Global Patent Index - EP 1076618 A1

EP 1076618 A1 2001-02-21 - VEHICLE WITH LIFTING FLOOR

Title (en)

VEHICLE WITH LIFTING FLOOR

Title (de)

FAHRZEUG MIT EINER HUBPLATTFORM

Title (fr)

VEHICULE A PLANCHER ELEVATEUR

Publication

EP 1076618 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99918981 A

Priority

  • AU 9900358 W
  • AU PP348698 A
  • AU PP559098 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9958366A1] A method of modifying a vehicle to contain a wheel chair lift (24) accessible from the rear of the vehicle, which is moveable from a ground engaging loading position and a raised transport position, and a vehicle so modified. The vehicle comprising a well (8) cut through the floor (15) of the vehicle and the two longitudinal rails (2 and 3) of the chassis such that the outer walls (6) of two longitudinal rails (2 and 3) remain and the well (8) is open to the rear of the vehicle. A reinforcing torque box (11) is connected across the vehicle and is connected to the rails (2 and 3) forming one boundary of the well (8). Reinforcing plate means (9) are welded to the floor (15) of the vehicle and wraps around central portion (12) of the torque box and the walls (6) of the chassis rails (2 and 3) and are welded thereto. A drop bed (24) is secured in the well (8).

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

B60P 1/02; A61G 3/06; B60P 1/44; B60P 1/46

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B62D 25/20 (2006.01); A61G 3/00 (2006.01); A61G 3/06 (2006.01); B60P 1/44 (2006.01); B60P 1/46 (2006.01); B60P 3/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61G 3/066 (2013.01); B60P 1/4435 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9958366A1

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

WO 9958366 A1 19991118; EP 1076618 A1 20010221; JP 2002514541 A 20020521

INPADOC legal status


2003-06-18 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20021203

2001-02-21 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001206

2001-02-21 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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