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US-D758,928 Vehicle front upper grille
US-D758,927 Vehicle front lower grille
US-D758,926 Vehicle front upper grille
US-9,363,318 Method and system for launching an application
A vehicle computing system having at least one controller communicating with a transceiver. The at least one controller programed to configure a wireless signal...
US-9,362,854 Electric motor control during unreliable power supply operations
A motor system and a method of operating an electric motor that includes monitoring a voltage of power supplied to the motor by a mircrocontroller located in...
US-9,362,654 Energy storage device service interlock
An energy storage device and electrical component are secured under an access cover by a lock. A handle has a key portion that operates the lock. Removal of the...
US-9,362,598 Traction battery assembly with thermal device
A traction battery assembly includes cells stacked in an array and a thermal plate positioned against the array. An interior of the thermal plate defines a...
US-9,362,535 Pouch-type wrap for battery cell
A battery assembly includes a cold plate and a plurality of battery cells arranged in an array. Each of the cells has a bottom in contact with the cold plate...
US-9,361,272 Adaptive real-time driver advisory control for a hybrid electric vehicle to achieve fuel economy
A vehicle powertrain controller includes a fuzzy logic-based adaptive algorithm with a learning capability that estimates a driver's long term driving...
US-9,361,090 Apparatus and method of software implementation between a vehicle and mobile device
A vehicle computer system (VCS) configured to communicate with a mobile device, comprising a wireless transceiver configured to communicate with the mobile...
US-9,360,865 Transitioning from autonomous vehicle control to driver control
Data is obtained concerning at least one attribute of a vehicle operator. The attribute is used to determine an instruction for positioning a vehicle component...
US-9,360,107 Transmission and method of controlling clutch during ratio change
A transmission and control method are disclosed which ensure proper stroke pressure and minimize torque transients during a shift event. The transmission...
US-9,360,104 Driveline thermal and lubricant flow management
A vehicle includes axle housing, a differential and a ring gear, a scraper port, and a reservoir. The housing has a cover forming a heat exchanger having a...
US-9,359,967 Method for identification of a threshold-level catalyst
Systems and methods for estimating catalyst transfer function gain are disclosed. In one example, an air-fuel ratio forcing function is applied to a catalyst....
US-9,359,966 Evaporative emission control
A method for operating a fuel system is disclosed. The method includes sequentially purging fuel vapors from each of a plurality of regions of a canister....
US-9,359,964 Controlled transient acceleration to evacuate condensate from a charge air cooler
Methods and systems are provided for purging condensate from a charge air cooler. In response to condensate in a charge air cooler during a tip-in, airflow is...
US-9,359,963 Gaseous fuel rail depressurization during inactive injector conditions
Methods and systems are provided for depressurizing a fuel pressure regulator during engine cold start and varying fuel injection pressure after cold start in a...
US-9,359,942 Turbocharger waste gate
A method for operating turbocharger waste gate of a turbocharged engine is disclosed. In one example, the method operates the waste gate synchronous with engine...
US-9,359,941 Method for purging condensate from a charge air cooler
Embodiments for controlling condensate in a charge air cooler are provided. In one example, a method for a charge air cooler comprises, responsive to a...
US-9,359,940 Direct manifold boost assist device with throttle body manifold volume isolation
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting intake airflow through two induction passages. In response to increased torque demand, intake airflow may be...
US-9,359,939 Supercharged internal combustion engine with two-channel turbine and method
A supercharged internal combustion engine wherein a two-channel turbine comprising a shut-off body positioned within a flow transfer duct within a turbine...
US-9,359,936 System and operating method for a supercharged internal combustion engine with charge-air cooling
A engine system, comprising a cylinder head with one or more cylinders, an outlet opening of a cylinder coupled to an exhaust line for discharging the exhaust...
US-9,359,935 Spark-ignition internal combustion engine having wall portion separating at least the two cylinders
The application relates to spark initiation under varied aircharge density and composition. An engine is disclosed comprising at least two cylinders with spark...
US-9,359,925 Oil separator in a positive crankcase ventilation system of an engine
An oil separator in a positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) system is described herein. The oil separator includes an oil separation conduit in fluidic...
US-9,359,923 Method and system for fuel vapor management
Methods and systems are provided for ventilating a crankcase in an engine. In one example, when the engine is operating boosted under cruising conditions, fuel...
US-9,359,036 Folding bicycle
A bicycle frame includes a top tube, a head tube rotatably coupled to a forward portion of the top tube about a first pivot, a seat tube having an upper portion...
US-9,359,012 Tolerance compensator for a vehicle frame
A tolerance compensator for a vehicle frame includes a base member having an upper portion in keyed engagement with a roof structure. The tolerance compensator...
US-9,359,009 Object detection during vehicle parking
A computer in a vehicle is programmed to collect data related to an object; use the data to generate a virtual map of the object with respect to the vehicle;...
US-9,358,981 Methods and system for improving launching of a hybrid vehicle
Systems and methods for improving launching of a stopped hybrid vehicle are presented. The systems and methods adjust speed of a motor to reduce lag between an...
US-9,358,980 Methods and systems for a vehicle driveline control during varying driving conditions
Systems and methods for improving operation of a hybrid vehicle are presented. In one example, driveline operating modes may be adjusted in response to driving...
US-9,358,979 Vehicle speed control apparatus and method
The present disclosure describes systems and methods for controlling the speed of a vehicle comprising: during a pulse phase of cruise control, applying engine...
US-9,358,974 Method and system for adjusting hybrid vehicle driveline torque
Methods and systems for improving operation of a hybrid vehicle are presented. In one example, an engine torque estimate may be adapted in response to a torque...
US-9,358,972 Methods and systems for operating a vehicle driveline
Systems and methods for improving operation of a hybrid vehicle are presented. In one example, an engine is accelerated to a speed of a driveline integrated...
US-9,358,969 Load-based vehicle operating control
A hybrid vehicle includes an engine and an electric machine, both capable of propelling the vehicle. The electric machine is electrically connected to a high...
US-9,358,968 Cold temperature engine start
A method of starting a vehicle may include providing power to a motor to spin the motor at a speed at least equal to a target engine cranking speed while a...
US-9,358,953 Seat belt presenter fault indication
A vehicle system includes a seat belt buckle configured to receive a seat belt. The seat belt buckle is moveable between a first position and a second position....
US-9,358,944 Active bolster with hot-weld rivets
An active bolster for an automotive vehicle includes a plastic-molded outer trim panel with a welding track on an inside surface and a plastic-molded expandable...
US-9,358,930 Storage bin for a vehicle interior
A storage bin includes a base, a plurality of pins supported by and moveable relative to the base, and a locking plate. The locking plate includes a plurality...
US-9,358,929 Interior trim electronic device holder
An electronic device holder includes a vehicle pillar in which a vertical track assembly is disposed. First and second pivoting arms are pivotally coupled to...
US-9,358,899 Method for revitalizing and increasing lithium ion battery capacity
A hybrid or electric vehicle includes a lithium-ion battery and a controller. The controller is programmed to discharge the battery through an electrical load...
US-9,358,890 Hybrid vehicle braking system and method
A vehicle includes a powertrain having an electric machine, and friction brakes configured to resist rotation of a vehicle wheel. The further includes at least...
US-9,358,872 Controlling a powertrain and a clutch of a vehicle
A vehicle includes an engine and is at least partially propelled by a fraction battery and a traction motor. A clutch is configured to be coupled to the...
US-9,358,856 System off configuration for climate control system
A system off configuration for an automotive climate control system is provided. The climate control system includes a compressor having two downstream flow...
US-9,358,851 Independent wheel suspension for the non-driven wheels of a vehicle
An independent wheel suspension for the non-driven wheels of a vehicle comprises a wheel carrier for rotatably mounting a wheel of the vehicle, the wheel...
US-D758,279 Vehicle wheel
US-D758,278 Vehicle wheel
US-D758,259 Motor vehicle rear lower bumper cover
US-D758,257 Vehicle hood vent
US-D758,242 Folding bicycle
US-9,357,368 Method and system for launching an application
A computer-program product embodied in a non-transitory computer read-able medium that is programmed for communicating accident data to a vehicle computing...
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