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48V – the solution to the advanced efficiency challenge?

Michael Nash talks to Punch Powertrain’s Gert-Jan Vogelaar about the various opportunities that 48-volt systems can provide  June 22, 2017 A study by market research and consulting firm Navigant [...]

Full analysis of US automotive transmission market published by leading research firm

by Research N Reports June 22, 2017 The study on the United States Automotive Transmission Sales Market has assessed the historical and current performance of this market, especially highlighting the [...]

Aston Martin recalls Vantage cars over transmission software problem

By Norihiko Shirouzu June 21, 2017 BEIJING -- Aston Martin is ordering a global recall of 1,658 Vantage cars after problems with a routine transmission software update led to [...]

BMW M Exec Sees Bleak Future for Manual, Dual-Clutch Transmissions

Kelly Pleskot  April 24, 2017 Torque converter automatics are the future, according to Peter Quintus It’s one thing to eliminate manual transmissions from the most practical vehicles, but it’s another [...]

Focus, Fiesta owners sue Ford over faulty Powershift transmissions

By Michael Martinez May 30, 2017 DETROIT -- Nearly 7,000 Fiesta and Focus owners are suing Ford Motor Co. over defective PowerShift transmissions in some small cars, a problem [...]

This transmission goes to 11

Naoto Okamura September 19, 2016 TOKYO -- You've heard about nine-speed dual-clutch transmissions and even 10-speed automatics. But how about an 11-speed triple-clutch gearbox? That's what Honda Motor Co. [...]

Shifting Times: The rise of the automatic transmission

Brendan McAleer January 6, 2015 The automatic transmission may seem like witchcraft to some, but here's how it became so ubiquitous in today's cars Basically, we’re talking witchcraft. When [...]

Your Corner Wrench: Which engine and transmission is right for you?

By Brian Turner April 4, 2017   Commuting habits, weekend hobbies and typical passenger count all play a role in what vehicle (and setup) you should choose So many [...]

Is Having a Transmission With More Gears Really Better?

By Sami Haj-Assaad March 16, 2017 The new Ford Mustang is offered with a 10-speed automatic transmission, and so is the new F-150 and Lexus LC500.  Other crossovers like the Jeep Renegade, Fiat 500X, and Jeep Compass sport nine-speed automatic [...]

Why Are Manual Transmissions Disappearing?

By Eric C. Evarts January 31, 2017 Where are the manuals? That's the question more driving enthusiasts are asking as fewer and fewer automakers offer three pedals. Full Article:  [...]