|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||180/065.31; 903/941; 903/942|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 28 인용 특허 : 142|
A drive train includes an internal combustion engine ("ICE") coupled to a transmission having a power takeoff port. A transfer device couples an electric motor to the transmission via the port. The electric motor is enabled in a certain configuration to selectively power the drive train during at least certain intervals when the ICE is powered off.
What is claimed is: 1. A system having a drive train including an internal combustion engine ("ICE") coupled to an input shaft of a transmission having a power takeoff port, the system comprising: an electric motor; and a transfer device coupling the electric motor to the transmission via the power takeoff port, the system being configured to enable the electric motor to selectively power an output shaft of the transmission during at least certain intervals when the internal combustion engine is powered off. 2. The system as recited in claim 1, compr...