Patent Number: 6,945,581

Title: Integral lighting for consoles

Abstract: An overhead console bin for motor vehicles that allows the interior of the storage bin to be illuminated without illuminating the entire interior of the motor vehicle. This console bin comprises a storage bin, a plunger switch, and at least one lighting source. When the storage bin is opened the plunger switch turns on the at least one lighting source highlighting the interior contents of the storage bin. When the storage bin is in its stowed position, the at least one lighting source is turned off.

Inventors: Taylor; Eric A. (Jackson, MI)

Assignee: Lear Corporation

International Classification: B60R 7/04 (20060101); B60R 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/20/2022