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1. (WO2018033569) CONTROL YOKE FOR STEERING A MOTOR VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/033569    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/070757
Publication Date: Fri Feb 23 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 17 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B62D 1/04
B62D 1/12
B62D 1/183
Applicants: THYSSENKRUPP PRESTA AG
THYSSENKRUPP AG
Inventors: KREUTZ, Daniel
Title: CONTROL YOKE FOR STEERING A MOTOR VEHICLE
Abstract:
A control yoke (1) for steering a motor vehicle, with a hub (71) which is mounted on a steering shaft (2), is connected to two steering handles (8, 9) protruding laterally in opposite directions and has a motor-driven adjustment device (21), by means of which the steering handles (8, 9) are displaceable from a use position at a greater distance from the hub (71) into a standby position at a smaller distance from the hub (71), and vice versa, is improved in respect of simple and cost-effective production and improved comfort of the driver in the automatic steering mode of the motor vehicle in that the steering handles (8, 9) are rotatable towards the driver in the use position and away from the driver in the standby position about a transverse axis (10), which connects the two steering handles (8, 9) and is arranged transversely with respect to the axis of rotation (20) of the steering shaft (2), by means of the adjustment device (21).