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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...
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...
US20130300126 Range Extender, Drive and Motor Vehicle  
The disclosure relates to a range extender for a hybrid vehicle configured to be driven by an electric machine. The range extender includes a generator configured to generate electrical energy, an...
US20130143706 HYBRID POWERTRAIN WITH COMPOUND-SPLIT EVT DRIVE AXLE AND ELECTRIC DRIVE AXLE  
A hybrid powertrain is provided for a vehicle that has a first axle and a second axle. The hybrid powertrain includes an engine, a stationary member, and an electrically-variable transmission that...
US20120143414 COOLING SYSTEM FOR COOLING DRIVING MOTOR OF HYBRID VEHICLE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME  
The present invention relates to a cooling system for cooling a driving motor of a hybrid vehicle and a method for controlling the same which supplies suitable cooling flow according to temperature...
US20120208672 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING POWER OUTPUT DISTRIBUTION IN A HYBRID POWER TRAIN  
A method includes determining a machine shaft torque demand and a machine shaft speed, in response to the machine shaft torque demand and the machine shaft speed, determining a machine power...
US20080223637 Safe, Super-efficient, Four-wheeled Vehicle Employing Large Diameter Wheels with Continuous-Radius Tires, with Leaning Option  
A “super fuel efficient”, safe, low-cost and yet high performance 4-wheeled vehicle is configured with motorcycle wheels and tires having continuous radius tires and of outside diameter (20-26 inc...
US20120271492 Transient Operation Energy Management Strategy for a Hybrid Electric Vehicle Powertrain  
A method and system for providing a dynamic torque band for hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) transient management includes determining a torque band indicative of an engine torque operation region...
US20140277877 Control and Operator Interface For Combine Having Hybrid Drive  
Methods are provided to operate a battery electric drive for a combine to ensure battery charge sufficiency during operation of the drive. One method includes monitoring the actual state of charge...
US20110034282 POWER PLANT  
A power plant which is capable of enhancing the driving efficiency and the power-generating efficiency thereof. In the power plant 1, the output shaft 3a of a heat engine 3 is connected to driven...
US20080099260 Power plant with planetary gear train  
[Object] To provide a power plant which is capable of improving the drive efficiency and power generation efficiency when electric power is generated using power of the drive part thereof....
US20090118947 METHOD FOR SELECTION OF OPTIMAL MODE AND GEAR AND INPUT SPEED FOR PRESELECT OR TAP UP/DOWN OPERATION  
A powertrain system includes an engine mechanically coupled to an electro-mechanical transmission at an input thereto selectively operative in one of a plurality of transmission operating range...
US20120267179 HYBRID VEHICLE WITH MULTIPLE ENERGY SUB-SYSTEMS  
A hybrid vehicle includes a frame, at least two wheels carried by the frame, an internal combustion subsystem driving at least one of the two wheels, an electrical subsystem driving at least one of...
US20090283344 DRIVE TRAIN HAVING A WET STARTING CLUTCH FOR HYBRID APPLICATIONS  
A starting clutch running in oil is present in the drive train of a motor vehicle which has an internal combustion engine and a starter generator. The rotor of the starter generator is supported on...
US20130131902 ENGINE START CONTROL DEVICE, HYBRID VEHICLE AND ENGINE START METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
The present invention reduces electric power consumption when an electric motor starts an engine and the time required to start the engine. Engine start control is implemented as follows. The RPM...
US20140077508 Steam Powered Turbine, Electric Power Regeneration System For A Vehicle  
The present invention provides a steam powered turbine battery regeneration system for a vehicle hay an electrically operable drive system. The system includes at least one battery which is mounted...
US20090251029 STATOR CAN HOUSING WELDED TO BEARING SUPPORT AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLING A HYBRID TRANSMISSION UTILIZING THE SAME  
A motor/generator for a hybrid transmission includes a bearing support configured for attachment to the hybrid transmission. A stator can is bonded directly to the bearing support, possibly by...
US20130248268 HYBRID VEHICLE  
There is provided a hybrid vehicle. The hybrid vehicle including: a propeller shaft that transmits a driving force in the front-rear direction of the vehicle body; and a battery unit that is...
US20110180339 STRUCTURE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE  
This disclosure provides a structure of an electric vehicle, which includes an engine, an electric generator for being driven by the engine, a battery for being supplied and charged with generated...
US20090278415 CORELESS MOTOR HAVING ROTORS ARRANGED CONCENTRICALLY AND DRIVING APPARATUS HAVING THE MOTOR  
The present invention relates to a coreless motor including a multi-stage rotor and a driving apparatus having the motor. More particularly, the present invention relates to a coreless motor...