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1. (WO2018003528) VEHICLE CONTROL DEVICE AND VEHICLE CONTROL METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/003528    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/022198
Publication Date: Fri Jan 05 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jun 16 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B60W 30/165
B60K 31/00
B60W 40/02
Applicants: DENSO CORPORATION
株式会社デンソー
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
トヨタ自動車株式会社
Inventors: TOKIMASA, Mitsuhiro
時政 光宏
SUDO, Takuma
須藤 拓真
MAEDA, Takashi
前田 貴史
Title: VEHICLE CONTROL DEVICE AND VEHICLE CONTROL METHOD
Abstract:
This vehicle control device (10) performs following period control in which a vehicle (40) is made to accelerate together with operation of a direction indicator in the vehicle when the direction indicator is operated while following a leading vehicle (41). The vehicle control device is provided with: an adjacent vehicle information acquisition unit for acquiring adjacent vehicle information that is information relating to an adjacent vehicle (42) traveling in front of the vehicle in an adjacent lane (52) adjacent to the lane of travel (51) of the vehicle; and an acceleration control unit that performs acceleration control of the vehicle on the basis of the adjacent vehicle information when the direction indicator of the vehicle is operated.