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Bosch launches shop EV Training Tour

Bosch’s Mobility Aftermarket division has announced the launch of the Bosch EV Training Tour alongside technician training organization AVI. The EV Training Tour began March 21, in Fort Myers, FL, with a “Breakfast with Bosch” kickoff event, and will travel across the country beginning in early July.   “This course is designed for technicians with an

Transmission shops are preparing to work on hybrids and EVs

At the beginning of the year, TD polled the industry on a variety of questions related to the transmission work they do. You can see the full results in our State of the Industry report from March. Usually, we ask the same general set of questions each yet in order to get a sense of

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The multi-functional Clutch 1 in Nissan’s CVT, part 1

Nissan’s Hybrid RE0F02/3H CVT transmission by Jatco (JF019E) can be found in vehicles such as the Nissan Rogue and Pathfinder as well as the Infiniti QX60. It has its traction motor located where the torque converter would normally be (as you can see in Figures 1, at the top of the page, and 2, below).

What to do when a GM 6T40 BAS Hybrid loses line pressure

After overhaul, a GM vehicle equipped with the 6T40 BAS Hybrid transmission has a complaint of little or no movement.

Gen I Prius Crank No-Start Presents a Challenge

Crank no-start problems can be challenging when you’re dealing with a high-voltage (HV) battery. But specializing in hybrids has been one of the best decisions I’ve made. I have always enjoyed the challenge of working on “hard to find” drivability and electrical problems.

GM’s 2ML70 Hybrid Two-Mode Transmission

GM’s 2ML70 hybrid transmission (Figure 1) is a four-speed unit with fourth gear being overdrive. Applications include the 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon and the 6.0-liter 2009 Cadillac Escalade. It also was used for a short time in the 2009 5.7-liter Chrysler Aspen and Dodge Durango. BMW uses the two-mode 2ML70 in its ActiveHybrid X6, and Mercedes-Benz also uses it.