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Methods and apparatus for restraining vehicular passengers
A vehicular seat belt assembly can include a pair of lateral webbing strips configured to extend laterally across a first portion of vehicular passenger, distal...
Vehicle pop-up hood device actuator and vehicle pop-up hood device
A vehicle pop-up hood device actuator includes a main body section; a cylinder that covers a portion on one axial direction side of the main body section, that...
Front body structure of vehicle
A front body structure of a vehicle includes: a cowl panel supporting a front window member; and an outside air introducing duct of an air conditioner. The cowl...
Telescoping vehicle safety guard
A safety guard for a vehicle, such as a school or transit bus, tractor trailer or the like-type vehicle, includes a guard positioned in front of a wheel of the...
Valve for a cold gas generator and airbag system
A valve for a cold gas generator for an airbag in a vehicle includes: a valve chamber; a control chamber; a control piston; an overflow channel; a retaining...
Airbag system for vehicle
An airbag system for a vehicle may include: an inflator; a cushion unfolded by gas supplied from the inflator so as to protect a passenger; a variable hole...
Air bag module
An air bag module, including: an air bag cushion including a front panel and side panels; at least two pockets disposed on the side panels and protruding toward...
A plurality of elastic support members extends across a seat back frame that forms a skeleton of a seat back of the vehicle seat. A seat pad is disposed on the...
An airbag apparatus capable of protecting an occupant using a single airbag while corresponding to various positions of a vehicle where a collision occurs. An...
Delay orifice opening
An airbag apparatus for a vehicle including an airbag stored in a folded state in a portion of a vehicle body and an inflator that provides a gas for inflating...
Side airbag cushion and method of manufacture
An airbag cushion having a main airbag cushion panel that includes a pair of major body fabric portions continuously formed together with a pair of inner valve...
Side curtain airbag compression inflator bracket
An inflator bracket for a side curtain vehicle airbag assembly of a type for mounting along a roof rail of a motor vehicle interior and mounting an inflator for...
Inflator device with integral clamp stop
A vehicular safety restraint inflator device, the inflator device includes a tubular housing to provide inflation gas to inflate an associated inflatable...
Operator protection apparatus with an over-center linkage
Aspects hereof relate to an operator protection apparatus having at least one over-center linkage. In some aspects, an operator protection apparatus can be...
Flexible impact protection
Disclosed is a flexible impact protection member for mounting to a first member to protect either or both the first member and a second member that impacts...
Armored gullwing door
A gullwing door that is mountable to a vehicle and that is capable of providing ballistics protection to occupants of the vehicle. The gullwing door includes an...
Integrated crashpad and manufacturing method of the same
An integrated crashpad is provided. The integrate crashpad includes an integrally formed crashpad base that is indented on a passenger-facing front surface...
Protective structures for air sensors in a vehicle body structure
A pair of vehicle door panels defines a cavity. An air sensor has an air inlet protruding into the cavity and senses an air pressure within the cavity. A shield...
Bumper assemblies including a bumper cover reinforcement
A vehicle including a bumper assembly includes a bumper reinforcement beam that extends generally in a vehicle lateral direction. The bumper reinforcement beam...
Provided is a bumper reinforcement to be mounted to side members arranged at both end portions of a vehicle in a vehicle width direction so as to extend in a...
Systems, methods, and apparatus for identifying an occupant of a vehicle
Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems, methods, and apparatus for identifying an occupant of a vehicle. According to an example embodiment of...
On-vehicle electronic control device
On-vehicle electrical loads (121,122) are connected to an on-vehicle battery (101) via a series circuit including a load switching element (221,222) and a...
Electric system architecture for more-electric engine accessories
An electric system and method includes a flux regulated permanent magnet generator configured to provide power for an accessory electric system. The accessory...
In-vehicle structure for inverter and bracket unit for inverter
An in-vehicle structure for an inverter includes a bracket, a damping bush, and a braided wire. The bracket is made of a metal plate, and serves as a metal...
Wiring unit for automatic transmission
A wiring unit (U) for automatic transmission mounted in an automatic transmission of an automotive vehicle and configured to execute a control relating to a...
Wire harness routing device for sliding seat
A branch wire branching from a trunk wire of a floor harness routed to an automobile is used as a wire harness supplying power to the sliding seat. The wire...
A wiring harness includes one or a plurality of conductor lines and a conduit member which accommodates therein the conductor line or lines, an identification...
Tool storage device used in a vehicle
A tool storage device includes a tool storage portion fitted to a spare tire and having an opening and a tool storage bottom surface and shaped such that an...
Mobile telephone integration system
The invention relates to a mobile telephone integration system for integration of a mobile telephone into a vehicle.
Mobile device docking station
A docking station (10) for an elongate rectangular mobile device. A first adjustable slide clamp member (14) is fitted in aperture (28) and is capable of...
Mounting apparatus for portable electronic device
Described herein is a mounting apparatus, comprising a receiving component, and an attachment component; the receiving component comprises a first magnetic...
A trunk for a bed of a truck is disclosed wherein the trunk provides an isolated enclosed space in an area of the truck bed. The trunk is configurable into...
Vehicle interior component having a segmented cover panel
A vehicle interior component includes a storage compartment having an opening configured to facilitate access to an interior of the storage compartment. The...
Integrated seatback storage
A vehicle seating assembly includes a rear panel having an outer surface. A rear pocket is defined by a recess in the rear panel. A rigid polymeric rear door is...
Roll cover assembly
A roll cover assembly for covering a cargo space of a vehicle includes a cassette housing an extendable/retractable roll cover, a first receptacle adjacent a...
Mirror bracket for a motor vehicle
A mirror bracket supports a mirror. A mirror bracket includes a base and an attachment member for attaching the base to a vehicle. A member moves relative to...
Mirror mounting assembly
A mirror mounting assembly for a rearview mirror, including a housing connector having a first pivot member operably connected with an extension tube. A mount...
Inspection device and method of head up display for vehicle
The inspection device of a head-up display (HUD) for a vehicle automatically inspects and corrects images projected on a windshield glass of the vehicle by an...
Spatial sonification of accelerating objects
Embodiments provided herein describe a feedback system that alters the distribution of a sound in a vehicle from a default configuration indicating to the...
Vehicle seat haptic indication of future planned driving maneuvers
Arrangements related to the operation of an autonomous vehicle are described. The autonomous vehicle includes a vehicle seat. It can be determined whether a...
Apparatus for generating virtual engine sound
An apparatus for generating a virtual engine sound is provided. The apparatus includes a rotating bracket member that is disposed within a wheel of a vehicle...
Luminescent console storage bin
A vehicle lighting apparatus is disclosed. The lighting apparatus comprises a vehicle console comprising a storage bin. An emissive portion comprising a...
Engine compartment lighting to moving parts
An illumination apparatus for a vehicle is disclosed. The illumination apparatus comprises a light source disposed proximate an engine compartment configured...
Floor console IR bin light
A lighting system of a vehicle is provided herein. A floor console bin is provided having a housing and a movable lid. A reflective target is coupled to the...
Door illumination and warning system
An illumination apparatus for a vehicle is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a closure frame configured to engage an opening formed by a body of the vehicle. A...
Rear vehicle lighting system
A rear vehicle light system is provided herein. The system includes a rear windshield and a plurality of photoluminescent structures that are each disposed at a...
Automatic turn signal activation during a lane change maneuver
A method for automatic activation of a vehicle turn indicator is disclosed. The method may include determining whether a lane change maneuver is impending in a...
Actuator and vehicle lighting device
A motor causes a shaft of an actuator to be displaced in an axis direction thereof, at least part of a circuit for driving the motor being mounted on a circuit...
An object of the present disclosure is to provide a vehicular headlamp having good mountability onto a vehicle body by forming a vehicular headlamp in...
Low profile highly efficient LED lighting modules and assemblies
A lighting module is provided that includes a single-piece lens having an input surface including a plurality of near-field lens elements, and an exit surface,...