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US-1,024,6086 Echelon parking
Upon determining that one of a driver condition and a subsystem fault preventing continued operation has occurred, certain actions are taken by an autonomously...
US-1,024,6073 Control system for a hybrid-electric vehicle
A hybrid-electric vehicle includes a power system, a controller, a driver seat, a passenger seat, a back seat, and sensors. The controller is in communication...
US-1,024,6045 Harness bar assembly
A vehicle includes a body. A front seat and a rear seat are each supported by the body. A seat belt buckle is supported by the rear seat. A harness bar is...
US-1,024,6044 Vehicle hood assembly with deployable pedestrian protection
A hood assembly for a vehicle includes an inner hood, an outer hood, and a plurality of deployable devices. The outer hood is fixed relative to the inner hood....
US-1,024,6036 Secondary bumper assembly
A bumper assembly includes a crush can, a bumper extending along a longitudinal axis and supported by the crush can, and a secondary bumper assembly. The...
US-1,024,6028 Cup holder with integrated, deployable purse and parcel hook
An apparatus is provided capable of holding one or more drink cups and a purse, pocketbook or like parcel. The apparatus includes a body having a first cup well...
US-1,024,5991 Illuminated floor mat retention assembly
An illuminated vehicle floor mat retention assembly is provided. The illuminated vehicle floor mat retention assembly includes a fastener configured to fasten a...
US-1,024,5983 Off-road performance seat
A seat assembly includes a frame assembly have a seat portion and a seatback portion, wherein a seat member is supported on the seat portion of the frame...
US-1,024,5982 Vehicle seat with laterally collapsing portion
A vehicle seat includes cushion and a seatback coupled with the cushion. At least one of the seatback and the cushion includes a base body defining an internal...
US-1,024,5951 Hybrid transmission with dual-drive pump
In a pump system for a hybrid electric transmission, the pump is alternately driven by the input shaft and the output shaft, whichever is rotating faster. The...
US-1,024,5912 Trailer hitch
A trailer hitch includes a cross-vehicle beam and a receiver welded to the cross-vehicle beam. The cross-vehicle beam extends from a first end to a second end....
US-1,024,5904 Methods and apparatus to facilitate TPMS broadcast mode selection
Method and apparatus are disclosed to facilitate TPMS broadcast mode selection. An example vehicle comprises sensors, a processor, and memory. The processor is...
US-D844,505 Vehicle rear lower bumper cover
US-D844,504 Vehicle rear lower bumper cover
US-D844,500 Vehicle front lower grille
US-D844,499 Vehicle front upper grille
US-D844,498 Vehicle front upper grille
US-1,024,4621 Flex circuit system for a battery assembly of an electrified vehicle
A flex circuit system according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a substrate, at least one bus bar mounted to the...
US-1,024,4476 Reducing power consumption for phone as a key (PAAK) vehicle system
Method and apparatus are disclosed for reducing power consumption in a PAAK vehicle system. An example vehicle includes a main BLE module for communication with...
US-1,024,3494 Methods and systems for efficient engine torque control
Method and systems are provided for adjusting an engine torque in response to changes in a desired engine torque. In one example, a method may comprise...
US-1,024,3191 Flexible multi-layered bus bar
An exemplary bus bar assembly includes a first layer and a second layer directly adjacent the first layer. The first layer and the second layer each have a...
US-1,024,2509 Efficient telematics data upload
A vehicle electronic control unit (ECU) may control a vehicle subsystem and be configured to receive from a remote server via a vehicle telematics unit (TCU), a...
US-1,024,2401 Method and apparatus for enhanced rental check-out/check-in
A system includes a processor configured to detect user proximity to a rental vehicle. The processor is also configured to instruct a user to photograph an...
US-1,024,1511 Emergency evacuation using autonomous driving
Methods and systems for detecting a medical emergency related to the driver of a vehicle are described. Various data, such as in-situ biophysical data of the...
US-1,024,0964 Fuel fill volume estimation using virtual zone and fuel tank float
Method and apparatus are disclosed for fuel fill volume estimation for a vehicle. An example vehicle includes a fuel tank float, a dashboard display, and an...
US-1,024,0737 Vehicle light assembly
A light assembly for a vehicle is provided herein. The light assembly includes a housing and a lens. A light source is disposed between the housing and lens. A...
US-1,024,0728 Multifunction portable utility light
An apparatus includes a motor vehicle component having a receiver and a portable utility light that is releasably held in that receiver. The portable utility...
US-1,024,0665 Systems and methods for tensioning a belt of a belt drive of an internal combustion engine
Methods and systems are provided for tensioning a belt of a belt drive of an internal combustion engine. In one example, a movable tensioning means assigned to...
US-1,024,0554 Methods and systems for adjusting a direct fuel injector
Methods and systems are provided for reducing direct injector fueling errors due to injection variability in a transition region of a direct injector map. Fuel...
US-1,024,0545 Air charge estimation via manifold pressure sample at intake valve closing
Methods and systems are provided for the estimation of an aircharge into a cylinder used to adjust an engine operating parameter, based on a manifold pressure...
US-1,024,0542 Methods and systems for fuel system monitoring
Methods and systems are provided for detecting a fuel dispensing nozzle coupled to a fuel tank of a vehicle and providing a visual indication of the presence of...
US-1,024,0516 System for wastegate control
Methods and systems are provided for controlling a wastegate coupled to a turbine. In one example, a method may include during steady engine operation,...
US-1,024,0505 Controlling nitrogen oxide emissions in the exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine
A method is provided for controlling nitrogen oxide emissions in the exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine by means of successive actuation of catalytic...
US-1,024,0502 Method of monitoring an exhaust gas aftertreatment system
The subject matter of the disclosure relates to a method of diagnosing NOx storage catalyst during the operation of a motor vehicle. The method uses two...
US-1,024,0370 Vehicle door latch with release linkage bypass device
A latch system for vehicle doors includes a bypass mechanism that mechanically disconnects a linkage assembly if an exterior door handle is moved towards an...
US-1,023,9563 Instrument panel to front cowl attachment
A stiffening assembly for a vehicle cowl panel includes a pair of cooperating C-shaped brackets. Each of the pair of cooperating C-shaped brackets comprises...
US-1,023,9556 Magnetorheological-damper-based steering apparatus and methods for reducing steering wheel jerk resulting from...
Magnetorheological-damper-based steering apparatus and methods for reducing steering wheel jerk resulting from off-road wheel impact are described. An example...
US-1,023,9529 Autonomous vehicle operation based on interactive model predictive control
A system includes a computing device programmed to receive a set of goals for a vehicle and identify a travel area for the vehicle for a time period. The...
US-1,023,9518 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-1,023,9515 Hybrid vehicle and method of disengaging an overdrive clutch in a hybrid vehicle
A vehicle includes an engine and electric machine connected to a planetary gear, a one-way clutch, and a controller. The one-way clutch transfers torque from...
US-1,023,9510 Method for controlling a hydraulic brake system of a motor vehicle
A method of controlling a brake system of a motor vehicle having a braking assistance function. The brake system including a master brake cylinder, activated...
US-1,023,9478 Four-quadrant protective dent shield system
A deployable dent shield assembly for a vehicle includes a deployable dent shield element adapted for translation between a stowed position comprising a coiled...
US-1,023,9475 Wind noise throb reduction system and method
A wind noise throb reduction system includes a controller configured to reduce wind noise throb, an active noise cancellation subsystem responsive to the...
US-1,023,9471 Iridescent vehicular trim assemblies and multi-shot injection molding methods for making the same
A method of making an iridescent, vehicular trim assembly is provided that includes: molding a polymeric base comprising an exterior surface; and over-molding...
US-1,023,9469 Cameras and camera housings for vehicle trailers
Apparatus are disclosed for cameras and camera housings for vehicle trailers. An example camera housing for vehicle trailers includes a first body defining an...
US-1,023,9452 Minimizing false collision avoidance warnings
A route learning system for a vehicle and a method of using the system is described. The method includes: in response to determining that a current location...
US-1,023,9431 Cross-tube attachment hook features for modular assembly and support
A vehicle seating assembly includes a seat. An attachment bracket is coupled to an underside of the seat and includes forwardly-extending hook features. Each...
US-1,023,9426 Performance seat assembly with improved entry system and modular head restraint assembly
A seat assembly includes a seatback frame pivotally coupled to a seat member at a recliner mechanism. A first actuator is supported on the seatback frame, and a...
US-1,023,9423 Tip and slide system for a vehicle seat
A vehicle seat includes a seatback pivot rotationally operable relative to a slidable base, a first cam in communication with the seatback pivot to activate a...
US-1,023,9419 Anthropomorphic pivotable upper seatback support
A vehicle seating assembly includes a lower seat and a seatback structure extending upwardly relative the lower seat, the lower seat and the seatback structure...
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