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US-9,511,773 System and method for hybrid vehicle control during wheel slip events to limit generator speed
A method for controlling a hybrid vehicle having a transmission coupled to vehicle wheels, an internal combustion engine, a planetary gearset coupled to the...
US-9,511,764 Semi-autonomous mode control
A first vehicle may receive at least one message from a second vehicle, the message including data provided by the second vehicle. A computing device in the...
US-9,511,734 Passenger protection system
A passenger protection system includes a rotatable arm, a rotation mechanism rotatably attached to the rotatable arm, and a flexible sheet connected to the...
US-9,511,720 Combined storage and docking unit for a portable electronic device
A combined storage and docking unit for attachment to the instrument panel of a motor vehicle is disclosed in which a portable electronic device such as an MP3...
US-9,511,698 Vehicle seat back having support members with integrated recliner heart
A vehicle seat back has first and second support members each having a central web and a rear wall extending therefrom. A seat base is operably connected with...
US-9,511,694 Motor vehicle seat having an armrest
A vehicle seating assembly includes a first seating unit having a backrest, which includes a front side and a back side. An armrest is operably coupled with an...
US-9,511,676 Portable EV energy transfer apparatus and method
Systems, apparatus, and methods are presented to transfer energy between an energy storage device (ESD) at an electrified vehicle (EV) and an AC or DC external...
US-9,511,467 Cylindrical surface profile cutting tool and process
A cutting tool. The cutting tool includes a cylindrical body and one or more axial rows of cutting elements, which project outwardly from and are situated...
US-D773,371 Vehicle wheel
US-D773,370 Vehicle wheel
US-D773,362 Vehicle rear wheel lip molding
US-9,510,159 Determining vehicle occupant location
A method includes receiving one or more messages including a first message from a first mobile device. The first mobile device is wearable. Based at least in...
US-9,509,775 Cooperative occupant sensing
A vehicle system includes a communication interface and a processing device. The communication interface is programmed to pair with at least one mobile device....
US-9,509,238 Method and system for traction motor torque ripple compensation
Torque ripple produced by a traction motor of an electric vehicle when the motor produces torque from a motor current is compensated for by modifying operation...
US-9,509,024 Battery gassing mitigation through catalyzed precipitation
A secondary battery including a positive and negative electrode, a separator, an electrolyte, and a gas mitigation device is disclosed. The gas mitigation...
US-9,509,021 Estimation of lithium-ion battery capacity as function of state-of-lithiation swing
A method includes controlling operation of a vehicle in response to an estimation of a capacity loss and capacity of a lithium-ion battery module of the...
US-9,509,018 Expanded battery cooling fin
A battery assembly includes a plurality of battery cells and a plurality of fins arranged in an array. Each of the cells has a side portion disposed against the...
US-9,508,966 Array frame design for electrified vehicle battery arrays
A battery pack according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a tray, an array frame positioned above the tray and...
US-9,508,461 Polymeric overcoated anodized wire
An insulated electric conductor and method for making such a conductor are disclosed. The conductor comprises a copper core, a layer of aluminum formed over the...
US-9,506,781 Vehicle information display and method
An information display system for a hybrid electric vehicle configured to display one or more reasons an engine is on is provided. The information display...
US-9,506,774 Method of inputting a path for a vehicle and trailer
A method of inputting a path is provided. The method includes the steps of generating an aerial view of a vehicle and a trailer based on at least one of image...
US-9,506,548 Control valve and method of controlling torque converter lock-up clutch
A motor vehicle includes a transmission having a control valve and a torque converter with a lock-up clutch. The control valve is configured to control both a...
US-9,506,509 Clutch control using dither
During state transitions, a clutch actuator position command includes an oscillating component called a dither. This dithering helps avoid jumps in the actuator...
US-9,506,474 Methods and systems for real-time compressor surge line adaptation
Methods and systems are provided for adapting a compressor surge line in real-time. In one example, a method may include retarding a surge line in response to a...
US-9,506,430 Charge air cooler component diagnostics
Embodiments for a charge air cooler are provided. In one example, a method comprises adjusting an operating parameter in response to a degraded grille shutter,...
US-9,506,426 Methods and systems for recycling engine feedgas cold-start emissions
Systems and methods are provided for recycling internal combustion engine feedgas exhaust emissions during cold-start conditions. By adjusting a restriction...
US-9,506,418 System and method for compensating cetane
Methods and systems for adjusting a plurality of fuel injections supplied to a cylinder during a cycle of the cylinder are described. In one example, fuel...
US-9,506,417 Methods for detecting high pressure pump bore wear
Methods are provided for detecting high pressure pump bore wear, wherein wear between a piston and bore of a pump may cause an excessive amount of fuel to leak...
US-9,506,413 Method and system for engine starting
A method and system for improving starting of an engine is presented. In one example, the method selects a first cylinder to receive fuel since engine stop...
US-9,506,411 If method and system for engine knock control
Methods and systems are provided for using selective cylinder deactivation for knock control with reduced fuel penalty. Cylinders with heavier knock and/or more...
US-9,506,408 Method of fuel injection for a variable displacement engine
Various systems and methods are described for controlling fuel injection in a variable displacement engine. One method for a deactivatable cylinder comprises,...
US-9,506,397 Exhaust pressure estimation from wastegate motor current
In one embodiment, a method for an engine comprises adjusting an engine operating parameter based on exhaust pressure, the exhaust pressure estimated based on...
US-9,506,396 Twin scroll turbocharger with EGR takeoffs
Systems and methods for operating a twin scroll turbocharged engine with a junction configured to selectively control exhaust gas delivery to an exhaust gas...
US-9,506,390 Distributed control of selective catalytic reduction systems
Methods and systems are provided for modeling a reductant temperature and storage distribution of a SCR catalyst axially and radially. In one example, a method...
US-9,505,448 Transverse sill reinforcement for a truck bed and method of making a sill reinforcement
A sill reinforcement assembly is provided for a sill area of a pick-up truck bed that is supported on and connected to a pair of frame rails. A unitary...
US-9,505,447 Gap joint for closed section load transfer
A hydro-formed body side rail is assembled by a bracket to a front header. The front header is an extruded cross-car structural support that is joined to the...
US-9,505,442 Energy absorbing rocker assembly
An exemplary rocker assembly includes a vehicle rocker at a lateral side of a vehicle, and a battery rocker at a lateral side of a battery pack of the vehicle....
US-9,505,439 Variable width platform vehicle body structure and method
A method of varying vehicle width on a single platform includes providing a plurality of vehicles, where each vehicle includes a side sill extending...
US-9,505,434 Trailer backup assist system with normalized steering input device for different trailers
A trailer backup assist system for a vehicle reversing a trailer, according to one embodiment, includes a sensor that senses a hitch angle between the vehicle...
US-9,505,405 Rear collision avoidance and mitigation system
Data is collected from vehicle sensors to generate a virtual map of objects proximate to the vehicle. Based on the virtual map, an in-vehicle computer...
US-9,505,403 Parking assistance system
A parking assistance system for supporting a parking maneuver of a motor vehicle, during which the motor vehicle is automatically moved into a parked position....
US-9,505,400 Hybrid vehicle control when towing
A method for controlling a hybrid vehicle having a trailer hitch includes detecting the trailer hitch being in use, commanding an engine to stop, and commanding...
US-9,505,367 Articulating support in a vehicle seat
A plurality of pads are configured to be arranged in a vehicle seat. A plurality of passive movement devices are provided to be respectively arranged behind,...
US-9,505,365 Wearable data management during an incident
A computer is programmed to receive data from one or more vehicle sensors. The computer identifies an incident based on the data. The computer sends a first...
US-9,505,325 Energy absorbing collapsible armrest with tunable stiffening feature
A vehicular armrest assembly includes a laterally collapsible substrate having a gap defined between inner and outer substrate portions. A tunable stiffening...
US-9,505,322 Manual lumbar pump assembly
A pump assembly for a vehicle seatback includes a plurality of air bladders defining a lumbar support. A valve body has an inlet and a plurality of outlets that...
US-9,505,079 High capacity aluminum spot welding trans-gun primary cable
A high capacity aluminum spot welding trans-gun includes a pair of opposed electrodes, a weld control that controls the operation of the trans-gun, and a...
US-9,502,718 Metal oxygen battery containing oxygen storage materials
A method of storing oxygen in a cathode including an oxygen storage metal-organic framework ("MOF") material comprising a mixture of ionic conductive material,...
US-9,500,565 Vehicle and method of using a spare tire
A spare tire monitoring system is provided. The spare tire monitoring system includes a controller programmed to output a signal indicating that a spare tire is...
US-9,500,497 System and method of inputting an intended backing path
A path input system is provided. The path input system includes at least one imaging device for generating image data. A GPS device is included for generating...
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