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Title:
VEHICLE RECOVERY SYSTEM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/037471
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a vehicle recovery system (1) for a vehicle having at least one driven wheel. The vehicle recovery system (1) is operable to self-recover the vehicle from terrain having a deformable surface, e.g. sand, affording insufficient traction at the at least one driven wheel to mobilise the vehicle. A recovery controller (2) is provided to maintain at least substantially continuous rotation of said at least one driven wheel at a target recovery speed or within a target recovery speed range to increase the available traction at each driven wheel. The present invention also relates to a vehicle having a vehicle recovery system (1).

Inventors:
LIGGINS STEVE (GB)
DARNELL PAUL (GB)
WALTERS JASON (GB)
Application Number:
PCT/EP2013/068413
Publication Date:
May 30, 2014
Filing Date:
September 05, 2013
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Assignee:
JAGUAR LAND ROVER LTD (GB)
International Classes:
B60W30/18; B60K28/16
Foreign References:
EP1535786A12005-06-01
DE102004021374A12005-11-17
DE102006061391A12008-06-26
DE10204678A12003-08-07
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HOLMES, Matthew et al. (Patents Department W/1/073Abbey Road,Whitley, Coventry Warwickshire CV3 4LF, GB)
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