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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
1Achieved lightweight and compact size through an efficient case using C.A.E.,2 pieces housing case and the removal of the shift-control cover.
2Improved efficiency of torque convention through a minimizing the lossof churn oil.
3Realized smooth shift feeling through the development of high precisionshift structure.
4Similar design and same conception of the miiddle torque capacity 6-speedunit.

Low and middle torque capacity 6-speed manual transmission for FWD
Low and middle torque capacity 6-speed manual transmission for FWD


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