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US-9,464,596 Systems and methods for separation of liquid and gaseous fuel for injection
A method for an engine may comprise, on board a vehicle, supplying fuel from a fuel tank to a fuel separator, wherein the fuel comprises a gaseous fuel...
US-9,464,563 Turbocharger wastegate and method for operation of a turbocharger wastegate
A turbocharger wastegate is provided. The turbocharger wastegate comprises a cover plate actuatable in an open and closed position, the open position enabling...
US-9,464,562 Variable valve system to reduce condensation in a charge air cooler
Methods and systems are provided for regulating air flow through a charge air cooler. In one example, an air flow regulating element may be positioned in a tank...
US-9,464,560 Internal combustion engine with liquid cooling
Example embodiments for reducing thermal load in one or more exhaust gas lines are provided. One embodiment includes an internal combustion engine with liquid...
US-9,464,557 Muffler shield and muffler assembly employing the same
In one or more embodiments, a muffler shield includes a shield body extending in a longitudinal direction and defining a middle portion positioned between first...
US-9,463,830 Vehicle frame joint assembly and method of forming the same
In one or more embodiments, a vehicle frame joint assembly includes a first frame portion including an adaptor, a second frame portion defining a cavity to...
US-9,463,826 Method for operating an electric steering support for a motor vehicle, and electric steering support and...
A system or method for steering support for a vehicle with a start-stop system is configured to temporarily switch off a running internal combustion engine at...
US-9,463,807 Vehicle start control
A vehicle may include a controller programmed to, while operating an engine responsive to a remote start request and in response to exhaust sensor data...
US-9,463,804 Vehicle cornering modes
A curve length, a curve size, and a curve heading angle change of a roadway being traveled by a vehicle are determined. Each of the curve length, the curve...
US-9,463,790 Methods and system for starting an engine of a hybrid vehicle
Systems and methods for cranking an engine of a hybrid vehicle that includes an electric machine to crank the engine and propel the vehicle are disclosed. In...
US-9,463,747 Compartment panel assembly and vehicle employing the same
The present invention in one or more embodiments provides a compartment panel assembly to be positioned between one or more seats and a trunk storage of a...
US-9,463,739 Sun visor with photoluminescent structure
A vehicle lighting system is provided. The system includes a sun visor having a visor body movable between a stored position and a use position. A...
US-9,463,738 Seatbelt lighting system
A lighting system for a vehicle seatbelt assembly is provided herein. The lighting system includes a light source disposed on a seatbelt webbing. A first...
US-9,463,737 Illuminated seatbelt assembly
A lighting system for a vehicle seatbelt assembly is provided herein. The lighting system includes a first seatbelt component configured to couple to a second...
US-9,463,736 Illuminated steering assembly
A lighting system for a vehicle steering assembly is provided herein. The lighting system includes a member extending from a steering column. A light source is...
US-9,463,735 Vehicle visor assembly with illuminating check assembly
A visor assembly of a vehicle is provided herein. A visor body is pivotally coupled to a vehicle roof structure and has a securing portion. A bracket of a check...
US-9,463,734 Illuminated seatbelt assembly
An illuminated vehicle seatbelt assembly is provided herein. The vehicle seatbelt assembly includes a buckle having a housing and a latch mechanism. A light...
US-9,463,723 Armrest substrate having detachable elongated support bands
A collapsible vehicle armrest includes an armrest substrate extending between a door frame and a door trim and defining an opening therebetween. The opening has...
US-9,463,706 Infrared triangulation method for locating vehicles for hands-free electric vehicle charging
A charging system for charging a vehicle includes a charging station and a vehicle. The charging station includes a wireless charging coil, an infrared receiver...
US-9,463,701 Electrified vehicle charger
An exemplary assembly includes a cord and a lockable charger housing, which has a surface that is shaped to correspond with a shape of a portion of an...
US-9,463,694 Vehicle instrument cluster
A configurable vehicle cluster is described which extends down below a top of the steering column to provide a display of information. The display can display...
US-9,463,447 Hydrocarbon trap with increased zeolite loading and improved adsorption capacity
A hydrocarbon trap is provided for reducing cold-start hydrocarbon emissions. The trap comprises a monolithic flow-through substrate having a porosity of at...
US-D768,895 Vehicle tail lamp
US-9,462,545 Method and apparatus for a battery saver utilizing a sleep and vacation strategy
A cellular communication module utilized within a battery-powered vehicle comprising a processor configured to activate an extended power mode, wherein the...
US-9,461,311 Microporous layer for a fuel cell
In at least one embodiment, a fuel cell is provided comprising a positive electrode including a first gas diffusion layer and a first catalyst layer, a negative...
US-9,461,286 Twist-lock battery pack attachment device
An exemplary attachment device includes a twist-lock rotatable from a first position to a second position. The twist-lock in the first position permits movement...
US-9,460,571 Backup key for multiple backup key integration into a mobile device case
A backup key for a vehicle includes a blade extending along an axis within a first plane and a head, attached to the blade, extending along the axis and...
US-9,459,453 Windshield display system
A windshield display system for a vehicle is provided herein and includes a rearview mirror assembly having at least one light source configured to illuminate a...
US-9,459,340 Method and system for a head unit application host for a radar detector
A vehicle computer system comprises one or more transceivers in communication with a radar-detector and an off-board server. The vehicle computer system further...
US-9,459,111 Methods and apparatus for estimating power usage
A computer-implemented method includes establishing a road network model on which a plurality of simulated vehicles may be run. The method also includes setting...
US-9,459,110 Adaptive initial estimation and dynamic determination and update of distance until charge of a plug-in hybrid...
An electric vehicle such as a PHEV or a BEV and a method of control includes receiving from a user of the vehicle, at an interface of the vehicle, a distance...
US-9,458,904 Disk brake pad
A brake pad configured for use in a vehicle brake assembly comprises: a friction material having an outermost edge, an innermost edge, and first and second side...
US-9,458,900 Pressure controlled driveline mechanical coupling
A vehicle includes a motive power source, a transmission, and a clutch system. The vehicle further includes a controller that causes the clutch system to...
US-9,458,811 Hybrid vehicle engine start
A vehicle includes an engine having a crankshaft, a transmission having an input, and an electric machine mechanically coupled to the transmission input. The...
US-9,458,806 Methods for correcting spill valve timing error of a high pressure pump
Methods are provided for correct spill valve timing of a high pressure pump coupled to the direct injection system of an internal combustion engine. A method is...
US-9,458,802 Methods and systems for purging vehicle fuel vapors
Systems and methods for improving fuel vapor purging for a vehicle are presented. In one example, a fuel vapor storage canister vent valve is housed in a fuel...
US-9,458,801 Fuel system leak check based on fuel reid vapor pressure
A method for an evaporative emissions leak test, comprising: adjusting a pressure threshold based on a fuel volatility of a fuel contained in a fuel tank; and...
US-9,458,790 Method of recuperating energy from a motor vehicle
A system and method for recuperating energy from a motor vehicle is described in which during an engine overrun period kinetic energy from the slowing motor...
US-9,458,773 Method and system for ignition energy control
Methods and systems are provided for improving spark robustness. Spark ignition dwell commands are adjusted based on the fuel fraction delivered via direct...
US-9,458,760 Compressor recirculation valve control to reduce charge air cooler condensate
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting a compressor recirculation valve in response to condensate forming conditions in a charge air cooler (CAC). In...
US-9,458,759 Method and system for engine cooling system control
Methods and systems are providing for improving engine coolant level estimation to reduce engine overheating. The level of fluid in a coolant overflow reservoir...
US-9,458,744 Engine with external cam lubrication
An engine, such as a variable displacement engine, has a camshaft retainer. The camshaft retainer has a cap adapted to cooperate with a carrier to support first...
US-9,457,816 Controlling access to an in-vehicle human-machine interface
An in-vehicle computer is programmed to determine that a driver's hands are at least one predetermined location in the vehicle, the at least one predetermine...
US-9,457,811 Brake assisted vehicle engine restart on a road grade
A method for restarting an engine of a vehicle stopped on a grade, comprising the steps of engaging a gear of a transmission through which the engine and wheels...
US-9,457,805 Vehicle with power management
An electronic control unit may include input channels configured to receive signals indicative of a power to a steering system and signals indicative of an...
US-9,457,787 Method and system to manage driveline oscillations with motor torque adjustment
A system and method for controlling a vehicle having an electric traction motor coupled to a transmission by a clutch include modifying traction motor torque in...
US-9,457,777 System and method for applying regenerative braking during high friction coefficient braking
A system for applying regenerative braking during high friction coefficient braking of a vehicle includes at least one controller; at least one braking sensor...
US-9,457,762 Active hood front cover for pedestrian protection
A hood front cover assembly usable on a vehicle in which the hood has a leading edge and an underside adjacent the leading edge to reduce pedestrian injury in a...
US-9,457,760 Active glove box door with ventilated reaction plate
An active glove box door includes a bladder member joined along an outer perimeter with a front wall by a hot weld seam to form an inflatable bladder. The...
US-9,457,751 Articulating support in a vehicle seat
A first pad and a second pad are configured to be arranged in a vehicle seat. A plurality of passive movement devices are provided to be respectively arranged...
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