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US-7,425,686 Four-way rocker switch
A multiple contact switch assembly is provided and may be characterized as a four-way rocker switch or as a two axis rocker switch. The switch assembly comprises...
US-7,425,187 System and method for improved fuel economy during vehicle deceleration conditions
A method of operating an engine of a vehicle having a powertrain having a transmission is described. The method includes, during a driver tip-out condition where...
US-7,424,924 Hybrid electric vehicle powertrain with torque transfer case
A torque transfer case for a hybrid electric vehicle powertrain with engine and electric power sources is described, the electric power source comprising an...
US-7,424,882 Engine method
A method for controlling an engine airflow, the engine having at least one cylinder, the engine also having an intake manifold and an outlet control device for...
US-7,424,881 System and method for engine with fuel vapor purging
A system for an engine of a vehicle traveling on the road, comprising of a first fuel injector coupled to a cylinder of the engine, a second fuel injector...
US-7,424,876 Pushrod engine with multiple independent lash adjusters for each pushrod
A multiple-cylinder internal combustion engine having a camshaft-driven valvetrain with a camshaft disposed within an engine block includes at least two intake...
US-D577,137 Vehicle taillight
US-7,423,534 Electronic method and system for monitoring containers and products
An electronic method for monitoring the location of a container and one or more products capable of being contained in the container in an operating environment....
US-7,422,666 Photovoltaically powered cathodic protection system for automotive vehicle
A photovoltaically powered cathodic protection system for an automotive vehicle uses electrical energy arising from a photovoltaic array positioned upon an...
US-7,422,652 Method of making a body panel assembly
A method of manufacturing a body panel assembly for a vehicle. The method includes providing first and second panels, applying an adhesive, positioning the first...
US-7,422,293 System and a method for dissipating voltage in an electrical circuit of a vehicle
A system and a method for dissipating voltage in an electrical circuit of a vehicle. The system includes a power source and an inverter. The power source has a...
US-7,422,086 Vehicle impact sensor using both accelerometer and pressure sensing for side impact detection
A restraint control system (40) for an automotive vehicle (10) is illustrated with a first sensor such as a door cavity pressure sensor (28) and a second sensor...
US-7,421,880 Switch feel measurement system calibration
A method may be employed to assure that a switch measurement system accurately measures a torque/angular displacement profile for a rotary switch. A procedure...
US-7,421,836 Air/fuel ratio validation for lean burn
A multi-cylinder group engine system operable in at least a first mode and a second mode, where in the first mode a first and second cylinder group combust air...
US-D576,765 Vehicle fog light bezel
US-RE40,496 Attitude sensing system for an automotive vehicle relative to the road
A stability control system (18) for an automotive vehicle includes a plurality of sensors (28-39) sensing the dynamic conditions of the vehicle. The sensors may...
US-7,420,173 Reflective collimation optic
An optical system includes a light source 102 disposed for generating light preferably in a line. An optical element 104 includes a stepped reflecting surface...
US-7,418,940 Fuel injector spray pattern for direct injection spark ignition engines
A system and method for operating an internal combustion engine include injecting fuel through a plurality of fuel jets of a fuel injector directly into a...
US-7,418,936 Engine and valvetrain with compact rocker arm and fulcrum assembly for internal combustion engines
An internal combustion engine having a plurality of intake and/or exhaust valves associated with each cylinder includes a valvetrain having a fulcrum with a...
US-7,418,816 Exhaust gas aftertreatment systems
A method is presented for determining an amount of reductant stored in the catalyst by intrusively desorbing a portion of reductant and monitoring the response...
US-7,418,788 Temperature sensitive dipstick
A fluid level indicator for determining the level of fluid in a container includes a dipstick that is entered into the fluid in the container and withdrawn from...
US-7,415,967 Manifold pressure control for a variable event valvetrain
A method for improving engine intake manifold pressure control of an internal combustion engine is described. According to one aspect of the description, the...
US-7,415,950 Engine valve control system and method
A method of operating an engine having at least one cylinder, said cylinder including at least one electric valve actuator, said actuator including at least a...
US-7,415,819 Method and system to automatically drain and dispose of accumulated water from water/fuel separators in diesel
A method and system are provided for removing water/fuel mixture from a water/fuel separator. The method injects the water/fuel mixture is injected into an...
US-D575,705 Vehicle side mirror
US-D575,704 Vehicle fender
US-7,412,966 Engine output control system and method
A system for an engine, comprising of a cylinder located in the engine; a first injector for injecting a first fuel into said cylinder; a second injector for...
US-7,412,952 Poppet valve operating system for internal combustion engine
A poppet valve operating system for an internal combustion engine includes poppet valves which are driven by rocker arms rotationally mounted to a rocker shaft....
US-7,412,632 Method to facilitate failure modes and effects analysis
A method and system to facilitate failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) of one or more components of a system. The FMEA is indicated with the generation of...
US-7,412,310 System and method for controlling activation of a power source of a hybrid electric vehicle
A system and method of controlling activation of a power source of a hybrid electric vehicle. The method includes determining a vehicle speed, determining an...
US-7,410,445 Locking mechanism for the crankshaft of an internal combustion engine
A locking mechanism (6) is provided to block the internal combustion engine (1) at prepositioned cranking angle after shutting down. Preferably, the crankshaft...
US-7,410,438 Switching-valve arrangement for a shifting system of an automatic transmission
The invention relates to a switching-valve arrangement for a shifting system of an automatic transmission having a first actuator for engaging and releasing...
US-7,410,198 Automotive vehicle with repositionable D-pillar roof structure
An automotive vehicle body includes a tailgate and a repositionable D-pillar structure which is slidingly engaged with the body and movable from a first position...
US-7,410,027 Device for reducing the impact for pedestrians
The invention relates to a device for reducing the impact for a pedestrian relative to a vehicle, which vehicle is provided with windshield and a hood covering...
US-7,410,023 System and method for braking a vehicle
A system and method is provided for braking a vehicle having multiple wheels. The method includes applying friction braking and powertrain braking to the...
US-7,409,926 Controlling engine operation with a first and second fuel
A method of operating an internal combustion engine including at least a combustion chamber having a piston disposed therein, the method comprising during a...
US-7,409,885 Method for controlling a twin-clutch transmission
The invention concerns a method of controlling a twin-clutch transmission (10). When the torque transmitted in a first transmission path (C1, E2, Z8, Z9, S2, Z3,...
US-D574,979 Light stick
US-7,409,261 Data management and networking system and method
A data management and networking system and method are provided for automatically retrieving and storing data from a machine tool for distribution to a remote...
US-7,407,210 Climate controlled vehicle console with window
A vehicle having a climate-controlled console (14) is provided. The vehicle (10) includes a vehicle frame (12) and a console (14) attached to the vehicle frame...
US-7,407,188 Roll bar assembly for a vehicle
A roll bar assembly capable of punching through a rear window on deployment comprises a deployable u-shaped roll bar fitted with a pin made of hard material. The...
US-7,407,026 Control system for a hybrid electric vehicle to anticipate the need for a mode change
A parallel hybrid electric vehicle method and system including an internal combustion engine (ICE), an electric traction motor/generator, and a controller. A...
US-7,407,014 Automotive onboard fire suppression system reservoir with internal reinforcement
An automotive vehicle includes a vehicle body and at least one reservoir containing a fire suppressant agent. A distribution system receives the fire suppression...
US-7,406,947 System and method for tip-in knock compensation
A method of controlling an engine, the method comprising of providing fuel having a blend to a cylinder of the engine, actively varying said fuel blend in...
US-7,406,366 System and method for validating velocities of torque generating devices in a vehicle
A method for validating engine and motor velocities in a vehicle having an engine and two motors is provided. The method validates the velocities without using...
US-7,401,871 Method of controlling an automotive vehicle having a trailer using rear axle slip angle
A system and method of controlling a vehicle with a trailer comprises determining the presence of a trailer, determining a vehicle velocity, determining a...
US-7,401,870 Method and apparatus to enhance brake-steer of a vehicle using a controllable suspension component
A system and method of controlling an automotive vehicle having a controllable suspension component includes applying brake-steer to at least one wheel,...
US-7,401,689 Hydraulic system providing pressure and volume flows in a double-clutch transmission
A hydraulic system for providing pressure and volume flows in a double-clutch transmission. A first clutch and a second clutch are preceded by at least one...
US-7,401,606 Multi-stroke cylinder operation in an internal combustion engine
A method for starting an internal combustion engine of a hybrid-electric vehicle having a controller, the engine having a plurality of cylinders, each with at...
US-RE40,439 Method to control electromechanical valves
A system for controlling electromechanical of an internal combustion has a valve-closing electromagnet for attracting the armature coupled to the valve to close...
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