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Vehicle tail gate
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Vehicle rear quarter louvered window
Vehicle front upper grille
Personalized health risk assessment for critical care
A method for assessing whether a patient is at risk of developing a clinical condition includes receiving training data representing a set of patient-related...
Active suspension with load detection and adaptation
A method for estimating a location of a center of gravity (CG) of a sprung mass of a vehicle includes steps of a) determining whether the vehicle is stationary...
Method and system for estimating pressure in a motor vehicle
Method for estimating the negative pressure in a motor vehicle brake force booster, and a stop/start control device is disclosed. One embodiment of the...
Method for operating a vehicle powertrain
Methods and systems for controlling a vehicle powertrain that may be automatically stopped and started are presented. In one example, a method adjusts a...
Method and system for engine control
Methods and systems are provided for extending an engine-off period of a hybrid vehicle while reducing engine cold-start emissions. During an engine pull-up to...
Method and apparatus for diagnosis of tumor activity using tumor
interstitial fluid pressure
A scanning apparatus, is used to effect multiple images of a tumor in which a contrast agent has been localized as a detectable marker over a selected time to...
Methods and apparatus for selective emergency alert notification and
Various embodiments include communicating emergency information to a vehicle. A computer may receive one or more emergency notifications issued by a government...
Headlamp aiming using high-dynamic range camera
A method of aiming a light source includes using an image-capturing device to capture a light beam pattern from the light source. Here, the light beam pattern...
Physical-virtual hybrid representation
A virtual environment, including at least one virtual element representing a component of an item is generated. The virtual environment is mapped to a physical...
Methods and systems for engine control
Systems and methods are provided for restarting an engine that can be selectively deactivated during idle-stop conditions. In one embodiment, the engine is...
Overrunning clutch reacting a force produced by a hydraulically actuated
An assembly for an automatic transmission includes a casing, a carrier of a planetary gear set, a hydraulically actuated brake that driveably connects the...
A family of transmission gearing arrangements provides a plurality of forward speed ratios and one or more reverse speed ratios by selective engagement of shift...
Method for operating a mechanical parking brake
The invention relates to a method for operating a brake device, in particular of a motor vehicle, wherein the brake device comprises a service brake and a...
Seat with integrated trim assembly and storage bin
A vehicle seating assembly having a seat back including a polymeric body portion defining a forward support frame having a plurality of forwardly extending...
Vehicle liftgate reinforcement
A vehicle liftgate system comprises an outer panel that includes a Class A surface and a sole lamp opening extending for a first horizontal distance that...
V shape bumper extension
A V shape bumper extension for a vehicle is provided where the V shape member has an extension member and a support member. The extension member extends...
Sheet metal bead
A bracket has an elongate portion of a predetermined length. The elongate portion terminates in a clamp end that includes a downward sloping portion connected...
Cross axis joint with elastomeric isolation
A front lower control arm assembly includes a front lower control arm and a bushing attached to the arm. The bushing has a first central axis. A ball joint is...
Individual wheel suspension with automatic camber adaptation
The invention relates to a wheel suspension for vehicles, with a vehicle body and wheels articulated on the vehicle body by means of wheel suspension parts. The...
Workpiece holding fixture for machining multiple prismatic parts
A workpiece holding fixture including a base plate having an engagement surface including a travel slot. A first static riser includes a position control member...
Differential unit with damper system
A vehicle differential unit (DU), including: a torsional damper assembly having a plurality of independently sprung damper assemblies positioned with respect to...
Vehicle frame component
A body on frame vehicle includes a vehicle frame having a small offset impact load management system including upper and lower rear blocker structures and a...
Valvetrain impact absorber
Embodiments may provide a valve train for an engine including a valve stem configured for reciprocating movement to open and close a port in a combustion...
Heat pipe assembly in an engine lubrication system
An engine lubrication system is provided. The engine lubrication system includes an oil pan housing a lubricant, an oil pump having a pick-up tube including an...
Method and system to validate a fuel level indicator in a vehicle
A vehicle is provided with a controller and a fuel system having a fuel tank, a fuel level indicator (FLI), and a pressure sensor. The controller is configured...
Internal combustion engine with charge air cooling
An internal combustion engine has a cylinder head having at least one cylinder. A cover is connected to the cylinder head and covers the cylinder and related...
Method of controlling the operation of a rear wiper system of a motor
A method and system for detecting the presence of a carrier mounted on the rear of a motor vehicle or of an object carried by the carrier that may cause damage...
Vehicle camera system operable in off-road mode and method
A camera system and method of assisting a driver of vehicle for off-road mode use is provided. The camera system includes one or more cameras located on the...
Status indicator and reminder system for vehicle temporary mobility kit
A status indicator and reminder system for a temporary mobility kit for use in a vehicle having a tire pressure monitoring system. A tire sealant containing...
Method and apparatus for customized vehicle sound-based location
A system includes a vehicle-based processor configured to receive a wireless vehicle-locate request from a remote device. The processor is also configured to...
Proximity switch assembly having non-switch contact and method
A proximity switch assembly includes first and second proximity switches comprising first and second proximity sensors and a tactile feature disposed between...
Multiple speed transmission
A multiple speed power transmission comprising: an input shaft, an output shaft, a first epicyclic gearing assembly with five rotating members, a second...
System and apparatus for providing a secure storage compartment
A storage compartment in a vehicle is covered by closing a vehicle door over the storage compartment. The storage compartment may be disposed in an end cap, the...
Roof bar for a motor vehicle
A roof bar (10) for a motor vehicle (1) has an elongate load carrying member (213) and a single elongate stay (214) which are hingedly connected to a roof (5)...
Park brake actuator
A park-brake actuator includes a cam including first serrations and an open-ended slot, a piston including second serrations displaceable relative to the cam in...
Controllable overrunning coupling
A drive device includes a first one-way coupling including a cam plate, pocket plate and struts, a second one-way coupling including a second cam plate...
Brake booster fault diagnostics
Methods and systems for indicating brake booster degradation when braking is suspended may include comparing expected brake booster vacuum with measured brake...
Punch and method for piercing holes with a retention structure
A punch including a shearing edge formed on an outer periphery of the punch, a cutting edge formed on the distal end of the punch and at least two ramp surfaces...
Method and system for reducing turbocharger noise during cold start
An approach for controlling a turbocharger bypass valve is disclosed. In one example, the turbocharger bypass valve is opened during engine cold start...
Exhaust-gas aftertreatment system and method for exhaust-gas
An exhaust-gas aftertreatment system (1) for a motor vehicle having a turbocharged internal combustion engine (2) comprises a large-volume lean NOx trap (5)...
Hydrocarbon and NOx trap
A hydrocarbon and NOx trap and related apparatus and methods for reducing cold-start NOx emissions from an engine are provided. In one embodiment a trap...