John P Schultz: Method for automated analysis of vehicle performance. Vapor Corporation, Francis J Lidd, December 23, 1980: US04241403 (39 worldwide citation)

Data is recorded on board a vehicle and includes such items as vehicle speed, distance traveled and a predetermined set of operating events. The data is communicated to a computer where a computer program compares the data with a predetermined profile and performs an analysis of the vehicle performa ...