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US-1,022,9599 Vehicle lane changing
A computer is programmed to score a requested vehicle lane change and actuate vehicle components to perform the lane change upon determining that the score is...
US-1,022,9363 Probabilistic inference using weighted-integrals-and-sums-by-hashing for object tracking
Systems, methods, and devices for sensor fusion are disclosed herein. A system for sensor fusion includes one or more sensors, a model component, and an...
US-1,022,9231 Sensor-data generation in virtual driving environment
A method for generating training data. The method may include executing a simulation process. The simulation process may include traversing one or more virtual...
US-1,022,8696 Wind detection systems and methods
Example wind detection systems and methods are described. In one implementation, a method receives data from a vehicle-mounted sensor and determines whether...
US-1,022,8693 Generating simulated sensor data for training and validation of detection models
A scenario is defined that including models of vehicles and a typical driving environment. A model of a subject vehicle is added to the scenario and sensor...
US-1,022,8259 Systems, methods, and devices for communicating drive history path attributes
A method for providing path attributes to controllers in a vehicle includes receiving drive history data for a future driving path of the vehicle, wherein the...
US-1,022,8051 Two-piece molded pulley having radial bearing distortion-reducing characteristics
A two piece pulley is provided in which the pulley main housing and the outer pulley shell are molded without the bearing in place, thus eliminating an...
US-1,022,7979 Vane spacing for a variable displacement oil pump
A vane fluid pump for a vehicle component has an inner rotor supported within a cam ring. A series of vanes is positioned within a series of slots in an inner...
US-1,022,7936 System and method for adjusting intake manifold pressure
Systems and methods for operating an engine with deactivating and non-deactivating valves are presented. In one example, a position of an engine air intake...
US-1,022,7810 Priority driven power side door open/close operations
A vehicle door system includes a frameless door glass system, a powered latch, electrically-powered door presenter, powered door opening mechanism, and a...
US-1,022,7798 Tailgate handle
A handle assembly for opening and closing a vehicle door wherein the handle assembly includes: a recess in an exterior surface of the vehicle door; a cover over...
US-1,022,7593 Methods, systems, and compositions for cell-derived/vesicle-based microRNA delivery
Some embodiments comprise methods, systems, and compositions to produce and/or administer modified exosomes or other vesicles containing one or more selected...
US-1,022,7246 Method for the treatment of industrial waste
There is provided a method for treating spent metal working fluid (MWF), comprising the steps of: (a) providing a biofilm of microorganisms on a solid support...
US-1,022,7067 HEV battery management for generating off-board power
A hybrid electric vehicle includes an internal-combustion engine (ICE) and an electric machine coupled to a battery, an off-board power (OBP) system, and a...
US-1,022,7056 Airbag testing apparatus
A test apparatus includes a linear-motion generator, an airbag, a plate, an anthropomorphic test device, a crushable member, and a guide bar. The linear-motion...
US-1,022,7032 Vehicle headlamp alignment system and method
A vehicle headlamp alignment system is provided that includes a headlamp located on a vehicle, an adjuster module for adjusting aim of the headlamp, and a...
US-1,022,6984 Air-conditioning system with vacuum enclosure
An air-conditioning system is provided for a motor vehicle. That system includes a vacuum enclosure having a refrigerant, a first section and a second section....
US-1,022,6799 Cargo bed support assembly for a truck
A method of manufacturing a reinforcement assembly for a truck bed is provided. The method includes roll-forming an aluminum sheet to form a cross-member having...
US-1,022,4656 Electrical connector for a removable tailgate
Systems and apparatus are disclosed for an electrical connector for a removable tailgate. An example connector for a vehicle tailgate includes a body, a...
US-1,022,2134 Dual loop cooling system energy storage and reuse
Methods and systems are provided for a dual loop coolant system used to control an engine temperature. In one example, cooling capacity is transferred from a...
US-1,022,1946 Security fastener
A fastener having a head is provided. The fastener includes a unidirectional inner drive including an inner lobe having an inner ramp surface adjacent to an...
US-1,022,1940 Neutral state movement protection for an automatic transmission
A controller is provided to, in response to a speed of the vehicle exceeding an allowable speed based on a measured grade while the vehicle is running and in...
US-1,022,1933 System and method for reducing power train air resistance
A vehicle system, comprising an internal combustion engine, a transmission enclosed within a transmission case coupled to a gaseous fuel source, the...
US-1,022,1927 Continuously variable transmission with overdrive
A transmission includes a variator configured to transmit power from a first shaft to a second shaft. The transmission further includes a first gearing...
US-1,022,1903 Vehicle with wheel-end disconnect and associated control method
One vehicle wheel is disconnected from a differential while the vehicle is in a front wheel drive mode. A controller checks for a malfunction of the...
US-1,022,1899 Multiple-stage ball ramp actuator
A multiple-stage ball ramp actuator includes an axially movable outer ring having at least one outer groove and an outer ball disposed in the outer groove. The...
US-1,022,1821 Method for controlling an engine during a restart
Various systems and methods are described for controlling an engine in a vehicle, the engine being coupled to a transmission. One example method comprises,...
US-1,022,1818 Method and system for vacuum generation using a throttle comprising a hollow passage
Various systems and methods are described for generating vacuum within an engine intake. A system may comprise an intake throttle including a throttle plate,...
US-1,022,1806 Cylindrical engine bore
A cylinder bore including an inner surface including an axial travel area and an axial non-travel area including two discontinuous axial widths of the...
US-1,022,1792 Two-stage catalyst regeneration
A system and method are described for reducing NOx emissions following deceleration fuel shut off (DFSO). The method comprises: cutting off fuel to the engine...
US-1,022,1787 Method and system for a variable displacement engine
Methods and systems are provided for monitoring torque delivery in a variable displacement engine using air flow metered via a throttle body model. During...
US-1,022,1784 Method and system for fuel vapor management
Methods and systems are provided for improving the efficiency of canister purge completion. Based on engine operating conditions, a canister is purged to a...
US-1,022,1781 Hybrid vehicle with turbo lag reduction apparatus
A hybrid electric vehicle includes a combustion engine, electric machine, turbocharger, and turbo lag reduction assembly that includes an auxiliary compressor...
US-1,022,1779 System and method for providing EGR to an engine
Methods and systems are provided for providing exhaust gas recirculation to a naturally aspirated internal combustion engine. In one example, exhaust gas is...
US-1,022,1743 Method and system for exhaust particulate matter sensing
Methods and systems are provided sensing particulate matter by a particulate matter sensor positioned downstream of a diesel particulate filter in an exhaust...
US-1,022,1600 Vehicle body system
A vehicle includes a roof panel, hinge bracket, cover, and retaining clip. The roof panel defines a recess. The hinge bracket is secured to the roof panel...
US-1,022,0893 Spare tire release device with dual slider mechanism
A spare tire release device is provided for a motor vehicle. That spare tire release device includes a wheel cradle, a first slider mechanism to displace the...
US-1,022,0886 Compensator assembly for a vehicle frame
A compensator assembly for a vehicle frame includes a base member having a clip engaging a first frame component spaced from a second frame component. An...
US-1,022,0881 Cellular structures with fourteen-cornered cells
A cellular structure may include a plurality of cells each cell of the plurality of cells having a fourteen-cornered cross section. The fourteen-cornered cross...
US-1,022,0851 Infrastructure-centric vehicle mode selection
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for infrastructure-centric vehicle mode selection. An example vehicle includes a GPS receiver to provide a location of the...
US-1,022,0839 Vehicle hitch detection system and method
A vehicle hitch detection system is provided. The vehicle hitch detection system includes a camera arranged to capture images of a vehicle hitch and a...
US-1,022,0833 Hybrid powertrain speed control
A vehicle powertrain includes a controller, a torque converter, and an engine and electric machine coupled by a clutch. The torque converter may be configured...
US-1,022,0807 Restricted-opening door hinge for automotive air bag chute
An air bag chute assembly mounts a passenger air bag module to an automotive instrument panel. An outer flange collar of the assembly attaches to the instrument...
US-1,022,0806 Monitoring and alerting vehicle occupants for ignition systems
Method and apparatus are disclosed for monitoring and alerting vehicle occupants for ignition systems. An example vehicle includes a cabin, a touchscreen within...
US-1,022,0804 Fog lamp attachment bracket with integrated air curtain duct and fascia support
A bumper assembly for a vehicle includes a bumper fascia having inner and outer surfaces. A support member is welded to the inner surface and at least partially...
US-1,022,0796 Device holders
A device holder to hold an electronic device is provided. The device holder comprises an upper arc arm; a lower arc arm; and a drive device. The upper arm and...
US-1,022,0795 Device holder and seat with a built-in device holder
A device holder is provided for a motor vehicle seat. The device holder includes a housing, a support and a hook. The support and the hook are displaceable...
US-1,022,0793 Bicycle attachment system for a truck bed
A bicycle attachment system for a truck bed includes a first compartment in the truck bed, a first access door providing access to the first compartment and a...
US-1,022,0790 Pivoting hanger with positive retention
A vehicle seating assembly includes a seat and a seatback. A retainer assembly is positioned in a rearward portion of the seatback. The retainer assembly...
US-1,022,0786 Controlling side-view mirrors in autonomous vehicles
A method includes capturing a first image of a first vehicle mirror deployed to a first position by a second vehicle. The second vehicle captures a second image...
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