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Having specific motor-to-body-frame relationship

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180 - Motor vehicles

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
180292000 Including change-speed gearing, or clutch, mounted in common with motor 22
180296000 Including means on body frame or motor for handling exhaust 11
180299000 Including auxiliary frame for motor and resilient means for connecting auxiliary frame to body frame 7
180300000 Including means of nonsupporting nature for minimizing operation-induced movement of motor 6
180297000 Having motor shaft parallel to rotational axis of driven wheel 2
20090166122Hybrid Vehicle Having Power Assembly Arranged Transversely In Engine Compartment - A hybrid vehicle includes two front wheels, two rear wheels, an internal combustion engine, a first motor/generator, and a second motor/generator. The first motor/generator may be rotatably coupled to the internal combustion engine, and the second motor/generator may be rotatably coupled to at least one wheel of the hybrid vehicle. The first motor/generator, the second motor/generator and a gear transmission are housed within the engine compartment and are located between two front wheels and arranged in a substantially linear manner. The first motor/generator, the second motor/generator, and the gear transmission are located substantially above a centerline of the front wheels of the vehicle07-02-2009
20110232985POWER DRIVE ASSISTANT SYSTEM FOR BICYCLE - A power drive assistant system includes a wheel mover detachably fastened to the seat tube of a bicycle and holding an external rotor motor in friction contact with the rear wheel of the bicycle and controllable to rotate the rear wheel of the bicycle by means of a friction force, a rechargeable battery pack mounted on the seat pillar of the saddle of the bicycle to provide the external rotor motor of the wheel mover with the necessary working voltage, and a speed controller mounted on the handlebars of the bicycle for regulating the speed of the external rotor motor.09-29-2011
180298000 Including means enabling repositioning of motor 1
20100294585Power Generation System and Method for Assembling the Same - A power generation system is disclosed. The power generation system includes an electrical converting device and a repowered portion connected to the electrical converting device. The repowered portion includes a reciprocating internal combustion engine and a gearbox. The reciprocating internal combustion engine is connected to the gearbox by a first connecting structure. The gearbox is connected to the electrical converting device by a second connecting structure.11-25-2010
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20130043087MOTOR VEHICLE BODY - A support structure for a motor vehicle body includes, but is not limited to a side member extending between an engine compartment and a wheel installation space, a wheel installation brace running above the wheel installation space and a unitary stiffening element extending above the wheel installation space and connecting the wheel installation brace with the side member, on which one or a plurality of fastening points for the attachment of an engine and/or transmission mounting are formed.02-21-2013
20120160590MOTOR MOUNT STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE - In a motor mount structure of an electric vehicle, in which a front cross frame is connected to a front cross member, a rear cross frame is secured to a rear cross member, opposite sides of a power train in a vehicle width direction are supported on side frames by a side mount device placed so that positions in a vehicle fore-and-aft direction and a vehicle vertical direction are close to a horizontal line passing through the center of gravity of the power train and extending in the vehicle width direction, while a front mount device that regulates rolling of the power train is placed on a front portion of the power train, and the front mount device is mounted to a central portion of the front cross frame in the vehicle width direction.06-28-2012
20120160589Utility Vehicle - A utility vehicle comprises a vehicle body frame including a main frame including a floor member and a pair of right and left side members and a sub-frame for reinforcing the main frame, each of the side members includes a side pipe element, a first pillar pipe element, a second pillar pipe element and a third pillar pipe element, the sub-frame includes a first cross member provided between and coupled to second pillar pipe elements, one end portion of the first cross member is detachably coupled to one of the second pillar pipe elements and an opposite end portion of the first cross member is detachably attached to the other second pillar pipe element.06-28-2012
20120175182SKID STEER LOADER AND MOUNTING METHOD - A mounting method for a skid steer loader is disclosed including coupling a first end portion of a component directly to a first wall of a skid steer loader frame. The method also includes coupling a second end portion of the component to an opposite wall of the skid steer loader frame by a mounting system that allows for dimensional differences between the component and the skid steer loader frame.07-12-2012
20120175181SADDLED VEHICLE - A non-uniform load is prevented from acting on a cross member to reduce the weight of the cross member in a saddled vehicle.07-12-2012
20130081897ENGINE CRADLE WITH DEFLECTOR DEVICE - An engine cradle mounting an engine in a vehicle has left and right side members spaced laterally apart on opposite sides of the engine, a rear cross member having right and left ends attached respectively to the left and right side members, and a front cross member having left and right ends attached respectively to the left and right side members. Body mounts are provided on the left and right ends of the front cross member for bolting the cradle to the vehicle body. Left and right deflector devices are mounted on the cradle, and each includes an impact receiving member that projects outwardly from the cradle to receive an impact load, and a brace member that extends between the cradle and the impact receiving member to brace the impact receiving member and provide a load path transferring the impact load into the cradle.04-04-2013
20120181100Deformable Modular Armored Combat System - A modular, wheeled military vehicle includes a driver module, an engine module, which form a central chassis module (CCM) that is adapted to receive the multipurpose pods on both sides and the rear of the CCM. The CCM and pods are generally V-shaped with slanted, upward extending sides to create multiple blast venting paths to deflect blast energy away from the vehicle occupants. These blast paths could consist of one or more chimneys through the vehicle further reducing occupant exposure to blast energy. For example, the engine module, and front and rear tractive units, can be manufactured with an open framework, allowing significant under vehicle blast venting between the modules and pods, through the engine module, and forward, rearward and to the sides of the vehicle; thereby increasing survivability of the crew. The pods can be designed to rotate and/or be frangible to increase the blast-venting path through the vehicle.07-19-2012
20120217081Anti-Tip System for a Power Wheelchair - An anti-tip system is provided for improving the stability of a powered vehicle, such as a powered wheelchair. The vehicle includes a drive-train assembly pivotally mounted to a main structural frame. A suspension system biases the drive-train assembly and its connected anti-tip wheel to a predetermined resting position. The drive-train assembly bi-directionally rotates about a pivot in response to torque applied to or acceleration forces on the vehicle. A linkage arrangement is provided and is characterized by a suspension arm pivotally mounting to the main structural frame about a pivot at one end thereof and an anti-tip wheel at the other end. The linkage may further include at least one link operable to transfer the bi-directional displacement of the drive-train assembly to the suspension arm. The link may include a bell crank member and/or may be resiliently compressible.08-30-2012
20090026000ARRANGEMENT STRUCTURE OF AUXILIARIES OF ENGINE FOR SNOW VEHICLE - An engine for a snow vehicle has a crank shaft supported by a crank case along the width direction of the snow vehicle. An oil pan is disposed below the crank case. A cylinder block is disposed above the crank case. The engine is mounted on the snow vehicle such that an axis of the cylinder block is inclined rearward. An oil pump is disposed behind and below the crank shaft. An oil filter is disposed in front of the crank shaft.01-29-2009
20120267184Movement Limiting Anti-Vibration Assembly - An anti-vibration assembly is disclosed including a rigid bracket fixed to a vehicle powertrain, a vehicle body and an anti-vibration mount including: a first tubular mounting member, in which the bracket is received; a second mounting member fixed to vehicle body; an elastomer body connecting the first mounting member to the second mounting member; and a rigid strap including two legs and a top. The second mounting member is fitted in the two legs of the strap in the first direction upwards and is pressed by said two legs directly on the vehicle body in said first direction. The strap further includes a bridge portion joining the two legs under the bracket.10-25-2012
20110284306Work Vehicle - An outer surface of a rear end of each of a pair of front frames is connected to an inner surface of a front end of the corresponding one of a pair of main frames with a spacer being interposed therebetween. Accordingly, a spacing width between the pair of front frames can be defined freely and independently of a spacing width of the pair of main frames, so that maximum steerable angles of front wheels can be increased as much as possible without increasing a mounting pitch of the pair of front wheels. Preferably, the pair of front frames are arranged such that at least upper regions in rear end surfaces thereof are located forward of the mount flange, and the engine unit and the flywheel unit are supported by the vehicle frames such that at least lower portions thereof are overlapped with the vehicle frames in a side view and the mount flange is overlapped with the upper regions in the rear end surfaces of the front frames in a front view.11-24-2011
20110290578SADDLE RIDING TYPE, ELECTRIC VEHICLE - A saddle riding type, electric vehicle includes a swing arm removably and vertically swingably supported on a vehicle body frame, and an electric motor, a battery for supplying the electric motor with electric power, and a control unit for controlling the electric motor. The electric motor, the battery, and the control unit are disposed on the swing arm. The swing arm integrally provides, forwardly of a rear wheel, a bulkhead for accommodating a battery in isolation from an electric motor and a control unit. The bulkhead has an opening portion that faces terminals disposed on the battery. A battery accommodating portion integrally provides a partition wall extending in a vehicle width direction to form a plurality of accommodating chambers with each containing one of a plurality of batteries. A stand disposed downwardly of the partition wall is supported rotatably on a bottom wall of the battery accommodating portion.12-01-2011
20110214933INTAKE CONFIGURATION FOR A VEHICLE - Embodiments of the invention provide a vehicle in which an intake device including a throttle body is connected to a rear-side surface of a cylinder head which constitutes a part of an engine body which is mounted on a vehicle-body frame in a state where an axis of a crankshaft is arranged along the longitudinal direction, wherein a sufficient clearance can be ensured between the intake device and a member which is arranged above the throttle body. A posture of the throttle body 09-08-2011
20090260909Assembling Method of Tractor and Tractor - The present invention aims at the shortening of a main line which constitutes an assembly line. To achieve such an object, in the present invention, an assembly line is constituted of a main line and sub lines, and a first unit which is constituted by connecting a clutch part and a transmission part, a second unit which constitutes a prime mover part, a third unit to which a support body and parts such as a handle, pedals, a dashboard, a fuel tank and the like which are supported on the support body are assembled, a fourth unit to which a front support body and parts such as a battery and a radiator which are supported on the front support body are assembled, a fifth unit to which steps, fenders and the like are assembled, and a sixth unit which is a hood are preliminarily assembled on sub lines and, thereafter, the above-mentioned first to sixth units are assembled together on the main line.10-22-2009
20120292124MOTOR MOUNTING STRUCTURE - A motor mounting structure including: a left and right pair of side section members disposed at two vehicle width direction sides of a vehicle body with a length direction of the side section members being along a vehicle front-rear direction; a first cross member spanning across a vehicle width direction between the pair of side section members; a second cross member spanning across the vehicle width direction between the pair of side section members, and disposed offset in a vehicle top-bottom direction with respect to the first cross member as viewed from directly in front of the vehicle body; and a coupling member coupling together the first cross member and the second cross member, with an attaching portion of a motor to be mounted to the vehicle body attached to the coupling member.11-22-2012
20090166121MOTORCYCLE - To concentrate mass, to lower the center of gravity, to efficiently and optimally arrange an intake part for making a compact vehicle body. A cylinder inclined to the rear is arranged under a fuel tank and a body of an intake box is housed between a radiator arranged in front of the cylinder and the cylinder. An upper part of the body of the intake box is fixed to a body frame at the bottom of the fuel tank and air taken in is supplied to an intake port through an intake funnel and a throttle body respectively built-in. A lid of an intake duct can be extractably inserted into a window hole provided to the front of the body, a duct part integrated with the lid is arranged over the radiator, and an air intake guide port takes a flow of air in front of the radiator.07-02-2009
20080202840ENGINE SUSPENSION DEVICE FOR MOTORCYCLE - An engine suspension device for a motorcycle can be increased in design flexibility and weight. An engine suspension device for a motorcycle has a suspension link provided between a body frame and an engine for pivotably supporting the engine. The suspension link includes a link body. Two pairs of right and left cylindrical members are provided at opposite ends of the link body and are connected to the body frame and the engine, respectively. The pairs of right and left cylindrical members are spaced apart from each other in the lateral direction of the motorcycle. The suspension link further includes a right connecting member for connecting the right cylindrical members and a left connecting member for connecting the left connecting members. The right and left connecting members are connected to each other by the link body.08-28-2008
20090183938UTILITY VEHICLE - A vehicle having a center console 07-23-2009
20120067659MOTOR DRIVEN VEHICLE - In a motor driven vehicle in which an electric motor is disposed in a vehicle-body-rear portion of a swing arm swingably supported by a body frame and the vehicle travels by transmitting the drive force of the electric motor to a rear wheel, a vibration generating device for generating vibration in accordance with the transmitted drive force is installed on a drive force transmission path from the electric motor to the rear wheel. The vibration generating device includes a gear pair partially embedded with respective weights to lose a rotational balance during rotation. A sound producing device for producing a predetermined sound in accordance with the transmitted drive force is installed on the same transmission path. The sound producing device is driven by a transmitting device reciprocating through contact with a cam attached to a reduction gear serving as a rotating body.03-22-2012
20120067658Swiveling Work Machine - A swiveling work machine includes: a swivel deck; an engine disposed rearward of the swivel deck; a suction type radiator disposed rearward of the swivel deck; a bonnet covering the engine and the radiator and forming an engine room; a cabin disposed frontward of the engine room; a partition wall standing on the swivel deck between the cabin and the engine room and forming a front portion of the bonnet; an air conditioner main body disposed frontward of the partition wall and in a lower portion of the cabin; an ambient air inlet for supplying ambient air to the air conditioner main body, the ambient air inlet being formed in a portion of the partition wall facing a radiator suction space; and a filter provided in the ambient air inlet.03-22-2012
20090242311Upper Assembly Structure of Work Machine - An upper assembly structure of a work machine comprising a driver's seat mounted on a vehicle body, an engine compartment for housing an engine, a tank compartment for housing a tank, a hood, a tank cover member, a first partition for partitioning between the engine compartment and the driver's seat, a second partition for partitioning between the tank compartment and the driver's seat, and a support frame mounted on the engine compartment including an arm member protruding from the support frame toward the tank compartment, wherein the engine compartment and the tank compartment are arranged to form an L-shape as viewed from the top, wherein the engine compartment is covered by the first partition and the hood, wherein the tank compartment is covered by the second compartment and the tank cover member, and wherein the arm member supports internal equipment arranged inside the tank compartment.10-01-2009
20100175946SUPERCHARGER-EQUIPPED INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE FOR SADDLE-RIDE TYPE VEHICLE - An internal combustion engine for a vehicle can include a crankcase, and a supercharger disposed behind the crankcase in a front-to-rear direction of the vehicle body. A throttle body and an intercooler are connected in the front-to-rear direction, to an intake passage of the engine. The intake passage extends a rearward from a cylinder head, and the cylinder head protrudes substantially upward from the crankcase. The throttle body and the intercooler are connected in this order, in the front-to-rear direction.07-15-2010
20100193278Powered drive apparatus for wheelchair - A power drive apparatus is easily attachable to a conventional wheelchair for converting it into a powered wheelchair. The only change to the conventional wheelchair is the addition of a pair of mounting studs clamped to the front of the wheelchair. The power drive apparatus has an adjustable frame to adapt it to a range of wheelchair configurations and includes a novel mount for the drive motor. A severe-off-road-use version is shown which includes a separate, inboard, non-road-contacting ring for maintaining good driving and braking performance under adverse environmental conditions.08-05-2010
20110209937OFF-ROAD VEHICLE HAVING A COOLING TUNNEL - An off-road vehicle is disclosed having a frame (09-01-2011
20100243364CONNECTION STRUCTURE ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN A FRAME MEMBER AND AN ENGINE OF A SADDLE-TYPE VEHICLE, AND VEHICLE INCORPORATING SAME - A saddle-type vehicle has an engine-fastening structure which stabilizes a seating face contact between a collar and a vehicle body frame on one side, and between the collar and an engine on the other side. The vehicle includes a vehicle body frame having an engine-supporting portion, and an engine block having a female threaded portion formed therein for alignment with the engine-supporting portion. The collar is interposed between the engine-supporting portion and the engine block. The engine-supporting portion of the frame, the collar and the engine side female threaded portion are fastened together by a bolt. A gap is provided at least at locations between the collar and the bolt which oppose a boundary between the collar and the engine-supporting portion, and another boundary between the collar and the engine side female threaded portion.09-30-2010
20120193164SADDLE SEAT TYPE VEHICLE - A technique for suppressing the stay of liquefied fuel in a purge pipe in a saddle seat type vehicle having a canister for adsorbing fuel gas. A motorcycle includes a center tunnel above which a foot passage space for allowing the passage of an operator's foot in riding the vehicle is formed and a fuel tank located inside the center tunnel on the front side of an engine. The center tunnel is provided so that a lowermost point of the foot passage space is higher in level than a connection point where a purge pipe is connected to an intake pipe, and the center tunnel has an inclined portion inclined upward from the lowermost point toward the front end of the vehicle. A purge control valve is located at a position on the front side of the lowermost point and higher in level than a canister.08-02-2012
20110108348Anti-Tip System for a Power Wheelchair - An anti-tip system is provided for improving the stability of a powered vehicle, such as a powered wheelchair. The vehicle includes a drive-train assembly pivotally mounted to a main structural frame. A suspension system biases the drive-train assembly and its connected anti-tip wheel to a predetermined resting position. The drive-train assembly bi-directionally rotates about a pivot in response to torque applied to or acceleration forces on the vehicle. A linkage arrangement is provided and is characterized by a suspension arm pivotally mounting to the main structural frame about a pivot at one end thereof and an anti-tip wheel at the other end. The linkage may further include at least one link operable to transfer the bi-directional displacement of the drive-train assembly to the suspension arm. The link may include a bell crank member and/or may be resiliently compressible.05-12-2011
20100300795SMALL-SIZED VEHICLE - A small-sized vehicle has an oil control valve for a hydraulically-actuated mechanism of an engine, and provides good cooling of the oil control valve. A small-sized vehicle includes a spool valve for adjusting a hydraulic pressure for a hydraulically-actuated mechanism of an engine. The spool valve is disposed sideways of a cylinder portion (cylinder head) such that an axis of the spool valve extends substantially in parallel with an axis of the cylinder portion. Further, the spool valve is disposed at a position that is rearward of a radiator and that falls within a vertical span of the radiator in a vehicle side view.12-02-2010
20100224433ARRANGEMENT OF ELECTRIC PART - A saddle-ride type vehicle, and arrangement of an electric part such as a controller for a saddle-ride type vehicle, can include a vehicle frame which has a left main frame and a right main frame which extend from a forward side to a rearward side of a vehicle body. An engine is supported on the vehicle frame, and a throttle body is disposed near the engine. An air cleaner is disposed adjacent throttle body, and a controller is provided, which is configured to control the engine. A support member supports at least a controller, with the support member being removably mounted relative to the vehicle body. The support member is separate from the throttle body and the air cleaner. The support member is typically disposed above the throttle body.09-09-2010
20110240395VEHICLE - A vehicle is disclosed. The vehicle may include an operator area including side-by-side seating. The vehicle may further include a prime mover and a transmission operatively coupled to at least one ground engaging member of the vehicle. The prime mover may be a diesel engine and the transmission may include a CVT. The prime mover and the transmission may be assembled together and supported by a frame of the vehicle through a plurality of mounts.10-06-2011
20110094817SNOWMOBILE - A snowmobile has a structure that reduces and minimizes adverse affects of snow on a throttle motor. The snowmobile includes a snowmobile body including an engine room therein, an engine which is disposed inside the engine room, a throttle valve arranged to adjust intake air supplied to the engine, a throttle motor arranged to drive the throttle valve and disposed ahead of the engine, and an air box arranged to pass the intake air through toward the engine, disposed ahead of the engine and including a portion located ahead of the throttle motor.04-28-2011
20110083923VEHICLE FRAME STRUCTURE - A vehicle frame structure includes a tunnel portion provided in a floor and left and right side members. Each of the side members includes a front side member, an inner member, and an outer member. The inner and outer members branch off from the front side member in a direction toward the rear of the vehicle. The inner member extends toward the rear of the vehicle along the tunnel portion. The inner members of the left and right side members are connected together by a plurality of connecting portions in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle at least at a location corresponding to a front portion side of the tunnel portion. These connecting portions break when a front impact load is input to at least one of the side members.04-14-2011
20110168476HYBRID DRIVE OF A HYBRID VEHICLE - A hybrid drive has first and second electrical machines (07-14-2011
20110174566Internal Combustion Engine and Vehicle Packaging for Same - A motor vehicle has an internal combustion engine mounted in a central tunnel of the vehicle floor pan. The internal combustion engine comprises an engine block assembly having a lower end closed by an oil pan and an upper end extending at an angle α from a rear of the engine block assembly to a front thereof. An engine block closes the upper end and defines a crankcase that is configured to house a crankshaft for rotation therein. A cylinder housing assembly is reclined from vertical, towards the rear of the engine block, about an axis of the crankshaft by an angle β. At least a portion of the cylinder housing assembly and the crankcase are disposed in the central tunnel of the vehicle floor pan.07-21-2011
20110073402HYBRID CONSTRUCTION MACHINE - A hybrid construction machine includes an engine, a generator motor, and a hydraulic pump. They constitute a power unit, and are connected in series, with the generator motor being disposed between the engine and the hydraulic pump and with a center of gravity of the entire power unit being positioned closer to the generator motor than the center of gravity of the engine. A mount installation bracket is mounted at a side of each flange disposed at a corresponding side of the generator motor. A generator-motor-side mount device is mounted to the bracket.03-31-2011
20110067942COOLING APPARATUS FOR A HYBRID VEHICLE - Cooling apparatus for a hybrid vehicle is provided in which a power unit (03-24-2011
20130168178Hybrid Vehicle - A hybrid vehicle is provided. The hybrid vehicle may include an engine, an electric generator joined to the engine, and an electric drive motor, comprises a driver seat on which a driver is seated; and an engine room provided forward or rearward relative to the driver seat. Further, the engine is placed such that a crankshaft extends vertically, and a rotor of the electric generator is mounted to an upper end portion or a lower end portion of the crankshaft such that the rotor is rotatable integrally with the crankshaft.07-04-2013
20110017541Small Vehicle - A small vehicle includes a chassis, a seat post supported on the chassis, a pivotal frame pivotally connected to the chassis, a rear cushion provided between the seat post and the pivotal frame, a motor provided on the pivotal frame, two rear wheels driven with the motor, an upper shell for covering most of the elements and a lower shell for covering only the motor.01-27-2011
20110168477ENGINE SUSPENSION STRUCTURE FOR TWO-WHEELED MOTOR VEHICLE - An engine suspension structure in a two-wheeled motor vehicle is disclosed. Left and right down frames (07-14-2011
20110094816ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE - An all terrain vehicle includes a pair of right and left front wheels, at least a pair of right and left rear wheels, a vehicle body frame, a pair of right and left first roof supports, a pair of right and left second roof supports, a pair of right and left roof members, a seat, a front panel, an engine unit, a pair of right and left head light units and a front carry bar. The vehicle body frame supports the pair of front wheels and the pair of rear wheels. The right and left first roof supports are provided at transversely lateral sides of the vehicle body frame. The right and left second roof supports are also provided at the transversely lateral sides of the vehicle body frame. The right/left roof member connects an upper portion of the right/left first roof support and an upper portion of the right/left second roof support. The right/left head light unit overlaps with a right/left hub of the right/left front wheel in a longitudinal direction of the vehicle. The front carry bar is disposed forward of the vehicle body frame. The front carry bar includes a pair of right and left resin covers. The resin covers at least cover below the front portions of the right and left head light units, respectively.04-28-2011
20090173564MOTOR VEHICLE - In a motor vehicle having an internal combustion engine disposed in an engine compartment provided with a hood, and also an electrical machine for at least assisting in driving the vehicle and generating electric energy, and a power electronics system for controlling the electric power supply to, and from the electric machine during operation of the motor vehicle by the internal combustion engine and/or the electrical machine, the power electronics system is arranged in the engine compartment above the internal combustion engine and below the hood.07-09-2009
20120305327FOUR-WHEELED VEHICLE - A vehicle (12-06-2012
20120000724ELECTRIC VEHICLE - Provided is an electric vehicle that is easy to start to move even when there is load applied, and which does not generate rotational resistance of the electric motor when the vehicle is push-walked. A connection/disconnection mechanism is provided between the electric motor (01-05-2012
20120012416ELECTRIC MID-WHEEL DRIVE WHEELCHAIR - A wheelchair of the mid-wheel drive type comprises a chassis frame (01-19-2012
20120118659SADDLE-RIDE-TYPE ELECTRICALLY OPERATED VEHICLE - In an electrically-operated vehicle including rear wheels on right and left sides of a rear portion of a vehicle body, the electrically-operated vehicle includes a motor that drives the rear wheels, a battery 05-17-2012
20120160588EXHAUST DEVICE OF A VEHICLE AND A UTILITY VEHICLE PROVIDED WITH THE SAME - To provide an exhaust device capable of suppressing exhaust interference generated between a front cylinder exhaust pipe and a rear cylinder exhaust pipe, and further substantially equalizing an exhaust performance of front and rear cylinders. An exhaust device of a vehicle provided with a V-engine 06-28-2012
20120160587Forestry Machines with Transverse Engine and Hydraulic System Installation - A wheeled forestry tractors design, such as that for a wheel feller-buncher or a site prep tractor, is disclosed. The disclosed design includes a front axle connected to a rear axle by an articulated chassis. A cab is supported between and above the front and rear axles by the chassis. An engine and a hydraulic system are mounted opposite the rear axle from the cab and in a side-by-side relationship with the engine being aligned transversely with respect to the chassis and parallel to the rear axle. The engine is mounted transversely or parallel with respect to the rear axle and slightly behind the rear axle to improve the weight distribution between the front and rear axles or between the front and rear frames. By mounting the engine transversely and on one side of the rear of the tractor and the hydraulic system on the other side of the tractor in combination with placing the fuel tank in alignment with the engine and the oil tank in alignment with the hydraulic system, improved left to right weight distribution is also achieved.06-28-2012
20120211298POWER UNIT SUSPENSION STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE - A power unit 08-23-2012
20120222909Riding Rotary Pressure Washer - A riding rotary pressure washer comprising of a four wheeled powered vehicle, a circular cover that houses a balance spray bar assembly, the circular cover is adjustably attached to the four wheeled vehicle and is positioned between the wheels of the vehicle, a first L-shaped hose guide, the first L-shaped hose guide is attached to the rear of the four wheeled vehicle, a hose, the hose is attached to the balance spray bar assembly and guided through the first L-shaped hose guide, and a remote pressure washer system, the remote pressure washer system attaches to the hose of the riding rotary pressure washer.09-06-2012
20120222910ELECTRIC VEHICLE - An electric vehicle includes a motor drive section that supplies electric power from a main battery to a motor to drive the motor. The motor drive section can include an inverter configured to convert direct current from the main battery into alternating current, and a capacitor configured to stabilize an operation of the inverter. A resistor is configured to discharge electric charge of the capacitor, and discharge operation unit can be configured to manually control the resistor to discharge the electric charge of the capacitor.09-06-2012
20110114410Tandem Wheel Arrangement - A machine (05-19-2011
20090020354Drivetrain, Hybrid Vehicle, and Operating Methods Therefor - A drivetrain for a hybrid vehicle includes an internal combustion engine, a transmission and electric machine, and an electrical energy store. The electric machine is usable as a generator for charging the electrical energy store and/or as a motor while discharging the electrical energy store. The electrical energy store is implemented as a flywheel mass accumulator having an assigned second electric machine. The flywheel mass accumulator is able to be mechanically coupled to the internal combustion engine via a separate clutch, and thus also is mechanically chargeable and dischargeable.01-22-2009
20120255804Motor Vehicle Having an Electromotive Unit and the Power Supply Module Thereof Arranged in the Vicinity of a Running Gear of the Vehicle - The invention relates to a vehicle (10-11-2012
20120267185GENERAL-PURPOSE FRAME STRUCTURE FOR MOUNTING POWERPLANTS - A general-purpose frame structure to mount a powerplant to a car body includes four side frames having respective basal ends to be attached to a fore end of a cabin and adapted to extend in the fore-and-aft direction of the car body. Mounting devices are interposed between the side frames and the powerplant. The side frames have surfaces provided with a plurality of attachment openings arranged in a row at specific intervals. Side frame adjusters are configured to be interposed between the cabin and the side frames for adjusting the relative positions of the cabin and the side frames. The mounting devices are fitted, at the side of the side frames thereof, into two of the plurality of attachment openings, and mounting device adjusters are interposed between a powerplant-side connection portion and a side frame-side connection portion for adjusting the relative positions of the connection portions.10-25-2012
20110266083DRIVE ARRANGEMENT FOR AUTOMOBILE - An automobile is provided with a body, a combustion engine and a transmission operationally connected to the engine. The crankshaft of the engine is substantially oriented in vehicle transverse direction and the engine seen in driving direction of the vehicle is arranged behind the transmission.11-03-2011
20120285763ROBOT FOR USE IN A PASSAGEWAY HAVING AN OBLONG SECTION - A robot adapted for navigating a passageway having an oblong section includes an engine and a carriage. The carriage includes drive members for driving engagement with the interior surface of the passageway for moving the robot along the passageway. The robot may include a lower stabilizing mechanism for maintaining the robot in a generally upright orientation in the passageway as the robot travels along the passageway. The robot may include an upper stabilizing mechanism for engaging an upper portion of the interior surface of the passageway for increasing friction of the drive members on the interior surface of the passageway. The drive members may each include wheels having different thicknesses and may be angled outwardly to increase engagement of a bearing surface of the drive members with the interior surface of the passageway.11-15-2012
20130008736ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE - An all-terrain vehicle (01-10-2013
20130008735POWERTRAIN SYSTEM FOR MOTOR VEHICLE AND MOTOR VEHICLE LOWER STRUCTURE HAVING THE SAME - A powertrain system for a motor vehicle comprises a power unit (01-10-2013
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