Patents Assigned to WEBASTO JAPAN CO., LTD.
  • Publication number: 20180334019
    Abstract: There are provided a front roof, a rear roof, a glass unit including a rear-window glass, a rear roof support link which openably supports the rear roof at a vehicle body, a front-roof support link mechanism which openably supports the front roof, the front-roof support link mechanism being connected to the rear roof support link such that closed states of both the front roof and the rear roof are achieved by means of the rear roof support link and the front-roof support link mechanism, and a glass-unit support link mechanism which is connected to the rear roof support link and configured to support the glass unit in a closed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Applicants: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION, Webasto Japan Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouichi MATSUMOTO, Koji SAWAHATA, Yasufumi KAWAKAMI
  • Patent number: 10035409
    Abstract: There provided an openable roof, a link mechanism foldably supporting the openable roof, and a drive device to drive a drive link of a link mechanism. The drive device comprises a drive unit including a drive gear connected to a drive motor, a driven gear provided at the drive link, and an intermediate gear engaging with the drive gear and the driven gear. The drive unit is located at a lower level than a beltline of the vehicle body, the driven-gear pivotal portion is located at a higher level than the beltline, and the intermediate gear is located at a specified level such that the intermediate gear overlaps the beltline in a side view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignees: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION, Webasto Japan Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouichi Matsumoto, Koji Sawahata, Takeshi Mizoguchi
  • Publication number: 20170267080
    Abstract: There are provided a front roof, a rear roof, a glass unit including a rear-window glass, a rear roof support link which openably supports the rear roof at a vehicle body, a front-roof support link mechanism which openably supports the front roof, the front-roof support link mechanism being connected to the rear roof support link such that closed states of both the front roof and the rear roof are achieved by means of the rear roof support link and the front-roof support link mechanism, and a glass-unit support link mechanism which is connected to the rear roof support link and configured to support the glass unit in a closed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Applicants: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION, Webasto Japan Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouichi MATSUMOTO, Koji SAWAHATA, Yasufumi KAWAKAMI
  • Publication number: 20170267079
    Abstract: There provided an openable roof, a link mechanism foldably supporting the openable roof, and a drive device to drive a drive link of a link mechanism. The drive device comprises a drive unit including a drive gear connected to a drive motor, a driven gear provided at the drive link, and an intermediate gear engaging with the drive gear and the driven gear. The drive unit is located at a lower level than a beltline of the vehicle body, the driven-gear pivotal portion is located at a higher level than the beltline, and the intermediate gear is located at a specified level such that the intermediate gear overlaps the beltline in a side view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Applicants: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION, Webasto Japan Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouichi MATSUMOTO, Koji SAWAHATA, Takeshi MIZOGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20090066120
    Abstract: A carbonic acid gas or a nitrogen gas is dissolved into a polyurethane material. The thus prepare polyurethane material is injected into a cavity of a mold which is formed around the periphery of a glass panel 2 to mold integrally with the glass panel 2 a resin molded member 3 made of a foam of the polyurethane. Each amount of the carbonic acid gas and the nitrogen gas dissolved in the polyurethane material is adjusted so as to set the specific gravity of the resin molded member 3 to fall in the range between 0.60 and 0.90, both inclusive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2006
    Publication date: March 12, 2009
    Applicant: WEBASTO JAPAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeki Takishima, Joji Hosoda