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No.1 CVT manufacturer JATCO to debut at Auto China 2016

JTACO Ltd, the No.1 CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) manufacture, makes its debut at the 14th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in 2016 (Auto China 2016) started in Beijing on April 25 and become a focus of media attention.

Teruaki Nakatsuka, President & CEO at JATCO stand

The JATCO booth exhibits the “Jatco CVT7 W/R*” that was into the Chinese market last year and comes with the Nissan LANNIA, as well as the “Jatco CVT7”, “Jatco CVT8”, “Jatco CVT8 HYBRID” that account for 90% of JATCO’s global CVT sales volume, and step ATs, hybrid transmissions. In addition, a CVT virtual driving experience area based on virtual reality technologies will be available at the booth, allowing visitors to experience CVT driving in person, and understand that the transmission transmits the power of the engine or motor through optimum control, and plays a vital role in realizing automotive dynamics and fuel economy. *W/R: Wide Range

At the debut at Auto China 2016, Teruaki Nakatsuka, President and CEO, said, “JATCO aims to contribute to the satisfaction of Chinese customers and the Chinese automotive industry with its high-technology and high-quality automatic transmissions backed with its long cultivated technological capabilities and market acceptance over the years.”

An automotive transmission is a speed change device used to coordinate engine speed with actual wheel driving speed, transmit engine power in an optimum manner so that the vehicle can run as intended by the driver. If the engine is compared to the heart of the human body, then the automotive transmission is the brain. 

In expanding 2 pedal transmissions market in China, CVTs with its excellent environmental and driving performance, are also increasing. One of every five 2 pedal vehicles sold in the Chinese market comes with a CVT in 2015. Also the CVT was included in the Catalogue of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment as an encouraged product in 2015.

JATCO (Guangzhou) Automatic Transmission Ltd. was funded in 2007 and put into operation in 2009, specializing in the production of key serial products like the “Jatco CVT7 W/R”, “Jatco CVT7” and “Jatco CVT8”, with an annual production capacity of 1 million units.

Jatco CVT7 W/R

As a specialized manufacturer of automatic transmissions, JATCO has industrialized a number of “the world’s first” technologies, and always has led the industry’s development. In particular in the CVT field, JATCO has always been the global market share leader of the whole CVT series from mini-, small vehicles to 3.5L-class vehicles as the world’s sole manufacturer. In the global CVT output of 2015, JATCO held the highest share of 41% in the industry. By the end of March 2016, JATCO was also the world’s first and only manufacturer that had made 30 million CVTs.

<JATCO Exhibits at Auto China 2016>
Jatco CVT7 W/R” for small FF vehicles (cutting model)
Jatco CVT7” for mini and small vehicles (cutting model)
Jatco CVT8” for medium and large FF vehicles (cutting model)
Jatco CVT8 HYBRID” for medium and large FF vehicles (cutting model)
Transmission for FR hybrid vehicles (cutting model)
4-speed AT for FF vehicles
5-speed AT for FR vehicles
CVT virtual driving (experience area)
CVT operating prototype