Ford, GM Team Up to Develop Nine and 10 Speed Transmissions

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Ford, GM Team Up to Develop Nine and 10 Speed Transmissions
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Despite beliefs by transmission manufacturer ZF’s president that the race to add transmission gears is close to the limit, General Motors and Ford are teaming up to jointly develop new nine-speed and 10-speed transmissions. Continue Reading...

Hyundai 10-Speed Transmission Under Development

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Hyundai 10-Speed Transmission Under Development
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It’s anything but a secret: more gears mean better gas mileage. Mercedes-Benz packs a seven-speed automatic into many of its cars, Lexus uses an eight-speed transmission in its LS sedans, but these amply geared boxes are generally the things of luxury cars— until now. We were the first to report that Hyundai had a 10-speed… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Plans 10-Speed Transmissions, 50 MPG CAFE Rating

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Hyundai Plans 10-Speed Transmissions, 50 MPG CAFE Rating
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At today’s Michigan tech briefing, Hyundai announced plans for new transmissions, including a 10 speed automatic, and ambitious fuel economy targets. Hyundai claimed that a 10 speed automatic would be part of their overall strategy for 2016 through 2020, along with cylinder deactivation. Even more enticing, Hyundai confirmed that a dual clutch transmission would be… Continue Reading...