A method may include receiving at least one of a status indicative of combustible fuel utilization or a status indicative of electricity utilization for a hybrid vehicle; and allocating a standing based upon the at least one of the status indicative of combustible fuel utilization or the status indicative of electricity utilization for the vehicle, wherein the standing is allocated upon receipt of the status.

Title
Awarding standings to a vehicle based upon one or more fuel utilization characteristics
Application Number
12/462931
Publication Number
20100280688
Application Date
August 11, 2009
Publication Date
November 4, 2010
Inventor
Lowell L Wood JR
Bellevue
WA, US
Clarence T Tegreene
Bellevue
WA, US
Michael Schnall Levin
Cambridge
MA, US
Nathan P Myhrvold
Bellevue
WA, US
Stephen L Malaska
Redmond
WA, US
Erez Lieberman
Cambridge
MA, US
Eric C Leuthardt
St Louis
MO, US
Robert Langer
Newton
MA, US
Jordin T Kare
Seattle
WA, US
Muriel Y Ishikawa
Livermore
CA, US
Roderick A Hyde
Redmond
WA, US
Peter L Hagelstein
Carlisle
MA, US
William H Gates III
Redmond
WA, US
Philip A Eckhoff
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Iv Suiter Swantz PC Llo
NE, US
Assignee
Searete a liability corporation of the State of Delaware
IPC
B60W 40/12
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