US 11,654,974 B2
Vehicle body
Ji Ho Choi, Hwaseong-si (KR); and Jong Seop Song, Hwaseong-si (KR)
Assigned to Hyundai Motor Company, Seoul (KR); and Kia Corporation, Seoul (KR)
Filed by Hyundai Motor Company, Seoul (KR); and Kia Corporation, Seoul (KR)
Filed on Jul. 27, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/443,516.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2020-0160299 (KR), filed on Nov. 25, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2022/0161867 A1, May 26, 2022
Int. Cl. B62D 25/20 (2006.01); B62D 27/02 (2006.01); B60K 15/067 (2006.01); B62D 25/02 (2006.01); B62D 27/06 (2006.01); B60K 15/063 (2006.01); B60K 15/03 (2006.01)
CPC B62D 25/2036 (2013.01) [B60K 15/067 (2013.01); B62D 25/025 (2013.01); B62D 27/02 (2013.01); B62D 27/065 (2013.01); B60K 2015/03315 (2013.01); B60K 2015/0634 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A vehicle body comprising:
a floor assembly having a center floor and a rear floor;
a pair of side structures connected to both sides of the floor assembly; and
a pair of side sills connected to both side edges of the floor assembly;
wherein each side sill includes an inner side sill facing an interior of the vehicle body, an outer side sill facing an exterior of the vehicle body, and first and second side sill reinforcements disposed between the inner side sill and the outer side sill; and
wherein a rear end portion of the first side sill reinforcement overlaps a front end portion of the second side sill reinforcement;
wherein the first side sill reinforcement has a cut portion defined in the rear end portion thereof; and
wherein the cut portion extends in a longitudinal direction of the first side sill reinforcement.