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Ford and GM Joining Forces to Create 9- and 10- Speed Gearboxes
Ford and GM Joining Forces to Create 9- and 10- Speed Gearboxes

2 Oct 2012, 11:37 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Ford and GM will apparently be joining forces in order to split the development costs for new automatic gearboxes. However, they are no ordinary gearboxes, as they will have 8, 9 and 10 speeds, resp...

 
Hyundai 10-Speed Transmission Coming in 2014
Hyundai 10-Speed Transmission Coming in 2014

29 Sep 2011, 15:00 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / The push for reducing emission is seeing automotive engineers developing more and more solutions that help cars keep their fuel in the tank for longer. The latest development of this kind comes fro...

 
Dana Readies New Heavy Vehicle Transmission for Russia
Dana Readies New Heavy Vehicle Transmission for Russia

31 May 2011, 14:03 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Present at the CONEXPO Russia at CTT 2011 construction equipment show, automotive supplier Dana presented its new Spicer TZL Series powershift transmission, tweaked to fit the needs of the Russian a...

 
Ford to Produce Transmissions in China
Ford to Produce Transmissions in China

19 May 2011, 09:03 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Having already announced an aggressive expansion plan for the two fastest growing auto markets in the world, China and India, American manufacturer Ford said today that it would soon begin the build...

 
Chrysler to Use ZF's New 9-Speed Transmission
Chrysler to Use ZF's New 9-Speed Transmission

11 May 2011, 07:56 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / In a week when we've seen more than a fair share of investment announcements made by various American manufacturers, Chrysler decided to step up into the spotlight as well and let the dogs of f...

 
BMW Motorcycles to Use Indian Made Gearboxes
BMW Motorcycles to Use Indian Made Gearboxes

10 May 2011, 14:28 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / As India’s Hero Honda Motors has no further strings attached to Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Honda, the company is free to build its strength through collaborations with other brands. One ...

 
BMW Working on Smart 8-Speed Transmission
BMW Working on Smart 8-Speed Transmission

7 Apr 2011, 10:58 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The vast amount of technologies now available to automakers is likely to give birth in the near future to vehicle components that might seem magic to someone from the past. The integration of comput...

 
Rolls Royce 102EX Comes with Xtrac Transmission
Rolls Royce 102EX Comes with Xtrac Transmission

4 Mar 2011, 14:36 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Currently on display at the Geneva Auto Show, the Rolls-Royce 102EX (Phantom Experimental Electric) is incorporating a host of innovative systems, including a unique transmission, designed and manuf...

 
Honda Denies Using Illegal Transmission in MotoGP
Honda Denies Using Illegal Transmission in MotoGP

25 Feb 2011, 12:21 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / HRC vice president Shuhei Nakamoto fended off recent rumors according to which Honda's MotoGP Team is using an illegal transmission in order to secure a superior acceleration as compared to its...

 
Nine Speed Auto Tranny for Passenger Cars
Nine Speed Auto Tranny for Passenger Cars

12 Jan 2011, 10:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The advancement in auto technology achieved in the last few years has allowed ZF, one of the leading suppliers of transmissions, to develop the world's first nine-speed automated transmission f...

 
Chrysler to Invest $85 Million in Kokomo Plant
Chrysler to Invest $85 Million in Kokomo Plant

14 Dec 2010, 14:52 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / American carmaker Chrysler has just announced that it is pondering a new investment in the Kokomo Transmission Plant (KTP), the same site that received last month a major financial backing from the ...

 
GM and SAIC to Build New Engine, Transmission
GM and SAIC to Build New Engine, Transmission

18 Aug 2010, 07:20 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Chinese appetite for American car manufacturers and the glory the same American manufacturers are enjoying in China takes the most diverse shapes these days. GM for instance, already a partner o...

 
Zeroshift Previews Clutchless Multi-Speed Transmission for EVs
Zeroshift Previews Clutchless Multi-Speed Transmission for EVs

11 Aug 2010, 13:32 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The development of a multi-speed gearbox for electric vehicles (EVs) that needs no clutch is underway, British company Zeroshift announced today, while also revealing details of the concept that cou...

 
Mercedes-Benz Developing Nine-Speed Automatic
Mercedes-Benz Developing Nine-Speed Automatic

19 Jul 2010, 11:15 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / When talking about a contemporary premium vehicle, one of the important components that offers the luxury feel is the gearbox. The transmissions have a difficult job, as modern large capacity engine...

 
Chrysler to Build a New 8-Speed Auto Transmission
Chrysler to Build a New 8-Speed Auto Transmission

10 Jun 2010, 09:03 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / American manufacturer Chrysler announced yesterday it will invest $300 million to upgrade the Kokomo, Indiana facility and make it ready to begin production of a new eight-speed automatic transmissi...

 
Magneti Marelli-SAIC Open Plant in Shanghai
Magneti Marelli-SAIC Open Plant in Shanghai

4 Jun 2010, 07:31 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / One and a half years after a joint venture agreement has been signed by Italian manufacturer Magneti Marelli with the Chinese from SAIC, a new plant operated by the two companies has been inaugurate...

 
TorqShift Tranny for 2011 Ford Super Duty
TorqShift Tranny for 2011 Ford Super Duty

21 May 2010, 08:08 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / American manufacturer Ford announced today it will start production of a new TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission at the Sharonville Transmission Plant in Ohio, a transmission which will go in...

 
Ricardo Launches New GT Transmission
Ricardo Launches New GT Transmission

10 May 2010, 09:53 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / After being adopted by Toyota and Honda as standard for their 2010 Japanese Super GT cars, Ricardo’s GT transmission has now been made available for GT1 and GT2 applications. This six-speed se...

 
Production of Ford Fiesta PowerShift Transmission Kicks-Off
Production of Ford Fiesta PowerShift Transmission Kicks-Off

29 Mar 2010, 06:55 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / American manufacturer Ford announced today it has started production of the PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission for the 2011 Ford Fiesta. The new dual-clutch automatic transmission is prod...

 
Audi to Offer 8-Speed Transmissions on Most Models
Audi to Offer 8-Speed Transmissions on Most Models

18 Feb 2010, 11:20 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The 8-speed transmission installed on the all-new 2011 A8 is about to become the most "popular" gearbox across the entire Audi range as the German brand is currently studying the possibili...