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US20150120157 ROAD GRADE ESTIMATION FOR A TRAILERED VEHICLE  
An example vehicle control method includes, among other things, controlling a towing vehicle based upon a trailered vehicle road grade.
US20150120158 PITCH-BASED SHIFTING  
A computer-implemented method and a control system are described for controlling the shifting of a vehicle, at least in part, according to its pitch. The method includes using a pitch-detection...
US20060136111 Rough road detection  
A rough road detection system for a vehicle comprises a first acceleration sensor that measures vertical acceleration of a component of the vehicle. An adaptive acceleration limits module...
US20090018738 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...
US20080234905 Method for Identifying a Road Condition During Driving of a Vehicle  
A method for identifying a road condition during driving of a vehicle. The vehicle includes an engine with an engine output shaft connected to an automated mechanical transmission via a clutch. A...
US20100017082 METHOD FOR CONTROL AND/OR REGULATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ACCORDING TO DRIVING ROUTE SLOPE  
A method for controlling and/or regulating an automatic transmission of a vehicle, depending on the driving route slope in which a winding mountain pass road detection is carried out, depending...
US20100030437 METHOD FOR ADAPTING SHIFT SCHEDULE OF AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION BASED ON GPS/MAP INFORMATION  
A powertrain control includes monitoring map preview information, determining a road gradient factor based upon the map preview information, and adapting a transmission shift schedule based upon...
US20080201047 Method For Influencing an Automatic Gearbox, Taking Into Consideration the Tractional Resistance  
The invention relates to a method for influencing an automated transmission taking into consideration the tractional resistance with which the magnitude of an external tractional resistance can be...
US20140277835 ROUTE NAVIGATION WITH OPTIMAL SPEED PROFILE  
Energy consumption of a vehicle is optimized while traveling a route assembled of road segments between a first position and a destination. A speed profile generator is located at least partially...
US20050256624 Slope driving mode for vehicles with automatic transmission  
Within the framework of the method for recognizing a downhill descent and for operating the transmission of a motor vehicle in a downhill descent mode during a downhill descent for a motor vehicle...
US20090043468 CONTROLLING SYSTEM FOR VEHICLE WITH CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION  
A controlling system for a vehicle with a continuously variable transmission, which can render a sufficient accelerating feeling in responsive to a driver's requirement. A controller, upon...
US20070219698 Variable operation of vehicle transmissions using rough road sensing  
A method for variable operation of a vehicle transmission using rough road sensing includes defining a first set of parameters to calibrate the vehicle transmission for a smooth road condition and...
US20090198424 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING PICKUP ON UPHILL FOR A MOTOR-VEHICLE PROVIDED WITH AN AUTOMATIC OR ROBOTIZED GEARBOX  
A method and apparatus to control the pickup on an uphill slope of an automotive vehicle provided with an automatic or robotised gearbox provide the definition of a control strategy of the gear...
US20090069151 VALVE CONTROL SYSTEM  
A solenoid control system for implementation with an electronic range selection (ETRS) system that shifts a transmission range between a park position and an out-of-park position. A first solenoid...
US20090247359 SHIFT CONTROL DEVICE FOR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND SHIFT CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A shift control device comprises: a thermal load prediction unit which predicts a thermal load state of a friction element upon completion of a shift from a current thermal load state of the...
US20080033621 VEHICLE TRAVEL CONTROLLER  
A vehicle travel controller for a vehicle comprises a road branching detector configured to detect a branching of a road ahead of the vehicle and a setting device configured to set a target...
US20130027210 OIL LEVEL MEASUREMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The present invention provides a method of determining if a fluid level in a transmission is satisfactory. The transmission includes a controller and is coupled to a powered vehicle. The method...
US20140214295 Open Loop Machine Motor Speed Control Based on Downhill Slope Determination  
A manner of managing operation of a machine is described for preventing damage/wear to movable machine components arising from operation of the machine/parts at excessive speed while the machine...
US20140032068 ESTIMATION OF ROAD INCLINATION  
A method and a system for estimating a road gradient α by using a sensor fusion: Detect whether at least one dynamic process is affecting the vehicle. Estimate gradient α by means of the sensor...
US20100049413 VEHICLE DRIVE ASSIST APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A vehicle drive assist apparatus for assisting in driving a vehicle by varying drive torque of wheels that includes: a torque-up mechanism increasing the drive torque; a step detecting mechanism...
US20090254257 ALTITUDE MEASUREMENT USING TRANSMISSION PRESSURE SENSOR  
A control system of a vehicle includes a pressure sensor that generates a pressure signal based on a pressure in a transmission of the vehicle. A control module determines atmospheric pressure...
US20100324793 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN AUTOMATIC MULTI-STEP SHIFT TRANSMISSION  
A method of controlling an automatic transmission of a motor vehicle that is situated in the force flow between a drive motor and an axle drive of a drive axle or a transfer box in which the...
US20100256883 USE OF GRADIENT ROAD RESISTANCE STRATEGIES  
A control method and system for a vehicle transmission that incorporates gradient road resistance in selecting an appropriate gear ratio for an automatic manual transmission or an automatic...
US20100100293 GEAR SHIFT CONTROLLING APPARATUS  
A gear shift controlling apparatus for changing a gear ratio based on information of a corner, in which the gear ratio is changed by setting a maximum value of a first target gear ratio set based...
US20080065302 Method for Producing a Control Setpoint Adapted to a Slope and/or Load Situation for a Motor Vehicle Engine-Transmission Unit Transmission Device and Corresponding Device  
A device for controlling an automated transmission of a motor vehicle engine-transmission unit adapted to deliver a torque setpoint signal to be applied to wheels of the motor vehicle including...
US20100235029 METHOD FOR INTERRUPTING THE FORCE FLUX IN THE DRIVE TRAIN OF A VEHICLE IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH  
A method is provided for interrupting the force flux in the drive train of a vehicle in the event of a crash. The method includes disconnecting an electric machine, which is provided in the drive...
US20100051371 Methods and Apparatus for Moving a Vehicle Up or Down a Sloped Surface  
A system and method for safely moving a vehicle up or down a sloped surface is provided. In one embodiment, a method involves operating the vehicle in a sloped surface mode when at least one...
US20100131142 VEHICLE DYNAMICS PREDICTION WITH LANE/PATH INFORMATION USING A PREVIEW-CORRECTION-PREDICTION APPROACH  
A method for predicting the dynamics of a vehicle using information about the path on which the vehicle is travelling that has particular application for enhancing active safety performance of the...
US20110125376 AUTOMATIC DOWNHILL SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM  
A method for automatically controlling the downhill speed of a machine. The method includes establishing a target machine speed based on a current machine speed and determining whether at least...
US20080077301 Shift control device for vehicle and vehicle incorporating same  
A vehicle is provided with a shift control device including a rolling angular velocity sensor for detecting a rolling angular velocity of a component of the vehicle, and a steering-angle angular...
US20090287384 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THRUST FORCE OF BELT OF CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION  
The present invention relates to a system and a method for controlling the thrust force of a belt of a CVT. The method includes: determining whether a rough road condition is satisfied;...
US20140172256 Grade and Payload Based Transmission Gear Selection Strategy  
A method is described for controlling an automatic transmission of a vehicle during deceleration arising from a force resisting forward movement arising from an incline grade and a vehicle mass....
US20150198246 Infinitely Variable Transmission with Controlled Coasting  
A system for driving a machine is provided. A user input device inputs a desired throttle setting for the machine. The system includes an infinitely variable transmission having a transmission...
US20110035126 DRIVING FORCE CONTROLLING APPARATUS OF VEHICLE  
A driving force controlling apparatus includes a driving force controller configured to determine a state of a road surface. A driving force controller is configured to control a driving force of...
US20130166164 GEAR SELECTION DEVICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE  
A gear selection device for a motor vehicle is provided. The gear selection device includes a logic unit which is equipped in order to determine a gear to be engaged in a transmission of the motor...
US20120310499 METHOD FOR DETERMINING AND SELECTING THE OPTIMAL GEAR BEFORE DRIVING INTO A CURVE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE HAVING AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION  
A method of determining and shifting to an optimal gear in a vehicle prior to entering a curve in a vehicle which comprises an automatic transmission. A curve speed limit is determined for an...
US20110035127 VEHICLE TRANSMISSION CONTROL APPARATUS  
A vehicle transmission control apparatus includes an expected-acceleration calculator configured to calculate an expected acceleration of a vehicle based on at least an engine load and a vehicle...
US20140095036 Automatic Shift Control System for a Powertrain and Method  
A machine powertrain having a transmission includes a control device responsive to selectively vary the transmission ratio in response to a shift signal. A lift sensor associated with a machine...
US20140074363 VEHICLE CONTROL APPARATUS  
A vehicle control apparatus including: a bad-road control-mode switch configured to be manipulated by a driver; and a bad-road control section configured to perform a bad-road control when a...
US20060155452 Method for operating a drive train of a motor vehicle  
1. Method for operating a drive train of a motor vehicle. 2.1. A torque which is output by a drive machine may be limited by a control device in order to protect a transmission. The object of the...
US20130110365 SHIFT-BY-WIRE SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OF VEHICLE  
When an electronic control unit senses an abnormality of an encoder, the control unit rotates a rotor of an electronic motor unit through execution of an open-loop drive control operation in...
US20110066341 VEHICLE CONTROL APPARATUS  
A vehicle control apparatus includes a bad-road control-mode switch configured to be manipulated by a driver, and a bad-road control section configured to perform a bad-road control when a...
US20150112561 CONTROL APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND CONTROL METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION  
A control apparatus for an automatic transmission that selectively engages a plurality of frictional engaging elements for shift control includes a shift instruction device, a temperature...
US20100198469 CONTROLLER FOR AUTOMATED VARIABLE-SPEED TRANSMISSION IN A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH ALL-WHEEL DRIVE  
A method of controlling an automated variable-speed transmission in a drivetrain of a motor vehicle having all-wheel drive in which, during driving operation under difficult ground conditions,...
US20150019094 TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM FOR 4WD/AWD VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ONBOARD CAMERA  
A method controls a powertrain that directs power from an engine and a transmission to all four wheels or to just front wheels or to just rear wheels. The method includes monitoring information...
US20130103274 Method and Device for Controlling at Least One Driver Assistance System of a Vehicle and Vehicle Equipped Therewith  
The description relates to a method and a device for controlling at least one driver assistance system (82, 84, 86, 88) of a vehicle (60). The method comprises the following steps: emitting light...
US20130096791 PRIMARY CLUTCH ELECTRONIC CVT  
A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is provided for use on a recreational or utility vehicle. The CVT is electronically controlled by at least one control unit of the vehicle. The CVT...
US20140136062 FOUR-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLE  
A four-wheel-drive vehicle includes a first driving force transmission system and a second driving force transmission system. A control device controls the second driving force transmission...
US20130338892 CONTROL OF A BACKING VEHICLE  
A method for controlling a backing vehicle includes if a back-up sensor indicates that an obstacle is present behind the vehicle and a gear selector is moved to a reverse position, delaying...
US20130054103 METHOD FOR REDUCING THE ENERGY ABSORBED BY A VEHICLE IN A COLLISION AND A SYSTEM FOR IMPLEMENTING THE METHOD  
A system for a vehicle that executes a method to reduce the energy absorbed by the vehicle due to a collision, the method including actively decelerating the vehicle when it is determined that a...

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