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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 (340 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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Paul D Cowan: Ultra-violet selective vehicle decoration. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Christopher G Darrow, Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane P C, April 1, 2014: US08683722 (158 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for selectively decorating a vehicle surface are disclosed. The apparatus is a removable applique with a front face including a graphic comprising ultra-violet responsive material and a back face including an attachment agent having the ability to be applied and removed from ...


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Katoh Kenji, Takeshima Shinichi, Tanaka Toshiaki, Iguchi Satoshi, Goto Masato, Kihara Tetsuro, Asanuma Takamitsu, Murakami Fumitada: Exhaust gas purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine.. Toyota Motor, January 26, 1994: EP0580389-A1 (115 worldwide citation)

An NOx absorbent (6, 6A) is installed in an exhaust conduit (4) of an internal combustion engine (2) capable of fuel combustion at lean air-fuel ratios. An oxygen concentration is repeatedly or continuously decreased by, for example, switching the air-fuel from the lean air-fuel ratio to a stoichiom ...


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Saito Hiroaki: Semiconductor thin-film manufacturing equipment. Toyota Motor, July 5, 2007: JP2007-173467 (109 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a semiconductor thin-film manufacturing equipment to which impurities scarcely adhere, and in which uniform thin films can be formed, and in-plane uniformity of growing thin film can be enhanced.SOLUTION: The semiconductor thin-film manufacturing equipment comprises ...


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Murachi Mikio, Okawara Seiji, Kojima Koichi, Kondo Takuya: A method for purifying exhaust gas of a diesel engine. Toyota Motor, February 19, 1997: EP0758713-A1 (108 worldwide citation)

According to the method of the present invention, NO (nitrogen monoxide) in the exhaust gas of a diesel engine is first oxidized to NO2 (nitrogen dioxide) by an oxidizing catalyst (5). Further, carbon particles in the exhaust gas are trapped by a DPF (7) (diesel particulate filter). The exhaust gas ...


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Takahashi Yoshihiko: Loop antenna device. Toyota Motor, May 12, 2005: JP2005-124061 (106 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a loop antenna device having almost no flat-face directivity or capable of setting desired flat-face directivity.SOLUTION: The loop antenna device is composed of a dielectric substrate mounted on a conducting flat plate and an antenna element, which includes a conduc ...


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Hayakawa Kisaburo, Nishizawa Hiroyuki, Osawa Masataka, Iwase Yuji, Moriguchi Naoki: Speed change control device for toroidal type cvt. Toyota Central Res &Amp Dev Lab, Toyota Motor, November 28, 2003: JP2003-336732 (100 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To conduct speed change with constant responsiveness regardless of driving conditions.SOLUTION: A controller 80 determines a target speed change ratio based on acceleration opening and car speed, and determines a target inclination angle. Based on difference between a current i ...


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Takeshima Shinichi: Exhaust gas purification system for an internal combustion engine.. Toyota Motor, September 16, 1992: EP0503882-A1 (92 worldwide citation)

An exhaust gas purification system includes a lean burn engine (2) having an exhaust conduit (4), a lean NOx catalyst (6) installed in the exhaust conduit (4), an HC amount increasing device (26, 32) capable of increasing an amount of HC included in exhaust gas flowing to the lean NOx catalyst (6), ...


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Araki Yasushi, Mizuno Tatsuji: Filter for purifying exhaust gases. Toyota Motor, April 9, 1997: EP0766993-A2 (87 worldwide citation)

A wall-flow type filter for purifying exhaust gases having a number of cells formed in a direction of flow of exhaust gases, wherein every other cell is plugged on the exhaust gas inlet side but is opened on the exhaust gas outlet side, and the cells that are opened on the exhaust gas inlet side are ...


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Kubo Masahiro, Suganuma Tetsuya, Morikawa Takashi, Tanaka Atsuo, Kajikawa Yoshiaki, Nukami Tetsuya: Method of producing metal base composite material under promotion of matrix metal infiltration by fine pieces of third material.. Toyota Motor, November 8, 1989: EP0340957-A2 (82 worldwide citation)

In producing a metal base composite material by first producing a porous preform (10) from a reinforcing material such as short fibers, whisker, particles or mixtures thereof, and secondly infiltrating a molten matrix metal into the interstices of the porous preform, fine pieces of a third material ...