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Child support apparatus
A foldable child support apparatus including a seat with a seat back pivotal relative to a seat base between at least one open condition for seating a child...
Takedown utility cart having drawers and a lock assembly
A takedown utility cart includes four corner members each including joining apertures; four rectangular interconnecting members each shaped as a groove having...
Method for operating a railway safety system, and railway safety system
A method operates a railway safety system having at least one trackside device while taking into account a measured velocity value recorded when the rail...
Systems and methods for identifying different types of traction motors in
a vehicle system
A control system including a measurement module configured to receive motor measurements that represent operating parameters of plural traction motors of a...
Plate spring unit and railcar bogie using same
A railcar bogie includes a cross beam to support a carbody of a railcar, a pair of front and rear axles between which the cross beam is located and arranged,...
A railcar includes an underframe and an energy absorber provided at the underframe. The underframe includes a first end beam, a second end beam, and a sliding...
Outlet gate assembly for hopper cars
An outlet gate assembly with a body, a discharge conduit having opposite ends defining discharge openings, an air flow conduit having an air flow opening...
Vehicle and method of advising a driver therein
A vehicle may include a driver interface and at least one controller operatively arranged with the interface. The at least one controller may be configured to...
Method for reducing false activations in reverse collision avoidance
A collision avoidance system for a vehicle is disclosed that includes at least one sensor mounted to a vehicle to measure the vehicle's environment in the...
Method and control system for operating a motor vehicle
A method and control system for operating a motor vehicle, sense a gesture directed at an object from a vehicle occupant using a gesture recognition unit,...
Method and apparatus for controlling a control variable of a powertrain
A powertrain system is described, including a method for controlling a control variable for an element thereof. The method includes determining an initial state...
Control device switching system
Before a communication control device ECU falls into a sleep state or a power-off state, a substitution request is transmitted to an ECU, among substitute...
Driver reaction time measurement
A method and system for measuring driver reaction times is provided. The method includes identifying a driver of a vehicle and determining reaction times...
Drive force control device and drive force control method for vehicle
A drive force control method for a vehicle, the vehicle having an accelerator pedal, a motive force source that outputs a driving force in the form of a...
Method for increasing vacuum production for a vehicle
Methods and systems for providing vacuum to a vehicle are described. In one example, a method adjusts an application force of a transmission clutch in response...
Driving support apparatus for vehicle
When an oncoming vehicle in an oncoming lane is detected in the case where a vehicle equipped with a driving support apparatus moves to a position across a...
Vehicle control device
When an accelerator pedal and a brake pedal are being simultaneously operated, an electronic control unit executes a driving power limiting process, in which...
Method and device for controlling the reference speed of a down-hill speed
A system for governing a reference speed v.sub.ref.sub._.sub.dhsc for a downhill speed control system in a vehicle in connection with a downhill gradient. A...
Vehicle speed control system
A vehicle speed control system for a vehicle having a plurality of wheels, the vehicle speed control system comprising one or more electronic control units...
High assurance lane fusion system
A lane centering fusion system including a primary controller determining whether a vehicle is centered within a lane of travel. The primary controller includes...
Methods and devices for safe operation of undersize autonomous vehicles on
A miniature autonomous vehicle for operation on the public roads is disclosed. The small size allows efficiency for small payloads, but produces a danger of...
Autonomous vehicle operation in obstructed occupant view and sensor
Arrangements related to mitigating risk for autonomous vehicles in occupant view and vehicle sensor obstructed environments are presented. An information...
Method and device for stabilizing a vehicle combination made up of a
tractor vehicle and a trailer
A method and a device are provided for stabilizing a vehicle combination made up of a tractor vehicle and a trailer in case of fishtailing motions, in...
Method for controlling driving of hybrid vehicle
A method for controlling a driving of a hybrid vehicle in which a motor may be selectively connected to a transmission side, may include measuring a rotating...
Control apparatus and method of power transmission system for hybrid
A control apparatus of a power transmission system is provided and includes an input shaft through which torque from an engine is input and first and second...
Vehicle and control method of vehicle
A vehicle includes an engine, an electrically heated catalyst configured to purify exhaust gas of the engine, and a controller configured to control energizing...
Methods and systems for adjusting driveline disconnect clutch operation
Systems and methods for improving operation of a hybrid vehicle are presented. In one example, torque transferred via a driveline disconnect clutch is estimated...
Control apparatus for hybrid vehicle
A control apparatus for a hybrid vehicle includes a torque determining device for determining respective divided torques outputted from a first electric motor...
Control device for hybrid vehicle, and hybrid vehicle incorporating
An ECU includes a running mode control unit, a Wout control unit, and an engine start/stop determination unit. The running mode control unit controls switching...
Driver authentication system and method for monitoring and controlling
A driver authentication and safety system and method for monitoring and controlling vehicle usage by high-risk drivers. A centralized database comprising a...
Torque modulation in a hybrid vehicle downshift during regenerative
A controller and a control strategy minimizes shift shock in a hybrid electric vehicle during a downshift conducted while the vehicle is in a regenerative...
Automated smear making apparatus
An automated smear making apparatus used to prepare and smear samples on glass slides. In one embodiment, there is provided a smearing subsystem that generally...
A brake-aiding device includes a casing and a drive mechanism installed in the casing. The drive mechanism has a revolving axle, and first revolver, a second...
Method for automatically preventing aquaplaning
A method of automatically preventing or reducing aquaplaning during the driving operation of a motor vehicle on a route provides that: a) a camera-based road...
Vehicle braking apparatus
A vehicle braking apparatus varies a relationship of a pressure increase characteristic of rear-wheel brake oil pressure with respect to a pressure increase...
System and method for controlling velocity of a vehicle
A control system includes an onboard controller, a location determination system, and a speed sensor. The controller identifies a designated area along a route...
The invention relates to a lid which is pivotably attached by a link at a filling spout (1) of a windshield washing water container. The invention proposes to...
Wiper blade arrangement and connecting arrangement having a wiper blade
arrangement and a wiper arm
A wiper blade arrangement having an attachment element that holds a wiper blade, which can be secured on a wiper arm of a windscreen wiper system of a vehicle....
Coupler assembly for wiper assembly
A coupler assembly for a wiper assembly includes a coupler adapted to be attached to at least one support member of the wiper assembly and a retention clip...
A wiper apparatus is provided with: a wiper arm (14) which is swung about a rotation shaft (18); and a wiper motor (13) for generating drive power to be...
Obturating element, gas generator provided with the latter and method for
A metal obturating element is capable of being resistance-welded to the outer side of an edge of a hole of a metal wall of a pressurized gas reservoir of a gas...
Hydrogen storage enclosure
A gas generator for an airbag includes a storage container and at least one chamber defined by the storage container. The at least one chamber infludes a metal...
Air bag with uninflated pocket
An inflatable vehicle occupant protection device (14) for being inflated between an instrument panel (36) and a seat (22) of the vehicle (12) is provided. The...
Roof airbag device and occupant protection device
A roof airbag device includes a roof airbag housed in a part that includes a front end side in a vehicle longitudinal direction in a center part in a vehicle...
Motor vehicle rollover protection device and method
A rollover protection device and method for use in work vehicles of the pickup and light truck types, in which a linking structure is applied to the roof of the...
Fastening and sensing apparatus
An apparatus includes a body having a fastening portion and a pressure sensor coupled to the body apart from the fastening portion. The pressure sensor has a...
Vehicle communication device
A communication system performs emergency communication for a vehicle in accordance with a communication scheme in which multiple antennas are used for...
Structure for front of vehicle body
A structure for the front of a vehicle body includes left and right front-side frames extending in the longitudinal direction thereof, a front bulkhead provided...
Methods and systems for communicating content to connected vehicle users
based detected tone/mood in voice input
Methods, systems and cloud processing are provided for coordinating and processing user input provided to vehicles during use. One example is for processing...
Drive control apparatus and method for providing a drive control to a
hybrid electric vehicle, and hybrid...
An arrangement which prevents excessive engine speed, satisfies a driver's requested torque and protects a battery from overvoltage. A control apparatus...