COLUMBUS, OH -- A research team at Ohio State University has created a computerized control system for potential use in hybrid-electric SUVs that retains performance while increasing fuel efficiency by 50%. Developed for OSU's Future Truck program, the system optimizes the division of power sent by the internal combustion engine and electric motor to the drive wheels. The controller was tested in a 2000 Chevrolet Suburban driven on a 22-mile (35-km) route around Columbus. Giorgio Rizzoni, ...

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