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Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha patents (2018 archive)


Recent patent applications related to Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, we're just tracking patents.

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Drive unit

A drive unit includes a first transistor, a second transistor, a current source that is connected to a high-potential-side electrode of the first transistor and delivers constant current, a current control circuit configured to perform control to start of charging of the gates of the first and second transistors using the current source, and a gate charge circuit that charges the gates of the first and second transistors, separately from the current source.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Fuel cell unit

A fuel cell unit including a fuel cell stack, boost converter, and relay for switching on and off electric power output from the fuel cell stack housed in one case, and capable of avoiding damage from excessive heat generation of the relay as well as suppressing an excessive increase in the ambient temperature inside the case. In the fuel cell unit, a first cooling pipe that delivers refrigerant for cooling to a switching element that forms the boost converter and is provided in an electric power converter ipm and a second cooling pipe that delivers the refrigerant after cooling are provided inside the case. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Fuel cell system

A cathode gas cooling system provided with a heat exchanger having first internal channels into which cathode gas flows and second internal channels to which water discharged from a fuel cell is supplied and cooling cathode gas flowing through the first internal channels by latent heat of vaporization of water flowing through the second internal channels. The first internal channels and second internal channel are are respectively made independent channels inside the heat exchanger so that steam produced inside the second internal channels by heat exchange with cathode gas flowing through the first internal channels does not flow into the first internal channels.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Fuel cell system and remaining water purging control method

A fuel cell system comprises a fuel cell; a reactive gas supply mechanism configured to supply a reactive gas to the fuel cell; a discharge flow path configured to discharge an off-gas and water discharged from the fuel cell; a valve provided in the discharge flow path; a remaining water purging controller configured to control a remaining water purging process of the fuel cell by using the reactive gas supply mechanism and the valve; a heating portion configured to heat the valve; and a failure detector configured to detect a failure of the heating portion. When a failure of the heating portion is detected, the remaining water purging controller performs the remaining water purging process and increases a water discharge power in the remaining water purging process than a water discharge power in the remaining water purging process performed when no failure of the heating portion is detected.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method of manufacturing negative electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and method of manufacturing non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A method of manufacturing a negative electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes the following. A negative electrode composite material layer including a planar region and a side-surface region is formed. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method for producing sintered electrode

A sintered electrode having a large cathode capacity is obtained. A method for producing a sintered electrode which uses a lithium containing composite oxide as a cathode active material, and lithium lanthanum zirconate as an oxide solid electrolyte comprises: mixing at least the lithium containing composite oxide and a hydroxide, to obtain a cathode mixture; mixing at least the lithium lanthanum zirconate and a lithium salt that has a melting point lower than the lithium lanthanum zirconate, to obtain a solid electrolyte mixture; laminating the cathode mixture and the solid electrolyte mixture, to obtain a laminate; and heating the laminate, to sinter at least the solid electrolyte mixture.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Square secondary battery

A battery includes: an electrode body; an electrode current collector; a sealing body; an external terminal; an electrical conductor connected to the external terminal; a deforming plate sealing an opening of the electrical conductor, electrically connected to the electrical conductor and to the current collector, and deformed when an internal pressure reaches a predetermined pressure; and a first insulator between the deforming plate and the current collector. The current collector includes a base, and a lead connecting to the electrode body. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery pack

The present invention provides a battery pack that has a plurality of single cells arranged in an array direction, and a bus bar that electrically connects the plurality of single cells. The bus bar has a first bent portion that is bent in a direction away from each of the single cells, and a second bent portion that is bent in a direction opposite to the direction in which the first bent portion is bent. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Semiconductor device, manufacturing method for semiconductor device, and electrode plate

A semiconductor device includes an electrode plate, a metallic member, and solder connecting the metallic member with the electrode plate. On a surface of the electrode plate, a first groove and a group of second grooves are provided. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Parking management system and parking management method

A technique for managing parking of vehicles at a lower cost is disclosed. A parking management system includes a terminal device and a server device. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle exit management system and gate terminal

Exit-possible exit gates are managed for each of vehicles that exit a parking lot. A vehicle exit management system 100 includes a gate terminal 161 controlling an exit gate of the parking lot; a dcm 141; and a vehicle management server 110 connected with the dcm 141 via a network 170. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Display control device for vehicle, display control system for vehicle, display control method for vehicle

A display control device for a vehicle is mounted on a host vehicle, and the display control device for a vehicle is configured to generate a non-rectangular image from a rectangular image of an area located rearward of the host vehicle, the rectangular image being captured by a capturing unit mounted on the host vehicle, and display the non-rectangular image in a rectangular display area of a display unit.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Parking management system and parking management method

A parking management system includes: a mobile terminal including a user information storage unit configured to store user information, a reading unit configured to read identification information of a parking section from a code correlated with the parking section, a time identifying unit configured to identify a parking start time or a parking end time of a vehicle based on a predetermined input, and a transmission unit configured to transmit parking information including the stored user information, the read identification information, and the identified time to a server; and a server including a parking information storage unit configured to store reservation information for the parking section, a reception unit configured to receive the parking information from the mobile terminal, and a determination unit configured to determine whether parking of the vehicle in the parking section matches reservation details based on the reservation information and the parking information.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Brake operating device

A brake operating device to improve a brake feeling by a simple structure without a hydraulic source or an electric power source. A first reaction force establishing mechanism as an elastic member establishes the reaction force against the pedal force applied to the brake pedal. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275201

Battery state estimating apparatus

A battery state estimating apparatus is provided with: an acquirer configured to obtain complex impedances of a battery at a different temperatures; a calculator configured to calculate a slope of a first straight line or a slope of a second straight line as an impedance slope, wherein the first straight line connects values of the complex impedances at a first predetermined frequency, wherein the second straight line connects a convergence point and at least one of values of the plurality of complex impedances at a second predetermined frequency; and an estimator configured to estimate a battery state associated with the battery on the basis of the impedance slope and a relation stored in a storage, if it is determined by a determinator that a temperature of the battery is in a predetermined temperature area.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275017

Misfire detection device for internal combustion engine

An electronic control unit of a misfire detection device is configured to calculate first time series data based on a detected angle signal of a rotating shaft and a crank signal of a crankshaft in a connected state, a state where the rotating shaft and the crankshaft are connected. The electronic control unit is configured to generate, in the connected state, second time series data acquired by removing a predetermined frequency component from time series data indicating a rotational behavior of the crankshaft. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274998

Pedal stepping force detector

A pedal stepping force detector includes a rod, a case having a bottomed-cylindrical shape and extending along a longitudinal direction of the rod, a strain body housed in a bottom portion of the case, an operating body that is housed in the case so that the operating body is in contact with the strain body, and an elastic member that is compressed in association with an operation of the rod and thus causes biasing force to act on the operating body. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274904

Film thickness measuring method and film thickness measuring apparatus

A film thickness measuring apparatus includes a displacement sensor, and a film thickness calculator that includes a first processor, a second processor, and a third processor. The displacement sensor detects displacement of a sheet in its thickness direction at a location opposite to a portion of a terahertz scanner from which a terahertz wave is applied to a conveyance path. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274855

Tank production shaft

Provided is a tank production shaft that can improve the performance of a tank having a fiber-reinforced resin layer formed thereon through winding and heating of reinforcing fibers impregnated with thermosetting resin. The tank production shaft is adapted to support a tank having a fiber-reinforced resin layer formed thereon through winding and heating of reinforcing fibers impregnated with thermosetting resin. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274684

Coupling member

A coupling member is provided that includes a filtration member provided in a fluid passage in a coupling body to divide the fluid passage into an upstream pre-filtration passage section and a downstream post-filtration passage section. The filtration member includes a cylindrical part extending in the direction of a longitudinal axis and having a filtration portion. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274673

Motor vehicle, control apparatus for motor vehicle, and control method for motor vehicle

A motor vehicle includes an engine having, in an exhaust system thereof, a particulate matter removal filter that removes particulate matters, a shift device capable of performing a sequential shift operation, and an electronic control unit that controls the engine such that the motor vehicle runs in accordance with a driver's operation. The electronic control unit is configured to perform control in such a manner as to cause the vehicle to run without carrying out a shift even when the sequential shift operation is performed by the driver, if a deposition amount of particulate matters deposited in the particulate matter removal filter is equal to or larger than a predetermined amount. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274477

Cylinder head for internal combustion engine

A cylinder head in an internal combustion engine includes a cylinder head main body in which a plurality of combustion chambers is arranged and a pipe member that extends along a direction in which the combustion chambers are arranged, through which a refrigerant flows, and which is embedded in the cylinder head main body. The pipe member is provided with a curved portion that is curved and the curved portion is provided with a throttle region in which a sectional area is partially reduced.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274454

Control apparatus for internal combustion engine and control method for internal combustion engine

A control apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes an electronic control unit that is configured to perform an operation of making a lift amount of a specific valve corresponding to one of either intake ports or exhaust ports for a specific cylinder in which an amount of condensate water produced in the port or flowing into the port is larger than in the other cylinders when the engine is stopped, in a case where production of condensate water in the ports or inflow of condensate water into the ports is predicted.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274434

Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine includes an intake port configured to generate a swirl in a cylinder, an exhaust port, and a piston. The piston includes a top surface provided in an upper portion of the piston, a cavity provided from the top surface toward a lower portion of the piston around a central axis of the piston, and a connection surface connecting an inner edge of the top surface and an upper end of a side surface of the cavity to each other. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274428

Nox sensor abnormality detector

A nox sensor abnormality detector for a nox sensor includes a measurement chamber, a pump cell, and a sensor cell. The nox sensor abnormality detector includes a signal receiving section configured to receive the detection value of the sensor cell, a reduction process executing section configured to execute a reduction process that reduces the discharge function of the pump cell, and an abnormality determining section configured to perform abnormality determination of the nox sensor. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274427

Abnormality diagnosis apparatus for exhaust gas purification apparatus

There is provided a technology pertaining to abnormality diagnosis of an nsr catalyst that enables the diagnosis that the nsr catalyst is abnormal to be made even when the degree of deterioration of the nsr catalyst is relatively small yet. An abnormality diagnosis apparatus is applied to an exhaust gas purification apparatus having an nsr catalyst and a fuel addition valve. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274419

Exhaust gas purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine

In cases where an adsorption amount of ammonia in the scr catalyst is smaller than a predetermined target adsorption amount, when a condition of nox being assumed not to flow into the scr catalyst is satisfied, and when the temperature of the scr catalyst falls within a temperature range (effective range) which is equal to or higher than a desorption temperature of ammonia adsorbed to the weak adsorption sites and which is less than a desorption temperature of ammonia adsorbed to the active sites, the adsorption of ammonia to the active sites is carried out, while suppressing the adsorption of ammonia to the weak adsorption sites, by supplying the additive agent to the scr catalyst from a supply device.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274405

Control device and control method for internal combustion engine

A control device for an internal combustion engine including a piston, an oil jet configured to inject oil toward the piston, and an actuator configured to adjust a supply flow rate of the oil to the oil jet. The control device includes an electronic control unit configured to control the actuator such that the supply flow rate under the same engine load and the same engine rotation speed increases as a degree of deterioration of the oil increases.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274393

Internal combustion engine system

At crank angle ca10 at which the switch request of the drive cam was issued, the ejection operations of the pins at all the solenoid actuators started simultaneously. The ejected pins are seated on the cam carriers at erank angle ca12. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274278

Back door structure

A back door structure includes a first arm, a second arm, a damper stay, and a supporting member. The first arm is fixed to an upper section of a vehicle body rear section, and is fixed to an upper section of a back door. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274115

Method of forming nickel film and nickel solution used for the method

A nickel film is formed on the surface of a metal substrate with a solid electrolyte membrane in contact with a metal substrate while suppressing the corrosion taking place on the metal substrate by a method of forming a nickel film comprising: disposing an anode, a metal substrate that functions as a cathode, and a solid electrolyte membrane comprising a solution that contains nickel ions and chloride ions, such that the solid electrolyte membrane is disposed between the anode and the metal substrate and in contact with the surface of the metal substrate; and applying a voltage between the anode and the metal substrate, so as to form a nickel film on the surface of the metal substrate that is in contact with the solid electrolyte membrane, wherein the concentration of the chloride ions is 0.002 to 0.1 mol/l.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273115

Vehicle understructure

A vehicle understructure includes a transaxle including a plurality of enclosures and a fastening part that mutually fastens outer edge parts of the enclosures, an undercover including an interference part that is made of resin, is displaced upward when a road surface interferes with the undercover, and faces the fastening part, and a metal plate that reinforces at least a portion of the interference part.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273107

Vehicle rear structure

A projection portion projecting in the same direction as an offset portion is provided between a welding-spot portion and a joining portion joined to a rear side member in a lower back panel. Accordingly, when a tensile force directed outwardly in the vehicle width direction is applied to the lower back panel, the projection portion is extended by the tensile force thus applied and is displaced toward the opposite side of the projecting direction of the projection portion, that is, toward the opposite side of the offset direction. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273106

Front pillar structure

A front pillar structure includes a first skeleton portion, a second skeleton portion extending along the first skeleton portion with a gap therebetween, and a connecting member. A cross-section of the first skeleton portion is a hollow closed cross-section and a width of the first skeleton portion in a horizontal direction orthogonal to a gaze direction of a driver seated in a driver's seat is equal to or less than a standard pupillary distance. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273104

Vehicle pillar structure

A vehicle pillar structure that includes: a first framework section that extends along a first vehicle width direction side edge of a front windshield of a vehicle; a second framework section that is provided so as to form a gap toward a vehicle rear and vehicle width direction outer side of the first framework section, that extends along the first framework section; and a see-through section that is formed so as to be see-through and that spans between the first framework section and the second framework section, wherein the first framework section and the second framework section are each formed with a closed cross-section as viewed along their length directions, and at least one of a rear edge corner of the first framework section or a front edge corner of the second framework section is formed with a beveled profile.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273103

Vehicle pillar structure

A vehicle pillar structure, including: a first pillar; a second pillar that is disposed a predetermined distance away from the first pillar substantially in a vehicle front-rear direction, with an upper end portion of the second pillar being coupled to an upper end portion of the first pillar and with a lower end portion of the second pillar being coupled to a lower end portion of the first pillar; a transparent member that spans between the first pillar and the second pillar to thereby cover an opening formed by the first pillar and the second pillar, and through which an area exterior to the vehicle can be seen; and a reinforcement member that couples a vehicle upper portion side of the first pillar to a vehicle upper portion side of the second pillar substantially in the vehicle front-rear direction.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273102

Vehicle pillar structure

A vehicle pillar structure including: a pillar outer panel that extends with a length direction substantially in a vehicle vertical direction and configures a first part of a vehicle pillar, the vehicle pillar including a first column extending substantially along the vehicle vertical direction and a second column disposed at a predetermined spacing from the first column and extending substantially along the vehicle vertical direction; a pillar inner panel that configures a second part of the vehicle pillar, that extends with a length direction in the substantially vehicle vertical direction so as to face the pillar outer panel; and a weld portion at which an end in a short direction of one of the pillar outer panel or the pillar inner panel is abutted against a flat face provided at the other of the pillar outer panel or the pillar inner panel, and welded to the flat face.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273097

Vehicle front structure

A vehicle front structure includes: a dash panel; a front side member; a suspension tower coupled to a upper part of the front side member; a dash cross member attached to the dash panel, the dash cross member being located at a more vehicle-upward position than a upper end of the suspension tower; and a suspension tower brace including a first coupling portion coupled to the upper end of the suspension tower and a second coupling portion coupled to the dash cross member. The first coupling portion is located at a more vehicle-downward position than the second coupling portion.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273096

Vehicle frame member

A vehicle frame member includes: an outer panel configured to be disposed at a vehicle outer side, and having a u-shaped cross-section open toward a vehicle inner side; an inner panel configured to be disposed at the vehicle inner side, having a u-shaped cross-section open toward the vehicle outer side, and configuring a closed cross section structure together with the outer panel by both opening-ends of the inner panel respectively abutting and being joined to both opening-ends of the outer panel; and a bead formed at one or both abutting-joint portions between the outer panel and the inner panel, and projecting toward an outside of the closed cross section structure.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273006

Braking device for vehicle and vehicle including braking device

A braking device for a vehicle includes a plurality of braking force generators; a steering assist device; a yaw rate detecting unit; and a control device. The control device is configured to perform control such that, in a case where the plurality of braking force generators perform a braking operation and there is a malfunctioning braking force generator, braking forces of the plurality of braking force generators other than the malfunctioning braking force generator are maintained or increased when an acquired value of an actual yaw rate acquired from the yaw rate detecting unit is equal to or less than a reference value, and a steering torque is applied to a steering system in a direction in which the actual yaw rate decreases when the acquired value of the actual yaw rate is larger than the reference value.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272948

Viewing device for vehicle

A viewing device for a vehicle is provided with plural cameras, an image generation unit, a display and a switching control unit. The plural cameras have different imaging ranges. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272938

Display control device for vehicle, display control system for vehicle, display control method for vehicle

A display control device for a vehicle includes at least one electronic control unit configured to: cause a display device to display a host vehicle's behind-the-vehicle image, the host vehicle's behind-the-vehicle image being an image of an area behind a host vehicle, the host vehicle's behind-the-vehicle image being captured by a sensor of the host vehicle; detect a rearward vehicle, the rearward vehicle being another vehicle existing behind the host vehicle; cause the display device to display the host vehicle's behind-the-vehicle image with a first contrast ratio when the rearward vehicle is not detected; and cause the display device to display the host vehicle's behind-the-vehicle image with a second contrast ratio when the rearward vehicle is detected, the second contrast ratio being higher than the first contrast ratio.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272937

Viewing device for vehicle

A viewing device for a vehicle, comprises: a plurality of imaging apparatuses that differ in imaging range; an image generation apparatus that, on the basis of images imaged by one or a plurality of the imaging apparatuses, generates a viewing image that is a composite of: an image to a vehicle rear, an image of a vehicle structure, the image being semi-transparent, and an image of a vehicle occupant on a rear seat; and a displayer that displays the viewing image.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272934

Information presentation system

A system for presenting information to an occupant of a vehicle mounted with an autonomous driving system, includes: a display unit configured to display the information; a display control unit configured to cause the display unit to display information in any one of display modes among a setting status display mode in which setting information is displayed, an operation status display mode in which travel information is displayed, and a recognition status display mode in which recognition result information of the autonomous driving system is displayed; and an acquisition unit configured to acquire an occupant's display mode switching instruction for switching the display mode, wherein the display control unit configured to switch the display mode of the display unit when the acquisition unit acquires the occupant's display mode switching instruction.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272890

Fuel cell vehicle

The fuel cell vehicle includes a fuel cell placed in a front room, an air compressor placed below the fuel cell in the front room to supply the fuel cell with cathode gas, and a refrigerant supply pump placed below the fuel cell in the front room to supply the fuel cell with a refrigerant. The refrigerant supply pump is placed forward of the air compressor.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272889

Fuel cell unit

A fuel cell unit includes a fuel cell stack, a reactor, and a case housing the fuel cell stack and the reactor. The case is provided with an intermediate plate that partitions a space inside the case into an upper space and a lower space. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272888

Fuel cell system for vehicle

A fuel cell system for a vehicle for preventing intrusion of water in a relief valve without providing a casing or a waterproof sheet for the relief valve is provided. The fuel cell system comprises a fuel cell stack placed in a front room of a vehicle, a power control unit to perform output control of the fuel cell stack, a hydrogen supply path for supplying hydrogen gas to the fuel cell stack, and the relief valve provided in half way of the hydrogen supply path. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272884

Vehicle, method of controlling vehicle, and charging system

A vehicle that enables external charging which is charging of a vehicle-mounted electric power storage device using electric power supplied from an electric power supply outside the vehicle includes a communication device configured to communicate with a server outside the vehicle, and an electronic control unit. The ecu is configured to execute a process for timer charging that is the external charging executed in accordance with a set time schedule. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272881

Server and charging system

A server that receives an instruction related to timer charging in a vehicle from a user includes a communication device and a controller. The instruction from the user includes first data needed for determining a time schedule and second data indicating which one of alternating current charging and direct current charging is performed. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272872

Braking device for vehicle

A braking device for a vehicle includes a friction brake device, a regeneration bake device, a control portion which controls the friction braking force and the regeneration braking force through a cooperative control and a state judging portion which judges whether a vehicle state is in a stopped state or a non-braking operation state where the braking operation is not performed, the control portion executes a factor change control which suppresses an increase of change inclination of the friction braking force by changing a factor relating to a friction used when the hydraulic pressure is converted into the friction braking force to an increasing side and returns the factor to a value at a non-operation of the factor change control when the vehicle state is judged to be in the stopped state or the non-braking operation state by the state judging portion.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272869

High-voltage unit casing for on-vehicle use, high-voltage unit, and vehicle

A high-voltage unit casing 10 for on-vehicle use to house therein a plurality of devices includes: a first side face 20; a second side face 21 opposed to the first side face; and a connecting portion 22 for structurally connecting the first side face and the second side face to each other. The connecting portion includes a partitioning portion 50 which is fixed to the first side face at a fixing portion and which extends from the fixing portion toward the second side face, the partitioning portion being located at a position separate from an upper surface and a lower surface of the high-voltage unit casing in an inner surface of the first side face. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272865

In-wheel motor unit

An in-wheel motor unit comprises a housing, a motor, a speed reducer, a hub bearing comprising an inner race and an outer race, and a seal member fluid-tightly sealing a gap between the housing and the outer race. The outer race comprises a cylinder part disposed inside the housing and a flange part fixed to a housing wall surface by one or a plurality of fastening members. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272863

Fuel cell vehicle

A fuel cell vehicle mounted with a fuel gas tank in an underfloor of the vehicle. The fuel cell vehicle includes: a floor that has a projecting portion projecting upward in a height direction of the vehicle and extending along a front and rear direction of the vehicle; a fuel gas tank arranged under the projecting portion in the height direction of the vehicle and fixed to the floor; and an undercover arranged under the fuel gas tank in the height direction of the vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272852

Vehicle lower portion structure

The present disclosure provides a vehicle lower portion structure including: a case main body portion, disposed at a vehicle lower side of a vehicle cabin floor and including a bottom wall and peripheral walls that extend toward a vehicle upper side from a peripheral edge portion of the bottom wall, and accommodating a battery at an interior thereof; a front portion extending portion formed integrally with the case main body portion at a vehicle front side of the case main body portion, at the peripheral wall that is at a vehicle front side of the case main body portion; and an impact absorbing portion, extending in a vehicle longitudinal direction and deforming due to input of collision load from a vehicle front side, a rear end portion of the impact absorbing portion being connected to a vehicle front side region of the front portion extending portion.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272839

Vehicular heat management device

A vehicular heat management device includes a first heat source, a second heat source, a heater core, a first heat medium pathway, a second heat medium pathway, a heater core pathway, a switching portion, and a control unit. The first heat source is provided in the first heat medium pathway, and the second heat source is provided in the second heat medium pathway. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272674

Thermally conductive composite material

There is provided a thermally conductive composite material obtained by dispersing a thermally conductive filler in a matrix. The thermally conductive filler is a mixture including boron nitride particles with an average particle size of 10 μm to 100 μm and aluminum nitride particles with an average particle size that is 1/100 to ½ of the average particle size of the boron nitride particles, a content of the boron nitride particles is 60 volume % to 90 volume % with respect to a total amount of the boron nitride particles and the aluminum nitride particles, a content of the thermally conductive filler is 80 volume % to 95 volume % with respect to a total amount of the composite material, and a porosity of the composite material is 10 volume % or less.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272592

Filament winding system

A filament winding system includes a storage unit that stores in advance a reference shape of a winding object, and winding conditions including a winding position and a winding angle at which a fiber is wound around the winding object having the reference shape, a guide that is movable relative to the winding object, and feeds the fiber onto the winding object, a rotating device that rotates the winding object, such that the fiber fed from the guide is wound around the winding object, a measuring unit that measures a shape of the winding object, and a controller. When there is a difference between the reference shape stored in the storage unit, and the measured shape of the winding object, the controller corrects the winding conditions so as to reduce or eliminate the difference, and controls the guide according to the corrected conditions.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272472

Method of producing clad layer and device for producing the same

A valve seat alloy having a clad layer made of cu-based powder that contains ni: 5.0% to 20.0%, si: 2.4% to 4.0%, and mo: 0% to 40.0%, wherein the valve seat alloy has aluminum content of 12% or less.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272471

Method of producing clad layer and device for producing the same

A first metal powder is supplied to a substrate to form a beginning part of a clad layer. After the beginning part is formed, the second metal powder is supplied to the substrate. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270444

Image recording system, image recording method and storage medium recording image recording program

. . An image recording system includes: a memory in which an image picked up by a camera and pixel position information about an obstacle in the image are stored in association with each other, the camera being equipped in a vehicle; and processing circuitry configured to perform a quality changing process for a pixel area, based on the pixel position information, the quality changing process being a process of decreasing a quality of the pixel area, the pixel area being a pixel area that is of a plurality of pixel areas forming the image and that does not contain a pixel for the obstacle.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269870

Gate potential control device

A gate potential control device configured to control potential of a gate of a main switching element is provided herein. The gate potential control device includes: a turn-on switching element and a turn-off switching element. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269774

Power supply system

Outputs from first and second dc power supplies are controlled based on a first reactor current and a second reactor current. For controlling an output from a corresponding dc power supply, a relative maximum point and a relative minimum point as two inflection points are provided in a high current of the first and second reactor currents in one control cycle, by controlling on and off of switching elements. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269735

Rotor for rotary electric machine

A rotor for a rotary electric machine includes a rotor core including at least one low-rigidity portion rigidity; a plurality of magnets; a rotary shaft; a washer contacting at least one end surface of the rotor core in an axial direction of the rotor core; and a nut. An outer circumferential end of the washer is disposed more radially inward than the magnet holes, the washer has an outer circumferential shape with recesses and projections in which a distance from a rotation center to the outer circumferential end of the washer periodically varies, and a distance from the outer circumferential end of the washer to each low-rigidity portion is greater than a distance from the outer circumferential end of the washer to each magnet hole.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269533

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A lithium ion battery has a flat wound electrode assembly, a nonaqueous electrolyte, and a battery case. The nonaqueous electrolyte contains an electrically insulating inorganic aggregate and is formed of an impregnating electrolyte impregnated into the flat wound electrode assembly and a surplus electrolyte not impregnated into the flat wound electrode assembly. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269527

Sulfide solid electrolyte and method of producing the same

Disclosed is a sulfide solid electrolyte of high robustness in its production step and of high lithium ion conductivity, the sulfide solid electrolyte including li, p, s, br, i, and n as its constituent elements.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269521

Method of producing a sulfide solid electrolyte material, sulfide solid electrolyte material, and lithium battery

A method of producing a sulfide solid electrolyte material includes: forming an intermediate having crosslinking sulfur but no li2s, by vitrifying, in a first vitrification process, a starting material composition obtained by mixing li2s and a sulfide of a group 14 or group 15 element such that a proportion of li2s with respect to the sum total of the li2s and the sulfide of a group 14 or group 15 element is smaller than a proportion of li2s required for the sulfide solid electrolyte material to obtain an ortho composition; and eliminating the crosslinking sulfur by vitrifying, in a second vitrification process, an intermediate-containing composition resulting from mixing a bond cleaving compound, which cleaves a bond of the crosslinking sulfur, with the intermediate.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269504

Fuel cell system and control method therefor

A fuel cell system includes: a pressure regulating valve that reduces a pressure of a fuel gas; a fuel gas supply passage having a first passage extending between a fuel cell and the pressure regulating valve and a second passage extending from the pressure regulating valve via a cutoff valve to a fuel gas supply source; a pressure sensor that detects a pressure of the fuel gas inside the first passage; and a controller to which the cutoff valve and the pressure sensor are connected. When a pressure value detected by the pressure sensor is an abnormal value, the controller closes the cutoff valve and performs pressure reduction processing for the first passage. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269502

Fuel cell system

Provided is a fuel cell system including: a fuel cell; a tank that stores a fuel gas; a supply passage through which the fuel gas is supplied from the tank to the fuel cell; a first valve and a second valve that open and close the supply passage and are provided in order of the first valve, the second valve in a direction from an upstream side toward a downstream side; a pressure sensor that detects a pressure in a detection target region that is a region of the supply passage between the first valve and the second valve; a heating unit that heats the pressure sensor; and a controller that makes the heating unit heat the pressure sensor in a state in which a detection value of the pressure sensor is not larger than a predetermined threshold value.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269499

Fuel cell system and control method therefor

A controller closes a cutoff valve and a purge valve when a pressure value detected by a pressure sensor is an abnormal value. The controller then judges that an on-off valve has failed when the pressure value detected by the pressure sensor p1 has lowered, whereas the controller judges that the pressure sensor has failed when the pressure value detected by the pressure sensor has not lowered.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268702

Collision avoidance device

A collision avoidance device includes an electronic control unit configured to: calculate a deflection angle that is a change angle of a direction of a host vehicle turning in a direction of a blinker in a turn-on state based on a direction of the host vehicle when the host vehicle switches the blinker into the turn-on state; and execute a collision avoidance control for avoiding a collision between the host vehicle and an obstacle in a case where the electronic control unit determines that there is a collision possibility between the host vehicle and the obstacle based on a path of the host vehicle on an intersection and a position of the obstacle, wherein the electronic control unit is configured not to execute the collision avoidance control when the deflection angle is equal to or greater than a deflection angle threshold.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268696

Collision avoidance device

A collision avoidance device includes an electronic control unit configured to: determine whether or not a driver of a host vehicle performs turn-back steering based on a detection value of a steering angle or steering torque detected by a steering sensor of the host vehicle; and execute the collision avoidance control for avoiding a collision between the host vehicle and an obstacle in a case where the electronic control unit determines that there is a collision possibility between the host vehicle and the obstacle based on a path of the host vehicle and a position of the obstacle, wherein the electronic control unit is configured not to execute the collision avoidance control while the electronic control unit determines that the driver of the host vehicle performs turn-back steering.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268227

Image recording system, image recording method and image recording program

An image recording system includes: a memory in which an image picked up by a camera and an index value are stored in association with each other, the camera being equipped in a vehicle, the index value indicating a possibility of collision between the vehicle and an obstacle at a time when the image is picked up; and at least one processing circuit configured to perform a quality changing process of decreasing a quality of the image, based on the index value.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268217

Failure diagnosis support system and failure diagnosis support method of robot

A failure diagnosis support system includes first image acquisition means mounted on a robot for acquiring an image of the robot; and control means for controlling position and orientation of the first image acquisition means. The control means controls the position and orientation of the first image acquisition means at a predetermined timing so that the first image acquisition means faces a predetermined part of the robot. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267538

Log-based vehicle control system verification

The disclosure includes embodiments for improving the performance of a set of advanced driver assistance systems (“adas systems”) included in a vehicle design for a highly autonomous vehicle (“hav”). A method includes generating simulation data. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267530

Automated driving system

An automated driving system includes at least one electronic control unit configured to: recognize at least one obstacles around a vehicle, based on ambient surroundings of the vehicle; create a traveling plan of the vehicle, based on the ambient surroundings and a result of recognition of the at least one obstacles; control the vehicle using an actuator installed on the vehicle, based on the traveling plan; and perform, according to input from a user of the vehicle, overwriting operation to change the result of recognition of the at least one obstacles used for creation of the traveling plan.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266832

Information providing device and information providing method and non-transitory computer readable medium therefor

A circuitry estimates a degree of interest in each of destination candidates for each of subject users included in a user group determined based on degree of affinity among multiple users. The circuitry sets a location in which the degree of interest of a first one of the subject users is greater than or equal to a predetermined degree-of-interest threshold value as a first destination. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266633

Vehicle and method for filling fuel gas

A vehicle including: a tank configured to be filled with fuel gas; a receptacle configured to be connected to a nozzle included in a fuel gas filling apparatus; a filling passage configured to provide communication between the receptacle and the tank; a heating unit configured to heat the receptacle; a determination unit configured to determine whether or not a parameter value, correlated with a filling speed of the fuel gas filled into the tank from the fuel gas filling apparatus, indicates decrease in the filling speed during filling of the fuel gas into the tank; and a control unit configured to, when the determination unit determines that the parameter value indicates decrease in the filling speed during filling of the fuel gas into the tank, to cause the heating unit to start heating of the receptacle during filling of the fuel gas into the tank.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266547

Automatic transmission controller

An automatic transmission controller is provided, which is capable of reducing occurrence of a shift shock while improving responsiveness of a driving force. An ecu is configured to calculate a target shift time based on an input torque that is input to the automatic transmission when a gear stage is shifted from a current gear stage to a target gear stage spaced two or more stages apart from the current gear stage. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266503

Selectable one-way clutch

A selectable one-way clutch includes: a pocket plate; struts; a notch plate having a plurality of notches; and a selector plate that has a plurality of window holes. The strut includes a protrusion formed at a center thereof in a radial direction of the selectable one-way clutch. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266365

Exhaust gas control apparatus of internal combustion engine

An exhaust gas control apparatus of an internal combustion engine includes a turbocharger including a turbine in an exhaust passage of the internal combustion engine, a post-processing device configured to control exhaust gas, the post-processing device being disposed in the exhaust passage downstream of the turbine, an egr passage configured to connect the exhaust passage downstream of the turbine and upstream of the post-processing device with a cylinder of the internal combustion engine, and an egr device including an egr valve which is disposed in an end portion on the cylinder side of the egr passage and opens or closes the egr passage in the cylinder.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266360

Waste heat recovery apparatus and method for controlling waste heat recovery apparatus

A waste heat recovery apparatus includes an evaporator, an expander, a condenser, a liquid-phase refrigerant supply device, and a control device. The control device is configured to control the liquid-phase refrigerant supply device so as to bring the supply of the liquid-phase refrigerant by the liquid-phase refrigerant supply device into a stopped state at least until an amount of the liquid-phase refrigerant stored in the evaporator becomes equal to or lower than a predetermined low refrigerant amount, during operation of the internal combustion engine.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266310

Wastegate valve for turbocharger

A wastegate valve includes a swing arm, a valve body including a valve stem inserted through an insertion hole of the swing arm and a valve plate configured to close a wastegate port, a support plate being fixed to an end of the valve stem on a side opposite to the valve plate, and an elastic member biasing the valve plate in a extending direction of the valve stem. The elastic member includes a plurality of first lug portions and a plurality of second lug portions projecting from an outer peripheral edge of a connecting portion of the elastic member. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266307

Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine includes: a main combustion chamber; an intake port connected to the main combustion chamber at an intake opening; an exhaust port connected to the main combustion chamber at an exhaust opening; a sub-chamber provided between the intake opening and the exhaust opening, and connected to the main combustion chamber through a plurality of through-holes; a fuel injector injecting fuel into the sub-chamber; and a spark plug performing ignition in the sub-chamber. A tumble flow flows from a first side to a second side as seen from the sub-chamber. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266305

Engine cooling system

An engine cooling system includes a coolant circulation path, which circulates coolant between the water jacket and the radiator of an internal combustion engine, a pump, a control valve, which is provided in the coolant circulation path, and a controller. The controller executes a warming-up promotion control and a pressure relaxation control. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266291

Controller for internal combustion engine

A controller alternately repeats a desorption process of desorbing sulfur compound deposited on an nsr catalyst by supplying fuel from a direct injection valve to exhaust gas, and a pausing process of pausing fuel supply from the injection valve to the exhaust gas. The controller executes a cooling fuel addition for adding engine fuel from the addition valve of the exhaust passage to cool the addition valve during execution of the pausing process, and prohibit the cooling fuel addition during execution of the desorption process. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266287

Oil supply device for engine mounted in vehicle

An oil supply device includes an oil pump and an oil control valve. The oil control valve is connected to a control oil chamber of the oil pump via a control oil passage that includes an oil descent passage and an oil rise passage. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180265134

Vehicle front structure

Provided is an antistatic composition for a vehicle, including a nickel powder and a polyolefin resin. The antistatic composition contains 2.5 to 15 vol. Provided is a vehicle front structure including: a tubular front pillar; a front pillar reinforcing member mounted inside the front pillar; a dashboard cross-member that is mounted on a dashboard panel disposed on the front side of the front pillar in a vehicle front-rear direction and extends in a vehicle width direction; an inner panel reinforcing member that is disposed on the rear side of the front pillar in the vehicle front-rear direction and extends in the vehicle width direction; and a front pillar inner gusset to which an end of the dashboard cross-member in the vehicle width direction and an end of the inner panel reinforcing member in the vehicle width direction are connected, wherein the front pillar inner gusset is fastened to the front pillar reinforcing member.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180265083

Collision avoidance device

A collision avoidance device includes an electronic control unit configured to: determine whether or not an oncoming vehicle enters inside a turning circle of a host vehicle turning; and execute a collision avoidance control in a case where the electronic control unit determines that there is a collision possibility between the host vehicle and the oncoming vehicle, wherein the electronic control unit is configured not to execute the collision avoidance control when the electronic control unit determines that the oncoming vehicle enters inside the turning circle of the host vehicle.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180265077

Control device for four-wheel drive vehicle

The control device of a four-wheel drive vehicle is applied to a four-wheel drive vehicle having a differential restriction device which can change a differential restriction degree between a front wheel rotary shaft and a rear wheel rotary shaft, a braking device can separately change a braking force of the front wheels and a braking force of the rear wheels. The control device determines whether a specific state which has a high possibility that a state where a rear wheel slip ratio becomes larger than a front wheel slip ratio is generated occurs assuming that the differential restriction degree is set to a first degree when the differential restriction degree is set to a second degree so as not to allow the differential operation and change the differential restriction degree from the second degree to the first degree when it is determined that the specific state has occurred.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180265075

Hybrid vehicle

When a temperature of a catalyst in an exhaust emission control device mounted in an exhaust system of an engine is equal to or higher than a predetermined temperature at a time of a request for stopping the engine, a hybrid vehicle including the engine and a motor continues fuel injection of the engine until satisfaction of a predetermined condition and stops fuel injection of the engine on satisfaction of the predetermined condition. When the temperature of the catalyst is lower than the predetermined temperature at the time of the request for stopping the engine, on the other hand, the hybrid vehicle immediately stops fuel injection of the engine.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180265073

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle comprises an engine configured to be driven with a fuel supplied from a fuel tank; a motor configured to input and output a power for driving; and a control device configured to drive the engine and the motor. When a remaining amount of fuel in the fuel tank is lower than a predetermined level, the control device provides a smaller absolute value of a torque lower limit value of the motor during deceleration at a vehicle speed of lower than a predetermined vehicle speed, compared with an absolute value during deceleration at the vehicle speed of not lower than the predetermined vehicle speed. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180265028

Vehicle input-operation assistance device

A vehicle input-operation assistance device includes: a traveling state detection section that detects a traveling state of a vehicle; an operation state detection section that detects an operation state of an operation member gripped by an occupant during operation; a support section that is capable of being stowed in an interior component of the vehicle, and that is capable of projecting from the interior component to a support position where the support section is capable of supporting an elbow of the occupant when the occupant is operating the operation member; and a controller that determines whether or not the elbow of the occupant operating the operation member needs to be supported based on information detected by the traveling state detection section and the operation state detection section and, in cases in which support is determined to be needed, controls the support section to project to the support position.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180265002

Onboard display device, control method for onboard display device, and control program for onboard display device

An onboard display device that includes: a display that includes a display region at a front passenger seat side of a vehicle width direction center position at a front face side of a vehicle cabin, and that is capable of displaying a picture in the display region; and a display controller that converts a second image captured by a second image capture section to a point-of-view-converted image viewed as if from a hypothetical point-of-view at an installation position of a first image capture section, that stitches a first image captured by the first image capture section with an image from a range in the point-of-view-converted image not overlapping with the first image to generate a composite image, and that controls the display so as to display the composite image in the display region as the picture.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264969

Battery control device and battery control system

A battery control device includes a positional information acquiring unit, a deposition-risk-geographic-point storing unit, a determination unit, and a deposition-deterring-mode executing unit. The positional information acquiring unit is a processing unit that acquires positional information of a vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264958

Motor vehicle

A driving relay comprises a first relay provided on one line of a positive electrode-side line and a negative electrode-side line of power lines; a second relay provided on the other line; and a first precharge circuit configured such that a resistance element and a third relay are connected in series to bypass the second relay. A charging relay comprises a fourth relay provided on the one line of the positive electrode-side line and the negative electrode-side line of the power lines; a fifth relay provided on the other line; and a second precharge circuit configured such that a sixth relay and the resistance element shared with the first precharge circuit are connected in series to bypass the fifth relay. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264956

Charge control device for in-vehicle battery

A charge control device for an in-vehicle battery includes a control unit that obtains a neglect resistance increase rate as a reversible resistance component based on an soc of the battery and a temperature of the battery when the battery is not charged/discharged, and that obtains a permissible charge current value to the battery based on the obtained neglect resistance increase rate.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264952

Hybrid vehicle and control method therefor

An engine and a step up-down converter are controlled such that a counter-electromotive voltage of a first motor becomes higher than direct current-side voltages of a first inverter and a second inverter and thereby torque for forward travel is output from the first motor to a driving shaft through a planetary gear set, when an accelerator is on during specified travelling with gates of the first inverter and the second inverter being cut off and the engine being operated. The engine and the step up-down converter are controlled such that the rotational speed of the first motor becomes smaller and the voltage of the high voltage-side electric power line becomes lower when the accelerator is off than when the accelerator is on during the specified traveling.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264927

Drive unit for hybrid vehicles

Provided is a drive unit for hybrid vehicles capable of reducing electric power consumption during propulsion in an ev mode. The drive unit includes a first planetary gear unit to which an engine is connected, and a second planetary gear unit connected to a third rotary element of the first planetary gear unit. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264924

Drive unit for hybrid vehicles

Provided is a drive unit for a hybrid vehicle which can increase selectable modes in an ev mode. A drive unit includes a first planetary gear unit connected to an engine, and a second planetary gear unit connected to a second rotary element of the first planetary gear unit. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264919

Vehicle door structure

A vehicle door structure includes: a door inner including a body wall portion, a first opposed wall portion, and a second opposed wall portion; a door outer panel; an impact beam; an impact beam extension including a door-inner-side end portion and a fixed end; and a first reinforcement including a support portion fixed to the first opposed wall portion and a free end portion extending from the support portion toward the impact beam, wherein the impact beam extension and the free end portion are configured to be fitted to each other.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264905

Automatic tilting vehicle

An automatic tilting vehicle is provided that includes left and right front wheels supported by knuckles, a steerable rear wheel, a vehicle tilting device, and a control unit. The vehicle tilting device includes a swing member, a tilt actuator for swing the swing member, and a pair of tie rods pivotally attached to the swing member and the knuckles. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264703

Method for forming resin film

Provided is a method for forming resin film capable maximizing the effective width of the resin film while suppressing neck-in and so increasing the material utilization. The method includes: drawing molten resin extruded downward from a die exit by a cooling roll; blowing air to both ends of the molten resin from an air-blowing nozzle to cure the both ends of the molten resin while cooling the molten resin on a surface of the cooling roll for solidification. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264600

Measuring apparatus and laser welding apparatus

A laser welding apparatus includes a measuring unit that measures a penetration depth of a molten pool by interferometry, and a controller that controls the measuring unit. The measuring unit includes a light source emitting a laser beam for measurement, a splitter that splits the laser beam into a measuring beam and a reference beam, a light-receiving element receiving an interference beam synthesized from the measuring beam reflected from the molten pool and the reference beam reflected from the reference mirror, a scanning mechanism that varies an application position of the measuring beam travelling toward the molten pool, and an image-capturing unit that captures an image of the molten pool. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180254730

Driving device

A driving device includes a motor, an inverter configured to drive the motor by switching a plurality of switching elements, and an electronic control unit configured to set voltage commands of phases according to temporary voltage commands of the phases based on a torque command of the motor and perform switching control of the switching elements by generating pwm signals for the switching elements by using the voltage commands of the phases and a carrier voltage. The electronic control unit is configured to switch a method of setting the voltage commands between a first method and a second method for each irregular time interval. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180254674

Cuff support

A cuff support attached to an axial end surface of a stator core including an annular yoke, a plurality of teeth, and a plurality of slots formed between the teeth includes: an annular plate making contact with the yoke; a plurality of ribs projecting toward an inner peripheral side of the annular plate so as to correspond to the teeth; and a plurality of spaces formed between the ribs so as to correspond to the slots. The cuff support is made of an elastic member. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180254532

Lithium ion secondary battery and method of producing the lithium ion secondary battery

A lithium ion secondary battery includes a housing. An electrode group and an electrolytic solution are in the housing. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180254506

Nonaqueous secondary battery

The present invention provides a nonaqueous secondary battery having a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte solution. The nonaqueous electrolyte solution contains a nonaqueous solvent and a supporting salt. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180254492

Catalyst ink for fuel cell, catalyst layer for fuel cell, and membrane electrode assembly

Provided are a catalyst ink for a fuel cell, which secures both the viscosity of the catalyst ink and the electricity generation performance of a fuel cell produced by using the catalyst ink, a catalyst layer for a fuel cell, and a membrane electrode assembly. The catalyst ink for a fuel cell may contain a catalyst-supporting support, an ionomer that is proton conductive, and cellulose-based nanofibers.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180254477

Method of manufacturing positive electrode material for lithium ion secondary battery and positive electrode material for lithium ion secondary battery

A method of manufacturing a positive electrode material for lithium ion secondary battery includes the following (α) and (β): (α) a positive electrode active material is prepared; and (β) the positive electrode material for lithium ion secondary battery is manufactured by forming a coat on at least a portion of a surface of the positive electrode active material. The coat is formed to satisfy the following (1) to (3): (1) the coat includes a lithium ion conductor and a ferroelectric substance; (2) the ferroelectric substance is dispersed in the lithium ion conductor; and (3) the lithium ion conductor is interposed at least partially between the positive electrode active material and the ferroelectric substance.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252544

Region guidance system and region guidance program

Region guidance systems and programs obtain a spot with which guidance information is associated. When there are a plurality of the spots in a region whose boundary is defined, the systems an programs provide guidance on the guidance information associated with one of the spots selected based on a position of an entry spot to the region.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252365

High-pressure tank

A high-pressure tank includes: a liner; an epoxy resin; a fiber; and a fiber-reinforced epoxy resin layer formed on an outer side of the liner. The epoxy resin has a contact angle on polytetrafluoroethylene ((c2f4)n) of 70° or less in an uncured state.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252310

Speed change control system for automatic transmission

A speed change control system configured to allow a driver to promptly sense a response to an accelerating operation. A reference index value that the driver senses an acceleration response is calculated based on acceleration of a vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252179

Manufacturing method for engine

A cylinder head material of an engine is casted (step s1). Next, the cylinder head material is machined (step s2). ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252177

Controller and control method for internal combustion engine

A controller for an internal combustion engine is configured to execute a dither control process and an exhaust gas recirculation (egr) control process. The dither control process includes, when a request to increase a temperature of a catalyst is made, operating the fuel injection valves corresponding to respective cylinders to control the air-fuel ratio in some of the cylinders to become lean and control the air-fuel ratio in other cylinders to become rich. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252175

Fuel injection controller and fuel injection control method for internal combustion engine

A fuel injection controller for an internal combustion engine selects as the injection mode either single injection or split injection, counts, based on a drive current detection signal, which indicates that a drive current is generated to be fed to the direct injector, the number of occurrences of the drive current in one combustion cycle as a number-of-injections count value, and determines, based on the number-of-injections count value, whether the combustion state in the cylinder is satisfactory. The fuel injection controller determines that the combustion state in the cylinder is unsatisfactory if the number-of-injections count value in one combustion cycle is one when catalyst warm-up control is being performed with the temperature of the engine being lower than or equal to a predetermined temperature.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252148

Coolant passage device for internal combustion engine

A coolant passage device 3 includes coolant intake pipes 11 and 12 that take in coolant from an engine, a delivery pipe 17 to a radiator communicating with the coolant intake pipes, and a delivery pipe 18 to the heater core branched from a central passage 16 connecting the coolant intake pipes with the delivery pipe to the radiator. A branch port 18a leading to the delivery pipe 18 to the heater core is opened in an upper portion in the central passage 16 in a state where the coolant passage device 3 is mounted to the engine, and the branch port 18a has a wall surface 21 surrounding the branch port and hanging down into the central passage 16. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252146

Coolant circulation system for vehicle-mounted internal combustion engine

A coolant circulation system includes a coolant circuit including a water jacket, a motor-driven pump, an outlet liquid temperature sensor, and a controller. The controller executes variation determination control for driving the motor-driven pump to determine whether a variation in the temperature of the coolant in a diesel engine is equal to or less than a predetermined value based on an outlet temperature detected by the outlet liquid temperature sensor. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252142

Exhaust passage structure for internal combustion engine

An exhaust passage structure for an engine includes an exhaust-gas catalyst, a bypass passage, a waste gate valve. The exhaust-gas catalyst is disposed in the exhaust passage at downstream of the turbine of the turbocharger. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252133

Exhaust gas purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine

In order to supply a reducing agent to an nox catalyst in an appropriate manner when the temperature of the nox catalyst is high, in cases where the temperature of the nox catalyst is equal to or higher than a predetermined temperature at which ammonia is oxidized, and in cases where an nox reduction rate in the nox catalyst is smaller than a predetermined lower limit reduction rate, when the addition of the additive agent is carried out at least twice by changing an equivalent ratio with respect to an amount of nox flowing into the nox catalyst, the equivalent ratio in equivalent ratio control is made larger in the case where an amount of change of an amount of reduction of nox accompanying a change of the equivalent ratio is larger than an amount of change of an amount of oxidation of ammonia accompanying the change of the equivalent ratio, than in the case where it is smaller than that.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252125

Internal combustion engine system

An internal combustion engine system is provided with a cam switching device including a cam groove provided on the outer peripheral surface or a camshaft and an actuator capable of protruding, toward the camshaft, an engagement pin that is engageable with the cam groove. The internal combustion engine system is configured, in causing the cam switching device to perform a cam switching operation, to control the actuator such that the engagement pin is seated on a forward outer peripheral surface which is located more forward than an end of the cam groove on the forward side with respect to an insert section of the cam groove in the rotational direction of the camshaft.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252121

Rankine cycle system

In a rankine cycle system, a part of a liquid-phase heat medium that boils in a heat medium passage of an engine changes to a gas-phase heat medium. The gas-phase heat medium is superheated by a superheater that superheats by heat exchange with exhaust gas of the engine to be superheated steam. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180251157

Vehicle rear structure

Rear side members include: side walls inclined outward in the vehicle width direction; and side wall flanges bent from front ends of the side walls, and extending inward in the vehicle width direction. A center floor cross member has a side wall contacting with the side wall flanges of the rear side members. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180251120

Hybrid vehicle

In a hybrid vehicle including an engine capable of outputting motive power to driving wheels, a motor capable of outputting motive power to the driving wheels and configured to generate a counter-electromotive voltage with rotation, an inverter that drives the motor, an electric storage device connected to the inverter through an electric power line, three phases of the inverter are turned on when an accelerator is turned off while the hybrid vehicle travels with a gate of the inverter being cut off and the engine being operated.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180251107

Deflection control apparatus

A deflection control apparatus is configured to perform a deflection control in which a subject vehicle is deflected by a braking force difference between left and right wheels. The deflection control apparatus is provided with a releaser configured to release the deflection control if a steering operation, which is an operation of deflecting the subject vehicle in a direction opposite to a direction in which the subject vehicle is deflected by the deflection control, is detected during the deflection control. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180251066

Alert system and driving support system

An alert system includes a first alert unit that alerts a driver to at least one of a state relating to driving support and a state relating to steering in a tactile manner through a steering wheel, and a second alert unit that alerts the driver to at least one of the states either in a tactile manner through a member other than the steering wheel or in an audible or visual manner. Of these alert units, the second alert unit is activated when the driver is in a hands-off state in which the driver's hands are inferred to be off the steering wheel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180251023

Vehicle with improved suppression of high voltage under collision load

A vehicle includes an electrical device in which a high-voltage part is disposed within a case, and a fuel tank. The high-voltage part is disposed near a first side end of the case in a vehicle width direction. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180250922

Lamination device

Provided is a lamination device that laminates an electrolyte film and a porous film. The lamination device includes a support portion configured to support a porous film roll, in which the porous film is wound, such that the porous film roll is able to revolve, an unwinding portion configured to support an electrolyte film roll, in which the electrolyte film is wound, and unwind the electrolyte film from the electrolyte film roll, a conveying portion configured to convey the unwound electrolyte film, and a control portion configured to control the support portion, the unwinding portion, and the conveying portion. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241229

Server for charge-discharge system, charge-discharge system, and server control method

A server for a charge-discharge system includes a controller. The controller is configured to communicate with a plurality of registered vehicles each equipped with a chargeable-dischargeable battery. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241225

Electric power supply system

An electric power supply system includes a first battery provided in an electric power supply circuit; a second battery provided in the circuit and electrically connected in parallel to the first battery, the second battery being a lithium-ion battery; an electric load provided in the circuit and electrically connected in parallel to the first battery and the second battery; a switch provided in the circuit, and configured to electrically disconnect the second battery from the circuit when the switch is open; and a control device configured to open the switch when an ignition switch is on and an soc of the first battery is equal to or higher than a prescribed soc, and to execute an open-circuit voltage acquisition process that acquires an open-circuit voltage of the second battery after a lapse of a prescribed time from a time when the switch is opened.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241185

Electric wire insertion member

An electric wire insertion member includes an axially elongated cutout, a circumferentially elongated cutout, a turnable fitting, a locking projection, and an elastic locking piece. The axially elongated cutout extends frontward from a rear end of the shield pipe. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241099

Fuel cell control device, control method thereof, and fuel cell vehicle

Under a condition that a command to stop a fuel cell system is received and a state of charge of a secondary battery is equal to or lower than a threshold which is a value obtained by adding a first predetermined value to a lower limit at which electric power required to stop and start the fuel cell system is supplied, forced charging of the secondary battery by a fuel cell is performed until the state of charge reaches the threshold. After the forced charging is performed, in a case where the command to stop the fuel cell system is received within a predetermined period, the controller sets the threshold to a value obtained by adding a second predetermined value lower than the first predetermined value to the lower limit under the condition.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241092

Battery pack

A battery pack installed in a vehicle, the battery pack includes: a battery assembly; a battery module including a module case that houses the battery assembly; a pack case that houses the battery module; and a fire-extinguishing agent releasing unit including fire-extinguishing agent, disposed between the battery module and the pack case, wherein the fire fire-extinguishing agent releasing unit is configured to release the fire-extinguishing agent between the pack case and the module case.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241088

Method and device for producing electrode body

There is provided a method for producing an electrode body including a current collection foil, an electrode mixture layer, a heat resistant layer, and a separator layer are laminated in this order. The method includes applying a liquid heat resistant material forming the heat resistant layer to the electrode mixture layer on an electrode plate that is obtained by forming an electrode mixture layer on the current collection foil and disposing the porous separator layer on the liquid heat resistant material before the liquid heat resistant material according to the application is dried after applying the liquid heat resistant material.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241070

Fuel cell stack

A fuel cell stack includes a plurality of single cells stacked and a manifold. The plurality of single cells each include a first separator including a seal portion surrounding the manifold and including a hollow protrusion and a fluid passage portion allowing the fluid to flow between the manifold and a space on the opposite side of the seal portion from the manifold via the hollow of the seal portion, a second separator disposed on the side opposite to the side on which the seal portion projects, of the first separator, and an electric insulating frame disposed on the opposite side of the second separator from the first separator. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241069

Fuel cell

The fuel cell fc includes a discharge manifold ame for discharging anode offgas from inside the fuel cell to outside the fuel cell. In the discharge manifold ame, discharge pipe 45 is placed, and a support mechanism 400 is provided, the support mechanism including one or plural supporting portions 41 for supporting the discharge pipe 45 as well as an engaging portion 43 for placing a distal end portion 45a of the discharge pipe 45 at a position apart from a closed end e2 of the discharge manifold ame.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241058

Fuel cell vehicle

A fuel cell vehicle according to the present disclosure includes an insulation voltage detector provided in a coolant circuit; and an ecu having a storage unit that stores an insulation voltage value detected by the insulation voltage detector. The ecu determines a coolant leak when the insulation voltage value detected by the insulation voltage detector is larger than the insulation voltage value that is obtained when an ignition was turned off a last time, the s insulation voltage values obtained when the ignition was turned off the last. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241052

Valve unit

Provided is a valve unit including a first gas flow channel to a gas tank and a second gas flow channel branching off from the first gas flow channel and leading to a gas-consuming device. The valve unit can avoid the entrance of water, which may be included in gas, into the second gas flow channel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241051

Connector unit

A connector unit comprises a plurality of connector modules. Each connector module is coupled to an adjacent connector module in a first direction and is matable with a mating object in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241029

Lithium secondary battery

A lithium secondary battery of the present invention has a positive electrode is provided with a positive electrode mix layer that includes a positive electrode active material and a conductive material. The positive electrode mix layer has two peaks, large and small, of differential pore volume over a pore size ranging from 0.01 μm to 10 μm in a pore distribution curve measured by a mercury porosimeter. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241027

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and vehicle

A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes: an electrode body that includes a positive electrode and a negative electrode; a battery case that accommodates the electrode body and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution; an external connection terminal that is electrically connected to one electrode of the positive electrode and the negative electrode; and a current interrupt device that interrupts a conductive path, through which the electrode and the external connection terminal are electrically connected to each other, when an internal pressure of the battery case exceeds a predetermined value. The positive electrode includes a positive electrode current collector and a positive electrode mixture layer that contains a positive electrode mixture. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241014

Cylindrical battery

A cylindrical battery includes a battery case, a cap, an electric insulating ring, and an outer package label. The battery case houses an electrode body therein, and is connected to negative electrodes. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240914

Method of manufacturing semiconductor device

In a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, a schottky electrode is formed on an upper surface of a semiconductor substrate. A second region of the semiconductor substrate is etched such that a first region becomes higher than a second region, a rising surface is formed between the first and second regions, and an outer peripheral edge of the schottky electrode is located on the first region. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240906

Switching element and method of manufacturing the same

A switching element may include a semiconductor substrate, first and second trenches, a gate insulating layer, an interlayer insulating layer covering the semiconductor substrate, and an electrode on the interlayer insulating layer. A wide portion and a narrow portion may be arranged alternately between the first and second trenches. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240864

Method of manufacturing semiconductor device

A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes: preparing a semiconductor substrate provided with an ohmic-contact layer, a drift layer, and a high resistivity layer; forming an upper electrode having a contact area that is in contact with each of upper surfaces of the drift layer and the high resistivity layer, wherein an outer peripheral edge of the contact area is located on the high resistivity layer and the upper electrode is in schottky contact with at least the drift layer; and forming a lower electrode being in ohmic contact with a lower surface of the ohmic-contact layer. In the semiconductor substrate, the drift layer is located on a first region of the upper surface of the ohmic-contact layer and the high resistivity layer is located on a second region of the upper surface of the ohmic-contact layer that surrounds the first region.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240795

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device provided herein includes: a semiconductor substrate; an upper main electrode provided above the semiconductor substrate; a sense anode electrode provided above the semiconductor substrate; a resistance layer provided above the semiconductor substrate and having a resistivity higher than the sense anode electrode; a lower main electrode provided below the semiconductor substrate. The semiconductor substrate includes a switching element and a sense diode. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240792

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device provided herein includes: a semiconductor substrate; an upper main electrode located above the semiconductor substrate; a sense anode electrode located above the semiconductor substrate; a first resistance layer located above the semiconductor substrate, having resistivity higher than resistivities of the upper main electrode and the sense anode electrode, and connecting the upper main electrode and the sense anode electrode; and a lower main electrode located below the semiconductor substrate. The semiconductor substrate includes a switching element and a sense diode. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238834

Welding portion inspection device

A welding portion inspection device includes a device body, a probe, a sound propagation medium, an elastic support mechanism configured to allow the probe and the sound propagation medium to be elastically supported to the device body, and a guide member formed of a material higher in hardness than a metal plate. The guide member is disposed such that a first part is positioned on a side of the sound propagation medium and second parts protrude beyond a tip surface of the sound propagation medium. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238496

Pressure vessel

A pressure vessel comprising: a liner made from a composite material including a resin section made from resin and a metallic section made from metal, the liner forming internal space for storage of a fluid; and a metallic ferrule attached to an end portion of the liner and including a part exposed to the outside, wherein the metallic section includes a first part contacting the ferrule and a second part exposed in the internal space.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238491

Hydrogen tank body and method of producing the same, and hydrogen tank and method of producing the same

A hydrogen tank body includes a base layer formed of a synthetic resin selected from the group consisting of silicon resin, polyphenylene sulfide, polybutylene terephthalate, polyvinyl chloride, polypropylene, polyethylene, and polycarbonate, and a liner layer formed of hydrogen impermeable resin, on an inside wall surface of the base layer.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238449

Vehicle and electric power transmission system

A vehicle includes: a power receiving part; an operating part configured to allow a driver to select a parking lock state or a non-parking lock state; a parking lock device configured to be mechanically switchable between the parking lock state and the non-parking lock state; and a controller configured to control the parking lock device according to an electric signal output from the operating part. While the power receiving part is receiving electric power with the parking lock device being in the parking lock state, the controller: sends a first command that commands stop of power feeding to the power receiving device to the power feeding device when the non-parking lock state is selected; and controls the parking lock device so that the parking lock device is switched from the parking lock state to the non-parking lock state after electric power has decreased to a predetermined value or lower.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238418

Friction damper

A friction damper comprising a cylindrical core member and a cylindrical elastic body bonded to an inner or outer circumferential surface of the core member, the core member being disposed within an annular space between an outer circumferential surface of an inner shaft and an inner circumferential surface of an outer shaft, which outer and inner circumferential surfaces are held in spline-fitting with each other, the core member being fixed to one of the inner and outer shafts, while the elastic body being disposed in pressing contact with the other of the inner and outer shafts, with compressive deformation of the elastic body, wherein the elastic body has an axial length larger than that of the core member, and includes an extending portion extending in its axial direction away from the core member, and wherein the extending portion of the elastic body has a thick-walled section which extends in a radial direction of the elastic body away from the core member and has a larger wall thickness than a section of the elastic body which overlaps the core member in an axial direction of the core member, the thick-walled section being held in pressing contact with the above-indicated other of the inner and outer shafts.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238398

Methods and apparatus for clutch and brake drag reduction using springs

Described herein are various embodiments of a clutch assembly and separator plates for a clutch assembly. The clutch assembly may comprise a first separator plate; a second separator plate; and a spring coupled to the first separator plate and contacting the second separator plate, such that when compressed the spring applies a repulsive force separating the first separator plate and the second separator plate.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238292

Ignition device for internal combustion engine

An ignition device for an internal combustion engine includes an ignition plug including a discharge portion facing a vicinity of an exhaust port of a combustion chamber of the internal combustion engine, a drive unit configured to allow nonequilibrium plasma discharge to occur in the discharge portion by applying a drive voltage to the ignition plug, and an electronic control unit configured to allow the nonequilibrium plasma discharge to occur in the discharge portion by applying the drive voltage from the drive unit to the ignition plug in a first predetermined period when the exhaust gas control catalyst is in a warm-up state, the first predetermined period being a predetermined period after initiation of opening of an exhaust valve and a period in which a blowdown phenomenon of exhaust gas occurs.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238277

Intake sound introduction device

An introduction pipe has a first communication pipe, which is branched from a first intake passage and is connected to a resonator box, and a second communication pipe, which is branched from a second intake passage and is connected to the first communication pipe. The length of the first communication pipe between the branch point at which the first communication pipe is branched from the first intake passage and the connection point at which the second communication pipe is connected to the first communication pipe is defined as a first length. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238262

Controller for internal combustion engine, internal combustion engine, and control method of internal combustion engine

When a pressure of fuel is intensified using a pressure intensifier an electronic control unit is configured to set a target common rail pressure to be higher as a fuel leakage volume that is a volume of fuel leaking from a common rail to a fuel tank becomes larger until a three-way valve is switched from a state in which the pressure intensifier is connected to the common rail to a state in which the pressure intensifier is connected to the fuel tank.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238258

Abnormality diagnosis device and abnormality diagnosis method for internal combustion engine

An abnormality diagnosis device for an engine includes an electronic control unit configured to execute temperature rise processing by controlling an air-fuel ratio of at least one of a plurality of cylinders to be a rich air-fuel ratio and controlling an air-fuel ratio of each of the other cylinders to be a lean air-fuel ratio. The electronic control unit is configured to determine whether or not the execution of the temperature rise processing is ongoing, to execute abnormality determination processing to determine whether or not the engine is in an abnormal state, to execute the abnormality determination processing based on whether or not the variation degree during stop of the temperature rise processing exceeds a first determination value, and to execute the abnormality determination processing based on whether or not the variation degree during the execution of the temperature rise processing exceeds a second determination value.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238253

Control device for internal combustion engine

A control device for the internal combustion engine includes a pulsation detector, a path length calculator, and an anomaly detector. The pulsation detector detects the pulsation of the intake air flowing through the intake passage based on output signals from the air flowmeter. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238250

Control apparatus for hybrid vehicle

A control apparatus: controls air fuel ratios so that while combustion is performed sequentially through a plurality of cylinders, at least one cylinder where rich combustion is performed and the other cylinders where lean combustion is performed are generated; makes an internal combustion engine execute a catalyst warming operation for promoting warm-up of a three-way catalyst; and controls a second motor generator so that a torque difference between output torque from a rich cylinder where the rich combustion is performed and output torque from a lean cylinder where the lean combustion is performed is eliminated on an output shaft during the catalyst warming operation.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238223

Vehicular heat management device

A vehicular heat management device includes a first heat source, a second heat source, a first heat generator, a second heat generator, a heat generator pathway, a first heat source pathway, a second heat source pathway, and a switching portion. The first heat source and the second heat source heat a heat medium. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238218

Fuel addition system

The fuel addition system comprises: a fuel addition valve, a fuel tank, a first pressure storage chamber storing fuel to be supplied to a fuel injector, a supply pump increasing a pressure of fuel inside the fuel tank and supplying the fuel to the first pressure storage chamber, a pressure reduction valve discharging fuel stored in the first pressure storage chamber, a pressure reduction fuel passage supplying fuel discharged from the first pressure storage chamber to the fuel addition valve, and a control device controlling the fuel addition valve and the pressure reduction valve. The control device detects or estimates a temperature of fuel supplied to the fuel addition valve and, when injecting fuel from the fuel addition valve, controls an amount of fuel discharged from the first pressure storage chamber through the pressure reduction valve so that the temperature of the fuel becomes a reference temperature or more.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237078

Joining structure and joining method for vehicle

A joining structure for a vehicle includes: a panel formed of resin; a temporary holding member, formed of metal, formed in a hat shape in cross-section, and having a top wall and a pair of flange portions, the pair of flange portions being fastened to the panel; a reinforcing member, formed of metal, welded to the top wall, and being disposed so as to face the panel; and a thermosetting adhesive, provided between the panel and the reinforcing member, and joining the panel and the reinforcing member.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237071

Vehicle lower section structure

A vehicle lower section structure including: a left and right pair of vehicle body frame members; a lower extension section joined to each of the left and right pair of vehicle body frame members, the lower extension section including: a front lower extension section extending toward a vehicle lower side, and a rear lower extension section disposed at a vehicle rear side of the front lower extension section and extending toward the vehicle lower side; and a front-rear direction extension section that bridges the vehicle front-rear direction between the front lower extension section and the rear lower extension section, the front-rear direction extension section provided with a lower arm support section that a lower arm is attached to pivotably substantially a vehicle vertical direction, and the front-rear direction extension section being joined to the rear lower extension section at the vehicle rear side of the lower arm support section.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237066

Vehicle driving assistance system

A vehicle driving assistance system, including: a forward information acquirer; a turning intention receiver; a steering-force applying device; and an assistance processing executing device including an identifying portion for identifying a traveling track of a preceding vehicle, a recognizing portion for recognizing turning of the preceding vehicle to the right or the left, a recognizing portion for recognizing turning of an own vehicle and a direction of the turning, and a steering-force control portion for executing a steering-force control in turning in which the applying device applies a steering force for assisting the turning of the own vehicle along an identified traveling track, when the recognized turning of the preceding vehicle is turning at an intersection present on a traveling path of the own vehicle and a direction of the turning of the preceding vehicle at the intersection coincides with the recognized direction of the turning of the own vehicle.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237065

Automatic tilting vehicle

Automatic tilting vehicle is provided that includes left and right front wheels supported by knuckles, a rear wheel steered by a steering actuator, a vehicle tilting device, and a control unit. The control unit calculates a target tilt angle of the vehicle and a target steered angle of the rear wheel based on a steering angle and a vehicle speed, controls the vehicle tilting device so that a tilt angle of the vehicle becomes the target tilt angle, and controls the steering actuator so that a steered angle of the rear wheel becomes the target steered angle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237064

Drive force control system

A drive force control system to increase a yaw rate greater than the yaw rate achieved by rotating a steering wheel to a maximum angle. A target yaw rate is calculated based on a steering angle of the steering wheel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237022

Shift control device of vehicle

An internal combustion engine and a multi-speed transmission in series, the shift control device comprising: a control portion providing a downshift control input shaft rotation speed of the multi-speed transmission is increased through a torque-up control of the internal combustion engine toward a post-shift input shaft rotation speed in a neutral state where a release-side frictional engagement device during a downshift of the multi-speed transmission is released, an engagement-side frictional engagement device to be engaged after the shift; and a torque setting portion setting a required torque of the internal combustion engine in the torque-up control of the internal combustion engine increasing rate of an actual torque of the internal combustion engine becomes smaller in the case of a shift pattern having a large internal inertia of the multi-speed transmission during the downshift as compared to the case of a shift pattern in which the internal inertia is small.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237019

Autonomous driving assistance system, autonomous driving assistance method, and computer program

Autonomous driving assistance systems, methods, and programs obtain road information that specifies classification of lanes located ahead in a direction in which a vehicle is traveling and road connection for each lane. The systems, methods, and programs specify, based on the road information, a planned route that is to be taken by the vehicle on a presumption that the vehicle travels without changing lanes, when the vehicle travels with autonomous driving assistance, and execute the autonomous driving assistance for the vehicle according to the specified planned route.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237018

Autonomous driving assistance system, autonomous driving assistance method, and computer program

Autonomous driving assistance systems, methods, and programs obtain road information that specifies line types of lane markings and connection types of lanes and specify, when a vehicle travels with autonomous driving assistance, a planned route to be taken by the vehicle based on the road information. The systems, methods, and programs execute the autonomous driving assistance for the vehicle according to the specified planned route.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237015

Drive force control system

A drive force control system to improve efficiency of a vehicle by controlling motors connected to drive wheels. A controller is configured to: calculate a total required torque of the drive unit; obtain combinations of a first interim torque of a first motor and a second interim torque of a second motor to achieve the total required torque; select a combination of the first interim torque and the second interim torque to minimize an output of a power source; and output the first interim torque of the first motor and the second interim torque of the second motor based on the selected combination.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237014

Drive force control system

A drive force control system appropriately controls motors each connected to a corresponding one of drive wheels, so that a vehicle can be propelled with high efficiency. First motor and second motors are controlled in such a manner that a sum of torques transmitted to a right front wheel and a left rear wheel equals to a total value of required torques of the right front wheel and the left rear wheel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237013

Driving assistance device

In a driving assistance device for a vehicle provided with an automatic driving mode and a manual driving mode, a standby member is provided to allow a driver seated at a seat to rest an arm. A sensor senses that a hand of a driver is placed at a position where the driver can reach the sensor while the driver rests the arm on the standby member. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237008

Control device for vehicle

A control device for a vehicle comprising target running route setting part setting a target running route, a target running line setting part setting a target running line when running on a running lane on the target running route, a driving operation part automatically performing a driving operation of the vehicle so that the vehicle automatically runs along the target running line, a driving assistance part activating a driving assistance operation for avoiding crossing of a dividing line on the running lane when it is predicted that the vehicle will cross it or when it has crossed it, and an activation condition setting part configured to set an activation condition of the driving assistance operation based on the target running line or configuration of the road ahead of the host vehicle when a driving operation of the vehicle is automatically performed by the driving operation part.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237004

Drive force control system

A drive force control system configured to achieve a yaw rate required by a driver. A first target yaw rate is calculated based on a steering angle, and a second target yaw rate is calculated based on a steering torque. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237003

Control device for four-wheel drive vehicle

A control device for a four-wheel drive vehicle includes a differential restriction device which varies a differential restriction degree between a front wheel rotary shaft and a rear wheel rotary shaft, a differential restriction device and control units for controlling the differential restriction device. The control device is configured to control a behavior when the vehicle is being braked. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236998

Control device for vehicle

A control device for a vehicle is provided. The control device includes an ecu. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236996

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes: an engine; a rotating electric machine; a battery; and a controller that is configured to be capable of calculating a battery equivalent fuel efficiency. While the engine is in operation, the controller searches charge/discharge power to/from the battery at which a vehicle fuel consumption amount that is calculated in consideration of a fuel consumption amount in the engine and an equivalent fuel consumption amount that is determined by a product of the battery equivalent fuel efficiency and the charge/discharge power is minimum, and causes the engine to output a value that is calculated by adding the searched charge/discharge power to requested power from a user.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236988

Brake controller and method for controlling brake

A brake controller is applied to a vehicle that includes a tractor and a trailer. The brake controller includes a first braking unit that controls a first brake device, a second braking unit that controls a second brake device, a distance sensor that detects a distance between the vehicle and an object, an execution unit that controls the first braking unit and the second braking unit in accordance with the distance detected by the distance sensor and executes an automatic brake control, and a prohibition unit that prohibits the execution unit from executing the automatic brake control. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236971

Variable force limiter control system for vehicle

A variable force limiter control system for a vehicle includes a variable force limiter mechanism, a relative speed sensor, an acceleration sensor and an electronic control unit. The variable force limiter mechanism is configured to change a force limiter load. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236962

Occupant protection device

An occupant protection device includes a multidirectional airbag that inflates and deploys from a state housed in a headrest on receipt of supplied gas. The multidirectional airbag is configured as an integral bag body to surround a head of a seated occupant with a front deployment section and a pair of left and right lateral deployment sections. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236956

Vehicle front portion structure

A vehicle front portion structure includes a front fender panel, a fender reinforcement attached to the front fender panel, and a head lamp unit fixed to the front fender panel. A rear end portion of the head lamp unit is positioned behind a fixing point at which the front fender panel and the head lamp unit are fixed to each other in a front-rear direction of a vehicle, a protruding portion protruding to the vehicle-width-direction inner side is disposed in the fender reinforcement, and the protruding portion is positioned on a rotation trajectory of the head lamp unit at a time when the head lamp unit is rotated about a virtual line in an up-down direction of the vehicle passing through the fixing point such that the rear end portion of the head lamp unit is toward a vehicle-width-direction outer side.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236938

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes an engine, a fuel tank, a motor, a battery, a charger, and a notification mechanism. The battery is configured to supply electric power to the motor. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236907

Vehicle occupant protection device

A vehicle occupant protection device, that includes: a vehicle occupant protection control unit that, in a case in which a rear impact of the vehicle is predicted, effects control such that a seat of the vehicle approaches a rear impact protection attitude that protects a vehicle occupant from a rear impact, and that, in a case in which the vehicle is forcibly stopped, effects control such that a driver seat of the vehicle approaches closer to the rear impact protection attitude than in the case in which a rear impact of the vehicle is predicted.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236894

Fuel cell vehicle and control method thereof

A control method of a fuel cell vehicle comprises estimating a load applied to an own vehicle that is the fuel cell vehicle and that runs on an estimated route by using current traffic flow information or the like in addition to the estimated route; determining whether an overload area is present on the estimated route by using the estimated load; and when it is determined that the overload area is present on the estimated route, performing an increasing process of increasing a cooling power of a cooling system to be greater than a cooling power set in an ordinary control mode before the own vehicle reaches the overload area.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236889

Vehicle and power transmission system

A vehicle includes: a power receiving device configured to receive electric power from a power transmitting unit of a power transmitting device disposed outside the vehicle; a power storage device that stores the electric power received by the power receiving device; an operation device that receives a user's operation, the user's operation including a starting operation performed by a user to start a vehicle system, and a stopping operation performed fey the user to stop the vehicle system; and an electronic control unit configured to i) perform control of executing timer charging of the power storage device based on a time schedule, and ii) perform a process of performing, charging of the power storage device regardless of the timer charging having been set when the timer charging is set and the operation device has received the user's operation before a charging start time based on the time schedule arrives.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236888

Relay device

A relay device provided in vehicle having a battery, converting control signal formats, and relaying same between: a first communications unit that sends and receives control signals in a first format relating to charging; and second communications unit that supplies dc voltage, is provided in a charging station that charges battery, and sends and receives control signals in a second format relating to charging. The relay device includes: a limiting unit that limits power supplied between charging station and battery, regardless of vehicle side control performed on control signals' basis; an acquisition unit that obtains dc voltage supplied by charging station and obtains the battery's voltage; a determination unit that determines whether the voltage difference between each obtained voltage is less than threshold value; and a release unit that releases the limits by limiting unit if a determination has been made that the voltage difference is less than threshold value.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236883

Fuel cell vehicle

A fuel-cell vehicle includes a fuel cell, a secondary battery, a drive motor that is supplied with electric power from the fuel cell and the secondary battery, and a controller that controls electric power which is supplied from the fuel cell and the secondary battery to the drive motor. The controller is configured to charge the secondary battery such that a state of charge of the secondary battery is maintained in a predetermined range when it is predicted that the fuel-cell vehicle is to travel on an uphill road and to supply at least a part of the electric power, which is supplied to the drive motor when the fuel-cell vehicle travels on the uphill road, from the secondary battery.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236876

Vehicle drive system

A vehicle drive system that ensures brake force in the event of failure of a brake device or a controller. In vehicle drive system, a first brake device applies a brake torque to a pair of front wheels and a second brake device applies a brake torque to a pair of rear wheels. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236864

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes a transmission unit and a clutch. The transmission unit is configured to be able to switch into a neutral state. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236735

Filament winding apparatus

A filament winding apparatus includes a controller that controls the action of the filament winding apparatus. The controller includes a tension controller that controls a tension adjuster in such a way that an adjusted tension waveform that relates the rotation phase of a liner to the tension of a fiber adjusted by the tension adjuster has a phase opposite to the phase of a temporary tension waveform.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236662

Control apparatus of motor

A control apparatus of the motor according to one aspect includes: a first feedforward calculator configured to calculate a first motor output torque value so that a torque value indicated by a torque command signal can be generated in a joint part of a robot based on a model of a motor, a decelerator, or a link and the number of rotations of the motor, a second feedforward calculator configured to calculate a second motor output torque value based on the torque value indicated by the torque command signal without depending on the number of rotations of the motor; and a comparator configured to add the first motor output torque value, the second motor output torque value, and a third motor output torque value calculated based on the torque value detected by a sensor and the torque value indicated by the torque command signal.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236606

Method for forming cladding layer and forming apparatus

Variations in the quality of starting end parts of cladding layers are reduced. An aspect of the present disclosure is a method for forming a cladding layer in which a cladding layer is formed by starting to supply a metal powder onto a base material by changing a supply instruction to an on-state, and irradiating the metal powder with a laser beam according to a laser output pattern corresponding to the supply instruction. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180235114

Grounding structure

A grounding structure for a vehicle provided with a floor portion formed of a resin material includes a sheet-shaped wiring sheet including a conductive material for electrical connection between an electric power supply and an electronic component and a sheet-shaped conductive portion electrically connected to a grounding potential. The conductive portion includes a part disposed to overlap a surface of the wiring sheet on an inner portion side of the vehicle.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233920

Solar power generation control device and solar power generation system

In a solar power generation control device, a memory stores an output voltage at which maximum power is obtained, for each illuminance on a panel surface of a solar panel, acquisition circuitry acquires a vehicle speed, a present illuminance on the panel surface, and first information indicating an illuminance in a prescribed area ahead of a vehicle, and calculation circuitry calculates a predicted illuminance on the panel surface, which is an illuminance after a lapse of a prescribed length of time, based on the first information and the vehicle speed. When determining that an absolute value of a difference between first and second output voltages, at which maximum powers are obtained respectively at the present and predicted illuminances, exceeds a prescribed threshold, control circuitry makes correction such that an output voltage of the solar panel coincides with the second output voltage upon the lapse of the prescribed length of time.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233887

Protector and wire harness

A protector applied to a wire harness includes a main body that has a main space formed along a first direction and into which a conductive main wiring material can be inserted; a movable branch that has a movable branch space communicated with the main space and into which a movable branch wiring material branched from the main wiring material can be inserted; a holding unit that can hold the movable branch wiring material inserted into the movable branch space to the movable branch; a rotation support unit that rotatably supports the movable branch relative to the main body, at a wiring position where the movable branch space is placed along a second direction and at a use position where the movable branch space is placed along a third direction; and a fixing unit that can fix the movable branch to the main body at the use position.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233843

Female contact and mating structure of contacts

A female contact and a mating structure in which the female contact mates with a male contact. The female contact has first and second elastic arms that are connected together. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233793

Fuel cell system

When an overvoltage is generated in one converter and an overvoltage is not generated in another converter, the whole system continues to operate using a power source connected to the other converter. Here, it is determined whether a reason for an overvoltage is an open-circuit fault in a relay connecting the two converters or a fault in an overvoltage detecting circuit of one converter, and system control suitable for the fault is performed.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233775

Method for producing sulfide solid electrolyte material

A sulfide solid electrolyte material having high li ion conductivity can be obtained by providing a method for producing a sulfide solid electrolyte material that has peaks at 2θ=20.2° and 2θ=23.6° in an x ray diffraction measurement using a cukα ray, the method including steps of: an amorphizing step of obtaining sulfide glass by amorphization of a raw material composition that includes at least li2s, p2s5, lii and libr and a heat treatment step of heating the sulfide glass at a temperature of 195° c. Or higher.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233756

Gas supply system

A shutoff valve, a first gas pressure sensor, a pressure reducing valve, a second gas pressure sensor, and a gas supply component are provided, sequentially from a gas tank side, in a gas supply flow channel that extends from the gas tank to a gas consuming component. Besides, a buffer tank is provided, via an on-off valve, in a branch flow channel that branches off from the gas supply flow channel between the pressure reducing valve and the gas supply component. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233755

Fuel cell system and hydrogen leak decision method in fuel cell system

A fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell; a hydrogen tank; a hydrogen supply flow path configured to connect the hydrogen tank and the fuel cell to each other; a valve element configured to, when closed, shut off supply of hydrogen from the hydrogen tank to the hydrogen supply flow path; a pressure sensor; a pressure reducer configured to reduce internal pressure of the hydrogen supply flow path; and a controller configured to decide presence or absence of a hydrogen leak in the fuel cell system upon a power-generation halt of the fuel cell. The controller: while closing the valve element, reduces the internal pressure of the hydrogen supply flow path to a first pressure value by the pressure reducer; after the pressure reduction to the first pressure value, decides presence or absence of a suspicion of a hydrogen leak by using a variation of a pressure value acquired from the pressure sensor; when deciding a suspicion of a hydrogen leak is presence, reduces the internal pressure of the hydrogen supply flow path to a second pressure value lower than the first pressure value by the pressure reducer; and after the pressure reduction to the second pressure value, decides the presence or absence of a hydrogen leak by using a variation of a pressure value acquired from the pressure sensor.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233754

Fuel cell stack

A fuel cell stack 11 includes a cell laminate 21 composed of a plurality of stacked cells 20, and air is introduced from an anode end part 21a of the cell laminate 21. The cell laminate 21 has two end cells 24 installed adjacently to a cathode end part 21b side, thereby providing the cathode end part 21b with high thermal insulation properties.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233723

Battery module and battery pack

A battery module includes a plurality of single cells, a battery chamber, an exhaust chamber, a partition wall, a smoke exhaust cover and a seal member. The exhaust chamber is provided adjacently to the battery chamber. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233711

Method for producing laminated all-solid-state battery

A method for producing a laminated all-solid-state battery 100, including: housing an all-solid-state battery laminate 15, having one or more all-solid-state unit cells, in a casing 20 composed of a laminated film 21, the one or more all-solid-state unit cells obtained by laminating a negative electrode current collector layer having a negative electrode current collector tab 1a, a negative electrode active material layer, a solid electrolyte layer, a positive electrode active material layer and a positive electrode current collector layer having a positive electrode current collector tab 5a in this order, pressing the all-solid-state battery laminate 15 housed in the casing 20 in the direction of lamination from outside the casing 20, injecting a filler into the casing 20 while maintaining pressure, and sealing the casing 20.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233591

Nitride semiconductor device

A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate, a source electrode, a drain electrode, and a gate electrode disposed on the semiconductor substrate via a gate insulator film. The semiconductor substrate includes a first portion constituted of gan and a second portion constituted of alxga(1-x)n (0<x≤1). ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233571

Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same

A semiconductor device is provided with: a semiconductor substrate; a first electrode disposed on a surface of the semiconductor device and configured to be soldered to a conductive member; and a second electrode disposed on the surface of the semiconductor device and configured to be wire-bonded to a conductive member. The first electrode includes first, second and third metal layers. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233034

Vehicle control device

A vehicle control device includes at least one electronic control unit configured to acquire communication information from a surrounding vehicle, acquire a detection result of the traveling state of the surrounding vehicle, identify the surrounding vehicle as a particular vehicle, determine a link state between the surrounding vehicle and the host vehicle as a regular link while the surrounding vehicle is identified as the particular vehicle, identify the particular vehicle as a target vehicle, determine the link state between a lost vehicle and the host vehicle as a temporary link, the lost state being a state in which the target vehicle is not detected by the sensor, recognize the lost vehicle the link state of which has been changed from the regular link to the temporary link as the target vehicle while the link state is the temporary link, and control traveling of the host vehicle.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180232588

Driver state monitoring device

The driver state monitoring device monitoring the state or the driver is provided with a driver monitor camera capturing an image or the driver, an abnormality diagnosis part diagnosing a state of the driver or the driver state monitoring device based on an image sent from the driver monitor camera, and a warning part warning the driver of an abnormality when it is judged by the abnormality diagnosis part that an abnormality has occurred in the driver or the driver detection device. The abnormality diagnosis part is configured to judge that an abnormality has occurred in the driver or the driver state monitoring device, when an amount of change in a predetermined time of at least part of the image sent from the driver monitor camera is equal to or less than a predetermined amount of change.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180232156

Vehicle with improved i/o latency of adas system features operating on an os hypervisor

The disclosure includes embodiments for improving a performance of a set of advanced driver assistance systems (“adas systems”) included in a vehicle by decreasing a latency for processing a set of input/output (“i/o”) requests generated by one or more active adas systems from the set of adas systems. A method includes determining situation data describing a driving situation for the vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180232115

In-vehicle input device and in-vehicle input device control method

In a state where a plurality of arranged objects in a predetermined direction is displayed and the selector presents one of the arranged objects which is nearest an end of a display unit, an in-vehicle input device scrolls the plurality of arranged objects and causes the display control unit to display the objects when the input once becomes undetected by the position detection unit and, after that, an input specifying a direction of an end near to a selected object is detected, and causes the display control unit to hold a state in which the selector presents the object nearest to the end when the input specifying the direction of the end near to a selected object is continued without interruption.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231977

Vehicle communication system and vehicle control device

A vehicle communication system includes: a communication server and a vehicle control device. The vehicle control device (102) includes at least one electronic control unit configured to: recognize a position of the host vehicle; acquire section information on the communication established section and the communication interrupted section; determine in which section, either the communication established section or the communication interrupted section, the host vehicle is traveling or is to travel; perform system driven control of the host vehicle based on the road condition information when the host vehicle travels in the communication established section; and perform driver driven control of the host vehicle when the host vehicle travels in the communication interrupted section.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231493

Gas detection device

A gas detection device includes a temperature control part configured to detect an element impedance by applying a high frequency voltage to an element part, and to control an electric power to be supplied to a heating part based on the detected element impedance. The temperature control part is configured, when the applied voltage control for sox detection is being performed and at least a voltage decrease sweep is being performed, to perform a second element temperature control to stop detecting the element impedance to set the electric power to be supplied to the heating part to a predetermined electric power.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231492

Gas detection device

A gas detection device includes a temperature control part configured to control an amount of energization to a heater so that an impedance of an element part matches a target impedance, to thereby control a temperature of the heater. The temperature control part is configured to set a first target impedance as the target impedance while performing application voltage control for air-fuel ratio detection, and set a second target impedance as the target impedance while performing application voltage control for sox detection.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231170

Decompression heat-insulating pipe structure

Provided is a decompression heat-insulating pipe structure that can be used in the system operating at high temperatures. A decompression heat-insulating pipe structure of the present disclosure includes: an outer tube and an inner tube each having a flange; and a seal member between the flanges, the seal member being configured to keep a space between the outer tube and the inner tube in a decompression state, and a shifting means configured to shift the outer tube and the inner tube relatively so as to selectively dispose the tubes at a pressing position to press the seal member between the flanges and at a cancellation position to cancel the pressing of the seal member.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231102

Method for manufacturing endless metal belt, endless metal belt, and belt-type continuously variable transmission

A method for manufacturing an endless metal belt used in a belt-type continuously variable transmission, wherein a stress-relief heat treatment is performed after the circumference of a ring body has been adjusted, and aging/nitridation is performed after the stress-relief heat treatment.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231050

Vehicular propeller shaft

A vehicular propeller shaft through which a rotary motion of a drive power source is transmitted to drive wheels and which includes a first tubular member and a second tubular member. The first tubular member has a large-diameter cylindrical section, a small-diameter cylindrical section having a smaller outside diameter than the large-diameter cylindrical section, and a tapered cylindrical section formed between one end of the large-diameter cylindrical section and the small-diameter cylindrical section. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230959

Engine control device

An engine control device includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to perform a spark discharge with an ignition plug for each cylinder by cutting off energization after elapse of a predetermined period from start of energization to an ignition coil for each cylinder of the engine, to stop the spark discharge caused by the ignition plug for each cylinder after supply of fuel to the engine is stopped when operation of the engine is stopped, and to control an ignition plug so as to stop the spark discharge caused by the ignition plug from a cylinder after a rotation speed of a crankshaft decreases gradually and the rotation speed of the crankshaft reaches a preset threshold value or less, after the stop of the supply of fuel to the engine.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230936

Cylinder head

A cylinder head includes a water jacket. The water jacket includes multiple coolant spaces between combustion chambers adjacent. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230931

Fuel injection controller and fuel injection control method for internal combustion engine

A fuel injection controller for an internal combustion engine includes first and second calculation sections. The first calculation section acquires a fuel pressure at a predetermined point of time before an injection starting point of time and calculates an injection time using the acquired fuel pressure. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230929

Fuel injection control device and method for internal combustion engine

A fuel injection control device is applied to an internal combustion engine that includes a port injection valve and a direct injection valve. The fuel injection control device includes a port warm-up judgment section, which judges whether the intake port has been warmed up, and an injection mode determination section, which determines the injection mode based on the engine speed and a predicted load rate. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230928

Fuel injection control device

A cold-time fuel increasing section calculates, as increase correction values for a required injection amount, an increase-after-startup correction value, which attenuates with an increment of the number of times of combustion carried out after startup of the internal combustion engine, and a basic warmup increase correction value, which attenuates with an increase in a temperature of coolant in the internal combustion engine. The cold-time fuel increasing section calculates the increase correction values such that the increase-after-startup correction value when the port injection mode is selected is greater than the increase-after-startup correction value when the single direct injection mode is selected, and that the basic warmup increase correction value when the port injection mode is selected is less than the basic warmup increase correction value when the single direct injection mode is selected.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230926

Evaporated fuel treating device and vehicle

An evaporated fuel treating device includes a canister, a first purge passage connected to the canister, a second purge passage connected to a second end of the first purge passage and an intake passage, a purge control valve disposed in the first purge passage, a pulsation detection sensor disposed in the second purge passage, and an electronic control unit configured to execute abnormality detection control that detects abnormality of the second purge passage. The electronic control unit is configured to detect pulsation of a purge gas flowing through the second purge passage, based on an output signal from the pulsation detection sensor when the electronic control unit execute a control that opens and closes the purge control valve, and determine abnormality of the second purge passage, based on the detected pulsation.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230922

Abnormality diagnostic device for internal combustion engine and abnormality diagnostic method for internal combustion engine

An abnormality diagnostic device for an engine is provided. The abnormality diagnostic device includes an ecu that is configured to execute a temperature rise process so as to raise a temperature of a catalyst. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230921

Fuel injection amount control device

A fuel injection amount control device controls a fuel injection amount of an injector in an internal combustion engine including a blow-by gas ventilation system. The fuel injection amount control device includes a reflection rate setting section, a dilution correction section, and a dilution learning section. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230918

Control device for internal combustion engine

An operating range boundary for switching a cam for driving an intake valve (drive cam) is changed in a direction of increasing an engine load if a target egr rate is predicted to increase across the contour line shown in fig. 3 during an acceleration operation. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230917

Controller and control method for internal combustion engine

A controller includes a forced-induction-device controlling section, an obtaining section that is configured to repeatedly obtain a temperature of the coolant in the intake-air cooling system, a determining section that is configured to determine whether the temperature obtained by the obtaining section is higher than or equal to a forced-induction limiting control starting temperature. On condition that the temperature of the coolant has risen to a value at which the determining section determines that the temperature obtained by the obtaining section is higher than or equal to the forced-induction limiting control starting temperature, the forced-induction-device controlling section starts a forced-induction limiting control to lower a forced-induction pressure in the forced-induction limiting control, the forced-induction-device controlling section increases an extent of limiting of the forced induction as the temperature obtained by the obtaining section becomes closer to the boiling point.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230916

Control device for internal combustion engine

Provided is a control device for an internal combustion engine. The internal combustion engine includes cylinders, intake ports, exhaust ports, intake values, exhaust valves, fuel injection valves, and an exhaust valve stop mechanism. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230901

Power train

A power train includes an engine including an engine case; a transmission including a transmission case that is fastened to the engine case; an electric motor provided inside the transmission case; and a heat insulator provided between the engine case and the transmission case, and being lower than thermal conductivity of the engine case and thermal conductivity of the transmission case.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230895

Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine includes: a main combustion chamber; an intake port connected to the main combustion chamber; an exhaust port connected to the main combustion chamber; a sub-chamber; and a spark plug in the sub-chamber. The sub-chamber is provided between the intake opening portion and the exhaust opening portion and connected to the main combustion chamber through a plurality of communication holes. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230879

Internal combustion engine and method for controlling internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine may include an electronic control unit configured to supply additives to an exhaust gas cleaning catalyst having a temperature not more than a predetermined temperature. The electronic control unit may execute abnormality diagnosis of the exhaust gas cleaning catalyst based on an ability for cleaning exhaust gas of the exhaust gas cleaning catalyst. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230878

Exhaust gas purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine

In order to supply a reducing agent to two nox catalysts arranged in series in an appropriate manner, normal control in which an additive agent of an amount according to an amount of nox flowing into an upstream side nox catalyst is added from an upstream side of the upstream side nox catalyst, and decrease control in which when an amount of ammonia adsorbed to a downstream side nox catalyst exceeds a predetermined upper limit amount in cases where the two nox catalysts have been activated, an amount of additive agent to be added from a first addition valve is made smaller than the amount of additive agent to be added at the time of the normal control, are carried out.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230876

Internal combustion engine and control method for internal combustion engine

At a time of an abnormality diagnosis, for a nox storage reduction catalyst, a predetermined fuel addition process is started when the temperature of the nox storage reduction catalyst is lower than a predetermined temperature and a nox storage amount in the nox storage reduction catalyst is equal to or more than a predetermined storage amount. Then, the abnormality diagnosis for the nox storage reduction catalyst is performed based on a comparison between an integrated value of a nox outflow amount after the predetermined fuel addition process is started and before the temperature of the nox storage reduction catalyst reaches the predetermined temperature and an integrated value of the nox outflow amount after the temperature of the nox storage reduction catalyst reaches the predetermined temperature during the execution of the predetermined fuel addition process.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230869

Internal combustion engine system

In a system that selects a large-cam as a driving cam at a time of a start of an engine, when an engine stop request is output, it is determined whether there is a small-cam cylinder for which a small-cam is selected as the driving cam. In a case where it is determined that there is a small-cam cylinder, a switching command for switching the driving cam from the small-cam to the large-cam is output. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230848

Waste gate valve for turbocharger

A waste gate valve for a turbocharger includes a valve body including a valve plate and a valve shaft, a swing arm including a shaft and a lever, a supporting plate fixed to a portion of the valve shaft that protrudes from the lever, and an elastic member clamped between the supporting plate and the lever or between the lever and the valve plate. One of the supporting plate and the lever that clamp the elastic member or one of the lever and the valve plate that clamp the elastic member includes a protruding portion that is positioned closer to the valve shaft than the elastic member or farther from the valve shaft than the elastic member and that protrudes toward the other of the supporting plate and the lever or toward the other of the lever and the valve plate.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230847

Turbocharger

A turbocharger includes a turbine wheel, a turbine housing including a waste gate port allowing exhaust gas to flow by bypassing the turbine wheel, and a waste gate valve configured to open and close the waste gate port. The waste gate valve is configured such that a valve body including a valve plate configured to close the waste gate port by abutting against the turbine housing and a valve stem is tilted with respect to a swing arm. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230326

Method for forming multilayer coated film

A method for forming a multilayer coated film on an electrodeposition-coated alloyed hot-dip galvanized steel plate include step (1) of applying an aqueous intermediate coating composition (x), step (2) of applying an aqueous base coating composition (y), step (3) of applying a clear coating composition (z) containing an epoxide, and step (4) of heat-curing each coated film. The coating composition (x) contains a hydroxyl group-containing acrylic resin (a), a polyurethane resin (b), a hydroxyl group-containing polyester resin (c), a melamine resin (d), and an active methylene-blocked polyisocyanate compound (e). ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229781

Vehicle spoiler

Provided is a vehicle spoiler including a front spoiler provided on a vehicle lower side of a front bumper, an air bag, which is connected with a bottom part of the front bumper and the front spoiler, causes the front spoiler to be in a deployed state by expanding, and causes the front spoiler to be in a stored state by contracting, and a relief valve that reduces inner pressure of the air bag when inner pressure of the air bag increases due to interference of an obstacle on a road with the front spoiler.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229771

Fuel cell vehicle

A fuel cell vehicle includes a first high-voltage unit and a second high-voltage unit in a front compartment. The first high-voltage unit includes a first case including a body portion, and a projecting portion that projects from an outer surface of the body portion, and is located between a pair of suspension towers, and between a dashboard panel and a front bumper. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229734

Control device of vehicle

A control device of a vehicle including a multi-speed transmission having gear positions switched by executing release of a release-side engagement device out of a plurality of engagement devices and engagement of an engagement-side engagement device out of the plurality of engagement devices, and an engine of which a power is transmitted through the multi-speed transmission to drive wheels, the control device performing a shift of the multi-speed transmission by using a predefined shift model for determining control operation amounts of a torque at an input rotating member of the multi-speed transmission, a torque capacity of the release-side engagement device, and a torque capacity of the engagement-side engagement device, the control operation amounts achieving shift target values that are a target value of a torque at an output rotating member of the multi-speed transmission and a target value of angular acceleration of the input rotating member of the multi-speed transmission, the control device comprising: a condition setting portion setting a condition necessary for determining the control operation amounts using the shift model such that during a downshift performed during deceleration running associated with accelerator-off state, an output torque of the engine is raised with the release-side engagement device released so as to increase a rotation speed of the input rotating member of the multi-speed transmission toward a synchronous rotation speed after the downshift and such that the engagement-side engagement device is then engaged; and a shift target value setting portion setting the target value of the torque at the output rotating member of the multi-speed transmission during the downshift such that the torque at the output rotating member of the multi-speed transmission is increased from a value of the torque at the output rotating member before the downshift within a range of zero or less, and when a rotation speed of the input rotating member of the multi-speed transmission approaches the synchronous rotation speed after the downshift, the target value is reduced toward a torque at the output rotating member after the downshift.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229726

Lane departure prevention apparatus

A lane departure prevention apparatus (17) has: a departure preventing device (172) for preventing a vehicle (1) from departing from a driving lane by controlling at least one of a steering apparatus (142) and a braking apparatus (13) selected on the basis of a state of the vehicle, when it is determined that the vehicle may depart from the driving lane; and a determining device for determining whether or not an abnormality condition that it is difficult for a person to normally drive the vehicle is satisfied, the departure preventing device prevents the vehicle from departing from the driving lane by controlling the braking apparatus even if the state of the vehicle is not a predetermined state in which the departure preventing device should prevent the vehicle from departing from the driving lane by controlling the braking apparatus, when it is determined that the abnormality condition is satisfied.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229722

Vehicle control method and vehicle control system

A vehicle control method of performing automatic braking for automatically braking a vehicle or alarm output, depending on a possibility of a collision between the vehicle and an obstacle, includes: cancelling the automatic braking or the alarm output, when an accelerator operation amount is equal to or larger than a predetermined threshold value, during the automatic braking or the alarm output, and cancelling the automatic braking or the alarm output, when a given cancellation condition is satisfied under a situation where the accelerator operation amount of the vehicle is smaller than the predetermined threshold value, during the automatic braking or the alarm output.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229718

Vehicle turning control device

A vehicle turning control device mounted on a vehicle includes a control device that calculates a control yaw moment for increasing turning performance of the vehicle and uses a yaw moment generation device to generate the control yaw moment. A limit control yaw moment, which is an upper limit of an allowable range of the control yaw moment in which the vehicle does not spin, is a function of a lateral jerk equivalent and decreases as the lateral jerk equivalent increases. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229711

Control apparatus for hybrid vehicle

A control apparatus for a hybrid vehicle is configured to control the hybrid vehicle. The control apparatus is provided with: an arithmetic operator configured to arithmetically operate a pulsation compensating torque for compensating a pulsation component; an arithmetic operation controller configured to control the arithmetic operator (i) to arithmetically operate the pulsation compensating torque in a first cycle in a period that does not include a vertex portion in which the pulsation compensating torque is locally maximal or locally minimal and (ii) to arithmetically operate the pulsation compensating torque in a second cycle, a length of which is shorter than that of the first cycle, in a period that includes the vertex portion; and a torque controller configured to control the electric motor to output a torque including the pulsation compensating torque arithmetically operated by the arithmetic operator.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229700

Deflection control apparatus

A deflection control apparatus is configured to perform a deflection control in which a subject vehicle is deflected by a braking force difference between left and right wheels. The vehicle control apparatus is provided with: a calculator configured, in the deflection control, (i) to calculate a target yaw rate so that the subject vehicle drives on a target track by the deflection control, and (ii) to calculate a target yaw moment by dividing the calculated target yaw rate by a coefficient based on a velocity of the subject vehicle; and a controller configured to control a braking force of each wheel so that the target yaw moment is applied to the subject vehicle.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229690

Optical device

An optical device includes an optical unit that is disposed with a closed space interposed between the optical unit and a windshield glass and is configured to acquire information of an outside of a vehicle cabin through the windshield glass, a heating unit that heats the closed space, an opening and closing unit that is disposed in an air flow path between the closed space and a vehicle cabin internal space and controls communication of air between the closed space and the vehicle cabin internal space, and a controller that controls an open and closed state of the opening and closing unit based on either an outside air temperature of a vehicle or a difference in humidity acquired by subtracting a humidity of the vehicle cabin internal space from a humidity of the closed space.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229680

Vehicle collision detection system

A vehicle collision detection system that includes: a controller that actuates an occupant restraint device in a case in which a collision between a vehicle and an object has been predicted by a collision prediction section, a collision mode has been determined to be an underride mode by a determination section, the object has been determined to be another vehicle by the determination section, and an acceleration detected by a first acceleration sensor is at or above an underride-mode-actuation determination threshold that is lower than a normal-actuation determination threshold for the occupant restraint device.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229679

Vehicle front portion structure

A vehicle front portion structure that includes: a radiator grille; a radar disposed at the radiator grille and a cover. The radar includes: an emission surface from which electromagnetic waves are emitted to the front of the vehicle, and an incidence surface at which reflected waves of the electromagnetic waves emitted to the front of the vehicle from the emission surface are incident. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229678

Grounding structure

A grounding structure for a vehicle provided with a floor portion formed of a resin material includes a sheet-shaped wiring sheet including a conductive material for electrical connection between an electric power supply and an electronic component and a sheet-shaped conductive portion electrically connected to a grounding potential. The conductive portion includes a part disposed to overlap a surface of the wiring sheet on an outer portion side of the vehicle.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229660

Image display device

An image display device includes: a camera mounted on a movable member of a vehicle to take an image representing a surrounding of the vehicle; a display that displays the taken image; a state detector that detects a state of the movable member; and a controller that controls the display to display the taken image. The state detector detects that the state of the movable member is a first state and detects that the state of the movable member is a second state different from the first state. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229614

Controller for vehicle

A vehicle for a controller includes an electronic control unit which includes an alternator that can generate electric power using rotation of an engine and a first battery and a second battery that can be charged by the alternator. The first battery is connected in parallel to the alternator and the second battery is connected in parallel to the alternator and the first battery via a second switch. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229574

Suspension system

A valve control device is configured to execute a specific valve control when a valve switching condition at high pressure is satisfied. The specific valve control switches the spring constant change valves for front wheel to a blocking state and switches a spring constant change valves for rear wheel to a communication permission state. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229449

Gas tank and method of manufacturing gas tank

A method of manufacturing a gas tank comprises: a step (a) of preparing a liner having a hollow cylindrical shape; a step (b) of forming a first layer by winding a first fiber bundle impregnated with resin around the liner; a step (c) of forming a second layer by winding a second fiber bundle impregnated with resin around the liner with the wound first fiber bundle in such a manner that portions of the second fiber bundle overlap each other in a direction parallel to a center axis of the liner; a step (d) of causing a section where the portions of the second fiber bundle overlap each other to get into the first layer; and a step (e) of curing the resin.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229400

Method for producing resin member including conductive paste layer and feed portion, and method for connecting resin member including conductive paste layer and feed portion to external feed member

A method for producing a resin member including a conductive paste layer and a feed portion that can suitably fix an insert member in place relative to a mold without leaving a part having no relationship with the structural members of the final product within the insert member, and a method for connecting the resin member produced with such a method to an external feed member. The method includes storing an insert member including an exterior resin film with a conductive paste layer, and a first magnetic attractor to become a feed portion into a cavity of a mold including a second magnetic attractor; positioning and fixing the insert member in the cavity using magnetic attractive force of the first and the second magnetic attractors; and injecting resin into the cavity to form a resin panel, thereby integrating the insert member with the resin panel to produce a resin member.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229074

Balance training apparatus and control method for balance training apparatus

Provided is a balance training apparatus operating in conjunction with an inverted pendulum moving apparatus on which a trainee rides and performs a moving operation. The balance training apparatus includes a detector configured to detect a position of the moving apparatus, and a controller configured to set a task for the trainee to travel back and forth from an initial position to a target position within a predetermined time and configured to superimpose a character representing the trainee at a position corresponding to a position of the moving apparatus on a video indicating progress of the task and display it on a display. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180226867

Insulator of stator, stator for rotating electric machine using the same, and method for manufacturing stator for rotating electric machine

An insulator for insulating a coil that is wound around a tooth of a stator core from the stator core includes: an axial wall that opposes an axial end surface of the tooth in a state of being assembled to the tooth; and a circumferential wall that is integrally provided with the axial wall and opposes a circumferential-side surface of the tooth. The circumferential wall that is located between the tooth and the coil is constructed of an insulating sheet that is thinner than the axial wall and has foamability.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180226813

Vehicle and method of controlling charging of vehicle

A vehicle includes an electric power reception device configured to contactlessly receive electric power from an electric power transmission device outside the vehicle, a charging inlet configured such that a charging connector of a charging cable that supplies electric power to the vehicle is connected to the charging inlet, a restriction mechanism configured to restrict connection of the charging connector to the charging inlet, and a controller configured to execute a process of stopping electric power reception performed by the electric power reception device when the charging connector is connected to the charging inlet during the electric power reception performed by the electric power reception device. The controller controls the restriction mechanism to restrict connection of the charging connector to the charging inlet during the electric power reception performed by the electric power reception device.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180226653

Secondary battery and secondary battery manufacturing method

A secondary battery includes: an electrode body including an electrode main body, a collector foil protrusion section, and a collector foil connection portion; a first collector terminal including a first extension part that is welded to the collector foil connection portion; and a second collector terminal that is a member separate from the first collector terminal and includes a second extension part welded to the collector foil connection portion. The first extension part and the second extension part are located on the opposite sides of the collector foil connection portion. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180226647

Positive electrode active material and lithium secondary battery using same

According to the present invention, there is provided a positive electrode active material for a lithium secondary battery, including a lithium manganese complex oxide having a spinel structure. In the lithium manganese complex oxide, the ratio (a/b) of a peak intensity a at 654 ev of the mn-l absorption edge and a peak intensity b at 537.5 ev of the o-k absorption edge, which are measured by x-ray absorption fine structure (xafs) analysis based on a total electron yield method, satisfies 0<(a/b)≤0.2.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180226636

Battery positive electrode active material, battery, and method for producing battery positive electrode active material

This battery positive electrode active material contains at least one compound selected from nickel hydroxide, nickel oxyhydroxide and derivatives of these which cause a redox reaction during battery operation, or alternatively contains a metal oxide, or derivative thereof, which does not cause a redox reaction during battery operation, or an inorganic-organic hybrid compound formed by an organic polymer having a hydroxyl group chemically bonding with said metal oxide or derivative. In a diffraction intensity-angle diagram obtained by powder x-ray diffraction using cukα radiation in a state in which the active material contains nickel hydroxide, the half-value width of the diffraction peak corresponding to the crystal 001 plane of the nickel hydroxide is greater than or equal to 2 (2θ°) and preferably greater than or equal to 4 (2θ°), or there is no diffraction peak.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180226620

Sealed cell and cell pack

A sealed cell according to the present invention includes an angular case 50 that accommodates an electrode body. The angular case 50 includes a concave case main body 52, having an opening, and a sealing member 54. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180226360

Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing same

A semiconductor device includes a wiring, a semiconductor chip above the wiring and a metal block above the semiconductor chip. The semiconductor chip includes a semiconductor substrate, a lower electrode, an upper large electrode and an upper small electrode. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225973

Optical device

An optical device displaying an image of a blind spot includes a blind spot-side outward mirror disposed on a blind spot-side of a line of sight with respect to an obstacle; a blind spot-side inward mirror disposed to face the blind spot-side outward minor; an eye point-side inward mirror disposed on an eye point-side of the line of sight with respect to the obstacle; and an eye point-side outward minor disposed to face the eye point-side inward mirror. Each of the blind spot-side inward mirror and the eye point-side inward mirror has a plurality of reflection surfaces, and the reflection surfaces are arranged in parallel with each other and arranged at positions where the reflection surfaces partially overlap with each other.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225543

Image area extraction method and storage program

Provided is an image area extraction method for extracting an image area of an object from a color image of obtained color image data. The image data extraction method includes converting rgb values of each pixel in the color image data into hsv values, performing threshold processing to binarize at least one of the converted s and v values of each pixel so that it will be converted into hs′v′ values, generating composite image data including an x value, a y value, and a z value for each pixel, the x value, the y value, and the z value being obtained by adding values according to predetermined one-to-one combinations between any one of an r value, a g value, and a b value and any one of an h value, an s′ value, and a v′ value, and extracting the image area using the composite image data.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225532

Driver condition detection system

The driver condition detection system includes a driver monitor camera capturing a face of a driver of a vehicle and generating a facial image of the driver, and a driver condition detection part configured to detect a condition of the driver based on the facial image. If a part of face parts of the driver is hidden in the facial image, the driver condition detection part is configured to detect a condition of the driver based on face parts of the driver not hidden in the facial image. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224858

Autonomous driving device and autonomous driving method

An autonomous driving device includes a route acquisition unit, a vehicle position determination unit, a stop section estimation unit, an intention confirmation unit, a reward provision unit configured to provide reward for getting off the vehicle in a case where the intention confirmation unit confirms that the occupant has the intention to get off the vehicle, and a traveling controller configured to perform an autonomous driving control and to stop a vehicle before the vehicle arrives at an autonomous driving stop section in a case where the intention confirmation unit confirms that an occupant has the intention to get off the vehicle while the autonomous driving control is being performed.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224843

Monitoring system

In a monitoring system for mutually monitoring first and second control devices, when the first and second control devices detect an abnormality in a counterpart control device respectively, the first and second control devices output, to a monitoring reset unit, a reset request signal that matches a reference reset request signal for the counterpart control device, and the monitoring reset unit resets the counterpart control device when the reset request signal for the counterpart control device from the first and second control devices matches the reference reset request signal.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224122

Hydrogen gas burner device

A control device of a hydrogen gas burner device sets a target flow rate of a hydrogen gas such that a flow rate of the hydrogen gas decreases as a temperature of the hydrogen gas becomes higher, based on the temperature of the hydrogen gas and a needed quantity of heat of the hydrogen gas during the combustion, sets a target flow speed such that the flow speed of the hydrogen gas released from a combustion nozzle via a flow speed regulator becomes a flow speed based on the target flow rate and the flow speed of the hydrogen gas increases as a value of the target flow rate decreases, controls the flow rate regulator such that the flow rate of the hydrogen gas reaches the target flow rate, and controls the flow speed regulator such that the flow speed of the hydrogen gas reaches the target flow speed.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224053

Decompression heat-insulating pipe structure

A decompression heat-insulating pipe structure that can exhibit the desired heat-insulating performance and is easy to assemble. In the structure, a space between ends of inner and outer tubes is decompressed. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224002

Engine valve

An engine valve for an internal-combustion engine includes: a head part including a main surface facing a combustion chamber of the internal-combustion engine and a valve face coming in contact with a valve seat; a stem part extending along a direction of movement of the engine valve; and a neck part between the head part and the stem part. A material of the stem part is heat-resistant steel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180223983

Differential device for 4-wheel-drive vehicle

A differential device for a 4-wheel-drive vehicle wherein a portion of a drive power source drive force transmitted to left and right main drive wheels is transmitted to left and right auxiliary drive wheels through a propeller shaft which is disconnectable from a power transmitting path between the main drive wheels and drive power source, the differential device distributes the drive force from the propeller shaft to the auxiliary drive wheels, and selectively connects and disconnects the propeller and an output shaft to and from each other, the output shaft. The differential device includes a side oil seal between the output shaft and a casing, a side bearing adjacent to the seal in an output shaft axial direction such that the output shaft is rotatably supported by the casing via the bearing, and an oil slinger axially adjacent to the bearing so the slinger is rotated with the output shaft.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180223919

Brake module

A brake module includes an inner member rotating with a tire-wheel assembly, an annular outer disk disposed on an outer periphery of the inner member, a pad generating a braking force when the pad abuts against the outer disk, a piston moving the pad in an axial direction of the outer disk by sliding, a facing pad disposed on an opposite side of the outer disk with respect to the pad and generating a braking force when the facing pad abuts against the outer disk, and a fixing member fixed to the outer disk or the inner member in contact with both the outer disk and the inner member and holding the outer disk to be movable in the axial direction. The piston presses and moves the outer disk via the pad and allows the outer disk to abut against the facing pad during braking.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180223768

Cylinder head of engine

A cylinder head includes a pair of intake ports and a pair of exhaust ports disposed to face each other and disposed to surround a fuel injection valve, a first coolant path through which coolant flows from a position between the intake ports toward the fuel injection valve, a second coolant path through which coolant flows from a position between the exhaust ports toward the fuel injection valve, and a junction. The junction includes a facing wall that extends from a top surface of the junction toward the combustion chamber disposed on a lower side of the top surface and that faces a flow of coolant in at least one of the first and second coolant paths.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180223766

Fuel injection control device and fuel injection control method for internal combustion engine

During rapid warm-up operation, a cpu executes full lift injection processing, in which a nozzle needle reaches a maximum lift amount, in an intake stroke of each cylinder of a four-cylinder internal combustion engine, and then executes partial lift injection processing, in which the nozzle needle does not reach the maximum lift amount, in a compression stroke. On the other hand, during learning of injection characteristics of partial lift injection processing, the cpu executes full lift injection processing after executing partial lift injection processing, both of which are executed within a predetermined period in an intake stroke. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180223762

Abnormality diagnosis apparatus and abnormality diagnosis method for pressure sensor of internal combustion engine

An abnormality diagnosis apparatus is an abnormality diagnosis apparatus for a pressure sensor provided in a purge passage that provides communication between an intake passage of an internal combustion engine and a canister, the pressure sensor being closer to the intake passage than a purge valve and a check valve are, the purge valve opening and closing the purge passage, the abnormality diagnosis apparatus for the pressure sensor including: a first determination unit that determines whether the purge valve is being kept in a closing state and a fuel cut in which fuel injection in the internal combustion engine is stopped is being executed; and a second determination unit that determines whether the pressure sensor is abnormal, based on a detection value of the pressure sensor, when the positive determination is made by the first determination unit.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180223727

Waste gate valve device for turbocharger

A waste gate valve device for a turbocharger includes a drive rod having a first end connected to an actuator, an elastic member sandwiched between a link arm and the drive rod or between a support member and the drive rod, and a projecting portion at a position closer to a connecting pin than the elastic member or a position farther from the connecting pin than the elastic member in one of the drive rod and the support member sandwiching the elastic member or one of the drive rod and the link arm sandwiching the elastic member, the projecting portion protruding toward the other one of the drive rod and the support member and the other one of the drive rod and the link arm.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180223108

Decorative film

Provided is decorative film capable of keeping the brightness and that hardly changes in color during the continuous use. Decorative film is disposed on the surface of a resin base located in a path of a beam of a radar device. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222535

Vehicle framework structure

A vehicle framework structure includes: a pair of rockers extending in a front-rear direction along outer periphery edge portions of a floor portion; plural cross-members that extend in a width direction and span between the rockers, width direction outer end portions of the cross-members being joined to the respective rockers; and a linking cross-member that spans between a first side wall portion of one cross-member and a second side wall portion of another cross-member, the one cross-member and the another cross-member being adjacent in the front-rear direction, the second side wall portion opposing the first side wall portion in the front-rear direction, an end portion at one side in the front-rear direction of the linking cross-member being joined to the first side wall portion, and an end portion at the other side in the front-rear direction of the linking cross-member being joined to the second side wall portion.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222474

Driving assist apparatus and driving assist system

A driving assist apparatus includes at least one electronic control unit. The at least one electronic control unit is configured to: detect a first object and assist a collision avoidance between a vehicle and the first object existing in a traveling direction of the vehicle; determine whether a first condition that a predetermined number or more of physical objects are detected is satisfied; determine whether a second condition that the vehicle travels at a predetermined speed or lower is satisfied; determine whether a third condition that a predetermined number or more of turning operations of a steering wheel of the vehicle are performed in a predetermined time is satisfied; and determine that a road on which the vehicle is traveling is a crowded environment road, based on a determination that all of the first to third conditions are satisfied.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222444

Vehicle control system

Provided is a vehicle control system that performs detection and authentication of an electronic key being present in a detection range on a periphery of a vehicle, on the basis of polling performed by an on-vehicle apparatus. Any one of the on-vehicle apparatus and a first electronic key includes: a determination section configured to determine whether or not communication, between the on-vehicle apparatus and the first electronic key, in which the first electronic key returns a signal in response to a signal transmitted from the on-vehicle apparatus is continuously performed for not less than a predetermined time period; and a first processing section configured to restrict a response, by the first electronic key, to a first polling signal transmitted from the on-vehicle apparatus, when the determination section has determined that the communication is continuously performed for not less than the predetermined time period.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222441

Seat belt wearing encouragement apparatus

A seat belt wearing encouragement apparatus includes a wearing state detecting unit to detect a wearing state of a seat belt; a wearing determination unit to determine whether the seat belt is worn, based on the wearing state; a vehicle speed detecting unit to detect a vehicle speed of the vehicle; a warning unit to warn the passenger; a warning command unit to issue a command to the warning unit to execute warning if the vehicle speed detecting unit has detected the vehicle speed exceeding a setting speed, and the wearing determination unit has determined that the seat belt is not being worn properly; and a vehicle speed limiting unit to limit the vehicle speed in a case where even after a predetermined time has elapsed since the warning was executed, the wearing determination unit still determines that the seat belt is not being worn properly.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222435

Vehicle seat with side airbag device

A vehicle seat with a side airbag device includes: a gas generating device attached to an inner side of an outer side frame in a vehicle-width direction, which is disposed in a side portion on an outside of a seat back in the vehicle-width direction; a side airbag which inflates and deploys to expand over the outer side frame from a vehicle front side of the outer side frame in the vehicle-width direction by receiving gas from the gas generating device accommodated in the side airbag; and an inflation width expansion portion which is provided in the side airbag and causes an inflation width of the side airbag in the vehicle-width direction to be greater outside a side surface provided on an outside of the outer side frame in the vehicle-width direction than inside the side surface.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222430

Vehicle air bag door

An automobile airbag door includes a base member and a cover member. A tear line tl is formed in the back of the base member. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222425

Occupant restraining device for vehicle

An occupant restraining device for a vehicle has: a time to collision estimating section that estimates a time to collision, the time to collision being a time until a front collision with a vehicle ahead; a force imparting portion that imparts force toward a vehicle rear side to a vehicle occupant of an own vehicle; a gap enlarging portion that enlarges a gap between the vehicle occupant and a seatback of a vehicle seat; a gap estimating section that estimates a size of the gap between the vehicle occupant and the seatback; and a control section that, in a case in which the gap enlarging portion operates, controls a timing of a start of operation of the force imparting portion on the basis of the time to collision estimated by the time to collision estimating section and the size of the gap estimated by the gap estimating section.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222364

Vehicle seat

There is provided a vehicle seat including: a seatback; a seat cushion; an airflow generating device that generates a difference in pressure between a supporting surface side and a side opposite the supporting surface, and that generates an airflow; and a cushion layer that is provided at, of the seatback or the seat cushion, a side at which the airflow generating device is disposed, and that structures a portion of the supporting surface side, and that is structured to include a main air permeable portion that is set to a predetermined void ratio and through which a majority of the airflow generated by the airflow generating device passes, and an auxiliary air permeable portion, which is set to a void ratio that is lower than that of the main air permeable portion and whose air permeability is lower than that of the main air permeable portion.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222344

Battery state estimating apparatus

A battery state estimating apparatus is provided with: an acquirer configured to obtain a complex impedance of a battery; a calculator configured to calculate a ratio of a variation of a predetermined feature amount regarding the complex impedance; and an estimator configured to estimate a charge amount of the battery on the basis of the ratio of the variation of the predetermined feature amount with respect to an integrated current value, which is an integrated value of an electric current flowing through the battery.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222343

Battery replacement assisting system and server used for same

A battery replacement assisting system includes a server configured to determine, from a plurality of battery packs including a recycled battery pack, a battery pack serving as a replacement candidate for a battery pack mounted on the vehicle. The server is configured to: acquire a state of deterioration of the battery pack; select a battery pack having a life longer than a period until the planned time from the plurality of battery packs by calculating a distance (life) in which the vehicle can travel until a capacity maintenance ratio of the battery pack reaches a threshold value (qth); and determine the replacement candidate using a result of the selection and the expense information. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222335

Vehicle

A vehicle includes an electric power storage device, a charging inlet, an electric power reception device, and a controller. The controller is configured to start charging the electric power storage device when the time reaches a set time set in advance in a case where scheduled charging control that starts charging the electric power storage device at the set time is planned to be executed in a state in which electric power is receivable through either the charging inlet or the electric power reception device. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222329

Hybrid vehicle

During a predetermined drive in which the hybrid vehicle is driven with operation of the engine in such a state that the first inverter and the second inverter are shut down, the hybrid vehicle controls the engine and the step-up/down converter such that the hybrid vehicle is driven with output of a torque from a first motor to a driveshaft via a planetary gear by decreasing the voltage of the high voltage-side power line to be lower than a reverse voltage of the first motor in the range of not lower than a lower limit control voltage that is higher than an allowable lower limit voltage the hybrid vehicle increases the lower limit control voltage during the predetermined drive, compared with the lower limit control voltage during a drive other than the predetermined drive.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222327

Hybrid vehicle

The control apparatus closes the throttle, opens the bypass valve and supplies electric power to the electric compressor in a case where the remaining battery power of the battery is larger than the reference level when regenerative braking is performed with the first motor generator. The electric compressor is provided on the intake passage upstream of the throttle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222323

Battery system for vehicle

A battery system for a vehicle includes an auxiliary battery, first electric loads electrically connected to the auxiliary battery through first relays, a first electronic control unit electrically connected to the auxiliary battery through a second relay, the first electronic control unit being configured to turn on and off at least the first relays and the second relay, and a collision detection device configured to transmit a collision detection signal to the first electronic control unit when detecting a collision of the vehicle. The first electronic control unit is configured to switch the first relays from on to off, while keeping the second relay turned on when receiving the collision detection signal.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222322

Hybrid vehicle and control method for hybrid vehicle

An electronic control unit is configured to control an engine such that in specified traveling where the vehicle travels while operating the engine with a first inverter and a second inverter kept in a shutdown state, a first motor is rotated at a speed that causes a counter-electromotive voltage of the first motor to be higher than direct current-side voltages of the first inverter and the second inverter, and the first motor outputs torque to a driving shaft through a planetary gear. The electronic control units are configured to interrupt electric power supply from the side of the first inverter and the second inverter to the side of an electric storage device when an accelerator operating amount becomes equal to or below a specified operating amount in the specified traveling.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222320

Image display device

An image display device includes: a camera that takes a rear-view image; a rear-view-image display unit including a mirror surface and a display for displaying the rear-view image; a distance obtainer that obtains a distance between a vehicle and a following vehicle; a cutout-image creator that cuts out a cutout image from the taken rear-view image based on a view-angle value; and a display controller that creates, based on the cutout image, a display image matching a size of a display region of the display and controls the display to display the created display image. The cutout-image creator is configured to, based on the obtained distance, determine the view-angle value to such a view-angle value that a size of the following vehicle to be displayed on the display image is equal to a size of the following vehicle that is to reflect in the mirror surface.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222319

Image display device

The image display device includes a distance obtainer configured to obtain a vehicle-to-vehicle distance between a vehicle and a following vehicle. A controller is configured to: determine a magnitude of an image-cutout angle value based on the obtained vehicle-to-vehicle distance, such that a display state of a rear-view display unit is to be switched from a mirror-surface showing state to a display showing state such that a size of the following vehicle in the mirror-surface showing state is identical to a size of the following vehicle to be displayed in the display showing state; control a display to display a display image created from a cutout image that is cut out in the determined image-cutout angle value; and adjust the image-cutout angle value so as to gradually decrease a size of the following vehicle displayed on the display when the obtained vehicle-to-vehicle distance is greater than a set value.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222308

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes a clutch and a transmission unit configured to be able to switch into a neutral state. The hybrid vehicle is able to transmit power of an engine through any one of a first path through which power is transmitted from the engine to a first mg via a transmission unit and a differential unit and another second path through which power is transmitted from the engine to the first mg. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222307

Vehicle

A vehicle includes an engine, a generator, and a motor. The engine burns a gaseous mixture in a cylinder to output a drive force. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222304

Power unit mount structure

A mount member is located between a front cross member and a power unit of a suspension member. The mount member includes a damper fixed to the front cross member of the suspension member and a bracket fixed to an upper end of the damper. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222283

Remote air conditioning start system, center server and method for controlling remote air conditioning start system

A remote air conditioning start system includes a portable terminal of a user, a center server configured to communicate with the portable terminal, and a vehicle that includes an air conditioner and is configured to communicate with the center server. The remote air conditioning start system includes a user positional information acquisition unit, a vehicle positional information acquisition unit, and a controller. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222282

Remote air conditioning start system and center server

A remote air conditioning start system includes a terminal of a user, a center server that is configured to communicate with the terminal, and a vehicle that includes an air conditioner and is configured to communicate with the center server. The remote air conditioning start system includes a determination unit configured to determine whether a temperature condition is satisfied, and a controller configured to, after the air conditioner is started according to a start request that is transmitted from the terminal to the vehicle through the center server and that includes a set time for operating the air conditioner, when the determination unit determines that the temperature condition is satisfied, stop the air conditioner when the set time has elapsed from starting point that is set after the determination.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222281

Remote air conditioning start system and center server

A remote air conditioning start system includes a terminal of a user, a center server, and a vehicle that includes an air conditioner and is configured to communicate with the center server. The remote air conditioning start system includes first and second transmission units, first and second reception units, a start controller provided in the vehicle and configured to, when the second reception unit receives a start request, start the air conditioner, a determination unit provided in one of the terminal, the center server, and the vehicle and configured to determine necessity of defrosting of a window of the vehicle, and a notification unit provided in the terminal and configured to, when the determination unit determines that defrosting of the window is needed, notify the user that defrosting of the window is needed.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222276

Automatic tilting vehicle

An automatic tilting vehicle is provided that includes left and right wheels supported by knuckles, a vehicle tilting device, and a control unit. The vehicle tilting device includes a swing member, an actuator for swing the swing member, and a pair of tie rods pivotally attached to the swing member and the knuckles. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222250

Assembled structure for tire wheel, brake rotor, and hub

Mechanical strength of a second shaft portion of a position fixing bolt is larger than that of a first shaft portion of a positioning bolt. Cross-sectional shape of a positioning through-hole, cross-sectional shape of the first shaft portion, cross-sectional shape of each of position fixing through-holes, and cross-sectional shape of each of the second shaft portions are designed so that a total dimension of a first clearance in a circumferential direction about the rotation center axis is larger than a total dimension of a second clearance in the circumferential direction, the second clearance formed between an inner peripheral surface of each of the position fixing through-holes and an outer peripheral surface of the second shaft portion of each of the position fixing bolts.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180221940

Up-drawing continuous casting method and up-drawing continuous casting apparatus

An up-thawing continuous casting method includes drawing up molten metal (m1) held in a holding furnace (101), through a shape determining member (102) that determines a sectional shape of a cast casting (m3). The sectional shape determined by the shape determining member (102) includes a round-cornered portion, and a value (rf) of a curvature radius of the round-cornered portion that is determined by the shape determining member (102) is smaller than a design value (rt) of a curvature radius of a round-cornered portion of the casting (m3).. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180221939

Method of reusing core sand

A method of reusing core sand includes crushing a core used for casting into granules; heating the granules at a temperature of 300° c. To 550° c.; causing the heated granules to collide against each other such that water glass used as a binder detaches from the core sand; and blowing air into a mixture of the water glass and the core sand, which are detached from each other, such that the core sand is separated and collected from the mixture due to a difference in specific gravity between the water glass and the core sand.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180221908

Manufacturing method of paste-layer-attached sheet and coating applicator

At the time of forming a paste layer on a substrate sheet by use of three rolls placed at right angles, in order to offset a variation amount of a first gap due to thermal expansion of the rolls, a variation amount in a given detection period is calculated by use of outputs of a first sensor configured to detect a coating film surface of a second-roll coating film of a second roll and a second sensor configured to detect a second-roll surface, and the first roll is moved by use of a first-roll moving mechanism.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180221235

Walking training apparatus and method of controlling the same

A walking training apparatus includes: a treadmill; a walking assistance apparatus configured to be mounted on a leg part of a user and assist the user's walking; a first pulling means for pulling at least one of the walking assistance apparatus and the leg part of the user upward and frontward; a second pulling means for pulling at least one of the walking assistance apparatus and the leg part of the user upward and rearward; and control means for controlling, while the treadmill is not being operated, pulling forces of the first pulling means and the second pulling means in such a way that the direction of a resultant pulling force, which is a resultant force of the pulling force of the first pulling means and the pulling force of the second pulling means, is changed rearward compared to a case in which the treadmill is being operated.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180219439

Rotary electric machine

. . A rotary electric machine includes an annular stator, an inner rotor, an outer rotor and a toroidal coil. The annular stator includes inner teeth protruding radially inward and outer teeth protruding radially outward. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180219407

Power supply system

A power supply system includes a first circuit, a second circuit and a voltage controller. The first circuit includes a first power supply line connected to each of a first load, a power supply source, and a first battery. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180219397

Electric power supply system

An electric power supply system includes a charger, first and second high electric potential side lines, first and second diodes, a first battery and a first load, a second battery and a second load, a first switch, a second switch, and a control device. The control device is configured to switch the first switch to an open state and maintain the second switch in a close state when the first battery reaches a predetermined level or higher of a state of charge earlier than the second battery after the control device starts charging the first battery and the second battery.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180219264

Power supply system

A power supply system includes a power generator that charges a secondary battery and a electronic control unit configured to causes the power generator to perform regenerative power generation and supply the regenerated power to the secondary battery to charge the secondary battery, cause the power generator to perform fuel power generation using power of an internal combustion engine on the basis of a power generation voltage which is set by feedback control based on a state of charge of the secondary battery and to supply the generated power to the secondary battery to charge the secondary battery, and set a lower-limit voltage for the fuel power generation to a voltage at which an amount of injected fuel in the internal combustion engine is minimized depending on an amount of the regenerated power supplied to the secondary battery.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180219253

Method for producing garnet type oxide solid electrolyte

A method for producing a garnet type oxide solid electrolyte that is inhibited from a reaction of a flux and a crucible in heating and from a contamination with a crucible component produced by the reaction. The method for producing a garnet type oxide solid electrolyte represented by a general formula (lia1, aa2)la3-bebzr2-cmco12 may comprise the steps of: preparing raw materials for the garnet type oxide solid electrolyte at a stoichiometric ratio of the above general formula; preparing flux raw materials by using nacl and kcl at a molar ratio of nacl:kcl=x:(1−x) where x satisfies 0≤x≤1; mixing the solid electrolyte raw materials prepared in the above step and the flux raw materials prepared in the above step; and heating a mixture of the solid electrolyte raw materials and the flux raw materials at a temperature of less than 1100° c.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180219249

Method for manufacturing battery

The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a battery which includes a granulation step (step s1) of mixing at least an active material, a binder, and a solvent to form wet granulated particles, a deposition step (step s2) of subjecting the wet granulated particles to a forming process to form an active material layer on a current collector, a rolling step (step s3) of placing a separator on a surface of the active material layer and rolling the separator before the wet granulated particles on the current collector are dried, to obtain a laminated body in which the current collector, the active material layer, and the separator are stacked in this order and closely attached to each other, a drying step (step s4) of drying the laminated body to provide an integrated laminated body, and a fabrication step (step s5) of fabricating a battery using the integrated laminated body.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180219239

Fuel cell system

A fuel cell system includes: a low-frequency superimposition section superimposing a the low-frequency signal on a fuel cell; and an impedance computation section configured to compute low-frequency impedance of the fuel cell at a time when the low-frequency superimposition section superimposes the low-frequency signal on the fuel cell. The fuel cell system includes: a diagnosing section diagnosing a degree of dryness inside the fuel cell on the basis of low-frequency impedance; and an oxidant gas amount adjustment section configured to adjust an amount of oxidant gas in the fuel cell. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180219229

Composite active material particle, cathode, all-solid-state lithium ion battery, and methods for producing the same

A composite active material particle that can reduce battery resistance when used in an all-solid-state lithium ion battery is disclosed. The composite active material particle comprises: an active material particle; and a lithium ion conducting oxide with which at least part of a surface of the active material particle is coated, wherein the moisture content in the composite active material particle is no more than 319 ppm.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180219204

Battery wiring module

A battery wiring module is attached to a cell group including an arrangement of a plurality of cells having positive pole and negative pole electrode terminals. The battery wiring module is provided with: a plurality of connection members connecting the positive pole and negative pole electrode terminals of adjacent cells of the plurality of cells; and a flexible printed board including a plurality of voltage sensing wires for sensing voltages of the plurality of cells via the plurality of connection members. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180218987

Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same

A semiconductor device is provided. The semiconductor device includes an electrode pad provided above a semiconductor substrate; and a wire bonded on the electrode pad and including copper. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180218960

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device includes a first metal plate and a second metal plate which interpose a first semiconductor element therebetween, the first metal plate and the second metal plate being bonded to the first semiconductor element with first soldered portions; and includes a third metal plate and a fourth metal plate which interpose a second semiconductor element therebetween, the third metal plate and the fourth metal plate being bonded to the second semiconductor element with second soldered portions. A first joint provided at an edge of the first metal plate and a second joint provided at an edge of the fourth metal plate are bonded with a third soldered portion. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180218731

Voice interaction apparatus and voice interaction method

A syntactic analysis unit 104 performs a syntactic analysis for linguistic information on acquired user speech. A non-linguistic information analysis unit 106 analyzes non-linguistic information for the acquired user speech, the non-linguistic information being different from the linguistic information. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180218603

Vehicle information display system and method for displaying vehicle information

A vehicle information display system includes a head-up display configured to show intersection information in a first display region located in a line of sight of a driver when a distance from a vehicle to the intersection is less than a predetermined threshold value and a display device configured to show the intersection information in a second display region when the distance from the vehicle to the intersection is greater than the predetermined threshold value. The display device is configured so that when the distance from the vehicle to the intersection reaches the predetermined threshold value, the display device moves display of the intersection information in the second display region to the first display region and moves out the display of the intersection information from the second display region.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180218047

In-vehicle information terminal and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing information search program

An in-vehicle information terminal includes a recognition processing circuitry configured to recognize an input voice and a search processing circuitry configured to perform a search for information based on a content of a voice recognized by the recognition processing circuitry. The search processing circuitry is configured to, when a speed of a vehicle is higher than or equal to a predetermined threshold, automatically start a search for information after voice input, and is configured to, when the speed of the vehicle is lower than the predetermined threshold, start a search for the information on the condition that an operation to start a search has been conducted through an input operation circuitry after voice input.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180217592

Operation control apparatus and control method

An operation control apparatus that controls a changeover from an automatic operation mode in which a vehicle is automatically operated to a manual operation mode in which the vehicle is manually operated, the vehicle includes a parking lock mechanism, and a sensor, the operation control apparatus includes an electronic control unit configured to: i) control the vehicle such that the vehicle is automatically operated, based on information received from the sensor; ii) determine whether or not a first condition is established; and iii) activate the parking lock mechanism, and change over an operation mode of the vehicle from the automatic operation mode to the manual operation mode after establishing the parking lock state, when the first condition is not established. The first condition is that the automatic operation mode can be continued.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180216730

Control component package unit attaching structure

An attachment structure for attaching a control component package unit to a transmission casing which accommodates a power transmitting mechanism of a vehicle and which is disposed in a drive-power-source compartment in a front section of the vehicle such that an axial direction of the power transmitting mechanism is parallel to a transverse direction of the vehicle. The control component package unit includes a container casing accommodating control components for controlling the vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180216727

Vehicle control apparatus

A vehicle control apparatus is configured to execute gear shifting in an automatic transmission, in accordance with at least one selected shifting line, which is selected from among at least one first shifting line and at least one second shifting line, depending on (i) acceleration representative information related to an acceleration representative value representing an acceleration of the vehicle required by an operator of the vehicle and (ii) location information related to a current location of the vehicle, wherein each of the at least one first shifting line is a shifting line stored in a storage device provided in the vehicle, and each of the at least second shifting line is a shifting line in which other-vehicle-related information is reflected. The other-vehicle-related information is information received from an external device located outside the vehicle, and related to other vehicle that is at least one vehicle other than the vehicle.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180216592

Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine comprises a fuel injector 31, a spark plug 16, a piston 14 having a cavity 91, a swirl control device 95, and a control system 70. The cavity is formed so as to change in distance from the fuel injector to a side wall surface of the cavity, in the circumferential direction. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180216587

Fuel pipe structure

A fuel pipe structure includes a fuel pipe through which fuel is supplied from a fuel tank to an internal combustion engine, the fuel pipe including a first pipe connected to the internal combustion engine and a second pipe connected to the first pipe, a supporting portion to which the second pipe is attached, and a fixation portion configured to fix the supporting portion to a vehicle. An end portion of the second pipe that is on the first pipe side is attached to the supporting portion.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180216565

Fuel injection control device and method for internal combustion engine

A fuel injection control device includes processing circuitry, which executes an estimating process to estimate pressure in first and second fuel storage members connected to first and second fuel injection valves. The estimating process includes: estimating the pressure in the first fuel storage member based on a detection value of a pressure sensor that detects the pressure in the first fuel storage member and a cycle of pulsation in the first fuel storage member, which is determined in accordance with an interval of fuel injections in a first bank; and estimating the pressure in the second fuel storage member by assuming that a phase of a periodic fluctuation of the pressure in the second fuel storage member and a phase of a periodic fluctuation of the pressure in the first fuel storage member are in antiphase.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180216556

Control device for internal combustion engine

A control device for an internal combustion engine is provided to control the internal combustion engine that includes a variable valve operating device that makes variable an opening period of an intake valve that opens and closes an intake port. The control device is configured, in an engine operating condition in which knocking is easy to occur, to increase an effective opening period of the intake valve when an intake gas temperature in the intake port is higher than a wall temperature of the intake port as compared to when the intake gas temperature is lower than the wall temperature.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180216555

Control apparatus for vehicle

A vehicle includes: an internal combustion engine including a fuel injection valve, a spark plug, and an electrically powered motor that rotates a crankshaft; and a controller that causes the internal combustion engine to start in a case where a starting condition is established while the internal combustion engine is stopped. The controller is configured to perform, when the starting condition is established, a first firing-combined starting that injects fuel into the combustion chamber by means of the fuel injection valve and performs, for a first time, a firing that ignites the injected fuel by means of the spark plug and, together therewith, starts driving of the motor, and after the speed of the internal combustion engine exceeds a predetermined determination threshold value that is greater than a resonance band, performs the firing for a second and succeeding times in sequence.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180216552

Hybrid vehicle

The hybrid vehicle is provide with the control device configured to permit fuel cutoff of the engine when the soc of the power storage device is greater than a first predetermined ratio, an amount of particulate matter deposited on the filter is less than a first predetermined amount, or a temperature of the filter is lower than a predetermined temperature. The control device is configured to set the allowable upper-limit ratio of the soc: to a second predetermined ratio greater than the first predetermined ratio when the pm amount is less than a second predetermined amount less than the first predetermined amount, and to a third predetermined ratio equal to or less than the first predetermined ratio when the pm amount is equal to or greater than the second predetermined amount.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180216547

Engine system

An engine system includes: an engine including a plurality of cylinders; an egr passage including egr branch passages each configured to recirculate part of exhaust gas into an intake port of a corresponding one of the plurality of cylinders; an egr valve configured to be capable of adjusting an egr flow rate; and an ecu configured to control the egr valve. When an engine rotation fluctuation amount in an egr off state is less than a first determination value, and when the engine rotation fluctuation amount in an egr on state is greater than a second determination value, the ecu imposes an egr restriction for restricting the egr flow rate. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180216511

Exhaust gas purification apparatus for internal combustion engine

The disclosure is intended to oxidize pm deposited in a filter in a suitable manner. Provision is made for a filter of wall flow type, a temperature raising unit to raise the temperature of the filter from a downstream side thereof, an exhaust gas shut-off valve, and a controller. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215567

Method of bonding strip-shaped members to each other and apparatus configured to bond strip-shaped members to each other

There is provided a technique of reducing the possibility of the occurrence of wrinkles in the process of bonding strip-shaped members to each other. A long strip-shaped first member is conveyed in a longitudinal direction of the first member. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215418

Vehicle lower structure

A vehicle lower structure includes: a floor panel disposed in a lower part of a vehicle; an undercover disposed lower than the floor panel; and a brace extending in a vehicle width direction between the floor panel and the undercover in a vehicle vertical direction. The brace is connected to the floor panel and the undercover. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215379

Lane departure prevention apparatus

A lane departure prevention apparatus (17) has: a departure preventing device (172) for control a braking apparatus (122) to perform a departure prevention operation by applying yaw moment (mtgt) to a vehicle (1), wherein the yaw moment is generated by a difference of the braking forces between right wheels (121fr, 121rr) and left wheels (121fl, 121rl)1; and a controlling device (173) for controlling the departure prevention device so that the braking force applied to driving wheels (121rl, 121rr) becomes smaller and the braking force applied to non-driving wheels (121fl, 121fr) becomes larger when the departure prevention operation is performed and a differential apparatus (132) limits a differential rotation, compared to a case where the departure prevention operation is performed and the differential apparatus does not limit the differential rotation.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215372

Hybrid vehicle

The energization control apparatus can select a supercharging mode in which the energization control apparatus controls energization to an electric compressor so as to rotate the electric compressor to supercharge an intake air and an electric power consumption mode in which the energization control apparatus controls the energization to the electric compressor so as to deteriorate efficiency of a motor of the electric compressor than the supercharging mode to increase electric power consumption of the electric compressor. The energization control apparatus supplies regenerated electric power to the electric compressor and control the energization to the electric compressor with the electric power consumption mode when regenerative braking is performed by a generator and regenerated electric power for obtaining demand regenerative braking force is more than an input limiting level of a battery.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215371

Electric power source system

An electric power source system includes an electric power generator, a voltage conversion device, a battery, an electrical load, and a control device. The voltage conversion device converts a direct current voltage. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215368

Brake unit

A brake unit that allows the vehicle to evacuate safely in the event of brake failure while maintaining a braking performance. The brake unit is mounted on a vehicle together with a motor drive unit 2 to control brake force in accordance with a stroke of a brake pedal and a pedal force. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215363

Vehicle brake system

A vehicle brake system including a hydraulic brake device that includes: a brake actuator including a pump and a two-system electric motor that includes first and second coils; a battery; a first drive circuit for supplying electric power from the battery to the first coil; a capacitor; and a second drive circuit for supplying electric power from the capacitor to the second coil, wherein, in a normal mode in which the pump is driven by power not greater than set power, the motor drives the pump by the electric power supplied from the battery to the first coil, and wherein, in a high power mode in which the pump is driven by power that exceeds the set power, the motor drives the pump by both of the electric power supplied from the battery to the first coil and the electric power supplied from the capacitor to the second coil.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215324

Surrounding circumstance monitoring apparatus

A surrounding circumstance monitoring apparatus (3) has a housing (31) forming a housing space (31s) therein; and a monitoring unit (32) in the hosing space that monitors a surrounding circumstance of a vehicle, the housing has two housing parts (311, 312) that are bonded to each other via flanges (311f, 312f), a first flange part (311f1, 312f1) protruding upwardly from an upper surface (31u) of the housing is inclined with respect to the upper surface and/or a second flange part (312f2, 312f2) protruding downwardly from a bottom surface (31l) of the housing is inclined with respect to the bottom surface.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215297

Vehicle seat

A vehicle seat includes: a seat frame; a seat pad; and a planar body configured to support, from a backside, the seat pad, and including a high-elongation part more easily extensible than other planar-body part. The planar body includes a low-density region, a high-density region, and a medium-density region in which constituent yarns are placed more thickly than the low-density region, but more thinly than the high-density region, the medium-density region being provided between the low-density region and the high-density region adjacent to each other. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215283

Output prediction device for fuel cell, output prediction method for fuel cell and fuel cell system

An output prediction device for a fuel cell includes: a first acquisition circuitry configured to acquire a first required output of the fuel cell, the first required output being calculated based on a predicted vehicle speed or a predicted acceleration of a vehicle on a scheduled traveling route for the vehicle, the vehicle traveling by using the fuel cell as a dynamic power source; a second acquisition circuitry configured to acquire a second required output of the fuel cell, the second required output being required by an air-conditioning device of the vehicle; and a calculation circuitry configured to calculate a parameter correlated with a predicted output value of the fuel cell, based on the first required output and the second required output, the predicted output value being predicted as an output on the scheduled traveling route.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215239

Vehicular optical system

A vehicular optical system includes an optical device disposed to acquire information on an environment outside a vehicle cabin, a transparent member disposed on a front surface of the optical device via a predetermined closed space, an anti-fogging sheet disposed in a first region of an inner surface of the transparent member in the closed space, the first region being within an angle of view of the optical device, and a dew condensation portion disposed in a second region of the inner surface of the transparent member in the closed space, the second region being out of the angle of view of the optical device and dew condensation being more likely to occur in the dew condensation portion than in the first region.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215042

Storage device, mobile robot, storage method, and storage program

Provided is a storage device including: a first storage region comprising a plurality of sensor regions for the plurality of the sensors; a second storage region into which a data set is written, the data set being generated by reading, from the respective plurality of sensor regions, sampling data of a sensor having a longest sampling period among the plurality of sensors for one period and sampling data of other sensors for a period corresponding to the period in which the sampling data of the sensor for the one period is generated and integrating the sampling data; and a control unit configured to write the sampling data of the plurality of sensors into the plurality of sensor regions, respectively, in a ring buffer format and generate the data set at a predetermined timing and write the data set into the second storage region in the ring buffer format.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180215040

Moving robot, method of controlling moving robot, and control program

A moving robot including: actuators at least including a motor for movement; a reading unit configured to read a tag installed in an environment, at least one of information on an allowable operation time of the actuators and information on an allowable operation amount of the actuators being described in the tag; and a controller configured to prohibit or limit execution of a predetermined task whose execution has already been accepted, the predetermined task being operated using at least one of the actuators, until the time when the reading unit reads the tag, and release the prohibition or the limitation and execute the task in such a way that an operation time and an operation amount do not exceed the allowable operation time and the allowable operation amount described in the tag after the reading unit has read the tag is provided.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180214993

Wear-resistant member and wear-resistant member production method

A wear-resistant member production method includes: forming a clad layer by moving, relative to a substrate while feeding cladding powder onto the substrate and melting it using a local heating device; and cutting the clad layer. The cladding powder includes matrix powder containing a copper-based alloy, and hard powder including, as a hard phase, a silicide containing one or more elements selected from cr, fe, co, ni, and cu, and one or more elements selected from mo, w, and nb. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180214942

Casting apparatus and casting method

A casting apparatus includes: a mold including a first mold segment and a second mold segment; and a transfer device that is configured to transfer a core to the first mold segment and place the core in the first mold segment, and to receive and transfer a casting. The transfer device includes a support part, a robot arm, a core grasping mechanism being provided on the support part, and a casting receiving part being provided on the support part. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180214938

Analysis method for analyzing deformation of casting in die casting process

An analysis method for analyzing deformation of a casting in a die casting process includes obtaining a first die frictional stress exerted by a first die on the casting in a mold opening step, and calculating deformation of the casting in the mold opening step using the first die frictional stress. A predetermined frictional coefficient function is selected from a plurality of frictional coefficient functions based on casting conditions and lubrication conditions. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180213681

Heat radiating sheet

. . Provided is a flexible heat radiating sheet with high thermal conductivity. The heat radiating sheet includes a resin material and a heat radiating member that extends in the planar direction and has a required thickness. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180213610

Windshield heating device for onboard camera

A windshield heating device for an on-board camera includes a ptc heater in the form of a sheet extending along an inner surface of a windshield in proximity to an on-board camera that takes an image of the front of a vehicle, and is configured to heat the windshield in a heated region in front of the camera. The ptc heater includes a first heating region and a second heating region which are adjacent to each other, the heating area of the second heating region is smaller than the heating area of the first heating region, and the calorific value per unit area of the second heating region is smaller than the calorific value per unit area of the first heating area.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180213394

In-vehicle communication system

An in-vehicle communication system includes a gateway that relays communication between an external apparatus and an in-vehicle lan; and a communication permission determination unit that inhibits communication between the external apparatus and the in-vehicle lan through the gateway if it is determined that a vehicle having the in-vehicle lan mounted therein is in a parking state based on acquired predetermined vehicle information.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180212477

Power transmitting device and power transmission system

A power transmitting device includes a power transmitting unit, a first tuner, and a second tuner, and a controller. The power transmitting unit is configured to transmit ac transmission power to a power receiving device in a non-contact manner. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180212354

Shield connector

A device connector disclosed herein is a shield connector configured to be attached to a casing of a device installed in an engine room of a vehicle and including a metal shield bracket to which a flexible metal shield conductor is connected. The shield connector includes a housing fixed to the bracket, a shield connecting member, a cover, and a water blocking wall. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180212353

Device connector

A device connector disclosed herein is a device connector configured to be attached to a casing of a device. The device connector includes a housing, a shield bracket integrally formed with the housing and configured to be fixed to the casing with a fixing bolt to fix the housing, a cover covering the housing and fixed to the shield bracket with the fixing bolt, and a tool blocking portion included in a shell cover of the cover and located adjacent to a rear side of the fixing bolt for fixing the shield bracket to the casing when the shell cover is fixed to the shield bracket. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180212246

Method for producing cathode, and method for producing oxide solid-state battery

A method for producing a cathode that can lower a sintering temperature is provided. The method comprises: acid-treating particles of a lithium containing composite oxide that has a layered rock-salt structure; obtaining a mixture by mixing the acid-treated particles with a lithium salt whose melting point is lower than that of the lithium containing composite oxide; and heating and sintering the mixture.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180212227

Anode layer and all solid lithium battery

A main object of the present disclosure is to provide an all solid lithium battery with excellent capacity durability. The above object is achieved by providing an anode layer to be used in an all solid lithium battery, the anode layer comprising: a metal particle capable of being alloyed with li, as an active material; and the metal particle has two kinds or more of crystal orientation in one particle.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180211930

Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same

A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device including: bonding a wire constituted of copper on an electrode pad provided on a surface of a semiconductor substrate, wherein the electrode pad includes a hard metal layer harder than the wire as a surface layer of the electrode pad, a recess is provided in a surface of the hard metal layer, the wire before the bonding includes a linear portion and a ball portion provided at a distal end of the linear portion and having a diameter larger than a diameter of the linear portion, and the ball portion is bonded in the recess in the bonding.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180210626

Vehicular input device and method of controlling vehicular input device

A vehicular input device includes a position detection unit, a display unit, and an ecu. The ecu is configured to set, based on a movement amount of a position of an operative input, a determination threshold of the movement amount of the operative input used in determination of movement to a next object from a current object to be smaller than a determination threshold of the movement amount of the operative input used in determination of movement to a next second object from the next object. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180210623

Vehicular input device and method of controlling vehicular input device

A vehicular input device includes a position detection unit that is disposed within a vehicle cabin, has an operative input surface on which a user performs an operative input, and detects a position of the operative input performed on the operative input surface; a display unit that is disposed within the vehicle cabin; and an ecu configured to display a selection image in an overlaid manner on an object within the display unit in a position corresponding to the position of the detected operative input when the position detection unit detects the operative input. The selection image is used to select the object within the display unit. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180210605

Input device for vehicle and method of controlling input device for vehicle

An input device for a vehicle includes a determiner to calculate a correspondence position corresponding to the position of an input operation in a display unit, and to determine a content of the input operation; and a controller to control displaying an object depending on a determination result of the determiner, and to overlappingly display a selection image to select an object at the correspondence position. When the selection image is overlappingly displayed with an object whose selection items are consecutively replaced and displayed by the input operation, if the position is moved without a preceding press or long press operation, the selection item to be displayed is changed by a predetermined count in the moved direction of the position; or if the position is moved after a preceding press or long press operation, the selection item is consecutively changed proportionally to the moved amount of the position.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180210453

Vehicle control device

A vehicle control device includes a map database and at least one electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to calculate a reference arrival position based on a target time or a target distance. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209810

Information output system for vehicle

An information output system for a vehicle includes an on-board device mounted in the vehicle; and a server. The server is configured to communicate with the on-board device, and transmit, to the on-board device, information data including destination information data corresponding to a destination of the vehicle when the server is notified of the destination of the vehicle from a user of the vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209589

High-pressure container

A high-pressure container includes a body part having a cylindrical shape and including an opening at at least one of axially opposite end portions thereof, a cap that closes the opening of the body part and is displaceable in an axial direction of the body part, and a seal member provided between the body part and the cap, and the seal member provides a seal between the body part and the cap displaced relative to the body part.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209557

Check valve

A check valve is provided which comprises a casing having a fluid passage, a valve seat member disposed in the fluid passage, and a valve element housing with a valve element disposed therein. The valve seat member has a valve seat surface on an end surface facing downstream. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209534

Control device of hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle control device has: a determining portion determining, during idle engine operation, whether a meshing state is achieved in which the lock member is meshed with the parking gear, or a non-meshing state is achieved in which the lock member is not meshed with the parking gear; and a control portion providing a control of applying the running electric motor torque to the rotary member to eliminate a gap in a meshing portion between gears in the power transmission system and a gap in a meshing portion between the parking gear and the lock member when it is determined that the meshing state is achieved, and providing a control of applying a torque of the differential electric motor to the rotary member to eliminate a gap in the meshing portion between gears in the power transmission system when it is determined that the non-meshing state is achieved.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209518

Vehicle

In a vehicle installed with in-wheel motors, a continuously variable transmission provided in a power transmission path between the in-wheel motor and a wheel has an input member that rotates as a unit with a rotor, an output member that rotates as a unit with a drive shaft, planetary balls that transmit torque between the input member and the output member, a support shaft that rotatably supports each of the planetary balls, and a carrier that can tilt the planetary balls by changing the radial positions of opposite end portions of the support shaft. The continuously variable transmission can change the speed ratio by changing the tilting angle of the planetary balls by means of the carrier.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209500

Brake unit

A brake unit that is downsized without reducing brake torque applied to wheels. The brake unit comprises: a first brake device that applies brake torque to a first rotary shaft; a first speed reducing device that transmits the brake torque to a first drive shaft connected the right wheel; a second brake device that applies brake torque to the second rotary shaft; and a second speed reducing device that transmits the brake torque to the second drive shaft connected to the right wheel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209370

Fuel injection control device for internal combustion engine

A fuel injection control device for an internal combustion engine includes an electronic control unit configured to execute division processing for learning for dividing a requested injection amount into an injection amount of partial lift injection of an in-cylinder injection valve and a port injection amount of injection of a port injection valve, detect, on the basis of at least one of a terminal electric potential of a coil and a current flowing through the coil, an inflection point of a change in induced electromotive force of the coil in time attributable to a decline in a relative speed of a mover with respect to the coil, and correct the energization processing at a time when the partial lift injection is executed based on a timing of the detection of the inflection point.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209367

Misfire determination device for internal combustion engine

A misfire determination device for an internal combustion engine includes an electronic control unit configured to determine whether execution of temperature rise processing in which a temperature of a catalyst is raised by an air-fuel ratio of one of the cylinders being controlled to be a rich air-fuel ratio lower than a stoichiometric air-fuel ratio and an air-fuel ratio of each of the other cylinders being controlled to be a lean air-fuel ratio higher than the stoichiometric air-fuel ratio is ongoing, determine occurrence of misfire based on whether a rotation variation amount of the internal combustion engine during non-execution of the temperature rise processing exceeds a first misfire determination value, and determine occurrence of misfire based on whether the rotation variation amount during the execution of the temperature rise processing exceeds a second misfire determination value exceeding the first misfire determination value.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209364

Control system of internal combustion engine

The control system of an internal combustion engine controls an internal combustion engine comprising an exhaust sensor. The control system comprises a motoring device driving rotation of a crankshaft of the internal combustion engine, a motoring control part configured to control the motoring device, a heater control part configured to control supply of electric power to the heater, and a temperature estimating part configured to estimate a temperature of the sensor element. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209363

Control device for internal combustion engine

A control device for an internal combustion engine includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to execute temperature rise processing in which a temperature of a catalyst is raised by an air-fuel ratio of at least one of a plurality of cylinders being controlled to a rich air-fuel ratio, an air-fuel ratio of each of the other cylinders being controlled to a lean air-fuel ratio, and a fuel being ignited, and allow the temperature rise processing to continue, by allowing the fuel injection to continue while prohibiting the ignition of the fuel, in a case where the fuel cut request is present and the temperature of the catalyst is equal to or higher than the threshold during the execution of the temperature rise processing.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209360

Control device for internal combustion engine

An operating range boundary for switching a cam for driving an intake valve (drive cam) is changed in a direction of decreasing an engine load if a target egr rate is predicted to increase across the contour line shown in fig. 3. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209358

Control device for starting an engine of a vehicle

A control device for a vehicle includes an electronic control unit which executes electric assist of rotation of an engine crankshaft by a motor in association with engagement of a clutch, at the time of an ignition start in which fuel injection and sparking are executed with respect to a target cylinder, which has been stopped in an expansion stroke. The electronic control unit corrects at least one of the initiation timing of sparking which is to be initially performed in the target cylinder at the time of the ignition start and an electric assist torque which is to be used for the ignition start, on the basis of a combination of the relationship between an acquisition value and an estimation value of a torque indication value, and the relationship between an acquisition value and an estimation value of an ignition delay time.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180209321

Exhaust purification system for internal combustion engine

An exhaust purification system for an internal combustion engine provided with an sox storing and releasing catalyst and a particulate filter arranged downstream of the sox storing and releasing catalyst. Sox release processing is performed for releasing sox stored in the sox storing and releasing catalyst. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208250

Vehicle floor structure

A vehicle floor structure includes: a floor tunnel extending in a vehicle-longitudinal direction at a center in a vehicle-width direction of a vehicle; and a floor pan fixed outward of the floor tunnel in the vehicle-width direction. The floor tunnel includes a top wall having a plate-like shape, a side wall extending downward from an edge of the top wall in the vehicle-width direction toward the floor pan, a tunnel reinforcement covering a corner ranging from the edge to an upper edge of the side wall in the vehicle-upward direction, and a reinforcement member provided on the side wall. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208247

Vehicle front structure

A vehicle front structure includes a powertrain unit disposed in a front portion of a vehicle; a suspension cross member disposed behind the powertrain unit and extending in a vehicle width direction; and a bracket fastened to a boss portion provided in a housing of the powertrain unit. The bracket contacts a receiving surface of the suspension cross member due to backward movement of the powertrain unit during a vehicle front collision. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208213

Motor-driven vehicle

A motor-driven vehicle includes a power storage device and a control device configured to perform a restraint process for restraining progress of deterioration of the power storage device when a parameter falls outside a predetermined range. The control device sets the predetermined range to be narrower when a second mode in which a person other than an owner of the vehicle serves as a user is set as an operation mode than when a first mode in which the owner serves as the user is set as the operation mode.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208198

Autonomous driving system

An autonomous driving system includes at least one electronic control unit configured to set parameter among parameters, in response to an input by an occupant of a vehicle. The parameters are relevant to a traveling when the vehicle travels by an autonomous driving control. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208177

Control system for hybrid vehicle

A control system for hybrid vehicles to eliminate the shortage of drive force within the low-to-mid speed range in the hybrid mode. In a differential mechanism, a first rotary element is connected to an engine, a second rotary element is connected to a first motor, a third rotary element is connected to a second motor, and a fourth rotary element is connected to an output unit. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208169

Hydraulic pressure generating device and spool position presuming device

The hydraulic pressure generating device includes a regulator (spool valve) formed by a cylinder body, a spool which slidably moves within the cylinder body, a pilot chamber in which a pilot pressure which is a hydraulic pressure moving the spool along in an axial direction is inputted and an output chamber out of which an output pressure which is a hydraulic pressure corresponding to the pilot pressure is outputted, wherein the hydraulic pressure generating device further includes a spool position obtaining portion which obtains a relative position of the spool relative to the cylinder body and a pilot pressure controlling portion which controls the pilot pressure based on the relative position obtained by the spool position obtaining portion.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208141

Occupant protection device for vehicle and occupant protection method for vehicle

There is provided an occupant protection device for a vehicle, the occupant protection device including a side collision prediction device configured to predict a collision with a side of a host vehicle and output a prediction result including determination about whether or not the predicted collision is an inevitable collision, a physical quantity detection device configured to detect a physical quantity related to the collision with the side of the host vehicle and output a detection value of the physical quantity, an airbag device configured to expand to protect an occupant of the vehicle when the airbag device is operated, and an electronic control unit.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208083

Entry/exit support structure of vehicle seat

An entry/exit support structure of a vehicle seat has: a side support portion that is provided in a seat transverse direction of a seat cushion, and that is displaced in a seat vertical direction; a seat sliding mechanism that supports the seat cushion to slide in a seat front-rear direction, and that has a locking device restricting sliding of the seat cushion in the seat front-rear direction; and a side support portion restricting mechanism having a release operation portion. In a state in which the release operation portion is positioned at a lock position, displacement of the side support portion in the seat vertical direction is restricted. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208077

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes an engine, a first rotating electric machine, a second rotating electric machine coupled to drive wheels of the hybrid vehicle, a planetary gear mechanism configured to mechanically couple the engine, the first rotating electric machine, and the second rotating electric machine, an electric power storage device configured to perform charging and discharging with the first rotating electric machine and second rotating electric machine, and an electronic control unit configured to, in a case where cruise control is requested or in a case where deceleration torque is requested by the cruise control, execute motoring control and simulated stepped gear shift control.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208062

Battery system and estimation system

A battery system is configured to be mounted on a vehicle. The battery system includes a secondary battery, a detection device, and an electronic control unit. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208057

Driving force distribution device for vehicle

Since a gap is formed between a cylindrical member of a second clutch and a differential case so that the differential case is movable relative to the cylindrical member in a rotation-axis-c direction, even if a position of the second clutch relative to a differential carrier is moved by a position adjusting shim, the differential case does not move in the rotation-axis-c direction due to the gap in conjunction with the movement of the position of the second clutch, that is, in conjunction with a movement of a position of the cylindrical member. Accordingly, it possible to largely reduce the number of managing components prepared to eliminate backlash of the rotational member such as the differential case, as compared to the related art.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208051

Protective structure for fuel pump

A protective structure for a fuel pump includes a protector including a connecting wall, a first protective wall, and a second protective wall. The first protective wall and the second protective wall are disposed outside the fuel pump assembled to an internal combustion engine. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208044

Drive unit for vehicles

A vehicle drive unit to prevent a single phase lock of a motor as a prime mover to limit damage is provided. The drive unit includes: a first transmission route to deliver drive force of an engine to drive wheels; and a second transmission route to deliver drive force of a motor to the drive wheels. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208037

Mounting structure for doorframe molding

A mounting structure for a doorframe molding includes an upper edge part that structures an upper side of a window frame of a vehicle door, an engaging part that includes a shaft part and a rib part extending from a lower end of the shaft part in a vehicle front-rear direction or a vehicle width direction, a body part of the doorframe molding, and a bracket that projects from the body part to an interior side, and is engaged with the engaging part. The bracket has a cut-out part that is made by cutting out the bracket from an end part on the interior side into an exterior side. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180208029

Vehicle door

A vehicle door includes an outer panel, an inner panel including an inner wall portion, a side wall portion, and a flange portion, an impact beam provided so to extend between the outer panel and the inner wall portion on a surface parallel to inner wall portion, and a bracket including a fixed portion, a joint portion, and a recessed portion. The recessed portion recesses toward an inner-panel side such that a tip end of the impact beam is distanced from the bracket. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180207623

Metal tungstates for use as nitrogen oxides reduction catalysts

A nitrogen oxide (nox) reduction catalyst that includes a transition metal tungstate having the formula: mwo4 wherein m is selected from the group consisting of mn, fe, co, ni, and cu. The catalyst may be utilized in various environments including oxygen rich and oxygen deficient environments.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180205863

Imaging apparatus

. . An imaging apparatus is provided with an imager configured to image surroundings of a moving body, and configured to obtain a surrounding image; a position detector configured to detect a position of the moving body; a map device configured to store therein road map information; a setting device configured to estimate an area corresponding to a road in the obtained surrounding image on the basis of the detected position and the road map information, and configured to set a photometric area including, at least a part of the estimated area; a calculator configured to calculate an exposure condition of said, in on the basis of image information in the set photometric area in the obtained surrounding image; and a controller programmed to control said imager on the basis of the calculated, exposure condition.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180205251

Auxiliary power supply device and power supply system

An auxiliary power supply device includes: a plurality of channels of auxiliary power supplies; a charging circuit; and an auxiliary power supply switching circuit disposed between the charging circuit and positive electrode terminals of the plurality of channels of auxiliary power supplies and configured to switch one channel of auxiliary power supply connected to the charging circuit among the plurality of channels of auxiliary power supplies and to simultaneously switch one channel of auxiliary power supply connected to a power supply destination so as not to match the channel of auxiliary power supply connected to the charging circuit.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180205119

Method for manufacturing all-solid-state lithium ion battery

Disclosed is a method for manufacturing an all-solid-state lithium ion battery in which a laminated battery is coated with a thermosetting resin, capable of preventing the thermosetting resin from cracking due to charge and discharge of the all-solid-state lithium ion battery after the battery is coated with the thermosetting resin, the method including a first step of laminating a cathode layer, a solid electrolyte layer and an anode layer to form a laminated battery having both end faces in a lamination direction and side faces, a second step of charging the laminated battery until the laminated battery has 100% to 112% of state of charge, a third step of coating at least the side faces of the laminated battery that is charged with a thermosetting resin in an uncured state, and a fourth step of heating to cure the thermosetting resin.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180205116

Lithium solid electrolyte

(problem to be solved) a solid electrolyte material with favorable ion conductivity is demanded from the viewpoint of the higher output of a battery. The present invention was made in view of the above-described problems, with an object of providing a sulfide solid electrolyte material with favorable li ion conductivity and providing a lithium battery including the sulfide solid electrolyte material. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180205106

Fuel cell vehicle

A fuel cell vehicle includes a fuel cell stack, a tank, a discharge flow path discharging a fluid discharged from the fuel cell stack, a muffler attached to the discharge flow paths, and a vehicle member defining a first chamber and a second chamber, the first chamber accommodating the fuel cell stack and the second chamber being disposed behind the first chamber and accommodating the tank and the muffler. The second chamber is also provided with a front portion and a rear portion continuous with the front portion, the rear portion being shorter than the front portion in average length in a vehicle width direction. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180205100

Fuel cell system

When a shut-off valve is opened, gas is discharged via a main passage which is disposed at a predetermined height from a bottom of a gas-liquid separator. Water which gathers in the bottom of the gas-liquid separator flows from a bypass passage to the main passage and is discharged when water level difference>height is satisfied. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180205099

Fuel cell system

A fuel cell system including: a fuel cell; a voltage sensor that measures output voltage of the fuel cell; a converter that boosts the output voltage; and a control unit that controls the converter using a duty ratio including a feedforward term and a feedback term, the feedforward term being set to perform feedforward control, the feedback term being set to perform feedback control, wherein when the control unit causes the converter to boost the output voltage, and when the feedforward term calculated by specified expression i exceeds an upper limit calculated by specified expression ii, the control unit causes the converter to boost the voltage output from the fuel cell with the duty ratio including the upper limit and the feedback term.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180205092

Method for producing fuel cell catalyst layer

A method for producing a fuel cell catalyst layer configured to prevent an increase in cell resistance, have excellent iv characteristic, and be even. The method includes the steps of: preparing a catalyst composite that comprises a titanium oxide support and platinum or a platinum alloy supported on a surface thereof, and an ionomer; mixing the catalyst composite, the ionomer, and a dispersion medium containing at least water and a tertiary alcohol having from 4 to 6 carbon atoms where a content ratio of the tertiary alcohol is the highest; and, while pulverizing aggregates comprising the catalyst composite and the ionomer, dispersing a mixture obtained by the pulverization in the dispersion medium.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180205076

Method of producing lithium ion secondary battery

A method of producing a lithium ion secondary battery includes the following (a) to (e). (a) a negative electrode active material powder having a bet specific surface area of 2.2 m2/g or more and 5.2 m2/g or less is prepared. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180205071

Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

The present teaching provides a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery provided with a non-aqueous electrolyte solution having a composition able to achieve high battery performance even in an extremely low temperature region (for example, −30° c. Or lower). ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180205054

Electric power storage device

An electric power storage device includes an electric power storage module including a unit electric power storage portion, and a fixing member fixed to the electric power storage module. The electric power storage module includes a first exhaust port configured to discharge gas discharged from the unit electric power storage portion. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180204966

Solar cell module and method of manufacturing the same

A solar cell module includes: a first cover in the form of a plate having at least a portion transparently; a second cover disposed to face the first cover; at least one solar cell disposed between the first cover and the second cover; a sealing material which fills a space between the first cover and the second cover and joins them together to thus seal the solar cell; and terminals electrically connected to the solar cell, surrounded by the sealing material between the first cover and the second cover, and serving as a conductor. At least one of the first cover and the second cover has a boss as a positioning portion which positions the terminals. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180204906

Method of manufacturing semiconductor device

A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes: forming a trench on a surface of a semiconductor substrate; forming an oxide film on side surfaces and a bottom surface of the trench; removing at least a part of the oxide film by dry etching from the bottom surface of the trench; and ion-implanting conductive impurities into the semiconductor substrate through the bottom surface of the trench after the dry etching. The dry etching is reactive ion etching in which etching gas including fluorocarbon based gas having a carbon atom ring structure, oxygen gas, and argon gas is used.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180204461

Driving support device

A driving support device is configured to restrict notification of information on a presence of an oncoming vehicle in an opposing path entering the intersection to a driver of a host vehicle over a restriction period which is a period from a first time point at which it is determined that a state of a traffic signal has been switched from a first state in which the turn of the host vehicle is prohibited to a second state in which the turn of the host vehicle is permitted to a time point at which it is estimated that the host vehicle is able to perform the turn at an intersection based on information on the state of the host vehicle after the first time point, and to release the restriction of the notification of the information when the restriction period has elapsed from the first time point.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180204449

Traffic management based on basic safety message data

The disclosure includes a system and method for managing traffic in a roadway system based on basic safety message data (“bsm data”) included in a set of basic safety messages (“bsms”). The method may include wirelessly receiving a set of bsms describing a set of vehicles traveling along the roadway system. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180204079

Control system of vehicle

The control system of a vehicle comprises: a driver monitor camera capturing an face of a driver of a vehicle to generate a facial image of the driver; a driver condition detection part configured to detect a condition of the driver based on the facial image; a steering system operating wheels and a steering wheel of the vehicle; and a steering control part configured to set a target turning angle of the wheels and a target steering angle of the steering wheel to control the steering system. The steering control part is configured to make an upper limit value of the target steering angle a value up to a maximum angle when one eye of the driver is not hidden by the steering wheel in the facial image generated when the driver is facing the front.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180204015

Unauthorization determination system and unauthorization determination method

An unauthorization determination system includes a memory device that is mounted in a vehicle and includes a predetermined non-access area, a connection device mounted in the vehicle and configured to be connected to the external device in a wired or wireless manner, and an ecu configured to, in a case where access to the non-access area is requested from the external device or in a case where the non-access area is accessed by the external device, determine that the access from the external device is unauthorized.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180203519

Operation apparatus for vehicle

An operation apparatus for a vehicle includes a detector configured to detect a motion of a hand; a display apparatus configured to output an operation screen; and a processing device configured to perform, based on the motion of the hand detected by the detector, selection and determination processes for selecting and determining one of selection target items in the operation screen output on the display apparatus. The processing device is configured to form, in a vehicle stop state, a first operation screen related to a predetermined function, the first operation screen being operable based on the motion of the hand, and form, in a vehicle travel state, a second operation screen related to the predetermined function, the second operation screen being different from the first operation screen and operable based on the motion of the hand easier than that in the vehicle stop state.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180203461

Vehicle control system

A vehicle control system includes a vehicle-mounted sensor, a map database, a control rule database, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to recognize the position of a vehicle on a map; control traveling of the vehicle by using one of a plurality of control rules based on the position of the vehicle on the map, map information, and a detection result of the vehicle-mounted sensor; recognize a road section in the traveling direction of the vehicle based on the position of the vehicle on the map and the map information; specify a control rule used in the road section based on the recognized road section and control rule data; and control traveling of the vehicle in the road section by using the specified control rule.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180203444

Control system for vehicle

An automated driving control part includes a judging part for judging if there is a request for preparatory action for manual driving, a judging part for judging if there is a request for override action to manual driving, a judging part for judging if the steering wheel gripping condition is a nongripping state, is a first or second gripping state based on driver input information to the steering wheel, and judging completion of the preparatory action and override action based on the steering wheel gripping state. The action completion judging part judges that the preparatory action has been completed when there is a preparatory action request and when it is judged that the state is the first or second gripping state and judges that the override action has been completed when there is an override action request and when it is judged that the state is the second gripping state.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180203052

Wire-cable snapping symptom detection apparatus

Detection means generates a first data group including a plurality of one-cycle time-series data in a reference period and a second data group including a predetermined number of one-cycle time-series data in an inspection target period, generates, after performing an offset correction for each one-cycle time-series data included in the first and second data groups, a first synchronized data group by sorting out data in the plurality of one-cycle time-series data included in the first data group according to the timing, generates a second synchronized data group by sorting out data in the plurality of one-cycle time-series data included in the second data group according to the timing, and detects a snapping symptom when a largest one of statistical differences between the first and second synchronized data groups at respective timings in the one cycle is larger than a predetermined threshold.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202833

Sensor error correcting apparatus and method

A sensor error correcting apparatus is provided with: a roll angle estimator configured to estimate a roll angle on the basis of a yaw rate of a moving body, a wheel speed, and lateral acceleration; a converter configured to convert the yaw rate to a horizontal yaw rate, on the basis of an estimated roll angle; and a zero point corrector configured to compare an azimuth change amount obtained by integrating the horizontal yaw rate in a turning period, which is from a start of turning of the moving body to an end of the turning, with an azimuth change amount of the velocity vector in the turning period, and configured to correct the measured lateral acceleration.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202606

Gas tank liner and gas tank

A gas tank liner comprises: a cylindrical section formed using a first resin; and a dome section formed using a second resin, the dome section being arranged at each axially opposite end of the cylindrical section, wherein either one of the first resin or the second resin has a higher linear expansion coefficient and higher yield strain than the other, the yield strain being the threshold of strain that, when met, makes the first resin or the second resin incapable of restoring its original state if the first resin or the second resin strains and yields in response to the application of external force.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202553

Method for producing tank with protective member

Provided are a method for producing a tank with an outer surface profile that allows an elastic protective member to be easily and firmly attached to a surface thereof, and also such a tank with a protective member. The method for producing the tank, which includes winding fiber bundles containing an uncured resin component in multiple layers around the outer surface of a liner in a first pitch width so as to form a fiber reinforced resin layer and securely bonding the protective member to a portion of the outer surface thereof, further includes: winding the fiber bundles in a second pitch width wider than the first pitch width so as to form a gap with a required width where no fiber bundle is present between adjacent fiber bundles in winding the fiber bundles to form an outermost fiber bundle layer; shaving off a tip end portion of a projection made of a resin that has cured after bleeding into the gap, with a portion thereof left unshaved so as to form a sharpened portion; and securely bonding the protective member to the sharpened portion while pressing it from above.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202551

Vehicle control apparatus

A control apparatus for a vehicle, which is provided with a drive power source, drive wheels and a continuously variable transmission, includes a friction-force control portion configured to control a friction force acting between a belt and pulleys of the continuously variable transmission, based on a belt-slip information received from an external device located outside the vehicle. The belt-slip information represents at least one belt slippy area in which a belt slippage is more likely to occur in the continuously variable transmission. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202541

Hydraulic control device for automatic transmission

A hydraulic control device that includes a source pressure generating valve that generates a source pressure; a solenoid valve that can supply the engagement pressure based on the source pressure; and a supply pressure switching valve that can be switched between a first state where the supply pressure switching valve can supply the engagement pressure to the second engagement element and a second state where the supply pressure switching valve can supply the source pressure to the second engagement element, the supply pressure switching valve being in the first state when the solenoid valve is operating normally, and being switched to the second state in case of abnormality in the solenoid valve.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202504

Electric brake device

An electric brake device configured to brake a wheel or to maintain a stopped state of the wheel, including: a friction member; a piston configured to advance for pushing the friction member onto a rotary body; a motion converting mechanism having an input shaft and configured to convert rotation of the input shaft into an advancing and retracting movement of the piston; an electric motor; and a rotation transmitting mechanism configured to transmit rotation of the electric motor as the rotation of the input shaft, the rotation transmitting mechanism including a drive pulley connected to the electric motor, a driven pulley connected to the input shaft, a belt wound around the two pulleys, and a speed change mechanism configured to change a ratio of a rotation speed of the driven pulley to a rotation speed of the drive pulley in dependence on tension of the belt between the two pulleys.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202408

Controller for vehicle

There is provided a controller for a vehicle that can execute, while the vehicle is stationary or moving, control of automatically stopping an engine upon determining that automatic stop conditions are met, and automatically restarting the engine upon determining that automatic restart conditions are met while automatic engine stop is in effect. At a time of first engine restart in one trip, the controller diagnoses whether a system that automatically restarts the engine is normal or abnormal. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202385

Control device for internal combustion engine

A direct injection injector injects all of fuel having an idle required fuel amount required for an idle operation and makes a port injection injector inject no fuel from a second time to a third time so that an internal combustion engine executes idle operation from second time to third time. A fuel cut operation in which the fuel is not injected from both the direct injection injector and the port injection injector is executed from third time so that operation of the internal combustion engine is stopped at or after third time. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202384

Engine system and method of controlling engine system

An engine system includes: an engine including a direct injection valve that injects fuel into a cylinder of the engine and a port injection valve that injects fuel into an intake port of the engine; and an electronic control unit configured to control an operation of the engine by adjusting, based on a state of the engine, a rate of fuel injection from the direct injection valve with respect to total fuel injection and a rate of fuel injection from the port injection valve with respect to the total fuel injection. The electronic control unit executes a malfunction diagnosis with the rate of fuel injection from the direct injection valve set to 100%, when the electronic control unit determines that an execution condition for executing the malfunction diagnosis on a fuel system is satisfied and a power required of the engine is equal to or greater than a prescribed power.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202377

Control device for internal combustion engine

A control device for an internal combustion engine including a fuel injection valve and an actuator includes an electronic control unit. The fuel injection valve directly injects fuel into a combustion chamber. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202374

Internal combustion engine system and control method for internal combustion engine

An electronic control unit is configured to select a first cam as a driving cam of an intake valve in a first operation range where a target value of an egr rate is set to a specified egr rate, and is configured to select a second cam as the driving cam in a second operation range smaller in valve duration and lift amount than the first cam. Accordingly, in most of the operation regions, the first cam is selected, and the second cam is selected only in a high-torque and high-speed region. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202336

Exhaust gas control apparatus for internal combustion engine and exhaust gas control method for internal combustion engine

An exhaust gas control apparatus includes a first catalyst, a filter, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to alternately execute lean control and rich control multiple times. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180202329

Internal combustion engine control system

When a stop request to the engine is issued, it is determined whether or not all of the drive cams are large cams. When it is determined that at least one of the small cams is included in the drive cams, the engine is continued to drive for a while and a switch control for switching the drive cams from the small cams to the large cams is executed within the duration. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201910

Recombinant microorganism capable of synthesizing alkane and method for producing alkane

The capacity for alkane synthesis is to be significantly improved with the use of an acyl-acp reductase gene and a decarbonylase gene derived from blue-green algae. A recombinant microorganism comprising, as foreign genes, an acyl-acp reductase gene and a decarbonylase gene derived from blue-green algae comprises 4 types of ferredoxin genes and 3 types of ferredoxin reductase genes derived from blue-green algae in predetermined combinations.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201814

Adhered structure and method for production thereof

The present invention provides an adhered structure in which members of the same or different materials are adhered to each other with a high adhesive strength and a method for producing the adhered structure. The adhered structure of the present invention comprises a first solid member, a second solid member, and an adhesive member. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201328

Vehicle bottom structure

A vehicle bottom structure includes heat shield plate, which is arranged between a vehicle component and an exhaust pipe, and two undercovers, which are arranged on the opposite sides of the exhaust pipe in the vehicle width direction. The heat shield plate has a covering portion, two heat-shield-plate fastened portions, and two heat-shield-plate coupling portions. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201327

Front portion structure for vehicle

A front portion structure for a vehicle includes a powertrain unit and a suspension cross member. The suspension cross member includes a load receiving portion as a part of the suspension cross member in a width direction of the vehicle positioned above the other parts. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201323

Vehicle body frame structure

The present disclosure provides a vehicle body frame structure including: a side rail extending in a vehicle longitudinal direction and disposed so as to face a front tire in a vehicle transverse direction; a cab mount member projecting toward a vehicle transverse direction outer side, from a region of the side rail that is further toward a vehicle rear side than the front tire, and to which a body is mounted; and a projecting portion projecting toward the front tire from a region of the cab mount member that is away from the side rail in the vehicle transverse direction.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201318

Lane keeping traveling support apparatus

A lane keeping traveling support apparatus includes a driving support ecu. The driving support ecu is configured to determine a lane departure prevention torque in such a manner that a magnitude of the lane departure prevention torque becomes smaller or to stop performing a lane departure prevention control, when the lane departure prevention control is performed in place of a lane keeping assist control and a specific operation of a steering wheel is performed by a driver so as to have a direction of an own vehicle head to a lane departure direction.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201317

Driver assistance system for vehicle

A driver assistance system for a vehicle executes, as steering control using an eps device, automated steering control for causing an actual steering angle of a wheel to approach a target steering angle and steering angle return control for returning the actual steering angle to a neutral point in response to a steering operation by a driver being ended during non-automated steering control. Under comparison in a condition where a first angle difference is equal to a second angle difference, the driver assistance system is configured, in reverting to the automated steering control after a steering intervention of the driver is performed during the automated steering control and causing the actual steering angle to approach the target steering angle, to change the actual steering angle with a change rate that is lower than that in returning the actual steering angle to the neutral point during the steering angle return control.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201314

Automatic driving control device

An automatic driving control device performs an automatic driving control for causing a vehicle to travel along a reference travel trajectory set in a lane in advance. The automatic driving control device reflects the steering by the driver during the automatic driving control in the travelling of the vehicle in a case where the steering by the driver is detected during the automatic driving control by the steering detection unit and when a position of the vehicle in the lane width direction is included in an allowance range, and alerts the driver to the travelling of the vehicle in a case where the steering by the driver is detected and in a case where it is determined that the position of the vehicle in the lane width direction is included in the second range.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201307

Driver assistance system for vehicle

When a steering intervention of the driver is performed during automated steering control, a driver assistance system for a vehicle determines a p control amount based on a non-linear characteristics and calculates an i control amount using a coefficient according to a characteristics (solid line). In an angle difference range r1, the p control amount based on the non-linear characteristics is determined such that the amount of increase of absolute value of the p control amount with respect to the amount of increase of absolute value of the angle difference becomes smaller as compared to a linear characteristics. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201294

Controller for actuator and steering device

A controller for an actuator includes a lock detecting unit configured to detect a lock state of a motor and an abnormality detecting unit configured to detect an abnormality of the actuator. The abnormality detecting unit determines that an abnormality of the actuator is detected when it is determined that an operating position of the actuator does not change between a first lock position at which the lock state of the motor in a first rotation direction is detected and a second lock position at which the lock state of the motor in a second rotation direction is detected.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201276

Driver condition detection system

The driver condition detection system comprises a driver monitor camera capturing a face of a driver of a vehicle to generate a facial image of the driver, a vehicle speed sensor, a facial information detection part detecting a line of sight or facial direction of the driver based on the facial image, a threshold range setting part configured to set a threshold range allowed as the line of sight or facial direction of the driver, and a driver condition judging part. The driver condition judging part is configured to judge that the driver is looking aside if the line of sight or facial direction of the driver is outside the threshold range. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201274

Driver condition detection system

The driver condition detection system comprises a driver monitor camera provided in a vehicle and capturing a driver of the vehicle to generate an image of the driver, and a driver condition judging part configured to judge a condition of the driver based on the image of the driver. The driver condition judging part is configured to judge that the driver is not in a condition able to drive if detecting the driver slumping against the steering wheel based on the image of the driver.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201269

Control device of vehicle

A vehicle control device has an engine, automatic transmission, and torque converter disposed between the engine and the automatic transmission. The torque converter includes a lockup clutch coupling an input member to an output member of the torque converter. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201266

Vehicle control apparatus

A control apparatus for a vehicle, which is provided with an engine and drive wheels, is configured, during an inertia running or stop of the vehicle, to execute a control for stopping the engine and/or disconnecting the engine from the drive wheels in each area, depending on whether a condition is satisfied or not. The condition is set based on an information transferred from other vehicle in which the control is executable during an inertia running or stop of the other vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201260

Object recognizing device and collision avoidance system

An object recognizing device includes: an other-vehicle recognizing unit configured to recognize another vehicle traveling near the vehicle based on the detection point information of the lidar and to recognize a size and a traveling condition of the other vehicle; an other-vehicle tracking unit configured to track the other vehicle based on the detection point information of the lidar; and an enlargement determining unit configured to determine whether the size of the other vehicle which is tracked by the other vehicle tracking unit is enlarged, wherein, when the enlargement determining unit determines that the size of the other vehicle has been enlarged, detection points located near the other vehicle before being enlarged are recognized as an object other than the other vehicle.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201259

Vehicle control apparatus and vehicle control method

A vehicle control apparatus is mounted in a vehicle and includes: an object detecting unit that detects an object in a travelling direction of the vehicle; and a suppressing unit that suppresses driving force of the vehicle when the object detecting unit detects the object. The suppressing unit performs a first process to gradually increase the driving force when a command to move in the travelling direction is issued and the vehicle is stopped in a state in which the driving force of the vehicle is suppressed, and after the vehicle starts to move from the stopped state, performs a second process to gradually increase the driving force with an amount of increase per time in the driving force that is less than that in the first process.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201253

Vehicle control apparatus

A control apparatus for a vehicle with an engine, and an electric motor adjusting a torque to be transmitted to drive wheels, the control apparatus including: a control portion configured to control the electric motor to generate a drive-wheel-torque restricting torque for restricting a torque to be applied to the drive wheels upon initial explosion of the engine as a result of cranking of the engine to start the engine, when a predetermined length of delay time has passed after a point of time prior to a moment of the initial explosion of the engine. A time setting portion configured to set the predetermined length of delay time on the basis of an operating speed of the engine during cranking of the engine, and one of a pre-starting crank angle of the engine at rest and a rate of rise of the operating speed of the engine during its cranking.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201252

Control device for hybrid vehicle

An electronic control unit of a control device for a hybrid vehicle sets any of a hybrid traveling mode, a single motor drive electric traveling mode, and a dual motor drive electric traveling mode. The electronic control unit prohibits setting of the dual motor drive electric traveling mode when a pinion temperature is higher than an upper limit temperature, and sets the hybrid traveling mode. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201251

Control system for hybrid vehicle

A control system for hybrid vehicles configured to improve energy efficiency by controlling a speed difference in a coupling. The hybrid vehicle comprises: a power split mechanism; an engine connected to a first rotary element; a first motor connected to the second rotary element; a second motor connected to the third rotary element; drive wheels to which a torque is delivered from the third rotary element; and a coupling comprising a drive member and a driven member. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201245

Vehicle brake device

A vehicle brake device provided with a hydraulic pressure generating portion, an actuator and a controlling portion which maintains a driving force of the driving portion when a control subject pressure in a control subject chamber is within a dead zone, wherein the control subject pressure varies in response to a variation of the master pressure and a pulsation is generated in the master pressure accompanying an operation of the actuator. The vehicle brake device further includes a rigidity information obtaining portion which obtains a rigidity information and a dead zone setting portion which sets the dead zone based on the rigidity information obtained by the rigidity information obtaining portion such that the higher the rigidity of the control subject chamber, or the higher the probability of rigidity increase of the control subject chamber, the wider the dead zone is set.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201239

Vehicular collision avoidance control device and vehicular collision avoidance control method

A vehicular collision avoidance control device includes: a collision avoidance control unit that receives a vehicle deceleration rate that is an actual deceleration rate of a traveling vehicle and obtains a first desired deceleration rate for avoiding collision with an obstacle based on the received vehicle deceleration rate, a relative distance to the obstacle, and a target relative distance; and a brake control unit that obtains a desired deceleration rate for controlling a brake device by performing first control based on the received vehicle deceleration rate and the first desired deceleration rate and performing second control based on the first desired deceleration rate and stops the first control upon detection of a brake operation performed by a driver.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201238

Collision avoidance control device and collision avoidance control method for vehicle

In a collision avoidance control device for a vehicle according to an embodiment, for example, when receiving a brake request from a driver while a brake device is given an operational instruction corresponding to a third deceleration, a brake controller controls at least the brake device to decelerate the vehicle at a deceleration calculated by adding the third deceleration and a fourth deceleration corresponding to the brake request.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201192

Alert apparatus for vehicle

A blind spot monitor ecu (bsm-ecu) estimates a viewable range which can be visually recognized by using a sideview mirror; determines, based on a relative position of an alert-target vehicle and the viewable range, whether or not the alert-target vehicle is present in the viewable range; when the alert-target vehicle is present in the viewable range, sets a display pattern to a viewable-vehicle display pattern; when the alert-target vehicle is not present in the viewable range, sets the display pattern to a unviewable-vehicle display pattern; and displays on an display apparatus the relative position of the alert-target vehicle with respect to an own vehicle by using the set display pattern.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201155

Fuel cell vehicle

A fuel cell vehicle includes a fuel cell module accommodated in a fuel cell accommodation space disposed in a front portion of the vehicle, a hydrogen circulation flow path configured to recirculate anode off-gas that is discharged from a fuel cell constituting the fuel cell module to the fuel cell, and a hydrogen pump provided in the hydrogen circulation flow path and fixed to a lower portion of the fuel cell module. The hydrogen pump is fixed to the fuel cell module via a bracket and the deformation strength of the bracket is set to be lower than a load input from a wall portion behind the fuel cell accommodation space at the time of collision of the vehicle.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201154

Vehicle

A vehicle includes an electric load, a first battery electrically connected to the electric load, a second battery electrically connected to the electric load in parallel with the first battery, the second battery being closer to a center of the vehicle than the first battery in a top view of the vehicle, a switch configured to electrically disconnect solely the first battery of the first battery and the second battery from the electric load, and a controller configured to open the switch based on detection of a collision of the vehicle or detection of an abnormality of the first battery.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201150

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes: a rotating electric machine; a photovoltaic cell; a first electricity storage device that is charged with electricity output from the photovoltaic cell; a second electricity storage device that is chargeable with electricity generated by the rotating electric machine, and serves as a power source for generating driving force of the vehicle; and a control device. The control device either prohibits charging the first electricity storage device or lowers an upper limit value of an soc of the first electricity storage device while the control device is executing second charge control of charging the second electricity storage device with generated electricity generated by the rotating electric machine.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201149

Hybrid vehicle and method of controlling the same

A hybrid vehicle includes a power storage device that stores electric power for traveling, an inlet that receives electric power for use in external charging, and a electronic control unit that performs restricting operation to restrict a practical state of charge region of the power storage device used for control. When the frequency of execution of external charging is smaller than a threshold value, the electronic control unit sets the practical state of charge region to a normal region. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201126

Vehicle shift control device

A vehicle shift control device comprises: a shift position deciding portion deciding a shift position of a shift operating device based on a sensor signal output according to an operation of the shift operating device; and a drive power output command portion selecting a shift range based on a shift position determination signal output from the shift position deciding portion to cause a vehicle to run, when a communication abnormality has occurred so that the shift position determination signal is not transmitted from the shift position deciding portion to the drive power output command portion, the vehicle shift control device selecting a shift range maintained at the time of occurrence of the communication abnormality of the shift position determination signal if a vehicle speed is equal to or greater than a predetermined value, and selecting a neutral range if the vehicle speed is less than the predetermined value.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201125

Fuel cell vehicle

A fuel cell vehicle includes tanks configured to store a fuel gas to be supplied to the fuel cell, the tanks being respectively disposed in front of and behind the motor drive unit such that a longitudinal direction of each of the tanks corresponds to a width direction of the fuel cell vehicle. The tanks are disposed such that respective end portions of the tanks on a side on which the high-voltage wiring portion is positioned are outside the high-voltage wiring portion in the width direction of the fuel cell vehicle and the respective end portions of tanks overlap a tire-wheel assembly in a front-rear direction of the fuel cell vehicle.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201124

Resin fuel tank and blow molding mold for molding the same

A resin fuel tank includes a peripheral wall portion that is configured to structure a portion of a fuel tank main body portion that is made of resin and in which fuel is stored, the peripheral wall portion having a parting line portion that is visible from an outer side of the fuel tank main body portion, and a projecting portion that is solid, is disposed along the parting line portion, and is configured to project outward, integrally with the peripheral wall portion, from the peripheral wall portion toward the outer side of the fuel tank main body portion.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201118

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes: an engine including an output shaft configured to output a power; a damper placed on a first axis that is the same axis as the output shaft; a rotating machine placed on the first axis; a torque converter placed on the first axis; a transmission mechanism placed so that an input shaft of the transmission mechanism is positioned on a second axis that is an axis different from the first axis; a case in which the rotating machine and the transmission mechanism are accommodated; driving wheels attached to drive shafts; and an oil accumulated in a lower part of a space surrounded by the case and used for lubrication of the transmission mechanism, the oil being in contact with a part of the rotating machine.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201108

Structure of mounting power control device in vehicle

A structure of mounting a power controller in a vehicle, the power controller to be mounted in a front compartment of the vehicle: includes a connector attached to a back portion of a housing of the power controller; a cowl panel positioned behind the connector; and a pair of protrusions provided on the housing. Each of the pair of protrusions is arranged on a corresponding lateral side of the connector. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180201096

Vehicular air-conditioning apparatus provided with adsorption heat pump

A vehicular air-conditioning apparatus includes an adsorption heat pump including a plurality of containers provided with an adsorption-desorption device and an evaporation-condensation device, a circulation path configured to circulate a coolant between an internal combustion engine and the adsorption-desorption device of the container that performs a desorption process, a heat supply device that is disposed in the circulation path to heat the coolant that circulates through the circulation path, and a control device configured to control a flow rate of the coolant in the circulation path such that a flow rate of the coolant, which flows into the adsorption-desorption device of the container that performs a desorption process, is reduced to be below a predetermined flow rate when a temperature of the coolant in the circulation path on a downstream side of the heat supply device is lower than a predetermined value.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180200968

Method for producing tank

Provided are a method for producing a tank with an outer surface profile that allows a thin label to be easily and firmly attached to a surface thereof, and also such a tank. The method for producing the tank, which includes winding fiber bundles containing an uncured resin component in multiple layers around the outer surface of a liner in a first pitch width so as to form a fiber reinforced resin layer, further includes: winding fiber bundles in a second pitch width wider than the first pitch width so as to form a gap with a required width where no fiber bundle is present between adjacent fiber bundles in winding the fiber bundles to form an outermost layer; shaving off a tip end portion of a projection made of a resin that has cured after bleeding into the gap, with a portion of the projection in a predetermined height left unshaved; and attaching a label to a surface obtained through shaving off the tip end portion.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180200659

Filter device and battery cooling apparatus

A filter device includes a filter body and a bezel. The filter body is folded in pleats, and includes top sections and bottom sections that are alternately aligned. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180200136

Walking assistant harness

A walking assistant harness attached to a leg of a trainee so as to assist walking of the trainee includes: a thigh frame placed along a front side or a rear side of a thigh of the trainee; and a thigh fixation belt connected to the thigh frame at a connection portion, so as to fix the thigh of the trainee to the thigh frame, and the connection portion includes a connecting position adjustment mechanism configured to adjust a connecting position with the thigh fixation belt in a right-left direction of the trainee.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180198991

Image display device

An image display device includes: a camera mounted on a vehicle and configured to take an image representing a view behind the vehicle; an image cutouter configured to cut out a second image, from a first image taken by the camera, based on a reference cutout position in the first image; and a display configured to display the second image cut out by the image cutouter. The image cutouter is configured to, when a display object in the first image is to move in a first direction due to change of an orientation of the vehicle, execute a processing in which a cutout position for the second image at a first time point is moved from the reference cutout position in a second direction opposite to the first direction.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180198334

Rotary electric-machine rotor

A rotary electric-machine rotor includes: a rotor core made of magnetic material, the rotor core having magnet holes; magnets disposed in the magnet holes; resin portions disposed in at least part of gaps between the magnet holes and the magnets, the resin portions extending in the axial direction; and end plates disposed adjacent to end surfaces in an axial direction of the rotor core. The end plates are members made of magnetic material. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180198331

Rotary electric machine rotor

A rotary electric machine rotor includes a rotor core having a magnet hole, a magnet, a first end plate, and a second end plate. The core steel sheets, each of plates are made of the same materials. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180198173

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes a battery that stores electric power for traveling, a sensor that detects the temperature of the battery, a communication circuitry configured to communicate with a server configured to collect information as to a plurality of vehicles, a temperature adjusting circuitry configured to adjust the temperature of the battery, and a control circuitry configured to control the temperature adjusting circuitry. The information as to the vehicles includes at least an ambient temperature in a surrounding area of each vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180198145

Fuel cell system for vehicle and control method thereof

A fuel cell system for a vehicle includes: a fuel cell; a plurality of loads that consumes power generated by the fuel cell and includes a vehicle driving motor; a secondary battery configured to be charged with excess power when an amount of power generated by the fuel cell is greater than an amount of power consumed by the loads and to discharge shortage power when the amount of power generated by the fuel cell is less than the amount of power consumed by the loads; and a control unit configured to control the amount of power generated by the fuel cell such that an amount of charging-discharging power of the secondary battery is maintained at a predetermined value.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180198048

Malfunction detection device for power generator

A malfunction detection device is provided for a power generator that includes a thermoelectric transducer module including, as a plurality of thermoelectric transducers, a plurality of semiconductor single crystals in which the band gap energy of an intrinsic semiconductor part is lower than the band gap energies of an n-type semiconductor part and a p-type semiconductor part. The malfunction detection device performs a malfunction detection of the power generator on a transducer-to-transducer basis. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180197833

Semiconductor device and manufacturing method of semiconductor device

The manufacturing method of a semiconductor device includes applying a conductive paste containing metal particles to a specified area in an electrode plate including a recess in a surface of the electrode plate, the specified area being adjacent to the recess. The manufacturing method of a semiconductor device includes placing a semiconductor chip on the conductive paste so that an outer peripheral edge of the semiconductor chip is located above the recess. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180195866

Movement guidance device and movement guidance method

The movement guidance device includes a first unit which calculates at least one of an error range of a first arrival time and an error range of a first movement time in a first route to the destination, a second unit which calculates at least one of an error range of a second arrival time and an error range of a second movement time in a second route, which is a route to the destination and is different from the first route, at a point where the second route is branched from the first route, and an output unit which outputs at least one of the error range of the second arrival time and the error range of the second movement time calculated by the second unit based on whether the error range calculated by the second unit is smaller than the error range calculated by the first unit.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180195669

High-pressure container and method of producing high-pressure container

A high-pressure container includes a plurality of body parts arranged side by side, and each of the body parts has a cylindrical shape and has an opening at at least one of its axially opposite end portions. The high-pressure container also includes a cap configured to close the openings of the body parts as a unit, and a communication channel provided inside the cap for communicating interiors of the body parts with each other.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180195668

High-pressure container

A high-pressure container has a body part, and a cap inserted in the body part, and the body part has a cylindrical liner, and a reinforcement layer provided on an outer circumferential surface of the liner for reinforcing the liner. The cap has a contact portion that contacts with an inner circumferential surface of the liner, a through-hole that communicates the inside of the body part with the outside, and a projecting portion that is pressed outward in radial directions of the body part, and bites into the reinforcement layer, so as to inhibit the cap from moving in the axial direction.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180195461

Control device for internal combustion engine

A lift amount variable mechanism is configured to switch a cam for driving an intake valve (drive cam) between two types of intake cams in lift amount (i.e. A large lift cam and a small lift cam). ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180195460

Control system including control device for internal combustion engine

A control system includes an internal combustion engine and a control device. The internal combustion engine includes a pressurization device. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180195459

Engine system and control method for engine system

An engine system includes an engine that, a fuel supply device, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to control the fuel supply device and to perform operation control of the engine by adjusting an injection ratio between fuel injection from an in-cylinder injection valve and a port injection valve according to the operation state of the engine. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180195457

Control device of internal combustion engine

The control device controls an internal combustion engine comprising a fuel injector 31. The control device comprises an injection control part controlling fuel injection from the fuel injector. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180195456

Engine system and control method for engine system

An engine system includes an engine, an atmospheric pressure sensor, an intake pressure sensor, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to execute atmospheric pressure learning for learning a relation between atmospheric pressure and an intake air amount of the engine based on the atmospheric pressure detected by the atmospheric pressure sensor, and execute fuel injection control of the engine using an initial value of an intake air amount model obtained based on the atmospheric pressure learning. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180195447

Exhaust gas control system of internal combustion engine and method of controlling exhaust gas control system of internal combustion engine

An exhaust gas control system of an internal combustion engine includes an egr device, a three-way catalyst, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to control the air-fuel ratio of the exhaust gas flowing into the three-way catalyst such that the air-fuel ratio when the electronic control unit executes egr control during execution of fuel cut control and then executes the enrichment processing after the execution of the fuel cut control ends to be a higher air-fuel ratio in a range of the rich air-fuel ratio compared to the air-fuel ratio when the egr control is not executed during the execution of the fuel cut control.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180195445

Fuel tank system and control method of fuel tank system

A fuel tank system includes a fuel tank, a canister, a first path, a pump, a switching device, a reference path, a first on-off valve, a second on-off valve, a third on-off valve, a pressure sensor, and a control device configured to control the pump, the switching device, the first on-off valve, the second on-off valve, and the third on-off valve and determine a system state based on a pressure measured by the pressure sensor.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180195144

Method for manufacturing hot press formed part and hot press formed part

A method for manufacturing a hot press formed part, includes: preparing a hot press forming object comprising a single-ply portion and a two-ply portion; heating the hot press forming object to a temperature range from an ac3 transformation temperature of a base steel sheet of the first coated steel sheet to 1000° c.; press forming the hot press forming object to obtain a formed body, the press forming being started upon temperatures of the single-ply portion and of the two-ply portion being no higher than solidification points of zn—ni coating layers of the first and second coated steel sheets and no lower than an ar3 transformation temperature of the base steel sheet of the first coated steel sheet; and quenching the formed body to thereby obtain a hot press formed part, in which the hot press forming object has a thickness ratio from 1.4 to 5.0.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180194407

Vehicular panel structure

A vehicular panel structure includes an inner panel disposed on an inner side of a vehicle; an outer panel disposed on an outer side of the inner panel in the vehicle, having a linear expansion coefficient different from a linear expansion coefficient of the inner panel, and having an adhesive surface joined by an adhesive to an adhesive surface of the inner panel; and an affixed member affixed to a part of the adhesive surface of the outer panel. The affixed member is configured to adhere less to the adhesive than to the adhesive surface of the inner panel or the adhesive surface of the outer panel to which the affixed member is affixed.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180194406

Vehicle front structure

A vehicle front structure includes a powertrain unit disposed in a front portion of a vehicle; and a vehicle body member disposed behind the powertrain unit and extending in a vehicle width direction. The powertrain unit is provided with a contact portion having a contact surface that contacts a receiving surface of the vehicle body member at a time when the powertrain unit moves backward during a vehicle front collision, the receiving surface being planar. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180194397

Floor brace fastening structure

A floor brace fastening structure includes: a floor brace that is configured to extend toward a vehicle lower side from an instrument panel reinforcement provided at a front portion of a passenger compartment; a vehicle floor to which the floor brace is fastened using a fastener; and a reinforcing member that is formed of a material with a higher coefficient of extension than a material that forms the floor brace, the reinforcing member being attached to the floor brace and being fastened to the vehicle floor using the fastener.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180194352

Vehicular mitigation system based on wireless vehicle data

The disclosure includes embodiments for modifying the acceleration of an ego vehicle based on wireless vehicle data included in a wireless message. A method includes receiving the wireless message that includes wireless vehicle data that describes one or more physical properties of a downstream vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180194348

Vehicle traveling controller

A vehicle traveling controller performs emergency evacuation traveling in the case of an emergency. The vehicle traveling controller determines whether a vehicle traveling in accordance with a normal traveling rule is not dangerous and becomes proper traveling or not based on environmental information around the vehicle, when it is determined that the vehicle traveling in accordance with the normal traveling rule becomes proper traveling, executes normal traveling control for instructing the vehicle to travel in accordance with the normal traveling rule, and when the vehicle traveling in accordance with the normal traveling rule does not become proper traveling, executes emergency evacuation traveling control for instructing the vehicle to perform emergency evacuation traveling not in accordance with the normal traveling rule. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180194347

Collision avoidance control device and collision avoidance control method for vehicle

In a collision avoidance control device for a vehicle according to an embodiment, for example, when receiving a brake request from a driver in a certain period in which the vehicle decelerates at a first deceleration smaller than a second deceleration, a brake controller controls at least a brake device to decelerate the vehicle at a deceleration calculated by adding the first deceleration and a third deceleration corresponding to the brake request.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180194238

Charge controller and charge control method

An electronic control unit is configured to start external charging in accordance with a time schedule. The electronic control unit is configured to acquire information about electric power rates of electric power supplied from the power source outside the vehicle in each specified time slot. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180194219

Vehicle fuel tank

A vehicle fuel tank includes: a fuel tank body including a first wall and a second wall facing the first wall; and a support column member disposed in the inside of the fuel tank body and extending from the first wall to the second wall. The first wall includes a first projection projecting toward an inside of the fuel tank body. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180194214

Drive device for hybrid vehicle

A drive device is equipped with a countershaft, an engine, a first mg, a second mg, and a ravigneaux-type planetary gear unit that includes a ring gear, a pinion, a carrier, a first sun gear, and a second sun gear. The pinion includes a first tooth portion that meshes with the ring gear and the first sun gear, and a second tooth portion that is provided at a position offset from the first tooth portion in an axial direction of the pinion and that meshes with the second sun gear. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180194213

Battery pack

Disclosed is a battery pack that is mountable in a vehicle. The battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules, and a battery case that accommodates the battery modules. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180194210

Vehicle rear portion structure

A vehicle rear portion structure that comprises: a first glass that is provided at a vehicle rear portion, and at which is formed a sunken portion that is sunken-in further toward a substantially vehicle lower side than portions adjacent thereto in a vehicle transverse direction; a connecting portion that is provided between the first glass and a second glass, and that leads drainage water, which flows from the sunken portion, to the second glass; and an additional member having a guide portion that extends toward a vehicle rear side from an upper portion of the second glass, and that guides the drainage water from the connecting portion to a position that is away, toward a vehicle rear side, from a vehicle rear side surface of the second glass.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180193952

Battery case sealing method and a sealed battery manufacturing method

In a battery case sealing method, a lid is fitted to an opening of a battery case, and then a side wall on an inner side of the battery case and a side surface of the lid are brought into contact with each other. The side wall forms the opening. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/12/18 / #20180193819

Exhaust gas purification catalyst and production method thereof

An exhaust gas purification catalyst containing a ceo2 particle supported on the surface of an mno2 particle, wherein the ce amount relative to the total amount of mn and ce (ce/(mn+ce)) in the catalyst is more than 0 mol % and 40 mol % or less; and a method for producing the exhaust gas purification catalyst above, including mixing an aqueous solution containing a manganese ion and a cerium ion in a ratio of more than 0 mol % and 40 mol % or less in terms of the ce amount relative to the total amount of mn and ce (ce/(mn+ce)) and an aqueous solution having dissolved therein a carbonate ion-containing reducing agent, thereby precipitating a particle, and firing the particle, are provided.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180191960

Image processing device and image processing method

An image processing device according to an embodiment includes an image acquisition unit, an information acquisition unit, a generation unit, and a composition unit. The image acquisition unit acquires a captured image where an image of an environment of a vehicle is captured by an image-capturing device. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180188029

Sensor output correction apparatus

A sensor output correction system is provided which is capable of minimizing a risk that a correction value for use in zero-point correction differs from an actual deviation of a zero-point. An ecu includes a travel road information acquisition portion which obtains a curvature of a travel road on which a system-mounted vehicle is traveling and a vehicle information acquisition portion which obtains a detected value of a yaw rate sensor. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180187767

Power transmission system for vehicle

A tolerance ring is arranged between an output-side rotary shaft and a rotor shaft. For this reason, even when looseness in a spline fitting portion of the output-side rotary shaft and rotor shaft is not filled, both the output-side rotary shaft and the rotor shaft are held by the tolerance ring so as not to rattle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180187582

Blow-by gas recirculation device for internal combustion engine

This blow-by gas recirculation device for an internal combustion engine is provided with a vacuum pump which supplies negative pressure to a brake booster and usable for recirculation of blow-by gas to an intake passage. This device includes: a pcv device for recirculating blow-by gas in a crankcase to the intake passage; a ventilation shortage region determination unit which determines whether or not an operational region of the engine is a pcv ventilation flow rate shortage region; and a brake negative pressure determination unit which determines whether or not the negative pressure of the brake booster is secured. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180186372

Lane departure prevention apparatus

A lane departure prevention apparatus according to an embodiment includes a torque control section that outputs a torque control signal indicating to make an actuator generate automatic steering torque for preventing a vehicle from departing from a lane in which the vehicle is running; a driver steering torque detection section that detects driver steering torque, which is applied to a steering wheel of the vehicle by a driver; and a control stop determination section that determines whether or not the automatic steering torque is made zero by comparing a first cancel threshold value for determining sudden steering operation by the driver and a second cancel threshold value lower than the first cancel threshold value with the driver steering torque detected by the driver steering torque detection section. If the torque control section determines to make the automatic steering torque zero, the torque control section outputs the torque control signal so that the automatic steering torque is made zero with a predetermined torque change pattern. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180186287

Image processing device and image processing method

An image processing device according to an embodiment includes an image acquisition unit, an information acquisition unit, a generation unit, a composition unit, a determination unit, and a display control unit. The image acquisition unit acquires a captured image where an image of an environment of a vehicle is captured by an image-capturing device. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180186211

Bracket

A bracket includes: a recessed portion capable of accommodating a bushing; and a mount portion to be mounted on a vehicle-body-side component, on which a stabilizer bar is to be mounted via the bushing. The recessed portion has a pair of opposed portions opposed to each other. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180184606

Method of inducing genetic recombination, and use therefor

A method of inducing genetic recombination, including: allowing a protein having dna double-stranded cleavage activity to act in cells of a eukaryotic organism which is a polyploidy inherently possessed by a eukaryotic organism. In eukaryotic organisms, various genetic recombination generates new genome set composition. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180184274

Vehicle communication system

. . . . A vehicle communication system includes a first on-board device a first on-board device installed in a vehicle and a first communication device configured to be connected to the first on-board device. Individual identification information used to identify the first communication device as an individual communication terminal is added to the first communication device. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183876

In-vehicle network system

An in-vehicle network system includes a first control unit, a second control unit, and a network connecting the first control unit to the second control unit. The first control unit performs a process of transmitting data, which is target of high-speed processing, having a first data length obtained by dividing transmission data by the first data length or obtained by adding predetermined data to the transmission data as high-speed processing. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183773

Encrypted communication system and method for controlling encrypted communication system

An encrypted communication system includes on-board devices configured to perform encrypted communication with a server located outside a vehicle. Each of the on-board devices includes an encrypted communication portion configured to perform encrypted communication with the server using an encryption key unique to a corresponding one of the on-board devices and a priority setting portion configured to set priority ranks of the on-board devices for encrypted communication. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183710

On-board communication system and method for controlling on-board communication system

An on-board communication system includes an on-board communication device and on-board devices. Each of the on-board devices includes a communication device controller configured to control data communication performed between the on-board communication device and a server and a priority setting portion configured to set priority ranks of the on-board devices for controlling the on-board communication device. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183626

In-vehicle network system, relay device, and method of controlling in-vehicle network system

An in-vehicle network system deployed in a vehicle includes a plurality of first nodes configured to perform an operation relevant to a first function in the vehicle, a second node configured to perform an operation relevant to a second function different from the first function in the vehicle; and a relay device configured to relay communication between the first nodes and the second node. The relay device is configured to start relay of communication between the first nodes earlier than the relay of communication between the first node and the second node at a time of startup.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183305

Rotor manufacturing apparatus

A rotor manufacturing apparatus 1 is provided, the rotor manufacturing apparatus 1 including: a first mold 2 and a second mold 3 respectively arranged on one end surface and another end surface in the axial direction of a cylindrical rotor core 40 in order to seal the magnet insertion hole 42 in the process of filling the gap between a permanent magnet 51 and a magnet insertion hole 42 with the resin material 52 and solidifying a resin material 52, in which each of the first mold 2 and the second mold 3 is provided with positioning protrusion parts 6a, 6b, 7a, and 7b that are protruded in the axial direction and are intended to position the permanent magnet 51 in a predetermined position with respect to the magnet insertion hole 42.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183111

Lithium-ion secondary battery

A positive electrode of a lithium-ion secondary battery contains first positive electrode active material particles and second positive electrode active material particles. The first positive electrode active material particles have a first composition represented by a compositional formula linix1coy1mnz1o2 (here, x1, y1, and z1 are numerical values satisfying 0<x1<1, 0<y1<1, 0.3<z1<0.5, and x1+y1+z1=1). ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183103

Lithium ion secondary battery

Provided is a lithium ion secondary battery with reduced battery resistance, this lithium ion secondary battery using a positive electrode active material with a high potential and a phosphate-based solid electrolyte. The lithium ion secondary battery disclosed herein includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183101

Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and lithium secondary battery

A nonaqueous electrolytic solution is a nonaqueous electrolytic solution for a lithium secondary battery, the lithium secondary battery including a positive electrode that includes a positive electrode active material, and a negative electrode that includes a negative electrode active material which is a carbonaceous material storing and releasing a lithium ion. The nonaqueous electrolytic solution includes: one or more anions selected from an oxalato borate anion and an oxalato phosphate anion; and one or more arylamine compounds. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183097

Electrolyte solution, electrochemical device, lithium ion secondary battery, and module

The present invention provides an electrolyte solution in which a decrease in capacity retention is suppressed and an increase in gas production is suppressed even when stored at high temperatures. Provided is an electrolyte solution containing: a compound (1) represented by formula (1): cf3cfx11coor11, wherein x11 is a hydrogen atom, a fluorine atom, or a c1-c3 alkyl group in which hydrogen atoms are optionally replaced by fluorine atoms, and r11 is a c1-c3 alkyl group in which hydrogen atoms are optionally replaced by fluorine atoms; a fluorinated carbonate; and a cyclic acid anhydride.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183096

Method of producing sulfide solid electrolyte material

The present disclosure provides a method of producing a sulfide solid electrolyte material which includes a preparing process of preparing composite particles including a solid solution including a li2s component and a libr component; an addition process of adding the composite particles and a phosphorus source to a reaction chamber; and a milling process in which a mechanical milling treatment is performed on the composite particles and the phosphorus source in the reaction chamber while thermal energy is applied.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183077

Fuel cell system

A control device of a fuel cell system includes a sensor state determining unit and a power generation control unit. A sensor state determining unit performs sensor state determining control before a first startup of the fuel cell after supply complete timing into a first tank and a second tank based on first pressure detected by a first pressure sensor at the supply complete timing, and second pressure detected by a second pressure sensor after a valve is opened. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183053

Method for manufacturing positive electrode for lithium ion secondary battery and positive electrode for lithium ion secondary battery

A method for manufacturing a positive electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery includes preparing lithium manganese complex oxide particles, preparing coated particles by forming a coating including a li+-conductive oxide on a surface of each lithium manganese complex oxide particle, introducing fluorine into at least a part of the coated particles, preparing a fluid composition by mixing the coated particles at least a part of which fluorine is introduced into, a conductive material, an aqueous binder, and an aqueous solvent, forming a positive electrode mixture layer by disposing the fluid composition on a surface of a collector, and drying the positive electrode mixture layer. The thickness of the coating is 5 nm or more and 10 nm or less. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183048

Active material and fluoride ion battery

An active material has a favorable capacity property. The active material is to be used for a fluoride ion battery, the active material including a crystal phase having a perovskite structure, and represented by abo3 or a fluoride of the abo3, in which the a and the b are different metal elements; the a includes at least one kind of a metal element belonging to group 2 and group 3 in the periodic table; and the b includes at least one kind of a transition metal element belonging to period 4 to period 6 in the periodic table.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183026

Battery pack

A battery pack is a battery pack that is configured by arranging plural chargeable-dischargeable single cells in a specified direction. Each of the plural single cells includes: an electrode body including a positive electrode and a negative electrode; and a box-shaped battery case accommodating the electrode body and an electrolyte. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180182883

Switching element and method of manufacturing switching element

A switching element includes a semiconductor substrate that includes a first n-type semiconductor layer, a p-type body layer constituted by an epitaxial layer, and a second n-type semiconductor layer separated from the first n-type semiconductor layer by the body layer, a gate insulating film that covers a range across the surface of the first n-type semiconductor layer, the surface of the body layer, and the surface of the second n-type semiconductor layer, and a gate electrode that faces the body layer through the gate insulating film. An interface between the first n-type semiconductor layer and the body layer includes an inclined surface. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180182625

Method of manufacturing semiconductor device

A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes: forming a light absorbing layer on a front surface of a semiconductor substrate or in the semiconductor substrate; forming a high concentration layer, in which an impurity concentration is increased, by implanting impurities into the semiconductor substrate; and heating the high concentration layer so as to activate the impurities in the high concentration layer. The formation of the light absorbing layer and the formation of the high concentration layer are performed such that the light absorbing layer and the high concentration layer at least partially overlap each other. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180182621

Method of manufacturing switching element

A method of manufacturing a switching element includes forming a recessed portion in a surface of a gan semiconductor substrate in which a first n-type semiconductor layer is exposed on the surface, growing a p-type body layer within the recessed portion and on the surface of the gan semiconductor substrate, removing a surface layer portion of the body layer to expose the first n-type semiconductor layer on the surface of the gan semiconductor substrate, and leave the body layer within the recessed portion, forming a second n-type semiconductor layer which is separated from the first n-type semiconductor layer by the body layer and is exposed on the surface of the gan semiconductor substrate, and forming a gate electrode which faces the body layer through an insulating film.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180182547

Dielectric film and film capacitor

A dielectric film for a film capacitor includes a center portion made of a polymer and composite oxide particles and end portions made of only a polymer. The end portions are provided on both sides of the center portion.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180182544

Bending device for a wire

A bending device for a wire includes a holder including a stepped part, the stepped part includes a side-surface corner and a flat surface, and the side-surface corner includes a curved surface. The bending device includes a guide member configured to push the wire against and along the curved surface, and the guide member revolves around a rotational axis of the guide member. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180182542

Method for producing rare-earth magnet

Provided is a method for producing a rare-earth magnet that can resolve a problem of deterioration of the residual magnetization and coercive force of the rare-earth magnet due to spring-back in producing the rare-earth magnet through performing hot deformation processing of upsetting on a sintered body. The method includes a first step of producing the sintered body through press-forming of magnetic powder for a rare-earth magnet, and a second step of producing a rare-earth magnet precursor through hot deformation processing of upsetting in which the sintered body is placed within a plastic processing mold and is pressurized in a predetermined direction so as to impart magnetic anisotropy to the sintered body, and performing cooling of the rare-earth magnet precursor while a predetermined pressure is kept being applied thereto in the predetermined direction, so that the rare-earth magnet is produced.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180182519

Rare earth magnet and method of producing the same

A rare earth magnet includes a main phase, a grain boundary phase present around the main phase and an intermediate phase interposed between the main phase and the grain boundary phase, and has an overall composition that is represented by the formula ((ce(1-x)lax)(1-y)r1y)pt(100-p-q-r)bqm1r.(r21-zm2z)s (where, r1 and r2 are rare earth elements other than ce and la, t is at least one selected from among fe, ni, and co, m1 is an element having a small amount that does not influence magnetic characteristics, and m2 is an alloy element for which a melting point of r21-zm2z is lower than a melting point of r2). A total concentration of ce and la is higher in the main phase than in the intermediate phase, and a concentration of r2 is higher in the intermediate phase than in the main phase.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180182515

Rare earth magnet and production method thereof

A rare earth magnet comprising a main phase, a grain boundary phase present around the main phase, and an intermediate phase sandwiched between the main phase and the grain boundary phase, and having a total composition of the rare earth magnet represented by the formula: cepr1qt(100-p-q-r-s)brm1s.(r21-xm2x)t r1 and r2 are a rare earth element except for ce, t is one or more members selected from fe, ni, and co, m1 is a minor element, and m2 is an alloy element that makes, the melting point of r21-xm2x to be lower than the melting point of r2 the concentration of ce is higher in the main phase than in the intermediate phase, and the concentration of r2 is higher in the intermediate phase than in the main phase, and a production method thereof.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181820

Driving assistance device

A driving assistance device includes an electronic control unit. When a recognition situation of a division line of a traveling lane along which a vehicle is traveling is a near-side recognizable situation in which a forward and far division line of the vehicle is not recognized and a forward and near division line of the vehicle is recognized, the electronic control unit performs lane trace control set, to a target traveling line, a corrected traveling trajectory in which at least one of i) a position of a near target traveling line constituted by a central position of the traveling lane determined based on the recognizable forward and near division line or a position located within a predetermined lateral distance from the central position in a lane-width direction and ii) a tangential direction of the near target traveling line is applied to the traveling trajectory to correct the traveling trajectory.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181312

Program writing method, control method of apparatus, program for program writing, and control program of apparatus

A program writing method in which a program is written into a flash rom that a microcomputer includes therein includes: a generating step for generating a version representative value indicating a version of a source directory from predetermined types of files included in the source directory; an additionally writing step for additionally writing the version representative value into a source file included in the source directory; and a program writing step for writing a program corresponding to the source directory generated by compiling the source file into which the version representative value has been additionally written into the flash rom.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181267

Vehicular display device and display method in vehicular display device

A vehicular display device includes a display panel and an electronic control unit. The display panel includes a main multi-display area configured to display a first content, and a sub multi-display area configured to display a second content. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181138

Autonomous driving system

An autonomous driving system has: an information acquisition device configured to acquire driving environment information indicating driving environment for a vehicle; and an autonomous driving control device configured to control autonomous driving of the vehicle based on the driving environment information. A forward event is an event that exists in front of the vehicle and causes the autonomous driving control device to change a travel state of the vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181135

Autonomous driving device for vehicle

An autonomous driving device for a vehicle includes: an actuator; and an electronic control unit configured to detect presence or absence of a driver, generate a first travel plan for causing the vehicle to travel autonomously, and generate a second travel plan by adding, to the first travel plan, a restriction including at least one of a lane change restriction and a vehicle speed restriction. The electronic control unit is configured to perform manned autonomous driving control for causing the vehicle to travel autonomously, by using the actuator, with the driver in the vehicle according to the first travel plan when the presence of the driver is detected, and perform unmanned autonomous driving control for causing the vehicle to travel autonomously, by using the actuator, with the driver not in the vehicle according to the second travel plan when the absence of the driver is detected.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181132

Autonomous vehicle

An autonomous vehicle having a control unit that is configured to perform autonomous driving in which a steered angle of steered wheels is changed by a steering device so that a steering angle becomes a target steering angle for making the vehicle travel along a target trajectory, and to control the steering device so that a lane change is performed in a standard manner when the lane change is necessary. In a situation where the lane change is necessary and a steering operation is being performed by a driver, when a magnitude of an index value based on a parameter that changes according to the steering operation is smaller than a termination reference value, the control device does not terminate the autonomous driving and changes a target trajectory of the lane change according to the magnitude of the index value.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181130

Vehicle travel control device and autonomous driving control method

A vehicle travel control device includes: an eps device turning a wheel of a vehicle; a vcrs device capable of changing a ratio of a steering wheel angle and a steering angle of the wheel; and a control device performing autonomous driving control that controls autonomous driving of the vehicle. The autonomous driving control includes: target steering angle calculation processing that calculates a target steering angle of the wheel; turning control that actuates the eps device to turn the wheel such that the steering angle of the wheel becomes the target steering angle; and steering wheel angle control that actuates, based on the target steering angle, the vgrs device in a direction to suppress a change in the steering wheel angle caused by the turning control.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181128

Autonomous driving system

An autonomous driving system performing autonomous driving of a vehicle, includes a vehicle position acquisition device acquiring a position of the vehicle on a map, a vehicle state acquisition device acquiring a vehicle state of the vehicle, an occupant state acquisition device acquiring an occupant state of the vehicle, a destination candidate database storing destination candidate data including a destination candidate and the occupant state correlated with the destination candidate; and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit determines whether or not the vehicle is in a boarding completion state based on the vehicle state and the occupant state, and sets a destination of the vehicle in autonomous driving based on the position of the vehicle on the map, the occupant state, and the destination candidate data in a case where electronic control unit determines that the vehicle is in the boarding completion state.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181090

Control device

This control device is configured to, based on a premise that an operating condition of a plant is a specific operating condition that is defined in advance, search for a virtual current value of a controlled variable for ensuring that a specific state quantity does not conflict with a constraint in the future using a prediction model, set the virtual current value which was found by the search to a target value of the controlled variable, and determine a manipulated variable of the plant so that an actual current value of the controlled variable approaches the target value. Due to this configuration, even if the operating condition of the plant suddenly changes to the specific operating condition, the controlled variable of the plant can be adjusted in advance so that the specific state quantity in the specific operating condition does not conflict with the constraint.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181083

Torque control apparatus

A torque control apparatus includes a torque command output unit including a first low pass filter configured to cut off a torque command value by a first frequency, and a switching unit configured to switch, when a first torque value detected by a first torque sensor satisfies a predetermined condition, a second torque value detected by a second torque sensor to the torque command output unit. The switching unit includes a second low pass filter configured to cut off the second torque value by a second frequency which is higher than the first frequency and output the obtained value to the torque command output unit, uses the second low pass filter for a predetermined period of time after the switching, and outputs the second torque value to the torque command output unit without using the second low pass filter after the predetermined period of time has passed.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180180514

Rotation pulsation generating mechanism

A rotation pulsation generating mechanism includes a drive motor, a transmission coupled between the drive motor and a rotation target, a cam fixed to a rotary shaft between the drive motor and the transmission so as be rotated by the drive motor, and a cam follower biased so as to press the cam. The cam pressed by the cam follower is rotated by the drive motor so as to generate rotation pulsation according to a rotational speed of the drive motor, and the rotational speed of the drive motor is changed by the transmission to a rotational speed of the rotation target different from that of the drive motor, so that a given order of rotation pulsation is applied to the rotation target.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180180422

Position calculating apparatus

A position calculating apparatus is provided with: an acquirer configured to obtain a position of a host vehicle; a detector configured to detect surrounding environment including structures around the host vehicle; a calculator configured to extract a map of surroundings of the host vehicle on the basis of the obtained position, configured to compare the extracted map with a surrounding image based on the detected surrounding environment, and configured to calculate a position and a direction of the host vehicle on the extracted map; a display device configured to superimpose and display the extracted map on the surrounding image on the basis of the calculated position and the calculated direction; and a corrector configured to correct the calculated position and the calculated direction with reference to a inputted correction instruction if the correction instruction is inputted through an input device.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180180399

Motor control system

A motor control system includes a motor, a rotational angle sensor that detects a rotational angle of a motor shaft of the motor, a torque sensor that detects shaft torsion torque between the motor shaft, and an output shaft fixed to a load member driven by the motor, and a motor controller that controls the motor. The motor controller estimates a rotational angle of the output shaft, based on the rotational angle of the motor shaft, the shaft torsion torque, and torsional rigidity obtained in advance with respect to a region between the motor shaft and the output shaft, and controls the motor, using the estimated rotational angle of the output shaft.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180180222

High pressure tank, and method of producing high pressure tank

A high pressure tank includes a liner, a reinforcing layer which includes a first thermosetting resin and fibers and is formed on the liner, and a protective layer which includes a second thermosetting resin having a lower gelling temperature than the a gelling temperature of first thermosetting resin and is formed on the reinforcing layer.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180180180

Control system for vehicular power transmission system and control method for vehicular power transmission system

When the speed ratio of a belt-type continuously variable transmission is equal to or larger than a predetermined threshold value, switching between a first power transmission path including a gear transmission mechanism and a second power transmission path including a belt-type continuously variable transmission is performed by means of clutches, so as to reduce a difference in an input shaft rotational speed applied to the clutches before and after the switching.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180180174

Control device for vehicle drive system

An upshift target turbine rotational speed and a target primary rotational speed are calculated based on a target input shaft rotational speed restricted in a range of an upper limit guard value to a lower limit guard value. Thus, the difference between the upshift target turbine rotational speed and the target primary rotational speed is suitably decreased. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180180164

Hybrid vehicle and lubrication structure of hybrid vehicle

A lubrication structure of a hybrid vehicle includes a gear chamber that houses a planetary gear unit and a differential device, and a motor chamber that houses a rotating electric machine, and is separated from the gear chamber by a partition wall. Lubricating oil stored in a bottom portion of the gear chamber is stirred up through rotation of a final reduction gear of the differential device disposed in a lower portion of the gear chamber, so that the lubricating oil is supplied to the planetary gear unit. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180180147

Vehicle power transmission device

A vehicle power transmission device includes a forward first clutch between an engine and an input shaft of a continuously variable transmission, and a second clutch between an output shaft of the continuously variable transmission and driving wheels. When the hydraulic fluid of the hydraulic pump is not supplied to the first disconnection device and the second disconnection device, a dragging torque generated in the second disconnection device is larger than a dragging torque generated in the first disconnection device.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180180138

Transmission

According to one embodiment, for example, a second support part of a first gear and a second surface of a roller of a roller bearing contact with each other to limit movement of the first gear to a first direction, and a first support part of a thrust bearing and a first surface of the roller contact with each other to limit movement of the roller bearing to the first direction.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180180120

Brake module

In a brake module, a pad support member includes a first extended portion and a second extended portion. The first extended portion extends from a portion of the first extended portion, fixed to a bracket, toward an outer side in a disc rotor radial direction. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180180016

Control apparatus for internal combustion engine

In a control apparatus for an internal combustion engine, the ignition timing in a rich-cylinder is corrected toward a retardation side from a theoretical-mbt such that the torque generated in the rich-cylinder exceeds a torque generated in the rich-cylinder at the theoretical-mbt, and the ignition timing in a lean-cylinder is corrected toward an advancement side from the theoretical-mbt such that the torque generated in the lean-cylinder exceeds a torque generated in the lean-cylinder at the theoretical-mbt, when a temperature raising process is being executed, and the ignition timing in the rich-cylinder is corrected further toward the retardation side such that the torque generated in the rich-cylinder becomes equal to or smaller than a maximum theoretical generated torque and equal to or larger than the torque generated in the lean-cylinder at the theoretical-mbt, when the temperature raising process is being executed and the engine is in a low-load operating state.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180180001

Fuel tank system

A fuel tank system is provided. In the main tank of the system, the end of a communication pipe is located above the end of a fuel introduction pipe inserted into the main tank. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179979

Diagnosis apparatus for exhaust gas sensor

An object is to estimate the responsiveness of an exhaust gas sensor with as high accuracy as possible and to determine abnormality in the responsiveness of the exhaust gas sensor accurately. A diagnosis apparatus for the exhaust gas sensor comprises a controller configured to perform oxygen concentration control to change the oxygen concentration in the exhaust gas, calculate a responsiveness index correlating with the responsiveness of the exhaust gas sensor by diving the largest value of an absolute change rate defined as the absolute value of the change rate of the output signal of the exhaust gas sensor during a reference period by the difference between the value of the output signal at the time when the absolute change rate becomes largest and the converged value of the output signal with the reference period, and estimate the responsiveness of said exhaust gas sensor on the basis of said responsiveness index.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179977

Control apparatus and control method for internal combustion engine

A control for an internal combustion engine makes an air-fuel ratio in at least one of a plurality of cylinders equal to a rich air-fuel ratio smaller than a theoretical air-fuel ratio, makes an air-fuel ratio in each of the other remaining ones of the plurality of the cylinders equal to a lean air-fuel ratio larger than the theoretical air-fuel ratio, executes a temperature raising process for raising a temperature of a catalyst that purifies exhaust gas from the plurality of the cylinders, executes a detection process for detecting a degree of dispersion of the air-fuel ratio among the plurality of the cylinders, and executes a determination process for determining, based on the detected degree of dispersion, whether or not a plurality of fuel injection valves corresponding to the plurality of the cylinders respectively are normal, and executes the detection process while avoiding a period of the temperature raising process.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179974

Exhaust purification system of internal combustion engine

An exhaust treatment catalyst (13) arranged in an engine exhaust passage and a heat and hydrogen generation device (50) are provided. The amount of fuel fed to the heat and hydrogen generation device (50), which is required for making the temperature of the exhaust treatment catalyst (13) rise by exactly a predetermined temperature rise by heat and hydrogen fed from the heat and hydrogen generation device (50) when the exhaust treatment catalyst (13) is not poisoned and does not thermally deteriorate, is calculated based on the amount of exhaust gas. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179973

Control apparatus for internal combustion engine

A control apparatus for an internal combustion engine executes a detection process upon satisfaction of all detection preconditions including a stopped condition that a temperature-increasing process has been stopped; determines whether all the detection preconditions except the stopped condition are satisfied, during the temperature-increasing process; executes a gradually-changing-and-stopping process of stopping the temperature-increasing process by gradually changing the air-fuel ratios in the cylinders to a target air-fuel ratio set based on an operation state of the internal combustion engine after stop of the temperature-increasing process, when a negative determination is made and a temperature-increasing process stop request has been issued; and executes a promptly-stopping process of stopping the temperature-increasing process by changing the air-fuel ratios in the cylinders to the target air-fuel ratio within a shorter time period than that of the gradually-changing-and-stopping process, when an affirmative determination is made and a temperature-increasing process stop request has been issued.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179972

Control apparatus for internal combustion engine

A control apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes an ecu configured to: determine whether a temperature-increasing process is being executed; calculate a target value of a parameter correlated with a difference between a rich air-fuel ratio and a lean air-fuel ratio achieved in the temperature-increasing process, based on an operating state of the internal combustion engine; calculate, as an upper limit, a value of the parameter required to increase the temperature of the catalyst to a predetermined upper limit temperature; determine whether the target value is equal to or lower than the upper limit; adjust the parameter used in the temperature-increasing process to the target value when the target value is determined to be equal to or lower than the upper limit; and adjust the parameter used in the temperature-increasing process to the upper limit when the target value is determined to be higher than the upper limit.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179971

Control apparatus for internal combustion engine

A control apparatus for an internal combustion engine is provided. The control apparatus is equipped with an electronic control unit. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179968

Control device for internal combustion engine

A control device for an internal combustion engine provided with a combustion control part sequentially injecting at least a primary auxiliary fuel, secondary auxiliary fuel, and main fuel from a fuel injector in predetermined operating regions, causing compressive ignition sequentially from a premix containing the primary auxiliary fuel after injection of the main fuel, and causing compressive ignition of a premix containing the main fuel using heat generated when causing compressive ignition of a premix containing the secondary auxiliary fuel, the combustion control part setting a target injection amount and target injection timing of the primary auxiliary fuel so that a peak value and a slant of a heat generation rate pattern formed by a premix containing the primary auxiliary fuel is smaller than peak values and slants of heat generation rate patterns formed by the premixes containing the secondary auxiliary fuel and the main fuel.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179966

Control apparatus for internal combustion engine, and abnormality diagnosis system for control apparatus for internal combustion engine

A control apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes a turbocharger, a bypass passage, a waste gate valve, a turbo bypass valve, an air-fuel ratio sensor and an electronic control unit. The air-fuel ratio sensor is provided in an exhaust passage downstream of a merging point at which the bypass passage merges with the exhaust passage. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179964

Control device and control method of internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine having a plurality of cylinders comprises a variable compression ratio mechanism a able to change a mechanical compression ratio. The control device comprises a compression ratio detector for detecting a mechanical compression ratio based on a value of the relative position parameter representing a relative positional relationship between the cylinder block 2 and a piston 4, and a compression ratio controller for feedback controlling the mechanical compression ratio so that the mechanical compression ratio becomes a target mechanical compression ratio. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179946

Engine system

An engine system includes an internal combustion engine, a compressor, a high-temperature coolant circulation circuit, a low-temperature coolant circulation circuit, an intercooler, and an electronic control unit. The intercooler is configured to transfer heat of the high-temperature coolant to the low-temperature coolant via intake air. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179944

Cooling system for internal combustion engine and thermostat device

A cooling system for an internal combustion engine includes a thermostat device including: a first inflow port connected with a second outflow passage; a second inflow port connected with a third outlet passenger; a valve controlling a flow rate of the coolant from the radiator, a thermostatic element that opens and closes the valve according to a temperature of the coolant; an outflow portion through which the coolant flows to the internal combustion engine; a guide portion that guides the coolant flowing through the second inflow port toward the thermostatic element; a slit flowing out the coolant to the outflow portion from between the guide portion and the thermostatic element; and an electric water pump configured to circulate a coolant.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179943

Exhaust mechanism for vehicle

A channel cross-sectional area of a lower side channel is set to be smaller than an upper side channel in a predetermined region and greater than the upper side channel on an upstream side and a downstream side of the predetermined region. Accordingly, an ability to drain condensed water is improved by guiding exhaust gas to the lower side channel and facilitating an increase in a flow rate of the exhaust gas guided to the lower side channel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179942

Vehicle and control method for vehicle

When a user requests start-up of an internal combustion engine while pm removal control is in execution or immediately after execution of the pm removal control is completed, an electronic control unit informs the user of the vehicle of a first alarm, so that the user recognizes that the internal combustion engine cannot be started up immediately. This makes it possible to suppress the discomfort caused because the internal combustion engine is not started up.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179941

Exhaust gas control apparatus for internal combustion engine

An exhaust gas control apparatus includes a catalytic device in an exhaust passage, and the catalytic device carrying an nsr catalyst and an oxygen storage agent. A poisoning recovery control section of the catalytic device executes poisoning recovery control and includes: an oxygen storage amount estimation section that estimates an oxygen storage amount of the catalytic device; a determination section that determines timing at which an estimation value of the oxygen storage amount becomes equal to or smaller than an elimination start determination value after a start of elimination processing in the poisoning recovery control as elimination start timing; and a termination timing decision section that decides termination timing of the poisoning recovery control on the basis of a supply amount of a reducing agent to the catalytic device in a period after the elimination start timing during the elimination processing.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179937

Exhaust purification system of internal combustion engine

An exhaust purification system of an internal combustion engine 1 comprises: a filter 29 arranged in an exhaust passage of the internal combustion engine and trapping particulate matter contained in exhaust gas, a catalyst 28 arranged in the exhaust passage at an upstream side from the filter in a direction of exhaust flow or supported on the filter, a fuel feed device 3, 35 feeding fuel to the catalyst, and a control device 80 configured to control the feed of fuel by the fuel feed device. The control device is configured to feed fuel from the fuel feed device to the catalyst so as to burn off particulate matter trapped at the filter as processing for filter regeneration, and feed liquid state fuel from the fuel feed device to the catalyst after the processing for filter regeneration.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179936

Exhaust gas purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine

A reducing agent is supplied to an nox catalyst in a suitable manner, while suppressing nox from being produced by oxidation of ammonia in the nox catalyst. In cases where the temperature of nox is equal to or higher than a predetermined temperature at which ammonia is oxidized, an amount of ammonia or an amount of a precursor thereof to be added into exhaust gas from an addition valve is made smaller, when an air fuel ratio of exhaust gas flowing into the nox catalyst is larger than a predetermined air fuel ratio, than when the air fuel ratio of the exhaust gas is equal to or less than the predetermined air fuel ratio.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179935

Exhaust gas purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine

A reducing agent is supplied to an nox selective catalytic reduction catalyst in a suitable manner, while suppressing nox from being produced by oxidation of ammonia in the nox catalyst. In cases where the temperature of the nox catalyst is equal to or higher than a predetermined temperature at which ammonia is oxidized, an amount of the reducing agent to be supplied to the nox catalyst is made larger, when an air fuel ratio of exhaust gas flowing into the nox catalyst is small, than it is large.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179934

Exhaust purification system of internal combustion engine

The exhaust purification system of an internal combustion engine 1 comprises: a catalyst 28 arranged in an exhaust passage 27 of the internal combustion engine, a fuel feed device 3, 35 feeding fuel to the catalyst, and a control device 80 configured to control the feed of fuel by the fuel feed device. The control device is configured to feed liquid state fuel from the fuel feed device to the catalyst when judging that a ratio of high viscosity components in particulate matter deposited on the catalyst is a predetermined value or less.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179933

Vehicle

A vehicle includes a filter disposed in an exhaust passage through which exhaust gas discharged from an internal combustion engine passes, the filter being configured to collect pm that is particulate matter contained in the exhaust gas; a pm removal control device configured to start execution of pm removal control that heats the filter to remove the pm accumulated on the filter while the internal combustion engine is stopped; and a determination device configured to determine whether a user of the vehicle is away from the vehicle. The pm removal control device is configured to start the execution of the pm removal control only when the determination device determines that the user of the vehicle is away from the vehicle.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179932

Vehicle and control method for vehicle

When it is determined that there is a possibility of start-up of an internal combustion engine while regeneration control is in execution during stop of the internal combustion engine, processing of the regeneration control is stopped. Accordingly, as compared with the case where the regeneration control is continuously executed when the internal combustion engine is started up, temperature increase in a filter can be suppressed: therefore, even when an increased amount of oxygen is supplied to the filter, an oxidation reaction is suppressed, so that overheating of the filter can be suppressed.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179931

Exhaust mechanism

An exhaust mechanism includes: an exhaust pipe configured to circulate exhaust gas from an engine; a first outer pipe disposed along the exhaust pipe on an outer periphery of the exhaust pipe; a second outer pipe disposed along the first outer pipe on an outer periphery of the first outer pipe; a pair of intermediate members disposed on the outer periphery of the exhaust pipe, fixed to respective inner peripheral surfaces of a first end portion and a second end portion of the first outer pipe, and being lower in thermal conductivity than the exhaust pipe. A vacuum layer is provided between the first outer pipe and the second outer pipe. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179921

Variable valve mechanism for engine

For example, two intake valves for each cylinder each are driven by a selected one of cams via a corresponding rocker arm. Each rocker arm includes a support portion and a pressing portion (distal end portion). ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179920

Variable valve mechanism for engine

A variable valve mechanism includes a camshaft and a cam unit. Internal spline teeth provided at an inner periphery of a sleeve of the cam unit are in mesh with external spline teeth provided at an outer periphery of the camshaft. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180179389

Peg-assisted deposition of crack-free titania nanocrystalline coatings over ai flakes

A multi-layered pigment includes a metal core such as al—sio2. A high refractive index layer such as tio2 is applied by an aqueous organic two-phase process to and surrounding the metal core. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178967

Vacuum insulating container

In a vacuum insulating container (1), an outer cylinder (2) has a first annular wall (2e) that extends radially inward so as to be inclined with respect to an aperture plane (2d) of the outer cylinder (2) at an open end of the outer cylinder (2) and has a tip end part (2c) spaced apart from an outer peripheral surface of the inner cylinder (3); an inner cylinder (3) has a second annular wall (3e) that extends radially outward so as to be inclined with respect to the aperture plane (3d) of the inner cylinder 3 at an open end of the inner cylinder (3) and faces the first annular wall (2e); and an annular sealing member (5) formed of an elastic body having a low thermal conductivity is compressed between the first annular wall (2e) and the second annular wall (3e).. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178860

Vehicle side structure of pickup truck

A vehicle side structure of a pickup truck includes a cabin; and a loading platform that is disposed adjacent to a rear side of the cabin in the vehicle forward-rearward direction, is configured to include a bottom plate, a pair of right and left side panels, and a tail gate, and is formed in a box shape that opens toward a vehicle upper side. Each of the right and left side panels includes a traveling wind inlet part that is disposed at an outer part of each of the right and left side panels in a vehicle width direction, opens toward a vehicle front side, and includes a first opening, a traveling wind blowing part that is disposed at an upper end part of each of the right and left side panels, opens toward the vehicle upper side, and includes a second opening, and an intermediate part.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178845

Vehicle front structure

A vehicle front structure includes a radiator support upper, a first connection member and a second connection member. The radiator support upper is provided with a connected portion on an inner side with respect to both ends of the radiator support upper in a vehicle width direction. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178843

Vehicle front portion structure

A vehicle front portion structure includes a front side member rear extending in a front-rear direction of a vehicle, a part of a front side of the front side member rear being an inclined portion inclined such that a position of the inclined portion rises toward a front side of the vehicle, and a tubular front side member fixed to the inclined portion of the front side member rear and extending from the inclined portion to the front side of the vehicle. A plate-shaped reinforcing member is fixed to an inner peripheral surface of the front side member, the reinforcing member is provided with an extending portion extending to a rear side of the vehicle behind a rear end of the front side member, and the extending portion is fixed to the front side member rear.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178841

Driving assist apparatus of vehicle

A driving assist apparatus of a vehicle of the invention sets a predicted route predicted for the vehicle to move and performs an attention operation to a driver when a time predicted for the vehicle to reach a point where a moving object crosses the predicted route is smaller than or equal to a threshold time. The apparatus predicts a radius of a route predicted for the vehicle to move as a left turn radius when the vehicle turns left and sets a route curved along an arc having the left turn radius as the predicted route. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178839

Driving assistance device

A driving assistance device includes an ecu configured to make a warning unit issue the warning to a driver, when a first condition and a second condition are both satisfied. The first condition is a condition that there is a possibility that the host vehicle deviates from a deviation-side traveling lane edge specified by one of right and left lane division lines when lka is executed. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178838

Vehicle travel control device and autonomous driving control method

A vehicle travel control device includes: an eps device turning a wheel of a vehicle; and a control device performing autonomous driving control that controls autonomous driving of the vehicle. The autonomous driving control includes: calculating a target steering angle of the wheel; and actuating the eps device to turn the wheel such that a steering angle of the wheel becomes the target steering angle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178811

In-vehicle alert apparatus and method of controlling in-vehicle alert apparatus

An in-vehicle alert apparatus includes a camera sensor, a radar sensor, a display unit, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit specifies a position and a relative speed of an object by selectively using any of a fusion method and a camera-alone method. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178802

Driving assistance apparatus

A driving assistance apparatus includes a radar sensor and an electronic control unit. The radar sensor is configured to acquire object information for each proximal object that is an object being present in the proximity of a host vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178801

Autonomous driving system

An autonomous driving system mounted on a vehicle, includes: an information acquisition device configured to acquire driver operation information indicating an operation by a driver of the vehicle; and an autonomous driving control device configured to perform autonomous driving control of the vehicle. The autonomous driving control device performs: default lane setting processing that sets a default lane in which the vehicle travels; and vehicle travel control processing that controls the vehicle to travel in the default lane when there is no departure reason for departing from the default lane and to travel away from the default lane until there is no departure reason when there is the departure reason. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178799

Vehicle driving device

A vehicle driving device includes an engine, a continuously variable transmission, and a controller. The controller controls the engine and the continuously variable transmission such that an operating point determined by a rotation number and an output torque of the engine follows at least one operating line. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178796

Control device for vehicle travelling

A control device for vehicle travelling is provided, which executes following control that controls a vehicle speed in accordance with a following distance from a preceding vehicle. The following control includes lk following control that is executed so that a following distance from a preceding vehicle on a travel lane becomes an lk target following distance, under a situation of lane keep. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178793

Driving control device

A driving control device has a target-following driving control part performing a target-following driving control of a preceding vehicle in front of a vehicle, and a target acceleration setting part setting a target acceleration/deceleration of the vehicle to maintain a inter-vehicle distance between the vehicle and the preceding vehicle within a target inter-vehicle distance during the target-following driving control. The target acceleration setting part increases the target deceleration of the vehicle according to increasing of a difference between the inter-vehicle distance and the target inter-vehicle distance. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178792

Vehicle identification device and vehicle identification method

A vehicle identification device includes an external sensor configured to detect a situation around a host vehicle, a vehicle speed sensor configured to detect a speed of the host vehicle, a communication unit configured to perform vehicle-to-vehicle communication with non-host vehicles, and an electronic control device. The electronic control device is configured to: acquire non-host vehicle detection information, acquire non-host vehicle communication information, identify a preceding vehicle, determine whether or not the in-vehicle sensor has lost the preceding vehicle, recognize the vehicle speed of the host vehicle, calculate an estimated relative distance between the lost preceding vehicle and the host vehicle when the preceding vehicle has been lost, and re-identify a communication continuation vehicle that used to be the preceding vehicle.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178789

Collision avoidance support device

A collision avoidance support device comprises target detection unit, target type determination unit, relative position determination unit, target track prediction unit, and vehicle track prediction unit, obstacle determination unit. The vehicle track prediction unit is configured to enlarge said width of a vehicle predicted track compared with a case where an enlargement condition is not satisfied when the enlargement condition is satisfied. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178788

Driving assistance apparatus

A driving assistance apparatus includes a host vehicle information acquisition device configured to acquire host vehicle information including a vehicle speed of a host vehicle and a signal indicating that braking force is applied to the host vehicle by a braking device of the host vehicle, a target information acquisition device configured to acquire target information including a relative position of a target present on the periphery of the host vehicle for the host vehicle, an advancing direction of the target, and a speed of the target, and an electronic control device.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178784

Driving assistance device

A driving assistance device includes a target information acquisition device, a vehicle state information acquisition device, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to determine whether a specific condition which is set so as to be established when vehicle control is needed in accordance with a result of comparison between an index value and a predetermined threshold is established, perform the vehicle control for avoiding contact of the host vehicle with an obstacle or abnormal proximity of the host vehicle to the obstacle when the specific condition is determined to be established, and change at least one of the predetermined threshold and the index value based on a lateral distance so that the specific condition has more of a tendency to be established as the lateral distance decreases.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178783

Collision avoidance support device

A collision avoidance support device comprises: target detection unit for detecting an target existing in front of a vehicle travelling on a road; target type determination unit for detecting which of a moving object and a stationary object the target detected by the target detection unit is; obstacle determination unit for determining whether or not the target detected by the target detection unit is an obstacle which is likely to collide with the vehicle; and traveling direction automatic control unit. The traveling direction automatic control unit is configured to calculate the selected avoidance path so that the distance margin of when the obstacle determination unit determines that the obstacle is the moving object is larger than the distance margin of when the obstacle determination unit determines that the obstacle is the stationary object.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178782

Collision avoidance support device

Provided is a collision avoidance support device capable of terminating traveling direction automatic control at a timing appropriate for a driver. A traveling direction automatic control unit is configured to: terminate the traveling direction automatic control when a predetermined control termination condition is satisfied at a time before an operation start time at which a vehicle starts changing a traveling direction by the traveling direction automatic control; continue the traveling direction automatic control until an appropriate driving operation enabled time at which a predetermined required reaction time passes since a time at which an alert unit starts issuing an alert, when the predetermined control termination condition is satisfied at a time after the operation start time and before the appropriate driving operation enabled time; and terminate the traveling direction automatic control when the predetermined control termination condition is satisfied after the appropriate driving operation enabled time.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178779

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle is provided. In the hybrid vehicle an oil pump can be driven while stopping an engine without a device for interrupting torque transmission between a power split device and the engine. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178776

Shift control device and shift control method for hybrid vehicle

A shift control device is configured to control switching between shift stages in a multi-stage automatic transmission such that a gear ratio selected at a predetermined vehicle speed and selected in a regenerative traveling mode that is a boundary region with respect to an ev traveling mode becomes greater than a gear ratio selected at the predetermined vehicle speed and selected in an hv traveling mode that is a boundary region with respect to the ev traveling mode, and is configured to control the switching between the shift stages such that a gear ratio of a shift stage selected when the traveling mode is switched from the regenerative traveling mode to the ev traveling mode is greater than a gear ratio of a shift stage selected when the traveling mode is switched from the hv traveling mode to the ev traveling mode under the same vehicle speed and parameter.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178775

Drive unit, vehicle, and control method for drive unit

In a drive unit including a motor, an inverter, a first electric storage device, a step up-down converter, first and second capacitors, a dc-dc converter, and a relay, the dc-dc converter is driven, while a target duty ratio of the step up-down converter is set such that a total loss of the step up-down converter and the dc-dc converter becomes larger than a maximum loss value of the step up-down converter, and the step up-down converter is controlled, when the relay is turned off to discharge charge of the first capacitor and the second capacitor.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178735

Member attachment structure and attachment clip

A member attachment structure includes: a first member on which an attachment portion equipped with an engaged portion is provided; a second member in which an attachment hole is provided; and an attachment clip equipped with a distal end portion, a pair of plate-shaped portions are disposed opposing each other with the attachment portion of the first member being inserted therebetween, an engaging portion engages with the engaged portion, an engaging claw portion engages with an edge portion of the attachment hole, and a projecting portion that is provided on the opposing surface of the plate-shaped portion and projects, in an opposing direction in which the pair of plate-shaped portions oppose each other, from an end portion side in a width direction orthogonal to a direction in which the at least one plate-shaped portion extends.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178727

Outer mirror for vehicle

An outer mirror for a vehicle according to the technology of the present disclosure includes a mirror stay, a mirror visor, and a mirror for checking behind the vehicle. The mirror stay is provided at a vehicle body side face. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178724

Image generation device and image generation method

An image generation device according to an embodiment includes a synthesis unit and a superimposition unit. The synthesis unit synthesizes an overview image for a virtual viewpoint that is provided in a manner to look in a direction of travel of a vehicle so as to include at least a portion of a side of the vehicle based on a taken image that is taken by an image-taking unit that is provided on the vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178722

In-vehicle alert apparatus

An in-vehicle alert apparatus includes an electronic control unit. The ecu configured to estimate a predicted traveling course of a center point in a vehicle width direction of a host vehicle based on vehicle status information, extract an object having a possibility of colliding with the host vehicle as an obstacle, calculate an index value that is changed in accordance with a degree of need for an alert operation which alerts a driver to each extracted obstacle, select a processing target obstacle from the extracted obstacles by using the index value calculated for each extracted obstacle, determine whether a specific condition is established in accordance with a result of comparison between the index value for the processing target obstacle and a predetermined threshold, and display an alert screen on a display unit when the specific condition is determined to be established.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178721

Driving assist apparatus of vehicle

A driving assist apparatus of a vehicle of the invention predicts, as a predicted minimum left turn radius, a curvature radius of a moving route of the vehicle at a point where a curvature radius of the moving route is predicted to become smallest when the vehicle turns left, and sets a route curved along an arc having the predicted minimum left turn radius as a predicted moving route predicted for the vehicle to move. The apparatus predicts, as a predetermined minimum right turn radius, the curvature radius of the moving route of the vehicle at the point where the curvature radius is predicted to become smallest when the vehicle turns right, and sets the route curved along the arc having the predicted minimum right turn radius as the predicted moving route.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178720

Warning output device

A warning output device includes a rear sensor unit and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to, when a shift position is an r range, based on information from the sensor unit indicating that a first obstacle is detected, output a warning for informing an occupant of the presence of the first obstacle, in a first state, output first predetermined warning display and first predetermined warning sound; and in a second state, output second predetermined warning display and second predetermined warning sound. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178716

Lane change assist device for a vehicle

When a shallow pressing operation monitoring signal is “on” (s14 yes), a driving support ecu increments a timer value tx (s16). When the timer value tx is equal to or larger than an assist request confirmation time period tmin and the timer value tx is smaller than an upper limit time period tmax (s17 yes), the driving support ecu determines whether or not a lca start condition is established (s18). ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178715

Lane change assist device for a vehicle

When a start acceptance condition for lane change assist control (lca) is established (s12: yes), a driving support ecu starts transmission of a turn signal flashing command to a meter ecu (s13). In this manner, flashing of a turn signal can continue even when a driver separates his or her hand from a turn signal lever. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178714

Lane change assist device for a vehicle

When a duration time period in which a turn signal lever is held at a first operation position p1l (p1r) is equal to or larger than an assist request confirmation time period, a driving support ecu starts a lane change assist control. When an operation force is released under a situation in which the turn signal lever positions at the first operation position, the turn signal lever returns to a neutral position pn. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178713

Lane change assist device for a vehicle

A driving support ecu detects a shallow pressing operation monitoring signal of the turn signal lever is turned off (s14: yes). When a timer value tx representing an on duration time period in which the shallow pressing operation monitoring signal is continued to be turned on reaches an assist request confirmation time period tref (s19: yes) and an lca start condition is established (s20: yes) after the detection of the shallow pressing operation monitoring signal, the driving support ecu starts lca. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178672

Electrically-driven vehicle and control method for electrically-driven vehicle

An electrically-driven vehicle includes: a rotary electric machine; an electric power storage device; a communication device communicable with a server on the outside of the electrically-driven vehicle; and an electronic control unit configured to control external charging in which the electric power storage device is charged by using electric power that is supplied from a power feeding device on the outside of the electrically-driven vehicle. The electronic control unit acquires information from the server, the information indicating a degree of tightness of electricity supply-demand balance at a destination of the electrically-driven vehicle, and then prohibits execution of external charging promotion control for urging a user to perform the external charging at the destination in the case where the acquired information indicates that the degree of the tightness is higher than a reference level.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178668

Charging control apparatus for vehicle and charging control method for the same

A charging control apparatus for a vehicle is provided. The vehicle includes a motor generator and an electric power storage device. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178655

Control apparatus for driving motor

A control apparatus comprises a time predictor configured to count a clock signal as a second count value when a timer unit has an abnormality, to stop counting the clock signal when any sub-process is performed by a sub-processor, and to predict time using the second count value; and a processing time storage unit configured to correlate each sub-process to a specified processing time of the sub-process and to store the correlation as a processing time list. When the timer unit has an abnormality, a main controller periodically performs a main process by using the time predicted by the time predictor. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178642

Control system for hybrid vehicle

A control system for hybrid vehicles is provided to prevent reduction in drive force when propelling the vehicle backwardly while activating the engine. In the differential mechanism, a first rotary element is connected to an engine, a second rotary element is connected to a first motor, a third rotary element is connected to a second motor, and a fourth rotary element is connected to an output unit. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178641

Fuel cell mounting structure

There is provided a fuel cell mounting structure including: a pair of left and right vibration-proofing members that are provided due to front side joining portions and rear side joining portions being mounted to suspension members; and a fuel cell that is supported at least by the pair of left and right vibration-proofing members, and is disposed at vehicle body upper sides of the suspension members, wherein one of the front side joining portions and the rear side joining portions are supported so as to be rotatable with a vehicle transverse direction being an axis of rotation, and another of the front side joining portions and the rear side joining portions are structured so as to break away from the suspension members, due to weak portions breaking at a time when load is inputted to the fuel cell from a vehicle body longitudinal direction.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178636

Vehicle side portion structure

A vehicle side portion structure includes a vehicle body side portion in which a door opening portion allowing an occupant to enter or leave a vehicle is formed, the vehicle body side portion being configured to include a center pillar dividing the door opening portion into front and rear portions, a slide door disposed such that the door opening portion is openable and closable, the slide door in a closed state being disposed across the center pillar in a front-rear direction of the vehicle, and an elongated reinforcing member disposed inside the slide door with a longitudinal direction of the reinforcing member directed in the front-rear direction of the vehicle and intersecting with the center pillar in side view of the vehicle in the state where the slide door is closed.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178610

Vehicle travel control device

A first active stabilizer is installed on a main drive wheel side, and a second active stabilizer is installed on a subordinate drive wheel side. A control device performs load distribution control when a difference in actual driving force between left and right sides of a vehicle exceeds a threshold value during acceleration. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178421

Composite material and method of producing the same

There is provided a composite material including scaly fillers made of an inorganic material and a binding resin that is a thermosetting resin which binds the fillers. The composite material 1 is a foaming material in which a plurality of voids is dispersed therein, and the fillers accumulate on inner walls of the voids so that flat surfaces of the fillers overlap.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178414

Method for producing fiber-reinforced resin molded body

A method for producing a fiber-reinforced resin molded body, including heating a fiber-reinforced resin molded body precursor containing thermoplastic resin as matrix resin to soften it and molding it in a molding die, where temperature unevenness between the inside and surface of the fiber-reinforced resin molded body precursor can be reduced. The method includes a first step of storing a fiber-reinforced resin molded body precursor containing thermoplastic resin as the matrix resin and containing conductive fibrous materials therein into a heating furnace with heating apparatuses while holding the precursor using a pair of holding tools, which also function as electrodes, and then actuating the heating apparatuses while supplying current to the precursor from the electrodes, thereby softening the precursor; and a second step of transferring the softened precursor to a molding die using the holding tools, and molding a fiber-reinforced resin molded body in the molding die.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178378

Calibration jig and calibration method for horizontal articulated robot

A calibration area has a rectangular area and a peripheral area. The rectangular area includes a center area provided in the center portion and a first corner area, a second corner area, a third corner area, and a fourth corner area that are set at four corners sequentially in the circumferential direction. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178321

Laser welding method and laser welding device

A laser welding method includes preliminarily heating an entire welding path by irradiating the entire welding path with a heating laser beam for a first predetermined time, the welding path being closed loop-shaped and formed at a boundary between two workpieces as welding objects, and performing scanning with a welding laser beam along the welding path while continuously performing the irradiation with the heating laser beam after the preliminary heating and terminating the irradiation with the welding laser beam after the welding laser beam goes around the welding path.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178165

Exhaust-gas-purifying system of internal combustion engine, method of using exhaust-gas-purifying catalyst and method of controlling air-fuel ratio

An exhaust-gas-purifying system of an internal combustion engine of the present disclosure sets a reduction treatment necessity flag to on when an input gas temperature of an exhaust gas introduced into an exhaust-gas-purifying catalyst is higher than a reference temperature. Then, it is determined whether reduction treatment execution conditions in which the reduction treatment necessity flag has been set to on and the input gas temperature has decreased and falls within a preset temperature range up to a reference temperature or lower are satisfied. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180176305

In-vehicle network system

An in-vehicle network system includes a plurality of controllers configured to perform control of a vehicle, a plurality of transfer paths connected to the controllers, a relay device configured to relay data between the transfer paths, the relay device being connected to the transfer paths, a vehicle state detection unit configured to detect a predetermined state of the vehicle, a first specifying unit configured to specify the controller that transmits data with a low transmission priority in the predetermined state detected by the vehicle state detection unit or a transfer path other than a transfer path that transfers data related to the predetermined state detected by the vehicle state detection unit, and a first communication controller configured to cause the controller specified by the first specifying unit to suppress communication of data or suppress communication of data to the transfer path specified by the first specifying unit.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180175776

Drive system and control method for drive system

A controller is configured to, while the step-up converter is being controlled in a state where a duty ratio of an on state of an upper arm that is any one of the two switching elements is set to 100% such that the step-up converter does not perform a step-up operation, when a modulation factor of the inverter in voltage modulation exceeds a predetermined modulation factor lower than a step-up command issuance modulation factor at which a step-up command is issued to the step-up converter or when a target voltage at the side of the inverter based on a target operating point of the electric motor exceeds a predetermined voltage lower than the voltage at the side of the electrical storage device, reduce the duty ratio of the on state of the upper arm from 100%.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180175774

Power supply system for electric vehicle

A power supply system for an electric vehicle includes a battery, an inverter configured to supply alternating-current electric power to a motor for traveling, a first voltage converter connected between the battery and the inverter, a second voltage converter connected in parallel with the first voltage converter, a temperature acquisition unit configured to acquire a temperature of the first voltage converter, a current acquisition unit configured to acquire magnitude of a current flowing in the second voltage converter, and a controller. Each of the first voltage converter and the second voltage converter includes two switching elements, two diodes, and a reactor.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180175686

Method of punching core piece and stacked core

A stacked core includes a plurality of core pieces that are arranged in a stack. Each of the core pieces has a plurality of magnet insertion holes. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180175574

Wire harness, connection method between covered conducting wire and terminal, and wire harness structure body

Under compression by molds (31a, 31b), a wire (25), a covered area (27), and a crimping portion (5) are compressed and their cross-sectional areas decrease. Here, a1 is the cross-sectional area of the wire (25) after compression. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180175492

Vehicle antenna system

A vehicle antenna system including a mobile phone antenna provided in a front header of a vehicle, a dedicated short range communication antenna provided in a windshield of the vehicle, and a global positioning system antenna provided in the inside of a front instrument panel of the vehicle. For example, the front header includes a front surface to which the windshield of the vehicle is attached, and a rear surface opposite to the front surface, and the mobile phone antenna is arranged on the rear surface side.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180175447

Sulfide solid electrolyte material, battery, and producing method for sulfide solid electrolyte material

The problem of the present invention is to provide a sulfide solid electrolyte material with favorable reduction resistance. The present invention solves the problem by providing a sulfide solid electrolyte material having a peak at a position of 2θ=30.26°±1.00° in x-ray diffraction measurement using a cukα ray, and having a composition of li(4−x−4y)si(1−x+y)p(x)s(4−2a−z)o(2a+z) (a=1−x+y, 0.65≤x≤0.75, −0.025≤y≤0.1, −0.2≤z≤0).. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180175436

Method of manufacturing secondary battery stack

A method of manufacturing a secondary battery stack which is a stacked body in which secondary batteries and resin members are alternately stacked, includes: a first pressing step of pressing the resin member before being stacked with the secondary battery, in a direction in which the resin member is to be stacked; a stacking step of stacking the resin member subjected to the first pressing step with the secondary battery into the stacked body; and a second pressing step of pressing the stacked body in a stacking direction in which the secondary batteries and the resin members are alternately stacked.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180175419

Fuel cell system

A controller of a fuel cell system is configured to perform a normal mode in which one of a plurality of injectors is driven in a case where a needed power for the fuel cell stack is lower than a predetermined value, and perform a high load mode in which two or more of the injectors are driven in a case where the needed power is equal to or higher than the predetermined value. The controller is configured to output a driving command to each of the injectors under a condition that the normal mode is to be performed, and detect closing failure in one injector driven under the driving command in a case where a pressure measured by a pressure measurer after a time point at which the driving command is output is lower than a predetermined threshold.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180175411

Fuel cell system

A fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell; a compressor; a turbine; an electric motor; a first transmission configured to change a gear ratio between the compressor and the electric motor, the first transmission being linked to the compressor rotating shaft and the motor rotating shaft; and a second transmission configured to change a gear ratio between the turbine and the electric motor, the second transmission being linked to the turbine rotating shaft and the motor rotating shaft. A gear ratio of the first transmission and a gear ratio of the second transmission are set such that a rotating speed of the electric motor is lower than a rotating speed of the compressor and a rotating speed of the turbine and such that a rotating speed of the compressor is higher than the rotating speed of the turbine.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180175362

Battery and battery pack

A battery includes an electrode body, a case, a positive electrode external terminal, a negative electrode external terminal, an insulator, and a connection bolt, and at least one external terminal of the positive electrode external terminal and the negative electrode external terminal includes an attachment portion and a plate portion. The connection bolt includes a bar-shaped body portion and a flange portion disposed at one end of the bar-shaped body portion, and is fastened to the plate portion in a state in which at least a portion of a roof portion of the insulator is fitted between the flange portion and the plate portion.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180175350

Vehicle

Provided is a vehicle including: an internal battery pack that has an internal battery module and an internal case housing the internal battery module, and is disposed inside the vehicle; and an external battery pack that has an external battery module and an external case housing the external battery module, and is disposed outside the vehicle, wherein an air exchange rate of the internal case is higher than an air exchange rate of the external case.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180175140

Method of manufacturing switching element

A method of manufacturing a switching element is provided. The method including: preparing a semiconductor substrate which includes an n-type drain region, a p-type body region, and a trench penetrating the body region and reaching the drain region; and forming a lateral surface p-type region extending along a lateral surface of the trench below the body region by heating the semiconductor substrate so as to make a part of the body region flow into the trench. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180174998

Method for manufacturing semiconductor device

Method for manufacturing a semiconductor device includes: preparing a first subassembly in which an upper surface of the conductive spacer is soldered on the second conductive member and preliminary solder is provided on a lower surface of the conductive spacer; preparing a second subassembly in which the lower surface of the semiconductor element is soldered on the first conductive member and the bonding wire is joined on upper surface of the semiconductor element; and soldering the upper surface of the semiconductor element in the second subassembly on the lower surface of the conducive spacer in the first subassembly by melting the preliminary solder in the first subassembly. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180174800

Plasma device

The plasma device includes a vessel with the first and second molds facing to each other. A work is sealed in the closed first and second molds. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180174738

Coil unit, power transmission device, and power reception device

A coil unit includes ferrite cores; and a coil disposed to face the ferrite cores, the coil including a plurality of curve portions. Each curve portion is wound across a virtual straight line extending through a curvature center of the curve portion. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180174709

Wiring harness

A wiring harness includes an electromagnetic shield and a high-voltage electric wire. The electromagnetic shield includes a metal pipe and a braided member, which is continuous with the metal pipe and includes metal strands. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180174465

Driving assistance apparatus

A driving assistance apparatus includes a plurality of sensor devices and at least one electronic control unit. The electronic control unit estimates a linear path of a finite length extending in a traveling direction of a host vehicle as an expected path. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180174464

Driving assistance apparatus

A driving assistance apparatus includes a plurality of sensor devices mounted in a host vehicle, an attention calling device configured to call attention of a driver of the host vehicle, and at least one electronic control unit. The at least one electronic control unit acquires host vehicle information, acquires object information, estimates an expected path through which the host vehicle passes, determines whether or not a target object is present, determines whether or not there is a front space in front of the host vehicle based on the object information, generates a request signal so as to call attention of the driver of the host vehicle, forbids generation of the request signal when the electronic control unit determines that the target object is present, and that there is no front space, and controls the attention calling device to call attention of the driver.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180174463

Driving assistance apparatus for vehicle

A driving assistance apparatus for a vehicle includes an imaging device, an ecu, and a head-up display device. When a position in which a straight line connecting a predetermined position and a position of a particular object intersects with a position estimating plane that is a virtual plane position on the same plane as a virtual display area is defined as a particular object estimation position, an indicator is a motion indicator moving such that a tip end of the indicator approaches the estimation position along a virtual straight line set in the virtual display area with lapse of time, and the ecu is configured to perform control such that a position shift amount of the estimation position shifted from the virtual straight line in a width direction of a vehicle on the position estimating plane is equal to or less than a predetermined value in a predetermined pre-collision time.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180174461

Vehicle control device and vehicle control method

A vehicle control device generates a fusion target by fusion of a radar target of an object ahead of the own vehicle acquired as a reflected wave of a carrier wave and an image target of the object acquired by image processing of an acquired image of a region ahead of the own vehicle and performs vehicle control of the own vehicle for the object detected as the fusion target. The vehicle control device determines whether a state where the object is detected with the fusion target has transitioned to a state where the object is detected with only the radar target; determines whether a distance to the object is a predetermined short distance when the state is determined to have transitioned to the state where the object is detected with only the radar target; and performs the vehicle control for to the object when the distance to the object is determined to be the predetermined short distance.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180174380

Vehicle-data recorder

A vehicle-data recorder records vehicle data into a storage when a recording condition is satisfied. The recording condition includes a condition that a steering-related value representing a state of a steering operation performed by a driver or a vehicle behavior caused by the steering operation is greater than or equal to a threshold value. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180173969

Detecting roadway objects in real-time images

The disclosure includes a method that receives a real-time image of a road from a camera sensor communicatively coupled to an onboard computer of a vehicle. The method includes dividing the real-time image into superpixels. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180172841

Positioning apparatus

A positioning apparatus includes: a satellite positioning device calculating a satellite positioning coordinate based on a navigation signal received by a navigation signal receiver; a movement quantity calculator acquiring a signal from an inertial sensor and sequentially calculating a movement quantity of the movable object by inertial navigation from receiving a navigation signal until receiving the signal from the inertial sensor; a virtual reference point determinator sequentially determining a virtual reference point after receiving the navigation signal; and a position determinator determining the position of the movable object sequentially based on the movement quantity of the movable object from the virtual reference point. The virtual reference point determinator determines that the virtual reference point is obtained by multiplying respective weighting factors on the position of the movable object and the satellite positioning coordinate, and increases the weighting factor used to multiply the satellite positioning coordinate.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180172776

Power storage system

A power storage system includes a power storage device including cells connected in parallel with each other; a voltage sensor; a current sensor; a data acquisition unit configured to acquire voltage-current data sets; a linear approximation processing unit configured to perform first-order linear approximation on the acquired voltage-current data sets using a function form, y=ax+b where y denotes a voltage between terminals of the power storage device at a time of charging/discharging and x denotes a charge/discharge current, and to obtain constants a, b and a ratio b/a between the constants; and a determination unit configured to determine that variation in soc has not occurred among the cells when the ratio b/a is within a prescribed constant ratio range, and to determine that the variation in soc has occurred among the cells when the ratio b/a is not within the prescribed constant ratio range.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180172633

Gas detection device

A gas detection device includes: an element portion; a voltage applying unit configured to apply a voltage across a first electrode and a second electrode on surfaces of a solid electrolyte; a current detecting unit configured to detect an output current flowing between the first electrode and the second electrode; and a measurement control unit. The measurement control unit acquires a parameter which has a correlation with a degree of change of the output current increasing as a concentration of sulfur oxides in an exhaust gas increases based on the output current, and performs determination of whether the concentration of sulfur oxides in the exhaust gas is equal to or higher than a predetermined value or detection of the concentration of sulfur oxides in the exhaust gas based on the acquired parameter.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180172624

Gas detection device

A gas detection device includes a voltage applying unit configured to apply a voltage across a first electrode and a second electrode of an electrochemical cell and a measurement control unit configured to perform a first application voltage sweep and a second application voltage sweep which have different sweeping voltage ranges, to acquire a first parameter based on the output current of the first application voltage sweep, to acquire a second parameter based on the output current of the second application voltage sweep, to calculate a sox detection parameter which is a difference or a ratio between the first parameter and the second parameter, and to perform determination of whether sulfur oxides with a predetermined concentration or higher are contained in an exhaust gas or detection of a concentration of sulfur oxides in the exhaust gas based on the sox detection parameter.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180172464

In-vehicle device and route information presentation system

An in-vehicle device includes a recognition unit configured to recognize a host vehicle user, an acquisition unit configured to acquire a current location and a destination of the host vehicle, a transmission unit configured to transmit a first signal indicating the host vehicle user, the current location, and the destination to an external device outside the host vehicle, a reception unit configured to receive a second signal indicating a traveling route from the current location to the destination from the external device, the traveling route being searched using i) a first feeling map and ii) a second feeling map in the external device, and a presentation unit configured to present the traveling route indicated by the second signal.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180172144

Shift control system for vehicle and shift control method for vehicle

A shift range is selected based on a vehicle speed or acceleration of a vehicle and a shift range kept by a drive unit at the time when it is determined that there is a malfunction in shift sensors. Thus, it is possible to avoid a disabled self-propelled state resulting from a change into a neutral range through a fail-safe operation and keep limp home running.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180172101

Tubular vibration-damping device

A tubular vibration-damping device including: an outer tube member; an inner shaft member inserted in the outer tube member; a main rubber elastic body elastically connecting the inner shaft member and the outer tube member to each other; tapered tube parts provided on axially opposite sides of the outer tube member, each of the tapered tube parts being constricted in diameter to have a shape that gradually contracts toward an axial outside; and an extended tube part extending from the axial outside of at least one of the tapered tube parts of the outer tube member, the extended tube part including an expansion part that expands radially outward toward the axial outside.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180172060

Case-nut

A case-nut includes a case welded to a body of a vehicle, a bolt insertion hole being formed in the case, a nut accommodated in the case and disposed to be movable in the case, and an insulating film laminated on an end face of the nut on the case side and an end face of the nut on the body side.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180171942

Control device and control method for internal combustion engine

An electronic control unit executes a deposit removal operation of removing a deposit accumulated in an intake port of an internal combustion engine. In the deposit removal operation, the temperature of an egr gas that is recycled to an intake passage is measured or estimated. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180171910

Control apparatus for internal combustion engine

A control apparatus is applicable to an internal combustion engine having an exhaust passage arranged with an nsr catalyst and an scr catalyst, wherein when it is necessary to decrease nh3 adsorbed to the scr catalyst, then an air-fuel ratio of an air-fuel mixture to be com busted in the internal combustion engine is controlled to a predetermined lean air-fuel ratio which is higher than a theoretical air-fuel ratio if a temperature of the scr catalyst is not less than a lower limit temperature at which nh3 can be oxidized, while the air-fuel ratio of the air-fuel mixture to be com busted in the internal combustion engine is controlled to a predetermined weak lean air-fuel ratio which is lower than the predetermined lean air-fuel ratio and which is higher than the theoretical air-fuel ratio if the temperature of the scr catalyst is less than the lower limit temperature.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180171880

Variable combustion cylinder ratio control method and variable combustion cylinder ratio control device

A variable combustion cylinder ratio control method variably controls a combustion cylinder ratio of an engine during an intermittent deactivation operation, in which cylinder deactivation is intermittently performed. The method includes, when setting n to an integer greater than or equal to 1, repeatedly performing a cylinder deactivation in a pattern in which combustion is consecutively performed in n cylinders in the order of cylinders entering a combustion stroke, and then a subsequent cylinder is deactivated. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170688

Core conveying device and core conveying method

A core conveying device includes a plurality of holding devices, a support section, a moving device, and a mounting table. The support section has a hole formed at a position corresponding to a positioning pin and is connected so as to slide in a horizontal direction with respect to the moving device. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170454

Vehicle rear structure

A vehicle rear structure has an upper back panel, and a first closed sectional part that is coupled to a front end part of the upper back panel in a vehicle forward-rearward direction and serves as a closed sectional part having a closed section structure. The first closed sectional part is constituted of a first panel and a second panel that are panel members different from the upper back panel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170451

Vehicular panel structure

A vehicular panel structure includes a panel, a reinforcement disposed inward of the panel in a vehicle, and mastic that bonds the panel and the reinforcement to each other. The reinforcement is provided with a body portion constituting a middle portion in a longitudinal direction and having a linear expansion coefficient smaller than the linear expansion coefficient of the panel, a connection portion constituting an end portion in the longitudinal direction, and a joining portion allowing the body portion and the connection portion to be joined to each other by a thermosetting adhesive and a fastener. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170447

Vehicle substructure

A vehicle substructure includes an indoor reinforcement disposed on the opposite side of a floor panel from a front side member. The indoor reinforcement includes an upper wall portion facing the floor panel and extending in a front-rear direction of a vehicle, a pair of side wall portions extending downward from respective outer edges on both sides of the upper wall portion in a width direction of the vehicle, and a pair of flange portions extending outwards from respective lower edges of the side wall portions with lower surfaces of the flange portions fixed to an upper surface of the floor panel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170446

Vehicle front portion structure

A vehicle front portion structure includes a cowl having an outside air introduction duct and a cowl louver. The cowl louver includes an outer plate portion and an inner plate portion disposed below the outer plate portion and covering the outside air introduction duct from the upper side of the vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170444

Center pillar structure

A center pillar structure comprises a center pillar including a center pillar outer panel. The center pillar outer panel includes a pillar upper portion that constitutes an upper portion of the center pillar outer panel and is bonded to a roof side rail, and a pillar lower portion that constitutes a lower portion of the center pillar outer panel and is bonded to a rocker. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170443

Pillar structure

A pillar structure includes: a pillar inner panel; and an outer reinforcement including a flange portion welded to the pillar inner panel, an outer portion located at a more vehicle-outward position than the flange portion and having a thicknesses that varies in the up-down direction of the vehicle, and a coupling portion coupling the flange portion to the outer portion. The outer reinforcement has a plate-thickness gradual change region where a thickness of the outer reinforcement gradually changes in the front-rear direction of the vehicle such that a thickness of the flange portion becomes equal to or less than a thickness of the thick-plate region between a thick-plate region where a thickness of the outer portion is more than a predetermined thickness and the flange portion.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170442

Vehicle understructure

A rocker molding includes a side wall part, and an extending part. A rear liner is attached to the extending part. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170441

Vehicle side structure

A front side wall portion and a rear side wall portion extend inwardly in a vehicle width direction from respective edges of an outer wall portion of a pillar outer member in a vehicle front-rear direction. Flange portions extend outwardly in the vehicle front-rear direction from respective edges of the front side wall portion and the rear side wall portion in the vehicle width direction. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170439

Front pillar structure

A front pillar structure includes a pillar outer. The pillar outer includes an outer side wall portion, a front side wall portion, a rear side wall portion, a rear side curved portion, and a front side curved portion. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170424

Lane departure suppression device

A lane departure suppression device is provided in a car equipped with a steering angle change mechanism that changes a steering angle and with a motor that operates the steering angle change mechanism, and the lane departure suppression device includes: a main control unit that outputs a main control signal after a position of the car reaches a deflection starting position at which deflection of the car is started in order to suppress departure of the car from a lane, the main control signal representing a main control amount for causing the motor to generate an assist torque that changes the steering angle; and a pre-control unit that outputs, until the main control unit outputs the main control signal, a pre-control signal while the position of the car is located closer to a center of the lane than the deflection starting position is, the pre-control signal representing a pre-control amount for causing the motor to generate an assist torque equal to or less than a friction torque of the steering angle change mechanism.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170390

Vehicle control apparatus

A control apparatus (80; 122) for a vehicle provided with a motor/generator (mg2; mg) functioning as a drive power source, and a step-variable transmission (20; 110) which constitutes a part of a power transmitting path between the drive power source and drive wheels (28; 116) and which is placed in a selected one of a plurality of speed positions with engagement of a selected one or ones of a plurality of coupling devices (cb). The control apparatus includes: a torque control portion (86) configured to control an output torque (ti) of the drive power source (mg2) during a shifting action of the step-variable transmission (40; 110) from one of the speed positions to another of the speed positions, on the basis of a required vehicle drive torque (tidem) corresponding to an operation amount (θacc) of an accelerator pedal, such that a value representing a state of a rotary motion of an input rotary member (30) of the step-variable transmission coincides with a target value; and a torque limiting portion (92) configured to limit the required vehicle drive torque to a predetermined lower limit value (tif) in the process of a shift-up action of the step-variable transmission which is performed by placement of the accelerator pedal in an operated position.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170384

Cruise control device and cruise control method for vehicles

A cruise control device has a white line recognition unit recognizing a white line defining a lane having the own vehicle, based on an image captured by an image capturing device and a lane entering and leaving determination unit carrying out lane entering determination and lane leaving determination of the own vehicle with respect to a preceding vehicle traveling ahead of the own vehicle based on the relative position of the own vehicle in the vehicle width direction with respect to the white line. In the lane entering determination and lane leaving determination, a preceding vehicle on the lane to which the own vehicle is moving is determined to be an entering lane vehicle whose lane the own vehicle is entering, and a preceding vehicle on the lane from which the own vehicle is moving is determined to be a leaving lane vehicle whose lane the own vehicle is leaving.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170381

Driving support apparatus

A driving support apparatus (12) performs a second support after forbidding acceleration by a first support, keeps forbidding the acceleration by the first support after the second support is completed and before a predetermined acceleration allowing condition is satisfied, and allows the acceleration by the first support after the acceleration allowing condition is satisfied, if both of an execution condition for the first support and an execution condition for the second support are satisfied.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170379

Driving supporter

A driving supporter is configured to perform support of driving such that an own vehicle drives within a lane. The driving supporter includes: a support inhibitor configured to inhibit the support of the driving when an absolute value of a steering operation value representing a magnitude of a steering operation performed by a driver is greater than an inhibition threshold value. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170371

Driving supporter

A driving supporter includes: an object-information obtainer that obtains object information relating to at least an object in an area; an environment obtainer that obtains a relative positional relationship between the own vehicle and the object located in the area and identified based on the object information obtained by the object-information obtainer; and a support inhibitor that inhibits driving support when an absolute value of a steering operation value representing a magnitude of a steering operation is greater than an inhibition threshold value. The support inhibitor includes a threshold-value determiner that determines the inhibition threshold value to a smaller value when the relative positional relationship is a specific relationship in which it is estimated that a steering operation in a direction in which the own vehicle avoids the object is to be performed, than when the relative positional relationship is not the specific relationship.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170370

Driving supporter

A driving supporter includes an environment obtainer and a support controller configured to control a supporting device to perform driving support such that an own vehicle travels along a target traveling line. The environment obtainer includes a relative-positional-relationship obtainer configured to obtain a relative positional relationship between the own vehicle and an object detected based on object information obtained by an object-information obtainer. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170368

Driving assistance apparatus and driving assistance method

A driving assistance apparatus operates a collision avoidance apparatus that is mounted in a vehicle based on a distance to an object that is positioned ahead of the vehicle in a travelling direction. The driving assistance apparatus includes: a resistance determining unit that determines whether or not running resistance that suppresses rolling of wheels forward in the travelling direction of the vehicle is present; an operation determining unit that determines whether or not an accelerator operation by a driver of the vehicle is being performed; and a distance setting unit that sets an operation distance that is a distance at which the collision avoidance apparatus is operated. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170355

Vehicle control apparatus

A vehicle control apparatus includes: a transmission shifting control portion configured to implement a shifting action of a step-variable transmission, by controlling a releasing action of a releasing coupling device and an engaging action of an engaging coupling device; a torque control portion configured, during the shifting action of the step-variable transmission, to implement a feedback control to control an input torque inputted to the step-variable transmission, such that a value representing a state of a rotary motion of an input rotary member of the step-variable transmission coincides with a target value dependent on a degree of progress of the shifting action; and a backup control portion configured, when it is determined that the drive wheels are slipped, to inhibit the feedback control, and to compensate a transmitted torque to be transmitted through an initiative coupling device, such that the shifting action is facilitated by compensation of the transmitted torque.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170352

Control apparatus for hybrid vehicle

A control apparatus for the hybrid vehicle is provided with: a first switcher configured to switch between a hv running mode in which the internal combustion engine is operated for the hybrid vehicle to run, and an ev running mode in which the internal combustion engine is stopped and the power of the power source is used for the hybrid vehicle to run; a second switcher configured to switch between a first mode and a second mode in which an acceleration performance is emphasized moire than in the first mode; and a controller programmed to control the transmission in such a manner that the transmission stage in a particular state in which the ev running mode and the second mode are selected is reduced in comparison with the transmission stage when the hybrid vehicle is not in the particular state.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170351

Hybrid vehicle and method of controlling the same

A hybrid vehicle includes a power generation apparatus including an engine and an electric motor, an electricity storage device configured to supply electricity to the electric motor or to be supplied with electricity from the electric motor, a mode switch configured to permit a driver to perform switching between a cd mode and a cs mode, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to control the power generation apparatus such that the engine is started up with a higher frequency when the driver switches the traveling mode from the cd mode to the cs mode while the state-of-charge is higher than the upper limit of the control center value, than when the driver switches the traveling mode from the cd mode to the cs while the state-of-charge is equal to or lower than the upper limit of the control center value.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170350

Hybrid vehicle and method of controlling the same

A hybrid vehicle is configured such that one of a cd mode and a cs mode can be selectively set as a traveling mode. The hybrid vehicle includes: a power generation apparatus; an electricity storage device; and an electronic control unit configured to control the power generation apparatus such that start-up of an engine is restricted to a larger extent when a driver switches the traveling mode from the cd mode to the cs mode while a soc of the electricity storage device is higher than an upper limit of a control center value in the cs mode, than when the driver switches the traveling mode from the cd mode to the cs mode while the soc is equal to or lower than the upper limit.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170294

Energy absorption structure

An energy absorption structure includes a bumper rf and a crush box. The crush box includes a main body part and a coupling part. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170286

Vehicle

A vehicle includes a heat insulator in a form of a plate, the heat insulator covering an exhaust component of an internal combustion engine; and a wire harness disposed on a side of the heat insulator. An end edge among end edges of the heat insulator has a shape that is protruding and recessed in a plate thickness direction in a side view of the end edge, the end edge being located on a side of the wire harness.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170285

Belt molding attachment structure

A belt molding attachment structure includes an outer panel and a belt molding. The belt molding includes a main body part, an end member, and a weather strip. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170264

Image display device

An image display device includes: a camera mounted on a vehicle and configured to take an image representing a view behind the vehicle; an image cutouter configured to cut out a second image as a cutout image that is cut out from a first image based on a cutout position representing a position of a portion of the first image in the first image, the first image being taken by the camera; and a display configured to display the second image cut out by the image cutouter. The image cutouter is configured to change the cutout position for the second image in the first image based on a change of an orientation of the vehicle.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170257

In-vehicle alert apparatus and alert method

An in-vehicle alert apparatus includes an object information acquiring unit, a vehicle status information acquiring unit, a display unit, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit determines whether or not an alert target exists outside a field of view of a driver, and displays, as an alert screen, a single display screen when one alert target is selected, a whole display screen when two alert targets are selected and all of the two alert targets are determined to exist within the field of view of the driver, and an individual display screen when two alert targets are selected and an alert target having the highest alert degree is determined to exist outside the field of view of the driver.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170243

Vehicle headlight control apparatus

A vehicle headlight control apparatus controls headlights of a vehicle including leds. The vehicle headlight control apparatus includes: drivers and each of which gradually changes a luminance of the leds between a predetermined on state and a predetermined off state over a switching time period; and a lamp ecu that determines the switching time period in a changeable manner.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170241

Vehicle headlight control device

A lamp ecu acquires, from a sensor, a position of a target light source of a forward vehicle when viewed from a sensor mounting position, calculates, on a basis of an amount of position deviation between a lighting fixture mounting position and the sensor mounting position, a parallax-corrected direction of a target position, based on the acquired position of the target light source, when viewed from the lighting fixture mounting position, and outputs a light shielding range on a basis of the calculated parallax-corrected direction.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170230

Air supply device and vehicle seat

Provided is an air supply device including a tubular member, a pump head, and a movable body. The pump head includes an air intake portion through which air flow into the tubular member and an air delivery portion through which the air flown into the tubular member is delivered to an airbag disposed in at least a seat back in a vehicle seat. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170227

Structure for operational portion in vehicle

A structure 1 for an operational portion in a vehicle provided at a side of a driver seat in a vehicle, comprising: a touch pad 14 having a contacted operational surface 14a receiving contact as an input operation; a rest surface formation portion 15 including a palm rest portion 21 provided behind the touch pad 14 and used for operation of the touch pad 14 and an arm rest portion 22 forming a rest surface 15a continuous to the palm rest portion 21; and an audio switch 16 provided between the touch pad 14 and the arm rest portion 22 in a front and back direction of the vehicle, the audio switch 16 operating an audio device equipped in the vehicle.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170214

Vehicle seat

A vehicle seat comprises a seat cushion frame configuring a frame member of a seat cushion, and a seat unit that is supported by the seat cushion frame and on which an occupant sits, that has a higher seating face rigidity in a seat front-rear direction than a seating face rigidity in a seat width direction, and that has the seating face rigidity in the seat width direction set lower at a seat front-rear direction rear side than at a seat front-rear direction front side.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170194

Control device for hybrid vehicle and control method for hybrid vehicle

A control device for a hybrid vehicle is provided with an internal combustion engine and an electric motor. The control device includes an acquisition unit, a determination unit, and a controller. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170192

Vehicle and noncontact power transmission and reception system

A vehicle capable of receiving an electric power in a contactless manner includes a vehicle body and a power reception apparatus. A first region made of aluminum or formed so that a magnetic permeability and an electric resistance thereof are lower than a magnetic permeability and an electric resistance of aluminum, respectively, is provided at a position on one side in a reference direction relative to the power reception apparatus. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170166

Vehicle control apparatus

A vehicle control apparatus includes: a transmission shifting control portion configured to implement a shifting action of a step-variable transmission by controlling a releasing coupling device and an engaging coupling device; a hybrid control portion configured to control an output torque of a first motor/generator and an output torque of a second motor/generator, based on an output torque of an engine and a transmitted torque to be transmitted through an initiative coupling device, such that a rotational acceleration value of the second motor/generator and a rotational acceleration value of the engine are changed along respective target trajectories during the shifting action; and a target-trajectory setting portion configured to set the target trajectories, based on a maximum charging amount of an electric power that is chargeable to an electric power storage device and a maximum discharging amount of the electric power that is dischargeable from the electric power storage device.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180169744

Molding method of sand mold using foamed sand, molding die, and sand mold

A molding method of a sand mold including a hardened layer in a predetermined thickness range from an outer layer part, includes: forming a cavity and a filling opening of a die so that a dimension, which is a largest dimension between two intersections of straight lines passing through a section of a boundary portion between the cavity and the filling opening of the die, with respect to an outside line of the section, is less than a predetermined ratio with respect to a thickness dimension of that part of a product portion of the sand mold from which a blowing opening molded in the filling opening projects, the product portion being formed by the cavity of the die; and filling foamed sand into the cavity from the filling opening of the die.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180169723

Manufacturing method of thickness-varied metal plate, manufacturing method of pressed part, and processing machine

In a manufacturing method of a thickness-varied metal plate, first, a cut plate is manufactured by cutting a metal plate having a constant plate thickness into a predetermined shape. Next, the thickness-varied metal plate is manufactured by rolling the cut plate using a processing machine including a pair of work rolls. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166967

Electrical power system

. . . . . . A power system has a first control apparatus configured to generating a first command signal and a second command signal, to control the first converter on the basis of the first command signal, and to transmit the second command signal to a second control apparatus and the second control apparatus configured to control the second converter on the basis of the received second command signal. When it is requested that a state of each of the first and second converters is changed from a first state to a second state, the first control apparatus generates the first and second command signals so that the state of the second converter is changed to a third state in which both of the upper arm and the lower arm keep being in the off state, then the state of the first converter is changed from the first state to the second state, and then the state of the second converter is changed from the third state to the second state.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166956

Stator manufacturing apparatus and stator manufacturing method

A stator manufacturing apparatus includes: an insert piece having such a stepped structure that a width of the insert piece increases along a winding axis direction of a coil from a side to be fitted into the coil, fitted into the coil, configured to maintain an inside width of the coil; and an insert piece driving unit configured to move the insert piece along the winding axis direction of the coil.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166939

Rotary electric machine

A stator coil includes a plurality of flat wire-shaped coil pieces extending in a circumferential direction of a rotary electric machine at a position on an outer side of a stator core in an axial direction of the rotary electric machine. At the position on the outer side of the stator core in the axial direction, a distal end portion of one of the coil pieces, extending in a first direction in the circumferential direction, is joined with a distal end portion of another one of the coil pieces, extending in a second direction in the circumferential direction. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166742

Method of producing sulfide solid electrolyte

Provided is a method of producing a sulfide solid electrolyte which brings low costs, and large sulfur reducing effect, the method comprising heat-treating material for a sulfide solid electrolyte at a temperature no less than a melting point of elemental sulfur while vibrating the material.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166733

Fuel cell system

A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack including a hydrogen supply port into which hydrogen flows and a hydrogen discharge port from which hydrogen off-gas is discharged; a hydrogen circulation flow path connected to the hydrogen supply port and the hydrogen discharge port; and a circulation system auxiliary mechanism that is provided in the hydrogen circulation flow path and includes a hydrogen inlet into which the hydrogen off-gas flows and a hydrogen outlet from which the hydrogen off-gas flows. At least one of a positional relationship in which the hydrogen outlet is at a position below the hydrogen supply port in the direction of gravity and a positional relationship in which the hydrogen inlet is at a position below the hydrogen discharge port in the direction of gravity is satisfied.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166732

Inspection apparatus and inspection method

Provided is an inspection apparatus that has a plurality of electrically conductive intermediate plates and is used to inspect the power generation performance of unit cells of a fuel cell each disposed between the intermediate plates. The inspection apparatus has an oxidation gas supply manifold formed as through-holes provided in the unit cells and through-holes provided in the intermediate plates communicate with one another, and through which an oxidation gas is supplied into the unit cells. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166728

Fuel cell stack

A power generation cell of a fuel cell stack has a plurality of first introduction flow paths arranged along a direction of gravity to introduce the reaction gas to a power generation region. The dummy cell has a plurality of second introduction flow paths arranged along the direction of gravity to introduce the reaction gas to a central region. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166720

Fuel cell system and secondary battery diagnosis method

A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, auxiliary devices, an auxiliary device controller, a secondary battery, a current sensor, a voltage sensor, and a diagnosis controller. In an output stop state where the fuel cell does not output electric power, the auxiliary device controller performs a residual water scavenging process of scavenging water remaining in the fuel cell to outside of the fuel cell system by driving the auxiliary devices using electric power supplied from the secondary battery and supplying the gas to the fuel cell. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166716

Fuel cell system and control method of fuel cell system

A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, an oxidizing gas supplier, an oxidizing gas supply pipe, an oxidizing gas discharge pipe, a fuel gas supply pipe, a fuel gas return pipe, a fuel gas discharge valve, and a controller. The controller executes valve closing control to close the fuel gas discharge valve; and determines the flow rate of a diluent gas to be supplied to an oxidizing gas supply portion by the oxidizing gas supplier according to the flow rate of a leakage gas flowing from the fuel gas discharge valve to the oxidizing gas discharge pipe after the execution of the valve closing control. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166714

Fuel cell system

A fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell stack having a hydrogen supply port into which hydrogen flows; a hydrogen supply flow passage connected to the hydrogen supply port; and an injector connected to the hydrogen supply flow passage so as to supply hydrogen to the fuel cell stack through the hydrogen supply flow passage, and a hydrogen outlet of the injector connected to the hydrogen supply flow passage is disposed more upward in a gravity direction than the hydrogen supply port of the fuel cell stack.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166706

Fuel cell stack

A fuel cell stack includes a plurality of cells laminated. Each of the cells includes: a membrane electrode gas diffusion layer assembly; an insulating member; a first separator including a first gas passage and a first refrigerant passage; first, second, and third manifolds penetrating through the insulating member and the first separator such that a first gas, a second gas, and a refrigerant circulate through the first, second, and third manifolds, respectively; and a second separator including a second gas passage and a second refrigerant passage and configured to sandwich the membrane electrode gas diffusion layer assembly and the insulating member together with the first separator. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166702

Separator for fuel cell and fuel cell

A separator for a fuel cell, includes a separator plate provided with a flow path groove group through which the reaction gas flows. The flow path groove group includes a single first flow path groove, a plurality of second flow path grooves, and a branch portion that connects an end portion of the first flow path groove to end portions of the second flow path grooves. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166697

Fuel cell electrode catalyst

A fuel cell electrode catalyst includes: a noble-metal-supported catalyst including a carbon support and a noble metal supported on the carbon support; and a water-repellent material with which the noble-metal-supported catalyst is modified. The carbon support is mesoporous carbon in which a pore volume of pores having a pore size of 2 nm to 5 nm is 2.1 ml/g to 2.4 ml/g. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166691

Method of activating catalyst for fuel cell

A method of activating a catalyst for a fuel cell in order to perform catalyst activation in a cathode electrode of the fuel cell includes a first process in which hydrogen is supplied into an anode electrode, the side of an air supply line of the cathode electrode is sealed, and the side of an air exhaust line of the cathode electrode is opened to an atmosphere, a second process in which the side of the air exhaust line of the cathode electrode is sealed after the first process, and a third process in which catalyst activation is performed in the cathode electrode after the second process.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166601

Solar cell module and conductor

A solar cell module includes: an at least one solar cell disposed between a first cover and a second cover; a sealing material that fills a gap between the first cover and the second cover to join them together, and seals the solar cell; and a tab line as a conductor electrically connected to the solar cell and enclosed by the sealing material between the first cover and the second cover, the tab line having a plurality of bases, and an expansion and contraction portion that can expand and contract in a longitudinal direction and connects the plurality of bases, the plurality of bases each being provided with a through hole and a connection base electrically connected to the solar cell, at least one of the first cover and the second cover having a boss as a positioning unit that positions the tab line.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180165982

Training system and ankle-joint torque estimating method

A training system includes: an inverted-pendulum mobile body including a drive wheel and a riding portion on which a rider rides in a standing position; a first detecting unit configured to detect a driving torque that is applied to the drive wheel to maintain the inverted-pendulum mobile body in an inverted state; a second detecting unit configured to detect a load applied by the rider to an assisting support portion configured to assist the rider in maintaining a balance; and an output unit configured to generate torque information about an ankle-joint torque applied by the rider to the riding portion, based on the driving torque detected by the first detecting unit and the load detected by the second detecting unit, and configured to output the torque information.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180165966

Obstacle determination system and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing obstacle determination program

An obstacle determination system includes an avoidance behavior detection unit configured to detect an avoidance behavior that is a behavior of a vehicle avoiding an obstacle, and an obstacle determination unit configured to determine that the obstacle is present when a road on which the avoidance behavior occurs is not a road on which avoidance of an oncoming vehicle is needed.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180165953

Construction-related information estimation system

A construction-related information estimation system includes a moving body correspondence information terminal configured to move together with a moving body that moves on a target road, the target road being a road on which a construction site that is a place which is estimated to be under a construction is located or that is located near the construction site, and transmit terminal information including a terminal id signal that is its own identification information and its own position information, and an information processing device configured to have map information including information on the construction site and the target road and receive the terminal id signal and the position information transmitted from the moving body correspondence information terminal. The information processing device is configured to estimate a current situation of the target road based on the terminal information and the map information acquired from the moving body correspondence information terminal.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180165804

Bolt axial tension measuring apparatus and bolt axial tension measuring method

At a first timing when a tightening machine temporarily tightens a bolt, a distance sensor acquires a first distance image. A distance sensor controller measures a first recess amount of the head of the bolt at the first timing by the first distance image. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180165529

Object detection device

In an object detection device, a distance image generation part generates a distance image based of a pair of brightness images transmitted from a stereo camera. A road surface estimation part estimates a road surface based on the generated distance image. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180165230

Electronic control unit and data transmission method

An electronic control unit connected to a communication line, the electronic control unit including: a transmission request buffer including a plurality of transmission buffer areas; a message buffer including a plurality of message buffer areas; a transmission controller configured to transmit data stored in the message buffer to the communication line; and a central processing unit. The central processing unit programmed to search for data with a higher priority than data stored in the message buffer from among pieces of data stored in the transmission request buffer, sequentially search for a vacant buffer area in which no data is stored from among the plurality of message buffer areas, set the data that has been searched for in the vacant buffer area that has been searched for.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180164816

Blinker judgment device and autonomous driving system

A blinker judgment device for a vehicle includes: an information acquisition device that acquires surrounding situation information indicating a situation around the vehicle; and a control device that performs blinker judgment processing based on the surrounding situation information. The surrounding situation information includes image information of a target vehicle imaged by a camera. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180164248

Gas detection device

A gas detection device includes: an electrochemical cell, a voltage applying unit, a current detecting unit that detects an output current which is a current flowing between a first electrode and a second electrode of the electrochemical cell; a voltage control unit that performs a step-up process of gradually stepping up an application voltage from a first voltage to a second voltage and performs a step-down process of gradually stepping down the application voltage to a third voltage after the step-up process has been completed; and a measurement unit. The voltage control unit sets the second voltage to a voltage lower than a voltage at which a rapid increase of the output current occurs due to reductive decomposition of water contained in the exhaust gas when the application voltage increases gradually.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180164121

Connected vehicle

A connected vehicle is able to communicate with a server. The server is configured to collect result data indicating traveling results of a plurality of vehicles. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180164120

Communication terminal, movement guidance system, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing computer program

Movement guidance information for performing traveling guidance for a vehicle is requested to a guidance information delivering server device based on an area update table and an area identification table for managing an update state of map information in a communication terminal, and traveling guidance for the vehicle is performed based on the movement guidance information delivered from the guidance information delivering server device in response to the request.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180164118

Route information transmission system, route information transmission device, route information terminal, route information transmission method, and route information transmission program

A route information transmission system, method and medium that acquire information for transferring a first travel route, on which a terminal device provides guidance, to an in-vehicle device as a second travel route on the basis of information pertaining to the first travel route, and transmit the acquired information.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180164079

Apparatuses and methods for making an object appear transparent

A cloaking device includes object-side and image-side curved cloaking region boundaries with outward facing mirror surfaces and inward facing opaque surfaces. A cloaking region is bounded by the inward facing opaque surfaces of the object-side and image-side curved cr boundaries. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180163925

High-pressure tank

A high-pressure tank includes a liner, a release agent layer disposed on a surface of the liner, and a reinforcing layer disposed on the release agent layer. The reinforcing layer includes a resin and a fiber. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180163859

Controller for vehicle and control method for vehicle

A controller for a vehicle including a continuously variable transmission mechanism, a mechanical stepped transmission mechanism, and a drive wheel is provided. The controller includes an electronic control unit. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180163827

Continuously variable transmission

A continuously variable transmission is configured such that a transmission ratio continuously changes by continuously changing widths of belt winding grooves of a primary pulley and a secondary pulley, and includes: the primary pulley including a first fixed sheave and a first moving sheave provided in a primary shaft; the secondary pulley including a second fixed sheave and a second moving sheave provided in a secondary shaft; a metal transmission belt wound around the primary pulley and the secondary pulley; and a moving apparatus configured to integrally move the secondary shaft and a secondary bearing supporting the secondary shaft such that a relative positional relationship between the first fixed sheave and the second fixed sheave changes.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180163785

Turbocharger for internal combustion engine and internal combustion engine

A turbocharger includes a turbine wheel, a shaft portion, and a bearing housing. The bearing housing has a drain passage and a drain groove. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180163661

Motor vehicle

After a system-off state has continued for a preset, time period since a system-off operation, on satisfaction of abnormality diagnosis prerequisites including a condition that a warm-up determination parameter indicating a degree of warm-up of an engine at a system-off time is equal to or greater than a predetermined value, characteristic abnormality diagnosis is performed to determine whether a characteristic abnormality occurs in a fuel pressure sensor. For a time period from a system-on operation to a system-off operation, the warm-up determination parameter is incremented when the engine is in operation, while being decremented after satisfaction of a predetermined condition when the engine is not in operation.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180163654

Control device for internal combustion engine

In starting the engine, if it is determined that large cams are not completely prepared for all driving cams, valve closing timings of all intake valves are changed by driving the vvt so that all of the cylinders have equal in-cylinder filling efficiency. A fuel injection amount of each cylinder is determined by a feedforward control assuming that the large cams are completely prepared for all of the driving cams. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180163646

Evaporated fuel processing device

An intake pipe of an evaporated fuel processing device is provided with a throttle valve downstream of a supercharger, and an ejector in parallel to the supercharger. A purge passage is branched into first and second branch passages, which connect to the intake pipe at a position downstream of the throttle valve and to a suction port of the ejector, respectively. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180163618

Control device for hybrid vehicle

An engine is stopped after a battery is charged by a first motor-generator driven by the engine when a condition in which freezing of condensed water in an exhaust pipe is expected to occur is satisfied after an ignition switch is turned off. By the engine operated during the charging of the battery, the condensed water accumulated in the exhaust pipe can be discharged to the outside of the exhaust pipe by the exhaust pressure of the exhaust gas. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180163598

Scr catalytic system

According to the present disclosure, there is provided an scr catalytic system including an scr catalyst that absorbs nh3 and reduces nox using the absorbed nh3 as a reducing agent. In the scr catalytic system, the scr catalyst is a cu- and mg-containing cha zeolite in which a silica-alumina ratio (sio2/al2o3 molar ratio) is 10 to 13 and 0.18 weight % to 0.44 weight % of mg is contained.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180163592

Exhaust gas purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine

First processing and second processing are carried out, wherein in the first processing, the electric power to be supplied to the heat generation element is set to a first electric power in a first period of time such that a temperature inside the heat generation element falls within an allowable temperature range, and in the second processing, at least one of setting the electric power to be supplied to said heat generation element from said power supply to a second electric power smaller than said first electric power, and/or setting the electric power to be supplied to said heat generation element from said power supply to zero, is performed in a second period of time such that the temperature difference inside the heat generation element falls within an allowable temperature difference range.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180163591

Exhaust gas control apparatus for internal combustion engine

An exhaust gas control apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes: an scr catalyst including transition metal ions for reducing nox in exhaust gas with nh3 as a reducing agent; detection means for detecting temperature of the scr catalyst; and a heater configured to heat the scr catalyst. When nox does not flow into the scr catalyst, and the temperature detected by the detection means is below a first temperature that is a temperature causing exhibition of valence recovery of transition metal ions, the heater is controlled such that the scr catalyst is heated up to a first temperature or above and that the scr catalyst is maintained at or above the first temperature for a prescribed period so as to achieve valence recovery of the transition metal ions put in a deteriorated state.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180163007

Manufacturing method and inspection method of tow prepreg

A manufacturing method of a tow prepreg, comprising: an impregnation process of impregnating a reinforcement fiber with an anhydrous epoxy resin to obtain a tow prepreg; and a process of irradiating a specific surface of the tow prepreg with laser beam to cure the epoxy resin on the specific surface.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162461

Vehicle including steering stabilizing ionizer

A vehicle includes a blowing machine that is disposed on the vehicle, a duct having a blow-out port that faces an outer plate, which constitutes a vehicle body surface of the vehicle, from a vehicle inside, and an ionizer configured to supply oxide ions into the duct. The duct is configured to guide air, which is blown from the blowing machine, to the blow-out port.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162452

Vehicle front structure

An outrigger is connected to a front end part of an apron upper member, and further, is extended from its connected part up to that area of a front side member which is on its front end side and on its outer side in a vehicle width direction so as to be connected to the front side member. One end part of a connecting support member is connected to a connecting portion between the outrigger and the apron upper member. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162450

Vehicle lateral structure

Front and rear lateral wall portions extend inward in a width direction of a vehicle from edges of an outer wall portion of a pillar outer member in a vehicle longitudinal direction, respectively. Flange portions extend outward in the vehicle longitudinal direction from inner edges of the front and rear lateral wall portions in the width direction, respectively. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162448

Vehicle framework structure

The present disclosure presents a vehicle framework structure, which comprises: a front frame that configures a part of a framework of a vehicle front section; a rear frame that configures a part of a framework of a vehicle rear section; an intermediate frame that configures a part of a framework of a vehicle intermediate section, and that includes a framework member disposed between the front frame and the rear frame and having a length direction in a vehicle front-rear direction; and a coupling section that includes a first configuration member attached to the framework member of the intermediate frame so as to be continuous with the framework member in the vehicle front-rear direction, and a second configuration member attached to the first configuration member so as to be continuous with the first configuration member in the vehicle front-rear direction.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162445

Vehicle control device

A vehicle control device includes a control unit configured to execute one of a plurality of assist controls based on an input of an execution command signal that is externally given. The control unit includes a control state switching unit that executes, based on an input state of the execution command signal, switching of a control state to execute the assist control. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162439

Steering apparatus

A steering apparatus includes a steered shaft; a rack housing; a ball screw nut; a bearing disposed between an inner peripheral surface of the rack housing and an outer peripheral surface of the ball screw nut, the bearing supporting the ball screw nut such that the ball screw nut is rotatable with respect to the rack housing; and a tubular rack boot covering an axial end portion of the rack housing. The rack housing includes a partition wall protruding radially inward from a cylindrical inner peripheral surface of the rack housing and separating a ball screw chamber housing the ball screw nut and an inner chamber of the rack boot. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162431

Omnidirectional cart and control method thereof

An omnidirectional cart including a cart part including a plurality of driving wheels, a body part attached to the cart part rotatably around a pivot axis, a command generation unit generates a speed command indicating a translational speed and a rotational speed of the body part at predetermined cycles, and a control unit searches for a predetermined number of the speed commands for maintaining a translational speed direction indicated by the speed command of a current step and calculates a speed command whose excess rate is a threshold or less or a speed command whose excess rate is minimum among the predetermined number of the speed commands, the excess rate indicating how much values of torque and angular speeds of wheel axes of the plurality of driving wheels and the pivot axis exceed limitation values when the omnidirectional cart operates in accordance with the speed command of the current step.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162379

Drive device, vehicle, and control method for drive device

An electronic control unit is configured to generate a pulse width modulation signal of a plurality of switching elements based on a modulation factor and a voltage phase of a voltage based on a torque command of a motor and a pulse number per unit cycle of an electric angle of the motor and perform switching of the switching elements. The electronic control unit is configured to generate the pulse width modulation signal of the switching elements such that total loss of the motor and an inverter when a heat conversion request of drive electric power of the motor has been issued becomes greater than the total loss when the heat conversion request has not been issued.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162333

Electric brake system and method of setting pressing force-current characteristics

A current whose magnitude corresponds to first pressing force-current characteristics set to prevent forward movement of a driven member from being stopped is applied to a motor when the driven member moves forward, and a current whose magnitude corresponds to second pressing force-current characteristics set to move the stopped driven member forward is applied to the motor when the driven member is stopped, in the case where a relationship between a pressing force as a force with which a friction member presses a rotating body and an energization current to the motor is defined as pressing force-current characteristics.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162316

Vehicle side section structure

A vehicle side section structure capable of stabilizing the deployment behavior of an airbag that inflates and deploys from a side door toward a vehicle width direction outer side is obtained. An impact beam is attached to a door inner panel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162306

Mounting structure of vehicle periphery monitoring device

There is provided a mounting structure of a vehicle periphery monitoring device, the structure including (i) a front bumper reinforcement of a vehicle, (ii) a headlamp having a lamp housing, the headlamp being disposed further in a vehicle body upward direction than the front bumper reinforcement and at an outward end section in the vehicle width direction of the vehicle, (iii) a vehicle component disposed further in a vehicle body downward direction than the headlamp, and (iv) a vehicle periphery monitoring device disposed further in a vehicle body downward direction than a lower surface of the lamp housing, the vehicle periphery monitoring device separated by a first gap from an outward end surface in the vehicle width direction of the front bumper reinforcement, and being separated by a second gap from an upward end surface of the vehicle component.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162302

Vehicle body structure

A vehicle body structure includes a reinforcing member formed of a fiber reinforced resin and having a plate shape or a sheet shape and a metallic vehicle framework member. The vehicle framework member includes a rear wall portion and a reinforcing portion, one end face of the reinforcing member in a thickness direction of the reinforcing member being bonded to the rear wall portion and the reinforcing portion being disposed on the rear wall portion and protruding along a vertical direction from the rear wall portion.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162296

Wire harness fixing clamp

A wire harness fixing clamp includes: an electric wire fixing part being attachable to an electric wire bundle; and a clamp part including a column part and a pair of locking pieces extending while sloping outward from a distal end to a proximal end of the column part. The column part has a recess which is defined by a pair of side surfaces and a bottom surface facing the distal end of the column part and into which a protrusion of a distinguishing jig for distinguishing between different types of clamps is insertable.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162233

Drive system and vehicle

A drive system includes a drive device including an electric power generator; a fuel cell; a secondary battery; a fuel cell step-up converter including a diode; a relay connected to wiring between the fuel cell step-up converter and the drive device; a secondary battery step-up converter connected; a fuel cell voltage sensor; a secondary battery voltage sensor; and a controller. The controller stops the secondary battery step-up converter when a short-circuit fault of the diode is detected, disconnects the relay when a voltage of the fuel cell is higher than a voltage of the secondary battery after stopping the secondary battery step-up converter, and when the voltage of the secondary battery is higher than or equal to the voltage of the fuel cell, executes a voltage control process which increases the voltage of the fuel cell relative to the voltage of the secondary battery, and disconnects the relay.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180162032

Parison transfer apparatus

A parison transfer apparatus includes a die core and at least two parison expansion rollers disposed below the die core and having a conical shape. The die core extrudes a parison having a form of a single sheet or cut into a plurality of sheets in an arc shape toward a space below the die core. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180161230

Gait training apparatus

A gait training apparatus includes a wire configured to directly or indirectly pull a trainee's leg fitted with a gait assist device from a position above the trainee's head; a control unit configured to control a motor that applies a pulling force to the wire, thereby adjusting the pulling force; and a housing mechanism configured to retract or release the wire in response to a motion of the leg. The control unit controls the motor such that the pulling force is adjusted to a predetermined pulling force that is independent of the speed, when a speed at which the housing mechanism retracts or releases the wire is within a prescribed range defined in advance and including zero. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180160299

Distributed data processing system, center server, edge server, mobile terminal, and method

An information request describing an attribute of necessary data is distributed from a center server to a mobile terminal via an edge server; the mobile terminal transmits data, which is requested in the information request, to the edge server; the edge server notifies the center server to the effect that the data, which is requested in the information request, has been acquired; the center server distributes, with respect to data acquired by the edge server from the mobile terminal, non-necessity information indicating that collection of the data is unnecessary to the edge server and to the mobile terminal via the edge server; and when the mobile terminal receives the non-necessity information, the mobile terminal suspends acquisition of data, of which collection is deemed unnecessary in the non-necessity information, and, when the data is stored, discards the data.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180159970

Vehicle control device

A vehicle control device includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to execute a command switching process according to the prediction node. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180159408

Rotary electric machine

A rotary electric machine includes: a stator including a stator core and a stator coil wound around the stator core; and an annular outer rotor including an outer core disposed around an outer periphery of the stator and a plurality of outer magnets arranged at intervals in a circumferential direction, in which the stator core has an annular yoke and a plurality of outer teeth protruding radially outward from an outer periphery of the yoke, the outer magnets are magnetized in the circumferential direction such that magnetization directions of the outer magnets adjacent to each other in the circumferential direction are opposite to each other in the circumferential direction, and a circumferential distance of a gap between the outer magnets adjacent to each other is 1.5 times or more a disposition pitch in the circumferential direction of the outer teeth.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180159395

Insulating material for coil

A stator-core-side expansive additive layer and a coil-side expansive additive layer include foam materials foaming by heating. A foam material included in the stator-core-side expansive additive layer has such a foaming characteristic that an increase characteristic of a foaming rate along with a temperature rise is shifted to a cold side relative to the increase characteristic of a foam material included in the coil-side expansive additive layer.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180159309

Exterior end portion cap and wire harness

An exterior end portion cap is configured to be attached to an electrically conductive path and an exterior member. The exterior end portion cap includes an external exposure portion having a first blocking portion, an internal insertion portion having a second block portion, and an electrically conductive path housing recess portion formed to extend across the external exposure portion and the internal insertion portion. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180159306

Electrical connection box

An electrical connection box includes a housing having a temporary fixing projection. The temporary fixing projection includes a locking portion and a plate spring portion. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180159160

Manufacturing method for fuel cell

A manufacturing method for a fuel cell includes: preparing a membrane electrode gas diffusion layer assembly; preparing a support frame having an electrical insulating property and an ultraviolet permeability; preparing a separator; bonding the membrane electrode gas diffusion layer assembly and the support frame to each other via a first ultraviolet curable adhesive; and, after the membrane electrode gas diffusion layer assembly and the support frame are bonded to each other, bonding the support frame and the separator to each other via a second ultraviolet curable adhesive.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180159129

All solid fluoride ion battery

An object of the present disclosure is to provide an all solid fluoride ion battery that has a favorable capacity property. The present disclosure achieves the object by providing an all solid fluoride ion battery comprising: a cathode layer, an anode layer, and a solid electrolyte layer formed between the cathode layer and the anode layer; wherein the anode layer includes a metal fluoride containing an m1 element, an m2 element, and a f element; the m1 element is a metal element that fluorination and defluorination occur at a potential, versus pb/pbf2, of −2.5 v or more; the m2 element is a metal element that neither fluorination nor defluorination occur at a potential, versus pb/pbf2, of −2.5 v or more; and the m2 element is a metal element that, when in a form of a fluoride, fluoride ion conductivity is 1×10−4 s/cm or more at 200° c.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180159117

Cathode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, manufacturing method thereof, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery is provided that has both good safety and durability characteristics while at the same time has high charge/discharge capacity. The cathode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery of the present invention is a lithium nickel composite oxide to which at least two or more kinds of metal elements including aluminum are added, and comprises secondary particles that are composed of fine secondary particles having an average particle size of 2 μm to 4 μm, and rough secondary particles having an average particle size of 6 μm to 15 μm, with an overall average particle size of 5 μm to 15 μm; where the aluminum content of fine secondary particles (metal mole ratio: sa) is greater than the aluminum content of rough secondary particles (metal mole ratio: la), and preferably the aluminum concentration ratio (sa/la) is within the range 1.2 to 2.6.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180159109

Lithium ion secondary battery

A positive electrode includes first positive electrode active material particles and second positive electrode active material particles. The first positive electrode active material particles include 0.1% by mass or more and 1% by mass or less of lithium carbonate and a first lithium transition metal oxide as a remainder. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180158898

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device includes a compound semiconductor substrate including a gate region and an active region, a trench provided in a range between the gate region and the active region, a gate insulating film disposed in the trench, a source electrode, and a drain electrode. The gate region includes a first gate region of a p-type being in contact with the gate insulating film, a second gate region of the p-type having a p-type impurity concentration lower than a p-type impurity concentration of the first gate region, a third gate region of an n-type, and a fourth gate region of the p-type. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180158599

Power reception device and power transmission device

A power reception device includes a coil; an electric unit electrically connected to the coil; and a metal case that is disposed to be adjacent to the coil and accommodates the electric unit. The electric unit includes at least one active element. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180158338

Driving supporter

A driving supporter includes: a departure-possibility-value obtainer that obtains a departure-possibility value; a relative positional relationship obtainer that detects another vehicle located diagonally at a rear of an own vehicle and obtain a relative positional relationship between them; a support executer that executes a lane-departure prevention support; and a support controller that controls the support executer to execute the lane-departure prevention support when the departure-possibility value is greater than or equal to a threshold value. The support controller includes a threshold-value determiner that determines the threshold value to a smaller value when the relative positional relationship is a set relationship than when the relative positional relationship is not the set relationship. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180158262

Vehicle control device

A vehicle control device that is applied to a vehicle including a driving support device that executes driving support based on an instruction for use or nonuse of a user includes an electronic control unit, the electronic control unit is configured to execute a destination information acquisition process, a path information acquisition process of acquiring path information, a section setting process of setting a notification available section, an operation information acquisition process of acquiring information on the presence or absence of a user operation, and a notification process of performing a notification to request the user to operate an information providing device and use the driving support device.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180157770

Geometric proximity-based logging for vehicle simulation application

The disclosure includes embodiments for limiting the data logged for a simulation that is operable to test a performance of a virtual control system included in a virtual vehicle. A method includes executing the simulation, thereby causing a frame to be visually displayed on a display panel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180157701

Prediction data generation device and vehicle control device

A prediction data generation device includes a storage device and a processor, and generates prediction data in which a node of a directed graph is defined and a link of the directed graph is defined by a transition of the node. The prediction data is used as an input of a transition prediction process predicting a transition of the node. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180157271

Autonomous driving system

An autonomous driving system includes a waypoint destination database storing waypoint destination data associating a type of a waypoint destination with a preset action of a vehicle. The waypoint destination is a destination that the vehicle visits before arriving at a predetermined destination. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180157257

Autonomous driving system

An autonomous driving system includes: an information acquisition device that acquires surrounding situation information indicating a surrounding situation around a vehicle; and a lane change control device that controls lane change of the vehicle. An influence degree represents influence of the lane change on traffic flow around the vehicle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180157034

Display apparatus for a vehicle

A display apparatus for a vehicle is provided with a display unit and a display position control unit. The display unit is capable of displaying information at plural different display positions. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156916

Driving assistance device and driving assistance method

A driving assistance device that detects an object around the own vehicle by using an ultrasonic sensor mounted on the own vehicle and performs driving assistance control of the own vehicle. The driving assistance device drives an oscillator of the ultrasonic sensor so that ultrasonic waves are transmitted from the oscillator. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156630

Burden estimation device and burden estimation method

A burden estimation device includes a state space configuration unit, a history learning unit acquiring from the user and storing in a storage unit data related to the burden on the user when the user travels to the destination along the travel route, an individual burden estimation unit evaluating a total travel burden and estimating an individual burden that is the burden on the user in correspondence with each of the states included in the state space through reinforcement learning that sets the total travel burden as a reward, and a total travel burden estimation unit estimating the total travel burden corresponding to an unknown travel route based on the estimated individual burden if the unknown travel route is set and the individual burden has already been estimated for at least some of the states defined in correspondence with the unknown travel route.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156621

Information providing device and information providing method

A proposal subject determination unit selects, from multiple users, a combination of users of which the degree of affinity is a first degree-of-affinity threshold value or greater and determines that the users included in the selected combination are subject to the trip proposal. A proposal execution unit sets a location in which a degree of interest of a first one of the subject users is greater than or equal to a predetermined degree-of-interest threshold value as a destination of the trip proposal and provides the trip proposal having the set location as a destination to the subject users. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156451

Hydrogen gas burner structure and hydrogen gas burner device including the same

A hydrogen gas burner structure includes a first cylinder tube, a second cylinder tube, a third cylinder tube, and an ignition device. An inside of the first cylinder tube is configured such that hydrogen gas flows. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156387

Pressure vessel and method of manufacturing pressure vessel

A pressure vessel includes a vessel main body, a first protective member, and a second protective member. The vessel main body is configured to contain gas inside. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156331

Shift control apparatus for vehicle

A shift control apparatus (80) for a vehicle (10; 100) provided with a drive power source (39; mg), and a step-variable transmission portion (20; 110) including a plurality of hydraulically operated coupling devices (cb), the shift control apparatus controlling the step-variable transmission portion to implement a shifting action with an engaging action of the engaging-side coupling device and a releasing action of the releasing-side coupling device, and including a shift control portion (82) to control a shift-down action of the step-variable transmission portion in a predetermined mode of hydraulic control of the engaging-side and releasing-side coupling devices, wherein the shift control portion controls the engaging-side and releasing-side coupling devices in a non-vehicle-driving control mode during the shift-down action of the step-variable transmission portion in a non-driving state of the vehicle, the shift control portion switching the mode of hydraulic control from the non-vehicle-driving control mode to a vehicle-driving control mode where the vehicle is switched from the non-driving state to a driving state within a predetermined length of time after a moment of initiation of the shift-down action, and maintaining the non-vehicle-driving control mode where the vehicle is switched to the driving state after the predetermined length of time has passed, while limiting a torque of the drive power source during the shift-down action to a predetermined value in the non-vehicle-driving control mode.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156308

Torsional vibration damper

A torsional vibration damper having enhanced vibration damping performance is provided. The torsional vibration damper comprises: a vacant area existing between an outer circumference of the sun gear and an inner circumference of the ring gear outside of a revolving range of the planetary gears revolved as a result of relative rotation between the sun and the ring gear; and a mass increasing portion that is formed on the rotary member other than an input element and an output element within the vacant area in such a manner as to protrude from the rotary member.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156174

Assembly structure for pump module

A pump module is disposed on a bottom portion of a fuel tank in the fuel tank. The pump module includes a suck-up unit for sucking up a fuel and a plurality of engaged portions. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156168

Blow-by gas recirculation device for internal combustion engine

This blow-by gas recirculation device for an internal combustion engine of a vehicle is provided with a vacuum pump which supplies negative pressure to a brake booster. The blow-by gas recirculation device includes: a fresh-air introduction passage for introducing a fresh air into crankcase from an intake passage upstream of a throttle valve; a pcv device for recirculating, to the intake passage downstream of the throttle valve, blow-by gas in the crankcase; and a suction/recirculation means which uses the vacuum pump to suck the blow-by gas from inside the crankcase, in a region where the blow-by gas ventilation quantity by the pcv device is insufficient, and recirculate the blow-by gas to the intake passage, while the fresh air is being introduced from the fresh-air introduction passage. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156166

Intake manifold for internal combustion engine

An intake manifold includes: a surge tank extending in a cylinder arrangement direction; an air introduction port provided in one end, in a longitudinal direction of the surge tank, of the surge tank extending in the cylinder arrangement direction and configured to introduce air into the surge tank; and a gas introduction passage opened inside the surge tank on an intake-air downstream side of the air introduction port, the gas introduction passage being configured to introduce blowby gas of an internal combustion engine into the surge tank. The gas introduction passage extends in the same direction as the longitudinal direction of the surge tank.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156105

Supercharger

A supercharger includes: a turbine housing including a bypass passage configured to cause an exhaust gas to flow so as to detour around a turbine wheel; and a wastegate valve configured to controlling an amount of the exhaust gas flowing through the bypass passage. The wastegate valve includes a valve body including a valve plate and a valve stem, a support portion having a support hole, a shaft, and a rotating mechanism configured to rotate the shaft. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156098

Hybrid vehicle

In a hybrid vehicle that includes an engine having a particulate matter removing filter configured to remove particulate matters in an exhaust system, when an increase in temperature of the particulate matter removing filter is requested in order to regenerate the particulate matter removing filter, dither control is executed to execute control such that an air-fuel ratio of the engine is repeated between a rich state and a lean state. Then, when the dither control is executed, control is executed such that the engine is operated at an operation point where the increase in temperature of the particulate matter removing filter is promoted among operation points where power output from the engine is retainable.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180156097

Vehicle and control method for vehicle

A vehicle includes: an internal combustion engine; a filter collecting particulate matter contained in exhaust gas of the internal combustion engine; a heater core configured to be able to heat up a vehicle cabin; and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to execute regeneration cut control and heating control. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154939

Control device for vehicle traveling

The autonomous lc control is started in response to receiving a start instruction of autonomous lane change. When the driver performs a steering intervention in a same direction as a direction of steering requested by the autonomous lc control, and establishment of a stop condition of lane change is not recognized, during execution of the autonomous lc control, the autonomous driving control is continued. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154938

Lane keeping traveling support apparatus

A lane keeping traveling support apparatus includes a driving support ecu. The driving support ecu is configured to inform a driver that the lda control is being performed by causing the driver to have uncomfortable feeling by a movement of a steering wheel and a vehicle behavior when the lda control is performed. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154905

Sightline estimation system and sightline estimation method

A sightline estimation system includes a sightline detection unit, a related information acquisition unit, a holding unit, which holds sightline information, and a difference extraction unit. The difference extraction unit performs a selection process to select, from the related information held in the holding unit, the related information corresponding to the related information acquired at the time of current detection of a sightline of the driver and also extracts the difference between the distribution of sightlines of the driver acquired from the sightline information associated with the selected related information and the distribution of the sightlines acquired within a predetermined period including the current detection of the sightline. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154892

Vehicle control apparatus and vehicle control method

A vehicle control apparatus accumulates a history of timings of avoidance operations performed by a driver of with respect to objects that are at prescribed distances ahead of a host vehicle, and calculates a distribution of the timings of the avoidance operations. Based on the distribution of the timings of the avoidance operations, the vehicle control apparatus sets the output timing of a warning to the driver such that interference does not occur between the avoidance operation and an avoidance operation that is actually performed by the driver, and furthermore the vehicle control apparatus judges the risk of a collision with the host vehicle, with the judgement based on the position of an object that is ahead of the host vehicle, and changes the output timing of the warning based on results of the judgement of risk.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154890

Vehicle control device and vehicle control method

A vehicle control ecu is configured to determine the presence or absence of an object ahead of a vehicle in its traveling direction. The vehicle control ecu is configured to, if an object has been detected, raise a driving force command value in the vehicle in a stepwise manner such that the driving force command value does not exceed a request value determined based on an accelerator position designated by a driver until the speed of the vehicle reaches a predetermined speed, and lower the driving force command value after the speed of the vehicle reaches the predetermined speed. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154885

Hybrid vehicle and control method for hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes an electronic control unit configured to switch a use mode between a first use mode in which an owner of the hybrid vehicle is a user and a second use mode in which any of persons other than the owner is the user. The hybrid vehicle includes an engine, a first mg, an electric power storage device electrically connected to the first mg, and the electronic control unit. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154884

Hybrid vehicle

In a hybrid vehicle including an engine; a first motor configured to generate reverse voltage by rotation; a planetary gear mechanism configured to have three rotational elements connected with a drive shaft coupled with an axle, the engine and the first motor; a second motor configured to input and output power from and to the driveshaft; first and second inverters configured to drive the first and second motors respectively; and an electric storage device, a first control controlling a rotational speed of the engine such that a first electric current to flow through the electric storage device is maximized in a state of gate interruption of the first and second inverters is executed at the time of an evacuation travelling being performed when an on operation of an accelerator is performed during an inverter failure in which the first and second inverters cannot be normally actuated.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154875

Vehicle braking system

A brake control device is configured such that a hydraulic braking device is provided for one of a front wheel and a rear wheel, and an electric braking device is provided for the other one of them. The electric braking device is provided with a mechanism configured to prohibit retreat of a piston for pressing friction members against a rotor that rotates with the wheel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154824

Autonomous driving device and autonomous driving control method

An autonomous driving device is configured to switch a driving mode, and includes a destination setting type autonomous driving mode in which a vehicle is made to travel to a destination and a following road autonomous driving mode in which, when a destination is not set, the vehicle is made to travel along a road. The autonomous driving device includes a display unit and an electronic control unit. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154820

Headlight control data generation device and vehicle control device

A headlight control data generation device that generates headlight control data of a vehicle including a headlight includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit sequentially acquires, when a manual mode is selected, set data including a detection value of an illuminance around the vehicle, and on and off data indicating that the headlight is in an on state or in an off state at the time of sampling of the detection value, and generates the headlight control data based on the acquired set data. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154792

Vehicle and method for charging the same

A vehicle includes an inlet configured to be able to receive electric power to charge a power storage device from a charging apparatus or a charging station. An ecu is configured to perform second charging control for causing a power converter to reduce charging current into the power storage device when a voltage of the power storage device is higher than a predetermined voltage, as compared with when a voltage thereof is lower than the predetermined voltage. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154778

Vehicle

A vehicle includes: a solar panel; a power storage device configured to store electric power generated by the solar panel; and a control device configured to control charging and discharging of thee power storage device such that a state of charge of the power storage device is in a range between an upper limit value and a lower limit value. The control device is configured to set the upper limit value to be larger when an external power supply mode in which the electric power generated by the solar panel is supplied to the outside of the vehicle via the power storage device is selected than when the external power supply mode is not selected.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154759

Hybrid vehicle

There is provided a hybrid vehicle comprising an engine; a first motor configured to generate a reverse voltage by rotation; a planetary gear mechanism configured such that three rotational elements are respectively connected with a driveshaft coupled with an axle, with the engine, and with the first motor; a second motor configured to input and output power from and to the driveshaft; a first inverter configured to drive the first motor; a second inverter configured to drive the second motor; a power storage device; and a converter placed between the power storage device and the first inverter along with the second inverter. In an evacuation travel with an accelerator-on operation during an inverter failure, the hybrid vehicle shuts off gates of the first inverter and the second inverter, controls a rotation speed of the engine such as to rotate the first motor at a predetermined rotation speed, and controls a voltage of a second power line such as to maximize an inter-line current that flows from the second power line to a first power line via the converter.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180152130

Control device for switched reluctance motor

. . A control device for a switched reluctance motor includes an inverter having a switching circuit that switches a magnetic pole to provide a first winding pattern or a second winding pattern. With respect to a boundary dividing a driving range of the switched reluctance motor into two ranges, the control device performs switching to the first winding pattern when the torque and the rotational speed are located in the first range on the low load side, performs switching to the second winding pattern when the torque and the rotational speed are located in the second range, allows switching of the magnetic pole in a case where a current of the phase whose magnetic pole is to be switched among the three-phase coils is 0, and prohibits switching of the magnetic pole in a case where the current of the phase whose magnetic pole is to be switched is not 0.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180152124

Motor driving device

A motor driving device includes: an inverter control unit configured to generate and output a control signal for feedback-controlling a motor using a control command value for setting driving of the motor and a feedback value including a current value of driving power supplied to the motor; an inverter configured to supply driving power to the motor in accordance with the control signal output from the inverter control unit; and an abnormality detecting unit configured to detect an abnormality of the inverter. The abnormality detecting unit determines that the inverter is abnormal when a sum of three-phase ac voltage values of the driving power supplied to the motor is greater than a predetermined voltage value and a difference between the control command value supplied to the inverter control unit and the feedback value is less than a predetermined value.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180152087

Manufacturing method for rotor core and manufacturing method for motor core

A manufacturing method for a rotor core included in a rotor of a motor punches an electromagnetic steel sheet includes punching a plurality of plates for rotor core from an electromagnetic steel sheet; producing a rotor-core precursor by stacking up the plates for rotor core; manufacturing a rotor core by annealing an outer circumferential region of the rotor-core precursor at a first predetermined temperature, and annealing an inner circumferential region of the rotor-core precursor at a second predetermined temperature; the first predetermined temperature being a temperature at which grain growth of crystals of the electromagnetic steel sheet is promoted; and the second predetermined temperature being a temperature at which grain growth of the crystals of the electromagnetic steel sheet is not promoted.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180152071

Stator

A stator 10 includes a stator insulator support 40 includes an outer annular part 41, an inner annular part 45, a plurality of insulator support teeth 50, and a plurality of insulator support slots 51. The stator insulator support 40 is disposed on the stator core 12 in a way positions of the plurality of insulator support slots 51 correspond to positions of a plurality of slots 15. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180152057

Power transfer device and power transfer system

A power transfer device includes a power transfer part configured to contactlessly transfer power to a power reception part of a power reception device, a sensor configured to detect a foreign object that is present between the power transfer part and the power reception part, and a controller configured to control the power transfer part and the sensor. The controller is configured to execute initial learning that learns an initial state of a detection result of the sensor before initiation of foreign object detection using the sensor. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180152014

Short-circuit fault detection device

A short-circuit fault detection device detects a short-circuit fault in a step-up and step-down dc-dc converter that takes generated power of a solar cell as an input and outputs a predetermined voltage to a power storage. The dc-dc converter includes a step-up upper arm, a step-up lower arm, a step-down upper arm, and a step-down lower arm. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180151981

Connector

A connector is provided with a connector body, a plurality of terminals, and a pair of protective walls. The connector body includes an opening portion facing a connector attachment port of electrical equipment when the connector is attached to the connector attachment port. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180151926

Capacity recovery method and capacity recovery system for secondary battery

In a capacity recovery method for a secondary battery including a negative electrode active material layer having a facing portion that faces a positive electrode active material layer and a non-facing portion that does not face the positive electrode active material layer, the secondary battery is retained in a state where temperature of the non-facing portion is higher than temperature of the facing portion for a prescribed time.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180151912

Solid electrolyte material and fluoride ion battery

An object of the present disclosure is to provide a solid electrolyte material with excellent fluoride ion conductivity. The present disclosure achieves the object by providing a solid electrolyte material to be used for a fluoride ion battery, the solid electrolyte material comprising: a composition of bixm1-xf2+x, in which 0.4≤x≤0.9, and m is at least one kind of sn, ca, sr, ba, and pb; and a crystal phase that has a tysonite structure.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180151903

Fuel cell unit

A fuel cell unit includes: an ammonia pump including a pump cell that reduces an amount of ammonia in fuel gas; and a fuel cell including a power generation cell that is supplied with oxidant gas and the fuel gas. Each of the pump cell and the power generation cell has: a membrane electrode gas diffusion layer assembly; a first separator and a second separator; and a first gas channel and a second gas channel. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180151869

Lithium ion secondary battery and method of producing the same

A lithium ion secondary battery includes at least a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution. The negative electrode includes a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode mixture layer. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180151853

Laminated battery for serial connection and battery pack

The present invention provides a battery pack that has a plurality of laminated batteries arranged in an array direction. In the plurality of laminated batteries, positive electrode terminals and negative electrode terminals are connected in series, and in the array direction, a distance between the positive and negative electrode terminals that are electrically connected to each other is relatively shorter than a distance between the positive and negative electrode terminals that are not electrically connected to each other.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180151366

Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing same

A semiconductor device includes: a substrate having a cell region with a semiconductor element and an outer peripheral region; and a drift layer on the substrate. The semiconductor element includes a base region, a source region, a trench gate structure, a deep layer deeper than a gate trench, a source electrode, and a drain electrode. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180151364

Method of manufacturing semiconductor device

A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device is provided. The method includes: grinding a surface of an sic wafer so that a crushed layer having a thickness of 5 nm or more is formed in a range exposed on the surface; forming a metal layer covering the crushed layer; and making the metal layer and the crushed layer react with each other by heating so as to form a silicide layer in ohmic contact with the sic wafer. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180151152

Vehicle mirror system

A vehicle mirror system that includes: an electronic rear-view mirror that is switchable between a display mode in which the electronic rear-view mirror displays, by means of a display component, vehicle rear-view ages captured by an image capturing component provided at a rear portion of the vehicle, and a reflecting mode in which the electronic rear-view mirror shows, by optical reflection, what is behind the vehicle; and a control component that causes switching of the electronic rear-view mirror to either the display mode or the reflecting mode in a case in which a determination criterion relating to a field of view in a rear direction of the vehicle has been met.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180150575

Calculation method for compressed air-flow rate, calculation device thereof, and storage medium

A compressed air-flow rate calculation method of the present disclosure includes storing, in a storage device, time series data of a compressed air-flow rate used in each of plurality of production facilities during an operation period, and performing simulation. Simulation includes generating, for each of the plurality of production facilities, time series data on the compressed air-flow rate in each of the production facilities during a prescribed period by acquiring from the storage device the time series data on the compressed air-flow rate in each of the production facilities during the operation period, whenever operation start timing is determined to have come in each of the production facilities. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180150376

Falsification of software program with datastore(s)

The technology can advantageously improve the speed of software verification using an approximation of a datastore storing a multiplicity of indexed data. An example method may determine data point(s), suspected to violate a specification of a software program being verified, using approximation(s) of datastore(s) of the software program. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180150201

Vehicle display device and method for controlling vehicle display device

A vehicle display device includes a display configured to show a first screen and a second screen and circuitry configured to control a position of a cursor on the first screen, on the second screen, and between the first and second screens. The circuitry moves the cursor from the first screen to the second screen if the cursor is located in a peripheral region when the user performs an operation to move the cursor from the first screen to the second screen. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180150142

Display system

A display system includes a display device configured to display a screen; and a plurality of ecus connected to a communication network. The ecus include a first ecu and a second ecu. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180150135

Display system

A display system includes; a display, an operation device and a plurality of ecus including a first ecu and a second ecu. The first ecu is configured to use first setting information in which a control form of a cursor on a screen output from the first ecu is set and second setting information in which a control form of the cursor on a screen output from the second ecu is set. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149631

Control device for gas detector and control method for gas detector

An electronic central unit is configured to control a voltage application device to execute applied voltage sweep and obtain an output current that flows between a first electrode and a second electrode of an electrochemical cell. The electronic control unit is configured to detect either one of presence or absence of sulfur oxides in a specified concentration or higher in exhaust gas and a concentration of sulfur oxides in the exhaust gas based on the output current. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149618

Gas detector

A gas detector includes a measurement control section that controls a voltage application section, obtains an output current flowing between a first electrode and a second electrode of an electrochemical cell, and detects a concentration of sulfur oxides in exhaust gas based on the output current. The measurement control section uses a minimum value of the output current obtained by using a current detection section in a period in which lowering sweep is executed and in which an applied voltage is a voltage within a detection voltage range that is equal to or lower than a decomposition initiation voltage of sulfur oxides as a parameter used for detection of the concentration of sulfur oxides.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149617

Gas detector and control method for gas detector

A gas detector includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit obtains a value correlated with an output current flowing between a first electrode and a second electrode in a period in which lowering sweep is executed and in which an applied voltage is equal to or lower than a decomposition initiation voltage of sulfur oxides as a first current. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149263

Hydraulic control device and hydraulic control method for vehicle

The hydraulic control device includes: a mechanical variable-capacity oil pump; and an electronic control unit configured to calculate a target discharge volume of the mechanical variable-capacity oil pump using a plurality of parameters of the transmission, and control the mechanical variable-capacity oil pump based on the target discharge volume.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149235

Power transmission mechanism

With respect to a relation between an amount of axial displacement of a first bearing as well as an amount of axial displacement of a second bearing relative to an axial force generated at a meshing part between a first double-helical gear and a second double-helical gear, and an amount of axial displacement of the second bearing as well as an amount of axial displacement of a third bearing relative to an axial force generated at a meshing part between a third double-helical gear and a fourth double-helical gear, the second bearing is configured to have a smaller amount of axial displacement than that of at least one of the first bearing and the third bearing.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149211

Selectable one-way clutch

A selectable one-way clutch includes a fixed plate, a rotatable plate, a switching plate, an arm member, and an actuator including an operating shaft member for moving the arm member. Lubricating oil is interposed between any adjacent two of the fixed plate, the switching plate and the rotatable plate. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149103

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes: an engine for traveling in which a filter that removes particulate matter is attached to an exhaust system; a motor configured to generate a driving force for the hybrid vehicle; and an electronic control unit configured to restart injection of a fuel into the engine when a needed output of the engine reaches a threshold or higher while the injection of the fuel into the engine is stopped. The electronic control unit is configured to, when a filter regeneration condition that an accumulation amount of the particulate matter on the filter is equal to or more than a predetermined accumulation amount and a temperature of the filter is equal to or higher than a predetermined temperature is established, set the threshold to be higher than a threshold set when the filter regeneration condition is not established.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149102

Control apparatus for exhaust gas purification system

In the present invention, a first regeneration process is executed as a process for oxidizing and removing pm accumulated on the particulate filter if a measured value of a differential pressure sensor is not more than a predetermined upper limit value, assuming that the measured value of the differential pressure sensor is a value to be provided in a state in which only pm is accumulated on the particulate filter, when a difference between an estimated pm accumulation amount estimated from an operation history of an internal combustion engine and a pm accumulation amount calculated from the measured value of the differential pressure sensor is not less than a predetermined threshold value, while a second regeneration process is executed without executing the first regeneration process if the measured value is larger than the predetermined upper limit value.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149101

Shift control system for vehicle

A shift control system which can reduce a shift shock is provided. A target torque determiner set a target torque of an engine based on an accelerator position. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149098

Control device for internal combustion engine

A control device for an internal combustion engine adjusts the flow rate ratio between an amount of exhaust gas flowing to an exhaust gas recirculation cooler and an amount of exhaust gas flowing to a bypass passage, which bypasses the exhaust gas recirculation cooler, such that the amount of exhaust gas flowing to the exhaust gas recirculation cooler becomes zero during (i) a predetermined period from a point in time at which the exhaust gas recirculation operation shifts to execution, (ii) a period in which fuel cut is performed and the bed temperature of a catalyst is lower than a predetermined overheat temperature, or (iii) a period in which the flow rate of refrigerant flowing to the exhaust gas recirculation cooler is lower than a predetermined flow rate and the temperature of the refrigerant is lower than a predetermined first temperature.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149097

Combustion control device for internal combustion engine

Based on respective signals from the combustion pressure sensor and a crank angle sensor, heat generation amount data in which a heat generation amount and a crank angle are related to each other is generated, and an estimated heat generation amount is calculated based on a fuel amount in the combustion cycle. When a final value of a heat generation amount in the combustion cycle is smaller than the estimated heat generation amount, the combustion state parameter is calculated based on the heat generation amount data to a crank angle corresponding to the final value of the heat generation amount. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149095

Variable compression ratio internal combustion engine

The variable compression ratio internal combustion engine 1 comprises: a variable compression ratio mechanism 6 able to change a mechanical compression ratio; an exhaust promotion mechanism 50, 55 able to reduce cylinder residual gas after an exhaust stroke of cylinders; and a control device 80 configured to control the mechanical compression ratio by the variable compression ratio mechanism and control an operation of the exhaust promotion mechanism. The control device is configured to operate the exhaust promotion mechanism in at least a partial time period of a time period from when it is demanded that the mechanical compression ratio be raised to when the mechanical compression ratio finishes being changed.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149068

Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine includes a manifold channel. With respect to a longest cylinder that is a cylinder whose flow channel length from the cylinder to a collective portion is the longest among three cylinders, the manifold channel is provided with a hollow layer that covers a part of a channel wall in the flow channel direction of a branch channel connected to the longest cylinder. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180149063

Vehicle control system

A vehicle control system vehicle control system to remove deposition from the purification system without generating noises and vibrations is provided. The vehicle control system comprises a controller that operates the vehicle having an engine autonomously, and that removes deposition from a purification system. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148274

Sheet member inspection method and sheet member conveying apparatus

In a sheet member inspection method for a sheet member conveying apparatus configured to convey a sheet member with a tension, the sheet member conveying apparatus includes: a first support roller placed on an upstream side in a conveying direction of the sheet member and configured to support conveyance of the sheet member; a second support roller placed on a downstream side relative to the first support roller in the conveying direction and configured to support the conveyance of the sheet member; and a magnetic-force detection sensor placed on the downstream side relative to the first support roller in the conveying direction. The sheet member inspection method includes: applying a magnetic force to the sheet member by the first support roller; and inspecting, by the magnetic-force detection sensor, whether a magnetic object exists in the sheet member to which the magnetic force is applied by the first support roller.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148109

Vehicle lower section structure

There is provided a vehicle lower section structure including: a suspension member that extends in a vehicle front-rear direction and that includes a pair of side rails that are be separated from each other in a vehicle width direction; a vehicle onboard device that is formed with a substantially box shape, that is disposed between one of the side rails and the other of the side rails, and that includes a bottom face disposed substantially in the same plane as a bottom face of the suspension member; and a flow smoothing section that is provided at at least one of the bottom face of the vehicle onboard device or the bottom face of the suspension member, and that is provided projecting out toward a vehicle lower side and extending along the vehicle front-rear direction.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148106

Vehicle body lower portion structure

The present disclosure provides a vehicle body lower portion structure including: a lower portion framework member, formed in a chamber shape extending in a vehicle body front-and-rear direction, including a guide portion at an inner face of a wall portion structuring the chamber shape, and being disposed at a vehicle body lower side; a battery, installed on a battery frame, and is disposed at a vehicle width direction inner side of the lower portion framework member; and a reinforcing member formed in a chamber shape extending in the vehicle body front-and-rear direction, provided inside a chamber of the lower portion framework member in a state of being supported at the guide portion, and at least a portion of the reinforcing member overlapping with at least one of the battery or the battery frame in a side view seen in a vehicle width direction.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148102

Central part structure for vehicle

A central part structure for a vehicle includes: a roof side rail formed in a tubular shape; and a first reinforcing member accommodated in the roof side rail at a position where a roof reinforcement and the roof side rail overlap with each other, wherein the first reinforcing member includes a main reinforcement wall portion extending along the roof side rail, and a traverse portion provided so as to cross the roof side rail, the traverse portion being placed at a position where the traverse portion can receive a side collision load applied via an upper part of a center pillar.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148100

Vehicle substructure

A vehicle substructure includes a first undercover disposed in a lower portion of a vehicle and a second undercover disposed side by side with the first undercover in the lower portion of the vehicle. The second undercover is fastened to a skeleton member of the vehicle via a fastening bolt inserted into a bolt hole provided in the second undercover. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148099

Vehicle body lower portion structure

A vehicle body lower portion structure includes: a lower frame member formed as a chamber that extends in a vehicle body longitudinal direction, having a guide portion at inner surfaces of wall portions that structure the chamber, the lower frame member being disposed at a vehicle body lower side; and a reinforcing member formed as a second chamber that extends in the vehicle body longitudinal direction, having a plurality of projections at outer surfaces of wall portions that structure the second chamber, the reinforcing member being provided within the chamber of the lower frame member in a state in which the plurality of projections are made to contact the guide portion.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148098

Vehicle front section structure

A vehicle front section structure includes: a suspension tower to which an upper end portion of a strut of a suspension is attached; a dash panel that demarcates an engine compartment from a cabin; an instrument panel reinforcement that bridges a right and left pair of front pillars; an intervening member that is disposed between the suspension tower and the dash panel; a connecting portion that is disposed on the instrument panel reinforcement and that is configured to be connected with a steering support member for supporting, via a steering column, a steering wheel in which an airbag is stored; a brace that couples the dash panel and the steering support member to each other; and a weak portion that is formed in the instrument panel reinforcement on the vehicle front side thereof and at a vicinity of a vehicle width direction inner side of the connecting portion.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148094

Parking support apparatus

A parking support apparatus is provided with: a vehicle controller configured to park a vehicle by controlling behavior of the vehicle in accordance with the signal associated with the remote operation if a distance between a transmitter located outside of the vehicle and the vehicle is greater than or equal to a first distance and is less than or equal to a second distance. The vehicle controller performs a predetermined informing operation for an operator of the transmitter, instead of or in addition to controlling the behavior of the vehicle in accordance with the signal associated with the remote operation, if the distance is greater than or equal to the first distance and is less than or equal to a third distance or if the distance is greater than or equal to a fourth distance and is less than or equal to the second distance.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148093

Vehicle driving assist apparatus

A vehicle driving assist apparatus of the invention does not execute a road end line departure prevention control when a next lane vehicle traveling in a next lane is acquired as a road end line and an amount of an operation input to a steering wheel of an own vehicle to cause the own vehicle to move into the next lane, is larger than or equal to a predetermined operation amount.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148092

Vehicle driving assist apparatus

A vehicle driving assist apparatus of the invention executes an interpolation estimation process for estimating a road end line when the road end line becomes unable to be acquired and executes a road end line departure prevention control to prevent a vehicle from departing from the estimated road end line. The apparatus stops the interpolation estimation process and the road end line departure prevention control when a predetermined time elapses. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148068

Optimization of a vehicle to compensate for water contamination of a fluid of a vehicle component

The disclosure includes embodiments for modifying a performance of a vehicle component whose performance is affected by a vehicle fluid that is contaminated by water. A method according to some embodiments includes recording sensor data describing refractometry measurements for the vehicle fluid. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148064

Control apparatus for vehicular drive system

A control apparatus (80) for a vehicular drive system (12; 105) having a step-variable transmission portion (20; 110) which is shifted to a selected one of speed positions having respective speed ratio values, with engaging and releasing actions of coupling devices (b, c), and a drive power source portion (39; 103) operatively connected to an input shaft (30) of the step-variable transmission portion, the control apparatus being configured to implement a speed synchronizing control upon a shift-down action of the step-variable transmission portion in a coasting run of a vehicle (10; 100), wherein an input shaft speed of the step-variable transmission portion is raised with an input shaft torque transmitted from the drive power source portion to the input shaft, from a pre-shift-down synchronizing speed to a post-shift-down synchronizing speed. The control apparatus includes a torque control portion (86) configured to change the input shaft torque transmitted from the drive power source portion (39; 103) to the input shaft (30) during the speed synchronizing control, on the basis of a temperature of a lubricant in the step-variable transmission portion such that the input shaft torque is larger when the lubricant temperature is comparatively low than when the temperature is comparatively high.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148063

Vehicle control device

A vehicle control device for a vehicle including an engine used as a power source and an automatic transmission, the vehicle control device performing a first running mode in which a shift control of the automatic transmission and a drive force control are provided according to a driver's acceleration/deceleration operation and a second running mode in which the shift control and the drive force control are provided without the acceleration/deceleration operation while a target running state is set, comprising: a slope-road running control portion configured to control the automatic transmission such that an engine rotation speed is kept high during slope-road running on at least one of an uphill road and a downhill road as compared to flat-road running, the slope-road running control portion limiting an increase amount of the engine rotation speed in the second running mode as compared to the first running mode.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148060

Autonomous driving system

An autonomous driving system includes: an information acquisition device configured to acquire driving environment information indicating driving environment for a vehicle; and a lane change control device configured to control lane change of the vehicle based on the driving environment information. When determining that the lane change can be started at a standard timing, the lane change control device performs delay processing that delays an actual start timing of the lane change from the standard timing. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148059

Hybrid vehicle

In a hybrid vehicle including an engine, an electric motor configured to give braking force to the vehicle, a battery configured to exchange electric power with the electric motor, a hydraulic brake configured to give braking force to the vehicle, and an electronic control unit configured to execute regeneration cooperative control such that braking force is given from the engine, the electric motor, and the hydraulic brake to the vehicle based on a driver's brake-on operation, when an open end voltage of the battery is equal to or greater than a first predetermined voltage, the regeneration cooperative control is limited.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148054

Vehicle control system

A vehicle control system includes an actuator and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to determine one of the following conditions is satisfied: (i) an adjacent vehicle has started; (ii) a first timing at which the preceding vehicle has started does not indicate a second timing at which a slipping-by vehicle has been lost; and (iii) a second preceding vehicle has started. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148044

Hybrid vehicle control apparatus

A control apparatus (80) for a hybrid vehicle (10; 200) provided with: a drive power source including an engine (14; 202) and a vehicle driving electric motor (mg2; mg); an automatic transmission (20; 210) having hydraulically operated coupling devices (cb); and a hydraulic pressure source for the coupling devices, which includes a mechanically operated oil pump (100) operated by the engine, and an electrically operated oil pump (104) operated by a pump driving electric motor (102), the automatic transmission having speed positions having respective different speed ratio values and established with engaging actions of the selected coupling devices through solenoid-operated valves (sl), the coupling devices being operated by hydraulic pressures generated by the electrically operated oil pump, in a motor drive mode in which the vehicle is driven by the vehicle driving electric motor while the engine is at rest. The control apparatus includes: an abnormality detecting portion (92) for detecting an abnormality of the engaging action of the coupling devices to establish one of the speed positions in which the vehicle is started in the motor drive mode; an emergency engine starting portion (94) for starting the engine to operate the mechanically operated oil pump when the abnormality is detected; and a temporary engagement canceling portion (98) for controlling the solenoid-operated valve for the above-indicated one coupling device such that the coupling device is brought into its released state, upon starting of the engine, the temporary engagement canceling portion controlling the solenoid-operated valve to restore the above-indicated one coupling device to its engaged state after starting of the engine.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148043

Hybrid vehicle and control method for hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes: a power generation device including an engine and an electric motor; an electrical storage device configured to exchange electric power with the electric motor; a shift device configured to allow a driver to perform a shift operation for deceleration; and an electronic control unit configured to control the power generation device such that an integral value of braking torque that is output from the power generation device during a period from when depression of an accelerator pedal is released and the shift operation is performed to when a predetermined time elapses in the case where a drive mode is a charge depleting mode is larger than the integral value in the case where the drive mode is a charge sustaining mode.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148042

Control device and control method for hybrid vehicle

Transmission torque of a shift progress side engagement device is set based on engine power, shift progressing power, and battery power such that mg1 torque and mg2 torque are limited due to the limitation of the battery power when shifting a stepped transmission is suppressed. The stepped transmission is shifted with the transmission torque which takes into account the input-output balance of the respective powers.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148040

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle comprises an engine configured to output power for driving and equipped with an exhaust emission control device in an exhaust system thereof. The hybrid vehicle further comprises a control device. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148004

Luggage side trim and mounting structure of mounting the luggage side trim

A luggage side trim includes a body portion having an upper edge portion extending in a vehicular front-rear direction, a wall portion extending in a vehicular width direction from a part of the upper edge portion, the wall portion having an insertion hole through which a damper is to be inserted, and a slit that is communicated with the insertion hole and extends upward and toward a vehicular exterior side from the insertion hole and has a damper insertion opening being open toward the vehicular exterior side, the damper insertion opening receiving the damper that is to be guided along the slit toward the insertion hole when the luggage side trim is mounted on the vehicular panel. When the luggage side trim is mounted on the vehicular panel, an upper edge of the upper edge portion is above the damper.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180147992

Cloaking devices

According to one or more embodiments described herein, a cloaking device may comprise a first mirror, a second mirror, a third mirror, and a fourth mirror. The cloaking device may further comprise a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, and a fourth lens. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180147987

Vehicle display system and method for controlling vehicle display system

A vehicle display system includes a display unit, a camera controller, and a media controller. When the vehicle display system is in a normal mode, the display unit shows an output image of the camera controller if a transmission of a vehicle is in a reverse gear, and shows an output image of the media controller if the transmission of the vehicle is not in the reverse gear. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180147984

Driving support apparatus for a vehicle

When an automatic lane change system has a specific blinker be activated while a bsm (blind spot monitor) system is giving a first alert by turning on an indicator 11, a bsm ecu 10 does not give a second alert (blinking the indicator 11) so as to keep giving the first alert. The second alert is higher in an alert level than the first alert.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180147948

Motor vehicle

A first control device is configured to start sending a first command when a vehicle-side connector is connected with an external power supply device. A second control device is configured to send a second command when the second control device receives the first command from the first control device. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180147946

Driving device

When the heat stress cumulative value of a second boost converter is equal to or greater than a second threshold value that is less than a first threshold value and the heat stress cumulative value of a first boost converter is less than a third threshold value that is equal to or less than the second threshold value, the first boost converter is controlled by voltage control and the second boost converter is controlled by power control. When the heat stress cumulative value of the first boost converter is equal to or greater than the second threshold value and the heat stress cumulative value of the second boost converter is less than the third threshold value, the first boost converter is controlled by the power control and the second boost converter is controlled by the voltage control.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180147935

Vehicle

A vehicle includes a plurality of tanks storing gas in the tanks and arranged in a longitudinal direction of the vehicle, and each of the tanks includes: a pressure relief device configured to open when a temperature of the tank becomes a predetermined temperature or more; and a release part releasing the gas in the tank in a predetermined direction by the opening of the pressure relief device, wherein the release direction of the gas released from the release part of the front tank located at a frontward position among the plurality of tanks is defined to be a direction directly facing a space between the pressure relief devices of the rear tanks disposed more rearward than the front tank, and a ground.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180147930

Vehicle bottom structure

A vehicle bottom structure includes a floor panel, a battery mounted on the floor panel, a deck board, and an inclined portion. The inclined portion is arranged adjacent to the battery. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180147908

Automatic tilting vehicle

An automatic tilting vehicle comprises left and right front wheels and a rear wheel. A control unit controls a vehicle tilting device so that the tilt angle of the vehicle becomes the target tilt angle. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180146323

Storage service for mobile nodes in a roadway area

The disclosure includes embodiments for providing a storage service for mobile nodes in a roadway area. A method may include a vehicle communicatively coupled to a mobile node via a non-infrastructure network, wherein the vehicle and the mobile node are present in a roadway area which is partitioned into a plurality of roadway regions which are predetermined and known to the vehicle and the mobile node. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145977

In-vehicle authentication system

An in-vehicle authentication system is disclosed. The in-vehicle authentication system includes a first authentication object apparatus; and a second authentication object apparatus configured to perform communication with the first authentication object apparatus. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145552

Rotary electric machine

A rotary electric machine includes a stator and a rotor. The rotor includes a rotor core and a plurality of permanent magnets. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145501

Overcurrent protection apparatus

An overcurrent protection apparatus that protects, from overcurrent, a load circuit including an electric load and wiring electrically connected with each other is provided. The overcurrent protection apparatus includes: a semiconductor switching element that is configured to control energization to the load circuit; and a breaker that stops the semiconductor switching element upon detection of abnormality of overheat or overcurrent at the semiconductor switching element, the breaker having a latch operation mode of continuously stopping the semiconductor switching element even upon cancellation of abnormality detection, and a retry operation mode of canceling stoppage of the semiconductor switching element upon the cancellation of the abnormality detection. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145475

Solar-pumped fiber laser device

Provided is a solar-pumped fiber laser device that includes: a first layer of a light guiding material or a fluorescent material having a circular or an elliptical planar contour with an even thickness; and an optical fiber wound around a peripheral thickness edge of the first layer, wherein the optical fiber is irradiated with light formed of solar light having entered a flat surface of the planar contour of the first layer, the solar light being scattered by the light guiding material, or with fluorescence generated by applying the solar light having entered the flat surface of the planar contour of the first layer to the fluorescent material.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145356

Fuel cell system

A fuel cell system according to one embodiment performs refresh control of an electrode catalyst of a fuel cell, by reducing a stack voltage as a voltage of the fuel cell to a refresh voltage at which the electrode catalyst is activated. The system includes the fuel cell that generates electric power by an electrochemical reaction using fuel gas and oxidation gas, a stack voltage sensor that sensors the stack voltage, and a controller that controls power of the fuel cell. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145355

Fuel cell system

A fuel cell system includes: a first temperature sensor that measures the temperature of cooling water on the side of a cooling water outlet of a fuel cell; a second temperature sensor that measures the temperature of the cooling water on the side of a cooling water inlet of a water heater for heating the cooling water; a third temperature sensor that measures the temperature of the cooling water on the side of a cooling water outlet of the water heater; a cooling water pump that circulates the cooling water; and a control device. The control device is configured to determine that there is a cooling water leakage when the condition: “measurement temperature t1 measured by the first temperature sensor≠measurement temperature t2 measured by the second temperature sensor” or the condition “no temperature difference Δt between measurement temperature t2 and measurement temperature t3 measured by the third temperature sensor” is met.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145352

Fuel cell

A fuel cell includes stacked power cells and an end cell. Each power cell includes a first plate and two first separators sandwiching the first plate. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145311

Method of producing sulfide solid electrolyte

Provided is a method of producing a sulfide solid electrolyte according to which an amount of residual elemental sulfur can be reduced with simple steps. The method of producing a sulfide solid electrolyte comprises: loading raw material for electrolytes, and elemental sulfur into a vessel, the raw material containing at least li2s and p2s5; and after said loading, amorphizing a raw material composition consisting of the raw material for electrolytes and the elemental sulfur, and synthesizing material for sulfide solid electrolyte; and after said amorphizing, heat-treating the material for sulfide solid electrolytes under an inert atmosphere at a temperature no less than a melting point of the elemental sulfur.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145309

Method of producing granular aggregate, method of producing electrode plate, and method of producing battery

A method of producing a granular aggregate in which wet granulated substances including active material particles, conductive material particles, a binding agent for binding the active material particles and the conductive material particles, and a solvent are aggregated includes adding a binding agent solution in which the binding agent is dissolved in the solvent to the active material particles having a solvent absorbing property, mixing the binding agent solution and the active material particles such that a primary granular aggregate in which granulated primary granulated substances are aggregated is produced, and mixing the conductive material particles into the primary granular aggregate and producing a granulated granular aggregate.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145308

Method of producing secondary battery

A method of producing a secondary battery disclosed here includes forming a positive electrode active material layer containing a lithium- and manganese-containing composite oxide on a positive electrode current collector to produce a positive electrode; measuring a peel strength between the positive electrode active material layer and the positive electrode current collector; producing a secondary battery assembly including the positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte using the positive electrode; and initially charging the secondary battery assembly. When the secondary battery assembly is initially charged, a charging rate is determined based on the measured peel strength, and in a predetermined peel strength range, a lower charging rate is set for a secondary battery assembly including a positive electrode having a low peel strength than for a secondary battery assembly including a positive electrode having a large peel strength.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145307

Sealed-type battery

A sealed-type battery includes an exterior body, a collector terminal, a hollow rivet defining a hollow section, and a reverse plate arranged between the collector terminal and the hollow rivet. The collector terminal includes: a projected section projected; a peripheral edge section provided; and a notch section provided in the peripheral edge section in a manner to surround the projected section and formed in a manner to reduce thickness of the collector terminal. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145290

In-vehicle battery pack

An in-vehicle battery pack includes: battery stacks in which a plurality of battery cells is stacked with a spacer member interposed between the battery cells; a casing in which the battery stacks are housed in two stages in a vertical direction; and an intervening member that is provided between the battery stacks and bottom portions so as to be interposed between a protruding portion protruding to the bottom surface of the battery stack and a side wall of the casing.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180145144

Method of manufacturing semiconductor device

A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes: setting a plurality of main semiconductor wafers and a plurality of sub semiconductor wafers in a load lock chamber of an electrode forming equipment; repeating a wafer-transfer and electrode-formation process of transferring at least one of the main semiconductor wafers from the load lock chamber to the film formation chamber in a state where the load lock chamber and the film formation chamber are decompressed and then forming a surface electrode on a surface of the at least one main semiconductor wafer transferred in the film formation chamber; removing the main semiconductor wafers on which the surface electrodes have been formed and the sub semiconductor wafers from the electrode forming equipment without forming an electrode on the sub semiconductor wafers by the electrode forming equipment; and making the surface electrodes schottky-contact the main semiconductor wafers.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180144938

Method of manufacturing seminconductor device

A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device is provided with: implanting charged particles including oxygen into a surface of a sic wafer; and forming a schottky electrode that makes schottky contact with the sic wafer on the surface after the implantation of the charged particles.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180144858

Transformer

A transformer includes: a first coil section formed by coiling a conductor pattern in a planar state around an insertion hole provided on a circuit board; a second coil section that includes a first ring composed of a coil formed by coiling a conductor plate, the coil being covered with an electric-insulating resin, a second ring composed of a coil formed by coiling a conductor plate, the coil covered with the electric-insulating resin, and a coupled part formed by covering a coupled position between the first ring and the second ring with the electric-insulating resin; and core sections forming a closed magnetic circuit that magnetically couples the first coil section and the second coil section.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180144713

Display system

A display system includes a display device and a plurality of ecus that include a first ecu and a second ecu. The second ecu is configured to transmit the identification information of the screen to the first ecu when the second ecu makes the display device display the screen. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180144637

Driving support apparatus

A driving support apparatus estimates an expected route of an own vehicle, calculates an effective length of the expected route, and alerts a driver of the own vehicle when it is determined that there exists an object which crosses a part within the effective length within a predetermined time. A formula of a circle with a radius of an estimated turning radius is used for an expected route formula expressing the expected route. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180144549

Augmented reality for providing vehicle functionality through virtual features

The disclosure includes embodiments for providing a virtual feature to a vehicle including an augmented reality (“ar”) headset and an ar glove. A method according to some embodiments includes causing the ar headset to display the virtual object which includes a three-dimensional image of a control element operable to control the virtual feature. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180143629

Driving assistance device

A driving assistance device, including an automated driving switch; an emergency button; and a controller configured to provide either automated driving in which travel is performed along a current travel path of a host vehicle or automated stopping in response to manipulation by a driver of the automated driving switch or of the emergency button.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180143095

Fuel cell vehicle

When a calibration starting condition of a pressure sensor is satisfied while a fuel cell vehicle is traveling, the fuel cell vehicle starts to travel by using electric power supplied from a secondary battery. In the fuel cell vehicle, a pressure sensor is calibrated based on hydrogen pressure in a hydrogen gas flow channel downstream of a pressure reducing valve after a shut-off valve of a hydrogen tank is closed, and the hydrogen in a hydrogen gas flow channel is exhausted until hydrogen pressure upstream of the pressure reducing valve and hydrogen pressure downstream of the pressure reducing valve become substantially equal to each other. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180142968

Double-sided cooler

A cooler includes a coolant flow path between a first cooling plate and a second cooling plate segmented into a plurality of flow path segments along a flow-path traverse direction. The plurality of flow path segments includes at least one first flow path segment and at least one second flow path segment. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180142747

Motion conversion mechanism and electric brake actuator using the same

A motion conversion mechanism includes: a cylindrical body having an internal screw and third gear teeth in an inner periphery thereof, the internal screw being provided in a screw region that is an intermediate region in an axial direction of the cylindrical body; a shaft body disposed coaxially with the cylindrical body inside the cylindrical body and having first gear teeth and a first external screw in an outer periphery thereof; and a plurality of planetary rollers. First planetary rollers among the planetary rollers mesh with the gear teeth formed in a first gear region and do not mesh with the gear teeth formed in a second gear region, and second planetary rollers among the planetary rollers mesh with the gear teeth formed in the second gear region and do not mesh with the gear teeth formed in the first gear region.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180142659

Control device for vehicle

A control device is provided for controlling a vehicle that includes: an internal combustion engine having a fuel injection valve, an ignition device and an in-cylinder pressure sensor; and an electric motor configured to rotate to drive a crankshaft of the internal combustion engine. The control device is configured, when an assist torque is applied to the crankshaft by means of the electric motor, to perform an ignition start-up operation that starts fuel injection and ignition from an expansion stroke cylinder to start up the internal combustion engine. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180142639

Diagnosis system of internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine comprises an exhaust purification catalyst and an air-fuel ratio sensor arranged at a downstream side of the exhaust purification catalyst, stops or decreases a feed of fuel as fuel cut control, and controls an air-fuel ratio of exhaust gas to a rich air-fuel ratio after the end of the fuel cut control as post reset rich control. The diagnosis system calculates a first characteristic of change of air-fuel ratio at the time when the output air-fuel ratio first passes a first air-fuel ratio region leaner than a stoichiometric air-fuel ratio and a second characteristic of change of air-fuel ratio at the time when the output air-fuel ratio first passes a second air-fuel ratio region including a stoichiometric air-fuel ratio. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180142505

Fuel lid structure

A fuel lid structure that includes: a lid body at which a latched portion is formed, the lid body opening and closing an open portion formed in a vehicle body outer panel for access to a fuel fill inlet; a lid lock having: a lock member provided so as to be movable between a latching position in which the lock member latches with the latched portion and a retracted position in which the lock member is retracted from the latched portion, and an urging member that urges the lock member toward the latched portion, the lid lock locking the lid body in a closed position in a case in which the latched portion is latched by the lock member; and an attenuating member provided at the latched portion, the attenuating member contacting the lock member to attenuate the urging force that acts on the lock member.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141740

Vacuum heat-insulating container

Provided is a vacuum heat-insulating container including an outer cylinder having a bottom and an inner cylinder having a bottom and disposed inside the outer cylinder, with a vacuum space formed between the outer cylinder and the inner cylinder. The inner cylinder and the outer cylinder are disposed such that an opening plane of the inner cylinder is located outward of an opening plane of the outer cylinder. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141601

Molding structure for automotive glass

Rear quarter glass has a glass plate, a plastic molding, and a metal molding. A retainer is arranged between the plastic molding and the metal molding. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141591

Vehicle side structure

The present invention provides a vehicle side structure including: a center pillar extended along a vehicle up-down direction at a vehicle side part, the center pillar comprising a center pillar outer panel disposed at an outer side in a vehicle width direction; a roof side rail provided at a vehicle upper side of the center pillar, the roof side rail being extended along a vehicle front-rear direction and comprising a roof side rail outer panel disposed at an outer side in the vehicle width direction; a joining section at which an inner side surface, in the vehicle width direction, of an upper section of the center pillar outer panel in the vehicle up-down direction, and an outer side surface of the roof side rail outer panel in the vehicle width direction, are overlapped and joined; and a load transfer section formed at the center pillar outer panel and configured in a shape projecting toward a vehicle outer side from the joining section.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141570

Vehicle system and vehicle

A vehicle system includes a warning device and at least one electronic control unit. The at least one electronic control unit is configured to present a light stimulus to a driver, and determine whether the driver is facing forward, determine whether the driver holds a steering wheel, and cause the warning device to perform a first warning when it is determined that the driver is not facing forward while the light stimulus is being presented. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141540

Vehicle and control method for vehicle

An electronic control unit suppresses gear shifting more significantly in a second travel mode than in a first travel mode. Accordingly, frequent gear shifting of an automatic transmission in the second travel mode is suppressed, and superior ride quality is obtained. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141525

Manual release device for parking lock mechanism

A manual release device for a parking lock mechanism includes an operating lever, a cable and an idle motion mechanism. The idle motion mechanism includes a body portion, a lever provided on the body portion, a helical compression spring, and a contact portion provided on the shaft. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141510

Vehicle substructure

A vehicle substructure includes a panel in which an accommodating recessed portion is disposed, a battery holder attached to a bottom surface of the accommodating recessed portion, and a battery attached to the battery holder. The battery includes a first flange portion and a second flange portion. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141456

Feed system and vehicle

A feed system includes a vehicle and a feed mode controller. The feed system feeds electric power to an electric load outside the vehicle in a first feed mode or a second feed mode. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141439

Onboard vehicle communication system

An onboard vehicle communication system includes a first ecu configured to manage charge information of a vehicle, a gateway connected to the first ecu, a second ecu connected to the gateway, an onboard vehicle communication device configured to communicate with the outside of the vehicle, and a local bus that connects the first ecu and the onboard vehicle communication device. The first ecu is configured to transmit charge information of the vehicle to the onboard vehicle communication device via the local bus when an external charge device is charging a vehicle.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141400

Suspension device for vehicle

A suspension device for a vehicle includes a spring device disposed between a sprung member and an unsprung member of a vehicle and allowing a relative displacement between the sprung member and the unsprung member. The spring constant k2c of the spring device when the spring device is deformed in the direction in which the spring device contracts with respect to the predetermined reference length is configured to be smaller than the spring constant k2e of the spring device when the spring device is deformed in the direction in which the spring device expands with respect to the predetermined reference length. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141156

Systems and methods for welding

A laser welding system is provided. The laser welding system includes a laser source configured to produce a laser beam, a beam modifier configured to split the laser beam into at least two heat source points positioned at a predetermined angle relative to one another along a diagonal intersecting and radially equidistant from a center of a circular weld line, the circular weld line being concentric with an object to be welded, a rotation unit configured to cause rotation of the at least one group of two heat source points or the object to be welded, and a controller configured to control the rotation unit to cause the at least one group of two heat source points to scan substantially all of the circular weld line.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180139052

Communication system

A communication system includes a first electronic control unit configured to determine whether a reception message received from a communication bus corresponds to a communication message determined in advance to be transmitted to the communication bus by the first electronic control unit, determine whether the communication message is transmitted from the first electronic control unit to the communication bus, and output a notification signal that is a signal for causing the communication message that a second electronic control unit acquires from the communication bus to be deleted from the second electronic control unit when the first electronic control unit determines that the reception message corresponds to the communication message and determines that the communication message is not transmitted from the first electronic control unit to the communication bus.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180138796

Rotational power transmission mechanism and heat treatment furnace

A rotational power transmission mechanism includes: an input shaft and an output shaft that are apart from each other; a first rotary member fixed to a tip end of the input shaft on an output shaft side of the input shaft; and a second rotary member fixed to a tip end of the output shaft on an input shaft side of the output shaft so as to face the first rotary member. Into recessed portions, projected portions are inserted, permanent magnets are respectively provided on a pair of contact surfaces of each recessed portion and on a pair of contact surfaces of each projected portion in such a manner that the recessed portion and the projected portion repel each other at the respective pairs of contact surfaces where the recessed portion and the projected portion come into contact with each other.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180138787

Rotating electrical machine

A cooling structure for a rotating electrical machine includes a rotating electrical machine including a stator and the stator, a temperature sensor, and a first discharge mechanism. A plurality of discharge holes of the first discharge mechanism is disposed in a region excluding an avoidance region. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180138545

Method for producing sulfide solid electrolyte and sulfur-based material

Provided are a method for producing a sulfide solid electrolyte having a high li ion conductivity, in which the production time can be greatly reduced, and a sulfur-based material that can be used in the production method for a sulfide solid electrolyte. The invention relates to a method for producing a sulfide solid electrolyte containing a lithium element, a sulfur element, a phosphorus element, an iodine element and a bromine element, which includes mixing and grinding lithium sulfide and lithium bromide followed by adding phosphorus sulfide and lithium iodide thereto and reacting them, and relates to a sulfur-based material.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180138541

Assembly device for battery component

An assembly device for a battery component proposed herein includes at least one of members that are a positioning pin and a chuck, and a suction machine. There is at least one exhaust passage inside the at least one of the members that are the positioning pin and the chuck. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180138536

Catalyst layer for fuel cell

A catalyst layer for a fuel cell includes a catalyst-supporting carbon in which a catalyst is supported on carbon support powder of which particles have pores, a first electrolyte resin having an oxygen permeability of less than 2.2×10−14 mol/(m·s·pa) under an environment at a temperature of 80° c. And a relative humidity of 30%, and a second electrolyte resin having an oxygen permeability of 2.2×10−14 mol/(m·s·pa) or more under an environment at a temperature of 80° c. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180138528

Fuel gas storage and supply system

A fuel gas storage and supply system that supplies fuel gas to a fuel cell includes: a filling port including a first check valve; a decompression valve; a fuel gas pipe; an upstream shut valve disposed between an upstream gas tank and the filling port; a second check valve disposed between the filling port and the upstream shut valve; a pressure sensor disposed between the upstream shut valve and the decompression valve; and a controller configured to control opening and closing of the upstream shut valve using a measured pressure value of the pressure sensor. The controller repeatedly acquires the measured pressure value from the pressure sensor over time when the upstream gas tank is filled with the fuel gas via the filling port and closes the upstream shut valve when an increasing rate of the measured pressure value is less than a predetermined increasing rate threshold value.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180138515

Electrode plate manufacturing apparatus, manufacturing method of positive plate, and manufacturing method of negative plate

An electrode plate manufacturing apparatus includes: a first roll; a second roll that consolidates a particle aggregate and forms an undried active material film; and a third roll that transcribes the undried active material film on the second roll onto a current collector foil. A circumferential velocity a of the first roll, a circumferential velocity b of the second roll, a conveyance velocity c of the current collector foil, a contact angle α of the first roll, a contact angle β of the second roll, and a contact angle γ of the current collector foil satisfy conditions (i) β−α≥−1.6×b/a+40 where β−α>0 and b/a≥1 and (ii) γ−β≥−1.6×c/b+40 where γ−β>0 and c/b≥1.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180138487

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a plurality of unit cells, each including an electrode body having a structure in which a positive electrode and a negative electrode are stacked, and a busbar that electrically connects a positive electrode terminal to a negative electrode terminal between the unit cells. The unit cells are stacked adjacent to one another in the same direction as a direction in which the positive electrode and the negative electrode of the electrode body are stacked. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180138482

Separator-integrated electrode plate, electrode plate pair, stacked electric power storage element, and method of manufacturing separator-integrated electrode plate

A separator-integrated electrode plate includes a current collector plate; an active material layer formed on the current collector plate; and a resin separator layer formed on the active material layer. A belt-like laser-cut end portion along a laser-cut edge that is laser-cut in a thickness direction of the separator-integrated electrode plate and forms part of a peripheral edge of the separator-integrated electrode plate has a resin-permeated portion in which a resin forming the resin separator layer permeates the active material layer over a width that is more than twice a thickness of the resin separator layer.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180138476

Battery module

A battery module includes a plurality of column-shaped batteries 12, a battery holder 14 having a plurality of retention holes 15 and being configured to hold the plurality of column-shaped batteries 12 in an upright position, and an adhesive placed between an inner circumferential surface of each of the retention holes 15 and an outer circumferential surface of a corresponding one of the column-shaped batteries 12. At least one of the inner circumferential surface of the retention hole 15 and the outer circumferential surface of the column-shaped battery 12 has an uneven surface 70 having a surface height varying in accordance with at least the position in the axial direction.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180138471

Battery pack

A battery pack has a battery unit and a battery case. The battery case includes side frames and an upper frame. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180138170

Method of manufacturing semiconductor device

A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes: implanting charged particles into a first range and a second range in a semiconductor substrate from at least one of a first surface of the semiconductor substrate and a second surface of the semiconductor substrate located on an opposite side of the first surface so as to increase crystal defect densities in the first range and the second range; implanting n-type impurities into the first range from the first surface so as to make a region amorphous, the region being in the first range and disposed at the first surface; irradiating the first surface with first laser after the implantation of the charged particles and the implantation of the n-type impurities so as to heat the first range and the second range; and crystallizing the region which has been made amorphous in or after the irradiation of the first laser.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180137970

Coil unit

A coil unit includes: a first case; a second case; a ferrite plate; a coil; a shield member; and a seal member. The ferrite plate, the coil and the shield member are arranged inside an accommodation space. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180137959

Dust core and manufacturing method therefor

A dust core includes: a plurality of soft magnetic particles each composed of an iron-based alloy containing aluminum, each of a surface of the plurality of soft magnetic particles being coated with an aluminum nitride film; and an aluminum oxide film with which at least the aluminum nitride films located at a surface of the dust core are entirely coated.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180137751

Automatic driving device

An automatic driving device includes a position acquisition unit configured to acquire position information on another automatically-driving vehicle and another manually-driving vehicle, a route searching unit configured to search a route, a calculation unit configured to calculate a ratio of the number of the other automatically-driving vehicles to a total number of all other vehicles on the route for each route based on the position information on the other automatically-driving vehicle and the position information on the other manually-driving vehicle when a plurality of routes is searched, a selection unit configured to select the route wherein the other automatically-driving vehicle ratio calculated by the calculation unit is highest as a route for the host vehicle to travel, and a control unit configured to control automatic driving of the host vehicle so travel along the selected route.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180137000

Method of ensuring operation of calculator

A method of ensuring operation of a calculator includes causing, by a cpu, the calculator to perform a predetermined operation verification calculation of which a correct value that is a resultant value in normal operation is set to ae predetermined value; acquiring, by the cpu, the resultant value of the calculation; referencing, by the cpu using a relative address referencing capability of the cpu, an address that is stored in an address acquired by adding the acquired resultant value to the starting address of the memory; and executing, by the cpu, a function stored at the referenced address.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180136672

Pressure reducing valve device

A pressure reducing valve device includes a first body; a second body; a valve mechanism accommodated in the first body, and including a valve seat and a valve element; and a piston that is accommodated in the second body, defines a pressure reducing chamber, and is configured to move in accordance with a pressure in the pressure reducing chamber so as to move the valve element. The first body is connected to an inner portion of a connection portion having a bottomed cylindrical shape. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180135807

High-pressure gas tank and movable body

A high-pressure gas tank includes: a tank body section; a base attached to an opening of the tank body section; a valve attached to an opening of the base so as to open and close a gas supply-discharge port of the tank body section, a part of the valve being inserted in the base, and the valve having a contact surface that contacts a seat surface as a surface of an end of the base, the surface of the end of the base forming the opening of the base; and a seal member arranged between an outer peripheral surface of a portion of the valve that is inserted in the opening of the base and an inner peripheral surface of the base. A slit for forming a communication hole communicating between outside of the high-pressure gas tank and a space between the base and valve is provided.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180135757

Vacuum double structure and heat treat furnace

A vacuum double structure includes: a tubular and metal inner wall member; a tubular and metal outer wall member in which the inner wall member is accommodated; and a sealing member provided between a facing surface of the inner wall member and a facing surface of the outer wall member. The sealing member includes an annular spacer, a first annular packing material, and a second annular packing material. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180135746

Control device of vehicle power transmission device

A control device of a vehicle power transmission device for the vehicle power transmission device including a line pressure regulating device regulating a hydraulic pressure of a hydraulic fluid discharged from an oil pump to a predetermined line pressure while changing an opening area of a discharge flow passage, and an automatic transmission having a predetermined gear position established by engagement of a hydraulic friction engagement element by using the line pressure as a source pressure, the control device comprising: an abnormality determination portion configured to detect a slip of the hydraulic friction engagement element establishing the predetermined gear position at the time of establishment of the predetermined gear position and, if an input torque at the time of occurrence of the slip is equal to or greater than an abnormality determination value defined in advance based on a torque transmittable at a minimum line pressure by the hydraulic friction engagement element establishing the predetermined gear position, to make an abnormality determination indicative of a possibility of an abnormality causing the output hydraulic pressure of the line pressure regulating device to be the minimum line pressure while the opening area of the discharge flow passage is maximized, the abnormality determination value being defined in accordance with a rotation speed of the oil pump such that the abnormality determination value becomes larger when the rotation speed is high as compared to when the rotation speed is low.. . ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180135724

Antivibration device

An antivibration device capable of securing a thickness dimension of a stopper rubber without changing a gap between a connecting member and a stopper wall portion. A connecting member includes a base surface and a receding surface located to recede beyond the base surface in a direction to go away from a stopper wall portion, the base surface and the receding surface face the stopper wall portion, and a stopper rubber includes an inner fitting portion at which the connecting member is internally fitted. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180135553

Internal-combustion engine

An internal-combustion engine includes: a direct fuel injector directly injecting fuel into a combustion chamber; and a control device. The control device performs: presumption processing that presumes, based on an operating condition of the internal-combustion engine, that a thermoplastic deposit is formed on an injection hole portion of the direct fuel injector; temperature control processing that increases a temperature of the injection hole portion when the thermoplastic deposit is presumed to be formed; and first removal processing that injects the fuel from the direct fuel injector after the temperature control processing.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180135539

Control system for internal combustion engine

A control device for an internal combustion engine comprising a combustion control part controlling a fuel feed system and ozone feed system so as to form a difference in ozone concentration space-wise or time-wise in a combustion chamber 11 so that premixed gas burns by compression ignition in stages in the combustion chamber and an ozone malfunction judging part judging malfunction of the ozone feed system. The ozone malfunction judging part judges that the ozone feed system is malfunctioning when the self-ignition timing is retarded from the presumed self-ignition timing and the combustion noise is larger than the presumed combustion noise or when the self-ignition timing is advanced from the presumed self-ignition timing and the combustion noise is smaller than the presumed combustion noise.. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180135493

Abnormality diagnosis apparatus for exhaust gas purification system

An object is to prevent a wrong diagnosis from being made in an abnormality diagnosis apparatus for an exhaust gas purification system including a filter and a pm sensor. After sensor regeneration is performed, the application of voltage to the pm sensor is started, and thereafter abnormality diagnosis of the pm sensor is performed based on whether or not a signal is output from the pm sensor. ... Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180135341