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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 (248 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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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 (214 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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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 (158 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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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 (156 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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Masaharu Hirota, Toru Ito, Norikazu Endo, Akihiko Nojima, Yoshitaka Kato: Navigation system to be mounted on vehicles. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Cushman Darby & Cushman L, October 22, 1996: US05568390 (148 worldwide citation)

A navigation system to be mounted on a vehicle for carrying out a route search and displaying the searched route. Traffic jam information and the like are obtained by an beacon receiver and an input part inputs time as a driving condition. An ECU executes a predetermined calculation based on map dat ...


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Shinji Ogawa, Masayuki Kii, Tomoyuki Kanou: Synchronizer for transmission. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, June 24, 1997: US05641045 (141 worldwide citation)

Balls to be moved radially outward by a centrifugal force are held in a clutch hub, and projections extending around the outer circumferences of the balls are united with a synchronizer ring. Those portions of the projections, which radially confront the balls, are formed with slopes for establishin ...


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Atsushi Tabata, Akira Hoshino, Terufumi Miyazaki, Atsushi Honda, Akiharu Abe, Hirofumi Ota: Planetary-gear-type multiple-step transmission for vehicle. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, September 5, 2006: US07101305 (136 worldwide citation)

A planetary-gear-type multiple-step transmission including a stationary member, an input rotary member, an output rotary member, and first and second transmission units. The first transmission unit transmits a rotary motion from an input rotary member to the second transmission unit through first an ...


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Shinichi Takeshima, Kiyoshi Nakanishi, Satoshi Iguchi, Toshiaki Tanaka, Yasushi Araki, Shinya Hirota, Kiyoshi Kobashi: Exhaust purification device of internal combustion engine. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Kenyon & Kenyon, December 12, 1995: US05473887 (130 worldwide citation)

An NO.sub.x absorbent (18) is disposed in an exhaust passage of an internal combustion engine and the exhaust gas is constantly made to circulate through the NO.sub.x absorbent (18) during the operation of the engine. The NO.sub.x absorbent (18) absorbs the NO.sub.x when the air-fuel ratio of the ex ...


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Toru Ito: Road data maintenance system and on-vehicle terminal apparatus compatible therewith. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, November 28, 2000: US06154152 (130 worldwide citation)

Unpossessed road data is added to possessed road data stored in a road contour database of an information center. An on-vehicle terminal apparatus first compares a current position of a vehicle detected by a D-GPS unit against the road data stored in a storage section for storing road contour data o ...



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