Global patent index - EP 0891277 A4

EP 0891277 A4 2000-03-22 - MODULAR MOTOR VEHICLE CHASSIS

Title (en)

MODULAR MOTOR VEHICLE CHASSIS

Title (de)

KRAFTFAHZEUG MIT BAUKASTENARTIGEM FAHRGESTELL

Title (fr)

CHASSIS MODULAIRE POUR VEHICULE A MOTEUR

Publication

EP 0891277 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 97918777 A

Priority

  • US 9706738 W
  • US 1613896 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9739936A1] A modular chassis (10) for a front engine rear drive motor vehicle is described which comprises as structural components a front structural member (A) attached rigidly and detachably to a tubular structural member (B) which is attached rigidly and detachably to a rear structural member (C) wherein the front structural member (A) comprises a structural member (A2) providing attachment points (30) for front suspension members (8) and an engine and supports the torsional, lateral and longitudinal loads created between the front suspension members (8) and the tubular structural member (B). The tubular structural member (B) is longitudinally disposed on the center line of the vehicle (10) between the front structural member (A) and the rear structural member (C) and supports the majority of the torsional, lateral and longitudinal loads created between the front and rear structural members (A and C). The rear structural member (C) comprises a structural member (C) providing attachment points for rear suspension members (9) and a transmission (4) and supports the torsional, lateral and longitudinal loads created between the rear suspension members (C) and the tubular member (B).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B62D 21/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B60G 3/20 (2006.01); B60G 15/06 (2006.01); B62D 21/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B60G 15/062 (2013.01); B60G 3/20 (2013.01); B62D 21/04 (2013.01); B60G 2200/144 (2013.01); B60G 2202/312 (2013.01); B60G 2204/129 (2013.01); B60G 2204/422 (2013.01); B60G 2206/0114 (2013.01); B60G 2206/60 (2013.01); B60G 2206/605 (2013.01); B60G 2300/27 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9739936 A1 19971030; EP 0891277 A1 19990120; EP 0891277 A4 20000322

INPADOC legal status

2000-05-03 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 19991103

2000-03-22 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: A4

- Effective date: 20000209

2000-03-22 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT SE

1999-01-20 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 19981123

1999-01-20 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT SE