Masahiro Hayabuchi, Masaaki Nishida, Satoru Kasuya, Kenji Gotou, Toshihiko Aoki: Automatic transmission for a vehicle. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, May 6, 2003: US06558287 (385 worldwide citation)

A multi-speed automatic transmission improves transmission efficiency by reducing drag loss due to high speed rotation of a freely rotating element of a planetary gear set. An automatic transmission for a vehicle includes: an input path T

Shinichi Kato, Katsuhiko Mutsuga: Route search and navigation apparatus and storage medium storing computer programs for navigation processing with travel difficulty by-pass. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, August 8, 2000: US06101443 (272 worldwide citation)

The present invention prevents execution of a detour route search, responsive to and in accordance with received VICS data, where certain conditions are not met. To this end, the system of the invention calculates a time RT1 required for a vehicle to move from its present location to a first point w ...

Kazuteru Maekawa, Yukiyoshi Suzuki, Takeshi Yanagikubo: Information display system with touch panel. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, March 21, 2000: US06040824 (223 worldwide citation)

An information display system has a touch panel for selecting an item from a plurality of displayed items by touching. Coordinate differences between each of the coordinates of the plurality of displayed items and the touch position coordinates are calculated. The item having the least calculated co ...

Takao Taniguchi, Shoichi Miyagawa, Kazumasa Tsukamoto, Shigeo Tsuzuki, Satoru Tanaka, Takeshi Inuzuka, Masashi Hattori, Takeshi Hara: Vehicular drive unit. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, December 8, 1998: US05846155 (215 worldwide citation)

A vehicular drive unit having a combustion engine, a motor-generator for converting electric energy coming from a battery into mechanical energy to output the converted mechanical energy or for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy to store the converted electrical energy in the batter ...

Kihachi Hayashida, Takeshi Yanagikubo, Chihiro Hayashi: Device for displaying map. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, May 23, 2000: US06067502 (204 worldwide citation)

A navigation system has a display screen which can be divided into a plurality of windows for simultaneously displaying different classifications of routes in the same scale, or different routes from a present position or starting point to a destination or return to a route from which a car has devi ...

Nobuaki Miki, Hiroshi Ishigaki, Seiji Sakakibara: Driving support device. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, November 5, 2002: US06476731 (192 worldwide citation)

The invention makes it possible to acquire the dead angle (dead spot) information as images properly related to the field of view of a driver by an arrangement of image pickup units. There is provided a driver assist system including one or more image pickup units, a control unit for processing the ...

Toru Teshima: Apparatus and method for delivery of advertisement information to mobile units. Aisin AW, Bacon & Thomas PLLC, September 5, 2006: US07103368 (182 worldwide citation)

In the present invention, advertisements are transmitted electronically at designated locations, as a substitute for stationary billboards. A network navigation center outputs guide access information GAI to a personal computer of an ad sponsor over the Internet and receives registration of advertis ...

Takashi Yamada: Route searching system of navigation apparatus. Aisin AW, Kabushiki Kaisha Shinsangyokaihatsu, Varndell Legal Group, May 15, 1990: US04926336 (172 worldwide citation)

A route searching system having node data 3 representing information on positions and attributes of the same, intersection data 1 representing information on intersections, road data 2 representing information on roads, and a route searching section 4 for searching for the optimum route from the int ...

Yasunobu Ito, Mitsuhiro Nimura: Vehicle navigation system. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, October 3, 2000: US06128571 (162 worldwide citation)

A navigator apparatus includes a map memory for storage of road map information, and a target data memory storing therein guidance information as to a destination or target object under search. A present position detector is provided for detecting a present position of a mobile vehicle. A route find ...

Kiyohide Katou: Land vehicle navigation system with multi-screen mode selectivity. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, December 21, 1999: US06006161 (159 worldwide citation)

A land vehicle navigation apparatus provides a present location map and various easily understood guidance information items in conformity with the environmental criteria of a route. The navigation apparatus includes information storage for storing map data as to route search, route guidance, and ot ...