Easy To Use Patents Search & Patent Lawyer Directory

At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.

Searching: ford





Search by keyword, patent number, inventor, assignee, city or state:




Patent # Description
US-8,016,342 Vibration dampener with floating positive mechanical connection
A support brace supports the instrument panel above the floor pan of an automotive chassis and includes a lap joint that dampens the transmission of low range...
US-8,015,952 Engine fuel reformer monitoring
Systems and methods for monitoring a fuel reformer which reforms ethanol into a reformate gas comprising H.sub.2, CO, and CH.sub.4 for fueling an engine are...
US-8,015,951 Apparatus with mixed fuel separator and method of separating a mixed fuel
Systems and methods are provided for extracting components of a mixed fuel into at least one substantially non-polar component and at least one polar fuel...
US-8,015,833 Automotive climate system and method of controlling same
An automotive climate control system includes an evaporator, a variable speed compressor and a controller. The controller is configured to periodically alter a...
US-8,015,801 Management of a plurality of reductants for selective catalytic reduction
A method of operating a reductant delivery and storage system of a vehicle, comprising of storing an ammonia-containing fluid in a first storage device,...
US-D644,970 Vehicle front lower bumper cover
US-D644,969 Vehicle front upper bumper cover
US-D644,967 Vehicle front upper grille
US-D644,966 Vehicle front upper grille
US-D644,965 Vehicle front upper grille
US-D644,964 Vehicle front center grille
US-D644,963 Vehicle front center grille
US-8,014,928 Automotive slipstreaming support system
Systems and methods are provided to enhance the ability of a driver to safely slipstream a leading vehicle to realize a fuel economy benefit.
US-8,014,922 Methods for detecting vehicle rollover
An automobile rollover detection system comprising a control module to receive a first set and a second set of signals, to determine a first threshold in...
US-8,014,921 Ultrasonic sensor-based side impact sensing system
A side-impact threat assessment system that uses at least one ultrasonic sensor is provided. A method of detecting a potential side-impact collision on a host...
US-8,014,886 Method and system for generating an assembly configuration
A bill of material and a design layout are aligned to generate a configuration for a virtual vehicle. The bill of material includes a part number and usage...
US-8,011,338 Camcover oil separator
Systems are provided for separating oil from blow-by gases in an internal combustion engine. In one example, a system comprises a camcover configured to be...
US-8,011,180 Particulate filter regeneration
A method of operating an engine having a diesel particulate filter in a vehicle is disclosed. In one example, the filter is regenerated in response to a...
US-D644,587 Vehicle wheel
US-D644,579 Vehicle hood
US-D644,578 Vehicle rear lower bumper cover
US-D644,577 Vehicle rear left/right bumper cover
US-D644,576 Vehicle rear bumper cover
US-D644,575 Vehicle rear bumper cover
US-RE42,667 Intake valve timing in multi-valve, camless engines
Two intake valves are independently operated by electromechanical actuators and activated by the engine electronic controller. One tumble-type intake valve and...
US-8,010,281 Method and apparatus for providing a navigation summary
A route between locations includes a detailed set of directions to get from a present location to a destination. A route summary is provided, showing a subset...
US-8,010,252 Trailer oscillation detection and compensation method for a vehicle and trailer combination
A system and method of controlling a vehicle with a trailer comprises determining the presence of a trailer, generating an oscillation signal indicative of...
US-8,009,026 Vehicle statistical measurement game
A vehicle communication system is operable to calculate and compare vehicle statistics based on information received from a vehicle sensor. This statistic...
US-8,007,396 Planetary transmission having common carrier for generating six forward and two reverse drive ratios
An automatic transmission includes a first planetary gearset having a first planet pinion set rotatably supported on a common carrier and drivingly engaged with...
US-8,007,032 Energy distributing side structure for vehicle side impact occupant protection
An energy distributing side structure for a vehicle is disclosed. The side structure includes a B-pillar having a wide base and an internal reinforcing tube, a...
US-8,007,026 Lockout feature for full open hinge
A hinge mechanism having a vehicle bracket that includes a pawl engagement member extending therefrom. A horizontally-rotating swing arm is rotatably coupled...
US-8,007,021 Mounting system for mounting a body to a vehicle tailgate
A mounting system for mounting a body to a tailgate having first and second latch assemblies that engage a pair of striker plates. The mounting system includes...
US-8,006,675 Diesel fuel cooling system and control strategy
A method is described for cooling fuel for a diesel engine system with a common rail fuel injection system having a coolant pump and a fan. The method comprises...
US-8,006,670 Engine control with valve deactivation monitoring using exhaust pressure
A system or method for controlling a multiple cylinder internal combustion engine operable in a reduced displacement mode with at least one valve or cylinder...
US-8,006,657 Mode-switching cam follower
A mode-switching cam follower is disclosed, wherein the follower includes a body, a cam contact movably coupled to the body, and a latch member movably coupled...
US-8,005,684 Method for estimating a used vehicle's market value
A method for estimating a used vehicle's market value is disclosed. The method searches for a set of comparable vehicles in an existing historical database of...
US-8,005,596 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...
US-8,005,592 System for dynamically determining axle loadings of a moving vehicle using integrated sensing system and its...
A vehicle (10) includes a control system (18) that is used to control a vehicle system. The control system determines a wheel normal loading in response to...
US-8,005,587 Method and system for controlling a motive power system of an automotive vehicle
Environment conditions expected to be encountered by a vehicle are used as inputs in determining operating modes of a motive power system of a plug-in hybrid...
US-8,005,235 Multi-chamber noise control system
A noise control system is operable within a box-like structure provided by the dual bulkhead plenum of the vehicle dashboard positioned within the transfer path...
US-8,004,267 Power converter system for an automotive vehicle and method for configuring same
A DC/DC power converter includes an electrically configurable transformer/inductor. The electrically configurable transformer/inductor receives a power plug....
US-8,003,265 Gas conditioning device and method
A humidification device is disclosed. An illustrative embodiment of the humidification device includes at least one wet gas channel and at least one dry gas...
US-8,002,337 Vehicle frame with offset load path to a hinge pillar and rocker
A vehicle frame sub-assembly including a hinge pillar assembly and A-pillar assembly. A high strength hinge pillar reinforcement and A-pillar reinforcement are...
US-8,002,327 Motor vehicle
A motor vehicle (5) has a roof structure including a front roof member (6) and a rear member (4) which together form a cover for a passenger compartment (I) of...
US-8,002,325 Stowable child seat for automotive vehicles
A child seat mount assembly, a seat for mounting a child seat, and a passenger vehicle having a stowable child seat are provided. A seat back is connected to...
US-8,002,064 Frame structure of automotive vehicle
A pair of side frames extends longitudinally away from each other in a vehicle width direction, which includes a closed cross section formed by an outer panel...
US-8,001,950 Method for idle speed control
A method is disclosed for controlling engine output in a vehicle having a hydraulic power steering system. The method may include, during an idle condition...
US-8,001,934 Pump control for reformate fuel storage tank
Various systems and methods are described for a controlling a flow of reformate fuel in a fuel system which includes a reformer and a storage tank coupled to an...
US-8,001,782 Approach for identifying and responding to an unresponsive wastegate in a twin turbocharged engine
An engine system for a vehicle is provided, comprising an internal combustion engine including an exhaust system; a first turbine including a first wastegate...
US-8,001,779 Hybrid high-pressure low-pressure EGR system
An example system for inducting air into an engine includes a compressor and a turbine mechanically coupled to the compressor and driven by expanding engine...
← Previous | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 | Next →

File A Patent Application

  • Protect your idea -- Don't let someone else file first. Learn more.

  • 3 Easy Steps -- Complete Form, application Review, and File. See our process.

  • Attorney Review -- Have your application reviewed by a Patent Attorney. See what's included.