Patents Assigned to Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10673310
    Abstract: A stator manufacturing apparatus is equipped with spindles as twisting and bending jigs, an inner guide having a first supply flow path and a suction flow path formed in the interior thereof, and an outer guide having a second supply flow path formed in the interior thereof. Further, the spindles have receiving members in which insertion recesses are formed. Through holes are formed in the receiving members, and the receiving members are formed with lateral holes therein which allow the interiors of the insertion recesses to communicate with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Yoshida, Daiki Sakai
  • Patent number: 10673034
    Abstract: A battery module includes: a cell stack body; a pair of end plates disposed on a front surface and a rear surface of the cell stack body; and a fastening frame connecting the pair of end plates. The fastening frame includes; a pair of side frames disposed on the right surface and the left surface of the cell stack body. The pair of side frames each includes: a side frame body; a front turn-around portion that turn around the front surface of the cell stack body; and a rear turn-around portion that turn around the rear surface of the side frame body. The front turn-around portion and the rear turn-around portion each has a width in a front-rear direction larger than a width in a left-right direction of the side frame body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Atsushi Sakurai
  • Patent number: 10670088
    Abstract: A hydraulic clutch device includes a pressure regulating valve located on a downstream side in an oil flowing direction, a casing housing the hydraulic clutch, an insertion hole holding at least a part of the pressure regulating valve, an upstream side oil passage having an opening part introducing the oil from the hydraulic clutch into the insertion hole, and a downstream side oil passage having another opening part discharge the oil from the other opening part to the downstream side of the insertion hole. A position of a first virtual line (L1) which passes through the center-of-gravity point of a cross section of the opening part of the upstream side oil passage and a position of a second virtual line (L2) which passes through the center-of-gravity point of a cross section of the insertion hole are arranged so as to be different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nobutaka Yamaguchi, Kenji Niwata
  • Patent number: 10674261
    Abstract: A transfer function generation apparatus includes: a modeling part that models, using a function which uses an arrival direction of a sound source as a non-discrete argument, a plurality of acoustic transfer functions to a microphone from sound sources present in a plurality of directions and that stores the modeled function; and a transfer function generation part that generates a transfer function of an arbitrary direction by using the modeled and stored function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Nakadai, Hirofumi Nakajima
  • Patent number: 10673296
    Abstract: Provided is a feeding body, for a rotary electric machine, capable of preventing short between a feeding body and a stator or the like caused by vibration or the like. A feeding body, for a rotary electric machine such as a motor and generator, includes: a power supply main body including a conductor such as copper; a terminal portion formed at one end of the power supply main body; and a protection portion made from a resin material molded to a connection part connected with the terminal portion on the power supply main body, wherein the protection portion includes a protrusion protruding toward a stator of the rotary electric machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Asahi, Yusuke Osumi
  • Patent number: 10673308
    Abstract: A drive motor in which a torque sensor is arranged on an outer circumference of a shaft, includes a rotor, a rotor shaft arranged inside the rotor, and an output shaft that is joined to the rotor shaft by a spline joint and outputs rotational force of the rotor shaft to the output side. The torque sensor is arranged on an output side of the spline joint in a range not overlapping with the spline joint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yutaka Arimura, Daisuke Hoshino, Tatsuya Ohzu, Shingo Soma, Yosuke Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10670659
    Abstract: A battery-state estimating device for accurately estimating a battery state of a battery includes: an OCV calculating unit calculating an OCV from the detected values; a charge state estimating unit deriving charge state parameters on the basis of the calculated OCV and an Ah (integrated current value)-OCV map; a map adjusting unit adjusting the Ah-OCV map, wherein the map adjusting unit derives a model equation of the Ah-OCV map on the basis of a first OCV at a first time-point and a second OCV at a second time-point calculated by the OCV calculating unit, and the difference between the integrated current values, wherein the difference has been generated by current flowing through the secondary battery 1 during the first time-point and the second time-point; and adjusts the Ah-OCV map using the model equation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Kawamura, Tetsuaki Nakano
  • Patent number: 10668918
    Abstract: Provided is a control device for a vehicle. A control device for a vehicle includes a vehicle that includes an engine and a main motor, and a transmission equipped with first and second input shafts which are respectively connected to the engine via first and second clutches, an output shaft through which power is output to drive wheels, first and second transmission mechanisms which respectively includes a plurality of transmission gears selectively joined to the first and second input shaft respectively, and an ECU. When the main motor is driven and when the engine is stopped, the ECU determines that the vehicle travels using power of the engine using the transmission gears of one of transmission mechanisms in a case where defective engagement release occurs such that a transmission gear of the other transmission mechanism is not disengaged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki Iwashita, Naoyuki Mimatsu
  • Patent number: 10670714
    Abstract: An outside sensor unit includes an outside sensor, a main bracket, a support bracket, and a cover member. The main bracket is attached to a vehicle body. The support bracket supports the outside sensor and is attached to the main bracket rotatably adjustably. The cover member covers an outer circumference in an outside detection direction of the outside sensor. The main bracket has a base wall that is attached to the support bracket rotatably adjustably and an attachment seat that is arranged at a position which is offset in the outside detection direction of the outside sensor with respect to the base wall. The cover member is attached to the attachment seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akira Fujita, Takato Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10668799
    Abstract: A rotary electric machine unit includes a rotary electric machine, a case accommodating the rotary electric machine, a power control unit configured to control the rotary electric machine and mounted on the case by directly connecting a unit-side connector provided on a bottom surface of the power control unit to a case-side connector provided on an upper surface of the case; and a sound absorbing member provided between the upper surface of the case and the bottom surface of the power control unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Honjo, Hirofumi Suzumori
  • Patent number: 10670406
    Abstract: In an apparatus for controlling operation of an autonomously navigating utility vehicle adapted to run about a working area defined by a boundary wire which generates magnetic field therearound when supplied with electric current and having a magnetic sensor that produces an output indicating intensity of magnetic field generated by the boundary wire and a position determining unit that determine a position of the vehicle with respect to the working area based on the output of the magnetic sensor, a coded data signal determined to be inherent to the working area is generated and supplied to the electric current, and the position determining unit detects the data signal and determines the position of the vehicle based on a rate of concordance of the detected data signal and a reference signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junichi Eguchi, Toshiaki Kawakami, Jin Nishimura, George Murakami, Kouichi Okada
  • Patent number: 10668813
    Abstract: A control device for a transport vehicle configured to travel with a driving force output from an electric motor is provided. When the transport vehicle is driven by a driving force of the electric motor and a variation rate is equal to or less than a predetermined value while a parameter relating to a traveling speed of the transport vehicle is less than a first predetermined value, the control device sets a threshold value, at which an output limit of the electric motor is started based on a parameter relating to a temperature of the electric motor or a temperature of an electric device for driving the electric motor, to a variable value corresponding to a required driving force to the transport.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuhei Matsuo
  • Patent number: 10668891
    Abstract: A seat belt apparatus provided in a front door of a vehicle, comprises a retractor provided in the front door and configured to retract a webbing for constraining an occupant so as to be pulled out, a belt anchor provided in the front door and attached with one end of the webbing, and a latch configured to engage the front door to a vehicle body. The latch is provided between the retractor and the belt anchor in a longitudinal direction of the vehicle body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD
    Inventors: Hideki Kajiwara, Masahiro Kato, Yuya Igarashi
  • Patent number: 10667978
    Abstract: A walking assist device, includes: a first motor; a second motor; a main body case accommodating the first motor and the second motor; a holding portion provided in the main body case and held by a walker; a plurality of driving wheels, each of which is rotatable around a rotating shaft provided on a circumference in common, and a controller that controls the first motor and the second motor according to intention information regarding a movement of the walker. The plurality of rotating shafts are rotatably supported by a hub case, the hub case is supported by the main body case to be rotatable around a center of the plurality of rotating shafts as a pivot, the first motor is connected to the plurality of driving wheels, and the second motor is connected to the hub case and is connected to the main body case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daijiro Takizawa, Naoki Fujihara
  • Patent number: 10668956
    Abstract: A vehicle body front structure includes paired left and right front side frames extending in a vehicle front-rear direction and a crossmember that extends in a vehicle width direction and is suspended between the paired left and right front side frames. The front side frames respectively have side frame bend portions at rear portions thereof, the side frame bend portions bending inward in the vehicle width direction, and at least one of end portions of the crossmember in the vehicle width direction is connected to a corresponding one of the side frame bend portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki Sekiya, Akira Haga, Katsuya Fujimori, Tomoo Watanabe
  • Patent number: D885989
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Shigihara, Hirota Mizunoya
  • Patent number: D885990
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kiyoshi Katagiri, Tomohiko Sasaki
  • Patent number: D885991
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Shigihara, Hiroshi Nitta, Takashi Takizawa
  • Patent number: D886154
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: So Nakaura, Masato Fujiwara
  • Patent number: D886337
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Daisuke Amemiya