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US-1,006,0387 Multi-step combustion chamber with multi-step cylinder head
A combustion system is provided for an internal combustion engine including a cylinder head and a piston. In one example, a combustion system may include a...
US-1,006,0385 Hybrid composite cylinder head
An engine cylinder head includes an internal metal structure formed from a metal material, at least a portion of which includes a thermal coating and an...
US-1,006,0383 Reciprocating piston engine with liner
A reciprocating piston engine which has a cylinder block, at least one combustion chamber arranged in the cylinder block and a liner which borders the...
US-1,006,0382 Method and system for pre-ignition control
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting spark and/or fuel injection to a cylinder based on late combustion, partial burn, or misfire in a neighboring...
US-1,006,0379 Method for a hybrid vehicle
Methods and systems are provided for a fuel system in a hybrid vehicle. In one example, a method includes activating a fuel pump in a fuel tank included in the...
US-1,006,0371 Systems and methods for a split exhaust engine system
Methods and systems are provided for operating a split exhaust engine system that provides blowthrough air and exhaust gas recirculation to an intake passage...
US-1,006,0370 Adaptive model predictive control for vehicle route planning
Method and system are provided for vehicle route planning based on adaptive model predictive control. In one example, a method may include real-time online...
US-1,006,0369 Method for humidity measurement enablement
Methods and systems are provided for triggering a humidity measurement based on changes in ambient conditions. In one example, a method may include, in response...
US-1,006,0367 Method and system for high fuel vapor canister purge flow
Methods and systems are provided for managing fuel vapors in a vehicle fuel system. In one example, a method includes commanding or maintaining closed a vapor...
US-1,006,0366 Transient power control method for an engine that includes a compressor
Systems and methods for operating an engine that includes an electrically driven compressor are disclosed. In one example, a vehicle operating mode is...
US-1,006,0365 Method and system for vacuum generation using a throttle body comprising a slidable throttle valve
Various systems and methods are described for generating vacuum within an engine intake. A system may comprise a throttle body with a slideable throttle body...
US-1,006,0362 Method and system for engine control
Methods and systems are provided for synergizing the benefits of a multi-fuel engine in a hybrid vehicle system. During engine operation, in response to a...
US-1,006,0361 Method for performing a charge exchange in an internal combustion engine
A method and system for perform a charge exchange in internal combustion engine comprising an additional intake and exhaust valve lifts performed during...
US-1,006,0341 Methods and systems for boost control
Methods and systems are provided for turbine temperature control in an engine system having multiple staged charge boosting devices. In one example, compressed...
US-1,006,0339 System and methods for engine air path condensation management
A system and methods for routing condensate collected in a heat exchanger reservoir to either an air intake system or a position in the engine exhaust based on...
US-1,006,0336 Variable compression ratio engine and method for operation thereof
A method for operating an engine system is provided, the method may include varying a compression ratio of a cylinder by selectively releasing combustion charge...
US-1,006,0335 Turbocharger arrangement having compressor wheels arranged in parallel and a method for operating a...
Methods and systems are provided for a turbocharger of an engine. In one example, a method may include balancing a pressure differential between compressor...
US-1,006,0334 Controlled air entrainment passage for diesel engines
Systems are provided for cooling combustion chamber gasses and increasing an amount of air entrained in an injected fuel spray. In one example, a cooling...
US-1,006,0333 Systems and methods for engine coolant system diagnostics
Methods are provided for engine coolant system diagnostics. In one example, engine coolant system malfunction is indicated based on an engine coolant...
US-1,006,0314 Exhaust soot control system
Systems and methods are described for sensing soot (particulate matter) in an exhaust system of a vehicle. An example system comprises a sensor housing an...
US-1,006,0170 Vehicle with active door zone
A vehicle includes: a frame, a rotatable door; an inhibitor comprising: an arm extending through a selective gate including: upper and lower springs...
US-1,006,0164 Wireless-based system and method for opening a hood of a motor vehicle
A wireless-based system is provided for opening the hood of a motor vehicle. That wireless-based system includes a wireless latch release actuator. Further, the...
US-1,006,0020 Device for thermally coating a surface
The invention relates to a device for thermally coating a surface, which has at least one housing, a cathode, which is designed as a consumable wire and at...
US-1,005,9382 Method and apparatus for attaching a crushable carbon fiber reinforced polymer structure to the outer surface...
A battery housing for a traction motor battery of a vehicle is disclosed that includes a plurality of elongated impact absorbing carbon fiber reinforced polymer...
US-1,005,9380 Mounting an accessory to a frame member
In certain situations, it is desirable to mount an engine accessory to a frame member of the vehicle. Such frame member might be a convenient structural element...
US-1,005,9357 Collapsible utility cart
A cart includes a platform assembly, a handle assembly, first wheel assembly and a second wheel assembly. In use, the cart may folded from a deployed position...
US-1,005,9346 Driver competency during autonomous handoff
A vehicle system includes a processor and a memory accessible to the processor and storing instructions executable by the processor. The instructions include...
US-1,005,9338 Method and system for regenerating a gasoline particulate filter
Methods and systems are presented for regenerating a particulate filter. In one example, vehicle speed control mode parameters may be adjusted in response to an...
US-1,005,9328 System and method to control battery current during rolling stop-start events
A vehicle includes an engine and a controller configured to autostop and autostart the engine. Engine autostops are conditioned on a vehicle speed condition. In...
US-1,005,9325 Method and system for controlling water injection
Methods and systems are provided for synergizing the benefits of engine water injection in a hybrid vehicle system. During engine operation, in response to a...
US-1,005,9300 Closed-form seatbelt retractor assembly
A closed-form seatbelt retractor assembly includes a package tray having sidewalls that define an interior cavity. An aperture is disposed through at least one...
US-1,005,9296 Vehicle table with deployable airbag
A vehicle interior includes an interior compartment and a table in the interior compartment. The table has a top surface including a perimeter. An airbag...
US-1,005,9294 Crushable armrest assembly for side impact and structural performance
An assembly includes a door trim panel, and an armrest assembly supported by the door trim panel. The armrest assembly includes a crushable member. The...
US-1,005,9293 Structure for positioning a trim component on a vehicle
A component positioning device including at least one resilient structure that centers the component. For example, a spring that acts between a grille and a...
US-1,005,9281 Handle device and a trunk carpet assembly
A handle device includes: a housing, a handle unit including a base portion and a handle portion. The base portion includes a first track and is pivotably...
US-1,005,9269 Sliding package tray cargo cover
A cargo area for a vehicle includes a load floor, a package tray, and a pair of cargo area side walls each comprising a package tray translating element...
US-1,005,9257 Rear trunk button localization for end user
A system for identifying a location of an external vehicle feature on approach by a user of the vehicle is disclosed, comprising (1) a vehicle including a...
US-1,005,9243 Motor vehicle having a sloping footrest
A motor vehicle, such as a narrow motor vehicle, e.g., a left-hand drive motor vehicle, has a driver's seat and a driver's footwell, in which a footrest having...
US-1,005,9239 Air bladder with stacked cell system
A seat includes a seat portion with an air bladder having an outer casing. Multiple fluidly interconnected cells are disposed within a cavity of the outer...
US-1,005,9238 Vehicle seating assembly
A seating assembly is provided herein. The seating assembly includes a partition disposed between first and second seats. The partition includes a panel movable...
US-1,005,9234 Vehicle seatback
A seatback includes a lower frame, an upper frame, and a hinge coupling the lower and upper frames. An actuator is fixed relative to the lower frame, and a...
US-1,005,9222 Battery temperature estimation system
A vehicle battery cooling system may include a cooling arrangement to cool a battery, and a controller programmed to operate the arrangement according to each...
US-1,005,9219 Predicting energy consumption for an electric vehicle using variations in past energy consumption
An exemplary electric vehicle includes a data storage module to hold a range of past energy consumption rates for an electric vehicle, and a controller to...
US-1,005,9205 Center stack module
A vehicle instrument panel module is provided herein. The module includes a display portion including a display. A transition portion is disposed along a bottom...
US-1,005,9176 Trim panel assemblies of a vehicle and methods of assembling the same
The present disclosure provides a trim panel assembly of a vehicle. The trim panel assembly includes a first member having a first surface and a second surface,...
US-1,005,9175 Autonomous vehicle with automatic window shade
A vehicle includes at least one autonomous driving sensor and an autonomous mode controller configured to receive signals generated by the autonomous driving...
US-1,005,9161 Capacitive monitoring of vehicle hitches
Method and apparatus are disclosed for capacitive monitoring of vehicle hitches. An example vehicle includes a hitch that includes a body, a hitch ball, and a...
US-1,005,9160 Trailer coupler
A coupler assembly for a trailer hitch includes: a pin extender comprising electrical pins and first slots; a pin receiver comprising pin slots and second and...
US-1,005,8811 Forcing and fixing structure for the filter cylinders of a filter cylinder type dust collector
A forcing and fixing structure for the filter cylinders of a filter cylinder dust collector includes a housing provided therein with a division plate. Plural...
US-D826,824 Vehicle wheel
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