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Hiroki Uemura, Tetsuro Butsuen, Tohru Yoshioka, Ayumu Doi, Kenichi Okuda, Yasunori Yamamoto, Tomohiko Adachi, Naotsugu Masuda: Navigation control system with adaptive characteristics. Mazda Motor Corporation, Fish & Richardson, January 9, 1996: US05483453 (226 worldwide citation)

When the vehicle has deviated or is deviating from a lane on which the vehicle has been or is running, the deviation of the vehicle from the lane can be suppressed, for example, by allowing the steering wheel to be operatively rotated prior to an intention of the operator. The timing of suppressing ...


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Tohru Yoshioka, Hiroki Uemura, Tadayuki Niibe, Ayumu Doi, Kenichi Okuda, Yasunori Yamamoto, Tomohiko Adachi, Naotsugu Masuda: Obstacle detection system for automotive vehicle. Mazda Motor Corporation, Keck Mahin & Cate, December 17, 1996: US05585798 (111 worldwide citation)

An obstacle detection system for an automotive vehicle detects obstacles ahead of the vehicle and finds the dynamic relativity between the vehicle and each of the obstacles. Based on the dynamic relativity, information relating to a danger level between the vehicle and each obstacle is operated on s ...


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Hideki Nishitake, Toshihiro Ishikawa, Haruhisa Kore, Kenichi Okuda, Kazuhiro Murashige: Energy absorbing structure for vehicle body side portion. Mazda Motor Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, December 17, 1991: US05072966 (70 worldwide citation)

An energy absorbing structure for a vehicle body side portion, includes a pair of vehicle body members constituting two side portions of a vehicle body, a pair of collision detection sensors for respectively detecting collisions on two side surfaces of the vehicle body, one air bag which is mounted ...


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Hiroki Uemura, Tetsuro Butsuen, Tohru Yoshioka, Ayumu Doi, Naotsugu Masuda, Kenichi Okuda, Tadayuki Niibe, Yasunori Yamamoto, Satoshi Morioka, Tomohiko Adachi: Running-safety system for an automotive vehicle. Mazda Motor Corporation, Fish & Richardson, June 25, 1996: US05530651 (50 worldwide citation)

The vehicle is provided with a radar unit for detecting an obstacle existing ahead in the course of the running way along which the vehicle is running. When the radar unit detects a variation in its detectable region, such as a detectable distance or a detectable area range in left and right directi ...


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Toshihiro Ishikawa, Ayumu Doi, Kenichi Okuda, Yasunori Yamamoto, Tomohiko Adachi, Tooru Yoshioka: Obstacle detecting system for vehicles. Mazda Motor Corporation, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Donald R Studebaker, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson P C, November 18, 1997: US05689264 (39 worldwide citation)

An obstacle detection system for vehicles detects kinetic attributes relative to a vehicle equipped with the system of an object present in a forward path of travel of the vehicle, sets a presumed zone into which the object is expected to have entered at a lapse of a specified period based on the ki ...


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Tohru Yoshioka, Kenichi Okuda, Hiroki Uemura, Yasunori Yamamoto, Tomohiko Adachi, Tetsuro Butsuen, Toshihiro Hara, Kazuki Fujise: Integrated controller for vehicle. Mazda Motor Corporation, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Donald R Studebaker, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson P C, July 30, 1996: US05540298 (36 worldwide citation)

An integrated controller for a vehicle comprises a contact preventive device for detecting a distance between a vehicle and an obstacle and a relative speed, and deciding whether the vehicle may come in contact with the obstacle based on the results of detection so as to perform automatic braking or ...


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Tetsuo Kanda, Yuichiro Hara, Kazuma Kawano, Eiji Kawata, Kenichi Okuda: Latent heat storage tank. Chiyoda Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, August 6, 1991: US05036904 (22 worldwide citation)

A latent heat storage tank is filled with antifreeze solution such as ethylene glycol, propylene glycol, calcium chloride and a plurality of bundles of cylindrical latent heat containers in the form of tubes or pipes which float perpendicularly to the antifreeze surface. The antifreeze solution is c ...