Patents Assigned to Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik AG& Co. KG
  • Patent number: 11332041
    Abstract: A seat module for a motor vehicle that includes a carrier element having at least one seat row upon which at least two seats are secured. Each seat row has walls defining an opening which is accessible from outside of the motor vehicle and which extends laterally as a hollow space into the carrier element. The walls are fixed at least partially peripherally to facilitate raising of the seat module via introduction of a lifting element from outside of the motor vehicle into the hollow space for installation of the seat module into the motor vehicle or removal of the seat module from the motor vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Manuel Erlacher, Franz Planka, Martin Rodler, Harald Zachnegger
  • Patent number: 11285655
    Abstract: A method for producing a plastic tank includes preparing a tank wall as a hot extrudate. A reinforcing sheet is then attached to at least one region of the outer layer of the hot extrudate. After introducing the attached reinforcing sheet and the hot extrudate into a shaping tool, the shaping tool performs shaping of the hot extrudate and the attached reinforcing sheet to form the tank wall, while simultaneously enhancing the attachment of the reinforcing sheet to the tank wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventor: Harald Humenberger
  • Patent number: 11230323
    Abstract: A device for fastening a first motor vehicle component to a second motor vehicle component. The device includes a first connection piece and a second connection piece. The first connection piece has a first component fastening surface for fastening to the first motor vehicle component, a first connection piece fastening surface which is perpendicular to the first component fastening surface, and first reinforcing surfaces which each connect a lateral end edge of the first component fastening surface to a lateral end edge of the first connection piece fastening surface. The second connection piece includes a second component fastening surface for fastening to the second motor vehicle component, a second connection piece fastening surface which is perpendicular to the second component fastening surface, and second reinforcing surfaces which each connect a lateral end edge of the second component fastening surface to a lateral end edge of the second connection piece fastening surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Stefan Maier, Juergen Taucher
  • Patent number: 11208166
    Abstract: A device for positioning motor vehicle parts in the production or manufacture of motor vehicles. The device includes a main frame, at least one main module configured to be disposed on the main frame, at least one interchangeable first docking plate configured for releasable connection to the main module, and a plurality of first receptacles, arranged on the interchangeable first docking plate, configured to hold the motor vehicle parts at a predefined position during the production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Christoph Kribernegg, Patrick Leonhardsberger, Thomas Mayer, Manfred Pichler
  • Patent number: 11198201
    Abstract: A positioning device to position, during in vehicle construction, a vehicle body component having at least one locating bore. The positioning device includes a locating pin having a conical end designed to be guided axially through a locating bore of the vehicle body component to centre and position the vehicle body component. The locating pin is mounted in a radially floating manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventor: Gerhard Spanner
  • Patent number: 11135701
    Abstract: A hook clamp that includes a clamping hook, an actuator, and a spring member configured to be received in an opening of a component which is to be clamped. The hook clamp requires only a small through-opening on the component which is to be clamped. The hook clamp is useable, for example, in instances of larger component tolerances, and facilitates a greater pulling force.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventor: Gerhard Spanner
  • Patent number: 11124254
    Abstract: A method for producing a motor vehicle that includes producing and painting a bodyshell having a platform composed of metal and a vehicle body composed of metal which is configured for placement on the platform, producing and painting a main floor composed of metal separately from a remainder of the bodyshell, and attaching the main floor to the previously painted platform and/or the previously painted vehicle body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Sabine Harmusz, Bernhard Hofer, Wolfgang Passegger
  • Patent number: 11117621
    Abstract: The invention relates to a side wall rear component (14) for a passenger vehicle (13), having at least one outer wall (4) and at least one wall reinforcement (15) reinforcing the outer wall (4) on the inner side (5) thereof. In order to ensure that a front-side end portion of the side wall rear component (14), which shifts on the front side in the event of a rear-end collision, reliably pushes on the inside via a rear-side end portion of a vehicle door (3), which is arranged on a front side with respect to the side wall rear component (14), at least one sliding slope (17) is arranged on a front-side end portion (16) of the wall reinforcement (15), the front-side end of which sliding slope is spaced apart in a transverse direction (Y) of the vehicle further from an outer surface (18), which forms a vehicle outer skin portion, of the outer wall (4) than a rear-side end of the sliding slope (17).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignees: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Maximilian Maier, Philipp Deck, Rainer Pichlmaier, Thomas Gimpel, Gernot Krammer
  • Patent number: 11084485
    Abstract: A hybrid vehicle and method for operating such a hybrid vehicle. The hybrid vehicle includes an internal combustion engine, an electric machine, an electric storage device, and a control system. The method includes determining a power currently available of the electric storage device by the control system when a current state of charge of the electric storage device is less than a charge threshold value; activating the internal combustion engine when the determined power currently available from the electric storage device exceeds a first power threshold; and determining the power currently available from the electric storage device by the control system when the determined power currently available from the electric storage device is less than the first power threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Markus Passath, Christian Pongratz, Manfred Posch
  • Patent number: 10974623
    Abstract: A transport vehicle that includes at least one seat to receive passengers thereon, the at least one seat being moveable between a non-stowed position permitting a passenger to sit thereon, and a space-saving stowed position to permit a transport of goods. A cover is provided and moveable between a non-operating position and an operating position to at least partially cover at least one side wall of the motor vehicle and also the at least one seat in the space-saving stowed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Reinhard Hoermann, Franz Planka, Wolfgang Passegger
  • Patent number: 10946468
    Abstract: A tool configured to join at least two material layers, of which at least one material layer is in the form of a metal material layer, by a pin. The tool includes a driving-in device which drives the pin through the at least two material layers to be joined, and a welding device which, after the driving-in of the pin, welds at least one first section of the pin to the at least one metal material layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Manuel Erlacher, Bernhard Hofer, Martin Rodler
  • Patent number: 10913233
    Abstract: A honeycomb core construction that includes at least two honeycomb cores and a connection layer that is disposed between the honeycomb cores. The connection layer is configured so as to be gas-permeable, and has an adhesive for adhesively bonding to the honeycomb cores only in a region of the webs of the honeycomb cores.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Wolfgang Dietz, Danijel Drezga, Guenter Wolfsberger
  • Publication number: 20210024153
    Abstract: A method for production of a motor vehicle that includes providing a device for positioning motor vehicle parts that comprises a base frame having at least one base module arranged thereon, and at least one exchangeable docking plate configured for connection to the base module, the docketing plate having arranged thereon a plurality of receivers configured to hold the motor vehicle parts, transferring a first docking plate to the base frame, connecting, at a configuration station, the docking plate to the base module, fitting, at a work station, a motor vehicle part to the docking plate, such that the motor vehicle part is held by the receivers, and equipping the motor vehicle part with add-on parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Christoph KRIBERNEGG, Patrick LEONHARDSBERGER, Manfred PICHLER, Michael GFOELLNER
  • Publication number: 20210024152
    Abstract: A device for positioning motor vehicle parts in the production or manufacture of motor vehicles. The device includes a main frame, at least one main module configured to be disposed on the main frame, at least one interchangeable first docking plate configured for releasable connection to the main module, and a plurality of first receptacles, arranged on the interchangeable first docking plate, configured to hold the motor vehicle parts at a predefined position during the production.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Christoph KRIBERNEGG, Patrick LEONHARDSBERGER, Thomas MAYER, Manfred PICHLER
  • Patent number: 10807350
    Abstract: A method for producing a sandwich component, and an apparatus for producing a sandwich component. The method includes providing a plurality of webs of material, applying at least one matrix material to an upper side and/or an underside of at least one of the webs of material, wherein applying the at least one matrix material includes applying the at least one matrix material such in different ways to create at least one zone of the sandwich component having mechanical properties that differ from mechanical properties of other parts of the sandwich component, arranging at least one core layer on one of the webs of material, and pressing the webs of material and the at least one core layer to form the sandwich component such that the core layer is arranged between at least two of the webs of material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventor: Guenter Wolfsberger
  • Publication number: 20200325854
    Abstract: A storage container includes an inner tank to store a cryogenic liquid gas and an extraction system to permit extraction of the cryogenic liquid gas by a cryogenic liquid gas consumer. The extraction system includes an extraction line, a consumer line to facilitate extraction of the cryogenic liquid gas by the cryogenic liquid gas consumer, a return line to facilitate return of the cryogenic liquid gas to the inner tank, a heat transmitter to heat the cryogenic liquid gas extracted from the inner tank and transfer the cryogenic liquid gas to a gaseous phase, and a compressor to compress the gaseous cryogenic liquid gas. A first flow of the compressed cryogenic liquid gas is conducted to the cryogenic liquid gas consumer via the consumer line and a second flow of the compressed cryogenic liquid gas is returned to the inner tank via the return line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventor: Guido Bartlok
  • Publication number: 20200307705
    Abstract: The invention relates to a side wall rear component (14) for a passenger vehicle (13), having at least one outer wall (4) and at least one wall reinforcement (15) reinforcing the outer wall (4) on the inner side (5) thereof. In order to ensure that a front-side end portion of the side wall rear component (14), which shifts on the front side in the event of a rear-end collision, reliably pushes on the inside via a rear-side end portion of a vehicle door (3), which is arranged on a front side with respect to the side wall rear component (14), at least one sliding slope (17) is arranged on a front-side end portion (16) of the wall reinforcement (15), the front-side end of which sliding slope is spaced apart in a transverse direction (Y) of the vehicle further from an outer surface (18), which forms a vehicle outer skin portion, of the outer wall (4) than a rear-side end of the sliding slope (17).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicants: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Maximilian MAIER, Philipp DECK, Rainer PICHLMAIER, Thomas GIMPEL, Gernot KRAMMER
  • Patent number: 10737729
    Abstract: A vehicle that includes seat cross-members arranged opposite each other on both sides of a center tunnel defining a space, a battery device as an energy accumulator for an electric drive motor of the vehicle, the battery device including a battery housing which at least partially fills the space in the center tunnel, and a load path optimization component arranged in the battery housing at the space of the center tunnel, to transmit forces laterally from one seat cross-member to the other seat cross-member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Manuel Erlacher, Reinhard Hoermann, Franz Planka, Harald Zachnegger
  • Patent number: 10738519
    Abstract: A hinge to pivotably connect a motor vehicle door to a body of the motor vehicle. The hinge includes a bolt, a first hinge half rotationally connected to a bolt, a second hinge half, a bushing, composed of an electrically insulating material, arranged on the second hinge half to rotationally connect the second hinge half to the bolt, and an electrically conductive component arranged between the bolt and the second hinge half to bridge the bushing and facilitate electrical contact between the bolt and the second hinge half.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Stefan Eisenschenk, Werner Koller
  • Patent number: 10689897
    Abstract: A passenger transport vehicle that includes at least one door, an optical detection module to dynamically detect a current fill value representing a number of occupants in the passenger transport vehicle, and a control module operatively connected to the at least one door and the optical detection module. The control module is configured to automatically initiate a closing sequence that includes movement of the door to a closed position once the detected current fill value reaches a predetermined threshold fill value for the passenger transport vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: MAGNA STEYR Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co KG
    Inventors: Manuel Erlacher, Gerhard Krachler, Martin Rodler, Walter Rosinger