Patents by Inventor Ricardo H. Moreno

Ricardo H. Moreno 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: 5180189
    Abstract: A steering column bracket assembly for a steering column of a vehicle body includes a filled polymeric plastic modular unit carried by the vehicle body having a U-shaped beam with an inner surface and an outer surface and a panel. The panel and the U-shaped beam define an air duct. The U-shaped beam has an upper wall, a side wall and a lower wall with the walls having a plurality of holes and at least one of the walls having a groove. A support bracket has a plurality of flanges for engaging the outer surface of the U-shaped beam and a protrusion for aligning with and being received by the groove of the U-shaped beam. A plurality of embossments on the support bracket align with and are received by the holes in the beam. A steering column bracket mounts to the support bracket securing the steering column to the support bracket. An insert bracket engages the inner surface of the U-shaped beam and has a recess for aligning with and receiving the groove of the U-shaped beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 1991
    Date of Patent: January 19, 1993
    Assignee: General Motors Corporation
    Inventor: Ricardo H. Moreno