08155868 is referenced by 23 patents and cites 56 patents.

Historic vehicle state information specifying a plurality of performance values associated with the plurality of subsystems of the vehicle at a plurality of time points, including a current time point is stored at the vehicle. Historic neighbor vehicle state information specifying a plurality of performance values associated with a plurality of subsystems of a vehicle at a plurality of time points, including a current time point is received from a neighbor vehicle proximate to the vehicle. A forward-looking model is generated based on vehicle state information. An performance value associated with a subsystem of the plurality of subsystems of the vehicle is determined based on the historic vehicle state information, the historic neighbor vehicle state information, and the forward-looking model. A recommendation to a driver of the vehicle is provided based on the optimized performance value.

Title
Managing vehicle efficiency
Application Number
12/415877
Publication Number
8155868 (B1)
Application Date
March 31, 2009
Publication Date
April 10, 2012
Inventor
Kezhu Hong
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Matthew Kresse
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Roger D Melen
Los Altos Hills
CA, US
Vinuth Rai
Mountain View
CA, US
Daniel Xing
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Patent Law Works
Assignee
Toyota InfoTechnology Center
JP
IPC
G06G 7/70
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