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Inverter control method and vehicle having same
A method of controlling a power inverter coupled to an electric motor in a vehicle powertrain having an engine is provided. The method includes generating a...
Mount structure for fuel cell stack
A mount structure includes side mounts for holding a fuel cell stack to thereby fix the fuel cell stack to first vehicle frames, and rear mounts for fixing the...
System, devices and method for charging a battery of an electric vehicle
Energy exchange station for a battery of an electric vehicle, comprising at least one power output for a vehicle, means for determining whether a vehicle...
Methods and systems for automatic electric vehicle identification and
charging via wireless charging pads
Methods and systems are provided for enabling automatic vehicle charging via wireless charging pads, using a cloud system having one or more servers connected...
Method and device for the optimized recharging of an electric battery
A method for the optimized recharging of the electric battery of at least one electric system, particularly an electric vehicle, using an electric recharging...
Battery management apparatus for an electric vehicle, and method for
The present invention relates to an electric vehicle, and to a method for managing the charging of an auxiliary battery for an electric vehicle. The electric...
Internal vehicle telematics data access
A nomadic device may connect to a vehicle computing system (VCS) and be configured to identify data element parameter information associated with a gauge to be...
Systems and methods for haptic feedback control in a vehicle
A control system for a vehicle includes first and second modules. The first module receives input from an operator of the vehicle via an input device, wherein...
Absolute acceleration sensor for use within moving vehicles
A communication system for a vehicle comprises a mechanism for sensing a braking of the vehicle and a control device for sending a signal to a headlight...
Sudden acceleration shutdown device using hydraulic brake pressure
detector to disable vehicle on driver panic
A safety shutdown system for a vehicle has a device for detecting a panic-level force applied to a vehicle control with a first state indicative of no detected...
Transmission having integrated transmission pump and accessory drive
A transmission includes provisions to mount two accessory drive units and to transmit power to the accessory drive units from an engine. The accessories are...
An ROV includes a body frame, first and second seats each including a seating portion, an engine disposed rearward relative to the seating portions and...
Fuel filler systems and methods of assembling same
Systems and methods for assembling a fuel filler system for use in a vehicle are provided. The fuel filler system includes a closure device assembly and a fuel...
Method of manufacturing tail trim using clad metal plate
Provided is a method of manufacturing a tail trim using a clad metal plate, and a tail trim made of a clad metal plate, which thus enables decrease in weight...
Intake duct device of motorcycle
An engine is mounted on a body frame extending from a steering head pipe toward a vehicle rear side slightly downward and an air cleaner is disposed above the...
External active air flap for vehicle engine room
An external active air flap for a vehicle engine room includes a fixed flap fixedly installed at a front side of a vehicle and protruding in a forward-backward...
Integrated power electric unit mounted on electric vehicle
Disclosed is an integrated power electric unit mounted on an electric vehicle, comprising a first power electric unit, a second power electric unit arranged...
Hybrid power driving device for vehicle and control method thereof
This invention proposes a hybrid power driving device including an electric motor, an Internal Combustion engine, an automated mechanical transmission, a...
Powertrain for a vehicle
A powertrain for a vehicle is disclosed. The powertrain includes an engine, a motor-generator and a starter mechanism. The powertrain also includes a first...
Hybrid powertrain for vehicle
A hybrid powertrain for a vehicle includes an input shaft rotating in response to a power received from an engine. output shaft is arranged parallel to the...
Method and system for mounting or removing a motor vehicle battery
A method for mounting or removing a power supply container of a drive motor of a motor vehicle that is secured to the motor vehicle using a bolt acted on by a...
Hinge assembly with continuous seal for a tiltable window of a vehicle
A hinge assembly with continuous seal, includes a hinge shaft, a fixed hinge part and a rotatable hinge part, a fixed frame part and a rotatable frame part,...
Sliding roof system
A sliding roof system is shown having a pair of guide rails, a slide in each guide rail, the slide being displaceably mounted therein, a functional component...
Rotatable sun visor mirror of vehicle
A sun visor mirror may include a mirror housing fixed to a sun visor main body, a mirror inserted into and seated on the mirror housing, a locking mechanism...
Air outlet for a vehicle
The invention relates to an air outlet comprising a housing, an operating element arranged on the visible side of the air outlet, a first air-guiding element...
Piston with crush fins
An air spring for air suspension system comprises a piston assembly and a damper assembly. A plurality of crush ribs are spaced apart from one another located...
Gas spring and gas damper assemblies and methods of assembly
A gas spring and gas damper assembly (200) can include a gas spring and a gas damper. The gas spring can include a first end member, a second end member and a...
Synthetic resin-made thrust sliding bearing
In a synthetic resin-made thrust sliding bearing, a silicone grease whose base oil is a silicone oil, whose coefficient of kinematic viscosity at 25.degree. C....
Method and apparatus for suspension damping including negative stiffness
A suspension assembly between a sprung element and an unsprung element includes load-carrying spring arranged in parallel with a negative stiffness element...
Gas spring end member as well as gas spring assembly and suspension system
A gas spring end member is dimensioned for securement along an associated suspension member having an associated planar surface and at least an associated first...
Leaf spring arrangement
A leaf spring arrangement for a motor vehicle axle includes a leaf spring which is made of a fiber composite and has ends, each end having a flat underside to...
There is provided an amphibious vehicle including a plate aluminum planing boat hull (10) having a transverse collision bulkhead (12) and a pair of recesses...
Hitch adapter system with damping effect
A hitch adapter system with damping effect for controlling back and forth movement or bumping on the hitch receiver and the prime mover. The hitch adapter...
Trailer steering apparatus and method
Apparatus and methods are provided to eliminate transient swaying of a towed vehicle imparted upon the towed vehicle during a towing operation by decoupling the...
Interchangeable hitch ball assembly
A hitch ball assembly generally includes a ball member and a body connected to the ball member. A passageway extends longitudinally within the body and at least...
Apparatus and method for mounting and demounting a tire to or from a rim
of a vehicle wheel
An apparatus for mounting and demounting a tire on and from a rim of a vehicle wheel. The apparatus comprises at least one fitting or removal tool for mounting...
Assembly for a tire inflation system
An assembly includes a rotary joint spindle and a rotary joint body rotatably disposed on and in fluid communication with the rotary joint spindle. The rotary...
System and method for optical measuring of tire adhesion and tire suitable
for such measurement
A system for measuring the grip between a vehicle wheel tire and a road surface comprising a fiber optic (19) provided with FBG sensors (21) affixed to the...
Tire having circumferential groove formed with one intra-groove
A tire provided with a plurality of land portions formed by a main groove extending along a tire circumferential direction, wherein the main groove is formed...
Methods for retreading a tire
Embodiments include methods for retreading a tire, which include providing a tire carcass for retreading, the tire carcass having a pre-existing tread layer...
Tire containing noise reducing fibrous layers
A pneumatic tire comprises an overlay wherein the overlay is positioned above the belt plies but beneath the tread, and at least one overlay end is folded and...
Industrial cart with interchangeable accessories
An industrial cart has an accessory mounted thereon. A locking mechanism is provided for securing the cart and accessory together. The locking mechanism can be...
A hub for two-wheeled vehicles with a hub body and method of manufacturing, wherein the hub body is rotatably supported on the axle via at least one bearing....
Wheel reaction force detecting apparatus
A wheel reaction force detecting apparatus includes a mount fixed to a suspension device, a hub to which a wheel is fixed, a sensing unit including a cylinder...
A wheel-rim protector comprises a flexible elongate body having first and second ends, wherein a lateral extent of the elongate body defines a rim-protection...
Truck wheel turbulence shield
A turbulence shield for attachment to a truck wheel having a laterally outer edge about a laterally opening concavity, and having an annular channel which opens...
Painting carrier with multiple width tracks
A carrier for painting panels includes a box-like container including first and second opposing side walls, front and rear walls, and a floor closing the lower...
Wall panel for a caravan and a method of manufacture thereof
A method of manufacturing a wall panel for a caravan, the wall panel having a first face and a second face, comprises printing a first design onto the first...
Customizable articles and method of customization
Customizable articles and a method of customization are disclosed. The method produces customizable articles having a graphic or pigment arrangement sandwiched...
Assisted opening compact novelty utensil
A compact utensil which has two utility components connected by an assisted opening hinge.