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|1. (WO2017056723) VEHICLE CONTROL DEVICE|
|Applicants:||HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
|Title:||VEHICLE CONTROL DEVICE|
The purpose of the present invention is to reduce the sense of unease of a driver, by appropriately controlling a vehicle when moving the vehicle, said vehicle being capable of changing, during travel, between a plurality of travel states having different power transmission states or engine drive states. This vehicle control device controls a vehicle having: a power transmission mechanism that controls the state of power transmission between an engine and an axle; and a braking means. The vehicle control device is characterized by having, as vehicle travel states: a power transmission engine stop travel state in which power is transmitted by the power transmission mechanism, fuel supply to the engine is stopped, and the vehicle is caused to travel; and a power shut-off braking travel state in which power from the power transmission mechanism is shut-off, fuel supply to the engine is stopped, the braking means is controlled such that the braking force is less than in the power transmission engine stop travel state, and the vehicle is caused to travel.