Our abilities and competence

Scientific research

  • Market analysis and development targets definition;
  • Development of special methodics and tools for transmission components calculations considering planetary transmission features;
  • Synthesis of new transmission kinematic schemes with planetary gear set;
  • Planetary gear set deep analysis and calculations;
  • Scientific articles and works publication in AT’s field.

Automatic transmissions development

  • Complex intellectual property searches in the field of transmission design;
  • Protection and support of Patent rights;
  • Providing all required calculations for AT systems;
  • Simulation of the transmission internal systems behavior in real-time tools;
  • Designing of innovative automatic transmissions for front wheel drive, rear wheel drive or full wheel drive vehicles with implementation of modern design features.

Transmission components development

  • Complex intellectual property searches in the field of transmission components design;
  • Protection and support of Patent rights;
  • Reducing gear trains for hybrid and electric transmissions development;
  • Transfer cases development;
  • Designing of wheel reduction gears.

Experimental production

  • Incoming inspection control, as well as testing and measurement of final samples;
  • Optimization of technology and processes of components manufacturing and final product assemblies;
  • Recommendations for possible improvements of the design as well as assembly processes of components and final product;
  • Production of prototype batches and small series of approved product.

Bench test

  • Creation of unique test programs and different test procedures;
  • Components test studies;
  • Test bench preparation (modifications and improvements as well as totally new design&build);
  • Testing organization and full support;
  • Reports and recommendations generation due to the test results.

Vehicle tests

  • Transmission installation into the prototype or test vehicle;
  • Providing of full number of the required tests within the test vehicle, including road tests at a special proving ground near Moscow;
  • Test reports generation including recommendations concerning required changes in design of AT or components.

About KATE

KATE today

  • We are a perspective company, acting in field of researching, engineering and manufacturing of automatic transmissions;
  • We are a participant and sponsor of international transmission symposiums and conferences;
  • We research and study unique&innovative concepts of AT’s and transmission components;
  • We provide wide range of bench tests for all parts, assembly units and final units;
  • We provide multiple obligatory tests of products in the vehicle;

Company structure

Technical department

  • 40 high-qualified engineers;
  • Team consists mostly from graduates of MSTU named after Bauman;
  • In team there are several experienced candidates and Doctors of technical science;
  • Scientific researches and articles in the field of synthesis, calculation and AT design;
  • Cooperation with leading international researchers and components manufacturers.

Commercial department

  • Strong relations with well-known worldwide suppliers;
  • Continuous increase of suppliers’ database;
  • Optimization of delivering processes, decreasing of transport costs;
  • Successful components localization in Russia;
  • Huge experience in cooperation with leading engineering companies;
  • We are working with different international test and certification centers.

Patent department

  • Provides protection of Intellectual Property Objects in form of patents and licenses;
  • Cooperation with Rospatent, WIPO and other International patent law organizations;
  • Protecting and supporting Patent rights at the territory of the Russian Federation and abroad;
  • Received more than 45 KATE patents, including international patents;

Experimental production facility

  • Located in Moscow and ready for prototypes manufacturing and small series production of new products;
  • Responsible for test programs and procedures definition, test benches and test objects preparation as well as carrying out of required tests;
  • Responsible for a technology development;
  • Provides recommendations for improvement of product design as well as for assembling and implementing processes;
  • Assembly of demo and prototype vehicles.

Production facility

  • Plant is now under construction in Kaliningrad, at the square of 80 000 sq.m.;
  • Planned production volumes: up to 150 000 AT per year;
  • Approximate staff: 180 employees;
  • Working spaces: 8 064 sq.m – at 2019;
    : 16 128 sq.m. – planned till 2022
  • Start of the first assembly line: in the middle of 2019.



Avtomotornaya str. 2, Russia, Moscow, 121357

+7 (495) 225-96-30