08930057 cites 17 patents.

A driving assistance device capable of increasing fuel economy by setting a driving assistance unit that is appropriate for running environment information of a vehicle, is provided with a first reliability assessment device, a second reliability assessment device, and a third reliability assessment device, to assess the reliability of the running environment information. The driving assistance device is provided with an HMI control unit, a drive force control amount calculation unit, and non-drive force control amount calculation unit, to select a driving assistance unit on the basis of fuel economy among driving assistance units that can be set, in accordance with the assessed reliability of the running environment information. The driving assistance device sets a driving assistance unit that is appropriate for the running environment information, and assists the driving of the vehicle on the basis of the set driving assistance unit.

Title
Driving assistance device
Application Number
13/991775
Publication Number
8930057 (B2)
Application Date
December 8, 2010
Publication Date
January 6, 2015
Inventor
Hirotada Otake
Shizuoka-ken
JP
Agent
Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L
Assignee
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
G08G 1/0967
B60W 10/06
B60W 10/18
B60W 20/00
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