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US-9,248,756 Plug-in vehicle eco charging mode
A system for controlling battery charging in a vehicle includes a traction battery and a controller. The controller is configured to charge the traction battery...
US-9,248,725 Panoramic roof module for a vehicle
A panoramic vehicle sunroof system is provided. The panoramic sunroof system has a movable roof panel operable to define a sunroof opening extending generally...
US-9,248,721 Sun visor assembly incorporating a magnetic detention system
A sun visor assembly is provided incorporating a magnetic detention system. That assembly includes a sun visor body, a ferromagnetic element held in that body...
US-9,248,378 Method and apparatus for remote racing
A system includes a processor configured to communicate with a remote server to provide and obtain vehicle performance information, wherein the processor is...
US-D748,545 Vehicle hood
US-9,246,417 System and method for regenerative braking
One exemplary aspect of this disclosure relates to a method including the step of controlling a level of regenerative torque to at least partially meet a...
US-9,246,148 Service panel for accessing a serviceable part
A battery assembly according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, an enclosure assembly defining an interior and a...
US-9,243,755 Methods for an exhaust fluid level sensor
Various methods are provided for notifying a vehicle operator of various parameters based on an exhaust fluid level sensor of an exhaust fluid storage tank. In...
US-9,243,706 Manual transmission clutch control using measured torque
A method for controlling a manual transmission includes using a controller to determine a desired torque transmitted through an input clutch and a desired...
US-9,243,672 Dual drive plate damper for hybrid electric vehicles
An assembly includes an engine output concentric with an axis, an input, a starting gear, a first drive plate secured to the engine output, including a rim...
US-9,243,669 Torque converter flex plate for hybrid electric vehicle
An assembly includes a torque converter concentric with an axis and including a casing, a rotor hub drivably connected for rotation about the axis to an...
US-9,243,603 Laser ignition system based diagnostics
Methods and systems are provided for using an engine laser ignition system to perform a visual inspection of an engine and diagnose various cylinder components...
US-9,243,600 Method and system for improving automatic engine stopping
A method and system for improving automatic engine stopping and starting is presented. In one example, the method adjusts conditions for engine stopping in...
US-9,243,598 Methods for determining fuel bulk modulus in a high-pressure pump
Methods are provided for finding the bulk modulus of a fuel used in the direct injection system of an internal combustion engine. A method is needed to...
US-9,243,595 Multi-path purge ejector system
Systems and methods for a multi-path purging ejector are disclosed. In one example approach, a dual path purge system for an engine comprises an ejector...
US-9,243,594 Hydrocarbon storage canister
A system for a vehicle is provided herein. The system includes a fuel vapor canister comprising a shell, a compression plate within the shell and an end cap....
US-9,243,592 Canister purge valve self-cleaning cycle
A method for a fuel system coupled to an engine comprising: under vacuum conditions, opening the fuel vapor canister purge valve, and generating pressure...
US-9,243,591 Fuel system diagnostics
Methods and system are provided for identifying unintended closing (or corking) of a mechanical valve coupled to a fuel tank. If tank vent valve corking is...
US-9,243,588 Variable pressure gaseous fuel regulator
Methods and systems are provided for varying fuel injection pressure in a gaseous-fueled vehicle. A mechanical pressure regulator may be modified to regulate...
US-9,243,580 Method and system for reducing soot formed by an engine
An engine system and method for reducing soot produced by an engine is disclosed. In one example, during purging of stored fuel vapors, a number of fuel...
US-9,243,573 Methods and systems for cylinder bank misfire detection and reactivation
Various systems and methods are described for deactivation and reactivation of a cylinder bank in a V-engine. In one example, the cylinder bank is deactivated...
US-9,243,570 Auto-stop control for a stop/start vehicle at a service location
A stop/start vehicle includes an engine and a stop/start system that prevents an auto stop of the engine when the speed of the vehicle is approximately zero in...
US-9,243,569 Variable cam timing control during engine shut-down and start-up
A method for controlling an electric variable cam timing (VCT) actuator is disclosed. The method includes during engine shutdown, adjusting camshaft position...
US-9,243,555 Engine front end accessory drive bracket
A system, comprising a vehicle engine with a crankshaft, a bracket structure coupled to the vehicle engine, a thermostat positioned in the bracket structure, an...
US-9,243,553 Electric waste gate control system sensor calibration with end-stop detection
Various embodiments relating to detection of an end-stop position of a waste gate valve and calibration of a waste gate position sensor relative to the detected...
US-9,243,552 Method for determining wastegate valve lift
Systems and methods for determining the lift of a wastegate valve are provided. Methods comprise determining a relation between an actuator position and a lift...
US-9,243,551 Control strategy for decreasing resonance in a turbocharger
A method for operation of an engine including a turbocharger system is provided. The method includes adjusting turbocharger rotational acceleration or...
US-9,243,550 Turbocharger compressor inlet flow control
Systems and methods for controlling compressor inlet flow in a turbocharger of an engine are described. In one example, a method for controlling a compressor...
US-9,243,547 Dual inlet and outlet exhaust gas recirculation cooler for turbocharged engine
Methods and systems are provided for a high-pressure exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system of a parallel twin-turbocharged internal combustion engine. Using an...
US-9,243,545 Liquid-cooled internal combustion engine with liquid-cooled cylinder head and with liquid-cooled cylinder block
One approach to provide engine cooling for an internal combustion engine includes pumping coolant from a pump output, in parallel, directly to a block and a...
US-9,243,542 Systems and methods for an exhaust gas treatment system
Various systems and methods are provided for an exhaust gas treatment system. In one example, a system includes an exhaust gas treatment device and a wire...
US-9,243,527 System and method for reducing friction in engines
A vehicle system comprises an internal combustion engine including a PCV system fluidly coupled to a gaseous fuel source via a flow control valve. The gaseous...
US-9,243,526 Internal combustion engine having an oil circuit and method for operating such an internal combustion engine
A method for operating an engine is provided. The method comprises adjusting an oil pressure in an oil circuit, the oil circuit including a pump in fluidic...
US-9,242,646 Engine torque imbalance compensation in hybrid vehicle
A system and method for controlling a fraction motor in a hybrid vehicle includes varying a traction motor torque in response to an engine cylinder misfire. The...
US-9,242,641 Dynamic allocation of drive torque
Methods and systems are provided for dynamically allocating engine torque and motor torque in a hybrid vehicle to meet operator torque demand. The allocation is...
US-9,242,624 Electronic parking brake system
An electronic parking brake system having selectable modes and varying parking brake actuation dependent on the selected mode and amount of parking brake...
US-9,242,581 Automatic presentable swiveling seat
An automobile seat includes a cushion, a back coupled with the cushion, and a mounting unit. The mounting unit includes a mounting track and an actuator...
US-9,242,542 System for reducing engine roll
A system for an engine torque support is described comprising a support member connected to a vehicle structure at a first end via a bearing comprising a...
US-9,242,531 Vehicle climate control method
A method for controlling a climate control system is disclosed. In one example, the climate control system includes an air mixing valve that is adjusted in...
US-9,242,187 Track and field starting block anchor
A new and useful improvement in starting blocks and starting block anchoring devices for use at the line of start of a track either indoors or outdoors. The...
US-D748,026 Vehicle fender vent
US-D748,020 Vehicle front lower bumper cover
US-9,240,693 Battery discharge device with self-adjusting resistance
A battery discharge device according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a sensor configured to sense a parameter of...
US-9,240,588 Anode active material for lithium-ion batteries
In at least one embodiment, a rechargeable battery is provided comprising an anode having an active material including MSb.sub.2O.sub.4 having a purity level of...
US-9,239,635 Method and apparatus for graphical user interface interaction on a domed display
A graphical user interface is implemented as a human interface device which can directly sense where on a domed screen a user is pointing. The human interface...
US-9,239,034 Ejector system for a vehicle
A selectively operable vacuum source designed to reduce leakage is disclosed. In one example, the vacuum source is at least partially within an engine air...
US-9,239,020 Condensate accumulation model for an engine heat exchanger
Embodiments for controlling condensate in an engine heat exchanger are disclosed. In one example, a method for an engine comprises increasing exhaust gas...
US-9,239,019 Particulate matter retaining system
Methods and systems are provided for passive regeneration of a particulate matter filter coupled to a gasoline engine. During vehicle deceleration conditions,...
US-9,239,016 Catalyst heating with exhaust back-pressure
Embodiments for controlling an exhaust back-pressure valve are provided. In one example, a method for operating an engine comprises closing an exhaust...
US-9,238,998 Method and system for binary flow turbine control
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting the opening of a scroll valve of a binary flow turbine. Scroll valve adjustments are used at different engine...
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