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US-9,748,583 Flow field plate for improved coolant flow
Bipolar plate assemblies are disclosed in which the transition fuel channels are offset from the transition oxidant channels in the transition regions on the...
US-9,748,549 Integrated cell separator/high voltage bus bar carrier assembly
An integrated cell separator/high voltage bus bar carrier assembly for a high voltage traction battery includes a cell separator having a plurality of cell...
US-9,747,740 Simultaneous button press secure keypad code entry
A keypad having a plurality of switches identifies a numerical value according to user input to the plurality of switches. The numerical value may be computed...
US-9,747,506 Perception-based speed limit estimation and learning
Systems, methods, and devices for estimating a speed limit are disclosed herein. A system for estimating a speed limit includes one or more perception sensors,...
US-9,746,760 Video display with photo-luminescent dyes
A video display system includes a light source configured to generate light and a substrate having a plurality of pixels deposited on a first side of the...
US-9,746,550 Detecting low-speed close-range vehicle cut-in
A vehicle system includes an input device interface and a processing device. The input device interface receives a radar signal. The processing device defines a...
US-9,745,941 Tunable starter resistor
A passive two-terminal circuit element may include a resistor including a carbon-metal composite resistive element. The resistive element is configured to...
US-9,745,932 Flexible and stress compensating fuel line connector
Systems and designs are provided for a flexible connector to be used in fuel and hydraulic lines that can withstand a high level of internal and external...
US-9,745,925 Angled fasteners
A joint in a system for conducting a fluid has a first duct and a second duct that is coupled together via fasteners. Typically, the fasteners are placed into...
US-9,745,909 Radio frequency control of air-fuel ratio
Methods are disclosed for determining an oxidation state of a catalyst using RF signals. The method may include introducing radio-frequency signals into a...
US-9,745,907 Systems and methods for inferring fuel vapor canister loading rate
A method is provided, comprising indicating a fuel vapor canister load based on a steady-state pressure in a vapor recovery line during a refueling event; and...
US-9,745,906 Methods and system for improving compressor recirculation valve operation
Systems and methods for improving compressor recirculation valve operation of an engine that includes a compressor are presented. The systems and methods adjust...
US-9,745,893 Hoop spring in a pressure reactive piston
Systems and methods are provided for varying a compression ratio in an engine having a pressure reactive piston. The pressure reactive piston may include a...
US-9,744,852 Integration of add-on interior modules into driver user interface
A listing of wireless in-vehicle components installed to a vehicle may be maintained by the vehicle. The listing may include in-vehicle components that are...
US-D795,768 Vehicle rear wheel lip molding
US-D795,767 Vehicle front wheel lip molding
US-9,741,188 Mobile device case
An example mobile device case is described. In one implementation, the mobile device case includes a housing that surrounds at least a portion of a mobile...
US-9,740,944 Virtual sensor data generation for wheel stop detection
The disclosure relates to methods, systems, and apparatuses for virtual sensor data generation and more particularly relates to generation of virtual sensor...
US-9,739,819 Cable joint integrity detection systems and methods
An illustrative embodiment of a cable joint integrity detection systems for an electric vehicle includes an electric vehicle power converter module; a fastener...
US-9,739,347 Belt slip monitor
A belt slip monitor system and method configured to determine whether a belt coupled to a motor-generator is slipping based on operational states of first and...
US-9,739,252 System and method for detecting engine knock and misfire
A system and method for providing multiple commands to an ignition coil driver circuit to provide spark, ion signal integration, and ignition coil shunting...
US-9,739,251 Systems and methods for injecting gaseous fuel during an exhaust stroke to reduce turbo lag
Methods and systems are provided for injecting and combusting an amount of gaseous fuel during an exhaust stroke of a cylinder combustion event in order to...
US-9,739,248 Fuel system leak detection using passive valves
Methods and systems for fuel system leak detection using passive canister vent valves are disclosed. In one example approach, a method comprises generating...
US-9,739,244 Method for detecting air filter degradation
Methods and systems are provided for determining a status of an air filter in an intake of an engine in a hybrid vehicle. One example method includes, during an...
US-9,739,243 Methods and systems for fuel vapor control
Various methods and systems are provided for reducing pressure in a fuel tank of a fuel system of an engine. In one example, cooling fluid is routed from an air...
US-9,739,239 System and methods for controlling fuel vapor canister purge operations
Methods and systems are provided for controlling fuel vapor canister purging operations in an evaporative emissions control system of a vehicle. In one example,...
US-9,739,231 Engine block
An engine block has one or more bores configured for receiving one or more respective pistons; one or more coolant passages; and one or more lubricant passages....
US-9,739,226 Walk-away vehicle shutdown
A vehicle includes an engine, a park assist system, a passenger detection system configured to detect at least one passenger, and a processing device. The...
US-9,739,223 System and method for bypassing a particulate filter
Methods and systems are provided for an emission control device for an engine system including a gasoline particulate filter (GPF) and bypass passage for the...
US-9,739,221 Method to improve blowthrough and EGR via split exhaust
Methods and systems are provided for a boosted engine having a split exhaust system. In one example, a method comprises directing exhaust from a first cylinder...
US-9,739,215 Intrusive EGR monitor for a hybrid vehicle
A system and method for controlling an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system in a hybrid vehicle using an intrusive monitor include adjusting EGR flow through...
US-9,739,213 Methods for turbocharged engine with cylinder deactivation and variable valve timing
A system and methods are described for a turbocharged engine, comprising powering the engine using a first operating cylinder, supplementing the power using a...
US-9,739,195 Enhanced charge air cooler
A system for increasing air flow across a heat exchanger of a vehicle is described. In one particular example, the system comprises a charge-air cooler coupled...
US-9,739,194 Charge-air intercooler system with integrated heating device
Methods and systems are provided for a charge air cooling system of an engine. In one example, a turbocharger arrangement includes an internal combustion...
US-9,739,078 Vehicle deployable front step
A vehicle and a hood release system are provided. The vehicle may include a hood release lever disposed within a vehicle cabin connected to a hood latch...
US-9,738,306 Energy absorbing steering column assembly
A steering column assembly for a vehicle includes a housing defining a bore that extends along an axis. The steering column assembly includes a first shaft...
US-9,738,286 Clutch for continuously variable transmission and method of operating clutch
A vehicle including a continuously variable transmission including a gear selectively locked to an output shaft via a clutch actuated by an electric coil. The...
US-9,738,284 Vehicle acceleration determination
A system of one or more computers having a processor and a memory, the memory storing instructions executable by the processor such that the computer is...
US-9,738,271 Hybrid electric vehicle and method for controlling a powertrain therein
A method for controlling a hybrid electric powertrain includes, in response to a request to increase a powertrain braking force on at least one of a plurality...
US-9,738,268 Deceleration control system for a hybrid vehicle
A vehicle control system includes a controller that is programmed to, in response to an accelerator lift-pedal event, generate a drag torque, with at least one...
US-9,738,267 Methods and systems providing driveline braking
Systems and methods for improving operation of a hybrid vehicle are presented. In one example, driveline braking may transition from regenerative braking to...
US-9,738,265 System and method for determining engine disconnect clutch torque
A system and method for estimating disconnect clutch torque during engine start with the motor in vehicles having an engine selectively coupled to the motor and...
US-9,738,227 Storage assembly for vehicle center console
A storage assembly for positioning between vehicle seats, includes an enclosable compartment that has opposing longitudinal sidewalls and opposing lateral...
US-9,738,219 Illuminated vehicle trim
A trim assembly for a vehicle is provided herein. The trim assembly includes a backing panel defining a void therethrough. A foam panel is attached to the...
US-9,738,204 Tailgate ramp apparatus
An apparatus for use with a vehicle tailgate includes a base, a first attachment member, a second attachment member and a ramp. The first attachment member and...
US-9,738,190 Head restraint for a vehicle seat
A head restraint for a vehicle seat, includes a central part having a front surface, an upper side and opposing side surfaces. First and second side parts are...
US-9,738,176 Battery pack thermal management
An assembly includes a traction battery of an electrified vehicle, and a blend door moveable between a first position that permits a first flow of air to move...
US-9,738,155 Shifter-supporting base and shifter assembly and vehicle employing the same
The present invention in one or more embodiments provides a base for supporting shifter, wherein the base includes longitudinal axis, a first cross-section...
US-9,738,139 Vehicle visor bracket and visor assembly employing the same
A visor bracket is provided to be mounted over a bracket aperture of an interior trim, where the visor bracket includes a bracket housing including a base and a...
US-9,738,132 Ride performance optimization in an active suspension system
An active vehicle suspension system includes an active damping mechanism operatively coupled to a vehicle wheel and configured for controlling a damping force...
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