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8457852 Device and method for preventing a motor vehicle engine from stopping in an automatic brake operation  
A device and method for preventing a motor vehicle engine from stopping are described, which includes a device for preventing a motor vehicle engine from stopping in an automatic brake operation,...
8457857 Braking control device, and braking control method  
A first stroke sensor and a second stroke sensor in a braking control device detect the pedal depression amount. A brake ECU calculates a target wheel cylinder pressure by utilizing the detected...
8457840 Motor vehicle  
A motor vehicle has at least one drive unit for generating a drive torque, and has an accelerator pedal which is acted on with a restoring force and which can be adjusted by an actuating travel in...
8457832 Vehicle body speed estimating device  
A vehicle body speed estimating device. An attitude angle estimating mechanism estimates a roll angle and a pitch angle. A longitudinal speed computing mechanism computes longitudinal vehicle body...
8457851 Method and device for controlling the braking system of a vehicle  
In a method and a device for controlling the braking system of a vehicle having a vacuum brake booster and a vacuum source, it is provided that a variable triggering threshold value, at the...
8457825 Method and apparatus for operating a powertrain system in response to accessory load  
A powertrain system includes an electric machine mechanically coupled to an internal combustion engine mechanically coupled to a transmission. A method for operating the powertrain system includes...
8457855 Accelerator reaction force control apparatus  
An accelerator reaction force control apparatus has an accelerator position detecting device that detects an accelerator position and a reaction force varying device that varies a reaction force...
8457853 Circuit configuration for a serial communication with wake up function  
A circuit configuration for serial communication includes a first half for receiving and emitting sensing and/or actuating signals; a second half for receiving and emitting sensing and/or...
8457854 Method and device for limiting the output signal of a sensor to reduce noise  
An algorithm for limiting the output of a master cylinder pressure sensor in an electronic brake control system to a value that is a function of the master cylinder pressure and the travel of the...
8457817 Distributed train intelligence system and method  
A system and method which may include on each locomotive a propulsion system and a braking system; a transceiver for communication between the locomotives; and sensors for sensing operational...
8457856 Parameter estimation method for self-energized brake mechanism  
A method estimates parameters for a self-energized brake mechanism having a moving part, a brake pad, a brake disc, a caliper, and a wedge profile. The method includes the following acts: applying...
8452507 Actuator device and method for controlling the actuator device  
An actuator device for use in a land vehicle, comprising an actuator for actuating a wheel brake of the land vehicle, a control unit for controlling the actuator and a processing unit. The...
8452505 Notification apparatus  
A re-generation instruction apparatus has a re-generation instruction computer that receives brake operation information from a re-generation control computer for calculating an energy loss in a...
8452508 Braking system for patient support  
An assembly controls brakes on beds for use in healthcare facilities. The bed comprises at least one caster device supporting a base frame in relation to a supporting surface. The caster device...
8452506 Method for monitoring the environment of an automatic vehicle  
A device, program and method for monitoring the environment of a vehicle capable of moving according to a path. The device, program and method comprises the steps of calculating a plurality of...
8452510 Pumping brake detection and control device and method for internal combustion engine  
A device includes: actual-intake-pipe-pressure detection unit (11); estimated-intake-pipe-pressure detection unit (12) for calculating an estimated intake pipe pressure based on a rotation speed...
8452509 System and method of vehicle speed-based operational cost optimization  
A vehicle speed-based operational cost optimization module provides an optimized velocity profile over a given route while also considering imposed constraints such as deviation from time targets,...
8447484 Branch-lane entry judging system  
A branch-lane entry judging system includes a traffic-line detecting means for detecting traffic lines on right and left sides of a vehicle, a length and width detecting means for detecting...
8447472 Method and system for impact time and velocity prediction  
A collision detection system includes at least one sensor. The data from the sensor is input to a recursive filter which selectively uses the input to predict the motion of a target object...
8447486 Brake control apparatus and control method for the brake control apparatus  
In a brake control apparatus that controls braking forces which are applied to wheels based on the pressure of the hydraulic fluid, when the pressure detected by a control pressure sensor (73) is...
8447488 Device for longitudinally guiding a motor vehicle  
A device is described for longitudinally guiding a motor vehicle, including a sensor system for locating preceding vehicles, a controller that regulates the speed of the vehicle to a setpoint...
8447485 Brake hydraulic pressure controlling apparatus for vehicle  
A brake hydraulic pressure controlling apparatus for a vehicle includes a hydraulic pressure block included in a hydraulic pressure unit and including therein a hydraulic circuit, a plurality of...
8447437 Assistant driving system with video recognition  
An assistant driving system with video recognition includes a camera array capturing environment images for the environment around the vehicle, an image recognition unit identifying environment...
8442739 Vehicle driving assist system  
A vehicle driving assist system is provided that calculates a risk potential indicative of a degree of convergence between the host vehicle and the preceding obstacle. A first driving assistance...
8441347 System, method and apparatus for energizing vehicle brake lights  
The present invention provides system, method and apparatus for energizing one or more brake lights on a vehicle without an operator of the vehicle applying a brake of the vehicle by determining...
8442735 Traction control system and method  
In one example, a first vehicle traveling on a road is provided. The vehicle comprises a communication device coupled in the first vehicle configured to receive information transmitted by a second...
8442741 Vehicle control apparatus  
Disclosed is a vehicle control apparatus which can prevent drivability from being deteriorated. An ECU is operative to set a reduction speed threshold value to determine a driver's braking...
8439149 Brake equipment of vehicle with driver seat whose direction is changeable  
A brake equipment of the driver-seat-direction changeable vehicle includes: a driver-seat-direction detector configured to detect whether the driver seat is facing the one or the other side, in...
8442699 Vehicle integrated control system  
An integrated control system includes a main control system controlling a driving system, a main control system controlling a brake system, and a main control system controlling a steering system,...
8437934 Temperature and wear and tear sensor for brake or clutch devices  
A temperature and/or wear sensor for brake or clutch devices is designed as a thermocouple in which the conductors (20, 22) that are electrically insulated from each other are arranged inside a...
8437907 Method for determining a roadway state  
In a method for determining a roadway state (STATE) of a roadway on which a vehicle (10) is travelling which has at least one wheel (14) and an acceleration sensor (24) which is assigned to the...
8437937 Blended braking management in powertrain systems  
A method for operating a powertrain system including a torque machine coupled to a drive wheel of a vehicle includes determining a regenerative braking capacity of the powertrain system. In...
8437935 Absolute acceleration sensor for use within moving vehicles  
A vehicle monitoring system for turning off an idling engine comprises a vehicle speed sensor configured to detect a lack of motion, or “stationary status” of a vehicle and emit a parameter...
8437917 Vehicle launch anticipation and adaptation  
A launch interval is determined for a vehicle based on the time that the operator takes to move a foot from the brake pedal to the accelerator pedal for launching the vehicle from a stopped...
8437936 Method and system for vehicle ESC system using map data  
An Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system for a vehicle is disclosed. An electronic control unit (ECU) is programmed to reduce vehicle lateral skidding by reducing differences between an...
8433493 Vehicle motion control system  
There is provided a vehicle motion control system which carries out acceleration and deceleration of a vehicle which satisfies driving feeling of a driver even in the state where a lateral motion...
8433490 Control device for vehicle brake system  
A control device for a vehicle brake system includes first judgment value derivation and storage means for deriving and storing as first judgment value a boosting limit judgment pressure which, if...
8430458 Towed vehicle braking apparatus  
An auxiliary braking system and method of controlling the braking a towed vehicle is provided that includes a remote control that is in selective communication with an auxiliary braking unit...
8433492 Accelerator-pedal reaction force control apparatus  
A utility vehicle comprising a cab which houses a steering wheel assembly is provided wherein a steering wheel (22) is rotatably mounted to a support body (24). The support body, or steering...
8433491 Electromechanical deceleration system and method for operating the same  
A deceleration system may be used for decreasing a speed of a vehicle having a plurality of wheels. The deceleration system may include a brake command receiving device configured to receive a...
8430213 Electric brake  
Provided is an electric brake capable of accurately estimating the brake pad temperature and securing a sufficient braking force and response. An electric brake has a disc rotor rotating with a...
8428840 Method for controlling torque at one or more wheels of a vehicle  
An exemplary method for controlling torque at one or more wheels of a vehicle, including controlling both positive torque (acceleration) and negative torque (braking) with a single torque command....
8428860 Vehicle driving assistance  
A vehicle (2) comprises sensor units (10) for collecting sensor data, and a processing unit (11) for processing the sensor data. A method of providing driving assistance information comprises the...
8428843 Method to adaptively control vehicle operation using an autonomic vehicle control system  
A vehicle includes a vehicle monitoring system for estimating vehicle motion states, a spatial monitoring system, an adaptive cruise control system for vehicle speed and acceleration control, a...
8428839 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...
8423255 System for sensing road and traffic conditions  
A traffic sensing system for collecting information on traffic conditions is provided. A traffic sensing system includes a traffic sensing server and a mobile traffic sensing device that sends...
8423254 Control device for automobile  
The proposed automatic deceleration device includes a recognizing section for recognizing the driving environment; a first target deceleration calculating section for obtaining the target...
8423253 Automatic braking apparatus for a vehicle  
A torque applying device is provided for applying a driving torque to at least a pair of wheels, and a torque restraining device is provided for restraining the torque created on the wheels to be...
8423231 Driver assistance system  
A driver assistance system includes a speed detector, a preceding vehicle detector having at least one video camera and at least one distance sensor for detecting the distance from a preceding...
8423205 Control device for communication with a medical implant and a machine  
A safety system comprising an implant, a control device, and a machine. The machine has a control unit which is designed to allow operation of the machine only when a unique identifier has been...