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Kenichi Saga, Nobuyuki Kawamura: Navigation system for electric automobile. Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, September 29, 1998: US05815824 (176 worldwide citation)

A navigation system suitable for use in an electric automobile, especially hybrid electric automobiles, easily and properly controls charging state of a battery in the electric automobile while making use of characteristic features of the navigation system. The navigation system is mounted on the el ...


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Kazuo Koga, Kojiro Okada, Yoshiaki Danno, Kazuhide Togai, Osamu Hirako, Shogo Ohmori, Daisuke Sanbayashi, Yoshiaki Kodama: Apparatus and method for internal combustion engine control. Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, August 19, 1997: US05657625 (118 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling an internal combustion engine having an exhaust purifying catalytic device which absorbs nitrogen oxides contained in exhaust when the engine is in a lean-combustion mode and which deoxidizes the absorbed nitrogen oxides when the engine is in a rich-combustion mode. The ...


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Masato Yoshida: Hybrid car and an operating method therefor. Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, August 15, 1995: US05441122 (111 worldwide citation)

A hybrid car comprises an electric motor for driving the vehicle, an internal combustion engine for power generation, and auxiliary machineries such as an air conditioner. If an air conditioner operating switch is turned on while the hybrid car is running, engine operation is started after the tempe ...


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Masato Yoshida: Operating method for a hybrid vehicle. Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, February 20, 1996: US05492190 (96 worldwide citation)

An operating method for a hybrid vehicle which has an electric motor for driving the vehicle and an internal combustion engine for power generation. Upon completion of the activation of a catalyst, the engine is operated in warm-up mode with a small throttle valve opening, and when the output of a w ...


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Hisamitsu Koga, Naotake Kumagai, Tomiji Owada, Nobuya Furukawa, Masaaki Kato, Nobuyuki Kawamura: Braking control system for electric automobile. Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, November 24, 1998: US05839800 (95 worldwide citation)

A braking control system for an electric automobile combines the use of mechanical braking and regenerative braking by a motor. Namely, a braking control system for the electrical automobile, which permits the combined use of regenerative braking and mechanical braking, is provided with target braki ...


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Tadayoshi Komatsu: Automobile seat. Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, March 27, 2001: US06206466 (88 worldwide citation)

An automobile seat is provided with a side impact air bag accommodated within a seat back. To permit prompt burst-out of the side impact air bag precisely at a predetermined position in a predetermined direction without the need for the arrangement of a member different in nature from a surface of t ...


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Takeo Hiramatsu: Slip control system for a clutch. Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Oldham Oldham Hudak Weber & Sand Co, September 4, 1984: US04468988 (86 worldwide citation)

A torque transmitting system for transmitting torque from a drive shaft of an engine to an output shaft without transmitting torque variation comprises a friction clutch unit interposed between these shafts, a fluid pressure-operated actuating unit for engaging and disengaging the friction clutch un ...


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Masato Yoshida: Operating method for a hybrid vehicle. Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, October 22, 1996: US05566774 (83 worldwide citation)

An operating method for a hybrid vehicle which has an electric motor for driving the vehicle and an internal combustion engine for power generation. Upon completion of the activation of a catalyst, the engine is operated in warm-up mode with a small throttle valve opening, and when the output of a w ...


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Takeo Hiramatsu, Bonnosuke Takamiya, Yoshimasa Nagayoshi: Power transmission. Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Schwartz & Weinrieb, March 22, 1988: US04732253 (82 worldwide citation)

A power transmission includes two piston-type actuators for selectively engaging and releasing their associated clutches. Each of the actuators is designed in such a way that in order to compensate a centrifugal hydraulic pressure to be developed in a working fluid chamber by a remaining hydraulic f ...


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Tadao Tanaka, Takao Morita, Akihiko Togashi, Naohiro Kishimoto, Hiroaki Yoshida: Method and apparatus for controlling vehicle suspension such that suspension characteristics are changed at a point in time when a vehicle wheel reaches a road surface irregularity detected in front of the vehicle. Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, September 13, 1994: US05347457 (81 worldwide citation)

A vehicular suspension control apparatus includes a selector valve for changing at least one of spring rigidity or damper rigidity of a suspension which is installed between a wheel and a body of a vehicle and extensibly and retractably supports the vehicle body on the wheel, a forward road surface ...