Nissan Patent Grants

Rear bumper for an automobile

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: D971095

Power convertor

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11516949
A power converter (100) includes a power converter circuit (1), a cooler (2), and a cover member (3). The power converter circuit is configured to convert input electric power into DC power or AC power. The power converter circuit is placed on the cooler. The cooler is configured to cool the power converter. The power converter circuit is housed between the cooler and the cover member. The cooler (2) includes a main body (20), a coolant flow passage (21), and a coolant input/output…

Method for manufacturing sintered magnet

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11515086
A method for manufacturing a sintered magnet includes molding a green compact formed by compacting a magnet powder by press-molding the magnet powder, the green compact forming an R—Fe—B based sintered magnet having Nd as the principal component and containing a rare earth element R, sintering the green compact by heating to a sintering temperature, so as to mold a sintered magnet, pressure molding the sintered magnet by heating to a temperature not exceeding the sintering…

Body side panel

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11511815
Provided is a body side panel including: a hat-like panel member made of a metal; another panel member made of a metal; and a reinforcing member made of a resin. The hat-like panel member includes a cross-sectionally hat-like portion formed of a top portion, edge portions, and intermediate portions coupling the top portion and the edge portions to each other. The cross-sectionally hat-like portion is joined to the other panel member at the edge portions, and forms a closed space…

Vehicle front end assembly

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11511812
A vehicle frame structure has a front side member that extends forward from a dashwall. An engine cradle is attached to the front side member with a lateral side portion of the engine cradle being located beneath and spaced apart from a lower surface of the front side member. An engine is installed to the engine cradle with a portion of the engine extending upward from the engine cradle adjacent to the inboard surface of the front side member. An inboard push structure has an inboard…

Vehicle front end assembly

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11511811
A vehicle frame structure has a front side member that extends forward from a dashwall. An engine cradle is attached to the front side member with a lateral side portion of the engine cradle being located beneath and spaced apart from a lower surface of the front side member. An engine installed to the engine cradle with a portion of the engine extending upward from the engine cradle adjacent to an inboard surface of the front side member, A push-off structure is attached to an outboard…

Vehicle body structure

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11511697
A vehicle body structure includes an interior side wall, a floor structure and an airbag support member. The interior side wall defines a first door opening. The floor structure at least partially defines a passenger compartment of a vehicle along with the interior side wall. The floor structure defines seat supporting section adjacent to the first door opening. The airbag support member has an upper end and a lower end and an airbag attachment portion. The lower end is attached to the…

Energy absorber for sensor protection

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11511691
A vehicle includes: a bumper assembly defining opposite lateral ends and an overall width extending therebetween, the bumper assembly defining a recessed area located between the opposite lateral ends thereof; an electronic sensor supported by the bumper assembly in cantilevered relation; and an energy absorber positioned within the recessed area to protect the electronic sensor and reduce dislocation of the electronic sensor by absorbing energy resulting from an impact between the…

Surrounding vehicle display method and surrounding vehicle display device

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11511667
A surrounding vehicle display device includes: a surrounding information detection device that obtains information on surroundings of a host vehicle; and a vehicle speed sensor that detects a vehicle speed of the host vehicle. The surrounding vehicle display device includes a controller that uses the information obtained by the surrounding information detection device to generate a virtual image that indicates the surroundings of the host vehicle as being viewed from above the host…

Plasma annealing method and device for the same

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11511316
There is provided a plasma annealing device that can change the crystal structure of a film by processing the film (coating) on a substrate and that has excellent productivity. A method for producing a film includes step (A) irradiating a film on a substrate with atmospheric pressure plasma, wherein the crystal structure of a constituent of the film is changed. The step (A) may include generating plasma under atmospheric pressure by energization at a frequency of 10 hertz to 100…

Front bumper for an automobile

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: D971094

Radiator grille for an automobile

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: D971091

Automobile and/or toy replica thereof

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: D971083

Automobile and/or toy replica thereof

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: D971082

Operating state display method and operating state display system

Granted: November 22, 2022
Patent Number: 11505070
Provided is an operating state display method in an electric vehicle in which the drive electric power is supplied from a battery to a travel motor. The operating state display method includes an eco-level setting step of setting an eco-level with respect to an operating state of the electric vehicle based on a vehicle speed of the electric vehicle and an output of the travel motor, and a display step of displaying in a vehicle cabin an eco-level gauge configured to expand or contract…

Wire guiding device for a rotor of a synchronous electric machine of the wound rotor type

Granted: November 22, 2022
Patent Number: 11509182
A guiding device is for the winding of electrically conductive wires about a plurality of poles of a rotor of an electric machine that are distributed about a shaft extending axially in the rotor. The device includes a guide head that is able to be mounted on the shaft. The guide head includes a metallic basic structure provided with a plurality of arms that extend radially from an inner part of the metallic basic structure provided with a central orifice, and a plastics structure…

Resist underlayer film forming composition using a fluorene compound

Granted: November 22, 2022
Patent Number: 11506980
Provided are: a resist underlayer film formation composition combining high etching resistance, high heat resistance, and excellent coating properties; a resist underlayer film in which the resist underlayer film formation composition is used and a method for manufacturing the resist underlayer film; a method for forming a resist pattern; and a method for manufacturing a semiconductor device. The resist underlayer film formation composition is characterized by including the compound…

Vehicle travel control method and travel control device

Granted: November 22, 2022
Patent Number: 11505194
A system trigger mode and a driver trigger mode are provided. In the system trigger mode, when a start condition for an automated lane change function of performing a lane change of a vehicle by autonomous travel control is satisfied, lane change information as to whether or not to accept execution of the automated lane change function is presented, and when an acceptance input of accepting the execution of the automated lane change function is detected in response to presentation of the…

Vehicle reinforcement assembly

Granted: November 22, 2022
Patent Number: 11505148
A vehicle reinforcement assembly includes a detector and a reinforcement member. The detector is configured to be housed in an interior compartment of a vehicle. The reinforcement member is configured to be housed in the interior compartment at a location adjacent to the detector. The reinforcement member has a vehicle forward facing end that extends closer to a vehicle front end than the detector extends to the vehicle front end.

Regenerative braking control method and regenerative braking control device

Granted: November 22, 2022
Patent Number: 11505071
A regenerative braking control method and a regenerative braking control device of the present invention control a drive source that generates a regenerative brake force in such a manner that an upper limit of regenerative deceleration when a driver executes manual control becomes smaller than an upper limit of regenerative deceleration when automatic control is executed.