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US20100332087 Remote Vehicle Controller  
The present teachings provide a controller for controlling a remote vehicle manipulator arm, the controller comprising a master arm morphologically the same as or similar to the remote vehicle...
US20110251761 SHUTTER WITH OFFSET LOUVER PIVOT  
A shutter system for controlling an airstream through a grille opening in a vehicle includes a plurality of louvers. Each louver has a pivot axis, and a louver face offset from the pivot axis. The...
US20130325265 AUTOMATIC WATER SENSOR WINDOW OPENING SYSTEM  
A system can automatically open at least one window of a vehicle when the vehicle is being submerged in water. The system can include a water collector and a water sensor, and when the water...
US20110112727 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING JACK CONTACT WITH GROUND  
A system for determining when one or more jacks on a vehicle have contacted the ground may include a pitch sensor that senses a pitch angle of the vehicle and a roll sensor that senses a roll...
US20120310488 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING JACK CONTACT WITH GROUND  
A system for determining when one or more jacks on a vehicle have contacted the ground. The system includes at least one of a pitch sensor that senses a pitch angle of the vehicle and a roll...
US20120323448 REJECTION OF UNDER-HOOD AIRFLOW  
A system for controlling airflow through an under-hood compartment of a vehicle includes a first grille opening and a second grille opening each disposed at an entrance to the under-hood...
US20130096781 VEHICULAR WHEEL COVER  
An automotive vehicle wheel apparatus includes a turnable cover or door for a wheelhouse opening in a fender. In another aspect, a sheath or liner is provided close to at least half of a...
US20120150394 Operating System for a Folding Trailer  
A system for extending and retracting a folding trailer. The trailer has a movable top extending from a base, and a plurality of extendible supports mounted on the base and connected to the top. A...
US20120035813 Wall Movement Synchronization Slide-Out Room System and Method  
A slide-out room system for a vehicle includes a slide-out room movably connected to the vehicle and at least four room slides supported by the vehicle and operable to move the slide-out room...
US20130103236 USE OF SMARTPHONES, POCKET SIZE COMPUTERS, TABLETS OR OTHER MOBILE PERSONAL COMPUTERS AS THE MAIN COMPUTER OF COMPUTERIZED VEHICLES  
This invention features a solution to use a pocket size pc, smartphone, or tablet or any other type of mobile personal computer as the main computer of a vehicle, in the highly computerized future...
US20140172240 PARK BRAKE LOGIC  
A braking system may include a first brake, a parking brake, a warning system, and a control system. A parking brake system may allow an operator to selectively engage the parking brake. The...
US20150105983 POWER SPLIT TAILGATE SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A power split tailgate system is provided that allows each of an upper and a lower tailgate door to be simultaneously or independently driven between open and closed positions. The tailgate system...
US20120035814 DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING A DOOR LEAF  
The invention relates to a device for controlling a door leaf (3) of a passenger compartment, in particular of an automobile, comprising: a detection field formed on at least one active surface of...
US20150166014 WIPER CONTROL METHOD AND WIPER CONTROL DEVICE  
An electric motor is subjected to PWM duty control based on a target speed (tgt spd) set according to a position of a wiper blade. After a deceleration start position of wiping operation, the...
US20130297154 TRACTOR TRAILER GAP CONTROL SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to an adjustable towing system and a method for adjusting a length of a longitudinally extending gap between a cab of a truck tractor and a trailer. The truck tractor...
US20140052345 MOBILE ERGONOMIC PROFILE  
According to various embodiments, a specific user may be determined to be located within a particular distance of a specific vehicle, and a vehicle model of the specific vehicle may be identified....
US20120030974 SNOWGROOMER INCLUDING A WINCH ASSEMBLY TO AID HANDLING OF THE SNOWGROOMER ON STEEP SLOPES, AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE WINCH ASSEMBLY  
A snow groomer, equipped with a winch assembly to aid handling of the snow groomer on steep slopes, has a frame; a user interface; a control unit; and the winch assembly, which has a support...
US20150231991 SEAT CUSHION LENGTH EXTENDER WITH SENSOR  
Seats and methods for controlling a seat are described. A position of the user's leg is sensed relative to the position of the front of the seat. A determination is made as to if the position of...
US20150184442 LOW POWER ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT FOR AN AUTOMOBILE  
For low power environment management for an automobile, a method is disclosed that includes sensing an environmental condition at an automobile, comparing a level of the environmental condition to...
US20140052347 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING JACK CONTACT WITH GROUND  
A method for determining when at least one jack on a vehicle has contacted the ground, in which the vehicle includes a first jack mounted to a first end of the vehicle and a pair of jacks mounted...
US20080021618 SUPERVISED AND UNSUPERVISED SEAT FOLDING  
Supervised and unsupervised seat folding of the type wherein supervised or unsupervised seating folding is permitted as function of whether a user is within a particular proximity to a seat being...
US20110193375 Motorcycle Seat Bench  
A motorcycle seat is provided, the seat being aligned in the longitudinal direction of the motorcycle and having a spring-damper system under the seat surface that absorbs and reduces impacts and...
US20150149043 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ADJUSTING GRILLE SHUTTERS BASED ON TEMPERATURE AND POSITION FEEDBACK  
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting vehicle grille shutters based on engine coolant temperature. In one example, a method includes adjusting grille shutters based on engine coolant...
US20060058936 " Mind of It's Own" automobile security system  
To Narrate and summarize my invention: I was riding in a car with my friend. After we reached our destination, he proceeded to show off the fact that he could roll his power windows up and down...
US20110320092 ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY MOBILE OFFICE WITH LOCATION BASED ADVERTISING  
A vehicle for use on surface streets providing a viable working environment that allows at least 6 passengers to conduct work during commuting time. The configuration of each individual workspace...
US20150066311 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SAVING THE LIFE OF LIVING BEINGS REMAINING IN A VEHICLE  
In a method for protecting living beings remaining behind in a vehicle, (i) it is recognized or detected whether a living being is inside the vehicle, (ii) it is recognized or detected whether the...
US20140095031 Sunroof Control Interface Utilizing Position Presets  
A sunroof control interface, as well as a method of using the interface, is provided. The interface may use a visual representation of the vehicle's exterior and/or a slide controller to help the...
US20090234544 VEHICLE ACTIVE HEAD RESTRAINT SYSTEM WITH A LOCKING LINKAGE  
A vehicle seat is provided with a frame providing structure for a seat back within a vehicle. An active head restraint system is supported by the frame for moving to an extended position when the...
US20120211301 PLATFORM LEVELING SYSTEM  
A leveling system for a structure to be leveled is provided. At least one linear accelerometer is mounted to measure acceleration in a principal plane of motion of a lift structure. An angular...
US20140095029 Sunroof Control Interface  
A sunroof control interface, as well as a method of using the interface, is provided. The interface may use a visual representation of the vehicle's exterior and/or a slide controller to help the...
US20140156149 Integrated Biometric Switch  
A user interface is provided. The interface can be used to control an electronic system that is in communication with a vehicle. The interface includes a fingerprint reader, and a push-button...
US20090058057 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETECTING SEAT POSITION  
Seating positioning determining based on wireless signals. The seat positioning may include assessing seating location within a vehicle or other environment. The seat positioning may be used with...
US20120080904 Air Dam System  
An air dam which provides at least one panel which operates between an open condition and a closed condition in the open space established between a truck coupled to a trailer to alter a part of...
US20130073150 ADJUSTABLE GRILL SHUTTER SYSTEM  
An adjustable grill shutter system is provided. In one embodiment, adjustment of the grill shutter system can be provided by a method of adjusting a grill shutter system for a vehicle, the method...
US20110137530 ADJUSTABLE GRILL SHUTTER SYSTEM  
An adjustable grill shutter system is provided. In one embodiment, adjustment of the grill shutter system can be provided by a method of adjusting a grill shutter system for a vehicle, the method...
US20130238198 DYNAMICALLY-SUPPORTED MOVABLE DOWNFORCE-GENERATING UNDERBODY IN A MOTOR VEHICLE  
A downforce-generating device for improving motor vehicle control is described. The device includes a movable underbody with a suspension-mounted support system such that the movable underbody...
US20150197205 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR USE IN CONFIGURING AN ENVIRONMENT OF AN AUTOMOBILE  
Some embodiments provide methods of configuring an automobile, comprising: identifying, through a controller of a first automobile, a first user of potential users, wherein the identifying...
US20140136024 ERROR AVOIDANCE IN THE GESTURE-CONTROLLED OPENING OF A MOTOR VEHICLE DOOR AND TRUNK  
For error-proof, gesture-controlled opening of an actuating element in a motor vehicle, provision is made to detect a vehicle user's gesture, which conveys an opening command, by means of a...
US20130153320 ADAPTIVE SEAT SUSPENSION SYSTEM  
A suspension system for a mobile machine is disclosed. The suspension system may have at least one sensor configured to detect a performance parameter of the mobile machine, and a seat operatively...
US20060241836 Passive control of vehicle interior features based upon occupant classification  
The present invention includes a method of monitoring and controlling interior functions of a vehicle, for example, a memory seat position, a vehicle pedal position, a steering column position, a...
US20100039722 ROAD CURVATURE ESTIMATION FOR REARVIEW MIRROR ADJUSTMENT SYSTEM  
A system and method for automatically correcting the viewing angle of a rear-view mirror on a vehicle when the vehicle is traveling around a curve. The system estimates the curvature of the road...
US20120112509 MULTI-LOAD FLOOR SMARTFOLD HYBRID  
A seat support system for supporting a seat in a manner that ameliorates or eliminates load applied to a driving mechanism. The system may be configured to support a seat back when the seat back...
US20060273880 Biological authentication system  
Herein disclosed is a biometric identity verification apparatus, comprising: imaging means (10) for taking an image indicative of a person sitting on a specific seat of an automotive vehicle;...
US20110264332 HEADREST POSITION ADJUSTMENT DEVICE AND HEADREST POSITION ADJUSTMENT METHOD  
To highly precisely adjust a position of a headrest automatically and to an appropriate condition with simple configuration, when the distance between the headrest and .a head is within a certain...
US20120191305 CLOSING DEVICE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME  
The invention relates to a method for operating a closing device (1) in a motor vehicle for detecting a pinching case, wherein an object is pinched between a moving closing element (2) of the...
US20120041648 DEVICE FOR ADJUSTING POSITION OF HEADREST AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING POSITION OF HEADREST  
To automatically adjust a position of a headrest accurately by preventing an unnecessary movement of the headrest, a headrest position adjusting device includes a sensing electrode 1 and a...
US20140309893 HEALTH STATISTICS AND COMMUNICATIONS OF ASSOCIATED VEHICLE USERS  
Methods and systems for a complete vehicle ecosystem are provided. Specifically, systems that when taken alone, or together, provide an individual or group of individuals with an intuitive and...
US20090069984 AUTOMATIC WINDOW REPOSITIONING TO RELIEVE VEHICLE PASSENGER CABIN WIND PRESSURE PULSATION  
Methods and apparatus are provided for the detection of conditions indicative of a wind pressure pulsation within the passenger cabin of a vehicle, and for the reduction of the intensity of the...
US20050225429 Multiuser vehicle utilization system and electronic key therefor  
A vehicle utilization system permitting use of a vehicle (3) having a respective identification code (Cveh) includes a key (2) having a memory (5) for storing an enabling code (Cid) enabling use...
US20150191078 VEHICLE INCLUDING SHUTTER DEVICE FOR ADJUSTING TEMPERATURE OF COOLANT WATER OF ENGINE  
A grille shutter is a device configured to adjust a temperature of coolant water of an engine by adjusting an amount of outside air introduced into a radiator of the engine. An ECU performs a...