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1. (WO2018162299) CONTROL DEVICE IN A MOTOR VEHICLE FOR OUTPUTTING A GEAR-SHIFT RECOMMENDATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/162299    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/054934
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 01 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: F16H 63/42
Applicants: BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Inventors: GOLLE, Arnd
Title: CONTROL DEVICE IN A MOTOR VEHICLE FOR OUTPUTTING A GEAR-SHIFT RECOMMENDATION
Abstract:
The invention relates to a control device in a motor vehicle for outputting a gear-shift recommendation, said control device comprising an electronic control unit which can be coupled to an acoustic signal output unit and has the following components: - a shift recommendation module for determining a current most economical target gear, - a comparison module for determining the distance between the currently-selected actual gear and the target gear, and - an acoustic output module for activating an acoustic recommendation signal according to the distance between the actual gear and the target gear.