Suppliers at the Tokyo Motor Show
More than 100 suppliers exhibited their latest technologies at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show. Here’s some of the highlights that suppliers had to offer on the show floor
Aisin AW, Japan’s leading automatic transmission manufacturer, displayed its latest two-motor hybrid system. The rear-drive unit was was developed for the 2.5L Toyota Crown Hybrid which went on sale in Japan in December 2012. Designated ‘AWRHT25’, the system subsequently was installed in the Lexus IS300h and GS450h hybrids. The supplier, a subsidiary of Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., currently produces four hybrid transmissions - two rear-drive (medium and large) and two front-drive (small and medium).