Patent Number: 6,253,869

Title: Stow-away vehicle transmission shift system

Abstract: A stow-away vehicle transmission shift system adapted to be pivotally attached to a drivers seat of said vehicle is provided according to the invention. The stow-away vehicle transmission shift system includes an axle affixed to the drivers seat, a swing arm having an upper end and a lower end, with the lower end being pivotally attached to the axle, and an electronic wire shift mechanism and an associated gearshift lever mounted on the upper end of the swing arm, wherein the stow-away vehicle transmission shift system is capable of being pivoting with respect to the drivers seat between a forward in use position and a rearward stowed position.

Inventors: Wilson; James J. (Allentown, PA), Biser; Neal W. (Coopersburg, PA), Kresge; Lonnie K. (Lehighton, PA), Petraglia, Jr.; John Patrick (Bethleham, PA)

Assignee: Mack Trucks, Inc.

International Classification: B60K 20/02 (20060101); F16H 059/02 (); A47C 007/62 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018