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US-9,168,895 Key fob security copy to a mobile phone
A vehicle computing system configured to program a mobile device as a key fob. The vehicle computing system includes a processor and a user interface. The user...
US-9,168,890 Seat belt retractor with wedge clamp and load limiter
A seat belt system includes a spool, a harness, a wedge clamp, and a load limiting plate. The harness is at least partially wound about the spool. The wedge...
US-9,168,883 Rail assembly for a frame of a vehicle
A rail assembly for a frame of a vehicle includes a rail defining a cavity. The cavity extends along an axis for receiving an energy absorbing member of a...
US-9,168,871 Rear-view mirror with multi-mode display screen, system comprising same, and method of using same
An image display system comprises a camera presence detector for detecting presence of a rear-view camera mounted on a towed unit connected to a towing vehicle,...
US-9,168,852 Climate comfort seat assembly
A vehicle seating assembly includes a seat structure. A carrier is disposed on the seat structure and includes a matrix of fluid transfer lines. A spacer...
US-9,168,850 Utility seat assembly
A vehicle seating assembly is provided which includes a second row center seating unit including a seatback and a seat that includes a front and a rear. A slide...
US-9,168,848 Vehicle seating assembly
A vehicle seating assembly includes a seatback having a panel movable to a reclined position and a cushion slidably coupled with the panel to slide down in the...
US-9,168,829 Vapor storage device having a diffuser plate and dome
A vapor storage device is provided. The vapor storage device includes a diffuser plate positioned on an axis of an inlet port and comprising one or more...
US-9,168,825 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-9,168,581 Electro-hydraulic rivet and method of riveting and welding parts
A method of riveting two metal parts through a hole with an electro-hydraulic riveting tool. The electro-hydraulic riveting tool includes a tube that is...
US-D741,760 Vehicle windshield
US-D741,752 Vehicle exterior
US-9,166,730 RF jamming detection and mitigation system
A vehicle system for detecting a jamming signal may include a receiver configured to receive a signal, the signal having signal properties. A controller may be...
US-9,166,218 Electrolyte replenishing system and method
A battery system includes a battery including an anode, a cathode, and a liquid electrolyte; and a conduit communicating to the battery an electrolyte liquid...
US-9,166,215 Battery pack
A battery pack of the type that may be used in an electrically-powered vehicle comprises first and second arrays of cells disposed adjacent one another, and a...
US-9,165,310 Method and apparatus for intelligent street light advertisement delivery
A system includes a vehicle processor configured to communicate with an intelligent street light to receive advertisements pertaining to local businesses. The...
US-9,164,955 Trailer active back-up assist with object avoidance
A trailer back-up assist apparatus comprises an obstacle sensing system operable to output information characterizing proximity of a object adjacent to a...
US-9,163,721 Pilot downshifting system and method
Methods and systems are provided for performing a multiple gear downshift of a transmission gear by transiently operating in an intermediate gear. In response...
US-9,163,718 Haptic feedback shift knob
Automotive vehicles having a manual shift transmission, with driver feedback to indicate when a shift change is recommended or to provide other event...
US-9,163,588 Method and system for humidity sensor diagnostics
Methods and systems are provided for an engine including a humidity sensor. Degradation of the humidity sensor may be determined based on a change in intake air...
US-9,163,575 Methods and systems for an oxygen sensor
Various systems and methods are described for an engine system with an exhaust gas recirculation system and catalyzing and non-catalyzing intake oxygen sensors....
US-9,163,571 Method for purging of air intake system hydrocarbon trap
Methods and systems are provided for improving air intake system hydrocarbon trap purging during engine-off time in a hybrid electric vehicle. One method...
US-9,163,555 Compressor bypass turbine-generator
Embodiments for a turbine-generator position in a compressor bypass flow path are presented. In one example, a method for an engine having a compressor...
US-9,163,548 Exhaust system including an exhaust manifold having an integrated mixer plate
An exhaust system for an engine is provided herein. The exhaust system includes an emission control device and an exhaust manifold having a plurality of runners...
US-9,163,543 Exhaust air injection
Embodiments for controlling exhaust oxygen concentration are provided. In one example, an engine method comprises operating the engine with lean combustion, and...
US-9,162,715 Corner closeout member and assembly for pickup truck box
A closeout member is provided which may be disposed within an opening partially defined by a corner member and a rail edge of a side panel adjacent to a...
US-9,162,713 Expandable roof panel perimeter reinforcement
A vehicle roof frame includes an adhering structure having an adhesive carrier and an expanding structural adhesive coupled to at least a portion of an outer...
US-9,162,680 Method of controlling automatic transmission coasting downshift
A method of controlling a transmission and engine during a coasting downshift is particularly suited to transmission arrangements exhibiting strong inertia...
US-9,162,674 Dynamic mapping of pedal position to wheel output demand in a hybrid vehicle
A hybrid vehicle operates in an electric-drive-only mode and one or more modes using an internal combustion engine. A control pedal is movable to respective...
US-9,162,672 Method for controlling an exhaust-gas aftertreatment device of a hybrid drive, and hybrid drive
A method for controlling an exhaust gas aftertreatment device of a vehicle hybrid drive is provided. The method comprises operating the hybrid drive only by a...
US-9,162,664 Vehicle and method for controlling an electric machine and/or engine therein
A total power demand including a wheel power demand may be observed. The wheel power demand may be modified to determine a modified total power demand including...
US-9,162,657 Automotive braking system
An automotive braking system includes a windshield wiper system, a traction wheel, and a non-friction brake system configured to apply a braking force to the...
US-9,162,656 Active driven wheel lift identification for an automotive vehicle
A roll control system (16) for an automotive vehicle (10) is used to actively detect if one of the plurality of the driven wheels (12) is lifted. The system...
US-9,162,645 High pressure airbag for oblique impact modes
A vehicle includes a dash panel and an airbag module disposed behind the dash panel. The airbag module includes an airbag assembly that defines, upon inflation...
US-9,162,642 Method and system for determining a primary direction of force resulting from a vehicle collision
A vehicle comprises an acceleration sensing module and a crash direction-computing module. The acceleration-sensing module is configured for generating...
US-9,162,627 Snug-fit item holder
An item holder for a vehicle interior includes first and second retention members which are operable between at-rest and recessed positions relative to one...
US-9,162,599 Motor vehicle footpad assembly
A vehicle footrest assembly includes a bracket attached to a vehicle body structure and a foam footpad attached to the bracket. At least one fastener attaches a...
US-9,162,598 Moveable vehicle armrest assembly
A vehicle includes an armrest and a hinge assembly. The hinge assembly supports the armrest and is rotatable between extended and collapsed positions. The hinge...
US-9,162,556 Panoramic roof module for a vehicle
A vehicle is provided with a panoramic sunroof system. A movable roof panel operates to open and define a panoramic roof opening. In a panoramic open position,...
US-9,162,546 Multilink rear axle for a motor vehicle
A multilink rear axle comprises a wheel carrier, a leaf spring, a first lower control arm, an upper control arm, and at least one member. The wheel carrier can...
US-9,162,418 Method of making a barbed surface for receiving a thermal spray coating and the surface made by the method
A method is disclosed for preparing a surface for mechanically securing a spray coating to a surface. A first series of grooves formed in the surface are...
US-9,162,277 Indexing self-piercing die riveter
A self-piercing die riveter having an indexable die table on the nose of its frame. The die table has a number of dies disposed thereon. The frame defines a...
US-D741,240 Vehicle wheel
US-D741,229 Vehicle exterior
US-D741,228 Vehicle exterior
US-D741,227 Vehicle exterior
US-D741,224 Vehicle exterior
US-9,157,970 Method and apparatus for preventing contamination from affecting magnetic field sensors
A magnetic field sensor is employed to determine a rotational velocity of an element by sensing frequency variations in a magnetic flux during rotation of the...
US-9,157,848 Ding detection system
A method and system is provided to detect deformations on a sheet metal panel. The method includes swiping the sheet metal panel's surface through a screening...
US-9,157,512 Multi-speed transmission
A transmission gearing arrangement produces nine forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio by selective engagement of three shift elements in various...
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