Patent Number: 6,966,867

Title: Control device for hybrid vehicles

Abstract: A control device for hybrid vehicles, including a motor drivingly connected to an engine, a transmission that transmits output torques of the engine and the motor to drive wheels, and a controller that performs torque reduction control by which an input torque to the transmission is reduced, wherein when torque reduction control is consecutively performed, the input torque is reduced at least once by a negative torque output from the motor.

Inventors: Tajima; Yoichi (Anjo, JP), Murase; Yoshitaka (Anjo, JP), Kubo; Takayuki (Anjo, JP), Kobayashi; Yasuhiko (Anjo, JP), Takami; Shigeki (Anjo, JP), Nakamori; Yukinori (Anjo, JP)

Assignee: Aisin AW Co., Ltd.

International Classification: B60L 15/20 (20060101); B60K 6/04 (20060101); B60K 6/00 (20060101); F16H 61/04 (20060101); F16H 59/46 (20060101); B60L 011/00 (); B60L 009/00 (); H02P 001/00 (); H02P 003/00 (); H02P 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018