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System And Method For Vehicle Energy Estimation, Adaptive Control And Routing

United States Patent Application

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In various embodiments the present disclosure provides a system and a method for estimating energy usage in a vehicle. The system includes hardware that perform certain operations that include receiving data associated with a route to be taken by the vehicle. The operations include determining, based on the data associated with the route and a state of the vehicle, an estimate corresponding to the energy that would be used by the vehicle when traversing a segment of the route.
Rajagopalan, Sai S.V. (Bloomfield Hills, MI), Wood, Eric (Arvada, CO), Gonder, Jeff (Arvada, CO)
GM Global Technology Operations LLC (Detroit MI)
15/ 027,130
October 3, 2014
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT LICENSE RIGHTS [0002] This invention was made with U.S. Government support under CRADA CRD-11-457 between General Motors, LLC and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and under Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 between the United States Department of Energy and Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, the Manager and Operator of NREL. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.