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US-9,353,801 Electrified vehicle powertrain clutch
An exemplary clutch device of an electrified vehicle includes a first member having a plurality of lugs about an axis, and a second member including a plurality...
US-9,353,779 Molded encapsulated retainer
An encapsulated retainer comprises a barrel that defines a fastener-securing void. The barrel has a flange that extends about its periphery. The encapsulated...
US-9,353,708 Method and system for fuel vapor control
Methods and systems are provided for monitoring a fuel vapor recovery system including a fuel tank isolation valve coupled between a fuel tank and a canister....
US-9,353,699 Rapid zero flow lubrication methods for a high pressure pump
Methods are provided for rapid zero flow lubrication of a high pressure fuel pump, wherein a fuel rail pressure rapidly responds to commanded duty cycles. A...
US-9,353,672 Cooling system and method for a vehicle engine
An exemplary cooling system includes, among other things, a first pump to supply coolant to a cylinder head or cylinder block of an engine, a second pump to...
US-9,352,945 Extendable jack tool and jack assembly employing the same
The present invention in one or more embodiments provides a jack tool including a first shaft including a first tail with a first protrusion connected to a...
US-9,352,777 Methods and systems for configuring of a trailer maneuvering system
A system for configuring a trailer model for a trailer maneuvering system is disclosed. The system comprises a controller having a memory and being operable to...
US-9,352,775 Method for determining assist torque offset and system using same
A vehicle having a driving assist system and an electric power assist steering system coupled to the driving assist system. The driving assist system transmits...
US-9,352,744 Hybrid vehicle braking limit determination system and method
A vehicle includes a powertrain having an electric machine configured to selectively apply regenerative torque to cause deceleration in response to braking...
US-9,352,737 Method and system for operating a hybrid powertrain
A method and a system for improving operation of a hybrid vehicle are presented. In one example, operation of a hybrid driveline is adjusted in response to...
US-9,352,731 Vehicle stability control system and method
A vehicle stability control system comprises a 5-sensor cluster and a stability controller configured to communicate with the 5-sensor cluster and receive...
US-9,352,716 Air bag door hinge for a motor vehicle
An automobile air bag mounting structure includes a chute defining an opening with a first wall extending from the opening, a cover fully sealing the opening,...
US-9,352,707 Compression limiting clip for a bracket assembly
A bracket assembly includes a polymer bracket that has a first side, a second side, and an opening that extends between the first and second sides. A...
US-9,352,706 Assembly of vehicle structural components at a common joint
An assembly includes a base component secured to vehicle frame components and a first body component having an inside surface abutting the base component. The...
US-9,352,694 Folding seat assembly for a motor vehicle
A folding seat assembly includes a pair of seats each of which has a backrest and a seat cushion. A luggage compartment cover housing is attached to each...
US-9,352,683 Traffic density sensitivity selector
Data is collected related one or more objects proximate to a first vehicle, the one or more objects including a second vehicle. The collected data is used to...
US-9,352,656 Temperature based electric machine control
A vehicle having at least one electric machine capable of propelling the vehicle is provided. An oil circulation path is provided that circulates oil through...
US-9,352,650 Rule-based cruise control system and method
A rule-based vehicle cruise-control system includes a computer in a vehicle, the computer including a processor and a memory, and the computer is configured to...
US-9,350,127 Self-locating busbar assembly and alignment method
A self-locating bus bar assembly for locating a bus bar on a cell terminal of a battery cell includes a bus bar locating tab adapted for attachment to the bus...
US-9,349,292 Vehicle with traffic flow reminder
A vehicle system having at least one sensor configured to output a range signal and a range-rate signal. The range signal represents a distance from a host...
US-9,349,231 Key fob security copy to a mobile phone
A mobile device having a transceiver, a microphone, and a processor programmed to control a vehicle function at a vehicle computing system based on a received...
US-9,347,825 Vehicle lamps with uniform apparent brightness
A Parabolic-Type reflector has a uniform Apparent Brightness over the reflector surface. A model of the reflector is divided into a plurality of elements...
US-9,347,634 Illuminating floor mat with wireless power transfer
An illuminable mat adapted for use in a variety of settings is provided. The illuminable mat includes an illuminable region and a light source that illuminates...
US-9,347,557 Transmission gear shift indication adjustment
Methods and systems are provided for operating a vehicle with a transmission. In one example approach, a method for a vehicle comprises, during a transmission...
US-9,347,519 Strap mounting for pendulum dampers
A pendulum damper fixed to a rotating element of an engine comprises a pendulum anchor, a pendulum, and a flexible metal strap attaching the pendulum and...
US-9,347,518 Vibration-isolating bracket assembly
In one or more embodiments, a vibration-isolating bracket assembly includes an elastic donut including a main aperture, a first bracket including a tongue with...
US-9,347,390 Engine de-choking in response to an engine flood event
A method may comprise automatically de-choking an engine and cranking the engine in response to an engine flood event, wherein automatically de-choking the...
US-9,347,368 Method and system for fuel vapor management
Methods and systems are provided for shared handling of fuel vapor purge and crankcase ventilation in an engine system. Fuel vapors from each of a canister and...
US-9,347,364 Temperature control arrangement for transmission oil in a motor vehicle and method for controlling the...
A temperature control arrangement for transmission oil in a motor vehicle comprises a coolant circuit which fluidly connects an internal combustion engine and a...
US-9,346,514 Folding handlebar mount
An apparatus includes a base configured to engage a frame stem of a bicycle and first and second handlebar brackets rotatably coupled to the base about a pivot....
US-9,346,490 Tapered involute sector gear and variable ratio rack recirculating-ball style steering gearbox
A recirculating-ball style gearbox for a vehicle steering system is provided. The gearbox has a rack with rack-teeth that are capable of providing variable...
US-9,346,469 Method and system for engine and powertrain control
Methods and systems are provided for expediting updating a vehicle's powertrain calibration table. The table is updated with data generated on-board a given...
US-9,346,460 All-wheel-drive system interaction with fuel savings operation of a motor vehicle
A method for controlling vehicle powertrain operation includes activating all-wheel-drive or 4.times.4-operation provided one of an environmental condition,...
US-9,346,452 Predicting energy consumption for an electric vehicle using variations in past energy consumption
An example method of controlling an electric vehicle includes altering operation of an electric vehicle in response to a predicted energy consumption rate. The...
US-9,346,451 Method and system for engine control
Methods and systems are provided for slowly rotating an engine, unfueled, via a motor prior to an imminent engine restart to heat the engine. By rotating the...
US-9,346,439 Steering wheel mounted trailer brake controllers and systems
A trailer brake controller for a motor vehicle may include a control unit configured to be mounted to a spoke of a steering wheel of the vehicle, and a brake...
US-9,346,424 Rigid device for low speed damageability of vehicles
A bumper assembly includes a beam and a rigid device. The beam is at least partially spaced from a vehicle fascia. The rigid device is disposed on the beam in a...
US-9,346,406 Motor vehicle equipped with dynamic floor section
A vehicle incorporates a storage area with a dynamic floor section. That dynamic floor section includes a plurality of interconnected panels that slide and fold...
US-9,346,400 Affective user interface in an autonomous vehicle
Data may be collected relating to autonomous operation of a vehicle. A first confidence assessment concerning whether the vehicle should operate autonomously...
US-9,346,396 Supplemental vehicle lighting system for vision based target detection
A supplemental vehicle lighting system that is responsive to a trailer backup assist system is provided. The system includes a rear vehicle fixture defining a...
US-9,346,387 Cup holder and storage bin assembly
A cup holder assembly includes a housing having a track member, wherein an insert, having first and second sides, is adjustably received on the track member in...
US-9,346,385 Vehicle seating assembly with multi-contour system
A vehicle seating assembly includes a seating surface. A plurality of polymeric mats each include a memory metal encased therein, a first side operably coupled...
US-9,346,373 Seatback stabilization device and vehicle employing the same
In one or more embodiments, a vehicle seatback stabilization device includes a seatback stabilization portion to be connected to a seatback, and a vehicle body...
US-9,346,350 Flush and sub-flush protective shields to reduce exhaust soot and condensate deposition
An exhaust assembly that includes an exhaust pipe extending rearward from a vehicle into an exhaust passage, and a fascia coupled to the vehicle defining the...
US-9,346,241 Composite panel for joining with a clinch joint and method of forming a clinch joint
An assembly comprising a first composite fiber reinforced part that is joined to a second part by a clinch joint. The first part includes a first layer of resin...
US-9,346,201 Plastic part with reduced read-through
A vehicle interior panel includes a substrate having an interior surface and an exterior surface. An attachment structure extends integrally from the interior...
US-D757,309 Vehicle fog lamp
US-D757,308 Vehicle fog lamp
US-D756,879 Vehicle wheel
US-D756,875 Vehicle wheel
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