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13 October 2009

JATCO to Participate in "The 41st Tokyo Motor Show 2009"

JATCO Ltd (President & CEO: Shigeo Ishida; JATCO Headquarters: Fuji City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan; Capital: 29935.3 million yen), specialized maker of automatic transmissions (AT/CVT), will exhibit its products at gThe 41st Tokyo Motor Show 2009h to be held at Makuhari Messe from Friday, October 23, 2009.

Focusing on the theme gJATCO, CVT for Environment,h JATCO, the world's leading producer of CVTs (continuously variable transmission), will exhibit the worldfs first CVT with an auxiliary gearbox in addition to a full line-up of belt CVTs from mini vehicles to 3.5 liter class large vehicles, and will introduce the superior environmental performance of the CVT. The booth will display an operating principle model, which enables attendees to learn about the actuation mechanism of the belt CVT.

JATCO will also exhibit its newly-developed transmission for hybrid vehicles which is based on the 7-speed AT for FR vehicles, as well as JATCOfs leading products such as the 7-speed AT for FR vehicles and the 6-speed AT for FF vehicles.

JATCO will conduct daily presentations during the duration of the motor show to have attendees gain an in-depth understanding of the next generation CVT and the newly-developed transmission for hybrid vehicles.

Exhibit Summary

*Newly-developed next generation CVT (cut away model)

 -The worldfs first CVT with unique structure applying an auxiliary gearbox

 -Realizing the worldfs highest transmission ratio of 7.3 for quicker starts and acceleration as well as the quiet high-speed driving

*Newly-developed transmission for hybrid vehicles (cut away model)

-The transmission for parallel typed hybrid vehicles, with one motor and two clutches, being capable of motor independent drive

- Realizing the superior vehicle mounting capability through housing the motor and clutch in the torque converter space

*Belt CVT for mini FF vehicles (cut away model)

*Belt CVT for small FF vehicles (cut away model)

*Belt CVT for medium FF vehicles (cut away model)

*Belt CVT for large FF vehicles (cut away model)

*7-speed AT for medium and large FR vehicles (cut away model)

*6-speed AT for medium and large FF vehicles (cut away model)

*Belt CVT operating principle model

 (Booth image)

Booth location: West Hall W302

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