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Title:
STEERING DEVICE AND VEHICLE EQUIPPED WITH SAME
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2016/121677
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Provided is a rear-wheel steering device (20) connected to rear left and right wheels (w) of a vehicle, said rear-wheel steering device comprising: tie rods (22) for turning the left and right wheels (w); a pair of rack bars (53, 54) respectively connected to the tie rods (22); at least one pinion gear (55) meshing with both of the pair of rack bars (53, 54); and a motor (30) for rotationally driving the pinion gear (55). The pair of rack bars (53, 54) are moved equidistantly in opposite directions along the alignment direction of teeth (53a, 54a) of the respective racks by the driving force of the motor (30) such that the rear left and right wheels (w) turn in directions opposite to each other.

Inventors:
YAMAGUCHI Yuya (1578 Higashikaizuka, Iwata-sh, Shizuoka 10, 〒4388510, JP)
OHBA Hirokazu (1578 Higashikaizuka, Iwata-sh, Shizuoka 10, 〒4388510, JP)
Application Number:
JP2016/051975
Publication Date:
August 04, 2016
Filing Date:
January 25, 2016
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Assignee:
NTN CORPORATION (3-17, Kyomachibori 1-chome Nishi-ku, Osaka-sh, Osaka 03, 〒5500003, JP)
International Classes:
B62D7/15; B62D3/12; F16H19/04
Domestic Patent References:
WO2010140237A12010-12-09
Foreign References:
JPS63301185A1988-12-08
JP2000130533A2000-05-12
JPH0991818A1997-04-04
JPS60226358A1985-11-11
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KAMADA Naoya et al. (18-12, Nipponbashi 1-chome Chuo-ku, Osaka-sh, Osaka 73, 〒5420073, JP)
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