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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...
US-7,673,445 Mechanical apparatus having a catalytic NO.sub.x storage and conversion device
A mechanical apparatus including a combustion engine, a conduit for transporting an exhaust stream away from the engine, a first catalytic NO.sub.x storage and...
US-7,670,249 Multiple speed automatic transmission
A multi-speed automatic transmission includes an input, an output, a first gear unit drivable connected to the input and including a component rotating at the...
US-7,669,909 Seating position indicator
An arrangement (10) for assisting a passenger (22) to obtain a correct seating position in a seat (21) of a vehicle is provided. The vehicle comprising at least...
US-D611,189 Vehicle fog lamp bezel
US-D611,176 Vehicle headlight
US-D611,175 Vehicle taillight
US-D610,957 Vehicle upper rear bumper cover
US-7,668,645 System and method for dynamically determining vehicle loading and vertical loading distance for use in a...
A control system (18) and method for an automotive vehicle (10) includes a roll rate sensor (34) for generating a roll rate signal, a lateral acceleration sensor...
US-7,665,560 Drivetrain for hybrid electric vehicle
A drivetrain for a hybrid electric vehicle having a rear wheel drive configuration and a four wheel drive configuration is disclosed. Certain of the mounting...
US-7,665,452 First and second spark plugs for improved combustion control
An engine system, comprising of a combustion chamber; a first spark plug configured to perform a spark within the combustion chamber, said first plug configured...
US-7,665,428 Apparatus with mixed fuel separator and method of separating a mixed fuel
In an apparatus having an internal combustion engine, a method of operating the engine is disclosed, comprising providing a mixed fuel from a fuel tank to a...
US-D610,517 Vehicle wheel cover
US-D610,515 Vehicle wheel cover
US-D610,512 Vehicle front fender
US-D610,505 Vehicle hood
US-D610,504 Vehicle lower rear bumper cover
US-D610,503 Vehicle lower rear bumper cover
US-D610,502 Vehicle lower front bumper cover
US-D610,501 Vehicle upper front bumper cover
US-D610,497 Vehicle lower grille
US-D610,496 Vehicle lower grille
US-D610,495 Vehicle upper grille
US-7,662,060 Resiliently loaded side gears in a differential mechanism
A differential mechanism includes annular wave springs, each spring located between the back of a side gear and the inner surface of a differential casing. The...
US-7,661,751 Collapsible armrest system with pull cup
A pull cup in a vehicle door is solidly connected to the door inner panel by mechanical fastening. The armrest substrate structure is also solidly connected to...
US-7,661,704 Combination grab handle and airbag bracket
A dual function mounting bracket is affixed to a hydroformed roof side rail to allow the connecting brackets to be located at the same position as previously...
US-7,661,518 Preventing ratcheting on rockers of a one-way clutch
An overrunning one-way clutch includes a cam plate including notches angularly spaced about an axis, a rocker plate including pockets angularly spaced about the...
US-D610,282 Vehicle taillight
US-7,660,654 System for dynamically determining vehicle rear/trunk loading for use in a vehicle control system
A control system (18) and method for an automotive vehicle (10) includes a pitch rate sensor (37) generating a pitch rate signal, a longitudinal acceleration...
US-7,659,809 System and method for alerting a driver of a hybrid electric vehicle that the vehicle is in a drive state
An engine of a hybrid electric vehicle is started following a determination that the vehicle is not moving, the ignition system is in a run state, a door is...
US-7,659,698 System and method for controlling a state of charge of an energy storage system
A system and method for controlling the state of charge of an energy storage system examines a number of parameters to determine if a target state of charge...
US-7,659,017 Drying method for fuel cell stacks
For various reasons, it can be desirable to subject fuel cells to drying procedures. In solid polymer electrolyte fuel cells for instance, drying may be carried...
US-7,658,951 Method of improving cardiac function of a diseased heart
A method of treating heart failure and improving cardiac function by administering stem cell products to a heart in need of treatment, whereby the stem cell...
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