GENEVA – A unique segmented and flexible driveshaft designed by an established engineering company in South Korea could replace the double-jointed automotive driveshafts currently used to transmit drive from the transmission to the wheels. Conventional driveshafts for rear- or all-wheel-drive layouts commonly have universal joints at both ends, each requiring a cruciform member with two forked yokes, not to mention four sets of bearings, seals and snap rings. These can be costly items to ...

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