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US-7,070,015 Battery mounting system for automotive vehicle
An automotive vehicle has a battery mounting system including battery tray fastened to a floor within a compartment of the vehicle, and a motion convertor for...
US-7,069,910 Overall scheduling of a lean burn engine system
A method is disclosed for controlling operation of an engine coupled to an exhaust treatment catalyst. Under predetermined conditions, the method operates an...
US-7,069,909 Controlling an engine with adjustable intake valve timing
A system and method to control an engine wherein at least intake valve timing is retarded relative to a crankshaft position depending on engine operating...
US-7,069,903 Idle speed control for lean burn engine with variable-displacement-like characteristic
A method is disclosed for controlling operation of a engine coupled to an exhaust treatment catalyst. Under predetermined conditions, the method operates an...
US-7,069,893 Air intake system
A novel air intake system which is suitable for at least substantially reducing the inadvertent intake of water with ambient air into an air compressor or other...
US-7,069,880 Engine cooling systems
A heater diverter valve (20) is provided in an engine cooling system having a radiator and a circulating pump, The valve has a first inlet (31) connected to a...
US-7,069,720 Cylinder event based fuel control
A method to deliver fuel during a start for an internal combustion engine is described. The method provides individual cylinder fuel control based on the number...
US-7,069,718 Engine system and method for injector cut-out operation with improved exhaust heating
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,...
US-D524,190 Automotive exterior
US-D524,189 Vehicle
US-7,069,592 Web-based document system
A web-based document approval system that enables users to create, review and approve documents and to communicate these documents to other parties. The system...
US-7,069,202 System and method for virtual interactive design and evaluation and manipulation of vehicle mechanisms
A system and method for virtual interactive design and evaluation and manipulation of a vehicle mechanism using a haptic-user interface is provided. The system...
US-7,069,130 Pre-crash sensing system and method for detecting and classifying objects
One embodiment of the present invention is a pre-crash sensing system (12) ("PCS system") for a vehicle (18) for processing images within a substantially quick...
US-7,068,302 Method for camera calibration and quality testing
A method for testing cameras includes positioning a camera such that an image of a target is displayed on a monitor within at least one default image parameter....
US-7,066,533 Tubular front end structure for automobiles and method for making the same
A front end assembly for a vehicle includes a U-shaped tubular structure, a body portion having a pair of laterally-spaced, longitudinally extending cowl sides,...
US-7,066,508 Bumper cross-section with hinges
A bumper beam is formed from a tailor welded blank with thinner gage sheet metal laser welded to thicker gage sheet metal at opposing sides thereof. The tailor...
US-7,066,487 Airbag with internal positioning panels for sequential deployment
An airbag (10) is provided that can be sequentially deployed for minimizing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant (12). This airbag (10) is an inflatable bag...
US-7,066,482 Handle assembly for wheel chair brake mechanism
The brake handle assembly of the invention may be retrofittable to an existing foldable wheelchair. The brake handle assembly includes a coupling member provided...
US-7,066,153 Jet pump with improved start-up properties and fuel delivery system equipped with such jet pump
The present invention relates to a jet pump having a first inlet duct, a second inlet duct and an outlet duct having an outlet end, wherein the ducts are in...
US-7,066,152 Low evaporative emission fuel system depressurization via solenoid valve
A fuel delivery system is provided with a fuel solenoid valve to minimize fuel leakage and evaporative emissions during diurnal cycles by preventing pressure...
US-7,066,121 Cylinder and valve mode control for an engine with valves that may be deactivated
A method to select cylinder and valve operational modes in an internal combustion engine with valves that may be deactivated. A simplified method to select...
US-7,065,889 Tool and a method for assessing an indicator mark position
A tool for assessing the position of an indicator mark disposed on a seat of a vehicle. The tool includes an arm adapted to contact an anchorage and a plurality...
US-D523,792 Automotive hood
US-D523,778 Automotive exterior
US-D523,647 Automotive seat
US-7,063,195 Dual clutch assembly for a motor vehicle powertrain
Apparatus for transmitting torque between a power source and a transmission, includes first and second coaxial input shafts, a housing, first bearing rotatably...
US-7,063,062 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.
US-7,062,853 Automotive vehicle body having tailor welded blanks
An automotive vehicle body includes a floor structure, a roof structure and a door opening panel welded to the floor and roof structure. The door opening panel...
US-D523,384 Vehicle wheel
US-7,062,749 Measuring, monitoring and tracking enterprise communications and processes
The present invention comprises apparatus and systems for measuring, monitoring, tracking and simulating enterprise communications and processes. A central...
US-7,059,460 Hydraulic coupling system
A hydraulic coupling system includes a pump, a controller, a clutch assembly, and a valve. The clutch assembly includes an actuator and a multi-disk clutch pack...
US-7,059,447 Automotive vehicle steering system having an electric motor powered linear actuator shaft for turning a steered...
An automotive vehicle steering system has an actuator (12) for steering a wheel (10). A shaft (28) passes axially through the interior of a housing (14) of the...
US-7,059,313 Software fuel volatility measurement
A system is described using a fuel quality sensor or an estimate of fuel volatility for controlling various aspects of engine operation. For example, improved...
US-7,059,296 Method for auto-ignition operation and computer readable storage device
The invention relates to an internal combustion engine comprising a fuel injector (2) for each cylinder; a fuel injection control unit (4) for controlling fuel...
US-7,059,114 Hydrogen fueled spark ignition engine
A hydrogen fueled reciprocating spark ignition engine includes a fuel system for providing gaseous hydrogen to the cylinders of the engine and a lean NOx trap...
US-7,059,112 Degradation detection method for an engine having a NOx sensor
An engine diagnostic system for use with an internal combustion engine coupled to a lean NOx trap with a NOx sensor coupled downstream of the trap. Degradation...
US-D522,941 Vehicle windshield
US-7,058,500 Method and system for determining cylinder position with an internal combustion engine
An internal combustion engine having a crankshaft rotatable within an engine block of the engine and at least one camshaft driven by the crankshaft. The...
US-7,055,640 Fuel cut-off control system for a vehicle
A fuel cut-off control system (12) for a vehicle (10) is provided. This system (12) includes one or more crash sensors (24) for detecting a fuel cut-off event...
US-7,055,483 Quick starting engine with electromechanical valves
A system and method to control engine valve timing so that an internal combustion engine may be quickly started. Electromechanical valves are controlled to allow...
US-7,055,313 Engine control system and method with lean catalyst and particulate filter
A method for controlling reductant added to an exhaust of an engine having a lean NOx catalyst and a particulate filter adjusts a reductant amount during...
US-7,055,202 Tire rotating machine
A machine for rotating a tire disposed on a vehicle. The machine includes a roller and a roller cover. Contaminants on a tire may be captured by the roller cover...
US-7,054,738 Method for estimating engine friction torque
Algorithms for real-time estimation of the engine friction torque in a vehicle powertrain are disclosed. Engine friction torque is estimated at start and at...
US-7,054,737 Power electronics circuit with voltage regulator for electromechanical valve actuator of an internal combustion...
A dual coil half bridge converter adapted to be coupled to a dual coil actuator of a cylinder valve in an internal combustion engine is described. In one...
US-7,053,746 Pencil ignition coil
A magnetic core assembly for an ignition coil assembly allows unique exterior shapes to be formed by an outer insulation layer, while speeding up the...
US-7,051,831 Method and apparatus for maintaining a connection between a vehicle and a fuel source
An apparatus 10 which allows a transmission 18 to be selectively shifted from a parked gear arrangement to another gear arrangement when the fuel door 13 is...
US-7,051,705 Control system parameter monitor
A control system parameter monitor determines a difference between a desired and estimated or measured parameter value, applies a weighting factor to the...
US-7,051,547 Air conditioning system for a motor vehicle
The invention relates to an air conditioning system for motor vehicles, which contains a connection piece for a pressure switch/pressure sensor, said connection...
US-7,051,514 System and method for reducing NOx emissions after fuel cut-off events
A method of controlling exhaust emission oxides of nitrogen (NOx) from an internal combustion engine (ICE) includes the steps of determining when an engine speed...
US-D521,791 Window blind tilt actuator
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