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US-9,870,696 Smart device vehicle integration
A vehicle computing system includes at least one processor configured to communicate with a remote smoke detector device includes a smart device interface...
US-9,869,372 Multi-speed transmission
A family of transmission gearing arrangements produces ten forward and one reverse speed ratios by selective engagement of various combinations of four shift...
US-9,869,252 Method and system for an engine variable charge motion system
Methods and systems are provided for introducing a charge motion to a cylinder via a bladder in an intake manifold runner. In one example, a system may include...
US-9,869,242 Engine control for catalyst regeneration
Methods and systems are provided for injecting water during an engine cylinder deactivation event so as to reduce an exhaust catalyst regeneration requirement...
US-9,869,232 Variable-speed pump control for engine coolant system with variable restriction
A cooling system for an internal combustion engine in a vehicle comprises a variable-speed coolant pump for providing a coolant flow to a plurality of...
US-9,869,105 Alignment structure for a wireless charging station
A wheel guide for a vehicle charging station includes front and back sides, and a top extending between the front and back sides. The top defines an aperture...
US-9,868,835 Bio-based polyurethane foam materials including graphite materials
A bio-based polyol-containing polymer foam material, which includes a bio-based polyol-containing polymer foam present in a bulk concentration of the bio-based...
US-9,868,476 Vehicle body-in-white structure
A vehicle body includes a non-metallic member, metallic disk, and metallic member. The metallic disk is rigidly affixed to the non-metallic member such that a...
US-9,868,418 Vehicle network communication protection
A vehicle includes a gateway controller configured to interface a diagnostic port to a vehicle communication network. In response to a perimeter alarm system...
US-9,868,408 Protective cover for vehicular control module
Embodiments include a protective cover for a control module mounted to a vehicle surface using attachment mechanisms that extend perpendicularly from the...
US-9,868,387 Photoluminescent printed LED molding
An illumination apparatus configured to seal and substantially conform to a roof ditch of a vehicle is disclosed. The illumination apparatus comprises a first...
US-9,868,382 Truck bed with selectively actuated magnetic floor sections
A pick-up truck bed having controllably magnetized areas for retaining cargo or attachment devices. A first permanent magnet may be attached below the lower...
US-9,868,372 Energy absorbing seatback panel
A seatback includes a frame and a panel rotatably coupled to the frame. A support bracket is attached to the frame with a lever is rotatably coupled to the...
US-9,868,369 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-9,868,361 Battery impact absorbing system
An impact absorbing system includes a first rocker panel and a second rocker panel spaced from the first rocker panel, a housing including a bottom extending...
US-9,868,353 In-vehicle configurable soft switches
A computer-implemented method may include receiving input to a vehicle-associated computing system (VACS) touch-sensitive display, requesting adjustment to a...
US-9,867,319 Vehicle power module assemblies and manifolds
A vehicle power module assembly includes a modular manifold, an upper frame, and a plurality of power stages. The modular manifold includes a first base unit...
US-9,865,242 Single coil multi-tone horns
A vehicle includes a horn assembly disposed behind a grille. The horn assembly includes a coil configured to generate a magnetic field in response to a current,...
US-9,865,111 Fob case for reduced transmission interference
A fob includes a case, an antenna, at least one input device, and a positioning element. The case has an interface portion and a handle portion. The antenna is...
US-9,864,918 Predicting vehicle movements based on driver body language
Systems, methods, and devices for predicting driver intent and future movements of a human driven vehicles are disclosed herein. A system for predicting future...
US-9,863,909 Oxygen sensor control based on water contact
Various methods for operating an oxygen sensor are provided. In one example, a method of operating an oxygen sensor comprises applying power to a heater of the...
US-9,863,843 High-volume, long-range headlamp aiming
A vehicle headlamp aiming system includes a displaceable aiming surface and an imaging system. The imaging system includes an indexing aim box having at least...
US-9,863,789 Rotating camera systems and methods
Example rotating camera systems and methods are described. In one implementation, an apparatus includes a motor having a camera mounting mechanism and...
US-9,863,777 Method and apparatus for automatic estimated time of arrival calculation and provision
A system includes a processor configured to receive information relating to a vehicle location. The processor is also configured to determine one or more...
US-9,863,671 Heat pump assisted engine cooling for electrified vehicles
A method including controlling a climate control system of an electrified vehicle to cool a coolant of a coolant subsystem with a refrigerant of a heat pump...
US-9,863,621 Vehicle trunk lighting system
A trunk lighting system of a vehicle with a vehicle ceiling, where the trunk lighting system includes a trunk floor panel positioned in a trunk of the vehicle...
US-9,863,360 Systems and methods for adjusting fuel injection based on a determined fuel rail temperature
Methods and systems are provided for detecting a temperature of an engine fuel rail at a plurality of locations along the engine fuel rail. In one example, a...
US-9,863,353 Methods and systems for estimating an air-fuel ratio with a variable voltage oxygen sensor
Methods and systems are provided for estimating an exhaust air/fuel ratio based on outputs from an exhaust oxygen sensor. In one example, a method may include...
US-9,863,348 Method for controlling fuel of a spark ignited engine while regenerating a particulate filter
A system for filtering and oxidizing particulate matter produced by a gasoline direct injection engine is disclosed. In one embodiment, engine cylinder air-fuel...
US-9,863,336 System and method for estimating ambient humidity
Methods and systems are provided for estimating ambient humidity based on a wet bulb temperature and a dry bulb temperature during precipitation, and estimating...
US-9,863,310 Method for monitoring a traction mechanism drive of an internal combustion engine, and internal combustion...
Systems and methods are provided for determining the length of a traction mechanism that is part of a traction drive of an engine. In one example, a method...
US-9,863,307 Internal combustion engine with exhaust-gas turbocharging and exhaust-gas recirculation
Methods and systems are provided for a compressor bypass passage. In one example, a method may include flowing bypassed charge air through an annular passage...
US-9,863,171 Vehicle compartment
A compartment for a vehicle is provided herein. The compartment includes a housing defining an interior volume. A lid is pivotably coupled to the housing and is...
US-9,862,431 Tailgate clamp pocket for pickup truck
A truck box assembly includes a truck box and a tailgate. The truck box is mounted to a vehicle body. The tailgate is mounted to a rear portion of the truck box...
US-9,862,430 Tailgate cover
A tailgate cover assembly including a first panel and a second panel fixed to a vehicle tailgate and connected to the first panel by a first hinge assembly, the...
US-9,862,422 Fastener for providing a clamp load between two parts
A rocker panel assembly for a vehicle includes an upper rocker panel, a lower rocker panel, and a fastener. The fastener connects the upper and lower rocker...
US-9,862,421 Slider bracket for a vehicle underbody structure
A vehicle includes a bumper, a floor and a subframe. The subframe is attached to the floor at a plurality of attachment points and below the bumper. The...
US-9,862,384 Method of shifting a transmission
A method of controlling a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) simulates a step-ratio transmission upshift. To simulate a step-ratio torque phase, the input...
US-9,862,347 Vehicle impact absorbing system
A first airbag has a first joining panel. A second airbag has a second joining panel. The first and second airbags are both inflatable from an uninflated...
US-9,862,327 Multi-purpose storage compartment
A vehicle dash panel storage compartment includes a storage bin disposed within the dash panel and a top-mounted storage bin closure. The storage bin closure is...
US-9,862,326 Arrangement for carrying objects, in particular medications or medical articles, in a vehicle
The invention relates to an arrangement for carrying objects, in particular medications or medical articles, in a vehicle. The arrangement includes a storage...
US-9,862,325 Cargo management system incorporating S-shaped channels
A cargo management system is provided for a cargo area of a motor vehicle. The cargo management system includes a first mounting element on a first side wall of...
US-9,862,317 Automated defrost and defog performance test system and method
A system for evaluating performance of a vehicle window defrosting/defogging apparatus includes at least one computing device having at least a processor and a...
US-9,862,296 Cup holder system for a motor vehicle
A cup holder system is provided for a motor vehicle. The cup holder system includes a storage bin having a housing and a cover. Further the cup holder system...
US-9,862,276 Fault protection for electric drive systems
A vehicle power system includes a controller configured to issue commands to open a selected set of switches of an inverter and then to operate the selected set...
US-9,862,262 Hybrid vehicle powertrain
Methods and systems for delivering powertrain torque of a hybrid vehicle are disclosed. In one example, torque is supplied to vehicle wheels from a piston...
US-9,862,255 Vehicle with moonroof and panoramic glass
A vehicle includes a windshield, a backlite spaced from the windshield, and a moonroof. The moonroof is moveable relative to the windshield and the backlite...
US-9,862,247 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-9,860,710 Symmetrical reference personal device location tracking
A system may include in-vehicle components arranged symmetrically within and delimiting boundaries of a vehicle interior; and a processor programmed to identify...
US-9,857,266 Correlation based fuel tank leak detection
A method for an engine, comprising: sealing a fuel tank; and indicating fuel system degradation based on a comparison of a first correlation coefficient,...
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