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2013-06-10 04:20:06

DUBLIN, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d8vhb8/the_automotive) has announced the addition of the "The Automotive Transmissions Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d8vhb8/the_automotive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The transmissions sector is no longer primarily driven by cost control and installed capacity, but is emerging...

2013-03-20 16:20:34

New tractor transmission demonstrates improvement over manual and automated manual transmissions INDIANAPOLIS, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced that test fleet users achieved an average 5 percent fuel economy improvement with the Allison TC10(TM) tractor transmission over their current manual and automated manual transmissions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120702/DE33547LOGO ) "Approximately 100 major...

2013-01-05 05:00:53

In an effort to meet government regulations for fuel economy, new vehicle transmissions in 2013 may have as many as 10 gears. The Transmission Shop announces that it will service these new complex transmissions. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 The Transmission Shop, with four locations in the Dallas area, announces that the major car manufacturers are developing new car and light truck transmissions that could have as many as 10 gears, some of which will be on the market in 2013. The...

2012-06-20 22:20:09

LONDON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Electrified transmissions will experience increased penetration in both European and North American regions due to the increased focus on hybrid vehicles and their positive impact on emissions and fuel economy. However, end-user preference for automatic transmissions (AT) in North America and for manual transmissions (MT) in Europe will dictate the market penetration of the type of transmission technology with integrated electric motors. New analysis...

2012-04-25 02:22:32

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner United Transmission Systems (BWUTS), a majority-held joint venture between BorgWarner and 12 leading Chinese automakers in Dalian, China, has been selected to supply DualTronic® control modules and clutch modules with integral torsional vibration dampers for FAW's new seven-speed wet dual-clutch transmission (DCT). The DCT is expected to debut in FAW's flagship Hongqi (Red Flag) luxury sedan in late 2013, and will be the first...

2011-08-31 23:01:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC is first domestic automaker to offer new eight-speed automatic transmission New eight-speed transmission coupled to award-winning Pentastar V6 will offer double-digit increase in fuel economy New 845RE eight-speed transmission will be offered initially in rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive models of V-6 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger Lower gear spread of transmission ensures low engine operation for better fuel...

2011-06-30 02:00:00

BROMSGROVE, England, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to an exclusive interview with just-auto.com, high performance transmissions specialist Oerlikon Graziano suggests that the need for a manual gearbox option is disappearing at the supercar end of the automotive market. just-auto's analyst Matthew Beecham interviewed Oerlikon Graziano's head of automotive transmissions, Paolo Mantelli. The full interview appears in just-auto's newly launched QUBE clutch...

2011-03-14 15:44:00

DEARBORN, Mich., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Ford PowerShift transmission blends the sporty feel of a manual transmission with the convenience of an automatic Ford PowerShift is one of the most advanced transmissions available for subcompact and compact cars like the new Ford Focus and Fiesta PowerShift weighs nearly 30 pounds less than the four-speed automatic transmission in the current 2011 Focus. Less weight helps improve fuel economy With gasoline already more than $4 per...

2010-04-16 06:00:00

UNTERGRUPPENBACH, Germany, IRAPUATO, Mexico, and MODUGNO, Italy, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Getrag plants Modugno / Bari und Irapuato, the serial production of the youngest member of the Getrag Powershift family has commenced. The 6DCT250 transmission will first be introduced in the Renault Megane and the Renault Scenic and for the NAFTA market in the Ford Fiesta. For 2010, quantities of over 100,000 transmissions are planned already, which will increase to over 400,000 annually by...

2009-04-01 06:00:00

BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today introduced OptiDrive(TM) as the brand name for the company's new modular automated manual transmission system, continuing the company's 20-year track record of technology leadership in transmission automation. As previously disclosed, this new system's high degree of modularity significantly reduces the...