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An information display apparatus for vehicles for securely providing the driver with only information corresponding to the running condition, the information display apparatus comprising an information processor for receiving information detected by various sensors and monitors and for detecting the running condition of the vehicle, memory containing information on respective running conditions for display and degree of information importance being, and a display unit for displaying information in a display area or in an amount according to the degree of importance. The memory of the information display apparatus is used to read information corresponding to the detected running condition and the degree of information importance. The display area of speed information is increased when the vehicle is running straight and the display area of information about conditions behind the vehicle is increased when the vehicle is traveling in reverse.

Title
Information display apparatus for vehicles
Application Number
8/735111
Publication Number
5764139
Application Date
October 22, 1996
Publication Date
June 9, 1998
Inventor
Takashi Yanagisawa
Toyota
JP
Akihiko Nojima
Toyota
JP
Agent
Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro
Assignee
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
B60Q 1/00
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