Patent Number: 8,814,279

Title: Brake system

Abstract: A vehicle brake system includes: brakes provided for respective right-side wheel, left-side wheel, front wheel and rear wheel of a vehicle, and configured to restrain rotations of the respective wheels by activations of brake actuators of the brakes; and at least two energy sources independent from each other and configured to supply energy to the brake actuators. A first brake line includes (a) a first energy source as one of the at least two energy sources and (b) one of the brake actuators provided for the front wheel and activatable by the energy supplied from the first energy source. A second brake line includes (c) a second energy source as one of the at least two energy sources and (d) three of the brake actuators provided for the respective right-side, left-side and rear wheels and activatable by the energy supplied from the second energy source.

Inventors: Sekiya; Yoshihide (Chiryu, JP), Ohnuma; Yutaka (Miyoshi, JP), Monzaki; Siro (Mishima, JP)

Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B60T 8/17 (20060101); B60T 8/1766 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018