Patent Number: 8,577,569

Title: Vehicle control apparatus

Abstract: A vehicle control apparatus includes a bad-road control-mode switch configured to be manipulated by a driver, and a bad-road control section configured to perform a bad-road control when a bad-road control mode is selected by the bad-road control-mode switch. The bad-road control section includes a braking-force applying section configured to apply a braking force to a drive-wheel, and a driving-force applying section configured to apply a driving force to the drive-wheel which is receiving the braking force from the braking-force applying section, as the bad-road control.

Inventors: Ohtsu; Nobuyuki (Isehara, JP)

Assignee: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

International Classification: F16H 61/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017