ZF Recalls Nine-Speed Transmissions in FCA, Honda and Land Rover Vehicles

Transmission builder ZF Friedrichshafen AG is recalling about 505,000 vehicles in the U.S. which use its nine-speed automatic transmission. 

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2017 Chevrolet Malibu Premier First to Receive 9-Speed Auto

The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Premier will be available with a nine-speed automatic transmission.

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Mercedes E-350 Bluetec Introduces Nine-Speed Automatic

Mercedes-Benz has officially introduced the world’s first nine-speed automatic transmission with torque converter in its new E 350 BlueTEC.

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Mercedes Nine-Speed Automatic Coming to US Soon?

It’s been years since rumors of a nine-speed transmission from Mercedes-Benz started emerging, and now buyers can finally drive one… in Europe. 

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Land Rover to Debut 9-Speed Transmission at Geneva Motor Show

At the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, Land Rover will debut the world’s first nine-speed automatic transmission, developed in partnership with ZF, a world leader in transmission technology.

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2014 Chrysler 200 to Redefine Chrysler Design Language

Ralph Gilles is probably known better for his hand in the 2013 SRT Viper, but when he isn’t overseeing the SRT brand, he’s also Chrysler’s chief designer.

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ZF Transmissions CEO Says Nine Gears is Enough

According to ZF Friedrichshafen CEO Stefan Sommer, nine gears in a transmission is the “natural limit,” and should be the magic number to end the race to add more gears. 

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

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.

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