Rolfe, Bernard Frank, De Souza, Timothy Ian, Pitts, Gregory Ryan, Hanafin, Stuart James McFarlane, Agius, Steven Lewis Anthony, Adamson, Benjamin Paul, Pereira, Michael Pio Gordon, Black, Timothy John, Hurren, Christopher James and Miller, Noel Egan 2010, BODY FOR PNEUMATIC VEHICLE, United States (2) Patent US 2010078254 (A1).
A pneumatic vehicle is provided with a first and second sub-assembly. The first sub-assembly has a chassis supporting an air tank. The second sub-assembly has part of the vehicle body and is bonded to the first-sub-assembly using a structural adhesive. Another pneumatic vehicle is provided with a first and second sub-assembly. The first sub-assembly has a chassis, air tank, part of the vehicle body, a pair of B-pillars, and a pair of rear rails. The second sub-assembly has a part of the vehicle body, a pair of A-pillars, and a pair of roof rails. A vehicle seat is provided with a seat base and upright seat back providing a seating area. A bladder located in the central region of the seating area inflates to provide two bucket seats, and deflates to provide a bench seat. The vehicle seat also has inflatable inserts to provide cushioning.