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Gerald L Larson: Method and apparatus for determining vehicle speed. International Truck Intellectual Property Company L L C, Jeffrey P Calfa, Neil T Powell, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, July 30, 2002: US06426694 (14 worldwide citation)

A system and a method for generating a calibrated speedometer signal is provided utilizing a global positioning unit and wheel speed monitoring units. Side to side comparison of wheel rotational speeds allows detection of vehicle turns. Speed estimation is made from the global positioning unit durin ...


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Gerald L Larson: Vehicle electrical system. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, Susan L Lukasik, February 10, 2004: US06690140 (14 worldwide citation)

A vehicle electrical system is disclosed having a plurality of electrical subsystems for supplying power to different component groups of the vehicle. A voltage regulator is provided each subsystem for setting the voltage on each electrical subsystem independently of the other electrical subsystems. ...


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H Edward Kelwaski, Robert D Dannenberg: Programmable matrix controller for correlating electric devices in a motor vehicle with switches of a switch module. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, Susan L Lukasik, April 20, 2004: US06724102 (14 worldwide citation)

A switch module in an instrument panel of a motor vehicle contains multiple switch assemblies connected by wiring to a controller. Multiple devices controlled by the switch assemblies are connected by wiring to the controller. The controller has a programmed matrix correlating a switch input from ea ...


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Robert V Brown: Mobile multiplexed slow scan video system. International Truck Intellectual Property Company L L C, Jeffrey P Calfa, Neil T Powell, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, November 12, 2002: US06480224 (13 worldwide citation)

A mobile closed circuit television system in which a pre-existing data communication system in a vehicle is used as a medium for transmitting video data from an on-board television camera (


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Steven P Miller: Automated vehicle inspection system. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, Susan L Lukasik, December 30, 2003: US06671594 (13 worldwide citation)

The invention integrates a general purpose computer with a controller area network to effect an inspection regimen through the controller area network A convenient user interface, combining handheld instruments and convention displays and printers allows the driver to interact with the system. The c ...


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James C Bradley, Scott A Wooldridge, Rodney J Klinger, Joseph T Penaloza: Engine compartment temperature sensitive louvers. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Mark C Bach, July 14, 2009: US07559391 (12 worldwide citation)

A passive louver system providing supplemental and localized cooling for an engine compartment is implemented using magnetic catches for opening and closing of the louvers.


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David Engel, Jaewon Kang, Shamir Karkal, Timothy C Simmons, Aubrey Shick: Device and system for enabling families to share in long haul truckers travels. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Mark C Bach, April 27, 2010: US07705882 (12 worldwide citation)

A portable hand-held device (20) has a camera (102) for use by a professional truck driver while on the road to allow pictures taken to be transmitted via a transceiver of the device through a cellular telephone network to an Internet site that is linked with the telephone network and that can be se ...


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John F Rotz, David B Brooks, Joseph A Bell: Automated control system for a vehicle lift axle. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Gerald W Askew, Susan L Lukasik, May 29, 2007: US07222867 (12 worldwide citation)

An automated axle control system provides both indication to the driver when a lift axle should be raised or lowered, and takes action to effect axle positioning when the driver fails to respond. Operations are based on estimates of vehicle weight and vehicle speed and are implemented primarily thro ...


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Christina R Hyslop, Charles M Bivens: Hood latch and vehicle mounting. International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Jeffrey P Calfa, Dennis Kelly Sullivan, Susan L Lukasik, December 23, 2003: US06666291 (12 worldwide citation)

A hood latch, hood and vehicle-mounting component that provide improved durability and aerodynamic properties as well as access to an under hood area. The latch is a two-part component. The latch is mounted under the hood and is only exposed where it latches to the latch catch on the vehicle-mountin ...


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Gerald W Askew: Toroidal exhaust vibration absorber. International Truck Intellectual Property Company L L C, Jeffrey P Calfa, Neil T Powell, Dennis Kelly Sulliv, July 2, 2002: US06412586 (12 worldwide citation)

A mechanism and method for stabilizing vibrations in vertical exhaust systems for over highway trucks. A mass-spring absorber having a natural frequency that corresponds to the natural frequency of the vertical exhaust system, which we are trying to stabilize, is secured to the vertical exhaust syst ...