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The term running gear is used to describe the wheels, suspension, steering, powertrain & (usually) chassis/bodyshell of a motor-car or automobile, or the tracks and road wheels of a tank or similar tracked vehicle.
The Running-gear was patented in 1906 by Thomas A. Gray of Farmville, Virginia. Patent # 858.807