|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B60R-007/04 B60R-011/00 B60N-002/46 B60N-003/10 B29C-045/00|
|미국특허분류(USC)||029/428; 248/311.2; 296/037.13; 296/146.7|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 2 인용 특허 : 43|
A vehicle trim panel assembly is provided having a beverage retainer formed in a storage compartment on the door of an automotive vehicle. The trim panel assembly includes a storage receptacle and a trim panel arranged to define at least a portion of the storage receptacle. The trim panel includes a base portion connected to a beverage retainer portion via a living hinge. The beverage retainer portion is pivoted about the living hinge into position within the storage receptacle.
1. A method of assembling a vehicle trim panel comprising: forming a trim panel having a main portion, a beverage retainer portion, and a living hinge;rotating the beverage retainer portion about the living hinge into a beverage retainer position; andassembling the trim panel onto a vehicle such that the beverage retainer portion is disposed into the beverage retainer position within a storage receptacle. 2. The method of claim 1, wherein the step of assembling comprises assembling the trim panel to a vehicle door. 3. The method of claim 1, wherein the s...