US 11,654,967 B2
Steering shock absorbing structure for in-wheel motor and method thereof
Sang Woock Ryu, Gyeonggi-do (KR)
Assigned to Hyundai Motor Company, Seoul (KR); and Kia Corporation, Seoul (KR)
Filed by Hyundai Motor Company, Seoul (KR); and Kia Corporation, Seoul (KR)
Filed on Dec. 6, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/543,181.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2021-0040071 (KR), filed on Mar. 29, 2021.
Prior Publication US 2022/0306200 A1, Sep. 29, 2022
Int. Cl. B62D 17/00 (2006.01); B60G 7/00 (2006.01); B60G 17/016 (2006.01); B60G 3/26 (2006.01); B60G 15/06 (2006.01)
CPC B62D 17/00 (2013.01) [B60G 3/26 (2013.01); B60G 7/006 (2013.01); B60G 15/068 (2013.01); B60G 17/016 (2013.01); B60G 2200/462 (2013.01); B60G 2200/464 (2013.01); B60G 2202/42 (2013.01); B60G 2202/43 (2013.01); B60G 2204/128 (2013.01); B60G 2206/1116 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A steering shock absorbing structure for an in-wheel motor, the structure comprising:
a steering input unit configured to detect a steering angle of a steering wheel;
a steering unit fastened to the steering input unit, and configured to steer a wheel according to the steering angle of the steering input unit;
a tilting unit having a first end connected to the steering unit and a second end connected to the wheel, and configured to be tilted with respect to the steering unit; and
a controller configured to selectively drive the tilting unit
wherein the tilting unit configured to be tilted in front or rear direction to a driving direction of the vehicle.