Patents by Inventor Paul E. Newman

Paul E. Newman 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).

  • Patent number: 10296036
    Abstract: A modular pedal assembly for use with a vehicle that includes a prime mover, a control circuit, and a brake assembly. The modular pedal assembly including a base that is removably connectable with the vehicle, a brake pedal, an accelerator pedal that is displaceable between a first position and a second position, and a control output regulator that includes a first sensor and a second sensor. In a vehicle having an electric motor prime mover, the first sensor is a limit switch electrically connected to the control circuit, and the second sensor is a variable resistor. In a vehicle having an internal combustion engine prime mover, the first sensor is a limit switch operable to control a starter motor, and the second sensor is a limit switch operable to control a spark plug ignition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Club Car, LLC
    Inventors: Christopher D. Cosby, Douglas T. Crow, David R. Hardy, Paul E. Morgan, Duane E. Newman, Geoff D. Stewart, Michael L. Welsh
  • Patent number: 6419313
    Abstract: A seat assembly for an automotive vehicle having a floor includes a seat frame secured to the floor of the automotive vehicle. A tray structure is secured to the seat frame. The tray structure includes a bin designed to have items stored therein. A seat cushion is divided into a number of cushion members wherein a portion of the cushion members are immovable with respect to the tray structure and a portion of the cushion members are movable with respect to the tray structure. The movable cushion members provide access to the bin in the tray structure. The movable cushion members pivot about a hinge with respect to the immovable cushion members. By maintaining the immovable cushion members in place, an occupant can still sit on the immovable cushion members while accessing the bin by pivoting the movable cushion members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2000
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2002
    Assignee: Magna Seating Systems Inc.
    Inventor: Paul E. Newman
  • Patent number: 6135529
    Abstract: An interior assembly for a vehicle comprising a center console and a guide member for mounting the console to the vehicle. Preferably, the center console is of the type including at least one storage compartment and an associated lid. The guide member defines a reciprocal path from a first end of the guide to a second end of the guide. Preferably the first end of the guide is adjacent a set of front passenger seats and the second end of the guide is adjacent a set of rear passenger seats. A carriage is operatively coupled between the console and the guide member for slidably moving the console on the guide member along the reciprocal path between the front and rear passenger seats.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2000
    Assignee: Atoma International Inc.
    Inventors: Dean G. De Angelis, Paul E. Newman, Albert Shane, Omar D. Tame