Patent Number: 6,294,843

Title: Control system for a hybrid vehicle

Abstract: The control system for the hybrid vehicle of the present invention, having an engine for producing a driving force for the vehicle, a motor for producing an assist driving force to assist the output from the engine, and a battery for supplying electric energy to the motor and storing energy regenerated by the motor which acts as a generator, the control system comprises: a voltage detector for detecting a voltage from the battery; a full charge judgement device for judging full charge of the battery based on the voltage detected by the voltage detector; a charging electric power variation detector for detecting variation in a charging electric power for charging the battery; and a full charge judgement prevention device for preventing judging of full charge when the charging electric power variation detector detects the variation in the charging electric power.

Inventors: Kato; Shinji (Wako, JP), Kayano; Morio (Wako, JP)

Assignee: Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B60K 6/00 (20060101); B60K 6/04 (20060101); B60L 11/12 (20060101); B60L 11/18 (20060101); B60L 11/02 (20060101); H02J 7/14 (20060101); H02P 009/04 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018