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| System and method providing permission based access to automotive computers|
A link device has a processor connected to an internal link bus, a non-transitory memory, a digital device id, one or both of firmware or software executing from non-transitory media, a first communication port enabled to communicate with a vehicle bus coupling computerized devices in a vehicle, and a second communication port enabled to communicate with one or more digital devices external to the vehicle. The firmware or software enables the link device to communicate with the vehicle bus, and to accomplish a variety of tasks including pulling data from data stores in the vehicle and operating specific vehicle functions, and wherein the firmware or software manages communication with the one or more external digital devices, accepting only requests for cooperation with the link device using the unique device id with a request that is cryptographically secure..
| Distributed measurement arrangement for an embedded automotive acquisition device with tcp acceleration|
The invention refers to a method and a communication system for transmitting in either direction data between any two devices in a client layer and/or a transport layer of a communication system. The data transmission is performed according to the transport control protocol, referred to hereinafter as tcp.
| In-vehicle device|
In an in-vehicle device which is carried on an automotive vehicle, an operation unit causes the vehicle to execute a predetermined operation in response to a remote control request from a user. A detection unit detects existence of a moving object in a passenger compartment of the vehicle or in areas surrounding the vehicle.
| Vehicle control device, vehicle control system|
Provided is a technology for performing communications between ecus with different required safety levels while satisfying the required safety levels of the ecus. An automotive control unit according to the present invention modifies the error detection method used for data transmission in accordance with the required degree of accuracy of operation of the receiving-end unit (as per fig.
| Rubber composition, method for its formation, and automotive tire containing the composition|
A rubber composition with disperse phase particles containing poly(phenylene ether) can be formed by a method that includes melt blending an uncured rubber with a poly(phenylene ether) composition containing a poly(phenylene ether) and an oil to form an uncured rubber composition, then curing the uncured rubber composition. Before being blended with the rubber, the poly(phenylene ether) composition exhibits a glass transition temperature of about 40 to about 140° c., and during blending with the rubber, the oil component of poly(phenylene ether) composition migrates from the poly(phenylene ether) composition to the rubber, leaving a poly(phenylene ether)-containing disperse phase that gives rise to a second hysteresis peak temperature of about 160 to about 220° c.
| Emergency inflation kayak, canoe paddle|
This invention provides rapid, on-demand increase in buoyancy of a kayak or canoe paddle. The invention includes any method to increase paddle buoyancy including but not limited to automotive air bag technology (explosive gas), compressed gas or other means.
| Optical device, in particular for an automotive vehicle, such as a lighting or signalling device|
An optical device, in particular for an automotive vehicle, such as a lighting or signaling device, comprising at least one light source, and at least one light guide designed to guide at least some of the light emitted by the light source, the light guide comprising at least one output face and at least one reflection face designed to reflect, towards the output face, light being propagated in the guide, wherein the light guide exhibits a cylindrical sheet form and/or the output face is not completely planar.. .
| Anti-theft system for an automotive exhaust component|
An anti-theft system for protecting a vehicle exhaust component (4) is described. The system includes a sensor (1) configured to monitor vibrations associated with a vehicle exhaust system (5)and a controller (2) arranged to monitor a signal from the sensor (1).
| Automotive bumper assembly|
An automotive bumper assembly and compression member for use therein. The assembly including a compression member having a first compressible region proximate to an outwardly oriented facing surface of a bodyside outer element and an second compressible region composed of a foamed polymeric material that is oriented proximate to an inwardly oriented surface of an outer bumper cover member with the compressibility value of the second compressible region being greater than the compressibility value of the first compressible region..
| Fixture apparatus for automotive air-conditioning outlet|
A fixture apparatus for vehicle air-conditioner vent outlet is provided, including a fixing unit, a dial, a traction element, a clamp and a support element. The fixing unit is installed with the dial and limits the dial to only rotate at location.
|Text browsing, editing and correction methods for automotive applications|
An automotive text display arrangement is described which includes a driver text display positioned directly in front of an automobile driver and displaying a limited amount of text to the driver without impairing forward visual attention of the driver. The arrangement may include a boundary insertion mode wherein when the active text position is an active text boundary, new text is inserted between the text items separated by the active text boundary, and when the active text position is an active text item, new text replaces the active text item.
|Automotive vehicle having surrounding object pattern generator|
A vehicle includes a controller and a display. At least four sensors are coupled to the controller to detect a distant and a direction of other vehicle around the user vehicle, a surrounding object pattern generator is coupled to the controller to generate a surrounding object pattern based on the detected distant and the direction, and the surrounding pattern is displayed on the display..
|Gnss/imu positioning, communication, and computation platforms for automotive safety applications|
A gnss/imu safety sensor platform is disclosed consisting of data fusion processors, gnss acquisition and tracking processors, mems imu sensors, one or multiple accelerometers able to provide orientation information, optional v2v communication modules, and optional v2i communication modules. The data fusion processors provide interface ports to gnss/imu processors, odometers, video (visual/infrared) cameras installed in the vehicle, v2v relative positioning sensors (laser, radar or any other distance measuring), and v2v and v2i communication modules.
|Laminated led array and/or products including the same|
In certain example embodiments, light emitting diodes (leds) may be disposed on a deformable and flexible backbone sheet and chained together in an array, e.g., via flexible wiggle wires. Such flexible wiggle wires may also provide an electrical connection to an external power source.
|Headlamp having an integrated low and high beam assembly|
An automotive headlamp (12) having first and second solid-state light sources (44, 46) and a reflector (26) having a light collecting region (28) and an aperture (40) defined therein. The light collecting region (28) of the reflector (26) is adapted to receive and reflect light emitted by the first solid-state light source (44) in a first illumination pattern.
|Lightweight electronic device for automotive applications and method|
A lightweight radio/cd player for vehicular application is virtually “fastenerless” and includes a case and frontal interface formed of polymer based material that is molded to provide details to accept audio devices such as playback mechanisms (if desired) and radio receivers, as well as the circuit boards required for electrical control and display. The case and frontal interface are of composite structure, including an insert molded electrically conductive wire mesh screen that has been pre-formed to contour with the molding operation.
|Integrated automatic compass for vehicle|
An integrated automotive compass suitable for use in a vehicle includes an application specific integrated circuit that includes at least first and second magnetoresponsive sensing elements. The first and second magnetoresponsive sensing elements and at least a portion of associated circuitry are established on a common semiconductor substrate using cmos technology.
|Trunk, cargo area, and truck bed storage press|
An adjustable cargo storage press for organizing and securing cargo items stored in a cargo storage area of an automobile. The adjustable cargo storage press is disposed within or integrated with a cargo area of an automotive vehicle such as a trunk, bed or bed liner of a car, truck, or sport utility vehicle.
|Pneumatic powertrain for an automotive vehicle|
A pneumatic vehicle is provided with a chassis, wheels, a compressed air tank, a heat exchanger to heat the compressed air, and an air motor driven by the heated air and connected to at least one wheel. A pneumatic vehicle is provided with a chassis, wheels, a compressed air tank, and an air motor driven by the compressed air and connected to a wheel.
|Methods of making laminated led array and/or products including the same|
In certain example embodiments, light emitting diodes (leds) may be disposed on a deformable and flexible backbone sheet and chained together in an array, e.g., via flexible wiggle wires. Such flexible wiggle wires may also provide an electrical connection to an external power source.
|Exhaust gas system component for internal combustion engine and method of manufacturing an exhaust gas system component|
The invention relates to an exhaust gas system component for an internal combustion engine, in particular for an automotive engine of a commercial vehicle, having a plurality of mutually connected exhaust gas system elements which can be flowed through by the exhaust gas of the internal combustion engine, characterized in that the exhaust gas system elements are supported in a first frame and in a second frame spaced apart therefrom and connection struts fixedly connect the frames to one another.. .
|Exhaust gas treatment system including a thermoelectric generator|
An after-treatment device for an automotive engine includes a substrate having a thermoelectric generation element disposed in an interior volume thereof. The substrate has a first end, a second end, and a lateral dimension that define an interior volume, and is configured to flow engine exhaust gas from the first end to the second end such that the flowing exhaust gas is in thermal contact with the thermoelectric generation element..
|Vehicle door trim panel shut face feature to reduce deflection|
A door assembly for an automotive vehicle that reduces or eliminates thoracic or rib deflection in a side impact event is disclosed. The door assembly of the disclosed invention includes an inner door structure, an interior trim panel attached to the door structure and a shut face.
|System for personalized telematic services|
A telematics system can provide authenticated access to telematic services. Upon connection of a mobile communication device to an automotive telematic system, and receipt of a request to access a telematic service, the system can determine by a processing unit of the automotive telematic system whether a personalized key for user authentication is required to access the telematic service and, if it is determined that the personalized key is required, request the personalized key from the mobile communication device..
|Reinforced hdpe compounds with improved mechanical properties and methods of making same|
A thermoplastic polyolefin composition comprising, based on the total mass of the composition, 10-75% by mass of high density polyethylene (hdpe), 8-30% by mass of elastomer, and 5-45% by mass of filler, wherein the composition has a melt flow rate of 1.0-20 g/10 min according to iso 1133 at 190° c./2.16 kg. The thermoplastic polyolefin composition is produced in a method comprising batch mixing or continuous mixing the hdpe, elastomer, and filler to form a melt blend, and cooling the melt blend to give the product.
|Electric rotating machine, mainly for starter of automotive vehicle|
A dc electric rotating machine, mainly for the starter of an automotive vehicle. The machine includes a stator including a wound structure forming a plurality of poles extending along the circumference of the stator, a rotor, and a set of brushes adapted for the electric supply of the rotor by commutation of the electric current in sections of the rotor.
|Winding, winding method, and automotive rotating electric machine|
[constitution] a winding according to the present invention includes a first descending conductor portion (2818c) being bent from an end-portion (2818a) of a winding conductor placed at a top portion of an elevated winding portion (28m) toward an outer lateral side in an axial direction of a winding (15), and descending along a side face of the elevated winding portion (28m), from the top portion thereof to a predetermined winding layer (2816) among a plurality of winding layers constituting the elevated winding portion (28m); a first connection conductor portion (2816a) bent from the first descending conductor portion (2818c) toward an inner lateral side in the axial direction of the winding (15), and disposed along the side face of the elevated winding portion (28m) in a direction to which a winding conductor constituting the winding (15) extends; and a second descending conductor portion (2816c) being bent from the first connection conductor portion (2816a) toward the outer lateral side in the axial direction of the winding (15), and descending along the side face of the elevated winding portion (28m), from the predetermined winding layer (2816) to another predetermined winding layer (2814).. .
|Seat assembly for saddle riding type automotive vehicle|
A fellow passenger's seat (42) in a motorcycle includes a seat main body (54), having a cushioning material (62) covered by a surface skin (60), and a hand strap (56) disposed on an outer surface of the seat main body (54) and adapted to be gripped by a fellow passenger. The hand strap (56) includes a grip area (66) at a front end face (64) of the seat main body (54).
|Front end assembly for vehicle chassis|
A front sub-assembly for an automotive vehicle is disclosed. The front sub-assembly includes a pair of spaced apart substantially hollow side assemblies.
|Small overlap frontal impact countermeasure|
A frontal impact countermeasure assembly for an automotive vehicle, the countermeasure assembly comprising: a front side rail extending in a generally longitudinal direction and having a forward end; a bumper extending generally laterally to the longitudinal direction of the front side rail and having an outboard end; and a pivot link having outer and inner mounting portions, the outer mounting portion being pivotably engaged with the bumper in a region of the outboard end to define a front pivot joint, the inner mounting portion being pivotably engaged with the front side rail to define a rear pivot joint, the rear pivot joint being located rearward and inward relative to the front pivot joint.. .
|Crash absorption instrument panel substrate|
An instrument panel assembly of an automotive vehicle is provided wherein the instrument panel is operable to hold a meter cluster. The meter cluster is positioned adjacent to a shifter of an automotive vehicle.
|Small overlap frontal impact counter-measure|
An automotive vehicle support structure assembly includes a bumper extending across the front of the vehicle, a longitudinal side member extending rearwardly from the bumper, and a link member extending between the end of the bumper and the side member. The link member is mounted to the side member and bumper via a pair of hinged connections.
|Saddle-riding type automotive vehicle|
A motorcycle frame assembly (fr) for a motorcycle includes a main frame (1), which extends from above a combustion engine (e) in a direction rearwardly, and a subframe (4) having front and rear end portions connected with the main frame (1) and also having an intermediate portion positioned laterally outside of a cylinder block (26) of the combustion engine (e). The combustion engine (e) is fixed to a motorcycle frame assembly (fr) by means of first, second and third engine mounting areas (m1, m2, m3).
|Flame-retardant polymer composition and article|
A composition is prepared by melt blending specific amounts of polyamide, acid-functionalized poly(phenylene ether), polyimide-polysiloxane block copolymer, and metal dialkylphosphinate. The composition, which exhibits improved flame retardancy and tensile modulus relative to known blends of poly(phenylene ether), polyamide, and polyimide, is useful for forming electrical components, such as photovoltaic junction boxes and connectors, inverter housings, automotive electrical connectors, electrical relays, and charge couplers..
|Microencapsulation of lubricant additives|
Provided is a lubricating oil including a nonpolar lubricating oil base stock as a major component and microcapsules as a minor component. The microcapsules includes (i) a core containing a polar solvent and one or more polar lubricating oil additives having solubility in the polar solvent, and (ii) optionally a shell or membrane enclosing the core.
|Lensed planar reflective surface for automotive auto dimming mirrors|
A lensed planar reflective surface for automotive auto dimming mirror applications, including a lens and a planar variable attenuating reflective element in spaced relation so as to reflect light transmitted through the lens back through the lens; wherein the planar variable attenuating reflective element comprises: front and rear planar elements; a layer of transparent conductive material disposed on the rear surface of the front planar element; a reflective material disposed on one side of the rear planar element and a perimeter sealing member bonding together the front and rear planar elements in a spaced-apart relationship to define a planar chamber therebetween of uniform thickness, where the planar chamber contains at least one electrochromic material, and where the reflective material is effective to reflect light transmitted through the front planar element and the planar chamber back through the planar chamber and the front planar element. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
|Magnetic field communication arrangement and method|
An automotive communication method includes installing a sensor within a vehicle such that the sensor is submerged in a liquid during operation of the vehicle and/or substantially surrounded by a metallic structure during operation of the vehicle. A long wave magnetic signal is transmitted from the sensor.
|Self-contained automotive battery booster system|
A self-contained automotive battery booster system for boosting depleted automotive batteries when no external power source is available is provided, the self-contained automotive battery booster system having an integral power source; means for connecting the self-contained automotive battery booster system to an automotive battery; circuitry to ensure the safety of the user, the self-contained automotive battery booster system and the depleted automotive battery; and circuitry to allow the user to control the flow of electricity from the integral power source to the depleted automotive battery. The circuitry to ensure the safety of the user, the self-contained automotive battery booster system and the depleted automotive battery can include various warning indicators such as horns and leds and can prevent the activation of the self-contained automotive battery booster system in certain situations.
|Active bolster with protected weld for bladder|
An active bolster for mounting at an interior trim surface of an automotive vehicle has a plastic-molded, expandable inner wall having a welding flange disposed at an outer perimeter and a pleated region bending inward from the welding flange. A plastic-molded outer wall overlies the inner wall, wherein the welding flange is hot welded to the outer wall to form an inflatable bladder for receiving an inflation gas.
|Disperse dye composition and dyeing method for hydrophobic fiber material using same|
An object of the present invention is provide a disperse dye composition that has the light fastness required of synthetic fiber materials for automotive interiors that are exposed to sunlight at high temperature and high humidity, and that has good blue, red, and yellow dyeability. This object is achieved by a mixed disperse dye composition comprising a blue disperse dye composition having a specific composition ratio of five specific types of disperse dyes, and other specific yellow and/or red disperse dyes.
|Method and apparatus for updating electronic control unit in system based on automotive open system architecture|
Disclosed are an ecu update method and apparatus of an autosar-based system. In the ecu update method, an mcal driver layer receives ecu update data, and an ecal driver layer receives the ecu update data from the mcal driver layer and directly transfers the ecu update data to ecu update software.
|Audio/video electronic equipment, such as a multimedia car radio, installable in an automotive vehicle|
The equipment comprises a digital processor implementing an operating system requiring a previous boot before the equipment is in an operational state. A start module is operable, when the device is initially in a power-off state, for: producing a triggering signal upon detection (32) of a vibration by a sensor incorporated in the equipment, and activating (34) the processing means so as to initiate the boot of the operating system, but without activating the lighting means of a front display of the equipment, and finally activating these lighting means upon reception (36) of a vehicle start signal..
|Automotive control device and period measurement method for the same|
The invention relates to an automotive control device and a period measurement method for measuring a period of a pulse signal input from outside. The automotive control device processes the pulse signal input from outside using an analog filter in parallel with a digital filter.
|Automotive friction assist system with improved traction|
An automotive friction assist system with improved traction enables a motor vehicle to stop quickly and start easily on low friction surfaces, such as those present during icy conditions. The system operates by introducing more static friction points between the leading contact edges of wheels of a motor vehicle.
|Automotive control unit and automotive control system|
An object of the present invention is to enhance the accuracy and the level of detail of an abnormality diagnosis by checking a transmitting-end application or controller for an abnormality by using abnormality diagnosis results concerning a plurality of communication messages. Disclosed is an automotive control unit having a plurality of applications for controlling a vehicle-mounted device and a common execution environment section for permitting the applications to exchange data with each other.
|Adjustable profile sanding and dust removal method and apparatus|
The present invention provides a means to increase the efficacy of the sanding of surfaces of contoured or other complex geometries as often found in automotive panels undergoing collision repair. In particular, the present invention provides a means to achieve a flat, convex, or concave sanding surface as required by the site of the work and as adjusted by the operator.
|Automotive ignition coil having a core with at least one embedded permanent magnet|
In a spark plug ignition assembly for a spark plug, an ignition coil assembly has a steel laminated core, said core having a first core portion and a second core portion, and a primary winding around the first core portion and a secondary winding around the primary winding. A spark plug connecting member is provided for connecting the coil assembly to the spark plug.
|Automotive neural network|
Network node modules within a vehicle are arranged to form a reconfigurable automotive neural network. Each network node module includes one or more subsystems for performing one or more operations and a local processing module for communicating with the one or more subsystems.
|Estimating the remaining life of shape memory alloy actuators|
Mechanical devices powered by shape memory alloy (sma) wires or other linear elements offer advantages in automotive applications. Such sma-powered devices are commonly reliable and long-lived but have a finite lifetime.
|Automotive construction machine|
In an automotive construction machine, with a machine frame (4) with preferably vertically arranged lateral outer walls (5), a milling drum (6) mounted in the machine frame (4) for working a ground surface or traffic surface (8), and with an operator's platform (10), it is provided that the operator's platform (10) is moveable on the machine frame (4) transversely to the direction of travel, and is moveable outwards beyond the lateral outer walls (5) of the machine frame (4), that the machine frame (4) is provided with a guide (18) for the operator's platform (10) acting transversely to the direction of travel, and that the guide (18) projects laterally either not at all or just slightly beyond the outer walls (5).. .
|Cargo management system including an automotive vehicle seat having a cargo trim panel made by a composite, compression molding process and having a wood grain finish|
A cargo management system including an automotive vehicle seat having a backrest which separates the vehicle interior into a passenger area at the front of the vehicle and a cargo area at the rear of the vehicle is provided. The system includes a vehicle load floor to compartmentalize the cargo area into an upper compartment and a covered lower compartment.
|Torsion damping device comprising elastic members each of which is held individuall in position by a phase washer|
A torsion damping device (10) of an automotive temporary coupling system, comprising:—a torque input element (12a, 12b) and a torque output element (18);—an upstream circumferentially acting elastic member (36a) capable of being loaded by or of loading the input element (12a, 12b);—a downstream circumferentially acting elastic member (36b) capable of loading or of being loaded by the output element (18);—a radial phase washer (40a, 40b) arranged so that the two elastic members (36a, 36b) are mounted in series; each elastic member (36a, 36b) is received circumferentially between a phasing face (50a, 50b) and an oppositely located radial retention face (52b, 52a) of the phase washer (40a, 40b), the circumferential distance (d) between said faces (50a, 50b, 52b, 52a) being equal at most to the circumferential length of the elastic member at rest.. .
An injection rail for automotive systems with engine fuelled by a gas engine, especially dual-fuelled diesel-natural gas systems, comprising a main body including a gas inlet duct, a mixing chamber and a plurality of gas outlet nozzles communicating with the mixing chamber and suitable for being connected to the engine. A plurality of gas interception injectors is associated with the inlet duct.
|Cyclic diol-derived blocked mercaptofunctional silane compositions|
Diol derived blocked mercaptofunctional silane compositions in which the silanes comprise cyclic and bridged alkoxy groups derived from hydrocarbon-based diols and processes for their preparation are provided. Also provided are rubber compositions comprising the cyclic diol-derived blocked mercaptofunctional silanes, processes for their preparation and articles of manufacture comprising the rubber compositions, in particular, automotive tires and components thereof..
|Identifying vehicle systems using vehicle components|
Embodiments of a repair correlation system are described, wherein the repair correlation system identifies related vehicle repairs based on key parts (or the most important parts) of an automotive sub-system. The repair correlation system can use a database or other data repository of matching parts to identify related automotive sub-systems (e.g., engine, transmission, etc.) by matching key parts for sub-systems across different brands and models.
|Compound back-up ring for o-ring/back-up ring sealing systems in 70 mpa hydrogen storage systems|
O-ring/back-up ring systems that are suitable for use in high pressure applications, including those of 70 mpa automotive hydrogen storage applications, to form a seal between first and second connector bodies. Such sealing systems comprise a back-up ring having a base portion and a flange portion, wherein such ring is configured to prevent extrusion of an o-ring into a gap existing between the back-up ring and a groove into which the back-up ring and o-ring are disposed.
|Distillation preform slurry non ionic and electrolyte liquid and gaseous mechanically refined and nanoparticle dispersion under vacuum processing for building materials fine concrete and high wear-heat resistant parts brushes; windings; coils; battery cells; brake pads; washers; spacers; bushings; 1.0 to 2.5 phase extrusions die cast molding; refrigeration; polarized glass; spectrometric processor; central processing unit processors; electronic storage media; and precision silica alumina glass beads for commercial aircraft position lights|
The variable hydraulic press and distillation reservoir manufacture process scientific formula non ionic or electrolyte mechanically refined and nanoparticle, carbon nanofoam cnfs dispersion preform slurry extrusion, with or without ionic suspension element for manufactured 1. Preform slurry high wear-heat resistant parts electronic component composite coils, composite windings, annealing, drawn, spun, coils, windings, wire, woven textile mesh, shielding, brushes, inductors, antinode couplers, electric rheostats, starters, motors, alternators, generators, ionic suspension element enhanced composite coils, composite windings, annealing, drawn, spun, coils, windings, wire, woven textile mesh, shielding, brushes, capacitors, battery cells, rheostats, electronic resistors, transformers, transducers, rectifiers, power supplies, or heat sinks 2.
|Structural automotive part made from an al-zn-mg-cu alloy product and method of its manufacture|
A method of manufacturing a formed aluminium alloy body-in-white (“biw”) part of a motor vehicle, the biw part having a yield strength of more than 500 mpa after being subjected to a paint-bake cycle. The method includes providing a rolled aluminium sheet product of an alznmgcu alloy and having a gauge in a range of 0.5 to 4 mm and subjected to a solution heat treatment (sht) and quenched following sht, and wherein the sht and quenched aluminium sheet product has a substantially recrystallized microstructure, forming the aluminium alloy sheet to obtain a formed biw part, assembling the formed biw part with one or more other metal parts to form an assembly forming a motor vehicle component, subjecting the motor vehicle component to a paint bake cycle, wherein the aluminium alloy sheet in the formed biw part has a yield strength of more than 500 mpa..
|Service port cap with click lock|
A service port cap has a body configured to be snapped onto a service port such as an automotive air conditioning service port. The cap has an axial slot allowing the body to spread as it is pressed onto the service port.
|Parameter setting apparatus and method for automotive open system architecture-based software|
The present invention discloses a parameter setting apparatus and method for autosar-based software, which may lead a user to set parameters at suitable times depending on the variant attributes of parameters. In the parameter setting method, a selection of a variant attribute of a parameter of a metamodel defined to design autosar-based software is received from a user.
|Systems and methods for analyzing and predicting automotive data|
Computerized systems distribute storage and analytical tasks between multiple storage devices and processors to analyze large amounts of automotive data. Reception of huge amounts of fine automotive data from large amounts of users and delivery of real-time and predictive analysis of the data can be handled across a distributed architecture.
|Facilitating introductions between buyers and automobile dealers|
An automotive market place system that allows consumers to search for vehicles and that facilitates introductions between consumers and dealers is provided. The system allows consumers to enter vehicle search criteria, returns a list of available vehicles that fit the search criteria, and connects the consumer to the dealer of a selected vehicle from the list of available vehicles..
|Laser welded structural fender inner blank for mass optimization|
An inner fender panel for a structural fender of an automotive vehicle is disclosed. The panel includes an outer surface configured for attachment to the inner surface of an outer panel of the fender and an inner surface; the inner panel comprising a plurality of abutting inner fender panel sections that are joined to one another, each inner fender panel section having a thickness, at least two abutting inner fender panel sections having thicknesses that are different.
|Radar compatible automotive badge and fascia|
A vehicle with a front fascia and a decorative badge integrated with the fascia. A rear surface of the badge is attached to a front portion of the fascia.
|Integrated automotive system, nozzle assembly and remote control method for cleaning an image sensor's exterior or objective lens surface|
An external lens washing system has an aiming fixture configured to support and constrain an external lens which is exposed to the elements and apt to become soiled with debris. A nozzle assembly is configured to be supported and aimed toward the external lens by the aiming fixture and has at least one laterally offset washing nozzle projecting from the aiming fixture to a spray washing fluid toward the external lens surface, spraying at a shallow, glancing spray aiming angle to impinge upon and wash the lens external surface.
|High-efficiency wheel lug nut socket for use in automotive racing pits|
An improved, high-efficiency wheel lug nut socket is provided for use in racing pits, in order to minimize the time required for race car wheel changeovers. The socket is designed with an inner operating surface including concave surfaces and intervening apex surfaces, dimensioned so as to permit a hexagonal lug nut to be received therein with full clearance between the inner operating surface and the lug nut outer surface.
|Arrangement and method for anonymous user profiling and targeted content provision|
An electronic arrangement, optionally including at least one network server, including a media profile entity configured to store and maintain at least one user-adjustable personal media profile for a user capable of accessing a network, optionally the web, and related sites, services and/or applications via a number of terminal devices, wherein the personal media profile describes the user's interests preferably excluding identifiable information, optionally at least name and/or e-mail, and wherein the interests are represented on a number of levels including interest categories, such as automotive or travel categories, and further wherein the interests are at least partially determined based on monitoring the user behavior relative to the network, optionally the web, an authentication entity configured to associate a terminal utilized by the user with the media profile of the user based on profile-identifying data provided to/by the terminal, such as a numeric or alphanumeric, optionally encrypted, code.. .
|Non ionic groups of amphoteric polysaccharide linear or branched alkyl or acid and base distillation reservoir liquid or gas mechanically refined and nano particle dispersion and recovery basin in vacuum processing for building materials and high wear-heat resistant parts brushes; windings; coils; battery cells; brake pads; bushings; 2.5 phase extrusions die cast molding; refrigeration; polarized glass; and central processing unit processors.|
Manufacture process scientific formula mechanically refined and nanoparticle dispersion preform slurry non ionic or electrolyte carbon nanofoam cnfs with or without ionic suspension elements manufactured, preform slurry high wear-heat resistant parts electronic component composite coils, composite windings, drawn, annealing, spun, coils, windings, wire, woven textile mesh, shielding, brushes, inductors, antinode couplers, electric rheostats, starters, motors, alternators, generators, ionic suspension element enhanced composite coils, composite windings, drawn, annealing, spun, coils, windings, wire, woven textile mesh, shielding, brushes, capacitors, battery cells, rheostats, electronic resistors, transformers, transducers, rectifiers, power supplies, or heat sinks, preform slurry carbon nanofoam cnfs extrusion high wear-heat resistant parts aerospace, automotive, and transportation brake calipers, rotors, pads, washers, spacers, and bushings, preform slurry carbon nanofoam cnfs extrusion high wear-heat resistant parts precision casting molds manufacturing highly pure metal, super alloy, acid-solid, alkaline, glass, acrylic, halide, alkalide, or ceramics specializing in 2.5 phase die cast molding.. .
|Automotive lighting unit|
An automotive light including a rear shell which is substantially tub-shaped and is structured so as to be fixed onto the vehicle body; a front lenticular half-shell which is provided with at least one portion made of transparent or semitransparent material, and is arranged to close the mouth of the rear shell; and at least a first main light source which is structured so as to emit light when electricity powered, and is placed within the rear shell in such a position as to backlight a corresponding transparent or semitransparent portion of the front lenticular half-shell; the automotive light further including at least one light-guiding section-bar made of light-conducting material, which is placed on the bottom of a corresponding slot or groove specifically obtained within the rear shell; and at least one auxiliary light source which is structured so as to emit light when electricity powered, and is placed within the rear shell so as to direct the emitted light directly into the body of the light-guiding section-bar; the light-guiding section-bar made of light-conducting material being provided with a cross section substantially circular or elliptic in shape, and with a longitudinal flat bevel facing the bottom of the slot or groove and structured so as to cause the light travelling in the light-guiding section-bar to exit towards the transparent or semitransparent portion of the lenticular half-shell above the light-guiding section-bar.. .
|System and method for antenna pointing controller calibration|
A craft (e.g., an aircraft, a spacecraft, a watercraft, a vehicle such as an automotive vehicle or a rail vehicle, or any suitable mobile platform) may incorporate a first inertial measurement unit. A calibration unit incorporating a second inertial measurement unit may be mounted to the craft with a mount point.
|Automotive milling machine, as well as method for steering an automotive milling machine|
In an automotive milling machine, with a machine frame with longitudinal axis, with a chassis with wheels or tracked travelling drive units which support the machine frame, with a controller for the travelling, steering and milling operation, with a height-adjustable working drum, with a slewable last or single transport conveyor of specified length arranged in front of or behind the working drum as seen in the direction of travel of the milling machine, where the transport conveyor is, as a minimum, slewable sideways about an essentially vertical first axis under a slewing angle, it is provided for the following features to be achieved: the controller comprises a detection and control system which, as a minimum, detects the steering angle of the steering controller for the chassis or, as a minimum, the steering angle of the steering controller and the distance travelled or the travel speed, and controls the slewing angle of the transport conveyor in accordance with this no less than one parameter.. .
|Reductant delivery unit for automotive selective catalytic reduction systems - active cooling|
A reductant delivery unit (rdu) delivers supplied reductant (aqueous urea solution) to the engine exhaust system. The delivered reductant is transformed into ammonia which then reacts with the exhaust oxides of nitrogen in a catalytic environment to produce nitrogen and h20.
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