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8396639 Vehicle deceleration controller that inhibits warning braking during pre-initiated vehicle deceleration  
Warning braking is carried out in a situation where the warning braking is needed and a crew can recognize the warning braking. If an obstacle is present ahead of the vehicle, and the driver does...
8396618 System and method for controlling drivetrain torque and hill holding of a hybrid vehicle  
A system and method for controlling torque in a hybrid electric vehicle. The system provides a regenerative braking torque with an electrical machine when a level of braking torque indicated by...
8396638 Vehicle drive control device  
A vehicle drive control device includes a wheel speed detecting means for detecting a rotational speed of a plurality of wheels of a vehicle, a vehicle speed calculating means for calculating a...
8392081 Method for assisting with hill maneuvers  
A method for assisting with hill maneuvers for a vehicle, including a propulsion unit connected to the drive wheels by a gearbox and a clutch or torque converter, and an assisted parking brake. In...
8392068 Vehicle behavior control device  
A vehicle behavior control device (S) determines, by using a vehicle velocity (V), a transmission function (K(s)) which is determined based on a specification of the vehicle, receives as an input a...
8392085 Method and device for controlling a motor vehicle comprising an electronically controlled brake system with driving dynamics control  
A motor vehicle includes an electrohydraulic brake system with driving dynamics control, a master brake cylinder (1), wheel brakes (75-78), and at least one pressure fluid supply device (94, 95)...
8392086 Brake fluid pressure controlling device  
A brake fluid pressure controlling device is provided that controls a brake actuator to adjust brake fluid pressure in a wheel cylinder provided to correspond to a wheel. The brake actuator...
8386094 Taxi brake inhibit system  
A taxi brake inhibit system overcomes problems of discontinuities in pedal “feel” that can occur by use of a taxi brake inhibit system, by adding a new pedal “feel” logic in which twice the brake f...
8386119 Vehicle driving operation support apparatus/process and restraint control  
A vehicle driving operation support apparatus for a vehicle, includes a sensing section to sense a traveling condition of the vehicle including a surrounding condition inclusive of an obstacle...
8386138 Fastening pressure control device for starting friction element at time of controlling idle stop of vehicle  
An engine is restarted in response to an idle stop OFF command at t1 so that a gear shift control purpose hydraulic pressure is raised according to a working oil from an engine driven oil pump. An...
8386144 Brake system and method  
A system configured to estimate a change in temperature of a brake component of a vehicle brake during a braking operation. The system includes a weight estimation module for estimating a weight of...
8382145 Automatic brake  
A system for braking a trailer being coupled to a pulling vehicle by means of a coupling device, comprising a supply circuit on the pulling vehicle side, and a brake circuit on the trailer side,...
8386159 Omnidirectional vehicle  
According to a vehicle 1 of the present invention, coordinate systems of a past estimated value and an instantaneous provisional value of a two-dimensional floor inclination are conformed, by...
8386091 Methods and apparatus for dynamic powertrain management  
A computer-implemented method includes determining that a vehicle powertrain feature is engaged. The method further includes relaying, to a remote computing source, a request for a computation to...
8380361 System, method, and computer readable memory medium for remotely controlling the movement of a series of connected vehicles  
A remote control system for controlling movement of a train comprises one or more sensors positioned relative to a railroad track for detecting the presence of a lead railcar on the track being...
8380408 Speed change control system for industrial vehicle  
A speed change control system for an industrial vehicle includes: a speed ratio detecting unit that detects a speed ratio of speeds of an input shaft and of an output shaft of a torque converter; a...
8376476 Brake system in electric drive dump truck  
A brake system in an electric drive dump truck. The electric drive dump truck has a generator 11 driven by an engine 10 and traveling motors 13L, 13R driven with electric power generated by the...
8380415 Brake control apparatus and motor rotational speed computation method used in said brake control apparatus  
There is provided a low-cost, power-saving brake control apparatus that is capable of performing control with good pressure regulation precision. The brake control apparatus has adjusting motor...
8380413 Method and system for rail vehicle control  
A system comprises a control module that is configured for operable coupling with at least one of a brake system and/or a penalty detection system of a first vehicle. The control module is further...
8380414 Brake for a motor vehicle  
A system for simulating brake feel for a vehicle braking installation comprising a hydraulic braking system (7, 8) and an electric braking system (9). This system comprises a first chamber (20)...
8380412 Control devices for a booster brake system of a vehicle and method for operating a booster brake system of a vehicle  
A control device (10) for a brake-power-assisted brake system of a vehicle having a first input device (26) for a supplied first information item (28) relating to a supplied assistance force (Fu)...
8374750 Method and device for recognizing driver fatigue using a torque sensor system  
A method is provided for recognizing the fatigue of a driver of a vehicle. In the method a torque variable representing the torque applied to the steering wheel by the driver is detected, and the...
8374765 Controlled vehicle acceleration method using user-responsive feedback  
A method includes selecting, from a data table containing a plurality of weighted independent variable columns and rows, where each of the columns represents an independent input variable feature...
8374764 Braking system architecture for an aircraft fitted with electromechanical brakes  
The invention relates to a braking system architecture for an aircraft fitted with electromechanical brakes including at least one electromechanical actuator. In accordance with the invention, the...
8374763 Vehicle fuel control based on vacuum-assisted brake component actuation  
A control method for an engine of a vehicle includes generating a brake value indicative of an operating condition of a brake system of the vehicle, and selectively adjusting one of a fuel control...
8374762 Travel speed limiting apparatus  
A travel speed limiting apparatus including: a travel speed measurement device which measures a travel speed of a vehicle; a speed limit memory device which stores a speed limit set by an operator;...
8370040 Vehicle travel control device  
A vehicle travel control device has a engine that controls an engine based on a driving target controlled variable; a brake that controls a brake device based on a braking target controlled...
8370042 Vehicle speed control device and method  
A vehicle speed control device calculates a desired axle torque for maintaining a speed of a vehicle to a set speed, and conducts cruise control. Specifically, the vehicle speed control device...
8370032 Systems and methods for shift control for vehicular transmission  
Systems and methods for shift control for vehicular transmission. A transmission may shift gears at designated transmission shift points. When the slope of the road grade encountered by a vehicle...
8370007 Method and computer software code for determining when to permit a speed control system to control a powered system  
A method for determining an operating threshold boundary within which a controller is permitted to control a powered system, the method including calculating a threshold boundary with at least one...
8370041 Reduced energy vacuum pump control  
A method is provided that includes determining a state of a vehicle ignition switch; determining a state of the vehicle, wherein the vehicle state including at least one of whether the vehicle is...
8370025 Steering apparatus, steering method, and computer readable storage medium  
A target value for yaw angle velocity gain is computed according to a map expressing a relationship between steering wheel angle and yaw angle velocity gain predetermined such that a direction as...
8370039 Electric parking brake having a control element for switching into a service mode  
During service and repair work on an electric parking brake (1) of a motor vehicle, there is the problem that, in order to switch into a service mode in which the parking brake (15) can be...
8370038 Vehicle subsystem control method and apparatus  
A method is provided for controlling at least one active subsystem in a vehicle chassis. The method includes, but is not limited to the steps of evaluating a driver's driving style based on data...
8370013 System for generating an estimation of the ground speed of a vehicle from measures of the rotation speed of at least one wheel  
A system for producing an estimation of the overall speed of a vehicle relative to the ground is described which comprises the generation of a measurement of the instantaneous road grip coefficient...
8364369 Low range drive ratio transfer changeover anti-rollback system and method  
A vehicle anti-rollback system and method can be incorporated into a vehicle that includes a pair of front wheels, a pair of rear wheels, a power unit, and a transmission connecting the power unit...
8364368 Acceleration control apparatus for vehicle  
A reliability for a power-train feed-forward torque may be decreased when a degree of reliability for an estimated braking torque is decreased due to disturbance factors. A power-train feedback...
8364367 Brake assist exit method and system for vehicles  
A method for providing a smooth exit from a panic braking assist algorithm, in a vehicle having a braking system with a brake pedal, comprises the steps of measuring a force applied to the brake...
8364366 System and method for providing a safety zone associated with a vehicle  
A sensing system collects position data associated with one or more obstacles within a certain range of a vehicle. A former establishes an occupancy grid based on the collected position data. A...
8364370 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...
8364365 Method and apparatus for determining a reference vehicle velocity and a rear wheel speed in a vehicle having three speed sensors  
The method for controlling a safety system (102-108) of a vehicle (10) determines a reference velocity from a first front wheel sensor (20A) and a second front wheel speed signal from a second...
8359155 Vehicle driving operation support apparatus/method and vehicle  
A motor vehicle includes a vehicle driving operation support system. The vehicle driving operation support system senses an environment surrounding the motor vehicle; senses a traveling condition...
8359146 Single channel roll stability system  
A method and system for assessing and preventing overturn of a vehicle, the method and system being particularly suitable for use with commercial vehicles with brake systems typically used in North...
8359147 Antiskid control unit and data collection system for vehicle braking system  
A wheel speed transducer including a magnetic device associated with a wheel and a sensor device associated with the axle of the wheel provides data indicative of the velocity of the wheel. A...
8355831 Method and device for assisting in the piloting of an aircraft during a landing  
Method and device for assisting in the piloting of an aircraft during a landing. The device (1) contains means (10, 11) for calculating turnaround times depending on the use of thrust reversers...
8352143 Integrated vehicle control system using dynamically determined vehicle conditions  
A vehicle includes a control system that is used to control a vehicle system. The control system determines a roll condition in response to a yaw rate sensor and a pitch rate sensor without having...
8352144 Method for controlling an electromechanical parking brake system of a vehicle and corresponding system  
In a method for controlling an electromechanical parking brake system (EPB) of a vehicle, wherein the electromechanical parking brake system (EPB) comprises at least one actuating element (BE), at...
8352142 Brake control apparatus and brake control method  
A brake control apparatus includes: a master cylinder; a wheel cylinder; a hydraulic pressure source; a control valve arranged to increase or reduce the pressure of the wheel cylinder; an outside...
8352164 Vehicle surge and spark timing control  
A method is described for operating an engine of a vehicle, the engine having a combustion chamber. The method may include controlling a stability of the vehicle in response to a vehicle...
8352133 Upshift delay for fuel cut acquisition  
A system and method for upshift delay for fuel cut acquisition is disclosed. Decel lockup control may be activated if a lift foot upshift is prevented after sudden pedal release. Fuel economy may...