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Development of High Torque Belt Cvt With Torque Converter
Published October 21, 1997 by Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan in Japan
Event: JSAE Spring Conference
Nissan has successfully developed a new belt CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with torque converter and has installed it 2L-class vehicle for the first time in the world. This paper describes about the technology of high torque transmission, the need of torque converter, the importance of electronic control and the introduce of driving mode. As the result the CVT has improved driving performance and fuel economy for current CVT and 4 speed automatic transmission.