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Development of the Electronic Throttle Control System
Published October 19, 1993 by Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan in Japan
Event: JSAE Autumn Conference
For the purpose of improving stability and drivability of vehicles, electronic throttle control systems have been introduced by some manufacturers.
This year, Toyota has also developed an electronic throttle control system. The system is to have the advantages of acceleration control capacity for every road surface condition and driving situation.
In this paper, first we make clear the design points. Next, we explain the component and the advantages of the throttle system, and how it is controlled to get the maximum benefit of the acceleration control capacity.