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US-9,033,075 Auto-seek electrical connection for a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle
An auto-seek operating mode for an electric vehicle adjusts the vehicle using a vehicle power steering system and a vehicle traction motor to move the vehicle...
US-9,032,984 Fuel distribution in multi-fuel tank compressed gas fuel systems
A method for distributing fuel in a fuel system of a motor vehicle. The method may be applied in a fuel system having a first fuel tank, where fuel is confined...
US-9,032,939 Method for controlling a variable charge air cooler
Embodiments for a charge air cooler are provided. In one example, an engine method comprises increasing intake air flow velocity through a charge air cooler in...
US-9,032,915 Independent cooling of cylinder head and block
Various systems are provided for liquid-cooling of an internal combustion engine. In one example, an internal combustion engine includes a cylinder head, a...
US-9,032,830 Transmission shift selector assembly
The present disclosure relates to various shift selector assemblies having a shift gate with a plurality of indentations corresponding to transmission shift...
US-9,031,766 Method for controlling an engine for a motor vehicle
A method for controlling the operation of an engine of a vehicle is disclosed in which a torque request signal supplied to control the supply of torque from the...
US-9,031,764 Engine idle speed and turbocharger speed control
Various methods are described for controlling engine operation for an engine having a turbocharger and direction injection. One example method includes...
US-9,031,745 Systems and methods for correcting steering wheel angle errors
A system for correcting steering wheel angle errors of a motor vehicle of the present disclosure may include a steering wheel angle sensor, an actuator angle...
US-9,031,722 Method and system for improving hybrid vehicle shifting
A method and a system for improving operation of a hybrid vehicle are presented. In one example, torque converter impeller torque from beginning to end of...
US-9,030,310 Capacitance-based catalytic converter protection systems and configurations
A proximity-based catalytic converter protection system for a vehicle that includes a controller, and a catalytic converter, both located in the vehicle. The...
US-9,028,591 Climate control system having multiple adsorbers and a method of control
A climate control system and a method of control. The climate control system may have first and second adsorbers and a door that controls airflow through the...
US-9,028,365 Method of shifting a transmission
A method of controlling a multiple step downshift is disclosed. Two offgoing shift elements are released and two oncoming shift elements are engaged to complete...
US-9,028,345 Lawn game and components thereof
A pin for a lawn game includes a shaft portion that includes a first end and a second ground contact end. The pin further has a first fence part that is fixedly...
US-9,027,989 Extruded body component with notched flange to reduce strain in bending
A vehicular system is provided with a substantially hollow member having a long axis, a short axis, and an outer surface substantially parallel to the long...
US-9,027,536 Crankcase ventilation and vacuum generation
Methods and systems are provided for generating vacuum from crankcase ventilation flow. During both directions of gas flow between an engine intake manifold and...
US-9,027,533 Method and system for fuel system control
Methods and systems are provided for controlling a fuel system in a hybrid vehicle. Before canister purging is stopped by closing a purge valve, a canister vent...
US-9,027,532 Method and system for fuel vapor control
Methods and systems are provided for generating sufficient vacuum to enable a leak detection routine. While a fuel tank pressure is within mechanical limits,...
US-9,027,531 Ignition energy control for mixed fuel engine
A method of operating an engine including varying a level of ignition energy provided to the engine during an engine start is provided. For example, the...
US-9,027,522 Camshaft with internal oil filter
Embodiments in accordance with the present disclosure may provide a camshaft having a central oil passage and a radial passage to supply oil from the central...
US-9,027,426 Synchronization device
A synchronization device for a transmission includes a sliding sleeve, a blocking synchronizer ring and a change wheel. In a force flow region between the...
US-9,027,343 Approach for supplying vacuum via a supercharger
A method for supplying vacuum in an engine is disclosed. The method includes controlling a throttle valve positioned upstream of a supercharger arranged in...
US-9,027,341 System for a charge-air-cooler
Systems and methods for a charge-air-cooler are provided. The system may include an engine air passage, a charge-air-cooler including a plurality of heat...
US-9,027,326 Vehicle exhaust heat recovery system
The present disclosure relates to a vehicle exhaust heat recovery system including a first exhaust line fluidically connected to a heat exchanger, a second...
US-9,026,393 High voltage interlock strategy
A High Voltage Interlock Strategy (HVIS) uses feedback current to detect cable connectivity status for a high-voltage cable configured to connect a power...
US-9,026,345 Method and system for fuel vapor control
Methods and systems are provided for performing a vehicle-off fuel system leak test. A vehicle controller may be woken up after a vehicle has been in a key-off...
US-9,026,323 Priming a start-stop vehicle transmission pump
A method of controlling a start-stop vehicle transmission pump, includes: assessing how long an engine has been turned off; and when the engine has been turned...
US-9,026,296 System for controlling overall coasting torque in a hybrid electric vehicle
A hybrid vehicle is provided that includes an engine, a reversible electric machine capable of generating and providing electric power, and a clutch for...
US-9,026,292 Fuel tank isolation valve control
Methods and systems for controlling a fuel tank isolation valve coupled to a fuel tank in a vehicle are disclosed. In one example approach, a method comprises,...
US-9,026,287 Method and system for engine control
Methods are provided for holding an engine steady during a drive cycle to complete one or more diagnostic routines. The engine may be held steady while an...
US-9,023,455 Method of making reinforced composite articles with reduced fiber content in local areas and articles made by...
A composite part including a resin matrix and fibers reinforcing the resin matrix in a first portion of the matrix. A second portion of the resin matrix is...
US-9,022,894 Automatic transmission assembly
A transmission includes gearsets each including rotating members, a support held against rotation, brake servos located in the support, brakes each actuated by...
US-9,022,647 Engine cooling system control
Methods and systems are provided for diagnosing each of a plurality of engine cooling system components including various valves and grill shutters. Each valve...
US-9,022,626 Signal assemblies providing uniform illumination through light source location and spacing control
A signal assembly is provided that includes a chamber defined by isotropically luminant back and side surfaces, and a front surface having a lens and a...
US-9,022,007 Throttle valve system for an engine
An embodiment of an engine is described. The engine includes a first throttle valve. The first throttle valve is provided in a first intake passage coupled to...
US-9,021,998 Variable cam timing system and method
A phase control apparatus in a variable cam timing (VCT) system of an engine is described herein. The phase control apparatus includes a locking pin coupled to...
US-9,021,806 Supercharged internal combustion engine having two turbines, and method for operating an internal combustion...
Embodiments for a supercharged engine are presented. In one example, a supercharged engine includes a cylinder head having at least two cylinders, each cylinder...
US-9,021,805 Exhaust gas recirculation control
Methods and systems are disclosed for controlling an exhaust gas recirculation valve in an engine by determining errors in exhaust backpressure estimates and...
US-9,021,804 Self-sustaining low pressure EGR and exhaust system
An exhaust system, comprising a LP-EGR system that couples an exhaust system to an intake system and an exhaust pipe within the exhaust system with a turn...
US-9,021,786 Method for initiating and maintaining a substoichiometric operating mode of an internal combustion engine and...
The present disclosure describes systems and methods for recharging a storage catalyst of an internal combustion engine. A method is described, comprising:...
US-D728,797 Vision assessment apparatus
US-D728,426 Vehicle exterior
US-D728,424 Vehicle exterior
US-D728,423 Vehicle exterior
US-9,020,743 Methods and apparatus for predicting a driver destination
A computer implemented trip-planning method includes accessing one or more destination elements of a matrix of driver information, the accessing based at least...
US-9,020,732 Vehicle and powertrain control based on rearward approaching object
A vehicle may include a sensor configured to detect a rearward approaching object and at least one controller configured to cause the vehicle to accelerate in...
US-9,020,710 Engine restart strategy
A method of controlling a vehicle, where the vehicle includes an internal combustion engine and a transmission having a neutral state and an engaged state,...
US-9,020,691 Hydraulic brake system for a motor vehicle and fault condition detection for same
The present disclosure provides a hydraulic brake system for a motor vehicle and a method for the detection of a fault condition of the hydraulic brake system....
US-9,020,670 Hybrid electric vehicle and method for smooth engine operation with fixed throttle position
A torque management strategy for an HEV having an engine operating with a fixed throttle position to better manage NVH while the vehicle is stationary or...
US-9,020,659 Dynamometer vehicle operating mode control
A vehicle and a method of controlling a dynamometer mode operation of a vehicle that includes requesting the dynamometer mode; monitoring for at least one...
US-9,018,796 Energy conversion system for a vehicle
An energy conversion system transfers energy between an energy source, or storage unit, and an electric device via a first port and a second port and at least...
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