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US-7,793,637 Method for auto-ignition operation and computer readable storage device for use with an internal combustion engine
A method for controlling an engine having a variable valve actuator includes operating the engine in a first mode where the engine carries out spark ignition...
US-7,793,620 Integrated gaseous fuel delivery system
An integrated gaseous fuel delivery system is provided. The system includes a storage tank to hold a gaseous fuel and a pressure regulation system disposed...
US-7,792,628 Electrical assist for reducing emissions and torsion response delay in a hybrid electric vehicle
In a hybrid electric vehicle powered by an internal combustion engine that produces torque and an electric machine that produces torque, a method for operating...
US-7,792,626 Engine arrangement
A method for operating an engine arrangement with a first internal combustion engine and a second internal combustion engine in a vehicle is provided. The method...
US-7,792,625 Traction control system and method for a vehicle
A traction control system adjusts powertrain output to reduce wheel slip, where a relationship between powertrain output and pedal actuation is adjusted in...
US-7,792,617 Wheel speed sensing system for electronic stability control
A control system for controlling a safety system of an automotive vehicle having a transmission and a differential. The system includes left and right wheel...
US-7,791,236 Permanent magnet machine
A permanent magnet electric machine with optimum motoring efficiency is disclosed. It is adapted for use in a hybrid electric vehicle powertrain. An asymmetric...
US-7,791,216 Method and system for use with a vehicle electric storage system
A method and system for controlling a vehicle having an electric powertrain and an electric energy storage system. The electric energy storage system includes a...
US-7,790,133 Multi-component hydrogen storage material
A reversible hydrogen storage composition having an empirical formula of: Li.sub.(x+z)N.sub.xMg.sub.yB.sub.zH.sub.w where 0.4.ltoreq.x.ltoreq.0.8; ...
US-7,789,929 Diesel particulate filter and method for forming such filter
A method for forming a diesel particulate filter is presented. The method includes provided an extruder for receiving material to be extruded such extruder being...
US-7,789,794 Method and system for controlling a propulsion system of an alternatively powered vehicle
Inverters of a hybrid electric vehicle are cooled by a coolant. Expected temperature differences between the inverters and the coolant are determined based on...
US-7,789,455 Deformable pull cup arrangement and method of assembly
A pull cup in a vehicle door is fitted to a door trim panel substrate and is connected to the door inner sheet metal panel of the vehicle door by way of a...
US-7,789,070 In-line electro-mechanical modulating device to modulate fuel flow in fuel rails to reduce noise
Systems and methods for a direct injection fuel system of an engine to mitigate engine noise are provided. An example includes a modulating device located in the...
US-7,789,063 System and method for engine air-fuel ratio control
A method for operating an engine having a first injector for injecting a first fuel into a cylinder of the engine and a second injector for injection a second...
US-7,788,910 Particulate filter regeneration and NOx catalyst re-activation
A system and method may be provided for operating a system having an engine with an emission control system, the emission control system including a lean NOx...
US-7,788,907 Exhaust injector spray target
A system for treating exhaust gasses from an engine includes directing a spray of reductant into exhaust gasses against a flow of exhaust gasses to a spray...
US-7,785,230 Variable displacement engine powertrain fuel economy mode
A vehicle drive system for adjusting vehicle fuel economy is described. In one example, the vehicle drive system includes an operator interface for adjusting...
US-7,784,874 Energy absorbing seat anchor restraint system for child safety seats
A child safety seat tether anchor for securing a child safety seat to a mounting portion of a vehicle is provided. The child safety seat tether anchor may...
US-7,784,334 Camber angle optimization for a biaxial wheel test machine
A method for controlling a biaxial wheel test machine used for simulating loads experienced by a test wheel under actual driving conditions and for obtaining an...
US-RE41,617 Method for determining a longitudinal vehicle by compensating individual wheel speeds
A control system (24) for controlling a safety system (40) of an automotive vehicle includes a plurality of wheel speed sensors (30) generating a plurality of...
US-7,783,699 User interface system for a vehicle
A user interface system and method for a vehicle enables access to services available through an electronic device. The user interface system includes a...
US-7,780,229 Vehicle seat with a storage compartment
A vehicle seat includes a seat frame having a seat portion and a cover skirt covering the frame below the seat portion to form a footwell termination at a front...
US-7,779,953 Biasing drive torque to an axle in a motor vehicle
A system for transmitting power to vehicle wheels includes a transmission output connected to a first wheel set, a planetary gearset including an input and an...
US-7,779,823 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 combusted...
US-7,779,813 Combustion control system for an engine utilizing a first fuel and a second fuel
A system for a multi-fuel engine includes adjusting delivery of one or more fuels in response to a condition of an ignition spark in the engine. In one example,...
US-7,779,812 Vehicle stability and surge control
In one example, a method is described for operating an engine of a vehicle, the engine having a combustion chamber. The method may include controlling a...
US-7,779,802 Simulated cam position for a V-type engine
A method is provided for estimating a cam shaft position of one bank of a V-type engine based on crankshaft acceleration and cam shaft position of the other bank...
US-7,779,714 Surrogate engine speed signal for controlling a dual clutch powershift transmission
A method for launching a vehicle having an engine shaft, first and second transmission input shafts, first and second input clutches, a coupler, a power path,...
US-7,779,633 Method for determining the exhaust back pressure upstream of a turbine of an exhaust-driven turbocharger
The present application relates to a method for determining the exhaust back pressure p.sub.3 upstream of a turbine, which is arranged in the exhaust line of an...
US-D622,426 Vehicle trunk taillight
US-D622,425 Vehicle taillight
US-D622,198 Vehicle wheel cover
US-RE41,560 Automotive closure panel with pivot-mounted alignment system
An automotive closure panel which is rotatable about a pivot axis has an axial locator insert situated within a pivot bearing insert bore to set a margin...
US-7,778,748 System and method for testing a vehicle suspension
A systems and method for testing a vehicle suspension may include a kinematics rig and a main control unit having a graphical user interface (GUI). The system...
US-7,778,741 Vehicle stability control system with tire monitoring
A control system (10) for a vehicle (16) includes a sensor (35-47) that generates a sensor signal and a stability control system (26). Tire monitoring sensors...
US-7,777,619 System and method for implementing active safety counter measures for an impaired driver
Various methods and systems are disclosed for implementing active safety countermeasures in vehicles when it is determined that the driver is impaired.
US-7,775,889 Universal cross joint with axial insulation
A universal joint comprises a first joint yoke having bearing bores at axially opposite yoke arms and being connected with the drive shaft, a first pin bearer...
US-7,775,503 Pressure relief valve
An oil pressure relief valve for use in the lubrication system of an internal combustion engine is controlled by both pump outlet pressure 3 and pilot pressure...
US-7,775,310 Dynamic allocation of energy storage limits for a hybrid vehicle propulsion system
A system and method is disclosed for operating a hybrid propulsion system for a vehicle including at least an engine having a plurality of combustion cylinders,...
US-7,775,195 Method for fuel vapor canister purging
A method of controlling fuel vapor purging in a hybrid electric vehicle capable of selectively operating an engine includes initiating purging in response to an...
US-7,775,135 Mesh control for a rack and pinion steering system
A steering mechanism is provided, including a rack, a rotatable support member, and an automatically-adjustable support member. The rack includes a rack gear...
US-7,775,081 Rotary fill member for a die assembly
A rotary fill slide assembly for a sheet metal forming die that has a working element that performs an operation on a portion of a sheet metal blank. The rotary...
US-D621,767 Vehicle wheel
US-D621,679 Vehicle door handle set
US-7,774,090 Tool selection system and method
Systems and methods to select a tool are provided. In at least one embodiment, a system receives first tool data defining a first tool and requirement data...
US-7,772,991 Accident avoidance during vehicle backup
In one embodiment, the present invention is directed to a method to operate a host vehicle having a rearview camera vision sensor, and an electronic controller...
US-7,771,669 Soot oxidation catalyst and method of making
A catalyst composition for facilitating the oxidation of soot from diesel engine exhaust is provided. The catalyst composition includes a catalytic metal...
US-7,771,313 Vehicle trajectory control system
A system, comprising an engine having an electronically controlled throttle plate to adjust airflow to the engine; a transmission having an input speed and an...
US-7,770,562 Fuel delivery system for a multi-fuel engine
A fuel delivery system for a multi-fuel internal combustion engine and an approach for operating the fuel delivery system are provided. The fuel delivery system...
US-7,770,560 System and control method for an engine having two types of fuel injectors
A reduced cost dual fuel injection system and method is described. Port fuel injectors and direct fuel injectors may be operated by using common injector drivers.
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