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Frontal collision impact absorbing device for vehicle
A device for absorbing frontal collision impact for a vehicle includes side members extending in the length direction of the vehicle and impact-absorbing...
A tracked vehicle (5) with a drive engine (1) for providing mechanical drive power, with a gearshift transmission (2) coupled to the drive engine (1) and with...
Electric power steering apparatus
There is provided an electric power steering device capable of detecting steering torque with high accuracy without use of a torque sensor, and capable of...
Steering control device
A steering control device set a steering reaction force characteristic to coordinates so that the self-aligning torque increases as the steering reaction force...
Vehicle control systems and methods
Systems and methods for controlling the speed and direction of vehicles such as tractors.
Steering column assembly
A steering column assembly comprises a shroud which supports a steering column shaft, a support bracket assembly comprising at least a first support bracket...
Telescopic steering apparatus
A telescopic steering apparatus includes a steering column having an outer column and an inner column. An inner peripheral surface of the outer column has a...
Steering column with composite fibre elements produced in a braiding
The invention relates to a steering column for a motor vehicle, comprising a steering spindle mounted rotatably in a steering spindle bearing unit, and...
Snowmobile and suspension assembly therefor
A snowmobile ski comprises a body having a pair of rails laterally spaced from one another and interconnected at a tip. A spindle assembly connects the ski to...
Wheeled baby carriage with an activity tray
A wheeled baby carriage with an activity tray including a collapsible wheeled carriage having a handle, a foldable support frame, a plurality of wheels, a...
Folding baby stroller
A baby stroller for transporting a child is disclosed. This baby stroller has a folding mechanism to facilitate folding for easier stowing and transporting. The...
Tow type running stroller
A two-wheeled stroller is disclosed and claimed. The stroller is a tow-type stroller to enable a child to accompany an attendant who is engaged in walking or...
Coast control systems and methods
In one embodiment, a coast control system, or dead-man brake inhibitor, is associated with a tiller arm that is used for steering a vehicle. A spring acts upon...
A recycle bin is described having multiple enclosures to separate small waste from large waste. The enclosures may be configured with variable sized...
Aspects of a transport dolly for repositioning a drive unit are described. In one embodiment, the transport dolly includes a base frame, an elevated handgrip...
Transformative hand cart
A transformative hand cart with a cart body, a first and second handle member translatably coupled to a first and second respective ends of the cart body, a...
Collapsible carrying device
A collapsible and expandable carrying device for pulling, carrying, or otherwise transporting luggage, cargo, or any other items. The carrying device comprises...
System and method for monitoring railcar performance
A system for monitoring operation of a railcar having one or more sensing units, mounted on the railcar, for monitoring operating parameters and or conditions...
Distributed train intelligence system
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...
Universal brake beam strut
A strut for a brake beam assembly includes a strut body extending along a longitudinal axis between a proximal end and a distal end. At least one slot is...
Air hose hanger for a rail way vehicle
An air hose hanger for supporting flexible air hoses of a trainline braking system of a rail car includes a head including a mounting plate for mounting the...
Method and apparatus for controlling start of vehicle
A method and system for controlling the start of a vehicle are provided. The method includes determining whether a high voltage battery of a vehicle is...
Selectable autonomous driving modes
A vehicle system includes a user interface device and an autonomous mode controller. The user interface device receives a user input representing a driving mode...
Mobile pothole detection system and method
An exemplary apparatus and associated method are disclosed for analyzing surface degradation. The apparatus can include a sensor configured to acquire images of...
Vehicle travel assist apparatus
A collision avoidance ECU sets a model deceleration change amount to smaller value in a state in which it is difficult to reduce the speed of a host vehicle...
Systems and methods for determining the status of a turn lane traffic
Systems and methods use cameras to provide autonomous navigation features. In one implementation, a traffic light detection system is provided for a vehicle....
Mode transition for an autonomous vehicle
An autonomous vehicle may be operable in an autonomous mode and a manual mode. A confidence threshold is accessed from a database. The confidence threshold may...
Method and system for controlling a hybrid vehicle
A method for controlling a hybrid vehicle having an internal combustion engine and an electric machine includes the following steps: (a) sending data indicative...
Delay changing on/off state of engine during cruise control in a hybrid
A hybrid vehicle includes an engine and an electric machine selectively coupled to the engine via a disconnect clutch. At least one controller issues commands...
Method and arrangement in a hybrid vehicle
In a method and an arrangement for powering up a DC distribution system in a hybrid vehicle power train, the power train includes an electric storage system, an...
Wheel torque disturbance suppression
A method for controlling restart of an engine in a hybrid electric powertrain, includes engaging a gear of a transmission, releasing a brake pedal, maintaining...
Method and apparatus for vehicle creep interruption
A method for controlling a vehicle employing a powertrain system and a braking system coupled to vehicle wheels includes interrupting vehicle creep operation...
Torque vectoring device with planetary gear set for connection to
A device for torque vectoring in a wheeled vehicle is presented. The device includes a differential mechanism arranged on an axle having a first drive shaft and...
Method for non-microslip based dual clutch transmission power on up shift
A method of controlling a dual clutch transmission power on up shift including an on-coming clutch and an off-going clutch. The method includes implementing a...
Hydraulic pressure control device for transmission
A hydraulic pressure control device for a transmission, which operates a hydraulic apparatus by hydraulic pressure generated by an pump driven during operation...
Method and apparatus for torque arbitration and shaping in a multi-mode
A method for operating a multi-mode powertrain system includes monitoring an operator request for tractive power, and arbitrating the operator request for...
Systems and methods for control of transmission and/or prime mover
Methods of controlling a prime mover and a continuously variable transmission (CVT) are described. The CVT has a group of spherical power adjusters. Each power...
Vehicle control system for controlling heat exchange between a motor and a
When a request of a warming-up of a transmission is generated, a hybrid ECU sets a target input rotational speed of the transmission where a heat loss quantity...
Device, system, and method for controlling transmission torque to provide
hill ascent and/or descent assistance...
A device, system, and method for controlling transmission torque to provide hill ascent and/or descent assistance to a vehicle includes applying a clutch hold...
Safety apparatus for brake of vehicle
The safety apparatus for a brake of a vehicle includes a first line and a second line. The first line includes an exhaust manifold, an engine, an intake...
Method for operating a brake system and a brake system
A method and system for operating a motor vehicle brake system, actuated in a "Brake-by-Wire" operating mode both by the vehicle driver and also independent of...
Braking device for vehicle
A braking device for a vehicle includes an operating characteristics setting portion for setting an operating characteristic which is a relationship between the...
Manual transmission launch control
A launch control system and method for vehicles equipped with manual transmissions includes a throttle position sensor, a clutch position sensor, a vehicle...
Method for operating a wheel slip control apparatus with compensated wheel
A method and device for operating a wheel slip control apparatus, including determining wheel speeds of wheels compensated with respect to wheel speed...
Monitoring method of vehicle and automatic braking apparatus
A monitoring method includes detecting an obstacle using an image including depth information. A preset region around the detected obstacle is set as an...
Drum brake S-cam having offset cam followers
A drum brake is provided that improves the direction of the actuating forces to reduce stress, improve efficiency and permit thicker brake linings. First and...
Fixed caliper brake and brake pad for a fixed caliper brake
A fixed caliper brake for a motor vehicle, including a housing with two housing limbs and a housing bridge connecting the housing limbs in a flexurally rigid...
Braking system for supplemental or emergency use
A braking system for supplemental or emergency use in conjunction with traditional braking methods increases resistance of the rotation of a wheel of a moving...
Tire inflator of a vehicle
An inflator 300 for pumping compressed air supplied from a compressor 200 provided in a motor vehicle into a tire mounted to the motor vehicle, the inflator may...
Connecting device of windshield wiper
The present invention discloses a connecting device of a windshield wiper. The connecting device includes a connector main body. Through the connector main body...