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1. (US20170166116) Steering wheel

Office : United States of America
Application Number: 15373543 Application Date: 09.12.2016
Publication Number: 20170166116 Publication Date: 15.06.2017
Grant Number: 10246012 Grant Date: 02.04.2019
Publication Kind : B2
IPC:
B60Q 1/00
B60Q 1/54
B60Q 1/34
G08B 5/22
B60C 23/00
B60Q 3/283
B60Q 3/80
B60Q 3/64
B62D 1/04
B62D 1/06
B60Q 9/00
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60
VEHICLES IN GENERAL
Q
ARRANGEMENT OF SIGNALLING OR LIGHTING DEVICES, THE MOUNTING OR SUPPORTING THEREOF OR CIRCUITS THEREFOR, FOR VEHICLES IN GENERAL
1
Arrangement of optical signalling or lighting devices, the mounting or supporting thereof or circuits therefor
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60
VEHICLES IN GENERAL
Q
ARRANGEMENT OF SIGNALLING OR LIGHTING DEVICES, THE MOUNTING OR SUPPORTING THEREOF OR CIRCUITS THEREFOR, FOR VEHICLES IN GENERAL
1
Arrangement of optical signalling or lighting devices, the mounting or supporting thereof or circuits therefor
26
the devices being primarily intended to indicate the vehicle, or parts thereof, or to give signals, to other traffic
50
for indicating other intentions or conditions, e.g. request for waiting or overtaking
54
for indicating speed
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60
VEHICLES IN GENERAL
Q
ARRANGEMENT OF SIGNALLING OR LIGHTING DEVICES, THE MOUNTING OR SUPPORTING THEREOF OR CIRCUITS THEREFOR, FOR VEHICLES IN GENERAL
1
Arrangement of optical signalling or lighting devices, the mounting or supporting thereof or circuits therefor
26
the devices being primarily intended to indicate the vehicle, or parts thereof, or to give signals, to other traffic
34
for indicating change of drive direction
G PHYSICS
08
SIGNALLING
B
SIGNALLING OR CALLING SYSTEMS; ORDER TELEGRAPHS; ALARM SYSTEMS
5
Visible signalling systems, e.g. personal calling systems, remote indication of seats occupied
22
using electric transmission; using electromagnetic transmission
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60
VEHICLES IN GENERAL
C
VEHICLE TYRES; TYRE INFLATION; TYRE CHANGING; CONNECTING VALVES TO INFLATABLE ELASTIC BODIES IN GENERAL; DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS RELATED TO TYRES
23
Devices for measuring, signalling, controlling, or distributing tyre pressure or temperature, specially adapted for mounting on vehicles; Arrangement of tyre inflating devices on vehicles, e.g. of pumps, of tanks; Tyre cooling arrangements
[IPC code unknown for B60Q 3/283][IPC code unknown for B60Q 3/80][IPC code unknown for B60Q 3/64]
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
62
LAND VEHICLES FOR TRAVELLING OTHERWISE THAN ON RAILS
D
MOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS
1
Steering controls, i.e. means for initiating a change of direction of the vehicle
02
vehicle-mounted
04
Hand wheels
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
62
LAND VEHICLES FOR TRAVELLING OTHERWISE THAN ON RAILS
D
MOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS
1
Steering controls, i.e. means for initiating a change of direction of the vehicle
02
vehicle-mounted
04
Hand wheels
06
Rims, e.g. with heating means; Rim covers
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60
VEHICLES IN GENERAL
Q
ARRANGEMENT OF SIGNALLING OR LIGHTING DEVICES, THE MOUNTING OR SUPPORTING THEREOF OR CIRCUITS THEREFOR, FOR VEHICLES IN GENERAL
9
Arrangement or adaptation of signal devices not provided for in one of main groups B60Q1/-B60Q7/135
CPC:
B60Q 3/283
B60Q 3/64
B60Q 3/80
B60Q 9/002
B60Q 9/008
B62D 1/046
B62D 1/06
Applicants: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
Inventors: Renge Asakawa
Atsushi Nagata
Yasushi Hibino
Shinichi Takeda
Agents: Posz Law Group, PLC
Priority Data: 2015-243307 14.12.2015 JP
Title: (EN) Steering wheel
Abstract: front page image
(EN)

A steering wheel includes an indicator. The indicator includes a light source that emits light and a light guide. The light guide includes an outer surface and an end opposing the light source. The light emitted from the light source enters the end of the light guide, and some of the light is emitted from the outer surface.


Also published as:
DE102016123786