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Vehicle cornering modes
A curve length, a curve size, and a curve heading angle change of a roadway being traveled by a vehicle are determined. Each of the curve length, the curve...
Method and apparatus for uniform access of onboard devices
A method and an apparatus for an application uniformly accessing a plurality of onboard devices of a vehicle are provided. The method includes registering the...
Control method for shifting in manual transmission vehicle
A control method for shifting in a manual transmission vehicle may include sensing tip-out while the vehicle travels; operating a tip-out torque filter when the...
Adaptive EV pedal stroke
This application discusses various ways to adjust the performance of a variable input control in accordance with previous use data. In some embodiments, the...
Control method for motor-driven vehicle and control system thereof
A control method for a motor-driven vehicle includes comparing a motor output with a hill holding condition on an inclined road. A hill holding fail safe is...
Control for a high or fully automatic driving function
A method and apparatus for controlling a highly automatic or fully automatic driving function of a motor vehicle that is traveling. The method and apparatus...
Method and device for determining a lane-adaptation parameter for a
lane-keeping system of a vehicle, as well...
A method for determining a lane-adaptation parameter for a lane-keeping system of a vehicle having at least one surround sensor. The method includes reading in,...
Method and vehicle with an advanced driver assistance system for
risk-based traffic scene analysis
A method supports driving an ego-vehicle including a driver assistance system. A traffic participant or infrastructure element involved in the traffic situation...
Driving assistance apparatus
A driving assistance apparatus includes: a moving-body-information acquiring unit configured to acquire moving-body information including a position and a speed...
Vehicle driving support apparatus for executing collision avoidance
operations based on position and motion...
A driving support apparatus installed in a host vehicle calculates an overlap ratio relating to a target object positioned ahead of the host vehicle within the...
Stop sign detection and response
Aspects of the disclosure relate to detecting and responding to stop signs. An object detected in a vehicle's environment having location coordinates may be...
Method for transition between driving modes
A method for transition between driving modes of a vehicle is disclosed. The driving modes include an autonomous driving (AD) mode, a partly autonomous driving...
Method for monitoring torque in hybrid electric vehicle
A method for monitoring a torque in a hybrid electric vehicle includes calculating an output torque of a motor based on a discharging power of a high voltage...
Vehicle and vehicle control method
In a vehicle capable of external discharging to supply electric power generated from motive power of a vehicle-mounted engine to a receiver external to the...
Methods and system for starting an engine of a hybrid vehicle
Systems and methods for cranking an engine of a hybrid vehicle that includes an electric machine to crank the engine and propel the vehicle are disclosed. In...
Control device for vehicle
A control device of a vehicle includes a first electric motor; a differential mechanism having a rotating element coupled to the first electric motor, a...
Control device for hybrid vehicle
A control device for a hybrid vehicle, including a mode whereby the vehicle runs using a motor only, and a mode whereby the vehicle uses both the motor and an...
Start clutch device
A start clutch device transmits rotational power of an engine to a side of a transmission via a damper through a clutch inside a housing. The start clutch...
Manually operated electrical control and installation scheme for electric
A hybrid vehicle system facilitates operator control over electric power generation and use. The system features a motor/generator that can be mounted to an...
Control apparatus for a hybrid vehicle drive system
A control apparatus for a hybrid vehicle drive system, which uses electric energy stored in a battery and includes a drive mode switching portion configured to...
Electronic parking brake system
Disclosed is an electronic parking brake (EPB) system including an EPB actuator, having a motor, to operate the motor to generate parking brake force with...
Braking apparatus for work machines and method of actuating said braking
A braking apparatus for work machines has at least two brakes, each having at least one braking circuit. The braking circuits can each be actuated via at least...
Brake control system
A brake control system which can maintain the behavior of a vehicle stable when wheels slip. A slip amount detector (56), configured to detect an amount of slip...
Stop control system for vehicle
A stop control system for a vehicle, which is capable of positively preventing movement of a vehicle by positively increasing a braking force of the vehicle...
Brake system and method of operating
A vehicle braking system includes a master cylinder coupled to a brake pedal and establishing fluid communication to wheel cylinder(s) of primary and secondary...
Wiper assembly for sweeping a glass surface on a vehicle
A wiper assembly for sweeping a glass surface on a vehicle. The wiper assembly includes a windshield washer assembly connected to the windshield wiper drive arm...
The invention is based on a wiper device for a motor vehicle window, with a wiper arm adaptor unit (10a-10f) and a wiper blade adaptor unit (12a-12f), which, in...
Wiper device and wiper motor
A wiper device that includes: a wiper motor that uses a wiper to perform a wiping operation; and a controller that controls the wiper motor such that a wiping...
Method for actuating a closure element arrangement in a motor vehicle
The invention relates to a method for actuating a closure element arrangement in a motor vehicle, wherein the closure element arrangement has a closure element,...
Vehicular emergency reporting device
A vehicular emergency reporting device includes a voltage step-down unit, an auxiliary power source, a voltage step-up unit, a control unit, an emergency report...
System and method of detecting intrusion into vehicle
A system and a method of detecting an intrusion into a vehicle includes: a transmitter that transmits an ultrasonic wave signal into the vehicle when the system...
Steering lock apparatus
A protruding wall section 17 is provided on the outer circumferential surface of a steering column 2b around a lock hole 11a, a concave groove 20 that engages...
Tensioning drive for a safety belt device
A tensioning drive for a safely belt device. The tensioning drive includes a gas generator, a drive wheel and a supply pipe which connects the gas generator and...
Restraint system pretensioners
Various embodiments of restraint system pretensioning devices for use in land, air, and sea vehicles are described herein. In one embodiment, a seat unit for...
Personnel restraint seat belt
A personnel restraint seat belt having an elongated flexible web with a front surface, a rear surface, and two side edges. A distinguishing feature, such as a...
Air bag cushion device for protecting pedestrian
An air bag cushion device for protecting a pedestrian including an inflator mounted on a vehicle body and generating working gas; a main chamber receiving the...
Side airbag apparatus
A side airbag apparatus can suppress the deformation of the periphery of a storage case by reducing a gas pressure applied to the storage case for storing an...
Bursting diaphragm, especially for an inflator, inflator, airbag module
and vehicle safety system
The invention relates to a bursting diaphragm (14) for an inflator (10) comprising at least one predetermined breaking contour (24) destroyable upon activation...
Burst device, hybrid inflator, airbag module and vehicle safety system
The invention relates to a burst device (10), especially for a hybrid inflator (40) including a burst member (20) delimiting an igniter compartment (25) at...
Secondary chamber combustion control
A gas generating system includes a first chamber activatable to provide a first quantity of gas and a second chamber activatable independently of the first...
Curtain airbag device and occupant protecting device
A curtain airbag device comprising: a main deploying portion that, at a time when at least one of a small overlap impact or an oblique impact arises, receives a...
Occupant protection apparatus for vehicle
An occupant protection apparatus for a vehicle includes: a main bag that, when an occupant who is seated in a seat of the vehicle is about to fall forward, is...
Landscaping machine, landscaping machine cover, and method of use thereof
Disclosed herein is a landscaping machine that includes a protective rollover bar having a left bar portion extending from a left side of an operator seat, a...
Impact energy absorber for vehicle and method for forming the same
A resin impact energy absorber is for a vehicle and has a single wall solid plate structure. The resin impact energy absorber includes a rectangular planar...
Method and system for protecting occupants in vehicle
A system for protecting one or more occupants in a vehicle includes a seat posture sensor configured to detect seat posture data, a collision detector...
An underride collision protection system for a truck. In one example, a rear bumper brace gusset is attached to a truck body and extends a rear bumper toward...
Crash box and automobile chassis
Provided is a crash box having improved robustness, wherein an angle of the pair of corner portions is set to 90.degree. or larger and 150.degree. or smaller,...
Electric junction box
An electric junction box 1 includes: a box main body 2; and a tubular guide portion 6 projecting from the box main body 2 and guiding a plurality of electric...
A composite cable includes an electric cable consisting of two unshielded power wires, each of which includes a center conductor covered with an insulation, the...
License plate mount
A license plate mount arrangement that includes a flexible and compliant license plate mount having an adhesive backing on the back surface thereof and a...