Control device for hybrid vehicle

  • US 6,634,447 B1
  • Filed: 09/13/2000
  • Issued: 10/21/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/16/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A hybrid vehicle, comprising:

  • a combustion engine that outputs driving power to the vehicle;

    an electric motor for assisting the output of the engine;

    an electric storage device that supplies electric power to said motor;

    an engine rotation speed detection device that detects the rotation speed of the engine;

    an after-start-up output assist permission device that permits an assist of the engine output by the motor when the detected engine rotation speed is greater than a predetermined engine rotation speed during the engine start-up; and

    a control device for controlling the hybrid vehicle.

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