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Title:
VEHICLE CONTROL DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/207877
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
This vehicle control device, for controlling operation of a vehicle that is provided with a transmission having a direct gear and normal gears that include an overdrive gear, which is a gear with a lower gear ratio than that of the direct gear, is provided with: a travel segment determination unit which determines a next travel segment, which is a travel segment with a different road slope from that of the current travel segment where the vehicle is currently traveling; a current gear stage selection unit which, in accordance with a shift pattern, selects a current gear stage, which is the gear stage of the transmission in the current travel segment; a next gear stage selection unit which, on the basis of the estimated value of the travel resistance of the vehicle in the next travel segment, selects a next gear stage, which will be the gear stage of the transmission in the next travel segment; and a shift control unit which, when the gear stage of the transmission in the current travel segment is an overdrive gear and the next gear stage is a direct gear, maintains the gear stage of the transmission in the direct gear while the vehicle travels in the next travel segment.

Inventors:
OOSHIMA Tatsuya (Fujisawa Plant 8 Tsuchidana, Fujisawa-sh, Kanagawa 81, 〒2520881, JP)
MATSUDA Junpei (Fujisawa Plant 8 Tsuchidana, Fujisawa-sh, Kanagawa 81, 〒2520881, JP)
Application Number:
JP2018/018147
Publication Date:
November 15, 2018
Filing Date:
May 10, 2018
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ISUZU MOTORS LIMITED (6-26-1, Minami-oi Shinagawa-k, Tokyo 22, 〒1408722, JP)
International Classes:
F16H61/02; F16H59/66; F16H61/68
Foreign References:
JPH0872591A1996-03-19
JP2000213640A2000-08-02
JP2013032156A2013-02-14
JP2014001824A2014-01-09
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HIBIYA Yukihiko et al. (The Stagio East 717, 19-31 Nishiaraisakaecho 1-chome, Adachi-k, Tokyo 43, 〒1230843, JP)
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