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8594890 Lane departure warning device  
It is an object to provide a lane departure warning device capable of generating almost no false warning if a driver performs an avoiding operation of a lane departure. The lane departure warning...
8589048 Method of controlling a torque vectoring mechanism and torque vectoring system  
A method of controlling a torque vectoring mechanism that distributes torque between a left and a right wheel of a vehicle includes determining a reference yaw rate of the vehicle based on a speed...
8587424 Vehicle regenerative deceleration actuator and indicator system and method  
An indicator system for regenerative slowing of a hybrid or electric vehicle includes at least one regenerative-only deceleration indicator positioned on the rear of a vehicle in addition to the...
8588997 Devices and methods for controlling vehicle lights  
A control circuit for operating the lights of a vehicle. In one embodiment, the rear lights of the vehicle are controlled by the control circuit. The control circuit illuminates two or more of the...
8589047 Method and control device for operating a combustion engine of a motor vehicle and motor vehicle  
A method is provided for operating a combustion engine of a motor vehicle during a deceleration of the combustion engine. The method includes, but is not limited to determining a degree of...
8589046 Method of releasing the brakes of a motor vehicle fitted with an assistance device for starting on a slope, such an assistance device, and motor vehicle comprising it  
A method of releasing brakes of a motor vehicle including: if no vehicle start command takes place, after manual application of the vehicle brakes in a position to immobilize the vehicle when at...
8589045 System and method for determining a safe maximum speed of a vehicle  
A system for determining a safe maximum speed of an vehicle has a processor and a global positioning system receiver in communication with the processor. The processor is configured to determine a...
8583354 Continuous computation of center of gravity of a vehicle  
Systems and methods for computing the center of gravity of a vehicle. One method includes determining a first, second, and third acceleration of the vehicle along an x-axis, a y-axis, and a...
8583340 Model based method to assess road curvature effect on travel time and comfort for route planning  
Methods and systems for assessing the effect of road curvature on the travel time and the comfort level of a path determined by a ground based route planning system. The methods and systems...
8583337 Brake device for vehicle  
A brake device for a vehicle is provided in which a slave cylinder stroke-target motor rotational angle conversion means (M4) converts a target stroke for a slave cylinder into a target rotational...
8583339 Method and computer program product for preventing a vehicle from rolling away  
For a vehicle equipped with a self-braking system (for example, ASR, ESP, FDR, EBS), a service brake, a parking brake, and at least one associated pressure sensor for detecting at least one...
8583338 Control device of inverted pendulum type vehicle  
Provided is a controller of an inverted pendulum type vehicle capable of being moved smoothly by a guided subject as a support. In the inverted pendulum type vehicle 1, an upper portion of a base...
8583327 Tire burst detecting and anti-deviation system and method thereof  
A tire burst detecting and anti-deviation system comprises an ABS system component, a brake chief-pump (2) and a braking circuit (4) connecting to the ABS system component, and an ESP system...
8583366 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...
8577576 Inverted pendulum type vehicle  
An inverted pendulum type vehicle includes a travelling motion unit capable of moving on a floor surface, an actuator for driving the travelling motion unit, a base body mounted with the...
8577579 Engine control request from adaptive control with braking controller  
A vehicle control system includes a forward vehicle sensor transmitting a forward vehicle message based on a range to a forward vehicle. An adaptive cruise controller receives the forward vehicle...
8577574 In-vehicle control device  
The in-vehicle control device includes first and second control units that perform first and second controls, respectively; first and second sensors for measuring the same physical quantity, and a...
8576065 Systems and methods for variable collision avoidance  
Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and method for collision avoidance. As an example, a system for collision avoidance is disclosed that includes: a first monitoring...
8577575 Control apparatus for vehicle  
A control apparatus for a vehicle, where the vehicle includes control means for stopping an engine automatically when a stopping condition is met, and restarting the engine after the automatic...
8577577 Moving body, method of controlling the same, and program  
A vehicle includes a support member and at least one wheel attached to the support member. The support member is capable of oscillating in a front-back direction of the vehicle. The vehicle...
8573709 Braking control apparatus for electric vehicle  
In a braking control apparatus for an electric vehicle, a target braking torque command value calculation section calculates a target braking torque command value on a basis of at least one of a...
8573626 Coupler for a vehicle  
A tractor includes a vehicle coupler which couples with a trailer brake coupler to connect it to a pressure source for the trailer brake system. The pressure source is driven by a controllable...
8577588 Load sensor for a vehicle electronic stability system  
A vehicle comprising a seat defining a driver seat portion and a passenger seat portion, an electronic stability system, adapted to receive inputs from a load sensor, a wheel rotation sensor and a...
8577531 Method for the automatic control of wheel brake-slip and wheel brake-slip control system for a motor vehicle with an electric drive  
A system and method for the automatic control of wheel brake-slip in a motor vehicle with an electric drive (2), including the following steps: detecting a brake signal (14) by means of a slip...
8571771 Transmission turbine acceleration control for managing vehicle acceleration  
Methods and systems for managing acceleration of a motor vehicle having an automatic transmission by controlling transmission turbine acceleration are provided. A desired transmission turbine...
8571776 Absolute acceleration sensor for use within moving vehicles  
A method of and system for detecting absolute acceleration along various axes relative to a desired movement vector while moving relative to a gravity source includes steps of determining a...
8571778 Cart braking control during mechanized cart retrieval  
A vehicle tracking system includes a wheel containing sensor circuitry capable of sensing various types of conditions, such as specific electromagnetic and/or magnetic signals indicative of...
8571779 Brake control apparatus  
A brake control apparatus is provided with a frictional braking unit configured to generate frictional braking force, a regenerative braking unit configured to generate regenerative braking force,...
8571777 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...
8565980 Compensation of reduced braking effect of a hydraulic brake system for a land craft  
The invention relates to a hydraulic brake system and a method for controlling a hydraulic brake system for a land vehicle having a predetermined holding capacity for hydraulic fluid and at least...
8565992 Method for braking electrically driven vehicles  
A method is disclosed for braking electrically driven vehicles, in particular rail vehicles. In at least one embodiment, the behavior of the brake system is configured directly as a function of...
8565993 Enhanced yaw stability control to mitigate a vehicle's abnormal yaw motion due to a disturbance force applied to vehicle body  
An enhanced stability control system (200) for a vehicle includes a vehicle status sensor that generates a sensor signal. A driver input sensor that generates an input signal. A controller (214)...
8565939 Distributed pedal system for aircraft  
A braking system that can reduce wiring without sacrificing performance. The system includes a data concentrator in the form of a distributed sensor processor unit for receiving braking command...
8565994 Hill start assistance method and associated device  
A hill start assistance method for a vehicle held in a stationary position by a braking system supplying a braking pressure, the braking system connected to a master cylinder controlled by a...
8560217 System and method for predicting vehicle rollover using position tracking  
A method of predicting vehicle rollover is provided to assist in preventing vehicle rollover. The method contains the steps of: determining a center of gravity of a vehicle; determining an actual...
8560197 Moving vehicle system and in-position determination method for moving vehicle  
A moving vehicle system for making an in-position determination when a moving vehicle enters an in-position range, includes a sensor arranged to determine a position, a velocity, and an...
8560196 Mounting device with integrated torque measurement and device for the control of torque distribution  
A mounting device for mounting a driven and/or a drivable wheel of a vehicle. The mounting device makes it possible to measure a drive torque or a drag torque that acts between a wheel and a...
8560150 Methods and systems for landing decision point  
Methods and systems for a go/no-go Landing Decision Point (LDP) are disclosed. The methods and systems provide a graphical LDP on a cockpit display that pilots can use to determine whether to...
8560186 Method for identifying a driving resistance of a motor vehicle  
A method for identifying a driving resistance of a motor vehicle includes the steps of recording values of control and/or state variables of the vehicle during a driving state of the vehicle when...
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...
8560198 Train braking device and train braking method  
The train braking device includes an air brake controller in which a plurality of friction coefficients corresponding to a brake command and a brake initial velocity are stored, an...
8554409 Method for influencing the transverse dynamics of a vehicle  
In a method for influencing the transverse dynamics of a vehicle, a transverse dynamics disturbance variable acting on the vehicle is detected by a disturbance variable determination device and a...
8554438 Vehicular lane departure prevention control apparatus  
A vehicular lane departure prevention control apparatus calculates first and second departure amounts based on lane line position information and obstacle position information, sets braking forces...
8552847 Tactile based performance enhancement system  
A system is disclosed for communicating tactile messages to a user, such as a racecar driver, yacht crewmember, or other athlete. The system can include a tactile vest having tactile activators...
8554437 Electronic passcode key for varying operational parameters of a vehicle  
An electronic passkey system enables modification of operating profiles of a vehicle. When the passkey is connected to the vehicle controller, the system determines if the passkey has been used...
8554436 Vehicle driving assist system  
A vehicle driving assist system has a controller configured to calculate a risk potential indicative of the degree of convergence between a host vehicle in which the system is installed and a...
8548707 Braking system and method for braking a vehicle having a hybrid drive  
In a braking system and a method for braking a vehicle having a hybrid drive, at least one wheel, preferably at least the wheels of one axle, is brakable by a regenerative brake and by a service...
8548708 Brake system for a vehicle and method for operating a brake system for a vehicle  
A brake system for a vehicle has a first and a second brake control device, four wheel actuator devices, and a first and a second signal line, the first signal line connecting the first brake...
8548706 Device operable to control turning of vehicle  
A device operable to control a turning of a vehicle, includes: a motion controller operable to: control a first adjuster so as to increase a drive force applied to at least one of front wheels and...
8548709 Drive assisting device  
A radar sensor detects a traveling state of a host vehicle. An inter-vehicle control ECU gives the amount of operation for the predetermined amount of control of the host vehicle so that the...