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US-1,031,6553 Universal global latch system
A powered latch system for a door of a vehicle including a latch assembly, actuatable inside and outside handles, a powered actuator and a door controller that...
US-1,031,4207 Power module assembly for a vehicle power inverter
A power-module assembly includes plates defining pockets and arranged in a stack such that the pockets cooperate to define coolant chambers interleaved with the...
US-1,031,2783 Variable flux bridge for rotor an electric machine
An electric machine assembly for an electrified vehicle including a stator core, a rotor, a first pair of magnets, a second pair of magnets, and a variable flux...
US-1,031,2485 Battery assembly array plate
A battery pack according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, an array plate including a first engagement feature...
US-1,031,1314 Detection of lane-splitting motorcycles
A controller receives images from a rearward-facing camera having an inter-lane region in the field of view thereof. A region of interest of the images is...
US-1,030,9944 Electrostatic PM sensor electrode diagnostics
Particulate matter (PM) sensors and diagnostics performed using the PM sensors are disclosed. The PM sensors and diagnostics may be used in exhaust systems,...
US-1,030,9610 Light apparatus with film layer to blend with surrounding body member
A light apparatus, according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a light surrounded by a vehicle member, a film on a...
US-1,030,9519 Baffle for automotive transmission
A baffle for a transmission of a vehicle is provided. The transmission includes a gearbox that outputs torque to a differential, which distributes the torque to...
US-1,030,9469 Coulomb friction damped components and method for manufacturing same
A friction damping cast component and method of production are disclosed. The components may be rotary, such as a cast brake rotor, or may be non-rotary, such...
US-1,030,8200 Method and apparatus for attaching push bars
A vehicle includes a body structure, a push bar, and a damper connecting the push bar to the body structure. The damper includes a base and a rod that are...
US-1,030,8192 Seating assembly to support a mobile computing device and method of supporting the mobile computing device with...
A method of supporting a mobile computing device in a vehicle comprising: providing a seating assembly disposed in an interior of a vehicle, the seating...
US-1,030,8188 Storage assembly and a center console in a vehicle
A storage assembly comprises a first cover having a first foot portion, a second cover having a second cover and a housing. The housing includes a first rail...
US-1,030,5527 Communicatively coupling mobile devices to wireless local area networks of vehicles
Method and apparatus are disclosed for communicatively coupling mobile devices to wireless local area networks of vehicles. An example vehicle includes a...
US-1,030,4335 Detecting available parking spaces
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for detecting available parking spaces in a parking environment. Radar systems...
US-1,030,4165 Vehicle stain and trash detection systems and methods
Example vehicle stain and trash detection systems and methods are described. In one implementation, a method receives a clean image and clean Lidar data...
US-1,030,3176 Determining variance factors for complex road segments
A vehicle computing device includes a data storage medium and a processing circuit. The processing circuit is programmed to receive from the data storage...
US-1,030,2744 Sensor assembly
A vehicle includes a roof and a housing having a bottom surface sealed to the roof. The vehicle includes a base in the housing and having a first surface sealed...
US-1,030,2596 Systems and methods for humidity determination and uses thereof
Methods and systems are provided for conducting measurements of relative humidity via the use of an ultrasonic sensor. In one example, the ultrasonic sensor for...
US-1,030,2445 System and method for navigation guidance using a wireless network
Embodiments include a method for providing navigation guidance to a vehicle using roadside infrastructure communicatively coupled to a wireless network, the...
US-1,030,2346 Maximizing defrost mode in electrified vehicle having dual evaporator and dual heater core climate control system
A method according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, controlling a climate control system of an electrified vehicle...
US-1,030,2267 Color infused automobile headlamp lens
A method of forming a headlamp assembly includes molding a one-piece lens from a substantially clear polymer material having a slightly yellow tint. A blue dye...
US-1,030,2195 Vehicle roll-away prevention
A brake interlock feature prevents release of the park mechanism unless a driver is depressing the brake pedal. This is intended to prevent the vehicle from...
US-1,030,2107 Fastening system and method using a compressible sleeve
An exemplary fastening system includes, among other things, a first component providing a first aperture, a second component providing a second aperture, and a...
US-1,030,2063 Method and system for ignition control
Methods and systems are provided for addressing spark plug soot fouling. In one example, a method may include alternating one or more combustion events with...
US-1,030,2052 Vacuum actuated multi-frequency quarter-wave resonator for an internal combustion engine
A variable noise attenuation element includes at least two tube sections that define an overall tube length that defines a first effective length and associated...
US-1,030,2048 Methods and systems for controlling air flow paths in an engine
Methods and systems are provided for controlling a temperature of gases within a heat exchanger, a ratio of gases output by the heat exchanger, and selectively...
US-1,030,2031 Systems and methods for managing purge pathway pressure in turbocharged engines
Methods and systems are provided for operating an evaporative emissions system in a turbocharged engine. In one example, a method may include pulsing open a...
US-1,030,2030 System and method for starting a diesel engine
Methods and systems for starting and stopping a diesel engine are presented. In one example, a cetane enhancer is selectively mixed with diesel fuel to provide...
US-1,030,2026 Systems and methods for improving operation of a highly dilute engine
Systems and methods for improving combustion in a highly exhaust gas diluted engine are disclosed. The methods and systems may be provided in an engine that is...
US-1,030,1991 Systems and methods for electrically heated exhaust catalyst diagnostics
Methods and systems are provided for diagnosing an electric heater configured to increase a temperature of an exhaust catalyst positioned in an exhaust system...
US-1,030,1990 Methods and systems for an exhaust gas aftertreatment system
Methods and systems are provided for an exhaust gas aftertreatment system. In one example, a method may include limiting ammonia desorption from a catalyst in...
US-1,030,1863 Mounting and aligning a vehicle side door motor within the current bill of process
A mounting assembly for a vehicle side door motor includes an upper hinge element configured for receiving a side door motor drive shaft and a motor mounting...
US-1,030,1855 Electronic control system and sensor for electrically powered vehicle door latches
A vehicle door includes a powered latch configured to selectively retain the door in a closed position when the powered latch is latched, and permits the door...
US-1,030,1166 Systems and methods for controlling vehicle refueling
Methods and systems are provided for refueling a vehicle configured with an onboard refueling vapor recovery (ORVR) system, such that a loading of a fuel vapor...
US-1,030,0964 Vehicle tailgate
A vehicle tailgate includes a laterally extending internal panel, laterally extending external panel, laterally extending support beam, and patches of...
US-1,030,0954 Dual A-pillar or autonomous vehicles
A vehicle is provided. The vehicle may include a first A-pillar, spanning between a roof rail and shotgun, and a frame assembly. The first A-pillar may carry a...
US-1,030,0951 Tie string attachment between vehicle sub-frame and rear floor
A vehicle floor assembly may include a frame and a floor panel attached to the frame via a plurality of mount fasteners, a plurality of string attachments, each...
US-1,030,0947 Twenty-eight-cornered strengthening member for vehicles
A strengthening member and a vehicle including a strengthening member are provided. The strengthening member can have a cross section including twenty-eight...
US-1,030,0927 Method and device for a vehicle control procedure
A method for a vehicle control procedure, wherein in the case of this vehicle control procedure a closed loop control of the vehicle velocity is performed on...
US-1,030,0918 Vehicle traction and all-wheel drive control system
A vehicle includes a first axle, second axle, first clutch, second clutch, and controller. The first and second axles are coupled by a driveshaft. The first and...
US-1,030,0899 Adjustment of maximum brake pump speed based on rate of change of target deceleration
Method and apparatus are disclosed for adjustment of maximum brake pump speed based on rate of change of target deceleration. An example vehicle includes a...
US-1,030,0890 Systems and methods for detecting and mitigating unauthorized vehicle license plate removal
Method and apparatus are disclosed for detecting and mitigating unauthorized vehicle license plate removal. An example vehicle includes a detection circuit...
US-1,030,0889 Iris-detection alignment for vehicle feature activation
Method and apparatus are disclosed for iris-detection alignment for vehicle entry and feature activation. An example vehicle includes a window, a camera facing...
US-1,030,0882 Dual chamber airbag with asymmetrically tunable parameters and method of manufacturing the same
Embodiments include a vehicle airbag assembly comprising an airbag including a first chamber and a second chamber, a first internal vent permitting gas entry...
US-1,030,0881 Side airbag for vehicles
A side airbag for protection for vehicle occupants includes an interior wall separating the airbag into upstream and downstream chambers and defining an opening...
US-1,030,0869 Washer fluid tank with magnetically responsive sensors
A washer fluid tank assembly for vehicle mounting includes a tank, a track, a float and two magnetically-responsive sensors. The tank has a fill opening. The...
US-1,030,0863 Vehicle console assembly
A vehicle overhead console is provided herein. The vehicle overhead console includes a housing having a locator and a retainer tower extending vertically above...
US-1,030,0843 Vehicle illumination assembly
A vehicle side marker is provided herein. The side marker may include a translucent lens having a texture thereon. A substrate may be attached to the lens. A...
US-1,030,0823 Method and apparatus for controlling massage functions of a motor vehicle seat
A method for controlling and selecting massage functions of a motor vehicle seat and include the steps of: switching the system to a selection mode and starting...
US-1,030,0810 Seat flip up cushion latch
A latch assembly can be used for a vehicle seat where the latch assembly includes a cushion latch coupled to a cushion pan where the cushion latch includes a...
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