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US-1,000,3113 Fastening assembly and method
An exemplary fastening assembly includes a washer having a washer bore to receive a shank of a fastener, and a gasket secured about a radially outer perimeter...
US-1,000,3089 Multilayer coating for corrosion resistant metal bipolar plate for a PEMFC
The present disclosure includes a fuel cell bipolar plate including a coating and methods for forming the coating. The bipolar plate may include a steel...
US-1,000,3081 Catalyst assembly and method of making the same
According to one aspect of the present invention, there is provided a catalyst assembly. In one embodiment, the catalyst assembly includes a two-dimension (2-D)...
US-1,000,3052 Compression limiters for electrified vehicle battery assemblies
A battery assembly according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a compression limiter including a body and an...
US-1,000,2470 Method and apparatus for predictive driving demand modeling
A system includes a processor configured to record vehicle inputs during travel over a predefined distance. The processor is also configured to record...
US-1,000,2467 Apparatus and method of error monitoring with a diagnostic module
A vehicle computer system configured to communicate with a mobile device, comprising a wireless transceiver configured to communicate with the mobile device....
US-1,000,2082 Method and apparatus for cyclical key-off file replacement
A system includes a processor configured to erase external working memory and program a target image of an authenticated update file into the erased working...
US-1,000,1197 Multiple speed transmission with integrated low range
A transmission gearing arrangement includes four simple planetary gear sets, a range selection clutch, and five other clutches including one brake. The...
US-1,000,1191 Pneumatically tuned vehicle powertrain mounts
A system for securing a powertrain component to a body structure of a vehicle may include first and second mounts each having a base and a first elastomeric...
US-1,000,1181 Method for producing a brake disk and a brake disk
The disclosure relates to a brake disk and a method for producing a brake disk. The method may include roughening at least some area(s) of a surface of the main...
US-1,000,1175 Transmission output shaft
A transmission includes a case, a torque sensor, and a two-piece output shaft. The torque sensor is attached to the case and defines an inner diameter. The...
US-1,000,1094 Engine variable charge motion system
Methods and systems are provided for introducing a charge motion to a cylinder via a protrusion system coupled to an intake port of an engine. In one example, a...
US-1,000,1093 Intake manifold having slosh prevention baffles
A method and system to restrict the flow of accumulated liquid water from the intake manifold into the cylinders of an internal combustion engine by reducing...
US-1,000,1089 Sludge detection and compensation for the continuously variable compressor recirculation valve
Methods and systems are provided for improving boost pressure control by adjusting a variable compressor recirculation valve. In one example, a method may...
US-1,000,1088 Convection heating assisted engine-off natural vacuum test
Methods and systems are provided for conducting an engine off natural vacuum test in a vehicle in order to indicate the presence or absence of undesired...
US-1,000,1045 Non-intrusive air/fuel sensor diagnostics
Methods and systems are provided for diagnosing a fault condition of an exhaust gas oxygen sensor downstream of a catalyst in an exhaust system of a vehicle. In...
US-1,000,0961 Temperature control for powered vehicle doors
A vehicle door controller is disclosed. The vehicle door controller is in communication with an actuator configured to control a door and is further in...
US-1,000,0948 Crash safety locking device for a motor vehicle door
A locking device is provided for a door of a motor vehicle. That locking device includes a pin having a first end fixed to the door and a second end including...
US-1,000,0947 Auto-lock system for door window frame lateral retention
A lateral impact retention system for a vehicle door includes a door window frame retainer configured for mounting to the vehicle body and a pivoting catch...
US-1,000,0241 Rocker reinforcement bracket having anti-corrosion holes
A bracket for a rocker panel assembly includes a first flange and a second flange. The second flange is at an end of a body opposite the first flange and...
US-1,000,0213 Spare tire detection
A pressure of a spare tire of a vehicle is determined. Whether the spare tire is installed is determined based at least in part on the pressure. A vehicle...
US-1,000,0207 Vehicle hitch detection system and method
A vehicle hitch detection system is provided. The vehicle hitch detection system includes a camera arranged to capture images of a vehicle hitch and a...
US-1,000,0203 EV mode shift strategy for hybrid vehicle
A vehicle includes and an engine, a motor, a transmission, and a controller. The transmission is configured is to receive power from the engine and the motor....
US-1,000,0186 Belt assembly including plus-two-point belt reminder
A plus-two-point belt system is disclosed. The plus-two-point belt system includes a longitudinal webbing anchored at a first end to a seat and fixed at a...
US-1,000,0176 Vehicle seat part
A vehicle seat part has a cover with a tear seam and an airbag module with an airbag and a force concentrator. The force concentrator partially surrounds the...
US-1,000,0172 Detecting hazards in anticipation of opening vehicle doors
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for detecting hazards in anticipation of opening vehicle doors. Vehicle sensors...
US-1,000,0171 Vehicle energy-absorbing device
An energy-absorbing device includes a beam having a longitudinal axis and a plurality of lobes attached to and positioned sequentially along the beam. The lobes...
US-1,000,0159 Storage bin system for a motor vehicle
A storage bin system is provided for a motor vehicle. That storage bin system includes a first cargo compartment sidewall having a first storage cavity with a...
US-1,000,0154 Vehicle camera system having live video indication
A vehicle display displays a camera video having an indicator. The indicator is static on the display while the camera video is frozen on the display thereby...
US-1,000,0132 Charging indicator light control
A present location of a host vehicle is determined. A processor detects that the host vehicle is connected to a charging station. A predetermined setting...
US-1,000,0129 Electric vehicle charging via grid and engine
A vehicle includes an engine, a traction battery, a generator coupled to the engine and battery, and a controller. The controller may be configured to, in...
US-1,000,0126 Power-module assembly and method
A power inverter includes a plurality of power modules that each have a frame defining a cavity, and a power stage disposed within the cavity. Each of the...
US-1,000,0112 Pelvic load management using integrated collapsible features in door trim panel
A door assembly for a vehicle includes a door panel and a door trim panel comprising a shaped pelvic load path energy-absorbing feature disposed on a door...
US-1,000,0103 Method of controlling a vehicle active suspension system
A method of controlling a vehicle active suspension system may include, in response to an object being detected forward of the vehicle and a vehicle speed...
US-D821,003 Vehicle tail lamp
US-D820,745 Vehicle rear upper bumper cover
US-D820,744 Vehicle rear upper bumper cover
US-D820,740 Vehicle front lower valance
US-9,998,695 Automotive imaging system including an electronic image sensor having a sparse color filter array
Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide an automotive imaging system including an electronic image sensor having a sparse color filter array...
US-9,997,846 Window electrical terminals
A vehicle includes a window defining an exterior surface and an interior surface. An electrical bus is positioned on the interior surface. An electrical...
US-9,997,795 Relative humidity estimators for fuel cell stack ports
A water management method for a fuel cell stack (FCS) is provided. The method may include outputting via a controller an FCS anode port estimated relative...
US-9,997,779 Anode active material for lithium-ion batteries
In at least one embodiment, a rechargeable battery is provided comprising an anode having an active material including MSb.sub.2O.sub.4 having a purity level of...
US-9,996,080 Collision avoidance using auditory data
A controller for an autonomous vehicle receives audio signals from one or more microphones. The audio signals are input to a machine learning model that...
US-9,995,390 Brake mechanism for hybrid vehicle engine
A hybrid vehicle powertrain assembly includes a combustion engine, an electric machine, an input shaft, a ratchet mechanism, and a controller. The input shaft...
US-9,995,367 Pendulum assembly for a crankshaft pendulum having cast-in near net shape hardened inserts
A pendulum crankshaft for an internal combustion engine includes a pendulum crankshaft having pendulum crank rolling path inserts that are cast into the...
US-9,995,238 Methods and system for transitioning between fuel injection windows
Methods and systems for simultaneously operating port fuel injectors and direct fuel injectors of an internal combustion engine are described. In one example,...
US-9,995,237 Systems and methods for operating a lift pump
Methods and systems are provided for operating a lift pump of an engine fuel system. In one example, a method may comprise limiting a lift pump voltage to a...
US-9,995,234 Methods and systems for engine fuel and torque control
Methods and systems are provided for accurately estimating intake aircharge based on the output of an intake oxygen sensor while flowing EGR, purge, or PCV...
US-9,995,232 Method and system for operating an engine start-stop system in a vehicle
A method to control engine start-stop in a vehicle is provided. The method includes outputting via a controller an engine command to auto-start the engine based...
US-9,995,229 Method of controlling the stopping and starting of an engine
A method of stopping and starting an engine of a vehicle having a manually operated clutch system including a clutch for driveably connecting the engine to a...
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