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Method and system for controlling a power converter system connected to a
A method and system for controlling a power converter system with first, second, and third phase legs with respective first, second, and third associated phase...
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...
Bipolar plates for electrochemical cells
In one embodiment, an electrochemical cell such as a fuel cell is provided to include a bipolar plate. The bipolar plate includes a metal substrate defining at...
Traction control method
A traction control method is provided for dynamically maintaining safe driving traction between a tire (12) and a driving surface in a decelerating motor...
A fluid diverter comprising: a fluid diverting structure having a top, fluid striking surface having side and rear walls and a forward mouth, the side and rear...
Cooler bypass to reduce condensate in a low-pressure EGR system
Various systems and methods are described for an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system including an EGR cooler coupled to a turbocharged engine in a vehicle....
Selectively storing reformate
Systems and methods are provided for selectively storing gaseous reformate output by a fuel reformer for fueling an engine. Carbon monoxide produced by a fuel...
Rotational speed sensor assembly
A sensed element is disclosed for incorporation into an apparatus that includes a rotatable shaft. The sensed element includes at least one sensor-detectible...
Spring member test apparatus
An apparatus is provided for loading a spring member secured on the apparatus. The apparatus includes a first mechanism for applying a translational loading to...
Discharging stored EGR in boosted engine system
A method for controlling an engine with exhaust gas recirculation is provided. The method comprises directing EGR from exhaust downstream of an...
Forming preforms and parts therefrom
A method for forming a component includes forming a workpiece into a hollow preform cylinder concentric with an axis and including an inner surface that extends...
Vehicle front bumper cover
Vehicle lower grille
Vehicle upper grille
Vehicle upper grille
Method of making foamed mycelium structure
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...
Plasticized mycelium composite and method
A method of making a plasticized mycelium structure, including dissolving a soluble polymer in a liquid thereby forming a polymer solution of polymer particles....
Method of making molded part comprising mycelium coupled to mechanical
A method of making a molded part, including forming a liquid aggregate. A fungal inoculum and the liquid aggregate are inserted into a mold cavity. A portion of...
System for reducing NOx in exhaust
A system and method for NOx reduction is described, with a catalytic unit including a first zeolite catalyst with a first NOx conversion performance in a first...
Integrated passenger vehicle trailer brake controller
A trailer brake controller 10 for use in a passenger vehicle 12 is provided, including a control element 11 positioned within the passenger vehicle 12, a...
Self powered steering wheel angle sensor
A steering wheel angle detection system having a steering wheel angle sensor, a generator and a controller memory such that when a vehicle ignition is powered...
Automatic emergency call language provisioning
A method of language provisioning includes receiving a language designation as part of a packet sent from a communication point. The method also includes...
Torque modulation control of a hybrid electric vehicle
In a powertrain for motor vehicle that includes an engine, a first electric machine and a second electric machine, each machine being able to function...
Bipolar separators with improved fluid distribution
A fuel cell separator having a first plate, the first plate including an active surface comprising a reactant flow field and a header fluidly connected thereto,...
Anti-rotation fastener for an automotive component and panel
An automotive fastener for insertion into a slotted aperture is provided with a head, a base with an elongated cross-section sized to fit within the slotted...
Temperature-and-humidity-controlled head restraint
A temperature-controlled head-restraint system is provided. A head restraint includes various layers of material, such as a core, cushion, and trim cover....
Trailer hitch immobilizer
A trailer hitch immobilizer is provided. The trailer hitch immobilizer includes a first face operatively configured to block an aperture defined by a hitch...
Subframe locating device
The invention relates to a device for locating a subframe to a vehicle body having a control hole. The device comprises a pin attached to the subframe and...
Seatbelt use promotion system and method
Seatbelt use is promoted by determining whether a seat is occupied and then determining whether the seatbelt associated with the seat is buckled. When the seat...
Intake system for internal combustion engine
An intake system for an internal combustion engine includes a cylinder head and an intake manifold attached to the cylinder head. A labyrinth seal is interposed...
VCT active lock pin control
A spool valve 10 for a variable camshaft timing (VCT) phaser for an internal combustion engine comprises a spool 11 slidable in a bore 12 in a valve sleeve 13,...
Sliding door tambour close out panel
A cover assembly for an opening in a sliding vehicle door system including a linkage arm operably associated with the vehicle door and a vehicle body. Also...
Vehicle wheel cover
Vehicle rear lower bumper cover
Vehicle rear upper bumper cover
System and method for integration of crash signature sensor in vehicle
side impact sensing
A system and method for performing side impact sensing in a vehicle including at least one side impact zone is provided. The system comprises a controller and...
Active steering nibble control algorithm for electric steering systems
A system and method for actively cancelling steering nibble and/or brake judder in an electric power steering system using a controller and an electric motor by...
System for dynamically determining vehicle rear/trunk loading for use in a
vehicle control system
A control system (18) and method for an automotive vehicle (10) includes a pitch rate sensor (37) generating a pitch rate signal, a longitudinal acceleration...
System and method for stereo photography
A system and method for stereo photography is provided. The system comprises a first light source, a second light source and a photodetector. The first light...
Method and apparatus for determining item orientation
A computer-implemented method and computer software for calculating an orientation for an item. A bounding cube is constructed which encompasses a mesh...
Methods and systems for assisted direct start control
Systems and methods are provided for controlling a vehicle system including an engine that is selectively shut-down during engine idle-stop conditions, the...
Servo motor for actuating a mandrel while extruding helical teeth
An apparatus for extruding helical teeth in a gear blank includes a press including a die plate and a die base, the die plate being movable along an axis...
Cargo access and retention system for a passenger vehicle
An improved access and retention system for sedans includes a protective cover for safeguarding a lower peripheral region of a rear cargo region while loading,...
Vehicle stowage assembly having electromagnetic closure
A vehicle stowage assembly is provided that includes a compartment having an opening to allow access to the opening and a door proximate the opening. A ferrous...
Roll restrictor system for an automotive powertrain
A roll restrictor system for an automotive powertrain includes a first mounting pad located upon a powertrain component and a mounting bracket having an...
Generator power-based cold start strategy
A system and method for controlling engine starting in a hybrid electric vehicle that includes a battery, an engine and a generator acting as a motor control...