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US-8,985,671 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...
US-8,985,632 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...
US-8,985,604 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...
US-8,985,595 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...
US-8,985,564 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...
US-8,985,291 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...
US-8,985,258 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...
US-8,985,077 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...
US-8,985,067 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...
US-8,984,934 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...
US-8,984,878 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...
US-8,983,721 Method of controlling the operation of a rear wiper system of a motor vehicle
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...
US-8,983,717 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...
US-8,981,921 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...
US-8,981,916 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...
US-8,981,602 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...
US-8,979,701 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...
US-8,979,160 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...
US-8,978,946 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)...
US-8,978,862 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...
US-8,978,838 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...
US-8,978,456 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...
US-8,978,431 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...
US-8,978,378 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...
US-8,978,368 Exhaust-gas aftertreatment system and method for exhaust-gas aftertreatment
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)...
US-8,978,360 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...
US-D724,516 Vehicle wheel
US-D724,513 Vehicle wheel
US-D724,494 Vehicle exterior
US-8,977,479 Method and apparatus for determining traffic conditions
A system includes a vehicle processor configured to detect one or more brake presses. The processor is also configured to detect one or more accelerator...
US-8,977,477 Approach for controlling operation of oil injectors
Various embodiments of systems and methods related to controlling oil injection for piston cooling in an engine are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method...
US-8,977,470 Method and system for sampling intake manifold pressure
An engine system and method for improving sampling of a port throttle pressure sensor. In one example, the port throttle pressure sensor is sampled a plurality...
US-8,977,449 Methods and systems for holding a vehicle stopped on a hill
Systems and methods for improving operation of a hybrid vehicle are presented. In one example, a holding force of a vehicle parked on a hill is adjusted...
US-8,977,417 System and method for controlling a vehicle having a single-wire actuator
A system and method for determining functionality of a single signal wire actuator of a vehicle monitor the signal wire for a heartbeat signal after commanding...
US-8,977,324 Automatic emergency call language provisioning
A computer-implemented method includes receiving coordinates, at a vehicle associated computing system (VACS), corresponding to a vehicle's location. The method...
US-8,975,903 Proximity switch having learned sensitivity and method therefor
A vehicle proximity switch and method are provided having learned sensitivity control. The switch includes a proximity sensor, such as a capacitive sensor,...
US-8,974,394 Device and method for detecting irregular placement of an extracorporeal vascular access needle
A device and method for determining intravascular pressure and irregular needle placement in a hemodialysis procedure include analyzing means for automatically...
US-8,974,346 Method and system to control vehicle operation
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-8,974,161 Removable bull ring with rotating attachment plate
A bull ring for a vehicle comprises a top plate coupled to a rotating plate having a tie-down. Two opposing rail flanges extend from the rotating plate and a...
US-8,973,999 Reclining vehicle seat with actuator and motor
A reclining seat for a vehicle includes a seat and a seat back pivotally coupled to the seat. The reclining seat also includes an actuator for adjusting the...
US-8,973,966 Seating arrangement for a passenger vehicle
A seating assembly for a vehicle includes a stepped floor that has an upper portion and a lower portion. A front seat is disposed on the lower portion. A rear...
US-8,973,942 Active bolster with integrated vent
An active bolster mounts at an interior trim surface of a passenger compartment in an automotive vehicle. A plastic-molded, expandable front wall deploys toward...
US-8,973,931 Wheel strut for vehicle suspension
A vehicle suspension wheel strut, includes a first bushing; a wheel carrier journaled onto the first bushing; a first bracket at a first end of the first...
US-8,973,809 Bonding of roof panels
A method for attaching a roof panel to a roof rail of a vehicle bodyside frame, wherein the roof rail prohibiting access to an underside of an area at which the...
US-8,973,558 Method and system for fuel vapor control
Methods and systems are provided for monitoring a fuel vapor recovery system including a fuel tank isolation valve coupled between a fuel tank and a canister....
US-8,972,152 Method and system for inhibiting engine idle stop based on operating conditions
Methods and systems are provided for controlling the automatic shutdown of an idling vehicle engine. When the vehicle is parked in an enclosed space, the idling...
US-8,972,109 Rotatable driver interface for trailer backup assist
A trailer backup steering input apparatus is coupled to a vehicle. The trailer backup steering input apparatus comprises a rotatable control element (e.g., a...
US-8,972,106 Systems and methods for scheduling driver interface tasks based on driver workload
A vehicle's dynamic handling state, driver inputs to the vehicle, driver physiological condition, etc. may be examined to determine one or more measures of...
US-8,972,103 Method of building and using local map of vehicle drive path
An automotive vehicle mapping system is disclosed. The mapping system includes an on-vehicle electronic storage device, a GPS receiver, and an electronic...
US-8,972,098 Methods and apparatus for lost connection handling
A computer-implemented method, executable by a vehicle computing system (VCS), includes determining that a connection between a wireless device and a VCS has...
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