Method for judging track-keeping capacity of a vehicle
Patent, 2009

A method for judging the track-keeping capacity of a motor vehicle having front and rear axles, comprises the steps of a) estimating, for at least one of said axles, a first quantity proportional to the weight of the vehicle carried by said axle, b) estimating, for said axle, a second quantity proportional to a longitudinal drive force acting on said axle, c) calculating a difference of said first and second quantities, d) deriving a measure of the vehicle's track-keeping capacity from said difference.


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EP 2 062 794 A1