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Title:
ASSEMBLY FOR POWERTRAIN OF HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2015081088
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:
PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an assembly (module 10) capable of minimizing the length of a powertrain by allowing a flex plate 42 and a torque converter 49 to approach each other.SOLUTION: An assembly includes the torque converter 49 concentric with an axis, a rotor hub 40 drivably connected for rotation about the axis 39 to an electric machine 28 and selectively connected to an engine through a disconnect clutch 22, a coupler (thick walled portion 104) located between the rotor hub 40 and torque converter 49, forming a rotational connection and an axial connection between the coupler and the rotor hub 40, and the flex plate 42 providing rotational and axial connections between the coupler and the torque converter 49.

Inventors:
FRAIT STEVEN ANATOLE
JOHN EDWARD BREVICK
KEITH A DEVEREAUX
Application Number:
JP2014214450A
Publication Date:
April 27, 2015
Filing Date:
October 21, 2014
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
International Classes:
B60K6/40; B60K6/26; B60K6/36; B60K6/48; B60K17/02; F16H41/24
Domestic Patent References:
JP2013155810A2013-08-15
JP2013154871A2013-08-15
JP2001213179A2001-08-07
JP2004116573A2004-04-15
Foreign References:
US20130192949A12013-08-01
US20120258838A12012-10-11
US20130087225A12013-04-11
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
特許業務法人前田特許事務所