(19)
(11)EP 2 712 755 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
18.04.2018 Bulletin 2018/16

(43)Date of publication A2:
02.04.2014 Bulletin 2014/14

(21)Application number: 13184258.5

(22)Date of filing:  13.09.2013
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
B60K 35/00(2006.01)
B60K 37/02(2006.01)
B60Q 1/00(2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR
Designated Extension States:
BA ME

(30)Priority: 14.09.2012 US 201213617860

(71)Applicant: NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 221-0023 (JP)

(72)Inventors:
  • Jayamohan, Vishnu
    Farmington Hills, MI Michigan 48331 (US)
  • Curl, John
    Farmington Hills, MI Michigan 48331 (US)

(74)Representative: Hoefer & Partner Patentanwälte mbB 
Pilgersheimer Straße 20
81543 München
81543 München (DE)

  


(54)Stealth mode vehicle operation


(57) Embodiments of a system and method for controlling illumination in a vehicle passenger compartment are disclosed. In one aspect, a display system for a motor vehicle passenger compartment, comprises: at least one indicia visible to an operator of the vehicle and configured to indicate a vehicle operating condition; an indicia light configured to illuminate the indicia; a display device visible to an operator of the vehicle; and a controller, in communication with the indicia light and the display device, programmed to: operate the display system in a first mode wherein the indicia light is activated to illuminate the indicia, and in response to a first control signal indicative of a change from the first mode to a second mode, reduce illumination of the indicia by the indicia light and control the display device to output information indicative of the vehicle operating condition.







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