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Title: Method and system for determining a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle expected drive range

A vehicle may include an engine and electric machine each configured to generate motive power for the vehicle, a battery configured to store energy for the electric machine, and a tank configured to store fuel for the engine. The vehicle may further include one or more controllers configured to determine a vehicle drive range based on an amount of fuel in the tank and an available charge depletion energy in the battery.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1485296
Assignee:
Ford Global Technologies, LLC (Dearborn, MI) NETL
Patent Number(s):
10,093,303
Application Number:
12/858,112
Contract Number:
FC26-08NT04384
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Aug 17
Research Org:
Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Dearborn, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS

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