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Title:
RUNNING CONTROL DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2005343259
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a running control device having at least a car lane maintaining function, capable of judging whether the car lane maintaining function is in the condition to allow starting the operation.

The running control device is equipped with a running path maintaining means to give a torque to a steering mechanism so that the vehicle runs in the specified position on the running path and a selecting means to select whether the control of the running path maintaining means should be executed, and judges whether the control of the running path maintaining means should be executed on the basis of the select condition by the selecting means and the condition of a cruise control means, and when either of the select condition by the selecting means and the condition of the cruise control means has varied, presents a display to show that the situation is such as to allow starting the control of the running path maintaining means if the condition is such that the control of the running path maintaining means may be executed.


Inventors:
Kawakami, Seiji
Niwa, Satoru
Iwasaki, Katsuhiko
Kataoka, Hiroaki
Rattapon, Chumsamutr
Application Number:
JP2004000163420
Publication Date:
December 15, 2005
Filing Date:
June 01, 2004
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP
International Classes:
B60R21/00; B60K31/00; B60K31/04; B60W10/00; B60W10/04; B60W10/20; B62D15/02; G08G1/16; (IPC1-7): B60K31/00; B60K41/00; B60R21/00; G08G1/16