US 9,809,106 B2
Hybrid vehicle with internal combustion engine and electric machine
Markus Goehring, Nufringen (DE); Martin Roth, Rutesheim (DE); and Werner Huefner, Tiefenbronn (DE)
Assigned to Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft, (DE)
Filed by Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft, Stuttgart (DE)
Filed on Feb. 15, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/433,515.
Application 15/433,515 is a continuation in part of application No. 14/244,101, filed on Apr. 3, 2014, abandoned.
Claims priority of application No. 10 2013 103 305 (DE), filed on Apr. 3, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2017/0158045 A1, Jun. 8, 2017
Int. Cl. B60K 6/52 (2007.10); B60K 6/387 (2007.10); B60K 6/40 (2007.10); B60K 6/48 (2007.10)
CPC B60K 6/52 (2013.01) [B60K 6/387 (2013.01); B60K 6/40 (2013.01); B60K 6/48 (2013.01); B60Y 2200/92 (2013.01); B60Y 2400/82 (2013.01); Y10S 903/914 (2013.01); Y10S 903/916 (2013.01); Y10S 903/951 (2013.01)] 10 Claims
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1. First and second vehicles comprising: substantially identical bodies, a rear axle for driving rear wheels of the respective vehicle, a front axle connected to steerable front wheels of the respective vehicle, a passenger compartment between the front and rear axles of the respective vehicle, an engine compartment of a specified size and in a specified region in proximity to the rear axle of the respective vehicle, and a luggage compartment of a specified volume in proximity to the front axle of the respective vehicle, wherein
the first vehicle further comprises:
a first drive having a first internal combustion engine disposed in the engine compartment and configured for driving the rear axle of the first vehicle as an exclusive source of power for driving the first vehicle; and
the second vehicle comprises:
a hybrid module disposed in the engine compartment of the second vehicle, the hybrid module having a second internal combustion engine, at least one rear electric machine and a transmission for driving the rear axle of the second vehicle, the second internal combustion engine and the at least one rear electric machine being connectable to a common input shaft of the transmission, the second internal combustion engine, the at least one rear electric machine and the transmission being arranged transverse to a direction of travel of the second vehicle and being disposed rearward of the rear axle;
a front drive unit including at least one front electric machine arranged in front of the front axle of the second vehicle and being selectively connectable to the front axle of the second vehicle via a clutch and a front transmission for driving the front axle of the second vehicle; and
an energy store for the electric machines, the energy store having a width dimension arranged transverse to the direction of travel and a length dimension transverse to the width dimension and shorter than the width dimension, the energy store being forward of the rear axle of the second vehicle and at least partly between rear wheels of the second vehicle, and wherein
a combined power of the front and rear electric machines is greater than power of the second internal combustion engine.