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US-9,903,291 Method of controlling NOx by PNA
Methods and systems are provided for reducing engine cold-start emissions. An exhaust system having a passive NOx adsorber (PNA) may store NOx during an engine...
US-9,903,288 Methods and system for determining compressor recirculation valve sludge
Systems and methods for determining the presence or absence of deposits that may accumulate within a compressor recirculation valve positioned in parallel with...
US-9,903,268 Internal combustion engine with two-stage supercharging capability and with exhaust-gas aftertreatment...
A supercharged internal combustion engine includes at least two exhaust-gas turbochargers arranged in series, wherein a first exhaust-gas turbocharger serves as...
US-9,903,266 Flow channeling air intake mixing device for internal combustion engine
A system for targeting an air-fuel mixture flow pattern within the intake port of an internal combustion engine is provided. The system includes a flow pattern...
US-9,903,265 Method for estimating charge air cooler condensation storage with an intake oxygen sensor
Methods and systems are provided for estimating water storage in a charge air cooler (CAC). In one example, an amount of water accumulating in the CAC may be...
US-9,903,147 Motor vehicle door with two windows and independent window drive system
A motor vehicle door includes a door body and first and second windows carried on that door body. A window drive system independently displaces the first and...
US-9,903,142 Vehicle door handle and powered latch system
A vehicle door includes a powered latch mechanism and an interior door handle having first and second sensors disposed on opposite sides of the interior door...
US-9,903,138 Self-contained lock/unlock indicator for installation within a vehicle door panel
A vehicle door includes a lock indicator assembly having an operable housing and an internal locking pin engaged with the operable housing and biased to a...
US-9,902,452 Bicycle programmed to communicate with a vehicle and a user input device
A bicycle includes a computing device including a processor and a memory. The processor is programmed to communicate with a user input device of a vehicle when...
US-9,902,386 Method and system for reducing vacuum consumption in a vehicle
A system and method for conserving vacuum within a vehicle is described. In one example, vacuum is conserved via limiting volume expansion of a brake booster...
US-9,902,379 Controlling wheel hop in a vehicle axle
A method for controlling wheel hop at a vehicle axle includes determining that one of a difference between average front and rear wheel speeds exceeds a...
US-9,902,362 Airbag assembly including airbag and panel having depressed region
An airbag assembly includes an airbag and a panel. The panel extends from a first apex to a second apex each spaced from the airbag. The panel includes a...
US-9,902,349 Vehicle bumper assembly
A bumper assembly includes a bumper beam, an extension, a crush can, and a bracket. The bumper beam extends longitudinally from a first end to a second end. The...
US-9,902,320 Photoluminescent color changing dome map lamp
A lighting device for a vehicle is disclosed. The lighting device comprises at least one light source in communication with a controller. The light source is...
US-9,902,319 Illuminated cup holder
A vehicle cup holder includes a console substrate defining a cup well. A light source is positioned proximate the cup well. An insert is positioned within the...
US-9,902,318 Vehicle lighting system with gradual dimming feature
A lighting system of a vehicle is provided herein. A light sensor is coupled to a front windshield and is oriented to face in a vehicle-forward direction. A...
US-9,902,314 Vehicle light system
A vehicle light system is provided herein. The light system includes a first light source disposed on a first side of a substrate. A second light source is...
US-9,902,293 Independent cushion extension with optimized leg-splay angle
A vehicle seating assembly includes a seat frame seat frame having a longitudinal centerline and a seat H-point along the centerline. A first extendable member...
US-9,902,280 Vehicle and method for authenticating a charge station
A charge station includes a controller that initiates charging of a battery of a vehicle and notifies the vehicle in response to an electrical parameter...
US-9,902,243 Moonroof ring
A moonroof ring assembly may include a first portion being formed from a first material, and a second portion being laser welded to the first portion and being...
US-9,902,242 Moon roof assembly with integral hybrid solar trim panel
A moon roof assembly includes a moon roof housing, a sliding moon roof panel and a hybrid solar trim panel. The hybrid solar trim panel is carried on the moon...
US-9,902,239 Sun visor system for a motor vehicle
A sun visor system is provided for a motor vehicle. That sun visor system includes a first guide track carried on an A-pillar and a second guide track carried...
US-9,902,217 System and method for managing tire pressure for a trailer
The present disclosure provides a system and method for managing tire pressure for a trailer. A controller may be configured to manage communications between a...
US-D811,288 Vehicle front upper bumper cover
US-9,901,014 Peristaltic pump for power electronics assembly
A power electronics assembly may include a power electronics device, a packaging assembly, a thermal management system, and an emitter. The packaging assembly...
US-9,897,060 Injector arrangement for an internal combustion engine
Methods and systems are provided for an injector arrangement for an internal combustion engine. In one example, an injector arrangement may include an actuator...
US-9,897,050 Air filtration system for an engine
An air filtration system (100) for an engine. The air filtration system (100) includes a main filter assembly (102) configured to filter air from a first dirty...
US-9,897,039 Head gasket having variable area coolant openings
An engine assembly is provided herein. The engine assembly includes a head gasket interposing a cylinder block and a cylinder head, the head gasket comprising a...
US-9,897,030 Methods and systems for an oxygen sensor
Methods and systems are provided for accurately learning the zero point of an intake gas oxygen sensor during selected engine no-fueling conditions. The learned...
US-9,897,027 Methods and systems for adjusting EGR based on an impact of PCV hydrocarbons on an intake oxygen sensor
Methods and systems are provided for estimating an impact of PCV hydrocarbons on an output of an intake oxygen sensor. In one example, a method may include...
US-9,897,023 System and method for operating a transmission power take off
Methods and systems for operating a vehicle powertrain that includes an engine and a transmission including a power take off output are presented. In one...
US-9,897,020 Method and system for engine control
Methods and systems are provided for reducing a spark plug soot load and a combustion chamber soot load by controlling spark plug timing while injecting water...
US-9,896,992 Pressure-charged combustion engine having a double-flow turbine and grouped cylinders
Methods and systems are provided for a pressure-charged combustion engine having at least one cylinder head comprising at least two cylinders. In one example, a...
US-9,896,991 Exhaust-gas-turbocharged internal combustion engine having at least two turbines and switchable outlet...
Systems and methods are provided for controlling boost pressure in an engine system with a parallel turbocharger. One example method includes, responsive to a...
US-9,896,987 Controller for exhaust heat conversion to heat and electricity
An exhaust gas heat recovery system for a vehicle is configured to selectively distribute a fluid heated by engine exhaust to a first path for generating...
US-9,896,868 Vehicle hinge assembly and method of operating the same
In one or more embodiments, a hinge assembly is provided to a vehicle including first and second parts with the first part including a hinge aperture, where the...
US-9,896,130 Guidance system for a vehicle reversing a trailer along an intended backing path
A guidance system for a vehicle reversing a trailer is provided. The system includes a display and a controller configured to generate a steering icon on the...
US-9,896,126 Jackknife detection for vehicle reversing a trailer
A backup assist system for a vehicle reversing a trailer includes a hitch angle sensor providing a measured hitch angle of the trailer. The system also includes...
US-9,896,089 Methods and systems for adjusting engine operation based on weather data
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting engine operation based on wirelessly received weather data in conjunction with engine sensor outputs. In one...
US-9,896,079 Control and delivery of hydraulic fluid in vehicle braking system
A braking system in a hybrid vehicle is provided. The braking system includes a master cylinder having a first outlet, a second outlet, and a piston disposed...
US-9,896,071 Automatic brake hold with low speed maneuverability
A transportation vehicle has an autohold selector, such as a push button switch or other human-machine interface (HMI). A gear selector in the vehicle includes...
US-9,896,032 Folding mirror apparatus and method for improving fuel efficiency
A folding mirror apparatus and related method are provided for improving the fuel efficiency of a motor vehicle. That folding mirror apparatus includes a first...
US-9,896,031 Spatial auditory alerts for a vehicle
A vehicle includes a plurality of sensors including exterior sensors. Vehicle signals, such as those derived from sensors, are processed to detect alertable...
US-9,896,029 Vehicle components utilizing detectable layers
A vehicle is provided that includes an external body panel that includes a license plate positioned on the external body panel. A lighting assembly is disposed...
US-9,896,023 Vehicle rear lighting assembly
A backup lamp is provided herein. The backup lamp includes a housing and a lens. A plurality of light sources is disposed in upper and lower positions of the...
US-9,896,020 Vehicle lighting assembly
A lighting assembly for a vehicle is provided herein. The lighting assembly includes first and second sets of light sources disposed on a bumper of the vehicle....
US-9,896,018 Locking cargo tie-down
A retaining apparatus includes a base member having a first protrusion engaging an edge of a fixed plate and a floating hinge connected to the base member. The...
US-9,895,965 Passively controlled dual-state vacuum switchable mount
Methods and systems are provided for a dual state hydromount in order to passively introduce air underneath a decoupler such that the stiffness of the air...
US-9,895,948 Spring isolators and suspension systems incorporating same
A spring isolator for a wheel suspension may include a first side configured to rest on a spring plate of the suspension. The spring isolator may also include a...
US-9,895,945 Trailer backup assist system with hitch assist
A hitch assist system is provided herein. An imaging device captures images of a scene rearward of a vehicle. A controller processes captured images and is...
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