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An automatic transmission for motor vehicles includes a traction drive variator having two sets of input discs, a set of output discs, a gearset, a compound planetary gearset, and two clutches for connecting and releasing various elements of the gearsets. The carrier of the gearsets is connected continually to both sets of variator input discs, and a sun gear is continually connected to the variator output discs. The ring gear of the compound planetary gearset is continually fixed against rotation. The transmission operates in geared neutral condition, reverse and forward low ranges, and high and low forward ranges.

Title
Coaxial traction drive automatic transmission for automotive vehicles
Application Number
9/306504
Publication Number
6059685
Application Date
May 6, 1999
Publication Date
May 9, 2000
Inventor
Daniel Warren McCarrick
Canton
MI, US
Forrest William Hoge
Whitmore Lake
MI, US
Agent
Frank G McKenzie
Assignee
Ford Global Technologies
MI, US
IPC
F16H 37/12
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