Patent Number: 8,720,636

Title: Motor vehicle having an electromotive unit and the power supply module thereof arranged in the vicinity of a running gear of the vehicle

Abstract: A vehicle, particularly a motor vehicle, comprising at least one electromotive drive unit and a power supply module capable of supplying the electromotive drive unit, a running gear mechanically coupled to the electromotive unit, and a chassis attached to the body of the vehicle, in the vicinity of the running gear, onto which the electromotive unit and the power supply module are attached, characterized in that the chassis defines a platform attached below the body of the vehicle, between the body of the vehicle and a floor separating a useful space of the vehicle which is part of the passenger compartment or adjacent to the passenger compartment, and in that the chassis is capable of receiving and supporting the electromotive unit and the power supply module, wherein the electromotive unit and the power supply module are arranged on either side of the chassis.

Inventors: Akoum; Hassan (Saint-Cloud, FR), Ciesielski; Olivier (Courbevoie, FR)

Assignee: Peugeot Citroen Automobiles SA

International Classification: B60K 1/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018