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Title:
COMPACT VEHICLE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2012232713
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a compact vehicle, such as a commuter car, that enables safe pivot turn and lateral move.

In the compact vehicle, a steering actuator 17 is provided in each of wheels 13, 14, the drive wheel 14 is provided with an in-wheel motor 15, and the steering actuator 17 and the in-wheel motor 15 are controlled according to a program of a controller 16 mounted on the vehicle body 12. The vehicle body 12 is provided with a vehicle inclination sensor. The program includes control means for pivot turn and lateral move. The program for any of the control means includes a determination means that determines whether to permit move on the basis of inclination angle information obtained by the vehicle body inclination sensor.


Inventors:
Yamamoto, Tetsuya
Goto, Tomomi
Tomoda, Kaori
Application Number:
JP2011000104291
Publication Date:
November 29, 2012
Filing Date:
May 09, 2011
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
NTN CORP
International Classes:
B62D9/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
鳥居 和久
鳥居 洋