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US-7,562,559 Fuel vapor detection system for vehicles
An electric motor or generator is used to spin the vehicle's internal combustion engine while the engine is not running, in order to draw a vacuum within the...
US-7,562,530 Method for controlling an internal combustion engine having a variable event valvetrain
A method for improving engine torque control during cylinder reactivation and cylinder deactivation for an engine having at least a turbo charger and a variable...
US-7,561,951 Occupant control system integrated with vehicle dynamics controls
A control system for an automotive vehicle that includes a plurality of dynamics sensors (14) for generating a plurality of dynamic condition signals and also a...
US-7,559,315 Regenerative fuel pump
A rotodynamic fuel pump in a fuel delivery system for an internal combustion engine including a pump housing, a pump inlet channel extending through the housing...
US-7,559,309 Method to start electromechanical valves on an internal combustion engine
A system and method to improve electromechanical valve control in an internal combustion engine. The method adjusts valve current to meet a wide range of engine...
US-D596,101 Vehicle wheel
US-D596,089 Vehicle grille
US-7,558,655 Prognostic method and system for hybrid and electric vehicle components
A prognostic method and system for testing and controlling various hybrid, fuel cell, and electric vehicle components. The tests generate test data for...
US-7,557,555 Method to determine an operating characteristic of a vehicle power converter
Measured or otherwise known operating characteristics of a DC/DC power converter are used to determine, without measuring, an operating characteristic of the...
US-7,557,543 Method and system for discharging a capacitive element
An electric drive system having a power source which provides power to an electric motor through an electric motor control. Discharging of stored capacitor...
US-7,556,587 Hill hold for a vehicle
A vehicle hill hold may be accomplished, for a vehicle having an automated clutch between the engine output and the transmission input, while protecting the...
US-7,556,479 Power steering pump relief system filter
Accordingly, the present invention provides a power steering pump having a filter that removes contaminants from fluid flowing through the relief system of the...
US-7,556,305 Vehicle tailgate movement assist mechanism using cam
A vehicle tailgate movement assist mechanism may include a tailgate configured to rotate between opened and closed positions, and a tailgate cam lever arm...
US-7,556,301 Dynamically deconstructable armrest for automotive vehicle
A dynamically deconstructable armrest for an automotive vehicle includes a number of walls extending from a mounting base so as to define a cavity within which...
US-7,556,133 Pressure controlled clutch peak torque limiter
A clutch peak torque limiter for regulating the flow rate of fluid between a clutch master cylinder and slave cylinder in a vehicle transmission, the valve...
US-7,556,113 Vehicle and energy producing and storage system for a vehicle
An energy producing and storage system for a vehicle includes a compressed gas storage tank having a generally cylindrical outer wall and a generally cylindrical...
US-7,556,012 Counterweight arrangement for an internal combustion engine in a motor vehicle
A counterweight arrangement for an internal combustion engine with three cylinders. The internal combustion engine having a crankshaft rotating about an axis of...
US-7,555,896 Cylinder deactivation for an internal combustion engine
A system and method to control engine valve operation during periods of cylinder deactivation of an internal combustion engine. Electromechanical valves are...
US-D595,895 Vehicle fog light bezel
US-D595,880 Vehicle taillight
US-D595,879 Vehicle taillight
US-D595,878 Vehicle headlight
US-7,555,443 Method for financing ownership of a vehicle
The present invention relates to a method for financing ownership of a vehicle by a customer. A preferred method of the present invention includes financing the...
US-7,553,255 Locker clutch control for a differential mechanism
A motor vehicle driveline that can transmit power in a 4.times.4 mode includes two front wheels, a rear drive shaft, a differential mechanism for transmitting...
US-7,552,958 Vehicle tailgate movement assist mechanism using plunger
A vehicle tailgate movement assist mechanism including a tailgate configured to rotate between opened and closed positions and a tailgate lever arm fixedly...
US-7,552,588 System and method for HCCI temperature control
A system, comprising of an internal combustion engine having a combustion chamber with a piston located therein, an intake passage coupled to the combustion...
US-D595,197 Vehicle windshield
US-D595,196 Vehicle windshield
US-7,549,694 Filler neck housing assembly
A filler neck housing assembly is disclosed that includes a reinforcement bracket having a ring-shaped portion and a reinforcement flange. The reinforcement...
US-7,549,689 Tension-member automotive door trim pull
A pull cup in a vehicle door is fitted to a door trim panel substrate and is connected to the inner door panel of the vehicle door by way of a bracket. The...
US-7,549,657 Method of making a wheel support knuckle and trailing arm
A wheel support knuckle and trailing arm assembly that is attached to a toe link of a vehicle suspension system. The trailing arm assembly is formed by a blade...
US-7,549,408 Flex-fuel variable displacement engine control system and method
A method for operating an engine having at least one cylinder that may be deactivated and a fuel system operating with an alcohol fuel blend, comprising of...
US-7,549,406 Engine shut-down for engine having adjustable valve timing
A method for discontinuing combustion in a cylinder of an internal combustion engine having an intake manifold and an emission control device coupled downstream...
US-7,549,283 Engine system with mixed exhaust gas oxygen sensor types
In one example, a system for a vehicle traveling on the road is described. The system includes a first cylinder; a second cylinder; a linear exhaust gas sensor...
US-D594,890 Vehicle grille
US-D594,795 Vehicle hood
US-7,547,482 Passive microcoolant loop for an electrochemical fuel cell
Improvements in freezing and sub-freezing startup time for an electrochemical fuel cell system may be observed by having a passive coolant microloop using two...
US-7,547,063 Unitized vehicle frame subassembly and method of assembling a side frame for a vehicle
A frame subassembly for a vehicle is provided that includes a one-piece hydro-formed upper side beam and may also include a one-piece hydro-formed lower side...
US-7,547,058 System and method for operating an automotive liftgate
A system for operating an automotive liftgate includes a motor drive adapted for positioning the liftgate, and at least one telescopic strut positioned between...
US-7,547,055 Vehicle tailgate movement assist mechanism using four bar linkage and strut
A vehicle tailgate movement assist mechanism including a tailgate configured to rotate between opened and closed positions and a tailgate lever arm fixedly...
US-7,546,835 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-7,546,834 Selectably fueling with natural gas or direct injection ethanol
Various approaches are described for controlling operation of an engine. One example method includes delivering a gaseous fuel to the engine during a first...
US-7,546,827 Methods for variable displacement engine diagnostics
Methods and systems are provided for monitoring cylinder valve deactivation in an engine operating with a plurality of cylinder valves. One example method...
US-7,546,821 Hydraulic actuation system for improved engine start
A method of starting an internal combustion engine for a vehicle having at least a hydraulic pump configured to be powered at least partially by a source other...
US-7,546,820 Variable compression ratio engine with lost motion coupling
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-7,545,069 Electric machine winding arrangement
Rotational electric machine stator winding arrangement characterized, inter alia, by at least one coil of each parallel circuit being discontinuous with the...
US-7,543,884 Clam shell bracket connecting automotive structural members
A structural joint configuration is used in an automotive body structure in which a transverse roof cross member has a convoluted formed shape that must be...
US-7,543,883 Roof rail with integrally formed pinched flanges
A support rail for a vehicle has an A-pillar portion and a roof rail portion. The roof rail and A-pillar are formed with a tubular body portion and...
US-7,543,882 Dual cell rear corner pillar for automobiles
A dual cell rear corner pillar for the operator's compartment of a pick-up truck is formed with longitudinally oriented front and rear tubular members. The dual...
US-7,541,743 Adaptive vehicle communication controlled lighting system
A vehicle safety system (10) includes a light source (32). A beam-forming assembly (34) is optically coupled to the light source (32). An object detection sensor...
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