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US-1,009,9631 Component group for joining together vehicle parts
A component group is provided for joining together vehicle parts which have to be aligned, adjusted and fastened relative to one another during assembly. The...
US-1,009,9630 Vehicle sensor mount
A sensor mount system for a vehicle is disclosed. The system includes a sensor cover having a plurality of walls defining a cavity, wherein at least one of the...
US-1,009,9625 Glove box bin with adjustable stiffness
A vehicular glove box bin has a molded substrate of a first durometer plastic material defining a concave body with bin sides, bottom, and open mouth. The sides...
US-1,009,9621 Active torsional buckling and lateral shear mechanism for running board brackets
A bracket adapted to attach a running board to a rocker of a vehicle includes a body having a plurality of running board deflection-inducing portions. The body...
US-1,009,9619 Mirror assembly and method of reducing wind noise throb
A mirror assembly includes a support arm, a mirror housing carried on the support arm and a mirror body held in the housing. A dynamic surface is provided on...
US-1,009,9613 Stopped vehicle traffic resumption alert
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for a stopped vehicle traffic resumption alert. An example disclosed vehicle includes a collision detection unit and a...
US-1,009,9608 Haptic vehicle alert based on wearable device
A vehicle includes a controller that communicates with a wearable device having a haptic mechanism. In response to an alert event detected by the vehicle, the...
US-1,009,9606 Dome light assemblies and units that produce natural and courtesy light patterns
A dome light assembly that includes a reflective surface facing an interior; a light-diffusing element over the reflective surface having a plurality of...
US-1,009,9594 Adjustable cup holder base height
A vehicle cup holder assembly having a cup holder defining an interior volume and a cup holder base having a depth relative to a top surface of the cup holder....
US-1,009,9592 Telescoping power head restraint with cover assembly
A headrest assembly includes a linkage system that is at least partially disposed within a housing. The linkage system is operable between fore and aft...
US-1,009,9588 Reversible writing surface for soft armrest applications
An armrest unit is disclosed that is selectively moveable between a first configuration, whereby the armrest is used as a traditional armrest, and a second...
US-1,009,9582 Pivotal head restraint with adjustable side wings
A head restraint includes a central part, a fastener for fastening the central part to a backrest of a vehicle seat, and at least one side wing. The side wing...
US-1,009,9575 Creep compensation using road grade and mass estimation
A method according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, controlling a torque output of an electric machine of an...
US-1,009,9574 Vehicle power module assemblies
A vehicle power stage assembly is disclosed which may include a power stage housing, a power stage supported by the housing, and a pair of stacked DC...
US-1,009,9570 Method and apparatus for identifying battery pack types
A method, apparatus, and system are disclosed for analyzing a vehicle battery system of a hybrid or electric vehicle that includes a battery pack and a battery...
US-1,009,9567 Vehicle auxiliary battery charging system
Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide an auxiliary battery charging system for monitoring and regulating the energy flow to an auxiliary battery...
US-1,009,9566 Hands free vehicle charging system
A vehicle charging system may include a drive system mounted to a chassis, a positionable electrical connector assembly, a position sensor, a proximity sensor,...
US-1,009,9541 Vehicle door reinforcing beam
A vehicle door including a door inner and a reinforcing beam fixed to the door inner. The reinforcing beam includes a first layer and a second layer bonded to...
US-1,009,9540 Motor vehicle door with hidden key cylinder
A motor vehicle door is provided. That door includes a door body that carries a door handle and a decorative trim feature remote from the door handle. A key...
US-1,009,9539 Variable transmission moon roof module with multiple transparent panels
A moon roof module includes a first transparent panel, a second transparent panel and a third transparent panel packaged in a compartment between the first...
US-1,009,9538 Two-layer polarized visor
A visor assembly for a vehicle includes a visor body comprising adjacent hingedly connected panels each fabricated of a polarizing material. A closure is...
US-1,009,9532 Environmental control system and method for a battery in a vehicle
An environmental control system for a battery in a vehicle includes an air intake for receiving ambient air from outside the vehicle. A duct system provides...
US-1,009,9435 Method of splitting fiber tows
A fiber tow and methods for separating a fiber tow are disclosed. The fiber tow may include adjacent filaments and a polymer coating covering at least a portion...
US-1,009,8198 Interior ambient and task light bars
A light bar is provided and includes an elongated carrier having a surface extending along the carrier. Capacitive sensors are spaced along the carrier and...
US-1,009,7993 Method and apparatus for remote authentication
A computer-implemented authentication method includes receiving a request to access one or more features of a vehicle computing system (VCS) from an application...
US-1,009,7671 Compression algorithms for vehicle-bus-messaging of preview data
Systems and methods for communicating data to a control system of a vehicle are described. A system may include a server, which generates a set of coefficients...
US-1,009,7066 Electric machine for vehicle
An electric machine for a vehicle includes a stator having slots and a yolk region defining a plurality of channels extending between the opposing end faces of...
US-1,009,6263 In-vehicle tutorial
Methods, devices, and systems pertaining to in-vehicle tutorials are described. A method may involve receiving a request for an in-vehicle tutorial of an...
US-1,009,6184 Key fob with RSSI
A key fob includes: communicator(s), a battery, memory, and processor(s) configured to: find signal strengths of received polls; determine, based on the signal...
US-1,009,6158 Method and system for virtual sensor data generation with depth ground truth annotation
Methods and systems for generating virtual sensor data for developing or testing computer vision detection algorithms are described. A system and a method may...
US-1,009,5238 Autonomous vehicle object detection
A computer in a vehicle can determine a first distance from a vehicle to a traffic object and receive, via a network interface, a second distance from a second...
US-1,009,5229 Passenger tracking systems and methods
Example passenger validation systems and methods are described. In one implementation, a method receives, at a vehicle, a transport request indicating a...
US-1,009,4737 Airbag testing apparatus having an anthropomorphic test device
A test apparatus includes a linear motion generator, an airbag, a plate, a platform, an anthropomorphic test device, and a crushable member. The airbag is...
US-1,009,4696 Detecting vehicle state via fuel level
A method of monitoring a vehicle includes monitoring a precollision fuel level, detecting a collision event, and detecting a vehicle orientation based at least...
US-1,009,4674 Predictive vehicle task scheduling
A vehicle system includes a processor having a memory. The processor is programmed to predict a vehicle key-on time based on a next destination of a vehicle....
US-1,009,4343 Intake manifold having failure controlling features
An intake manifold is provided that comprises a plurality of intake manifold runners 12, and each intake manifold runner comprises at least one elongated rib 15...
US-1,009,4328 Forming assembly and method to provide a component with a passageway
An exemplary forming assembly includes a mold having a cavity to form a component, and an insert having first, second, and third regions. The first region...
US-1,009,4320 Methods and systems for dual fuel injection
Methods and systems are provided for reducing fueling errors resulting from pressure pulsations in a port injection fuel rail. The pressure pulsations result...
US-1,009,4319 Optimizing intermittent fuel pump control
Various methods are provided for operating a fuel pump. In one example, a method of operating a fuel pump comprises iteratively reducing an on-duration of a low...
US-1,009,4310 Systems and methods for a split exhaust engine system
Methods and systems are provided for operating a split exhaust engine system that provides blowthrough air and exhaust gas recirculation to an intake passage...
US-1,009,4304 System and method for diagnosing a variable displacement engine
Systems and methods for determining operation of a cylinder deactivating/reactivating device are disclosed. In one example, a direction of engine rotation is...
US-1,009,4246 Waste heat recovery for power generation and engine warm up
Methods and systems are provided for heating an engine and generating energy from a common waste heat recovery system. In one example, a method comprises,...
US-1,009,4159 Power closure panel system performance optimizer
A power optimizer system for power closure panels includes a closure panel power actuator system comprising at least a motor operatively connected to a...
US-1,009,3360 Vehicle roof support assembly
A vehicle roof structure assembly includes a mounting bracket having a first aperture disposed therethrough. The vehicle roof structure assembly further...
US-1,009,3315 Target vehicle deselection
To deselect a target vehicle, certain actions are taken by an autonomously operating vehicle. An identified lane is identified. A target vehicle in the...
US-1,009,3304 Enhanced electric drive mode having predicted destinations to reduce engine starts
A system and method for controlling a vehicle includes controlling a vehicle according to a first mode in response to a calculated likelihood exceeding a...
US-1,009,3303 Method and system for determining a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle expected drive range
A vehicle may include an engine and electric machine each configured to generate motive power for the vehicle, a battery configured to store energy for the...
US-1,009,3301 Method of controlling aspirator motive flow
Methods and systems are provided for controlling an aspirator shut-off valve in an engine of a hybrid vehicle. One example method includes opening the aspirator...
US-1,009,3292 Brake system and method for operating same
A brake system for a motor vehicle including front wheel brakes, rear wheel brakes, and a hydraulic system supplying hydraulic fluid to the wheel brakes. An...
US-1,009,3287 Transmission and method of engagement
While a transmission range selector is in a Park position, a controller engages multiple transmission shift elements to place the transmission in a tie-up...
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