Easy To Use Patents Search & Patent Lawyer Directory

At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.

Searching: ford





Search by keyword, patent number, inventor, assignee, city or state:




Patent # Description
US-9,885,310 System and methods for fuel pressure control
Methods and systems are provided for operating a lift pump of an engine fuel system. In one example, a method may comprise closed loop operating a lift pump of...
US-9,885,309 Methods and systems for dual fuel injection
Methods and a system are provided for controlling fuel injection in a vehicle engine. The system specifically relates to an engine fueled with both port and...
US-9,885,305 Method for reducing cylinder air-fuel ratio imbalance
Methods and systems are described for monitoring air/fuel imbalance in cylinders of an engine. Engine speed signals are sampled and then run through a notch...
US-9,885,302 Method for regenerating a NO.sub.x storage catalytic converter
Methods and systems are provided for regenerating a NOx storage catalytic converter of a multi-cylinder internal combustion engine comprising selectively...
US-9,885,296 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 an intake throttle including a slidable throttle...
US-9,885,281 Engine system with two pistons
An engine system is provided. The engine system includes a first piston movable within a cylinder, a second piston movable within a hollow body of the first...
US-9,885,260 Methods and system for operating an exhaust valve of an internal combustion engine
Systems and methods for operating exhaust valves of an internal combustion engine with poppet exhaust valves are described. The systems and methods provide for...
US-9,885,252 Split turbocharger bearing assembly
A turbocharger bearing assembly of a split turbocharger for an engine is disclosed in which key rotational parts are rotatably supported by a pair of spaced...
US-9,884,654 Vehicle roof frame architecture
A roof structure includes a roof support longitudinally extending over a compartment area at a lateral centerline of a vehicle. A plurality of pillars support...
US-9,884,619 Selective electric mode for electric vehicle
An exemplary method includes using a controller to automatically operate a vehicle in an electric mode when an actual speed of the vehicle is at or below a set...
US-9,884,608 Four and six-point seat belt systems
A seat belt assembly includes a first lap belt portion having an anchored end and a first plate, and a second lap belt portion having an anchored end and a...
US-9,884,580 Ratchet tie down incorporating a standard interface plate connection
A ratchet assembly for a vehicle bed includes a ratchet mechanism having a ratchet frame and an interface anchor. An operable strap extends and retracts from...
US-9,884,579 Loading rail and sliding block for a loading rail
A sliding block for a loading rail includes a central part defining a coupling structure along an upper face thereof. The sliding block further includes at...
US-9,884,578 Pick-up truck bed with rope tie-down cleats and method of manufacturing tie-down cleats
A tie-down assembly for a pick-up truck bed that includes a cleat including a base having first and second feet defining first and second fastener receiving...
US-9,884,554 Vehicle cruise control with multiple set points
In various embodiments, the present disclosure includes a cruise control system with (a) a vehicle having a steering system, an accelerator system, a braking...
US-9,884,545 Traction battery mounting assembly and securing method
An exemplary traction battery mounting assembly includes a traction battery and a damper securing the traction battery to a vehicle frame such that the traction...
US-9,884,360 Methods for making a vehicular subassembly with a notched flange to reduce strain in bending
A method of making a vehicular subassembly includes a step for providing a roof header comprising a hollow member having a long axis, a short axis, and an outer...
US-D809,447 Vehicle wheel
US-D809,429 Vehicle
US-D809,428 Vehicle
US-9,881,219 Self-recognition of autonomous vehicles in mirrored or reflective surfaces
A controller for an autonomous vehicle receives an image stream from one or more imaging devices. The controller identifies vehicle images in the image stream....
US-9,880,013 Method and system for vehicle refueling
Methods and systems are provided for improving urea fluid usage on a vehicle. Based on when a urea tank needs to be refilled relative to when a fuel tank needs...
US-9,879,781 Plated sealing system for vehicle assembly
A sealing system includes, among other things, an exterior plate, an interior plate, a first seal received against the exterior plate and configured to restrict...
US-9,879,774 Transmission with output torque sensor
An output shaft of a transmission is fixed to a planetary gearset carrier. Output torque is measured via a surface acoustic wave sensor affixed to a face of the...
US-9,879,728 Center bearing assembly with shear member
A center-bearing assembly includes an annular housing having a circumferential wall with a lip extending radially inward and includes a flange outboard of the...
US-9,879,672 Gerotor pump for a vehicle
A gerotor pump has a pump housing defining a chamber and having a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet. An outer gear member is supported for rotation within the...
US-9,879,639 Systems and methods for purging a fuel vapor canister
A method for an engine is presented, wherein during a first condition, pressurized gas from an engine coolant degas bottle to an ejector positioned in a vent...
US-9,879,633 System and method for improving vacuum generation
Methods and systems for improving vacuum generation for a diesel powered vehicle that includes a mechanically engine driven vacuum pump are presented. In one...
US-9,879,627 Method and system for engine air control
Methods and systems are provided for reducing idling torque imbalances between cylinders by actuating a common camshaft to which the cylinders are coupled. The...
US-9,879,625 Variable displacement engine control system and method
Methods and systems are provided for improving the performance of a variable displacement engine. Split injection and spark retard may be used in active...
US-9,879,622 Fuel vapor flow based on road conditions
Methods and systems are provided for regulating engine operating parameters such as exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) based on road roughness conditions. Based on...
US-9,879,621 Fuel vapor flow based on road conditions
Methods and systems are provided for regulating engine operating parameters such as exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) based on road roughness conditions. Based on...
US-9,879,620 Vacuum control via a compressor bypass valve in a twin-compressor engine system
Methods and systems are provided for reducing vacuum at an outlet of an upstream first compressor when powering on a second compressor positioned downstream of...
US-9,879,618 Method for pre-ignition control in a pre-delivery phase
Various systems and methods are described for controlling spark plug fouling and pre-ignition in a newly manufactured vehicle. One method comprises, during a...
US-9,879,465 Programmable door power assist
A power assist device is provided herein. A motor is operatively coupled to a door of a vehicle. A controller controls a mechanical resistance applied by the...
US-9,878,703 Electrified vehicle with power dissipation feature
An electrified vehicle according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, an energy recovery mechanism, and a controller...
US-9,878,702 Method for operating a motor vehicle and the motor vehicle
In a method for operating a motor vehicle driven by an internal combustion engine and having a rechargeable battery and a generator for charging the battery, a...
US-9,878,665 Active detection and enhanced visualization of upcoming vehicles
A vehicle is provided with multiple object-detecting devices, such as cameras and radar devices, that are configured to detect approaching vehicles from the...
US-9,878,621 System and method for improved ABS performance during parallel regenerative braking
A system for improved ABS performance during parallel regenerative braking of a vehicle includes an ABS system adapted to transmit an ABS active signal; a drive...
US-9,874,452 Method and apparatus for enhanced driving experience including dynamic POI identification
A system includes a processor configured to receive vehicle coordinates. The processor is also configured to compare the vehicle coordinates to geo-fence...
US-9,873,459 Instrument panel secondary service joint
A vehicle instrument panel attachment joint assembly includes a first bracket associated with a strut holding a portion of the instrument panel and a second...
US-9,873,435 Method and system for engine control
Methods and systems are provided for integrating a bi-fuel engine with a CVT transmission. Responsive to a driver demand, a controller may determine whether to...
US-9,873,396 Method and apparatus for vehicle occupant location detection
A system includes a processor configured to determine the location of a wirelessly-identified device within a vehicle. The processor is also configured to...
US-9,873,381 Integrated holder system
A holder assembly includes a vertically translatable article holder operatively associated with a substantially vertically-oriented washboard frame. The article...
US-9,873,362 Flexible seatback system
A vehicle seat suspension system includes first and second side supports that define a seatback frame. A front trim piece is coupled between the first and...
US-9,873,360 Flexible seatback system
A vehicle seat suspension system includes first and second side supports defining a seatback structure. An upper component and a lower component are provided,...
US-9,873,350 Hybrid vehicle and method of conditioning a vehicle battery
A includes a battery, an electric machine, an electrically powered cooling system, and a controller. The electric machine is configured to charge the battery...
US-9,873,329 Electrified vehicle connector
An exemplary power splitting assembly for an electrified vehicle includes a connector providing at least a portion of a first path and at least a portion of a...
US-9,872,254 Method and apparatus for an alert strategy between modules
A telematics control unit comprising a transceiver configured to receive a message from a vehicle module during a sleep mode, the message requesting the...
US-9,870,703 Pedestrian warning system providing adjustable acoustic indications
Systems and methods are disclosed for a pedestrian warning system. An example disclosed method to simulate noise for an electric or noise-dampened vehicle to...
← Previous | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 | Next →

File A Patent Application

  • Protect your idea -- Don't let someone else file first. Learn more.

  • 3 Easy Steps -- Complete Form, application Review, and File. See our process.

  • Attorney Review -- Have your application reviewed by a Patent Attorney. See what's included.