DE102016012180B3 - Flap for a vehicle - Google Patents

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DE102016012180B3
DE102016012180B3 DE102016012180.7A DE102016012180A DE102016012180B3 DE 102016012180 B3 DE102016012180 B3 DE 102016012180B3 DE 102016012180 A DE102016012180 A DE 102016012180A DE 102016012180 B3 DE102016012180 B3 DE 102016012180B3
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60JWINDOWS, WINDSCREENS, NON-FIXED ROOFS, DOORS, OR SIMILAR DEVICES FOR VEHICLES; REMOVABLE EXTERNAL PROTECTIVE COVERINGS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR VEHICLES
    • B60J5/00Doors
    • B60J5/04Doors arranged at the vehicle sides
    • B60J5/047Doors arranged at the vehicle sides characterised by the opening or closing movement
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E05LOCKS; KEYS; WINDOW OR DOOR FITTINGS; SAFES
    • E05DHINGES OR OTHER SUSPENSION DEVICES FOR DOORS, WINDOWS OR WINGS
    • E05D15/00Suspension arrangements for wings
    • E05D15/40Suspension arrangements for wings supported on arms movable in vertical planes
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E05LOCKS; KEYS; WINDOW OR DOOR FITTINGS; SAFES
    • E05DHINGES OR OTHER SUSPENSION DEVICES FOR DOORS, WINDOWS OR WINGS
    • E05D15/00Suspension arrangements for wings
    • E05D15/40Suspension arrangements for wings supported on arms movable in vertical planes
    • E05D15/406Suspension arrangements for wings supported on arms movable in vertical planes with pivoted arms and sliding guides
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E05LOCKS; KEYS; WINDOW OR DOOR FITTINGS; SAFES
    • E05YINDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO HINGES OR OTHER SUSPENSION DEVICES FOR DOORS, WINDOWS OR WINGS AND DEVICES FOR MOVING WINGS INTO OPEN OR CLOSED POSITION, CHECKS FOR WINGS AND WING FITTINGS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR, CONCERNED WITH THE FUNCTIONING OF THE WING
    • E05Y2800/00Details, accessories and auxiliary operations not otherwise provided for
    • E05Y2800/10Additional functions
    • E05Y2800/122Telescopic action
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E05LOCKS; KEYS; WINDOW OR DOOR FITTINGS; SAFES
    • E05YINDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO HINGES OR OTHER SUSPENSION DEVICES FOR DOORS, WINDOWS OR WINGS AND DEVICES FOR MOVING WINGS INTO OPEN OR CLOSED POSITION, CHECKS FOR WINGS AND WING FITTINGS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR, CONCERNED WITH THE FUNCTIONING OF THE WING
    • E05Y2900/00Application of doors, windows, wings or fittings thereof
    • E05Y2900/50Application of doors, windows, wings or fittings thereof for vehicles
    • E05Y2900/53Application of doors, windows, wings or fittings thereof for vehicles characterised by the type of wing
    • E05Y2900/531Doors

Abstract

The invention relates to a flap (20) for a vehicle, having a base body (30) which is movable at least about an axis extending in the vehicle transverse direction (y), wherein the base body (30) has a first body opening (11) to a passenger compartment (4 ) in a closed position and at least partially releases in an open position. According to the invention, the main body (30) extends from the passenger compartment (4) to a front end (2) of the vehicle (1), wherein the main body (30) has at least one second body opening (12) of the vehicle in addition to the first body opening (11). 1) in the closed position and at least partially releases in the open position.

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  • The invention relates to a flap for a vehicle according to the preamble of claim 1.
  • Flaps for vehicles are known in numerous variations. So-called flying vehicle doors have a base body, which is movable about at least one axis extending in the vehicle transverse direction, wherein the base body covers a first body opening to a passenger compartment in a closed position and at least partially releases in an open position. The main body can move in the x-z plane, wherein the x-z plane is clamped in the vehicle longitudinal direction and in the vehicle vertical direction. In addition, superimposed translational movements and rotational movements of the base body are known in order to move the main body between the open positions and the closed position.
  • From the DE 10 2005 050 255 A1 For example, a vehicle door is known which has an upper door element, a middle door element and a lower door element. The upper door element and the lower door element are disc-shaped and retractable into the middle door element. The middle door element is pivotable about a pivot axis extending transversely to the vehicle longitudinal direction. Alternatively, the middle door element along a guide in the vehicle longitudinal direction can be moved forward.
  • From the DE 10 2008 043 174 A1 a vehicle is known with a scissors door whose pivot axis outside the door frame in the front area of the vehicle is arranged so that the pivoting movement of the scissors door follows a path which corresponds approximately to the fender contour or its rounding.
  • From the DE 94 13 375 U1 is a flap for a vehicle is known, which is rotatably and simultaneously slidably mounted, extends to the front end and next to the entry area also covers an area above a front axle of the vehicle.
  • From the FR 2 852 912 A1 and the US 9,266,413 B2 is in each case a flap for a vehicle, known with a base body, which covers a plurality of body openings in a closed position and at least partially releases in an open position.
  • From the US 2,777,728 A is a flap for a vehicle, known with a base body which is rotatably mounted, driven lever elements between a closed position in which the body covers a passenger compartment, and an open position is movable, in which the body at least partially releases the passenger compartment.
  • From the EP 2 284 345 A1 a tailgate for a motor vehicle is known, which can be pivoted via a drive unit from a fully closed position to a fully open position. For this purpose, the drive device has a telescopically extendable, formed from a first and a second housing tube tubular outer housing. Here, one end of the outer housing is attached to the body of the motor vehicle and the other end to the tailgate.
  • From the US 6,312,044 B1 is a generic flap for a vehicle, known with a base body which is movable at least about an axis extending in the vehicle transverse direction axis, wherein the base body covers a first body opening to a passenger compartment in a closed position and at least partially releases in an open position. The main body extends from the passenger compartment to a front end of the vehicle, wherein the main body in addition to the first body opening covers at least a second body opening of the vehicle in the closed position and at least partially releases in the open position.
  • The invention has for its object to provide a flap for a vehicle, which allows for confined space easy access to interiors of the vehicle.
  • According to the invention, the object is achieved by providing a flap for a vehicle having the features of patent claim 1. Advantageous embodiments and further developments of the invention are specified in the dependent claims.
  • To provide a flap for a vehicle which allows easy access to interior spaces of the vehicle in a confined space, a main body of the flap extends from the passenger compartment to a front end of the vehicle, the body in addition to a first body opening at least a second body opening of the vehicle Vehicle in an open position at least partially releases and covers in a closed position.
  • According to the invention, an opening and / or closing device has at least two lever elements, wherein a first end region of the corresponding lever element can be connected to a body and a second end region of the corresponding lever element to the base body. Here are the two Lever elements are each mounted rotatably on the vehicle body at the first end region, wherein the corresponding axis of rotation extends in the vehicle transverse direction. Advantageously, the base body can be moved by the rotational movement of the two lever elements. Here, the two lever elements can perform the same rotational movement.
  • In addition, the base body is pivotable about a predetermined angle of rotation of the lever elements about a longitudinal axis of the base body. Here, the predetermined angle may correspond to a value in the range between 40 ° and 50 °, wherein the lever elements have performed in about half of the rotational movement. A force which pivots the main body about its longitudinal axis may correspond to gravity. Due to the pivoting movement of the main body can be moved in the direction of the vehicle center. Advantageously, a superimposed movement of the base body can be implemented by the simultaneous rotation of the lever elements and by the pivoting of the base body. In this case, the released cross-sections of the body openings can be increased, wherein an end position of an outer portion of the body in the vehicle vertical direction and / or in the vehicle longitudinal direction and / or in the vehicle transverse direction may be closer to the vehicle body. As a result, a smaller clearance when opening the flap according to the invention in the vehicle vertical direction and / or in the vehicle longitudinal direction and / or in the vehicle transverse direction is required, so that an opening of the corresponding flap is possible if a ceiling the space in the vehicle vertical direction and other objects or obstacles the space in the vehicle transverse direction and in the vehicle longitudinal direction limit. In addition, in the open end position, a suitable for convenient entry and Austeigen suitable cross-section of the first body opening can be released.
  • A flap according to the invention for a vehicle is understood in the following to mean a flap whose main body is arranged on a vehicle side and covers at least two body openings in the closed state. In addition, the flap according to the invention may comprise sealing elements which are arranged on the edge of the base body. In addition, a disk can be movably mounted in the base body. Among the open positions are understood the positions in which the body openings are partially released from the body. In an open end position of the flap, the body openings have a maximum possible released cross-section. The main body can be moved between the closed position and the open end position.
  • In the text which follows, the body opening is understood as meaning access to an interior of the vehicle. The first body opening can make a passenger compartment accessible in the open state of the body. The at least one second body opening can make a loading space accessible in the open state of the body. The cargo space may correspond to an engine compartment in which a drive of the vehicle is arranged. Alternatively or additionally, the cargo space correspond to a luggage space in which suitcases or other objects can be transported. In addition, the cargo space may correspond to a cavity in which a vehicle battery or other components of the vehicle, such as fuel tanks are arranged, which are regularly made accessible from the outside or operated from the outside.
  • In an advantageous manner, at least two body openings can be released or covered with the base body. In addition, holds with modules and / or vehicle components and / or luggage compartments can be made accessible from a vehicle side. As a result, in the case of limited space in front of a vehicle, it is possible to dispense with opening the front flap which makes these holds accessible in known vehicles. In the text which follows, the front flap is understood to mean an engine hood and / or a loading flap which can essentially be pivoted about an axis running in the vehicle transverse direction and covers a third body opening from above or releases it from above.
  • In an advantageous embodiment of the flap according to the invention, a front portion of the body between a bumper and the front flap can be arranged. For example, the front portion of the basic body may form an upper portion of a fender. Here, the cargo space can be made accessible in the open position of the body from above and from the side. In addition, the front door can be designed as immovable cover, since the access to the corresponding interior can be made possible by the main body of the flap according to the invention.
  • In a further advantageous embodiment of the flap according to the invention, the two lever elements can be rotated at an angle of 0 ° to 100 ° about the corresponding axis of rotation in the vehicle transverse direction. Here, an angle of 0 ° may correspond to the orientation of the lever members and the position of the second end portions in the closed position. In the closed position, a first lever element can rest on a longitudinal member of the body. The second lever element can in the closed position on a Abut body member and extend substantially in the vehicle longitudinal direction. Upon rotation of the lever elements, the positions of the corresponding second end portions and the orientations of the lever members change. The second end regions can essentially move in a plane spanned in the vehicle vertical direction and in the vehicle longitudinal direction. During an opening movement, the end regions move upward in the vehicle vertical direction and forward in the vehicle longitudinal direction. During a closing movement, the second end regions move downward in the vehicle vertical direction and rearward in the vehicle longitudinal direction. In the open end position, the first lever element may have an angle of approximately 90 ° to the vehicle longitudinal axis or to the side member. The second lever element may have an angle of more than 90 ° to the vehicle longitudinal axis or to the body component in the open end position.
  • In a further advantageous embodiment of the flap according to the invention, at least one actuator can drive at least one of the two lever elements in the rotational movement about the corresponding axis of rotation. In an advantageous manner, the base body can be actively driven via the at least one driven lever element. The actuator may for example correspond to an electric motor which can be activated via an operating element. In this case, a lever element can be driven directly by the actuator and the other lever element can be driven by the movement of the base body. Here, the indirectly driven via the main body lever element support the body during the movement and / or lead.
  • In a further advantageous embodiment of the flap according to the invention, the at least one driven lever element can have an extension function. The extension function can advantageously allow a harmonic flap opening course. The extension function can, similar to a seat post or a telescope, via a first extension member which is mounted translationally movable in a second extension member can be achieved.
  • In a further advantageous embodiment of the flap according to the invention, the two lever elements may each have a ball joint at the corresponding second end region. Advantageously, the pivotal movement of the base body about its longitudinal axis can be made possible by the ball joints. An embodiment of the invention is illustrated in the drawing and will be explained in more detail in the following description. In the drawing, like reference numerals designate components that perform the same or analog functions. Hereby shows:
  • 1 1 is a schematic perspective view of a vehicle with an exemplary embodiment of a flap according to the invention in a closed position,
  • 2 a schematic perspective view of the flap of the invention 1 in an intermediate position, and
  • 3 a schematic perspective view of the flap of the invention 1 and 2 in an open end position.
  • How out 1 to 3 it can be seen has a vehicle 1 a frontend 2 , a passenger compartment 4 , a vehicle body 10 and at least one flap 20 on.
  • How out 1 to 3 It can also be seen that the at least one flap 20 laterally on the vehicle body 10 arranged. This is the flap 20 a basic body 30 which is movable at least about an axis extending in the vehicle transverse direction y. The main body 30 covers a first body opening 11 to a passenger compartment 4 in a closed position and are in an open position, the first body opening 11 at least partially free.
  • In this case, the main body extends 30 from the passenger compartment 4 to the frontend 2 of the vehicle 1 , where the main body 30 in addition to the first body opening 11 at least one second body opening 12 of the vehicle 1 covers in the closed position and at least partially releases in the open position.
  • How out 1 to 3 can be further seen, the frontend 2 in the illustrated embodiment, a bumper 14 and a cargo space 6 on. The cargo space 6 is from a front flap 16 covered in a closed position and at least partially released in an open position. The front flap 16 lies in the closed position, inter alia, on the bumper 14 at. In addition, an access to the cargo space 6 through the laterally arranged second body opening 12 allows which of the main body 30 covered or at least partially released. The cargo space 6 is executed in the illustrated embodiment as an engine room, in which inter alia, a not-shown internal combustion engine or electric motor is arranged. Alternatively or additionally, the cargo space 6 be carried out as a luggage room. In addition, in the area of the second body opening 12 an oil level gauge or a water level gauge or a device for Filling of fuel tanks for water or oil or a combination of said elements can be arranged. In the illustrated embodiment, the main body 30 the first body opening 11 and the second body opening 12 free in the open position. There is also the possibility of further body openings with the main body 30 cover and release. In addition, further cargo holds 6 be made accessible through the additional body openings.
  • How out 1 to 3 is further apparent, is a front section 32 of the basic body 30 between the bumper 14 and the front flap 16 arranged. The front section 32 is fixed in the illustrated embodiment with the rest of the body 30 connected. In an alternative embodiment, not shown, the front portion 32 relatively movable to the rest of the body 30 be executed.
  • How out 1 to 3 is further apparent, in the illustrated embodiment, a disc 34 movable in a non-illustrated shaft of the body 30 stored. The disc 34 is from a frame 36 edged. There are also conceivable frameless versions conceivable.
  • How out 1 to 3 is further apparent, has an opening and / or closing device 40 at least two lever elements 41 . 42 on. A first lever element 41 is with a first end area 41.1 with the body 10 connected. In the illustrated embodiment, the first end portion 41.1 of the lever element 41 with a lower side member 17 in the area of a front wheel 9 connected. In the im 1 shown closed position extends the first lever member 41 in the vehicle longitudinal direction x. In the in 3 shown open end position, the first lever member 41 extends substantially in the vehicle vertical direction z. A second end area 41.2 of the first lever element 41 is with the main body 30 the flap 20 connected. In the illustrated embodiment, a connection region in the lower region of the base body 30 arranged, which to a B-pillar 15 borders. A second lever element 42 is with a first end area 42.1 also with the body 10 connected. In the illustrated embodiment, the first end portion 42.1 of the second lever element 42 connected to an unspecified upper cross member, which also has a headlight 8th receives. In the in 1 shown closed end position is the course of the second lever element 42 to the shape of the headlamp 8th customized. A second end area 42.2 of the second lever element 42 is with the front section 32 of the basic body 30 the flap 20 connected. Of course, other not shown suitable arrangements of the end portions 41.1 . 42.1 . 41.2 . 42.2 the lever elements 41 . 42 implemented.
  • How out 1 to 3 it can be seen further, the two lever elements 41 . 42 each at the first end 41.1 . 42.1 rotatable on the vehicle body 10 stored, wherein the corresponding axes of rotation D1, D2 extend substantially in the vehicle transverse direction y. The two lever elements 41 . 42 are rotatable at an angle of 0 ° to 100 ° about the corresponding axis of rotation D1, D2 in the vehicle transverse direction y. Here, an angle of 0 ° corresponds to the closed position and an angle of 100 ° of the open end position of the lever elements 41 . 42 , The first lever element 41 is rotated in the illustrated embodiment in the open end position by an angle of 90 °. The second lever element 42 is rotated in the open end position by an angle of about 100 °. To enable the rotation about the axes of rotation, the main body 30 from the in 1 shown closed position substantially in the vehicle transverse direction y moves into a pre-locked position, not shown. The movement corresponds to a translatory movement, whereby a distance of about 3 cm is overcome. Subsequently, in the illustrated embodiment, the first lever member 41 driven directly by an actuator, not shown. The driven first lever element 41 lifts the body here 30 and moves the body 30 in the vehicle vertical direction z upwards and in the vehicle longitudinal direction x to the front. The second lever element 42 becomes indirect through the movement of the body 30 driven and substantially follows the movement of the first lever member 41 , This supports the second lever element 42 the main body 30 and leads this. The actuator can be designed as an electric motor, which can be activated at a request opening via a manual control. In an embodiment, not shown, additionally or alternatively, the second lever element 42 be driven by an actuator.
  • How out 1 to 3 is further apparent, in the illustrated embodiment, the driven first lever member 41 an extension function. The extension function is via a first extension element 41.5 achieved, which translationally movable in a second extension element 41.4 is stored. The first extension element 41.5 can also be driven by an actuator, not shown, for example, a gas spring. In an alternative embodiment, not shown, the second extension element 41.4 additionally or alternatively have the extension function.
  • How out 2 and 3 can be further seen, pivots the body 30 from a predetermined angle of rotation of the lever elements 41 . 42 to a longitudinal axis L of the main body 30 , In the illustrated embodiment, the predetermined angle corresponds to a value in the range between 40 ° and 50 °. This means that from a rotation angle between 40 ° and 50 ° from the rotational movement of the lever elements 41 . 42 resulting body movement 30 is superimposed with the pivoting movement about the longitudinal axis L. In 2 is the intermediate position shown, from which the pivoting movement begins. The basic body 30 will continue from the lever elements 41 . 42 driven. In addition, a force acts on the basic body 30 , which supports the pivoting movement. In the illustrated embodiment, this force corresponds to gravity. By a further extension of the first lever element, the pivoting movement is further supported. The two lever elements 41 . 42 have at the corresponding second end portion 41.2 . 42.2 an unillustrated ball joint on. The ball joint, allows the pivoting movement of the body 30 about the longitudinal axis L of the body 30 ,
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  • 1
    vehicle
    2
    frontend
    4
    cabin
    6
    hold
    8th
    headlights
    9
    front
    10
    vehicle body
    11
    first body opening
    12
    second body opening
    14
    bumper
    15
    B-pillar
    16
    front flap
    17
    longitudinal beams
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    flap
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    body
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    front section
    34
    disc
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    frame
    40
    closing device
    41
    first lever element
    41.4
    second extension element
    41.5
    first extension element
    42
    second lever element
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    first end area
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    second end area
    D1, D2
    axis of rotation
    L
    longitudinal axis
    x
    Vehicle longitudinal direction
    y
    Vehicle transverse direction
    z
    Vehicle vertical direction

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  1. Flap ( 20 ) for a vehicle ( 1 ), with a basic body ( 30 ), which is movable at least about an axis extending in the vehicle transverse direction (y) axis, wherein the main body ( 30 ) a first body opening ( 11 ) to a passenger compartment ( 4 ) covers in a closed position and at least partially releases in an open position, wherein the main body ( 30 ) from the passenger compartment ( 4 ) to a frontend ( 2 ) of the vehicle ( 1 ), wherein the base body ( 30 ) in addition to the first body opening ( 11 ) at least one second body opening ( 12 ) of the vehicle ( 1 ) in the closed position and in the open position at least partially releases, characterized in that an opening and / or closing device ( 40 ) at least two lever elements ( 41 . 42 ), wherein a first end region ( 41.1 . 42.1 ) of the corresponding lever element ( 41 . 42 ) with a body ( 10 ) and a second end region ( 41.2 . 42.2 ) of the corresponding lever element ( 41 . 42 ) with the basic body ( 30 ) and the basic body ( 30 ) from a predetermined angle of rotation of the lever elements ( 41 . 42 ), about a longitudinal axis (L) of the main body ( 30 ) is pivotally mounted.
  2. Flap according to claim 1, characterized in that a front section ( 32 ) of the basic body ( 30 ) between a bumper ( 14 ) and a front flap ( 16 ) is arranged.
  3. Flap according to claim 1 or 2, characterized in that the two lever elements ( 41 . 42 ) each at the first end region ( 41.1 . 42.1 ) rotatably on the vehicle body ( 10 ), wherein the corresponding axis of rotation (D1, D2) extends in the vehicle transverse direction (y).
  4. Flap according to claim 3, characterized in that the two lever elements ( 41 . 42 ) at an angle of 0 ° to 100 ° about the corresponding axis of rotation (D1, D2) in the vehicle transverse direction (y) are rotatable.
  5. Flap according to one of claims 1 to 4, characterized in that at least one actuator at least one of the two lever elements ( 41 . 42 ) drives during the rotational movement about the corresponding axis of rotation (D1, D2).
  6. Flap according to claim 5, characterized in that the at least one driven lever element ( 41 ) has an extension function.
  7. Flap according to one of claims 1 to 6, characterized in that the predetermined Rotation angle has a value in the range between 40 ° and 50 °.
  8. Flap according to claim 7, characterized in that the two lever elements ( 41 . 42 ) at the corresponding second end region ( 41.2 . 42.2 ) each have a ball joint.
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DE102008043174A1 (en) * 2008-10-24 2010-04-29 Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Dearborn Motor vehicle, particularly passenger car, comprises scissor style door whose rotational axis is provided outside of door frame in front vehicle area, where scissor style door is pivoted in mudguard contour or in curved track
EP2284345A1 (en) * 2009-07-10 2011-02-16 VALEO Sicherheitssysteme GmbH Braking device for a drive device for moving a door and drive device equipped with same
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US6312044B1 (en) * 1997-12-15 2001-11-06 Vigano' Giorgio Pivoting access into transportation vehicles
FR2852912A1 (en) * 2003-03-28 2004-10-01 Renault Sa Vehicle e.g. car, for tourism, has lateral openings with fitting component fixed in removable manner on frame, which is mounted on structure, where fitting component forms coating for lateral openings and bonnet
DE102005050255A1 (en) * 2005-10-20 2007-04-26 GM Global Technology Operations, Inc., Detroit Door, especially for an automobile, has upper and lower parts sliding into the center to slide forward along the vehicle for easy entry/exit when tightly parked
DE102008043174A1 (en) * 2008-10-24 2010-04-29 Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Dearborn Motor vehicle, particularly passenger car, comprises scissor style door whose rotational axis is provided outside of door frame in front vehicle area, where scissor style door is pivoted in mudguard contour or in curved track
EP2284345A1 (en) * 2009-07-10 2011-02-16 VALEO Sicherheitssysteme GmbH Braking device for a drive device for moving a door and drive device equipped with same
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