Patent Number: 6,251,043

Title: Device for controlling an automatic transmission

Abstract: The device for the control of an automatic transmission, especially a CVT, which is connected with an oscillatingly suspended drive mechanism, preferably an internal combustion engine for a motor vehicle with front-transverse drive mechanism, wherein the transmission has an electronic control, is provided with a sensor in the form of a piezoceramic transmitter on a torque support for the drive mechanism for producing high dynamic, to provide engine-torque equivalent signals which are fed to the electronic transmission control.

Inventors: Gierling; Armin (Langenargen, DE)

Assignee: ZF Batavia, L.L.C.

International Classification: F16H 59/14 (20060101); F16H 59/16 (20060101); B60K 041/04 (); F16H 059/14 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018