Nissan Patent Grants

Rear combination lamp for automobile

Granted: March 28, 2017
Patent Number: D782712

Rear combination lamp for automobile

Granted: March 28, 2017
Patent Number: D782713

Vehicle acceleration suppression device and vehicle acceleration suppression method

Granted: March 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9604637
A vehicle acceleration suppression device and a vehicle acceleration suppression method are provided to be capable of suppressing a degradation in a drive performance and suppressing acceleration at the time of an incorrect manipulation of an accelerator, at the time of parking. Based on a parking frame certainty degree indicative of a degree of certainty that there is a parking frame in a vehicle travel direction and a parking frame entering certainty degree indicative of a degree of…

Steering control device

Granted: March 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9604670
A steering control device increases a steering reaction force of a steering reaction force actuator in a direction in which a lateral position of a host vehicle moves away from a travel path partition line when a turning amount of a turning actuator increases in the direction in which the lateral position of the host vehicle moves away from the travel path partition line. A steering reaction force control amount is computed for a reaction force suppression processing to reduce the…

Air intake pathway structure for internal combustion engine

Granted: March 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9605588
A supercharger (15) is provided with a bypass pathway (17). A backflow preventer (20) is provided to the air intake pathway (8) between an airflow meter (10) and the bypass pathway (17). The backflow preventer (20) has: a casing (41) formed by locally expanding the cross-sectional area of the air intake pathway; and an inner tube (42) substantially constructing a duct for the mainstream of air intake. The inner tube (42) is supported by a flange portion (50) and the downstream end (42a)…

Blow-by gas treatment device for internal combustion engine

Granted: March 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9605624
A resonator (12) for reducing intake air noise is connected to an intake air duct (6) connecting a throttle chamber (5) and an air cleaner case (7). This blow-by gas treatment device is equipped with a fresh air introduction passage comprising a fresh air introduction hose (16), and a blow-by gas passage comprising a blow-by gas hose (20), with the fresh air introduction hose (16) connecting a cylinder head cover (4) and the resonator (12). A connector part (15) of the resonator (12) to…

Vehicle driving control system

Granted: March 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9607519
A driving control system has a position/speed information detecting section for detecting the position and speed of a host vehicle, a communication unit for acquiring the position and speed information of another vehicle, a proximity position estimating section that estimates a proximity position at which the host vehicle and the other vehicle approach each other and a proximity position changing unit that, when the host vehicle and the other vehicle are travelling on the same lane at…

Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same

Granted: March 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9608261
[Object] Provided is a means for improving cycle characteristics by suppressing electrode deterioration resulting from non-uniformity of voltage across an electrode plane in a high-capacity and large-area non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery that includes lithium nickel-based composite oxide as a positive electrode active substance. [Solving Means] Disclosed is a positive electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery used in a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery in…

Battery temperature control device

Granted: March 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9608280
Provided is a battery temperature control device configured to automatically heat a battery with a battery-driven heater so that the battery does not freeze at a minimum electric power consumption when the battery is out of use. The battery temperature control device predicts, based on a combination of a battery temperature and an outside air temperature, a predictive time that the battery temperature is likely to be less than a first set temperature, while the battery temperature is…

Air battery

Granted: March 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9608302
An air battery includes a cathode layer and an anode layer sandwiching an electrolyte layer, and an electrically insulative outer case. The cathode layer has a cathode member, a cathode current collector and a liquid tight/gas permeable member. The cathode layer is provided with a contact member between the outer case and the cathode layer, in which the inner end thereof is in contact with the periphery of the cathode current collector, and the outer end thereof is exposed on a…

Hybrid vehicle

Granted: March 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9609790
A hybrid vehicle has an internal combustion engine and a motor as a driving source, a transmission that changes a speed of rotation of the internal combustion engine or motor and transmits the rotation to driving wheels of the vehicle, a high-voltage battery that supplies power to the motor through an inverter, a cooling mechanism equipped with a pump to circulate a coolant and thereby cool the inverter, a coolant temperature measurement device that detects or estimates a temperature of…

Hybrid vehicle

Granted: March 28, 2017
Patent Number: 9609790
A hybrid vehicle has an internal combustion engine and a motor as a driving source, a transmission that changes a speed of rotation of the internal combustion engine or motor and transmits the rotation to driving wheels of the vehicle, a high-voltage battery that supplies power to the motor through an inverter, a cooling mechanism equipped with a pump to circulate a coolant and thereby cool the inverter, a coolant temperature measurement device that detects or estimates a temperature of…

Hydrogel-forming material

Granted: March 21, 2017
Patent Number: 9597270
A hydrogel-forming material for preparing hydrogel even after a process of stirring gelator in medium heat to dissolve and disperse the gelator, and cooling the mixture to room temperature with stirring, a hydrogel material wherein a gel can reform by standing at room temperature even after a hydrogel obtained using the material is converted sol by shaking. The hydrogel-forming material with lipid peptide gelator includes Formula (1) or a pharmaceutically usable salt thereof: R1 is a…

Vehicle intersection warning system and method with false alarm suppression

Granted: March 21, 2017
Patent Number: 9598009
A method for providing information to a driver of a vehicle includes receiving remote vehicle information indicating geospatial state and kinematic state for each of the one or more remote vehicles. The method also includes identifying host vehicle information indicating geospatial state and kinematic state for the host vehicle, identifying a queue length representing a number of vehicles queued ahead of the host vehicle, and identifying at least one of the one or more remote vehicles as…

Vehicle storage compartment assembly

Granted: March 21, 2017
Patent Number: 9598110
A vehicle storage compartment assembly has a bottom wall, a first and second upright walls and a top wall. The first upright wall, the second upright wall and the top wall are each formed with a breakaway structure. A first section is defined on a first side and a second section is defined on a second side of the breakaway structure. The bottom wall extends from the first section to the second section in the absence of the breakaway structure. The first section, the second section and…

Magnetic air conditioner

Granted: March 21, 2017
Patent Number: 9599374
A magnetic air conditioner includes heat generation disks of a hollow shape each having a magneto-caloric material and a thermal switch, and magnetic field application disks of a hollow shape each having a magnetic field application unit that applies a magnetic field to the magneto-caloric material, the heat generation disks and the magnetic field application disks being alternately stacked. At least either of the heat generation disks and the magnetic field application disks is made to…

Power shut-off unit

Granted: March 21, 2017
Patent Number: 9601282
The power shut-off unit is equipped with two relays (2) connected to an external circuit, and a tabular baseplate (6). Multiple auxiliary electronic components (7) are mounted on the baseplate (6). The relays (2) are held so as to float over a mounting surface (13) via a pair of retaining members (8). A distance (d) equal to or greater than the thickness of the baseplate (6) is maintained between the relays (2) and the mounting surface (13). The baseplate (6) is not directly fixed to the…

Multilayer conductive film, current collector using same, battery and bipolar battery

Granted: March 21, 2017
Patent Number: 9601780
A multilayer conductive film includes a layer 1 including a conductive material containing a polymer material 1 having an alicyclic structure and conductive particles 1 and a layer 2 including a material having durability against positive electrode potential. The multilayer conductive film has stability in an equilibrium potential environment in a negative electrode and stability in an equilibrium potential environment in a positive electrode, has low electric resistance per unit area in…

Fuel cell system and control method of fuel cell system

Granted: March 21, 2017
Patent Number: 9601790
In a fuel cell system which executes a stop process of stopping an output from a fuel cell when a required power generation amount for the fuel cell is smaller than a predetermined power generation amount and supplies oxidant during a stop process period, fuel gas is intermittently supplied to a fuel electrode at a basic supply interval, which is set in advance and at which carbon dioxide is not generated in an oxidant electrode, during the stop process period.

Electrolyte film—electrode assembly

Granted: March 21, 2017
Patent Number: 9601793
An electrolyte membrane-electrode assembly comprises a polymer electrolyte membrane; a cathode catalyst layer and a cathode gas diffusion layer including a cathode micro porous layer and a cathode gas diffusion layer substrate, arranged in order on one side of the polymer electrolyte membrane, and an anode catalyst layer and an anode gas diffusion layer including an anode micro porous layer and an anode gas diffusion layer substrate, arranged in order on the other side of the polymer…