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Transmission includes three relatively rotatable sun gears

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475 - Planetary gear transmission systems or components

475269000 - WITH MEANS TO VARY DRIVE RATIO OR DISCONNECT DRIVE (E.G., BRAKE OR CLUTCH)

475271000 - Plural elements selectively braked

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
475276000 With brake for sun, carrier and orbit 185
475277000 With brake for plural sun gears 15
475279000 With brake for plural orbits 1
20120178583CLUTCH AND GEAR ARRANGEMENT FOR A FRONT WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE - A front wheel drive transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes a sun gear member, a planet carrier member, and a ring gear member. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and a brake arranged within a transmission housing. Each of the clutches and the brake are located within specific areas defined by the planetary gear sets and the housing walls.07-12-2012
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20110177910MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING FOUR PLANETARY GEAR SETS FOR PRODUCING AT LEAST EIGHT GEAR SPEEDS - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least two to establish at least eight forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.07-21-2011
20130184117VEHICULAR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - A vehicular automatic transmission includes three single pinion planetary gear sets and a plurality of engagement elements. A plurality of gears is selectively established by three of the plurality of engagement elements being engaged and three of the plurality of engagement elements being released. One of the plurality of engagement elements is a dedicated reverse engagement element that is engaged when a reverse gear is established and is released when a forward gear is established.07-18-2013
20090192010TEN-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.07-30-2009
20090192009TEN-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.07-30-2009
20130085033MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are each selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.04-04-2013
20130085032MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, at least four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes actuatable in combinations of two to establish a plurality of forward gear ratios and one reverse gear ratio.04-04-2013
20130035195Planetary-Gear Automatic Transmission - A planetary-gear automatic transmission, in particular a planetary-gear automatic transmission includes at least eight forward gear positions. For shifting the individual gear positions, shifting devices formed by clutches and/or brakes are provided. For actuating the shifting devices, shift actuators are provided which generate assigned actuating forces. The planetary-gear automatic transmission is constructed such that all shift actuators can be arranged or are arranged directly on or directly in the area of the assigned shifting devices.02-07-2013
20130040776MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, at least three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes actuatable in combinations of two to establish at least ten forward gear ratios and one reverse gear ratio.02-14-2013
20100323843MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches.12-23-2010
20100323842MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices are clutches and a brake.12-23-2010
20100041509MULTI-STEP-TRANSMISSION - A multi-step transmission including four gear sets, shafts, and shifting elements. The sun gear of gearset (P02-18-2010
20100041508MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - The multi-step transmission with nine forward gears and one reverse gear comprises four planetary gear sets (P02-18-2010
20100041507MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A multi-speed transmission having four gearsets, eight shafts and six shifting elements. The sun gear of gearset (P02-18-2010
20100331137MULTISPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission having input and output shafts, gearsets (RS12-30-2010
20130045829MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING FOUR PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, two planetary gear sets, another two planetary gear sets that may be stacked or nested to form a planetary gear set assembly, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The stacked or nested planetary gear set assembly has a carrier member for rotatably supporting a first plurality of pinion gears and a second plurality of pinion gears, a ring gear and a common member. Further, the two other planetary gear sets may be configured to form a Simpson gear train. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.02-21-2013
20130090206MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are each selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish a plurality forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.04-11-2013
20090305836Powertrain of an Automatic Transmission - A powertrain of an automatic transmission includes a first planetary gear set having a double pinion planetary gear set, a second planetary gear set having a single pinion planetary gear set and a third planetary gear set having a double pinion planetary gear set to achieve eight forward speeds and two reverse speeds by combining the three planetary gear sets and six frictional elements.12-10-2009
20110015029MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, a three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. The planetary gear sets include first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include two clutches and two brakes.01-20-2011
200900235398-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, two fixed interconnections and a grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of two to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-22-2009
200900235378-Speed Transmissions - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, one fixed interconnection and a grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-22-2009
200900179638-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, five torque-transmitting devices, two grounded members and three fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The five torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of two to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-15-2009
20090011891MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes.01-08-2009
20110034289MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.02-10-2011
200802935358-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting mechanisms provide interconnections between various gear members, the transmission housing and with the input member, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.11-27-2008
20090298638Gear Train of Automatic Transmission - A gear train of an automatic transmission for a vehicle may be provided to realize eight forward speeds and one reverse speed with three single pinion planetary gear set, four clutches and two brakes.12-03-2009
20110300987MULTI-SPEED GEARBOX - A transmission which comprises an input shaft and an output shaft, first, second, third and fourth planetary gear sets, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth shafts, first, second, third, fourth and fifth gearshifting elements for achieving eight forward gears and one reverse gear. The first gearshifting element, when engaged, couples the third shaft with a housing of the transmission. The second gearshifting element, when engaged, couples the fourth shaft with the housing of the transmission. The third gearshifting element, when engaged, couples the input first shaft with the fifth shaft. The eighth shaft (12-08-2011
20110294618EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may be either clutches or brakes.12-01-2011
20110294619MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and at least one brake. The torque transmitting mechanisms are selectively engageable in combinations of at least two to establish at least eight forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio between the input member and the output member.12-01-2011
20110294617GEAR TRAIN OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FOR VEHICLES - A gear train of an automatic transmission realizes at least ten forward speeds and one reverse speed by combining four simple planetary gear sets with four clutches and two brakes and three friction elements are operated at each shift-speed such that the gear train has advantages of simplifying structures of the automatic transmission and improving power delivery performance and fuel economy.12-01-2011
20110269596MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes.11-03-2011
200900235388-Speed Transmissions - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms, one fixed interconnection and a grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting mechanisms provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-22-2009
200900821638-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets, five torque-transmitting devices, one fixed interconnection, three external gear sets and a final drive gear set. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with one of the external gear sets. The five torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various planetary and external gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.03-26-2009
20090209387MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.08-20-2009
20090209386GEAR TRAIN OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FOR VEHICLES - A gear train in an automatic transmission for vehicles may include: a first planetary gear set outputting reduced and same rotational speeds through two pathways by using torque received from an input shaft through one input pathway; a second planetary gear set outputting reversed and same outputs by using the reduced rotational speed from the first planetary gear set, and outputting an increased input when the reduced and same rotational speeds are simultaneous inputted from the first planetary gear set; and a third planetary gear set outputting six forward speeds and one reverse speed by using the outputs from the second planetary gear set and torque from the input shaft.08-20-2009
20090298639Gear Train of Automatic Transmission for Vehicles - A gear train of an automatic transmission for vehicles has two simple planetary gear sets and one compound planetary gear set with four clutches and three brakes to achieve ten forward speeds and three reverse speeds.12-03-2009
20090170653Gear Train of an Automatic Transmission for a Vehicle - An eight speed gear train of an automatic transmission includes first and second planetary gear sets as simple planetary gear sets, a third planetary gear set as a compound planetary gear set, and a plurality of friction members. The first planetary gear set reduces engine speed from an input shaft through a first input path and outputs the reduced speed through a first intermediate output path. The second planetary gear set receives the reduced speed through first and second intermediate input paths, and outputs a further reduced speed or a reversed speed through a second intermediate output path. The third planetary gear set selectively receives the engine speed from the input shaft through a second input path, selectively receives input speeds from the first and second planetary gear sets through third and fourth intermediate input paths, and outputs a plurality of speeds through a final output path.07-02-2009
20090124448TRANSMISSION HAVING TEN OR MORE SPEEDS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. Moreover, the torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least four to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio between the input member and the output member05-14-2009
20090291800POWER TRAIN OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - The present invention relates to a power train of an automatic transmission that realizes eight forward speeds and one reverse speed by using two double pinion planetary gear sets, one single pinion planetary gear set, four clutches, and two brakes wherein the friction members are selectively connected to the operating members of the pinion planetary gear sets to the input shaft, other operating members, or the transmission case.11-26-2009
20120295754MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission includes an input and output member, two planetary gear set assemblies each having first, second, third, and fourth members, one interconnecting members continuously interconnecting a member of the first planetary gear set assembly with a member of the second planetary gear set assembly and six torque transmitting mechanisms selectively engageable to interconnect one of the first members, second members, third members, and fourth members with at least one of the input member and a stationary member. The torque transmitting mechanisms are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio between the input member and the output member.11-22-2012
2010027981410-GEAR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic planetary transmission comprising a drive input shaft (AN), a drive output shaft (AB), first, second, third and fourth planetary gearsets (RS11-04-2010
201002488898-SPEED HYBRID TRANSMISSION - The hybrid transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The hybrid transmission includes a motor/generator, three planetary gear sets, five torque-transmitting devices, three external gear sets and a final drive gear set. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with one of the external gear sets. The five torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various planetary and external gear members, the input shaft, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.09-30-2010
20110207572MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.08-25-2011
20080234092Gear Transmission - A gear transmission comprises a traveling load detection means including an upstream detection member, a downstream detection member and a biasing member. One of the upstream and downstream detection members is an axially slidable detection member which is axially slidable along an output shaft. One of the upstream and downstream detection members has a first engagement part and a second engagement part. The first engagement part and the second engagement part generate respective forces for sliding the axially slidable detection member opposite to the biasing direction of the biasing member. The forces are changed according to variation of the traveling load.09-25-2008
200802748518-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms, two fixed interconnections and a grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is selectively connected to at least one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting mechanisms provide interconnections between various gear members, the transmission housing and with the input member, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.11-06-2008
200802424738-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting devices, a fixed interconnection and a grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is selectively connected to at least one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, the transmission housing and with the input member, and are operated in combinations of three to establish at least eight forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.10-02-2008
20080242474EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may be either clutches or brakes.10-02-2008
20080287248MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes.11-20-2008
20090264246MULTI-SPEED TRANSAXLE - A front wheel drive transmission is provided having a transmission input member, a transmission output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes a sun gear member, a planet carrier member, and a ring gear member. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and a brake arranged within a transmission housing.10-22-2009
20090264245MULTI-SPEED TRANSAXLE - A front wheel drive transmission is provided having a transmission input member, a transmission output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes a sun gear member, a planet carrier member, and a ring gear member. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and a brake arranged within a transmission housing.10-22-2009
20090264244EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - A transmission is disclosed having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes.10-22-2009
20090143184AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission is provided with three planetary gear units and five friction elements. The first planetary gear unit includes a first sun gear that is always fixed, a first carrier supporting a first pinion in meshed engagement with the first sun gear and a first ring gear in meshed engagement with the first pinion. The first to fifth friction elements are operatively arranged with respect to the first, second and third planetary gear units to selectively establish at least seven forward speeds and one reverse speed by combining simultaneous engagement of two out of five friction elements for transmitting torque from the input shaft to the output shaft.06-04-2009
20120094799MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION WITH EXTERNAL DRIVE GEARSETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, two external gear sets or sprocket sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. Each of the external gear sets includes first and second members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.04-19-2012
200900235368-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, and two fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-22-2009
200900235358-Speed Transmissions - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, one fixed interconnection and a grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-22-2009
200900235348-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, two fixed interconnections and a grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is selectively connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, the input member and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-22-2009
200900235338-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, one fixed interconnection and a grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-22-2009
20100160107Compact planetary transmission - The transmission includes a housing, input and output shafts, and four planetary gear trains each having at least three members including a ring gear, at least one carrier, and a sun gear. The input and output shafts are is continuously interconnected with gear(s) and/or carrier(s). Links continuously interconnect the carrier(s) and/or gears between gear trains. The six torque-transmitting mechanisms are engagable in combinations of two to establish at least seven forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio between the input shaft and the output shaft.06-24-2010
20090118059MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio05-07-2009
20090298637Gear Train of Automatic Transmission for a Vehicle - The present invention provides gear train of an automatic transmission for a vehicle having a first planetary gear set being a double pinion planetary gear set, a second planetary gear set being a single pinion planetary gear set, a third planetary gear set being a Ravigneaux planetary gear set, with five clutches and two brakes, which realizes ten forward speeds and three reverse speeds.12-03-2009
200900480599-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide nine forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices and four fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish nine forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.02-19-2009
200900480588-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, five torque-transmitting devices, three fixed interconnections and a grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The five torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of two to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.02-19-2009
20130123060MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - The 8-speed transmission which comprises an input shaft (AN), an output shaft (AB), four planetary gearsets (RS05-16-2013
20100179015MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.07-15-2010
20100179016MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.07-15-2010
20090305837PLANETARY GEAR TYPE MULTI-STAGE TRANSMISSION - A multi-stage transmission includes a first planetary gear set, a second planetary gear set, a first reduction planetary gear set, a second reduction gear set, a clutch for locking the second planetary gear set. The first reduction planetary gear set has an input member, an output member and a holding member. The input shaft is connected with the first carrier, being connectable with the input member and the second ring gear that are connected with each other. The output shaft is connected or connectable with the second carrier, being connectable with the output member through the second reduction gear set. The first sun gear and the holding member are connected with each other, being holdable to a stationary part. The first ring gear is connected or connectable with the second sun gear.12-10-2009
20100216590MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least two to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.08-26-2010
20100216588MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.08-26-2010
20100227729TEN-SPEED TRANSMISSIONS - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least ten forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, and two fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.09-09-2010
20100216589MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.08-26-2010
20100227730EIGHT-SPEED TRANSMISSIONS - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, and two fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.09-09-2010
20100144486MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSIONS - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least nine forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, and four fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.06-10-2010
20100210400MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least two to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.08-19-2010
20100210403MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.08-19-2010
20100210402MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.08-19-2010
20100210401MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio08-19-2010
20100210399MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING FOUR PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.08-19-2010
20100210396MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.08-19-2010
20100210397MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSIONS - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least ten forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, and four fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.08-19-2010
20100210395MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio08-19-2010
20100210394MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio08-19-2010
20100210392MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.08-19-2010
20110028262AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission comprising: a first planetary gearset of a double pinion; a second planetary gearset of a single pinion; a third planetary gearset of the single pinion, first sun gear and second sun gear being at all times linked together to constitute a first rotary member and second ring gear and third sun gear being at all times linked together to constitute a second rotary member; an input shaft; an output shaft; a first frictional element; a second frictional element; a third frictional element; a fourth frictional element; a fifth frictional element; a sixth frictional element, the six frictional elements being appropriately released or engaged to make a gear shift to a gear shift stage of at least eight forward speeds and, from among the six frictional elements, a combination of simultaneous engagements of three frictional elements achieving at least eight forward speed and one reverse speed.02-03-2011
2009003625310-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide ten forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices and four fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish ten forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.02-05-2009
20090036255MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes.02-05-2009
20100331136GEAR TRAIN OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FOR VEHICLES - A gear train of an automatic transmission for vehicles is provided to improve power delivery performance and reduce fuel consumption as a consequence of realizing eight forward speeds and two reverse speeds by combining two simple planetary gear sets and one compound planetary gear set with two clutches and four brakes.12-30-2010
20100331135Gear Train of Automatic Transmission for Vehicles - A gear train of an automatic transmission for vehicles has advantages of improving power delivery performance and reducing fuel consumption as a consequence of realizing eight forward speeds and one reverse speed by combining two simple planetary gear sets and one compound planetary gear set with two clutches and four brakes.12-30-2010
20110009226AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission includes a first single-pinion planetary gear mechanism including a first sun gear, a first ring gear, and a first carrier that each correspond to one of first to third elements in a velocity diagram. The second element is connected to the input shaft. A second single-pinion planetary gear mechanism including a second sun gear, a second ring gear, and a second carrier that each correspond to one of fourth to sixth elements in a velocity diagram. The fourth element is connected to the first element to form a first connected body. A double-pinion third planetary gear mechanism includes a third sun gear, a third ring gear, and a third carrier that each correspond to one of seventh to ninth elements in a velocity diagram. The eighth element is connected to the fifth element to form a second connected body that is connected to the output member.01-13-2011
20110009228MULTI-STAGE GEARBOX - A multi-stage transmission comprises planetary gearsets (P01-13-2011
20110009227AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission includes a first single-pinion planetary gear mechanism including a first sun gear, a first ring gear, and a first carrier that respectively correspond to first to third elements in a velocity diagram. A second single-pinion planetary gear mechanism includes a second sun gear, a second ring gear, and a second carrier that respectively correspond to fourth to sixth elements in a velocity diagram. The fourth element is connected to the first element to form a first connected body. A double-pinion third planetary gear mechanism includes a third sun gear, a third ring gear, and a third carrier that respectively correspond to seventh to ninth elements in a velocity diagram. The ninth element is connected to the third element to form a second connected body. The eighth element is connected to the fifth element to form a third connected body.01-13-2011
20110034291MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.02-10-2011
20110034287MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.02-10-2011
20110034292MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.02-10-2011
20110034290MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.02-10-2011
20110034288 MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.02-10-2011
20110245020EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An eight speed automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets and five torque transmitting devices. Three of the planetary gear sets are simple and one planetary gear set is compound. Each of the plurality of planetary gear sets has first, second and third members: a sun gear, a ring gear and a planet carrier having a plurality of planet gears rotatably disposed thereon. Three of the torque transmitting devices are clutches and two of the devices are brakes. Eight embodiments of the transmission having different arrangements of the planetary gear sets, clutches and brakes are disclosed.10-06-2011
20110245018EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An eight speed automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets and five torque transmitting devices. Three of the planetary gear sets are simple and one planetary gear set is compound. Each of the plurality of planetary gear sets has first, second and third members: a sun gear, a ring gear and a planet carrier having a plurality of planet gears rotatably disposed thereon. Three of the torque transmitting devices are clutches and two of the devices are brakes. Eight embodiments of the transmission having different arrangements of the planetary gear sets, clutches and brakes are disclosed.10-06-2011
20110212806MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.09-01-2011
20110245027MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes.10-06-2011
20110245025EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An eight speed automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets and five torque transmitting devices. Three of the planetary gear sets are simple and one planetary gear set is compound. Each of the plurality of planetary gear sets has first, second and third members: a sun gear, a ring gear and a planet carrier having a plurality of planet gears rotatably disposed thereon. Three of the torque transmitting devices are clutches and two of the devices are brakes. Eight embodiments of the transmission having different arrangements of the planetary gear sets, clutches and brakes are disclosed.10-06-2011
20110245022EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An eight speed automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets and five torque transmitting devices. Three of the planetary gear sets are simple and one planetary gear set is compound. Each of the plurality of planetary gear sets has first, second and third members: a sun gear, a ring gear and a planet carrier having a plurality of planet gears rotatably disposed thereon. Three of the torque transmitting devices are clutches and two of the devices are brakes. Eight embodiments of the transmission having different arrangements of the planetary gear sets, clutches and brakes are disclosed.10-06-2011
20110245017GEAR TRAIN OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FOR VEHICLES - A gear train of an automatic transmission for vehicles realizes at least eight forward speeds and two reverse speeds by combining three simple planetary gear sets with four clutches and two brakes. In addition, two friction elements are operated at each shift-speed. Therefore, the gear train has advantages of simplifying structures of the automatic transmission and improving power delivery performance and fuel economy.10-06-2011
20100216591MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.08-26-2010
20110245026MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio10-06-2011
20090247351GEAR TRAIN OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FOR VEHICLE - A gear train of an automatic transmission for a vehicle may include four planetary gear sets with three clutches and two brakes and realizes eight forward speeds, and the gear train of an automatic transmission for a vehicle may minimize the number of friction elements, simplify the scheme of an transmission, and enhance transmitting power efficiency and fuel efficiency. The four planetary gear sets may include a first planetary gear set including a first sun gear, a first planet carrier, and a first ring gear, a second planetary gear set including a second sun gear, a second planet carrier, and a second ring gear, a third planetary gear set including a third sun gear, a third planet carrier, and a third ring gear, and a fourth planetary gear set including a fourth sun gear, a fourth planet carrier, and a fourth ring gear.10-01-2009
20110245021EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An eight speed automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets and five torque transmitting devices. Three of the planetary gear sets are simple and one planetary gear set is compound. Each of the plurality of planetary gear sets has first, second and third members: a sun gear, a ring gear and a planet carrier having a plurality of planet gears rotatably disposed thereon. Three of the torque transmitting devices are clutches and two of the devices are brakes. Eight embodiments of the transmission having different arrangements of the planetary gear sets, clutches and brakes are disclosed.10-06-2011
20110245019EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An eight speed automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets and five torque transmitting devices. Three of the planetary gear sets are simple and one planetary gear set is compound. Each of the plurality of planetary gear sets has first, second and third members: a sun gear, a ring gear and a planet carrier having a plurality of planet gears rotatably disposed thereon. Three of the torque transmitting devices are clutches and two of the devices are brakes. Eight embodiments of the transmission having different arrangements of the planetary gear sets, clutches and brakes are disclosed.10-06-2011
200900480618-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, five torque-transmitting devices, three fixed interconnections and a grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The five torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of two to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.02-19-2009
20090312139Powertrain of an Automatic Transmission - A powertrain of an automatic transmission includes a first planetary gear set having first, second, and third operating members, a second planetary gear set having fourth, fifth, and sixth operating members, and a third planetary gear set having seventh, eighth, and ninth operating members, the second and fourth operating members being fixedly interconnected, the fifth and ninth operating members being fixedly interconnected, the fourth and seventh operating members being selectively interconnected, the third and eighth operating members being selectively interconnected, the sixth and eighth operating members being selectively interconnected, wherein a transmission case is fixedly connected to the first operating member and selectively connected to the seventh and eighth operating members, an input shaft is fixedly connected to the third operating member and selectively connected to the seventh operating member, and an output shaft is fixedly connected to the ninth operating member.12-17-2009
20090312140Powertrain of an Automatic Transmission - A powertrain of an automatic transmission includes a first planetary gear set having first, second, and third operating members, a second planetary gear set having fourth, fifth, and sixth operating members, and a third planetary gear set having seventh, eighth, and ninth operating members, the first operating member being always stationary, the seventh and eighth operating members being selectively stopped, the second and sixth operating members being fixedly interconnected, the fifth and ninth operating members being fixedly interconnected, the fourth and seventh operating members being selectively interconnected, the sixth and seventh operating members being selectively interconnected, the third and eighth operating members being selectively interconnected, wherein an input shaft is fixedly connected to the third operating member and selectively connected to the seventh operating member, and an output shaft is fixedly connected to the ninth operating member.12-17-2009
20090312141POWERTRAIN OF AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - A powertrain of an automatic transmission includes a first planetary gear set having first, second, and third operating members, a second planetary gear set having fourth, fifth, and sixth operating members, and third planetary gear set having seventh, eighth, and ninth operating members, the fourth and seventh operating members being fixedly interconnected, the fifth and ninth operating members being fixedly interconnected, the third and eighth operating members being selectively interconnected, the second and seventh operating members being selectively interconnected, the second and sixth operating members being selectively interconnected, wherein a transmission case is fixedly connected to the first operating member and selectively connected to the seventh and eighth operating members, an input shaft is fixedly connected to the third operating member and selectively connected to the seventh operating member, and an output shaft is fixedly connected to the ninth operating member.12-17-2009
20090215578MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.08-27-2009
20100062893Compact Multiple-Ratio Transmission Device - The invention relates to a compact multiple-ratio transmission device. According to the invention, three planetary gearsets (TP03-11-2010
20100248890EIGHT SPEED PLANETARY KINEMATIC ARRANGEMENT - A multiple speed power transmission comprising: four epicylic gearing assemblies each having first, second, and third rotating elements with specified interconnections, an input shaft, an output shaft, three clutches, and two brakes. Clutches and brakes are applied in combinations of three to produce eight forward ratios and one reverse ratio.09-30-2010
200900179669-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide nine forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, and four fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish nine forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-15-2009
20090143185AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission includes a first planetary gear set; a second planetary gear set; a third planetary gear set; an input shaft; an output shaft; and five friction elements. A second ring gear is constantly locked. A first carrier is connected with a third carrier to define a first rotating member, and a second sun gear is connected with a third sun gear to define a second rotating member. The input shaft is constantly connected with a first sun gear, and the output shaft is constantly connected with the first rotating member. The five friction elements include a first friction element adapted to selectively connect a first ring gear with a second carrier, a second friction element adapted to selectively connect the first ring gear with the second rotating member, a third friction element adapted to selectively connect the second carrier with a third ring gear, a fourth friction element adapted to selectively stop a rotation of the third ring gear, and a fifth friction element adapted to selectively connect the first sun gear with the second carrier. Each of at least seven forward speed-ratios and one reverse speed-ratio is achieved by an engaged state of two friction elements selected from the five friction elements.06-04-2009
20090118060Multi-Speed Epicyclic PowerShift Transmission - A multi-speed transmission includes a first power transmission module driven by an input shaft. A second power transmission module is driven by the first power transmission module. A third power transmission module is driven by the second power transmission module and drives an output shaft. Each power transmission module includes an actuation mechanism and a planetary gearset. Each actuation mechanism controls the output of its respective planetary gearset to one of a first gear ratio and a second gear ratio. One of the actuation mechanisms includes a clutch and a spring biasing a member to rotate and cause a corresponding actuation of the clutch. The clutch causes two members of the respective planetary gearset to rotate at substantially the same speed and provide the first gear ratio. The actuation mechanism selectively restricts the member from rotating and prevent actuation of the clutch to provide the second gear ratio.05-07-2009
20090062056AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission which can establish properly separated gear ratios of forward ten gears or eleven gears and reverse two gears, which is simple and compact and can comfortably change gears. A fourth sun gear of a speed-changing dual planetary gear is connected to a speed-reducing common ring gear of a speed-reducing dual planetary gear through a first clutch, a speed-changing common carrier is connected to an input shaft through a second clutch and is selectively fixed by a second brake. A third sun gear of the speed-changing dual planetary gear is connected to the speed-reducing common ring gear of the speed-reducing dual planetary gear through a third clutch, connected to the speed-changing common carrier through a fourth clutch, and selectively to a first sun gear through a fifth clutch, and is selectively fixed through a first brake. A speed-changing common ring gear is directly connected to an output shaft.03-05-2009
20110256977MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING FOUR PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, two planetary gear sets, another two planetary gear sets that may be stacked or nested to form a planetary gear set assembly, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The stacked or nested planetary gear set assembly has a carrier member for rotatably supporting a first plurality of pinion gears and a second plurality of pinion gears, a ring gear and a common member. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.10-20-2011
20110136614MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.06-09-2011
20100184553MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.07-22-2010
20120309580Automatic Transmission - A transmission includes epicyclic gearing including first, second, third and fourth gearsets, each gearset including first, second and third members; a first member of the first gearset and a first member of the second gearset being secured against rotation; and clutches, each clutch selectively opening and closing a drive connection between members of the gearsets.12-06-2012
20100190601MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION WITH STACKED PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A multi-speed transmission is provided that has three planetary gear sets that have a plurality of members positioned to establish only two gear planes. Six torque-transmitting mechanisms are selectively engagable in different combinations to connect different members of the planetary gear sets with an input member, an output member, a stationary member, and one another to establish seven forward speed ratios and a reverse speed ratio. One of the gear planes is established by the first and the second planetary gear sets. The second planetary gear set is positioned concentric with and radially-outward of the first planetary gear set, and the first and second planetary gear sets share a member.07-29-2010
20100190600MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSIONS - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least ten forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, and two fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.07-29-2010
20110306460MULTI-STAGE TRANSMISSION - A transmission with nine forward and one reverse gear comprises planetary gearsets, shafts and shift elements. A sun gear of a first gearset (P12-15-2011
20110306461AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission includes a double-pinion planetary gearset and two single-pinion planetary gearsets. A first ring gear is held stationary. A second sun gear and a third ring gear are coupled to a first sun gear and a first carrier respectively, constituting first and second rotor units. An output is coupled to a third carrier. A first clutch selectively couples a second carrier to the first rotor unit. A second clutch selectively couples the second carrier to the second rotor unit. A third clutch selectively couples an input to the second carrier. A fourth clutch selectively couples a second ring gear to a third sun gear. A fifth clutch selectively couples the second ring gear to the third carrier. A sixth clutch selectively couples the input to the third sun gear. Nine forward gear ratios and one reverse gear ratio are obtained by simultaneous application of three of the clutches.12-15-2011
20110111916TRANSMISSION HAVING AT LEAST EIGHT SPEEDS - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least eight forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.05-12-2011
20120040796MULTI-SPEED TRANSAXLE - A front wheel drive transmission is provided having a transmission input member, a transmission output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes a sun gear member, a planet carrier member, and a ring gear member. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and a brake arranged within a transmission housing.02-16-2012
20110009229MULTI-STAGE GEARBOX - A multi-stage transmission comprising planetary gearsets (P01-13-2011
20100125017Multiple Speed Automatic Transmission - A multi-speed automatic transmission includes an input, an output, a first gear unit drivable connected to the input and producing a gear ratio of a speed of the input and a speed of the first gear unit output, a planetary gear unit including a modified Simpson gearset, the gear unit being secured to first, second, third, fourth and fifth rotating members, the fifth member being secured to the output for rotation therewith, a first clutch being operable to connect the first rotating member and the first gear unit output, a second clutch being operable to connect the second rotating member and the first gear unit output, a third clutch being operable to connect the third rotating member and an element rotating at a speed of the input, a fourth clutch being operable to connect the fourth rotating member and said element rotating at the speed of the input, a first brake being operable to hold the fourth rotating member against rotation, and a second brake being operable to hold the third rotating member against rotation.05-20-2010
20120004067LOW FRICTION LOSS AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission including a double pinion planetary gear unit PG01-05-2012
20120004066GEAR TRAIN OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FOR VEHICLES - A gear train of an automatic transmission for vehicles which achieving at least ten forward speeds and one reverse speed, may include an input shaft receiving torque of an engine which may be driving source, an output gear outputting a changed torque, first, second, third, and fourth planetary gear sets respectively having first, second, third, and fourth sun gears, first, second, third, and fourth planet carriers, and first, second, third, and fourth ring gears as rotation elements thereof, eight rotation shafts formed by connecting one rotation element to other rotation element, the input shaft, or the output gear, or being the rotation element, and friction members provided with first, second, third, and fourth clutches disposed between selected rotation shafts and controls delivery of the torque therebetween and first and second brakes selectively connecting selected rotation shaft to a transmission housing.01-05-2012
20120065020MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission includes an input and output member, four planetary gear sets each having first, second and third members, five interconnecting members continuously interconnecting members of the four planetary gear sets and six torque transmitting mechanisms selectively engageable to interconnect one of the first members, second members, and third members with at least one of another of the first members, second members, third members, and a stationary member. The torque transmitting mechanisms are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least eight forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio between the input member and the output member.03-15-2012
200900362548-SPEED TRANSMISSION - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, one fixed interconnection and a grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.02-05-2009
20120058856MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least two to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.03-08-2012
20120178581MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and six torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes.07-12-2012
20120071289MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING AUTOMATIC AND MANUAL MODES - A transmission is disclosed having an input member, an output member, and first, second, third and fourth planetary gear sets each having first, second and third members. A plurality of interconnecting members continuously interconnect one of the first, second and third members of one of the planetary gear sets with one of the first, second and third members of another of the planetary gear sets. Six torque-transmitting mechanisms are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio between the input member and the output member. The first of the five torque-transmitting mechanisms is a selectable one-way clutch.03-22-2012
20100184554PLANETARY GEAR TYPE GEARBOX - A planetary gear type gearbox includes a front-stage transmission section and rear-stage transmission section. The front-stage transmission section is for transmitting power from an input shaft to an intermediate shaft. The front-stage transmission section includes first, second and third clutches, two sets of planetary gear trains axially adjoining to each other. The first planetary gear train includes a sun gear, a carrier, a ring gear and planet gears. The second planetary gear train includes a sun gear, a carrier, a ring gear and two sets of planet gears. In the activation of second and third clutches, power is inputted into the carrier from the input shaft and is then outputted from the ring gear of the first planetary gear train.07-22-2010
20100197443MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is disclosed having an input member, an output member, a plurality of planetary gear sets, a plurality of interconnecting members and a plurality of torque-transmitting mechanisms. The plurality of planetary gear sets has first, second and third members. The input member is continuously interconnected with a member of the planetary gear sets. The output member is continuously interconnected with another member of the planetary gear sets. At least eight forward speeds and one reverse speed are produced by the selective engagement of the five torque-transmitting mechanisms.08-05-2010
20110105268EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may be either clutches or brakes.05-05-2011
20110105267TRANSMISSION HAVING AT LEAST EIGHT SPEEDS - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least two to establish at least eight forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.05-05-2011
20110105266TRANSMISSION HAVING AT LEAST EIGHT SPEEDS - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least two to establish at least eight forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.05-05-2011
20120122625GEAR TRAIN OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FOR VEHICLES - A gear train of an automatic transmission for vehicles has the advantages of simplifying structures of the automatic transmission and improving power delivery performance and fuel economy as a consequence of realizing at least nine forward speeds and one reverse speed by combining three simple planetary gear sets with four clutches and three brakes.05-17-2012
20120172171MULTISTAGE TRANSMISSION - The present invention relates to a multistage transmission, comprising: a center shaft arranged in a frame such that the center shaft does not rotate; an input member arranged coaxially to the center shaft such that the input member is rotatable; a hub arranged coaxially to the center shaft such that the hub is rotatable; an epicyclic gear set which is coupled to the input member and mounted on the hub, and which is arranged coaxially to the center shaft such that the epicyclic gear set is rotatable, and which has at least two pairs of epicyclic gears, wherein each of the epicyclic gears has a sun gear, a ring gear, a satellite carrier and a pinion; an axial clutch which is involved in the operation of the sun gear which is selectively coupled to or separated from at least one of the peripheral members; a clutch assembly in which at least one of the clutches in a rotating direction are arranged in correspondence with the respective sun gears, wherein said clutches in the rotating direction are involved in the operation of the sun gear which is selectively coupled to or separated from the center shaft; and a transmission shaft which has a hollow portion and a plurality of radial through-holes, and which covers the center shaft and rotates to select a rotating direction, and which is involved in the operation of the clutch assembly. The multistage transmission of the present invention provides two or more gear ratios between the input member and the hub in accordance with the rotating direction of the transmission shaft.07-05-2012
20100048344MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission having input and output shafts, gearsets (RS02-25-2010
20100048345MULTI-STAGE GEARBOX - A transmission having gearsets (P02-25-2010
20090118058POWER TRAIN OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - The present invention relates to a power train of an automatic transmission that outputs twelve forward speeds and three reverse speeds by operations of first and second input units, first and second output units, and a plurality of friction members that connect operating members of the first and second input units and the first and second output units to an input shaft, other operating members of the first and second input units, and the first and second output units, or a case.05-07-2009
20080207380Wide ratio transmissions with multliple gear ratios - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets having seven torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to at least one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The seven torque-transmitting mechanisms provide interconnections between various gear members and with the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish at least seven forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.08-28-2008
20120178580MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission includes an input and output member, four planetary gear sets each having first, second and third members, five interconnecting members continuously interconnecting members of the four planetary gear sets and six torque transmitting mechanisms selectively engageable to interconnect one of the first members, second members, and third members with at least one of another of the first members, second members, third members, and a stationary member. The torque transmitting mechanisms are selectively engageable in combinations of at least two to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio between the input member and the output member.07-12-2012
20120083381TRANSMISSION HAVING AT LEAST TEN SPEEDS - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, two planetary gear sets, a planetary gear set assembly, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The planetary gear set assembly includes first, second, third, fourth and fifth members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least two to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.04-05-2012
20120083382TRANSMISSION HAVING AT LEAST TEN SPEEDS - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.04-05-2012
200900480608-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, two fixed interconnections and a grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of two to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.02-19-2009
2009001796710-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide ten forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, and two fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish ten forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-15-2009
200900179708-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, five torque-transmitting devices, one grounded member and three fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The five torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of two to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-15-2009
200900179698-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, five torque-transmitting devices, a grounded member and three fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The five torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of two to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-15-2009
200900179688-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, five torque-transmitting devices, a grounded member and two fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The five torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of two to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-15-2009
200900179659-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide nine forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, and four fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish nine forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-15-2009
200900179649-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide nine forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets, six torque-transmitting devices, and three fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of three to establish nine forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.01-15-2009
200803000908-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets having five torque-transmitting mechanisms, two fixed interconnections and three grounded members. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to at least one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The five torque-transmitting mechanisms provide interconnections between various gear members, and are operated in combinations of two to establish at least eight forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.12-04-2008
200803000898-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets having five torque-transmitting mechanisms, two fixed interconnections and one grounded member. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to at least one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The five torque-transmitting mechanisms provide interconnections between various gear members, and the transmission housing, and are operated in combinations of two to establish at least eight forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.12-04-2008
200803000888-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The six torque-transmitting mechanisms provide interconnections between various gear members, the transmission housing and with the input member, and are operated in combinations of three to establish eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.12-04-2008
200803000878-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets having five torque-transmitting mechanisms, three fixed interconnections and two grounded members. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to at least one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The five torque-transmitting mechanisms provide interconnections between various gear members, and are operated in combinations of two to establish at least eight forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.12-04-2008
20110045937MULTI STEP TRANSMISSION - A multi step transmission comprises planetary gearsets (P02-24-2011
20110045943MULTI STEP TRANSMISSION - A multi step transmission comprises planetary gear sets (P02-24-2011
20110045942MULTI STEP TRANSMISSION - The multi step transmission comprising gear sets (P02-24-2011
20110045941MULTI STEP TRANSMISSION - A multi step transmission comprising planetary gearsets (P02-24-2011
20110045940MULTI STEP TRANSMISSION - A multi step transmission comprising gear sets, shafts and shift elements. The sun gear of set (P02-24-2011
20110045939MULTI STEP TRANSMISSION - A multi-stage transmission comprising planetary gear sets (P02-24-2011
20110045938MULTI STEP TRANSMISSION - A multi step transmission comprising planetary gearsets (P02-24-2011
20110245024EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An eight speed automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets and five torque transmitting devices. Three of the planetary gear sets are simple and one planetary gear set is compound. Each of the plurality of planetary gear sets has first, second and third members: a sun gear, a ring gear and a planet carrier having a plurality of planet gears rotatably disposed thereon. Three of the torque transmitting devices are clutches and two of the devices are brakes. Eight embodiments of the transmission having different arrangements of the planetary gear sets, clutches and brakes are disclosed.10-06-2011
20110245023EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An eight speed automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets and five torque transmitting devices. Three of the planetary gear sets are simple and one planetary gear set is compound. Each of the plurality of planetary gear sets has first, second and third members: a sun gear, a ring gear and a planet carrier having a plurality of planet gears rotatably disposed thereon. Three of the torque transmitting devices are clutches and two of the devices are brakes. Eight embodiments of the transmission having different arrangements of the planetary gear sets, clutches and brakes are disclosed.10-06-2011
20120088627MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION WITH EXTERNAL DRIVE GEARSETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, three external gear sets or sprockets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. Each of the external gear sets includes first and second gears. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and a brake.04-12-2012
20120088626MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION WITH EXTERNAL DRIVE GEARSETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, two external gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. Each of the external gear sets includes first and second gears. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.04-12-2012
20120088625TRANSMISSION HAVING AT LEAST TEN SPEEDS - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, two planetary gear sets, a planetary gear set assembly, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The planetary gear set assembly includes first, second, third and fourth members The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least ten forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.04-12-2012
20130012351POWERTRAIN OF AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - A powertrain of an automatic transmission includes a first planetary gear set having first, second, and third operating members, a second planetary gear set having fourth, fifth, and sixth operating members, and third planetary gear set having seventh, eighth, and ninth operating members, the fourth and seventh operating members being fixedly interconnected, the fifth and ninth operating members being fixedly interconnected, the third and eighth operating members being selectively interconnected, the second and seventh operating members being selectively interconnected, the second and sixth operating members being selectively interconnected, wherein a transmission case is fixedly connected to the first operating member and selectively connected to the seventh and eighth operating members, an input shaft is fixedly connected to the third operating member and selectively connected to the seventh operating member, and an output shaft is fixedly connected to the ninth operating member.01-10-2013
20120149525MULTI-RATIO TRANSMISSION - A multi-ratio transmission comprising four planetary gearsets, eight rotary shafts and six shifting elements including first, second, third and fourth clutches and first and second brakes. The shafts either directly couple or selectively couple, via the shifting elements, the gearsets to each other or a housing of the transmission so as to implement nine forward gears and one reverse gear.06-14-2012
20110160018EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission includes an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may be either clutches or brakes.06-30-2011
20130023376METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING FOUR PLANETARY GEAR SETS FOR PRODUCING AT LEAST NINE GEAR SPEEDS - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes. A method for controlling the transmission selectively engages the torque transmitting devices in combinations of at least two to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.01-24-2013
20080242475EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may be either clutches or brakes.10-02-2008
200802424728-Speed Transmission - The transmission has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission includes four planetary gear sets having five torque-transmitting devices, two fixed interconnections and two grounded members. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is continuously connected to at least one of the planetary gear members and an output member that is continuously connected with another one of the planetary gear members. The five torque-transmitting devices provide interconnections between various gear members, and are operated in combinations of three to establish at least eight forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.10-02-2008
20080220928Automatic transmission - In an automatic transmission 09-11-2008
20130143709MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes a sun gear, a carrier member supporting a plurality of planet pinion gears and a ring gear member. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish a plurality forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio.06-06-2013
20130143710MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.06-06-2013
20110224045MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes.09-15-2011
20110275473MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and a brake. The torque transmitting mechanisms are selectively engageable in combinations of at least two to establish at least eight forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio between the input member and the output member.11-10-2011
20110275472MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission of the present invention has an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may include clutches and brakes. The torque transmitting devices are selectively engageable in combinations of at least three to establish at least nine forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio11-10-2011
20100298087AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FOR A VEHICLE - An output side transfer member 11-25-2010
20100298086AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - Provided is an automatic transmission capable of reducing friction loss. The automatic transmission is provided with an input shaft (11-25-2010
20130157796Automatic Transmission With Improved Gear Arrangement - The present disclosure provides an automatic transmission having an input adapted to couple to a torque-generating mechanism and an output coupled to the input. The transmission also includes a first rotating torque-transferring mechanism disposed along a first torque path and coupled to the input. A second rotating torque-transferring mechanism is disposed along a second torque path and is coupled to the input independent of the first torque-transferring mechanism. The transmission includes a plurality of stationary torque-transferring mechanisms, each of which is disposed between the input and output. The transmission includes a first planetary gearset, a second planetary gearset, a third planetary gearset, and a fourth planetary gearset, where each gearset includes a sun gear, a ring gear, and a carrier assembly. Moreover, the carrier assembly of the third planetary gearset is coupled to the output and the sun gear of the fourth planetary gearset.06-20-2013
20120283064METHOD FOR OPERATING A TRANSMISSION DEVICE HAVING A PLURALITY OF FRICTION-FIT SHIFT ELEMENTS AND AT LEAST ONE FORM-FIT SHIFT ELEMENT - A method of operating a transmission device (11-08-2012
20110287885EIGHT SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - An automatic transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices may be either clutches or brakes.11-24-2011
20110312466MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION HAVING THREE PLANETARY GEAR SETS - A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, three planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes.12-22-2011
20130196812FLEXIBLE AND SCALABLE MULTI-RATIO PLANETARY TRANSMISSION - The present disclosure provides a multi-ratio scalable transmission system for multiple vehicle configurations. The system includes an input disposed along a first axis configured to receive torque from a variable speed propulsion device and an output disposed along a second axis and coupled to the input. The system further includes a selectably engageable clutch coupled between the input and output and a planetary unit coupled to both the input and the output, where the planetary unit includes at least one planetary gearset and a brake. The system is configurable based on a particular vehicle configuration such that the first axis and second axis can be coaxial or non-coaxial.08-01-2013
20130210570MULTI-SPEED TRANSMISSION - A transmission having an input member, an output member, at least four planetary gear sets, a plurality of coupling members and a plurality of torque transmitting devices. Each of the planetary gear sets includes first, second and third members. The torque transmitting devices include clutches and brakes actuatable in combinations of three to establish a plurality of forward gear ratios and one reverse gear ratio.08-15-2013
20130210571AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - Provided is an automatic transmission capable of reducing friction loss. The automatic transmission is provided with an input shaft (08-15-2013

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