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Thermo-magnetic engine apparatus and reversible thermo-magnetic cycle
A thermo-magnetic engine apparatus includes a magnetic element having a high temperature end to which hot energy is supplied and a low temperature end to which...
Vehicle navigation system
A vehicle navigation system includes: a route guidance element for searching an optimum route from a current position of a vehicle to a destination according to...
In-vehicle internal combustion engine control device, and control method
for internal combustion engine
At the time of an engine start while the vehicle is driving, when a required vehicle driving force (TRQ) is smaller than or equal to a predetermined value...
Vehicle control device
A vehicle control device is provided that performs control to suppress a dangerous situation for a vehicle without causing a driver to experience discomfort...
Hybrid plug-in vehicle control device
A plugin hybrid vehicle is installed with an engine, an oil pump coupled to an output shaft of the engine to be driven by the engine, a motor/generator coupled...
Vehicle communication system between a device control ECU and an
A vehicle communication system includes at least one device control apparatuses. One device control apparatus has an electronic controller. The vehicle...
In-vehicle handsfree apparatus
An in-vehicle handsfree apparatus establishes a handsfree profile connection with a first cellular phone and a second cellular phone simultaneously. It is...
Short range wireless communication apparatus
An in-vehicle apparatus selects, as a profile connection mode, one connection mode out of a first connection mode and a second connection mode, and performs...
Linked semiconductor module unit and electronic circuit-integrated motor
device using same
A linked semiconductor module unit links a plurality of semiconductor modules by a first bus bar and a second bus bar, which are embedded in resin parts. The...
Apparatus for automatically changing state of vehicle closure
An apparatus for changing the state of a vehicle closure is disclosed. The apparatus includes a primary mobile unit, a secondary mobile unit, and a detection...
Magnetic sensor with a plurality of heater portions to fix the direction
of magnetization of a pinned magnetic...
A magnetic sensor is provided, including: a substrate; a plurality of magneto resistance element portions, disposed above the substrate, each including: a free...
AC motor control apparatus
A control apparatus of an AC motor improves an electric current estimation accuracy of the AC motor, which includes a three phase motor with an electric current...
Carbon commutator and a method for production thereof
A segment of a carbon commutator includes a carbon layer on a surface side and a metallic carbon layer on a bottom side, and the carbon layer and the metallic...
Motor-driven refrigerating apparatus for vehicle
A vehicle has a low-voltage power generator driven by an engine, a standard low-voltage battery and a standard low-voltage electric load. Additional equipment...
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming an ohmic electrode in a first area on one of main surfaces of a silicon carbide layer,...
Air conditioning apparatus
An air conditioning apparatus has, a first domed door comprising a first pivot and a first sealing surface, and a second domed door comprising a second pivot...
Adjustable tank for bar-plate heat exchanger
A heat exchanger includes a core and a pair of end tanks attached to the end of the core. Each end tank extends over an outermost peripheral end of the core...
Heat transport fluid passage device with hydrophobic membrane
A heat transport fluid passage device for a heat transport circuit has a wall defining a passage through which a heat transport fluid flows. The heat transport...
An ignition system is provided, which can restrict decreasing of constant-voltage duration of a spark plug and effectively prevents the occurrence of an...
Indicator displaying device
A combination meter has an indicator for radiating light having entered from an entrance portion thereof and a display panel having a displaying portion...
Range sensing apparatus
A housing slidably guides a slider, which is driven in response to selection of a shift range of an automatic transmission. Upper and lateral sides of a movable...
Sensor controller and exhaust gas treatment system using the same
A sensor controller is for a particulate matter detection sensor that includes a pair of opposed electrodes spaced from each other and disposed on an attachment...
Degradation diagnostic apparatus for NOx catalyst
A NOx amount capable of being absorbed by a criteria catalyst as a boundary between degradation and normality is supplied to a NOx storage reduction catalyst...
Vehicle motion control apparatus
A vehicle motion control apparatus configured to control a plurality of control objects in a same direction of vehicle motion control to achieve a requested...
Hybrid vehicle and control method for the same
A hybrid vehicle includes an internal combustion engine (22), a motor (MG2), and a secondary battery (50), and travels in an electric-powered travel mode and in...
Driver circuit having a storage device for driving switching device
A driver circuit for a semiconductor switching device includes a drive power source, a capacitor and four switches, which form a bridge circuit. The capacitor...
Control apparatus for multi-phase rotary machine and electric power
steering system using the same
A first inverter circuit and a second inverter circuit are provided for a first winding set and a second winding set of a motor, respectively, and switch over...
Battery heating and cooling system
A system may include a first heat exchanger, a pumping device, and a valve. The pumping device may be in fluid communication with the first heat exchanger. The...
Between a CPU and a communication module, a write buffer, a write control section, a read buffer and a read control section are provided. The CPU directly...
Preceding-vehicle identifying apparatus and following-distance control
The preceding vehicle identifying apparatus calculates an integrated probability of existence of a curved road ahead of an own vehicle based on at least two of...
Vehicular navigation apparatus
A vehicular navigation apparatus configured to independently operate a dedicated application and an externally-introduced general-purpose application is...
Vehicle dynamic control apparatus and vehicle dynamic control system using
A vehicle dynamic control apparatus is designed to control a plurality of controlled objects according to a request value of a first parameter from an...
Control device for hybrid vehicle, and hybrid vehicle incorporating
A control unit increases a discharge allowable power when the running mode is at a charge depleting mode and an engine is stopped. An engine operation...
An ECU of a transmission side performs a first conversion of converting a single bit of original baseband data into a four-bit bit pattern, which indicates one...
Vehicle presence notification apparatus
A vehicle presence notification apparatus may include a dynamic speaker for radiating a notification sound from a vehicle in an audible frequency, and a sound...
Lock release apparatus
A lock release apparatus in a vehicle includes a vehicle unit and a portable device, for an exchange of the first and second reference signals transmitted...
Apparatus for calculating rotational position of rotary machine
In a system for driving an inverter, a superimposing element superimposes, on an output voltage of the inverter. The high-frequency voltage signal is correlated...
Spark plug for internal combustion engine
A spark plug for an internal combustion engine includes a center electrode, an insulator holding the center electrode inserted therein, a housing holding the...
Automotive alternator including rectifier terminal having two portions
made of different metals
An automotive alternator includes a stator winding that is made of a metal other than copper and copper alloys. The alternator also includes a built-in...
Aluminum alloy clad sheet for heat exchangers
An aluminum alloy clad sheet for heat exchangers includes a core material, a cladding material 1, and a cladding material 2, one side and the other side of the...
Manufacturing method of semiconductor device
In a manufacturing method of a semiconductor device, a depression is formed in a semiconductor substrate made of silicon or silicon compound semiconductor, and...
A fuel pump has a motor portion and a pump portion, wherein fuel is sucked from an inlet port into the pump portion when an impeller is rotated and the...
Pressure control reservoir with check valve
A pressure control reservoir includes a valve ball and a shaft which is movable to move the valve ball to open or close a fluid path leading to a fluid...
Ignition coil for internal combustion engines
In an ignition coil for an internal combustion engine, a column section and a notched section are provided in a side wall section of a case section of the...
Method of manufacturing stator coil for electric rotating machine
A method of manufacturing a stator coil includes the steps of: (1) forming substantially planar electric wires each including in-slot portions to be received in...
Head-up display and method with speed sensitive light intensity
A head-up display light source intensity control for a vehicle can include sensing an ambient light intensity condition and providing ambient light intensity...
In-vehicle electronic control unit, diagnosis tool and diagnosis system
An in-vehicle electronic control unit (ECU), stores behavior information, when a specific vehicle behavior (i.e. a vehicle behavior that does not correspond to...
System for detecting run over accident
A system for detecting a run-over accident has sensors and a controller. The sensors provide collision detectors which is arranged on at least one of front and...
Vehicle device control system with a disabling feature
A vehicle-side unit transmits a first request signal WAKE periodically toward a portable unit, and transmits a second request signal CHLG at every predetermined...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and tangible computer
readable medium for processing image
An image processing apparatus includes: an image obtaining device; an image dividing device that divides the image through a fine structure retrieving filter...