Tesla, Inc.
ANGLE-DETECTING DOOR HANDLE ASSEMBLY

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Abstract:

An angle-detecting door handle assembly comprises: a handle member; a four-bar link configured to move the handle member between at least retracted and presented positions relative to a door surface; a motor configured to actuate the four-bar link; a rotary sensor configured to detect an angle of the four-bar link throughout actuation and generate a signal corresponding to the detected angle; and a controller configured to control the motor based on the signal from the rotary sensor.

Status:
Application
Type:

Utility

Filling date:

4 Jun 2021

Issue date:

23 Sep 2021