Drive train

Drive shaft

Drive shaft

The function of the drive shaft is to transfer the engine torque from the gearbox or differential to the wheels. It must also compensate for all variations in angle or length resulting...

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Gearbox

Gearbox

The gearbox is just as important a part of the vehicle power train as the engine. It transmits the engine torque to the wheels and also provides various transmission ratios to enable the speed of the engine to be adapted to different driving situations.

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Hydraulic clutch actuator

Hydraulic clutch actuator

The clutch actuator is part of the overall clutch system and can operate either mechanically or hydraulically.

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Clutch

Clutch

The clutch is a separate connection in the transmission, linking the engine to the gearbox. It thus enables starting away from rest and changing gear. The clutch is operated via the clutch...

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Longitudinal shaft

Longitudinal shaft

The longitudinal shaft or cardan shaft is a very important component for rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. Its task is to transmit the torque from the engine/gearbox unit to the axle differential...

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Dual-mass flywheel

Dual-mass flywheel

Modern engines can be driven at extremely low speeds. The trend is towards increasingly higher engine torques. Furthermore, bodies are getting quieter and many components getting...

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