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Method for transmitting a function command between a motor vehicle and a device outside the vehicle, and interface apparatus and system

A function command is transmitted between a motor vehicle and a device outside the vehicle, in which the function command is transmitted via an interface apparatus which is outside the vehicle and provides a communication connection between the motor vehicle and the device. The interface apparatus provides an interface which is used to provide a plurality of valid function commands. ... Audi Ag

Insulation monitor

The presented invention relates to a method for monitoring an insulation state of a first high-voltage network and an insulation state of at least one further high-voltage network of a vehicle, wherein a single insulation monitor is connected to the first high-voltage network and to the at least one further high-voltage network, and wherein, by means of the insulation monitor, a first insulation measurement, initially, is carried out, in a periodically repeated sequence, on the first high-voltage network, and, then, a further insulation measurement is carried out in each case on the at least one further high-voltage network.. . ... Audi Ag

Prediction of a voltage dip in a motor vehicle

An embodiment relates to a method for predicting a voltage dip in a vehicle electrical system before a planned start of a load in a motor vehicle. The embodiment operates to ascertain a value of supply current expected to be required after the start of the load. ... Audi Ag

Method for operating a multi-axle drive train for a motor vehicle and corresponding multi-axle drive train

A device and a method for operating a multi-axle drive train for a vehicle. A first axle is operatively connected permanently and a second axle is operatively connected at least intermittently via a clutch to a drive device. ... Audi Ag

Method for operating a start-stop system and a motor vehicle

This disclosure relates to a method for operating a start-stop system of a motor vehicle. The method include cutting off a drive motor when the speed of the motor vehicle falls below a speed threshold. ... Audi Ag

Control device update in a motor vehicle

A method is disclosed for adjusting a configuration data set in a control device of a motor vehicle. The configuration data set is to be installed reliably in the control device. ... Audi Ag

Motor vehicle communication network with switch device

At a first port of a switch device of a motor vehicle, a device identifier of a device of the motor vehicle is received. An authenticity test on the basis of the device identifier is performed. ... Audi Ag

Motor vehicle having a plurality of antennas and at least one communication device

At least one communication service for transmitting and/or receiving information associated with the communication service utilizes at least one of several antennas in a motor vehicle. An antenna circuit, associated with each of the antennas, converts an analog signal received by the antenna into digital received data associated with that antenna circuit and/or converts digital transmission data associated with that antenna circuit into an analog transmission signal which is supplied to the associated antenna. ... Audi Ag

Motor vehicle with at least one radar unit

A respective sensing region of at least one radar unit is oriented into a passenger compartment of the motor vehicle and a control device is configured to sense a position of a body part of a person and/or a movement of the body part in the passenger compartment on the basis of the reflection respectively received by the at least one radar unit, thus providing non-contact detection of the body part of the person in the motor vehicle. As viewed from the passenger compartment, the at least one radar unit can be arranged behind a display surface of a display device or alongside the display surface of the display device.. ... Audi Ag

Method for operating a drive device and corresponding drive device

A method for operating a drive device includes heating a hot air stream with a heating device integrated in a cylinder head of an internal combustion engine of the drive device, wherein the internal combustion engine is connected with an exhaust gas system; mixing the hot air stream upstream of a catalytic converter with a cold fresh air stream for adjusting a defined temperature of the hot air stream; and supplying the hot air stream having the adjusted defined temperature to the catalytic converter in at least one operating state of the internal combustion engine so as to heat the catalytic converter.. . ... Audi Ag

Wheel bearing arrangement for a motor vehicle

A wheel bearing arrangement for a motor vehicle with a wheel hub and a wheel bearing for the rotatable bearing of the wheel hub at a wheel mount. The wheel bearing has an outer ring and an inner ring, which is rotatable with respect to the outer ring around an axis of rotation and is connected to the wheel hub. ... Audi Ag

Drive device for an all-wheel-drive motor vehicle

A drive device for an all-wheel drive, two-track motor vehicle, in the drive train of which a first motor vehicle axle and, via a center clutch, a second motor vehicle axle are driven permanently by a drive assembly in driving operation. In the closed state of the center clutch, the second vehicle axle is engaged with the drive train, and, in the open state of the clutch, the second vehicle axle is decoupled from the drive train. ... Audi Ag

Drive device for a motor vehicle

A drive device for a motor vehicle, having a first drive assembly, a second drive assembly that can be coupled to the first drive assembly with a fixed transmission ratio by an intermediate clutch, as well as a driven shaft that can be coupled to the first drive assembly and to the second drive assembly. Here, the first drive assembly is directly coupled or can be coupled to a third drive assembly, and that the driven shaft can be coupled to the second drive assembly, on the one hand, by way of a first shift clutch and a first transmission stage, and, on the other hand, by way of a second shift clutch, which is coupled to the second drive assembly parallel to the first shift clutch, and a second transmission stage.. ... Audi Ag

Drive device for a motor vehicle and motor vehicle having at least one drive device

A drive device for a motor vehicle, having a first drive assembly, a second drive assembly, and a wheel axle having a first axle member and a second axle member. The axle members are arranged in the lengthwise direction relative to an axis of rotation of the first axle member and/or the second axle member, at least partially, on sides of the first drive assembly and the second drive assembly lying opposite to one another, and wherein the first axle member is coupled to the first drive assembly and the second axle member is coupled to the second drive assembly in order to transmit torque.. ... Audi Ag

09/06/18 / #20180250599

Motor vehicle simulation system for simulating a virtual environment with a virtual motor vehicle and method for simulating a virtual environment

A virtual environment simulation system produces images of a virtual environment that are displayed by a head-mountable display device. A physical operating element enables a user to operate the motor vehicle simulation system which is designed to present a virtual operating element in the images of the virtual environment from a perspective emanating from a virtual site. ... Audi Ag

08/23/18 / #20180241810

Method for operating a motor vehicle and motor vehicle

A method is disclosed for operating a motor vehicle having a computing device providing computing power, a communication device for communicating with a vehicle-external cloud provided with a server device, and a control device, wherein the control device performs an availability check indicating the existence of free computing power available from the motor vehicle for executing a computing task provided by a currently-reachable cloud as determined by the motor vehicle's communication device. From within a list of currently-reachable clouds, a target cloud to which the motor vehicle's computing power must be provided is selected either manually by user input or at least partially automatically based on availability parameters. ... Audi Ag

08/23/18 / #20180241284

System comprising at least two electric machines

An electric machine, which includes a rotor rotatable about a shaft and a stator. The stator is provided with a stator metal plate whose outer wall is locally limited and flattened in at least one location and otherwise is formed with a round shape.. ... Audi Ag

08/23/18 / #20180241103

Energy storage device and motor vehicle

An energy storage device comprising at least one storage element with an associated cooling plate, with which the storage element is in thermal contact, as well as at least one channel component, which is fastened on the opposite-lying side of the cooling plate for the formation of at least one cooling channel through which a coolant can flow, wherein the cooling channel is at least as wide as and at least as long as the contact surface between the storage element and the cooling plate, wherein the cooling channel lies opposite the contact surface and covers it completely.. . ... Audi Ag

08/23/18 / #20180241094

Battery for a motor vehicle and motor vehicle

A battery for a motor vehicle with a plurality of battery cells, wherein the respective battery cell include a battery cell housing, in which a galvanic element is accommodated. Via two electrical connection terminals, the battery cell is electrically connected to at least one further battery cell of the battery. ... Audi Ag

08/23/18 / #20180237062

Method for teaching permissible steering angles in a steering device of a motor vehicle

A method for teaching permissible steering angles in a steering device of a motor vehicle. A mechanical or software-side stops that limit the steering angle are present or are temporarily applied at the motor vehicle. ... Audi Ag

08/23/18 / #20180236880

Charging device for inductively charging an electrical energy store of a motor vehicle and method for operating a charging device

A charging device for inductively charging an electrical energy store of a motor vehicle, having a primary coil, which is designed for inducing a voltage in a secondary coil of the motor vehicle for charging the electrical energy store, and having a lifting mechanism which is designed to move the primary coil between a stowage position and a charging position. A power electronics of the charging device is coupled in heat-conducting manner to the lifting mechanism.. ... Audi Ag

08/16/18 / #20180233764

Variably segmented fuel cell stack, and fuel cell system and vehicle comprising same

. . The invention relates to a fuel cell stack having at least two segments of individual fuel cells arranged in parallel in terms of fluid, said segments being arranged in series relative to one another in terms of fluid. It is provided that the fuel cell stack is set up to vary the number of individual fuel cells in at least one segment.. ... Audi Ag

08/16/18 / #20180233757

Fuel cell stack having an internal particle retention function and vehicle having such a fuel cell stack

The invention relates to a fuel cell stack, a fuel cell system, and a vehicle having such a fuel cell system. The fuel cell stack comprises a stack of membrane electrode assemblies and bipolar plates arranged in alternation between two end plates and comprises main supply channels for supplying and discharging operating media for the fuel cell stack which main supply channels extend through the stack in the stacking direction of the stack. ... Audi Ag

08/16/18 / #20180229699

Method for estimating coefficient of friction of a hydraulic brake system

A system and a method for estimating the coefficient of friction of a hydraulic brake system with axle-individual pressure buildup of a motor vehicle. In addition, a system and to a method for setting the target braking torque of a hydraulic braking system with axle-individual buildup of a motor vehicle in order to obtain a desired actual braking torque.. ... Audi Ag

08/16/18 / #20180229672

Method for operating driver assistance systems in a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle

An embodiment relates to a method for operating driver assistance systems in a motor vehicle. The embodiment operates by evaluating, using a first function of a first driver assistance system, a feature data structure of a central environment model used by the driver assistance systems. ... Audi Ag

08/16/18 / #20180229604

Drive device for a motor vehicle and method for operating a drive device

A drive device for a motor vehicle, with a first drive assembly, a second drive assembly, and an auxiliary drive having at least one auxiliary assembly. The auxiliary drive being coupled to or can be coupled to, respectively, the first drive assembly and the second drive assembly via an epicyclic gear transmission. ... Audi Ag

08/09/18 / #20180226966

Circuit arrangement for an electronic device

. . A circuit arrangement for an electronic device having at least two semiconductor elements of the same type connected in parallel with each other. At least one first semiconductor element has a first characteristic and at least one second semiconductor element has a second characteristic. ... Audi Ag

08/09/18 / #20180222479

Method for selecting an evaluation object for a function in a motor vehicle

A method is provided for selecting, by a driver, a road user, the road user being an evaluation object of a function of a driver assistance system of a motor vehicle, using at least one display device which displays the road user. After a first operating action is carried out, a search function is activated in which at least a subset of the shown road users is individually marked on the display device in a sequence containing all road users. ... Audi Ag

08/09/18 / #20180222478

Method for assisting a driver in time-efficiently performing a journey with a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle

A method is provided for assisting a driver in carrying out a time-efficient trip with a motor vehicle. The method includes outputting an acceleration request to the driver when at least one event criterion occurs, where the one event criterion includes the motor vehicle operating more slowly than a time-efficient target speed assigned to the current position of the motor vehicle.. ... Audi Ag

08/09/18 / #20180222467

Method for predicting the consumption of a motor vehicle, motor vehicle and computer program

A method for calculating in advance the consumption of a motor vehicle provided with at least one drive motor in a drivetrain, wherein the power levels of differentiated predicted energies describing the predicted operation of the motor vehicle, which are required to complete a route that is known in advance and include input data obtained from the route data, are determined, wherein the predicted energies are assigned in dependence on the associated power levels and at least one used operating strategy proportionally to the different efficiency models of the drive train, and while using the efficiency model from the predicted energy components associated with the efficiency model, the energy used from an associated energy storage device is determined as consumption or as a variable determining consumption.. . ... Audi Ag

08/09/18 / #20180222442

Method for operating a motor vehicle, and system for operating a motor vehicle

The invention relates to a method for operating a motor vehicle. A vehicle-external server device generates a vehicle function list that specifies which vehicle-internal functions of the motor vehicle have a use authorization and which vehicle-internal functions of the motor vehicle do not have a use authorization. ... Audi Ag

08/09/18 / #20180222271

Active chassis for a two-track vehicle

An active chassis for a two-track vehicle provided with a wheel suspension. A wheel carrier carrying a vehicle wheel is connected via connecting rod to the vehicle structure. ... Audi Ag

08/02/18 / #20180219443

Rotor for an electrical machine, electrical machine, in particular an asynchronous machine for a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle

A rotor for an electrical machine with one or a plurality of cooling ducts through which a cooling agent can flow. One end face of the rotor there is provided an annular space, bounded axially inwardly and radially outwardly and joined communicating with the cooling duct or ducts. ... Audi Ag

08/02/18 / #20180217627

Adjustable pedal for a motor vehicle

An adjustable pedal for a motor vehicle. A pedal arm is mounted at a bearing block so as to be able to pivot around a pedal axis and which has an articulation point for coupling to a device that is to be actuated by the pedal. ... Audi Ag

08/02/18 / #20180215254

Charging connector device for a motor vehicle

A charging connector device for a motor vehicle. A connector socket, which is arranged in a depression, with a pivotable cover, which can be detachably connected to said connector socket, as well as a pivotable cover flap, which closes the depression reversibly. ... Audi Ag

07/26/18 / #20180212258

Fuel cell and fuel cell stack

The invention relates to a fuel cell stack (1), comprising:—bipolar plates (10), each having an active region (13a), wherein a surface of the bipolar plate is formed non-profiled at least in the active region (13a),—a membrane electrode assembly (20), arranged between two bipolar plates (10), and—a gas distribution layer (30) arranged between the membrane electrode assembly (20) and at least one of the bipolar plates (10), wherein the gas distribution layer (30) comprises a porous flow body (31). It is provided that the gas distribution layer (30) includes recesses (32) in the active region (13a).. ... Audi Ag

07/26/18 / #20180210482

Adjustable pedal for a motor vehicle

An adjustable pedal for a motor vehicle, including a pedal arm rotatably mounted on a bearing block, a pedal base body adjustably mounted relative to the pedal arm, as well as a pedal plate provided with an actuation surface arranged on the lower end of the pedal base body. The pedal base body is rotatably mounted on the pedal arm in such a way that an adjustment causes an arcuate movement of the pedal base body and of the pedal plate arranged therein. ... Audi Ag

07/26/18 / #20180209514

Method for operating a multispeed transmission in a motor vehicle

A method for operating a multispeed transmission in a motor vehicle, provided with planetary gearings which can be switched with four switching elements to different gear ratios, and which can be connected by input elements and output elements to a driven input shaft and to an output shaft. The reaction elements can be coupled or locked with a brake, wherein the four planetary gearings can be switched by two brakes and by three shifting clutches to eight forward gear ratios. ... Audi Ag

07/26/18 / #20180208181

Method for operating a drive device for a motor vehicle and corresponding drive device

A method for operating a drive device for a motor vehicle, which has an internal combustion engine and an electric motor. A drive shaft of the internal combustion engine can be coupled to a motor shaft of the electric motor by a shift clutch. ... Audi Ag

07/26/18 / #20180208180

Method for operating a drive device for a motor vehicle and corresponding drive device

A method for operating a drive device for a motor vehicle including an internal combustion engine and an electrical machine. A drive shaft of the internal combustion engine can be coupled to a machine shaft of the electrical machine by a shift clutch. ... Audi Ag

07/26/18 / #20180208078

Method for operating a motor vehicle

A method for operating a motor vehicle, which is equipped with a plurality of wheels and with a plurality of electric machines. Each electric machine can be coupled to at least one wheel and be operated in a plurality of operating modes. ... Audi Ag

07/26/18 / #20180208045

Method for operating a drive device for a motor vehicle and corresponding drive device

A method for operating a drive device for a motor vehicle, which has an internal combustion engine, an electric motor, and a gearshift transmission. A drive shaft of the internal combustion engine can be coupled by a shift clutch to a motor shaft of the electric motor and the motor shaft is coupled to a transmission input shaft of the gearshift transmission. ... Audi Ag

07/19/18 / #20180203517

Method and operator control system for operating at least one function in a vehicle

A display generator, after activation of a display area assigned to at least one function in the interior of a vehicle, holographically displays virtual operator control elements assigned to the at least one function in the display area assigned to the at least one function in the interior of the vehicle. A detection and sensing device detects and senses gestures by a vehicle occupant which are to be interpreted as operator control inputs upon the virtual operator control elements being actuated in a manner desired by the vehicle occupant. ... Audi Ag

07/19/18 / #20180201322

Subframe for a motor vehicle

A subframe for a motor vehicle is provided with at least two structural elements extending in the longitudinal direction of the motor vehicle, and with at least one structural element extending in the transverse direction of the motor vehicle, a plurality of first bearing elements for connecting the subframe to a chassis of the motor vehicle, and at least two second bearing elements for connecting an assembly to the subframe. At least one of the first bearing elements and at least one of the second bearing elements are arranged at a common bearing console, which is attached to the at least one structural element extending in the transverse direction of the motor vehicle.. ... Audi Ag

07/19/18 / #20180201309

Method for detecting a control situation of a vehicle with an automatic control system

A method for detecting a control situation of a vehicle comprising an automatic control system. A steering torque curve applied to the steering of the vehicle is subdivided into sections in which the steering torque curve steadily rises or falls, and an angular acceleration caused by a driver and detected by a first steering angle sensor at the beginning of the respective section by a first part of the steering rod as a first angular acceleration is compared to a second angular acceleration detected by a second steering angle sensor at the beginning of a respective section caused by an automatic control system with a toothed rack connected to the steering rod or a second part of the steering rod. ... Audi Ag

07/19/18 / #20180201130

Method for careful operation of an actuator for a force controller of an accelerator pedal

A method for the operation of at least one actuator for a force controller of a device, for which a user of the device is provided with a haptic feedback message about at least one operating state of the device by a force, which is predetermined in its strength and acts by way of at least one actuator on the force controller, when the force controller is brought by the user to at least one predetermined point on a track of movement of the force controller. The at least one actuator is controlled in such a way that the strength of the force acting by way of the at least one actuator on the force controller is reduced after another predetermined period of time.. ... Audi Ag

07/12/18 / #20180195552

Wheel bearing for a motor vehicle

. . A wheel bearing for a motor vehicle is provided with an outer ring, an inner ring arranged at least partially inside the outer ring, and with a longitudinal axis extending in the axial direction of the outer ring and of the inner ring from a vehicle inner side to a vehicle outer side. The inner ring is provided with a flange section on its end facing the vehicle inner side having a first section at the point that is farthest from axial center of the outer ring, and with a second section which forms a contact surface for attaching a brake disk. ... Audi Ag

07/12/18 / #20180194368

Method and control device for controlling an active accelerator

A method for controlling a device, in which a control command for controlling the device is produced via a force controller that is actuated by a user. A control unit of the device controls at least one actuator in such a way that the at least one actuator provides the user, at a predetermined path point of the force controller, with a feedback message about at least one state of the device at the force controller. ... Audi Ag

07/12/18 / #20180194343

Method for automatically parking a vehicle and associated control device

Method for automatically parking a vehicle in a parking area having a multiplicity of parking spaces, comprising the following steps:—allocating a specific parking space for the motor vehicle by means of the control device;—automatic driving, or driving under the control of the control device, of the vehicle to the specific parking space; characterized by the following steps:—making available at least one item of environmental information for the control device;—evaluating the parking spaces on the basis of the at least one item of environmental information; and—if appropriate, re-parking a vehicle located in a parking space which is evaluated as being less than optimum to a parking space which is evaluated as being optimum by the control device.. . ... Audi Ag

07/12/18 / #20180194229

Motor vehicle operating device with haptic feedback

An actuating element, actuator device, and a control device are included in an operating device for a motor vehicle. The actuating element detects a user actuation and is movably mounted. ... Audi Ag

07/12/18 / #20180194183

Wheel suspension for a vehicle axle

A wheel suspension for a vehicle axle, in particular a front axle, of a two-track vehicle, having a wheel carrier carrying a vehicle wheel, this carrier being linked via a link assembly to a vehicle body, which link assembly has at least two links that are linked to the wheel carrier at bearing points on the side of the wheel carrier and to the vehicle body at bearing points on the body side. In the event of a head-on collision, in particular with a small lateral overlap, the vehicle wheel can be shifted rearwards in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle, and specifically with a pivoting movement of the crash-facing first link and with deformation of the crash-remote second link.. ... Audi Ag

07/05/18 / #20180189045

Motor vehicle control unit with power saving mode for a parking phase

The invention relates to a method for operating a control device of a motor vehicle during a park phase, wherein in the method a transmitted ignition-off signal for initiating the park phase is received in the motor vehicle by the control unit and at least one electronic component of the control unit is switched off. The object of the invention is to carry out an update of the operating software of a control unit without an interruption of the operation of the control unit that is disruptive for the user of the motor vehicle. ... Audi Ag

07/05/18 / #20180186304

Motor-vehicle operating device having a resiliently mounted actuating element and operating haptics

A housing, an actuating element, and a spring element are included in an operating device for a motor vehicle. The housing fastens the operating device. ... Audi Ag

07/05/18 / #20180186232

Active differential and motor vehicle

An active differential for the controlled distribution of a drive torque generated by a drive motor to two drive shafts includes a planetary gear train configured to couple the two drive shafts to a drive shaft of the drive motor, and a distributor motor including a distributor shaft. The distributor motor produces a torque, with a distribution of a drive torque to the two drive shafts being dependant on the torque produced by the distributor motor. ... Audi Ag

07/05/18 / #20180186210

Method for efficiently transmitting a road-surface contour profile

A method for transmitting information between a motor vehicle and a vehicle-external server. A contour profile of a road to be traveled along by the vehicle, which is stored on the server, is retrieved by the vehicle via a vehicle-server interface. ... Audi Ag

06/28/18 / #20180183075

Separator plate, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell

The invention relates to a separator plate, a membrane electrode assembly and a fuel cell stack, which are designed for higher voltages. It is provided that in the active region at least one of the cell components contains at least one insulating element which permanently enables different electrical potentials in a cell plane (orthogonal to the stacking direction).. ... Audi Ag

06/28/18 / #20180179919

Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine with at least one camshaft and a bearing block for rotationally bearing the camshaft about a rotational axis, an axial bearing element being provided for axially bearing the camshaft, the element engaging with an axial bearing groove of the bearing block. The axial bearing element has a support body resting on an outer peripheral surface of the camshaft, and a retaining projection protruding from the support body, the projection engaging with a retaining recess passing through the outer peripheral surface, so that the axial bearing element is rotationally fixedly to the camshaft, the support body engaging with the peripheral axial bearing groove of the bearing block in the peripheral direction with respect to the rotational axis.. ... Audi Ag

06/21/18 / #20180176735

Method and system for locating a mobile device

The invention relates to a method for locating a mobile device in a surrounding area, wherein the device has multiple sensors for detecting the area surrounding the device using different locating methods, wherein a reference map is provided for the surrounding area, said reference map comprising multiple positions within the surrounding area, wherein at least one locating method which is to be carried out using at least one sensor in order to detect the surrounding area is recommended for at least one position within the surrounding area, wherein the at least one locating method recommended according to the reference map and to be carried out using at least one sensor is used for a current position of the mobile device in order to locate the device.. . ... Audi Ag

06/21/18 / #20180175563

Charging connection for a motor vehicle

A charging connection for a motor vehicle for connecting the motor vehicle to a connection element of a motor vehicle-side charging device in order to charge a motor vehicle-side energy storage device by the charging device. The charging device is provided with at least one current line for a current contact which is connected to the charging current, and with at least one signal line for communication between the motor vehicle and the signal contact connected to the charging device. ... Audi Ag

06/21/18 / #20180173316

Method for operating an operator control device and operator control device for a motor vehicle

An operating gesture of a user and at least one spatial position in which the operating gesture is performed are sensed without contact by a sensing apparatus of an operating device of a motor vehicle. Then a function of the motor vehicle is controlled according to the operating gesture if it was sensed that the at least one spatial position lies within a predetermined interaction space. ... Audi Ag

06/21/18 / #20180172156

Method and device for gear shift assistance

A gear selection recommendation can be displayed in a vehicle having a transmission to be actuated manually. The gear selection recommendation can be calculated based on a present deceleration setpoint value to be ascertained by a control unit. ... Audi Ag

06/21/18 / #20180172079

Torque transmission device

A torque transmission device includes a shaft which has shaft teeth around its outer circumference, a hub which has hub teeth on an inner circumference, wherein the hub is arranged on the shaft in such a way that the shaft teeth and the hub teeth mesh with one another in order to transmit torque. The torque transmission device furthermore includes at least one spring element which passes entirely through the hub and is supported on the shaft and the hub and exerts a spring force on the hub and the shaft, wherein at least a component of the spring force is directed in such a way that around the entire circumference of the shaft and hub adjacent flanks of the shaft teeth and the hub teeth are pushed together.. ... Audi Ag

06/21/18 / #20180170173

Method and computer for controlling the pressure inside a motor vehicle fuel tank

Disclosed is a method for controlling the pressure inside a fuel tank of a motor vehicle, the motor vehicle including a fuel vapor vent circuit connecting the tank to a fuel vapor canister, the vent circuit including an isolation valve for isolating the tank and a rollover valve. The pressure control method includes steps of: determining an activation duration required for the isolation valve to transition from a closed state to a fully open state, referred to as the “full opening duration”, when a predefined rollover valve closure risk criterion is satisfied: controlling the isolation valve in repeated activations of respective durations that are shorter than the full opening duration.. ... Audi Ag

06/14/18 / #20180167991

Method and apparatus for transmitting signals with transmitting activity detection

Signals are transmitted from and to a plurality of terminals. The apparatus has a plurality of signal connections and at least two antenna connections. ... Audi Ag

06/14/18 / #20180166969

Rectifier device for a motor vehicle and motor vehicle

A rectifier device for a motor vehicle. Including a switching unit, which is connected to an intermediate circuit of the rectifier device and which can be operated with a predetermined switching frequency and provided with a plurality of filter elements connected in an intermediate circuit. ... Audi Ag

06/14/18 / #20180165890

Geographically locating malfunction sources for motor vehicles

The invention relates to a method for geographically localizing triggers for malfunctions in a motor vehicle, wherein the malfunction of the motor vehicle is detected and an error entry describing the malfunction in an error memory of the motor vehicle is generated, and a geo-position (xy) of the motor vehicle is detected and stored by a localization device of the motor vehicle pp(1). Subsequently, during an error diagnosis of the motor vehicle, the error entry from the error memory of the motor vehicle is read out by an analysis device located outside the motor vehicle and a trigger class (14) describing a trigger of the malfunction is received for the error entry. ... Audi Ag

06/14/18 / #20180165649

System and method for control of transport processes

Disclosed are embodiments for systems and methods for controlling transport processes. Certain embodiments synchronize, for a given number of transport processes, which have to be executed within a predetermined time window, time windows of availability of vehicles and availability of drivers, in order to optimize the execution of the transport processes.. ... Audi Ag

06/14/18 / #20180162215

Final drive for a motor vehicle and final drive device

A final drive for a motor vehicle. A drive assembly having a drive shaft, the drive shaft is coupled via a gear stage to an output shaft of the final drive. ... Audi Ag

06/07/18 / #20180160572

Charging device for inductively charging an electrical energy store of a motor vehicle and method for operating a charging device

A charging device for inductively charging an electrical energy store of a motor vehicle, having a primary coil, which is designed for inducing a voltage in a secondary coil of the motor vehicle for charging the electrical energy store; and having a lifting mechanism, which is designed for moving the primary coil between a stowage position and a charging position. The charging device has a fan unit, which is arranged in such a way that an air flow that can be produced by the fan unit flow around a power electronics of the charging device, and subsequently flows to the lifting mechanism.. ... Audi Ag

06/07/18 / #20180159360

Method for operating a charging device, charging device and motor vehicle

A method for operating a charging device for a battery of a motor vehicle. The charging device converts electric power obtained from a motor vehicle-external, three-phase energy system supplying other consumers in an infrastructure unit, in particular a house, by a converter device into an electric current that is suitable for charging the battery, and supplies electric energy of the battery by the converter device into the energy system. ... Audi Ag

06/07/18 / #20180159187

Vehicle electrical system for a motor vehicle and motor vehicle

A vehicle electrical system for a motor vehicle. An electrical energy store and at least one component of the vehicle electrical system, this component being connected to the energy store by at least one connection providing at least one electrical line connection to the energy store. ... Audi Ag

06/07/18 / #20180159164

Polar plate for a fuel cell and fuel cell stack

The invention relates to a polar plate for a fuel cell, comprising at least one single plate with two opposing main sides, wherein the single plate has, on at least one of its main sides: elevations and free spaces arranged therebetween, which form a flow structure for an operating medium of the fuel cell; and spring projections which are arranged on the elevations and are designed to yield in case of a force effect taking place orthogonally to the main sides. Furthermore, the invention relates to a fuel cell stack with a polar plate according to the invention.. ... Audi Ag

06/07/18 / #20180159140

Polar plate assembly for a fuel cell and an individual cell

The invention relates to a polar plate assembly for a fuel cell, comprising: a polar plate which comprises, on at least one of its flat sides, elevations and free spaces arranged between them, which form a flow structure for a reactant; and a supporting structure designed to prevent or at least reduce an intrusion by a gas diffusion layer adjacent to the supporting structure and/or a membrane electrode assembly into the free spaces of the flow structure. It is provided that the polar plate assembly is designed such that the polar plate protrudes into the supporting structure. ... Audi Ag

06/07/18 / #20180156611

Method for detecting a slope of a road

A method for detecting a slope of a road on which a vehicle is traveling in at least one spatial direction. The vehicle has a body and a chassis with a plurality of wheels. ... Audi Ag

06/07/18 / #20180156278

Wheel bearing assembly for a motor vehicle

A wheel bearing assembly for a motor vehicle. A roller bearing arranged in a wheel carrier, by which a wheel hub is rotatably mounted with respect to the wheel carrier. ... Audi Ag

05/31/18 / #20180151072

Method for determining position data for use during the operation of a vehicle system of a motor vehicle, and position-data determining and distributing system

A method for determining positional data for use in the operation of a vehicle system (3) of a motor vehicle (2), wherein image data of at least one surveillance camera (9, 10, 11) recording at least a portion of the surroundings of the motor vehicle (2) and/or the motor vehicle (2), provided externally to the motor vehicle (2) for determining the positional data of at least one recorded object (13) are evaluated and made at least partially available to the vehicle system (3).. . ... Audi Ag

05/31/18 / #20180150141

Operating system and method for operating an operating system for a motor vehicle

A sensing device sensing at least one body part of a user when the body part is arranged in a sensing region of the sensing device is included in an operator control system that also includes a control device controlling a signal apparatus of the operator control system. The sensing device checks whether the body part sensed in the sensing region is in an operator control space that forms a sub-region of the sensing region. ... Audi Ag

05/31/18 / #20180150136

Motor vehicle operator control device with touchscreen operation

A user interface for a motor vehicle is displayed on a touchscreen which detects at least one wiping movement. The user interface is generated by a control device controlling a vehicle device as a function of the at least one wiping movement. ... Audi Ag

05/31/18 / #20180147938

Drive device for a motor vehicle and motor vehicle

A drive apparatus for a motor vehicle, including a first motor drive device with at least one rotatable drive element and at least one other motor drive device with at least one rotatable drive element, at least one drive device that can be coupled to at least one drive axle on the vehicle side, with at least one rotatable drive element, at least one first motor drive device and with at least one other motor drive device and a gear device with at least one rotatable element that is or can be coupled to the drive device.. . ... Audi Ag

05/31/18 / #20180147932

Wheel suspension for a wheel of an axle of a motor vehicle

A wheel suspension for a wheel of an axle of a motor vehicle. A wheel hub, which is rotatably mounted in a wheel carrier, can be driven by an electric drive engine. ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180145564

Electric machine

An electric machine provided with a stator and with a rotor arranged on a coolable shaft which is rotatably mounted with respect to the stator. The rotor is connected to the shaft by a thermosiphon device which is non-rotatably connected to the rotor and arranged on the front side of the rotor.. ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180145562

Electric machine

An electric machine, with a stator and a rotor. The rotor is provided with a sheet metal packet fixed to the rotor shaft of the electric machine having sheet metal plates stacked in the axial direction of the rotor. ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180145557

Friction-optimized electric drive system

A drive system for a motor vehicle with two electric machines, which is provided with a special bearing arrangement of the rotors of the electric machines. The motor vehicle is equipped with such a drive system.. ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180145366

Pressing device for pressing a fuel cell stack and fuel cell device with pressing device

The invention relates to a fuel cell device with a pressing device (3) for pressing a fuel cell stack of the fuel cell device, as well as a pressing device (3) for pressing the fuel cell stack. In order to be able to press the fuel cell stack as needed, the invention provides that the pressing device (3) have a pretensioning unit (9a) with an adjusting element (12) and a supporting element (13), wherein contact surfaces (15, 16) of the adjusting element (12) and of the supporting element (13) extend obliquely to the pressing direction (p).. ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180144624

Charging station for motor vehicles and method for operating a charging station

A charging station for motor vehicles, including a primary coil for inductive transmission of energy to a battery of a motor vehicle and a metal detector. The metal detector is designed to detect a motor vehicle arranged above a charging station surface of the charging station. ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180143065

Method for calibrating a display of a filling level

A method for adaptive calibration of a fuel level indicator of a filling level of a liquid in a tank accompanying operations. A filling level of the liquid is detected with a sensor arrangement. ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180142512

Locking apparatus for covering and releasing a charging interface of a motor vehicle and motor vehicle

A locking apparatus for covering and releasing a charging interface of a motor vehicle. The locking apparatus comprises a cover element, which is pivotable relative to the charging interface and which can be displaced between a closed position and an open position. ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180141537

Engine control of motor vehicles with a plurality of e-machines

A method for operating a drive system of a motor vehicle which is equipped with at least two e-machines, the drive system, as well as to a motor vehicle provided with the drive system.. . ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180141531

Brake system for a motor vehicle

A brake system for a motor vehicle. A braking pressure source and at least one wheel brake, which can be impinged by brake pressure provided by the brake pressure source. ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180141529

Brake system for a motor vehicle and method for operating a brake system

A brake system for a motor vehicle, having a brake pressure source and at least one first wheel brake and at least one second wheel brake, which can be acted on with a brake pressure supplied by the brake pressure source. The first wheel brake is fluidically connected at a first inlet valve and at a first outlet valve, which is fluidically parallel to the first inlet valve, and at a first separating valve via the first inlet valve, and the second wheel brake is fluidically connected at a second inlet valve and at a second outlet valve, which is fluidically parallel to the second inlet valve, and at a second separating valve via the second inlet valve.. ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180141448

Coupling device for producing and separating an energy-transferring plug-in connection and energy input system having such a coupling device

A coupling device for producing and separating an energy-transferring plug-in connection, having a plug that can be shifted along a plug-in direction for insertion into a corresponding plug receptacle, and having a drive device, which is operatively connected to the plug for the shifting thereof. In a decoupled state of the coupling device, the plug can be arranged in a position of rest at a tilt with respect to the plug-in direction.. ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180141446

Method for operating a motor vehicle and motor vehicle

A method for operating a motor vehicle. At least one electric engine designed for driving the motor vehicle is used to recuperate electric energy. ... Audi Ag

05/24/18 / #20180141375

Wheel hub arrangement for a motor vehicle

A wheel hub arrangement for a motor vehicle, provided with a hub which is rotatably mounted by a wheel bearing for the attachment of a wheel. A shaft, which is formed separately from the wheel hub, is non-rotatably coupled to the wheel hub. ... Audi Ag

05/17/18 / #20180138948

Method for electrically charging an energy storage unit of a motor vehicle, mobile operating unit and energy supply facility

A method for electrically charging an energy storage unit of a motor vehicle at a stationary energy supply facility. The following steps will be conducted for carrying out a payment process to pay for the electrical energy used for charging: creating a wireless communication link between a mobile operating unit and the energy supply facility; transmitting a payment request to the operating unit via the communication link and displaying the payment request on an image screen of the operating unit; detecting an identification feature by an input device for identifying a user through the operating unit and verifying successful identification by comparing the identification feature to a stored identification record; and upon successful identification, transmitting payment data to the energy supply facility via the communication link through the operating unit.. ... Audi Ag

05/17/18 / #20180136716

Method for operating a virtual reality system, and virtual reality system

A position and a head alignment of a person who is wearing virtual reality glasses is detected by a detection device within a detection area of the detection device. A virtual object arranged in a virtual environment is displayed using virtual reality glasses, from a virtual perspective set in accordance with the detected position and head alignment. ... Audi Ag

05/17/18 / #20180134232

Display apparatus for a motor vehicle, method for operating a display apparatus, and motor vehicle having a display apparatus

A flexible display device, providing an instrument cluster for a motor vehicle, is repositioned by a repositioning device from a stowed position into a use position by bending the display device.. . ... Audi Ag

05/17/18 / #20180134164

Charging device for inductively charging an electrical energy store of a motor vehicle and method for operating a charging device

A charging device for inductively charging an electrical energy store of a motor vehicle that is provided with a primary coil which is designed to induce a voltage in a secondary coil of the motor vehicle in order to charge the electrical energy store, and with a lifting mechanism, which is designed to move the primary coil between a stored position and a charging position. The charging device is provided with at least one heating conductor, in particular a heating wire, which is arranged on the lifting mechanism and which can be controlled by a control device of the charging device. ... Audi Ag

05/17/18 / #20180134158

Method for operating an operator control device of a motor vehicle in different operator control modes, operator control device and motor vehicle

A touchpad detects a duration of a touch by an object at a current position and/or a distance traversed by the object. An operator control mode is predefined as a function of the duration and/or the distance. ... Audi Ag

05/17/18 / #20180134133

Pushing and/or pulling device for a vehicle top and top for an openable vehicle roof

A pushing and/or pulling device for a vehicle top, with two link chains, which are respectively provided with a plurality of link elements and extend at a predetermined distance to each other. The link chains are respectively guided at one end in a guide, which defines a movement direction and a distance of the link chains to each other, which are connected at the other end via a transverse connection to each other, so that the link chains extend upon exiting the guide in a joint plane. ... Audi Ag

05/10/18 / #20180132083

Method, motor vehicle, and system for determining a transmission path

The invention relates to a method for determining a communication network for collecting information in the surroundings of a motor vehicle, in which a request message is transmitted, and the request message is received by a first outside vehicle, and a first response message is transmitted by the outside vehicle to the motor vehicle, wherein the request message of each first outside vehicle is transmitted to at least one respective second outside vehicle, wherein a second response message is transmitted by means of the respective second outside vehicle to the first outside vehicle and from there is transmitted to the motor vehicle, wherein a current position of the respective outside vehicle is transmitted with the response messages, and wherein, depending on the response messages, a network plan of the communication network is determined by the motor vehicle, and on the basis of the network plan, a unique transmission path to one of the outside vehicles is established for another request message of the motor vehicle for collecting information from one of the outside vehicles.. . ... Audi Ag

05/10/18 / #20180126949

Apparatus and method for detecting a proper application of a seat belt and vehicle with such a device

An apparatus for proper application of a seat belt in a vehicle. The apparatus includes the seat belt and a seat belt buckle which is assigned to it and which is provided with a measuring device, arranged for measuring a tensile force exerted on the seat belt buckle. ... Audi Ag

05/10/18 / #20180126858

Energy supply vehicle for supplying an electrically drivable motor vehicle with electrical energy

An energy supply vehicle for supplying an electrically drivable motor vehicle with electrical energy. A drive unit for moving the energy supply vehicle, an electrical energy source for supplying electrical energy for the electrically drivable motor vehicle, and an electrical coupling device for the electrical coupling of the electrical energy source to the electrically drivable motor vehicle in order to transfer the electrical energy from the electrical energy source to the electrically drivable motor vehicle having a control unit including a communication device and is designed to guide the energy supply vehicle as a self-driving and remotely controlled vehicle and to control the coupling device for the automatic electrical coupling of the electrically drivable motor vehicle.. ... Audi Ag

05/03/18 / #20180121218

Method for operating an assistance system and assistance system

The following assistance functions: (a) an operating instruction for the motor vehicle, stored on a memory device of at least one motor vehicle; (b) an operating instruction for the motor vehicle stored on a vehicle-external server device; and (c) a telephone connection to a customer advisor, are made available by an assistance system of at least one motor vehicle and a vehicle-external server device. The assistance system determines a vehicle function of the motor vehicle required to provide requested assistance for a vehicle occupant and generates an output from at least one assistance function, previously made available, by at least one output device of the motor vehicle in accordance with the vehicle function that was determined and/or a sensed user input by the vehicle occupant.. ... Audi Ag

04/19/18 / #20180108961

Shared use of a motor vehicle antenna by an e-call controller

A switching apparatus alternately connects a mobile radio module and an e-call controller to an antenna/ the switching apparatus includes a first signal input, a second signal input, an antenna connection and a changeover device that changes between a first switching state and a second switching state, based on at least one switching signal. In the first switching state, only the first signal input is electrically connected to the antenna connection, and in the second switching state, only the second signal input is electrically connected to the antenna connection. ... Audi Ag

04/19/18 / #20180105027

Vehicle axle for a motor vehicle

In a vehicle axle for a motor vehicle, two electric drives are arranged in a frame construction for driving the wheels of an axle. The frame construction is provided with at least one transverse carrier, which is at its ends connected to longitudinal carriers. ... Audi Ag

04/12/18 / #20180100462

Method and device for diagnosing and for calibrating an exhaust gas sensor

A method for diagnosing and calibrating an exhaust gas sensor. An exhaust gas mass flow generated by an internal combustion engine is divided and a first part of the exhaust gas flow is conducted through a first exhaust gas path of a motor vehicle, and a second part of the exhaust path mass flow is conducted through a second exhaust gas path of the motor vehicle.. ... Audi Ag

04/12/18 / #20180099557

Motor vehicle and energy storage device

A motor vehicle with an energy storage device with at least one electric energy store and an air conditioning device for an active control of the temperature of the energy store accommodated in a housing. At least one air inlet opening and at least one air outlet opening are provided at the housing, and an ambient air stream can be guided by the air inlet opening into the housing and by the air outlet opening from the housing for passive cooling.. ... Audi Ag

04/12/18 / #20180099554

Drive device for a motor vehicle and method for operating a drive device

A drive device for a motor vehicle, comprising a first drive assembly, a second drive assembly, and an epicyclic gear train coupled to the second drive assembly, wherein the second drive assembly can be coupled to a driven shaft of the drive device via the epicyclic gear train and to the first drive assembly by means of a shift clutch. It is hereby provided that a secondary drive shaft of an at least one secondary drive of the drive device having a secondary assembly is coupled to the epicyclic gear train. ... Audi Ag

04/12/18 / #20180099553

Drive device for a motor vehicle and method for operating a drive device

A drive device for a motor vehicle. A first drive assembly, a second drive assembly, and an epicyclic gear train, via which the first drive assembly and the second drive assembly can be coupled to each other and to a driven shaft of the drive device. ... Audi Ag

03/29/18 / #20180090774

Device for supplying fuel to a motor vehicle having a fuel cell

A device for supplying fuel to a motor vehicle having a fuel cell, comprising a generating device for generating hydrogen, a filling device for filling an exchangeable hydrogen storage device with hydrogen generated, and a loading and unloading device for the automatic unloading of an emptied hydrogen storage device from a mounting device of the motor vehicle, as well as for loading the mounting device with a filled hydrogen storage device.. . ... Audi Ag

03/29/18 / #20180088331

Cover system and housing with said cover system

A first cover part and a second cover part of a cover system adjoin one another in a first state and together form a closed surface with four corner regions. In a second state, the first edge of the first cover part is movable in a definable direction through a first definable angle about an axis which extends parallel to an imaginary straight line through the ends of the first edge of the first cover part, the first edge of the second cover part is movable in the definable direction through a second definable angle about an axis which extends parallel to an imaginary straight line through the ends of the first edge of the second cover part, and the first edge of the second cover part is movable in a definable direction by a definable distance. ... Audi Ag

03/29/18 / #20180087432

Method for diagnosing a measurement of a pressure difference

A method for diagnosing a measurement of a pressure difference. The measurement is carried out with a measuring arrangement for a component of an exhaust gas device, the input of which is connected to a first exhaust gas pipe and the output of which is connected to a second exhaust gas. ... Audi Ag

03/29/18 / #20180086335

Method for operating a drive device for a motor vehicle and corresponding drive device

A method for operating a drive device for a motor vehicle. The drive device has an internal combustion engine, an output shaft, and a clutch connected between the internal combustion engine and the output shaft. ... Audi Ag

03/22/18 / #20180083329

Energy storage system for a motor vehicle, motor vehicle and method for producing an energy storage system

An energy storage system for a motor vehicle including an electric energy storage device and a housing-like carrier element for the energy storage device. A liquid heat-conducting medium is arranged in an intermediate space between the carrier element and the energy storage device by which the energy storage device is thermally coupled to the carrier element. ... Audi Ag

03/22/18 / #20180079452

Two-track vehicle

A two-track vehicle with a vehicle body suspension, in particular with a front auxiliary frame, which is connected at the lateral vehicle body longitudinal carriers, and with a drive assembly-bearing component, in particular with a tunnel transverse bearing carrier, which is arranged at a longitudinal offset at a distance from the auxiliary frame and which bridges over a vehicle body central tunnel. A drive assembly is supported by the auxiliary frame and also on the tunnel transverse carrier. ... Audi Ag

03/15/18 / #20180074880

Detecting activation of an operator control element in a motor vehicle

An operator control element in a motor vehicle generates an activation signal as a function of the activation of the operating element, and a control unit receives the activation signal and measures a signal length of the activation signal, and signals the activation if the signal length becomes greater than a predetermined debounce time. Despite possible incorrect triggering of the activation signal owing to voltage fluctuations, the debounce time is to be short. ... Audi Ag

03/15/18 / #20180073455

Method for operating a drive device and a corresponding drive device

A method for operating a drive device with an internal combustion engine and an exhaust gas turbocharger associated with an internal combustion engine. The internal combustion engine is connected to an intake tract provided with a throttle valve. ... Audi Ag

03/15/18 / #20180072357

Wheel suspension for a two-track vehicle

A wheel suspension for a two-track vehicle having at least one stabilizer formed as a stabilizer torsion spring rod, with the stabilizer extending in the vehicle's transverse direction and having a drive lever on at least one vehicle side, which acts upon a wheel guidance element of the wheel suspension, and having at least one suspension spring, which is tensioned with a spring preload between the vehicle body and a wheel guidance element of the wheel suspension. The suspension spring is at least partially formed as a suspension spring/torsion spring rod. ... Audi Ag

03/15/18 / #20180072315

Method for operating a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle

The invention relates to a method for operating a motor vehicle that comprises a navigation device having stored route sections, and a control device for longitudinally and/or transversely guiding the motor vehicle when in an autonomous operating mode, at least one parameter being associated with at least one route section and determining whether said route section is approved for travelling when in the autonomous operating mode, the at least one parameter being retrieved from a server by the navigation device and/or by the control device, by means of a wireless communication connection.. . ... Audi Ag

03/15/18 / #20180072282

Method and device for adjusting a zero position of a brake pedal

A method for adjusting a zero position of a brake pedal of a brake system of a motor vehicle. A separating valve arranged at least between a main brake cylinder and the respective wheel brakes of the brake system is opened in order to reduce a volume of the brake fluid in a secondary circuit of the brake system. ... Audi Ag

03/08/18 / #20180066985

Method for checking the functionality of a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle

The invention relates to a method for testing the operability of a motor vehicle (10) with a headlamp (12) which comprises a laser (14) for generating by means of which a converter (16) for emitting converted light is excited, which is emitted by the headlamp (12) for generating a predeterminable light distribution (18) on a surface area (20) in a surrounding area of the motor vehicle (10), wherein the predeterminable light distribution (18) is set by a control device (22) of the headlamp (12). The object of the invention is to check the condition of the converter (16). ... Audi Ag

03/08/18 / #20180065606

Method for imprinting haptic feedback on a brake pedal

A method for haptic feedback on a brake pedal of a motor vehicle. A current stability index describing the current driving situation is compared to a stored critical stability index. ... Audi Ag

03/01/18 / #20180062227

Energy storage apparatus for a motor vehicle and a motor vehicle

An energy storage apparatus for a motor vehicle. A carrier element, a plurality of energy storage devices attached on one side of the carrier element and a temperature control device arranged on the other side of the carrier element that is thermally coupled with the energy storage devices. ... Audi Ag

03/01/18 / #20180058878

Method for identifying a suitable parking space, motor vehicle, and server

A method is disclosed for identifying an appropriate parking space for a motor and a route leading thereto for a motor vehicle having a navigation system, wherein at least one collision-free route is calculated on the basis of at least one piece of information that is related to a search for a parking space and that is requested from at least one external server, which manages at least one parking lot having at least one parking space, before the motor vehicle reaches the parking lot. A motor vehicle with a navigation system and an external server, for execution of the method, are also disclosed.. ... Audi Ag

03/01/18 / #20180058577

Motor vehicle having a dual clutch transmission

A motor vehicle having a drive unit, the power output shaft of which outputs alternately to a first sub-transmission or a second sub-transmission of a dual clutch transmission by way of two separating clutches of a dual clutch. The first sub-transmission has the odd-numbered forward gears and the second sub-transmission has the even-numbered forward gears, and having a transmission control device, which has a driving strategy unit for determining a target gear as a function of input parameters and a shift sequence control unit, with which a gear change from the current gear to the target gear can be controlled.. ... Audi Ag

03/01/18 / #20180057015

Method for operating a motor vehicle and associated motor vehicle

Method for operating a motor vehicle having at least one sensor for detecting a user state and/or at least one parameter from which the user state can be deduced, wherein a function and/or a device of the motor vehicle is automatically controlled by a control device, depending on a detected user state and/or a detected change in the user state, a level of autonomy which specifies to what extent a function and/or a device of the motor vehicle is controlled automatically by a control device of the motor vehicle or is manually controlled by a user, changes at least one function and/or at least one device of the motor vehicle and the function and/or the device is controlled according to the level of autonomy.. . ... Audi Ag

03/01/18 / #20180056905

Motor vehicle and fastening device for a motor vehicle

A motor vehicle includes a vehicle body, a bumper cover, and a fastening device for attaching the bumper cover to the vehicle body. The fastening device has a triangular shape and includes a restraining member, a fastener configured to secure the restraining member to the vehicle body, and a pivot member articulated to the restraining member for swinging about a pivot. ... Audi Ag

02/22/18 / #20180053422

Method for coordinating the traffic of motor vehicles in a parking environment

The present disclosure discloses a method for coordinating the traffic of motor vehicles in a parking environment. The method evaluates sensor data and determines current traffic situation data of a parking environment based on the evaluating. ... Audi Ag

02/22/18 / #20180051641

Method for operating a drive device of a motor vehicle and corresponding drive device

A method for operating a drive device of a motor vehicle is disclosed. The drive device has a compressor, which can be driven by an electric motor for supplying combustion fresh gas to an internal combustion engine of the motor vehicle. ... Audi Ag

02/22/18 / #20180050595

Electromagnetic decoupling of an antenna unit of a motor vehicle from an energy coupling device

A motor vehicle having a vehicle body, which is formed at least in part from an electrically conductive material. An electrical system is arranged electrically insulated from the vehicle body and has a rectifier unit. ... Audi Ag

02/22/18 / #20180050592

Operating device with character input and delete function

An operating device includes an input device that receives a character input of a user, a display device that displays input characters in an input field, and a delete device that deletes at least one character displayed in the input field in a deleting process. The delete device is configured, during the deleting process, in the input field, to move a delete element successively over in each case one of the displayed characters and in so doing in each case to delete the character or to mark it for a deletion to be carried out at the end of the deleting process. ... Audi Ag

02/15/18 / #20180048030

Battery cell for a battery of a motor vehicle, battery, and motor vehicle

A battery cell for a battery of a motor vehicle having a galvanic element, a battery cell housing for accommodating the galvanic element, and at least two microelectronic circuits for monitoring the battery cell, wherein a first microelectronic circuit of the at least two microelectronic circuits is attached to a first carrier and a second microelectronic circuit of the at least two microelectronic circuits is attached to a second carrier, wherein the two carriers are arranged on top of one another and thus form a stack such that a top side of the first carrier is facing toward a bottom side of the second carrier. Embodiments of the invention further relates to a battery and a motor vehicle.. ... Audi Ag

02/15/18 / #20180043773

Method for operating a drive train for a motor vehicle and corresponding drive train

A method for operating a drive train for a motor vehicle, with at least one primary drive axle and at least one secondary drive axle, which are operatively connected to each other via a clutch to an adjustable transmission torque. At the same time it is provided that a vibration amplitude of a vibration of the drive train is determined and in a damping operation type of the drive train, the transmission torque is determined from the vibration amplitude and adjusted on the clutch.. ... Audi Ag

02/15/18 / #20180043563

Cutting unit comprising a blade for cutting at least one fiber, particularly for producing fiber preforms

A cutting unit includes a blade for cutting at least one fiber, particularly on a cutting support, and particularly for producing fiber preforms which are, in particular, a precursor in the production of fiber-reinforced plastic components. A guide device is arranged so as to guide at least one of either the blade or a cutting support which can be moved relative to the blade, along a linear path in order for cutting to take place. ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180041297

Method for operating a radio system, radio system and motor vehicle having a radio station

The invention relates to a method for operating a radio system of a motor vehicle. In one embodiment, the method comprises: specifying an area surrounding the motor vehicle, determining which digital radio stations within this area can be received error-free using a receiving device of the radio system, and displaying only those digital radio stations which can be received error-free within this area. ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180040924

Battery cell with monitoring device, and corresponding operating method

A battery cell with a monitoring device comprising a data processing unit for processing state data of the battery cell as a function of a trigger pulse and a triggering unit, which is connected to the data processing unit, to generate the trigger pulse and to provide the trigger pulse to the data processing unit. The triggering unit is designed to evaluate a measurement signal, which correlates with an electrical energy of the battery cell in order to generate the trigger pulse as a function of the measurement signal. ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180040526

Power semiconductor module

A power semiconductor module including at least one power semiconductor chip providing a power electronics switch; and a semiconductor wafer, to which the at least one power semiconductor chip is bonded; wherein the semiconductor wafer is doped, such that it includes a field blocking region and an electrically conducting region on the field blocking region, to which electrically conducting region the at least one power semiconductor chip is bonded.. . ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180038453

Dual clutch transmission for a motor vehicle

A dual clutch transmission for a motor vehicle, with switchable gearwheel sets which form in particular exactly eight wheel planes (re-1 through re-8), which are assigned to a first and to a second sub-transmission. The sub-transmissions are provided with at least one input shaft and with a common output shaft and the input shafts can be alternately activated via a load-switchable clutch. ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180038452

Dual clutch transmission for a motor vehicle

A dual clutch transmission for a motor vehicle, with gear wheel sets, which can be engaged via shift elements and which form exactly eight wheel planes, which are associated, respectively, with a first sub-transmission and a second sub-transmission, of which each sub-transmission has a respective input shaft and the two sub-transmissions have a common output shaft, which is axis-parallel to the input shafts. The mutually coaxial input shafts can each be activated in alternation via a power-shift clutch, and the even forward gears are associated with the first sub-transmission and the odd forward gears are associated with the second sub-transmission, which can be engaged when a gear shift occurs via the shift elements.. ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180038451

Dual clutch transmission for a motor vehicle

A dual clutch transmission for a motor vehicle, with gear wheel sets, which can be engaged via shift elements and which, in particular, form eight wheel planes, which are associated with, respectively, a first sub-transmission and a second sub-transmission, each sub-transmission has a respective input shaft and both sub-transmissions have a common output shaft, wherein the mutually coaxial input shafts can each be activated in alternation via a power-shift clutch and the even forward gears are associated with the first sub-transmission and the odd forward gears are associated with the second sub-transmission.. . ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180038450

Dual clutch transmission for a motor vehicle

A dual clutch transmission for a motor vehicle. A gearwheel set switchable via switching elements, which form eight wheel planes and which are respectively assigned to a first sub-transmission and to a second sub-transmission, among which each sub-transmission is provided with an input shaft and both sub-transmissions are provided with a common output shaft. ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180037182

Assembly for a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle with such an assembly

An assembly for a motor vehicle includes an instrument panel and a restraining device which is configured to limit a relative movement between at least a panel section of the instrument panel and a vehicle component of the motor vehicle to a predefined maximum value in a movement direction towards an interior space of a passenger cell of the motor vehicle, when a force is transmitted between the instrument panel and the vehicle component as a result of an accident that causes deformation of the instrument panel.. . ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180037153

Vehicle having a lighting device with an elongate lighting unit

The present invention relates to a vehicle (1), particularly a motor vehicle, with at least one illuminating device having a longitudinally shaped illuminating fixture for creating a light strip along a defined line of the illuminating fixture, wherein a first section (2, 2′) of the illuminating fixture is arranged on the interior (3) of the vehicle (1) and a second section (4, 4′) of the illuminating fixture is arranged on the exterior (5) of the vehicle, the illuminating device is set up so as to create a similar light strip along a line of the first (2, 2′) and of the second section (4, 4′) of the illuminating fixture, and the light of the light strip created by the first section (2, 2′) of the illuminating fixture is radiated such that it is visible for an occupant located at a definable position on the interior of the vehicle (1), and the light of the light strip created by the second section (4, 4′) of the illuminating fixture is radiated such that it is visible from a definable position relative to and outside of the vehicle (1).. . ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180037099

Motor vehicle

A motor vehicle includes a body, a roof which is adjustable between a closed position and an opened position and has at least one front roof part and a rear roof part, two opposite side pillars, and two opposite rear pillars. The front roof part is connected rotatably to the two side pillars and the rear roof part is connected rotatably to the two rear pillars. ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180037082

Method for compensating for an inclination

A method for compensating for an inclination of a vehicle in at least one spatial direction. The vehicle has a vehicle body and an active chassis with a plurality of wheels, which are in contact with the roadway. ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180037081

Method for compensating for vertical movements

The invention relates to a method for compensating for vertically oriented movements of a superstructure of a vehicle. The vehicle is provided with the superstructure and with an active undercarriage having a plurality of wheel which are in contact with the carriageway, wherein each wheel is connected via an actuator adjustable over its length at a wheel assigned to a suspension point with the superstructure. ... Audi Ag

02/08/18 / #20180037079

Vehicle body structure for a two-track vehicle

A vehicle structure for a two-track vehicle provided with an auxiliary frame for a vehicle axle, in particular a rear axle, which is provided with a wheel suspension on the articulation points for wheel link on the superstructure side, which are connected to articulation points on the wheel carrier side, connected to a wheel carrier carrying a vehicle wheel, and which is equipped with a spring and/or damper unit, which is supported between a vehicle superstructure and the wheel suspension, wherein the wheel frame is connected to at least one auxiliary frame bearing in a manner that is decoupled from oscillations at the vehicle superstructure, and wherein the wheel and/or damping unit is equipped with a rotational damper. According to the invention, the auxiliary frame bearing is provided with a connection point at which is connected the rotational damper.. ... Audi Ag

02/01/18 / #20180034290

Adjustment of states of charge of battery cells

A method for the adjustment of states of charge of battery cells that are operated electrically in parallel connection, with the following steps: determination of the states of charge of the battery cells; selection of those battery cells whose states of charge are to be adjusted in accordance with a predeterminable selection rule; activation of those battery cells that are adjusted by means of a respective semiconductor switch of the battery cells, and deactivation of the remaining battery cells by means of the semiconductor switches of the respective remaining battery cells; carrying out the adjustment of the states of charge and monitoring of the states of charge; and termination of the adjustment of the states of charge when a predetermined state of charge has been attained by the activated battery cells.. . ... Audi Ag

02/01/18 / #20180034207

Plug connection for coupling high-voltage terminals and a system with such a plug connection

A plug connection for coupling a first and a second electrical connection of a first high-voltage component to a first and a second electric connection of a second high-voltage component, wherein the plug connection is provided with a housing in which is arranged as a first pair of high-volt terminals for coupling to the first and the second electric connection of the high-voltage component as well as a second pair of high-voltage terminals for coupling to the first and to the second electric connection of the second high-voltage component, wherein at least the first and the second high-voltage terminal are mounted so that they are movable relative to the second pair of connections of the plug connection in the housing.. . ... Audi Ag

02/01/18 / #20180034120

Battery module and battery

A battery module includes a plurality of individual electrical cells which are arranged within a common housing, wherein an end side of the housing has mechanical connecting elements for connecting the battery module to a temperature-control element which is provided outside the battery module in order to thereby enable good heat transfer between the battery module and the temperature-control element. The mechanical connecting elements are provided as corresponding upper and lower cutouts in the end side of the housing, which upper and lower cutouts are connected to one another by a through-passage, for receiving a connector of which the head can be positioned in the one cutout. ... Audi Ag








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