Patents Assigned to NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
  • Patent number: 11486486
    Abstract: A transmission includes a bar supporting at least one sensor for measuring an operating parameter of the transmission. The sensor bar is provided with an oil channel for transportation of lubrication oil to at least one component of the transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventors: Freddy Trinh, Håkan Jacobson, Daniel Haraldsson
  • Patent number: 11473921
    Abstract: A method for supporting a user of a first vehicle to follow a second vehicle includes obtaining a picture, by a camera, of at least a part of a surrounding of the first vehicle, detecting vehicles in the obtained picture, displaying a representation of the detected vehicles on a user interface to the user, obtaining input from the user from the user interface of which of the detected vehicles that is the second vehicle and that the user would like to follow, obtaining, via the camera, at least one identification data of the second vehicle, tracking the position of the second vehicle, and transmitting the position of the second vehicle to a navigation system of the first vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventors: Magnus Nilsson, Måns Pihlsgård
  • Patent number: 11469696
    Abstract: An alternator system includes an alternator with a stator having at least one stationary winding and a rotor with a rotatable field coil for producing alternating current, a main voltage regulator having a main controller and a main power switch configured to control the current through the field coil, a redundant voltage regulator having a redundant controller and a redundant power switch configured to control the current through the field coil. The main power switch, the field coil and the redundant power switch are connected in series, in that order. A power supply for an electrical system includes a battery and the alternator system. A vehicle includes the power supply.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventors: Jerker Andersson, Göran Svedoff
  • Patent number: 11433864
    Abstract: A container unit for brake fluid in a vehicle hydraulic brake system and connectable to a hydraulic component of the brake system, and includes: a storage chamber for brake fluid, the storage chamber having a flow channel between the storage chamber and the hydraulic component, the storage chamber and flow channel define an inner space of the container unit; a displaceable valve unit regulates flow of brake fluid in and out of the storage chamber through the flow channel, the valve unit in an open position is displaced to allow brake fluid to flow when the container unit is connected to the hydraulic component, and the valve unit in a closed position is displaced to prevent outflow of brake fluid when the container unit is disconnected from the hydraulic component. The valve unit in the open and closed positions is fully enclosed within the inner space of the container unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventor: Elin Fouganthine
  • Patent number: 11434960
    Abstract: A method for motion control of a shift sleeve in a stepped gear transmission during a synchronization and gear engagement sequence for avoiding gear teeth interference, wherein the stepped gear transmission includes an axially displaceable shift sleeve arranged on and rotationally secured to a shaft, and a constant mesh gear wheel arranged on and rotatable relative to said shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventors: Johan Hellsing, Muddassar Zahid Piracha
  • Patent number: 11408387
    Abstract: An auto-stop start system for a vehicle. The auto-stop start system has a control unit with an auto-stop start function controlling stop and start of an engine of the vehicle, and a control device by which control device the auto-stop start function can be temporarily deactivated by an operator of the vehicle. The control unit is configured to reactivate the auto-stop start function after a predetermined duration of a temporary deactivation. The predetermined duration of the temporary deactivation of the auto-stop start function is selectable by means of the control device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventors: Johan Ekelund, Di Ding
  • Patent number: 11404888
    Abstract: An electrical battery system for a vehicle includes a first battery pack and a second battery pack. The first battery pack has a larger total nominal energy capacity than the second battery pack. The first battery pack includes an array of a first type of battery cells and the second battery pack includes an array of a second type of battery cells. The second type of battery cells withstands a larger maximal 30-seconds discharge pulse current than the first type of battery cells. The first type of battery cells have a higher nominal energy capacity per unit volume than the second type of battery cells, and the battery cells of the second battery pack are better thermally insulated than the battery cells of the first battery pack. Additionally, a vehicle drive train includes such an electrical battery system or a vehicle includes such an electrical battery system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventors: Björn Isaksson, Linus Hallberg
  • Patent number: 11401904
    Abstract: A method for controlling an auto-stop start system of a vehicle includes sending a message to an operator of the vehicle requesting the operator to perform an action for enabling activation of an auto-stop start function of the auto-stop start system, and provided that such a requested action is identified to have been performed, enabling activation of the auto-stop start function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventor: Johan Ekelund
  • Patent number: 11383644
    Abstract: A display method and a display system for a vehicle includes a display unit, a camera unit, a processing circuitry connected to the display unit and the camera unit configured to cause the display system to determine, by the processing circuitry, the passenger of interest out of at least one passenger present in the vehicle, provide, by the camera unit, the image view of the passenger of interest, and display, by the display unit the image view of the passenger of interest on the display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventor: Markus Witte
  • Patent number: 11384968
    Abstract: A method for controlling a heat pump system. The heat pump system includes a compressor for compressing a working fluid of the heat pump system and an electric motor for providing an output torque for driving the compressor. The method includes the steps of recovering heat emitted from the electric motor by heating the working fluid, providing a first control mode and a second control mode for the electric motor, and controlling the electrical motor in a way creating higher heat losses of the electric motor for a given output torque of the electric motor in the second control mode than in the first control mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Kristian Nicklasson, Johan Hellsing
  • Patent number: 11377154
    Abstract: A vehicle body structure includes a roof structure and a lateral side structure, wherein the roof structure includes a roof panel fastened to an underlying roof reinforcement frame, wherein the lateral side structure includes a side panel fastened to an underlying side support structure, wherein a lateral side of the roof panel is fastened to the roof reinforcement frame by means of a hemming joint that is formed by folding a lateral side of the roof panel around an edge of the roof reinforcement frame, and wherein a folded side edge of the roof panel is fastened to the side panel by means of an elongated laser brazing joint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventor: Biquan Wu
  • Patent number: 11374359
    Abstract: A high voltage electrical connector for electric current connections in vehicles includes a first connector unit and a complementary second connector unit releasably connectable with the first connector unit. A primary locking member is arranged in the first connector unit, and a stationary locking part is arranged in the second connector unit, where the primary locking member is electromagnetically movable between a locked position and an unlocked position. In the locked position, the primary locking member is in locking engagement with the stationary locking part preventing the first connector unit and the second connector unit from being released from each other, and in the unlocked position the primary locking member is disengaged from the stationary locking part allowing the first connector unit and the second connector unit from being released from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventors: Linus Hallberg, Anders Eklund
  • Patent number: 11353069
    Abstract: A transmission for a vehicle includes a first rotating member for rotation about an axis and a second rotating member for rotation about the axis. The first rotating member and the second rotating member are connectable to each other such that the first rotating member and the second rotating member are rotationally locked relative to each other for transferring torque between the first rotating member and the second rotating member. The transmission comprises a sensor arrangement for measuring a relative angular position of the first rotating member and the second rotating member while at least one of the first rotating member and the second rotating member is rotating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventors: Eva Barrientos Blanco, Henrique Budacs
  • Patent number: 11315411
    Abstract: An Audio Frequency Induction Loop receiving device, an Audio Frequency Induction Loop transmitting device, a system and a method for alerting a person with impaired hearing about a moving vehicle are disclosed. The Audio Frequency Induction Loop receiving device comprises an Audio Frequency Induction Loop receiver and a processing circuitry. The Audio Frequency Induction Loop receiver is configured to receive a signal via a magnetic field generated by the Audio Frequency Induction Loop transmitting device installed in the vehicle. The processing circuitry is configured to cause the Audio Frequency Induction Loop receiving device to detect the magnetic field generated by the Audio Frequency Induction Loop transmitting device and generate an alert signal for alerting about the moving vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventor: Alexander Berggren
  • Patent number: 11305606
    Abstract: An anti-roll bar for a vehicle. The anti-roll bar includes a first bar portion for connection to a left-side wheel suspension of the vehicle and a second bar portion for connection to a right-side wheel suspension of the vehicle, and an actuator unit connecting the first bar portion and the second bar portion to each other for transferring torque between the first bar portion and the second bar portion. The actuator unit has a first selectable mode providing a first predetermined torque ratio between the first bar portion and the second bar portion, and a second selectable mode providing a second predetermined torque ratio between the first bar portion and the second bar portion. The first torque ratio and the second torque ratio are different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventor: Andrew Dawkes
  • Patent number: 11288944
    Abstract: A key localization system for finding a vehicle key. The system includes a key unit, a first communication unit, at least one second communication unit, and a processing circuitry operatively connected to the first communication unit and configured to cause the key localization system to send, via the first communication unit, a detect key signal and receive, via the first communication unit, in response to that the key unit has received the detect key signal, a found key signal from at least one of the key unit and the second communication unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventors: Magnus Nilsson, Erik Lindberg Nilsson
  • Patent number: 11248664
    Abstract: A synchronizing ring for a synchronizer having an inner ring. The synchronizing ring is designed to be arranged outside of and to abut against the inner ring for achieving friction between an outer surface of the inner ring and an inner surface of the synchronizing ring during synchronization. The synchronizing ring has a plurality of through holes extending from the inner surface to an outer surface of the synchronizing ring for evacuation of oil from the interface between the inner ring and the synchronizing ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventors: Eva Barrientos Blanco, Henrique Budacs
  • Patent number: 11230222
    Abstract: A device for suspension of a lamp in a vehicle. The device includes a guiding means for guiding a lamp to move relative to a vehicle from a first position to a second position in case of an impact between the lamp and an object. The device further includes at least one energy absorber for counteracting movement of the lamp from the first position to the second position. The guiding means is arranged for guiding the lamp to move downwardly in a movement direction having a movement direction component in parallel with the Z-axis while the movement of the lamp being counteracted by said energy absorber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventor: Jan Hellberg
  • Patent number: 11232900
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for a wireless power transfer system. The device comprises a housing and a coil arranged inside the housing. The coil comprises a first conductor wire forming a first sub coil having a plurality of windings and a second conductor wire forming a second sub coil having a plurality of windings. The housing comprises a first holder for accommodating and holding the first sub coil and a second holder for accommodating and holding the second sub coil. The first holder and the second holder are attached to each other such that the first sub coil and the second sub coil together form the coil being arranged between the first holder and the second holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventor: Gabriel Samuelsson
  • Patent number: 11231075
    Abstract: A transmission device includes a first rotating member and a ring for synchronizing the first rotating member and a second rotating member relative to each other. The first rotating member is provided with a plurality of first recesses for receiving a plurality of protrusions provided on the synchronizing ring. The first rotating member has one said first recess for each of said protrusions. The first rotating member is provided with one or more second recesses making the total number of first and second recesses exceeding the number of said protrusions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: NINGBO GEELY AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CO.
    Inventors: Adil Shabbir, Eva Barrientos Blanco