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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...
8346452 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...
8346453 Braking force control device for vehicles that corrects a reducing amount of required braking force  
A braking force control device for a vehicle comprises a controller that includes an automatic-brake selective-actuation section configured to compare a manual braking force created by a manual...
8340907 Slippage condition response system  
A slippage condition response system for a first machine of a plurality of machines is disclosed. The response system may have a sensing system configured to sense a parameter indicative of a...
8340864 Vehicle vibration damping control device  
There is provided a vibration damping control device which suppresses pitching and bouncing vibration of a vehicle through a drive output control based on a wheel torque estimated value estimated...
8336520 Vehicle launch anticipation  
Turbo lag is a known impediment of a turbocharged, small displacement engine providing the feel of a large displacement engine. A method of spinning up the exhaust turbine during an interval...
8340853 System and method for indicating apparent vehicle service brake application without apparent operation of service brack actuator  
A motor vehicle has wheels on which it travels, a powertrain delivering propulsion torque to at least some of the wheels propel the vehicle, and a service brake system having service brakes. When...
8340865 Apparatus and method of controlling vehicle wheel spin  
The present invention provides a vehicle wheel spin control apparatus that, when it is determined that a wheel spin occurs, reduces engine torque to prevent the wheel spin, including: detecting...
8340881 Method and system for assessing vehicle movement  
Methods and systems are provided for assessing movement of a vehicle having a plurality of wheels. A plurality of wheel direction values are obtained. Each of the wheel direction values pertains to...
8335625 Slip control device and method for a vehicle  
A method and apparatus for rapidly causing a slip of a driving wheel to converge regardless of the change in vehicle conditions when the driving wheel is in a slip state. When a slip occurs on a...
8333441 Motor vehicle braking system and method  
A motor vehicle (12) has a chassis (16) with wheels (26, 34) on which the motor vehicle travels, a powertrain having an engine (20) coupled to at least one of the wheels, a primary brake system...
8335626 Apparatus for controlling acceleration of vehicle  
An apparatus is provided for controlling acceleration of a vehicle to a target acceleration. In the apparatus, a target acceleration calculator calculates the target acceleration. A provisional...
8332117 Acceleration control apparatus for vehicle  
An object of the invention is to provide an acceleration control apparatus, according to which accuracy for feed-forward torque may not be decreased even when a calculating accuracy for an...
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...