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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
296187010 Structural detail 1293
296146100 Door or window with specified vehicle feature 340
296370100 Auxiliary article compartments 260
296180100 With distinct wind deflector 251
296063000 Seats with body modifications 207
296240300 Enclosed compartment 160
296181100 Body shell 157
296970100 Glare screen or visor 135
296100070 Accessories 117
296050000 End gates 91
296260010 Variable capacity of body 91
296770100 Storm-front shield, apron, or robe 89
296070000 Dashboards 66
296390100 Lining 65
296156000 Camper 50
296019000 Ambulances 33
296100020 Handle or assist grip 23
296970220 Access cover for gas tank filler pipe 22
296003000 Racks 17
296350100 Body securing device 16
296970230 Floor mat with vehicle body feature 15
296076000 Trunk lids 14
296100030 Vibration reduction 8
296021000 Advertising and displaying 8
296075000 Foot rests 8
296178000 Passenger bus body 6
296100040 Safety device 6
296043000 Stakes and sockets 6
296010000 Convertible box 5
20130033055MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE - An off-road utility vehicle with a reconfigurable cargo bed with fore and aft sections joined to the vehicle. Each section has three walls and a floor. The fore section pivots with respect to the aft section between an open position and a closed position with the fore section on top of the aft section. In the closed position, the reconfigurable cargo bed is a container with an opening in the foremost side of the container. A movable bulkhead is provided that is adapted to close the opening of the foremost side of the container, as well as being repositionable to serve as an extended surface for hauling cargo, a work bench that extends from a side of the cargo bed, or as a divider in the center of the cargo bed.02-07-2013
20110169289Vehicle Having Utility Bed And Locking Device - A vehicle includes a vehicular frame, a utility bed, and a locking device. The utility bed is pivotally coupled with the vehicular frame and is pivotable between a hauling position and a dumping position. The locking device is operable between a locked position and an unlocked position and is configured to prevent the utility bed from pivoting to the dumping position when the locking device is in the locked position.07-14-2011
20100127523SEMI-TRAILER - The invention generally concerns a semi-trailer to be trailed by a tractor. The semi-trailer comprises a wheeled deck having two lateral sides, proximate and distal longitudinal end sides. The semi-trailer also comprises two wall structures so pivotably mounted to the deck along a respective lateral side thereof as to be movable between an upright position, where the semi-trailer is in a dry-box configuration, and a lay down position wherein the semi-trailer is in a flatbed configuration. The two pivotable wall structures allow the semi-trailer to be moved between the dry-box configuration and the flatbed configuration.05-27-2010
20090072564CONVERTIBLE VEHICLE - A convertible vehicle adapted to selectively receive a plurality of attachments for performing various utility functions. The convertible vehicle including a vehicle frame adapted to support the convertible vehicle and a sub-frame coupled to the vehicle frame, the sub-frame including a coupling device adapted to releasably couple an attachment to the sub-frame.03-19-2009
20130175818TRUCK BED DOOR WITH OPTIONAL EXTENSION AND ACCESSORIES - A pickup truck having an access door in a side panel of the truck bed is provided. The access door pivots between a closed positioned and an open position. The access door defines an opening in the side wall, the opening being created by the access door being moved from the closed position to the open position. The pickup truck has a cap member, the cap member releasably coupling to the side walls of the pickup bed and having a gap in one side portion thereof, the gap being positioned above the opening, such that the gap and the opening communicate with one another. The pickup truck has an extension body that releasably couples to the access door and pivots with the access door. The extension body is configured to functionally engage the gap in the cap member under the condition that the access door is in the closed position.07-11-2013
296036000 Top and side board securing devices 4
20110084510Connections for joining accessories to vehicle cargo sockets - A collection of different sets of apparatus for holding vehicle accessories and joining them to differently configured vehicle cargo sockets. Due to the diversity of extant cargo socket constructions, even within a single vehicle, no single set of apparatus suffices to join an accessory to a socket. Therefore, to serve the singular purpose of joining an accessory to a vehicle cargo socket, multiple different connections are required.04-14-2011
20100327617Extruded Cornish Of A Motor Bus Body - A motor bus body (12-30-2010
20100096874Sidewall panel and tarpaulin cover system for flat bed trailers, and truck trailer incorporating same - A cover system, for protectively covering a trailer, includes a plurality of stakes, stake-supported panels and stake-retaining pockets. Each pocket includes a base section, adapted to be fixed to the vehicle, and a movable section which moves between open and closed positions of the pocket. The stake-retaining pocket is formed when the movable section is in the closed position. Each stake includes an inner section and an outer section selectively connectable to the inner section to define a pair of panel-receiving recesses therebetween. The inner stake section is thicker than the outer section, and the outer section includes an intermediate portion for separating the panel-receiving recesses when the stake sections are connected together. Rails may be used above the stakes to hold the panels in place, and a plurality of bows may adjustably or non-adjustably support a tarp above the rails. A trailer incorporating the cover system is also described.04-22-2010
20130168990SIDEWALL PANEL AND TARPAULIN COVER SYSTEM FOR FLAT BED TRAILERS, AND TRUCK TRAILER INCORPORATING SAME - A cover system for a substantially flat support surface on a vehicle includes plural removable panels configured to be disposed at opposite lateral sides of the support surface, lower supports which support lower surfaces of the panels and upper rails which retains upper surfaces of the panels at the opposite lateral sides of the support surface. Edge portions of the panels are shaped to overlap with the edge portions of adjacent side panels such that outermost surfaces of the panels extend substantially continuously when the panels are operatively disposed at the opposite lateral sides of the support surface. Each of the panels includes retaining device selectively fixing a lower portion of the panel on the vehicle.07-04-2013
296100060 Plug 4
20110025084EXPANDABLE BARRIER - Disclosed are various embodiments of expandable barriers. Expandable barriers are typically barriers made from an expandable material and formed to fit within a cavity. After being placed inside a cavity, expandable barriers generally undergo an activation process, where the expandable barrier expands to fill the cavity and create a physical barrier. Using various extrusion processes to form an expandable barrier allows for a reduction in tooling costs, while also allowing more flexible barrier designs. Such designs can be specifically tailored for a particular cavity or cavities to ensure that the barrier fills the cavity after expansion.02-03-2011
20120200104TAILGATE GAP COVERING APPARATUS AND METHOD - A tailgate gap cover for covering a gap between two adjacent surfaces includes an elongated top member where the top member has a generally arcuate T-shaped cross-sectional profile and the top member includes left and right wing members, the left and right wing members each having a plurality of relief channels extending along an underside of each of the left and right wing members, where the plurality of relief channels provide added flexibility. An elongated concave relief central portion extends lengthwise along the center of the top member. An elongated insertion panel is affixed to a central bottom portion of the top member, where the elongated insertion panel extends downwardly substantially perpendicular from the top member.08-09-2012
20110233950HOLE PLUG - While a high pullout force is being achieved, when a hole plug is demolded from a mold, a load on a locking claw is reduced. A leg portion 09-29-2011
20130181470EXPANDABLE BARRIER - Disclosed are various embodiments of expandable barriers. Expandable barriers are typically barriers made from an expandable material and formed to fit within a cavity. After being placed inside a cavity, expandable barriers generally undergo an activation process, where the expandable barrier expands to fill the cavity and create a physical barrier. Using various extrusion processes to form an expandable barrier allows for a reduction in tooling costs, while also allowing more flexible barrier designs. Such designs can be specifically tailored for a particular cavity or cavities to ensure that the barrier fills the cavity after expansion.07-18-2013
20110204672Aerodynamic transformable truck cap assembly - An transformable, aerodynamic cover assembly for pickup trucks which is user switchable between a closed aerodynamic configuration and a fully deployed truck cap configuration. The aerodynamic configuration reduces vehicle wind resistance and drag, thus increasing fuel efficiency. The cover assembly, constructed of rigid materials, comprises a fiberglass aerodynamic cover supporting flexible fabric widows supported by sleeve tubes, and a flexible rear hatch supported by a hanger. Internal stanchions can be deployed to elevate and support the aerodynamic cover in the elevated position. The aerodynamic cover assembly side walls and hatch provide a space for human habitation and increased cargo hauling capacity. The aerodynamic cover is detachable from the body of the assembly for hauling oversized cargo.08-25-2011
20100140972Tool top - The “Tool Top” design is an innovative way to combine a pickup bed shell with a traditionally mounted tool box across the pickup bed.06-10-2010
20090102227Aerodynamic transformable truck cap assembly - A transformable, aerodynamic cover assembly for pickup trucks which is user switchable between a closed aerodynamic configuration and a fully deployed truck cap configuration. The aerodynamic configuration reduces vehicle wind resistance and drag, thus increasing fuel efficiency. The cover assembly, constructed of rigid materials, comprises a fiberglass shell mounted within the truck bed supporting a rigid, fiberglass cover. Flexible fabric windows suspended from the cover are supported between sidewall hangers and pivoted sleeve tubes. A flexible rear hatch is supported by a transverse hanger. Internal stanchions pivoted to the cover underside foldably switch between deployed, cover-elevating positions an stowage positions. The cover sidewalls and hatch provide a space for human habitation and increased cargo hauling capacity. The cover is detachable from the body of the assembly for hauling oversized cargo.04-23-2009
296015000 Grain tanks 2
20080265601Extension attachment for a bulk material container - To increase the capacity of an extension attachment for a bulk material container comprising a frame (10-30-2008
20110095554Device for increasing container volume - The device for increasing volume of a container (04-28-2011
296016000 Hearses 1
20090174205FUNERAL CAR - Provided is a funeral car including: a coffin carriage box; an air-cooling duct; a coffin seating table; a cylinder enabling the coffin seating table to move along the rails to thus go in and out of the coffin carriage box; a location confirmation sensor enabling the coffin seating table to automatically go in and out of the coffin carriage box; and a sliding table which slidably moves from the coffin carriage box. Accordingly, a corpse in the coffin is quickly cooled to prevent the corpse from being decomposed and to avoid an offensive odor due to the decomposition to thereby reduce discomfort of mourners or a bereaved family. Moreover, the coffin can be automatically loaded into and unloaded from the coffin carriage box to thereby prevent the coffin from being damaged. In addition, since the coffin can be longitudinally loaded into the coffin carriage box, the coffin can be easily carried even at a narrow or small space.07-09-2009
296041000 Wear strips 1
20130099520Multi-piece vehicle bed rail cover - Multi-piece vehicle bed rail covers are disclosed. In one embodiment, a vehicle bed rail cover includes a first portion and a second portion. The first portion has at least one end that includes a raised feature, and the second portion has at least one end that is free from raised features. The first and the second portions are illustratively joined together in such a manner that a seam is concealed at least in part by the raised feature. The vehicle bed rail cover can also include additional raised features that may be perpendicular or angled with respect to a length of the bed rail cover. Furthermore, the vehicle bed rail cover may include one or more locking mechanisms to join the different portions together, and the vehicle bed rail cover may be made in part by utilizing injection molding.04-25-2013
296180000 Wagon or horse drawn vehicle 1
20090066114STOWABLE WAGON - A stowable wagon includes a collapsible frame having a plurality of wheels operably connected to the frame, a handle operably connected to the frame, a case operably connected to the frame such that the frame and wheels in a first mode of operation support the case in a manner to permit articles to be carried within the case and a second mode of operation wherein the frame and wheels are contained within the case for storage thereof.03-12-2009
296022000 Lunch wagons 1
20130033057TRANSPORTABLE SELF CONTAINED RESTAURANT AND METHOD - A transportable restaurant structure is provided employing a container structure such as a shipping container. An interior dining area is provided in-between sidewalls of the container as is a kitchen area. Sidewalls on the container are rotationally engaged to fold horizontal and provide adjoining areas to said dining area to increase its size. A door in an endwall is rotatable to provide an inclining ramp for walking or wheelchair access. The container is moveable by truck but once deployed takes on the appearance of a small restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating.02-07-2013
296040000 Ties 1
20120061986CONVERTIBLE TRAILER - Trailers are described that include a chassis, a set of wheels for rollably supporting the chassis on the ground, and a rigid container carried by the chassis. The rigid container comprises a floor, a sidewall, an access door for loading/unloading materials into the container, and a convertible rigid roof. The convertible roof is movable between a closed position which permits waste or other materials to be compressed into the trailer, and an open position which permits the trailer to be loaded with bulk goods from the top. The convertible roof includes movable rigid panels, and a locking bar for holding the panels closed and connecting the opposite sidewalls of the trailer to each other against the expansion pressure exerted by loosely compressed materials transported in the trailer. The panels may be rotating panels hinged to a wall, or may be provided as sliding panels running in tracks.03-15-2012
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20130069384AUTOMOBILE BODY - The invention is intended to expand the possibility of access to automobile technical means, placed wholly or partially on the outer surface of the automobile body. The automobile body includes at least one technical mean, placed wholly or partially on the outer surface of the automobile body, herewith an access to specified technical mean or technical means are provided from the exterior of the automobile, herewith the technical means are at least one car cigarette lighter socket, at least one USB-connector, at least one adapter, completely or partially touch screen display, non-touch screen display, at least one touchpad, at least one joystick, at least one trackball, at least one headphone, at least one headset communication device, at least one measuring device, at least one scanner, at least one storage media, at least one remote control device, communication device to connect with the mobile communication device, Bluetooth.03-21-2013
20120112486VEHICLE BODY COMPONENTS WITH A METAL HYBRID CONSTRUCTION AND PRODUCTION METHODS THEREOF - Method for manufacturing a zinc-coated nonferrous metal component for the production of a corrosion-protected vehicle body in a mixed construction includes providing an untreated nonferrous metal component and applying a coating by zinc diffusion onto the nonferrous metal component. A zinc dust mixture is diffused at a temperature of from 300 to 600° C. so as to form a zinc diffusion layer.05-10-2012
20100007162APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUPER HIGH FLUIDITY URETHANE-BASED SPHERICAL FINE POWDER - The present invention provides an apparatus and method for manufacturing super high fluidity urethane-based spherical fine powder for powder slush molding by melting and mixing a super high fluidity urethane-based thermoplastic resin at high temperature, passing the thermoplastic resin through micro-sized fine holes to be extruded into a fine diameter, cutting the extruded thermoplastic resin into spherical fine powder having a uniform particle size, and drying the cut spherical fine powder.01-14-2010
20120181806Transport Means and a Vehicle - A transport means (07-19-2012
20090278376 TARPING SYSTEM FOR OPEN TOP CONTAINERS - A relatively lightweight tarping system for use with trailers or other open top containers includes first and second spaced frame members and an elongated flexible member such as a cable or chain connected to and extending therebetween. A tarpaulin may be mounted thereon so that the frame members, flexible member and tarpaulin are pivotable between a covered position atop the open top container and an uncovered position. A four-bar linkage is preferably used in combination with a rotational drive mechanism to provide various advantages in rotating the tarpaulin assembly between the covered and uncovered positions. A width adjustment mechanism is provided to provide usage with trailers or other open top containers of different widths. An improved seal is provided between the tarpaulin and container.11-12-2009
20090243331TONNEAU COVER CARGO CONTAINMENT TRACK RAIL SYSTEM - A tonneau cover cargo containment track rail system including a cargo hold down and at least one tonneau cover rail. The cargo hold down has a base portion and a handle portion. The handle portion is operably attached to the base portion for movement between an engaged position and a disengaged position. The tonneau cover rail has a first attachment mechanism attached thereto. The first attachment mechanism is adapted to receive a portion of the cargo hold down to retain the cargo hold down in engagement with the tonneau cover rail while permitting the cargo hold down to move with respect to the tonneau cover rail.10-01-2009
20100194137Raisable Truck Bed Cover - A raisable truck bed cover protects the contents of the truck bed from the elements and theft, while allowing access to the contents when materials are placed on the cover. The raisable cover maintains the storage capability of the original truck design while allowing additional material hauling capacity by way of the cover and an optional ladder rack system.08-05-2010
20110127796Grocery cart covering device06-02-2011
20100219657Cover for Securing a load in an environment and related methods - A cover for securing a load in an environment includes a sheet; a strap having a length that is extendable, and that includes a first end portion, a middle portion, and a second end portion; a first coupler attached to the strap's first end portion and operable to releasably attach the strap's first end portion to a structure other than the sheet to anchor the cover; a second coupler attached to the strap's second end portion and operable to releasably attach the strap's second end portion to a structure other than the sheet to anchor the cover; and a fastener operable to fasten the strap's first end portion to the sheet. When the sheet is used to secure and/or cover a load the first coupler is disposed between the fastener and the strap's middle portion. By having the first coupler located between the fastener and the strap's middle portion, one can both secure the load with the strap and secure the cover 09-02-2010
20120313397PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR SHOPPING CARTS - A cover for a shopping cart may include a top configured to overly a basket and a handle of the shopping cart. Vertical sides may be attached to the top and may extend downwardly from the top to fit loosely over the cart.12-13-2012
20120187713Clamp Mechanism For A Cover Assembly - A protective cover assembly for covering a space defined by at least one wall. The protective cover assembly includes a plurality of rails coupled to one another to form a frame for securing a material over the space. At least one support bow spans the space to support the material. Clamp mechanisms are coupled to the ends of the support bow for securing the protective cover over the space. The clamp mechanisms include a latch member for engaging the wall and a handle for biasing the latch member against the wall. The clamp further includes a shaft for interconnecting the support bow to the frame. A collar is disposed over the shaft for guiding the handle and the latch member between an operational position and a stowed position along the shaft.07-26-2012
20080224495Topper with retractable door for pickup trucks - A pickup truck topper is provided that has a retractable rear door that can be stored in a closed position and an open position. In the open position the topper rear door is stored in a horizontal position just under the roof of the topper. In the closed position the topper rear door is fastened on the rear of the pickup topper above the tailgate of the pickup. The topper has two horizontal tracks mounted on the inside of topper near the roof. The topper rear door has two rollers fasten thereon. The rollers glide in the tracks when the door moves between the closed and the open position. The topper rear door can be locked in closed position and the topper door can be locked in the fully open and retracted position.09-18-2008
20080197663VEHICLE RAIL CLAMP MOUNT - A vehicle rail clamp mount can include a first mount portion that can be engaged with a vehicle rail at any position along the rail. The first mount portion can be positioned to overlie a vehicle rail in transverse to an axis of the rail, then rotated to a position parallel to the rail such that the first mount portion engages the rail. An interlock portion such as a tab on the first mount portion, or a second mount portion can also engage the rail or the first mount portion to prevent the first mount portion from rotating with respect to the rail. The clamp mount device can have a pin or another positioning member to maintain the position of the clamp along the rail. Various accessory mounts can be positioned on the clamp mount.08-21-2008

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