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Title:
STEERING WHEEL DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/103752
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
[Problem] To provide a steering wheel device which is configured so that an impact applied during an emergency or the like can be absorbed by a reduced movement. [Solution] A steering wheel device (100) has a lower cover (108) which covers the side of a steering wheel (101) which faces a steering column (102). The steering wheel device (100) is characterized in that the lower cover (108) has: a bottom surface (110) which faces the steering column (102); an opening (112) which is provided at the center of the bottom surface (110) and through which the steering shaft (104) is inserted; slits (114a) which are provided on both sides of the opening (112) in the bottom surface (110) and which are bent or curved in a predetermined shape; cushioning sections (116a) which are formed on the bottom surface (110) so as to be rimmed by the slits (114a) to have free ends (118) which face the front of the vehicle and to have affixation ends (120) which face the rear of the vehicle; and breakable bridges (122a) which, on the free end (118) side of the cushioning sections (116a), are extended across the slits (114a).

Inventors:
KUMAGAWA, Hiroyasu (17-6 Shinyokohama 3-Chome, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-sh, Kanagawa 80, 〒2228580, JP)
Application Number:
JP2013/083472
Publication Date:
July 03, 2014
Filing Date:
December 13, 2013
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Assignee:
AUTOLIV DEVELOPMENT AB (S Vargarda, E-447 83, SE)
KUMAGAWA, Hiroyasu (17-6 Shinyokohama 3-Chome, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-sh, Kanagawa 80, 〒2228580, JP)
International Classes:
B62D1/11; F16F7/00; F16F7/12
Foreign References:
JP2010052664A2010-03-11
JP2010125990A2010-06-10
JP2010502495A2010-01-28
JPH0976854A1997-03-25
JPH04224463A1992-08-13
JPS6299471U1987-06-24
JPH0976854A1997-03-25
Other References:
See also references of EP 2939905A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
AQUA PATENTS, DESIGNS AND TRADEMARKS (Murayama Bldg. 4th Floor, 5-12 Kanda-Sudacho 1-Chome, Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 41, 〒1010041, JP)
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