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Title:
VEHICLE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2016/143471
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
[Problem] To provide a vehicle for which stable travel over the entire speed range thereof can be guaranteed. [Solution] This vehicle comprises: a vehicle body provided with three or more wheels including at least a steered wheel having a trail and a pair of wheels disposed in the width direction of the vehicle; an operation input unit into which a turning direction is input when operated; a tilting unit for causing the vehicle body to tilt; and a steered wheel control unit for controlling the steering angle of the steered wheel. When the speed of the vehicle is lower than a predetermined vehicle speed, the vehicle travels in a first mode in which the steered wheel control unit controls the steering angle of the steered wheel in accordance with an input from the operation input unit, and the tilting unit causes the vehicle body to tilt in accordance with the input from the operation input unit. When the speed of the vehicle is equal to or higher than the predetermined vehicle speed, the vehicle travels in a second mode in which the steered wheel control unit performs control to bring the steered wheel into a freely turnable state irrespective of the operation input unit and the tilting unit causes the vehicle body to tilt in accordance with the input from the operation input unit.

Inventors:
HORIGUCHI MUNEHISA (JP)
MIZUNO AKIRA (JP)
OKADA MASAKI (JP)
KAMIYA HITOSHI (JP)
Application Number:
JP2016/054450
Publication Date:
September 15, 2016
Filing Date:
February 16, 2016
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
EQUOS RES CO LTD (JP)
International Classes:
B62K5/10; B62D9/02
Foreign References:
JP2014524864A2014-09-25
JP2013071688A2013-04-22
Other References:
See also references of EP 3266690A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
TANAKA, Sadatsugu et al. (JP)
Sadatugu Tanaka (JP)
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