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1. (WO2018037224) A LEVELLING SYSTEM FOR A MOBILE OBJECT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/037224    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2017/052479
Publication Date: Fri Mar 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Aug 23 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B60P 3/36
B60S 9/205
Applicants: THE ACE SUPPLY COMPANY LTD
Inventors: SCHOFIELD, Jonathan
SILVERMAN, Murray
Title: A LEVELLING SYSTEM FOR A MOBILE OBJECT
Abstract:
The invention relates to a drive system for a mobile object comprising a platform and one or more wheel(s), the drive system comprising at least one drive motor adapted to drive the one or more wheels, characterised in that the drive system comprises a levelling system comprising a level detector, the level detector comprising at least one sensor adapted to detect a level condition of the platform and a drive controller adapted to communicate with the sensor in order to receive condition information regarding the condition of the platform, the drive controller further being adapted to control the drive motor(s) in response to said condition information. The invention also extends to a mobile object comprising a platform, one or more wheel(s) and a drive system, wherein the drive motor comprises a vehicle engine and said engine is controlled by an engine management system.