Bill M. Silamianos - Sterling Heights MI,
John M. Heuchert - Macomb MI,
Gordon Michie - LaSalle,
JAC Products, Inc. - Saline MI
A one piece end support for use with a cross bar of a vehicle article carrier system. The one piece end support may have a hollowed out neck portion adapted to receive an end of a cross bar. A hollowed out intermediate portion is provided which extends non-parallel to, but is integrally formed with, the neck portion. A flange portion is adapted to be secured to a support rail of the vehicle article carrier system. The flange portion may be integrally formed with the intermediate portion.