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9010799 Molding in airbag door features in a vehicle interior panel using a movable mold member  
A method of making a vehicle interior panel substrate with a reduced thickness portion along a boundary of an airbag door includes molding the substrate using a substrate mold that includes a...
9004525 Co-extruded inflatable curtain deployment ramp  
An apparatus (10) helps to protect an occupant (13) of a vehicle (12) that has a roof (18), a side structure (16), and a trim piece (310) overlying the side structure (16). The apparatus (10)...
8998248 Mounting arrangements for airbags  
An airbag cushion assembly can include a mounting assembly and an airbag cushion. The mounting assembly includes a plate which may be coupled to the airbag cushion, and which may also include a...
8991866 Vehicle pillar trim assembly  
A vehicle pillar trim assembly includes a trim panel, a first cover plate and a second cover plate. The trim panel has a first side surface, a second side surface and an aperture extending from the...
8979118 Inflator fastening  
A subassembly (10) includes an inflator (12) for a vehicle safety system having a cylindrical outer wall (14), at least one bolt (16) fastened to the outer wall (14) in a substance-to-substance or...
8967662 Vehicle roof support structure including side curtain air bags  
A roof rail assembly for a vehicle that includes a body side outer and an interior trim piece connected to the body side outer. The body side outer and the interior trim piece define a cavity. A...
8959724 Airbag arrangement and tools  
A fixing element fixes a part to a support wall. When the fixing element is inserted into an opening in the support wall and reaches a predetermined end position, the fixing element locks to the...
8961092 Device for retaining an attached part on a carrier part and arrangement having such a device and having an attached part  
A device for retaining an attached part on a carrier part, including a clip part and an unlocking part displaceably supported in the clip part. In a release position of the unlocking part, latching...
8960716 Curtain airbag housing structure  
The housing structure for a curtain airbag includes: an airbag body; an inflator configured to inflate and deploy the airbag body; a bracket configured to fix a base end portion of the airbag body...
8955877 Knee airbag module  
The invention relates to a knee airbag module having a housing, an airbag accommodated in the housing and a substantially cylindrical gas generator (50) accommodated in the housing for filling the...
8955874 Cover and airbag device  
A cover used for an airbag device capable of accurately and easily adjusting a deployment direction of an airbag during a side collision according to a deployment position. The cover includes a...
8944460 Air bag chute topper system  
An automobile air bag module is provided that includes a housing chute at least partially surrounding an air bag, wherein the housing chute comprises a front wall, a rear wall, at least one...
8939467 Vehicle steering wheel, gas bag module for a vehicle steering wheel  
The invention relates to a vehicle steering wheel with a steering wheel hub, a steering wheel rim and steering wheel spokes which connect the steering wheel rim with the steering wheel hub, wherein...
8936270 Disposition structure for curtain airbag system  
A disposition structure for a curtain airbag system in which the airbag, when deployed, deforms an end of a roof trim toward the inside of a passenger compartment. An airbag guide support retains...
8931799 Airbag device and steering wheel  
There are provided an airbag device and a steering wheel that can reduce the number of components and weight and allow a retainer to be easily positioned relative to an airbag cover. An airbag...
8931798 Foam-in-place interior panels having integrated airbag doors including substrates with airbag chute-door assemblies for motor vehicles  
Interior panels having integrated airbag doors for motor vehicles are provided. In one example, an interior panel comprises a substrate having an opening. A skin covering and foam cover the...
8925961 Curtain airbag device  
A curtain airbag device has an airbag that is accommodated in a state where the airbag is wound or folded; a bracket that has a guiding plate portion which guides the airbag inward in a passenger...
8919812 Steering wheel having an air bag module  
A steering wheel for an automotive vehicle comprising an airbag module and a detachable snap-fit connection for fastening the airbag module to the steering wheel includes a detent pin that is...
8915518 Side airbag module assembly  
A side airbag module assembly for a vehicle seat back rest features a molded plastic cover (22) with a Class A surface constituting the outside of the cover visible after installation in the...
8910971 Rotatable airbag module mounting mechanism  
An apparatus includes a mount assembly configured to rotatably couple to a vehicle beam and configured to support an airbag module. The apparatus further includes a connecting mechanism configured...
8910972 Airbag door  
Provided is an airbag door in which a front rib and a rear rib are formed integrally with a door plate, and a hook, which forms a catching region with a crash pad, is formed on the front rib, the...
8907235 Horn contact arrangement in cooperation with an airbag module  
The invention relates to a safety device having an airbag module which has a housing (40) and which can be mounted in the steering wheel of a motor vehicle, having a cover (10) fastened to the...
8905431 Side airbag assembly for a vehicle seat  
A vehicle seat includes a seatback having a support structure with a rigid frame member that extends within a side of the support structure. A side airbag assembly includes an airbag coupled with...
8894092 Airbag device  
An airbag device capable of preventing a fish-mouth phenomenon and reducing the weight of a retainer is provided. The inner case has a plurality of holding holes for holding the retainer. The...
8876154 Vehicle seat assembly having a back panel module  
A vehicle seat assembly having a back panel module configured to conceal an air bag module disposed in a seat back. A back panel module may have a back panel and a side panel. The back panel and...
8876150 Anti-twist device for a vehicle airbag  
Disclosed is an anti-twist device for a curtain airbag of a vehicle. The anti-twist device allows a worker to immediately recognize the twist of the curtain airbag or automatically releases the...
8877113 Method of molding clip mount and trim board  
A method of molding a clip mount on a baseboard includes: forming a clip mount forming space with a die set including at least first slide die and second slide die; injecting molten resin into the...
8870219 Foam-in-place interior panels having integrated airbag doors including substrates with airbag chute-door assemblies for motor vehicles  
Interior panels having integrated airbag doors for motor vehicles are provided. In one example, an interior panel comprises a substrate having an opening. A skin covering and foam cover the...
8864167 Gas bag arrangement for a vehicle occupant restraint system and method for manufacturing such gas bag arrangement  
A gas bag arrangement for a vehicle occupant restraint system of a motor vehicle. The gas bag arrangement comprising a gas bag package which includes a folded gas bag and a wrapping which at least...
8857849 Bracket for fastening of a curtain airbag to a vehicle part  
A bracket for fastening a tightening strap of a curtain airbag to a vehicle part includes a base plate and a support surface for fastening the bracket to the vehicle part. A retaining web,...
8851506 Integrated side curtain airbag assembly  
An integrated airbag assembly is disclosed. The assembly includes a support structure that provides a single, unitary component that is securable to the airbag and other components, such as grab...
8851517 Safety device with elastic membrane  
In various embodiments, a safety device for a motor vehicle is provided. The safety device includes an elastic membrane, which partially or completely delimits a hollow space, which is provided for...
8851507 Airbags with sewn leak reducing panels  
An airbag, or inflatable cushion assembly, can include an inflatable cushion and a throat liner. The throat liner can be coupled to an interior surface of the inflatable cushion at one or more...
8844966 Vehicle seats for a motor vehicle  
A vehicle seat of a motor vehicle is provided. The vehicle seat comprises a backrest which includes a middle part and at least one side bolster, a gas bag module with a folded gas bag, which is at...
8833798 Airbag device  
An airbag is inflated and deployed in a short time, and a protective panel is moved rapidly. An airbag device (1) is disposed in a base section (2) of a vehicle. The airbag device (1) is provided...
8833796 Air bag mounting assembly and methods  
A knee air bag mounting system is provided that includes an air bag mount for a heavy truck-type vehicle. Such an air bag mount includes a front wall having an air bag aperture therein adapted for...
8833797 Automobile ceiling material provisional placement structure and automobile ceiling material installation method  
To obtain an automobile ceiling material provisional placement structure and an automobile ceiling material installation method in which it is not necessary to set dedicated receiving portions for...
8827306 Airbag apparatus  
An airbag apparatus, which is incorporated in a steering wheel, includes a bag holder in the longitudinal direction of the steering wheel. An inflator is elastically supported by the bag holder...
8820778 Airbag device for front passenger's seat  
At an airbag device for a front passenger's seat, due to an inflator being fixed to a front side bottom wall portion that is formed at a vehicle front side and upper side of a rear side bottom wall...
8820780 Seat with side airbag guide chute  
A seat assembly for a vehicle includes a back frame, and a foam cushion assembly positioned adjacent the back frame. A trim cover is secured over the foam cushion assembly. The trim cover includes...
8820779 Inflatable airbag assembly with an internally mounted inflator  
An inflatable airbag assembly can include an inflatable curtain airbag and an inflator. In some arrangements, the inflatable curtain airbag may include an inflator housing region where the inflator...
8814206 Vehicle instrument panel reinforcement and passenger seat airbag device attachment structure employing the vehicle instrument panel reinforcement  
Vehicle instrument panel reinforcement and a passenger seat airbag device attachment structure employing the vehicle instrument panel reinforcement are provided that are capable of securing the...
8814203 Side air bag assembly for vehicle seat having external rigid deflector sleeve  
A vehicle seat air bag assembly (17) has an air bag module (18) including an inflator (38), an air bag (40) and a soft housing (44) enclosing the inflator and air bag. An external rigid deflector...
8806773 Method of folding an airbag, and device for folding the airbag  
Disclosed is a method for folding an airbag (1) for placement in an airbag module for a motor vehicle. The method involves folding the airbag (1), exposing the airbag (1) to moisture, compressing...
8807595 Curtain airbag  
A curtain airbag for mitigating vehicle occupant ejection. The curtain airbag is stored in the upper portion of a side face section in the interior of a vehicle and is inflated and deployed along...
8807589 Case member of airbag device  
A base plate portion 21 directly receiving face pressure of the airbag is provided with a steel plate 31 made of a metal, and a stack portion 33 having a resin layers 32 made of synthetic resin and...
8801035 Mounting apparatus for an external airbag of a vehicle  
A mounting apparatus for an external airbag cushion of a vehicle may include a seal side unit provided with a seal side panel that may be arranged on a lower side of a vehicle body and a seal side...
8794662 Vibration control structure for steering wheel  
A vibration control structure includes a fixed member, an airbag device that is provided at a front portion thereof with a bag holder having a mounting hole and is disposed at a rear side of the...
8789848 Airbag device  
An airbag device includes an airbag folded into a shape having a base portion, an upper surface opposite the base portion, and a side portion surrounding a portion between the base portion and the...
8783711 Low mass passenger airbag design  
An airbag module including a housing, an airbag disposed within the housing, and a chute enclosing the airbag within the housing. The chute includes a seam formed therein that is operable to open...