ApplicationNo. 06/745060 filed on 06/14/1985
US Classes:180/65.4, Generating means is driven by a prime mover307/84, Plural generators320/123, With generator charging source320/138, Plural charging sources903/925, Series (EPO/JPO)903/951Assembly or relative location of components (EPO/JPO)
ExaminersPrimary: Love, John J.
Assistant: Mar, Michael
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesB60L 11/12 (20060101)
B60L 11/02 (20060101)
B60K 6/00 (20060101)
B60K 6/04 (20060101)
AbstractA combination internal combustion and electric drive vehicle is provided having a frame, a battery suspended from the frame between two parallel spaced axles carrying supporting wheels, at least one elective drive motor driving at least one wheel, an internal combustion engine on the frame drivingly connected to a generator and connections between the generator and each of the electric motors and the battery whereby the battery may be recharged and electric motor may be driven by the generator and the electric motor may be driven by the battery independently of the generator.