Patents by Inventor Manabu Togo

Manabu Togo has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200398780
    Abstract: A tractor includes: a driver seat on which a driver can sit; a hood 5 provided in front of the driver seat; and an antenna unit that receives satellite positioning information. When viewed from the front, an upper end portion of a ROPS and at least part of the antenna unit overlap with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Kumiko Kobayashi, Misako Kawai, Kunihiko Nishino, Yasuaki Morioka, Shunsuke Miyashita, Yuki Kubota, Manabu Togo, Kenichi Iwami, Hiroki Suga, Toru Tambo
  • Publication number: 20200383261
    Abstract: A working vehicle includes a vehicle body to travel, a steering handle to be turned to steer the vehicle body, and a steering switch to steer the vehicle body separately from the steering handle. The steering switch may be a switch to be operated in a pressing manner or in a sliding manner to steer the vehicle body. In addition, the steering switch may be arranged around the steering handle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Shunsuke MIYASHITA, Kenichi IWAMI, Hiroki SUGA, Yuki KUBOTA, Toru TAMBO, Kunihiko NISHINO, Yasuaki MORIOKA, Kumiko KOBAYASHI, Misako KAWAI, Manabu TOGO, Yoshihiko KUROSHITA
  • Publication number: 20200331529
    Abstract: A working vehicle includes a steering handle, a vehicle body to travel by manual steering via the steering handle or automatic steering for the steering handle based on a scheduled traveling line, a setting switch to switch between valid and invalid, a setting mode to set at least the automatic steering before the automatic steering is started, and a display including a driving display portion to display driving information of the vehicle body during traveling. When the setting mode is switched to be valid, the display changes a displaying state of the driving display portion to another different displaying state different from the displaying state where the setting mode is invalid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Misako Kawai, Kumiko Kobayashi, Yasuaki Morioka, Kunihiko Nishino, Shunsuke Miyashita, Shunsuke Edo, Manabu Togo
  • Publication number: 20200248807
    Abstract: A drive device for a PTO shaft includes a parking switch to detect a parking state of a vehicle body, a permission switch constituted of a self-returning switch and connected to the parking switch, the permission switch being configured to be switched to permit driving a PTO shaft, the PTO shaft being configured to be driven by a power of a prime mover disposed on the vehicle body, and a first switch device to be switched to enable the PTO shaft to be driven when the permission switch is switched to permit driving the PTO shaft under a state where the parking switch detects the parking state of the vehicle body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: KUBOTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu TOGO, Hiroshi MIYAKE, Ryuji KATAOKA, Tsuyoshi GONO
  • Patent number: 10632841
    Abstract: A drive device for a PTO shaft includes a parking switch to detect a parking state of a vehicle body, a permission switch constituted of a self-returning switch and connected to the parking switch, the permission switch being configured to be switched to permit driving a PTO shaft, the PTO shaft being configured to be driven by a power of a prime mover disposed on the vehicle body, and a first switch device to be switched to enable the PTO shaft to be driven when the permission switch is switched to permit driving the PTO shaft under a state where the parking switch detects the parking state of the vehicle body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: KUBOTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu Togo, Hiroshi Miyake, Ryuji Kataoka, Tsuyoshi Gono
  • Publication number: 20170368932
    Abstract: A drive device for a PTO shaft includes a parking switch to detect a parking state of a vehicle body, a permission switch constituted of a self-returning switch and connected to the parking switch, the permission switch being configured to be switched to permit driving a PTO shaft, the PTO shaft being configured to be driven by a power of a prime mover disposed on the vehicle body, and a first switch device to be switched to enable the PTO shaft to be driven when the permission switch is switched to permit driving the PTO shaft under a state where the parking switch detects the parking state of the vehicle body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Applicant: KUBOTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu TOGO, Hiroshi MIYAKE, Ryuji KATAOKA, Tsuyoshi GONO
  • Patent number: 9323278
    Abstract: A work vehicle includes a frame structure between an operator-side space adjacent to the operator and a device-side space adjacent controlled devices. The control lever system for the work vehicle comprises a pivotal shaft mounted in the vicinity of a lever opening formed in the frame structure; a boss portion supported to the pivotal shaft to be rotatable about the pivotal shaft; a control lever portion radially extending from the boss portion to the operator-side space; a controlled lever portion radially extending from the boss portion to the device-side space; and a seal member for closing a gap between the boss portion and an area of the frame structure where the lever opening is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Koji Masumoto, Manabu Togo
  • Patent number: 9302582
    Abstract: A display system for a work vehicle includes a rotation speed display section for selectively displaying an engine rotation speed or a PTO rotation speed in a same display area, a display selection switch for outputting a display selection command, a discrimination display section for displaying a discrimination object for discriminating which of the engine rotation speed and the PTO rotation speed is being displayed and a display control section for selectively providing an engine rotation speed display signal or a PTO rotation speed display signal to the rotation speed display section based on the display selection command and providing the discrimination display section with a display signal for the discrimination object based on the display selection command.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Manabu Togo, Keita Ono, Ryuji Kitagawa, Koji Masumoto, Kengo Satoh
  • Patent number: 9222383
    Abstract: A working vehicle includes an engine, a vehicle body frame on which the engine is mounted, an exhaust gas treatment device for treating exhaust gas of the engine, and a fixing base for fixing the exhaust gas treatment device, and the fixing base is separated from the engine by a gap. Furthermore, a support body for connecting the fixing base to the vehicle body frame is also separated from the engine by a gap. A bellows pipe for absorbing solid-borne sound is provided in an area where a suction pipe of the exhaust gas treatment device is connected to an exhaust manifold of the engine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventor: Manabu Togo
  • Patent number: 8894135
    Abstract: A floor arrangement of a driver's section of a vehicle includes a floor frame, an acoustic absorbent placed on the floor frame and a floor mat placed on the acoustic absorbent. A wire harness is placed in an acoustic absorbent-free space formed between the floor frame and the floor mat. A protector is provided inside the acoustic absorbent-free space in the vicinity of the wire harness and extends upward from the floor frame. This protector is affixed to the floor frame and configured to receive a load applied to the floor harness from the upper side thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Manabu Togo, Koji Masumoto, Ryuji Kitagawa, Norihide Iwata, Kengo Satoh
  • Patent number: 8695748
    Abstract: An improvement in a work vehicle having an exhaust gas treatment unit is disclosed. An engine is disposed in an engine room formed in a vehicle body and supported by the vehicle body. A support unit includes right and left vertical struts mounted on the vehicle body across the engine along a vehicle body transverse direction. The exhaust gas treatment unit is disposed inside the engine room and attached to the support unit upwardly of the engine, under a posture elongate along the vehicle body transverse direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Manabu Togo, Norihide Iwata, Keita Ono
  • Publication number: 20140083791
    Abstract: A working vehicle includes an engine, a vehicle body frame on which the engine is mounted, an exhaust gas treatment device for treating exhaust gas of the engine, and a fixing base for fixing the exhaust gas treatment device, and the fixing base is separated from the engine by a gap. Furthermore, a support body for connecting the fixing base to the vehicle body frame is also separated from the engine by a gap. A bellows pipe for absorbing solid-borne sound is provided in an area where a suction pipe of the exhaust gas treatment device is connected to an exhaust manifold of the engine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2013
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: Kubota Corporation
    Inventor: Manabu Togo
  • Publication number: 20130213178
    Abstract: A work vehicle includes a frame structure between an operator-side space adjacent to the operator and a device-side space adjacent controlled devices. The control lever system for the work vehicle comprises a pivotal shaft mounted in the vicinity of a lever opening formed in the frame structure; a boss portion supported to the pivotal shaft to be rotatable about the pivotal shaft; a control lever portion radially extending from the boss portion to the operator-side space; a controlled lever portion radially extending from the boss portion to the device-side space; and a seal member for closing a gap between the boss portion and an area of the frame structure where the lever opening is formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2012
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: KUBOTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Masumoto, Manabu Togo
  • Publication number: 20130213725
    Abstract: An improvement in a work vehicle having an exhaust gas treatment unit is disclosed. An engine is disposed in an engine room formed in a vehicle body and supported by the vehicle body. A support unit includes right and left vertical struts mounted on the vehicle body across the engine along a vehicle body transverse direction. The exhaust gas treatment unit is disposed inside the engine room and attached to the support unit upwardly of the engine, under a posture elongate along the vehicle body transverse direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2012
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: KUBOTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu Togo, Norihide Iwata, Keita Ono