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Takao Taniguchi, Shoichi Miyagawa, Kazumasa Tsukamoto, Shigeo Tsuzuki, Satoru Tanaka, Takeshi Inuzuka, Masashi Hattori, Takeshi Hara: Vehicular drive unit. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, December 8, 1998: US05846155 (215 worldwide citation)

A vehicular drive unit having a combustion engine, a motor-generator for converting electric energy coming from a battery into mechanical energy to output the converted mechanical energy or for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy to store the converted electrical energy in the batter ...


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Atsushi Tabata, Yasuo Hojo, Takayuki Okada, Masato Kaigawa, Yutaka Taga, Masashi Hattori, Takeshi Inuzuka, Yoshito Takeshita, Tsutae Takeda, Takanori Wakasugi, Kazuyuki Suzuki, Masahito Inaba: Shift control system for manually shiftable automatic transmission. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Aishin AW, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, May 16, 1995: US05415056 (35 worldwide citation)

A shift control system for an automatic transmission, comprising a shift unit for selecting by manipulating a shift lever an automatic shift mode, in which a gear stage is determined on the basis of a running state of a vehicle, and a manual shift mode in which a gear state is determined from an out ...


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Takehiko Suzuki, Masashi Hattori, Kazuo Takemoto, Satoru Wakuta, Takeshi Inuzuka: Control apparatus of hybrid vehicle. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, February 25, 2003: US06524216 (33 worldwide citation)

When a driver depresses an accelerator pedal to request a shift such as a downshift or the like, a maximum shift target changing rate (shift speed) of a CVT having a belt-type continuously variable shift apparatus is set based on the shift inertia of the CVT and the like. An assist torque is set by ...


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Kazumasa Tsukamoto, Takeshi Inuzuka, Masashi Hattori, Takuji Taniguchi, Haruki Takemoto, Kozo Yamaguchi: Vehicle drive system with electrical power regeneration. Aisin AW, Kabushikikaisha Equos Research, Lorusso & Loud, June 23, 1998: US05771478 (31 worldwide citation)

A drive system provides a smooth start for a vehicle and converts excess kinetic energy accompanying the difference in speed between the engine and the drive wheels occurring during starting into electrical energy for storage in a battery. The drive system includes a gearbox having at least a first ...


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Shiro Sakakibara, Masahiro Hasebe, Masashi Hattori, Shigekazu Ohara: Belt driven continuously variable transmission. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, March 10, 1992: US05094652 (27 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a belt driven continuously variable transmission having a pressure regulating cam mechanism giving an axial force corresponding to the transmission torque to a pulley and preventing too much belt pressing force. A retainer is fixed on a boss section of a stationary sheave a ...


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Shuzo Moroto, Takao Taniguchi, Shoichi Miyagawa, Shiro Sakakibara, Kazumasa Tsukamoto, Takeshi Inuzuka, Masashi Hattori: Continuously variable transmission with control of switching between a high mode and a low mode. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, September 23, 1997: US05669846 (25 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable transmission system includes a belt type continuously variable transmission unit (CVT) wherein the direction of torque transmission is switched by torque circulation between a low mode and a high mode accompanied by a change in the axial forces on the pulleys of the CVT. In t ...


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Takayuki Okada, Yutaka Taga, Yasuo Hojo, Atsushi Tabata, Masato Kaigawa, Shuzo Moroto, Takeshi Inuzuka, Masashi Hattori, Yoshito Takeshita: Shift control system for manually shiftable automatic transmission. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Aishin AW, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, February 28, 1995: US05393275 (24 worldwide citation)

A shift control system for an automatic transmission, includes: a plurality of frictional engagement elements adapted to be hydraulically engaged for setting a plurality of gear stages; and a shift lever for switching between an automatic mode, in which a gear stage is set on the basis of the runnin ...


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Shiro Sakakibara, Masahiro Hasebe, Masashi Hattori: Actuator for a frictional engaging device. Aisin AW, Spencer & Frank, June 18, 1991: US05024638 (23 worldwide citation)

An actuator for frictional engaging devices is controlled by electric signals from a control device and is disposed in a power transmission device. The actuator includes a torque generating mechanism and has at least two movably mounted frictional engaging devices having respective initial positions ...


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Shuzo Moroto, Shiro Sakakibara, Masahiro Hasebe, Masashi Hattori: Continuously variable V-belt transmission. Aisin Warner Kabushiki Kaisha, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, April 5, 1988: US04735598 (22 worldwide citation)

Pulleys are provided with load cam mechanisms which exert axial forces corresponding to transmitted torque, and actuator means such as ball screw mechanisms which shift the movable sheaves of both pulleys in axial direction, wherein the axial forces occuring at the pulleys are carried by their shaft ...


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Shiro Sakakibara, Masahiro Hasebe, Masashi Hattori: Belt drive continuously variable speed transmission. Aisin AW Kabushiki Kaisha, Lorusso & Loud, November 27, 1990: US04973288 (22 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable belt transmission of the type comprising: primary and secondary pulleys, each of which comprises a pair of axially opposed sheaves supported on a shaft, one of the sheaves being movable and the other being fixed; a belt wound around these pulleys; a pressure adjusting mechani ...