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Yujiro Kunibe, Hidefumi Tamai: Automatic engine stop-start system. Isuzu Motors, August 5, 1997: US05653659 (131 worldwide citation)

An automatic engine stop-start system automatically stops an engine to reduce the fuel consumption whenever a predetermined condition is fulfilled and automatically starts the engine whenever another predetermined condition is fulfilled. This system is particularly arranged to detect gearshift lever ...


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Hideo Kawamura: Apparatus for recovering thermal energy from engine. Isuzu Motors, Staas & Halsey, October 4, 1988: US04774811 (80 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for recovering thermal energy from an engine of a motor vehicle has a first rotary electric machine coupled to a turbocharger mounted on the engine, a second rotary electric machine coupled to an exhaust turbine disposed in an exhaust system of the engine, and a third rotary electric ma ...


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Hideo Kawamura: Motor vehicle driving system. Isuzu Motors, Staas & Halsey, August 28, 1990: US04951769 (76 worldwide citation)

The electric power generated by an AC generator coupled to the output shaft of an engine is rectified into DC power that is then converted to AC power, which is supplied to drive a motor connected to a wheel. Dependent on the depth to which an accelerator pedal is depresed, the electric power suppli ...


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Toshifumi Koshizawa: Image detection system for a car with adjustment for wiper image. Isuzu Motors, Staas & Halsey, January 5, 1993: US05177606 (66 worldwide citation)

An image detection system for a car arranged such that only when the drive angle of a wiper of the car resides within a predetermined image pickup angle range or a predetermined image pickup angle range corrected according to the pan angle of a TV camera unit, a change-over switch is controlled to c ...


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Hideo Kawamura: Exhaust energy recovery and generator for use with an engine. Isuzu Motors, Staas & Halsey, September 22, 1987: US04694654 (60 worldwide citation)

An engine is composed of an exhaust turbine rotatable by the exhaust energy of an exhaust gas discharged from the engine, a generator coupled to the exhaust turbine, and a motor drivable by the generator. The energy recovered from the exhaust gas by the exhaust turbine is fed back to an output shaft ...


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Hideo Kawamura, Katsuyuki Tamai, Shigeki Saito, Toshihiro Yamanaka: Control system for supercharger in internal combustion engine. Isuzu Motors, Hitachi, Staas & Halsey, July 19, 1988: US04757686 (58 worldwide citation)

A motor/generator is mounted on the turbine shaft of a supercharger in an internal combustion engine. Whether the motor/generator should operate as a motor or a generator is determined by a signal from a flow rate sensor that detect the rate of fuel flow and a signal from a rotation sensor that dete ...


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Yoshimura Hiroshi, Shirata Akihiro, Kuroyanagi Junzo: Transmission control apparatus.. Isuzu Motors, April 5, 1989: EP0310387-A2 (57 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling a transmission having a synchromesh has a shifting actuator (1) having an electric motor (11) for shifting gears of the transmission. A load on the synchromesh is measured when shifting the gears of the transmission. A shifting stroke value for the shifting actuator (1) ...


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Yasuhiro Nishiyama: Common-rail fuel-injection system. Isuzu Motors, Browdy and Neimark, February 26, 2002: US06349702 (57 worldwide citation)

A common-rail fuel injection system is disclosed, which calculates a mean value of common-rail pressures that remain pulsating after pressure drop due to any fuel injection, and considers the mean value to be a net common-rail pressure after fuel injection thereby finding with accuracy an amount of ...


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Hidetaka Koga, Ikuo Kurosawa, Atsushi Yamazaki, Kouji Takahashi, Fumihiro Naoe, Motoi Takemura, Naoyuki Kurotaki: Multiple disc clutch apparatus. Isuzu Motors, Browdy and Neimark, September 5, 1989: US04862769 (50 worldwide citation)

In a driving apparatus for a four-wheel drive vehicle in accordance with the present invention, a multiple disc clutch is incorporated between a front wheel driving system and a rear wheel driving system, a hydraulic chamber is formed in a fixed casing supporting rotatably a front differential case ...