US Patent No. 10,363,178


Patent No. 10,363,178
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title Motor Vehicle With A Mobile Vehicle Seat
Inventorship Mahdi Garoosi, Cologne (DE)
Assignee FORD MOTOR COMPANY, Dearborn, MI (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,363,178

1. A motor vehicle having a mobile vehicle seat, the mobile vehicle seat comprising:a frame that forms a seating surface and a backrest;
an energy source arranged in the frame;
a drive motor arranged in the frame and connected to the energy source;
a control device to control the drive motor;
a first coupling arranged on the frame that releasably fixes the frame to the motor vehicle;
a second coupling corresponding to the first coupling seating surface arranged on an inside of a vehicle door that is mounted pivotably on a vehicle superstructure, wherein the second coupling releasably engages with the first coupling of the frame of the seating surface;
two wheels arranged on an axle and in drive connection with the drive motor provided on the frame, wherein the control device is configured to dynamically balance a vehicle seat using the two wheels during driving operation.