Patent Number: 7,762,230

Title: Method for operating at least one drive motor of a motor vehicle

Abstract: The invention relates to a method for operating at least one drive motor, particularly an internal combustion engine, of an automobile, particularly a motor vehicle, wherein the engine speed of the drive motor in the detected idle state of the motor vehicle does not exceed a predetermined maximum value by means of engine speed limitation. It is provided that the idle state detected is verified at least once by means of a test cycle.

Inventors: Graf; Johann (Hausen, DE)

Assignee: Audi AG

International Classification: F02D 41/18 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/27/12018