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Okamura Masaki, Sato Eiji: Voltage converter control apparatus, voltage conversion method, storage medium, program, drive system, and vehicle having the drive system. Toyota Motor, November 3, 2004: EP1473819-A1 (345 worldwide citation)

By using a target voltage Vc* of a capacitor connected to the output side of a DC/DC converter and a voltage Vb of a battery connected to the input side of the DC/DC converter, a duty ratio D (Vb/Vc*) as a drive instruction of the DC/DC converter is calculated (S100, S102). By using the voltage Vb, ...


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Takakazu Mori, Takashi Nakamura: Apparatus and method for controlling light distribution of headlamp. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, August 26, 1997: US05660454 (318 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling the light distribution of a headlamp includes a vehicle speed sensor; a calculating device for estimating a position to be reached by the vehicle after a predetermined time along a forward roadway of the vehicle on the basis of a vehicle speed and information representin ...


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Akihiko Nojima, Takashi Yanagisawa: Information display apparatus for vehicles. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, June 9, 1998: US05764139 (306 worldwide citation)

An information display apparatus for vehicles for securely providing the driver with only information corresponding to the running condition, the information display apparatus comprising an information processor for receiving information detected by various sensors and monitors and for detecting the ...


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Masahiro Hara, Motoaki Watabe, Tadao Nojiri, Takayuki Nagaya, Yuji Uchiyama: Optically readable two-dimensional code and method and apparatus using the same. Nippondenso, Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, March 10, 1998: US05726435 (298 worldwide citation)

A two-dimensional code 1 consists of three positioning symbols 2, a data region 3, timing cells 4 and an apex detecting cell 5. The shape of the whole code 1 is a square having the same number of vertical and lateral cells. A scanning line passing through the center of each positioning symbols 2 alw ...


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Kazunori Kagawa, Takeshi Goto, Kunihito Satoh: Vehicle steering control apparatus for assisting a steering effort to move a vehicle along a line desired by a driver. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, February 6, 2001: US06185492 (198 worldwide citation)

A vehicle steering control apparatus which controls a steering torque to move the vehicle toward a line desired by a driver or appropriate for circumstances of the vehicle. The vehicle steering control apparatus recognizes a lane on which a vehicle is moving, and controls a steering torque of the ve ...


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Takakazu Mori, Takashi Nakamura: Apparatus for controlling light distributions of head lamps. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, April 20, 1999: US05896085 (196 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling light distribution of a vehicle head lamp has a first calculating means for estimating a driver's view position, a second calculating means for estimating a deviation angle formed by a running direction of the vehicle and a direction of the driver's view position, contro ...


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Takeharu Koide, Eiji Orisaka, Kinya Yoshii, Kenji Odaka: Toroidal drive system for electric vehicles. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, April 25, 2000: US06053841 (186 worldwide citation)

A drive system for an electric vehicle, which can make the number of parts as small as possible and minimize the space for arranging the parts in a direction perpendicular to the axis. Between a motor acting as a prime mover and left and right output shafts, there are interposed toroidal type contin ...


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Masatoshi Yamada, Yujiro Oshima, Katsuhiko Hattori, Hideyuki Suzuki: Internal combustion engine with auxiliary combustion chamber. Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, August 15, 1978: US04106446 (184 worldwide citation)

An internal combustion engine with an auxiliary combustion chamber is provided with a main combustion chamber for the combustion of an air-fuel mixture, an auxiliary combustion chamber communicating with the main combustion chamber through a passage, such that the ignition of an air-fuel mixture in ...


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Masaki Okamura, Eiji Sato: Voltage converter control apparatus, and method. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Kenyon & Kenyon, April 3, 2007: US07199537 (173 worldwide citation)

By using a target voltage Vc* of a capacitor connected to the output side of a DC/DC converter and a voltage Vb of a battery connected to the input side of the DC/DC converter, a duty ratio D as a drive instruction of the DC/DC converter is calculated. By using the voltage Vb, the electromotive forc ...


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Makoto Tamaki, Takahiro Kozawa: Gallium nitride-based compound semiconductor light-emitting device and method for making the same. Toyoda Gosei, Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho, Cushman Darby & Cushman, November 29, 1994: US05369289 (172 worldwide citation)

A light-emitting device comprises an n-type layer made of an n-type gallium nitride-based compound of the formula Al.sub.x Ga.sub.1-x N, wherein 0.ltoreq.X<1, and an i-type layer formed on the n-type layer and made of a semi-insulating i-type gallium nitride-based compound semiconductor and doped wi ...