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US-1,006,4256 System and method for remote activation of vehicle lighting
A lighting system for a vehicle is disclosed. The system comprises a controller in communication with at least one light source and an occupancy sensor. The...
US-1,006,3953 Integrated speaker and light
An integrated speaker and lamp assembly includes a speaker diaphragm and a light source directing light through the speaker diaphragm. A related method of...
US-1,006,3180 Multiple inverter hybrid drive system
A powertrain for a vehicle includes and electric machine and a plurality of inverters. The electric machine may include a stator defining a plurality of stator...
US-1,006,2936 Flex tubing for vehicle assemblies
Flex tubing for a vehicle assembly according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a tube body made of a metallic...
US-1,006,2290 Convoy vehicle look-ahead
A computing device for a vehicle imaging system includes a data storage medium and a processing device programmed to execute computer-executable instructions...
US-1,006,2289 Device and method for assisting a driver in driving his vehicle into and out of a parking space in a parking...
A device and method for assisting a driver when parking his vehicle in a parking installation and removing his vehicle therefrom is provided. The vehicle is...
US-1,006,2279 Traffic alert methods in an intersection and vehicle multi-functional ambient light systems
A method to alert traffic light at an intersection in a vehicle is provided. The method comprises determining a driver intent related to a vehicle driving...
US-1,006,2227 Contents inventory tracking system and protocol
A vehicle inventory system may include a passive entry system configured to authenticate a key fob and including at least one antenna and a controller operably...
US-1,006,1574 Method and apparatus for multiple vehicle software module reflash
A system includes a processor configured to wirelessly receive update requests from a plurality of vehicles. The processor is also configured to, for each...
US-1,006,1557 Method of controlling audio speaker settings in a vehicle based on dynamic determination of the occupancy state...
A method of controlling audio speaker settings in a vehicle with a rear row of seating comprises: requesting an operator of the vehicle to make a choice between...
US-1,006,1315 Advanced autonomous vehicle tutorial
A vehicle system includes a user interface, an autonomous mode controller, and a processor. The autonomous mode controller controls a host vehicle in a...
US-1,006,1314 Enhanced vehicle operation
A plurality of segments of a predetermined route are identified based on a plurality of transition points. A setting of at least one of a plurality of vehicle...
US-1,006,1013 Mobile gunshot detection
A first computer is configured to receive, from at least one second computer in a first vehicle, data relating to a gunshot. The computer is configured to then...
US-1,006,0592 Dual beam pattern vehicular lighting assembly
A vehicle lighting assembly that comprises: a single lens having a first and a second plurality of near-field lens elements, and an exit surface; and a first...
US-1,006,0544 Noise attenuated fill limit vent valve
Systems are provided for a noise attenuation device for a valve. In one example, a system may include a single noise attenuation device located below a base of...
US-1,006,0495 Dry friction damped mechanical and structural metal components and methods of manufacturing the same
A method and system for increasing damping capacity in cast metal parts by utilizing dry friction between individual wires of a sheathed rope is disclosed. The...
US-1,006,0393 Purge valve and fuel vapor management system
A purge valve and a fuel vapor management system for use with an engine emission control system are disclosed. The purge valve may include a first inlet for...
US-1,006,0387 Multi-step combustion chamber with multi-step cylinder head
A combustion system is provided for an internal combustion engine including a cylinder head and a piston. In one example, a combustion system may include a...
US-1,006,0385 Hybrid composite cylinder head
An engine cylinder head includes an internal metal structure formed from a metal material, at least a portion of which includes a thermal coating and an...
US-1,006,0384 System and method for air-fuel mixture formation in an internal combustion engine
Methods and systems are provided for forming an air-fuel mixture in a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine. In one example, a system may include...
US-1,006,0383 Reciprocating piston engine with liner
A reciprocating piston engine which has a cylinder block, at least one combustion chamber arranged in the cylinder block and a liner which borders the...
US-1,006,0382 Method and system for pre-ignition control
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting spark and/or fuel injection to a cylinder based on late combustion, partial burn, or misfire in a neighboring...
US-1,006,0379 Method for a hybrid vehicle
Methods and systems are provided for a fuel system in a hybrid vehicle. In one example, a method includes activating a fuel pump in a fuel tank included in the...
US-1,006,0371 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-1,006,0370 Adaptive model predictive control for vehicle route planning
Method and system are provided for vehicle route planning based on adaptive model predictive control. In one example, a method may include real-time online...
US-1,006,0369 Method for humidity measurement enablement
Methods and systems are provided for triggering a humidity measurement based on changes in ambient conditions. In one example, a method may include, in response...
US-1,006,0367 Method and system for high fuel vapor canister purge flow
Methods and systems are provided for managing fuel vapors in a vehicle fuel system. In one example, a method includes commanding or maintaining closed a vapor...
US-1,006,0366 Transient power control method for an engine that includes a compressor
Systems and methods for operating an engine that includes an electrically driven compressor are disclosed. In one example, a vehicle operating mode is...
US-1,006,0365 Method and system for vacuum generation using a throttle body comprising a slidable throttle valve
Various systems and methods are described for generating vacuum within an engine intake. A system may comprise a throttle body with a slideable throttle body...
US-1,006,0362 Method and system for engine control
Methods and systems are provided for synergizing the benefits of a multi-fuel engine in a hybrid vehicle system. During engine operation, in response to a...
US-1,006,0361 Method for performing a charge exchange in an internal combustion engine
A method and system for perform a charge exchange in internal combustion engine comprising an additional intake and exhaust valve lifts performed during...
US-1,006,0341 Methods and systems for boost control
Methods and systems are provided for turbine temperature control in an engine system having multiple staged charge boosting devices. In one example, compressed...
US-1,006,0339 System and methods for engine air path condensation management
A system and methods for routing condensate collected in a heat exchanger reservoir to either an air intake system or a position in the engine exhaust based on...
US-1,006,0336 Variable compression ratio engine and method for operation thereof
A method for operating an engine system is provided, the method may include varying a compression ratio of a cylinder by selectively releasing combustion charge...
US-1,006,0335 Turbocharger arrangement having compressor wheels arranged in parallel and a method for operating a...
Methods and systems are provided for a turbocharger of an engine. In one example, a method may include balancing a pressure differential between compressor...
US-1,006,0334 Controlled air entrainment passage for diesel engines
Systems are provided for cooling combustion chamber gasses and increasing an amount of air entrained in an injected fuel spray. In one example, a cooling...
US-1,006,0333 Systems and methods for engine coolant system diagnostics
Methods are provided for engine coolant system diagnostics. In one example, engine coolant system malfunction is indicated based on an engine coolant...
US-1,006,0314 Exhaust soot control system
Systems and methods are described for sensing soot (particulate matter) in an exhaust system of a vehicle. An example system comprises a sensor housing an...
US-1,006,0170 Vehicle with active door zone
A vehicle includes: a frame, a rotatable door; an inhibitor comprising: an arm extending through a selective gate including: upper and lower springs...
US-1,006,0164 Wireless-based system and method for opening a hood of a motor vehicle
A wireless-based system is provided for opening the hood of a motor vehicle. That wireless-based system includes a wireless latch release actuator. Further, the...
US-1,006,0020 Device for thermally coating a surface
The invention relates to a device for thermally coating a surface, which has at least one housing, a cathode, which is designed as a consumable wire and at...
US-1,005,9382 Method and apparatus for attaching a crushable carbon fiber reinforced polymer structure to the outer surface...
A battery housing for a traction motor battery of a vehicle is disclosed that includes a plurality of elongated impact absorbing carbon fiber reinforced polymer...
US-1,005,9380 Mounting an accessory to a frame member
In certain situations, it is desirable to mount an engine accessory to a frame member of the vehicle. Such frame member might be a convenient structural element...
US-1,005,9357 Collapsible utility cart
A cart includes a platform assembly, a handle assembly, first wheel assembly and a second wheel assembly. In use, the cart may folded from a deployed position...
US-1,005,9346 Driver competency during autonomous handoff
A vehicle system includes a processor and a memory accessible to the processor and storing instructions executable by the processor. The instructions include...
US-1,005,9338 Method and system for regenerating a gasoline particulate filter
Methods and systems are presented for regenerating a particulate filter. In one example, vehicle speed control mode parameters may be adjusted in response to an...
US-1,005,9328 System and method to control battery current during rolling stop-start events
A vehicle includes an engine and a controller configured to autostop and autostart the engine. Engine autostops are conditioned on a vehicle speed condition. In...
US-1,005,9325 Method and system for controlling water injection
Methods and systems are provided for synergizing the benefits of engine water injection in a hybrid vehicle system. During engine operation, in response to a...
US-1,005,9300 Closed-form seatbelt retractor assembly
A closed-form seatbelt retractor assembly includes a package tray having sidewalls that define an interior cavity. An aperture is disposed through at least one...
US-1,005,9296 Vehicle table with deployable airbag
A vehicle interior includes an interior compartment and a table in the interior compartment. The table has a top surface including a perimeter. An airbag...
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