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Method for repairing a fuel cell stack

A method for repairing a fuel cell stack having a plurality of individual cells involves the steps of: a) identifying at least one degraded individual cell in the fuel cell stack; and b) deactivating the at least one degraded individual cell.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Method and system for optimizing the parking space search of a vehicle, and computer program product

A method optimizes a parking space search for a vehicle. During the method, at least one solution option is ascertained, and an optimization solution is ascertained from the at least one solution option, wherein the probability of the availability of at least one parking space is used as an optimization parameter, the position of the at least one parking space relative to a destination is used as an additional optimization parameter, expressed as the duration until the arrival at the destination from the at least one parking space, and the drive duration from a starting location to the at least one parking space is used as an additional optimization parameter.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Transmission control unit

In a transmission controller for the open-loop and/or closed-loop control of the operation of an automatic or automated manual transmission of a motor vehicle, a shifting strategy of the transmission control unit controls the operation of the transmission in an open-loop and/or closed-loop manner based on driving status data and/or driver intention data. The shifting strategy of the transmission control unit influences a gear change from a current actual gear into a target gear based on available environmental data. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Method for producing an assembly

A method for producing an assembly including at least three components includes producing an intermediate assembly from a first component, a second component, and a third component, where the three components are arranged in a predefined position relative to each other. A first adhesive connection is produced between the second component and the third component. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Arrangement, vehicle and method for having an occupant of a vehicle that is in a highly automated driving mode take over a driving task

A method for having an occupant of a vehicle that is in a highly automated driving mode take over a driving task includes the steps of determining that the occupant has taken over the driving task and, in response thereto, automatically actuating a handle element, which can change its shape, in order to affect the haptics of a rim of a steering wheel of the vehicle.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Method for performing shifts in a motorcycle gearbox

A method for changing between a multiplicity of discrete transmission ratio stages in a motorcycle gearbox is provided. In response to a shift demand, during the torque-transmitting connection of a drive shaft of the drive machine to a gearbox input shaft, a gear-selection drum of the transmission is rotatable from a first shifting position to an intermediate position which is situated between the first and a second shifting position, before shifting to the second shift position. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

System for parking a vehicle

A system for parking a vehicle includes a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal includes at least one first image acquisition device for acquiring first image data, a first computing unit which is designed to receive the first image data from the first image acquisition device and to generate information indicating a parking position on the basis of the first image data, and a transmission device for transmitting the information. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Collision detection device for a motor vehicle

A collision detection device for a motor vehicle includes a pressure measurement chamber formed by a hose. A projection is disposed on the outer circumference of the hose in such a way that the hose deforms more readily in case of a collision. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Secondary coil unit comprising a service opening

A secondary coil unit for a vehicle has a housing with a cover that can be removed from the housing. The secondary coil unit further has a secondary coil which is arranged in the housing and surrounds a core region. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Motor vehicle with at least two tanks for receiving fuel under high pressure

A two-track multi-axle motor vehicle including at least two fuel tanks in which a fuel for producing driving energy for a vehicle drive unit can be stored under high pressure of the order of magnitude of 300 bar and more is provide. Each tank includes a safety valve device having a temperature-sensitive element monitoring only a partial region of the tank surface. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Vehicle wheel with cover elements for the spaces between the spokes

A vehicle wheel has spokes, on which cover elements are provided for a space between the spokes. The cover elements deform according to the temperature in such a way that, at higher temperatures, a passage of air through a region of the space between the spokes is possible, which is covered by the cover element at lower temperatures. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Method for selectively producing a first or a second variant of a multi-layer plastic component

A method for selectively producing a first or a second variant of a multi-layer plastic component, where both variants have a substrate part, a decorative layer, and a foam layer between the substrate part and the decorative layer, includes producing the foam layer in a foaming mold which has a first mold half, into which the substrate part is inserted before the foaming process. To produce the first variant, the decorative layer is inserted into a second mold half of the foaming mold before the foaming process. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Method for welding two components

A method for welding two components is provided. The method includes providing a first component, which has a convex elevation, and providing a second component, which has a through-hole. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Method for remote laser welding with superposed oscillating movement of the laser beam

A method for the remote laser welding of at least two metal sheets, where at least one metal sheet has a coating with a low boiling point, in particular for welding galvanized steel sheets, includes moving a laser beam at a welding velocity along a welding contour in order to produce a weld seam. The laser beam executes an oscillating movement which is superposed on the welding velocity, where the energy input into the joint is controlled by a power modulation, dependent on the oscillating movement, such that the energy input increases in at least one lateral oscillation periphery or a preceding oscillation periphery of the melt bath volume, but the size of the melt bath surface in the root area remains unaffected.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180269761

Cage rotor and method for the production thereof

A cage rotor for an asynchronous machine is provided. The cage rotor includes a laminated rotor core made of a plurality of stacked rotor laminations, which each have a plurality of rotor lamination grooves distributed in the circumferential direction. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180269754

Cage rotor and method for the production thereof

A method for producing a cage rotor for an asynchronous machine has the following steps: providing a laminated rotor core made of a plurality of stacked rotor laminations which each have a plurality of rotor lamination grooves distributed in the circumferential direction; placing rod-shaped wire bundles, which are each made up of a plurality of wires, into the rotor lamination grooves; rotating the individual rotor laminations relative to each other, thereby deforming the wire bundles; placing short-circuit rings on both end faces of the laminated rotor core, and connecting the wire bundles to the short-circuit rings.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180269456

Connector system, battery module, method for forming a tap, and operating device

A connector system for a battery module has a number of cell connectors of different successive cell connector types in order to form one or more electric contacts with one or more connections of one or more individual cells of the battery module, in particular for a power-transmitting tap in which each cell connector of a subsequent cell connector type is designed to electrically connect a larger number of connections of individual cells than the number of connections which can be connected by each cell connector of a preceding cell connector type. Each cell connector of a preceding cell connector type can be stacked and/or nested on a cell connector of a subsequent cell connector type in an assembly direction perpendicular to the main direction of extension.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180269446

Energy storage module

An energy storage module includes a plurality of cuboid-like energy storage cells, which in a longitudinal direction of the energy storage module are arranged in a row one behind the other and are electrically connected to one another. Each of the energy storage cells has two outer walls that are of the same size and are spaced apart from one another, and each has four narrow connecting walls connecting the outer walls to one another, wherein in each case, a frame-like intermediate element is arranged between two successive energy storage cells, as a result of which two mutually facing outer walls of two successive energy storage cells are spaced apart from one another.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180268039

Recommending car/passenger resources for user according to mobility habits

A computer implemented method for recommending car/passenger resources for a user includes extracting a trip including a start and a destination from location data of the user, wherein paths with the same start and the same destination are clustered into one trip, and generating time information corresponding to the trip, according to time data corresponding to the paths clustered into the trip, wherein the time information includes a range of departure time. The method includes calculating a frequency of occurrences for one trip within a predetermined time period as a habit value of the trip for the user. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180266554

Device and method for arresting a controller cylinder of a sequential transmission

An apparatus for arresting a controller cylinder of a sequential transmission is provided. The apparatus includes an actuator which can be transitioned into an activated state by a control device to directly or indirectly engage the controller cylinder such that the controller cylinder is held in an intermediate position between two gears or between one gear and an idle position of the transmission. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180266498

Clutch device for a powertrain of a motor vehicle, in particular a motorcycle, and method for operating such a powertrain

A clutch device for a powertrain of a motor vehicle, in particular a motorcycle, is provided. The clutch device includes a clutch with at least one clutch element that can be moved between at least one engaged position in which a drive assembly of the powertrain is rotationally fixed to at least one additional component of the powertrain, and at least one disengaged position in which the drive assembly is decoupled from the additional component. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180265070

Control system having at least one electronic control unit for controlling an internal combustion engine in a hybrid vehicle

In a control system having at least one electronic control unit for controlling an internal combustion engine in a hybrid vehicle, the control unit is designed in such a way that it evaluates input signals for detecting data for identifying a current situation and for identifying at least one situation prevailing in the near future with regard to an expected speed and load curve. The control system controls, in a manner that is adaptive to the situation, the restart and shutoff of the internal combustion engine.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180265069

Control system having at least one electronic control unit for controlling an internal combustion engine in a hybrid vehicle

In a control system having at least one electronic control unit for controlling an internal combustion engine in a hybrid vehicle, the control unit is designed in such a way that it evaluates input signals for detecting data for identifying a current situation and for identifying at least one situation forecast in the near future with regard to an expected speed curve and at least the predicted current traffic light phase duration. Depending thereon and on a change in load brought about by a driver interaction, the control unit controls, in a manner that is adaptive to the situation, the restart and shutoff of the internal combustion engine independently of a currently predefined ev mode speed limit and/or ev mode load limit.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180265024

Collision detecting device for a motor vehicle for detecting a collision with a pedestrian

A collision detecting device for a motor vehicle for detecting a collision with a pedestrian has a pressure measuring chamber, which is formed by a tube, and a flexurally stiff structural element. The tube is formed to be deformable in the event of a collision, i.e. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180264968

Multiple storage system and method for operating a multiple storage system

A method operats a storage system for a vehicle. The storage system has a first storage module and a second storage module for providing electrical energy to or for receiving electrical energy from a distribution network. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180264967

Display unit for displaying a remaining range in a motor vehicle

The invention relates to a display unit for displaying at least one remaining range in a motor vehicle in accordance with the remaining energy supply in at least one drive system, such as the tank fill level in a vehicle driven by a combustion engine and/or the state of charge of the high-voltage battery in a vehicle driven by an electric motor. The display of the remaining range may be hidden even when there is a remaining energy supply if at least one defined operating condition is met. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180264925

Hybrid drive module

A hybrid drive module for a motor vehicle is provided. The hybrid drive module includes a planetary gear stage with a sun gear, a ring gear, a planetary gear carrier and at least one planetary gear that is rotatably mounted with respect to the planetary gear carrier. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/06/18 / #20180253103

Method and device for controlling a trajectory planning process of an ego-vehicle

A method for controlling a trajectory planning process of an ego-vehicle includes the following steps: determining a longitudinal movement of the ego-vehicle, the longitudinal movement including a speed of the ego-vehicle; determining a longitudinal movement of an object, the longitudinal movement including a speed of the object; calculating a target trajectory of the object on the basis of a predicted trajectory of the object; calculating an end time of a maneuvering process of the ego-vehicle, the end time of the maneuvering process being a point in time at which a differential speed between the ego-vehicle and the object is dissipated; calculating a distance between a position of the ego-vehicle and the position of a third-party vehicle with respect to the calculated target trajectory at the calculated end time of the maneuvering process of the ego vehicle; and if the calculated distance of the ego-vehicle at the calculated end time of the maneuvering process equals a specified threshold or falls below a specified threshold: setting the specified speed of the object as the target speed of the ego-vehicle and transmitting the target speed to the trajectory planning process in order to calculate a following trajectory for the ego-vehicle.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/06/18 / #20180251179

Cladding assembly for a motor vehicle

A cladding assembly for a motor vehicle, in particular for a motorcycle or a motorcycle-like motor vehicle, has at least two flat cladding elements. The first cladding element has a first exterior, and the second cladding element has a second exterior which form at least one part of an outer cladding of the motor vehicle in the assembled state and which are arranged adjacently and are separated from each other by a joint. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

09/06/18 / #20180251003

Method from the thermal conditioning of an internal combustion engine and/or of a passenger compartment of a vehicle, and vehicle

Thermal conditioning of a combustion engine of a vehicle is achieved by means of a fluid circuit or a sub-circuit of the fluid circuit and/or the air flowing into a passenger compartment of the vehicle by means of a heat pump circuit. In at least one operational state of the vehicle, heat is transferred from the fluid circuit or the sub-circuit of the fluid circuit to the heat pump circuit.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180238251

Method and system for regenerating a soot particle filter

A method and system for regenerating a soot particle filter of an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The engine control unit determines a pressure difference from a differential pressure signal received from a differential pressure sensor, which pressure difference is present between an exhaust gas inlet and an exhaust gas outlet of the soot particle filter. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180237051

Extendable and retractable steering device for a vehicle

A steering device of a two-track vehicle has a retaining element and a steering handle for the driver that is rotatably mounted therein, and has a guide device for the retaining element, along which the retaining element can be moved between an extended use position, toward the driver in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle, and a retracted rest position, further away from the driver. The guide device extends in the longitudinal and transverse directions of the vehicle.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180236929

Motor vehicle

The invention relates to a motor vehicle comprising a device for illuminating the surroundings for generating a light distribution on the ground in an area surrounding the motor vehicle. The device includes a projection module, which comprises a light-emitting means having a number of light sources and an array of projection optical units, wherein a respective projection optical unit comprises an object structure and an associated projection lens, such that, upon illumination of the array with the light-emitting means, the object structures are projected onto the ground by the associated projection lenses and the light distribution is thus generated. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180236844

Assembly and method for introducing air into a passenger compartment of a vehicle

An assembly for introducing air into a passenger compartment of a vehicle is provided. The assembly includes at least three mutually spaced air channels which can be provided with air and each of which has an air outlet. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180236842

Heating system for an electric or hybrid vehicle, and method for operating such a heating system

A heating system for an electric or hybrid vehicle is provided. The heating system includes a refrigerant circuit, a heater heat exchanger which is arranged in a heating circuit, for air-conditioning the interior, a high-voltage storage device which is arranged in an hvs circuit, and a cooler which is arranged in a cooling circuit. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180236841

Air-conditioning device and method for operating same

An air-conditioning device for air-conditioning a passenger compartment is provided. The air-conditioning device includes a cooling element for cooling air, an air duct downstream of the cooling element for guiding the air, a heating element downstream of the air duct for warming the air, a mixing zone downstream of the heating element, and multiple air outlets for discharging multiple partial air streams from the mixing zone into different regions of the passenger compartment. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180236694

Core system, use of the core system in the production of a fiber composite component and method for producing a fiber composite component

A core system for the production of a fiber composite component includes at least two core elements which are coupled to one another and are displaceable relative to one another. At least one core element has a surface which is oblique to a displacement direction. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180232938

Method for rendering data, computer program product, display device and vehicle

A method for rendering data of a display image for a display unit includes rendering the data of the display image using at least one shader unit, where the at least one shader unit is represented by an effect graph that has a structure and is representative of at least one graphical effect of the shader unit on the data of the display image as input data for generating output data. The method also includes adjusting, during the rendering, the shader unit dynamically and in real time by conditionally changing the structure and/or a topology of the effect graph based on a status of the display unit.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180231279

Adsorber, method for producing an adsorber, and vehicle comprising an adsorber

An adsorber for a vehicle is provided. The adsorber includes a housing, in which a sorbent is arranged for storing heat and for dispensing stored heat. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180231033

Film for increasing friction between two frictionally connected components

A film for arranging and increasing the friction between two frictionally joined components, in particular of a motor vehicle, is provided. The film includes a load-bearing matrix and a plurality of hard particles arranged in the matrix. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180230349

Method for operating a refrigeration system and assembly of a refrigeration system

A method for operating a refrigeration system of a motor vehicle, which refrigeration system has a refrigerant, is disclosed. A ratio between a first component of the refrigerant and a second component of the refrigerant is set in accordance with a parameter, in particular an external parameter. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180229594

Covering of an outer sill, energy storage element and vehicle

A covering of an outer sill of a vehicle, in particular a motor vehicle, has a covering region and a mounting region, which extend between first and second ends of the covering along a direction of longitudinal extension. The mounting region extends in a first direction of transverse extension perpendicular to the direction of longitudinal extension and has mounting elements in order to be able to be mounted on an underside of the outer sill for a mounted state. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180226801

Determining an operating strategy for a local storage device

A method for determining an operating strategy for an electrical energy store includes subdividing an operating time interval, for which the operating strategy of the energy store is intended to be determined, into a sequence of time segments such that constant power conditions are respectively present in the time segments in the sequence of time segments. For each time segment in the sequence of time segments, a limited number of possible operating powers with which the energy store can be charged and/or discharged in the respective time segment are determined. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180226795

Method for controlling an electrical energy distribution network, energy distribution network and control unit

A method for controlling an electrical energy distribution network includes connecting at least one first distribution network of a first voltage level which comprises a plurality of network nodes to a power line of the at least one first distribution network, wherein a first part of the network nodes comprises energy consumers, a second part of the network nodes comprises energy generators, and a third part of the network nodes comprises both energy consumers and energy generators. A local unit of each of the network nodes records first energy quantity information which represents a measured energy quantity, and provides second energy quantity information which represents a tradable energy quantity. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180222383

Motor vehicle

A motor vehicle has a central light control device, a plurality of peripheral light control devices distributed within the vehicle, and a plurality of interior light modules, each of which has a plurality of light sources and is associated with a peripheral light control device.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180222331

Optimizing charge/discharge plans for electric vehicles

A method for determining a charge plan for an electrical energy store of a vehicle includes subdividing a charging time interval, which is available for charging the energy store, into a sequence of time segments, such that constant charging power conditions are respectively present in the time segments in the sequence of time segments. For each time segment in the sequence of time segments, a limited number of possible charging powers with which the energy store can be charged and/or discharged in the respective time segment are determined. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180222285

Control element

A control element, in particular a mechatronic control element of a motor vehicle, for an electronic component, includes a sensor integrated in the control element. An electronic component having such a control element, and a motor vehicle with such an electronic component, are also provided.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180222013

Device for cleaning adhesive surfaces using solid carbon dioxide

A device for cleaning adhesive surfaces of vehicle components using solid carbon dioxide is provided. The device may be used for automated cleaning in an assembly line with a plurality of work stations. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180222012

Method for cleaning using solid carbon dioxide

A method for cleaning using solid carbon dioxide is provided. Adhesive surfaces of the vehicle components are cleaned automatically in an assembly line including several work stations. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180218610

Method and system for determining road users with potential for interaction

A method for determining at least one road user with a potential for interaction in a route segment includes detecting, using a unit outside a first vehicle, information with respect to a plurality of road users entering a route segment at an entry point to the route segment, where the information comprises information about one or more properties of the plurality of road users. The method also includes determining service data based on the information with respect to at least one of the plurality of road users, and determining that the first vehicle is situated in the route segment or will be situated in the route segment after a predefined time interval has elapsed. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180217121

Method for determining a mixing ratio of n organic, miscible components in a mixture of said components and use of an inorganic marker

A method for determining a mixing ratio a of n organic, miscible components in a mixture of the components. The method includes the following steps: i) preparing n components in pre-defined quantities, where n is an integer ≥2; ii) mixing a respective inorganic marker with one of the respective components in a pre-defined mixing ratio for each of the respective inorganic markers to the respective component, at least one component being mixed with one inorganic marker, and the inorganic markers being of different chemical natures; iii) producing a mixture of the components; (iv) performing an analysis for the quantitative determination of the quantities of the inorganic markers; and v) determining the mixing ratio a of the n components from the defined quantities of the inorganic markers by means of the pre-defined mixing ratios for each of the respective inorganic markers to the respective component.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180214994

Body component having a tab element for pre-fastening

A body component has a side edge, which extends in a longitudinal direction and on which at least one pre-fastening device is formed. The pre-fastening device has a section that protrudes from the side edge in a transverse direction, on which section a tab pointing toward the side edge is formed. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180212272

Lithium-ion cell

A lithium-ion cell that includes a positive electrode having a partially lithiated material as an active material for the positive electrode, and a negative electrode having a partially lithiated material as an active material for the negative electrode.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180211773

Induction charging system having a housing structure having carbon fibers that are without contact

An induction charging system for inductively charging a motor vehicle is provided. The induction charging system includes an induction coil and a housing structure for the induction coil. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180209811

Systems and methods for recognizing and measuring hard-to-reach destinations

A navigation system includes primary and secondary navigation device, and a server. The secondary navigation device transmits geolocation data to the server. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180209798

Method and device for providing data for a geometric map for autonomous or automated driving of a vehicle

A method for providing data for a geometric map for autonomous or automated driving of a vehicle includes collecting and/or determining odometry data of the vehicle when driving along a respective specified route section of a plurality of route sections using specified vehicle sensors. The respective specified route section has a maximum driving length that is dependent on at least one of a detection precision of odometry data using a specified vehicle sensor system, and on a reproducibility of provided odometry data using specified vehicle actuators and/or vehicle actuating drives. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180209590

Service device for a pressure vessel system

A service device for a pressure vessel system of a motor vehicle includes a service-device-side refueling coupling part which is connectable to a motor-vehicle-side refueling coupling part of the motor vehicle and a controller for activating the pressure vessel system. A method for the service of the pressure vessel system includes producing a connection between the service device and the pressure vessel system and activating the pressure vessel system by the service device.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180208212

User interface device for selecting an operating mode for an automated drive

A user interface device is configured to select an operating mode for an automated drive in a motor vehicle. The user interface device has a switching device to switch over between different driving automation stages of a motor vehicle, a selection device to determine at least one driving parameter in order to configure the driving automation stage selected by the switching device, and a display device which interacts with the selection device in order to display available selection possibilities for the at least one driving parameter when configuring the selected driving automation stage. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180208052

Pressure container system for a motor vehicle, motor vehicle and method for interrupting a fluid connection

A pressurized container system for a motor vehicle includes a pressurized container configured to store a fuel, wherein the pressurized container system has a shut-off valve which is configured to interrupt, in a currentless state, a fluid connection between the pressurized container and at least one fuel gas consumer. A safety switch is configured to interrupt a power supply to the shut-off valve, where the safety switch is not an ignition switch of the motor vehicle.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

07/12/18 / #20180199174

Communication device and method for v2x communication

The invention relates to a communication device (101a, 107) configured to receive context information and to configure a radio frame, in particular a control channel of a radio frame, based on the context information. In an embodiment the radio frame comprises a plurality of communication resources, wherein the communication device (107) is configured to configure the radio frame by allocating at least two groups of communication resources of the plurality of communication resources of the radio frame to at least two groups of communication devices of a plurality of other communication devices (101a-c, 103a-c) based on the context information.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

07/12/18 / #20180198365

Low-voltage discharge and actuation circuit for the traction converter of a vehicle

An actuation circuit for an inverter includes a direct voltage converter to convert direct current at a first voltage into direct current at an intermediate circuit voltage, and a driver unit that generates inverter control signals, based on direct current at the intermediate circuit voltage, to switch elements of the inverter. The actuation circuit also includes a discharge unit supplied with direct current at the intermediate circuit voltage, where the discharge unit switches, in response to a discharge control signal, a discharge resistor in parallel to an output of the direct voltage converter, and a control unit that is supplied with direct current at the intermediate circuit voltage. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

07/12/18 / #20180196912

Method and device for generating a sectional view of a body of a vehicle

A method for generating a sectional view of a body of a vehicle includes displaying a first sectional view of the vehicle body on a screen, where the first sectional view comprises two surfaces of two components of the vehicle body which adjoin one another at a first transition point. The method includes displaying a joint catalog with a plurality of predefined joint types, where one joint type of the plurality of predefined joint types defines a predefined joint section for a joint between two surfaces. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180186291

Interior mirror base arrangement for a motor vehicle

An interior mirror base arrangement for a motor vehicle has a base for an interior mirror which can be permanently fastened to a windshield of the motor vehicle adjacent to a roof liner, a cover element which is movably mounted on the base, and a fastener, by which the cover element can be fastened to the roof liner.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180180156

Sprocket

A sprocket for a chain drive, in particular a timing chain drive for an internal combustion engine, is provided. The sprocket includes a radially outer toothed ring and a damping ring. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180178659

Device and method for positioning by means of triangulation

A method for determining a charging position for a charging system comprising a vehicle and an induction charging unit, includes measuring a magnetic field vector for the at least one positioning signal, wherein the magnetic field vector is unambiguously assigned to at least one transmitting antenna by virtue of a coding of the position signal, and calculating a local position of the at least one transmitting antenna with respect to at least one receiving antenna. The method further includes detecting a travel trajectory for the vehicle, along which the charging position can be taken up.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180176757

Providing an aid means after a vehicle accident

A method for providing aid after a vehicle accident involving a vehicle includes establishing, via an emergency call device of the vehicle after the vehicle accident, a wireless data and/or voice connection between the vehicle and a rescue center. First sensor data, which is ascertained via at least one first sensor in the vehicle, is transmitted to the rescue center, while second sensor data, detected by the at least one first sensor and/or by at least one second sensor of the vehicle, is transmitted to and stored at a data storage unit independent of the rescue center. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180175899

Assessment and/or design of multiple-antenna systems

In a method for determining the performance of at least one antenna in a system including a plurality of antennas, the method subdivides a reception area and/or a transmission area of at least one antenna into a plurality of sectors, determines at least one value of a performance parameter for at least one of the plurality of sectors indicating an antenna performance, and determines at least one statistical value from the values of the performance parameter.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180175704

Rotary machine and motor vehicle

A rotary machine, in particular an electric machine, has a shaft, which extends in an axial direction and which has a cavity, and a heat pipe, in which a first thermal medium is arranged. The rotary machine is characterized in that the heat pipe is designed as an annular chamber, which surrounds the cavity. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180175387

High energy lithium ion secondary battery with improved lifetime and energy density

A high energy density lithium-ion rechargeable battery cell is provided which includes an anode material containing a carbon-nanotube (cnt)-si composite and a cathode material containing a core-shell gradient and/or concentration gradient nickel-based lithium metal oxide.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180174444

Method for determining a congestion end in traffic and associated devices

A method for determining an end of a tailback in road traffic includes providing a signal quality map for a cell of a base station of a mobile radio system, where the signal quality map includes overview information about signal qualities occurring within the cell. The method also includes determining signal quality information for each of a plurality of mobile radio communication devices connected to the base station, and determining a probability density function based on determined signal quality information. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180172042

Connection, connection system, and method for connecting at least two components

A connection between at least two components of a motor vehicle includes at least one connection unit which is arranged and/or formed on one of the components, and provides at least one connection surface of the connection. At least one characteristic of the connection unit is deliberately changeable, in such a manner that an adhesion capability of the connection surface is adjustable.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180170448

Arrangement for connecting two vehicle body components and method for producing a sheet metal component having a doubled joining flange

An arrangement for connecting different parts includes two vehicle components. The vehicle body components include a first vehicle body component taking the form of a sheet metal component with a joining flange and being connected at this joining flange to the second vehicle body component via a welded connection. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180170167

Drive device for a hybrid-driven motor vehicle, and motor vehicle associated therewith

A drive device for a hybrid-driven motor vehicle is provided. The drive device includes a primary drive, a secondary drive, and a variable speed gearbox. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180170151

Method and control unit for controlling an air conditioning system

A control unit for an air conditioning system of a vehicle is provided, wherein the air conditioning system has automatic climate control. The control unit is configured to calculate a fan strength limitation specified by a user. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180165544

Method and apparatus for representing a map element and method and apparatus for locating a vehicle / robot

A method and an apparatus are provided for representing a map element and for locating a vehicle/robot based thereupon. The method for representing a map element includes: generating a gaussian mixture model for the map element; generating a signature for identifying the map element, wherein the signature includes properties of the map element; and generating a signatured gaussian mixture model for representing the map element, wherein the signatured gaussian mixture model includes the gaussian mixture model and the signature.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180163865

Apparatus for axially adjusting a switching element

An apparatus for axially adjusting a shifting element includes a shifting shaft, which can be rotated about an axis, an actuating body, which is connected to the shifting shaft for conjoint rotation and in an axially movable manner and which has at least two slotted guide sections designed as grooves on a peripheral surface, and a linear actuator, which is associated with the actuating body and has an actuatable actuator pin, which can engage in the slotted guide sections in order to axially move the actuating body. Each slotted guide section has an incoupling region for the actuator pin, an opposite outcoupling region for the actuator pin, and an adjusting region, which lies therebetween in the peripheral direction and is bent in a curved shape, for axially moving the actuating body. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180163856

Control method and control device in a motor vehicle for shifting an automatic transmission

In a control method and a control device for shifting an automatic and, in particular, non-powershift-capable transmission having at least two gears, data of a driving-speed-related data source are received by at least one electronic control unit for a defined forecast range. The data are such that the control unit can determine therefrom a region at least lying in the forecast range and having a limit speed below the maximum speed of the lower gear. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180163583

Exhaust valve deactivation

A valve control of an internal combustion engine has a camshaft and a cam sleeve, which surrounds the camshaft and is fastened in an axially movable manner and has cams, which are associated with individual valves and extend in the radial direction. The cam sleeve can be moved in the axial direction in relation to the camshaft by an actuator during rotation. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180162292

Insertion floor for covering a storage or luggage compartment, preferably in a motor vehicle

An insertion floor is provided for covering a storage or luggage compartment, preferably in a motor vehicle, wherein the insertion floor is pivotably supported on a holder by locking hinges and wherein the locking hinges hold the insertion floor at least in a position in which the storage or luggage is accessible. In order to create such an insertion floor that can be economically produced, consists of few individual parts, and also can be installed and removed quickly and easily by the user, the insertion floor can be removed from the holder.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180162193

Heat pump system and method of operating same

A heat pump system for air conditioning a vehicle, in particular an electric or hybrid vehicle, includes an air conditioning unit which has an air conditioning evaporator and a heating heat exchanger, for air conditioning a passenger compartment of the vehicle. A condenser transmits heat from a refrigeration circuit into a coolant circuit, and a chiller transmits heat from the coolant circuit into the refrigeration circuit. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180162096

Planar body component for motor vehicles composed of fiber composite material

A planar body component for motor vehicles is designed as a fiber composite laminate having a cured main laminate of fiber-reinforced plastic and an additional fiber layer, which is glued to the main laminate and can be decoupled from the main laminate in some sections when force is applied to the planar body component. The additional fiber layer is formed of a non-ductile, dry fiber textile.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180161840

Method for straightening a distortion of a component by way of a straightening device, and straightening device

A method for straightening a distortion of a component by way of a straightening device is provided. The straightening device includes a clamping element for clamping in the component, a straightening element for introducing a straightening force into the component, and an anvil element for supporting the component during the introduction of the straightening force. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180160084

Image generation device and method for producing an array of image forming elements

An image generation device has at least one light source, a field lens array, an array of image-forming elements, and a projection lens array. The array of image-forming elements is formed by superimposing a first pattern array and a second pattern array, which is formed identically to the first pattern array and is rotated relative to the first pattern array. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180154924

Method for steering a vehicle

A method is provided for steering a vehicle, wherein the forces for steering the wheels are generated by a steering torque, and wherein the steering torque is applied by a mechanical steering system and/or a steering actuator. The method includes the following steps: automatic phase: automatic steering of the vehicle in that a control unit calculates an automatic torque and actuates the steering actuator to apply the automatic torque, so that the steering torque corresponds to the automatic torque, wherein a driver intervention during the automatic phase and a manual torque applied to the steering wheel by the driver are detected, engagement phase: maintaining the calculated automatic torque as a steering torque by ignoring or compensating the manual torque until the manual torque has exceeded a defined threshold torque, wherein the threshold torque is greater than zero, and transfer phase: reducing the automatic torque after the threshold torque has been exceeded, wherein the steering torque corresponds to the sum of the manual torque and automatic torque.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180149049

Control shaft for inlet valve shut-off

A control shaft of a cam shaft adjustment unit has axially spaced adjustment cams, which are designed in a first axial section of the control shaft for a continuous operation of a cylinder and in a second axial section for a cylinder shut-off. The adjustment cams for the continuous operation of a cylinder have, over the entire circumference of the cam circle, a radial extension which is greater than a zero stroke extension and the adjustment cams for the cylinder shut-off have, around their circumference, a shut-off section of the cam circle with a radial extension which is less than or equal to the zero stroke extension. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180147919

Door system for a passenger car having at least two seat rows and method for operating such a door system

A door system is provided for a passenger vehicle having at least two seat rows. The door system includes a front side door of a corresponding vehicle side, which can be brought into an open position from a closed position in order to take a seat in the rear seat row or to leave the rear seat row. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180143122

Diesel particulate sensor

A soot particulate sensor has a ceramic support made from an aluminum silicate, which is provided with a conductor path made of an intermetallic compound.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180137271

Method, server, firewall, control device, and system for programming a control device of a vehicle

The invention relates to a method for programming a control device of the vehicle, the method comprising: writing a first software module into the control device (106) via a first interface (108); blocking the first interface (108) of the control device (106); writing a key (122) into a secured memory area (132) of the control device (106) via a second interface; writing an encrypted vehicle software (112) into the control device (106) via the second interface; decrypting the encrypted vehicle software (112) by means of the first software module (110) by using the written key; storing the decrypted vehicle software in a memory area (134) of the control device (106); and installing read protection for the memory area (134) of the decrypted vehicle software.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180135994

Method for optimizing the cryogenic pressure tank fill level which can be achieved during a refill in a motor vehicle

A method optimizes the cryogenic pressure tank fill level which can be achieved during a refill in a motor vehicle. A heating device for heating a gas in the pressure tank has at least two modes, namely a regular operating mode, in which the heating device heats the gas in the pressure tank such that a specified pressure of the gas in the pressure tank is reached, and a continuous operation mode in which the heating device constantly heats the gas in the pressure tank such that the pressure of the gas in the pressure tank rises above the specified pressure. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180135675

Method for joining components and component composite

A method for joining a first component to a second component includes providing a first component with a first joining part receiving section and creating a joining part on and/or in the first joining part receiving section via a generative method. The method also includes providing a second component with a second joining part receiving section, and joining the joining part to the second joining part receiving section of the second component.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180134339

Motorcycle with an electrically driveable front wheel

A vehicle with a front wheel and a front wheel of a vehicle is provided. The front wheel is drivable by a first drive arrangement, and a rear wheel of the vehicle is drivable by a second drive arrangement. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180134294

Longitudinal driver assistance system in a motor vehicle

A longitudinal driver assistance system in a motor vehicle includes a detection system for recognizing upcoming relevant events which require a change in the maximum permitted top speed, and a functional unit which, upon recognizing a relevant event, determines a location-dependent time taking into consideration the location of the relevant event. Upon achieving this, the functional unit prompts the transmission of request information for permitting an automatic adaptation of the current maximum permitted top speed to a new maximum permitted top speed. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180134165

Charging device having and method for producing an induction coil

A method is provided for producing an induction coil, in particular for a charging device for the cableless charging of an electrical energy storage device of an electrically driven motor vehicle. At least one coil wire is placed on a carrier fabric in a conductor loop-type coil pattern. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180134143

Hybrid transmission for a motor vehicle

A hybrid transmission for a motor vehicle is provided. The hybrid transmission includes a primary shaft, an electric motor power transmitting mechanism, an electric motor drive shaft, a combustion engine drive shaft, and a combustion engine power-transmitting mechanism. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180134123

Control system for air-conditioning a vehicle

A control system method is disclosed for air-conditioning a vehicle by a heat pump system, wherein one of multiple operating modes is automatically set, depending on the air-conditioning requirement. The passenger space is cooled by an air-conditioning evaporator and/or is heated by a heating heat exchanger. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180134112

Interior ventilation system for a motor vehicle

An interior ventilation system for a motor vehicle includes an air measurement chamber, into which outdoor air of the motor vehicle can be fed via an outside air supply line and vehicle interior air of the motor vehicle can be fed via an inside air supply line, air quality sensors for measuring a harmful-substance content in air located in the air measurement chamber, and a measurement air control unit, which is designed to selectively supply outdoor air and/or vehicle interior air to the air measurement chamber. A motor vehicle includes such an interior ventilation system.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180131539

Communication system for aggregates and controllers of a vehicle, and vehicle comprising the communication system

A communication system for units and controllers of a vehicle includes a unit configured to transmit a plurality of messages to a controller. A first communication path is configured to transfer a message from the plurality of messages between the unit and the controller, and a second communication path configured to transfer the message from the plurality of messages between the unit and the controller. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180131046

Rapid forming of an electrode

A method for forming a negative electrode for a lithium-ion cell includes the following steps: first constant-current charging with a first charging current until a first half-cell potential versus a reference electrode is reached, first constant-voltage charging at the first half-cell potential versus the reference electrode until a second charging current is reached, second constant-current charging with the second charging current until a second half-cell potential versus the reference electrode is reached, second constant-voltage charging at the second half-cell potential versus the reference electrode until a final charging current is reached.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180131045

Forming an electrode

A method is provided for forming a negative electrode for a lithium-ion cell. The method include the steps of: carrying out first constant-current charging with a first charging current until a first half-cell potential with regard to a reference electrode is reached; carrying out first constant-voltage charging at the first half-cell potential with regard to the reference electrode until a second charging current is reached; carrying out ac voltage excitation or alternating current excitation over a frequency time period; carrying out second constant-current charging with a third charging current until a second half-cell potential with regard to the reference electrode is reached; and carrying out second constant-voltage charging at the second half-cell potential with regard to the reference electrode until a final charging current is reached or until a maximum constant-voltage charging duration is reached.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180128232

Pinion starter gearing having corrected gear geometry

A pinion starter drive for an internal combustion engine is provided. The pinion starter drive includes a drive pinion and a starter gear. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180126937

Automatic detection and assessment of low-speed crashes

In order to detect a vehicle accident in which a vehicle and an object crash into one another, wherein a motion variable assigned to the collision is so low that at least one active occupant protection system provided for accidents in the vehicle is not activated by the crash, it is provided, with respect to the collision event, that signals and/or data formed by sensors of the vehicle are processed in such a manner that the signals and/or data are filtered, feature data are formed based on the filtered signals and/or data, and the collision event is assigned to a classification in a classification database based on the feature data.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180126819

Motor vehicle

A motor vehicle is provided in which cold air is prevented from flowing forwards from the rear region to the front seats when travelling with an open top. At least one air outlet opening or air outlet nozzle is formed at a rear end of the center console, through which air outlet opening or air outlet nozzle warm air can flow out upwards and/or forwards between the two backrests of the two front seats. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180123421

Electromagnetic compatibility of a drive arrangement for an electrically driven vehicle

A drive arrangement for an electrically driven vehicle includes an electric motor that is configured to accelerate the vehicle, the electric motor has a rotor, which is arranged inside a stator having stator windings and is arranged on a rotor shaft. The drive arrangement also includes a drive shaft coupled to a drive wheel of the vehicle, and a shaft coupling that transmits torque output by the rotor shaft such that said torque is conducted to the drive shaft, wherein the shaft coupling has a torque receiving element that receives the torque output by the electric motor, and a torque output element that is mechanically coupled to the torque receiving element and outputs the torque in a direction of the drive shaft. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180120117

Method for determining a route and time frame for the travel of a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle

A method for determining a route and time frame for the travel of a motor vehicle which assists the driver in planning their travel and in making fuller use of the technical potential of the motor vehicle is provided. For this purpose, the method includes the following steps: acquiring at least one destination, determining a travel route to the at least one destination; acquiring an adjustable travel mode of the motor vehicle for at least one first section of the travel route; determining the route and time frame for the travel of the motor vehicle depending on the acquired travel mode; and displaying the route and time frame of the travel.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180119816

Parking brake system

A parking brake system for a motor vehicle transmission is provided. The parking, brake system includes a brake cylinder having a brake piston movable between braking and locking positions, a piston lock provided to lock the brake piston in the locking position, a piston valve configured to activate the brake cylinder using a fluid, and a locking valve configured to activate the piston lock using a fluid. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180118278

Motor vehicle with a receiving element for a torsion bar

A motor vehicle has a receiving element for a torsion bar. In order to devise a motor vehicle which has a receiving element for a torsion bar and in which the receiving element has a simple design and reduced weight while avoiding drawbacks in respect of the sealing effect and the available space, the receiving element consists essentially of a monolithic extruded profile.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180118264

Narrow-passage assistance system in a motor vehicle

A narrow-passage assistance system is provided for a motor vehicle having at least one electronic control unit, which detects a narrow passage in the form of the presence of two objects that restrict the ego-vehicle on both sides in accordance with signals of various sensors known per se for sensing lateral obstacles and which controls transverse positioning of the ego-vehicle between the two objects by at least one transversely-guiding actuator. The control unit contains a transverse guidance module, which is designed such that the transverse guidance module can distinguish between dynamic and static objects. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180118155

Deformation element for a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle comprising a deformation element of said type

To improve the safety of passengers of a motor vehicle and road users in the case of a head-on collision, a deformation element is provided and includes a crossmember holder for mounting to a crossmember and a bumper plate that can be positioned next to a bumper of a motor vehicle. The deformation element is characterized in that a centrifugal force-operated release element for adjusting and locking the distance of the crossmember holder from the bumper plate is provided between the bumper plate and the crossmember holder. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180118140

Deformation element for a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle having such a deformation element

To improve the safety of passengers of a motor vehicle and road users in the case of a fronted collision, a deformation element is provided and has a cross-beam holder for mounting to a cross-beam and a bumper plate that can be positioned next to a bumper of a motor vehicle. The deformation element is characterized in that a friction device for adjusting and fixing the distance of the cross-beam holder from the bumper plate is provided between the bumper plate and the cross-beam holder, a first distance of the bumper plate from the cross-beam holder, starting from a normal position, being greater in a first position than a distance in a second position.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180118070

Motor vehicle having a heatable head restraint

A head restraint for a motor vehicle has devices such as a fan and a heating element such that heated air can flow out of a front side of the head restraint if necessary. The head restraint enables heating of a head by way of outflowing heated air. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180117714

Accumulator assembly with an improved welding technique for a cell connector element

An accumulator assembly includes first and second accumulator cells, each of which includes at least one electrical connection element. The accumulator assembly also includes a cell connector element which electrically connects the electrical connection element of the first accumulator cell with the electrical connection element of the second accumulator cell. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180109008

Ground connection for an aluminium component

A ground connection for an aluminium component, in particular an aluminium vehicle body component, has grounding bolt which is fastened to the component, with the interposition of an adapter that extends over the surface, and which is composed of a material which exhibits greater strength than the aluminium component and differs from the aluminium component in terms of the electrochemical series, in particular steel, and has a thread element which clamps the cable shoe of the ground conductor on a corresponding contact area of the grounding bolt. Permanently high functional reliability is obtained in a manner which is simple in terms of production by the grounding bolt and the adapter being composed of materials which are matched to one another so as to prevent corrosion and are connected to one another in a cohesive manner, and the adapter is zinc-plated, at least on the component side, and, in a position in which it is not in contact with the component, is fastened to the component over a large surface area by a welded/soldered connection which is established using aluminium as an additional material.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180106181

Internal combustion engine with split cooling system

An internal combustion engine, in particular for a vehicle, is provided. The internal combustion engine has a crankcase, a cylinder head, a coolant feed line, a cooling channel branching line, a first coolant channel which runs at least partly through the cylinder head, and a second coolant channel which runs at least partly through the crankcase. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180105372

Stacking device for stacking paint and assembly plugs

A stacking device is provided for stacking plugs, in particular paint or installation plugs for motor vehicles, having a housing which has an opening, at at least one axial end, on a front side and in which extend in the axial direction, on an inner wall of the housing, at least two retaining and guide devices for the plugs. The retaining and guiding devices are designed to keep the plugs stacked in position, to allow axial movement of the plugs, and to guide the plugs in the axial direction.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180105098

Motor vehicle

A motor vehicle has a body, wherein the body has body openings, in which auxiliary devices such as lamps, turn indicators, or the like are arranged. A body wall surrounds the body opening and has a body flange formed at the particular body opening, to which body wall a cup-shaped insert is fastened, wherein the particular auxiliary device is fastened to the cup-shaped insert. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180105008

Damping system of a two-track vehicle

A damping system of a two-track vehicle includes a passive stabilizer having a torsion bar which runs in a vehicle transverse direction and having lever elements which adjoin the torsion bar at the end sides and which are connected to mutually oppositely situated wheel suspension arrangements of an axle of the vehicle. Two actuators are assigned to respective wheels of the wheel suspension arrangements and are mounted on the vehicle body. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/12/18 / #20180102527

Electrical energy-storage unit with storage modules of different types

An electrical energy-storage unit has a plurality of electrically coupled and interchangeable storage modules each with a multiplicity of storage cells connected in series or in parallel. The energy-storage unit has storage modules of a first type, which have a certain energy density. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/12/18 / #20180099715

Air-guiding device for a motorcycle

An air-guiding device for a motorcycle is provided to provide defined guidance of wind airflow in a region of a motorcycle fork. The air-guiding device include at least one rear guiding element in the longitudinal direction configured to be rigidly fastened to the motorcycle behind the motorcycle fork, and a front guiding element configured to be fastened indirectly or directly to the rear guiding element in front of the motorcycle fork in a manner which allows the front guiding element to rotate relative to the rear guiding element when the motorcycle fork is rotated about a vertical axis. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/12/18 / #20180099701

Motor vehicle

A motor vehicle is provided with a body which has hollow profiles with cavities formed therein. The cavities can be separated by bulkhead parts against water and noise. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/12/18 / #20180099679

Apparatus and method for controlling a user situation awareness modification of a user of a vehicle, and a user situation awareness modification processing system

An apparatus configured to control a user situation awareness modification of a user of a vehicle, which includes input module configured to repeatedly receive a first event detection signal comprising information related to a detected event outside a vehicle and to repeatedly receive a first user detection signal comprising information related to a reaction or a missing reaction of a user to the detected event outside the vehicle. The apparatus further includes a processing module configured to determine a user situation awareness level based on the information related to the detected event outside the vehicle and the information related to the reaction of the user to the detected event, and to generate a control signal configured to control a user situation awareness modification module based on the determined user situation awareness level.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180096441

Method and apparatus for facilitating automatic arrangement on user's journey

A method to facilitate automatic arrangement on a user's journey to a service in queue includes receiving information regarding a queuing condition and a travelling condition. A knowledge database with historical data may be generated from the received information. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180093661

Operation of a hybrid vehicle after detecting that a lower fuel filling level has been reached or undershot

A method for operating a hybrid vehicle having an internal combustion engine and an electrical machine for driving the hybrid vehicle is provided, where the internal combustion engine is supplied with fuel from a fuel tank, a fuel filling level of the fuel tank being determined using a fuel filling level sensor, wherein the electrical machine is supplied with electrical energy from an energy store, and the vehicle is configured to be driven in a purely electric mode, with the internal combustion engine switched off, using the electrical machine. In certain embodiments, the method includes establishing that the fuel filling level sensor indicates that a lower filling level has been reached or undershot, and, in response to this establishing, switching off the internal combustion engine and driving the vehicle in the purely electric mode, with the internal combustion engine switched off, using the electrical machine. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180093559

Hybrid transmission

A hybrid planetary gear transmission includes first, second and third planetary gear sets with respective sun, ring and planetary gears, the three planetary gear sets being arranged at a distance from each other concentrically to a common transmission axis, a transmission input shaft for receiving drive power from at least one drive machine, and a transmission output shaft for outputting drive power to a drive train. The hybrid transmission further includes a first coupling system for selectively connecting the transmission input shaft to the sun gear of the first planetary gear set, a second coupling device for selectively connecting the transmission input shaft to the planetary gear carrier of the first planetary gear set, and a connection between the ring gear of the third planetary gear set to the planetary carrier of the second planetary gear set. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180093558

Electric drive system

A drive system for a hybrid drive in a motor vehicle is provided. The drive system includes a drive machine with a rotor and a stator; a planetary gear set with a sun gear, a ring gear and at least one planetary gear mounted on a planetary carrier; and a coupling system, by way of which at least one other drive machine can be coupled to the drive system. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180093553

Communication between a vehicle and a road user in the surroundings of a vehicle

A method and a corresponding device permit an at least partially computer-controlled and/or autonomous vehicle to communicate with its surroundings, in particular with a road user such as a person in its surroundings. A control unit for a vehicle is configured to receive surroundings data from one or more surroundings sensors of the vehicle and to detect at least one road user in the surroundings of the vehicle on the basis of the surroundings data. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180093434

Method for producing a composite fiber component with an integrated screw-in insert

A method is provided for producing a composite fiber component with an integrated screw-in insert. A pressing tool is provided. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180091191

Communication module for the charging process of a vehicle

A communication module for an electrical charging process of a vehicle is provided. The vehicle communicates with a charging station via a charging cable using a first communication protocol, and the charging station is designed to communicate via the charging cable using a second communication protocol. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180089518

Method for ascertaining a description of a lane

A method for ascertaining a description of a lane which is in an environment of a vehicle includes ascertaining an assignment function that is set up to assign different values of a feature vector different descriptions of a lane. The method also includes ascertaining environment data of the vehicle, where the environment data includes information about a roadway marking and/or about one or more objects in the environment of the vehicle. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180088426

Electrochromic element with improved electrolyte layer

The invention relates to an electrochromic element comprising two substrates having electrically conductive insides, a layered operating electrode which comprises a metal complex compound and which is capable of entering into a redox reaction where the transition from the oxidized to the reduced state is attended by an increase of color depth and the transition from the reduced to the oxidized state is attended by a corresponding weakening of color, an electrolyte layer in the form of a transparent, flexible film, and a counterelectrode[ati(d1] which is capable of intercalating mobile cations of the electrolyte material and/or of entering into a redox reaction in which when the material of the second electrode changes from the oxidized to the reduced state it exhibits no increase of color depth in the wavelength region of the increase of color depth of the metal complex compound and preferably is not subject to any increase of color depth at all, where the electrolyte layer comprises at least the following components: (a) a crosslinkable hybrid prepolymer, (b) a crosslinkable organic monomer or prepolymer, (c) a non-crosslinkable, thermoplastic organic polymer, and a dissociable salt whose inorganic cations can, in the presence of a charge difference between the operating electrode and the counterelectrode, move between the said electrodes. The electrochromic element is more particularly suitable as constituent of automobile glazing systems.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180086401

Group of motor vehicles

By combining at least two different vehicle front end modules and passenger cell modules, at least two groups of motor vehicles belonging to different vehicle categories can be formed. For this purpose, the two vehicle front end modules feature different distances between the engine mounts, and the two passenger cell modules feature different distances between the front seats. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180086221

Method and system for monitoring charging stations

A method is provided for determining a property of a charging station, wherein the charging station is designed to provide electrical energy for charging a vehicle. The method determines vehicle data, wherein the vehicle data were created by a first vehicle with respect to a charging operation of the first vehicle at the charging station. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180085917

Method for the automatic configuration of an external control system for the open-loop and/or closed-loop control of a robot system

A method is provided for automatic configuring of an external control system for open-loop and/or closed-loop control of a robot system. In the method, an external control system and a robot system, including at least one manipulator and a robot controller, are provided. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180079417

Start-stop device for commencing an automatic switch-off process of a drive machine

A start-stop device for commencing an automatic switch-off process of a drive machine in a motor vehicle includes means for detecting a first trigger condition for initiating an automatic switch-off process, means for detecting a second trigger condition for initiating an automatic switch-off process if the first trigger condition can no longer be met, and means for initiating an automatic switch-off process of the drive machine if the first trigger condition or the second trigger condition is met.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180079413

Automatic autonomous driving of a vehicle

A motor vehicle includes a plurality of sensors, a wireless communication unit, and a control device that is configured to receive data from the plurality of sensors and via the wireless communication unit relating to at least one of an environmental condition, a mechanical condition and a health-rated condition. The control unit formats the received data into a predetermined format corresponding to at least one detected condition, and compares the at least one detected condition to a plurality of known conditions. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180079282

Air vent and method for introducing air into an area

An air vent is provided for directly introducing air into a passenger compartment of a vehicle. The air vent has at least one outlet opening and at least one deflecting surface which is arranged in the region of the outlet opening, which runs radially outwards with respect to a flow direction of the air flowing in the direction of the deflecting surface, and by which the air flowing in the direction of the deflecting surface can be deflected radially outwards using the coanda affect. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180077787

Method and device for coating a surface

A method for coating a surface with a coating jet containing coating particles includes forming the coating jet from at least two partial jets. The method also includes forming one of the exit channels as a spray channel for a first gas stream containing the coating particles. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180076680

Rotor of a current-activated electric machine having an improved slot filling

A rotor of a current-activated electric machine has a plurality of windings which are arranged on the rotor, slots being formed between the windings. A textile has a plurality of fibers connected to one another in flat contact. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180076469

Flow field of a fuel cell

A fuel cell having an ion-selective separator, a gas diffusion layer and a separator plate, is provided. The separator plate forms, together with the gas diffusion layer, at least one gas-conducting flow field. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180076459

Conductive polymer binder for a novel silicon/graphene anode in lithium ion batteries

A composite electrode prepared from silicon-graphene material and conductive polymer binder poly (1-pyrenemethyl methacrylate-co-methacrylic acid) for use in lithium-ion batteries.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180076458

Porous silicon materials and conductive polymer binder electrodes

A composite electrode prepared from porous silicon and conductive polymer binders for use in lithium-ion batteries.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180073881

Computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product for detecting modes of transportation of a user

A computer-implemented method for detecting modes of transportation of a user includes detecting one or more key points in a digital map, determining a key point of the one or more key points within a predefined range of a current position of the user, and determining one or more further key points associated with the determined key point. The method also includes tracking, by each of the one or more further key points, whether the user stops at a particular key point of the one or more further key points, and setting a mode of transportation of the user to a public transportation mode in response to said tracking indicating that the user stops at the particular key point of the one or more further key points.. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180072174

Drive-over protection for cables for an inductive charging coil for electric vehicles

A primary coil unit for an inductive charging system is provided. The primary coil unit includes a primary coil, a control unit, a housing and an electric supply cable. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180069228

Electrical energy store having a remote controllable locking device

An electrical energy store for providing electrical drive energy for a motor vehicle includes an integrated locking device, which is designed for remotely controllable locking and/or unlocking of at least one electrical external contact of the energy store.. . ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180066747

Hydraulic controller for an actuator in a vehicle gearbox

A hydraulic controller for a vehicle gearbox is provided. The controller includes a hydraulic actuator which has an oil supply port, a high-pressure hydraulic pump for providing a feed to a high-pressure line, a low-pressure hydraulic pump for providing a feed to a low-pressure line, a hydraulic reservoir for receiving the hydraulic medium from a return line, and a hydraulic control valve. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180066615

Motor vehicle having an air intake system for improved travel through water

A motor vehicle has an air intake system with an air duct. The air duct has an air inlet for taking in ambient air and an air outlet. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180066573

Turbocharger for a motor vehicle

In order for charge air to be conducted with the lowest possible losses in pressure in a turbocharger including a blow-off valve, a flow-guiding element in an inlet region is designed such that neutral zones are formed at the flow openings. The flow openings recirculate charge air from the pressure side to the suction side when the blow-off valve is opened. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180066566

Coolant circuit for a liquid-cooled transmission

A coolant circuit has an engine cooling circuit in which coolant can be circulated in order to cool an internal combustion engine via a cylinder head cooling circuit and a crankcase cooling circuit separated from the cylinder head cooling circuit. The coolant circuit includes a transmission cooling circuit for cooling a transmission, the transmission cooling circuit branching off from the engine cooling circuit. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180065497

Emergency driving mode for an electric vehicle

A method is provided for increasing the range of an electric vehicle, in particular an electric scooter, having an electric motor, at least one storage cell, and a controller for the electric motor. The method includes the following steps: a) initiation of the activation of a residual capacity of the storage cell by the operator, wherein the use of the residual capacity is blocked by the controller during normal driving operation, and b) unlocking the residual capacity. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180065444

Heating system for a vehicle and method for air-conditioning a vehicle

A heating system for a vehicle includes a low-temperature circuit and a high-temperature circuit which can be operated independently of each other and in which a low-temperature cooler or a high-temperature cooler is arranged. The two cooling circuits are coupled to each other via two coupling points for the exchange of coolant, and have a common conduit section, which extends between the two coupling points and on which a heat exchanger is arranged for heating the passenger compartment. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180065403

Method for manufacturing a decorative element having a raised embossed visible surface, and decorative element manufactured by said method

A method for manufacturing a decorative component includes providing an embossing device which has female embossing mold and male embossing mold, and providing at least one decorative material layer. The method also includes disposing the decorative material layer between the female embossing mold and the male embossing mold in such a manner that a visible surface of the decorative material layer faces the female embossing mold, and a reverse face of the decorative material layer that is opposite the visible surface faces the male embossing mold. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft








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