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Bing Deng, Jiang Du: Vehicle procession control through a traffic intersection. GM Global Technology Operations, March 10, 2015: US08977420 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling vehicle procession through an intersection includes monitoring movement of a first vehicle through the intersection, and synchronizing movement of a second vehicle following the first vehicle through the intersection to the first vehicle movement through the intersection.


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Wilfried Mehr, Ulrich Stählin, Stefan Lüke: Method and system for autonomous tracking of a following vehicle in the lane of a leading vehicle. Continental Teves & Co oHG, RatnerPrestia, November 17, 2015: US09189961 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and system for autonomous tracking of a following vehicle on the track of a leading vehicle. A lead message is received by the following vehicle and rejected by the following vehicle or confirmed with a follow message. After receipt of the follow message, a first element of coordination inf ...


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Mitsuhisa Shida: Row running control system and vehicle. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Oliff, March 24, 2015: US08989995 (2 worldwide citation)

A row running control system is a system that controls the running state of each vehicle by optimum control (LQ control) so that five vehicles, for example, run in a row. Acceleration instruction values for the succeeding four vehicles among the five vehicles are determined as values minimizing pred ...


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SANDBERG Tony: [fr] SYSTÈME DE SUPPORT ET PROCÉDÉ POUR FORMER DES TRAINS DE VÉHICULES, [en] SUPPORT SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FORMING VEHICLE TRAINS. SCANIA CV, FRENDH Eva, November 7, 2013: WO/2013/165297 (2 worldwide citation)

[en] The invention concerns a system for forming a platoon, which system comprises an identifying unit adapted so as to identify a first vehicle and a second vehicle for inclusion in a common platoon, determine vehicle parameters related to said identified vehicles and generate an identification sig ...


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Steven J Kolhouse, Carlos A Lana, Vivek A Sujan, Phani Vajapeyazula, J Stephen Wills, Thomas M Yonushonis: Apparatus and method for grouping vehicles for cooperative driving. CUMMINS, Foley & Lardner, January 24, 2017: US09551993 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes a logistics manager that includes a processor. The logistics manager is communicably coupled to at least one of a first wireless communication module onboard a first vehicle and a second wireless communication module onboard a second vehicle. The logistics manager is configured ...


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Taku Sakima, Yuusuke Matsumoto, Syunya Kumano, Naoki Kawasaki: Apparatus and computer program for controlling vehicle tracking target vehicle. DENSO CORPORATION, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 5, 2016: US09302673 (1 worldwide citation)

In an apparatus for controlling a vehicle to track another vehicle, a controller causes the controlled vehicle to track one of other vehicles as a target vehicle if one of the other vehicles meets a target-vehicle selecting condition. The target-vehicle selecting condition is required for selecting ...


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Kazuyoshi Isaji, Naohiko Tsuru: Vehicle-use speed control apparatus. Denso Corporation, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 10, 2015: US08954256 (1 worldwide citation)

The vehicle-use speed control apparatus sets a virtual preceding vehicle assumed to run at a target speed at a predetermined initial distance ahead of the own vehicle when the brake pedal is operated causing a relative speed between the actual vehicle speed and the target speed exceeds a predetermin ...


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MEHR Wilfried, STÄHLIN Ulrich, LÜKE Stefan: [fr] PROCÉDÉ ET SYSTÈME PERMETTANT DE FAIRE SUIVRE, DE MANIÈRE AUTONOME, UN VÉHICULE SUIVEUR SUR LA VOIE DUN VÉHICULE DE GUIDAGE, [en] METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTONOMOUS TRACKING OF A FOLLOWING VEHICLE ON THE TRACK OF A LEADING VEHICLE, [de] VERFAHREN UND SYSTEM ZUM AUTONOMEN NACHFÜHREN EINES FOLGEFAHRZEUGS AUF DER SPUR EINES LEITFAHRZEUGS. CONTINENTAL TEVES & CO OHG, November 21, 2013: WO/2013/171089 (1 worldwide citation)

[de] Die Erfindung betrifft ein Verfahren zum autonomen Nachführen eines Folgefahrzeugs auf der Spur eines Leitfahrzeugs, beiwelchem das Leitfahrzeug von einem Fahrer gesteuert wird und vom Leitfahrzeug mittels Fahrzeug-zu-X-Kommunikation eine Leitbotschaft gesendet wird, welche die Bereitschaft zum ...


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Mitsuhisa Shida: Follow-up run control device. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Oliff & Berridge, July 9, 2013: US08483928 (1 worldwide citation)

A follow-up run control device controlling a running state of a vehicle in a state where peripheral vehicles running before or behind the vehicle exist includes: deviation acquiring means for acquiring information regarding a deviation between a relative positional relation and a target relative pos ...


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METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OPERATING A VEHICLE. January 11, 2018: US20180011497-A1

A vehicle is operable in a first operating mode in which the vehicle travels autonomously inside the traffic lane based on a detection of lane markings of a traffic lane and in a second operating mode in which the vehicle autonomously follows a vehicle driving in front while ignoring lane markings, ...



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