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1.

DASHBOARD CROSSBEAM ASSEMBLY FOR A VEHICLE

      
Application Number 18359599
Status Pending
Filing Date 2023-07-26
First Publication Date 2024-02-01
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Martin, Gregory
  • Coupe, Christophe
  • Trannoy, Mickael
  • Bhujade, Annasaheb

Abstract

A dashboard crossbeam assembly for a vehicle includes a dashboard crossbeam with a first longitudinal portion, preferably made of plastic-containing material, the first longitudinal portion forming a plurality of fastening interfaces. Each fastening interface has a recess for receiving a lug. The dashboard crossbeam assembly further includes at least one fastening tab having at least one lug received in one of the recesses forming a fastening interface.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B62D 25/14 - Dashboards as superstructure sub-unit
  • B62D 27/02 - Connections between superstructure sub-units rigid

2.

DASHBOARD CROSSMEMBER ASSEMBLY FOR A VEHICLE, COMPRISING TWO LONGITUDINAL PORTIONS FASTENED TOGETHER BY MEANS OF A FASTENING COUPLING

      
Application Number EP2023070767
Publication Number 2024/023178
Status In Force
Filing Date 2023-07-26
Publication Date 2024-02-01
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Ponthieu, Didier
  • Martin, Gregory
  • Coupe, Christophe

Abstract

A dashboard crossmember assembly (10) for a vehicle (V) comprises a dashboard crossmember (12) with a first longitudinal portion (16), which is made of a first material, and a second longitudinal portion (14), which is made of a second material, preferably different from the first material. The first and second longitudinal portions (14, 16) are fitted one inside the other. The dashboard crossmember assembly (10) further comprises a fastening coupling (56) for fastening the first and second longitudinal portions (14, 16) together. The fastening coupling (56) is fastened to the first longitudinal portion (16) and to the second longitudinal portion (14). The fastening coupling (56) extends outside the first and second longitudinal portions (14, 16), preferably in contact with at least part of each of the first and second longitudinal portions (14, 16).

IPC Classes  ?

  • B62D 25/14 - Dashboards as superstructure sub-unit
  • B62D 29/00 - Superstructures characterised by material thereof
  • B62D 27/02 - Connections between superstructure sub-units rigid

3.

SET OF DASHBOARD CROSSBEAM ASSEMBLIES FOR A VEHICLE

      
Application Number 18336929
Status Pending
Filing Date 2023-06-16
First Publication Date 2023-12-28
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Coupe, Christophe
  • Trannoy, Mickaël

Abstract

A set of dashboard crossbeam assemblies for a vehicle includes a first and a second dashboard crossbeam assemblies for the vehicle, each dashboard crossbeam assembly having a crossbeam, whereof at least one first longitudinal portion is made of a plastic-containing material and comprises a plurality of first fastening interfaces of fastening tabs. The first and second dashboard crossbeam assemblies are different, the first longitudinal crossbeam portions of the first and second dashboard crossbeam assemblies being identical.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B62D 25/14 - Dashboards as superstructure sub-unit
  • B62D 29/00 - Superstructures characterised by material thereof
  • B62D 27/06 - Connections between superstructure sub-units readily releasable

4.

VEHICLE CROSSMEMBER, VEHICLE COMPRISING SUCH A VEHICLE CROSSMEMBER, AND SET OF VEHICLE CROSSMEMBERS

      
Application Number 18325796
Status Pending
Filing Date 2023-05-30
First Publication Date 2023-11-30
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Coupe, Christophe
  • Trannoy, Mickael

Abstract

A vehicle crossmember extends in a longitudinal direction and includes a first portion having a first portion tube made of metal, and a second portion having a body made of plastic. A coupling end of the second portion has a second portion tube made of metal, overmolded by the body, and the first portion tube is welded to the second portion tube.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B62D 25/14 - Dashboards as superstructure sub-unit
  • B62D 29/00 - Superstructures characterised by material thereof

5.

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING COMPUTER CONTENT OF A COMMUNICATION TERMINAL TO A DISPLAY SCREEN ARRANGED IN A VEHICLE, AND ASSOCIATED VEHICLE

      
Application Number 18202261
Status Pending
Filing Date 2023-05-25
First Publication Date 2023-11-30
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Ben Abdelaziz, Omar
  • Abdallah, Mahdi Ben

Abstract

A method for transmitting computer content of a transmitting communication terminal to a display screen arranged in a passenger compartment of a vehicle. The method includes the following steps: a) determining the identifications of the zones wherein the transmitting communication terminal and a destination communication terminal are located, b) coupling the transmitting communication terminal to a display screen, c) storing an identification of the transmitting communication terminal and an identification of the destination communication terminal according to the coupling step, d) generating a request to transmit computer content to the destination communication terminal, e) determining the identification of the display screen located in the zone wherein the destination terminal is located, and f) transmitting the computer content to the display screen coupled to the destination communication terminal.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G06F 1/16 - Constructional details or arrangements

6.

MOULD HAVING EJECTION DEVICE WITH DISPLACEMENT, AND ASSOCIATED METHOD

      
Application Number EP2023062672
Publication Number 2023/217995
Status In Force
Filing Date 2023-05-11
Publication Date 2023-11-16
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Belliard, Sylvain

Abstract

The invention relates to a mould comprising a device (22) for ejecting a part (4) formed on a first mould portion (20), the ejection device (22) comprising: - an ejection element (26) that is translationally movable in an ejection direction (A), and - at least one wedge (28) that is translationally movable in a displacement direction (B) that is different to the ejection direction (A). The ejection device (22) has at least one drive configuration in which the movement of the ejection element (26) drives the movement of the at least one wedge (28), and a disengaged configuration in which the at least one wedge (28) is not driven by the movement of the ejection element (26) in the ejection direction (A). The wedge (28) comprises a protrusion, and the ejection element (26) comprises at least one slot (56) with a displacement portion and a disengagement portion.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B29C 33/48 - SHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS; SHAPING OF MATERIAL IN A PLASTIC STATE, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; AFTER-TREATMENT OF THE SHAPED PRODUCTS, e.g. REPAIRING - Details thereof or accessories therefor with means for, or specially constructed to facilitate, the removal of articles, e.g. of undercut articles with means for collapsing or disassembling
  • B29C 45/44 - Removing or ejecting moulded articles for undercut articles

7.

RETRACTABLE TABLE SYSTEM FOR VEHICLE

      
Application Number 18143550
Status Pending
Filing Date 2023-05-04
First Publication Date 2023-11-16
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Martin, Gregory

Abstract

A retractable table system that includes a main support for mounting on a trim element of a vehicle, a table having an auxiliary support and a table top supported by the auxiliary support, the auxiliary support being movably mounted on the main support so that the table can move between a retracted position and an extended position of the table, and a storage delimiting a storage space and having an access opening for accessing the storage space, wherein the storage is linked to the table in such a way that the storage space is reduced when the table is in the retracted position and the storage space is increased when the table is in the extended position.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60N 3/00 - Arrangements or adaptations of other passenger fittings, not otherwise provided for

8.

TRIM ELEMENT FOR A VEHICLE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SUCH A DEVICE

      
Application Number 18308566
Status Pending
Filing Date 2023-04-27
First Publication Date 2023-11-02
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Cuvillier, Christophe
  • Perrin, François

Abstract

A trim element for a vehicle is proposed, comprising: a first layer comprising a surface defining a first outer surface of the trim element and an opposite surface, a decorative element arranged on the first layer, a light source arranged on the first layer, a power supply circuit for the light source, the power supply circuit being arranged on the first layer, and a transparent or translucent second layer at least partially coating the light source to direct light from the light source towards a second outer surface of the trim element which is other than the first outer surface.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60Q 3/20 - Arrangement of lighting devices for vehicle interiors; Lighting devices specially adapted for vehicle interiors mounted on specific fittings of passenger or driving compartments
  • G02B 5/02 - Diffusing elements; Afocal elements
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners

9.

DASHBOARD TRIM ASSEMBLY HAVING A MAINTENANCE INTERFACE WITH AN UNLOCKING LEVER

      
Application Number EP2023061000
Publication Number 2023/209031
Status In Force
Filing Date 2023-04-26
Publication Date 2023-11-02
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Dossou, Patrick
  • Legrand, Pierre
  • Fabris, Stephane
  • Torrecillas, Jean-Louis

Abstract

The invention relates to a trim assembly (100) comprising a dashboard (102) having an edge (106), and an assembly part (104) that interlocks with the dashboard (102), the assembly part (104) comprising a locking device (118) that is movable between a first locked position (P1) and a second unlocked position (P2). The assembly (100) is characterised in that it comprises a lever (122) for actuating the locking device (118) of the assembly part (104), the actuating lever (122) making it possible to move the locking device (118) from its first position to its second position, and an opening (136) for accessing the actuating lever (122) associated with the assembly part (104), the access opening (136) being located on the edge (106) of the dashboard (102).

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60K 37/00 - Dashboards
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • B62D 25/14 - Dashboards as superstructure sub-unit
  • F16B 5/06 - Joining sheets or plates to one another or to strips or bars parallel to them by means of clamps or clips
  • F16B 5/12 - Fastening strips or bars to sheets or plates, e.g. rubber strips, decorative strips for motor vehicles, by means of clips
  • F16B 2/22 - Clips, i.e. with gripping action effected solely by the inherent resistance to deformation of the material of the fastening of resilient material, e.g. rubbery material

10.

DEVICE FOR EJECTING A MOULD, COMPRISING A CHAIN WITH SLIDING LINKS AND AN ADJUSTMENT SHIM

      
Application Number 18013536
Status Pending
Filing Date 2021-06-29
First Publication Date 2023-10-12
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Belliard, Sylvain

Abstract

An ejection device having a pushing device that can be moved in translation along a first axis, an ejection element is translatable along a second axis different from the first axis, and a transfer device connecting the pushing device and the ejection element. The transfer device includes a transmission chain having at least two transmission links which are translatable in a sliding direction. The ejection device further includes an adjustment wedge mounted on the pushing device, the adjustment wedge having an adjustment surface forming an adjustment angle, with the transmission chain being mounted on the adjustment surface.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B29C 33/44 - SHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS; SHAPING OF MATERIAL IN A PLASTIC STATE, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; AFTER-TREATMENT OF THE SHAPED PRODUCTS, e.g. REPAIRING - Details thereof or accessories therefor with means for, or specially constructed to facilitate, the removal of articles, e.g. of undercut articles

11.

TRIM ELEMENT COMPRISING A DISCRETE HEATING ELEMENT MADE OF CARBON MATERIAL

      
Application Number 18194995
Status Pending
Filing Date 2023-04-03
First Publication Date 2023-10-05
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Toneu, Xavier

Abstract

The vehicle trim element (1) comprises at least one support layer (2), comprising an inner face (6) and an outer face (8), and at least one heating element (4) extending over a part of the inner face (6) or over a part of the outer face (8) of the support layer (2). The heating element (4) comprises at least one discrete continuous carbon element (10) consisting of a carbon material extending continuously in an uninterrupted way from a first edge (12) to a second edge (14), and a connecting device electrically connected with the carbon element (10), said connecting device being suitable for being electrically connected to a source of current.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B32B 9/00 - Layered products essentially comprising a particular substance not covered by groups
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • B32B 5/02 - Layered products characterised by the non-homogeneity or physical structure of a layer characterised by structural features of a layer comprising fibres or filaments
  • B32B 27/32 - Layered products essentially comprising synthetic resin comprising polyolefins

12.

DOOR ASSEMBLY WITH ASSEMBLED SUPPORT PART AND UPPER PART

      
Application Number 18188175
Status Pending
Filing Date 2023-03-22
First Publication Date 2023-09-28
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Mallent Bertolin, Vicente
  • John, Pramod Mathew

Abstract

A door assembly for a vehicle that includes a support part and a top part mounted on the support part. One of the support part and of the upper part has a welding hole, and the other has a welding boss inserted into the welding hole along a direction of welding. The support part has at least one snap-fit slot. The upper part has at least one clip inserted into the snap-fit slot. The or each snap-fit slot and the or each clip are arranged so as to lock the upper part along a direction of immobilization perpendicular to the direction of welding and in position along the direction of welding.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners

13.

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A VEHICLE TRIM ELEMENT AND ASSOCIATED TRIM ELEMENT

      
Application Number 18189137
Status Pending
Filing Date 2023-03-23
First Publication Date 2023-09-28
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Quesnel, Benjamin

Abstract

A vehicle trim element and method for manufacturing the trim element. The method includes the steps of: supplying a substrate comprising natural fibers and thermoplastic fibers entangled together, supplying a first layer comprising a base layer and provided with at least one reinforcing and/or decorative element, and compressing the first layer against the substrate. The method also includes, prior to compression, aligning the first layer and the substrate by aligning a first positioning element of the substrate and a second positioning element of the first layer arranged outside the at least one reinforcing and/or decorative element.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • B29C 43/20 - Making multilayered or multicoloured articles

14.

TRIM ELEMENT COMPRISING A FUNCTIONAL LAYER MADE OF CONDUCTIVE PAINT

      
Application Number 18184526
Status Pending
Filing Date 2023-03-15
First Publication Date 2023-09-21
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Nouri, Adnen
  • Machado, Raquel

Abstract

A vehicle trim element that includes a support layer having an inner face and an outer face, and at least one functional layer of conductive material extending opposite at least part of the inner face and/or the outer face of the support layer. At least part of the functional layer defines at least one pattern that includes at least one conductive area and at least one non-conductive area formed by a through opening in the functional layer. The pattern forming at least part of an electrical circuit being arranged to perform a function of interacting with a passenger of the vehicle on an external surface of the trim element. The conductive material of the functional layer is conductive paint.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • B32B 27/20 - Layered products essentially comprising synthetic resin characterised by the use of special additives using fillers, pigments, thixotroping agents
  • B32B 27/32 - Layered products essentially comprising synthetic resin comprising polyolefins
  • B32B 33/00 - Layered products characterised by particular properties or particular surface features, e.g. particular surface coatings; Layered products designed for particular purposes not covered by another single class
  • B32B 38/00 - Ancillary operations in connection with laminating processes
  • G06F 3/041 - Digitisers, e.g. for touch screens or touch pads, characterised by the transducing means
  • G06F 3/044 - Digitisers, e.g. for touch screens or touch pads, characterised by the transducing means by capacitive means

15.

VEHICLE DISPLAY ASSEMBLY

      
Application Number 18154807
Status Pending
Filing Date 2023-01-14
First Publication Date 2023-07-20
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Ben Zaghden, Aymen

Abstract

A display assembly for a vehicle, the assembly including: a trim element; a display device; and a rotational actuator for the display device. The display device is movable in rotation relative to the trim element according to a first axis of rotation between a rest position and at least a first inclined position. The display device is movable in rotation relative to the trim element according to a second axis of rotation, distinct from the first axis of rotation, between the rest position and at least a second inclined position. The rotational actuator is configured to move the display device between the rest position and the first inclined position and vice versa, or between the rest position and the second inclined position and vice versa.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60K 35/00 - Arrangement or adaptations of instruments

16.

LINER ELEMENT COMPRISING AN OUTER SURFACE HAVING DIFFERENT APPEARANCES

      
Application Number EP2022082863
Publication Number 2023/094401
Status In Force
Filing Date 2022-11-22
Publication Date 2023-06-01
Owner
  • FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
  • PSA AUTOMOBILES SA (France)
Inventor
  • Beau, Godefroy
  • Couperot, Hélène

Abstract

The invention relates to a liner element (1) which defines an outer surface (2) that forms a visible region of the liner element, said liner element comprising a first appearance layer (4) that forms a first region of the outer surface (2) in which only said first appearance layer (4) is visible, and a second appearance layer (6) that forms a second region of the outer surface (2) in which only said second appearance layer (6) is visible. The outer surface comprises a transition region extending between the first region and the second region, the first appearance layer (4) extending over the second appearance layer (6) and comprising a plurality of openings (20) closed by the second appearance layer (6) in said transition region such that the first appearance layer (4) and the second appearance layer (6) are visible in said transition region.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners

17.

TRIM ELEMENT COMPRISING COMMUTABLE BACKLIT AREAS

      
Application Number 17993545
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-11-23
First Publication Date 2023-05-25
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Cuvillier, Christophe
  • Brousselle, Armand

Abstract

A trim element that includes a cover layer defining an outer surface and having at least two distinct backlit pattern areas, the trim element further including at least one lighting module having at least one light source and a first light guide arranged for guiding light from the light source toward the backlit areas of the cover layer. The trim element includes a switching module extending between the cover layer and the lighting module, the switching module having at least two optical shutter areas extending opposite every backlit pattern area of the cover layer and being configurable between an open position and a closed position.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60Q 3/54 - Lighting devices embedded in interior trim, e.g. in roof liners
  • B60Q 3/66 - Arrangement of lighting devices for vehicle interiors; Lighting devices specially adapted for vehicle interiors characterised by optical aspects using light guides for distributing light among several lighting devices

18.

VEHICLE TRIM COMPONENT AND PRODUCTION PROCESS FOR SUCH TRIM

      
Application Number 17975109
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-10-27
First Publication Date 2023-04-27
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Legrand, Pierre
  • Torrecillas, Jean-Louis

Abstract

A vehicle trim component and a production process for the component. The trim component includes: a thermocompressed support panel provided with an opening and a peripheral edge surrounding the opening; an airbag guiding part having a channel arranged in the opening of the support panel, a flap at least partially closing a first end of the channel, and a collar arranged around the channel in the extension of the flap; and a reinforcing frame suited to fix the position of the guiding part relative to the support panel. The peripheral edge of the support panel is attached against the collar, and the reinforcing frame is a part brought in and force fit around the channel and fixed to the peripheral edge of the support panel.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 21/215 - Arrangements for storing inflatable members in their non-use or deflated condition; Arrangement or mounting of air bag modules or components characterised by the covers for the inflatable member

19.

ASSEMBLY FOR A VEHICLE INTERIOR COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE ARMREST AND VEHICLE INTERIOR COMPRISING SUCH AN ASSEMBLY

      
Application Number 17958286
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-09-30
First Publication Date 2023-03-30
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Habert, Cédric
  • Floc'H, Jérémy

Abstract

An assembly for a vehicle interior includes at least one armrest each presenting a receiving surface for the elbow and/or forearm of an occupant of the vehicle interior and a support for the armrest. Each armrest has a panel movable in translation relative to the support according to an elevation direction between a first position and a second position. For each armrest, the movable panel of that armrest includes an upper panel portion at least partially delimiting the receiving surface of that armrest extending in a first plane, and a side panel portion separate from the upper panel portion extending in a second plane, different from the first plane, the side panel portion having a heating element configured, when activated, to diffuse heat.

IPC Classes  ?

20.

TRIM ELEMENT COMPRISING A COATING LAYER ATTACHED IN A GROOVE OF A SUPPORT

      
Application Number 17895475
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-08-25
First Publication Date 2023-03-02
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Bonaventure, Franck
  • Morel, Jean-Pierre

Abstract

A trim element includes a support comprising a groove delimited by a first wall and a second wall, and a first covering layer having at least one edge received in the groove. The trim element further includes a retention device for retaining the edge of the first covering layer in the groove, the retention device having a supporting element extending at least partly into the groove and applying a part of the outer face of the edge of the first covering layer against the second wall of the groove, with the first covering layer covering the groove from the first wall to the second wall.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners

21.

VEHICLE TRIM COMPONENT COMPRISING A FUNCTIONAL ELEMENT AND AN AERATOR

      
Application Number 17788695
Status Pending
Filing Date 2020-12-22
First Publication Date 2023-02-02
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Ponthieu, Didier
  • Leborgne, Olivier

Abstract

A vehicle trim element having at least one functional component and at least one aerator of the vehicle compartment. The aerator includes at least one duct for conveying a gas flow defining an opening for diffusing the gas flow, the conveying duct extending in a main direction. The aerator is arranged to diffuse a gas flow in the passenger compartment of the vehicle in a diffusion direction in which the gas flow is diffused and which is variable by Coanda effect, between a first diffusion direction and a second diffusion direction that is different from the first diffusion direction. The opening for diffusing the gas flow extends around the periphery of at least one portion of the functional component.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60H 1/34 - Nozzles; Air-diffusers
  • B60H 1/24 - Devices purely for ventilating or where the heating or cooling is irrelevant
  • B60K 35/00 - Arrangement or adaptations of instruments
  • B60K 37/02 - Arrangement of instruments

22.

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REGULATING COMFORT IN A VEHICLE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT

      
Application Number 17860608
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-07-08
First Publication Date 2023-01-12
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Arguez, Safa
  • Herout, Benjamin
  • Le Nain, Eduin

Abstract

A method for regulating comfort in a passenger compartment of a vehicle, the passenger compartment including a seat, a radiant panel, and a heating device for the seat; the method being implemented by a controller having a memory containing a pre-established map. The method includes the following steps: acquiring a data item that is characteristic of the state of the passenger compartment, the characteristic data item including the temperature of the passenger compartment; determining, from the map, an optimal comfort level as a function of the characteristic data item; reading, in the map, regulation values associated with the optimal comfort level, the regulation values including values representative of the operating power of the radiant panel and of the heating device for the seat; and transmitting the read regulation values to the radiant panel and to the heating device.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60H 1/00 - Heating, cooling or ventilating devices
  • B60H 1/22 - Heating, cooling or ventilating devices the heat being derived otherwise than from the propulsion plant

23.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING DATA ON A DISPLAY SCREEN, RELATED DISPLAY SYSTEM, VEHICLE AND COMPUTER PROGRAM

      
Application Number 17856278
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-07-01
First Publication Date 2023-01-05
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Pegorier, Nicolas
  • Aycoberry, Fabrice

Abstract

An electronic device for displaying data on a display screen, the device being connectable to the display screen and to an image sensor, the image sensor being operable to capture at least two images of a user. The electronic device includes: a module for displaying data, in particular icons, on the display screen; a module for detecting, via the at least two images taken, a movement towards the screen by at least one finger of the user, and then for calculating a direction of the movement; a module for determining, from a page displayed on the screen and depending on the direction of movement, an area of the screen corresponding to the direction; and a module for controlling an enlargement of the area when the at least one finger approaches the screen.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G06F 3/01 - Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
  • G06T 7/246 - Analysis of motion using feature-based methods, e.g. the tracking of corners or segments

24.

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A TRIM ELEMENT WITH DOUBLE DECORATION AND ASSOCIATED DEVICE

      
Application Number 17856385
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-07-01
First Publication Date 2023-01-05
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Trillat, Sebastien
  • Beau, Godefroy
  • Edeline, Franck
  • Belliard, Sylvain
  • Gaudin, Eric

Abstract

A manufacturing method for a trim element, which includes the following steps: supplying a mold in an open configuration which has a first mold part and a second mold part; positioning a first pre-formed decoration against the first mold part; positioning a wedge in contact with an edge of the first decoration; positioning a second flexible décor; closing the mold in a closed configuration, where the second decoration sits between the two mold parts; and back-injecting a substrate into the molding cavity, where the second decoration is pushed by the substrate against the first decoration. Also provided is an associated manufacturing device.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B29C 45/14 - Injection moulding, i.e. forcing the required volume of moulding material through a nozzle into a closed mould; Apparatus therefor incorporating preformed parts or layers, e.g. injection moulding around inserts or for coating articles
  • B29C 45/04 - Injection moulding apparatus using movable moulds

25.

DISPLAY DEVICE FOR VEHICLE

      
Application Number 17853438
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-06-29
First Publication Date 2022-12-29
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Cuvillier, Christophe
  • Brousselle, Armand

Abstract

A display device for a vehicle includes: a first transparent or translucent layer comprising a pictogram, a second transparent or translucent layer, covering the pictogram, a liquid crystal display, arranged in line with the pictogram, and a light source configured to emit light to illuminate the pictogram by passing through the liquid crystal display and the second layer. The liquid crystal display at least partially covers the second layer, and an assembly formed by the first layer and the second layer is rigid.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60K 35/00 - Arrangement or adaptations of instruments
  • F21V 8/00 - Use of light guides, e.g. fibre optic devices, in lighting devices or systems
  • G02F 1/13357 - Illuminating devices

26.

VEHICLE TRIM PANEL WITH INTEGRATED DEFORMATION SENSOR

      
Application Number 17722215
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-04-15
First Publication Date 2022-11-17
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Tersac, Julien
  • Nouri, Adnen
  • El Sayed, Ahamed

Abstract

A trim panel intended to be arranged within the interior of a vehicle cabin, the trim panel having an appearance face intended to be visible to an occupant of the cabin, a reverse face provided with an interface for attachment of the trim panel to a support member, and at least one attachment bracket forming part of the attachment interface. The appearance face defines a tactile interaction area intended to serve as a control input for the occupant, and at least one sensor assembly is arranged on an attachment bracket, each sensor assembly being adapted to, when the trim panel is arranged inside a cabin, detect a deformation of its attachment bracket upon pressure exerted by an occupant on the trim panel on the tactile interaction area.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners

27.

TRIM ELEMENT COMPRISING MODULAR BACKLIT AREAS

      
Application Number 17731086
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-04-27
First Publication Date 2022-11-17
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Cuvillier, Christophe

Abstract

A trim element having a first aspect layer, a lighting device emitting light to the first aspect layer, and a first obturation layer extending between the lighting device and the first aspect layer. The first obturation layer includes at least two first optical obturation areas, configurable between an open position, in which a first optical obturation area lets light pass through, and a closed position, in which a first optical obturation area prevents the passage of light. The trim element includes a second aspect layer and a second obturation layer having at least two second optical obturation areas that are configurable between an open position and a closed position.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G02F 1/137 - Devices or arrangements for the control of the intensity, colour, phase, polarisation or direction of light arriving from an independent light source, e.g. switching, gating or modulating; Non-linear optics for the control of the intensity, phase, polarisation or colour based on liquid crystals, e.g. single liquid crystal display cells characterised by the electro-optical or magneto-optical effect, e.g. field-induced phase transition, orientation effect, guest-host interaction or dynamic scattering
  • B60Q 3/62 - Arrangement of lighting devices for vehicle interiors; Lighting devices specially adapted for vehicle interiors characterised by optical aspects using light guides
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • F21V 8/00 - Use of light guides, e.g. fibre optic devices, in lighting devices or systems

28.

ASSEMBLY PART FOR CONNECTING A DASHBOARD TO A BODY PART OF A VEHICLE

      
Application Number 17764072
Status Pending
Filing Date 2020-09-16
First Publication Date 2022-11-10
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Ponthieu, Didier
  • Dossou, Patrick

Abstract

The invention relates to an assembly part for connecting a dashboard to a body part of a vehicle, the assembly part comprising: a male first portion able to engage with the dashboard, and a female second portion able to engage with the body part of the vehicle via a unidirectional and adjustable approaching movement, the male portion being substantially flat and extending in a longitudinal direction from a first end in contact with the female portion to a hook-shaped free second end, the male portion and/or the female portion being configured to prevent translational movement between the dashboard and the body part when the male portion is engaged with the dashboard and the female portion is engaged with the body part.

IPC Classes  ?

29.

VEHICLE WITH AIR BLOWING VENTS CARRIED BY THE FRONT SEATS

      
Application Number 17722327
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-04-16
First Publication Date 2022-10-20
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Greber, Frederic

Abstract

A vehicle that includes a cabin air conditioning system, having a driver air distribution circuit provided with a plurality of driver blowing vents arranged to blow air directly into the driver's area. At least 75% of the driver blowing vents are carried by the driver's seat.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60H 1/24 - Devices purely for ventilating or where the heating or cooling is irrelevant
  • B60N 2/56 - Heating or ventilating devices
  • B60H 1/00 - Heating, cooling or ventilating devices

30.

CAB comprising an holographic human-machine interface and motor vehicle

      
Application Number 17722314
Grant Number 11673470
Status In Force
Filing Date 2022-04-16
First Publication Date 2022-10-20
Grant Date 2023-06-13
Owner Faurecia Interieur Industrie (France)
Inventor Jaffuel, Arnaud

Abstract

A cab having a human-machine interface to generate a holographic image in order to control comfort equipment installed in the cab. The human-machine interface includes: a camera capable of capturing images representing a gaze of an occupant, one image generation unit having (a) a computer capable of calculating the position of the location of the occupant's gaze from the captured images, the computer being adapted to generate the digital holographic image according to the position of the occupant's gaze, (b) a spatial light modulator receiving the generated digital holographic image, and (c) a light source illuminating the spatial light modulator. The human-machine interface also includes a reflector reflecting the light beams emitted by the spatial light modulator into a visualizing window to form a holographic image positioned between the windscreen and the seat.

IPC Classes  ?

31.

Vehicle control panel and production method

      
Application Number 17718234
Grant Number 11635831
Status In Force
Filing Date 2022-04-11
First Publication Date 2022-10-13
Grant Date 2023-04-25
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor El Sayed, Ahamed

Abstract

A method of producing a control panel for a vehicle. The method includes the following operations: a) producing a touch-sensitive film, the touch-sensitive film including a film, a conductive layer, a main decorative layer, and a secondary decorative layer, the conductive layer being arranged on an inner face of the film, the main decorative layer being arranged on an outer face of the film, and the secondary decorative layer having at least one critical deformation portion arranged on the inner face of the film in at least one corresponding critical deformation zone; b) shaping said touch-sensitive film, the touch-sensitive film being shaped in a non-developable three-dimensional manner in each critical deformation zone; and c) molding a layer of plastic material onto the main decorative layer.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G06F 3/041 - Digitisers, e.g. for touch screens or touch pads, characterised by the transducing means
  • B29C 51/08 - Deep-drawing or matched-mould forming, i.e. using mechanical means only
  • B29C 51/14 - Shaping by thermoforming, e.g. shaping sheets in matched moulds or by deep-drawing; Apparatus therefor using multilayered preforms or sheets
  • B60R 16/02 - Electric or fluid circuits specially adapted for vehicles and not otherwise provided for; Arrangement of elements of electric or fluid circuits specially adapted for vehicles and not otherwise provided for electric
  • B29K 69/00 - Use of polycarbonates as moulding material
  • B29L 31/30 - Vehicles, e.g. ships or aircraft, or body parts thereof

32.

CONTROL PANEL INTENDED TO BE ARRANGED INSIDE THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT OF A VEHICLE AND CONTROL ASSEMBLY COMPRISING THE CONTROL PANEL

      
Application Number 17720121
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-04-13
First Publication Date 2022-10-13
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Sonwane, Rajesh
  • El Sayed, Ahamed
  • Ple, Jérôme

Abstract

A control panel having: a trim element having a first outer face and a first inner face; a support element having a second outer face oriented towards the first inner face of the trim element and a second inner face opposite to said second outer face; and a group of force sensors configured for detecting a control force applied to the first outer face within a control area. The support element has, within a detection area extending around the group of control areas, a mechanical weakening formed by a recess in the second inner face.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60K 37/06 - Arrangement of fittings on dashboard of controls, e.g. control knobs
  • H01H 13/14 - Operating parts, e.g. push-button
  • G01B 7/16 - Measuring arrangements characterised by the use of electric or magnetic techniques for measuring the deformation in a solid, e.g. by resistance strain gauge

33.

VEHICLE STORAGE DEVICE COMPRISING A LID LOCKING DEVICE

      
Application Number 17711673
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-04-01
First Publication Date 2022-10-06
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Le Borgne, Olivier

Abstract

A vehicle storage device having a body defining a storage volume, a lid movable in relation to the body between a closed and an open position, and a locking device for the lid which includes a locking member movable between a locked and an unlocked position, and an actuator arranged to move the locking member from the locked position to the unlocked position. The locking member is movably mounted on the body and the actuator is mounted on the lid.

IPC Classes  ?

  • E05B 83/28 - Locks for glove compartments, console boxes, fuel inlet covers or the like
  • B60R 7/04 - Stowing or holding appliances inside of vehicle primarily intended for personal property smaller than suit-cases, e.g. travelling articles, or maps in driver or passenger space
  • E05C 3/14 - Fastening devices with bolts moving pivotally or rotatively with latching action with operating handle or equivalent member rigid with the latch
  • E05C 19/06 - Other devices specially designed for securing wings in which the securing part is formed or carried by a spring and moves only by distortion of the spring, e.g. snaps

34.

Electronic device and method for monitoring the behavior of a driver with driving a vehicle, related electronic supervision system and computer-readable medium

      
Application Number 17711746
Grant Number 11834053
Status In Force
Filing Date 2022-04-01
First Publication Date 2022-10-06
Grant Date 2023-12-05
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Ben Abdelaziz, Omar
  • Besbes, Nour

Abstract

An electronic device for monitoring the behavior of a driver is adapted to be carried on board a vehicle and to be connected to a sensor of at least one image of the driver's head and to at least one light source positioned within a passenger compartment of the vehicle. The monitoring device includes: a module for detecting abnormal behavior of the driver, from at least one image of his head acquired by the image sensor(s); a stimulation module configured, following the detection of said abnormal behavior, to command the emission of at least one light signal by switching on at least one respective light source according to an initial stimulation level; and a module for evaluating a reaction of the driver, on the basis of at least one image of the driver's head following the emission of the light signal(s).

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60W 40/09 - Driving style or behaviour
  • B60Q 3/70 - Arrangement of lighting devices for vehicle interiors; Lighting devices specially adapted for vehicle interiors characterised by the purpose
  • G06V 40/10 - Human or animal bodies, e.g. vehicle occupants or pedestrians; Body parts, e.g. hands
  • G06V 20/59 - Context or environment of the image inside of a vehicle, e.g. relating to seat occupancy, driver state or inner lighting conditions
  • B60W 50/14 - Means for informing the driver, warning the driver or prompting a driver intervention
  • B60W 40/08 - Estimation or calculation of driving parameters for road vehicle drive control systems not related to the control of a particular sub-unit related to drivers or passengers

35.

VEHICLE TRIM ELEMENT AND CORRESPONDING FABRICATION METHOD

      
Application Number 17702771
Status Pending
Filing Date 2022-03-23
First Publication Date 2022-09-29
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Quesnel, Benjamin

Abstract

A vehicle trim element having at least one coating layer that includes a main layer of a composition having at least natural fibers, a thermoplastic polymer, and a binding agent. The fibers and thermoplastic polymer are ground to form an assembly of particles each having a size substantially between 0.1 and 3.2 mm. The particle assembly is mixed and compressed with the binding agent.

IPC Classes  ?

  • C09D 175/04 - Polyurethanes
  • C09D 167/00 - Coating compositions based on polyesters obtained by reactions forming a carboxylic ester link in the main chain; Coating compositions based on derivatives of such polymers

36.

FIRST INCH

      
Serial Number 79346839
Status Registered
Filing Date 2022-07-08
Registration Date 2023-12-05
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
NICE Classes  ?
  • 12 - Land, air and water vehicles; parts of land vehicles
  • 42 - Scientific, technological and industrial services, research and design

Goods & Services

Equipment for motor vehicles and component parts of motor vehicles, namely, components for vehicle interiors in the nature of dashboard panels, dashboards, instrument panels, center consoles, center consoles with built-in storage areas, door panels, door panels with window-raising systems, glove compartments, sun visors and shades, trimmings for vehicles , namely, upholstery; step plates in the nature of steps for attachment to vehicles; steering wheels; gearbox levers; seats for automobiles and accessories therefor, namely, fitted seat covers, headrests, safety belts for vehicle seats, safety harnesses for vehicle seats; external components of motor vehicles, namely, vehicle front ends in the nature of vehicle bumpers incorporating shock absorption and lighting systems, bumpers and bumper guards, mud guards, hub caps, baffles; protective molding rods other than parts of motors and engines; rearview mirrors; wheels; vehicle windscreens and windows; vehicle engine hoods and fitted vehicle engine hood covers; cowlings being structural components of vehicles; bodies for vehicles; safety devices for automobiles, namely, airbags; all the above components being intended for automobiles or motor vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air, or water, namely, automobiles, aircraft, sailboats; vehicles, namely, automobiles; electric vehicles, namely, automobiles Construction drafting; styling, namely, industrial design; graphic arts designing; scientific research and development for others

37.

Control and display device, in particular for a vehicle

      
Application Number 17601642
Grant Number 11656829
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-03-31
First Publication Date 2022-06-30
Grant Date 2023-05-23
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Cuvillier, Christophe
  • Le Mesnil, Thibault

Abstract

A control and display device for a vehicle includes a control element and an associated display area. In the display area are superimposed: a first layer that is opaque except for a translucent complex pictogram, the complex pictogram combining two separate elementary pictograms; two separate filtering areas, each filtering area having the shape of a corresponding single elementary pictogram, each filtering area transmitting wavelengths within a respective range, the respective ranges of wavelengths being disjoint; and a light source suitable for emitting within the respective different ranges of wavelengths, concomitantly or alternately. The two filtering areas are positioned between the light source and the complex pictogram on the opaque layer.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G06F 3/14 - Digital output to display device
  • B60K 37/06 - Arrangement of fittings on dashboard of controls, e.g. control knobs
  • B60H 1/00 - Heating, cooling or ventilating devices
  • B60N 2/02 - Seats specially adapted for vehicles; Arrangement or mounting of seats in vehicles the seat or part thereof being movable, e.g. adjustable

38.

Intrusion detection system for a vehicle and associated vehicle and method

      
Application Number 17553767
Grant Number 11697395
Status In Force
Filing Date 2021-12-16
First Publication Date 2022-06-23
Grant Date 2023-07-11
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Ben Abdelaziz, Omar
  • Van Laack, Alexander

Abstract

An intrusion detection system for a vehicle includes a radar sensor, a calculator, and an alarm system adapted to generate an alarm, the radar sensor being adapted to detect the presence of a body within the vehicle, the calculator being adapted to categorize each detected body as either a “human” category or an “other” category and to trigger the alarm system only when at least one of the detected body(ies) is categorized as “human”. Also included is an associated vehicle and method.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 25/31 - Detection related to theft or to other events relevant to anti-theft systems of human presence inside or outside the vehicle
  • B60R 25/10 - Fittings or systems for preventing or indicating unauthorised use or theft of vehicles actuating a signalling device
  • G01S 13/04 - Systems determining presence of a target
  • G01S 13/56 - Discriminating between fixed and moving objects or between objects moving at different speeds for presence detection

39.

TRIM ELEMENT COMPRISING A FUNCTIONAL LAYER MADE OF CARBON MATERIAL

      
Application Number 17531198
Status Pending
Filing Date 2021-11-19
First Publication Date 2022-05-26
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Beau, Godefroy
  • Hafer, Lionel
  • Nouri, Adnen

Abstract

A trim element includes at least one support layer having an inner face and an outer face and at least one functional layer of carbon material extending over at least part of the inner face and/or over at least part of the outer face of the support layer. A part of the functional layer defines a pattern having at least one conductive area of carbon material and at least one non-conductive area formed by a through-opening in the functional layer, the conductive area being powered by a current source electrically connected to the conductive area, the pattern forming at least a part of an electrical circuit arranged to perform a function.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • G06F 3/044 - Digitisers, e.g. for touch screens or touch pads, characterised by the transducing means by capacitive means
  • G06F 3/041 - Digitisers, e.g. for touch screens or touch pads, characterised by the transducing means
  • H05K 1/03 - Use of materials for the substrate
  • H05K 1/09 - Use of materials for the metallic pattern
  • B32B 38/00 - Ancillary operations in connection with laminating processes
  • B32B 9/00 - Layered products essentially comprising a particular substance not covered by groups
  • B32B 9/04 - Layered products essentially comprising a particular substance not covered by groups comprising such substance as the main or only constituent of a layer, next to another layer of a specific substance

40.

TRIM ELEMENT COMPRISING A HEATING ELEMENT MADE FROM A CARBON MATERIAL

      
Application Number 17531279
Status Pending
Filing Date 2021-11-19
First Publication Date 2022-05-26
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Beau, Godefroy
  • Toneu, Xavier
  • Hafer, Lionel

Abstract

A trim element includes at least one support layer having an inner face and an outer face and at least one functional layer made from a carbon material extending over at least part of the inner face or over at least part of the outer face of the support layer. At least part of the functional layer defines at least one heating element formed by a pattern that includes at least one conductive area made from carbon material and at least one nonconductive area formed by a through opening in the functional layer, the conductive area being supplied by a current source electrically connected to the conductive area.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60H 1/22 - Heating, cooling or ventilating devices the heat being derived otherwise than from the propulsion plant
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • G06F 3/044 - Digitisers, e.g. for touch screens or touch pads, characterised by the transducing means by capacitive means
  • G06F 3/041 - Digitisers, e.g. for touch screens or touch pads, characterised by the transducing means
  • B32B 38/00 - Ancillary operations in connection with laminating processes
  • B32B 9/00 - Layered products essentially comprising a particular substance not covered by groups
  • B32B 9/04 - Layered products essentially comprising a particular substance not covered by groups comprising such substance as the main or only constituent of a layer, next to another layer of a specific substance
  • H05B 3/14 - Heating elements characterised by the composition or nature of the materials or by the arrangement of the conductor characterised by the composition or nature of the conductive material the material being non-metallic
  • H05B 3/26 - Heating elements having extended surface area substantially in a two-dimensional plane, e.g. plate-heater non-flexible heating conductor mounted on insulating base

41.

Image capture device and vehicle comprising such an image capture device

      
Application Number 17535900
Grant Number 11889198
Status In Force
Filing Date 2021-11-26
First Publication Date 2022-05-26
Grant Date 2024-01-30
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Ben Abdelaziz, Omar
  • Ben Mhamed, Amine

Abstract

An image capture device having a housing containing a first image capture apparatus configured to acquire images in a first wavelength range, the first image capture apparatus being a thermal camera or a thermal photographic apparatus, a second image capture apparatus configured to acquire images in a second wavelength range disjoint from the first wavelength range, and an illumination system for emitting radiation in the second wavelength range. The image capture device includes a thermal isolation partition interposed between the first image capture apparatus and the illumination system so as to thermally isolate the first image capture apparatus from the illumination system.

IPC Classes  ?

  • H04N 23/74 - Circuitry for compensating brightness variation in the scene by influencing the scene brightness using illuminating means
  • H04N 23/51 - Housings
  • H04N 23/52 - Elements optimising image sensor operation, e.g. for electromagnetic interference [EMI] protection or temperature control by heat transfer or cooling elements

42.

Locking device comprising a shape memory element

      
Application Number 17476133
Grant Number 11891843
Status In Force
Filing Date 2021-09-15
First Publication Date 2022-03-17
Grant Date 2024-02-06
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Le Borgne, Olivier

Abstract

A locking device that includes: a locking element, movable between a locked position and an unlocked position and being forced to its locked position, a pin, and an actuator of the pin, the pin being configured to move the locking element from the locked position to the unlocked position when the actuator is actuated by changing the shape of a shape memory element. The pin is movable between: an extended position, in which it moves the locking element from its locked position to its unlocked position, and a retracted position, in which it releases the movement of the locking element to its locked position.

IPC Classes  ?

  • E05B 83/30 - Locks for glove compartments, console boxes, fuel inlet covers or the like for glove compartments
  • E05B 47/00 - Operating or controlling locks or other fastening devices by electric or magnetic means
  • E05B 51/00 - Operating or controlling locks or other fastening devices by other non-mechanical means

43.

METHOD, DEVICE, AND PROGRAM FOR CUSTOMIZING AND ACTIVATING A PERSONAL VIRTUAL ASSISTANT SYSTEM FOR MOTOR VEHICLES

      
Application Number 17421011
Status Pending
Filing Date 2019-12-27
First Publication Date 2022-01-20
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Ben Abdelaziz, Omar

Abstract

A method for customizing and activating a personal virtual assistant (PVA) in a motor vehicle. The method includes: activating a PVA management system, determining a customized mode of use of the personal virtual assistant, and activating the customized mode of use of the personal virtual assistant. A device for carrying out the method is also included.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G10L 15/22 - Procedures used during a speech recognition process, e.g. man-machine dialog
  • G10L 15/08 - Speech classification or search

44.

Fastener and attachment assembly comprising such a fastener

      
Application Number 17290151
Grant Number 11655840
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-10-31
First Publication Date 2022-01-06
Grant Date 2023-05-23
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Duchet, Dominique

Abstract

A fastener having two branches extending on either side of a median plane, each branch carrying a tongue, the tongues defining between them a throat between the two branches. When the fastener is reversed with respect to another identical fastener, their respective median planes forming a non-zero angle between them, one branch of the fastener having its distal portion in contact with at least one of the two tongues of the other fastener and its outer face in contact with an inner face of one branch of the other fastener, the distal portion of the other branch of the fastener is substantially in contact with the distal portion of the other branch of the other fastener.

IPC Classes  ?

  • F16B 21/07 - Releasable fastening devices with snap action in which the socket has a resilient part
  • A44B 17/00 - Press-button or snap fasteners
  • F16B 5/06 - Joining sheets or plates to one another or to strips or bars parallel to them by means of clamps or clips
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners

45.

DEVICE FOR EJECTING A MOULD, COMPRISING A CHAIN WITH SLIDING LINKS AND AN ADJUSTMENT SHIM

      
Application Number EP2021067792
Publication Number 2022/002903
Status In Force
Filing Date 2021-06-29
Publication Date 2022-01-06
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Belliard, Sylvain

Abstract

The ejection device comprises: - a thrust device (14) translatably movable along a first axis (A1), - an ejection member (28) translatably movable along a second axis (A2) different from the first axis (A1), - a transfer device (26) which connects the thrust device (14) and the ejection member (28), and comprises a drive chain (40) comprising at least two drive links (42) translatably movable in a sliding direction. The ejection device further comprises an adjustment shim (50) mounted on the thrust device (14), the adjustment shim (50) comprising an adjustment surface (64) forming an adjustment angle (σ), the drive chain (40) being mounted on the adjustment surface (64).

IPC Classes  ?

  • B29C 33/44 - SHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS; SHAPING OF MATERIAL IN A PLASTIC STATE, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; AFTER-TREATMENT OF THE SHAPED PRODUCTS, e.g. REPAIRING - Details thereof or accessories therefor with means for, or specially constructed to facilitate, the removal of articles, e.g. of undercut articles
  • B29C 45/40 - Removing or ejecting moulded articles

46.

Vehicle visualization system comprising an acquisition device movable between a deployed position and a retracted position

      
Application Number 17327707
Grant Number 11851005
Status In Force
Filing Date 2021-05-22
First Publication Date 2021-11-25
Grant Date 2023-12-26
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Beauregard, Julien
  • Rayar, Fernandez
  • Le Mesnil, Thibault

Abstract

A visualization system that includes a support member, defining an outer surface and an inner surface, and a visualization device having at least one display device extending on the inner surface of the support member and at least one image acquisition device. The acquisition device includes an image sensor and a base and is movable in relation to the support member between a deployed position, in which the base extends mainly on the outer surface side of the support member, and a retracted position, wherein the base extends mainly on the inner surface side of the support member.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 1/074 - Rear-view mirror arrangements mounted on vehicle exterior with remote control for adjusting position by electrically powered actuator for retracting the mirror arrangements to a non-use position alongside the vehicle
  • B60R 1/12 - Mirror assemblies combined with other articles, e.g. clocks

47.

Trim element comprising a backlit area

      
Application Number 17307994
Grant Number 11440470
Status In Force
Filing Date 2021-05-04
First Publication Date 2021-11-11
Grant Date 2022-09-13
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Cuvillier, Christophe
  • Brousselle, Armand

Abstract

A trim element having a covering layer containing at least one opaque area preventing the passage of light and at least one backlit area translucent so as to enable the passage of light, the trim element further including at least one light source and at least one reflective surface extending opposite the light source and being arranged to reflect the light emitted by the light source toward the backlit area. The light source is attached to the covering layer opposite the opaque area, and the reflective surface extends opposite the covering layer to reflect light emitted by the light source toward the backlit area.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60Q 3/54 - Lighting devices embedded in interior trim, e.g. in roof liners
  • B60Q 3/62 - Arrangement of lighting devices for vehicle interiors; Lighting devices specially adapted for vehicle interiors characterised by optical aspects using light guides
  • B60Q 3/82 - Switches specially adapted for vehicle interior lighting, e.g. switching by tilting the lens
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • F21V 8/00 - Use of light guides, e.g. fibre optic devices, in lighting devices or systems

48.

Trim element comprising two independent backlit areas

      
Application Number 17307980
Grant Number 11453331
Status In Force
Filing Date 2021-05-04
First Publication Date 2021-11-11
Grant Date 2022-09-27
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Cuvillier, Christophe
  • Perrin, François
  • Brousselle, Armand

Abstract

A trim element having a coating layer defining an outer surface and an inner surface, the coating layer including at least two distinct backlit pattern areas separated by at least one opaque area preventing the passage of light from the inner surface to the outer surface. The trim element includes at least one light source for each backlit pattern area, the light source being fixed on the inner surface of the coating layer facing an opaque area while being spaced apart from the corresponding backlit pattern area. The trim element has one light guide per backlit pattern area.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60Q 3/14 - Arrangement of lighting devices for vehicle interiors; Lighting devices specially adapted for vehicle interiors for dashboards lighting through the surface to be illuminated
  • B60Q 3/217 - Doors, e.g. door sills; Steps
  • B29D 11/00 - Producing optical elements, e.g. lenses or prisms
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • F21V 8/00 - Use of light guides, e.g. fibre optic devices, in lighting devices or systems
  • B29L 31/30 - Vehicles, e.g. ships or aircraft, or body parts thereof
  • B60Q 1/26 - Arrangement of optical signalling or lighting devices, the mounting or supporting thereof or circuits therefor the devices being primarily intended to indicate the vehicle, or parts thereof, or to give signals, to other traffic
  • B60Q 3/62 - Arrangement of lighting devices for vehicle interiors; Lighting devices specially adapted for vehicle interiors characterised by optical aspects using light guides
  • B60Q 3/68 - Arrangement of lighting devices for vehicle interiors; Lighting devices specially adapted for vehicle interiors characterised by optical aspects using ultraviolet light
  • B60Q 3/64 - Arrangement of lighting devices for vehicle interiors; Lighting devices specially adapted for vehicle interiors characterised by optical aspects using light guides for a single lighting device
  • B60Q 3/66 - Arrangement of lighting devices for vehicle interiors; Lighting devices specially adapted for vehicle interiors characterised by optical aspects using light guides for distributing light among several lighting devices
  • B60Q 3/60 - Arrangement of lighting devices for vehicle interiors; Lighting devices specially adapted for vehicle interiors characterised by optical aspects
  • B60Q 3/258 - Rear-view mirrors
  • F21Y 109/00 - Light sources with light-generating elements disposed on transparent or translucent supports or substrates
  • F21V 7/00 - Reflectors for light sources

49.

Sewing assembly and method

      
Application Number 17239578
Grant Number 11807967
Status In Force
Filing Date 2021-04-24
First Publication Date 2021-10-28
Grant Date 2023-11-07
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Beyou, Régis
  • Medina Galarza, Juan
  • Soriano Ponce, Juan

Abstract

A sewing assembly to make a seam along a determined path on a surface of a part. The sewing assembly includes a mask adapted to be fixed to the part and a sewing machine, the mask having a guide groove adapted to be superimposed on the path. The sewing machine includes a base and a head. The head has at least one needle, a part support foot and a guide, the guide including a front guide and a rear guide arranged to interact with the mask and spaced apart from each other along the guide groove. The at least one needle and the support foot are engaged in the groove between the front guide and the rear guide.

IPC Classes  ?

  • D05B 35/02 - Work-feeding or work-handling elements for sewing machines, not otherwise provided for for facilitating seaming; Hem-turning elements; Hemmers

50.

Support device for a nomad electronic device comprising a blocking device

      
Application Number 17197024
Grant Number 11383654
Status In Force
Filing Date 2021-03-09
First Publication Date 2021-09-16
Grant Date 2022-07-12
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Gougeon, Fabien
  • Aussietre, Julien

Abstract

A support device having a receiving surface, a first holding element and a second holding element, the first holding element being movable relative to the receiving surface, the support device including a blocking device having at least one blocking element movable between a release position and at least one blocking position and further including at least one constraint element urging the blocking element towards its release position. The blocking element moves towards its blocking position when the support device is subjected to a blocking acceleration greater than or equal to a predetermined acceleration. The blocking element interacts with a blocking surface in the blocking position.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 11/02 - Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof
  • B60R 11/00 - Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for

51.

DECORATIVE COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

      
Application Number EP2021055886
Publication Number 2021/180700
Status In Force
Filing Date 2021-03-09
Publication Date 2021-09-16
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Topart, Geoffroy
  • Ruitenburg, Solenne
  • Kannengiesser, Pauline
  • Dufrancatel, Laurence

Abstract

The invention relates to a decorative component (20) for a vehicle comprising at least one decorative part (21) comprising at least one decorative structural element (22), the decorative structural element (22) being located at a predetermined position of the decorative component (20), at least one encapsulating layer (26) having a first visible surface and a second surface opposite the first visible surface, the decorative structural element (22) being incorporated inside the encapsulating layer (26) between the first visible surface and the second surface in a direction of thickness (Z), defined by the distance separating the first visible surface from the second surface, the encapsulating layer (26) being made of polyurethane and being translucent.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B32B 3/04 - Layered products essentially comprising a layer with external or internal discontinuities or unevennesses, or a layer of non-planar form; Layered products essentially having particular features of form characterised by features of form at particular places, e.g. in edge regions characterised by a layer folded at the edge, e.g. over another layer
  • B32B 3/26 - Layered products essentially comprising a layer with external or internal discontinuities or unevennesses, or a layer of non-planar form; Layered products essentially having particular features of form characterised by a layer with cavities or internal voids
  • B32B 3/30 - Layered products essentially comprising a layer with external or internal discontinuities or unevennesses, or a layer of non-planar form; Layered products essentially having particular features of form characterised by a layer with cavities or internal voids characterised by a layer formed with recesses or projections, e.g. grooved, ribbed
  • B32B 7/12 - Interconnection of layers using interposed adhesives or interposed materials with bonding properties
  • B32B 15/095 - Layered products essentially comprising metal comprising metal as the main or only constituent of a layer, next to another layer of a specific substance of synthetic resin comprising polyurethanes
  • B32B 27/08 - Layered products essentially comprising synthetic resin as the main or only constituent of a layer next to another layer of a specific substance of synthetic resin of a different kind
  • B32B 27/20 - Layered products essentially comprising synthetic resin characterised by the use of special additives using fillers, pigments, thixotroping agents
  • B32B 27/30 - Layered products essentially comprising synthetic resin comprising acrylic resin
  • B32B 27/34 - Layered products essentially comprising synthetic resin comprising polyamides
  • B32B 27/36 - Layered products essentially comprising synthetic resin comprising polyesters
  • B32B 27/40 - Layered products essentially comprising synthetic resin comprising polyurethanes
  • B29C 45/00 - Injection moulding, i.e. forcing the required volume of moulding material through a nozzle into a closed mould; Apparatus therefor
  • B29C 45/14 - Injection moulding, i.e. forcing the required volume of moulding material through a nozzle into a closed mould; Apparatus therefor incorporating preformed parts or layers, e.g. injection moulding around inserts or for coating articles

52.

METHOD FOR PRODUCING VEHICLE TRIMS

      
Application Number EP2021052493
Publication Number 2021/156279
Status In Force
Filing Date 2021-02-03
Publication Date 2021-08-12
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Quesnel, Benjamin

Abstract

The invention relates to a method for producing vehicle trims, comprising the provision of identical trim parts (4) and the manufacturing, using said trim parts (4), of first trims (2) provided with a molded portion (6) on the front face (4A) of their trim part (4) and second trims (15) without a molded part (6) on the front face (4A) of their trim part (4), the production of each first trim (2) comprising a step of piercing an injection orifice (14) passing through the trim part (4), the positioning of the trim part (4) in the mold (46) and the injection of a molding material into the mold on the side of a rear face (4B) of the trim part (4) such that the molding material passes through the injection orifice (14) to form a molded part (6) on a front face (4A) of the trim part (4).

IPC Classes  ?

  • B29C 45/14 - Injection moulding, i.e. forcing the required volume of moulding material through a nozzle into a closed mould; Apparatus therefor incorporating preformed parts or layers, e.g. injection moulding around inserts or for coating articles
  • B29C 70/54 - Component parts, details or accessories; Auxiliary operations
  • B29C 70/74 - Moulding material on a relatively small portion of the preformed part, e.g. outsert moulding
  • B29C 70/78 - Moulding material on one side only of the preformed part

53.

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING ELEMENTS OF A COCKPIT OF A VEHICLE AND ASSOCIATED DEVICES

      
Application Number 17140106
Status Pending
Filing Date 2021-01-03
First Publication Date 2021-07-08
Owner
  • FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
  • ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN AG (Germany)
Inventor
  • Ponthieu, Didier
  • Guerreiro, Pierre
  • Vanel, Eric
  • Da Cruz, Stéphane
  • Biguet, Frédéric
  • Cens, Olivier
  • Knoess, Stefan
  • Hirzmann, Guido
  • Graeff, Lorenz
  • Davies, Nicolas

Abstract

A method for controlling elements of a cockpit of a vehicle comprising a pedal, a seat, a steering system, and a controller, the steering system having a steering wheel and the vehicle being adapted to operate in manual driving and automatic driving modes. The method includes the steps of: obtaining parameters including the position of the driver in the seat, determining the positioning of the steering system based on the obtained parameters by maximizing the space allocated to the driver in the automatic driving mode while respecting a driving condition implying that the driver be able to reach the steering wheel and the pedal in a predetermined time period, and commanding the steering system to reach the determined positioning.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60W 50/14 - Means for informing the driver, warning the driver or prompting a driver intervention
  • B60W 50/08 - Interaction between the driver and the control system
  • B62D 1/181 - Steering columns yieldable or adjustable, e.g. tiltable with power actuated adjustment, e.g. with position memory
  • B62D 1/183 - Steering columns yieldable or adjustable, e.g. tiltable adjustable between in-use and out-of-use positions, e.g. to improve access

54.

VEHICLE TRIM COMPONENT COMPRISING A FUNCTIONAL ELEMENT AND AN AERATOR

      
Application Number EP2020087693
Publication Number 2021/130263
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-12-22
Publication Date 2021-07-01
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Ponthieu, Didier
  • Leborgne, Olivier

Abstract

Vehicle trim component (10) comprising at least one functional element (12) and at least one aerator (14) for aerating the passenger compartment of the vehicle, the aerator (14) comprising at least one duct for conveying a gas flow, the duct defining an opening (26) for diffusing the gas flow, the conveying duct extending in a main direction, the aerator (14) being arranged to diffuse a gas flow in the passenger compartment of the vehicle in a diffusion direction in which the gas flow is diffused and which is variable by Coanda effect between a first diffusion direction and a second diffusion direction that is different from the first diffusion direction, the opening (26) for diffusing the gas flow extending around the periphery of at least one portion of the functional element (12).

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60H 1/24 - Devices purely for ventilating or where the heating or cooling is irrelevant
  • B60H 1/34 - Nozzles; Air-diffusers
  • B60K 37/02 - Arrangement of instruments

55.

Control system for a vehicle

      
Application Number 17124488
Grant Number 11390166
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-12-16
First Publication Date 2021-06-17
Grant Date 2022-07-19
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • El Sayed, Ahamed
  • Da Silva, Edouard

Abstract

A control system that includes a tactile surface and at least a control member fixed to the tactile surface and rotatable relative to the tactile surface around a first direction which is substantially perpendicular to the tactile surface between at least two selection positions. The control member includes at least a first sensor element integral in rotation with the control element, the first sensor element being coupled to the tactile surface in all selection positions of the control element. The first sensor element forms an interrupted ring defining at least one interruption area decoupled from the tactile surface on the control element.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60K 37/06 - Arrangement of fittings on dashboard of controls, e.g. control knobs
  • G06F 3/0354 - Pointing devices displaced or positioned by the user; Accessories therefor with detection of 2D relative movements between the device, or an operating part thereof, and a plane or surface, e.g. 2D mice, trackballs, pens or pucks
  • B60H 1/00 - Heating, cooling or ventilating devices

56.

Control system for a vehicle

      
Application Number 17124476
Grant Number 11474647
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-12-16
First Publication Date 2021-06-17
Grant Date 2022-10-18
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Lefort, Jean-Baptiste
  • El Sayed, Ahamed

Abstract

A control system including a touch-sensitive surface and an actuator fixed to the touch-sensitive surface, the actuator having a control element rotatable relative to the touch-sensitive surface between at least two selection positions. The actuator has a first sensor element rotationally fixed to the control element and coupled to the touch-sensitive surface in all selection positions, and a second sensor element. The control element is translationally movable relative to the touch-sensitive surface between a selected position and a release position. The second sensor element is rotationally fixed to the element and uncoupled from the touch-sensitive surface in the selected position and coupled to the touch-sensitive surface in the release position.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G06F 3/044 - Digitisers, e.g. for touch screens or touch pads, characterised by the transducing means by capacitive means
  • G06F 3/041 - Digitisers, e.g. for touch screens or touch pads, characterised by the transducing means
  • B60H 1/00 - Heating, cooling or ventilating devices
  • B60K 37/06 - Arrangement of fittings on dashboard of controls, e.g. control knobs

57.

FAURECIA

      
Serial Number 79324541
Status Registered
Filing Date 2021-04-27
Registration Date 2022-12-13
Owner FAURECIA (France)
NICE Classes  ?
  • 07 - Machines and machine tools
  • 09 - Scientific and electric apparatus and instruments
  • 12 - Land, air and water vehicles; parts of land vehicles

Goods & Services

Motor vehicle cleaning machines; machines for cleaning parts and components of motor vehicles; automotive exhaust lines; exhaust silencers for engines; injectors and parts of exhaust systems for vehicles, namely, vaporizers for exhaust systems; diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) dosers, namely, engineering instrument used to dose the fuel in the engine; exhaust line heaters and preheaters for vehicle exhaust systems; cooling devices namely, ERS Exhaust recovery systems, heat exchanger for vehicle exhaust systems; mixer and blender mixer and blender for DEF mixer for vehicle exhaust systems; burner burners for particulate filter regeneration for vehicle exhaust systems; ; exhaust system energy cells being part of internal combustion engine; engine exhaust systems comprising sensors and actuators for use to eliminate harmful pollutants Apparatus for recording, transmitting and processing sound, images and data and GPS navigations devices; electronic apparatus and instruments for manual or voice management of audio, video, telephone, temperature, seat, vehicle navigation in vehicle infotainment system; automotive computers and infotainment system, all with multimedia functions, namely, audio, video, rear view, for in-vehicle diagnostics and online traffic information, navigation, on-board diagnostics, traffic, entertainment and communications, including electronic messaging displays and enabling connectivity to global computer networks and related accessories for use therewith; wireless communication devices for voice, data and/or Internet transmission; voice-controlled personal digital assistants; Recording software for analyzing in-vehicle diagnostics and providing online information regarding traffic and navigation information, entertainment and communications, including wireless voice and audio options, e-mail displays and for providing connectivity to global computer networks; recorded computer software for processing and analyzing data inside and outside a land vehicle; embedded internal and external vehicle sound analysis software; recording data analysis software for providing driver assistance; autonomous driver assistance system (ADAS); recorded computer software for processing distance measurements; recorded computer software for processing and analyzing visual or audio data; recorded computer software for biometric, voice and facial recognition; recorded computer software for processing biometric data; electronic computed unit (ECU); electronic data processing box; recorded artificial intelligence software to develop ADAS; embedded recorded artificial intelligence software for vehicles; embedded computer security threat analysis software for data protection; ADAS for driving vehicles including adaptive cruise control, lane tracking systems, lane departure assist, collision warning and avoidance systems and blind spot detection; recorded computer software for integrated electronic systems for hazard and collision avoidance for vehicles, autonomous vehicle driving, parking assistance, braking assistance; embedded computer programs for the autonomous navigation of vehicles; recorded computer software for autonomous vehicle driving control systems; interfaces for computers; downloadable computer applications for remote management of autonomous vehicles; embedded computer programs for controlling autonomous vehicles; electronic component for sound multimedia processing; digital signal processors; digital signal processing computer chips; computer chips for controlling videos on electronic component for video multimedia processing; electronic circuit cards; memory cards; memory component for fast data access; flash memory card readers; sensor for active noise cancellation; biometric, voice and facial recognition apparatus and devices, namely soft and camera; biometric recognition sensors; detection apparatus and instruments namely soft and camera; radar apparatus; electronic devices for detecting movement, heat and objects; speed sensors and detectors; thermal sensors; ultra sound sensors; distance measuring apparatus; interfaces for detectors; measuring devices, namely, pollution sensor, air quality sensor and exhaust system temperature sensor; haptic systems, kinesthetic systems and electronic systems in land vehicles for the provision of driving assistance to warn the driver of a danger; electronics haptic sensor to reconstruct the sense of touch integrated in a motor vehicle seat; kinesthetic sensor devices; tuners for televisions; AM and FM radio tuners; wireless FM radio receivers; analogue and digital audio and video receivers; antennas; amplifiers; audio speakers; stereo tuners; loudspeakers; audio headphones and earphones; audio amplifiers; active noise reduction ECU embedded software; Flat and curved panel display screens; Flat and curved panel touch display screens; cameras; rearview cameras for vehicles; thermal imaging cameras; biometric recognition cameras; Electrical plugs and sockets; augmented reality headsets; vehicle batteries; electric batteries for vehicles, parts and components of batteries and electric batteries for vehicles; fuel cells; land vehicle battery box; electronics mirrors, namely, electronic devices for displaying the side and rear views of the car's exterior through a screen; integrated electronic hazard and collision avoidance systems for motorists comprising sound, light or vibration alerts for interior parts of motor vehicles; electrical and electronic cables; Light conducting filaments; LED conducting filaments Vehicle dashboards; motor vehicle seats and their controls; vehicle seats, including their aluminum sliders; upholstery for vehicles; rotating vehicle seats; vehicle seats equipped with heating devices; vehicle seats equipped with massaging devices; structural parts of motor vehicle seats; fuel tanks and hydrogen tanks for land vehicles

58.

SKINLIT

      
Application Number 1583760
Status Registered
Filing Date 2021-01-14
Registration Date 2021-01-14
Owner Faurecia Intérieur Industrie (France)
NICE Classes  ?
  • 18 - Leather and imitations of leather
  • 24 - Textiles and textile goods

Goods & Services

Leather and imitation leather; leathercloth; leather straps. Textile materials; fabrics for textile use; coated fabrics for use in the manufacture of leather goods; fabrics of textile materials and coated fabrics producing light.

59.

Compact coanda effect ventilation device for motor vehicle incorporating a control module provided with a control panel

      
Application Number 16956495
Grant Number 11465464
Status In Force
Filing Date 2018-11-26
First Publication Date 2021-04-01
Grant Date 2022-10-11
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Dutot, Christophe
  • Barre, Philippe
  • Brunard, Christophe
  • Beauregard, Julien
  • Le Flohic, Jean Christophe

Abstract

A ventilation device includes at least one aerator having a channel capable of conveying an air flow from an inlet opening to an outlet opening, a hollow air guiding core housed in the channel and defining two air guiding surfaces delimiting, with this channel, two flow paths capable of transporting, respectively, to the outlet opening, first and second quantities of air from the inlet opening, a fin mounted so as to be able to pivot upstream from the core and arranged so as to make it possible to adjust the ratio between the first and second quantities of air, depending on the position of same, and a control module incorporated at least partially into the core of at least the aerator and having a control panel constituted at least partially by a downstream end wall of the core and being provided with a control device.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60H 1/00 - Heating, cooling or ventilating devices
  • B60H 1/34 - Nozzles; Air-diffusers
  • B60K 37/06 - Arrangement of fittings on dashboard of controls, e.g. control knobs

60.

ASSEMBLY PART FOR CONNECTING A DASHBOARD TO A BODY PART OF A VEHICLE

      
Application Number FR2020051600
Publication Number 2021/058894
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-09-16
Publication Date 2021-04-01
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Ponthieu, Didier
  • Dossou, Patrick

Abstract

The invention concerns an assembly part (10) for connecting a dashboard (12) to a body part (14) of a vehicle (50), the assembly part (10) comprising: a first male portion (16) able to engage with the dashboard (12), and a second, female portion (15) able to engage with the body part (14) of the vehicle (50) through an adjustable one-directional approach movement, the male portion (16) being substantially flat and extending in a longitudinal direction (X) from a first end (16A) in contact with the female portion (15) to a second, hook-shaped free end (16B), the male portion (16) and/or the female portion (15) being configured to prevent a translational movement between the dashboard and the body part when the male portion (16) is engaged with the dashboard (12) and the female portion (15) is engaged with the body part (14).

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60K 35/00 - Arrangement or adaptations of instruments
  • B60K 37/00 - Dashboards
  • B62D 25/14 - Dashboards as superstructure sub-unit
  • B62D 65/14 - Joining sub-units or components to, or positioning sub-units or components with respect to, body shell or other sub-units or components the sub-units or components being passenger compartment fittings, e.g. seats, linings, trim, instrument panels
  • F16B 21/06 - Releasable fastening devices with snap action

61.

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETECTING YAWNING OF A VEHICLE DRIVER

      
Application Number 17017631
Status Pending
Filing Date 2020-09-10
First Publication Date 2021-03-11
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Ben Abdelaziz, Omar

Abstract

A method for detecting yawning of a driver in a passenger compartment of a vehicle. The method includes: capturing images of at least part of the face of the driver, analyzing the images captured by an image analysis module in order to detect an opening of the driver's mouth, recording sound in the passenger compartment of the vehicle using at least one microphone, detecting a yawn of the driver using a yawn detection module based on the results of the image analysis and the sound recording, an opening of the mouth potentially corresponding to a yawn being considered an actual yawn if it is done in combination with a sound level in the passenger compartment, during the opening of the mouth, below a determined sound threshold.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G06K 9/00 - Methods or arrangements for reading or recognising printed or written characters or for recognising patterns, e.g. fingerprints
  • G10L 25/51 - Speech or voice analysis techniques not restricted to a single one of groups specially adapted for particular use for comparison or discrimination
  • A61B 5/024 - Measuring pulse rate or heart rate
  • A61B 5/00 - Measuring for diagnostic purposes ; Identification of persons

62.

Modular trim element

      
Application Number 16934903
Grant Number 11535176
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-07-21
First Publication Date 2021-01-28
Grant Date 2022-12-27
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Quesnel, Benjamin
  • Bouldron, Ludovic
  • Habert, Cedric
  • Snoeck, Stephane
  • Da Silva, Edouard
  • Bideau, Stevenn

Abstract

A module trim element having a body defining an upper bearing surface, at least one first covering element defining a first upper bearing surface, mounted rotating about a first axis of rotation between a retracted position and at least one deployed position, and at least one second covering element defining a second upper bearing surface and mounted rotating about a second axis of rotation between a retracted position and at least one deployed position. The first axis of rotation and the second axis of rotation are substantially parallel and extend at different heights relative to the body, with at least one of the upper bearing surfaces being a flexible surface and at least another one of the upper bearing surfaces being a rigid surface.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • B60N 2/22 - Seats specially adapted for vehicles; Arrangement or mounting of seats in vehicles the seat or part thereof being movable, e.g. adjustable the back-rest being adjustable
  • B60R 7/04 - Stowing or holding appliances inside of vehicle primarily intended for personal property smaller than suit-cases, e.g. travelling articles, or maps in driver or passenger space

63.

System and method for the detection of a second vehicle in a detection zone of a first vehicle

      
Application Number 16939036
Grant Number 11458886
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-07-26
First Publication Date 2021-01-28
Grant Date 2022-10-04
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Ben Abdelaziz, Omar

Abstract

A detection system designed to be mounted in a first vehicle. The detection system has a detection device configured to detect the presence of a second vehicle in a detection zone of the first vehicle, an alert device configured to generate a first stimulus perceptible by the driver of the first vehicle if a second vehicle is present in the detection zone, and a monitoring device configured to detect a reaction by the driver of the first vehicle in response to the first stimulus. The alert device is configured to generate a second stimulus in case of reaction by the driver of the first vehicle in reaction to the first stimulus.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60Q 1/26 - Arrangement of optical signalling or lighting devices, the mounting or supporting thereof or circuits therefor the devices being primarily intended to indicate the vehicle, or parts thereof, or to give signals, to other traffic
  • B60R 1/00 - Optical viewing arrangements; Real-time viewing arrangements for drivers or passengers using optical image capturing systems, e.g. cameras or video systems specially adapted for use in or on vehicles
  • G08G 1/16 - Anti-collision systems

64.

SKINLIT

      
Serial Number 79307755
Status Registered
Filing Date 2021-01-14
Registration Date 2022-09-27
Owner Faurecia Intérieur Industrie (France)
NICE Classes  ?
  • 18 - Leather and imitations of leather
  • 24 - Textiles and textile goods

Goods & Services

Leather and imitation leather; leathercloth; leather straps Textile materials completely or partially coated in plastic, namely, leatherette, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coated knits, and vinyl textiles for use in the manufacture of seats and panels garnitures; textile materials for use in ambient and functional lighting to create static and dynamic effects, namely, leatherette, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coated knits, and vinyl textiles for use as a textile in the manufacture of seats and panels garnitures; textile materials for seamless integration, light dead front effect, disappear effect, black panel effect, namely, leatherette, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coated knits, and vinyl textiles for use as a textile in the manufacture of seats and panels garnitures; textile materials for color adjustable blacklighting and disappearing effects, namely, leatherette, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coated knits, and vinyl textiles for use as a textile in the manufacture of seats and panels garnitures; textile materials for use in creating high definition patterns and free lighting design positioning, namely, leatherette, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coated knits, and vinyl textiles for use as a textile in the manufacture of seats and panels garnitures; textile materials compatible with human machine interface applications, namely, leatherette, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coated knits, and vinyl textiles for use as a textile in the manufacture of seats and panels garnitures; textile materials with customizable lighting design with PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate) light guides and reflectors in a light box system, namely, woven PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate) optical fibers, for use as a textile in the manufacture of seats and panels garnitures; textile materials with PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate) woven optical fibers for slim packaging, namely, woven PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate) optical fibers, for use as a textile in the manufacture of seats and panels garnitures; fabrics for textile use; coated fabrics for use in the manufacture of leather goods; fabrics of textile materials and coated fabrics producing light all for the manufacture of ambient and functional lighting products, blacklighted panels, door panels, instrument panels, center consoles, human machine interfaces, PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate) light guides and reflectors, and PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate) woven optical fibers

65.

Air vent

      
Application Number 16909230
Grant Number 11433740
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-06-23
First Publication Date 2020-12-31
Grant Date 2022-09-06
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Paris, Jerome

Abstract

Disclosed is an air vent comprising a housing configured to guide an air flow from an air inlet to an air outlet, an air guide arranged at least partly within the housing such that the air guide and the housing define a first air channel and a second air channel, a regulating flap arranged between the air inlet and the air guide, configured to regulate a ratio between a first partial air flow through the first air channel and a second partial air flow through the second air channel, a first and second shutoff element arranged at least partly within the housing. The first shutoff element is configured to shut off the first partial air flow without shutting off the second partial air flow and the second shutoff element is configured to shut off the second partial air flow without shutting off the first partial airflow.

IPC Classes  ?

66.

Airbag system for a vehicle and method for manufacturing the airbag system

      
Application Number 16856615
Grant Number 11351944
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-04-23
First Publication Date 2020-10-29
Grant Date 2022-06-07
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Onorato Estevez, David
  • Martinez-Lera, Javier
  • Petit, Laurent

Abstract

A safety device for a vehicle adapted to be arranged facing an airbag, the safety device including: a channel suitable for guiding the airbag, the channel delimiting a central opening for deployment of the airbag, a panel at least partially covering the central opening when the airbag is in an uninflated state, and a net having a first plane-portion being entrapped in the channel and a second plane-portion being entrapped in the panel. The net further includes a third portion extending between the first plane-portion and the second plane-portion, at least a part of the third-portion being entrapped in a receiving portion of the channel, wherein the receiving portion includes at least a portion of reduced thickness.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 21/205 - Arrangements for storing inflatable members in their non-use or deflated condition; Arrangement or mounting of air bag modules or components in dashboards
  • B60R 21/216 - Arrangements for storing inflatable members in their non-use or deflated condition; Arrangement or mounting of air bag modules or components characterised by the covers for the inflatable member comprising tether means for limitation of cover motion during deployment
  • B60R 21/16 - Inflatable occupant restraints or confinements designed to inflate upon impact or impending impact, e.g. air bags

67.

Trim element comprising a double sided functional element

      
Application Number 16861159
Grant Number 11364854
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-04-28
First Publication Date 2020-10-29
Grant Date 2022-06-21
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Quesnel, Benjamin

Abstract

A trim element having a functional element that includes a first outer surface and a second outer surface, opposite the first outer surface along a thickness direction of the functional element, the first outer surface having at least one display or control device relative to at least one function of the vehicle. The second outer surface includes a holder device for a nomadic electronic apparatus on the second outer surface.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 11/00 - Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
  • B60R 11/02 - Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof
  • B60N 2/75 - Arm-rests

68.

CONTROL AND DISPLAY DEVICE, IN PARTICULAR FOR A VEHICLE

      
Application Number EP2020059085
Publication Number 2020/201265
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-03-31
Publication Date 2020-10-08
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Cuvillier, Christophe
  • Le Mesnil, Thibault

Abstract

The invention relates to a control and display device (10), in particular for a vehicle, comprising a control element (28; 30) and an associated display area (38). In the display area (38) are superimposed a first layer (54) that is opaque apart from a translucent complex pictogram (56), the complex pictogram (56) combining two separate elementary pictograms (58; 60); and two distinct filtering areas (48; 50), each filtering area (48; 50) being in the shape of a corresponding single elementary pictogram (58); 60), each filtering area (48; 50) transmitting wavelengths in a respective range, the respective wavelength ranges being separate; and a light source (40) suitable for emitting in the respective different wavelength ranges, concomitantly or alternately. The two filtering areas (48; 50) are positioned between the light source (40) and the complex pictogram (56) on the opaque layer (54).

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60K 37/06 - Arrangement of fittings on dashboard of controls, e.g. control knobs
  • B60K 35/00 - Arrangement or adaptations of instruments

69.

Frame for a display device, display device, and method of manufacturing the same

      
Application Number 16789760
Grant Number 11006533
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-02-13
First Publication Date 2020-08-20
Grant Date 2021-05-11
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Floch, Francois
  • Seze, Maureen

Abstract

A frame for a display device extends in a main plane. The frame includes a plurality of segments coupled to one another, including at least a first segment having at least one injection orifice allowing the injection of an optical adhesive. The plurality of segments defines an opening therebetween delimited by a plurality of inner edges facing each segment, including at least a first inner edge of the first segment. The first segment includes an injection channel having a first end and a second end. The first end is fluidly connected to the injection orifice, and the second end forms the first inner edge of the first segment.

IPC Classes  ?

  • H05K 5/00 - Casings, cabinets or drawers for electric apparatus
  • B60R 11/02 - Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof
  • F16M 13/02 - Other supports for positioning apparatus or articles; Means for steadying hand-held apparatus or articles for supporting on, or attaching to, an object, e.g. tree, gate, window-frame, cycle
  • H05K 5/02 - Casings, cabinets or drawers for electric apparatus - Details
  • B60R 11/00 - Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for

70.

Inner organ for a vehicle, having a retractable shelf

      
Application Number 16752036
Grant Number 10973314
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-01-24
First Publication Date 2020-07-30
Grant Date 2021-04-13
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Paindavoine, Romain

Abstract

An inner organ for a vehicle, including a retractable shelf, extending between a free end and an end for connecting to a movement mechanism, and deployable between a retracted position and a deployed position. The movement mechanism includes: at least one first rail, extending between a lower end and an upper end; for each first rail, a cursor movable along this first rail, and coupled to the connecting end of the shelf; and an element for blocking the shelf in the deployed position. The blocking element is connected to the connecting end of the shelf by a pivot link, is movable along a second rail, and cooperates in the deployed position with a wall arranged at the connecting end of the shelf.

IPC Classes  ?

  • A47B 5/00 - Suspended or hinged panels forming a table; Wall tables
  • A47B 3/04 - Folding or stowable tables with flexible roll-tops
  • A47B 31/06 - Service or tea tables, trolleys, or wagons adapted to the use in vehicles
  • B60N 3/00 - Arrangements or adaptations of other passenger fittings, not otherwise provided for

71.

SKINLIT

      
Application Number 018276563
Status Registered
Filing Date 2020-07-23
Registration Date 2020-12-08
Owner Faurecia Intérieur Industrie (France)
NICE Classes  ?
  • 18 - Leather and imitations of leather
  • 24 - Textiles and textile goods

Goods & Services

Leather and imitations of leather; Leathercloth; Leather laces. Textile material; Fabrics for textile use; Lining fabric of textile; Coated fabrics for use in the manufacture of leather goods; Light-emitting textile fabrics and coated fabrics.

72.

Motor vehicle dashboard crossbeam

      
Application Number 16842348
Grant Number 11242095
Status In Force
Filing Date 2020-04-07
First Publication Date 2020-07-23
Grant Date 2022-02-08
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Baudart, Laurent
  • Martin, Gregory

Abstract

A motor vehicle dashboard crossbeam extends between A posts of the structure of a motor vehicle substantially in a transverse direction of the motor vehicle and includes an end section to be fastened to an A post, an intermediate section, and a fastening opening. The end section has a rectangular cross-section, the intermediate section has a circular cross-section, and the fastening opening extends through the end section and is configured for fastening the end section to the A post.

IPC Classes  ?

73.

METHOD, DEVICE, AND PROGRAM FOR CUSTOMISING AND ACTIVATING A PERSONAL VIRTUAL ASSISTANT SYSTEM FOR MOTOR VEHICLES

      
Application Number EP2019087115
Publication Number 2020/141150
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-12-27
Publication Date 2020-07-09
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Ben Abdelaziz, Omar

Abstract

The invention relates to a method for customising and activating a personal virtual assistant (PVA) in a motor vehicle, involving: - activating a PVA management system, - determining a personalised mode of use for the personal virtual assistant, and - activating said personalised mode of use for the personal virtual assistant.

IPC Classes  ?

74.

FASTENER AND ATTACHMENT ASSEMBLY COMPRISING SUCH A FASTENER

      
Application Number EP2019079815
Publication Number 2020/089389
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-10-31
Publication Date 2020-05-07
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Duchet, Dominique

Abstract

The fastener has two branches (20) extending on either side of a median plane (P), each branch (20) bearing a tongue (44), the tongues (44) defining, between them, a throat (46) between the two branches (20). When the fastener is reversed with respect to another identical fastener (112), their respective median planes (P, P') forming a non-zero angle between them, one branch (20) of the fastener (12) having its distal portion (28) in contact with at least one of the two tongues (144) of said other fastener (112) and its outer face (20B) in contact with an inner face (120A) of one branch (120) of said other fastener (112), the distal portion (28) of the other branch (20) of the fastener is essentially in contact with the distal portion (128) of the other branch (20) of said other fastener (112).

IPC Classes  ?

  • F16B 5/06 - Joining sheets or plates to one another or to strips or bars parallel to them by means of clamps or clips
  • F16B 21/07 - Releasable fastening devices with snap action in which the socket has a resilient part
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners

75.

Trim element comprising a retractable storage volume

      
Application Number 16661614
Grant Number 11420566
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-10-23
First Publication Date 2020-04-23
Grant Date 2022-08-23
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (United Kingdom)
Inventor
  • Habert, Cédric
  • Nguyen, Alain

Abstract

A trim element having a body and a covering element extending over part of the body. The covering element includes at least two substantially rigid panels connected to one another by a flexible branch forming a bending line of the panels relative to one another and fastened to the body by a fastening edge forming a hinge between the panels and the body, the covering element being deformable around the bending line. The covering element hinges between a retracted position, in which the panels of the covering element are pressed against the body, and a deployed position, in which the panels are moved away from the body, the covering element defining a storage volume with the body in the deployed position.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 7/04 - Stowing or holding appliances inside of vehicle primarily intended for personal property smaller than suit-cases, e.g. travelling articles, or maps in driver or passenger space
  • B29L 31/30 - Vehicles, e.g. ships or aircraft, or body parts thereof
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners

76.

ENERGY ABSORPTION SYSTEM FOR VEHICLE AND ASSOCIATED STRUCTURAL ELEMENT

      
Application Number EP2019073022
Publication Number 2020/043804
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-08-28
Publication Date 2020-03-05
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Perinet, Denis
  • Guenin, Richard

Abstract

This system (18) for absorbing energy for a vehicle in the event of an impact comprises: - a support (20), - a convex flexible membrane (22) attached to the support (20), having an inner surface (24) defining, with the support (20), an inner volume (26) and an outer surface (28) opposite the inner surface (24), and - a plurality of absorption elements (30) extending outwards from the outer surface (28) of the membrane (22).

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • B60R 13/04 - Ornamental or guard strips; Ornamental inscriptive devices
  • B60R 21/04 - Padded linings for the vehicle interior

77.

Vehicle trim element and manufacturing method thereof

      
Application Number 16499784
Grant Number 11007688
Status In Force
Filing Date 2018-03-30
First Publication Date 2020-01-30
Grant Date 2021-05-18
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Leborgne, Olivier
  • Ponthieu, Didier

Abstract

A trim element that includes a supporting element having a main surface extending between two opposite edges, a lining layer covering the main surface and the edges of the supporting layer, and a skin surrounding the lining layer. At least one of the edges includes a reinforcing element movably mounted relative to the supporting element between a retracted position and a deployed position wherein at least one portion of the reinforcing element protects from the main surface in such a way as to reduce the length of the portion of the reinforcing element extending in relation to the main surface, the projecting portion being surrounded by the lining layer.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B29C 45/14 - Injection moulding, i.e. forcing the required volume of moulding material through a nozzle into a closed mould; Apparatus therefor incorporating preformed parts or layers, e.g. injection moulding around inserts or for coating articles
  • B29C 41/20 - Shaping by coating a mould, core or other substrate, i.e. by depositing material and stripping-off the shaped article; Apparatus therefor for making articles of definite length, i.e. discrete articles incorporating preformed parts or layers, e.g. moulding around inserts or for coating articles
  • B29C 41/22 - Making multilayered or multicoloured articles
  • B32B 5/18 - Layered products characterised by the non-homogeneity or physical structure of a layer characterised by features of a layer containing foamed or specifically porous material
  • B32B 15/04 - Layered products essentially comprising metal comprising metal as the main or only constituent of a layer, next to another layer of a specific substance
  • B32B 15/08 - Layered products essentially comprising metal comprising metal as the main or only constituent of a layer, next to another layer of a specific substance of synthetic resin
  • B29K 75/00 - Use of polyureas or polyurethanes as moulding material
  • B29K 105/04 - Condition, form or state of moulded material cellular or porous
  • B29K 705/00 - Use of metals, their alloys or their compounds, for preformed parts, e.g. for inserts
  • B29L 31/30 - Vehicles, e.g. ships or aircraft, or body parts thereof

78.

Iniflex

      
Application Number 1508891
Status Registered
Filing Date 2019-11-04
Registration Date 2019-11-04
Owner Faurecia Intérieur Industrie (France)
NICE Classes  ?
  • 01 - Chemical and biological materials for industrial, scientific and agricultural use
  • 12 - Land, air and water vehicles; parts of land vehicles

Goods & Services

Thermoplastic compound; thermoplastic elastomers; compounds based on powders, pellets, pastes, liquids or granules of plastic for use in the automotive industry; polymer-based compounds; unprocessed plastics. Airbags for vehicles; vehicle airbag parts and components; airbag deployment system component part, namely triggering channel.

79.

Natural fibers and powdery polypropylene homopolymer based composition

      
Application Number 16449193
Grant Number 11485842
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-06-21
First Publication Date 2019-12-26
Grant Date 2022-11-01
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Monzo, Jean-Michel
  • Boudhani, Hassane
  • Dufrancatel, Laurence

Abstract

A composition that includes: (a) from 65 to 85% by weight of polypropylene homopolymer in powder form, the average particle size of which is micrometric, (b) from 14 to 30% by weight, preferably 14 to 25% by weight, of natural fibers less than or equal to 2 mm in length, and (c) from 1 to 3% by weight of compatibilizer, its uses for the preparation of a composite material by extrusion, wherein this composite material is useful for preparing a part by injection, in particular a vehicle part whose rigidity is improved.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B29C 48/00 - Extrusion moulding, i.e. expressing the moulding material through a die or nozzle which imparts the desired form; Apparatus therefor
  • B29C 48/285 - Feeding the extrusion material to the extruder
  • C08L 23/12 - Polypropene
  • B29K 23/00 - Use of polyalkenes as moulding material
  • B29K 311/10 - Natural fibres, e.g. wool, cotton

80.

Outlet device

      
Application Number 16421776
Grant Number 11285786
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-05-24
First Publication Date 2019-11-28
Grant Date 2022-03-29
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Dinant, Bruno
  • Bui, Thanh-Tu

Abstract

An outlet device for ventilating a vehicle interior by generating an outlet flow, the outlet device including: a housing with an inner housing surface, a central body which is rotatably mounted on the housing, wherein the central body has a first air-guide surface for generating a first partial volume flow and a second air-guide surface for generating a second partial volume flow, wherein the second air-guide surface lies contrary to the first air-guide surface, and a first arrangement of fins and a second arrangement of fins, wherein the fins of the first and second arrangement of fins are rotatably mounted on the central body and wherein the vertical fins of the first arrangement extend from the first air-guide surface and the fins of the second arrangement extend from the second air-guide surface.

IPC Classes  ?

81.

INIFLEX

      
Serial Number 79276409
Status Registered
Filing Date 2019-11-04
Registration Date 2021-06-08
Owner Faurecia Intérieur Industrie (France)
NICE Classes  ?
  • 01 - Chemical and biological materials for industrial, scientific and agricultural use
  • 12 - Land, air and water vehicles; parts of land vehicles

Goods & Services

Unprocessed thermoplastic compound for use in manufacturing in a wide variety of industries; unprocessed thermoplastic elastomers for use in manufacturing in a wide variety of industries; Unprocessed thermoplastic compounds based on powders, pellets, pastes, liquids or granules of plastic for use for use in manufacturing in the automotive industry; Polymer-based compounds, namely, unprocessed thermoplastic elastomers for use in manufacturing in a wide variety of industries Airbags for vehicles; vehicle airbag structural parts and components; vehicle airbag deployment system structural component part, namely, triggering channel in the nature of airbag triggering units

82.

Method and installations for processing a veneer and corresponding veneer

      
Application Number 16506645
Grant Number 11590674
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-07-09
First Publication Date 2019-10-31
Grant Date 2023-02-28
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Piccin, Hugo
  • Durand, Nathalie

Abstract

A method and processing station for producing a veneer having two parallel opposed faces and including at least one lignocellulosic layer made of lignocellulosic fibers having a grain extending along the opposed faces of the veneer. The processing station carries out the method by applying a compressive force to the veneer along at least one direction extending along the opposed faces of the veneer so as to mechanically compress the lignocellulosic fibers.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B27N 3/08 - Moulding or pressing
  • B27D 1/00 - Joining wood veneer with any material; Forming articles thereby; Preparatory processing of surfaces to be joined, e.g. scoring
  • B27M 1/02 - Working of wood not provided for in subclasses , e.g. by stretching by compressing
  • B32B 5/02 - Layered products characterised by the non-homogeneity or physical structure of a layer characterised by structural features of a layer comprising fibres or filaments
  • B32B 21/10 - Next to a fibrous or filamentary layer
  • B32B 21/14 - Layered products essentially comprising wood, e.g. wood board, veneer, wood particle board comprising wood board or veneer
  • B27N 3/18 - Auxiliary operations, e.g. preheating, humidifying, cutting-off

83.

Airbag system for a vehicle and method for manufacturing the airbag system

      
Application Number 16394909
Grant Number 11485310
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-04-25
First Publication Date 2019-10-31
Grant Date 2022-11-01
Owner Faurecia Interieur Industrie (France)
Inventor Onorato Estevez, David

Abstract

An airbag system for a vehicle includes: (i) an airbag chute module which forms a guide to direct an airbag deployment provided with a through-opening, (ii) a deployment panel being movable between a through-opening closing position in which the deployment panel covers at least partially the through-opening and an airbag deployment position in which the deployment panel enables the airbag deployment through the through-opening, and (iii) at least a flexible retention net having a first plane-portion disposed within the airbag chute module, a second plane-portion disposed within the deployment panel and a third portion which extends from the first and second plane-portions. The third portion of the flexible retention net includes an overmolded area.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 21/205 - Arrangements for storing inflatable members in their non-use or deflated condition; Arrangement or mounting of air bag modules or components in dashboards
  • B60R 21/215 - Arrangements for storing inflatable members in their non-use or deflated condition; Arrangement or mounting of air bag modules or components characterised by the covers for the inflatable member
  • B60R 21/2334 - Expansion control features
  • B60R 21/16 - Inflatable occupant restraints or confinements designed to inflate upon impact or impending impact, e.g. air bags

84.

Method for preparing a composite material made from natural lignocellulosic fibers having improved rheological properties and reduced emissions of odors and volatile organic compounds

      
Application Number 16393509
Grant Number 11780975
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-04-24
First Publication Date 2019-10-24
Grant Date 2023-10-10
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Dufrancatel, Laurence
  • Boudhani, Hassane
  • Lebihan, Jeremie
  • Coiffier, Nicolas

Abstract

A method for preparing a composite material that includes the steps of: (i) heat treating natural lignocellulosic fibers at a temperature of 130 to 320° C. for 2 minutes to 24 hours in an atmosphere oxygen-deficient in and in the presence of water vapor, and (ii) mixing the heat treated natural lignocellulosic fibers with at least one thermoplastic polymer in the molten state and whose melting point is less than or equal to 230° C. The method is useful for producing vehicle parts from a composite material having natural lignocellulosic fibers with reduced volatile organic compound odor emissions.

IPC Classes  ?

  • C08J 5/04 - Reinforcing macromolecular compounds with loose or coherent fibrous material
  • B29B 7/90 - Fillers or reinforcements
  • B29C 45/00 - Injection moulding, i.e. forcing the required volume of moulding material through a nozzle into a closed mould; Apparatus therefor
  • B29B 7/92 - Wood chips or wood fibres
  • C08J 5/06 - Reinforcing macromolecular compounds with loose or coherent fibrous material using pretreated fibrous materials
  • B29K 201/00 - Use of cellulose, modified cellulose or cellulose derivatives, e.g. viscose, as reinforcement
  • B29L 31/30 - Vehicles, e.g. ships or aircraft, or body parts thereof
  • B29K 101/12 - Thermoplastic materials
  • C08L 97/02 - Lignocellulosic material, e.g. wood, straw or bagasse

85.

FASTENING DEVICE HAVING A PULL-OUT RESISTANCE FUNCTION

      
Application Number EP2019057645
Publication Number 2019/185664
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-03-26
Publication Date 2019-10-03
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Magniez, Claude
  • Ponthieu, Didier

Abstract

The device (4) for fastening a first part (1) and a second part (2) comprises: - a female element (6) that is intended to be fastened to the first part (1) and comprises a housing (14), - a male element (8) that is intended to be fastened to the second part (2) and comprises a stem (28) comprising a body (32), a foot (30) and a head (34), the head (34) having a transverse dimension (e3), - a retaining element (18) that defines, in the housing (14), a passage (36), the transverse dimension (e4) of which is less than the maximum transverse dimension (e3) of the head (34). The male element (8) comprises a stop surface (40), the female element (6) or the retaining element (18) comprising a complementary stop surface (42), said stop surface (40) cooperating with said complementary stop surface (42) in a fastening configuration.

IPC Classes  ?

  • F16B 5/06 - Joining sheets or plates to one another or to strips or bars parallel to them by means of clamps or clips
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • F16B 21/07 - Releasable fastening devices with snap action in which the socket has a resilient part

86.

STORAGE DEVICE FOR A VEHICLE, COMPRISING AN OPENING PANEL, WITH A BUILT-IN PUSH-BUTTON ACTUATING MECHANISM

      
Application Number EP2019053424
Publication Number 2019/170374
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-02-12
Publication Date 2019-09-12
Owner
  • PSA AUTOMOBILES SA (France)
  • FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Le Borgne, Olivier

Abstract

The invention relates to a storage device comprising an opening panel (20) which is mounted on a body (10) such that it moves between an open position providing access to a storage compartment and a closed position, said opening panel comprising: locking means (41, 42) that can be moved between a locked position in which they can cooperate with complementary means (12) arranged on the body in order to hold the opening panel in the closed position, and an unlocked position in which they allow the opening panel to move from the closed position to the open position; and an actuating mechanism (50) allowing the locking means to be driven into the locked position and comprising a push-button (60) that can move between a projecting position and a retracted position, said mechanism (50) comprising a lever (51) which is pivotably mounted on the opening panel and can be driven when the button is pressed such as to cause the locking means to move into the unlocked position.

IPC Classes  ?

  • E05B 83/28 - Locks for glove compartments, console boxes, fuel inlet covers or the like

87.

Trim element comprising a deformable outer surface with an information display device

      
Application Number 16280569
Grant Number 10926640
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-02-20
First Publication Date 2019-08-22
Grant Date 2021-02-23
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Dinant, Bruno

Abstract

A vehicle trim element having a body defining the outer surface of the trim element. At least part of the body is deformable so as to cause a modification of the shape of the outer surface. The body includes a deformable guide surface extending in a first direction (Y). The trim element further includes at least one actuating element cooperating with the guide surface in an actuating zone, the guide surface adopting the shape of the actuating element in the actuating zone. The actuating element is movable relative to the body in the first direction (Y) such that the body deforms when the actuating element is moved. The actuating element is formed by a part of an information display device.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60K 37/02 - Arrangement of instruments
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • B60R 11/02 - Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof
  • B60R 11/00 - Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for

88.

Vehicle trim comprising a display screen and manufacturing method

      
Application Number 16258063
Grant Number 11142137
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-01-25
First Publication Date 2019-08-01
Grant Date 2021-10-12
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Benchikhi, Zakaria
  • Floch, Francois
  • Ben Abdelaziz, Omar

Abstract

A vehicle trim includes a support, a display screen fixed on the support, and a covering that covers the screen, the covering having a visible front face and a back face turned toward the screen. An image generated by the screen is visible on the front face of the covering. The covering has an optical layer applied on the screen with no empty space between the optical layer and the screen.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • B60K 35/00 - Arrangement or adaptations of instruments
  • B60K 37/04 - Arrangement of fittings on dashboard
  • G06F 1/16 - Constructional details or arrangements
  • B60K 37/00 - Dashboards
  • B60Q 3/14 - Arrangement of lighting devices for vehicle interiors; Lighting devices specially adapted for vehicle interiors for dashboards lighting through the surface to be illuminated
  • B60Q 3/54 - Lighting devices embedded in interior trim, e.g. in roof liners

89.

COMPACT COANDA EFFECT VENTILATION DEVICE FOR MOTOR VEHICLE INCORPORATING A CONTROL MODULE PROVIDED WITH A CONTROL PANEL

      
Application Number EP2018082501
Publication Number 2019/120891
Status In Force
Filing Date 2018-11-26
Publication Date 2019-06-27
Owner
  • PSA AUTOMOBILES SA (France)
  • FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Dutot, Christophe
  • Barre, Philippe
  • Brunard, Christophe
  • Beauregard, Julien
  • Le Flohic, Jean Christophe

Abstract

The present invention concerns a ventilation device comprising at least one aerator (3, 4) comprising a channel capable of conveying an air flow from an inlet opening to an outlet opening, a hollow air-guiding core (13) housed in said channel and defining two air-guiding surfaces delimiting, with this channel, two flow paths capable of transporting, respectively, to said outlet opening, first and second quantities of air from said inlet opening, a fin mounted so as to be able to pivot upstream from said core (13) and arranged so as to make it possible to adjust the ratio between the first and second quantities of air, depending on the position of same, and a control module (40) incorporated at least partially into the core (13) of at least said aerator (3, 4) and comprising a control panel (41) constituted at least partially by a downstream end wall (13A) of said core (13) and being provided with control means (44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49).

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60H 1/34 - Nozzles; Air-diffusers
  • B60K 37/06 - Arrangement of fittings on dashboard of controls, e.g. control knobs

90.

Outlet device

      
Application Number 16207759
Grant Number 11299016
Status In Force
Filing Date 2018-12-03
First Publication Date 2019-06-06
Grant Date 2022-04-12
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Dinant, Bruno
  • Bouldron, Ludovic

Abstract

An outlet device is provided. In operation, the outlet device generates an outlet flow and includes: a housing with an inner surface forming a channel which extends between an air inlet orifice and an air outlet orifice, a first air-directing surface which together with a first inner surface section forms a first air channel, a second air-directing surface which lies contrary to the first air-directing surface and which together with a second inner surface section forms a second air channel, a first flap which is pivotable around a first adjustment axis which runs transversely the housing centerline and a second flap which is pivotable around a second adjustment axis which runs transversely the housing centerline, an adjustment device which comprises a control device and a coupling device, wherein the coupling device is actuatable by the control device and couples the pivoting motions of the first flap and the second flap.

IPC Classes  ?

91.

Motor vehicle dashboard crossbeam

      
Application Number 16272567
Grant Number 10696333
Status In Force
Filing Date 2019-02-11
First Publication Date 2019-06-06
Grant Date 2020-06-30
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Baudart, Laurent
  • Martin, Gregory

Abstract

A motor vehicle dashboard crossbeam includes a tubular beam provided to extend between the A posts of the structure of the motor vehicle substantially in a transverse direction of the motor vehicle and a first and second fastening opening in the longitudinal direction, the first opening being formed through the beam and the second opening being formed through a fastening member attached on an end section of the beam. The end section can have a rectangular cross-section.

IPC Classes  ?

92.

INIFLEX

      
Application Number 018061087
Status Registered
Filing Date 2019-05-07
Registration Date 2019-09-28
Owner Faurecia Intérieur Industrie (France)
NICE Classes  ?
  • 01 - Chemical and biological materials for industrial, scientific and agricultural use
  • 12 - Land, air and water vehicles; parts of land vehicles

Goods & Services

Thermoplastic compounds; Thermoplastic elastomers; Compounds based on powders, pellets, pastes, liquids or granules of plastic for the automotive industry; Polymer-based compounds; Unprocessed plastics. Airbags for vehicles; Parts and fittings for vehicle airbags; Parts for airbag deployment systems, namely firing channels.

93.

Storing device comprising a first and a second body movable one relative to the other

      
Application Number 16159792
Grant Number 10829054
Status In Force
Filing Date 2018-10-15
First Publication Date 2019-04-18
Grant Date 2020-11-10
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Vanel, Eric
  • Biguet, Frederic
  • Coste, Pierre Emmanuel
  • Angebault, Thomas

Abstract

A storing device having at least one first body defining at least a first storage volume accessible through a first opening, and at least one second body defining at least one second storage volume accessible through a second opening. The first body and the second body are movable relative to one another along a first direction between a close position and a separated position. The first opening is arranged so that the first storage volume is accessible along the first direction, with the first storage volume being closed along the first direction by the second body in the close position and being accessible along the first direction in the separated position.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60R 7/04 - Stowing or holding appliances inside of vehicle primarily intended for personal property smaller than suit-cases, e.g. travelling articles, or maps in driver or passenger space
  • B60N 2/75 - Arm-rests
  • B60R 11/00 - Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for

94.

Armrest module with human-machine interface for vehicle seat

      
Application Number 16125123
Grant Number 11285850
Status In Force
Filing Date 2018-09-07
First Publication Date 2019-03-14
Grant Date 2022-03-29
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Gayon, David
  • Caravano, Cedric

Abstract

An armrest module for a motor vehicle. The armrest module includes an armrest arm able to support the arm of an occupant of the motor vehicle, the armrest arm extending primarily in a longitudinal direction (X); a pad, the pad being pivotable relative to the armrest arm about two axes (A1, A2) which are perpendicular to each other, the two axes (A1, A2) also being perpendicular to the longitudinal direction (X) of the armrest arm; and a human-machine interface provided by the pad.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60N 2/75 - Arm-rests
  • B60R 11/00 - Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
  • B60N 2/02 - Seats specially adapted for vehicles; Arrangement or mounting of seats in vehicles the seat or part thereof being movable, e.g. adjustable

95.

Trim element comprising a deformable outer surface and associated vehicle

      
Application Number 16128174
Grant Number 10723285
Status In Force
Filing Date 2018-09-11
First Publication Date 2019-03-14
Grant Date 2020-07-28
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Pegorier, Nicolas
  • Rayar, Fernandez

Abstract

A dashboard of a vehicle has a structure that includes at least one first element and at least one second element, and a skin covering at least part of the first element and the second element. The structure and the skin together define an outer surface of the dashboard. The first element and the second element are able to be moved relative to one another, with the movement causing a deformation of the outer surface of the dashboard.

IPC Classes  ?

96.

Trim element comprising a deformable outer surface

      
Application Number 16128175
Grant Number 10744961
Status In Force
Filing Date 2018-09-11
First Publication Date 2019-03-14
Grant Date 2020-08-18
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Dinant, Bruno
  • Faik, Othmane
  • Bonvalet, Hugo

Abstract

A trim element includes a body defining an outer surface of the trim element, at least part of the body being deformable and having a deformable guide surface extending in a first direction. The trim element further includes at least one actuating element having an actuating segment extending non-rectilinearly in the first direction. The actuating segment cooperates with the guide surface in an actuating area, the guide surface adopting the shape of the actuating segment in the actuating area. The actuating segment is movable relative to the body in the first direction such that the actuating area is movable and the body deforms when the actuating element is moved in the first direction.

IPC Classes  ?

97.

Trim element comprising a screen with two configurations and associated vehicle

      
Application Number 16128268
Grant Number 10766365
Status In Force
Filing Date 2018-09-11
First Publication Date 2019-03-14
Grant Date 2020-09-08
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Pegorier, Nicolas
  • Fernandez, Rayar
  • Floc'H, Jérémy
  • Vanel, Eric

Abstract

A vehicle trim element including a body defining the shape of an outer surface and an information display system, the trim element being able to be positioned in a first configuration and in a second configuration, wherein the display system is moved along a first direction between the first configuration and the second configuration and in that the shape of the outer surface is modified between the first configuration and the second configuration.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60K 37/02 - Arrangement of instruments
  • B60K 37/04 - Arrangement of fittings on dashboard
  • B60K 35/00 - Arrangement or adaptations of instruments
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners

98.

Driver station with module comprising an electronic communication interface element and associated vehicle

      
Application Number 16125323
Grant Number 10814901
Status In Force
Filing Date 2018-09-07
First Publication Date 2019-03-14
Grant Date 2020-10-27
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Beauregard, Julien

Abstract

A driver station of a vehicle including a support structure and a module that has a central part, a steering wheel and an electronic communication interface element. The central part is connected to the support structure. The steering wheel and the electronic communication interface element are arranged on either side of the central part along a main direction. The module is able to be moved relative to the support structure between a first position, in which the steering wheel is provided to be across from a driver, and a second position, in which the electronic communication interface element is provided to be across from the driver.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B62D 1/183 - Steering columns yieldable or adjustable, e.g. tiltable adjustable between in-use and out-of-use positions, e.g. to improve access
  • B60R 11/02 - Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for for radio sets, television sets, telephones, or the like; Arrangement of controls thereof
  • G05D 1/00 - Control of position, course, altitude, or attitude of land, water, air, or space vehicles, e.g. automatic pilot
  • B62D 1/181 - Steering columns yieldable or adjustable, e.g. tiltable with power actuated adjustment, e.g. with position memory
  • B60K 35/00 - Arrangement or adaptations of instruments
  • B60K 37/00 - Dashboards
  • B60K 37/06 - Arrangement of fittings on dashboard of controls, e.g. control knobs
  • B62D 1/10 - Hubs; Connecting hubs to steering columns, e.g. adjustable
  • B60R 11/00 - Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for

99.

Vehicle trim element comprising a deformable part for delimiting a functional space

      
Application Number 16128260
Grant Number 10899226
Status In Force
Filing Date 2018-09-11
First Publication Date 2019-03-14
Grant Date 2021-01-26
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor
  • Pegorier, Nicolas
  • Vanel, Eric
  • Rayar, Fernandez

Abstract

The vehicle trim element includes a body defining the outer surface of the trim element, said outer surface including at least one main area and at least one secondary area, the body including at least one deformable part forming a flap movable in the secondary area between a first stable position, in which said flap extends substantially in the continuation of the main area, and at least one second stable position, in which the flap forms a non-zero angle with the main area so as to extend protruding from said main area. In the second position, the flap forms a wall on one side of which a functional space extends opposite the secondary area.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B60K 37/02 - Arrangement of instruments
  • B60R 13/02 - Trim mouldings; Ledges; Wall liners; Roof liners
  • B60K 37/04 - Arrangement of fittings on dashboard
  • B60N 3/00 - Arrangements or adaptations of other passenger fittings, not otherwise provided for
  • B62D 1/183 - Steering columns yieldable or adjustable, e.g. tiltable adjustable between in-use and out-of-use positions, e.g. to improve access

100.

Cross-vehicle beam with hidden brace for motor vehicle

      
Application Number 16044277
Grant Number 10967916
Status In Force
Filing Date 2018-07-24
First Publication Date 2019-01-31
Grant Date 2021-04-06
Owner FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE (France)
Inventor Baudart, Laurent

Abstract

A cross-vehicle beam for a vehicle comprises a tubular portion extending in a longitudinal direction (X), a first brace connected to the tubular portion and intended to be fixed to a windshield lower crossmember of the body of the vehicle, and a second brace connected to the tubular portion and intended to be fixed to a bulkhead of the body of the vehicle. The ends of the first and second braces at the tubular portion are located in the same transverse plane (P1) of the tubular portion.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B62D 21/15 - Understructures, i.e. chassis frame on which a vehicle body may be mounted having impact absorbing means, e.g. a frame designed to permanently or temporarily change shape or dimension upon impact with another body
  • B62D 25/14 - Dashboards as superstructure sub-unit
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