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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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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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Shuzo Moroto, Takao Taniguchi, Shoichi Miyagawa, Kazumasa Tsukamoto, Masahiro Hayabuchi, Masaaki Nishida, Satoru Kasuya, Yutaka Teraoka: Automatic transmission for vehicles. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, April 7, 1998: US05735376 (32 worldwide citation)

A vehicular automatic transmission, for establishing a plurality of forward gear stages, includes: a transmission case; an input shaft; a transmission mechanism connected to the input shaft and including a plurality of transmission elements; an output shaft connected to the transmission mechanism; 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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Takao Taniguchi, Shoichi Miyagawa, Kazumasa Tsukamoto, Shiro Sakakibara, Takeshi Inuzuka, Masashi Hattori, Hirofumi Nozawa: Infinitely variable transmission. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, October 5, 1999: US05961418 (19 worldwide citation)

An infinitely variable transmission has a gear neutral (GN) point and serves as an output member by torque circulation. When a pulley ratio thereof is within a predetermined range from the GN point, a coasting state occurs which may hinder smooth torque transmission based on the transmission efficie ...


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Takao Taniguchi, Shoichi Miyagawa, Kazumasa Tsukamoto, Shiro Sakakibara, Takeshi Inuzuka, Masashi Hattori, Hirofumi Nozawa: Creep torque control of infinitely variable transmission. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, November 14, 2000: US06146308 (15 worldwide citation)

In a neutral N control for substantially equalizing axial forces to act on two pulleys, a belt type continuously variable transmission (CVT) self-converges into the gear neutral point (GN) at which the output shaft RPM takes the value 0. When the convergence is made to the GN point to establish a no ...


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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 forward and reverse. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, November 25, 1997: US05690576 (15 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable transmission system includes a belt type continuously variable transmission unit which, in turn, is composed of a primary pulley and a secondary pulley wherein the torque transmitting direction is switched by torque circulation in changeover between forward and reverse travel ...


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Shuzo Moroto, Takao Taniguchi, Shoichi Miyagawa, Shiro Sakakibara, Kazumasa Tsukamoto, Takeshi Inuzuka, Masashi Hattori: Continuously variable transmission. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, September 2, 1997: US05662547 (9 worldwide citation)

A belt type continuously variable transmission (CVT) and a planetary gear unit are combined in a continuously variable transmission system for an automobile to deliver an output from the output shaft in the normal and reverse directions with a neutral position therebetween. A control mechanism with ...


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Shuzo Moroto, Takao Taniguchi, Shoichi Miyagawa, Kazumasa Tsukamoto, Masahiro Hayabuchi, Masaaki Nishida, Satoru Kasuya, Takashi Morimoto, Minoru Todo: Vehicular automatic transmission. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, March 2, 1999: US05876300 (7 worldwide citation)

A vehicular automatic transmission for establishing a plurality of forward gear stages, includes: a transmission case; an input shaft; a transmission mechanism connected to the input shaft and including a plurality of transmission elements; an output shaft connected to the transmission mechanism; fi ...


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Takao Taniguchi, Shoichi Miyagawa, Kazumasa Tsukamoto, Shiro Sakakibara, Takeshi Inuzuka, Masashi Hattori, Takao Terashima: Continuously variable transmission. Aisin AW, Lorusso & Loud, December 8, 1998: US05846152 (6 worldwide citation)

A transmission unit includes a belt type continuously variable transmission (CVT) having a first pulley arranged on a first shaft with a stationary sheave, a movable sheave and a hydraulic actuator for the movable sheave. The second pulley of the CVT is mounted on a second shaft and also has a stati ...