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|1. (WO2018003528) VEHICLE CONTROL DEVICE AND VEHICLE CONTROL METHOD|
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
|Title:||VEHICLE CONTROL DEVICE AND VEHICLE CONTROL METHOD|
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.