US Patent No. 9,650,081


Patent No. 9,650,081
Issue Date May 16, 2017
Title Front End Module Fascia Retention Hook
Inventorship Steven Michael Lakatos, Waterford, MI (US)
Jeffery Lee, Windsor (CA)
Assignee Ford Global Technologies LLC, Dearborn, MI (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,650,081

1. A fastener for connecting a first vehicle module to a second vehicle module, the fastener including a body comprising a
head having a substantially planar capturing surface configured for releasably engaging a portion of the second vehicle module,
wherein the body includes a base configured for attachment to a back of the first vehicle module and a neck extending between
the base and the head, the fastener further including at least one reinforcing rib structure protruding from the neck.