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Hybrid Electric Vehicle-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


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Active vibration reduction control apparatus for hybrid electric vehicle and method thereof
Hyundai Motor Company
January 11, 2018 - N°20180009430

An active vibration reduction control apparatus for a hybrid electric vehicle includes: a reference signal generator generating a reference signal and a first phase based on a first rotational angle of a first motor; a vibration extractor extracting a vibration signal from a second motor; a coefficient determiner determining a filter coefficient which minimizes a phase difference between the reference ...
Response amplitude modification for hybrid electric vehicle misfire detections
Hyundai Motor Company
December 14, 2017 - N°20170355376

Misfire detection techniques for a hybrid electric vehicle (hev) including an internal combustion engine and an electric motor involve utilizing a crankshaft speed sensor configured to generate a crankshaft speed signal indicative of a rotational speed of a crankshaft of the engine that is coupled to the electric motor via a flywheel. The techniques also utilize a controller configured to ...
Methods and systems for aging a fuel tank in a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
December 14, 2017 - N°20170355260

Methods and systems are provided for aging a new plastic fuel tank in a vehicle. In one example, during a plug-in event to recharge a battery of the vehicle, the fuel tank is isolated and the fuel pump is actuated to agitate fuel within the tank and increase fuel vapors until the plastic fuel tank becomes aged to a predetermined ...
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Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
November 23, 2017 - N°20170338466

A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode including a positive electrode mix layer, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode mix layer contains a lithium transition metal oxide containing zirconium (zr) and also contains a phosphate compound. The nonaqueous electrolyte contains a linear carboxylate. According to this configuration, the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, which has ...
Hybrid electric vehicle engine cranking
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
November 16, 2017 - N°20170328330

A system for a vehicle includes an electric machine configured to transfer power between an engine and traction battery, an auxiliary battery electrically connected with and isolated from the traction battery, and a controller programmed to, after receiving an engine start request, initiate an engine start using the batteries in response to available traction battery power being below a threshold, ...
Hybrid electric vehicle creep control
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
November 16, 2017 - N°20170327005

A vehicle includes an engine, and a transmission including a torque converter having an impeller. The vehicle further includes an electric machine configured to provide drive torque to the impeller. The impeller is selectively coupled to the engine via a clutch. At least one vehicle controller is configured to, in response to the engine being off, the transmission being in ...
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Fuel composition
Shell Oil Company
November 09, 2017 - N°20170321136

Use of a liquid fuel composition comprising (a) a gasoline base fuel and (b) from 0. 5 to 50% v/v of naphtha as a fuel for a spark ignition internal combustion engine, wherein the spark ignition internal combustion engine is comprised within the powertrain of a hybrid electric vehicle.
Drive systems including transmissions for electric and hybrid electric vehicles
Shell Oil Company
November 02, 2017 - N°20170313173

Drive systems or powertrains including transmissions for electric and hybrid electric vehicles are provided. In some embodiments, dynamic, 2-position linear motor, one-way clutches are provided. In other embodiments, 3-position linear motor, 2-way clutches are provided. In a fixed speed ratio operating mode of an electric vehicle powertrain, torque values for two electric motors are determined by control logic to optimize ...
Fuel composition having low vapour pressure
Shell Oil Company
October 26, 2017 - N°20170306254

A liquid fuel composition is provided that is suitable use in a spark ignition engine; the composition comprises a mixture of hydrocarbons and exhibits a vapour pressure of greater than around 25 kpa and below around 50 kpa. The composition provides improvements in fuel 5 economy particularly in hybrid electric vehicles that comprise a gasoline-powered internal combustion engine as part of the powertrain. ...
Speed limiting of altitude compensation for target engine speed in hybrid electric vehicles
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
October 26, 2017 - N°20170305412

A system and method for controlling a hybrid vehicle having an engine, first and second electric machines coupled to a traction battery and configured to operate primarily as a motor and a generator, respectively, and a controller in communication with the engine and the first and second electric machines include increasing target engine speed from a sea level speed to ...
Method and apparatus for controlling mild hybrid electric vehicle
Hyundai Motor Company
October 26, 2017 - N°20170305409

A method for controlling a mild hybrid electric vehicle includes steps of: detecting data regarding the mild hybrid electric vehicle; determining a target torque of an engine according to the detected data; determining whether knocking of the engine occurs according to the detected data; determining a retardation amount of an ignition timing when it is determined that the knocking occurs; ...
Vehicle and method of control thereof
Jaguar Land Rover Limited
October 26, 2017 - N°20170305406

In an aspect of the invention there is provided a speed control system for a hybrid electric vehicle, the vehicle having at least one engine and at least, one electric machine, the system being operable to allow a driver to set a target vehicle speed, the system being operable in first and, second speed control modes to control the vehicle ...
Power transmission system of hybrid electric vehicle
Hyundai Motor Company
October 26, 2017 - N°20170305255

The present disclosure provides a power transmission apparatus for a hybrid vehicle including a one-directional rotation limiting device disposed on an engine torque delivery path so as to prevent a torque from reversely transmitting from the final drive gear to the planetary gear set.
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Apparatus and method for controlling charge of hybrid electric vehicle
Hyundai Motor Company
October 19, 2017 - N°20170297555

A charge control apparatus of a hybrid vehicle is provided. The apparatus adjusts charge of a hybrid vehicle based on a vehicle running state when entering a charge mode. The charge control apparatus includes an engine clutch that is disposed between an engine and a first motor to selectively connect the engine and the first motor and a battery that ...
Driving mode control method and apparatus of hybrid electric vehicle
Hyundai Motor Company
October 12, 2017 - N°20170291595

A driving mode control method and apparatus of a hybrid electric vehicle are provided. The driving mode control method includes decreasing a torque of an engine when a first driving mode in which both the engine and a first motor are driven is switched to a second driving mode driven by the first motor and applying a torque of a ...
Method and apparatus for controlling mild hybrid electric vehicle
Hyundai Motor Company
October 12, 2017 - N°20170291594

A method and an apparatus for controlling a mild hybrid electric vehicle are provided. The method includes detecting data for operating the vehicle and determining a target torque of an engine based on the detected data. Additionally, the method includes determining whether an operating condition of a limiting logic of a combustion torque of the engine is satisfied based on ...
Axle assembly for hybrid electric vehicle
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
August 31, 2017 - N°20170246944

A hybrid rear axle provides a variety of functionality in addition to the functionality of a non-hybrid axle. The axle transmits power from an electric motor to the drive wheels at two selectable speed ratios to propel the vehicle. One of the two ratios is usable to propel the vehicle electrically with the engine stopped. With the drive wheels stationary, ...
Control method and apparatus of hybrid electric vehicle
Kia Motors Corporation
August 24, 2017 - N°20170240160

A control method and apparatus of a hybrid vehicle are provided. The control method includes determining whether the speed of a motor exceeds a first threshold value, when supply of power to a battery is cut off and thus the hybrid vehicle is driven by an engine. The speed is then adjusted to be the first threshold value or less, ...
Use of active noise system
Jaguar Land Rover Limited
August 17, 2017 - N°20170234179

Aspects of the present invention relate to an active noise system, a controller for an active noise system, a method and a hybrid electric vehicle. The invention relates to use of an active noise system for providing noise when an ice is not active.
Hybrid electric vehicle and method of control thereof
Jaguar Land Rover Limited
August 17, 2017 - N°20170232959

A hybrid electric vehicle (hev) comprises an engine and at least one electric machine. The vehicle is operable in an electric vehicle (ev) mode in which the electric machine develops torque to drive the vehicle whilst the engine is switched off. In an embodiment, the vehicle is operable when in ev mode automatically to cause engine turnover without starting the ...
Step-ratio transmission control for a hybrid vehicle
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
August 10, 2017 - N°20170225675

A shift strategy is provided for a hybrid electric vehicle to cause a speed of a motor to approach a target motor speed to increase fuel economy for an engine operating in a hybrid drive mode. A controller shifts the transmission according to a magnitude of a driver torque demand, the current rotor or impeller speed, and whether the motor ...
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