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Title:
VEHICLE CONTROL SYSTEM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/001054
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a vehicle control system (1) for controlling a vehicle (3) to facilitate parking a trailer (5) coupled to the vehicle (3). The vehicle control system includes a processor (33) configured to identify a target parking destination (PTAR) for the trailer (5). The current position of the trailer (5) is determined by the processor (33). A target route (R) is then modelled to guide the trailer (5) from its current position to the target parking destination (PTAR). The processor (33) is configured to output a vehicle control signal to control the vehicle (3) to guide the trailer (5) along the target route (R). The invention also relates to a method of controlling a vehicle (3) to facilitate reversing a trailer (5).

Inventors:
SINGH HARPREET (GB)
BRADLEY ANDREW (GB)
Application Number:
PCT/EP2014/064253
Publication Date:
April 23, 2015
Filing Date:
July 03, 2014
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
JAGUAR LAND ROVER LTD (GB)
International Classes:
B62D13/06; B62D15/02
Foreign References:
DE102006035021A12008-01-31
EP2011701A12009-01-07
US20070027581A12007-02-01
US20060111820A12006-05-25
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HOLMES, Matthew (Patents Department W/1/073Abbey Road,Whitley, Coventry Warwickshire CV3 4LF, GB)
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