Patents by Inventor Johan EKELUND

Johan EKELUND has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20230031075
    Abstract: A method for engine braking of a vehicle includes: —detecting a state indicative of a desired engine braking of the vehicle, and—controlling an engine speed to a set engine speed target value by controlling a powertrain component in response to the detected state of a desired engine braking.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2022
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Inventors: Johan EKELUND, Henok FESSEHATSION
  • Publication number: 20220250477
    Abstract: A method for controlling the views of the surroundings of a vehicle by a vehicle occupant includes determining an operational mode of a control switch controlling a camera view direction of at least a first camera by the control switch, when the control switch is in a first operational mode; and controlling a mirror view direction of at least a first side mirror by the control switch, when the control switch is in a second operational mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: Johan EKELUND, Nagabhushan RAMASAMUDRA SHIVASHANKAR
  • 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: 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
  • Publication number: 20220025839
    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: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Inventors: Johan EKELUND, Di DING
  • Publication number: 20210239083
    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: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Inventor: Johan EKELUND