06585074 is referenced by 6 patents and cites 1 patents.

A vehicle steering system includes a rack and pinion mechanism having a pinion functionally coupled to a steering wheel and a rack meshing with the pinion and functionally coupled to steerable wheels and a mechanism for displacing the rack in the axial direction thereof to steer the steerable wheels independently of steering operation initiated by the steering wheel. The rack and pinion mechanism comprises a variable gear ratio rack and pinion mechanism having a variable gear ratio, which is the lowest when the steering wheel is in a neutral position and becomes higher as the steering angle of the steering wheel becomes large.

Title
Vehicle steering system
Application Number
9/998472
Publication Number
6585074 (B2)
Application Date
November 29, 2001
Publication Date
July 1, 2003
Inventor
Keiichi Takikawa
Wako
US
Kazuo Matsuura
Wako
US
Yoshimitsu Akuta
Wako
US
Takafumi Katou
Wako
US
Agent
Merchant & Gould P C
US
Assignee
Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
US
IPC
B62D 5/06
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