Patent Number: 6,305,755

Title: Noise inhibiting wheel cover

Abstract: A noise inhibiting wheel cover for a wheel assembly having a wheel includes a substrate adapted to engage the wheel of the wheel assembly. The noise inhibiting wheel cover also includes a layer of noise inhibiting material located at contact sites between the substrate and the wheel of the wheel assembly to reduce noise caused by mechanical actions therebetween.

Inventors: Oblizajek; Kenneth L. (Troy, MI), Carroll; Matthew E. (Grosse Pointe Woods, MI), Eshler; Mark S. (Northville, MI), McKeon; James P. (Franklin, MI)

Assignee: General Motors Corporation

International Classification: B60B 7/00 (20060101); B60B 7/02 (20060101); B60B 021/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018