- May 11, 2009
- AISIN AI begins production of new 6-speed manual transmission
AISIN AI CO.,LTD.(President: Masahiro SUO) announced today that it has started production of the low and middle torque capacity 6-speed manual transmission unit;"BJ6" for the front-wheel drive(FWD) TOYOTA new EU Urban Cruiser. The unit also has been provided for EU Corolla and Auris.
While the length of the unit is 11% shorter, the torque capacity is 8% higher than the existing 6-speed unit. The new unit is manufactured at the same assembly line as the middle torque capacity 6-speed unit for the pursuit of the best efficiency of the equipment, manpower and space on manufacturing.
|Product Name of BJ6|
|Low and middle torque capacity 6-speed manual transmission for FWD|
|Characteristics of BJ6|
|1||Achieved lightweight and compact size through an efficient case using C.A.E.,2 pieces housing case and the removal of the shift-control cover.|
|2||Improved efficiency of torque convention through a minimizing the lossof churn oil.|
|3||Realized smooth shift feeling through the development of high precisionshift structure.|
|4||Similar design and same conception of the miiddle torque capacity 6-speedunit.|
Low and middle torque capacity 6-speed manual transmission for FWD