Patent Number: 6,305,740

Title: Automotive vehicle having moveable roof panel

Abstract: An automotive vehicle has a power operated moveable roof panel that moves between an open position above a fixed roof panel and a closed position behind the fixed roof panel. The moveable roof panel is guided by forward and rearward roller assemblies at each side that travel in respective forward and rearward tracks exclusively. The forward roller assemblies have forward rollers, rearward rollers and guide rollers that cooperate with drops in the forward tracks to push the moveable roof panel down in the closed position. The vehicle has an optional luggage rack and an optional interior partition between the passenger compartment and the cargo compartment that includes a moveable glass panel.

Inventors: Staser; Brian Hale (Troy, MI), Rogers, Jr.; Lloyd Walker (Shelby Township, MI), Barr; Geoffrey (Troy, MI), Griffin; Stephen George (Rochester Hills, MI), Wilde; Ronald James (St. Clair Shores, MI)

Assignee: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: B60J 7/043 (20060101); B60J 7/04 (20060101); B60J 007/053 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018