06945581 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 35 patents.

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.

Title
Integral lighting for consoles
Application Number
10/730442
Publication Number
6945581 (B2)
Application Date
December 8, 2003
Publication Date
September 20, 2005
Inventor
Eric A Taylor
Jackson
MI, US
Agent
Bill Panagos
Assignee
Lear Corporation
MI, US
IPC
B60R 007/00
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