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US20140324315 CASTOR CONTROL SYSTEM  
A system for controlling at least two castors (1) in a castor control system (28) is provided. The castor comprises a brake activator (7) which can be used to set the castor (1) in three different...
US20110022282 TRAILER SWAY MITIGATION USING MEASURED DISTANCE BETWEEN A TRAILER AND A TOW VEHICLE  
A method of controlling a vehicle and a trailer. The vehicle has a front and a rear end, and the trailer is coupled to the rear end. The method includes sensing a plurality of vehicle...
US20120191314 ENGINE BRAKE TORQUE MANAGEMENT  
A method is provided for controlling the engine torque delivered during engine operation. The method includes, but is not limited to setting a brake torque request value during the engine...
US20140025270 RADAR INITIATED FOUNDATION BRAKING ONLY FOR AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING SITUATIONS  
When providing adaptive cruise control (ACC) in addition to collision mitigation (CM) for a large vehicle, foundation braking is prohibited for maintaining a set following time behind a forward...
US20110144876 Vehicle Launch Anticipation And Adaptation  
A launch interval is determined for a vehicle based on the time that the operator takes to move a foot from the brake pedal to the accelerator pedal for launching the vehicle from a stopped...
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...
US20140144728 BRAKE TORQUE SENSING SYSTEM  
The invention includes a system and method for controlling a brake system for a motor vehicle. The system determines actual brake torque by measuring the strain in an elongated portion of a...
US20150210254 Trailer Sway Detection and Method for Reducing Trailer Sway Utilizing Trailer Brakes  
When a trailer is pulled by a tow vehicle where the trailer begins to sway to the left and right of the tow vehicle a large sway can result in loss of control of the trailer and or tow vehicle....
US20140188361 MOTOR DRIVEN BRAKE SYSTEM  
A motor driven brake system including a parking brake, in particular, a motor driven parking brake system in which a parking brake is implemented using a compact motor and a plurality of disks and...
US20140303867 COAST CONTROL SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
In one embodiment, a coast control system, or dead-man brake inhibitor, is associated with a tiller arm that is used for steering a vehicle. A spring acts upon the tiller arm when an operator...
US20130173131 Method for Limiting the Maximum Brake Performance Which Can Be Accessed of a Hydrodynamic Brake  
The invention relates to a method for limiting the maximum braking performance which can be accessed of a hydrodynamic brake in a motor vehicle, wherein the heat which is generated by the...
US20130096796 ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
Disclosed are an electronic parking brake system and a control method thereof. An aspect is to protect an electronic parking brake system by judging whether it enters a control mode based on...
US20150210255 METHOD FOR REDUCING JERK WHEN COMPLETING AN AUTOMATIC BRAKING MANEUVER  
An automatic braking system for a vehicle is disclosed that includes an electronic brake system capable of applying wheel brakes to decelerate the vehicle and a controller for actuating the brake...
US20110073423 ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
Disclosed herein are an electronic parking brake system and a control method thereof. The electronic parking brake system includes a parking brake apparatus with a parking cable, a force sensing...
US20110024243 ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
Disclosed herein are an electronic parking brake system and a control method thereof. The electronic parking brake system includes brakes, a parking cable to apply braking force to the brakes, a...
US20150217743 Method for Releasing an Automatic Parking Brake  
A method for releasing an automatic parking break includes estimating a release travel of the automatic parking brake based on a measured motor voltage and a motor current. The method further...
US20150120157 ROAD GRADE ESTIMATION FOR A TRAILERED VEHICLE  
An example vehicle control method includes, among other things, controlling a towing vehicle based upon a trailered vehicle road grade.
US20120072088 Method for Adjusting Braking Parameters of a Train to Account for Train Characteristic Parameter Variations  
A method of adjusting one or more of braking parameters used in a braking function to control braking of a train includes determining an adjustment factor based on a joint stopping distance...
US20110218724 ROAD SHAPE LEARNING APPARATUS  
When determining that a subject vehicle traveled a curve, a road shape learning apparatus amends an entrance coordinate, a middle coordinate, and an exit coordinate of the curve based on...
US20140309900 System and Method for Controlling an Electronic Parking Brake System  
Various embodiments of a system and method of controlling an electronic parking brake system for an air braked vehicle are disclosed. A dash switch module receives a signal indicative of a parking...
US20150217750 Method for Determining a Triggering Condition for Recalibration of an Automatic Parking Brake  
A method for determining a triggering condition for recalibration at a predetermined time during a release process of an automatic parking brake with a brake motor configured to generate an...
US20110276244 METHOD FOR SECURING THE OPERATION OF AN AUTOMOBILE PROVIDED WITH HILL START ASSIST, AND SUCH AN AUTOMOBILE  
Following an automobile start command, at least one condition is examined before a hill start assist is executed and if the condition is fulfilled, the execution of the hill start assist is prevented.
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...
US20150217746 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR WARNING AGAINST LACK OF STROKE FOR ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKE  
An apparatus for warning against lack of stroke in an electronic parking brake may include: a tension sensor for sensing the tension of a cable which is provided in an actuator so as to transmit...
US20140288797 Method for blending a generator braking torque of a generator of a recuperative brake system having two brake circuits, and a control device for a recuperative brake system having two brake circuits  
A method for blending a generator braking torque of a generator of a recuperative brake system having two brake circuits, including: controlling one of the at least two brake circuits of the brake...
US20140012432 WEAR LEVELING FOR ROAD LIFE OPTIMIZATION  
There are provided methods and systems for road wear leveling. A method includes determining a location of a velocity change point based on wear leveling information for a road segment including...
US20120283927 Emergency Brake Assistant for Automatically Decelerating a Vehicle to Prevent a Collision or Reduce the Consequences of a Collision  
The invention relates to an emergency brake assistant for automatically decelerating a vehicle to prevent a collision or reduce the consequences of a collision with a detected collision object, at...
US20130289831 Tractor Park Brake Force Sensing System  
A tractor park brake force sensing system includes a force sensor switch that is actuated if a tensile force applied to a linkage between a park brake lever and a park brake is adequate to...
US20130226423 method for providing the clamping force applied by a parking brake  
In a method for providing the clamping force generated by a parking brake, the roadway incline is measured and in the case that the roadway incline exceeds a threshold value, a reengagement...
US20110234390 Driver Assistance System and Method for Supporting the Driver of a Vehicle in Maintaining a Traffic Lane Limited by Traffic Lane Markings  
In a method and apparatus for assisting the driver of a vehicle in maintaining a traffic lane limited by traffic lane markings, the traffic lane markings and the position of the vehicle in the...
US20110153176 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ADAPTIVE DECELERATION  
Systems and methods for adaptive deceleration are disclosed. A brake system controller may perform a method comprising receiving a pedal deflection signal comprising a pedal deflection level,...
US20150066324 Method for providing the clamping force generated by a parking brake  
A method for providing the clamping force generated by an electric brake motor in a parking brake, the clamping force being determined as a function of the motor constants of the brake motor based...
US20150224969 ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM  
An electronic parking brake system having selectable modes and varying parking brake actuation dependent on the selected mode and amount of parking brake application being requested. The system...
US20150217738 Method for Providing a Clamping Force Generated by an Automatic Parking Brake  
A method for providing a clamping force generated by an automatic parking brake includes using a brake motor and a brake piston acting on a brake disk to generate the clamping force. The method...
US20150197223 Control of a Parking Brake  
A method is disclosed for operating a parking brake by a driver of a vehicle, wherein the parking brake is operated by a switching key, which is designed for taking up at least two and, in...
US20130297163 Brake Monitoring System for an Air Brake Arrangement  
A brake monitoring system for an air brake arrangement including: at least one sensor to measure air pressure in at least one component of an air brake arrangement; at least one local controller...
US20120046843 Method for Maintaining a Driver-Independent Braking Intervention after a Collision  
In a method for maintaining a driver-independent braking intervention in a motor vehicle after a collision accelerator operation by the driver is detected; it is ascertained whether an engine...
US20150041257 METHOD FOR PROVIDING THE APPLICATION FORCE GENERATED BY A PARKING BRAKE  
In a method for providing the application force generated by a parking brake, which is at least partially generated by an electromechanical brake device having an electric brake motor, a...
US20110172878 BRAKE SYSTEM FUNCTIONAL INTEGRITY DETECTION  
A method is provided for detecting a level of functional integrity of a braking system. The method includes applying a brake actuator, sensing via a first sensor the displacement of the braking...
US20140214296 AUTOMATIC PARKING BRAKE WITH OPTIMIZED RE-TENSIONING METHOD  
A method for re-tensioning an automatic parking brake by an electric motor includes carrying out a re-tensioning process after a predefined time period after the tensioning of the parking brake....
US20140288796 EDDY CURRENT-BASED ANGLE SENSOR  
The invention relates to an inductive angle sensor that includes a measuring element able to be positioned, within an angle measurement range, in different angle-positions about a rotational axis,...
US20150232073 COLLISION AVOIDANCE ASSISTANCE DEVICE AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE ASSISTANCE METHOD  
A collision avoidance assistance device includes an assistance execution unit configured to execute collision avoidance assistance in a case where it is determined that a vehicle will collide with...
US20110187181 Method for Operating a Parking Brake Module in the Event of Defects and Parking Brake Module Suitable for Performing the Method  
A method is provided for operating a parking brake module that is at least partially integrated into a compressed air generation system in the event of defects, having a control unit, solenoid...
US20120041661 PARKING LOCK DEVICE  
A rotation of a right wheel (3RR) and a rotation of a left wheel (3RL) of a vehicle are locked respectively by independent parking lock mechanisms (6). Each parking lock mechanism (6) comprises a...
US20120041659 INDEPENDENT TRAILER SWAY CONTROLLER  
An independent trailer sway controller and method for mitigating trailer sway. The independent trailer sway controller is a modular unit swappable between different trailer types. The independent...
US20110264346 Method for Releasing an Electrical Parking Brake  
A method for releasing an electric parking brake of a motor vehicle comprises detecting a release command and releasing the parking brake if a detected change in at least one signal precedes by...
US20120065857 ENGINE TORQUE ESTIMATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
An engine control system for a vehicle includes a coefficients determination module and a braking torque estimation module. The coefficients determination module determines first and second torque...
US20090076664 CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A PALLET TRUCK  
A control system for controlling motion of a pallet truck vehicle includes three modes of operation for controlling coasting of the vehicle. In a first, constant pressure mode, the vehicle coasts...
US20110022285 LANE DEPARTURE PREVENTION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
When a target yaw moment Ms is computed, an estimated lateral acceleration GH and estimated deceleration GT of a host vehicle are determined beforehand according to target yaw moment Ms, and when...
US20080189000 Detectable anti-collision automatic braking device for transportation  
Detectable anti-collision automatic braking device for stopping traffic accident is invented installing for/in engine/motor-vehicles, automobiles, cars, trucks, buses, vans, trains, high speed...