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Torque control for dog clutch differential engagement
A system and method for providing engagement of a dog clutch differential on a vehicle are disclosed. The system may comprise a power source, a dog clutch...
Method of selecting modes of operation for a hybrid vehicle
A method for enabling a user of a hybrid vehicle to assign different modes of operation to different segments of a particular route instead of, for example,...
Hybrid vehicle and method of controlling a hybrid vehicle with mode
selection based on look ahead data
A method of controlling a hybrid vehicle having a hybrid powertrain with an engine and a motor/generator includes receiving data indicative of anticipated...
Drive control device for vehicle
A drive control device for a vehicle including an engine and a clutch device provided in a power transmission path between the engine and a drive wheel...
Filtering noisy/high-intensity regions in laser-based lane marker
An autonomous vehicle may be configured to receive, using a computer system, a plurality of remission signals from a portion of a lane of travel in an...
Method and device for monitoring a setpoint trajectory of a vehicle
A method for monitoring a setpoint trajectory of a vehicle, including the following: recording the surroundings of the vehicle, ascertaining a clearance based...
Collision prediction apparatus
A collision prediction apparatus includes a sensor that obtains positional information representing a position of a target object with respect to a host vehicle...
Impact mitigation by intelligent vehicle positioning
A method and system for mitigating the impact of a vehicle collision senses location, speed, orientation, and direction of movement data of a host vehicle and...
Vehicle safety apparatus
When a pedestrian or the like in an area that is ahead in the direction of movement of a vehicle travelling on a road and is adjacent to the road is moving in...
Safely navigating crosswalks
Aspects of the disclosure relate to safely navigating crosswalks by responding to potentially occluded objects in such crosswalks. For example, a vehicle...
System and method for responding to driver behavior
Methods of assessing driver behavior include monitoring vehicle systems and driver monitoring systems to accommodate for a driver's slow reaction time,...
Traction control system and saddled vehicle
A traction control system according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a yaw rate detector configured to detect the yaw rate of a saddled...
Selective electric mode for electric vehicle
An example method includes operating an electric vehicle in an electric mode when a speed of the electric vehicle is at or below a threshold speed, and...
Hybrid electric vehicle and method of control
A vehicle and a method of controlling a vehicle are provided. The vehicle may include a controller programmed to, in response to a change from a first to a...
Drive system for hybrid vehicle
A drive system for a hybrid vehicle includes a planetary gear unit, a first rotating machine connected to a sun gear of the planetary gear unit, an engine...
Control device for hybrid vehicle
A vehicle control system is provided to improve a response of shifting operation of a drive mode while avoiding a shortage of drive force. The control system is...
Gear change torque fill strategy
A number of variation may include a method that may include providing a drive system that may deliver a torque supply to a vehicle. An electric unit may be...
Control device for vehicle
Disclosed is a control device for a vehicle including an engine and a motor generator both for supplying a travel driving force to a driving wheel. The control...
Charge utilization control system and method
A charge utilization control system for an electric vehicle includes a controller, an electric motor connected to the controller, a battery connected to the...
A transmission apparatus mounted on a vehicle has a front-wheel speed sensor for sensing a rotation speed of a front wheel. A control unit has a ratio-change...
Vibration damping control apparatus
A vibration damping control apparatus is mounted on a hybrid vehicle provided with an engine and a motor generator coupled with the engine. The vibration...
System and method of speed-based downspeed coasting management
A velocity profile can be used in conjunction with vehicle operating condition data to determine a gear shift schedule that mitigates the amount of service...
Control device for vehicle and method of controlling vehicle
A control device for a vehicle includes a control unit configured to: implement a first travelling mode of engaging a power connecting/disconnecting device at a...
Electronic stroke sensor for air disc brake with inspection port
A brake actuator assembly for an air disk brake includes an actuator housing having a pushrod that is extensible from the actuator housing. A lever arm is...
Method, controller and system for monitoring brake operation
Various embodiments of an apparatus and method for monitoring a brake operation are disclosed. In accordance with one aspect, the brake operation monitoring...
Electronic stroke sensor for air disc brake
A vehicle brake monitor assembly for an air disk brake includes a brake actuator having a pushrod projecting from inside a chamber of said brake actuator. The...
Pneumatic brake distributor valve assembly for a rail vehicle
A pneumatic brake valve unit for a rail vehicle, includes: a main device (20) that selectively controls a communication path between a brake pipe connector (18)...
Electric brake device
An electric brake device, in which the rotational drive force of an electric motor (72) drives a first slave piston and a second slave piston housed in a...
Brake device for vehicle
A brake device for a vehicle includes: a cylinder body in which brake oil is compressed; a first piston pressurizing brake oil while moving along the inside of...
Systems and methods for calculating trailer brake control parameters
Systems and vehicles for calculating trailer brake control parameters are disclosed. A system for calculating a trailer brake control parameter includes one or...
Drum brake type electric parking brake apparatus
There is provided a drum brake type electric parking brake apparatus includes an electric actuator unit, a backing plate and a knuckle. The electric actuator...
Parking lock arrangement and motor vehicle transmission
A parking lock arrangement for a motor vehicle transmission has a blocking arrangement actuatable between a release position and a blocking position. The...
Hydraulic lift device for trailer
An easy-to-install, low cost hydraulic lift system and method for installation on a trailer with a removable gooseneck. The device reduces the number of steps...
Landing gear locking mechanism
A locking mechanism for a landing gear on a trailer utilizes two pair of locking pins mounted for simultaneous movement between an open position and a locked...
HD miracle arm
A reaching tool device is disclosed that enables users to reach the roof of their vehicle without any hassle. The reaching tool device comprises an elongated...
Flat wiper blade
Flat wiper blade for use in windscreen wiper modules of vehicles, essentially consisting of a wiping rubber in addition to two spring rails, extending in the...
The invention relates to a wiping device, in particular a wiping device for a motor vehicle pane, comprising a retaining element (10a-10c) with at least one...
Steering lock device
A steering lock device includes a lock bolt configured to correspond to rotation of a key cylinder and to unlock a steering shaft, and an ignition switch...
Vehicle opening monitoring device
A vehicle opening monitoring device for monitors and indicates the presence of unclosed openings of a vehicle when the vehicle is being locked. The device...
A system for pretensioning a seatbelt includes a minispool and a drive rod. The drive rod includes a spiral portion that, when driven along a longitudinal axis,...
Actuator for raising the front hood of a vehicle and pedestrian protection
system for a vehicle
An actuator is provided for raising the front hood of a vehicle having at least one extension part, by whose extension movement the front hood of the vehicle...
An initiator assembly for placement in an associated opening in an initiator-containing device includes an initiator device having at least one igniter element...
Airbag module assembly with cross-car gas diffusion
An airbag module assembly includes a module housing that defines a storage chamber. A thrust neutral inflator device is at least in part disposed within the...
Active bolster with directional vent into concealed buffer zone
An active bolster includes a plastic trim wall that deploys toward a passenger compartment and a plastic-molded bladder member joined with the trim wall by a...
Dual-chambered passenger airbag
An airbag includes an outer shell defining an interior, at least one vent opening structured to enable fluid communication between the interior and an exterior...
Gas bag arrangement for a vehicle occupant restraint system
A gas hag arrangement for a vehicle occupant restraint system comprises an inflatable gas hag, wherein the gas bag includes at least one vent device for venting...
Curtain airbag apparatus
Provided is a curtain airbag apparatus that prevents a head of an occupant from being moved forward. To this end, according to the curtain airbag apparatus...
Airbag module and module housing
A housing for an airbag module includes an extrusion incorporating a body portion and a cover extruded integrally with the body portion so as to form a single...
Seat occupant determining apparatus
A seat passenger determination apparatus includes: a first determination processing unit configured to determine a passenger is not seated on a vehicle seat by...
Energy diverting bumper structures for bumpers and methods of connecting
energy diverting bumper structures
A bumper includes a bumper reinforcement beam and a reinforcement bracket positioned on a front side of the bumper reinforcement beam at an outboard end of the...