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US-1,001,7080 Single spring for manual recline
A vehicle seating assembly includes a seat having first and second retainers. A seatback includes a lower cross-member extending between the first and second...
US-1,001,7073 Coolant channels for power module assemblies
A vehicle power module assembly is provided. The assembly may include a first frame, a second frame, and power stages. The first frame may define a first pair...
US-1,001,7061 Charging system with luminescent portion
An exemplary electrified vehicle assembly includes a charging system having a luminescent portion. The charging system is configured to electrically couple...
US-1,001,7047 Method and system for diagnosing an active grill shutter system fault in a hybrid electric vehicle
A method is provided for diagnosing an AGS system fault in a hybrid electric vehicle. That method includes validating shutter movement and inferring shutter...
US-1,001,6849 Method for welding a weld-on element onto a counterpart
A method for welding a weld-on element onto a component is proposed, comprising at least the step that, before the welding process, at least one of the parts...
US-D822,564 Vehicle windshield
US-D822,556 Vehicle rear lower bumper cover
US-D822,555 Vehicle rear lower bumper cover
US-D822,554 Vehicle rear lower bumper cover
US-D822,552 Vehicle front upper bumper cover
US-D822,549 Vehicle front upper grille
US-D822,548 Vehicle front upper grille
US-D822,547 Vehicle front upper grille
US-D822,546 Vehicle front lower grille
US-1,001,5260 Method and apparatus for advanced vehicle data delivery using secondary device
A system includes a processor configured to receive sensor data from a vehicle sensor. The processor is also configured to determine an existence of a condition...
US-1,001,4794 Power inverter assembly for a vehicle
An electronic device for an electric powertrain of a vehicle is disclosed. The device includes a power module assembly having a housing that defines a first...
US-1,001,3881 System and method for virtual transformation of standard or non-connected vehicles
In various embodiments, the present disclosure includes a system for reducing vehicular collisions having: (a) a vehicle comprising sensors, an acceleration...
US-1,001,3821 Exhaust gas analysis
A computer programmed to transmit a message from a vehicle to a second vehicle, including a request to analyze exhaust gas, receiving a message at the vehicle...
US-1,001,2358 Light-emitting diode lamps with thermally conductive lenses
A light-emitting diode (LED) lamp is provided that includes: an LED source coupled to a housing; and a lens over the source and coupled to the housing. The...
US-1,001,2201 Method for controlling a stop/start vehicle
A method for allowing or prohibiting automatic engine stopping and starting is presented. In one example, an engine cranking time is predicted and compared to a...
US-1,001,2200 Vehicle and vehicle engine start-up control method
A vehicle includes an engine, electric machine, starter-generator, and a controller. The engine and electric machine are each configured to propel the vehicle....
US-1,001,2187 Charge motion control valve
Methods and systems are provided for a charge motion control valve mounted within a flow passage in an intake manifold coupled to an engine. In one example...
US-1,001,2183 System and methods for purging residual exhaust and uncombusted fuel to an exhaust catalyst
A method for an engine is provided. Following an engine-off event, engine cylinders are sequentially positioned with an intake valve open and an exhaust valve...
US-1,001,2166 System and method for diagnosing a postive crankcase ventilation valve
Methods and systems are provided for diagnosing a positive crankcase valve during a vehicle key-off event. In one example, a method may include controlling a...
US-1,001,2159 Systems and methods for a split exhaust engine system
Methods and systems are provided for operating a split exhaust engine system that provides blowthrough air and exhaust gas recirculation to an intake passage...
US-1,001,2137 Diagnostic method for a compressor recirculation valve
Methods are provided for identifying degradation in components of a compressor recirculation valve (CRV). One method includes differentiating between...
US-1,001,2133 Method and system for maintaining an engine coolant level
Methods and systems are provided for maintaining a desired engine coolant level and a relative glycol amount in the engine coolant by using water sourced from...
US-1,001,1308 Tailgate assembly
A tailgate assembly of a vehicle includes a tailgate, a left workpiece holder, and a right workpiece holder. The tailgate is elongated along an axis from a...
US-1,001,1304 Localized rocker reinforcement insert
A vehicle rocker assembly is provided. The vehicle rocker assembly may include an outer panel, a side sill, and an insert. The side sill may define at least two...
US-1,001,1296 Synchronizing vehicle steering
Vehicle steering can be synchronized by first, turning the steering rack from lock-to-lock to determine a steering rack midpoint, second, turning the steering...
US-1,001,1283 System and method for driving vehicle accessories
Methods and systems for driving vehicle accessories of a vehicle that includes an automatic transmission are presented. In one non-limiting example, the vehicle...
US-1,001,1277 Vehicle collision avoidance
A path of a target object is predicted. A path of a non-moving host vehicle is predicted based on at least one of a predetermined host vehicle acceleration and...
US-1,001,1269 Identifying in-range fuel pressure sensor error
Methods and systems are provided for diagnosing an in-range error of a pressure sensor arranged downstream of a lift pump in a fuel system of a vehicle. In one...
US-1,001,1263 Method and system for improving hybrid vehicle shifting
A method and a system for improving operation of a hybrid vehicle are presented. In one example, torque converter impeller torque from beginning to end of...
US-1,001,1243 Passenger airbag having head orienting extension and depression
An airbag system includes an airbag having a main portion having a first periphery. The main portion is inflatable in an inflation direction to a first...
US-1,001,1240 Vehicle console with coupled motion and enhanced storage capabilities
An apparatus for an interior vehicle compartment comprises a seat adapted for moving in a travel direction and a console coupled to the movable seat. The...
US-1,001,1238 Space filler with a vacuum cover
A vehicle having a space filling panel including a polystyrene layer, a polyurethane layer, and a polyethylene cover where the polyethylene cover forms a vacuum...
US-1,001,1234 Vehicle garment hook assembly
A vehicle garment hanger assembly is provided. The vehicle garment hanger assembly includes a housing mounted on a vehicle, a fixed garment hanger extending...
US-1,001,1233 Cargo management system incorporating S-shaped channels
A cargo management system is provided for a cargo area of a motor vehicle. The cargo management system includes a first mounting element on a first side wall of...
US-1,001,1232 Integrated running board and side skirt system and related method
An integrated running board and side skirt system is provided for a motor vehicle. That system includes a combined running board and side skirt and a control...
US-1,001,1228 Hitch angle detection for trailer backup assist system using multiple imaging devices
A trailer backup assist system is provided herein. A plurality of imaging devices is configured to capture rear-vehicle images. A controller is configured to...
US-1,001,1223 Vehicle rotary lamp with variable intensity
A vehicle is provided that includes a liftgate, a trim panel located on an interior side of the liftgate, and a rotary lamp assembly assembled on the trim...
US-1,001,1221 Lighted visor mirror with a removable lighting module
A visor assembly including a visor, a mirror attached to the visor a diffused light source, and a directional light source. The diffused light source and...
US-1,001,1219 Illuminated badge
A vehicle is provided herein. The vehicle includes a body panel and a badge attached to the panel. The badge includes a substrate and a housing attached thereto...
US-1,001,1215 Illuminated chromatic emblem assembly with micro LEDs
An illuminated emblem assembly that includes a power source; a light-producing assembly that is coupled to the power source, supported by a backing member and...
US-1,001,1205 Value assembly for seatbacks and cushions
A method of assembling a vehicle seat assembly is provided. The method comprises the steps of providing a preassembled front seatback module and a seatback...
US-1,001,1204 Molded soft back panel
A motor vehicle seating assembly for a motor vehicle having a lower seat assembly and an upwardly extending seat back assembly is disclosed. The upwardly...
US-1,001,1186 Methods and systems for extending electric idle
Systems and methods for operating a vehicle in an electric idle mode are presented. The vehicle electrical idle mode may be characterized as a mode where the...
US-1,001,1182 Inductive charger alignment systems for vehicles
An inductive charger alignment system for a vehicle that includes: a plurality of on-board inductive receiving coils adapted to charge an on-board power source;...
US-1,001,1181 Vehicle-to-vehicle charging system
A vehicle charging system includes an electrical storage device, an extendable arm attachable to a vehicle, and an induction mat supported by the extendable...
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