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BLIND SPOT INDICATOR
A beam is projected on the roadway by a vehicle that is visible to vehicles that are in its proximity, the beam on the roadway indicating to adjacent vehicles...
LIGHTED SPARE TIRE COVER
The lighted spare tire cover is configured to be installed on a rear-mounted spare tire. The lighted spare tire cover includes a planar surface that may...
VEHICLE EMBLEM INCORPORATING CAPACITIVE SWITCH AND LED LIGHTING
A system, device and method for opening an electromechanical system of a vehicle. The system includes a capacitive emblem switch and a transponder, where the...
BUILDABLE SEAL FOR SLIDE-OUT ROOMS
A buildable seal assembly (100) is used with a jacket (102) which is connected to a sidewall (14) and slide out room (12) of a conventional RV or similar...
STICK REMOVAL MECHANISM FOR NUT HARVESTING
The stick removal mechanism for nut harvesting includes a frame having opposing side members and sprockets mounted on the side members. A roller chain is...
A folding liner includes multiple sections connected with hinges. The folding liner slides within a cargo area such as a truck bed to facilitate loading and...
VEHICLE HEATED CUP HOLDER SYSTEM
A heated cup holder system for a vehicle including a sleeve receivable onto a container, the sleeve of a predefined inductance and a cup holder including an...
Provided is an assist grip that is mounted by inserting a mounting clip (5) and a clip support portion (42) of a cover (4) into a rectangular hole provided on...
Automotive center console armrest storage box lid protector
This invention is an Automotive Center Console Armrest Storage Box Lid Protector that is an alternative for replacing the factory installed center...
COMPOSITE COMPONENT FOR A VEHICLE SEAT, AND VEHICLE SEAT
A composite component (110) for a vehicle seat (1), in particular a motor vehicle seat, having a plurality of fabric layers (116) of a fiber material and a...
ASSEMBLY FOR A SEAT FRAME, SEAT FRAME AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUCH AN
The present invention relates to an assembly (21), particularly for a seat frame (7), comprising a structural tube (15) and at least one frame wire (20)...
SECURING SEAT TRIM COVERS TO FOAM CUSHIONS
A seat trim cover includes a flexible web and a plurality of molded clips spaced-apart at predetermined intervals along a distal edge of the web. Each of the...
VEHICLE INTERIOR COMPONENTS
Embodiments of the present invention include a vehicle interior component. The vehicle interior component has a cover forming a design surface, and a tag...
HEATER FAN, ESPECIALLY FOR USE AS A NECK WARMER IN VEHICLE SEATS
The present invention concerns a heater fan for a body support arrangement, and specifically the heater fan has at least one air delivery arrangement and at...
An adjustable headrest that provides both support and comfort to the user and one that can be used in connection with various types of passenger vehicles. The...
POWER ARTICULATING HEADREST ASSEMBLY
A vehicle seating assembly includes a seatback. A head restraint is operably coupled with the seatback by first and second support posts. The head restraint is...
A bolster assembly for a seat includes a fixed frame and a housing coupled to the fixed frame. The housing includes a track and a bracket moveable along at...
Vehicle seating, selectively deployable at the rear of a vehicle for providing temporary outdoor seating. The seating is moveable between a first, stowed...
Threader Device for a Child Safety Seat
The invention provides a seatbelt threader device with a sheath receiving at least one or both of the lap and shoulder straps of a seatbelt therein, and a male...
ROD ADAPTER FOR OPERATING RECLINER AND SEAT RECLINING DEVICE COMPRISING
The present invention relates to a rod adapter for operating recliner and a seat reclining device comprising the same, where the seat reclining device...
ACTUATOR FOR A VEHICLE SEAT, AND VEHICLE SEAT
An actuator (110, 210) for a vehicle seat (1) includes a housing (11), a motor (12) which is fixed to the housing and includes a motor shaft (12a), a...
LOCKING UNIT FOR A VEHICLE SEAT, AND VEHICLE SEAT
A locking unit (10) for a vehicle seat (1) includes a pawl (80) which is mounted pivotably about a pivot axis between an open position and a closed position...
A seat device 5 according to the present invention includes a cushion pad 60, a support member 70 for supporting the cushion pad 60, a pressure sensitive...
ELECTRIC VEHICLE CONTROL
Systems and techniques are disclosed for controlling an electric vehicle. In one aspect, a control unit of the vehicle determines whether the electric vehicle...
HYBRID VEHICLE CONTROL DEVICE
A hybrid vehicle control device is provided for controlling a drive system in a hybrid vehicle. The hybrid vehicle control device is provided with a hybrid...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BATTERY CONTROL USING RMS CURRENT
A method according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, monitoring a root mean square (RMS) current of a component...
BATTERY PACK, METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND DRIVING SYSTEM OF
ELECTRO-MECHANICAL APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME
A battery pack includes a plurality of rechargeable batteries, a sensor, and a battery manager. The sensor obtains motion information of the rechargeable...
METHOD AND APPARATUS ESTIMATING STATE OF BATTERY
A method and apparatus estimating a state of a battery are provided. A battery life estimation apparatus may charge a battery using a normal charge rate...
ELECTRICAL CHARGING APPARATUS, ELECTRICAL CHARGING STATION AND METHOD FOR
CONTROLLING AN ELECTRICAL CHARGING...
An electrical charging apparatus (10) for charging an electrical energy store of a motor vehicle (12) has an electrical connection (16) to electrically connect...
CHARGING DEVICE FOR A PLUG-IN VEHICLE, AND PLUG-IN VEHICLE
A charging device for a plug-in vehicle includes a plurality of power components (12, 22) for transforming a polyphase supply system voltage (32) into a...
POWER CONTROL METHOD, COMMUNICATION DEVICE, AND POWER CONTROL SYSTEM
Power control can be performed for electronic apparatuses that are unable to connect to a network. A user accesses the URL of a power supply center, and...
CHARGING SYSTEM AND PAIRING METHOD
A charging system includes a vehicle (200) that receives electric power with which a storage battery (240) is charged, from an inlet (226), and a power feeding...
ELECTRICAL STORAGE SYSTEM
Charging of an electrical storage device is completed by operation-starting time while increasing a percentage of a charging time of the electrical storage...
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR GENERATING POWER USING INERTIA
The invention is an apparatus for generating power using inertia of a load in a moving vehicle. The apparatus includes a vessel having a volume that is capable...
HIGH-VOLTAGE CHARGE BOOSTER AND METHOD FOR CHARGING A DIRECT CURRENT
TRACTION BATTERY AT A DIRECT CURRENT...
A high-voltage charge booster is provided for charging a direct current traction battery at a direct current charging pillar. The high-voltage charge booster...
CHARGE CONTROLLER FOR A BATTERY IN A VEHICLE
A method for charging a battery of a vehicle uses a battery charging station that provides an electric current at a first DC voltage. The electric current that...
CHARGING FACILITY AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT METHOD FOR CHARGING FACILITY
A charging facility collects DC power supplied from a plurality of power supply devices in a DC bus, and then uses the DC power to charge an on-board...
POWER GENERATION MODE OPTIMIZATION
A vehicle including a powertrain having an electric machine, an engine, a traction battery, and a controller are provided. The controller may be programmed to,...
METHOD FOR PROGRAMMING ENERGY FLOW BETWEEN A GRID AND AN ACCUMULATOR OF AN
ELECTRIC VEHICLE, AND CORRESPONDING...
A method for recharging an accumulator of an electric vehicle is disclosed including recording information on past usages of the accumulator locally at a point...
WIRELESS POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM AND POWER TRANSMISSION DEVICE
A wireless power supply system includes a power transmission device provided on a ground side and a power receiving device mounted on a vehicle, the power...
HYBRID ELECTRIC DRIVE SYSTEM AND METHOD
A hybrid drive system and associated methods are described that include an internal combustion engine, an electric motor, and a liquid cooling system. In one...
CONTROL DEVICE FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE
Provided is a control device for an electric vehicle capable of stabilizing vehicle behavior when performing slip control of drive wheels. The control device...
Interlock Switching Circuit for Protecting an Electrical On-Board Power
An interlock switching circuit for protecting an electrical on-board power supply for an electrically drivable vehicle includes a conductor loop, a first...
BUS LEAKAGE RESISTANCE ESTIMATION FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE
Electrical bus isolation is detected for an electrified vehicle having a DC power source connected to positive and negative buses. The positive bus is...
DEVICE FOR AUTOMATICALLY DRIVING A VEHICLE
A device having at least one sensor, a controller, and a display device designed for a vehicle which is configured for at least partial automatic driving. The...
PERSONALIZED DISPLAY SYSTEM FOR INTEGRATING AND VARYING CAR CONTENT, CAR
CONTENT MANAGEMENT METHOD OF...
A personalized display system for integrating and varying car content includes: a profile creation unit collecting and storing driving information and route...
CONTENT CUSTOMIZATION AND PRESENTATION
A method of providing content for presentation in a vehicle may include creating personalized content for a user based on one or more customization factors....
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL IN A ROAD VEHICLE
A method and an apparatus are described for adaptive cruise control in a road vehicle, as well as a road vehicle including such an apparatus. One of four...
AUTOMOBILE FUEL TANK
In an automobile fuel tank with a tank body (12) of which an outer wall (19) is formed of a synthetic resin layer composed of a multilayer configuration, the...
FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY
A fuel tank for a transport refrigeration system is provided. The fuel tank includes an elongate tank body. The elongated tank body has a first end wall; a...