A device may include a determination module for determining at least one of a status indicative of combustible fuel utilization or a status indicative of electricity utilization for propelling a hybrid vehicle; and a transmitter coupled with the determination module for transmitting the at Least one of the status indicative of combustible fuel utilization or the status indicative of electricity utilization for the hybrid vehicle to an off-site entity.

Title
Awarding privileges to a vehicle based upon one or more fuel utilization characteristics
Application Number
12/387483
Publication Number
20100280886
Application Date
May 1, 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
Medina
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 Eckhoff
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Iv Suiter Swantz PC Llo
NE, US
Assignee
Searete a Liability corporation of the State of Delware
IPC
H04K 01/00
G06Q 30/00
G06F 07/00
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