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8868294 Adjustable hysteresis circuit for control of air suspension  
This disclosure, and the exemplary embodiments described herein, provides vehicle suspension systems and methods including a plurality of gas springs and an associated height control system. The...
8855856 Vehicle roll control method using controllable friction force of MR dampers  
A system for providing vehicle roll control that controls the friction-force of dampers provided at the wheels of the vehicle. The system includes a lateral acceleration sensor for determining the...
8840118 Active suspension with on-demand energy flow  
Various embodiments related to hydraulic actuators and active suspension systems as well as their methods of use are described.
8781681 Active suspending  
In an active suspension system for actively suspending a plant, a fail-safe system controlled by a failure-detector has a selectively-activated damper coupled to the plant. The damper may be a...
8781684 Steering and control systems for a three-wheeled vehicle  
A three-wheeled vehicle that includes: a single front wheel; two rear wheels; a passenger cabin; an electronic steering control unit; and a steering input device configured to send an electronic...
8755969 Bicycle suspension control apparatus  
A bicycle suspension control apparatus includes a user operating device and a control device. The control device is operatively coupled to the user operating device to selectively control a front...
8755971 System and method for detecting a fault in a ride height sensor  
A system according to the principles of the present disclosure includes a variance determination module and a fault detection module. The variance determination module determines a variance of...
8725351 Active suspension system  
An active suspension system for a suspended device. The system has an electromagnetic actuator that produces force on the suspended device and that is powered by a power source, and a control...
8718871 Method for setting the damping force for at least one vibration damper  
A method for setting the damping force for at least one motor vehicle vibration damper which is connected between a vehicle body and a wheel, wherein, for the vibration damper or for each vibration...
8701845 Suspension device  
A suspension device (S) comprises: an actuator (A) including a motion conversion mechanism (T) for converting rotational motion of a screw nut (1) to linear motion of a threaded shaft (2), and a...
8692706 Sensor device for measuring the compression travel and/or the compression rate of wheels and/or axles of vehicles  
A sensor device for measuring the compression travel and/or the compression rate of wheels and/or axles of vehicles, in particular of commercial vehicles, may include at least one sensor measuring...
8620524 Vehicle damping control device  
A correction torque command is outputted to a driving/braking torque producing means in accordance with a correction torque to suppress vehicle body spring vibration. When a state of the correction...
8585062 Tunable pneumatic suspension  
A tunable pneumatic suspension includes a piston and two opposed pneumatic chambers. The two champers apply opposed pneumatic pressures to opposite faces of the piston. The tunable pneumatic...
8573604 Wheel suspension for a motor vehicle  
A wheel suspension for a motor vehicle includes an electric vibration damper which is affixed to the vehicle body and which has a generator that can be driven by translational wheel movements of...
8565973 Method for operating a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle  
A method for operating a motor vehicle which can be driven in at least two drive modes which differ from one another as to whether or not at least one wheel of the motor vehicle is driven is...
8556273 Vehicle suspension device  
Four electromagnetic shock absorbers (30) are provided with motors (40FL, 40FR, 40RL, 40RR). First current-carrying terminals (T1) of the motors (40FL, 40FR, 40RL, 40RR) are connected to one...
8560173 System and method for controlling straddle-type vehicle  
A control system in a straddle-type vehicle is provided. The control system includes front and rear wheels, comprises a load distribution changing section which changes a ground load distribution...
8560199 Control system in vehicle, wheelie determining method, and driving power suppressing method  
A control system in a vehicle including a front wheel which is a driven wheel and a rear wheel which is a drive wheel, the control system including: a control unit configured to control a driving...
8554414 Rollover suppression control apparatus and rollover suppression control method  
A rollover suppression control apparatus and method are provided. The apparatus includes a rollover state value detection unit which detects a rollover state value indicating that a vehicle is...
8548678 Active suspending  
An apparatus has an active suspension including an electromagnetic actuator coupled to a plant in a vehicle. A force bias eliminator is coupled to the plant for causing the actuator to experience a...
8525453 Damper system for vehicle  
A damper system for a vehicle including an electromagnetic damper, wherein the electromagnetic damper includes: (i) an electromagnetic motor; (ii) a motion converting mechanism; and (iii) an...
8521361 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...
8517395 Surface vehicle vertical trajectory planning  
An active suspension system for a vehicle including elements for developing and executing a trajectory plan responsive to the path on which the vehicle is traveling. The system may include a...
8516914 Suspension actuator  
A suspension actuator (1) for positioning a movably mounted component of a motor vehicle suspension, including a first actuator component (4), which is to be connected to the movably mounted...
8515620 Motor vehicle and method for adjusting assemblies thereof on the drive train side  
A motor vehicle, with a drive train comprising a drive assembly, a transmission and wheels (2). The drive train further including actuators (3, 4) for adjusting at least one of the tracking and/or...
8473157 Control of a suspension system of a vehicle provided with four semi-active suspensions  
A method for controlling four semi-active suspensions of a vehicle comprising the steps of: determining, for each semi-active suspension, a first and a second signal representative of the...
8473154 Vehicle control system and vehicle control method  
A vehicle control system, which is configured to obtain an index on the basis of a running condition of a vehicle and to change at least any one of a driving force control characteristic and a...
8457841 Suspension system with optimized damping response  
An analytical methodology for the specification of progressive optimal compression damping of a suspension system to negotiate severe events, yet provides very acceptable ride quality and handling...
8458080 Bicycle suspension control apparatus  
A bicycle suspension control apparatus is basically provided with a power supply sensor and a controller. The power supply sensor detects a power level of a power supply being supplied from the...
8437950 Method for increasing the driving stability of a vehicle  
A method for increasing the driving stability of a vehicle, particularly of a commercial vehicle, which counteracts a vehicle instability by a control intervention in a control system operating the...
8428807 Method for determining at least one displacement state of a vehicle body  
Process for determining at least one state of motion of a vehicle body (10) of a vehicle (1), which has at least one wheel (2) spring-mounted on the vehicle body (10) via a wheel suspension (6),...
8429061 Bicycle suspension control apparatus  
A bicycle suspension control apparatus is provided with a power supply sensor and a controller. The power supply sensor detects a power level of a power supply being supplied from the power supply...
8398091 Suspension system for vehicle  
A suspension system for a vehicle, including: an electromagnetic actuator configured to generate an actuator force and including a sprung-side unit supported by a sprung portion, an unsprung-side...
8348283 Suspension control apparatus and vehicle control apparatus  
A suspension control apparatus selectively performs at least one of: compression-stroke control performed when a wheel load is increased, for setting a damping-force characteristic of at least one...
8313108 Stiffness control using smart actuators  
A stiffness control system and apparatus includes one or more stiffness elements which are each activated by a smart actuator including a smart material which may be one of a shape memory alloy...
8308170 Active suspension assembly for a vehicle  
The invention relates to an active suspension assembly and a vehicle equipped therewith. The assembly comprises a bearing arm, spring and adjusting mechanism. In use, the bearing arm supports the...
8296009 Suspension controller  
A suspension controller for controlling, based on a value detected by at least one sensor which is provided in a vehicle and which is configured to detect a detected portion, a suspension provided...
8246057 Side supports for straddle-type seat  
A vehicle has a straddle-type seat disposed on a frame. The straddle-type seat has at least one seating portion. A steering device is disposed forwardly of the seat. Left and right side supports...
8249774 Alignment changing control device and fuel consumption management device  
A toe angle changing control ECU for controlling a toe angle of wheels of a vehicle. The toe angle changing control ECU includes: a straight traveling state judging section for judging whether or...
8219262 Motor vehicle equipped with a pneumatic level control system  
Disclosed is a pneumatic level control system equalizer of a motor vehicle equipped with a battery and a generator supplying the battery, as well as a compressor driven by an electric motor and...
8165751 Method for detecting rollover of an automotive vehicle based on a lateral kinetic energy rate threshold  
A method for rollover sensing (12) that may be used in the determination of when to deploy restraints in a vehicle is disclosed herein. The method for rollover sensing (12) may include lateral...
8165750 Vehicle motion control device and method  
The objective of the present invention is to provide a vehicle motion control device capable of controlling the driving force distribution to the wheels with superior stability and response while...
8165749 Control system for adjustable damping force damper  
A control system for an adjustable damping force damper of a suspension apparatus of a vehicle, includes a lateral acceleration detecting unit detecting a lateral acceleration of the vehicle at a...
8135514 Automotive systems and methods of operating vehicles  
Automotive systems and methods for operating vehicles are provided. In an embodiment, when a speed sensor senses that the vehicle speed is above a first speed threshold and an ambient light sensor...
8123235 Hydraulic system for a vehicle suspension  
A vehicle hydraulic suspension system has front left (15), front right (16), rear left (18) and rear right (17) wheel ram. There is a mode decoupling device (100) with first (129), second (130),...
8123240 Control system for leaning vehicle  
A leaning vehicle has a frame that pivots relative to a pivotable frame member about a pivot axis. A torque exerted on a steering assembly in a first direction causes the frame to pivot relative to...
8112199 Suspension control device, vehicle comprising said device, production method thereof and associated program  
The invention relates to a device for controlling the suspension of the body shell of a motor vehicle. According to the invention, the device comprises: a means for measuring the travel (DEB(A))...
8108103 Nonlinear frequency dependent filtering for vehicle ride/stability control  
A system and method for facilitating ride and stability control of a vehicle. The system includes a plurality of suspension displacement sensors, with each of the plurality of suspension...
8108102 Sprung mass velocity estimating apparatus  
A sprung mass velocity estimating apparatus used in a four-wheeled vehicle to estimate a sprung mass velocity of a point of a vehicle body corresponding to each wheel of the vehicle, includes a...
8103408 Suspension system for vehicle  
In a system including four electromagnetic absorbers for respective four vehicle wheels, motor coils of two respective electromagnetic absorbers disposed corresponding to two diagonally located...
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