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[YesAuto Transmission Technology] The innovation of the gearbox makes the output characteristics of the engine show a qualitative leap. Among the many types of gearboxes, one gearbox is unique: CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). This kind of gearbox can realize the engine transmission function of continuously changing the transmission ratio within a transmission ratio range. Based on the spirit of innovation, Continental Group (Note: Continental AG here refers to German-language Continental AG, a German transportation industry manufacturer whose well-known product is Continental tires) and Fallbrook Technologies decided to cooperate in the development of new gearbox solutions. In the set of plans, the concept of the CVT continuously variable transmission is adopted, but the structure and shift mechanism are quite different from the traditional steel belt drive CVT transmission. It can be said to be the “black technology” in the CVT industry.

Generally, the shifting principle of CVT continuously variable transmission is based on the principle that the driving and driven cones have different circumferences at different positions. Through the connection of steel belts, the method of linearly changing the transmission ratio within a transmission ratio range is realized (