Patent Number: 8,820,804

Title: Vehicle end section structure

Abstract: A vehicle end section structure capable of securing coupling rigidity at a coupling section between bumper reinforcement and a framework member where a hook attachment section is provided. The vehicle front section structure includes bumper reinforcement of B-shaped cross-section formed with a rearwards opening indented portion between a top and bottom pair of closed cross-sections, a crush box disposed at the rear of one length direction end portion of the bumper reinforcement, bolts and weld nuts for joining the bumper reinforcement at the top-bottom closed cross-sections to locations inside the closed cross-section of the crush box as viewed along the front-rear direction, and a pipe nut that is disposed in an indented portion facing an access hole to enable access to a hook member through the access hole and that is fixed to the crush box inside the closed cross-section of the crush box as viewed along the front-rear direction.

Inventors: Shibata; Keisuke (Miyoshi, JP), Kosaka; Naoya (Miyoshi, JP)

Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B60R 19/18 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018