Patents Assigned to Hyundai Motor Company
  • Patent number: 12029698
    Abstract: An upper arm module of a wearable muscular strength assisting apparatus is provided. The upper arm module includes a base part configured to be connected to a wearer's body, and an upper arm part having a first end thereof coupled to the base part to be rotatable about a fixed point. The upper arm part is coupled to the wearer's upper arm to apply a torque thereto. The upper arm module further includes an elastic body having a first end thereof fixedly coupled to the upper arm part and generating an elastic force by deformation. In particular, the upper arm module also includes a first link having a first end thereof rotatably coupled to the base part at a point of application, and a second link rotatably coupled to the second end of the first link at a first point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Ki Hyeon Bae, Hyun Seop Lim, Beom Su Kim, Ju Young Yoon, Kyu Jung Kim, Dong Jin Hyun
  • Patent number: 12030408
    Abstract: A device for unlocking a seat for a vehicle includes a base frame mounted on a movable rail of a seat rail, a seat frame mounted on the base frame to be able to tilt, a lock pin fixed to a side of the seat frame, a support bracket mounted on a floor panel, and a lock plate rotatably mounted on a side of the base frame, and configured to be locked to the lock pin when coming in contact with the support bracket and to be unlocked from the lock pin when coming apart from the support bracket, whereby it is possible to automatically unlock a seat when it is required to tilt the seat through a walk-in mechanism to secure a passage for a passenger to get in/out of a vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation, DAS Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Deok Gi Hong, Jae Youn Kim
  • Patent number: 12034191
    Abstract: Proposed is a fuel cell power control system. A fuel cell generates electric power. A load unit is electrically connected to the fuel cell. A DC/DC converter is disposed between the fuel cell and the load unit to convert the electric power between a low side of the DC/DC converter electrically connected to the fuel cell and a high side of the DC/DC converter electrically connected to the load unit. A battery is electrically connected to the high side of the DC/DC converter to be parallel to the load unit. A controller monitors a voltage of the load unit, the battery, or the high side of the DC/DC converter, and controls the electric power input to the load unit or output from the load unit in accordance with the monitored voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Byung Jun Sung, Sang Pil Jang
  • Patent number: 12030524
    Abstract: An embodiment method for controlling autonomous driving in a vehicle with an incorporated semi-autonomous driving system and warning alarm system includes monitoring a status of a driver during semi-autonomous driving, generating a state signal based on the monitoring, the state signal indicating a state that includes a warning state, a coasting state and a braking state, and performing a driver emergency assistance operation based on the state signal, wherein the vehicle transitions to the warning state, the coasting state, or the braking state based on the state signal to perform a corresponding driver emergency assistance operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Jeong Ki Hong, Kyung Joo Bang, Byeong Hyeok Min, Il Hwan Kim, Kyeong Eun Kim, Dong Hyuk Kim
  • Patent number: 12034392
    Abstract: An apparatus configured for driving a motor, includes a first inverter including a first switching elements and connected to a first end of each of a windings respectively corresponding to a plurality of phases of the motor, a second inverter including a second switching elements and connected to a second end of each of the windings, a switches including first ends respectively connected to nodes to which the windings and the second switching elements are respectively connected and second ends connected to each other, and a controller configured to drive the motor in one of a first driving mode for driving the motor by maintaining the second switching elements in an open state and performing pulse width modulation control for the first switching elements and a second driving mode for driving the motor by performing pulse width modulation control for the first switching elements and the second switching elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation, SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY R&DB FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Yong Jae Lee, Kang Ho Jeong, Young Seul Lim, Jae Hoon Shim, Jung Ik Ha
  • Patent number: 12030487
    Abstract: A vehicle includes: a detection sensor configured to acquire a front view of the vehicle, and configured to detect an obstacle in the front view; and a controller including at least one processor which is configured to process data obtained from the detection sensor. The controller may be configured to determine a predicted position of a collision between the vehicle and the obstacle, determine an avoidance position capable of avoiding a collision with the obstacle based on the collision prediction position, generate a plurality of avoidance paths corresponding to a plurality of predetermined conditions, respectively, based on the avoidance position, and control a steering angle adjustment unit to follow any one of the plurality of avoidance paths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Jonghyeok Park, Byeong Hyeok Min, Hyungmin Ko, Taeyoung Lee
  • Patent number: 12030406
    Abstract: A coolant circulation system for a vehicle performs heat management of a high voltage battery provided in an electric vehicle. The coolant circulation system is configured to be connected to the high voltage battery of the electric vehicle to combine coolant managed outside the electric vehicle and coolant circulated in the high voltage battery of the electric vehicle with each other to supply cooled or heated coolant to the high voltage battery. Thus, the charging efficiency is improved through temperature management of the high voltage battery when the high voltage battery is charged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sang Shin Lee, Man Ju Oh, Ki Mok Kim, Dong Kyu Lee
  • Patent number: 12031514
    Abstract: An ignition apparatus of an engine includes a spark plug disposed in a combustion chamber, and configured to generate a spark discharge between a center electrode and a ground electrode, a plurality of ignition coils each applying a current to the spark plug and including a primary coil, a secondary coil, a main switch, and an auxiliary switch, and a controller selectively performing a multi-stage ignition through a first ignition coil and a second ignition coil or a single-stage ignition through one ignition coil among the first ignition coil and the second ignition coil, adjusting a charging speed, a number of discharges, and a discharge maintaining period of the ignition coil depending on a driving point of the engine, and adjusting the charging speed of the ignition coil and a target air/fuel ratio for performing a lean combustion, based on a state of charge of a battery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2023
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Kiseon Sim, Soo Hyung Woo
  • Patent number: 12030367
    Abstract: A heat pump system includes a cooling apparatus in which a coolant is circulated, a compressor to compress a refrigerant, a condenser connected to the compressor through a refrigerant line and configured to condense the refrigerant by heat-exchanging with the refrigerant and the coolant, an evaporator connected to the condenser through the refrigerant line and configured to evaporate the refrigerant by heat-exchanging with the refrigerant and the coolant, a gas injection device provided in the refrigerant line between the condenser and the evaporator and configured to selectively expand and flow the refrigerant and selectively supply some of the refrigerant to the compressor, a refrigerant connection line including a first end connected to the refrigerant line and a second end connected to the gas injection device between the compressor and the evaporator, and a chiller in the refrigerant connection line for adjusting a temperature of the coolant by heat-exchange.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2023
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Jeawan Kim, Hochan An, Wan Je Cho, Hoyoung Jeong, Man Hee Park, Yeong Jun Kim, Jae Yeon Kim, Yeonho Kim
  • Patent number: 12030579
    Abstract: Disclosed are a personal mobility and a control method thereof. The personal mobility includes a front body on which a front wheel is installed, and a rear body slidably coupled to the front body in a front-rear direction to enable wheelbase adjustment and on which a rear wheel is installed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rowoon An, Ilsun Song, Jae Yul Woo, Seunghyun Woo, Soobin Kim
  • Patent number: 12030526
    Abstract: An autonomous un-parking system and method of a vehicle that identify a user when un-parking a parked vehicle to propose a user-based boarding location, and control user-customized autonomous un-parking, may include a communication terminal of a user, a communication device disposed in a vehicle to receive an un-parking request of the vehicle from the communication terminal, and a controller disposed in the vehicle to determine a boarding location based on the user in a response to the un-parking request, and to control un-parking of the vehicle to the determined boarding location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hee Gun Yang, Min Kyo Kim
  • Patent number: 12033512
    Abstract: A server includes a communicator and a server controller is configured to determine a personal mobility group for cluster driving based on position information and destination information of a plurality of personal mobilities received from the communicator. The server controller determines a master personal mobility among the personal mobility group, and operates the communicator to transmit a control command for determining at least one slave personal mobility following the first master personal mobility to the personal mobility group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Seunghyun Woo, Minjae Park, Jong Bok Lee
  • Patent number: 12034391
    Abstract: A motor-driving apparatus for driving a motor having a plurality of windings respectively corresponding to a plurality of phases is provided. The motor-driving apparatus includes a first inverter having a plurality of first switching devices and connected to first ends of the plurality of windings and a second inverter having a plurality of second switching devices and connected to second ends of the plurality of windings. A third switching device is configured to selectively connect and disconnect points at which a number of turns of each of the windings is divided in a preset ratio. A controller is configured to adjust an on/off state of the first to third switching devices based on required output of the motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Kang Ho Jeong, Jong Kyong Lim, Suk Hyun Lim, Ji Woong Jang, Beom Sik Kim, Sang Cheol Shin
  • Patent number: 12030370
    Abstract: This application relates to a hook assembly for a door curtain of a vehicle. The hook assembly is installed on a door panel to which a door curtain is hooked and fixed. The hook assembly includes a hook body installed to pass through a through-hole formed in the door panel in a load direction due to the door curtain, and a hook pin engaged with the hook body in a direction perpendicular to the load direction due to the door curtain. When the hook pin is engaged with the hook body, the hook body is supported in the through-hole in an engaged direction of the hook pin and one side of the hook body is pressed against a circumference of the through-hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, NIFCO KOREA INC
    Inventors: Do-Won Kim, Jong-Woo Shim, Min-Jung Kim, Yoo-Sung Doh
  • Patent number: 12030432
    Abstract: A vehicle includes: a cooling module including a first radiator and a second radiator arranged to be spaced apart from a rear of the first radiator; and a speaker module provided on one side of the cooling module to output a sound to a space between the first radiator and the second radiator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventor: Keunjin Kim
  • Patent number: 12033373
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving first image data for a first image from an electronic device, the first image data including first information associated with a first object identified by the electronic device as being in the first image. Second image data for a second image is received from the electronic device subsequent to receiving the first image data. The second image data includes second information associated with a second object identified by the electronic device as being in the second image. Location information is determined based on the first information and the second information and sent to the electronic device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: David Crawford Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Eric Zavesky, Benjamin J. Stern
  • Publication number: 20240217442
    Abstract: A luggage loading device for vehicles includes a main body unit configured such that a loading area is capable of being divided into a plurality of sub-loading areas configured to load luggage therein, and the main body unit is configured to selectively slide along a movement path in a vehicle. The loading area is formed by guide frames provided in forward and rearward directions and side walls provided in leftward and rightward directions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2023
    Publication date: July 4, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, SEOYON E-HWA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji Ah Kim, Ji Seob Park, Jin Ho Hwang, Hyung Won Jin
  • Publication number: 20240222774
    Abstract: A battery protection structure for a battery-mounted vehicle, includes center side members disposed below a center floor at opposite side portions of the vehicle, a plurality of center cross members disposed in a transverse direction of the vehicle to connect the center side members to each other, cross member extensions each connecting each of the center side members to each of side sills to be aligned with each of the center cross members, and a battery disposed below the center cross members between the center side members.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2023
    Publication date: July 4, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventor: Seung Min JEONG
  • Patent number: D1034318
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Won-Sik Ham, Kurt C. Kahl, Berk Erner
  • Patent number: D1034725
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Joon Ho Lee, Seung Wook Ryu