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US-D613,215 Vehicle rear bumper cover
US-D613,214 Vehicle front bumper cover
US-D613,209 Vehicle upper grille
US-7,689,484 Method and system for financing acquisition of vehicles
In one embodiment of the present invention, a method for financing acquisition of a vehicle is disclosed. The method comprises receiving a future interest in a...
US-7,689,393 Method and apparatus for controlling a vehicle computer model
A simulation system (30) for simulating an operation of an automotive vehicle includes an input (34) providing vehicle information and path information and a...
US-7,689,392 Method and apparatus for controlling a vehicle computer model
A simulation system (30) for simulating an operation of an automotive vehicle includes an input (34) providing vehicle information and path information and a...
US-7,688,191 Wheel lifted and grounded identification for an automotive vehicle
A control system (18) for an automotive vehicle (10) has a first roll condition detector (64A), a second roll condition detector (64B), a third roll condition...
US-7,686,730 Multiple speed automatic transmission
A multiple speed transmission includes an input and output; a first, second, third and fourth planetary gear sets, each gear set including a sun gear, a ring...
US-7,686,723 Hybrid electric vehicle and powertrain
A hybrid electric vehicle and powertrain includes an engine and an electric machine connected to each other in a power-split arrangement. The electric machine is...
US-7,686,464 Multi-faced conversation mirror
A conversation mirror assembly is provided for use in passenger compartments of motor vehicles. The conversation mirror assembly includes a mirror housing having...
US-7,686,387 Reinforcing sleeve for a tubular beam
A tubular beam assembly having a tubular member with first and second spaced apart sides and an internal portion. The first side has an insertion opening and a...
US-7,686,332 Integrated side impact air bag with single layer sail panels
A two panel, woven, inflatable air bag with a single panel sail portion, and method of making the same.
US-7,685,996 System and method to control pre-ignition in an internal combustion engine
An engine system and method are disclosed for controlling pre-ignition of an alcohol fuel. In one embodiment, the fuel injection timing is adjusted to cause the...
US-7,685,991 Engine and a method of making same
An internal combustion engine 10 is provided with cylinders 19 having a predetermined surface finish thereon comprising of at least two differing patterns. The...
US-7,685,988 Coupling device for split in-line engine
A coupling device for a split, in-line engine is provided. The coupling device may be configured to connect a first section of a crank shaft to a second section...
US-7,685,974 Variable compression ratio engine with isolated actuator
A variable compression ratio piston (26) and connecting rod (18) assembly for an internal combustion engine (14) includes an eccentric bushing (28) that carries...
US-D612,961 Vehicle headlight
US-D612,960 Vehicle taillight
US-D612,790 Vehicle wheel
US-D612,789 Vehicle wheel
US-D612,779 Vehicle hood
US-7,683,765 Tactile signaling
The invention relates to a system for a motor vehicle having a monitoring unit which monitors a fault-free functionality of at least one operator control unit of...
US-7,683,582 System and method for thermal management of a vehicle power source
A system and method of controlling temperature of a vehicle power source. The method includes determining a representative temperature of the power source,...
US-7,682,285 Converterless transmission shift control system
A converterless, multiple-ratio transmission and ratio shift control method wherein smoothness of power-on upshifts and downshifts and power-off upshifts and...
US-7,681,911 Serviceable assembly for seatbelt integrated deployable cushion
A serviceable seatbelt integrated airbag assembly that is removably attached to a vehicle seat includes an integrated deployable cushion, an inflation device,...
US-7,681,561 Fuel delivery system for multi-fuel engine
A fuel delivery system for an internal combustion engine and a method of operating the fuel delivery system are provided. An example embodiment of the method...
US-7,681,558 System and method to control fuel vaporization
A method for improving fuel heating is presented. The method can reduce system complexity and cost when fuel is heated within a fuel injector. In one embodiment,...
US-7,681,554 Approach for reducing injector fouling and thermal degradation for a multi-injector engine system
As one embodiment, a method of operating an engine of a vehicle is provided wherein the engine has a variable engine output. The method comprises during a first...
US-7,681,539 Method for improving operation of an electrically operable mechanical valve
A method to improve the performance of an electrically operable mechanical valve actuator is described. The system is capable of providing heat to targeted areas...
US-7,680,567 Method for reducing driveline vibration in a hybrid electric vehicle powertrain
A method is disclosed for managing torque distribution in a hybrid electric vehicle powertrain. An engine power estimation is determined for use in obtaining an...
US-7,679,336 Interactive battery charger for electric vehicle
A method for recharging an electric storage battery in the charging system of an electric vehicle from an electric utility power grid includes determining the...
US-7,679,211 Electrical disconnect system
The disclosed embodiments include an electrical disconnect system and method for a vehicle having a high voltage electrical system. In one embodiment, the system...
US-7,678,734 Oxidation catalysts
The present invention relates to an oxidation catalyst comprising a substrate and an oxidation coating of platinum (Pt), palladium (Pd), cobalt (Co), iron (Fe)...
US-7,678,362 High density hydrogen storage material
A hydrogen storage material. The hydrogen storage material is a combination of LiBH.sub.4 with MH.sub.x, wherein greater than about 50% of M comprises Al.
US-7,678,013 Launch control of a hybrid electric vehicle
A method for controlling the launch of a vehicle having a powertrain that includes a first power path for driving a first wheel set and including an engine, a...
US-7,678,003 Hybrid vehicle transmission with a mechanical reverse function
A hybrid electric vehicle powertrain has an engine, a motor, a generator and a battery that define electro-mechanical power flow paths to vehicle traction wheels...
US-7,677,649 Vehicle having an interlocking floor assembly
A vehicle having an interlocking floor assembly including a first floor structure having a first set of mating features and a second floor structure having a...
US-7,677,598 Integrated side airbag and inflatable belt
A vehicle seat and integrated side impact protection system includes a seat bottom, a seat back movably attached to the seat bottom, and a fold-flat mechanism...
US-7,677,230 Internal combustion engine with multiple spark plugs per cylinder and ion current sensing
A system and method for operating a multiple cylinder internal combustion engine having at least two spark plugs per cylinder include selectively isolating all...
US-7,677,080 Dual mode contact sensor for automotive vehicle
A dual mode contact sensor for an automotive vehicle includes an impact-responsive tubular sensing member, and a first linear contact which is closed with the...
US-7,676,321 Hybrid vehicle propulsion system utilizing knock suppression
A hybrid propulsion system for a vehicle and method of operation are provided. As one example, the system comprises an engine including at least one combustion...
US-7,676,315 Vehicle response during vehicle acceleration conditions
A vehicle control method for transitioning through transmission lash regions is described using a variety of information, such as, for example, gear ratio,...
US-7,676,313 Target speed control strategy for power-off shifts in a hybrid electric vehicle
A method for controlling a power-off shift from a current gear to a target gear in a hybrid electric powertrain including an engine, electric motor and automatic...
US-7,676,307 System and method for controlling a safety system of a vehicle in response to conditions sensed by tire sensors...
A control system for a vehicle (10) is described for use in conjunction with the safety system (44) of the vehicle (10). A tire sensor or plurality of tire...
US-7,674,743 Catalyst system for the reduction of NOx and NH.sub.3 emissions
This catalyst system simultaneously removes ammonia and enhances net NOx conversion by placing an NH.sub.3--SCR catalyst formulation downstream of a lean NOx...
US-7,673,902 Deployable running board to provide rollover resistance
A deployable running board mounted on an automotive vehicle to be laterally extendable so as to engage the ground during a rollover event to increase the...
US-7,673,714 System and method of torque converter lockup state adjustment using an electric energy conversion device
A hybrid vehicle propulsion system including, an internal combustion engine, a torque converter including a lockup clutch the torque converter having an input...
US-7,673,616 Engine control including knock compensation
Systems and methods are described, including one example method of controlling an engine having a cylinder with at least one valve operated by a variable valve...
US-7,673,608 Engine starting for engine having adjustable valve operation
A method for controlling an engine including at least a first cylinder having a first piston and a second cylinder having a second piston, at least one of said...
US-7,673,590 Method for exhaust heat generation by variable stroke combustion cycles and valves
A method for operating an engine having at least a first and second cylinder, comprising operating the first cylinder with a spark timing more retarded than a...
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