Patent Number: 6,296,306

Title: Vehicle seat

Abstract: A vehicle seat has an adjustable backrest connected to a driving device that can be activated in the event of a rear end collision. The backrest is inclined forwardly during the rear end collision and then performs an opposing rearward movement decelerated by an energy absorber.

Inventors: Specht; Martin (Feldafing, DE), Meyer; Rudolf (Odelzhausen, DE)

Assignee: Breed Automotive Technology, Inc.

International Classification: B60N 2/02 (20060101); B60N 2/427 (20060101); B60N 2/48 (20060101); B60N 2/42 (20060101); B60N 002/42 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018