Motor vehicle body for light weight construction

Florian Huber (Inventor), Manuel Frank (Inventor), Alexandre Rossier (Inventor)

Research output: Patent / Technischer StandardPatent


A motor vehicle body for light weight construction comprises at least a bottom unit, a roof and side units (3), which are assembled to form at least part of the motor vehicle body. At least the side units consist of an inner shell element (3a) and an outer shell element (3g) made of injection molded plastics material and attached on each other by attachment areas (4) to form a torsion stiff box structure. The inner and/or outer shell element can comprise a strut structure (5) extending from an inner shell element surface in between the shell elements towards the opposing shell element to realize the torsion stiff box structure.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberCN103930338
IPCB62D 31/ 00 A I
Priority date27.10.2011
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jul 2014


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