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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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Shigeo Tsuzuki, Kiyoshi Kurita, Yoshinori Matsushita: Hybrid drive apparatus for vehicle. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, January 25, 2000: US06018198 (124 worldwide citation)

A hybrid drive apparatus for a vehicle which is capable of improving the response in restarting an engine during the running of a vehicle. As a result, a shock due to deceleration can be reduced. The hybrid drive apparatus for a vehicle incorporates an engine, a motor generator, a clutch, a transmis ...


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Masahiro Hasebe, Yoshinori Miyaishi, Satoru Wakuta, Yukihiro Minezawa, Takeshi Hara, Shigeo Tsuzuki: Oil circulating system for electric vehicle. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, December 13, 1994: US05372213 (104 worldwide citation)

An electric vehicle includes a drive motor for generating a output drive torque, a torque transmission train for transmitting the output torque to the drive wheels of the electric vehicle and an oil circulating circuit for feeding oil to the drive motor and the torque transmission train. The oil cir ...


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Takeshi Hara, Shigeo Tsuzuki, Satoru Tanaka, Manabu Watanabe, Kenji Omote: Control system for vehicular drive unit. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, February 3, 1998: US05713814 (73 worldwide citation)

A control system for a vehicular drive unit having an engine, a motor-generator for acting as a motor and a generator; a power transmission including a planetary gear composed of at least three rotary elements and a mechanism for selectively connecting/releasing the rotary elements; a battery for st ...


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Satoru Wakuta, Keiichi Shinohara, Masahiro Hasebe, Shigeo Tsuzuki, Kenji Omote, Atsushi Tabata, Yutaka Taga, Seiji Nakamura, Masaya Amano: Vehicle drive train. Aisin AW, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Lorusso & Loud, July 10, 2001: US06258001 (53 worldwide citation)

The present invention improves mountability of a drive train in a hybrid vehicle by minimizing axial and radial dimensions while providing for adequate output torque of the motor/generator of the drive train. A center portion of a front cover of a torque converter extends axially and a multiple disc ...


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Takao Tanuguchi, Shoichi Miyagawa, Kazumasa Tsukamoto, Shigeo Tsuzuki, Kenji Omote, Seiji Suzuki, Takeshi Hara: Hybrid drive system. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, August 7, 2001: US06269895 (51 worldwide citation)

In a state a vehicle is stopped at an intersection, an infinitely variable transmission is in a neutral position, a motor/generator rotates with a low speed, an oil pump and an auxiliary equipment are in rotating state. At that time, an input clutch is disengaged, and the internal engine is stopped. ...


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Kenji Omote, Shigeo Tsuzuki: Control system for vehicular drive unit. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, April 7, 1998: US05735770 (47 worldwide citation)

A control system for a vehicular drive unit including an engine 1, a motor/generator 2, a transmission 4, and a planetary gear 30 connected to the engine through a starting clutch 31 and to the motor/generator and the transmission. The control system includes a motor drive control acting as a progra ...


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Takeshi Hara, Shigeo Tsuzuki, Satoru Tanaka, Manabu Watanabe, Kenji Omote: Shift control system for controlling a transmission of a vehicle having an engine and a motor generator drive source. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, February 24, 1998: US05720690 (41 worldwide citation)

A control system for a vehicular drive unit including an engine; a transmission connected to the output shaft of the engine and having a plurality of gear stages for transmitting the power to wheels; a motor generator connected to the output shaft of the engine for recovering the braking energy of t ...


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Shigeo Tsuzuki, Takeshi Hara, Manabu Watanabe, Kenji Omote, Satoru Tanaka: Control system for a vehicular drive unit. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, September 1, 1998: US05801499 (40 worldwide citation)

A control system for a vehicular drive unit that includes an engine, a motor-generator connected to the output shaft of the engine and which acts as both a motor and a generator, a battery for storing the energy recovered by the motor-generator as electric power and for feeding electric power to dri ...


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Shigeo Tsuzuki, Satoru Tanaka, Takeshi Hara, Manabu Watanabe, Kenji Omote: Control system for vehicular drive unit. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, May 11, 1999: US05903061 (36 worldwide citation)

A control system for a vehicular drive unit having an engine, a motor-generator for acting as a motor and a generator, a planetary gear including at least three rotary elements, a battery for storing electric power as generated by the motor-generator and for feeding electric power to drive the motor ...