Control apparatus and control method for hybrid vehicle

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8909397
APP PUB NO 20100087976A1
SERIAL NO

12449550

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When an abnormality except for a temperature abnormality of a travel-purpose battery is detected, a battery of the present invention renders a system main relay to make a change to a battery-less travel mode while using a battery cooling fan to cool the travel-purpose battery. When a temperature abnormality of the travel-purpose battery is still detected, a system-off command signal is output to cause the hybrid vehicle to become unable to travel. In this way, limp home mode and system shutoff of the hybrid vehicle can be surely implemented even in the case where an abnormality occurs to the travel-purpose battery.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHAAICHI-KEN14714

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Aridome, Koji Toyota, JP 11 69
Nakagawa, Takahiko Toyota, JP 9 12

Cited Art Landscape

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MIDTRONICS, INC. (1)
7999505 In-vehicle battery monitor 36 2004
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
6575258 Electric current and controlled heat co-generation system for a hybrid electric vehicle 21 2000
2003/0000,758 Fuel cell installation and method for operating the fuel cell installation 5 2002
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (1)
2004/0063,394 Safety system for an apparatus for generating energy 2 2003
 
Malone Specialty, Inc. (1)
2007/0093,954 Engine protection system 6 2006
 
HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. (2)
6932738 Drive control apparatus for hybrid vehicle 12 2003
2004/0147,366 Drive control apparatus for hybrid vehicle 6 2003
 
FORD MOTOR COMPANY (1)
2002/0163,199 Method and apparatus for controlling the engine idle speed in a hybrid electric vehicle 12 2001
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
6424157 System and method for monitoring a vehicle battery 187 1999
 
RENAULT S.A.S. (1)
2004/0084,234 Control apparatus and method for taking failure countermeasure for hybrid vehicular drive system 7 2003
 
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (1)
2007/0233,334 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING A POWER SOURCE IN A VEHICLE 11 2006
 
GE HYBRID TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (1)
6242873 Method and apparatus for adaptive hybrid vehicle control 194 2000
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA (4)
* 9216664 Vehicle and vehicle control method 0 2012
* 2014/0288,756 VEHICLE AND VEHICLE CONTROL METHOD 8 2012
* 9283948 Vehicle and control method for vehicle 0 2012
* 2014/0309,831 VEHICLE AND CONTROL METHOD FOR VEHICLE 1 2012
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