US 11,654,763 B2
Powertrain assembly and systems for autonomous and automated delivery vehicles
Harrison Shih, San Francisco, CA (US); Bruce Vest, San Francisco, CA (US); Ilya Polyakov, San Francisco, CA (US); and Colton Anderson, San Francisco, CA (US)
Assigned to DoorDash, Inc., San Francisco, CA (US)
Filed by DoorDash, Inc., San Francisco, CA (US)
Filed on Sep. 28, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/936,234.
Application 17/936,234 is a continuation of application No. 16/678,673, filed on Nov. 8, 2019, granted, now 11,485,211.
Prior Publication US 2023/0013982 A1, Jan. 19, 2023
Int. Cl. B62D 6/00 (2006.01); B60K 1/04 (2019.01); G07C 5/08 (2006.01); G06Q 10/083 (2023.01); B60P 3/00 (2006.01); G05D 1/00 (2006.01)
CPC B60K 1/04 (2013.01) [B62D 6/00 (2013.01); G06Q 10/083 (2013.01); G07C 5/0808 (2013.01); B60P 3/007 (2013.01); G05D 1/0088 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A vehicle comprising:
a chassis;
one or more motors configured to power a plurality of wheels;
one or more steering mechanisms coupled to the plurality of wheels; and
a controller configured to provide steering instructions to the steering mechanisms and to provide operating instructions to the motors, the controller configured to:
automatically adjust, via the operating instructions, power output of the motors based on a first indication of cargo carried by the vehicle;
receive a second indication of a modification to the cargo carried by the vehicle; and
automatically adjust, via the operating instructions, the power output of the motors based on the second indication.