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1. (WO2017138970) USER SELECTED SETTINGS FOR VEHICLE WITH PNEUMATIC SUSPENSION AND TIRE INFLATION SYSTEM



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INTERNATIONAL SEARCH REPORT (ISR)
Part 1:  1  2  3  4  5  6          Part 2:  A  B  C  D  E 
International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/US2016/032037 16-022-WO
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
12 May 2016 09 February 2016
Applicant
HENDRICKSON USA, L.L.C.
FOR FURTHER ACTION: See Form PCT/ISA/220 as well as, where applicable, item 5 below.
This international search report has been prepared by this International Searching Authority and is transmitted to the applicant according to Article 18. A copy is being transmitted to the International Bureau.
It is also accompanied by a copy of each prior art document cited in this report.
1. Basis of the report
a. With regard to the language, the international search was carried out on the basis of:
the international application in the language in which it was filed.
a translation of the international application into                                          which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of international search (Rules 12.3(a) and 23.1(b)).
b.
This international search report has been established taking into account the rectification of an obvious mistake authorized by or notified to this Authority under Rule 91 (Rule 43.6bis(a)).
c.
With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application, the international search was carried out on the basis of a sequence listing:
2. Certain claims were found unsearchable
3. Unity of invention is lacking
4. Title of the invention
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established by this Authority to read as follows:
5. Abstract
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established, according to Rule 38.2, by this Authority as it appears in Box No. IV. The applicant may, within one month from the date of mailing of this international search report, submit comments to this Authority.

A method of setting the rides height of the air springs (130, 132, 134, 136) and air pressures of the tires (300), including receiving a user selected setting or preprogrammed ride height settings; sensing a ride height of and air pressure within, each of the air springs (130, 132, 134, 136); determining the weight of the vehicle based on the sensed ride height and air pressure within each of the air springs (130, 132, 134, 136); providing specified ride heights for the left and right front and rear air springs (130, 132, 134, 136); determining specified air pressures for the left and right front and rear tire inflators, based upon the determined weight of the vehicle and selected setting; inflating the left and right front and rear air springs (130, 132, 134, 136) to the specified ride heights; and inflating the left and right front and rear tires (300) to the specified air pressures.


6. Drawings
a.
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     2    
as suggested by the applicant.
as selected by this Authority, because the applicant failed to suggest a figure.
as selected by this Authority, because this figure better characterizes the invention.
b.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.

A. CLASSIFICATION OF SUBJECT MATTER

     B60G 17/0195 (2006.01)i; B60G 17/019 (2006.01)i; B60C 23/00 (2006.01)i
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC

B. FIELDS SEARCHED

Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
     B60G; B60C
Documentation searched other than minimum documentation to the extent that such documents are included in the fields searched:
Electronic data base consulted during the international search (name of data base and, where practicable, search terms used):
EPO-Internal, WPI Data

C. DOCUMENTS CONSIDERED TO BE RELEVANT

Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
(1)
X
EP 2896514 A2 (ARVINMERITOR TECHNOLOGY LLC [US]) 22 July 2015 (2015-07-22)
1-37
paragraphs [0006] - [0040]; figures
(2)
A
US 2007265749 A1 (FITZGIBBONS PATRICK J [US]) 15 November 2007 (2007-11-15)
1-37
paragraphs [0012] - [0016], [0023] - [0025], [0030], [0040]; figures
(3)
A
US 2007295065 A1 (NORDMEYER DANIEL L [US]) 27 December 2007 (2007-12-27)
1-37
paragraphs [0034] - [0040]; figures
(4)
A
JP H04161827 A (TOYOTA MOTOR CORP; NIPPON DENSO CO) 05 June 1992 (1992-06-05)
1-37
abstract; figures
(5)
A
US 2003230443 A1 (CRAMER DAVID [US] ET AL) 18 December 2003 (2003-12-18)
1-37
paragraphs [0221] - [0256]
(6)
A
US 2015174972 A1 (ZHOU JOE HUAYUE [US] ET AL) 25 June 2015 (2015-06-25)
1-37
paragraphs [0013] - [0017], [0051], [0057]; figures
(7)
A
US 6144295 A (ADAMS BRIAN [US] ET AL) 07 November 2000 (2000-11-07)
1-37
abstract; figures
(8)
A
CN 105059075 A (UNIV SHANGHAI MARITIME) 18 November 2015 (2015-11-18)
1-37
abstract; figures
*
Special categories of cited documents:
"A"
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
"E"
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
"L"
document which may throw doubts on priority claim(s) or which is cited to establish the publication date of another citation or other special reason (as specified)
"O"
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
"P"
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
"T"
later document published after the international filing date or priority date and not in conflict with the application but cited to understand the principle or theory underlying the invention
"X"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered novel or cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is taken alone
"Y"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is combined with one or more other such documents, such combination being obvious to a person skilled in the art
"&"
document member of the same patent family

D. INFORMATION ON PATENT FAMILY MEMBERS

Patent document cited in search report Publication date
(day/month/year)
Patent family member(s) Publication date
(day/month/year)
EP 2896514 A2
22 July 2015
EP 2896514 A2
US 2015202931 A1
22 July 2015
23 July 2015
US 2007265749 A1
15 November 2007
CN 101500828 A
US 2007265749 A1
05 August 2009
15 November 2007
US 2007295065 A1
27 December 2007
EP 2032376 A2
US 2007295065 A1
WO 2008002528 A2
11 March 2009
27 December 2007
03 January 2008
JP H04161827 A
05 June 1992
JP 2939322 B2
JP H04161827 A
25 August 1999
05 June 1992
US 2003230443 A1
18 December 2003
AU 2003202226 A1
US 2003230443 A1
WO 03057529 A2
24 July 2003
18 December 2003
17 July 2003
US 2015174972 A1
25 June 2015
NONE
US 6144295 A
07 November 2000
AU 1923700 A
BR 9907816 A
EP 1053112 A1
US 6144295 A
WO 0034060 A1
26 June 2000
02 January 2002
22 November 2000
07 November 2000
15 June 2000
CN 105059075 A
18 November 2015
NONE
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
European Patent Office
P.B. 5818, Patentlaan 2, 2280 HV Rijswijk,
Netherlands
Telephone No. (+31-70)340-2040
Facsimile No. (+31-70)340-3016
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
29 September 2016
Date of mailing of the international search report:
10 October 2016
Authorized officer:
Cavallo, Frédéric
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