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Joanne T Woestman, Prabhakar B Patil, Ross M Stunz, Thomas E Pilutti: Strategy to use an on-board navigation system for electric and hybrid electric vehicle energy management. Ford Global Technologies, Carlos L Hanze, November 26, 2002: US06487477 (173 worldwide citation)

The present invention integrates an on-board navigation system to provide energy management for an electric vehicle (EV) and a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV). The HEV control strategy of the present invention accommodates the goals of fuel economy while always meeting driver demand for power and main ...


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Chinu P Bhavsar, Joanne T Woestman, Prabhakar B Patil: Hybrid electric vehicle with variable displacement engine. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, July 10, 2007: US07240749 (11 worldwide citation)

A hybrid electric vehicle 10 having a propulsion system 12 which integrates a motor-generator 14 and a variable displacement internal combustion engine 16. Motor-generator 14 and engine 16 are each operatively coupled to drive train 17 of vehicle 10, and cooperatively power vehicle 10.


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Chinu P Bhavsar, Joanne T Woestman, Prabhakar B Patil: Hybrid electric vehicle with variable displacement engine. Ford Global Technologies, Brooks Kushman P C, Carlos Hanze, January 17, 2006: US06986399 (6 worldwide citation)

A hybrid electric vehicle 10 having a propulsion system 12 which integrates a motor-generator 14 and a variable displacement internal combustion engine 16. Motor-generator 14 and engine 16 are each operatively coupled to drive train 17 of vehicle 10, and cooperatively power vehicle 10.


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Joanne T Woestman, Prabhakar B Patil, Ross M Stuntz, Thomas E Pilutti: Strategy to use an on-board navigation system for electric and hybrid electric vehicle energy management. John M Naber, December 12, 2002: US20020188387-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention integrates an on-board navigation system to provide energy management for an electric vehicle (EV) and a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV). The HEV control strategy of the present invention accommodates the goals of fuel economy while always meeting driver demand for power and main ...


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Chinu P Bhavsar, Joanne T Woestman, Prabhakar B Patil: Hybrid electric vehicle with variable displacement engine. Ford Global Technologies, Brooks Kushman PC Fgtl, June 3, 2004: US20040106494-A1

A hybrid electric vehicle 10 having a propulsion system 12 which integrates a motor-generator 14 and a variable displacement internal combustion engine 16. Motor-generator 14 and engine 16 are each operatively coupled to drive train 17 of vehicle 10, and cooperatively power vehicle 10.


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Chinu P Bhavsar, Joanne T Woestman, Prabhakar B Patil: Hybrid electric vehicle with variable displacement engine. Kolisch Hartwell PC, January 20, 2005: US20050011690-A1

A hybrid electric vehicle 10 having a propulsion system 12 which integrates a motor-generator 14 and a variable displacement internal combustion engine 16. Motor-generator 14 and engine 16 are each operatively coupled to drive train 17 of vehicle 10, and cooperatively power vehicle 10.