Patent Number: 6,296,303

Title: Vehicle cockpit module

Abstract: The present invention integrates a blower unit into a vehicle dashboard and of reducing blower-vibration transmittance to a steering unit. In a vehicle, at least a reinforcement member having a steering support portion and an air conditioner are disposed inside a dashboard, at least a portion of a blower unit of the air conditioner is fixed to a side bracket for fixing the reinforcement member to a vehicle body. Further, the blower unit is integrally mounted inside the dashboard via the reinforcemnt member. This manner can attain both of realizing the modulization that the blower unit is integrated into the vehicle dashboard and of reducing the vibration transmittance from the blower unit to the steering support portion via the reinforcement member.

Inventors: Kamiya; Tomohiro (Takahama, JP), Shikata; Kazushi (Kariya, JP), Numazawa; Shigeo (Kariya, JP)

Assignee: Denso Corporation

International Classification: B60H 1/00 (20060101); B62D 025/14 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018