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US-9,926,958 Method and apparatus for limiting compression between flanges of a sealed structure
A two-part fastener for an assembly having a sealed joint formed by at least two flanges or sealing surfaces. A first flange defines a first opening, a second...
US-9,926,936 Variable discharge compressor control
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to controlling a compressor. In one example, method of controlling a compressor comprises regulating a discharge capacity...
US-9,926,902 Optimizing the automatic engine start/stop mechanism for driving operation
A system and method for starting/stopping an engine in a moving vehicle include stopping the engine, by a controller, in response to a time needed to start the...
US-9,926,881 Stop/start control for stop/start vehicle in turn lane
An engine of a stop/start vehicle, after the engine has been automatically stopped, may be commanded to automatically restart in response to detecting that the...
US-9,926,875 Fuel tank pressure sensor rationality testing using V2X technology
Methods and systems are provided for conducting a fuel tank pressure transducer rationality test diagnostic procedure in vehicles with sealed fuel tanks. In one...
US-9,926,872 Methods and systems for estimating ambient pressure using an oxygen sensor
Methods and systems are provided for leveraging the pressure dependency of an oxygen sensor for estimating an engine ambient pressure. An intake or exhaust...
US-9,926,871 Methods and systems for estimating an air-fuel ratio with a variable voltage oxygen sensor
A method for an engine may comprise, responsive to a first condition comprising a reference voltage of a first exhaust oxygen sensor operating in variable...
US-9,926,820 Oil system for a diesel engine and method for operating a diesel engine
An example oil system is provided, including at least one oil chamber forming an oil sump, an oil reservoir, which is arranged separately from the oil chamber,...
US-9,926,018 Vehicle cargo area extender work surface
A work surface apparatus for a vehicle cargo area includes a tailgate including at least two panel-supporting posts adapted for translating between a stowed...
US-9,926,015 Method for joining a hydro-formed tube to an extrusion
An assembly is provided that includes a front end support frame and radiator support beam. The front end support frame has an end that defines an opening that...
US-9,926,012 Vehicle frame including bracket for small offset rigid barrier test
A vehicle frame includes a first frame rail and a second frame rail spaced from each other. A casing is supported by the first frame rail, and elongated in a...
US-9,926,008 Trailer backup assist system with waypoint selection
A method of backing a trailer attached to a vehicle is provided herein. The method includes the steps of generating a plurality of waypoints on a display of the...
US-9,925,978 Vehicle pivot technique
A vehicle includes: motor(s), steering, processor(s) configured to: (a) receive a current heading; (b) receive a desired heading; (c) calculate a first steering...
US-9,925,975 Method and system for hybrid vehicle control
Methods and systems are provided for synergizing the benefits of an engine exhaust driven fuel reformer in a hybrid vehicle system. A vehicle controller may...
US-9,925,974 System and methods for improving fuel economy
Methods and systems are provided for controlling hybrid vehicle engine operation, where the vehicle engine comprises one or more cylinders dedicated to...
US-9,925,972 Method and system for reducing driveline NVH
A method and a system for reducing driveline speed oscillations related to a driveline resonance frequency are described. Driveline speed oscillations may be...
US-9,925,945 Airbag assemblies in a vehicle
An airbag assembly in a vehicle is provided. The airbag assembly comprises a base and a housing to be inserted into the base. The housing includes a first...
US-9,925,933 Pre-charge quick key cycling protection
A vehicle is disclosed comprising a pre-charge circuit, including a resistor, that selectively connects a traction battery to an electrical impedance. A...
US-9,925,931 Reversible bracket for vehicle b-pillar trim
A reversible trim piece bracket includes a body including a first attachment edge and a second attachment edge that is differently configured from the first...
US-9,925,920 Extended lane blind spot detection
A vehicle system includes at least one sensor that can detect a first target vehicle in a first blind spot and a second target vehicle in a second blind spot....
US-9,925,917 Concealed lighting for vehicles
A vehicle illumination apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus comprises an emitting layer comprising a plurality of printed light sources and configured to...
US-9,925,914 Vehicle headlight system with adaptive light distribution
An adaptive headlight system for a vehicle uses an adaptive headlight controller which controls one or more headlights so as to illuminate a scene visible to a...
US-9,925,901 Multi-component spring system for dynamic thigh and cushion support
A vehicle seat includes a tilt plate rotationally coupled at a first horizontal axis to a front of a base. A cushion spring extends from a rear of the base to...
US-9,925,897 Door trim armrest substrate structure
A vehicle armrest including a fabric member tensioned across a gap defined between inner and outer armrest substrates that are formed around a portion of the...
US-9,925,894 Apparatus and method for a vehicle massage function for a vehicle seat
A method for customizing a vehicular massage function includes providing massage element indicia, creating massage subroutines using the massage element...
US-9,925,888 Battery cell state of charge initialization in a presence of voltage measurement uncertainty
A vehicle includes a traction battery and a controller. The controller is programmed to detect a voltage measurement error associated with a battery cell. The...
US-9,925,884 Contactor coil current reduction during vehicle battery charging
Methods and systems are described to control the use of electrical power when charging a traction battery. A vehicle module can drive the contactor coils with...
US-9,925,883 Automatic self-locating transmit coil for wireless vehicle charging
Electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles include a rechargeable traction battery. An automated vehicle charging system is configured to charge the traction...
US-9,925,878 Bus pre-charge control using a buck converter
A vehicle is disclosed having a traction battery and an electrical impedance connected by a contactor. A pre-charge circuit is disclosed that controls current...
US-9,925,867 Fuel control regulator system with acoustic pliability
A fuel control regulator system for a vehicle is disclosed in which a restraint control module registers an acceleration/deceleration that falls outside of...
US-9,925,843 Rear suspension systems for laterally tiltable multitrack vehicles
A rear suspension system for a laterally tiltable, multitrack vehicle may include first and second trailing arms. The rear suspension system may further include...
US-9,925,841 Active vehicle suspension
A user device is identified as being operated by a vehicle occupant. An operation being performed by the user device is identified. A road condition is...
US-9,925,840 Encoded electromagnetic based ride height sensing
Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a ride height sensing system that includes an encoded electromagnetic source as an input unit for a Hall...
US-9,925,632 Alignment device for assembling components and method of use
A fixture for positioning a component in a desired location in a first plane for assembly, machining, or other processing related to manufacturing. The fixture...
US-9,925,577 Rotary-draw bending mandrel with galling-resistive inserts
A galling-resistive insert is positioned on an outer surface of a mandrel assembly. The insert is secured at the outer surface of the mandrel assembly and...
US-9,925,482 Oil filter adaptor and method of forming the same
The present invention in one or more embodiments provides an oil filter adaptor to engage an oil filter, where the oil filter adaptor includes a base and a neck...
US-D814,079 Vehicle tail lamp
US-D814,078 Vehicle tail lamp
US-D814,077 Vehicle headlight
US-D813,919 Dust collector
US-D813,766 Vehicle windshield
US-D813,765 Vehicle windshield
US-D813,764 Vehicle windshield
US-D813,763 Vehicle windshield
US-D813,762 Vehicle windshield
US-D813,750 Vehicle front middle bumper cover
US-D813,749 Vehicle front lower bumper cover
US-D813,747 Vehicle front lower bumper cover
US-D813,746 Vehicle front lower bumper cover
US-D813,745 Vehicle rear lower bumper cover
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