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US-9,505,442 Energy absorbing rocker assembly
An exemplary rocker assembly includes a vehicle rocker at a lateral side of a vehicle, and a battery rocker at a lateral side of a battery pack of the vehicle....
US-9,505,439 Variable width platform vehicle body structure and method
A method of varying vehicle width on a single platform includes providing a plurality of vehicles, where each vehicle includes a side sill extending...
US-9,505,434 Trailer backup assist system with normalized steering input device for different trailers
A trailer backup assist system for a vehicle reversing a trailer, according to one embodiment, includes a sensor that senses a hitch angle between the vehicle...
US-9,505,405 Rear collision avoidance and mitigation system
Data is collected from vehicle sensors to generate a virtual map of objects proximate to the vehicle. Based on the virtual map, an in-vehicle computer...
US-9,505,403 Parking assistance system
A parking assistance system for supporting a parking maneuver of a motor vehicle, during which the motor vehicle is automatically moved into a parked position....
US-9,505,400 Hybrid vehicle control when towing
A method for controlling a hybrid vehicle having a trailer hitch includes detecting the trailer hitch being in use, commanding an engine to stop, and commanding...
US-9,505,367 Articulating support in a vehicle seat
A plurality of pads are configured to be arranged in a vehicle seat. A plurality of passive movement devices are provided to be respectively arranged behind,...
US-9,505,365 Wearable data management during an incident
A computer is programmed to receive data from one or more vehicle sensors. The computer identifies an incident based on the data. The computer sends a first...
US-9,505,325 Energy absorbing collapsible armrest with tunable stiffening feature
A vehicular armrest assembly includes a laterally collapsible substrate having a gap defined between inner and outer substrate portions. A tunable stiffening...
US-9,505,322 Manual lumbar pump assembly
A pump assembly for a vehicle seatback includes a plurality of air bladders defining a lumbar support. A valve body has an inlet and a plurality of outlets that...
US-9,505,079 High capacity aluminum spot welding trans-gun primary cable
A high capacity aluminum spot welding trans-gun includes a pair of opposed electrodes, a weld control that controls the operation of the trans-gun, and a...
US-9,502,718 Metal oxygen battery containing oxygen storage materials
A method of storing oxygen in a cathode including an oxygen storage metal-organic framework ("MOF") material comprising a mixture of ionic conductive material,...
US-9,500,565 Vehicle and method of using a spare tire
A spare tire monitoring system is provided. The spare tire monitoring system includes a controller programmed to output a signal indicating that a spare tire is...
US-9,500,497 System and method of inputting an intended backing path
A path input system is provided. The path input system includes at least one imaging device for generating image data. A GPS device is included for generating...
US-9,500,333 Phosphorescent lighting assembly
A vehicle lighting assembly is provided herein. The vehicle lighting assembly includes a housing including a lens and a bezel. A lamp is arranged to direct...
US-9,500,304 Assembly including parts made of dissimilar metals and the method of manufacturing the assembly
A method of joining parts with an electromagnetic joining process and an assembly made according to the process. Seals are assembled to a first part and a...
US-9,500,198 Multiple spool turbocharger
Systems and methods for a multiple spool engine turbocharger are described. In one example approach, a multi-spool turbocharger comprises a compressor including...
US-9,500,165 Sealing cap using o-ring for vehicle intake manifold
A locking sealing arrangement for providing a fluid tight seal between a cap or a spigot and an adjacent structure is set forth. The locking sealing cap...
US-9,500,163 Servo controlled EVAP leak detection system
A method and system for testing an evaporative emission control system for leaks. The method begins by setting a variable reference orifice to a preselected...
US-9,500,151 Non-intrusive exhaust gas sensor monitoring
A method for monitoring an exhaust gas sensor coupled in an engine exhaust is provided. In one embodiment, the method comprises indicating exhaust gas sensor...
US-9,500,115 Method and system for an internal combustion engine with liquid-cooled cylinder head and liquid-cooled cylinder...
Methods and systems are provided for separately providing liquid-cooling to a cylinder head and a cylinder block. In one example, a method includes selectively...
US-9,500,092 Air duct assembly having a flexible vane
An air duct assembly having a housing and a flexible vane. Sufficient airflow through the housing may actuate the flexible vane to permit airflow through an...
US-9,499,216 Floor load structure for vehicle body to frame mount
A vehicle floor structure includes a cross member having a substantially constant cross section shape. A spacing member is disposed beneath the cross member for...
US-9,499,215 Folding vehicle
A folding vehicle structure includes a frame having a plurality of members. A first member intersects a second member at a first pivot point. A third member,...
US-9,499,214 Motor vehicle plastic body panel
A motor vehicle plastic body panel is disclosed having an opaque plastic panel and a plastic window pane formed as an integral part of the plastic body panel by...
US-9,499,209 Solar-activated structure for revealing a hidden indicia within a body panel of a vehicle
A solar-activated body panel for a vehicle includes outer and inner panels with an internal cavity defined therebetween. The internal cavity includes first and...
US-9,499,205 Hybrid vehicle packaging system
A vehicle includes a fuel tank, a battery, a first exoskeleton, and a second exoskeleton. The fuel tank and the battery straddle a driveline and are each...
US-9,499,200 Trailer backup assist system with object detection
A system for backing a vehicle and a trailer is provided herein. A sensing system is configured to detect objects located in an operating environment of the...
US-9,499,195 Integration of stop-start and active front steering
A vehicle includes an engine configured to auto stop and auto start. The vehicle includes an active front steering system with an electric actuator. A...
US-9,499,170 Method and system for operating a vehicle powertrain
A system and method for operating a vehicle powertrain are described. In one example, a torque converter that has a variable K factor is adjusted to improve...
US-9,499,165 Methods and systems for engine starting during a shift
Systems and methods for improving operation of a hybrid vehicle are presented. In one example, torque demand of a driveline after a shift is forecast to...
US-9,499,164 Controlling a clutch between an engine and a motor during a shift event in a hybrid vehicle
A hybrid electric vehicle includes an engine, an electric motor, a transmission gearbox, and a clutch selectively coupling the engine to the electric motor....
US-9,499,153 Method for changing from a coasting or free-rolling mode of a motor vehicle to a fuel cut-off mode
The invention relates to a method and device for changing from a coasting or free-rolling mode of a motor vehicle with an internal combustion engine and an...
US-9,499,142 Systems and methods for wheel slip control in a vehicle
Methods for controlling wheel slip of a motor vehicle include braking the wheel by supplying a first measured quantity of brake fluid from a modulation cylinder...
US-9,499,120 Active bolster and bolster vent
An active bolster for an automotive vehicle includes a bladder that inflates an interior trim area of the vehicle to provide a cushion to an occupant during an...
US-9,499,118 Airbag for oblique vehicle impacts
An airbag system for a vehicle includes an inflator and an airbag defining an inflation chamber in communication with the inflator. The airbag includes a first...
US-9,499,113 Luminescent grille bar assembly
A grille assembly of a vehicle is provided herein and includes at least one grille bar. A first photoluminescent structure is provided at a first location of...
US-9,499,096 Photoluminescent vehicle reading lamp
A vehicle reading lamp is provided. The vehicle reading lamp includes an outer lens and a first surface and a second surface positioned behind the outer lens. A...
US-9,499,094 Retractable running board with long-persistence phosphor lighting
A running board of a vehicle is provided herein. The running board includes a step pad and a photoluminescent structure coupled to the step pad. The...
US-9,499,093 Retractable running board with long-persistance phosphor lighting
A lighting system of a vehicle is provided herein. The lighting system includes a running board having a step pad and a photoluminescent structure coupled...
US-9,499,092 Illuminating molding for a vehicle
A molding for a vehicle is provided herein. The molding includes a plurality of light sources. A photoluminescent structure is configured to luminesce in...
US-9,499,090 Spoiler using photoluminescent illumination
An illumination system for a vehicle includes a rear spoiler with first and second photoluminescent portions disposed on the spoiler and at least one light...
US-9,499,089 Automotive exterior lamp assembly with charge port
A vehicle includes a battery charger and an exterior lamp assembly. The assembly includes a housing defining a cavity, and an electrical port including at least...
US-9,499,080 Vehicle seat back member
A vehicle seat back member includes a central web and a front wall that extends from the central web. A rear wall extends along a substantial portion of a rear...
US-9,499,066 Method for determining a charge acceptance, and method for charging a rechargeable battery
In the case of a method for determining a charge acceptance I.sub.CA of a rechargeable battery, the battery is computationally split up into a predetermined...
US-9,499,065 Information display system and method
An efficiency gauge from a vehicle information display may incorporate vehicle range information in addition to an efficiency indicator. The range information...
US-9,499,020 Twist-lock tow recovery eye
A vehicle tow recovery eye includes a shaft between a towing end connectable to a towable item and an insertion end that is insertable in a vehicle opening, a...
US-9,498,905 Single-shot molded vehicle structural body component and method of making the same
A structural body component, such as a rocker panel or rear spoiler, and a method of manufacture. The method may include heating a mixture having a polymer and...
US-9,496,751 Vehicle power system
A vehicle may include an electric machine, a traction battery, and a solar panel array. The vehicle may further include circuitry electrically connected with...
US-9,496,569 Automotive rotatable power transfer system and method of operating same
A rotating power transfer system for an automotive fuel cell vehicle includes one of an impeller and turbine in fluid communication with a fuel cell stack, an...
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