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US-8,291,884 Multi-zone gaseous fuel high efficiency engine
An engine having cylinders capable of combusting gaseous fuel includes at least one spark plug per cylinder, a gaseous fuel injector extending into each...
US-8,291,870 Cooling systems
A cooling system for a vehicle having an internal combustion engine permits rapid warm-up of the engine by the use of two electrically-operated valves in...
US-8,290,697 Haptic apparatus and coaching method for improving vehicle fuel economy
An apparatus is disclosed that includes a haptic actuator operatively associated with a pedal assembly of the vehicle, a human-machine interface (HMI) for...
US-8,290,662 System and method for tire cornering power estimation and monitoring
A tire cornering power estimation and monitoring system, comprising a steering torque sensor, a steering wheel angle sensor, a yaw rate sensor, a lateral...
US-8,290,657 Direction determination for active park assist
A vehicle has a hybrid electric system and a parking assist system. The hybrid electric system includes at least one motor outputting a direction-indicating...
US-8,290,175 In-vehicle entertainment sound system
A method of recording a recommended plurality of audio signals (40) in an entertainment sound system (42) associated with an automotive vehicle (12)includes a...
US-8,289,145 Wireless seatbelt monitoring system
A wireless seatbelt monitoring system and method is provided for informing a driver that a seatbelt that should be latched is unlatched. The system includes a...
US-8,287,143 Supplementary power supply for portable electrical devices
A supplementary power supply and method for powering a portable electrical device such as a flashlight having a positive terminal and a negative terminal and...
US-8,286,471 Variable displacement engine diagnostics
Methods and systems are provided for monitoring cylinder valve deactivation in an engine operating with a plurality of cylinder valves. One example method...
US-8,286,428 Inlet system for an engine
An apparatus for improving the performance of a radial compressor 36 forming part of an inlet system of an engine 10 is disclosed in which the configuration and...
US-8,286,389 Flange weatherstrip attachment
A seal weatherstrip retention assembly is provided that includes a flange having a lanced segment, wherein the lanced segment extends at an angled pitch away...
US-8,285,470 Engine transient mitigation for hybrid vehicles
A method and system for limiting a fast transient in an engine in a hybrid vehicle is provided. The predicted fuel loss percentage is calculated from an...
US-8,285,439 System and method for performing vehicle diagnostics
One aspect includes a system for monitoring a vehicle's health status. The system comprises a vehicle monitoring computer system configured to (1) receive...
US-8,284,042 System and method of vehicle passenger detection for rear seating rows
A system for detecting a passenger in a rear seating row of a vehicle and alerting an occupant of a vehicle when a passenger safety device in a rear row is not...
US-8,284,041 Method and apparatus for in-vehicle presence detection and driver alerting
A system for alerting a responsible party to the presence of an occupant in a passenger compartment of a vehicle includes a vibration sensor detecting movement...
US-8,284,038 System and method for indicating a vehicle driving mode
A display system for a vehicle is provided. The display system includes an information display that changes color based upon an operating state of a vehicle....
US-8,283,800 Vehicle control system with proximity switch and method thereof
A control system for controlling a position of a window and method thereof are provided. The control system includes a cover at least partially adapted to have...
US-8,283,153 Mycelium structures containing nanocomposite materials and method
A method of making a molded part, including forming a liquid aggregate from a mixture of finely ground aggregate and a fluid. A mixture of a fungal inoculum and...
US-8,282,368 Check valve
A check valve. An illustrative embodiment of the check valve includes a valve body, a plurality of discharge port openings having at least one of a non-uniform...
US-8,282,225 Active blindspot/lane departure detection mirror system
A system and method to polarize a reflective layer on a vehicle mirror to reveal a convex mirror to view objects in a vehicle blindspot includes a primary...
US-8,282,158 Vehicle body structure
A vehicle is provided with a pair of front pillars extending upward from a vehicle body. A pair of rails extends rearward from the pair of front pillars. A pair...
US-8,282,122 Airbag assembly
An airbag assembly for a motor vehicle is disclosed having an airbag 110 that is inflated by an inflator when the airbag 110 is deployed in accordance with a...
US-8,281,772 Glow plug heater control
Methods and systems for operating a glow plug are disclosed. In one example, current supplied to a glow plug can be controlled to promote combustion stability...
US-8,281,765 Spark timing adjustment based on vehicle acceleration
Systems, methods and a processor are provided for adjusting the spark timing of an internal combustion engine. The systems, methods and processor include...
US-8,281,578 Method for correcting an estimate of NH.sub.3 stored within a selective catalyst reduction system
A method for correcting an estimated amount of NH.sub.3 store within a SCR is described. In one example, SCR efficiency is determined from a NOx sensor output...
US-8,281,576 Diesel particulate filter control
Methods and systems are provided for managing particulate emissions in an engine including a particulate filter and a CO.sub.2 sensor downstream of the filter....
US-D668,595 Vehicle windshield
US-8,280,580 System and method for controlling electronic stability control based on driver status
A system and method for controlling the operation of stabilizing the movement of a vehicle between primary and secondary drivers is provided. A primary key is...
US-8,277,157 Tie-down device
The present invention relates to a tie-down device comprising a base member and a retaining member, the retaining member having a plate and a pin extending from...
US-8,276,955 Zero stack-up telescopically collapsible energy absorbing rail and bracket assembly
An energy absorbing assembly for a vehicle that has a bumper and a frame. A receptacle is defined within the frame. A collapsible member is provided between the...
US-8,276,696 Structural battery duct assembly
A vehicle includes a cabin, a trunk area, a seating area located forward in the vehicle with respect to the trunk area, and a high voltage traction battery...
US-8,276,624 Sealant bottle snap-in feature for vehicle temporary mobility kit
A temporary mobility kit directed to a release arrangement for selectively releasing a sealant bottle from the base of the kit is disclosed.
US-D668,381 Vehicle foglight bezel
US-D668,198 Vehicle wheel
US-D668,197 Vehicle wheel
US-D668,196 Vehicle wheel
US-D668,195 Vehicle wheel
US-D668,192 Vehicle windshield
US-8,275,583 System and method of interactively optimizing shipping density for a container
A system and method for interactively optimizing shipping density of racked parts by a user is provided. The system includes a user computer system, a...
US-8,275,538 Multi-fuel engine starting control system and method
Various example approaches are described, one of which includes a method for controlling injection of gaseous and liquid fuel to a cylinder during engine...
US-8,275,529 Apparatus and method for controlling a hybrid vehicle
A control unit 13 moves an engine throttle 15 to the wide open position whenever the driver wishes to decelerate. This maximizes the transfer of rotational...
US-8,273,721 Combination treatment for bladder cancer
Novel methods useful for treating a patient with bladder cancer such as superficial bladder cancer includes administering to the patient a therapeutically...
US-8,273,501 System and method for hydrating a proton exchange membrane fuel cell
A fuel cell hydration system comprising a first reservoir is provided. The first reservoir is positioned between a cathode supply and a fuel cell stack. The...
US-8,273,315 Engine emission control system
Systems and methods are provided for reducing exhaust NOx species using a monolith substrate having a plurality of channels configured with radially varying...
US-8,272,806 Panel connector
Described is a building connecting apparatus for receiving structural members including frames and panels. The apparatus includes a main body having a central...
US-8,272,685 Vehicle seat with air duct
An automotive vehicle seat back adapted for movement between an upright position and a lowered position has an air duct with an intake located adjacent an upper...
US-8,272,679 Door spacer block design for side impact protection
A strategically located door spacer block for transferring door beam bend/kink away from the occupant seating position is provided. The door spacer block is...
US-8,272,675 Equipment mounting module for instrument panel
A mounting bracket is attached to an instrument panel frame, and an aperture is formed in an upper surface of an instrument panel housing in alignment with the...
US-8,272,365 Method and system for controlling vacuum
An engine with two vacuum sources is disclosed. In one example, a valve position is adjusted when engine load is low and intake manifold pressure is low to...
US-8,272,362 Engine control method and system
Methods and systems are provided for heating a catalyst during engine cold-start conditions. One example embodiment uses positive valve overlap to drive a...
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