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US-D501,964 Dust-collecting machine
US-D501,809 Exterior of vehicle rear bumper
US-D501,808 Grille to an automobile
US-D501,784 Emergency trunk release handle for automobiles
US-6,853,975 Method of rating employee performance
A method of rating employee performance includes: a) receiving a list of nominated raters from the employee, including at least one manager of the employee, a...
US-6,853,908 System and method for controlling an object detection system of a vehicle
A system is disclosed for controlling an object detection system of a land based vehicle, having at least one detection device with a limited geometrical...
US-6,853,892 Strategy to control a clutch to connect an engine to a powertrain of a hybrid electric vehicle
This invention is a control system for a clutch for connecting an engine to the powertrain of an HEV. The system includes a controller programmed to determine a...
US-6,853,853 Remote control system for operating selected functions of a vehicle
A system (10) for long-range, remote keyless control of predefined functions for a vehicle (1) is provided that has a long-range wireless receiver (22) that...
US-6,851,740 Automotive vehicle with lateral impact seat displacement system
An automotive vehicle having a passenger cabin includes a floorpan with seats mounted to the floorpan. Side closure structures adjoin the outboard ends of the...
US-6,851,688 Steering linkage ball joint assembly
A steering linkage assembly for a motor vehicle has a tie rod and a drag link connected to a steering knuckle in an over/under arrangement, with first and second...
US-6,851,304 Air estimation approach for internal combustion engine control
A method is described for estimating cylinder charge using either the throttle position or mass air flow sensor. The method saves calibration and development...
US-D501,685 Vehicle head lamp
US-D501,647 Rear bumper to an automobile
US-6,850,921 Method for cascading vehicle system targets to component level design objectives
A method (100) for cascading system level target to component level design objectives using machine learning and design synthesis techniques. The method (100) of...
US-6,850,836 Method and system for assessing combustion noise in an internal combustion engine
A method for assessing noise generated during combustion in an internal combustion engine, such method comprising determining a noise index by processing a...
US-6,850,834 Method and system for detecting degradation of EGR flow delivery
A method for determining EGR flow in an internal combustion engine, such flow being from an exhaust manifold of the engine to an intake manifold of the engine...
US-6,850,831 Method and system for estimating cylinder charge for internal combustion engines having variable valve timing
A method for determining cylinder air charge and/or cylinder burned gas for an internal combustion engine system. The engine system includes cylinders, each one...
US-6,850,155 Method and system of notifying of overuse of a mini-spare tire in a tire pressure monitoring system for an...
A tire pressure monitoring system (12) for a vehicle (10) has a mini-spare tire 14e having a spare tire transmitter (16e) generating a mini-spare transmitter...
US-6,848,737 Access door release handle
A vehicle 7 is provided having a vehicle body 10 with an opening 16 having first and second ends 18, 20. The vehicle body 7 has a first door 22 and a second door...
US-6,848,427 Method and system for providing fuel injection time scheduling for internal combustion engines using engine...
A system and process for determining fuel injection time scheduling in an internal combustion engine. The system and method uses a prediction of engine speed to...
US-6,848,418 External exhaust gas recirculation on board diagnostic using EGR effect on a combination of engine operating...
A system is described for determining degradation of an exhaust gas recirculation system of an internal combustion engine. This method utilizes a combination of...
US-6,848,417 Lean idle speed control using fuel and ignition timing
A method is presented for idle speed control of a lean burn spark ignition internal combustion engine using a fuel-based control strategy. In particular, the...
US-6,848,403 Internal combustion engine
An internal combustion engine is presented, in which the valves (11) are adapted to be actuated by a valve actuation arrangement (12), the valve actuation...
US-6,847,945 Method for conducting a financial analysis
A method is disclosed for conducting a financial analysis. The method includes creating a financial analysis utility having a standardized format, and providing...
US-6,847,944 Method of evaluating long-term average portfolio risk and return for cyclical corporation
A method of evaluating long-term average portfolio risk and return for a cyclical corporation includes the steps of obtaining historical pricing information for...
US-6,847,875 Method for determining a longitudinal vehicle velocity by compensating individual wheel speeds
A control system (24) for controlling a safety system (40) of an automotive vehicle includes a plurality of wheel speed sensors (30) generating a plurality of...
US-6,847,308 Vehicle parking system
A parking system of a vehicle is disclosed. The parking system is connected with a position input connection, for receiving vehicle position information from a...
US-6,846,464 Bimodal catalyst-urea SCR system for enhanced NOx conversion and durability
The present invention discloses a method for reducing NO.sub.x in exhaust gases of an internal combustion engine. The purpose of this invention is to convert...
US-6,846,034 Vehicular weather strip
A weather strip for use between a closure panel and the body of a vehicle includes a foundation bulb extending about the periphery of an opening in the body and...
US-6,846,030 Vehicle closure panel with torsion bar assist and integral vibration damping
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...
US-6,845,807 Metal casting core assembly for casting a crankshaft
A core box assembly for casting a crankshaft. The core box assembly comprises axially aligned cores that define different axial portions of a cavity that...
US-6,845,761 System and method for combustion engines
The invention relates to a method for improving combustion in a combustion chamber of a combustion engine. The method comprises the first step of receiving a...
US-6,845,753 System and method for controlling ignition timing in an engine
A system and method for controlling ignition timing of an engine is provided. The method includes determining a change in a combustion temperature rise within an...
US-D501,168 Front door to an automobile
US-D501,167 Rear door to an automobile
US-D501,162 Front bumper fascia
US-6,845,340 System and method for machining data management
A system and method for machining data management is provided. Vibration and operation data are gathered from a machine tool and sent to a processing unit. The...
US-6,845,305 Engine torque control for a hybrid electric vehicle using estimated engine torque
A system and method for accurate control of engine torque for a parallel/series hybrid electric vehicle (PSHEV) is disclosed. An accurate estimate of engine...
US-6,845,300 Control methods for electromagnetic valve actuators
An electromagnetically operated valve assembly (28) has a first solenoid (58) and a second solenoid (60). An armature (56) having a valve stem (54) coupled...
US-6,843,853 Material applicator assembly and a method for using the same
A material applicator assembly 10 which includes a rotor member 12 having a plurality of dispenser apertures 20 and a deformable material application ring 23...
US-6,843,128 Method for determining automotive brake structure vibration damping and friction material bonding
A method and apparatus for determining the vibration damping characteristics of an automotive brake structure measures the vibration response of a brake...
US-6,843,051 Method and apparatus for controlling lean-burn engine to purge trap of stored NOx
A method and apparatus for controlling the operation of a "lean-burn" internal combustion engine in cooperation with an exhaust gas purification system having an...
US-D500,973 Rear door to an automobile
US-D500,970 Rear bumper fascia
US-D500,969 Rear bumper fascia
US-D500,968 Pick up truck
US-6,842,691 Cam synchronization algorithm for engine with variable cam timing
A system and method for controlling first and second phase shiftable camshafts in a variable cam timing engine is provided. The method includes determining when...
US-6,840,887 Method for controlling camless engine having an automatically controlled transmission
A system is described for minimizing engine torque disturbances that would otherwise cause degraded drive feel by a vehicle driver. The system utilizes multiple...
US-6,840,560 Vehicular seat assembly having a movable headrest and a vehicle which incorporates the vehicular seat assembly
A low profile vehicular seat having an occupant contacting surface and a headrest which is moved from a first position to a second head reception position upon...
US-6,840,434 Tin-and zinc-based solder fillers for aluminum body parts and methods of applying the same
One method of the present invention includes applying a paste-like fluxing agent to an aluminum body part; heating the fluxing agent to deoxidize the surface of...
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