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Richard A Bakowski, Richard E Eastman: Full-time transfer case with synchronized range shift mechanism and on-demand differentiation control. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 30, 1997: US05702321 (35 worldwide citation)

A power transfer system is disclosed for a full-time four-wheel drive vehicle. The power transfer system includes a layshaft gear reduction unit that is operable for establishing high-range and low-range speed ratios, and a synchronized range shift mechanism that is adapted to permit the vehicle ope ...


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James S Brissenden, Richard A Bakowski: Transfer case for part time front wheel drive in a four wheel drive motor vehicle. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 10, 1995: US05380255 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention provided a power transfer system for a four-wheel drive vehicle. The transfer system includes a part-time transfer case having an input member rotatably driven by the vehicle's engine, first and second output members operable to rotatively drive respective front and rear axle a ...


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Richard A Bakowski: Mechanical clutch for planetary-type gear reduction unit. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 27, 1998: US05711740 (16 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a two-speed gear reduction unit and a shift mechanism for establishing two distinct speed ratio drive connections between an input member and an output member. More specifically, the shift mechanism includes a clutch apparatus for stopping relative rotation betwe ...


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Noel R Mack, John R Forsyth, David W Wenthen, Richard A Bakowski, Mario C DeSantis, Kelly Rathnaw: Electric drive two-speed transaxle. Dickinson Wright PLLC, October 15, 2013: US08556760 (12 worldwide citation)

An electric drive module for a motor vehicle includes an electric motor, a first input member, a first output member and a two-speed module selectively drivingly interconnecting the first input member and the first output member at one of two different drive ratios. A reduction unit includes a secon ...


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John M Donato, John C McCoy, Robert S McKee, Ralph D Salle, Richard A Bakowski: Two-speed transmission for use with electric powered vehicle. Chrysler Corporation, Edward P Barthel, July 13, 1993: US05226339 (9 worldwide citation)

A manual two-speed automotive transmission adapted to being driven by an electric motor. The transmission includes an input shaft assembly driven by the motor via its armature, a flywheel and a clutch, an input gear assembly axially aligned with and separated from the input shaft assembly, and a tra ...


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Richard E Eastman, Richard A Bakowski: Power transmission device for a four wheel drive vehicle. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 7, 1993: US05267914 (4 worldwide citation)

A power transmission device for converting a four wheel drive vehicle is disclosed. The device utilizes the existing highway gear ratios available on standard front wheel drive vehicles. By incorporating an additional gear ratio for both the front and rear wheels, the lower gear ratios desired by of ...


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Noel R Mack, John R Forsyth, David W Wenthen, Richard A Bakowski, Mario Charles DeSantis, Kelly Rathnaw: Two-speed electric drive module for electric and hybrid vehicles. Dickinson Wright PLLC, July 7, 2015: US09073538 (2 worldwide citation)

An electric drive module for a motor vehicle includes an electric motor, a first input member, a first output member and a two-speed module selectively drivingly interconnecting the first input member and the first output member at one of two different drive ratios. A reduction unit includes a secon ...


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Noel R Mack, John R Forsyth, David W Wenthen, Richard A Bakowski, Mario C DeSantis, Kelly Rathnaw: Electric drive two-speed transaxle. Magna Powertrain Of America, September 8, 2011: US20110218070-A1

An electric drive module for a motor vehicle includes an electric motor, a first input member, a first output member and a two-speed module selectively drivingly interconnecting the first input member and the first output member at one of two different drive ratios. A reduction unit includes a secon ...