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US-9,843,069 Battery capacity degradation resolution methods and systems
A vehicle can include a traction battery and a controller in communication with the battery to determine the battery state using sensed battery electrode...
US-9,842,447 System and method for range-boosted key fob
A vehicle key fob is provided having a module for wirelessly communicating with an associated mobile device, a dedicated input device for initiating a mobile...
US-9,842,444 Phone sleeve vehicle fob
A system and method for remotely communicating with a vehicle using a mobile communication device and a sleeve associated with the mobile communication device....
US-9,842,263 Inter-vehicle authentication using visual contextual information
Authentication of vehicles in preparation for V2V communication includes vehicle A taking a picture of vehicle B (V.sub.A) and vehicle B taking a picture of...
US-9,841,970 Vehicle control update methods and systems
A vehicle can include methods and systems to update controls in vehicle modules. The systems and methods can include receiving a control update for a receiving...
US-9,841,765 Curb detection for vehicle parking
Systems and methods for curb detection for parking are disclosed. An example vehicle parking assist system includes a processor and memory. An example program...
US-9,841,467 Methods and systems for detecting vehicle charging system faults
A vehicle may include a vehicle charging system having an alternator operatively coupled to an engine and a controller. The controller may be programmed to...
US-9,841,357 System for sensing particulate matter
Methods and systems are provided for sensing particulate matter in an exhaust system of a vehicle. An example system comprises a particulate matter sensor...
US-9,841,098 Transmission with fluid distributing clutch hub
A clutch hub is splined to a planetary ring gear and a second rotating element, coupling the two elements. The spline defines a number of axial fluid...
US-9,841,076 Cushion module for assessing comfortability
A cushion module is provided herein and includes a mounting manifold and a retaining plate. An array of pneumatic assemblies is coupled to and disposed between...
US-9,841,073 Ventilated brake rotors
A brake rotor for attachment to a wheel of a vehicle may include outer and inner friction members, and a plurality of fin elements connecting the outer friction...
US-9,841,072 Damped brake components and methods of manufacturing the same
A brake component for a motor vehicle may include a body and at least one cable positioned within the body. The at least one cable may include a plurality of...
US-9,841,041 W-shaped winged spring clip with integral 4-way locator
A spring clip includes a body having (a) a base, (b) a support post carried on the base, (c) a first cantilever bar carried on the support post, (d) a second...
US-9,840,994 Annulus nozzle injector with tangential fins
Methods and systems are provided for direct fuel injection, wherein a fuel injector comprises an injector needle coupled to a frustum shaped nozzle. During a...
US-9,840,989 Soft engine cover for intake manifold
A cover for an engine assembly of a motor vehicle is attached at one end by a hinge and at the other end by sockets interlocking with engine projections. The...
US-9,840,985 Fuel vapor line diagnostics
Methods and systems are provided for diagnosing fuel vapor leaks due to un-latching of quick connectors in interfaces of a fuel vapor system. In one example, a...
US-9,840,976 Method and system for knock control
Methods and systems are provided for improving engine knock tolerance, in particular when rapidly ramping in LP-EGR from low levels of EGR. Until a desired...
US-9,840,975 Method and system for secondary fluid injection control in an engine
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting the amount of secondary fluid being injected into an engine. In one example, a method may include adjusting an...
US-9,840,974 Method and system for engine torque control
Methods and systems are provided for improving vehicle torque control accuracy. Data points of an engine torque data set are adjusted en masse by an on-board...
US-9,840,971 Variable displacement engine control system and method
Methods and systems are provided for improving the performance of a variable displacement engine. Split injection and spark retard may be used in active...
US-9,840,961 Cylinder head of an internal combustion engine
An engine is provided with a cylinder head defining a coolant jacket therein that is formed from a series of passages interconnected by a series of curved...
US-9,840,943 Method and system for variable cam timing device
Methods and systems are described for an engine with a cam torque actuated variable cam timing phaser. Phaser positioning control is improved by reducing...
US-9,840,859 Sliding door for motor vehicles
A motor vehicle sliding door can be moved by a sliding movement between open and closed positions, wherein, in order to lock the sliding door in the open...
US-9,840,858 Deployable hood release handle
A motor vehicle hood latch mechanism comprises a latch assembly including a primary latch and a secondary latch. The secondary latch restrains the hood in a...
US-9,840,303 Folding bicycle
A folding bicycle has a main-frame with a bottom bracket, crank, pedals, and a seat post. A front is attached to the main-frame by a front hinge having an axis...
US-9,840,289 Truck bed spacer
A crush-tube assembly for securing a truck bed to a frame of a vehicle. The crush-tube assembly includes a first hole defined by the truck bed, a crush-tube...
US-9,840,288 Geometric/mechanical isolation of aluminum to steel joining at trim edges for corrosion protection
A joint for a motor vehicle body comprises a first structural member fabricated from aluminum attached to a second structural member fabricated from steel. The...
US-9,840,287 Fluid management system for a windshield wrapped vehicle pillar
A vehicle having a fluid management trim system includes a windshield supported along a lower edge by a cowl, along an upper edge by a roof, and along a side...
US-9,840,282 Collision counter measure structure attached to a sub-frame including a leg that contacts a frame rail
A collision countermeasure apparatus includes an impact absorbing body attached to an outboard side of a sub-frame and a rigid link. The rigid link is attached...
US-9,840,281 Twelve-cornered strengthening member
A strengthening member for an automotive vehicle comprises a twelve-cornered cross section including sides and corners creating eight internal angles and four...
US-9,840,280 Motor vehicle subframe
A vehicle subframe for supporting wheel suspension elements and for mounting a stabilizer extending in a vehicle transverse direction. The subframe including...
US-9,840,279 Removable steering-wheel assembly for an autonomous vehicle
A steering-wheel assembly includes an actuator, an actuator controller, a steering wheel, an attachment, and a data connector (referred to hereinafter as a...
US-9,840,278 Illuminated vehicle control management pushbutton knob
A control system for a vehicle includes a steering system, an input including a rotatable rotary element, and a controller. The controller receives a trailer...
US-9,840,275 Method and system for detecting steering wheel contact
In accordance with various exemplary embodiments, the present disclosure describes methods and systems for detecting steering wheel contact by a user. A test...
US-9,840,246 Vehicle component impact deflector
A deflection assembly for a vehicle including a vehicle component to be fastened or connected to a vehicle body. A connecting member extends through the vehicle...
US-9,840,240 Trailer backup aid speed limiting via braking
A trailer backup assist system for a vehicle reversing a trailer is provided herein. The system includes a brake system and a steering system of the vehicle. A...
US-9,840,230 Apparatus and method for controlling a restricted mode in a vehicle
An apparatus for controlling a restricted mode is provided. The apparatus includes a controller that is configured to receive a first input from a primary...
US-9,840,221 Grab handle bracket
An A-pillar grab handle attachment bracket configured to connect a grab handle to an A-pillar structure of a motor vehicle is disclosed. The bracket comprises a...
US-9,840,193 Vehicle lighting assembly
A vehicle is provided herein that includes a door coupled to a body structure of a vehicle. The door is movable between a first and a second position to provide...
US-9,840,191 Vehicle lamp assembly
A lamp assembly is provided herein. The lamp assembly includes first and second light sources disposed in a housing. The first and second light sources emit...
US-9,840,188 Vehicle badge
A badge for a vehicle is provided herein. The badge includes a substrate attached to a housing. The housing has a viewable portion. A first light guide is...
US-9,840,171 Adjustable firmness vehicle seat
A vehicle seat is provided herein. The vehicle seat includes a cushion disposed within a seating member having at least one inflatable first bladder for...
US-9,840,161 Circuit and method for detection of battery cell degradation events
A battery management system for a vehicle includes a controller configured to, in response to a rate of change of voltage during discharge of a battery cell...
US-9,840,145 Fuel tank with stiffening ribs in a pocket for the fuel filter
An improved fuel tank is disclosed that includes a plurality of recessed ribs formed in the fuel tank adjacent a fuel filter. The fuel filter is received in a...
US-9,840,128 Vent adjusting system
A vehicle air vent system may include a vehicle air vent having an airflow mechanism configured to control the direction of airflow therefrom, a user interface...
US-D805,266 Dust collector
US-D805,148 Sports equipment locker
US-9,839,098 Light assembly operable as a dome lamp
According to one aspect of the present invention, a light assembly of a vehicle is provided herein. The light assembly includes an array of light sources and a...
US-9,836,060 Trailer backup assist system with target management
A trailer backup assist system is provided herein. A camera captures images of a trailer connected to a vehicle. A display has a screen for displaying captured...
US-9,835,516 Adaptor for a capless fuel tank filler pipe
Methods and systems are provided for an adaptor for a capless filler pipe of a fuel tank for leak detection testing of a vehicle. In one example, the system may...
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