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US-1,016,1332 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-1,016,1326 Methods and systems for cylinder misfire detection
Methods and systems are provided for detecting cylinder misfire in a vehicle engine via a plurality of sensors, based on dual mass flywheel (DMF) operating...
US-1,016,1324 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-1,016,1319 Method and system to provide engine torque
An exemplary method of providing torque-assist to a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine includes, among other things, assisting a rotation of the...
US-1,016,1303 Systems and methods for generating auxiliary torque
Systems and methods for generating auxiliary torque are provided. In one example, a method for controlling a supercharger comprises, responsive to requested...
US-1,016,1290 Cooling system for an internal combustion engine
An engine cooling system is provided with an internal combustion engine defining a head cooling jacket and a block cooling jacket in a split flow configuration....
US-1,016,1177 Anti-pinch moonroof and associated method
A motor vehicle according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a moonroof, a roof rail, a wire adjacent the roof rail,...
US-1,016,1174 Vehicle having a braked sliding door
A vehicle has a sliding door fitted with a rotatable brake member to apply a braking force to the sliding door when the vehicle is on a slope. The brake member...
US-1,016,1027 Heat treatment for reducing distortion
Methods of processing an aluminum alloy component are disclosed. The method may include solution heat treating the component at a solution heat treatment (SHT)...
US-1,016,1014 Laser hardened crankshaft
A method of crankshaft laser hardening includes grinding one or more surfaces of a green crankshaft to produce a green ground crankshaft and to define journal...
US-1,016,0501 Roof panel reinforcement
A vehicle includes a lower roof bow and an integrally-formed roof panel. The lower roof bow extends transversely between roof rails and defines a lower channel...
US-1,016,0499 Rocker assembly with a pultruded load distribution insert
A rocker assembly includes a rocker reinforcement panel attached to a side inner panel to define a cavity and an elongated bar disposed within the cavity. The...
US-1,016,0491 Extruded metal sub-frame for a vehicle
A sub-frame assembly supports a pair of wheels on a vehicle. The base may be an extrusion having a matrix of panels extending in a vertical direction. The...
US-1,016,0459 Vehicle lane direction detection
A roadway lane direction is identified based on vehicle sensor data of a traffic sign, a direction of a parked vehicle, and a marking on a surface of the...
US-1,016,0448 Object tracking using sensor fusion within a probabilistic framework
A controller receives outputs form a plurality of sensors such as a camera, LIDAR sensor, RADAR sensor, and ultrasound sensor. Sensor outputs corresponding to...
US-1,016,0447 Systems and methods for abrupt road change assist and active suspension control
Systems and methods for limiting a current operating speed of a vehicle are disclosed. A position of the vehicle relative to an abrupt road change in front of...
US-1,016,0440 Methods and system for controlling driveline torque
Systems and methods for operating a hybrid powertrain that includes an engine and a motor/generator are described. The systems and methods adjust torque...
US-1,016,0433 Hydraulic brake apparatus and related methods
Example hydraulic brake apparatus and related methods are described herein. An example apparatus disclosed herein includes a parking brake valve having an inlet...
US-1,016,0432 Method and system for actuating a vacuum pump associated with a brake booster
A method for actuating an electric vacuum pump of a brake booster including indirectly ascertaining a negative pressure in the brake booster. Depending on the...
US-1,016,0430 System and method for operating a vehicle brake system
A method for operating a service brake system in a vehicle is described. The method includes the stages of determining whether the vehicle is stationary, and...
US-1,016,0417 Rotatably supported airbag
An assembly includes a base having a pinion. The assembly includes an airbag supported by the base. The assembly includes a rack configured to engage the...
US-1,016,0410 System and method for supplying auxiliary power to an electrified vehicle
A power supply system for an electrified vehicle according to an exemplar aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a primary power source...
US-1,016,0405 Vehicle decal assembly
A vehicle decal assembly is provided herein. The decal assembly includes a substrate having a diffraction grating along a surface thereof. A luminescent...
US-1,016,0396 Vehicle tailgate system
A vehicle tailgate includes an internal panel, upper panel, lower panel, pair of side panels, and pair of tie-down brackets. The internal panel extends from the...
US-1,016,0392 Composite seat side storage bin
A seating assembly includes a base. A cushion assembly is rotatably coupled with the base proximate a forward portion of the cushion assembly. A first removable...
US-1,016,0380 Enhanced informational vehicle puddle lamp assemblies
This disclosure details vehicle puddle lamp assemblies and methods for illuminating the puddle lamp assemblies in a manner that provides a visual indication of...
US-1,016,0363 Baby changing station for a motor vehicle
A baby changing station is provided for a motor vehicle. That baby changing station includes a car seat having a seat bottom and a seat back. A cavity is...
US-1,016,0358 Seatback with collapsible internal support unit
A seatback for a vehicle seat includes a frame and a coverstock defining a seat surface. The seatback also includes a unitary, flexible internal support unit...
US-1,016,0347 Electric motor vehicle and operating method for an electric motor vehicle
The disclosure concerns an operating method for an electric motor vehicle with at least one electrical machine as the traction motor and with an operating...
US-1,016,0341 Electrical system and methods for a vehicle
Systems and methods for supplying electrical power to two electrical buses that operate at different voltages are disclosed. In one example, two or more...
US-1,016,0318 Vehicle cruise control with multiple set points
In various embodiments, the present disclosure includes a cruise control system with (a) a vehicle having a steering system, an accelerator system, a braking...
US-1,016,0313 Biodiesel resistant PVC/NBR rubber composition
A PVC/NBR rubber composition includes (A) 100 PHR polyblend (33-45 ACN) PVC/NBR, (B) 20-50 PHR conductive carbon black, (C) 1-100 PHR carbon black, (B) being...
US-1,016,0295 Sun visor assembly having a slide panel
A sun visor assembly includes a visor body having a surface indentation, a slide panel and a guide feature. The guide feature connects the slide panel to the...
US-1,016,0281 Road roughness preview with drive history
A vehicle includes a sensor configured to detect a first road feature, an adjustable suspension system, and a processing device. The processing device is...
US-1,016,0275 Suspension member for a motor vehicle and method of making same
A suspension member having an arm member and a ball joint section. The ball joint section having an opening receiving a press fit ball joint. The material of...
US-1,016,0129 Mechanical roughening profile modification
Tools and methods for forming modified mechanical roughening profiles are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, an engine block is provided including a body...
US-1,016,0029 System and method for assembling vehicle components with reinforced moldable rivet
A system for assembling vehicle components includes a die assembly securing first and second vehicle components having first and second apertures, respectively....
US-1,015,9410 Method and apparatus for biometric data gathering and dissemination
A system includes a processor configured to determine that a vehicle accident has occurred. The processor is also configured to connect to a detected wearable...
US-1,015,9028 Method and apparatus for dynamic telematics network selection and utilization
A system includes a vehicle-based processor configured to store SIM profiles of locally connectable wireless devices on a list in vehicle memory. The processor...
US-1,015,8217 Interlocking wire conduits for vehicles
Method and apparatus are disclosed for interlocking wire conduits for vehicles. An example vehicle includes wiring and conduits. The conduits include a first...
US-1,015,8145 Flexible composite solid state battery
A solid state battery includes a flexible polymer sheet, and an array of solid state pillars supported by and extending through the sheet. Each of the pillars...
US-1,015,8106 Beam system for electrified vehicle battery packs
A battery pack according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a tray, a cover mounted to the tray and a beam system...
US-1,015,7510 Vehicle energy consumption efficiency learning in the energy domain
A method according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, learning an energy consumption efficiency of a vehicle in an...
US-1,015,7158 Method and apparatus for distributed computing using controller area network protocols
A system includes a first electronic control unit (ECU) processor configured to function as a scheduler, connected to a bus on a controller area network. The...
US-1,015,6251 Recessed spring washer flow drill screw
A screw for use in joining workpieces, for example automotive body parts, is provided that includes a head portion, an externally threaded shank extending from...
US-1,015,6220 Method and system for knock sensor diagnostic
Methods and systems are provided for diagnosing a knock sensor of an engine system by actively inducing knock in an engine cylinder. A laser ignition device is...
US-1,015,6213 Humidity sensor diagnostic method using condensation clearing heater
A diagnostic method for a capacitive humidity sensor comprising a heater, and a capacitance-sensing element that individually identifies heater, ...
US-1,015,6211 Systems and methods for particulate filter cleaning
Methods and systems are provided for cleaning an exhaust particulate filter by routing air via the exhaust particulate filter during a vehicle-off condition. In...
US-1,015,6210 Hybrid vehicle fuel vapor canister
Embodiments for controlling fuel vapors are provided. In one example, a method comprises initiating a purge of a fuel vapor canister responsive to a temperature...
US-1,015,6201 Methods and systems for dual fuel injection
Methods and systems are provided for reducing port injection fuel errors by selectively reactivating a direct fuel injector. Responsive to an increase in driver...
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