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Bradford Bates, Ronald I Sims, Rodney J Tabaczynski: Hybrid drive system. Ford Motor Company, Roger L May, Damian Porcari, June 7, 1994: US05318142 (129 worldwide citation)

A hybrid drive system for use in an electric vehicle comprising an electric motor generator for moving the vehicle, plural electrical energy sources in electric contact with electric motor/generator and a control source in electrical contact with the plural electrical energy sources include a variab ...


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Tadeusz Jaroszczyk, David A Olson: Air cleaner/noise silencer assembly. Ford Motor Company, Damian Porcari, Clifford L Sadler, April 21, 1992: US05106397 (89 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an air cleaner comprising a generally bell-shaped air cleaner housing and a generally frustoconical filter positioned concentrically within the housing. The housing has an air inlet at its small end and an air outlet at its large end for the flow of air generally axially int ...


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James T Gourd: Fastener with resilient linking means. Ford Motor Company, Damian Porcari, Clifford L Sadler, October 29, 1991: US05061137 (84 worldwide citation)

A fastener is provided which comprises a head component; a barbed shank component; and a resilient linking means connecting the head and shank components. The fastener has a longitudinal opening adapted to receive a tool for the application of force in a driving engagement with the shank component. ...


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Karl Robertson, Thomas Scott: Communication method and system for configuring electric powered vehicles. Ford Motor Company, Damian Porcari, William J Coughlin, April 16, 2002: US06373380 (77 worldwide citation)

A method for configuring features of an electric powered vehicle to a profile of a random user includes storing a profile of a user on a device possessed by the user. The profile is indicative of how the features of the electric powered vehicle are to be configured. The profile of the user is then t ...


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Haren S Gandhi, John Vito Cavataio, Robert Henry Hammerle, Yisun Cheng: emissions, Catalyst system for the reduction of NOx and NH. Ford Global Technologies, Damian Porcari, Brooks Kushman P C, February 19, 2008: US07332135 (74 worldwide citation)

This catalyst system simultaneously removes ammonia and enhances net NOx conversion by placing an NH3-SCR catalyst formulation downstream of a lean NOx trap. By doing so, the NH3-SCR catalyst adsorbs the ammonia from the upstream lean NOx trap generated during the rich pulses. The stored ammonia the ...


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Anthony T Ander, Davorin Hrovat, Craig J Simonds, Lee Fei Chen: Method for vehicular wheel spin control that adapts to different road traction characteristics. Ford Motor Company, Damian Porcari, Roger L May, January 11, 1994: US05278761 (66 worldwide citation)

Techniques for controlling the spin of driven wheels of a vehicle being driven over a surface, the vehicle also including nondriven wheels and an engine having a fuel system for varying engine torque. A characteristic signal representative of at least an estimate of the value of a traction character ...


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James T Gourd: Removable fastener with elastic linking means. Ford Motor Company, Damian Porcari, Roger L May, April 7, 1992: US05102276 (64 worldwide citation)

A removable threaded fastener is provided which comprises a head component; an externally threaded shank component; and a resilient linking means connecting the head and shank components. The fastener has a longitudinal opening adapted to receive a tool for the application of torque in a driving eng ...


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Allan D Murray, Michael D Tisack, Yitah R Wu: Induction heating method for forming composite articles. Ford Motor Company, Damian Porcari, Roger L May, August 16, 1994: US05338497 (59 worldwide citation)

An induction heating method includes the steps of molding composite material having non-induction heatable reinforcement material and induction heatable material in a thermally curable polymer based resin, followed by curing the polymer based resin at least partially while in the mold by exposure to ...


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Damian Porcari, Thomas Anthony Montgomery, Bryan Roger Goodman: Theme-based system and method for classifying documents. Ford Global Technologies, Damian Porcari, Brooks Kushman P C, May 20, 2008: US07376635 (57 worldwide citation)

A classification system (10) having a controller (12), a document storage memory (14), and a document input (16) is used to classify documents (20). The controller (12) is programmed to generate a theme score from a plurality of source documents in a plurality of predefined source documents. A theme ...


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Joseph R Theis: Method for remediating emissions. Damian Porcari, Brooks Kushman P C, July 24, 2012: US08225600 (56 worldwide citation)

A method for remediating a NOx-containing lean diesel emission includes providing a LNT/SCR catalyst system including a SCR catalyst and a first and second LNT. The SCR catalyst is disposed downstream of the second LNT which is disposed downstream of the first LNT. The lean NOx-containing diesel emi ...