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On-Board Fuel Vapor Collection, Condensation, Storage and Distribution System for a Vehicle

Abstract: 

An on-board fuel vapor recovery system draws vapors from a fuel tank, compresses the vapors, and then cools the compressed vapors to form a condensate liquid fuel which is stored in an auxiliary condensate tank for introduction to an engine for enhanced cold start operation.

Patent Number: 
6,494,192
Date Of Issue: 
12/17/2002
Inventors: 

William K. Capshaw;John C. Hedrick;David W. Naegeli;Michael G. Ross