Global patent index - EP 0988211 A1

EP 0988211 A1 2000-03-29 - PERSONAL MOBILITY VEHICLE

Title (en)

PERSONAL MOBILITY VEHICLE

Title (de)

INDIVIDUELLES MOBILITÄTSFAHRZEUG

Title (fr)

VEHICULE POUR DEPLACEMENT INDIVIDUEL

Publication

EP 0988211 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98932258 A

Priority

  • GB 9801735 W
  • GB 9712251 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2326138A] A personal mobility vehicle comprises separable and reconnectable front and rear parts, the front part 10 comprising a front frame portion 11, at least one front ground engaging wheel 15 rotatably mounted on the front frame portion, and front connection means, the rear part 20 comprising a rear frame portion 21, at least one rear ground engaging wheel 30 rotatably mounted on the rear frame portion, and rear connection means. The front and rear connection means being adapted to engage each other to connect the front and rear parts of the vehicle together for use. The front connection means comprises lower 18 and upper 14 elements, the rear connection means comprises lower 28 and upper 23 elements, and when separated one of the front and rear parts of the vehicle naturally assumes a position which permits access to the lower connection element thereon by the lower connection element on the other of the front and rear parts, and when the lower connection element on the other part is engaged with the lower connection element on the one part and the other part is released the front and rear upper connection elements are automatically brought together and engaged.

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

B62K 5/06; B62K 15/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B62K 5/06 (2006.01); B62K 15/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B62K 15/00 (2013.01); B62K 5/025 (2013.01); B62K 5/06 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9856644A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

GB 2326138 A 19981216; GB 9712251 D0 19970813; EP 0988211 A1 20000329; NO 996134 A 20000125; NO 996134 D0 19991210; WO 9856644 A1 19981217

INPADOC legal status

2000-10-25 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18W

- Date of withdrawal: 20000810

2000-03-29 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19991222

2000-03-29 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE