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Hinge mechanism and vehicle seat comprising such a mechanism
Hinge mechanism comprising a first frame and a second frame mounted to rotate relative to one another and bounding an interior space, an adjustment device...
Vehicle seat and utility motor vehicle comprising a vehicle seat
A vehicle seat, in particular a utility motor vehicle seat, having a seat part, having a backrest comprising a lower backrest part and an upper backrest part,...
Deployable thigh support in a vehicle seat
First and second pads are configured to be arranged at a front of a vehicle seat. First and second passive movement devices are provided to be respectively...
Motor vehicle with driving safety feature
A motor vehicle including at least one driving safety system which provides a safety feature during travel, and a control device, wherein the control device is...
Control system for an all-wheel drive electric vehicle
An electric vehicle drive system comprising first and second electric motors; a torque split unit configured to receive first input that includes at least a...
Vehicle with fuel cell mounted therein
A vehicle includes a fuel cell having a cell stack and an end plate provided to receive pressing force, the end plate having such a strength as to resist the...
EV adaptive thermal management system optimized to minimize power
A method of operating the thermal management system in a vehicle is provided, where the thermal management system includes a heat exchanger (e.g., a radiator)...
Charging station providing thermal conditioning of electric vehicle during
A method of thermally conditioning an energy storage of a vehicle while charging includes: receiving, at a charging station, thermal information about the...
Switched passive architectures for batteries having two different
A 12 volt automotive battery system includes a first battery coupled to an electrical system, in which the first battery include a first battery chemistry, and...
Semi-active architectures for batteries having two different chemistries
A 12 volt automotive battery system includes a first battery coupled to an electrical system, in which the first battery includes a first battery chemistry. The...
Smart energy management to improve electrified vehicle battery life
A battery charging system includes a charger that is configured to charge and discharge a battery. The battery system further includes a controller programmed...
Device and method for controlling battery SOC of hybrid vehicle
A device and a method for controlling a battery SOC of a hybrid vehicle that utilizes a 3D map database navigation system includes: checking a gradient...
Virtual charge for electric vehicles
The described method and system provides for dynamic adjustment of the lower charge threshold of an electrically-powered vehicle to allow a vehicle low on...
Apparatus and method for preventing overshoot at the beginning of slow
An apparatus for preventing overshoot at the beginning of slow charging is provided. The apparatus includes a controller configured to receive initial charging...
Abnormality detection device
An abnormality detection device includes a temperature detection unit that has a resistor section which varies a resistance value depending on a temperature, a...
Access arrangement for the power system of an electric vehicle
An access arrangement for a power system of an electrified vehicle includes a housing body, at least one electrical conductor, a passageway, and a closure. The...
Transportation system of combined vehicles multi-coupled at highway speeds
for electrical energy transfer and...
The transportation system in this invention provides vehicle coupling units which allow the electrical connections and reconfigurations of two or more vehicles...
Aerial system and vehicle for continuous operation
An aerial vehicle system for gathering data may comprise a Waypoint Location, wherein the Waypoint Location comprises an arresting cable; a Ground Control...
Method for controlling charging of a hybrid or electric vehicle
A method and system are provided for controlling a lock state of a charging cable connected to a power inlet of an electrical vehicle. The vehicle includes an...
Electric vehicle charging system
A charging system of an electric vehicle includes a drive battery storing electric power for driving a motor of the electric vehicle, a heater heating the drive...
System and method for estimating allowable regenerative braking of vehicle
A system and a method for estimating regenerative braking of a vehicle are provided to correct allowable regenerative braking and braking linearity by...
Regenerative control device and regenerative control method and hybrid
A regenerative control capable of realizing a comfortable operation, along with an efficient collection of a regenerative energy of a motor generator and an...
Vehicle controller and method of controlling a vehicle
An electric motor control unit for controlling the operation of an electric motor. The unit comprises: an electric motor controller comprising a processor...
Curved display apparatus and method for vehicle
A curved display apparatus and method for a vehicle are provided. The apparatus includes a projector disposed within a dashboard and configured to project an...
Battery power cut off system for vehicle and method thereof
A battery power cut off system for a vehicle is provided that improves safety of the vehicle by separately detecting an overcurrent, an abnormal current, and a...
Driving context generation system for generating driving behavior
In a system, a behavior description generator extracts a feature portion from at least one of segmented behavior-data sequences corresponding to at least one...
Pedal effort adjusting apparatus for vehicles
A pedal effort adjusting apparatus for vehicles may include a fixed part rotatably coupled with a pedal member, a moving part configured to linearly move with...
Electric axle for a vehicle
An electric axle for a vehicle, including an electric motor, a reduction gear section, a torque-distributing differential and two output shafts, where the...
Fuel filler lid device
A fuel filler lid device is capable of protrusion and movement and has a door hook which locks a fuel filler lid in a closed state by being urged in an...
Cap-installation signal system for filler neck cap
A filler neck cap is adapted to mate with and close a filler neck. The filler neck cap includes a closure configured to engage the filler neck, an outer handle...
Fill pipe anti-siphon device and method of use
A device and method of use for a fill pipe anti-siphon device are described. The device and method of use are designed to provide a simple, reliable,...
An air supply mechanism of an electric vehicle includes: a first air flowing pipe; a second air flowing pipe; and an air blower configured to generate a flow of...
Powertrain for hybrid vehicle
A powertrain apparatus may include a planetary gear set including a first rotary member connected to a first motor and selectively operating as an input element...
Method and device for detecting a running internal combustion engine in a
In a method for detecting a running internal combustion engine in a hybrid vehicle, the internal combustion engine, as a first drive unit, and a second drive...
Powertrain with transmission-based motor/generator for engine starting and
regenerative braking modes
A powertrain is provided that has an engine with a rotatable crankshaft. The powertrain has a transmission with a transmission input member and a transmission...
Golf cart enclosure
A golf cart enclosure system for a golf cart having a passenger cabin, a roof mounted on a frame for covering the passenger cabin and a front windshield. The...
Corner assembly for tonneau cover system of pick-up truck
A corner assembly for a tonneau cover system of a pick-up truck is provided and has a corner member, a lid member and a lengthened cushion member. A connection...
Vehicle body structure having detachable roof
A vehicle body structure having a detachable roof, in which a front seal member is provided in a roof opening, and the front seal member is in contact with a...
Climb in design doors
A tube door for off-road vehicles, including open recreational vehicles and Jeeps, is provided. It provides a ladder step for easy entry in and exit from the...
Damping and stiffening of a vehicle body panel
A damping and stiffening assembly for a body panel. The assembly includes a first damping patch and a second damping patch that are attached to the body panel....
Method of manufacturing an automobile suspension part
For manufacturing an aluminum alloy automobile suspension part, an ingot material is heat treated and forged, a through-hole is formed therein and it is...
Semi-independent suspension system for a low-floor vechicle
A semi-independent suspension system adapted for a rear or front drive and optionally steerable axle system of a low-floor heavy vehicle, comprising a twist...
A pneumatic actuator unit concept is disclosed which includes a unitary structure that has single or dual inflatable pneumatic air chambers mounted on and fixed...
Air spring arrangement with integrated control valve
An air spring arrangement is disclosed. The air spring arrangement has at least one integrated control valve for the admission of compressed air into a pressure...
Vehicle height adjusting apparatus
A vehicle height adjusting apparatus includes: an annular movable spring receiver in sliding contact with a guide surface formed on an outer periphery of an...
System and method for estimating damper temperature
Systems and methods for controlling a damper force based on temperature are disclosed. Signals associated with a damping force value of one or more dampers are...
Look ahead vehicle suspension system
An active suspension system senses roadway defects and adjusts an active and controllable suspension system of the vehicle before tires come in contact with the...
Vehicle having suspension with continuous damping control
A damping control system for a vehicle having a suspension located between a plurality of ground engaging members and a vehicle frame includes at least one...
Chamber cluster for a co-axial damper unit in a suspension module
A chamber cluster (1) for a co-axial damper unit, used in a suspension module, that is driven by the motion of a torsion bar (2), that transmits the rotational...
Refurbishment assembly for heavy duty chassis and method
A refurbishment assembly for heavy duty truck chassis and a novel bracket for maintaining said assembly in such chassis including a method of creating or...