Is Having a Transmission With More Gears Really Better?

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Is Having a Transmission With More Gears Really Better?
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We break down the major benefits of high-gear automatics over dual clutch transmissions and CVTs. Continue Reading...

Race to Add Transmission Gears ‘Close to the Limit’ Says ZF President

Race to Add Transmission Gears ‘Close to the Limit’ Says ZF President
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Most automotive enthusiasts can remember when an automaker first introduced the idea of a six-speed automatic transmission to the market, and nowadays modern vehicles sport as many as eight gears, with Hyundai even rumored to be working on a 10-speed.  Continue Reading...

Volvo Introduces Start/Stop Technology for Automatic Transmissions

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Volvo Introduces Start/Stop Technology for Automatic Transmissions
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The technology will be incorporated on Volvo’s Euro market D3 2.0-liter turbo-diesel five-cylinder engine, and teamed with the company’s six-speed automatic is expected to reduce fuel consumption by around 0.4 liters per 100 km (3 mpg US). Continue Reading...