Patent Number: 6,296,327

Title: Braking device

Abstract: A brake device for an automotive vehicle includes an arrangement ensuring that, under defined conditions, braking is initiated already prior to brake pedal application. To this end, an accelerator pedal sensor (4) and a shift lever contact switch (5) are provided, and braking is initiated as soon as the accelerator pedal is released at a speed which is higher than a limit speed, and the contact switch on the shift lever is not actuated.

Inventors: Linkenbach; Steffen (Eschborn, DE)

Assignee: Continental Teves AG & Co., OHG

International Classification: B60T 11/10 (20060101); B60T 7/04 (20060101); B60T 7/12 (20060101); B60T 8/32 (20060101); B60T 008/86 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018