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A change of performance of an electromagnetic suspension unit is detected. When an integral Σ|Vs′−Vs*| of an absolute value of a difference between an actual value Vs* and an estimated value Vs′...
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A method for controlling a vehicle includes the step of determining if a curb parking operation is feasible for the vehicle. If a curb parking operation is deemed infeasible, an operator of the...
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The land vehicle includes a body, a power plant and a plurality of land engagers, the land engagers for engaging land and propelling the land vehicle across land. The land vehicle includes a...
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A method and apparatus relating to a driveline and suspension system for a vehicle and, more particularly, methods and systems for driveline-suspension coupling in a narrow multi-track leaning...
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The land vehicle includes a body, a power plant and a plurality of land engagers, the land engagers for engaging land and propelling the land vehicle across land. The land vehicle includes a...
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A method for controlling an active suspension system of a vehicle during a curb parking operation, so as to position a portion of the vehicle on a street and a portion of the vehicle on a curb....
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An active suspension system senses roadway defects and adjusts an active and controllable suspension system of the vehicle before tires come in contact with the defect. The active suspension...
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A snowmobile suspension system connected between a skid frame positioned below a chassis of a snowmobile. A limiter strap adjustment mechanism is connected between the chassis and the at least one...
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A tractor-trailer combination includes a semitrailer tractor having a front axle and at least one drive axle having a predefined nominal axle load, a semitrailer having a first axle and at least...
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Apparatus, systems and methods for controlling power-hop in a heavy vehicle, e.g., an earth-moving apparatus, such as an earth-moving scraper.
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A damper system for a vehicle comprises an electrically adjustable hydraulic shock absorber and a damper control module. The damper control module is disposed with and coupled to with the shock...
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A vehicle-mountable system is provided for monitoring road surface defects. The system may include a detector to detect a surface defect in a road surface along which a vehicle is traveling. A...
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A front suspension system for a track-type tractor includes a suspension saddle having first and second suspension arms pinned to the suspension saddle, the first and second suspension arms being...
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In a rollover determining apparatus including a roll rate sensor and a rollover determining unit for determining a rollover of the vehicle on the basis of the roll rate signal to generate a...
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A suspension system comprises an air supply unit and four air spring corner assemblies. The air supply unit including an ECU is fluidly connected to the air spring corner assemblies and is capable...
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Method for operating an adjustable stabilizer arrangement, comprising an actuator, which applies actuator torque to stabilizer sections as a function of a command variable to influence the rolling...
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A control system for controlling the ride height of a vehicle, the system including a controller that receives and processes multiple variable inputs to provide enhanced ride height control. The...
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A suspension system for use on a vehicle having two or more rear axles. The suspension system includes a plurality of gas springs and plurality of height sensors capable of outputting signals...
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A sprung mass velocity estimating apparatus used in a four-wheeled vehicle to estimate a sprung mass velocity for each wheel of the vehicle, comprises a state quantity detecting unit for detecting...
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A system and method of controlling a vehicle with a trailer comprises determining the presence of a trailer, generating an oscillation signal indicative of trailer swaying relative to the vehicle,...
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An independently suspended, driven axle shaft set in which the axle shafts are driven by a differential which is rigidly connected to the body of the motor vehicle by a rearward torque arm,...
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In one embodiment, the invention is an interface for communicating a vehicle command from a user to a vehicle. The interface preferably includes a support system to support at least a portion of...
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A vehicle suspension system (19) includes a suspension (47). A lateral acceleration sensor (32) generates a lateral acceleration signal. A roll rate sensor (34) generates a roll rate signal. A...
US20090171530 Aerodynamic control of a three-wheel vehicle  
This invention relates generally to an aerodynamic means to stabilize and tilt a three-wheel vehicle for cornering that is speed dependant and automatic in operation. Having a wing with movable...
US20140244112 VALVE SWITCHING CONTROLS FOR ADJUSTABLE DAMPER  
A damper system for a vehicle includes a shock absorber and a damper module. The shock absorber includes a plurality of digital valves. The shock absorber is operable at one of multiple damping...
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A method for changing the track of a vehicle (100) having first and second wheels (108, 110) disposed on opposing sides of the vehicle (100) along a line generally perpendicular to the direction...
US20140095022 Active Suspension System  
An active suspension system for a sprung mass. The suspension system has an electromagnetic motor that produces force on the sprung mass and that is powered by power from a power source. The motor...
US20140379214 GPS ACTIVATED PARK MODE FOR ADJUSTABLE SUSPENSION SYSTEMS  
A method of adjusting an air suspension system comprises detecting with a positioning system that the vehicle is approaching a park location and reporting the park location is approaching to an...
US20120046828 Ride Height Control System and Method for Controlling Load Distribution at Target Ride Height in a Vehicle Suspension System  
A ride height control system and method may be used to control load distribution at wheel locations in a vehicle suspension system at target ride height. Load distribution may be controlled by...
US20150039183 ENHANCED CROSSWIND COMPENSATION  
A device may estimate crosswind by a vehicle controller according to driver steering inputs indicative of driver intention and crosswind disturbance inputs indicative of a potential crosswind...
US20150088379 SUSPENSION SYSTEM  
The present invention is directed to providing a suspension system capable of improving maneuverability and stability. A controller, which controls each of shock absorbers, includes a main control...
US20090171531 WHEEL ATTITUDE CONTROL METHOD AND WHEEL ATTITUDE CONTROL DEVICE  
A wheel attitude control method of the invention comprises the steps of: chronologically obtaining acceleration data in a radial direction of a tire at a center position of a tire tread and at an...
US20100023212 STEERING ANGLE SENSOR AND VEHICLE SYSTEM HAVING THE STEERING ANGLE SENSOR  
A steering angle sensor and a vehicle system having the sensor are disclosed. The steering angle sensor for mounting on a vehicle comprises a main gear coupled to and rotated with a steering...