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Title:
HYBRID CAR
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2010036729
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To stably output power from an internal combustion engine by efficiently heating alcohol-containing fuel in a hybrid vehicle equipped with an internal combustion engine which outputs power by firing the alcohol-containing fuel.

A hybrid car 20 is provided with: an engine 22 for outputting power by firing alcohol-containing fuel which is stably burnt at a predetermined temperature or higher in a combustion chamber; a motor MG2 for outputting power for traveling; an invertor 42 for driving the motor MG2; a battery 50 for transferring power with the motor MG2 via the invertor 42; a fuel tank 202 for storing the alcohol-containing fuel; and a first heat exchanger 206 for heating the alcohol-containing fuel before it is supplied to the combustion chamber by using heat to be generated due to the operation of the motor MG2 in an electrical driving system including the motor MG2 and the invertor 42.


Inventors:
Hamada, Hidetsugu
Mizutani, Koichi
Nakamura, Munenori
Yoshimoto, Shinyu
Application Number:
JP2008000202068
Publication Date:
February 18, 2010
Filing Date:
August 05, 2008
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP
International Classes:
B60W10/30; B60K6/445; B60W20/00; F02D19/08; F02M53/00; F02M53/02
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
特許業務法人アイテック国際特許事務所



 
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