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1. US20220194222 - ADJUSTABLE TRANSMISSION SHIFTER

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United States of America
Application Number 17551579
Application Date 15.12.2021
Publication Number 20220194222
Publication Date 23.06.2022
Publication Kind A1
IPC
B60K 20/08
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
KARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PROPULSION UNITS OR OF TRANSMISSIONS IN VEHICLES; ARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PLURAL DIVERSE PRIME-MOVERS IN VEHICLES; AUXILIARY DRIVES FOR VEHICLES; INSTRUMENTATION OR DASHBOARDS FOR VEHICLES; ARRANGEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH COOLING, AIR INTAKE, GAS EXHAUST OR FUEL SUPPLY OF PROPULSION UNITS IN VEHICLES
20Arrangement or mounting of change-speed gearing control devices in vehicles
02of initiating means
08dashboard-mounted
B62D 25/20
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
62LAND VEHICLES FOR TRAVELLING OTHERWISE THAN ON RAILS
DMOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS
25Superstructure sub-units; Parts or details thereof not otherwise provided for
20Floors or bottom sub-units
B60N 2/005
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
NSEATS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR VEHICLES; VEHICLE PASSENGER ACCOMMODATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
2Seats specially adapted for vehicles; Arrangement or mounting of seats in vehicles
005Arrangement or mounting of seats in vehicles
B62D 65/14
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
62LAND VEHICLES FOR TRAVELLING OTHERWISE THAN ON RAILS
DMOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS
65Designing, manufacturing, e.g. assembling, facilitating disassembly, or structurally modifying motor vehicles or trailers, not otherwise provided for
02Joining sub-units or components to, or positioning sub-units or components with respect to, body shell or other sub-units or components
14the sub-units or components being passenger compartment fittings, e.g. seats, linings, trim, instrument panels
A61G 3/08
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
GTRANSPORT, PERSONAL CONVEYANCES, OR ACCOMMODATION SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR PATIENTS OR DISABLED PERSONS; OPERATING TABLES OR CHAIRS; CHAIRS FOR DENTISTRY; FUNERAL DEVICES
3Ambulance aspects of vehicles; Vehicles with special provisions for transporting patients or disabled persons, or their personal conveyances, e.g. for facilitating access of, or for loading, wheelchairs
08Accommodating or securing wheelchairs
CPC
B62D 25/20
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
62LAND VEHICLES FOR TRAVELLING OTHERWISE THAN ON RAILS
DMOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS
25Superstructure ; or monocoque structure; sub-units; Parts or details thereof not otherwise provided for
20Floors or bottom sub-units
B60K 20/08
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
KARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PROPULSION UNITS OR OF TRANSMISSIONS IN VEHICLES; ARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PLURAL DIVERSE PRIME-MOVERS IN VEHICLES; AUXILIARY DRIVES FOR VEHICLES; INSTRUMENTATION OR DASHBOARDS FOR VEHICLES; ARRANGEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH COOLING, AIR INTAKE, GAS EXHAUST OR FUEL SUPPLY OF PROPULSION UNITS IN VEHICLES
20Arrangement or mounting of change-speed gearing control devices in vehicles
02of initiating means
08Dashboard means
A61G 3/0808
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
GTRANSPORT, PERSONAL CONVEYANCES, OR ACCOMMODATION SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR PATIENTS OR DISABLED PERSONS
3Ambulance aspects of vehicles; Vehicles with special provisions for transporting patients or disabled persons, or their personal conveyances, e.g. for facilitating access of, or for loading, wheelchairs
08Accommodating or securing wheelchairs ; or stretchers
0808Accommodating or securing wheelchairs
B62D 65/14
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
62LAND VEHICLES FOR TRAVELLING OTHERWISE THAN ON RAILS
DMOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS
65Designing, manufacturing, e.g. assembling, facilitating disassembly, or structurally modifying motor vehicles or trailers, not otherwise provided for
02Joining sub-units or components to, or positioning sub-units or components with respect to, body shell or other sub-units or components
14the sub-units or components being passenger compartment fittings, e.g. seats, linings, trim, instrument panels
B60N 2/005
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
NSEATS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR VEHICLES; VEHICLE PASSENGER ACCOMMODATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
2Seats specially adapted for vehicles; Arrangement or mounting of seats in vehicles
005Arrangement or mounting of seats in vehicles ; , e.g. dismountable auxiliary seats
Applicants THE BRAUN CORPORATION
Inventors Michael T. Zindler
Title
(EN) ADJUSTABLE TRANSMISSION SHIFTER
Abstract
(EN)

A transmission shifter for an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) vehicle adapted to transport a physically limited person, wherein a front passenger compartment of the vehicle includes a dash, a driver side compartment, and a passenger side compartment. An OEM vehicle shifter is removed from the vehicle and located on a support slidingly engaging a fixed support located at the dash or behind the dash. The support is disposed between the driver side compartment and the passenger side compartment and is adjustable therebetween to increase clearance between the driver seated in a wheelchair and the vehicle shifter or to increase clearance between the vehicle shifter and a passenger seated in the front passenger compartment.