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Operation method of communication node supporting network management functions in vehicle network

An operation method of a communication node in a vehicle network may comprise performing a transition of an operation mode of the communication node from a sleep mode to a normal mode when a predetermined event is detected; transmitting a wake-up signal when the operation mode transitions from the sleep mode to the normal mode; generating a network management (nm) message including information indicating a wake-up reason corresponding to the wake-up signal; and transmitting the nm message.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

Component specification notification system, method, and device

A component specification notification system includes a smart tag attached to an assembled vehicle body and a specification notification device configured to receive information on the assembled vehicle body from the smart tag and to select and notify components to be fastened to the assembled vehicle body.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

Microphone and manufacturing method thereof

A microphone and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed. The microphone includes: a main substrate in which a first sound hole is formed; a sound sensing module formed in the main substrate corresponding to the first sound hole; a semiconductor chip electrically connected with the sound sensing module and formed on the main substrate; a cover mounted to the main substrate, and in which a second sound hole is formed; and a sound delay filter mounted corresponding to the second sound hole, and in which a plurality of filter holes are formed.. ... Kia Motors Corp

System and method for controlling operation of iot device

A method for controlling operation of an internet of things device includes: controlling, by a processor, a first device to be in an on state and controlling the processor to be in a sleep mode when the processor determines that a user is located outside a place object; receiving, by the processor, a control signal from the first device and waking up to an operation mode; controlling, by the processor, a second device to be in an on state, wherein the second device is installed in an entrance side of the place object and detects a user's entry into the place object; controlling, by the processor, the processor to be connected to an external control device, controlling the first device and the second device to be in an off state, and controlling a third device to be in an on state when the user's entry into the place object is detected; and detecting, by the processor, whether the user is located inside the place object using an output of the third device.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

Vehicle antenna mounting apparatus

A vehicle antenna mounting apparatus is disclosed, which includes: a base member mounted on an outer surface of a vehicle panel and covering an mounting hole formed in the outer surface; a screw shaft extending from a lower surface of the base member and passing through the mounting hole; and a fastening member having a support portion supported on the base member, and a plurality of elastic deformation portions extending from the support portion and provided with a locking portion at a lower end of the elastic deformation portions; a deformation guide member which is coupled to an outer surface of the screw shaft; and a tightening nut fastened to the screw shaft for moving and supporting the deformation guide member. The deformation guide member presses the elastic deformation portions in the radial direction of the screw shaft as the deformation guide member moves toward the base member.. ... Kia Motors Corp

Audio signal quality enhancement based on quantitative snr analysis and adaptive wiener filtering

An audio signal enhancement method includes: acquiring an audio signal; estimating a signal-to-noise ratio (snr) of an audio frame of the audio signal; determining a snr threshold for the audio frame; selecting an audio signal processing technique according to a comparison of the snr threshold to the estimated snr of the audio frame; filtering the audio frame using a wiener filter applying the selected signal processing technique; and outputting the audio frame filtered using the wiener filter applying the selected signal processing technique. A first-in, first-out (fifo) signal processing technique is selected when the estimated snr of the audio frame is less than the snr threshold, and a log-energy voice activity detection (vad) signal processing technique is selected when the estimated snr of the audio frame is greater than the snr threshold.. ... Kia Motors Corp

Simultaneous control terminal for electronic products, simultaneous control system for electronic products, and computer-readable recording medium recording program executing simultaneous control method for electronic products

A simultaneous control terminal for electronic products connected through a network with a relay module receiving and outputting a first signal that is output from a remote control module in response to a user's operation may include a control information storage configured to store control information corresponding to the remote control module; a receiver configured to receive the first signal output from the relay module; a control information searcher configured to search the control information corresponding to the received first signal; and a transmitter configured to generate a second signal including the searched control information and transmit the second signal to the relay module.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

Server and method for providing software update information of vehicular module

A server and a method for providing software update information related to a vehicular module may be configured to provide a server for providing software update information related to a vehicular module that may extract a software updatable module to provide software update information thereto based on module use information related to another vehicle corresponding to an estimated driving route and an estimated driving time of a software update target vehicle.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

Deep learning-based autonomous vehicle control device, system including the same, and method thereof

A deep learning-based autonomous vehicle control system includes: a processor determining an autonomous driving control based on deep learning, correcting an error in determination of the deep learning-based autonomous driving control based on determination of an autonomous driving control based on a predetermined expert rule, and controlling an autonomous vehicle; and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing data for the determination of the deep learning-based autonomous driving control, data for the determination of the expert rule-based autonomous driving control, and information about the error in the determination of the deep learning-based autonomous driving control.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

Planetary gear train of automatic transmission for vehicles

A planetary gear train of an automatic transmission for a vehicle may include an input shaft for receiving an engine torque, an output shaft for outputting a shifted torque, a first planetary gear set, a second planetary gear set, a third planetary gear set, a fourth planetary gear set, six control elements, a first connecting member directly connected with a transmission housing, a second connecting member selectively connectable with the transmission housing, a third connecting member selectively connectable with the input shaft, a fourth connecting member directly connected with the input shaft, a fifth connecting member selectively connectable with the transmission housing, a sixth connecting member selectively connectable with the input shaft, and selectively connectable with the transmission housing, a seventh connecting member directly connected with the output shaft, and an eighth connecting member selectively connectable with the input shaft.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

Compressor

A compressor may include a compressor housing integrally provided with a compressor wheel inlet having a surge slit and a choking slit that are sequentially formed along an axial direction of a compressor wheel; a sleeve provided to surround an outer surface of the compressor wheel inlet at an end portion thereof, and linearly moving along the axial direction of the compressor wheel while guiding gas flowing into the compressor wheel; a guide slit provided on the sleeve, and communicating with one of the surge slit and the choking slit in accordance with axial linear movement of the sleeve; and a plurality of vanes provided at a position between an outer circumferential surface of the sleeve and the compressor housing, and configured to change a direction of gas flowing through the surge slit or the choking slit in response to linear displacement of the sleeve.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

Compressor

A compressor may include a compressor housing configured to have a surge slit and a choking slit; an internal sleeve configured to be provided on the compressor housing; an external sleeve configured to be provided on an external side of the internal sleeve; a rotation interlocking device configured to rotate the internal sleeve depending on an axial linear movement of the external sleeve; a selection slit configured to be provided on the external sleeve to communicate with the surge slit or communicate with the choking slit depending on the axial linear movement of the external sleeve; and a plurality of vanes configured to be provided on an internal side of the internal sleeve so that the vanes are rotated depending on the axial linear movement of the external sleeve to adjust a flow of gas introduced into the compressor wheel.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

Engine having egr cooler

An engine having an exhaust gas recirculation (egr) cooler includes: a high-pressure egr cooler; an intake manifold which has an intake inlet which is supplied with intake gas, a high-pressure egr inlet which is supplied with high-pressure egr gas, a connecting hole which delivers the supplied high-pressure egr gas to the high-pressure egr cooler, and a distribution hole which is supplied with the high-pressure egr gas cooled by the high-pressure egr cooler; and a high-pressure egr valve which is disposed on the intake manifold, and controls a flow of the high-pressure egr gas delivered from the intake manifold to the high-pressure egr cooler.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

Steering control method for vehicles

A steering control method for a vehicle, may include determining, by a controller, whether or not a vehicle is in a high-speed turning driving condition based on factors reflecting a driving state of the vehicle; determining, by the controller, whether or not a rapid acceleration is occurring in the vehicle when the controller determines that the vehicle is in the high-speed turning driving condition; and providing, by the controller, restoration compensation torque to a steering restoration direction of the vehicle by use of a steering motor when the controller determines that the rapid acceleration is occurring.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/27/18 / #20180273039

Server and method for controlling regenerative braking of eco-friendly vehicle

A server and a method for automatically controlling regenerative braking of an eco-friendly vehicle are provided. A regenerative braking level is calculated by considering driving information and a driving environment of a vehicle using a regenerative braking controlling server. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/27/18 / #20180273038

Integrated control method for engine and transmission

Disclosed is an integrated control method for an engine and a transmission, which is capable of integrally controlling the engine and the transmission, based on a control correlation between the engine and the transmission. This method determines a target engine operating point reflecting a driving state of a vehicle and a driver's intention to accelerate, in an integrated control map having an engine control area and a transmission control area. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/27/18 / #20180273023

Method for controlling vehicle in case of oil-pump failure

A method for controlling a vehicle in the event of an oil-pump failure may include: a first comparison step of comparing, by a controller, an actual rpm of an eop with a first set value set in advance based on a target rpm of the eop; a maximum eop driving step of driving the eop to a maximum output by the controller when a result of the comparison in the first comparison step shows that the actual rpm is smaller than or equal to the first set value; a second comparison step of comparing the actual rpm of the eop with a second set value by the controller after the maximum eop driving step; and a creep driving step of making the vehicle perform creep driving using a motor by the controller when a result of the comparison in the second comparison step shows that the actual rpm is larger than the second set value.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/27/18 / #20180272878

Electric vehicle and battery charging method of the same

A method of charging the battery of the vehicle includes starting charging of the battery; starting operation of an air conditioner using power supplied from the battery; and reducing an operation amount of the air conditioner while charging the battery and operating the air conditioner, thereby shortening the time required for charging the battery.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/27/18 / #20180272854

Engine mounting structure

An engine mounting structure is configured to includes an engine which is disposed in an engine compartment; an engine mount which fixes the engine to a vehicle body; and an engine support bracket which fixes a first side surface of the engine to the engine mount, in which the engine support bracket includes a cooling portion which cools the engine support bracket by use of a fluid flowing into the engine compartment.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/27/18 / #20180272830

Heat pump system for a vehicle

The present disclosure provides a heat pump system for a vehicle having a first heat source. The heat pump system includes: a first heat exchanger; a second heat exchanger; a primary loop through which coolant circulates, the primary loop passing through the first and second heat exchangers; and a secondary loop through which a refrigerant circulates. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180269567

Unified antenna module and roof antenna for vehicle using the same

A unified antenna module includes an antenna, a first preamplifier configured to be connectable to an rf cable, and a second preamplifier configured to be connectable to a transmitter/receiver module. A switch part is configured to connect the antenna with the first preamplifier or the second preamplifier when one of the rf cable and the transmitter/receiver module is connected.. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180269544

Battery module with improved cooling performance

A battery module is provided. The battery module includes a battery stack that has a plurality of secondary batteries stacked on each other in multiple stages along a predetermined stack direction. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180269506

Air supply control method and system for fuel cell

An air supply control method and system for a fuel cell controlling a switching frequency of an inverter at which power consumption of the air compressor becomes minimal includes: calculating a revolution per minute (rpm) of a motor of an air compressor; calculating a switching frequency of an inverter of the motor of the air compressor at which power consumption becomes minimal based on the calculated rpm of the motor; and controlling the inverter with the calculated switching frequency.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180268683

Method for setting multi remote control in vehicle and mobile communication terminal thereof

A method for setting a multi remote control in a vehicle includes:a communicator configured to perform wireless communication with a plurality of mobile communication terminals in the vehicle, a storage configured to store information related to the plurality of mobile communication terminals and remote control function setting information of a device in the vehicle, and a controller configured to distinguish between a mobile communication terminal located in a front seat and a mobile communication terminal located in a rear seat based on short-range communication connection strength of each of a plurality of mobile communication terminals inside the vehicle, the controller distributing each of a front seat remote control function and a rear seat remote control function to the distinguished front seat or rear seat mobile communication terminal.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180268279

Smart tag and smart tag system using the same

A smart tag is attached on a vehicle body in a vehicle manufacturing process. The smart tag includes a position measurement transmitter for transmitting signals for measuring position of a vehicle body, a wireless communication transceiver for performing wireless communication, a position sensor for sensing data for calculating a position of the vehicle body, a memory for storing data including vehicle body information, a controller for controlling operation of the smart tag, and a battery for supplying electric power to components of the smart tag.. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180267763

Apparatus and method for optimizing navigation performance

Provided is a navigation system, which is effectively used depending on driver characteristics and driving conditions, wherein display performance of ducs including a cluster, front/rear avns, and operation systems thereof are controlled through a single controller.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180267172

System and method for recognizing position of vehicle

The present disclosure provides a system for recognizing a position of a vehicle including: a lane-based position recognition device configured to extract correction information about a heading angle and a lateral position of the vehicle by comparing measured lane information with lane information on an accurate map; a lidar-based position recognition device that extracts correction information about a position of the vehicle by detecting an area in consideration of surrounding vehicles and obstacles measured through a lidar sensor; and a position assemble device configured to assemble a position based on the correction information about the heading angle and the lateral position of the vehicle, correction information about a heading angle, a longitudinal position and a lateral position of the vehicle from the lidar sensor, and correction information about a heading angle, a longitudinal position and a lateral position of the vehicle from gps.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180266920

Vehicle driving test apparatus and method

A vehicle driving test apparatus includes: a fixed position terminal that is fixed at a driving course and detects a fixed gps signal; and a vehicular position terminal that is installed in a vehicle, detects a vehicle gps signal per a predetermined time while the vehicle moves a predetermined distance, receives the fixed gps signal from the fixed position terminal, sets the vehicle position based on the vehicle gps signal and the fixed gps signal, sets a reference line based on an entering angle of the vehicle, and tests a leaning state of the vehicle through the reference line and the vehicle position that is changed per the predetermined time.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180266844

Automatic control method for carpool lane for navigation terminal

An automatic control method for a carpool lane for a navigation terminal, may include setting a destination for the navigation terminal, checking a carpool lane along a route corresponding to the set destination, determining conditions for using the carpool lane, displaying settings for a carpool mode option on the navigation terminal when a vehicle being driven is allowed to use the carpool lane, and guiding the vehicle to the carpool lane when the carpool mode option is set.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180266649

Exterior light emitting diode package for vehicle

An external light emitting diode package for a vehicle, may include an led chip; a lead frame which includes a substrate which includes conductive metal and to which one or more led chips are bonded, and a lead pad which is distanced from the substrate and electrically connected to the led chip; a mold which is formed on the lead frame and includes a dam that forms a cavity in a region of the substrate where the led chip is bonded; and a lens which is bonded to the mold, such that the cavity is designed in the mold in an optimum state and the mold and the lens are tightly attached to each other, improving adhesive strength, and the substrate, which is coupled to a mold, includes conductive metal, improving thermal conductivity and surface roughness of the substrate.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180266550

Apparatus for imparting operating feeling of gear shift mechanism

An apparatus for imparting an operating feeling of a gear shift mechanism to a driver, may include a housing having an accommodating space, a bullet portion disposed in the accommodating space to operate in a longitudinal direction of the accommodating space, wherein the bullet portion has a head part on an upper portion thereof, and an elastic member disposed between the head part and the accommodating space to operate to allow the bullet portion to be elastically moved in and out of the accommodating space. The head part has a sliding protrusion and the accommodating space has a sliding groove having a shape to correspond to that of the sliding protrusion.. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180266545

Transmission apparatus and method for cruise control system responsive to driving condition

A method for controlling a transmission provided in a vehicle may include providing a reference data for automatic shift of the transmission according to a speed reference of the vehicle, collecting a detected data delivered from at least one detector or operation state information related to an in-vehicle device, wherein the at least one detector and the in-vehicle device is attached or mounted on the vehicle configured for recognizing a driving condition, determining a mode for the automatic shift based at least on the detected data or the operating state information, and performing the automatic shift according to the mode.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180266520

Shifting apparatus

Disclosed is a shifting apparatus, including: sleeve gear having teeth provided on an inner circumferential surface of a sleeve; and a clutch gear having teeth provided on an outer circumferential surface of a clutch such that the clutch gear teeth are engaged with the sleeve gear teeth by movement of the sleeve in an axial direction. In particular, ends of the sleeve gear teeth facing the clutch gear, and ends of the clutch gear teeth facing the sleeve form flat surfaces perpendicular to the axial direction.. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180266338

Apparatus and method for compensating for fuel injection quantity in engine of vehicle

Provided are an apparatus and a method for compensating for a fuel injection quantity in an engine of a vehicle. The apparatus for compensating for a fuel injection quantity may include: an information collector collecting status information of the vehicle; an oxygen sensor outputting a voltage corresponding to a concentration of oxygen in exhaust gases; a high pass filter (hpf) filtering the output voltage of the oxygen sensor; and a controller generating a reference value on the basis of the status information of the vehicle. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180265149

System for adjusting an active roof panel position

The present disclosure provides a system for adjusting an active roof panel position including: an auxiliary frame disposed below a main frame at a predetermined distance; an adsorption unit provided in the auxiliary frame, wherein an adsorption cup configured to adsorb a roof panel is provided in in a lower portion of each adsorption unit; a guide bar, wherein one end of the guide bar is fixed to the auxiliary frame and the other end of the guide bar penetrates the main frame; and a brake member provided in the main frame, where the guide bar penetrates the brake member, and the brake member limits movement of the guide bar with reference to the main frame.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180265126

Knuckle apparatus for vehicle suspension system

A knuckle apparatus for a vehicle suspension system, may include a bearing device having an assembly end portion protruding and extending from a center thereof; and a knuckle device having a plurality of brackets connected to a suspension system component, the brackets being coupled through the assembly end portion.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180265096

Vehicle and control method thereof

A vehicle and a control method thereof are disclosed. The vehicle to which an automotive open system architecture (autosar) platform is applied, may include an information acquisition part configured to acquire information regarding a first task and information regarding a type and an execution time of each of functions that are executed in the first task from a process control block; and a controller configured to perform control to execute an unexecuted function in a second task when the unexecuted function is not executed or not completely executed in the first task but is present together with the functions that are executed in the first task. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180265093

Apparatus and method for active vibration control of hybrid electric vehicle

An apparatus for active vibration control of a hybrid electric vehicle including an engine and a motor is disclosed. The apparatus includes: a position sensor to detect position information of the engine or the motor; and a controller to select a reference angle signal based on a signal from the position sensor. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180264931

Structure of brake-cooling duct

A structure of a brake-cooling duct, which is disposed at one side of an intercooler tank to cool a brake disc using air may include the brake-cooling duct has an air movement channel and a through-hole formed in a side surface thereof to expose the channel to an outside, wherein the brake-cooling duct is disposed close to one side of the intercooler tank so that an external surface of the intercooler tank is exposed to the channel via the through-hole, allowing the air introduced into the channel to be brought into contact with the external surface of the intercooler tank, and thereafter be discharged rearward thereof.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180264907

Vibration-sensitive suspension system and control method thereof

A vibration-sensitive suspension system may include a damping-force varying shock absorber, a detecting device detecting an acceleration signal, a storing device extracting a natural frequency from an excitation test of a vehicle, and storing the extracted natural frequency, and an ecu receiving the acceleration signal from the detecting device, extracting a frequency signal, and determining whether the extracted frequency matches the natural frequency, thus regulating a damping force of the shock absorber.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/20/18 / #20180264675

Cutting apparatus

The present disclosure relates to a cutting apparatus including a jig having a seating jig on which a machining target is seated and a fixing jig matched with the seating jig to fix the machining target, a cutter configured to cut the machining target along reference scheduled cutting lines, a first carrier reciprocating to allow the fixing jig to match with the seating jig or to be spaced apart from the seating jig, and a cooler configured to cool the machining target down to a reference temperature.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/06/18 / #20180255562

Method for adaptively adjusting security level of v2x communication message and apparatus therefor

A method of processing a vehicle-to-everything (v2x) message in a v2x message transmitting entity may comprise obtaining, at the v2x message transmitting entity, status information of a transmission target entity; determining adaptively a security level for a v2x message to be transmitted to the transmission target entity based on the obtained status information; and generating the v2x message according to the determined security level, and transmitting the v2x message to the transmission target entity. Because security levels of v2x messages are adaptively determined, the v2x messages can be processed according to a processing capability of the transmission target entity and the type of the v2x message, thereby assuring the safety of the driver.. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/06/18 / #20180254500

Method and apparatus for controlling fuel cell cooling

A method and an apparatus are provided for controlling a cooling system of a fuel cell, wherein an output of the cooling system is determined by varying rising/falling gain values of a cooling system according to irreversible/reversible degradation degrees of the fuel cell and an output demand degree, whereby the cooling system is controlled according to the determined output.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/06/18 / #20180253912

Vehicle and control method of vehicle

A vehicle may include: a cluster module to display a mileage; a plurality of electronic control units to store the mileage; and a controller to select at least one electronic control unit that stores the mileage, among the plurality of electronic control unit. It is difficult to know which electronic control unit stores mileage-related data, thereby inhibiting or preventing a mileage manipulation behavior performed while replacing a cluster and an electronic control unit.. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/06/18 / #20180251129

Vehicle and vehicle control method

A vehicle includes a speed detector for detecting a driving speed of the vehicle, a sensor for detecting a target vehicle driving in a target lane into which the vehicle is to change lanes, and a controller for determining an acceleration of the vehicle based on a change amount of the driving speed detected at the time of the vehicle changing lanes, for calculating a time to collision (ttc) between the vehicle and the target vehicle when the lane change of the vehicle would be completed to the target lane based on the determined acceleration of the vehicle, and for transmitting a signal restricting the lane change of the vehicle based on the calculated time to collision.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/06/18 / #20180251116

System and method of controlling regenerative braking of eco-friendly vehicle

A system and method of controlling regenerative braking of an eco-friendly vehicle are provided. The system eliminates a motor over-temperature state during regenerative braking, effectively prevents a chattering phenomenon in which regenerative braking torque is repeatedly increased and reduced after the motor over-temperature state, and consequently, improves the braking safety and operability of the vehicle. ... Kia Motors Corp

09/06/18 / #20180251034

Solar cell system and control method thereof

A solar cell system may include a first power converting device connected to an output of a first solar cell; a second power converting device which an input connected to an output of a second solar cell connected to the first solar cell in parallel and an output connected to a circuit between the output of the first solar cell and the input of the first power converting device; a bypass circuit at the output of the second solar cell and connected to the circuit between the output of the first solar cell and the input of the first power converting device; a first circuit opening/closing device disposed in a circuit between the second solar cell and the first power converting device; a second circuit opening/closing device in the bypass circuit; and a path control device controlling opening or closing of the first and second circuit opening/closing devices, and a control method thereof.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

09/06/18 / #20180250766

Method of projection welding hardware to steel sheet for hot stamping

A method of projection welding hardware to a plated steel sheet for hot stamping, may include pressing hardware and a plated steel sheet in a state in which a welding projection on the hardware is in contact with the plated steel sheet, supplying a primary current to the hardware and the plated steel sheet in a state in which they are pressed, and supplying a secondary current to the hardware and the plated steel sheet.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180241258

Method and apparatus for position alignment using low-frequency antennas in wireless power transfer system

A position alignment method for position alignment between a position alignment apparatus including a reception pad and a magnetic field detection apparatus including a transmission pad which performs wireless power transfer (wpt) includes: connecting, by the position alignment apparatus, to the magnetic field detection apparatus using wireless communication, wherein at least one antenna is located in the transmission pad; radiating, by the position alignment apparatus, at least one magnetic field using at least one antenna located in the reception pad; receiving, by the position alignment apparatus, magnetic field measurement values from the magnetic field detection apparatus; and obtaining, by the position alignment apparatus, information indicating a positional difference between the reception pad and the transmission pad by comparing the magnetic field measurement values with previously-stored reference values.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180240098

Payment method and system of vehicle

The present disclosure provides a method of making payment in a vehicle. Forms of the method may include: determining, with a head unit (h/u), whether a user of the vehicle is either a main user or a sub user; receiving, with the h/u, location information of the vehicle; determining, with the h/u, a category of a point of interest (poi) and payment rights based on the location information of the vehicle and the user of the vehicle, wherein the category of the poi is determined based on the location information of the vehicle and the payment rights is predetermined depending on the category of the poi; and attempting to make payment, with the h/u, through a payment server based on the payment rights.. ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180239971

Image information acquiring apparatus, vehicle, and control method thereof

A vehicle includes: a display; a photographing device configured to acquire image information of a road on which the vehicle currently travels; and a main controller configured to: i) detect first speed limit information based on the acquired image information, ii) calculate a difference between the first speed limit information and pre-stored second speed limit information corresponding to the road on which the vehicle currently travels, and iii) determine speed limit information that is to be displayed on the display based on at least one of whether the calculated difference exceeds a predetermined level and whether the vehicle is no longer traveling on the road.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180238764

Battery pack for electric vehicles and method of detecting cooling water leakage in battery pack for electric vehicles

A battery pack for electric vehicles and a method of detecting cooling water leakage in the battery pack for electric vehicles are provided. The battery pack includes a moisture collection unit that is disposed in the battery pack and a moisture discharge unit that is disposed in a bottom of the moisture collection unit. ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180238447

Parking apparatus for vehicle

A vehicle parking apparatus may include a parking rod having a first end portion connected to a detent plate and a second end portion on which a cam is placed, the parking rod rectilinearly moving in accordance with rotation of the detent plate and causing the cam to rotate a sprag about a rotation shaft; and a ‘u’-shaped stopper extending from the second end portion of the parking rod and operating to surround or release the sprag in accordance with the motion of the parking rod, the stopper allowing rotation of the sprag by releasing the sprag when the detent plate is rotated to a p range position and preventing the rotation of the sprag by surrounding the sprag when the detent plate is rotated to a certain range position other than the p range position.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180238197

Waste heat recovery system

A waste heat recovery system has a rankine cycle in which boilers, an expander, a condenser, and a circulation pump are installed on a circulation path in which working fluid is circulated, and the boilers are connected in series with and in parallel to the circulation path. The waste heat recovery system includes: a first and a second direction control valves installed at a top and at a bottom of the boilers to shift flow directions of the working fluid to the boilers; and a controlling unit to receive information of a vehicle and information of the waste heat recovery system to control the first and second direction control valves.. ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180237677

Graphene oxide-nanodiamond composite, manufacturing method thereof, and nanofluid including the same

Disclosed herein is a composite comprising a graphene oxide and a nanodiamond that is chemically bonded on a surface of the graphene oxide.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180237637

Flame retardant polyurethane artificial leather and method for manufacturing the same

Provided herein is a flame retardant polyurethane (pu) artificial leather and a method for manufacturing the flame retardant polyurethane (pu) artificial leather, wherein the method may include preparing a microfiber nonwoven fabric material, consecutively forming a polyurethane coating layer and an adhesive layer on one surface of a release paper, and combining the nonwoven fabric material and the release paper.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180236986

Sensor integration based pedestrian detection and pedestrian collision prevention apparatus and method

An apparatus for operating a pedestrian detection and collision mitigation system (pdcms) function of a vehicle includes: a front detection sensor detecting a presence of a pedestrian on a driving lane of the vehicle and a distance and a relative speed between the pedestrian and the vehicle; a vehicle sensor detecting a speed of the vehicle; an electronic control unit operating a pdcms function based on information detected by the front detection sensor and the vehicle sensor; and a warning unit operated to inform a driver of a collision of the pedestrian with the vehicle by a control of the electronic control unit.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180236985

Sensor integration based pedestrian detection and pedestrian collision prevention apparatus and method

An apparatus includes a front detection sensor detecting presence of a pedestrian on a driving lane of the vehicle, gaze information of the pedestrian, and a distance and a relative speed between the pedestrian and the vehicle; a vehicle sensor detecting at least one of a speed, an acceleration, a steering angle, a steering angular velocity, or a pressure of a master cylinder of the vehicle; an electronic control unit activating a function of a pedestrian detection and collision mitigation system based on information detected by the front detection sensor and the vehicle sensor; and a warning unit operated to inform a driver of a collision of the pedestrian with the vehicle by controlling the electronic control unit.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180236957

Vehicle and method for remotely controlling the same

A vehicle includes: a communication unit performing communication with a remote control device and receiving an instruction signal for remotely controlling a driving operation of the vehicle from the remote control device; a position acquiring unit detecting a position of the remote control device when the communication unit receives the instruction signal from the remote control device; and a controller restricting the remote control of the driving operation of the vehicle based on the detected position of the remote control device.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180236954

Vehicle and control method thereof

A vehicle includes: an input unit configured to receive an execution command for speech recognition; a calculator configured to calculate a time in which the vehicle is expected to arrive at an obstacle existing on a road on which the vehicle travels; and a speech recognition controller configured to compare the calculated time in which the vehicle is expected to arrive at the obstacle to a time in which a voice command input is expected to be completed to determine whether to perform dynamic noise removal pre-processing.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180236898

Electric vehicle and control method thereof

An electric vehicle and a control method of the electric vehicle are provided. The electric vehicle includes a battery, a charger configured to supply power of the battery to a user terminal, an input configured to receive a destination from a user, and a controller configured to calculate an estimated amount of power consumed for traveling of the electric vehicle and an estimated amount of power consumed for supplying power to the user terminal in a case that the electric vehicle travels to the destination. ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180236892

System and method for controlling charging of plug-in vehicle

A system and method for controlling charging of plug-in vehicle are provided to charge a high-voltage battery mounted in the vehicle by converting ac power into dc power using an obc. The method includes determining whether the high-voltage battery is charged by the operation of the obc and whether the temperature of the high-voltage battery is greater than a predetermined reference cooling temperature while the high-voltage battery is charged to determine whether to cool the high-voltage battery. ... Kia Motors Corp

08/23/18 / #20180236849

Sun visor with display of traffic light

A signal display sun visor may include a camera photographing an object in front of vehicle; a folding detector sensing whether or not the sun visor is opened; a traffic light detector determining a current location of the vehicle by receiving a gps signal and whether a traffic light exists in front of the vehicle based on the current location by using map information; an image processor determining a traffic light from a digital image by processing and analyzing the digital image and a signal of the determined traffic light; a signal display unit displaying the signal of the traffic light determined by the image processor; and a controller controlling operation of the respective constituent elements, operating when the sun visor is opened at greater than or equal to a predetermined angle, and controlling the camera to photograph a traffic light when the traffic light exists in front of the vehicle.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/16/18 / #20180233753

Thermal management system for fuel cell vehicle

A thermal management system for a fuel cell vehicle may include a fuel cell stack, a solid-state hydrogen storage device, and a hydrogen supply pipe, wherein the fuel cell stack receives hydrogen and air configured to generate electricity and discharge water, wherein the solid-state hydrogen storage device includes a first container accommodating a solid-state hydrogen storage material, a second container accommodating a thermochemical thermal energy storage material, a third container accommodating a heat transfer medium, and pipes connected to the first container, the second container, and the third container to circulate the heat transfer medium, and wherein the hydrogen supply pipe is connected to the first container and the fuel cell stack.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/16/18 / #20180233121

Sound absorbing fabric with improved thermal insulation and method of manufacturing the same

Disclosed are a sound absorbing fabric with improved thermal insulation, and a method of manufacturing the same, wherein an inorganic aerogel powder and a thermosetting binder resin are impregnated into a non-woven fabric made of a heat-resistant fiber, wherein the inorganic aerogel powder has a surface modified by a surfactant to be uniformly mixed with and dispersed in a binder resin, thereby forming the sufficient number of micro cavities inside the non-woven fabric and increasing dispersibility of the inorganic aerogel powder, and thus heat resistance, sound absorbing and sound insulating properties, and thermal insulation properties can be significantly improved.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/16/18 / #20180231076

Brake caliper assembly

A brake caliper assembly may include a caliper body; and a styling cover which is assembled to a seat portion of the caliper body, wherein the styling cover has a mounting rib which is fastened in a state of being inserted into and in contact with an opening portion formed in the seat portion.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/16/18 / #20180230881

Urea-filling device for diesel vehicles

A urea-filling device for diesel vehicles may include a urea-overflow-preventing space formed in a portion of a urea filler neck to temporarily accommodate urea flowing backwards from a urea tank, easily preventing urea from overflowing out of the urea filler neck.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/16/18 / #20180229653

Light control apparatus, vehicle having the light control apparatus, and method for controlling the vehicle

A light control apparatus for controlling brightness of a lighting unit indicating a charging state of a battery of a vehicle includes: an interface configured to communicate with an external illuminance detector; a memory configured to store illuminance information corresponding to a first reference illuminance and a second reference illuminance lower than the first reference illuminance and to store brightness information set based on the first reference illuminance and the second reference illuminance; a controller configured to receive the illuminance information via the interface, to set the brightness information based on the first reference illuminance and the second reference illuminance, and to control the brightness of the lighting unit based on the set brightness information; and a driver configured to regulate power of the lighting unit in response to a command of the controller.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/09/18 / #20180224938

Vehicle and control method thereof

A vehicle includes an input apparatus configured to sense pressure through a pressure sensing area and a vibration generator configured to include a first layer and a second layer, in which a plurality of actuators for generating vibration is arranged. The first and second layers are stacked at positions corresponding to pressure sensing positions of a pressure sensing area. ... Kia Motors Corp

08/09/18 / #20180224857

Ecu, autonomous vehicle including ecu, and method of determining driving lane for the same

A method of determining a driving lane of an autonomous vehicle is provided. The method includes classifying, by an autonomous driving logic of an electronic control unit (ecu), at least one object sensed in front of the autonomous vehicle as a stationary object or a moving object. ... Kia Motors Corp

08/09/18 / #20180222483

Vehicle and control method thereof

A vehicle and a control method of the vehicle are provided. The vehicle includes an engine management system to drive an engine to adjust a driving torque of the engine to accelerate the vehicle, a communicator to receive road gradient information, and a controller configured to control the engine management system such that running speed of the vehicle follows a target speed. ... Kia Motors Corp

08/09/18 / #20180222470

Sensor-based parking space searching system and method thereof

A sensor-based parking space searching system and a method thereof may include a switch receiving a request for searching for a parking space from a driver, an ultrasonic sensor searching for the parking space, and a controller activating the ultrasonic sensor in response to the request for searching for the parking space, setting a speed of an ego-vehicle and a reference value for detecting an effective detecting point of the ultrasonic sensor based on a distance from an object to the ego-vehicle, which is measured by the ultrasonic sensor, and recognizing the parking space based on an output of the ultrasonic sensor.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/09/18 / #20180222288

Air conditioner for vehicle

An air conditioner for a vehicle provided with a cooling line which includes an evaporator core, a compressor, a condenser, and an expansion valve, may include a heater core provided between the compressor and the condenser on the cooling line, configured to be introduced with a refrigerant from the compressor, to have the refrigerant circulated therein, and to discharge the refrigerant to the condenser.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/09/18 / #20180222160

Wood sheet and method for manufacturing the same

Disclose are a wood sheet and a method for manufacturing the wood sheet. In particular, the real wood sheet is prepared with natural wood sheets used for interior and exterior materials, a binder and a stiffener, thereby providing patterned veneer appearance. ... Kia Motors Corp

08/02/18 / #20180220240

Microphone and manufacturing method thereof

A microphone includes: a substrate configured to have a through hole formed at a central portion thereof; a vibration membrane disposed to cover the through hole on the substrate to include a slit pattern in which slit patterns are arranged in a plurality of lines along a circular edge thereof; a fixed membrane separately mounted at an upper portion of the vibration membrane with an air layer therebetween to have a plurality of air inlets that extend therebetween in a direction of the air layer; and a support layer configured to support the fixed membrane separately mounted on the vibration membrane.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

08/02/18 / #20180219243

Apparatus for rapidly stacking fuel cell stack

An apparatus is provided to stack a fuel cell stack by pressurizing a separating plate component including a membrane-electrode assembly (mea) sheet component, in which gas diffusion layers are bonded to both surfaces of an mea, respectively. The apparatus include a component aligning unit connected to a completion end of a component transfer route of a conveyor to align the separating plate component and the mea sheet component transferred by the conveyor to predetermined positions. ... Kia Motors Corp

08/02/18 / #20180215385

Apparatus and method for controlling braking of vehicle

An apparatus and method of controlling a braking force of a vehicle can improve fuel efficiency by increasing the rate of regenerative braking in the vehicle. The method includes: determining a required deceleration based on a running state of other vehicle ahead; determining a maximum value of a maximum creep torque of a motor and a maximum creep torque of a battery as an amount of available creep torque; determining a smaller value of a required deceleration and the amount of available creep torque as the creep torque; determining a motor torque based on the creep torque; performing regenerative braking by controlling the motor so as to follow the determined motor torque; calculating a deceleration torque based on the creep torque and calculating an amount of hydraulic braking based on the deceleration torque; and performing hydraulic braking according to the calculated hydraulic braking amount.. ... Kia Motors Corp

08/02/18 / #20180215362

Brake system for vehicle

A brake system for a vehicle may include a brake input device configured to apply a brake input of a driver; a brake actuator including a first pump device and a second pump device for supplying a brake hydraulic pressure; a brake adjusting device, which includes a first chamber and a second chamber, and is operated so that the first chamber and the second chamber are connected to or blocked from each other; and wheel cylinders configured to generate brake power for each wheel by the brake hydraulic pressure generated in the brake actuator, wherein the brake adjusting device blocks the first chamber and the second chamber so that a brake hydraulic pressure supplied from the first pump device and a brake hydraulic pressure supplied from the second pump device are blocked from each other.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/26/18 / #20180211663

Dialogue system, vehicle having the same and dialogue processing method

A dialogue system includes: an input processor extracting an action corresponding to a user's utterance; a storage storing information value of context information comprising at least one of vehicle state information related to a vehicle state, and driving environment information related to the driving environment of the vehicle; a dialogue managing processor acquiring a parameter value of a condition determination parameter used to determine whether the action corresponding to the user's utterance is executable, from the storage, the dialogue managing processor determining an action to be executed based on the parameter value of the condition determination parameter, the dialogue managing processor acquiring a parameter value of action parameter used to execute the determined action, from the storage; and a result processor generating a response to execute the determined action by using the acquired parameter value of action parameter.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/26/18 / #20180209560

Solenoid valve including independently movable pilot plunger head

A solenoid valve includes: an independently movable pilot plunger head; a main seat including a hole, so that gas flows into the solenoid valve through the hole of the main seat; a main plunger being in contact with the main seat; a pilot plunger disposed at top surface of the main plunger inside the solenoid valve, and including a hollow portion inside the pilot plunger; and a pilot plunger head disposed at one side inside the pilot plunger, and having an apex being in contact with the main plunger. The pilot plunger is movable inside the valve, the pilot plunger head is movable inside the hollow portion of the pilot plunger, and the pilot plunger head and the pilot plunger separately move from each other.. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/26/18 / #20180209383

Cooling system provided with intercooler and control method thereof

A cooling system may include an intercooler configured to heat-exchange a coolant and air, a radiator configured to cool a coolant heated in an engine through heat-exchange with air, a low temperature radiator configured to cool the coolant of the intercooler, a thermostat selectively fluid-connected to the radiator or the intercooler to supply the coolant from the radiator or the intercooler to the engine, a first control valve configured to selectively supply the coolant which has passed through the intercooler to the radiator, a second control valve configured to selectively supply the coolant which has passed through the engine to the intercooler or the first control valve, and a controller configured to control operations of the thermostat, the first control valve, and the second control valve according to a temperature of the coolant of the engine and a temperature of intake air.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/26/18 / #20180208200

Apparatus and method of controlling vehicle including driving motor

An apparatus and method of controlling a vehicle including a drive motor are provided. The apparatus includes a data detector that detects a driving information including a vehicle speed, a position value of a brake pedal and a drive motor speed and a drive motor that generates a driving torque for driving the vehicle and selectively operates as a generator. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/26/18 / #20180208176

Method for controlling driving of hybrid vehicle

A method for controlling driving of a hybrid vehicle includes: calculating, by a controller, an amount of short distance energy reduction, an amount of middle distance energy reduction, and an amount of long distance energy reduction of the hybrid vehicle based on forward driving information of the hybrid vehicle according to a distance; determining, by the controller, a maximum amount of energy reduction by comparing the amount of short distance energy reduction, the amount of middle distance energy reduction, and the amount of long distance energy reduction; and controlling, by the controller, the hybrid vehicle to travel based on the maximum amount of energy reduction.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/26/18 / #20180208174

System and method for controlling driving of hybrid vehicle

A system and method for controlling driving of a hybrid vehicle are provided. The method includes determining whether acceleration of the hybrid vehicle is predicted and increasing a conversion reference value converting a driving mode of the hybrid vehicle from an electric vehicle (ev) mode to a hybrid electric vehicle (hev) mode when acceleration of the hybrid vehicle is predicted.. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/19/18 / #20180205101

Fuel cell system without high pressure line of hydrogen supplying system and control method thereof

A fuel cell system without a high pressure line of a hydrogen supplying system, including a gas charging line formed between a gas charging station and a high pressure vessel charged with gas by the gas charging station, and a gas supplying line formed between the high pressure vessel and a stack, includes: a regulator provided in the gas supplying line; a solenoid valve provided in the gas supplying line between the regulator and the high pressure vessel; and a check valve provided in a bypass line connecting one point of the gas supplying line between the regulator and the solenoid valve and one point of the gas charging line.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/19/18 / #20180203683

Apparatus and method for software update of vehicle

A method for performing a software update of an electronic vehicle part includes: calculating an expected amount of current consumption for a software update of a plurality of electronic parts equipped in a vehicle; detecting a remaining capacity of a battery of the vehicle; and performing the software update of the plurality of electronic parts when the remaining capacity of the battery is greater than the expected amount of current consumption. The plurality of electronic parts are powered-on one at a time to perform the software update.. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/19/18 / #20180202825

Apparatus and method for providing charging equipment information to vehicle

A method for providing charging station information to a vehicle includes collecting a battery charging state, a driving distance and a charging history from a plurality of vehicles, calculating a latent utilization rate regarding at least one charging station based on at least one of the battery charging state, the driving distance and the charging history information, and determining a charging availability information regarding the at least one charging station based on the latent utilization rate to provide the charging availability information to at least one vehicle included in the plurality of vehicles.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/19/18 / #20180202498

Device for jointing engine damper and transmission clutch

A device for joining an engine damper and a transmission clutch, may include connecting plates disposed at predetermined positions on the engine damper to be able to transmit power and covering protrusions formed on an input portion of the transmission clutch to be able to transmit power to the protrusions.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/19/18 / #20180201262

Cruise control system, vehicle including the same, method of controlling the cruise control system

A cruise control system, the vehicle including the same, and the method of controlling the cruise control system are provided to improve fuel efficiency by changing control target vehicle speeds by continuously predicting vehicle speeds and variations in required driving forces on roads with various slope variations. Additionally, driving performance is improved by using kinetic energies and preventing unnecessary acceleration and deceleration in comparison with conventional vehicles. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/12/18 / #20180198144

Method and system for controlling energy supply in fuel cell vehicle

A method of controlling energy supply in a fuel cell vehicle includes storing an output current of a fuel cell as a pre-limited current when a cell voltage ratio reaches a minimum cell voltage ratio, setting a limited output current of the fuel cell as the pre-limited current when the cell voltage ratio reaches a hazard cell voltage ratio, connecting first and second high-voltage batteries to a main bus terminal in parallel when the cell voltage ratio reaches the hazard cell voltage ratio, and outputting a supplementary current from the second high-voltage battery by an insufficient amount of the output current of the fuel cell for the pre-limited current, and a system for performing the same.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/12/18 / #20180197546

Voice recognition apparatus, vehicle having the same, and control method of voice recognition apparatus

A voice recognition apparatus may include a receiver configured to receive a voice command; a provider configured to output a guidance message; and a controller configured to control the provider in response to the voice command, analyze a listening pattern of the guidance message transmitted by the receiver, and adjust an output of the guidance message based on the listening pattern.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/12/18 / #20180196444

Autonomous driving system and autonomous driving method

An autonomous driving system having an autonomous driving assistance apparatus includes: a gateway unit wirelessly communicating with a router among a plurality of routers installed in an autonomous driving road; a signal processing unit providing identification information of a vehicle at the time of setting a wireless communication link with each router and providing driving path information of the vehicle to the router every set cycle; a path tracking unit determining a speed, a progress direction, and a steering angle of the vehicle included in the driving path information so as to drive the vehicle based on driving path information; a speed control unit controlling a speed of the vehicle based on the speed determined by the path tracking unit; and a steering angle control unit controlling a steering angle of the vehicle based on the progress direction and steering angle determined by the path tracking unit.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/12/18 / #20180195993

Apparatus and method for detecting particulate matter

In detecting a particulate matter (pm), which measures a change in capacitance depending on induction of the particulate matter, an apparatus for detecting a particulate matter includes: a power supply unit applying bias voltage for inducing the pm; a detection unit forming a magnetic field by using detected voltage applied from the bias voltage and generating pm resistance by the pm by inducing the pm to the magnetic field; and a measurement unit including a first capacitor and a second capacitor in series and measuring the changed capacitance of the first capacitor and the second capacitor according to a change in pm resistance by connecting any one capacitor to the detection unit in parallel. A method for detecting a particulate matter includes: applying bias voltage; generating pm resistance; and measuring changed capacitance according to a change in pm resistance by using the apparatus.. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/12/18 / #20180195875

Apparatus and method for searching point of interest in navigation device

A navigation device includes a touch screen configured to receive a search term and to display at least one point to interest (poi) information corresponding to the search term, a computer-readable memory configured to store a poi data by region, and a controller configured to split the search term into at least two parts including a front portion and a second portion next to the front portion, determine a target region based on the second portion, find a matched poi data among poi data related to the target region based on the whole of the search term, and output a search result as the at least one poi information into the touch screen.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/12/18 / #20180194247

Vehicle and a method of controlling same

A vehicle and a method of controlling the vehicle include a display unit, an adjuster configured to move the display unit within a preset angle range, and a controller configured to move the display unit to correspond to a change in a proceeding direction of the vehicle during autonomous driving of the vehicle to a preset destination. When an autonomous vehicle changes a vehicle proceeding direction during driving, a display unit or a seat inside the vehicle is turned and moved in the same direction as the changed vehicle proceeding direction to lower a physical angular speed that affects human carsickness, thereby reducing carsickness.. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180192350

In-vehicle wireless data exchange system and controlling method thereof

A data exchanging method of a vehicle device configured for supporting a plurality of protocols may include receiving a packet of an external device through at least one of a plurality of communication modules corresponding to the plurality of protocols, respectively, determining data to be transmitted to the external device and a communication module to be used to transmit the data among the plurality of communication modules, based on information related to the received packet, and transmitting the data to the external device through the determined communication module.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180191042

Heat releasing composite and water cooling battery system including the same

A heat releasing composite which is a heat releasing interface material inserted between battery cells and a cooling channel, comprising at least one of an elastomer layer including elastomer and white oil; a filler layer including a thermally conductive filler; and an insulating layer.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180191041

Water-cooled battery module of electric vehicle

A water-cooled battery module of an electric vehicle is provided. According to the water-cooled battery module, cooling efficiency between a heat exchange pad and battery cells is enhanced since the heat exchange pad through which a cooling medium flows is made of a material having high heat transfer efficiency. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180190124

Apparatus and method for implementing lcdas

The present disclosure relates to a vehicle and a control method thereof, and more particularly, to an apparatus and a method for implementing a lane change decision aid system (lcdas). The lcdas apparatus includes: a sensing device for sensing whether a target vehicle is in adjacent zones of a subject vehicle, whether the target vehicle is in a rear zone of the subject vehicle, or whether the target vehicle is a large vehicle or a compact vehicle; a processor for determining an activation condition for determining whether an lcdas function is active/inactive and a warning condition for determining whether a warning of the lcdas function is issued/un-issued, based on a sensing result of the sensing device; a warning device for issuing the warning to a driver based on a determination result of the processor; and a controller for controlling the sensing device, the processor, and the warning device.. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180190121

Method and apparatus for pedestrian collision mitigation

An apparatus for operating a pedestrian detection and collision mitigation system (pdcms) of a vehicle includes: an engine management system (ems) acquiring speed information of the vehicle in real time; an image collecting device recognizing a pedestrian positioned within a driving lane of the vehicle and detecting information on a relative speed or a distance between the pedestrian and the vehicle, when a speed of the vehicle is equal to or greater than a set first speed; an electronic control unit (ecu) activating a pdcms function based on a mapping table using speed information of the vehicle and information on a motion or a distance of the pedestrian with respect to the vehicle; and a warning device operated to inform a driver of a collision of the pedestrian with the vehicle by a control of the ecu.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180190120

Pedestrian collision prevention apparatus and method considering pedestrian gaze

An apparatus for activating a pedestrian detection and collision mitigation system (pdcms) of a vehicle includes: a front detection sensor detecting a presence of a pedestrian on a driving lane of the vehicle, gaze information of the pedestrian, and a distance and a relative speed between the pedestrian and the vehicle; a vehicle sensor detecting at least any one of a speed, an acceleration, a steering angle, a steering angular velocity, and a pressure of a master cylinder of the vehicle; an electronic control unit activating a pdcms function based on information detected by the front detection sensor and the vehicle sensor; and a warning unit operated to inform a driver of a collision of the pedestrian with the vehicle by a control of the electronic control unit.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180188732

Vehicle and control method thereof

A vehicle that includes a side-view mirror, at least one sensor disposed in the side-view mirror, and configured to transmit a signal to an object, and to receive a signal reflected from the object is provided. The vehicle further includes a controller that generates driving information based on the signal received by the sensor. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180187613

Method of controlling engine

A method of controlling an engine which has a continuous variable valve duration (cvvd) device that controls an operation of opening or closing an intake valve, and an etc device that controls an operation of opening or closing a throttle valve and adjusts the amount of air to be introduced into a combustion chamber, may include determining whether it is necessary to increase or decrease engine torque; changing a duration of the intake valve by using the cvvd device when it is necessary to increase or decrease the engine torque; and adjusting the amount of air introduced through the etc device in a state in which the duration of the intake valve is changed.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180187587

Thermoelectric generating apparatus of vehicle and method for controlling the same

A thermoelectric generating apparatus may include a thermoelectric generation portion disposed on a first flow passage, and configured to convert thermal energy of exhaust gas passing through the first flow passage into electrical energy; a heat exchange portion disposed on a second flow passage, and configured to heat coolant through heat-exchange of the coolant and exhaust gas passing through the second flow passage; a third flow passage configured to pass through received exhaust gas without change; and a valve configured to selectively open or close the first flow passage, the second flow passage, or the third flow passage, and thus control a flowing route of the exhaust gas.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180187295

Alloy steel in which carburization is prevented by processing load and method of manufacturing the same

Provided herein is an alloy steel in which carburization is prevented by a processing load, the alloy steel including: about 0.13 to 0.25 wt % of carbon (c), about 0.6 to 1.5 wt % of silicon (si), about 0.6 to 1.5 wt % of manganese (mn), about 1.5 to 3.0 wt % of chromium (cr), about 0.01 to 0.1 wt % of niobium (nb), about 0.01 to 0.1 wt % of aluminum (al), about 0.05 to 0.5 wt % of vanadium (v), the balance iron (f), and impurities, based on the total weight of the alloy steel.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180187120

Automatic transmission oil composition improving frictional property and fuel economy and clutch for automatic transmission comprising the same

Provided herein is a composition used for a clutch of an automatic transmission. The composition improves fuel economy and abrasion resistance by enhancing a frictional property of a clutch and improving efficiency of the automatic transmission.. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180186423

Folding personal mobility vehicle

A folding personal mobility vehicle includes a footboard part including wheels and a handle part including handles. The footboard part includes a front footboard part and a rear footboard part connected to each other through a hinge structure to be folded. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180186407

Automatic parking system and automatic parking method

An automatic parking system includes a sensor system measuring whether there is a parking section line and positions of surrounding vehicles, and a controller configured to analyze data sensed by the sensor system to calculate parking areas around a subject vehicle, calculate a range allowing generation of a moving path based on the parking areas, provide a moving path range for a parking type that is selected among the moving path ranges provided for the at least two parking types, and an optimal parking area for the selected moving path range, and automatically park the subject vehicle in the optimal parking area.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180186368

Posture information based pedestrian detection and pedestrian collision prevention apparatus and method

An apparatus for activating a pedestrian detection and collision mitigation system (pdcms) of a vehicle includes: a front detection sensor detecting a presence of a pedestrian on a driving lane of the vehicle, gaze information of the pedestrian, and a distance and a relative speed between the pedestrian and the vehicle; a vehicle sensor detecting at least any one of a speed, an acceleration, a steering angle, a steering angular velocity, or a pressure of a master cylinder of the vehicle; an electronic control unit activating a pdcms function based on information detected by the front detection sensor and the vehicle sensor; and a warning unit operated to inform a driver of a collision of the pedestrian with the vehicle by a control of the electronic control unit.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180186367

Method and apparatus for pedestrian collision mitigation

An apparatus for activating a pedestrian detection and collision mitigation system (pdcms) of a vehicle includes: an engine management system (ems) acquiring speed information of the vehicle in real-time; an image collecting unit recognizing a pedestrian positioned within a driving lane of the vehicle and detecting information of a relative speed or a distance between the pedestrian and the vehicle, when a speed of the vehicle is greater than or equal to a set speed; and an electronic control unit (ecu) activating a pdcms function based on a mapping table using the speed information of the vehicle and information of a motion or a distance of the pedestrian with respect to the vehicle, and controlling a warning unit to inform a driver of a collision of the pedestrian with the vehicle. The pdcms function includes activating an operation of an active hood, activating an operation of the warning unit, and activating an operation of a brake regardless of whether the driver operates the brake. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180186365

Automatic parking system and automatic parking method

An automatic parking system includes a sensor detecting parking areas depending on a size of a subject vehicle and a controller controlling the subject vehicle to be parked in an optimal parking area among the parking areas, in which the sensor may detect the parking areas in consideration of a length and a width of the subject vehicle and detect a spaced distance from surrounding vehicles positioned on a side of the subject vehicle in the optimal parking area and the controller may calculate a moving path between a current position of the subject vehicle and the optimal parking area and compare a predetermined reference distance and the spaced distances to control the subject vehicle.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180186363

Apparatus and method for controlling gear shift of hybrid vehicle

An apparatus and method for controlling gear shift of a hybrid vehicle are provided. The apparatus and method prevent frequent gear shift by adjusting output of a driving motor or a gear shift time point of a transmission according to road condition or vehicle state while the hybrid vehicle is driven in a specific road condition or a specific vehicle state in a hev mode. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180186360

Hybrid vehicle and method of predicting driving pattern in the same

The present disclosure provides a hybrid vehicle and a method of predicting a driving pattern in the same. The method includes: acquiring current vehicle driving information, determining an upcoming event and a driving style based on the current vehicle driving information, and generating an acceleration/deceleration prediction value based on a prediction model corresponding to the upcoming event and the driving style selected from a plurality of pre-learned prediction models.. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180186353

Brake system for vehicle

A brake system for a vehicle, may include a brake input device to apply a brake input of a driver; a brake actuator generating braking hydraulic pressure; wheel cylinders generating braking force for each vehicle wheel by the braking hydraulic pressure generated by the brake actuator; and a hydraulic pressure supply line connecting the brake actuator and the wheel cylinders, wherein the brake actuator includes a main pump device by which braking force is applied, and a sub control device configured for adjusting the braking force applied by the main pump device.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180186349

Posture information based pedestrian detection and pedestrian collision prevention apparatus and method

An apparatus for operating a pedestrian detection and collision mitigation system (pdcms) of a vehicle is provided. The apparatus includes a front detection sensor that detects a pedestrian in a driving lane of the vehicle and a distance and a relative speed between the pedestrian and the vehicle. ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180186296

Storage apparatus for mobility device in vehicle

The present disclosure provides a storage apparatus for a mobility device in a vehicle, wherein the mobility device is stored in a vehicle door and the mobility device can be taken out directly from the vehicle door by maintaining the tilted state of the mobility device.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180186294

Mobility device storage apparatus for vehicle

A mobility device storage apparatus for a vehicle, may include a door having a storage space therein and a position releasing portion disposed in the storage space; and a tiltable storage device disposed in the storage space to be rotatable in a lateral direction, the tiltable storage device being tiltable in a vertical direction wherein a tilting motion of the tiltable storage device in the vertical direction is restricted by a tilting-up locking portion, wherein when the tiltable storage device is rotated in the lateral direction, the tilting-up locking portion is interlocked with the position releasing portion, wherein the tilting motion of the tiltable storage device in the vertical direction is unrestricted to allow the tiltable storage device to be tilted upward or downward.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180186226

Apparatus for preventing inflow of dust in rear rail of sunroof

An apparatus for preventing an inflow of dust in a rear rail of a sunroof may include a rear rail of a sunroof; a tilt lever which has one end portion coupled to a moving glass and the other end portion positioned on the rear rail, and slides along a trajectory of the rear rail; a tilt lever shoe which is positioned at the other end portion of the tilt lever, and configured to be fastened by being fitted with the rear rail; and at least one guide rail which is positioned at the rear rail in a width direction of a vehicle, in which the tilt lever shoe is positioned to surround upper and lower portions of the guide rail, and the guide rail is configured to be sealed to prevent dust from flowing into the rear rail.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

07/05/18 / #20180185904

Joining method of ultra high-strength steel and non-steel material through tailored softening heat treatment using laser

A method of joining of a ultra high-strength steel and a non-steel material through tailored softening heat treatment using a laser, may include forming a tempering portion by performing heat treatment on a lower plate formed of ultra high-strength steel using the laser; stacking an upper plate formed of a non-steel material on the lower plate formed of the ultra high-strength steel; disposing a connection member on the upper plate; and applying force to the connection member to cause the connection member to pass through the upper plate and then to be inserted into the tempering portion of the lower plate to combine the upper plate and the lower plate.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180184278

Data transmission system using vehicle and method of controlling same

A method of transmitting data from one point to another point using a vehicle, and a system for performing the same may include searching for at least one neighbor vehicle, determining a vehicle which is to transmit the data to the second station, among the searched at least one neighbor vehicle, and transmitting the data to the determined vehicle.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180184245

Vehicle, server, and system including the same

A server includes: a receiver configured to receive information, from a first vehicle, indicating that a third vehicle is unable to communicate with the server; and a transmitter configured to transmit a message, to a second vehicle that is able to sense the third vehicle, indicating that it is unnecessary to transmit information about the third vehicle, in response to the receiver receiving the information indicating that the third vehicle is unable to communicate with the server.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180183674

In-vehicle radio frequency band management system and controlling method thereof

A method of optimizing a frequency band by a vehicle controller includes, upon wirelessly connecting a new device to the vehicle controller, first determining frequency characteristic of the new device, second determining whether a frequency band is capable of being allocated to the new device in an available frequency band by using the determined frequency characteristic, and when the frequency band is not capable of being allocated to the new device as the second determination result, readjusting a bandwidth occupied by one or more pre-connected devices to ensure a band to be allocated to the new device.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180183108

Separator for secondary batteries with enhanced stability and method of manufacturing the same

Disclosed are a separator for secondary batteries with enhanced stability and a method of manufacturing the separator. The separator can prevent self-discharge which may occur when a porous non-woven fabric material is used for a separator; can perform a shutdown function at a high temperature of 200° c. ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180183083

Cathode for fuel cells and method of manufacturing membrane electrode assembly having the same

A cathode for fuel cells includes a carbon support, a platinum catalyst supported on the carbon support and an ionomer surrounding the carbon support and the platinum catalyst, wherein the ionomer is removed from the surface of the platinum catalyst. The cathode for fuel cells has a structure in which an ionomer film coating the surface of the platinum catalyst and thus acting as oxygen transfer resistance is removed from the surface of the platinum catalyst and, thus, mass transfer resistance (oxygen diffusion resistance) may be reduced and performance of a fuel cell may be improved. ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180183081

Fuel cell system and method of controlling the same

A fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell stack; a sensor configured to sense a current and a voltage of the fuel cell stack; and a controller configured to acquire weight information based on a relationship between a usage time of a fuel cell and the current or voltage of the fuel cell stack and to determine a humidity state of the fuel cell stack based on the weight information, the current of the fuel cell stack and the voltage of the fuel cell stack.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180183069

Cathode for lithium air battery having improved capacity

A cathode for a lithium air battery may include a carbon foam having a net structure configured by a plurality of 3d open cells; an electrode material coated on a skeleton of the carbon foam and filled in the 3d open cells; and an air channel providing a space such that air introduced into the battery flows.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180182391

Speech processing apparatus, vehicle having the speech processing apparatus, and speech processing method

A speech processing apparatus includes a speech processor for acquiring information on a relationship between a first user and a second user on the basis of a spoken language of the first user, a storage for storing a first user database (db) that includes personal information of the second user identified by a second identification tag and a second user db that includes personal information of the first user identified by a first identification tag, and a db managing processor for updating the first user db and the second user db based on the acquired information on the relationship between the first user and the second user.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180182382

Dialogue processing apparatus, a vehicle having same, and a dialogue processing method

A dialogue processing apparatus and method monitor an intensity of an acoustic signal that is input in real time and determine that speech recognition has started, when the intensity of the input acoustic signal is equal to or greater than a reference value, allowing a user to start speech recognition by an utterance without an additional trigger. A vehicle can include the apparatus and method. ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180182198

Method for setting up multi remote control in vehicle and vehicle thereof

A vehicle includes: a communicator configured to perform wireless communication with a given mobile communication terminal disposed in the vehicle; a display configured to display information relating to multi-remote control for a plurality of mobile communication terminals disposed in the vehicle; and a controller configured to display a plurality of remote control functions through the display in response to a user request for the multi-remote control and to distribute the plurality of remote control functions to the plurality of mobile communication terminals disposed in the vehicle.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180182180

System for controlling input interface for receiving control command of vehicle and control method thereof

A vehicle includes: an input interface configured to receive a control command for a target module that is a target to be controlled among a plurality of vehicle modules; a sensor portion configured to sense a state of the target module; and a controller configured to change a shape of the input interface based on the sensed state of the target module.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180180568

Method manufacturing solid electrolyte type carbon dioxide sensors by using co-sintering

A method for manufacturing the solid electrolyte type co2 sensor may include a bonding step of bonding a reference electrode on one surface of a solid electrolyte; a first stacking step of stacking a sensing electrode on the other surface of the solid electrolyte facing the surface bonded to the reference electrode; and a second stacking step of stacking a substrate on the other surface of the reference electrode facing the surface bonded to the solid electrolyte.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180180206

Hydraulic tube connector for vehicle

A hydraulic tube connector for a vehicle may include a connector body including a first through-hole into which a tube having a tube protrusion protruding outward is inserted and a sealing o-ring groove which is formed at one side of the first through-hole, a sealing o-ring configured to be coupled to the sealing o-ring groove, and a release sleeve coupled to the connector body to prevent the sealing o-ring from being separated from the sealing o-ring groove.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180180172

Multifunctional electronic gear shift lever for simultaneous manipulation and method of controlling the same

A multifunctional electronic gear shift lever for simultaneous manipulation includes a cylindrical lever rotatably inserted into a support which is disposed in a center fascia surface or a console surface of a vehicle and having an entrance opening that penetrates the cylindrical lever in a longitudinal direction. A start button is disposed at a lower side of the entrance opening, connected with a controller via a spring, and moving in a vertical direction. ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180180140

Planetary gear train of an automatic transmission for a vehicle

A planetary gear train of an automatic transmission for a vehicle may include an input shaft receiving torque of an engine, an output shaft outputting an output torque, a first planetary gear set including first, second, and third rotational elements, a second planetary gear set including fourth, fifth, and sixth rotational elements, a third planetary gear set including seventh, eighth, and ninth rotational elements, and a fourth planetary gear set including tenth, eleventh, and twelfth rotational elements.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180180125

Cold spray laser coated of iron/aluminum brake discs

In one aspect, a braking system is provided that comprises a part (e.g., a brake disc) with a surface that includes a metal coating applied using a cold spray laser coating. Vehicles also are provided having a part (e.g., a vehicle brake disc) with a surface that includes a metal coating that may be applied using a cold spray laser coating is provided. ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180179926

Engine oil pan

A sealing portion deformation reducing type engine oil pan having a main compartment portion for storage of engine oil, may include a pan bottom portion configured to surround a bottom of the main compartment portion; a pan side portion configured to surround a side of the main compartment portion; and a flange portion configured to be formed at an upper portion of the pan side portion and mounted with a sealing gasket, wherein a reinforcing rib is disposed at a lower portion of the flange portion while being formed at an opening of the fan side portion.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180178719

Apparatus and method for controlling virtual engine sound of vehicle

A virtual engine sound control apparatus and method for a vehicle may include an output device configured to output a virtual engine sound while the vehicle is driven, a detector configured to detect state information related to at least one object positioned in front of the vehicle while the vehicle is driven, and a controller configured to control the output device to generate the virtual engine sound according to the detected state information, providing a silent indoor environment of a vehicle to a driver by determining a pedestrian state to generate a virtual engine sound.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180178666

Wireless charging system for electric vehicle with adjustable flux angle

A method includes: detecting a position of a moving, wireless charging-capable vehicle which travels over a primary coil of a wireless charging system operable to wirelessly charge the vehicle via a secondary coil installed in the vehicle; controlling the plurality of cross-coil junction units such that electric current flows through one or both of the top coil and the bottom coil in a manner which produces a first angle of magnetic flux for optimally wirelessly charging the vehicle given a position of the primary coil in relation to the detected position of the vehicle; and when a switching time occurs, controlling the plurality of cross-coil junction units to change the flow of electric current through one or both of the top coil and the bottom coil in a manner which produces a second angle of magnetic flux for optimally wirelessly charging the vehicle given the position of the primary coil in relation to an updated position of the vehicle as the vehicle traverses the primary coil.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180178625

Automatic ventilation system and method for vehicles

An automatic ventilation system and method for vehicle are disclosed. The system includes: a ventilator to control a ventilation operation of an indoor space of a second vehicle; an input unit to receive information of automatic ventilation for a first vehicle, the automatic ventilation automatically performed based on a change in co2 concentration inside the first vehicle; and a controller to determine an initiation time point of an automatic ventilation operation of the second vehicle based on the received automatic ventilation information and to control the ventilator to ventilate the indoor space of the second vehicle at the determined initiation time point, thereby pleasantly ventilating an indoor space of the second vehicle with reference to data related to an automatic ventilation operation of first vehicle including a co2 sensor.. ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180178597

Vehicle and a method for controlling same

A vehicle and method for controlling the vehicle changes the transparency of each of a plurality of objects overlapping one another at a point on a three-dimensional map image according to the intensity of detected pressure. The vehicle may include a storage configured to store map information; a display configured to display a three-dimensional map image from a point of view based on the map information; an input device including a pressure input device configured to detect intensity of pressure; and a controller configured to control the display to change transparency of the overlapping objects at the same point on the 3d map image according to the intensity of the detected pressure.. ... Kia Motors Corp

06/28/18 / #20180178445

Manufacturing method for three-dimensional product having uniform property using selective laser sintering 3d printer

The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a three-dimensional product having uniform mechanical properties using an sls 3d printer including the steps of: preparing a mixed powder material by mixing resin powder and glass bubbles, wherein the specific gravity of the glass bubbles is from about 0.8 to about 1.2 times that of the resin powder; supplying the mixed powder material to the 3d printer using a roller; and selectively sintering the mixed powder material by irradiating the powder material using a laser based on 3d data of the product to be manufactured.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/21/18 / #20180176684

Apparatus and method for controlling sound in vehicle

. . An apparatus and a method for controlling sound in a vehicle may include a sound detector that detects a sound output position at which the sound is output in the vehicle, and a processor that changes a sound position in the vehicle based on the sound output position detected by the sound detector.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/21/18 / #20180176546

Display apparatus, vehicle having the same and method for controlling the same

A display apparatus configured for displaying different images at the same time, a vehicle having the same, and a method for controlling the same, may include a backlight device; and a display panel separate from the backlight device and configured to output an image using light of the backlight device, and the backlight device includes a first light source device configured to emit light; a second light source device separate from the first light source device, and a light guide plate disposed between the first light source device and the second light source device, and provided with a light guide portion configured to guide light in a first optical path when the light of the first light source device is incident and configured to guide light in a second optical path when the light of the second light source device is incident.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/21/18 / #20180175709

Three-phase inverter for motor

Disclosed herein is a three-phase inverter system for a motor, which supplies three-phase power to a motor. The three-phase inverter system includes first, second, and third output units, and first, second, and third capacitors configured to supply power to the respective first, second, and third output units. ... Kia Motors Corp

06/21/18 / #20180175692

Stator for driving motor

The present disclosure provides a stator of a drive motor including: a stator coil having three phases (u, v, w) and four parallels (u1˜u4, v1˜v4, w1˜w4); a stator core having eight poles and 48 slots, where the stator coil is inserted into a slot configured by four pitches along a clockwise direction in the stator core; a first slot being set as a slot that u1 phase is inserted into; a sixth slot being set as a draw out slot of u phase; a ninth slot being set as a draw out slot of v phase; a twelfth slot being set as a draw out slot of w phase; u1, u3, v1, v4, w1 and w4 phases, a winding draw out direction of which is a clockwise direction; and u2, u4, v2, v3, w2 and w3 phases, a winding draw out direction of which is a counter-anticlockwise direction.. . ... Kia Motors Corp

06/21/18 / #20180175679

Direct-cooling driving motor for vehicle

A direct-cooling stator core assembly having cooling channels so as to directly cool a stator core and a wound coil, and a driving motor for a vehicle including the same, are provided. The direct-cooling stator core assembly includes a stator core having an outer surface and a plurality of core recesses formed in the outer surface in a longitudinal direction. ... Kia Motors Corp

06/21/18 / #20180175652

Vehicle charger

A charger is provided to convert ac power to generate dc power capable of charging an energy storage device. The charger includes a switching circuit unit that applies or blocks ac power input from the outside and a power factor correction circuit unit that converts the ac power applied from the switching circuit unit into dc power. ... Kia Motors Corp

06/21/18 / #20180175466

Battery module having cooling structure

A battery module having a cooling structure with a minimized size while providing high cooling efficiency is provided. The battery module includes a front plate and a rear plate that are arranged at a front side and a rear side of a battery pack in which a plurality of battery cells is stacked and a heat-dissipating member that is arranged under the battery pack and absorbs heat generated by the battery pack. ... Kia Motors Corp

06/21/18 / #20180175443

Lithium ion secondary battery

A lithium ion secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a separator, a collector layer stacked on either side of the separator, and a positive electrode active material and a negative electrode active material formed on respective outer surfaces of the collector layer. The electrode assembly causes lithium ions to move to an inside of the separator by liquid electrolyte, which moves to the positive electrode active material and the negative electrode active material, thereby causing a charging/discharging reaction inside the collector layer.. ... Kia Motors Corp

06/21/18 / #20180175422

Fuel cell system including rupture part between hydrogen supply valve and hydrogen shut-off valve

A fuel cell system including a hydrogen shut-off valve and a hydrogen supply valve connected therewith, the fuel cell system including: a holder capable of accommodating the hydrogen supply valve, wherein the holder includes a rupture part which may be formed at one point between the hydrogen supply valve and the hydrogen shut-off valve, and the hydrogen shut-off valve may be accommodated in one or more extended ends of the holder, and when the rupture part is cut off by external shock the hydrogen shut-off valve and the hydrogen supply valve are disconnected from each other.. . ... Kia Motors Corp








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