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1. (WO2018102012) A DRIVE UNIT ASSEMBLY WITH POWER BOOST AND TORQUE VECTORING

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/102012    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/053195
Publication Date: Fri Jun 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Sep 26 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B60K 17/02
B60K 6/365
B60K 17/04
B60K 17/16
F16D 13/22
F16D 21/00
F16D 23/12
F16H 48/06
F16H 48/22
Applicants: DANA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS GROUP, LLC
DESMET, Frederik
DEVREESE, Thibault, G.
Inventors: DESMET, Frederik
DEVREESE, Thibault, G.
COOPER, Kenneth, E.
Title: A DRIVE UNIT ASSEMBLY WITH POWER BOOST AND TORQUE VECTORING
Abstract:
A drive unit having motor output shaft that is connected to a sun gear is connected to one or more planetary gears that are connected to a planetary gear housing. The housing is connected to planetary gear assembly pinion gear, which is connected to a ring gear. A first side of the ring gear is connected to a first clutch drum and the second side of the ring gear is connected to a second clutch drum. Connected to the first clutch drum is a first plurality of clutch plates interleafed with a second plurality of clutch plates connected to a first clutch can. The first clutch can is connected to a first shaft. Connected to the second clutch drum is a third plurality of clutch plates interleafed with a fourth plurality of clutch plates connected to a second clutch can. The second clutch can is connected to a second shaft.