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1. (WO2018199842) WINDSHIELD WIPER DEVICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE AND A METHOD FOR WIPING A WINDSHIELD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/199842    International Application No.:    PCT/SE2018/050432
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 28 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: B60S 1/44
B60S 1/06
Applicants: SCANIA CV AB
Inventors: TUHIN, Chowdhury
BOUCHOUIKA, Nadim
COLLING, Morgan
Title: WINDSHIELD WIPER DEVICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE AND A METHOD FOR WIPING A WINDSHIELD
Abstract:
The invention relates to a windshield wiper device (3) for a motor vehicle (1), which windshield wiper device (3) comprises at least one drive unit (29) which is coupled to a wiper shaft (13), having a wiper arm (15) arranged to hold a wiper blade (17). The wiper shaft (13) is arranged so as to rotate about a rotation axis (19), wherein at least the wiper shaft (13) of the wiper device (3) is mounted pivotally about a pivoting axis (27), wherein the rotation axis (19) and the pivoting axis (27) are arranged at an angle to each other. A hinge element (20) is pivotably arranged about the pivoting axis (27). The wiper arm (15) is arranged on the hinge element (20), so that the rotating axis (19) and the pivoting axis (27) extend in a respective direction without intersecting each other. The invention also relates to a vehicle (1) and a method for wiping a windshield (5).