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1. (WO2017149136) UTILITY VEHICLE, IN PARTICULAR A HEAVY GOODS VEHICLE, AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY FOR SUCH A UTILITY VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/149136    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/055041
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 04 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B60B 35/12
B60B 35/14
Applicants: GOLDHOFER AG
Inventors: SOLLIK, Robert
WÜRZLER, Mathias
MERKEL, Felix
Title: UTILITY VEHICLE, IN PARTICULAR A HEAVY GOODS VEHICLE, AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY FOR SUCH A UTILITY VEHICLE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a utility vehicle, in particular a heavy goods vehicle, having a plurality of wheel assemblies (10) mounted on a vehicle frame. At least one of the wheel assemblies (10) has an elongate wheel carrier (20), a wheel (42) at each of the longitudinal ends of the wheel carrier (20), a drive unit (28) for driving the wheels (42) and a transmission device (30, 34). According to the invention, the at least one wheel assembly (10) further comprises a clutch device (32) which selectively interrupts or establishes a force transmission connection between the drive unit (28) and the wheels (42), and comprises a brake device (36) allowed for the operation of the utility vehicle on public roads up to speeds of more than 25 km/h.