The article describing a new continuously variable transmission (CVT) design (see WEVTU — June 15, '99, p. 3) should have stated that standard CVT belts now are entirely steel, not steel-encased. Also, the article should have stated that “cable tension is maintained by sprung rollers ahead of the wind-on approach to the two drums,” not the rollers themselves.
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