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Title:
TRAVELING CONTROLLER FOR AUTOMOBILE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP3368779
Kind Code:
B2
Abstract:

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To perform follow-up traveling in a traffic jam even during a braking operation by making the braking amount of a driver equal to an automatic braking amount in a traffic jam automatic brake mode without changing to a brake mode if a brake is operated or if traffic jam follow-up means is set in the brake mode.
SOLUTION: When a driver turns ON a braking operation, a change is made to a driver brake mode 207 and, when the driver turns OFF the braking operation, then a change is made to a standby mode 202. However, only if the driver operates traffic jam follow-up setting means in the driver brake mode 207, a change is made to a traffic jam automatic brake mode 211, automatic brake equal in amount to that operated by the driver is applied and, even if the driver turns OFF the braking operation, the traffic jam automatic brake mode is maintained. Traffic jam traveling automatic control is continued during this period, a change is made to the traffic jam follow-up mode 210 depending on the state of the preceding vehicle and, if the driver turns ON a braking operation, a change is made to the driver brake mode.


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Inventors:
Kuragaki, Satoshi
Kuroda, Koji
Kayano, Mitsuo
Yoshikawa, Tokuji
Morisane, Hiroto
Takenaga, Hiroshi
Nakamura, Kozo
Takano, Kazuro
Application Number:
JP1996000335304
Publication Date:
January 20, 2003
Filing Date:
December 16, 1996
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
HITACHI LTD
International Classes:
B60W10/04; B60K31/00; B60T7/12; B60W10/06; B60W10/10; B60W10/11; B60W10/18; B60W10/184; B60W30/00; B60W30/16; F02D29/02; (IPC1-7): B60K31/00; B60K41/00; B60K41/20; B60T7/12; F02D29/02
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
作田 康夫