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US-9,645,970 Driver coaching system
A driver coaching system may have an input device generating an input signal indicative of a road condition. The system may also include an advisory device...
US-9,645,185 AC traction motor fault detection using DC bus leakage hardware
An electrified vehicle has first and second DC buses and a chassis ground. A leakage detector has a detector switch and detector resistor in series between the...
US-9,644,575 Methods for NOx reduction using exhaust-gas condensate
The system and methods described allow for reduce emissions by using a recirculation device within an engine that connects an air feed line to an exhaust line...
US-9,644,568 Reinforced composite cylinder block
Systems and methods are provided for forming an engine comprising a thermoset composite engine block. One example method includes reinforcing the engine block...
US-9,644,564 Method and system for pre-ignition control
Methods and systems are provided for addressing pre-ignition that may be induced in response to actions taken to mitigate a cylinder misfire. An amount of...
US-9,644,561 System and method to restore catalyst storage level after engine feed-gas fuel disturbance
Various approaches are described for air-fuel ratio control in an engine. In one example, a method include adjusting fuel injection from an anticipatory...
US-9,644,559 Systems and methods for improving engine emissions during starting
Systems and methods for improving emissions of an internal combustion engine are presented. In one example, engine crankshaft acceleration is a basis for...
US-9,644,556 Gaseous fuel injector activation
A method for starting an engine is provided. The method comprises opening a throttle valve controlling air flow into an intake manifold in response to a gaseous...
US-9,644,555 Method of pre-emptively regenerating a lean nox trap
A method of predicting the future use of a vehicle or an engine of the vehicle is used to evaluate whether NOx slippage from a lean NOx trap is likely to occur...
US-9,644,552 System and methods for refueling a vehicle
A method for a fuel system, comprising: during a first condition, fluidly coupling a fuel tank to a fuel vapor canister; and fluidly coupling the fuel vapor...
US-9,644,529 Supercharged internal combustion engine with twin-flow turbine and method for operating an internal combustion...
A supercharged internal combustion engine may include a twin-flow turbine with variable vane geometry. One example method to operate the device permits...
US-9,644,509 Muffler
The present invention in one or more embodiments provides a muffler, where the muffler includes a housing extending along a longitudinal direction, and a...
US-9,644,506 Method and system of oil delivery in a combustion engine
Methods and systems are described for an oil delivery system of an engine. In one method, oil is pumped via a lower pressure oil pump to piston cooling jets...
US-9,643,606 Vehicle control in traffic conditions
A vehicle may include a steering wheel assembly, a powertrain, and a controller. The steering wheel assembly may include an interface. The controller may be...
US-9,643,590 Methods and system for shifting a hybrid vehicle
Systems and methods for shifting a transmission of a hybrid driveline that include a torque converter with a lockup clutch are presented. The systems and...
US-9,643,568 Seat belt retractor including pretensioner and slack remover
A seat belt retractor includes a housing and a spool supported by the housing. Webbing is wound around the spool. A webbing engagement member is supported by...
US-9,643,561 Overhead side air curtain protective barrier
An air curtain assembly includes a side air curtain having a top edge and being inflatable from an uninflated position to an inflated position. In the...
US-9,643,554 Collision sensing apparatus
An apparatus includes a closed body having a varied configuration between a first location and at least a second location. The apparatus further includes a...
US-9,643,552 Electrical power system for hybrid vehicles
A modular battery and power control system provides a range of electrical power to high voltage and low voltage power demand systems in a hybrid vehicle. The...
US-9,643,541 Integrated center console latch opening close-out feature
A storage bin shell for a vehicle includes a main bin portion defining a storage bin having a latch opening and an integrated latch opening close-out member...
US-9,643,512 Vehicle battery charge preparation for post-drive cycle power generation
A vehicle includes a connector for coupling a battery in the vehicle to a load external to the vehicle. An energy management system includes a controller that...
US-9,643,487 Vehicle fuel filler assembly
A vehicle and a fuel filler assembly may be provided. The fuel filler assembly may include a housing, a panel assembly, and a sensor assembly. The panel...
US-9,643,486 Tank recess
A tank recess for motor vehicles comprising a recess body having a device for fastening to a vehicle body opening from outside and having a tank feed line...
US-9,643,481 Multi-mode powersplit hybrid transmission
A family of hybrid electric transmissions operate in at least three modes based on selective engagement of shift elements. In a low mode, torque in a mechanical...
US-9,643,471 Driver personalized climate conditioning
An HVAC system for a vehicle includes a skin temperature sensor for measuring an actual skin temperature of the driver and a cabin temperature sensor for...
US-9,643,465 Anti-skate device for applying damping torque to an axle
An anti-skate device for a drive axle of a motor vehicle may include a free-spinning body having an axis of rotation that is generally perpendicular to the...
US-9,643,464 Wheel suspension and axle including wheel suspension for a motor vehicle
A single wheel suspension is provided for a rear axle of a vehicle. The single wheel suspension may have a transverse leaf spring, a damper, and a wheel...
US-9,643,350 Wet-out prevent method using laminate for injection molding process
A light guide system includes a light guide and a carrier substrate having a barrier layer disposed therebetween. The barrier layer is introduced during a dual...
US-D786,153 Vehicle steering wheel
US-9,642,223 Vehicle wheel assembly illumination lamp
A vehicle wheel illumination assembly is provided. The assembly includes a light source located on the body of a vehicle near the wheel well and oriented to...
US-9,640,802 Catalyst assembly and method of making the same
In one embodiment, the catalyst assembly includes a two-dimension (2-D) extensive catalyst having a catalyst crystal plane; and a substrate supporting the 2-D...
US-9,638,113 Control strategy for a hybrid vehicle with a disabled motor
A method for controlling an engine in a hybrid electric vehicle according to the present disclosure includes, in response to a drive motor being unavailable,...
US-9,637,179 Aluminum alloy vehicle structural component defining an out-of-plane aperture
An aluminum alloy vehicle structural component defining an out-of-plane aperture with its main portion. A recessed portion is inset from the main portion having...
US-9,637,109 Hybrid electric vehicle
A vehicle includes a traction battery and an electric machine electrically connected to the battery. The vehicle further includes a controller configured to,...
US-9,636,996 High-efficiency body-on-frame air deflector sealing system
An airflow sealing system for a body-on-frame vehicle includes at least one flexible interface configured to control airflow between a vehicle body-mounted...
US-9,636,984 Integrated extruded battery enclosure attachment
A vehicle includes a floor and an aluminum battery enclosure. The enclosure has L-shaped formed side walls each at least partially defining a traction battery...
US-9,636,973 Exhaust throttling for cabin heating
Embodiments for heating a vehicle cabin are disclosed. In one example, a method for heating a vehicle cabin comprises closing an exhaust throttle while...
US-D785,826 Vehicle tail lamp
US-9,631,575 Methods and systems for improving engine starting
Systems and methods for restarting an engine are presented. In one example, fuel is injected to cylinder ports before the engine is stopped such that the...
US-9,631,540 Exhaust system and methods for efficient exhaust heat recovery
Systems and methods are described for heating engine coolant by transferring heat from an exhaust flow to the engine coolant via a heat exchanger positioned in...
US-9,630,626 System and method for managing hybrid vehicle regenerative braking
A vehicle includes a powertrain having an electric machine configured to selectively apply regenerative braking torque to decelerate the vehicle. The vehicle...
US-9,630,582 Crush-can with corrugated core
A crush-can is provided. That crush-can includes a first wall, a second wall within the first wall and a corrugated core between the first wall and the second...
US-9,630,514 System and method for vehicle power management
A power management system for a vehicle having wheels and an electric machine operable to provide torque to drive at least one of the wheels includes a first...
US-9,630,504 Distance to empty prediction with kinetic energy change compensation
A method is provided for estimating distance to empty (DTE) for a vehicle. The method includes a controller which may, in response to detecting a change in a...
US-9,627,666 Battery pack filtering device and method
An exemplary battery pack filtering device includes, among other things, a frame that provides at least one passageway to communicate air through the frame to...
US-9,624,872 Method for reducing valve recession in gaseous fuel engines
An engine system, comprising a metal engine valve with a coating that includes a phosphate, an additive delivery apparatus coupled to one or more engine...
US-9,624,858 Systems and methods for engine control based on engine oil viscosity
A method, comprising: setting an engine intake airflow parameter based on an engine oil viscosity index. In this way, engine operating conditions that depend on...
US-9,624,850 Systems and methods for control of turbine-generator via exhaust valve timing and duration modulation in a...
Methods and systems are provided for reducing exhaust energy delivered to a turbine of a turbine-generator coupled to a split exhaust engine system in order to...
US-9,624,823 Internal combustion engine with deactivatable cylinder, and method for operating an internal combustion engine...
A method and system is provided for a turbocharged multi-cylinder internal combustion engine comprising a two-channel turbine and at least two groups of...
US-9,623,866 Methods and systems for selectively adapting engine air flow
Systems and methods for adjusting an engine air flow transfer function and engine actuators based on the engine air flow transfer function are presented. The...
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