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Nobuo Sugitani, Yoshimitsu Akuta, Hisao Asaumi, Hitoshi Iwai, Masaaki Kawano, Takashi Nishimori: Steering system and method of control. Honda Motor, Carrier Blackman & Associates P C, William D Blackman, Joseph P Carrier, May 19, 2009: US07533757 (2 worldwide citation)

A steering system includes a steering wheel, a steering angle sensor detecting a steering angle, a steering motor steering road-wheels, a reaction motor imparting a reaction force to the steering wheel, an ECU driving the steering motor with respect to a detected steering angle and a temperature det ...


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Takuya Yamaguchi, Yoshimitsu Akuta: Steering system. Honda Motor, Rankin Hill & Clark, December 27, 2011: US08086374 (1 worldwide citation)

There is provided a steering system allowing a comfortable steering operation even if a driver quickly turns a steering wheel when a transfer ratio is quickened in a low vehicle speed range. In the steering system that changes the transfer ratio of a steering angle of the steering wheel to a turning ...


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Manabu Ikegaya, Yoshimitsu Akuta, Kiyoshi Wakamatsu: Adaptive front and rear wheel steering system. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Joseph P Carrier, William D Blackman, Carrier Blackman & Associates P C, March 30, 1999: US05890082 (1 worldwide citation)

In a front and rear wheel steering system for steering rear wheels of a vehicle at a certain ratio to front wheels of the vehicle, the rear wheel steering angle is determined according to the steering input and/or the operating conditions of the vehicle, additionally, taking into account the kind of ...


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Nobuhiro Yamada, Yoshimitsu Akuta: Rear wheel suspension device. Honda Motor, Westerman Hattori Daniels & Adrian, June 23, 2015: US09061559 (1 worldwide citation)

A rear wheel suspension device includes a knuckle configured to support a rear wheel, a trailing arm configured to link the knuckle to a vehicle body, and an actuator configured to drive the knuckle in the general width direction of the vehicle, so as to adjust the rear wheel camber angle and toe an ...


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Keiyu Kin, Yoshimitsu Akuta, Yuji Sakaki: Hydroplaning detector apparatus.. Honda Motor, September 27, 1995: EP0674179-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

A hydroplaning detection means comprises a specific frequency component extraction means, which comprises a band-pass filter for extracting signal components PS in a main frequency band corresponding to the wheel rotation speed or the vehicle speed from wheel rotation speed signals, and a band-pass ...


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Nobuhiro Yamada, Yoshimitsu Akuta, Akira Kanehara: Rear wheel suspension device. Honda Motor, Westerman Hattori Daniels & Adrian, July 12, 2016: US09387740

A rear wheel suspension device includes a knuckle configured to support a rear wheel, a trailing arm and upper arm and lower arm configured to link the knuckle to a vehicle body, and an actuator configured to drive the knuckle in the general width direction of the vehicle, so as to adjust the rear w ...


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Yoshimitsu Akuta, Shunsuke Watanabe: Steering apparatus. Honda Motor, Arent Fox, October 25, 2011: US08046133

This steering apparatus is capable of changing and controlling a ratio of a turning angle of a steered wheel to an operation amount of an operation member, wherein the ratio is reduced when an operation speed of the operation member is higher than a predetermined operation speed; and if the operatio ...


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Yoshimitsu Akuta, Masaaki Minakawa: Steering control device. Honda Motor, Rankin Hill & Clark, May 15, 2012: US08180530

In a steer-by-wire steering control device for a vehicle using a model following control based on yaw rate or lateral acceleration, the target steering angle(s) of front wheels and/or rear wheels (Sfbs, Srbs) are corrected according a roll rate (Rre) of the vehicle which may be either detected or es ...


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Takehiko Hakui, Hajime Hirata, Hajime Kajiwara, Kiyoshi Nakajima, Yoshimitsu Akuta, Kunimichi Hatano: Vehicle height adjusting system. Honda Motor, Arent Fox Pllc, September 13, 2007: US20070210539-A1

A first rotor (24; 124) and a second rotor (25; 125) are arranged in a coaxial and mutually rotatable relationship and are provided with a first driven gear (41; 141) and a second driven gear (42; 142), respectively. A drive shaft (31; 131) is also provided with a first drive gear (43; 143) and a se ...


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Takafumi Katou, Yoshimitsu Akuta, Kazuo Matsuura, Keiichi Takikawa: Vehicle steering system. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Merchant & Gould PC, May 30, 2002: US20020063012-A1

A vehicle steering system includes a rack and pinion mechanism having a pinion functionally coupled to a steering wheel and a rack meshing with the pinion and functionally coupled to steerable wheels and a mechanism for displacing the rack in the axial direction thereof to steer the steerable wheels ...