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US-7,880,430 Power system and method
A power system may include at least one controller configured to determine a net reactive power on at least one power distribution circuit and to issue at least...
US-7,878,937 Dual-pilot axle assembly for an automotive vehicle driveline
A differential and axle assembly for an automotive vehicle driveline is disclosed. The assembly includes a differential drive pinion and a drive pinion shaft,...
US-7,878,913 Decoupling torsional disturbance in a vehicle powertrain
A decoupler assembly for a motor vehicle driveline comprising a decoupler, an input driveably connected to a transmission output shaft and including a first...
US-7,878,912 Cardanic cross joint with insulation
A universal joint comprises first and second joint yokes, each joint yoke having axially opposite yoke arms, and inner and outer sides with respect to an axis of...
US-7,878,568 Vertical cargo box extender for compact pickup trucks and similar vehicles
A vehicle bed assembly includes a vehicle bed having a floor and first and second side walls, wherein the first and second side walls include a top portion with...
US-7,878,287 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...
US-7,878,177 Internal combustion engine having common power source for ion current sensing and fuel injectors
A system and method for controlling operation of a multiple cylinder internal combustion engine having fuel injectors and an ionization current sensor include a...
US-7,877,996 Turbo-lag compensation system having an ejector
A boost system for an engine is described. In one example, the boost system provides air to an engine cylinder via a converging-diverging valve seat. The system...
US-7,877,981 Control strategy for turbocharged diesel engine
The description relates to a control strategy for assisting regeneration of a particulate filter for a turbocharged diesel V-engine. The engine has two cylinder...
US-7,877,201 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 sensor...
US-7,877,200 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 sensor...
US-7,877,199 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 sensor...
US-7,877,189 Fuel mass control for ethanol direct injection plus gasoline port fuel injection
A method is described for an engine having a delivery system configured to deliver fuel and a fluid to an engine cylinder, said fluid containing at least some...
US-7,877,178 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 sensor...
US-7,875,171 Suction filter for an automatic transmission
A filter assembly includes a filter housing including an inlet, through which hydraulic fluid enters the housing, and an outlet, through which hydraulic fluid...
US-7,875,017 Cardiac repair, resizing and reshaping using the venous system of the heart
Structurally supportive material is implanted or injected into cardiac veins as discrete masses at various sites in the cardiac venous system to reinforce the...
US-D631,487 Vehicle engine compartment
US-7,873,459 Load transfer adaptive traction control system
A method of controlling a vehicle that includes determining a dynamic normal load for the vehicle wheel, modifying the requested torque signal from a traction...
US-7,873,449 Vehicle safety system with advanced tire monitoring
A control system (11) for a vehicle (10) includes vehicle dynamics sensors (35-47) providing a vehicle dynamics signal. Tire monitoring system sensors (20) in...
US-7,873,235 Fog isolation and rejection filter
An imaging processing system adapted for use with a vehicle is provided in one aspect of the present invention. The system generally includes an image capturing...
US-7,872,394 MEMS device with two axes comb drive actuators
In certain embodiments, a MEMS actuator is provided comprising a frame and a movable structure coupled to the frame. A vertical comb drive is provided between...
US-7,871,729 System and method for mixing gases in a fuel cell exhaust system
A system and method for reducing concentrations of reactants in gases flowing through an exhaust system are disclosed. Briefly described, one embodiment...
US-7,871,408 Methods and systems for gated or pulsed application of ablative energy in the treatment of cardiac disorders
The present invention comprises methods and systems for treating a cardiac arrhythmia in a mammal by administering gated or pulsed radiofrequency current or...
US-7,871,348 Vehicle hybrid powertrain system and method of operating same
A torque-producing machine and planetary gear set biases torque between primary and secondary drivelines of a vehicle. A first element of the planetary gear set...
US-7,871,123 A-pillar joint for automotive vehicles
An A-pillar joint configuration where the front end frame rail members are welded to the A-pillar eliminates the seals at the interface between the front end...
US-7,870,925 System and method for managing a powertrain in a vehicle
A system and method for managing a powertrain in a vehicle determines a number of vehicle conditions, and compares them to predetermined conditions to determine...
US-7,870,848 Reducing fuel-vapor emissions by vortex effect
A system for managing fuel-vapor emission from a fuel tank of a vehicle using a vortex-effect flow separator coupled in the fuel-vapor purging system of the...
US-7,870,724 Lean NO.sub.x trap with PGM zoned axially
The present invention provides a thermally stable catalyst for treating automobile exhaust by-products is provided. The catalyst of the invention comprises a...
US-7,870,723 System and method to operate fuel cell in the exhaust of an internal combustion engine
A method for operating an international combustion engine, the engine also includes a first cylinder, a second cylinder, an exhaust system, and a fuel cell in...
US-D630,987 Vehicle interior
US-7,869,933 Temperature sensing coordination with engine valve timing using electric valve actuator
A method of operation for an engine including an electrically actuated engine valve in a cylinder head, with at least an actuator coupled to the valve, the...
US-7,869,932 Engine autostop and autorestart control
Systems and methods are described for controlling engine operation of an engine that may be shut-down during engine idle stop conditions. The engine may include...
US-7,869,930 Approach for reducing overheating of direct injection fuel injectors
A method of controlling fuel supplied to an engine is provided. The engine includes at least one cylinder having a port injection fuel injector being supplied...
US-7,869,906 Wireless gateway apparatus and method of bridging data between vehicle based and external data networks
A vehicle network gateway providing off board diagnostic and computer based devices with access to vehicle network data such as signal values and diagnostic...
US-7,868,750 System and method for controlling a safety restraint status based on driver status
A system and method for notifying primary and second drivers about a status of a safety restraint in a vehicle is provided. A primary and secondary keys are...
US-7,867,133 Increased loading to improve low load controlled auto-ignition operation
A method for controlling an engine and a supplemental torque apparatus of a vehicle, such as a hybrid vehicle. During a transient gear change where the engine...
US-7,866,703 Re-settable vehicle seat belt buckle pre-tensioner presenter system and method of operation
A re-settable vehicle seat belt pre-tensioner apparatus is disclosed having a first member engagable with a second member that is moveable relative to the first...
US-7,866,702 Energy absorbing seat anchor restraint system for child safety seats
An energy absorbing anchor for securing a child safety seat to a mounting portion of a vehicle and coupling to a tether of the child safety seat is provided. The...
US-7,866,303 Direct injection event-based engine starting
A method for starting an internal combustion engine having direct fuel injection, comprising of adjusting a number of direct injections per combustion cycle...
US-7,866,291 Camshaft phaser for internal combustion engine
A camshaft phaser for an internal combustion engine includes a driven hub attached to a camshaft, and a drive sprocket journaled to the driven hub. A locking...
US-7,866,148 Combustion control utilizing exhaust throttling
A method of operating an engine for a vehicle includes operating the cylinder to achieve controlled autoignition of an air and a fuel mixture within the...
US-D630,560 Vehicle front side grille
US-7,865,298 System and method for providing route information to a driver of a vehicle
A system and method for providing route information to a driver of a vehicle given a predetermined destination having more than one route available to reach the...
US-7,865,290 Valve control synchronization and error detection in an electronic valve actuation engine system
A system for controlling a multiple cylinder internal combustion engine with electromagnetic valve actuation, comprising of at least one cylinder with an engine...
US-7,865,276 System and method for displaying an overall efficiency of a hybrid electric vehicle
A system and method for determining and displaying an overall efficiency value of a vehicle. The vehicle may include an engine and an electric machine that...
US-7,862,114 Seat restraining device
The embodiments described herein provide a vehicle seat assembly that is coupled to a floor of a vehicle. The assembly comprises a seat back frame, a seat...
US-7,862,083 Actuation mechanism for the deployment of a laterally extendable running board to provide rollover resistance
An actuation mechanism is used with the deployment apparatus mounting a running board on an automotive vehicle for laterally outward movement to increase...
US-7,862,057 Wheel suspension of a steerable wheel
The invention relates to a wheel suspension of a steerable wheel, which wheel suspension has at least one wheel carrier to which are connected at least one...
US-7,862,056 Steering gear inertia damper
A tunable mass damper for use in a vehicle steering system in which a rack and pinion gearing subsystem would otherwise transfer resonant vibrations to the...
US-7,861,682 Systems and methods for managing camshaft torsional loading
Systems and methods for managing camshaft dynamic loads associated with actuation of a camshaft-driven auxiliary device in a multiple-cylinder internal...
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