US Patent No. 9,365,166

VEHICLE PILLAR CONSTRUCTION AND METHOD


Patent No. 9,365,166
Issue Date June 14, 2016
Title Vehicle Pillar Construction And Method
Inventorship Mark David Bartlett, Dublin, OH (US)
Hiroaki Taniguchi, Tochigu (JP)
Ben Edward Sapak, Holland, MI (US)
Shane M. Vorac, Grand Haven, MI (US)
Assignee HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP) JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, , M...

Claim of US Patent No. 9,365,166

1. A pillar garnish for use with an associated vehicle, the garnish comprising:
an elongated rigid body having an inner stiffener first layer formed of a polyolefin and an outer second layer formed of a
thermoplastic polymer, the outer second layer including at least one of synthetic or natural fibers, said inner stiffener
first layer and said outer second layer being formed of different materials relative to one another.