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Vehicle front fender
Vehicle rear bumper
Computer device to calculate emission control device functionality
A system is described for improving engine and vehicle performance by considering the effects of exhaust conditions on catalyst particle growth. Specifically,...
Vehicular vision system
A vision system for a vehicle that identifies and classifies objects (targets) located proximate a vehicle. The system comprises a sensor array that produces...
Hybrid vehicle powertrain with a multiple-ratio power transmission
A control method and system for a hybrid vehicle powertrain with an electric motor in a power flow path between an internal combustion engine and a...
Vehicle and method for controlling an engine in a vehicle
A vehicle is provided that includes an engine and an electric machine operable to provide torque to drive the vehicle. A control system, including at least one...
System and method for reducing backlash in a planetary gear set
Systems and methods for reducing or eliminating backlash to control gear rattle include a planetary gear set with a planet carrier including a first part that...
System and method for adjusting the exhaust gas recirculation rate in an
internal combustion engine
An exhaust gas recirculation system for an internal combustion engine, which comprises an intake plenum, an exhaust gas system, and a fresh-air feed line and an...
Simple dust collector
A simple dust collector includes a housing, a base plate horizontally separating the interior of the housing to form a motor chamber for fix a motor to rotate a...
Vehicle rear taillight lens
Cylinder deactivation method to minimize drivetrain torsional disturbances
A system and method are described for reducing engine vibration during cylinder deactivation in selected operating conditions. The method utilizes open valve...
Ramp identification in adaptive cruise control
A control system 20 for an automotive vehicle 22, such as an adaptive cruise control system, is provided including a navigation system 34. The navigation system...
Method for operating a pre-crash sensing system with protruding contact
A method of operating a restraint system includes classifying a collision into a collision classification, generating a protruding contact sensor output and...
Automotive vehicle front architecture with a partially rotatable
An automotive vehicle front structure includes upper and lower siderails and a structural link extending from the upper and lower siderails, with the structural...
Stabilized electric distribution system for use with a vehicle having
A stabilized electric distribution system for use in a vehicle having electric assist. The system electrically couples an electric assist bus to an accessory...
Automotive fire suppression system with porous distribution nozzles
An onboard fire suppression system has a distribution network including porous, pressure-responsive nozzles which deliver fire suppression agent in a uniform...
Method and apparatus for controlling operation of dual mode HCCI engines
An intake and exhaust system for a dual mode HCCI engine, which provides superior intake temperature control and homogeneity for engine operation in SI and HCCI...
System and method for controlling catalyst storage capacity
The invention relates to a new method and system for optimizing the efficiency of an automotive catalytic converter by adjusting the engine air/fuel ratio based...
System for controlling NOx emissions during restarts of hybrid and
A system for controlling exhaust emission oxides of nitrogen (NOx) during restarts of an internal combustion engine (ICE). The system includes a first sensor for...
Switch feel measurement setup
A method may be employed to assure that a switch feel measurement system accurately measures a torque/angular displacement profile for a pivot switch. A...
Vehicle wheel cover
Bumper for automotive vehicle
A bumper system for an automotive vehicle includes a unitary bumper beam substrate which defines upper and lower channel sections which are capped for part of...
Dual combustion mode engine
In an engine in which a first portion of engine cylinders operate in HCCI combustion mode only and a second portion of engine cylinders operate in SI combustion...
Compression ignition engine with pressure-based combustion control
An internal combustion engine having a plurality of combustion cylinders configured to operate in a compression ignition mode. A pressure sensor is provided to...
Spark plug heating for a spark ignited engine
A system for an engine of a vehicle, comprising of at least one combustion chamber located in the engine, a delivery system configured to deliver a fuel and a...
Valve selection for an engine operating in a multi-stroke cylinder mode
A method to control valve patterns in a cylinder operating in a multi-stroke cylinder mode. Valves are controlled to improve drivability and emissions.
Transfer case having selectable driving modes suited to motor vehicle load
and road conditions
A motor vehicle powertrain includes a transmission producing multiple speed ratios, and a transfer case including a second input driveably connected to the...
Vehicle pre-impact sensing and control system with driver response
A vehicle pre-impact sensing and control system generates tailored adaptive warning signals as a function of driver vehicle use. The tailored signals are used in...
Rivet nut with machinable head and method of making a vehicle body
A method of securing body panels to a space frame of a vehicle is disclosed. Body panels are secured to rivet nuts that are assembled to frame members. The...
Vehicle front bumper cover
Vehicle front bumper
Method for auto-ignition operation and computer readable storage device
for use with an internal combustion engine
An internal combustion engine that can be operated in compression ignition mode, comprising a fuel injector (2) for each cylinder; a fuel injection control unit...
Speed control method
A method for controlling an engine having both an electronically controlled inlet device, such as an electronic throttle unit, and an electronically controlled...
System for controlling valve timing of an engine with cylinder
Various systems and methods are disclosed for carrying out combustion in a fuel-cut operation in some or all of the engine cylinders of a vehicle. Further,...
System with camshaft and camshaft receptacle
The invention relates to a system, comprising a camshaft with at least two bearing points, a two-part camshaft receptacle which has, in a lower part, at least...
Enhanced permanent magnet electromagnetic actuator for an electronic valve
actuation system of an engine
A valve actuator for an internal combustion engine is described having a core having a wound coil located therein, said core further having at least one...
Process for forming a hydroformed automotive component with integrated
A process for forming a hydroformed automotive component with an integrally formed attachment bracket or weld flange begins with a tubular blank manufactured...
Dissociation of silicon clusters in a gas phase during chemical vapor
deposition homo-epitaxial growth of...
A method of forming a layer of silicon carbide wherein silicon clusters are dissociated in a gas phase. Silicon clusters may be dissociated by a silicon-etching...
Imaging and targeting tumors using sickle cells
According to the present invention, there is provided a delivery vehicle including sickle red blood cells carrying a moiety. The moiety can be any type of...
Device for treatment of a gas flow
Device for treatment of a gas flow having at least one body (3) that is adapted to cause a conversion in the composition of the gas. The device is characterized...
Bonded structural joints and method of assembling such joints
A joint assembly comprises a hollow extrusion member of an asymmetrical hexagonal section and a flange casting comprising a base flange and several webs...
Internal combustion engine having cylinder disablement
A multi-cylinder internal combustion engine having an exhaust system with an exhaust emission after-treatment device for exhaust gases from the cylinders, an air...
Engine control advantageously using humidity
A system and method for utilizing a humidity sensor with an internal combustion engine of a vehicle is described. Specifically, information from the humidity...
Diesel engine with differential cylinder group operation
A method for controlling operation of a diesel engine having a plurality of cylinders, the engine including a first group of cylinders and a second group of...
Dual clutch kinematic arrangements with wide span
A multiple speed power transmission is disclosed having an input, first and second input shafts, first and second clutches releasably coupling the input to the...
Method of manufacturing electromagnetic devices using kinetic spray
A method of manufacturing electric machines comprised of geometrically patterned arrays of permanent magnets, soft magnetic materials, and electrical conductors...
Circuit disconnect assembly
A circuit disconnect assembly for a high-voltage electrical storage device in a vehicle integrates a grip portion and a fuse holder portion into one unit. The...
Spot-welded joint for hydroformed members
A process for spot-welding hydroformed members allows at least one hydroformed member to be positioned with an end butted against a lateral side of the second...