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US-6,817,336 Intake manifold pressure control for variable displacement engines
A system and method for controlling a variable displacement internal combustion engine having dedicated actuators associated with a group or bank of cylinders...
US-D498,444 Front bumper fascia
US-6,816,764 Suspension coordinator subsystem and method
A vehicle control system (10) including a vehicle motion control subsystem (12) that has an input receiving an intended driving demand (14) and a plurality of...
US-6,816,747 Computer-implemented system and process for improving manufacturing productivity
One aspect of the present invention relates, to a computer-implemented system for improving manufacturing productivity. The system is comprised of at least one...
US-6,814,372 Method for apparatus for venting an inflatable restraint assembly
An apparatus 10 for venting an inflatable restraint assembly 12. The apparatus 10 includes a conventional pyrotechnic cylinder 30 which is communicatively...
US-6,813,884 Method of treating diesel exhaust gases
A diesel exhaust treatment system and method of oxidizing NO to NO.sub.2 at low temperatures are provided. The system utilizes a platinum catalyst on a...
US-6,813,883 System and method for controlling engine air/fuel ratio during hydrocarbon trap purging
A method and system are provided for controlling the air/fuel ratio provided to an internal combustion engine during the time period when a hydrocarbon trap,...
US-6,813,882 System and method for removing NOx from an emission control device
A system and method for removing NOx from an emission control device is provided. The emission control device is coupled adjacent and downstream of an oxidation...
US-D498,193 Vehicle cab front door
US-D498,192 Vehicle cab rear door
US-D498,187 Vehicle front grill
US-6,813,561 Relative positioning for vehicles using GPS enhanced with bluetooth range finding
A relative vehicle positioning system for a vehicle includes a GPS antenna adapted to receive satellite signals generated in response to relative vehicle...
US-6,812,860 System and method of providing information to an onboard information device in a vehicle
A system and method of providing information to an onboard information device in a vehicle includes an onboard information device, such that the onboard...
US-6,811,197 Housing assembly for electrical energy storage device
A housing assembly for an electrical energy storage device includes a support structure arranged within a passenger compartment of a vehicle, a combined...
US-6,810,939 Spray formed articles made of boron steel and method for making the same
The present invention relates to a method of spray forming a boron steel metal article, and to the formed article. In at least one embodiment, the method...
US-6,810,841 Electronic valve actuator control system and method
A method and system for controlling a valve of an internal combustion engine. The system includes an electromagnet actuator having a coil and an armature...
US-6,810,707 Compressed-radius hem-forming process and tool
A tool and process utilizing the tool for forming a compressed-radius hem on a sheet metal assembly is provided. A concave portion on the tool is formed by at...
US-6,810,661 Method and system for freeze protecting liquid NOx reductants for vehicle application
A method and system for freeze protecting liquid NO.sub.x reductants, preferably used in vehicle applications, wherein a liquid NO.sub.x reductant, carried...
US-6,810,660 System for minimizing the impact of poisoning of automotive exhaust aftertreatment systems
An exhaust aftertreatment system for an internal combustion engine is disclosed which mitigates deleterious poisoning of a catalytic converter or exhaust gas...
US-6,810,659 Method for determining emission control system operability
An engine diagnostic system for use with an internal combustion engine coupled to a lean NOx trap with a sensor coupled downstream of the trap. The sensor...
US-D497,851 Vehicle rear bumper
US-6,809,870 Night vision system utilizing an illumination module and a method related thereto
A night vision system 10 is provided for detecting objects at relatively low visible light levels. The system 10 includes light source 14. The system 10 further...
US-6,807,958 Valve assembly and method for controlling flow of gases from an engine crankcase to an engine intake manifold
A valve assembly and method for controlling flow of gases through a passage between an engine crankcase and an engine intake manifold is provided. The method...
US-D497,579 Bumper lower valance
US-D497,578 Vehicle front bumper
US-D497,577 Exterior of vehicle front bumper
US-6,807,518 Method for analyzing product information
A method for analyzing vehicle information. The method utilizes a multi-dimensional relational database or a data cube and On Line Analytical Processing...
US-6,807,474 Method for controlling torque and a system for carrying out the method
A method and a system in a vehicle to control the input torque to a drivetrain member (4) connected to an engine (2) is presented. The method comrises the steps...
US-6,805,949 Method for enhancing adhesion of metal particles to ceramic models
One method of the present invention relates to a method for enhancing adhesion of spraying metal to a ceramic model. The method is comprised of providing the...
US-6,805,647 Hybrid electric vehicle auxiliary oil pump
An automatic transmission for a hybrid electric vehicle where an engine is shut down during vehicle stops to improve fuel economy. The automatic transmission...
US-6,805,188 Method and arrangement for heat treatment before the execution of sprayform techniques
A method for implementing pre-heat treatment before spray forming begins to achieve stress control in the manufacture of a spray formed metallic article involves...
US-6,805,095 System and method for estimating and controlling cylinder air charge in a direct injection internal combustion...
A method for controlling cylinder charge in a direct-injection, spark-ignition engine. The engine includes an intake manifold and an electronically controlled...
US-6,805,083 Cam cover gasket
A cam cover gasket 207 is provided which includes a generally compliant first material 210 having an upper surface for contact with a cover 200 and a lower...
US-6,804,951 On-board diagnostic catalyst monitoring system
A method for determining the effectiveness of a catalyst to remove emissions from the exhaust of an internal combustion engine. The method includes measuring an...
US-D497,338 Vehicle running board
US-6,804,584 Method for determining the roll angle of a vehicle using an estimation of road bank angle
A method for determining road bank angle in a vehicle includes a lateral acceleration sensor (22) that generates a lateral acceleration signal. A yaw rate sensor...
US-6,802,556 Pedestrian safety device
A pedestrian safety device for automotive vehicle (1) having a hood (2) being hinged and releasably latched to the vehicle body. An actuator member (6) is...
US-6,802,528 Air bag cushion energy diverter
An air bag module comprising an air bag retainer, an air bag cushion, an inflator, and a cover having a front wall and a side wall connected to the air bag...
US-D497,124 Vehicle front bumper
US-6,801,843 Vehicle pre-crash sensing based conic target threat assessment system
A pre-crash assessment system includes a host vehicle in motion. A remote sensor, status monitoring sensors, and safety device actuators are coupled to the host...
US-6,801,187 System and method of interactive evaluation and manipulation of a geometric model
A system and method of interactive evaluation and manipulation of a geometric model is provided. The system includes a computer system and a haptic interface...
US-6,800,977 Field control in permanent magnet machine
A multi-pole rotor of an electric machine includes ferromagnetic pole sets each extending from an inner surface of the rotor to an outer surface of the rotor,...
US-6,799,550 Spark-ignition engine having direct fuel injection
The invention relates to a spark-ignition engine having direct fuel injection, the fuel injector (2) and the spark plug (3) being arranged centrally on the upper...
US-6,799,421 Engine fueling control for catalyst desulfurization
A method is described for controlling decontamination of an emission control device. Temperature of the emission control device is maintained at a desired...
US-D496,898 Vehicle running board
US-D496,890 Vehicle grill
US-6,799,092 Rollover stability control for an automotive vehicle using rear wheel steering and brake control
A stability control system (24) for an automotive vehicle includes a rollover sensor that may include one or more sensor to a various dynamic conditions of the...
US-6,796,366 Method for producing a freeze-cast substrate
One method of the present invention includes introducing a slurry into a mold unit comprised of a mold contained within a casting receptacle and lowering the...
US-6,796,292 Engine air amount prediction based on engine position
A system and method to predict engine air amount for an internal combustion engine is described. Included is a method to predict a change in engine air amount...
US-6,796,283 Oiling system for an internal combustion engine
An oiling system for an internal combustion engine includes a cover for enclosing lower portion of a cylinder block. The cover has an oil reservoir and oil inlet...
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