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US-8,056,545 Integrated cover and exhaust gas recirculation cooler for internal combustion engine
An integrated engine cover and exhaust gas recirculation cooler for an internal combustion engine includes a cover for enclosing a portion of an engine and an...
US-8,056,544 Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system
A method for operating an internal combustion engine Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system that includes producing an EGR valve position signal to decrease the...
US-8,056,540 Method and system for fuel vapor control
A method and system for fuel vapor control in a hybrid vehicle (HEV). The HEV fuel vapor recovery system includes a fuel tank isolation valve, which is normally...
US-8,056,534 Intake manifold system for internal combustion engine
An intake manifold system for an internal combustion engine includes inlet runners attached to a mounting flange. The inlet runners may be one piece with the...
US-8,056,531 Shallow piston bowl and injector spray pattern for a gasoline, direct-injection engine
A combustion system for a direct-injection, spark-ignition engine is disclosed. A side-mounted fuel injector located outboard the intake valves directs multiple...
US-8,056,525 Induction system for internal combustion engine
An induction system for an internal combustion engine includes an upper intake for receiving air from a supply, such as a turbocharger, and a lower intake which...
US-8,056,436 Adjustable steering column assembly for a motor vehicle
A steering column assembly for a motor vehicle is disclosed having lower and upper steering column members that are slidingly interengaged. The upper column...
US-8,056,340 EGR mixer for high-boost engine systems
An EGR mixer comprises an upstream conduit section having a contracting flow area in a direction of air flow through the mixer, a downstream conduit section...
US-8,056,339 Warming intake air using EGR cooler in dual-throttle boosted engine system
A method for providing intake air to an engine in a vehicle comprises delivering compressed fresh air and EGR to the engine via first and second throttle valves...
US-8,055,437 CO2 information display and method
A method and system for estimating CO2 produced by an internal combustion engine disposed in a vehicle and transmitting the CO2 produced to a display device...
US-8,055,425 Increased capability modular vehicle-dynamics control architecture
A system and method for controlling the amount of torque generated by at least one torque generating device in a vehicle is provided. A vehicle layer transmits...
US-8,052,937 Soot oxidation catalyst and method of making
A catalyst composition for facilitating the oxidation of soot from diesel engine exhaust is provided. The catalyst composition includes a catalytic metal...
US-8,052,768 Air filtration apparatus
An air filter assembly is provided for an evaporative emissions control canister used with an internal combustion engine fuel system. The air filter assembly...
US-8,051,829 Method for controlling low temperature combustion
A method for adjusting fuel injection of an engine is disclosed. In one example, fuel injection timing is adjusted to account for fuels having different cetane...
US-8,051,704 Method for diagnosing fuel injectors
A fuel injector diagnostic is disclosed. In one example, the diagnostic can determine if that amount of fuel injected or the timing of start of injection is...
US-8,051,645 Determination of diesel particulate filter load under both transient and steady state drive cycles
Methods for updating the PF soot load of an engine are provided herein. In one example, a soot storage estimate is based on processing operations that occur at...
US-8,050,994 Method and system for financing acquisition of vehicles
In one embodiment of the present invention, a method for financing acquisition of a vehicle is disclosed. The method comprises receiving a future interest in a...
US-8,050,857 System and method for dynamically determining vehicle loading and vertical loading distance for use in a...
A control system (18) and method for an automotive vehicle (10) includes a roll rate sensor (34) for generating a roll rate signal, a lateral acceleration...
US-8,050,844 Pre-delivery strategy for diesel-engine vehicles
A method to supply fuel to an engine of a vehicle is provided. The method includes adjusting a direct injection of fuel into a cylinder of the engine based on...
US-8,050,831 Vehicle engine speed control for a continuously variable transmission
A vehicle and a method for controlling a vehicle transmission is provided. The vehicle has at least one wheel and a positionable acceleration device. The...
US-8,049,585 Vehicle power system and electrical contactor for use with same
A vehicle power system includes an electrical power source, an electrical bus, and a contactor electrically connected with the electrical power source and...
US-8,049,376 Motor system with magnet for a vehicle fuel pump
A rotor for a brushless motor is resistant to degradation in alternative fuels and has desirable magnetic properties. A stator for a brushless DC motor includes...
US-8,048,530 Method of coating a substrate for adhesive bonding
According to at least one aspect of the present invention, a coated substrate surface is provided. In at least one embodiment, the coated substrate surface...
US-8,047,807 Vehicle transmission with jet pump
The present disclosure relates to a vehicle transmission with jet pump. The jet pump includes a hydraulic control system that has a nozzle fitted between a...
US-8,047,691 Integrated rear high mounted identification lamp and bed cargo lamp
A cargo lamp assembly includes a lamp housing with first and second ends having first and second adjacent cavities. A first incandescent light source is...
US-8,047,450 Temperature responsive flow control valve for an engine cooling system
A temperature responsive control valve is disclosed. The valve may have a housing having a hot inlet, a cold inlet and an outlet. A first valve member, and a...
US-8,047,318 Cooling system for a vehicle battery
Air is cooled by a heat exchanger of a vehicle. The cooled air is directed to a cabin and/or battery of the vehicle. Ports in the cooling path direct the cooled...
US-8,047,313 Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle
A method of operating a hybrid vehicle propulsion system includes selectively operating the engine to consume fuel stored on-board the vehicle based on a...
US-8,047,188 Direct-start engine operation utlizing multi-strike ignition
A method for engine starting is provided. The method may include performing idle-stop operation, and during a subsequent re-start, applying multi-strike...
US-8,047,185 Variable venturi system and method for engine
Systems and methods for an engine are described. In one example, a system may include a variable venturi coupled in an intake of the engine; an exhaust gas...
US-8,047,184 EGR cooler bypass strategy
A system and method for controlling an engine control an EGR cooler bypass valve to divert at least a portion of EGR flow around an EGR cooler when operating...
US-8,046,918 Method for reinforcing a tubular beam with a sleeve
A method of reinforcing a hollow beam by inserting a sleeve that is held in place by a tang that is placed on a supporting portion of a first or second opening...
US-8,046,895 System and method for assembling a vehicle body structure
A system and method for assembling a vehicle body structure. The system includes first and second end effectors for positioning first and second body structure...
US-8,046,153 Compensation for oxygenated fuels in a diesel engine
A fuel compensation factor (FCF) is determined to account for the amount of oxygenated fuel blended in diesel fuel. In one embodiment, the FCF is based on an...
US-8,044,784 Sun protection system for automotive vehicle
A sun protection system for a transportation vehicle has plurality of LCD zones laminated into one or more glazings of the vehicle. An occupant sensor detects...
US-8,044,546 Permanent magnet machine
A permanent magnet electric machine with optimum motoring efficiency is disclosed. It is adapted for use in a hybrid electric vehicle powertrain. An asymmetric...
US-8,043,194 Vehicle creep control in a hybrid electric vehicle
In a powertrain that includes wheels for driving a vehicle, an engine including a crankshaft, a machine driveably connected to the crankshaft and able to...
US-8,042,674 Clutch assembly with a leg spring
A clutch device is described comprising a first clutch element, a second clutch element that is disposed in a coaxial manner in relation to the first clutch...
US-8,042,528 Adaptive EGR control for internal combustion engines
A system and method for controlling an internal combustion engine having an EGR valve determine a base valve position to deliver a target flow using a stored...
US-8,042,527 Coordination of HP and LP EGR
A method for charging an intake manifold of an engine comprises adjusting an LP EGR flow rate and an uncooled HP EGR flow rate within first limits to maintain a...
US-8,042,519 Common rail fuel system with integrated diverter
An internal combustion engine includes a fuel system having a first fuel rail with an integrated diverter portion coupled to a high-pressure pump and separated...
US-8,042,518 Multi-component transient fuel compensation
A method adjusts fuel injection to account for fuel puddling in the engine intake. The fuel is adjusted based on the ethanol content of the fuel in the puddle,...
US-8,042,510 Efficiency enhancement to a laser ignition system
A method for a laser ignition system to operate in at least two modes based on a four-stroke combustion cycle, wherein laser light energy is generated to ignite...
US-8,042,504 Adjusting valve timing to deactivate engine cylinders for variable displacement operation
An internal combustion engine having two cylinder banks and adjustable camshaft timing is disclosed in which the camshafts in one cylinder bank are adjusted so...
US-8,042,335 Intake air heating and exhaust cooling
Intake air heating and exhaust cooling is provided by a double wall exhaust system serving as an exhaust-to-air heat exchanger, sourcing hot air to the intake...
US-8,042,325 Adapting indicated engine torque during regeneration of a diesel particulate filter
In a motor vehicle powertrain that includes a diesel engine, a particulate filter and a torque converter, a method for correcting an indicated engine output...
US-D647,450 Vehicle wheel
US-D647,449 Vehicle wheel
US-D647,445 Vehicle front skidplate
US-D647,435 Vehicle front left/right grille
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