One of the most novel friction transmissions exhibited at the Automobile Club of America's show in the Grand Central Palace was that seen on the Gearless 6-cylinder touring cars. In this transmission the disadvantages of the usual form of friction disk arrangement Uave been done away with, and a gear of the planetary type having conical friction rollers in place of spur gears has talen its place. In this device there are no varying peripheral speeds of the friction surfaces at the point of contact, and consequently no {Continued on page 340.).