US 9,809,105 B1
Hybrid transaxle
David Allen Janson, Plymouth, MI (US); David Gon Oh, Ann Arbor, MI (US); and Gregory Daniel Goleski, Rochester Hills, MI (US)
Assigned to Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Dearborn, MI (US)
Filed by Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Dearborn, MI (US)
Filed on Nov. 14, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/350,417.
Int. Cl. B60K 6/445 (2007.10); F16H 37/08 (2006.01); F16H 3/72 (2006.01); F16H 7/06 (2006.01); F16H 48/08 (2006.01); B60K 6/365 (2007.10)
CPC B60K 6/445 (2013.01) [B60K 6/365 (2013.01); F16H 3/727 (2013.01); F16H 7/06 (2013.01); F16H 37/0806 (2013.01); F16H 37/0833 (2013.01); F16H 48/08 (2013.01); B60Y 2200/92 (2013.01); B60Y 2400/73 (2013.01); B60Y 2400/80 (2013.01); Y10S 903/91 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
12. A hybrid transaxle comprising:
a first planetary gear set having a first sun gear fixedly coupled to a first motor, a first carrier fixedly coupled to an input shaft, and a first ring gear fixedly coupled to a first sprocket;
a differential carrier fixedly coupled to a second sprocket; and
a chain engaging the first and second sprockets.