Patent Number: 8,720,635

Title: Vehicle having two generators

Abstract: A vehicle includes an engine having a crankshaft, a charging generator disposed on the crankshaft, a power-supplying generator driven by the engine and including a rotating shaft misaligned from the crankshaft, and a vehicle power generating apparatus. The power generating apparatus includes a clutch unit and a driving unit. The clutch unit includes a clutch disposed on the crankshaft, a driving gear disposed on the clutch, and a switching mechanism operable for driving the clutch. The motion transmitting unit includes a driven gear meshing with the driving gear, and an input shaft driven by the driven gear and connected to and co-rotatable with the rotating shaft of the power-supplying generator.

Inventors: Chang; Chi-Han (Kaohsiung, TW), Ho; Chao-Chang (Kaohsiung, TW), Lai; Chine-Hong (Kaohsiung, TW)

Assignee: Kwang Yang Motor Co., Ltd.

International Classification: B60K 28/08 (20060101); B60K 17/28 (20060101); B60K 8/00 (20060101); H02K 7/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018