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8332119 System for controlling a motor vehicle driving downhill  
A system for a hill descent control in the braking equipment of a motor vehicle comprising an electrically controllable service brake system, which is designed both for an anti-locking control...
8332103 Vehicle wheel auto-location using wheel phase angle information  
Systems and methods for auto-location of tire pressure monitoring sensor units on a vehicle measure the angle of a wheel at two different times using a rim mounted or a tire mounted sensor and...
8332114 Braking system for an aircraft and a method of monitoring braking for an aircraft  
A braking system (1) for an aircraft which includes a by-pass control system (9) for activation when undemanded braking or loss of braking is detected. The braking system (1) comprises: a brake...
8332113 Brake control apparatus for vehicle  
A brake control apparatus for a vehicle includes four wheel braking apparatuses, a first hydraulic pressure generating apparatus, a front-wheel hydraulic circuit connecting the hydraulic pressure...
8332104 System and method for performing auto-location of a tire pressure monitoring sensor arranged with a vehicle wheel  
Auto-location systems and methods of tire pressure monitoring sensor units arranged with a wheel of a vehicle detect a predetermined time (T1) when a wheel phase angle reaches angle of interest...
8332116 Reaction force apparatus  
A reaction force apparatus incorporated in a vehicle includes a reaction force controller for setting an acceleration intention boundary threshold value, which comprises a threshold value with...
8332118 Apparatus for arbitrating plurality of control requests relating to automatic control of vehicle motion  
A control request arbitration apparatus of a vehicle includes respective sections for selecting one of a plurality of position control requests generated by control request apparatuses, for...
8332115 Braking apparatus  
A pressure braking unit including an operating pressure applying unit that applies an operating pressure to a working fluid according to operation of an operating member; a pressurizing unit that...
8326481 Vehicle driving assist system  
A vehicle driving assist system calculates a risk potential indicative of a degree of convergence between a host vehicle and a preceding obstacle. Then, the system performs a driver notification...
8322798 Parking brake control unit  
When a brake force is generated by a service brake in accordance with the depression of a brake pedal by a driver, a brake force generated by an electric parking brake is reduced when lock control...
8326491 Method and device for determining an absolute value of a variable  
A method and a device for acquiring a value of a defined reference point of a first variable which is measured by an incrementally measuring sensor of a motor vehicle are disclosed. The method...
8326505 System and method for self-adaptive control of an electromechanical brake  
A control system for an electromechanical-braking system provided with actuator elements configured to actuate braking elements for exerting a braking action has a control stage for controlling the...
8322473 Process for controlling a start-stop operation of a vehicle having a hybrid drive, and a corresponding vehicle  
A process for controlling a start-stop operation of a vehicle having a hybrid drive with an internal-combustion engine and an electric motor, a service brake with an ABS and an electric parking...
8326495 Method of regulating a chassis of a motor vehicle, regulating system for a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle  
In a regulating system and method of regulating the chassis of a motor vehicle, sensor data which are present for regulating the suspension and the damping of a vehicle body vehicle and describe...
8326504 Holistic control for stabilizing vehicle-trailer swaying  
A trailer sway intervention system. The trailer sway intervention system includes a trailer having a plurality of wheels, each wheel having a brake, and a vehicle towing the trailer. The vehicle...
8322477 Motion control of a transporter  
A transporter for transporting a subject over a surface that may be irregular. The transporter includes a support platform for supporting a load, the loaded support platform defining fore-aft and...
8326496 Motion control device of vehicle  
A motion control device of a vehicle comprises: a steering angle controller which controls a steering angle of a steered wheel so that an actual turning controlling variable becomes a target...
8326509 Method for operating a vehicle brake system using brake temperature  
A method that compensates for temperature-related effects in a vehicle brake system. According to one embodiment, the method determines the temperature of a brake pad, calculates a...
8321113 Vehicle control device and vehicle mounted with the device  
A vehicle control device has a control device 10 mounted on a vehicle including an accelerator opening detecting sensor 2, a vehicle speed sensor 3, and braking means 7 capable of adjusting...
8321111 Pedal system and vehicle system with the pedal system  
A pedal system to realize an intended vehicle output in response to pedal depression is provided. The pedal system provides hysteresis in the relationship between the pedal effort and the vehicle...
8321112 Systems and methods for adjusting downshift points in vehicle transmissions  
A method for adjusting downshift points of a vehicle transmission to assist vehicle braking in a vehicle having a brake system with a brake master cylinder and a brake pedal for actuating the brake...
8321116 System for controlling a foundation brake of a vehicle  
A system for controlling a foundation brake of a vehicle. The system includes an adaptive cruise control (ACC) device, an arrangement to detect or predict excessive use of the foundation brake and...
8315771 Self-energizing disk brake and control method for a self-energizing brake  
A method for controlling a self-energizing disc brake having an electric actuator in which an activation force applied to the actuator is amplified using a self-energizing device arranged between...
8315758 Road surface frictional coefficient estimating apparatus  
A road surface frictional coefficient estimating apparatus has a device for determining a first estimated value of a yaw moment Mnsp_estm generated at an NSP of a vehicle due to the resultant force...
8315769 Absolute acceleration sensor for use within moving vehicles  
A communication system for a vehicle includes a vehicle speed sensor configured to emit a periodic function with a parameter correlated to the speed of the vehicle, an acceleration monitoring...
8315772 Method and apparatus for enabling a braking assistant function in a motor vehicle  
A method for shifting the braking assistant function into an activatable state, in which method: after termination of a braking force monitoring function, the braking assistant function is shifted...
8315765 Method for reducing the rollover risk in vehicles  
In a method for reducing the rollover risk in vehicles, at least one state variable which characterizes the transverse dynamics of the vehicle is ascertained and is used as the basis for an...
8315754 Vehicle brake controller  
A vehicle brake controller that suppresses variation in deceleration when there is a changeover between regenerative braking torque and frictional braking torque due to regeneration coordination...
8315764 Optimal corner control for vehicles  
A method to control a vehicle having a plurality of wheels includes monitoring desired vehicle dynamics, determining a desired corner force and moment distribution based upon the desired vehicle...
8311734 Automatic speed limit adjust for road conditions  
A mobile computer that can be borne in a vehicle and that can receive position information may adjust a maximum speed limit to account for unfavorable weather or road conditions and cause the...
8311689 Protection against exceeding the braking capability of remote controlled locomotives  
A method for controlling a remote controlled locomotive that is part of a train to insure effective braking, the method including calculating an estimated total energy of a train, calculating a...
8311720 Lost target function for adaptive cruise control  
An adaptive cruise control including a lost target function. The adaptive cruise control is operable in at least one of three modes: a normal mode, a following mode, and a lost target mode. In the...
8311707 Methods and systems for improved detection of minispare tires  
A method of detecting a minispare tire in a vehicle having a vehicle control system. The method includes detecting a rotational velocity of each of a plurality of wheels of the vehicle; determining...
8311699 Automatic brake verification system  
A method of testing a braking device in a drivetrain of a vehicle which includes at least one tractive element coupled to a traction motor. The method includes: (a) applying the braking device to a...
8311718 Negative wheel slip control systems and methods  
An engine control system comprises a derivative module and a slip remediation module. The derivative module determines a mathematical derivative of a driven wheel speed of a vehicle. The slip...
8311693 Energy management for hybrid electric vehicle during trailer sway  
Systems and methods for stabilizing a hybrid electric vehicle (“HEV”) towing a trailer. One system includes a regenerative braking system, a non-regenerative braking system, and a stabilization sys...
8311685 Method of distributing braking within at least one group of brakes of an aircraft  
The invention provides a method of managing the braking of an aircraft having a plurality of brakes comprising friction elements, the method comprising the following steps for at least one group of...
8306727 Method and system for coordinated vehicle control with wireless communication  
A control system controls a pair of vehicles in coordination to traverse a respective pair of trajectories. The control system is configured to specify a plurality of successive waypoints, a safe...
8306716 Method for controlling the desired speed in an overrun condition for a vehicle comprising a retarder  
A method for controlling a desired speed of a vehicle having a retarder operating in an overrun condition is proposed, such that the desired speed of the vehicle is controlled by a continuously...
8305206 System and method for dynamically generating a speed alert based on driver status  
In at least one embodiment, a method for generating a speed alert with an electronic device in a vehicle is provided. The method comprises receiving a vehicle speed signal indicating the speed at...
8306700 Vehicle travel support device, vehicle, and vehicle travel support program  
A vehicle travel support device capable of continuing operation even when the recognition accuracy of a lane mark has been degraded, and the like, wherein the degree of control on the operation of...
8306718 Vehicle control apparatus  
A vehicle control apparatus includes an accelerator-state detecting section configured to detect an accelerator manipulating state of a driver; a traveling-path-condition detecting section...
8303046 Brake apparatus, brake control unit, and brake control method  
There is provide a brake control technology according to which a target hydraulic pressure is reliably achieved when a hydraulic pressure is decreased during hydraulic control and brake drag does...
8301351 Gear shift system for vehicle, control method and control device for automatic transmission  
A parameter α(OUT) having an accelerator pedal position, a vehicle speed and a drive force as components is set according to information representing a driver's operation and information ...
8296030 System and method for controlling the engine of a vehicle  
A system for controlling an engine of a vehicle. In one embodiment, the system includes at least one monitoring device mounted on the vehicle, a controller in electronic communication with the at...
8296031 Electronic hydraulic pressure control system and control method thereof  
Disclosed are an electronic hydraulic pressure control system and a control method thereof, capable of detecting an error in differential pressure between a master cylinder and a wheel cylinder....
8296049 Vehicle control device  
In a vehicle control device capable of sufficiently exhibiting the effect of vehicle control, a selection section selects a value greater than an intermediate value of a vehicle weight in a range...
8292784 Vehicle control device  
In a vehicle control device, a brake feedback control unit calculates a brake feedback torque Tfb-BK using a PID control model when a current state is a brake feedback use state. The brake feedback...
8296029 Parking brake control system  
A motor current detecting device is provided in a parking brake control system for detecting electric current flowing through an electric motor. And current supply to the electric motor is stopped...
8290675 Recovery of energy in a hybrid vehicle having a hydraulic or pneumatic braking system  
In a method for recovering energy in a braking process of a hybrid vehicle which has an internal combustion engine and an electric drive, as well as a hydraulic or pneumatic braking system, the...