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US20140277941 Jackknife Condition for Backing up of a Vehicle Attached to a Long Wheelbase Dual Axle Trailers  
A jackknife warning condition controller and control method notifies a driver of a potential jackknife situation while backing up a vehicle with an attached trailer. The vehicle has a front axle...
US20140297129 TRAILER LENGTH ESTIMATION IN HITCH ANGLE APPLICATIONS  
A vehicle system for estimating a trailer length is disclosed and includes a first sensor for measuring a wheel steer angle and a second sensor for measuring a hitch angle. A processor is in...
US20140297128 TRAILER LENGTH ESTIMATION IN HITCH ANGLE APPLICATIONS  
A vehicle system for estimating a trailer length is disclosed and includes a first sensor for measuring a wheel steer angle and a second sensor for measuring a hitch angle. A processor is in...
US20120316731 Mini-Spare Yaw Mitigation During Driver Braking  
A method of controlling a brake system comprises monitoring vehicle information with an electronic control unit. An algorithm is performed to detect the presence of a mini-spare tire assembly. A...
US20130103236 USE OF SMARTPHONES, POCKET SIZE COMPUTERS, TABLETS OR OTHER MOBILE PERSONAL COMPUTERS AS THE MAIN COMPUTER OF COMPUTERIZED VEHICLES  
This invention features a solution to use a pocket size pc, smartphone, or tablet or any other type of mobile personal computer as the main computer of a vehicle, in the highly computerized future...
US20120143442 AUTOMATIC FULL-TURN CONTROL METHOD FOR MDPS  
An automatic full-turn control method for MDPS includes determining if automatic Full-Turn conditions for the MDPS are satisfied, full turning the MDPS when the automatic Full-Turn conditions for...
US20150232091 METHOD FOR AVOIDING AN ACCIDENT OR FOR REDUCING THE EFFECTS OF AN ACCIDENT FOR A MOTORCYCLE RIDER  
A method for avoiding an accident or for reducing the effects of an accident for a rider of a vehicle, especially a two-wheeled or three-wheeled vehicle, includes a first method step in which...
US20140195120 ADAPTIVE EMERGENCY BRAKE AND STEER ASSIST SYSTEMS BASED ON DRIVER FOCUS  
An automotive vehicle includes a driver analyzer and a driver assistance system, both of which are coupled to a controller. The controller includes a non-transitory storage medium storing...
US20150066296 TRAILER IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM FOR TRAILER BACKUP ASSIST  
A system and method for configuring a trailer backup assist system. The system and method communicates predetermined trailer parameters, which are embedded on a tag attached to the trailer, to a...
US20120310482 PLANE TRACTOR  
The invention relates to a plane tractor (1) which grips the nose gear of a plane, including: a chassis (5); wheel modules (3) connected to the chassis, each wheel module including at least one...
US20110066328 Brake and Steer-by-Braking (SFB) Pedal Arrangement for Tractors  
A brake and steer-by-braking pedal arrangement for tractors includes a right pedal and a left pedal operating synchronously or diachronically; and at least one hydraulic or pneumatic circuit...
US20120232758 Leaning Vehicle with Tilting Front Wheels and Suspension Therefor  
A leaning vehicle has a frame pivotally connected to the lower end of a shock tower, the pivotal connection defining a frame leaning axis wherein the frame is adapted to lean to a right side and...
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The present invention relates to a control system (7) for a vehicle combination composed of a towing vehicle and a trailer for picking up, transporting and setting down a frame which can be...
US20140046530 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PLANNING A TURN PATH FOR A MACHINE  
A system for controlling a first machine performing a turn includes a controller configured to identify a desired turn for the first machine. The desired turn is formed by two adjacent traffic...
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A path planning autopilot guides vehicles efficiently even when they are far from a desired path.
US20110231058 Self-centering, Torque-sensing Joint Assembly For A Pallet Truck Power Steering System  
A power steering assist system for a hand-steered pallet truck includes a joint assembly having a pivot joint, handle biasing mechanism, and a torque sensing arrangement. The pivot joint includes...
US20150197281 TRAILER BACKUP ASSIST SYSTEM WITH LANE MARKER DETECTION  
A system for backing a vehicle and a trailer is provided herein. The system includes an imaging system configured to detect contiguous lane markers while imaging an operating environment of the...
US20110257826 Vehicle Stability And Steerability Control Via Electronic Torque Distribution  
A system for distributing propulsion to front and rear axles of a vehicle includes: a front axle motor coupled to the front axle and a rear axle motor coupled to the rear axle. An electronic...
US20140046540 MINING TRUCK SPOTTING UNDER A SHOVEL  
This disclosure is generally drawn to methods, systems, devices and/or apparatus related to aligning a mining truck with a shovel. Specifically, some of the disclosed example methods, systems,...
US20110160961 GUIDANCE USING A WORKED EDGE FOR WAYLINE GENERATION  
Wayline generation using a worked edge may be provided. A field boundary line and first work implement width may be received. A first wayline may then be calculated according to a distance from...
US20120240546 Tractor Implement Combination  
Provided is a combination of a tractor and a implement drawn by the tractor by way of a draw bar, supported on the ground by wheels, the implement having a processing element interacting with a...
US20110231059 SELF-CENTERING, TORQUE-SENSING JOINT ASSEMBLY FOR A PALLET TRUCK POWER STEERING SYSTEM  
A steering mechanism includes a handle with a tiller arm coupled to the handle via a flexible joint allowing relative movement of the handle about the tiller arm. A handle centering mechanism...
US20140277871 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MAINTAINING AN INDUSTRIAL LIFT TRUCK WITHIN DEFINED BOUNDS  
Systems and methods maintain a lift truck within defined bounds. A controller analyzes actual and/or predicted lift truck behavior, and based on the analyzed lift truck behavior, the controller...
US20140297121 SMART PARKING ASSIST SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A method of controlling a smart parking assist system includes: determining whether an obstacle presents in a start direction; releasing a start steering assist using the smart parking assist...
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In a method for ascertaining the stress level of the driver, the setpoint trajectory of the vehicle is ascertained and compared to the actual trajectory. A higher stress level is inferred from an...
US20140324295 HITCH ANGLE MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A hitch angle monitoring system and method are provided. A display shows an imaged scene of a hitch connection between a tow vehicle and a trailer. A processor is configured to superimpose an...
US20130255977 Control for Motor Grader Curb Operations  
A method is provided for controlling a motor grader having a blade, a blade shift actuator, a sensor to detect a distance to a curb, one or more steerable wheels, a steering actuator, an...
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A method for adapting a steering-wheel torque, driver-independently exerted on the steering wheel, in a lane-keeping support system of a motor vehicle includes determining a deviation variable...
US20090242219 TRACTOR WITH AUTOMATIC STEERING ARRANGEMENT  
A tractor has hydraulically driven wheels at a cab end and castor wheels at an engine end. It can be driven cab forward in a working mode with a header on the forward end. It is rotated to engine...
US20110087406 METHOD FOR ASSISTING A DRIVER OF A VEHICLE WHEN PARKING IN A PARKING SPACE  
A method for assisting a driver of a vehicle (02, 12) when parking in a parking space (03, 13) is described, in which a possible parking space (03, 13) is measured,a parking trajectory (04, 14) is...
US20140200766 Method for Operating a Side Wind Assistant for a Vehicle and Side Wind Assistant for a Vehicle  
A side wind assistant for a vehicle and a method for the operation of the side wind assistant involve detecting a side wind disturbance acting on the vehicle and reacting to the side wind...
US20090306854 Method for determining a set steering angle of steered wheels of a vehicle  
The invention relates to a method for determining a set steering angle β0 of steered wheels of a vehicle comprising a tractor and a trailer that is articulated with regard to the tractor. This...
US20140216853 VIBRATION CONTROL SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INDUSTRIAL LIFT TRUCKS  
A lift truck includes systems and methods for improved vibration control. A corrective yaw input mechanism reduces or eliminates torsional vibration motion of the lift truck about the Z-axis. Some...
US20120130592 HARMONIC PINION TORQUE CORRECTION  
A method of controlling an electric power steering system is provided. The method includes: determining a scale factor based on a handwheel position; applying the scale factor to a hand wheel...
US20140046545 DETECTION OF AND COUNTER-MEASURES FOR JACKKNIFE ENABLING CONDITIONS DURING TRAILER BACKUP ASSIST  
A trailer backup control system includes a jackknife enabling condition detector and a jackknife counter-measures controller. The jackknife counter-measures controller alters a setting of at least...
US20050192729 Method for calculating a wheel angle of a vehicle  
A method for calculating a wheel angle, especially that of a steerable wheel on the inside curve by means of an analytical relationship in accordance with the vehicle geometry, the wheel base,...
US20120197492 Method for Assisted Parking in a Parking Space, and Device for that Purpose  
In a method for assisted parking of a vehicle in a parking space with the aid of a parking-assistance device which guides the vehicle along parking trajectory, the vehicle is guided along a first...
US20080281489 Method for Controlling the Orientation of the Rear Wheels of a Vehicle  
A method for controlling orientation of rear wheels of a vehicle, by a computerized control system, including a module for calculation of a deflection angle for the rear wheels as a function of a...
US20140288777 DETECTION OF AND COUNTER-MEASURES FOR JACKKNIFE ENABLING CONDITIONS DURING TRAILER BACKUP ASSIST  
A vehicle comprises a trailer angle detection apparatus and a trailer backup control system coupled to the trailer angle detection apparatus. The trailer angle detection apparatus is configured...
US20120271512 DETECTION OF AND COUNTER-MEASURES FOR JACKKNIFE ENABLING CONDITIONS DURING TRAILER BACKUP ASSIST  
A vehicle comprises a trailer angle detection apparatus and a trailer backup control system coupled to the trailer angle detection apparatus. The trailer angle detection apparatus is configured...
US20130079989 DRIVABILITY EVALUATION TARGET LEVELS  
The automobile described herein is configured with a system for capturing subjective and objective data related to automobile performance events. The automobile may comprise or be configured with...
US20130238192 METHOD FOR WARNING THE DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE OF AN IMPENDING HAZARDOUS SITUATION DUE TO ACCIDENTAL DRIFTING INTO AN OPPOSING TRAFFIC LANE  
A method for warning the driver of a motor vehicle of an impending hazardous situation caused by accidental drifting towards or into an opposing traffic lane includes determining a virtual vehicle...
US20150183463 PUSHCART  
Provided is a pushcart that can automatically change a yaw rotation range. A first main wheel (11A) and a second main wheel (11B) are respectively driven and controlled so that a change of angle...
US20110046813 STEER CORRECTION FOR A REMOTELY OPERATED MATERIALS HANDLING VEHICLE  
A materials handling vehicle automatically applies a steer correction maneuver if an object is detected in a steer bumper zone in front of the vehicle. A controller detects whether an object is in...
US20150259883 AUTOMATIC ARTICULATION BEHAVIOR WHEN DURING ERROR AND HIGH SPEED CONDITIONS  
When engaged, an articulation controller automatically adjusts an angle of articulation between a front frame and a rear frame of a motor grader based on a steering angle of the front wheels. If a...
US20090198415 DRIVE ASSIST SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A drive assist system includes a drive assist means for providing drive assist to a driver, and a drive-assist limitation means for limiting the drive assist when the vehicle speed is equal to or...
US20110288726 Automatically Adjustable Axle Oscillation Stops  
An automatically adjustable axle stop of an agricultural combine (100) includes a sensor (222, 224) to sense the position of an extendible axle (200) supported on the chassis (214) of the...
US20100082204 INVERTED PENDULUM TYPE MOVING MECHANISM  
An inverted pendulum type moving mechanism, enabling to detect a single-wheel idling when it occurs therein, thereby to maintain a standing condition even in case where an idling maintenance time...
US20110257842 POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR A FORESTRY MACHINE  
The disclosure relates to a power management system for a forestry machine. The power management system improves the efficiency of the machine by automating control of the hydraulic systems of the...
US20130190983 LANE DEPARTURE CONTROL SYSTEM  
A lane departure control system is provided which works to control a lane departure of a vehicle. The lane departure control system determines a controlled angle between a heading direction and a...