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US-7,963,277 Exhaust gas recirculation control system
An exhaust gas recirculation system has an EGR valve disposed in an EGR duct connecting an engine intake and exhaust. A diaphragm of said EGR valve is actuated...
US-7,963,275 System and method for improving exhaust gas recirculation for a turbocharged engine
A system and method for delivering EGR to an internal combustion engine is presented. The system can reduce system cost and lower system complexity.
US-7,963,273 Cylinder charge temperature control for an internal combustion engine
An engine is operated with a first cylinder to provide a net flow of gases from the engine intake to the engine exhaust while a second cylinder returns...
US-7,963,267 Multi-stroke variable displacement engine
A vehicle propulsion system and method of operation are presented. As one example, cylinder deactivation and transitioning from four to two strokes is...
US-7,963,104 Emission control system having a coated mixer for an internal combustion engine and method of use
An emission control system capable of remediating an exhaust from an internal combustion engine and having an exhaust passage, an oxidation catalyst, a reducing...
US-7,963,051 Post-puller and method
A method of removing a T-type fence post from the earth with a powered, mobile piece of equipment controlled by a human operator includes attaching a...
US-7,963,019 Method of roll-forming an automotive support member
A roll-forming process for the manufacture of a structural member can be used in the manufacture of an automotive vehicle. The roll-forming process creates a...
US-7,962,278 Method for starting an engine
A method for improving starting of an engine that may be repeatedly stopped and started is presented. In one embodiment, the method disengages a starter in...
US-7,960,335 Octreotide implant having a release agent and uses thereof
Methods, formulations and kits are described that allow for the controlled release of octreotide, e.g., octreotide acetate, in a subject.
US-7,959,224 Active head restraint having multiple horizontal pivot points
A system comprising a seat having upper and lower members, a restraint, and a connector assembly having first and second members connected with the restraint...
US-7,958,912 Freeze protection for on-board vehicle emissions treatment system
Freeze protection of an on-board emissions treatment substance storage and distribution system in a vehicle includes moving the emissions treatment substance...
US-7,957,888 Approach for enhancing emissions control device warmup in a direct injection engine system
A method of controlling fuel supplied to an engine of a vehicle is provided. The method may improve engine starting during cold operating conditions. In one...
US-7,956,477 Starter relay control
A starter control system is disclosed. In one example, the starter control system allows both automatic and manual control over an engine starting sequence. The...
US-7,954,995 Sensor arrangement and method for using same
A sensor arrangement includes, in some embodiments, a magnetostrictive element configured to output magnetic signals in response to a magnetic field. A sensor...
US-7,954,879 Vehicle door system
There is provided a vehicle door system for a door of a road vehicle, for example an open-top or convertible vehicle. The door includes a first hinged region...
US-7,954,864 Hybrid energy absorber for automobile bumper
An automobile bumper system including an isolator disposed adjacent a cross beam of an automobile frame, and a bumper edge guard strip mounted adjacent upper...
US-7,954,593 Method for compensating for drive influences on the steering system of a vehicle using an electric power...
The invention relates to a method for compensating for drive influences of a drive train of a motor vehicle on its steering system, said motor vehicle having an...
US-7,954,312 Approach for detecting reductant availability and make-up
A engine system having a reductant delivery and storage system is described. In one example, a physical condition associated with a reductant storage device is...
US-7,954,311 Ammonia vapor management system and method
A method is described for managing vapors generated from an ammonia-containing reductant delivery system. The method may include generating ammonia vapors in a...
US-7,950,751 Method and apparatus for maintaining a trailer in a straight position relative to the vehicle
A system and method of controlling a vehicle with a trailer comprises determining the presence of a trailer, determining a vehicle velocity, determining a...
US-7,950,719 Vehicle dual hinge rear door articulating and sliding system
A vehicle rear door articulating and sliding mechanism including an articulating hinge assembly having a hinge arm pivotally mounted to a vehicle C-pillar at...
US-7,950,368 Engine and exhaust heating
A method for controlling a vehicle engine having a plurality of cylinders is provided. The method comprises: during engine idling, advancing spark timing of at...
US-7,950,363 Air inlet system for internal combustion engine
An air inlet system for an internal combustion engine includes an air inlet duct for drawing charge air into a charge air processor, and an intake manifold...
US-7,950,303 Transmission temperature sensing and control
As one example, a propulsion system for a vehicle is provided, comprising: a propulsion device configured to provide mechanical work via a crankshaft; a...
US-7,950,109 Vehicle 180 degree rear door articulating mechanism
A vehicle rear door unsequenced articulating mechanism including one or more articulating hinge assemblies having one or more hinge arms pivotally mounted to a...
US-D638,961 Vehicle taillight
US-7,946,943 Method and device for controlling an automatic transmission
The invention relates to a method and a device for controlling an automatic transmission, the automatic transmission (100) comprising a single-stage planetary...
US-7,946,273 Fuel system for multi-fuel engine
An engine system and corresponding control method are described. As one example, the control method includes transferring one type of fuel from one fuel tank to...
US-7,946,263 Approach for adaptive control of cam profile switching for combustion mode transitions
A method is disclosed for controlling cylinder valve switching between a first valve condition and a second valve condition for transitioning between combustion...
US-7,946,259 Multi-stroke internal combustion engine
An engine system and method of its operation are described. The method includes: operating the combustion chamber in a four stroke cycle by repeatedly opening a...
US-7,946,151 Proton exchange membrane fuel cell humidity sensor
A humidity sensing device for determining the amount of humidity in at least one primary fluid stream that is passed to a fuel cell stack is provided. The...
US-D638,557 Vehicle taillight
US-D638,556 Vehicle headlight
US-D638,555 Vehicle headlight
US-7,945,377 Methods and systems for exhaust gas mixing
A method of operating an engine system is described in which a back-pressure valve of a low pressure EGR system can be modulated at a lower frequency during an...
US-7,943,260 System and method for recirculating unused fuel in fuel cell application
A system and method for delivering an input fluid stream through a fuel cell stack and discharge an unused fluid stream is provided. An inlet of the fuel cell...
US-7,942,479 Combined manual recline and manual lumbar adjustment mechanism
A control device for regulating adjustment of vehicle seats is disclosed. The control device is a dual function control arm which combines the manual recliner...
US-7,942,134 Evaporative emission system and method for controlling same
A method for controlling an automotive canister purge valve in fluid communication with an evaporative canister includes selecting a purge flow rate of increase...
US-7,942,128 Warm up strategy for ethanol direct injection plus gasoline port fuel injection
A system for an engine, comprising of a cylinder of the engine; a first injector configured to inject a first substance to said cylinder; a second injector...
US-7,942,127 Vehicle stability and surge control
A system and method are described for operating an engine of a vehicle, the engine having a combustion chamber. In one example, the method may include...
US-7,942,121 Camshaft system for internal combustion engine
A camshaft system for internal combustion engine includes a camshaft having a thrust ring which is lubricated by oil from a control valve which operates a...
US-7,942,120 Variable camshaft timing system
A variable camshaft timing (VCT) system for an internal combustion engine is described. In one example, the system includes a spool valve that displaces oil...
US-7,942,035 Anode leak test implementation
A system and method is provided for detecting an anode leak of an anode stream in a fuel cell stack. The system comprises a controller that stores at least one...
US-7,941,994 Emission control device
An engine having a first and second bank of cylinders is disclosed. The engine may have improved fuel economy and emission as compared to other similar engines....
US-7,938,107 Variable stiffness flow control valve
A flow control valve, comprising a flow controlling valve configured to deflect from a generally planar posture to an increasingly nonplanar posture responsive...
US-7,938,105 High flow (delta P) differential pressure EGR system with provision for both flow control and OBD monitor
In one approach, a method for measuring exhaust gas recirculation flow in an engine is provided. The method comprises separating EGR flow into at least a first...
US-7,937,195 System for managing a power source in a vehicle
A system for managing a power source in a vehicle having an engine and an electric machine can set first and second discharge limits for the power source, where...
US-7,935,885 Insulated assembly of insulated electric conductors
An insulated assembly of insulated electric conductors includes a first plurality of insulated electric conductors. Each insulated electric conductor has a...
US-7,935,025 Methods and systems for assisted direct start control
Methods and systems are provided for pressurizing a hydraulic circuit comprising a hydraulically actuated transmission component and an accumulator. One example...
US-7,934,486 Internal and external LP EGR for boosted engines
A method for controlling combustion in a combustion chamber of a turbocharged engine is described. The method includes admitting to the combustion chamber prior...
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