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8997913 Vehicle control device and vehicle control method  
A vehicle control device and a vehicle control method automatically bring a vehicle to a halt by operating a brake. Thereafter, when the vehicle stops, a shift position is switched to a parking...
8930105 Method for setting a brake system of a vehicle in the event of a collision  
In a method for setting a brake system of a vehicle, braking force is built up automatically in the event of a collision. In the process, the position of the collision on the vehicle is determined...
8825290 Vehicle power source device  
A risk-degree setting unit (108) sets the degree of risk for the case where an inverter (103) performs conversion processing (inverter risk degree), and sets the degree of risk for the case where...
8712660 Method for maintaining a driver-independent braking intervention after a collision  
In a method for maintaining a driver-independent braking intervention in a motor vehicle after a collision accelerator operation by the driver is detected; it is ascertained whether an engine...
8639437 Computationally efficient intersection collision avoidance system  
The present invention discloses a back-propagating intersection collision avoidance (ICA) system for preventing two or more vehicles from colliding at an intersection. The ICA system can calculate...
8638204 Driver assistance system  
A driver assistance system includes, but is not limited to at least one environment sensor, an evaluation unit for identifying a potential hazardous traffic situation, and at least one actuator...
8634994 Methods and systems for vehicle control during braking of the vehicle  
Methods and systems are provided for vehicle control during braking for vehicles having a transmission gear movable between at least a drive position and a neutral position. A wheel speed sensor...
8588997 Devices and methods for controlling vehicle lights  
A control circuit for operating the lights of a vehicle. In one embodiment, the rear lights of the vehicle are controlled by the control circuit. The control circuit illuminates two or more of the...
8589061 Forward collision risk reduction  
A method for determining a safety zone of a foreign object for a forward collision risk reduction system. The method may include determining the type of the foreign object; setting the safety zone...
8538654 Systems and methods for improved aircraft braking  
Systems and methods disclosed herein may be useful for braking systems for use in, for example, an aircraft. A method is disclosed comprising determining, at a brake controller, an aircraft...
8510000 Hybrid construction machine  
Effective use of energy is provided by recovering energy produced during braking in operation of a rotation motor RM alone for electric generation. A control unit C has functions: of operating a...
8493199 Device and method for approving automatic guidance of a vehicle  
A device for approving automatic guidance of a vehicle, having an interface to a monitoring apparatus for at least partially monitoring a vehicle driver located in the vehicle, having an interface...
8489287 Vehicle roll over prevention safety driving system and method  
A vehicle rollover prevention safety driving system, comprising: at least an image sensor, used to fetch road images in front of said vehicle; an image processor, connected to said image sensor,...
8483945 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...
8191667 Method for adjusting a braking system in a vehicle in the event of a collision  
In a method for adjusting a braking system in a vehicle, a collision of the vehicle is detected and a driver-independent brake intervention is performed. In a first step, after the collision a...
8150583 Method and apparatus for avoiding or mitigating vehicle collisions  
In a method and apparatus for collision avoidance or collision mitigation for a vehicle, an existing driving space between the vehicle and a potential collision object is detected. A first warning...
8146703 Method for a safety system in a vehicle  
A method for a safety system in a vehicle continuously evaluates data relating to the surroundings from a surroundings sensor system in terms of an imminent collision with an obstacle, and...
8100033 Vehicle pedal displacement control structure  
A vehicle pedal displacement control structure, which is capable of causing a vehicle pedal to displace so as to turn aside from driver's lower extremities and of reducing load on a steering...
7983828 Automatic brake control device  
A stepwise brake control is automatically performed when TTC obtained according to a relative distance and a relative speed between a vehicle and an object is lower than a predetermined value. For...
7975798 Method and device for controlling automatic emergency braking  
A method and a device for controlling automatic emergency braking of a motor vehicle to reduce the severity of a collision of a vehicle with an object, the position and/or speed of the object with...
7917273 Driving assistance function on following a queue of vehicles  
A process for assisting the driving of a vehicle in a situation of following a queue. The vehicle is provided with a braking system and a plurality of sensors measuring values of variables...
7905313 Vehicle seat-belt device and control method thereof  
A vehicle seat-belt apparatus including: a forward monitoring device which conducts monitoring to the front of a vehicle; an avoidance assist device which supports a predetermined avoidance...
7866427 Vehicle multi-stage integrated brake assist for a collision preparation system  
A motor vehicle multi-stage integrated brake assist (MSIBA) system, which can provide at least one brake assist level of a plurality of predetermined levels of brake assist (i.e., deceleration)...
7849950 Brake apparatus for vehicle  
A brake apparatus (1) for a vehicle, having: a pedal box (5) which is provided on a partition panel (4) extending in approximately upward and downward directions and which pivotally supports the...
7840354 Method and device for automatically triggering a vehicle deceleration  
A method and a device for automatic triggering of deceleration of a vehicle for preventing a collision, which is accomplished by the fact that a variable, which represents a probability of...
7779955 Angularly disposed planar pedal system for motor vehicles  
The present invention relates generally to systems and methods designed to reduce the dangers presented by certain unintentional and intentional actions by drivers of motor vehicles, and more...
7778742 Method and system for intention estimation and operation assistance  
An intention estimation and operation assistance system for estimating an operator's intention and providing assistance to operation of a machine. Reference data, such as the operation of a...
RE41410 Vehicle deceleration control apparatus  
If a driver of a vehicle has slowed-down the vehicle, a deceleration controller does not apply deceleration to the vehicle within a specified time after the driver has finished slowing-down of the...
7720589 Vehicle control device utilizing brake hydraulic pressure  
A vehicle control device using brake hydraulic pressure includes a hydraulic unit having a housing and an electronic control unit having a casing. The housing of the hydraulic unit is mounted on a...
7702441 Safety logic for vehicle rollover detection systems and a method for detecting near rollover situations  
A safety logic for vehicle rollover detection systems comprising a main rollover detection logic and at least one protection device for the occupant or occupants of the vehicle, including a...
7689361 Driving operation assisting system, method and vehicle incorporating the system  
A driving assisting system for assisting a driver in operating a vehicle. The system includes a detection assembly configured to obtain environment information related to an environment around the...
7598848 Apparatus and method of pedestrian recognition  
An apparatus having a laser radar is used to recognize a pedestrian by detecting a position of reflective objects, mapping the objects in a two-dimensional coordinate system, determining whether...
7487044 Apparatus and method for predicting a breaking distance of a vehicle  
An apparatus and method acquires acceleration data in a time series of a predetermined site of the tire during traveling of the vehicle, and removes an acceleration component due to a deformation...
7429916 Obstacle discrimination device for vehicle  
An obstacle discrimination device for a vehicle includes an absorber arranged at a front surface of a bumper reinforce member in a bumper cover of the vehicle, a pressure detection unit, a vehicle...
7416231 Collision detecting apparatus for vehicle  
A collision detecting apparatus has a plurality of collision detecting means and a determination means for determining a collision based on at least one of outputs of the plurality of collision...
7401872 Method and system for controlling brake equipment which can be activated when a motor vehicle is stationary  
The present invention provides a method and a system for controlling a braking equipment of a motor vehicle in order to activate the braking equipment at a standstill of the motor vehicle such...
7358864 Parking assist control apparatus  
In a parking assist control apparatus for assisting a driver with parking a vehicle, when a brake control ECU detects that a door is open based on a detection signal from a door open/close sensor...
7191862 Apparatus for stopping a vehicle  
An apparatus for externally controlling one or more brakes on a vehicle having a pressurized fluid braking system. The apparatus can include a pressurizable vessel that is adapted for fluid-tight...
7113076 Method and system for assisting driver of motor vehicle with deceleration control  
A system and method assists a driver of a motor vehicle. Driver operation, vehicle motion and vehicle environment are detected. The detected driver operation, vehicle motion and vehicle...
7066047 Rearward displacement prevention mechanism for vehicle control pedal  
There is provided a rearward displacement prevention mechanism for a control pedal, which is constructed such that a front end of a pedal bracket supporting a control pedal such that the control...
7034668 Threat level identification and quantifying system  
Methods of performing threat assessment of objects for a vehicle include detecting an object. Kinematics of the vehicle and of the object are determined. A brake threat number and a steering...
7021415 Electro-mechanical actuator for an electrically actuated parking brake  
An electrically actuated parking brake system and actuator therefor. The actuator includes a motor having a drive shaft, and a gear train coupled to the drive shaft, wherein the gear train...
6971727 Vehicle brake system  
A vehicle brake system includes a brake mechanism for individually braking wheels, and a brake controller for controlling the brake mechanism against an oblique collision from behind or an offset...
6951152 Crash release arrangement and method for an automotive pedal mounting  
An arrangement and method for releasing an automotive pedal in a crash includes mounting a pedal pivot pin by separable housing pieces fit to the pin to support the pedal for normal operation. One...
6817436 Brake pedal push-prevention structure of a vehicle  
The invention relates to a brake pedal push-prevention structure of a vehicle. The structure has an active stopper formed between an upper steering shaft and a universal joint of a lower steering...
6784792 Method and device for recognition of a collision with a pedestrian  
A method of deciding with a high reliability whether an impact with the front side of a vehicle has been caused by a pedestrian is described. Two decision criteria are formed, and only if both...
6672682 Pressure releasable vehicle pedal assembly  
A releasable brake pedal system 10 for a vehicle includes a pedal assembly 12 operatively engageable by the driver of the vehicle and a hydraulic actuator assembly 20 for generating pressurized...
6623054 Collision safety device for vehicles  
Device for motor vehicles designed to prevent traffic accidents or to reduce their injurious consequences. The extent of injuries in traffic accidents can be reduced significantly by employing the...
6601669 Safety interlock system for motor vehicles  
A safety interlock system for a motor vehicle having a braking system capable of actively applying the vehicle brakes with an object sensor capable of detecting the presence of an object such as a...
6574559 Collision avoiding system for vehicles  
A collision avoiding system is provided to enhance a collision avoiding effect by stabilizing a vehicle behavior during automatic braking. Steering controlling apparatus includes not only an...

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