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Surender K Kenue: Vision method of detecting lane boundaries and obstacles. General Motors Corporation, Howard N Conkey, November 13, 1990: US04970653 (354 worldwide citation)

An image processing method operates on an image from a ccd camera viewing a roadway scene in front of a vehicle to detect lane markers and determine the relationship of the vehicle to the lane. Obstacles in the lane near the vehicle are detected and a warning is given to the driver. The method uses ...


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Harvey A Burley, Richard J Sweet: Night vision system with color video camera. General Motors Corporation, Warren D Hill, March 19, 1991: US05001558 (324 worldwide citation)

An infrared imager and a color TV camera view the same scene and the output signals are mixed and fed to a color television monitor so that the scene at night is visible in a black and white format with warm objects appearing dark, and bright colors such as lights appear in natural color superimpose ...


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James C Polak: Planetary gearing arrangement for a transmission. General Motors Corporation, Donald F Scherer, January 31, 1978: US04070927 (274 worldwide citation)

A planetary gearing arrangement having a plurality of interconnected planetary gear sets controlled by friction drive establishing devices such as clutches and brakes for selectively establishing a plurality of forward drive ratios and a reverse drive ratio. The number of forward drive ratios availa ...


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Ichiro Masaki: Adaptive motor vehicle cruise control. General Motors Corporation, Albert F Duke, January 22, 1991: US04987357 (236 worldwide citation)

An adaptive cruise control system for motor vehicles uses a video camera and digital processing techniques to enable one vehicle to follow another at a substantially constant or safe distance on a highway under favorable weather conditions. Video detection apparatus is located aboard the following v ...


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Randy Scott Miller, Paul Ashby Murphy: Steering angle determaination method and apparatus. General Motors Corporation, Edmund P Anderson, September 7, 1999: US05948030 (226 worldwide citation)

In a vehicle with a hand wheel, steerable wheels positionally responsive to the hand wheel and a steering position sensor coupled to the handwheel and providing a handwheel angle signal indicative of an angular position of the handwheel, a steering angle determination method comprising the steps of: ...


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James T Embach: Touchscreen CRT with tactile feedback. General Motors Corporation, Howard N Conkey, December 5, 1989: US04885565 (196 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for providing tactile feedback in response to the touch input command of a user to the touchscreen of a cathode ray tube in a CRT command and display system. An actuator is provided for imparting motion to the CRT when the actuator is energized. Energization occurs in response to a touch i ...


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Michael Roland Schmidt: Two-mode, compound-split electro-mechanical vehicular transmission. General Motors Corporation, Donald F Scherer, Dean L Ellis, August 3, 1999: US05931757 (196 worldwide citation)

A two-mode, compound-split, electro-mechanical transmission utilizing an input member for receiving power from an engine, and an output member for delivering power from the transmission. First and second motor/generators are operatively connected to an energy storage device through a control for int ...


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Raymond J Haka: Multi-speed transmission. General Motors Corporation, Christopher DeVries, March 14, 2006: US07011597 (183 worldwide citation)

A planetary transmission includes four planetary gearsets, two of which are simple planetary gearsets and two of which are compound planetary gearsets. A first of the planetary gearsets has members selectively connectible with a ground or stationary member through a synchronizer clutch. A second, th ...


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Christopher Brian Ross, Michael Colby Sefcik: Multi speed power transmission. General Motors Corporation, Laura C Hargitt, April 17, 2001: US06217474 (177 worldwide citation)

A powertrain has a multi speed power transmission including a planetary gear arrangement with three simple planetary gear sets and six selectively engageable, fluid operated, friction torque transmitting mechanisms. A one-way torque transmitting mechanism is disposed in parallel drive relation with ...


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Michael R Schmidt, Donald Klemen: One-mode, input-split, parallel, hybrid transmission. General Motors Corporation, Donald F Scherer, September 24, 1996: US05558595 (173 worldwide citation)

A one-mode, input-split, parallel, hybrid transmission for a vehicle has an input shaft which receives power from the vehicle engine, and an output shaft which delivers power to drive the vehicle. First and second motor/generators are employed, as are energy storage units, such as batteries, for acc ...



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