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US-D814,995 Vehicle rear lower bumper cover insert
US-D814,992 Vehicle front valance
US-D814,976 Vehicle exterior
US-9,935,572 Control of alternator with front end accessory drive
Control of alternator/starters for providing electrical power to a vehicle and rotating an engine is disclosed. In one example, the alternator/starter provides...
US-9,934,688 Vehicle trajectory determination
A system includes a computer programmed to identify, from a first vehicle, one or more second vehicles within a specified distance to the first vehicle. The...
US-9,934,572 Drawbar scan solution for locating trailer hitch point
A system for locating an imaged hitch point between a vehicle and a trailer is provided herein. An imaging device is configured to capture images of the...
US-9,933,332 Dynamometer rotary table
The present invention relates to a dynamometer rotary table (1), which brings the dynamometer to the required position according to the test that will be...
US-9,933,294 Vehicle load indicator
A system for a vehicle comprises a load sensor configured to sense a load on the vehicle. The vehicle further includes a load indicator where the load indicator...
US-9,933,273 Method and apparatus for point of interest evaluation
A system includes a navigation device and a processor in communication with the navigation device and an output. The processor is configured to receive a...
US-9,933,069 Dynamic compensation for clutch control during shift
When a transmission controller issues a control command, such as pressure to control clutch torque, the response may be delayed due to dynamic properties of the...
US-9,932,991 Active swirl device for turbocharger compressor
Methods and systems are provided for mitigating noise generated by a compressor operating at low flow rates. A swirl device with two concentric flow passages...
US-9,932,944 Systems and method for an integrated fuel level and pressure sensor of a fuel tank
Methods and systems are provided for the integration of a fuel level sensor and a fuel pressure sensor in a fuel tank within a fuel system. In one example, an...
US-9,932,941 Snap-in spring clip assembly
A snap-in spring clip assembly includes a discrete clip cleat and a fastener carried on the clip cleat. The discrete clip cleat includes a body having a base, a...
US-9,932,938 Methods and systems for diagnosing an intake oxygen sensor based on pressure
Methods and systems are provided for diagnosing an intake oxygen sensor. In one example, a method may include indicating degradation of an intake oxygen sensor...
US-9,932,937 Fuel system diagnostics
Methods and system are provided for distinguishing fuel tank vacuum generation due to canister purge valve degradation from vacuum generation due to canister...
US-9,932,922 Post-catalyst cylinder imbalance monitor
Methods and systems are provided for detecting cylinder air-fuel imbalance. In one example, a method may include adjusting engine operation based on an...
US-9,932,921 Method for utilizing condensate to improve engine efficiency
Methods are provided for controlling a vehicle engine to improve engine efficiency utilizing onboard water condensate. In one example, condensate is collected...
US-9,932,914 Method for increasing electric operation in hybrid electric vehicles
A hybrid electric vehicle includes an internal combustion engine configured to provide power to traction wheels, and a controller. The controller is configured...
US-9,932,887 Exhaust gas passage with aftertreatment system
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting flow of exhaust gas from downstream of an exhaust turbine outlet to an exhaust gas aftertreatment device inlet...
US-9,932,878 Particulate matter sensor
Methods and systems are provided for sensing particulate matter in an exhaust system of a vehicle. An example system comprises a particulate matter sensor...
US-9,932,877 Integrated fuel catalyst monitor
A method is provided for monitoring an emission device coupled to an engine. In one example approach, the method comprises: following a deceleration fuel...
US-9,932,876 Systems and method for exhaust warm-up strategy
Methods and systems are provided for controlling a vehicle engine to adjust exhaust warm-up strategy based on a vehicle network information. In one example, in...
US-9,932,875 Mixer for mixing exhaust gas
Systems are provided for a mixer configured to be used in either an intake or exhaust passage. In one example, a mixer in the intake passage may be adapted to...
US-9,932,079 Reconfigurable vehicle model
A vehicle model including main and secondary modules is provided. The vehicle module may also include vehicle components, a frame, a camera system, and a...
US-9,932,075 Spare wheel assembly for a vehicle
A spare wheel assembly includes a spare-wheel cap having a core, and raised fins radially extending from the core toward a perimeter of the cap to form a cross...
US-9,932,031 System and method for hybrid vehicle engine starts
A method for operating a powertrain of a hybrid vehicle is provided. The method includes outputting via a controller an engine speed command that is based on a...
US-9,932,012 Inner carrier and back panel having alternating trim and side airbag attachments
A vehicle seating assembly includes a seatback. A seatback panel is operably coupled with a back side of the seatback. The seatback panel includes a front side...
US-9,932,009 Bracket for front crash sensor
A front end structure is provided for a vehicle that includes a bracket for attaching front crash sensors to the vehicle. The front end structure includes an...
US-9,931,999 Back panel lower clip anchorage features for dynamic events
A vehicle seating assembly includes a seatback frame having a lower cross member. A back panel is operably coupled to the seatback frame and includes internal...
US-9,931,991 Rotating garment hook
A multi-purpose assembly for a vehicle is disclosed. The assembly comprises a rotational assembly comprising a first surface rotationally interchangeable with a...
US-9,931,990 Storage assembly and vehicle console employing the same
A storage assembly is provided to include a housing; a floor supported on the housing; an arm supported on the floor and elastically retractable between a...
US-9,931,969 Adjustable cupholder
An adjustable vehicle cupholder is provided. The adjustable cupholder may include a console including a recessed portion defining a cupholder and a track...
US-9,931,964 Occupant weight and height estimation
A vehicle classification system includes a processor programmed to determine a seated height and seated weight associated with a vehicle occupant. The processor...
US-9,931,961 Battery enclosure surrounded by internally reinforced cylindrical impact absorbing elements
A battery enclosure for the battery of an electric vehicle is disclosed that is provided with cylindrical impact absorbing tubular members. The tubular members...
US-9,931,960 Electric or hybrid vehicle battery pack voltage measurement functional assessment and redundancy
Systems and methods for measuring voltage of a battery pack for an electrified vehicle, such as an electric or hybrid vehicle, include a battery having internal...
US-9,931,954 Vertical wireless power transfer system for charging electric vehicles
A park assist system may, in response to receiving a signal indicating that a remote inductive charge source is within a vicinity of a vehicle, transition from...
US-9,931,949 Fault detection in a multi-high voltage bus system
A vehicle bus system includes a controller programmed to, after issuing a command to close first and second contactors, wherein the first and second contactors...
US-9,931,944 Variable voltage convert system with reduced bypass diode conduction
A vehicle powertrain includes a bypass diode and a controller. The bypass diode is configured to clamp an inverter DC terminal voltage to a battery voltage. The...
US-9,931,920 Vehicle roof assembly
A roof assembly includes a vehicle body defining an opening and having a track extending along the opening. The track is elongated along a track axis. The roof...
US-9,931,908 HVAC air inlet with blend mode and fresh-restricted mode
An air inlet system for an automotive HVAC system has a housing comprising a first cylindrical segment enclosing an interior space and having a first radial...
US-D814,371 Vehicle windshield
US-D814,142 Hospital gown
US-9,929,688 Electric machine torque capability determination
A vehicle comprises an electric machine configured with at least one controller issuing torque commands with the use of a voltage bus. The controller may be...
US-9,929,388 Traction battery assembly
A traction battery assembly includes first and second arrays each having cells with terminals on a terminal side of the array. The arrays are arranged with the...
US-9,928,746 Vehicle-to-vehicle cooperation to marshal traffic
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for vehicle-to-vehicle cooperation to marshal traffic. An example disclosed cooperative vehicle includes an example...
US-9,928,025 Dynamically equalizing receiver
Systems and methods are disclosed for a dynamically equalizing receiver. An example disclosed system includes a mobile device and a vehicle. The example mobile...
US-9,927,776 Intentionally increasing a non-torque output of an electric machine in an electric vehicle
An example method includes operating an electric machine to produce a torque output and a non-torque output. The method maintains the torque output and...
US-9,927,642 Vehicle display unit
A display unit for a vehicle includes a screen module and a cover. A bracket supports the screen module and the cover. The bracket extends between the screen...
US-9,927,114 Illumination apparatus utilizing conductive polymers
A light emitting assembly is disclosed. The light emitting assembly comprises a first electrode and a second electrode extending parallel to the first...
US-9,927,022 Vibration isolator for manual transmission shifter with a single reaction arm
A manual transmission shifter includes a reaction arm mounting the shifter to a transmission via a bushing. The bushing includes a resilient member having a...
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