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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
180650100 Electric 917
180680500 Battery mountings and holders 123
180291000 Having specific motor-to-body-frame relationship 110
180680100 With means to guide and/or control air for power plant cooling 108
180680400 Radiators and condensers, mounting 44
180680300 With means to guide and/or control combustion air for power plant 44
180309000 With means for handling motor exhaust 42
180055000 On lower running gear 36
180690200 Hoods 31
180690400 With fuel supply for internal combustion engine 27
180305000 Including traction motor of kind driven by noncompressible fluid received under pressure from a pump 27
180690600 Vehicle has plural power plants 12
180302000 Including traction motor of kind driven by expansible fluid from source external of motor 7
180690100 Underpans 3
20080257625Transmission oil pan - An oil pan includes a chamber for containing a liquid, a first passage for containing a coolant and forming a first flow path along a length of the chamber, including a first surface located between the chamber and the first passage, and a second passage for containing the liquid coolant, communicating with the first passage and forming a second flow path along a length of the chamber, including a second surface located between the chamber and the second first passage.10-23-2008
20100078243Automobile waste oil recycler - What is disclosed is a device for the collection of fluids that may leak from the engine or transmission of an automobile. The device includes a surface upon which the fluids will collect, a reservoir mounted under the surface and a means for attaching the device under the engine compartment of an automobile.04-01-2010
20120292123Splash cover mounting structure - A splash cover mounting structure is provided that can achieve cost saving and weight reduction by reduction of fastening members such as clips, and will not compromise the assembly workability. The configuration of a splash cover mounting structure (cover mounting structure) according to the invention includes a splash cover including a first fixation surface that can be fixed laterally to an engine compartment of an automobile and a second fixation surface disposed below the engine compartment; and an under cover for covering a bottom of the engine compartment, wherein the second fixation surface includes: a provisional fixation pawl that projects upward and can be provisionally fixed to a frame member of the automobile located below the engine compartment; and bottom fixation holes that can be used to fasten the splash cover to the frame member together with the under cover.11-22-2012
180540200 With spring powered motor 2
20100219006AUXILIARY POWER DEVICE OF BICYCLE - An auxiliary power device of a bicycle includes a driving member and a base member provided at a first section and a second section of the bicycle respectively. The first section and the second section are two parts of the bicycle, which has a relative motion therebetween in cycling. An input member is provided to the base member to be driven by the driving member when the first section moves relative to the second section. The input member turns a power storage member to store a power. A control member is provided for manipulation to release the power stored in the power storage member for moving the bicycle forward.09-02-2010
20120055720AUXILIARY POWER DEVICE OF BICYCLE - An auxiliary power device of a bicycle includes a driving member and a base member provided at a first section and a second section of the bicycle respectively. The first section and the second section are two parts of the bicycle, which has a relative motion therebetween in cycling. An input member is provided to the base member to be driven by the driving member when the first section moves relative to the second section. The input member turns a power storage member to store a power. A control member is provided for manipulation to release the power stored in the power storage member for moving the bicycle forward.03-08-2012
180301000 Including traction motor of turbine type driven by fluid product of combustion 1
20100181138TURBINE AUXILIARY POWER UNIT WITH A FUEL FIRED BURNER - A vehicle auxiliary power unit includes a turbine to provide a turbine output, a fuel-fired burner that provides a heat source for the turbine, and a heat exchanger that receives the turbine output. The heat exchanger generates a heat exchanger output to produce a predetermined output condition such as heating/cooling a cabin compartment, heating an exhaust component to a desired temperature, and/or heating an engine block, for example.07-22-2010
180690300 With means to increase idle speed of internal combustion engine to compensate for accessory load 1
20100193272METHOD FOR IDLE SPEED CONTROL - A method for controlling engine output of an internal combustion engine of a vehicle having a hydraulic power steering system. The method may includes, during an idle condition where an engine speed is set to an idle speed, adjusting engine output based on a learned absolute steering wheel angle to vary the engine speed from the idle speed to compensate for changes in engine load caused by operation of the hydraulic power steering system. The learned absolute steering wheel angle may be based on a steering wheel angle relative to a steering wheel position at vehicle startup and operating conditions from previous vehicle operation before the vehicle startup.08-05-2010
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20130087394LATERAL COVER FOR A WHEELED VEHICLE - A vehicle has a cockpit area and lateral passages for the ingress and egress of a rider to and from the cockpit area. At least one lateral flexible cover selectively extends at least partially across at least one of the lateral passages. The cover has at least one upper attachment point connected to the roll cage, at least one lower attachment point connected to one of the frame and the roll cage, and a forward attachment point selectively connected to one of the frame and the roll cage. When the forward attachment point is connected to the one of the frame and the roll cage, the at least one lateral flexible cover extends forwardly and downwardly from the at least one upper attachment point to the forward attachment point, and forwardly and upwardly from the at least one lower attachment point to the forward attachment point.04-11-2013
20090014220VEHICULAR POWER SUPPLY APPARATUS - A vehicular power supply apparatus includes a capacitor, an idling stop means for stopping an engine at a halt of the vehicle and restarting the engine at driver's preset driving operation by supplying current to an engine starter with the capacitor, a current detecting means for detecting the current, a cumulative value calculating means for calculating cumulative value of the current on the basis of the detected current after starting of the engine starter until a set time elapses, and an abnormality determining means for determining, when engine revolution speed at the time the set time has elapsed is outside a preset range and the cumulative value is equal to or less than a preset value, that the capacitor is abnormal.01-15-2009
20120312607Mine Resistant Armored Vehicle - The present disclosure is directed to a blast-resistant armored land vehicle configured to operate on a surface. The vehicle may include a body comprised of sheet materials, the body having a centerline and a bottom portion. The vehicle may further include a grid portion suspended below the bottom portion, the grid portion including one or more slats on each side of the centerline, wherein the one or more slats are oriented at an angle less than 90 degrees relative to the surface. Alternatively, the grid portion may include one or more vanes, each of the one of more vanes defining a V, with the apex of the V being rounded and directed towards the bottom portion.12-13-2012
20120211290TWO PERSON RUV WITH ERGONOMIC SEATING AND FEET PLACEMENT - A two or more person RUV (recreational utility vehicle) is provided with a multi-place multi-planar saddle seat assembly, multi-place multi-planar foot board assemblies, and grip handles.08-23-2012
20110297463ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL - An electronic throttle control (ETC) system is disclosed for use on a recreational or a utility vehicle. The ETC system includes a drive mode selection device for selecting between a plurality of drive modes. The ETC system provides an adjustable engine idle speed and an engine power limiting feature.12-08-2011
20110297462ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL - An electronic throttle control (ETC) system is disclosed for use on a recreational or a utility vehicle. The ETC system includes a drive mode selection device for selecting between a plurality of drive modes. The ETC system provides an adjustable engine idle speed and an engine power limiting feature.12-08-2011
20090095546Directly Injected Internal Combustion Engine System - An engine system for a vehicle, comprising of a combustion chamber, a first in-cylinder direct injector configured to deliver a first substance including at least gasoline directly to the combustion chamber at a first pressure; and a second in-cylinder direct injector configured to deliver a second substance including at least an alcohol directly to the combustion chamber at a second pressure less than the first pressure.04-16-2009
20090032315Systems for Powering Vehicles using Compressed Air and Vehicles Involving Such Systems - Systems for powering vehicles using compressed air and vehicles involving such systems are provided. In this regard, a representative system includes: a power source configured to power an air compression system, the air compression system comprising at least one air compressing piston; a compressed air storage system, comprising at least two storage tanks configured to store compressed air from the air compression system; a valve configured to control release of air from the compressed air storage system into a rotor system; the rotor system comprising a first air jet configured to direct the released air into a plurality of paddles located about a circumference of at least one rotor, thereby turning the at least one rotor.02-05-2009
20120031688SIDE-BY-SIDE VEHICLE - A vehicle may include a CVT unit or a power source which requires ambient air. An air inlet for an air intake system coupled to the CVT unit or the power source which requires ambient air may be provided in a side of a cargo carrying portion of the vehicle. The vehicle may include a rear radius arm suspension.02-09-2012
20090272586Vehicle Having a Thermoelectric Generator - A vehicle has a heat-emitting component and a thermoelectric generator, which has a heat-absorbing component thermally coupled with the heat-emitting component, and which generates electric energy from the temperature gradient between the heat-absorbing element and a heat sink. The thermoelectric generator is arranged directly on the heat-emitting component and is connected thereto in a thermally conductive manner.11-05-2009
20100155156ENERGETICALLY AUTONOMOUS TACTICAL ROBOT AND ASSOCIATED METHODOLOGY OF OPERATION - A robotic apparatus is provided that forages for a suitable fuel and is guided by an autonomous control system. The robotic apparatus automatically decides to search for suitable fuel and execute activities required to locate the suitable fuel and distinguish the suitable fuel from unsuitable fuel. Once the suitable fuel is identified, the apparatus moves to the fuel via a platform. A robotic arm and end effector grasp and transport the suitable fuel to a power generator to convert the suitable fuel to energy to power the robotic apparatus.06-24-2010
20110031046MULTIPLE BATTERY SYSTEM OF A MOTOR VEHICLE - An electrical system for a motor vehicle includes first and second battery sets. The first battery set generally supplies power to vehicle electrical loads while the second battery set is used to energize the engine starter system. The vehicle's engine driven alternator is connected to recharge the first battery set. Recharging of the second battery set is provided by a charger connected to draw power from the first set and to transfer the power to the second set.02-10-2011
20110048819VARIABLE VALVE APPARATUS, AND AN ENGINE APPARATUS AND A TRANSPORT MACHINE HAVING THE SAME - In a variable valve apparatus, a second connector has a fifth side surface located below a fourth side surface and further away from a second side surface than is the fourth side surface, so that a width in a direction along a rocker shaft is narrower in a lower portion adjacent to an inlet valve than in an upper portion adjacent a slipper surface. A guide surface is provided in a lower portion of the fourth side surface and includes an arc that is shorter than a semicircle, and coaxial and equal in radius with an engaging hole. Thus, even when a connecting pin is advanced in a state of a through-hole and the engaging hole not being in precise alignment, the forward end of the connecting pin is guided through the guide surface into the engaging hole. An extended period can therefore be secured for advancing the connecting pin, to improve the certainty of connection.03-03-2011
20110114396Arrangement of an Electrical Machine - A drive train for a vehicle provided with an internal combustion engine including a first housing mounted on said engine, a second housing mounted in said first housing, a transmission mounted on the second housing operatively connected to the engine, a transversely disposed shaft disposed in the first housing drivingly connected to the transmission, an electrical motor disposed in one of the housings and operating interconnecting the engine and transmission and a clutch operatively interconnecting a rotor of the electric motor and the transmission.05-19-2011
20120145467MOTOR MOUNTING STRUCTURE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE - A front cross frame portion (06-14-2012
20120205169MODULATED VEHICLE RETARDATION SYSTEM AND METHOD - An articulated vehicle is provided having a cab portion, a trailer portion, and a coupling assembly positioned between the cab portion and the trailer portion. A front wheel assembly may support the cab portion, and a rear wheel assembly may support the trailer portion. The vehicle may include a modulated retarder system configured to slow the vehicle when descending a slope.08-16-2012
20120061157COMBINATION GOLF CART AND BAG - A golf bag with an integral drive for propelling the golf bag, the golf bag includes a golf bag which includes an upper golf club housing connected to a lower drive housing. The golf bag includes an outer shell and includes internal frame components supporting the outer shell the frame components including a drive base connected to the bag for rigidly mounting drive components thereto. A drive including a motor mounted to the drive base, the motor operably connected to a drive axle which is connected to wheels for propelling the golf bag. Additionally there is control for controlling the function of the drive. Preferably the drive base separates the upper golf club housing from the lower drive housing.03-15-2012
20090050381POWER WHEELCHAIR - A power wheelchair includes a frame having first and second pivot portions on each of opposite sides of one end thereof, a pair of first wheel sets each having a first wheel mount pivoted to one of the second pivot portions of the frame and a first wheel rotatably connected to the first wheel mount, a pair of driving wheel sets each having a driving wheel mount pivoted to one of the first pivot portions of the frame and a driving wheel rotatably connected to the driving wheel mount, and a pair of suspension devices each connected between the first wheel mount of one of the first wheel sets and the driving wheel mount of one of the driving wheel sets. Thus, the power wheelchair has advantages of stable construction and safety in use.02-26-2009
20120160578HARNESS ARRANGEMENT STRUCTURE OF VEHICLE - A harness arrangement structure of a vehicle comprises a pair of front side frames extending in a vehicle longitudinal direction, an internal combustion engine provided between the front side frames, a pair of front tires provided on a vehicle outside of the front side frames, a battery device provided at a specified position which is located on the vehicle outside of the front side frame and in front of one of the front tires, an electric-power control device for battery device provided in back of the front tire, and a harness interconnecting the electric-power control device and the battery device and arranged along a wheel arch which is formed above the front tires. Accordingly, the battery device can be effectively cooled and the harness interconnecting the battery device and the electric-power control device can be arranged properly.06-28-2012
20120255797Circumferential Movement Device - The invention relates to circumferential movement field, including all circumferential movement devices such as transport vehicle, toy vehicle, space vehicle, blender etc, especially for energy-saving vehicles utilizing force of gravity. The energy-saving vehicle utilizes force of gravity as driving force, the vehicle body connects with the wheel by swing structure method or eccentric swing structure to utilize force of gravity more efficiently. The invention also provides solutions about two-wheel gravitational vehicle and multi-wheel vehicle and train connected by integrated vehicles or two-wheel vehicles.10-11-2012
20100122859ANGULAR MOMENTUM TORQUE ENHANCEMENT FOR SPHERICAL VEHICLES - An apparatus and method are described for utilizing internally generated angular momentum for supplementing the propulsion of a mobile spherical vehicle capable of motion by rolling over terrain, thereby enabling such vehicles to climb steeper inclines and overcome larger obstacles. Torque generated by counter-rotating gyroscopes was used to supplement gravity generated torque produced by a pendulum drive propulsion system. Precession torque may be generated along a desired axis by changing the angular momentum of the gyroscopes while leaving its magnitude unaffected.05-20-2010
20110226538SUSPENSION FOR AN ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE - An all-terrain vehicle including a frame having longitudinally-spaced ends defining a first longitudinal axis, and an engine supported by the frame. The engine includes a crankshaft defining a second longitudinal axis substantially parallel to the first longitudinal axis.09-22-2011
20080251301VEHICLE - In one aspect, the vehicle is a relatively small-sized utility vehicle and includes front and rear wheels on the right and left sides of a body of the vehicle. A seat is located substantially midway between the front and rear wheels. At least part of a power unit is disposed in the space under the seat. The power unit includes an engine having a crank shaft and a transmission to which power is input from the output portion of the engine through a first power train. The crank shaft includes a rotational mass, and at least a portion of the transmission is located in the space below a swept area of the rotational mass.10-16-2008
20130092461MOTION CONTROL OF A TRANSPORTER - A transporter for transporting a subject over a surface that may be irregular. The transporter includes a support platform for supporting a load, the loaded support platform defining fore-aft and lateral planes and characterized by a load distribution. A plurality of ground contacting elements are coupled to the support platform. At least one of the plurality of ground contacting elements is driven by a motorized drive arrangement. A sensor module generates a signal indicative of the load distribution of the loaded support platform. Based at least on the load distribution, a controller commands the motorized drive arrangement.04-18-2013
20110272200SELECTIVELY POWERED AMBULATORY STRETCHER CHAIR - A selectively powered ambulatory stretcher chair has a bifurcated articulating base of free-wheeling casters at each of the corners thereof, with motor driven wheels on a transaxle interposed therebetween. Articulation of the bifurcated base causes deployment and retraction of the drive wheels to allow use of the stretcher chair in both a manual and power-driven mode, while ensuring stability in both. A u-shaped positionable bar is pivotally connected to a back of the stretcher chair and maintains a control box within a tight range of positions as the chair of the stretcher chair assembly translates between upright and horizontal positions. The back of the stretcher chair is of a radiolucent material, accommodating medical procedures in the stretcher chair in a broad range of positions.11-10-2011

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