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US-1,037,0000 Method for creep cancellation in hybrid drivelines
According to one embodiment of this disclosure, a vehicle having an electric machine and at least one controller is described. The electric machine may be...
US-1,036,9994 Rear camera stub detection
A method for detecting stubs or intersecting roadways includes receiving perception data from at least two sensors. The at least two sensors include a rear...
US-1,036,9988 Autonomous parking of vehicles inperpendicular parking spots
Method and apparatus are disclosed for autonomous parking of vehicles in perpendicular parking spots. An example vehicle includes a front corner, a camera, and...
US-1,036,9982 Hybrid vehicle and method of controlling an engine disconnect clutch for engine start-up
A vehicle includes an engine, a transmission, a clutch, and a controller. The clutch is configured to couple the engine and transmission during engine starts....
US-1,036,9972 Gravity based vehicle camera cleaning systems and methods
Methods and systems are disclosed for cleaning a rear view vehicle camera. An example vehicle camera cleaning system includes a camera, a blade for cleaning a...
US-1,036,9962 Restraint system
A restraint system includes a housing, a spool rotatably coupled to the housing, a pinion fixed to the spool, a rack engaged with the pinion, and a piston...
US-1,036,9956 Side airbag with necking chamber
A side airbag for a vehicle includes a main chamber and a necking chamber. The main chamber has an opening for connecting to an inflator and a first thickness...
US-1,036,9943 In-vehicle infotainment control systems and methods
Example in-vehicle infotainment control systems and methods are described. In one implementation, a method receives a request from a mobile device to control an...
US-1,036,9928 Environment-dependent interface
According to the disclosure, a method is made available to reduce a time duration for an adaption of eyes of a driver of a motor vehicle when changing from...
US-1,036,9919 Vehicle with an integrated electric motorcycle
The disclosure relates to a multimodal transportation apparatus for passenger transportation. The multimodal transportation apparatus comprises a passenger car....
US-1,036,9905 Tuned flexible support member and flexible suspension features for comfort carriers
A vehicle seat support carrier includes an upper seatback panel having a flexible body portion. A first set of flexible suspension members undulate in a first...
US-1,036,9897 Method and apparatus for route completion likelihood display
A system includes a processor configured to send likelihood-of-success request, including vehicle state information. The processor is further configured to...
US-1,036,9891 Wireless power transfer system parameter estimation
A vehicle is provided with a coil and a sensor. The coil is adapted to receive power wirelessly in single-phase form from an external coil. The sensor is...
US-1,036,9888 Control system for regenerative braking in a hybrid vehicle
A vehicle includes a powertrain, an electric machine, a battery, and a controller. The powertrain is configured to transfer motive power to the electric machine...
US-1,036,9887 Inverter system controller power optimization
An inverter for a vehicle includes a power controller and gate drive board (GDB) electrically in series, the controller including logic circuitry configured to,...
US-1,036,9873 Protective cover system and related method
A protective cover system for a motor vehicle includes a first roller, a first cover wound onto the first roller, a second roller and a second cover wound onto...
US-1,036,9870 Operating mechanism for rear hinged fully sealed independent side operating doors
A vehicle door includes a door panel slidably operable between a secured position within a door aperture and a staging position partially distal from the door...
US-1,036,9865 Directional climate control system with infrared targeting
A heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system has a steerable outlet for directing a stream of treated air into a passenger compartment of a...
US-1,036,9857 Methods and apparatus to control vehicle tilt
Methods and apparatus to control vehicle tilt are disclosed. A disclosed example apparatus includes a plurality of actuators of a vehicle, where each actuator...
US-1,036,9856 Suspension damper temperature compensation systems and methods
A damper control system includes a controller configured to estimate a temperature of a damper fluid based on data relating to heat added to and heat removed...
US-1,036,8648 Deployable footrest
A deployable footrest assembly for a seat is provided. The deployable footrest assembly comprises a footrest movable between a stowed position and a deployed...
US-D855,890 Container for a cosmetic product
US-D855,529 Vehicle tailgate
US-D855,502 Vehicle front upper grille
US-1,036,7889 Smart routing for on-vehicle telematics protocol
A vehicle system includes a gateway including a database and configured to transfer messages between a plurality of controllers, each controller connected to...
US-1,036,7869 Remote vehicle control and operation
A plurality of data streams are received from a vehicle, at least one of the data streams including multimedia data. A prioritization of the data streams is...
US-1,036,7238 Space efficient battery pack designs
A battery pack includes a first side oriented battery assembly, a second side oriented battery assembly, and a vent chamber arranged between the first side...
US-1,036,7218 Electrode catalyst layer for fuel cell, method for producing the same, and membrane electrode assembly and fuel...
Provided is an electrode catalyst layer excellent in gas transportability by using an electrode catalyst layer for fuel cell comprising a catalyst containing a...
US-1,036,6541 Vehicle backup safety mapping
Method and apparatus are disclosed for vehicle backup safety mapping. An example vehicle includes a display, a rear-view camera, and a processor. The processor...
US-1,036,5771 Motion based capacitive sensor system
A proximity sensing system may include a conductive first trace and a conductive second trace adjacent to, interleaved with, and electrically isolated from the...
US-1,036,5633 Method for generating CNC machine offset based on thermal model
The present disclosure generally describes a method for processing a workpiece in a machine, where the method determines an offset of the machine and adjusts...
US-1,036,5146 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-1,036,4850 Clutch mechanism
A clutch mechanism includes a gear including clutch teeth, a housing having axial holes, including displaceable pins, each pin fitted in one of the holes, and a...
US-1,036,4775 Water-injection anti-freezing system
Methods and systems are provided for transferring heat from a coolant to a water injection system reservoir coupled to an engine of a vehicle. The water...
US-1,036,4772 Oil flow control for an engine by deflection
An engine is provided with a cylinder block and a ladderframe having a portion of an oil conduit and a deflector. The engine has a metal-to-metal seal...
US-1,036,4763 Systems and methods for limited emissions refueling
A method is presented, comprising, during a first condition, including an active refueling event, receiving an indication of hydrocarbon breakthrough from the...
US-1,036,4762 Systems and methods for inferring fuel vapor canister loading rate
Methods and systems are provided for indicating a restriction in a fuel system vapor recovery line. Responsive to such an indication, methods and systems are...
US-1,036,4757 Systems and methods for control of turbine-generator in a split exhaust engine system
Methods and systems are provided to control exhaust energy delivered to a turbine of a turbine-generator coupled to a split exhaust engine system in order to...
US-1,036,4740 Fluid delivery port of an integral cylinder head
An engine additive fluid port includes a series of material layers arranged as a first oblong hollow member configured to seamlessly surround at least a portion...
US-1,036,4738 Pre-chamber ignition system
Methods and systems are provided for a pre-chamber ignition system. In one example, a pre-chamber ignition system may include a pre-chamber extending into a...
US-1,036,4735 Method for adjusting vehicle grille shutters based on vehicle speed and direction of grille shutter adjustment
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting vehicle grille shutters based on a direction of motion of the grille shutters. In one example, a method includes...
US-1,036,4717 Methods and systems for increasing particulate matter deposition in an exhaust particulate matter sensor
Methods are described for increasing the sensitivity of particulate matter detection in an exhaust system of a vehicle. An example particulate matter sensor...
US-1,036,3977 Height-adjustable spare tire carriers having Chebyshev linkages
Height-adjustable spare tire carriers having Chebyshev linkages are described. An example spare tire carrier is to be coupled to a vehicle. The spare tire...
US-1,036,3971 Adaptable retainer
A vehicle interior substrate attachment system is provided herein. The vehicle interior substrate attachment system includes a fastener coupled to a roof...
US-1,036,3968 Rocker assembly for autonomous vehicle
An autonomous vehicle including a body defining a door opening for a front door and a rear door. The doors are attached to the body a track that guides the...
US-1,036,3960 Method and device for assisting a maneuvering process of a motor vehicle
A maneuvering process of a motor vehicle is assisted in at least partially automated fashion from a present position into a target position. A multiplicity of...
US-1,036,3959 Method for assisting a maneuvering process of a motor vehicle, and parking assistance device
A method for assisting a maneuvering process of a motor vehicle, and a parking assistance device are provided. In a method for assisting a maneuvering process...
US-1,036,3935 Method for operating a vehicle having a manual transmission
A method for controlling vehicle operation of a vehicle having a standard transmission, a clutch, a service brake activated by a brake pedal, and an engine...
US-1,036,3933 Smart driver presence strategy for police and commercial vehicles to increase auto-stop engine availability
A method of controlling a stop-start vehicle includes, in response to an engine being in an auto-stopped condition and a signal indicative of a driver exiting...
US-1,036,3925 Method for detecting leaks in an intake manifold
Methods and systems are provided for detecting leaks in an intake manifold of an engine. In one example, a method may include closing all intake valves of all...
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