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Jeremy P Maus, Richard A Mink, Nathan L Schuler, Steven W Weissner: Battery mounting assembly. International Truck Intellectual Property Company L L C, Jeffrey P Calfa, Neil T Powell, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, April 15, 2003: US06547020 (31 worldwide citation)

A battery mounting assembly for mounting batteries to a vehicle. The battery mounting assembly has lower battery tray and an upper battery tray disposed below and above one another respectively. The battery mounting assembly is constructed to move and deform in predetermined ways when it is subjecte ...


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Travis E Dennison, Thomas W Higginbotham: Access hatch reinforcement module & method of installing an access hatch to an existing hood for a mobile vehicle. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Neil T Powell, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, September 30, 2003: US06626256 (31 worldwide citation)

An access hatch reinforcement module and a method of assembling an access hatch to an existing engine compartment hood of a vehicle. The access hatch reinforcement module includes a wall engagement component for engagement to the hood outer wall of the engine compartment hood. The access hatch reinf ...


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Frank Bondarowicz, Kevin R Calstrom, Gerald L Larson: Method of monitoring engine lubricant condition. International Truck Intellectual Property Company L L C, Jeffrey P Calfa, Neil T Powell, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, February 4, 2003: US06513368 (29 worldwide citation)

A method for generating indicators relating to the condition of lubricating oil in an internal combustion engine. A set of variables relating to operation of the internal combustion engine serve as proxy variables for brake mean effective pressure developed by the internal combustion engine. Operati ...


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Rand D Smith, Thomas Reynolds, Sylvester Sample: Endplay measurement tool and method. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Gerald W Askew, September 30, 2008: US07428779 (27 worldwide citation)

A tool (10) and method for measuring endplay between an axle shaft (36) and an axle hub (34) of an axle assembly. A mounting plate (22) is fastened to the hub, and one end of a through-rod (16) whose ends protrude from opposite ends of a housing (14) of a fluid-operated device (12) is fastened to th ...


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Gerald L Larson, Paul W O Malley: Engine based kinetic energy recovery system for vehicles. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, Susan L Lukasik, August 2, 2005: US06922997 (26 worldwide citation)

A motor vehicle kinetic energy recovery system uses one or more cylinders of an internal combustion engine as the first or primary stage in a multi-stage high pressure air compression system, a compressed air storage system, compressed air operated drive train boosters and vehicle management electro ...


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Kermit O Taylor: Unitized bus vehicle roof. International Truck Intellectual Property Company L L C, Jeffrey P Calfa, Neil T Powell, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, January 7, 2003: US06502895 (25 worldwide citation)

A roof and mounting structure and a school or commercial bus vehicle provide improved leakage protection to the passenger compartment of the vehicle. The roof is an integral unitized roof structure that reduces or eliminates the opportunity for leakage by replacing rivets with adhesive or adhesive t ...


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Gerald L Larson: Wheel mounted power generator and wheel condition sensing apparatus. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, Susan L Lukasik, June 1, 2004: US06742386 (25 worldwide citation)

An electromechanical apparatus suitable for mounting on a vehicle wheel power for generating telemetry relating to the wheel including tire temperature and pressure. The apparatus includes a pendulum mounted to rotate freely relative to the vehicle wheel which is positioned from the wheel hub. When ...


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Lawrence D Hasfjord, Michael P Harding, Kenneth Bultemeier Jr, Richard S Justice: Vehicle with engine idle-management system. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, Susan L Lukasik, December 28, 2004: US06836718 (24 worldwide citation)

A vehicle according to the present invention has an internal combustion engine that is controlled by an engine-control computer that is operable, when the vehicle is parked, to operate in an idle-management mode to automatically start and stop idling operation of the internal combustion engine in or ...


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James C Bradley, Sunil K Jain, Rodney J Klinger, Joseph T Penaloza: Air power energy transformation to electrical energy for hybrid electric vehicle applications. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Mark C Bach, Gerald W Askew, September 7, 2010: US07789182 (22 worldwide citation)

A vehicle having one or more small vehicle-mounted electricity generating wind turbines located within an area of wind recirculation. The electricity generated is used to recharge vehicle batteries, partially power an auxiliary electric propulsion motor, or supply vehicle parasitic loads.