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Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. , also known as Aisin, is a Japanese corporation which develops and produces components and systems for the automotive industry. Aisin is a Fortune Global 500 company, ranked 347 on the 2007 rankings. Aisin Seiki was founded in 1949 and currently supplies engine, drivetrain, body and chassis, aftermarket, and other main automotive parts for various major OEMs. In addition to partaking in the automotive markets, Aisin also offers life & amenity products , energy systems, welfare products, and other products/services.Aisin is 30% owned by the Toyota Group of companies.There are various 'brands' in the holding, spawned from the companies which received recognition in their area of specialisation:Aisin AW — automatic transmissionsAisin AI — manual transmissionsAdvics, Hosei — brakesIMRA — Femtosecond lasers↑ ↑ Wikipedia.


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Patent
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2017-05-03

A steering device of a vehicle includes a main housing (2), a movable column member (3), a steering shaft (4) being provided in the movable column member (3), a link mechanism (LM) being swingably supported about a first pivot shaft (P1) relative to a fixed bracket (1), the link mechanism (LM) being swingably supported about a second pivot shaft (P2) relative to the main housing (2), an electric tilt mechanism (MT) adjusting the steering shaft (4) at a predetermined tilt angle by operating the link mechanism (LM), and at least first and second bearing members (B1, B2) that are provided between the main housing (2) and the movable column member (3), one of the first and second bearing members (B1, B2) being disposed rearwardly of a vehicle body (V) relative to the other of the first and second bearing members (B1, B2), the one including a part that is arranged within a surface (PB) including the second pivot shaft (P2) and being orthogonal to an axis of the steering shaft (4).


Patent
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2017-04-26

A lifting and lowering apparatus includes a support plate, a carrier for lifting and lowering a window glass and a drive mechanism for moving the carrier. The drive mechanism includes a cable, a drum, a pulley and a bracket for mounting the pulley to the support plate. The support plate is provided with first and second fixing portions. The first fixing portion is arranged at an outer side of the cable and the second fixing portion is arranged at an inner side of the cable. The bracket includes first and second mounting portions provided for the first and second fixing portions respectively. The first mounting portion includes a first extension portion making contact with an outer surface of the first fixing portion and the second mounting portion includes a second arm portion making contact with an inner surface of the second fixing portion.


Patent
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2017-05-10

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus (A) includes: a driving side rotor (20) synchronously rotating with a crankshaft (1) of an engine (E); a driven side rotor (30) disposed at a coaxial core with a rotary shaft core (X) of the driving side rotor and integrally rotating with a camshaft (5) for a valve opening and closing; a connecting bolt (50) disposed at the coaxial core with the rotary shaft core to connect the driven side rotor to the camshaft, and on which an advance angle port (50A) and a retard angle port (50B) are formed on an outer peripheral surface; and a spool (41) disposed in a spool chamber (51 S) of the inside of the connecting bolt, and controlling the feeding and discharging of working fluid to the advance angle port or the retard angle port from a pump port (50P) formed on the connecting bolt.


Patent
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2017-05-03

A deflector apparatus for a vehicle includes a lower frame (22) fixed to a roof (10) of a vehicle and a fitting recess (22a). A facing (21) is held by the lower frame (22) and the upper frame (23), the facing (21) protrudes above a surface of the roof (10) in association with an upward movement of the upper frame (23), the facing (21) is folded towards a rear side and retracted in association with a downward movement of the upper frame (23). A guide member (30) includes a fitting protrusion (31) fitted in the fitting recess (22a) and elastically recovering to guide the facing (21) to be folded at a retracting movement of the facing (21). A restriction wall (14) restricts the guide member (30) from moving such that a movable distance (L2) of the guide member (30) in a counter-insertion direction of the fitting protrusion (31) is a distance that is shorter than an insertion amount (L1) of the fitting protrusion (31) relative to the fitting recess (22a).


An intake system (50, 250) of an internal combustion engine (100, 200) with a supercharger (20) includes: a negative pressure control valve (32,232) which is disposed in the upstream side than an intake side supercharger (22) in an intake passage (30); a first external gas introduction passage (51) which introduces a single external gas made of blow-by gas, at a part of the intake passage which is on the upstream side of the intake side supercharger and on the downstream side of the negative pressure control valve; and a fresh air introduction passage (61) which introduces fresh air to an internal combustion engine main body (10) from the upstream side of the negative pressure control valve.


Patent
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2017-04-26

A damper device 10 includes a drive member 11 to which torque from an engine EG is transmitted, a driven member 16, a first intermediate member 12, a second intermediate member 14, first outer springs SP11 that transmit torque between the drive member 11 and the first intermediate member 12, second outer springs SP12 that transmit torque between the first intermediate member 12 and the driven member 16, first inner springs SP21 that transmit torque between the drive member 11 and the second intermediate member 14, second inner springs SP22 that transmit torque between the second intermediate member 14 and the driven member 16, and intermediate springs SPm that transmit torque between the first intermediate member 12 and the second intermediate member 14.


Patent
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2017-05-17

A vehicle radiator apparatus (1) includes: a radiator main body (10); a grill shutter unit (30) configured to adjust the amount of air introduced from an opening in front of the radiator main body and flowing toward the radiator main body; and an air guiding plate (40) provided to extend in a longitudinal direction below the radiator main body and the grill shutter unit to guide the air introduced from the opening to the radiator main body, in which the grill shutter unit includes: a shutter member (31) configured to open or close the opening of a vehicle; and a shutter support member (32) configured to support the shutter member, and including left and right side frame portions (321, 322) and an upper frame portion (323), and lower ends of the side frame portions are assembled and attached to an upper surface portion of the air guiding plate.


Patent
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2017-05-17

A radiator support member (20) includes; a pair of vertical beam portions (211, 212) respectively extending in a vehicle height direction along both side edge portions of a radiator body portion (10) of a vehicle; and a horizontal beam portion (213) extending in a vehicle width direction along an upper edge portion of the radiator body portion, in which the pair of vertical beam portions and the horizontal beam portion are integrally formed of a synthetic resin material, wherein a tubular member (22) extending in the vehicle width direction is attached to the horizontal beam portion, and both end portions of the tubular member in the vehicle width direction are fixed to a body portion of the vehicle.


Patent
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2017-05-17

A moving device includes: a moving body (36); guide rails (14, 14L, 14R) extending in a moving direction of the moving body on both sides in one direction orthogonal to the moving direction and each of which has first and second guides (21, 22) mutually symmetrical in the one direction, and a third guide (23) interposed between the first and second guides; connecting portions (36a) provided at both-side end portions of the moving body in the one direction and mutually symmetrical in the one direction; first and second shoes (37, 38) respectively mounted on the connecting portions, sliding the first and third guides and the second and third guides, and having the same shape; first and second drive belts (18A, 18B) respectively connected to the first and second shoes in the first and second guides to be integrally moved and moving and driving the first and second shoes.


Patent
Aisin Seiki and Toyota Motor Corporation | Date: 2017-05-17

A wireless communication device, a wireless communication method, and a program are provided in which even when communications in a plurality of kinds of wireless communication modes are performed via a single antenna, the communications in these wireless communication modes can coexist and the communications can be appropriately performed. In the case where communications in a BT wireless communication mode in which processing of searching for registered target devices 4 is repeatedly executed at predetermined execution intervals in order to connect to the registered target devices 4 and in a Wi-Fi wireless communication mode are performed via a single antenna 21, the execution intervals of searching for the registered target devices 4 via BT are changed to a value larger than a reference interval during at least a part of a period during which Wi-Fi communication is being performed or Wi-Fi communication is enabled.

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