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1. (WO2018128739) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REPORTING ON VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS DETERMINED BY TRANSMISSION CONTROL CIRCUIT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/128739    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/064242
Publication Date: Fri Jul 13 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Dec 02 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B60W 40/13
B60W 40/076
B60K 28/08
B60W 50/14
Applicants: ALLISON TRANSMISSION, INC.
Inventors: MAURER, Brent
VAN GELDER, Gijsbert
BYERLY, John A.
Title: SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REPORTING ON VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS DETERMINED BY TRANSMISSION CONTROL CIRCUIT
Abstract:
Systems and methods for reporting on vehicle characteristics determined by the control system of a multi-speed automatic transmission of a vehicle are provided. The control system may output a vehicle mass alert (332) based on a relationship between a vehicle mass threshold (336) and a determined vehicle mass satisfying a condition. The control system may output a vehicle road grade alert (352) based on a relationship between a vehicle road grade threshold (356) and a determined vehicle road grade satisfying a condition.