-air battery pack) and a second battery pack (e.g., a metal-air battery pack) is provided, wherein the second battery pack is only...
US20130133480 HYBRID DRIVE TRAIN FOR A GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
Several configurations of a hybrid drive train are disclosed using a one-way clutch to prevent reverse power flow from the drive train to a free power turbine. The drive trains are parallel...
US20110005849 ARRANGEMENT FOR A POWER ELECTRONICS UNIT IN A HYBRID VEHICLE  
Arrangement for a power electronics unit in a hybrid vehicle power train, where all attachment points have a total thermal conductivity corresponding to less than 10 degrees temperature difference...
US20120312620 DRIVE TRAIN OF A MOTOR VEHICLE  
The invention relates to a drive train of a motor vehicle, comprising a front axle (10), a rear axle (13), an internal combustion engine (16), which is positioned behind the front axle (10) and in...
US20130152815 HYBRID ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE  
According to one embodiment, a hybrid electric locomotive includes electric motors, a first engine and a second engine mounted in a vehicle main body for driving generators, a third engine mounted...
US20140053683 HYBRID POWER SYSTEM WITH BIDIRECTIONAL MACHINE AT FLYWHEEL  
A hybrid power system for a vehicle which may include an internal combustion engine and a supplemental energy system for converting the mechanical energy generated by the engine to electrical...
US20090195217 PROVIDING POWER BASED ON STATE OF CHARGE  
A modular and scalable power source can be used to supplement an existing source of power. In one embodiment, a DC source can be used to maintain a power source of a host system in a specific state...
US20150032308 DIESEL ENGINE STEADY STATE AND TRANSIENT HYBRID OPTIMIZATION  
A method for selecting an engine operating point in a multi-mode powertrain system includes monitoring a desired axle torque based on an operator torque request and vehicle speed. For each...
US20130296119 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CONDITIONALLY ENTERING A DRIVELINE SAILING MODE  
Systems and methods for improving operation of a hybrid vehicle are presented. In one example, a driveline may selectively enter a sailing mode to provide quick driveline torque response with...
US20120316719 Method for Controlling the State of Charge of an Electrical Energy Store  
For controlling the charge state of a battery in a hybrid vehicle having an internal-combustion engine and an electric machine, the battery is operated in a working state-of-charge range falling...
US20070254762 Hybrid Transmission System  
The present invention relates to a two degrees-of-freedom compound planetary gear train with two conjoined planetary gear trains and four torque-transfer devices. The different combinations of...
US20090115353 METHOD OF DETERMINING OUTPUT TORQUE LIMITS OF A HYBRID TRANSMISSION OPERATING IN A FIXED GEAR OPERATING RANGE STATE  
A hybrid transmission is operative to transfer power between an input member and first and second torque machines and an output member in a fixed gear operating range state. The first and second...
US20080035398 POWER CONTROL FOR HYBRID MOTORCYCLE  
An automatic centrifugal clutch is interposed in a power transmission system between an engine and a driving wheel. A motor, which is capable of generating electricity, is supplied with electricity...
US20120015772 DRIVE DEVICE AND VEHICLE WITH SAME  
A drive device 1A includes: electric motors 2A and 2B that outputs drive powers; and planetary gear reducers 12A and 12B disposed between axles 10A and 10B connected to cylindrical shafts 16A and...
US20140144900 WELDING SYSTEMS POWERED BY HYBRID VEHICLES  
A hybrid vehicle including a welder that is adapted to be powered off a direct current (DC) bus generated by the electronics of the hybrid vehicle is provided. A variety of exemplary placements of...
US20140277879 Battery Electric Hybrid Drive For A Combine Harvester  
A hybrid drive system for a combine includes a control wherein the hybrid system control determines a battery pack state-of-charge of the battery pack, and the hybrid system control also receives...
US20090001183 CONTROL METHOD FOR RESS FAN OPERATION IN A VEHICLE  
A method of controlling the ventilation system for an energy source in a fuel cell vehicle is disclosed, which includes an HVAC system, a fluid reserve, and a rechargeable energy storage system...
US20110093151 HYBRID VEHICLE  
A hybrid vehicle wherein such a situation that the residual capacity of a battery drops significantly below the lower limit of a reasonable range is avoided while fuel efficiency is enhanced. The...
US20140222263 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING POWER OUTPUT DISTRIBUTION IN A HYBRID POWER TRAIN  
A system includes a hybrid power train including an engine, a first electrical torque provider, and a second electrical torque provider. The system further includes a load mechanically coupled to...
US20130184911 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING POWER OUTPUT DISTRIBUTION IN A HYBRID POWER TRAIN  
A system includes a hybrid power train including an engine, a first electrical torque provider, and a second electrical torque provider. The system further includes a load mechanically coupled to...
US20120186391 Direct Electrical Connection and Transmission Coupling for Multi-Motor Hybrid Drive System  
A system of electric power management for a hybrid vehicle includes an engine, a first inverter, a first electric machine coupled to the engine and the first inverter, and a first transmission...
US20090084363 Regeneration of Evaporative Emision Control System for Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle  
A plug-in hybrid vehicle is driven by one or more electric motors powered by a battery system with supplemental electric power provided by a gasoline engine powered generator. A canister with fuel...
US20140197176 FUEL TANK WAVE CATCHER  
A fuel tank for a hybrid vehicle is disclosed. In one example approach, a fuel tank for a vehicle comprises a wave catcher extending through an interior of the fuel tank and coupled to a front wall...
US20110144837 HYBRID ACCESSORY POWER MODULE SHEDDING FOR HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY PROTECTION  
A method of controlling a hybrid powertrain of a vehicle includes lowering a target voltage set point of a low voltage battery to a temporary voltage set point to reduce the overall power required...
US20090031917 Kit and Method for Converting a Locomotive from a First Configuration to a Second Configuration  
A kit and method for converting a locomotive from a first configuration to a second configuration having a different operational capability. The kit includes a traction assembly including a...
US20140052321 HYBRID POWERTRAIN WITH GEARED STARTER MOTOR AND BELT ALTERNATOR STARTER AND METHOD OF RESTARTING AN ENGINE  
A hybrid powertrain has an engine, a starter motor, and a gear train that connects the starter motor with the engine, and a motor/generator. A belt drive train connects the motor/generator with the...
US20130066492 HYBRID POWERTRAIN WITH GEARED STARTER MOTOR AND BELT ALTERNATOR STARTER AND METHOD OF RESTARTING AN ENGINE  
A hybrid powertrain has an engine, a starter motor, and a gear train that connects the starter motor with the engine, and a motor/generator. A belt drive train connects the motor/generator with the...
US20090098976 Hybrid Powertrain System Having Selectively Connectable Engine, Motor/Generator, and Transmission  
A hybrid powertrain having an engine, multi-speed transmission connected to a final drive and not continuously connected to the engine, a single motor/generator connected to an energy storage...
US20110178690 VARIATION ESTIMATING DEVICE OF OBJECT  
The variation estimating device of object is preferably used for estimating the variation of the object with respect to the time axis. The first estimating unit estimates the variation of the...
US20080265662 Brake System Fault Pedal Gain Change Method and System  
A brake system fault pedal gain change method and system for brake pedal simulator equipped vehicles such as hybrid electric vehicles is provided. In the event of a brake system booster fault, the...
US20120129651 SYSTEM FOR DRIVING AN ASSEMBLY ARRANGEMENT FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE  
A system for driving an assembly arrangement for a motor vehicle, which assembly arrangement having at least one auxiliary assembly and an electric machine which is configured independently of a...
US20130325227 HYBRID POWERTRAIN COORDINATION DURING A DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER REGENERATION EVENT  
A hybrid diesel-electric powertrain includes an electric motor in electrical communication with a traction battery, a diesel engine in power-flow communication with the electric motor and with an...
US20070227791 Hybrid vehicle driving mode transition controller  
A driving mode transition controller is provided for a hybrid vehicle equipped with engine, motor-generator, and clutch installed between the engine and the motor-generator, wherein the engine is...
US20120173058 MODULARIZED HYBRID POWER TRAIN CONTROL  
A method includes manufacturing a first assembly having an application requirements module that interprets a contemporaneous performance specification, and an energy partitioning module that...
US20080000746 DRIVETRAIN ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A DRIVETRAIN ARRANGEMENT  
A vehicular parallel hybrid drivetrain contains a combustion engine, electric motor and drive output and a method of operating the drivetrain. A respective shift element device (6, 7) with...
US20140024493 HYBRID POWERTRAIN WITH INPUT BRAKE  
A hybrid powertrain includes a hybrid transmission that has an input member operatively connectable to an engine crankshaft, at least one motor/generator, a gearing arrangement, and an output...
US20080000312 Twin clutch transmission design with selective hybrid power transfer compatibility  
In to a modular transmission design for twin-clutch transmissions which are alternatively equipped with, or without, hybrid functionality in particular for use in connection with front-wheel drive...