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US-6,900,725 Method and system for automatically extending a tire pressure monitoring system for an automotive vehicle to...
A tire pressure monitoring system (12) for a vehicle (10) includes a speed sensor (38) generating a speed signal indicative of vehicle speed, a timer (44)...
US-6,900,437 Color corrected laser illumination system for night vision applications
A lighting system for night vision applications including a near infrared light source, a visible light source, a beamsplitter and an optical element. The...
US-6,899,377 Vehicle body
An automotive vehicle is provided having a body being assembled by a joining process line from a plurality of workpieces joined into a plurality of subassemblies...
US-6,898,528 Collision and injury mitigation system using fuzzy cluster tracking
A collision and injury mitigation system (10) for an automotive vehicle (12) is provided. The system (10) includes two or more object detection sensors (15) that...
US-6,897,465 System and method for determining a distance of an object using emitted light pulses
A system and method for determining a distance of an object is provided. The method includes transmitting a light pulse to a polymeric light reflector at a first...
US-6,896,236 Controlled leakage hydraulic damper
A hydraulic damper cylinder 270 is provided for an electromagnetic actuated internal combustion engine cylinder valve 20. The damper includes a piston 68...
US-6,896,103 Device and method for applying lubricating oil
The invention relates to a device (10) for depositing a flowable medium, in particular lubricating oil, onto a workpiece (16). The device (10) has a base body...
US-6,896,095 Fan shroud with built in noise reduction
The present invention is a system and method to significantly reduce noise associated with air-moving devices such as an axial flow fan using a fan shroud and...
US-6,896,094 H-infinity control and gain scheduling method for electric power assist steering system
A steering system (10) and method (70) for controlling the steering of a vehicle having a steering assembly including a steering wheel (12), a steering column...
US-6,896,089 Steer-by-wire steering system with rotation limiter
A steer-by-wire steering system 10 for steering road wheels 40A and 40B on a vehicle. The steering system 10 includes a steering wheel 12 rotatable by an...
US-6,895,932 Synchronized cylinder event based spark
A method to deliver spark during a start for an internal combustion engine is described. The method provides individual cylinder spark angle control based on the...
US-6,895,747 Diesel aftertreatment systems
A method and a system for improving conversion efficiency of a urea-based SCR catalyst coupled downstream of a diesel or other lean burn engine is presented. The...
US-6,895,388 Communication schema of online system and method of locating consumer product in the enterprise production pipeline
An online communication schema for an online vehicle ordering and tracking system is provided. The communication schema includes a search request message and a...
US-6,895,326 Computer readable storage medium and code for adaptively learning information in a digital control system
A method for adaptively learning is described that effectively and efficiently uses large amounts of data. Specifically, in one example, a scheme is described...
US-6,893,998 Exhaust gas catalyst and method of manufacturing same
An exhaust gas catalyst and method of manufacturing same. The invention provides for a cost-effective material which lowers the cold-start emissions from the...
US-6,893,619 Plate-frame heat exchange reactor with serial cross-flow geometry
A plate-frame heat exchange reactor having a serial cross-flow geometry. This is accomplished by designing a plate-frame heat exchanger wherein the flow of feed...
US-6,893,076 Method and system for lightweight full-span flatbed truck platform
A truck flatbed platform is disclosed. The truck flatbed platform comprises a frame structure and a corrugated metal member within the frame structure. A...
US-6,892,711 Inline fuel cooling of the carbon canister
A fuel vapor recovery system for a vehicle having a fuel tank coupled to a fuel filler tube. The fuel vapor recovery system includes a carbon canister disposed...
US-6,892,530 Exhaust gas aftertreatment systems
A method for improving NOx conversion efficiency of a urea base SCR catalyst is presented. Since efficiency is reduced by the presence of hydrocarbons in the...
US-6,890,465 Processing systems for automated manufacture of preforms
Methods for the manufacture of reinforcing preforms for structural composite products. Minimum contact eyelets reduce friction in the supply provide chopped...
US-6,889,176 Method for reconstructing the topology of a polygonal soup
A method for automatically reconstructing topographical information for a given mesh, altering the mesh by introducing, deleting, or splitting existing polygons...
US-6,889,171 Sensor fusion system architecture
A sensor system for generating information useful for determining the environment surrounding a vehicle includes multiple sensing zones, with each zone using...
US-6,889,132 Vehicle drive control for 4.times.4 mode
Method and electronic control system using a unique driver demand (calibration) table stored in system memory to provide torque output values specific to a...
US-6,889,109 Method for maintaining the quality of produced products
A method 10 for maintaining the quality of produced goods by selectively, automatically, and remotely identifying the location of the goods 11 within a storage...
US-6,886,721 Sealing probe
A sealing probe for injecting a sealant into a sealant-receiving region between a pair of members. The probe includes a hollow, sealant-releasing section, for...
US-6,886,533 Internal combustion engine with multiple intake valves and variable valve actuation and timing
A four-stroke cycle reciprocating internal combustion engine includes a piston mounted for reciprocal movement within a power cylinder and primary and secondary...
US-6,886,505 Cylinder block and die-casting method for producing same
The invention relates to a cylinder block of the closed-deck type, which can be produced by die-casting. The cylinder block includes a water jacket surrounding...
US-6,886,424 Layshaft automatic transmission having power-on shifting
A power transmission for a motor vehicle includes an input, a first layshaft, a second layshaft; a first power path for transmitting power between the input and...
US-6,883,627 Engine hood for motor vehicles for the protection of pedestrians
An engine hood for motor vehicles possesses a deformable head impact zone for the protection of pedestrians in the event of a collision with the motor vehicle....
US-6,883,581 Method and arrangement for implementing heat treatment during the execution of spray-form techniques
A method for implementing post-heat treatment during spray forming to achieve stress control in the manufacture of a spray formed metallic tool involves applying...
US-D504,356 Pick up truck
US-6,882,923 Adaptive cruise control system using shared vehicle network data
A method of adaptively controlling the speed of a reference vehicle having a controller is provided. The method includes detecting a target vehicle, setting a...
US-6,882,913 Electrical control system for automotive vehicle having electrically assisted power steering
An electrical system for increasing the amount of voltage available to an electric power steering motor under high demand conditions includes a vehicle speed...
US-6,882,912 Real time stamping synchronization system
A real time stamp synchronization system (14) for an automotive vehicle (12) is provided. The system (14) includes a vehicle clock (52) that stores a current...
US-6,881,282 Method of manufacturing a chromed bumper
The present invention is a method for preparing and chroming a blank of steel. This method reduces time and cost to the assembly process. The method includes the...
US-6,880,533 Engine operation parameter estimation method
A direct injection engine is coupled to a vacuum brake booster wherein vacuum created from engine pumping is used to supplement driver braking force. The brake...
US-6,880,532 Engine operation parameter estimation method
A direct injection engine is coupled to a vacuum brake booster wherein vacuum created from engine pumping is used to supplement driver braking force. The brake...
US-6,880,524 Diesel EGR control
A method for controlling a diesel engine exhaust gas recirculation system is described. In particular, a simplified diesel engine system is provided where...
US-6,880,418 Method for controlling speed ratio changes in a layshaft automatic transmission having power-on shifting
A method for operating a power transmission to produce gear ratio changes includes driveably connecting the transmission input and output in the off-going gear...
US-6,879,906 Engine control and catalyst monitoring based on estimated catalyst gain
A system and method for controlling an internal combustion engine determine a catalyst gain based on an exhaust gas sensor positioned upstream relative to a...
US-6,878,651 Glass compositions for ceramic electrolyte electrochemical conversion devices
A glass composition consisting essentially by mol percent of about 55<SiO.sub.2 <75; 5<BaO<30; and 2 <MgO<22 for use as a matrix of composite...
US-6,877,575 Method and apparatus for controlling the speed of an engine within a hybrid electric vehicle
A hybrid electric vehicle drive system or transaxle 10 including an internal combustion engine 12, a generator/motor 14 which is coupled to engine 12 by use of a...
US-6,877,480 Idle speed compensation in a pedal map
A method of controlling torque output of an engine including receiving an acceleration pedal position signal and receiving an engine speed signal. The method...
US-D503,914 Pickup box outer
US-D503,912 Vehicle fender
US-6,876,919 Cylinder specific performance parameter computed for an internal combustion engine
A method for estimating a cylinder specific performance parameter for a specific cylinder of an internal combustion engine for each firing attempt, which relies...
US-6,876,916 Method and system for inferring torque output of a variable compression ratio engine
A method for operating a variable compression ratio internal combustion engine includes the steps of determining a compression ratio operating state of the...
US-6,876,176 Toroidally wound induction motor-generator with selectable number of poles and vector control
A system including an induction machine with a toroidally wound stator and a squirrel cage rotor is presented. The toroidally wound stator has a plurality of...
US-6,875,964 Apparatus for electromagnetic forming, joining and welding
There is disclosed herein an apparatus for electromagnetic forming, joining or welding a workpiece, the apparatus including at least two multi-turn solenoid...
US-6,874,837 Lift assisted tailgate system for automotive vehicle
An automotive vehicle has a door adapted to pivot about a generally horizontal pivot axis, with the door including a shell defining a space surrounded by the...
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